Welcome to Scotland- the inspiring capital of Scotland and a historic, cosmopolitan and cultured city. Upon arrival at Edinburgh Airport, you will be welcomed by our chauffeur who will assist and drive you around the spectacular journey through Scotland and England.
The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this beautiful city.
Day 2: Edinburgh and Scotland
Enjoy an orientation tour of Edinburgh (Private).
Discover Scotland's lively capital city on an orientation tour. It is both mystical and sophisticated; a city of palaces, galleries and monuments as well as rich tradition, legends and dark tales. See the stately Edinburgh Castle, at the top of the Royal Mile, to Holyroodhouse, the official Scottish residence of the Queen (subject to closure when Her Majesty is in residence).
Enjoy the 'The Scotch Whisky Experience' tour (Private).
In the afternoon, you can enjoy 'The Scotch Whisky Experience Tour' as you will learn the origins of malt whisky distilling in Scotland.
Day 3: Edinburgh - Inverness - Edinburgh
Enjoy a full day visit to Inverness followed by a boat cruise on the Loch Ness (Private).
Today drive further north for a full day visit to Inverness, a delightful town in the heart of the Highlands and the principal crossroads of the Scottish Highland region. Take a stroll to Inverness Castle, followed by an orientation tour of the city. Inverness has a compact city centre, easy to walk around and accessible. Later enjoy a Boat Cruise on the Loch Ness and spend time exploring the city before returning back to Edinburgh.
Day 4: Hawick & Onto Lake District
Transfer from hotel in Edinburgh to hotel in Lake District, en route visit the Havico Cashmere Visitor Centre in Hawick (Private).
This morning you will head south towards the Lake District. Enroute visit Havico Cashmere Visitor Centre in Hawick. Here you have opportunity to watch the manufacturing process from the viewing gallery. The Mill Shop offers the finest quality knitwear at affordable prices. Continue your journey to the enchanting Lake District, renowned for its lakes, forests, and mountains.
Day 5: Explore Lake District
Embark on a boat ride on Lake Windermere (Private).
Embark on a boat ride on Lake Windermere and enjoy the finest views from England's longest lake and soak in the magnificent views of mountain scenery.
Day 6: Manchester & Bicester Village
Transfer from hotel in Lake District to hotel in London, en route enjoy a guided tour of Old Trafford followed by a visit to Bicester Village (Private).
Today drive pass the England country side to arrive into London city. En-route visit Manchester where you have time off to visit Old Trafford. See the stadium through the eyes of Manchester United Greats themselves on a guided tour. Later visit Bicester Village - located in Oxfordshire is one of the world's premier luxury shopping destinations, home to over 130 designer outlet boutiques offering upto 60% off on various lifestyle brand names such as DKNY, Hugo Boss and more.
Day 7: London
Enjoy an orientation tour of London (Private).
Today explore London on an orientation tour. See the Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Tower of London, Picadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey and St Paul's Cathedral. Witness the Changing of the Guard ceremony at the Buckingham Palace. Continue to Madame Tussauds which houses a fascinating collection of lifelike waxwork models depicting the famous and the infamous. Cruise on River Thames and enjoy an exciting ride on the London Eye a giant observation wheel, situated on the banks of the River Thames.
Day 8: Depart London
Departure transfer from hotel to airport in London (Private).
Today, you will be transferred to the airport in London for your flight back home.