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    Best of Britain Self Drive tour

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    Best of Britain Self Drive tour

  • Bath

    Best of Britain Self Drive tour

  • Lake Districk

    Best of Britain Self Drive tour

1 Nt London • 1 Nt Bath • 1 Nt Liverpool • 2Nts Lake District • 3Nts Glasgow

Experience the most interesting and exciting cities that Great Britain has to offer on a tour. Starting off in the city of London, a vibrant and colourful city with something for every visitor, whether it be the latest fashions on Oxford and Bond Street, star-studded theatre performances or simply the sights from the comfort of a Thames River cruiser. Then head west to the attractive Georgian spa town of Bath via the famous stones of Stonehenge, one of the most recognisable archaeological monuments in the world.

For a taste of more contemporary culture Liverpool provides fascinating tours based on the meteoric rise of the "Fab Four" before you are once again charmed by the stunning peaks and valleys of the beautiful Lake District. A short drive takes you over the border to Scotland and eventually the stylish city of Glasgow. The perfect starting point for a tour of the majestic Scottish Highlands where a lake-side drive along the shore of Loch Ness might just reveal its most famous resident.

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Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival in London

    Once you have arrived in London collect your rental car and drive to your hotel. After you have checked in you have some time at leisure before a sightseeing tour, on a famous red open-top bus, followed by a Thames River Cruise and a guided walking tour which will take you through some of London's most interesting areas. Overnight in London.

  • Day 2 - Bath (B)

    Travel from London to the beautiful city of Bath. Once you have arrived, you will join a small guided group tour through the Cotswolds to the fascinating World Heritage Site of Stonehenge. Later in the afternoon explore the charming streets and cottages of Lacock Village. Overnight in Bath.

    Approximate distance: 184 km/ 114 mi. Estimated journey time: 2hrs 08mins.

  • Day 3 - Liverpool (B)

    Your journey continues today to the maritime city of Liverpool, home of the Beatles. Once you have checked in to your hotel join the Magical Mystery Tour, a journey into the life of the Beatles where you will see many of the places associated with the "Fab Four". In the evening visit the Beatles Story, an exhibition on the Beatles and how they were influenced by Elvis Presley. Following that your "Mystery Tour" ticket will get you in to the Cavern Club free of charge where the Beatles' UK popularity really began. Overnight in Liverpool.

    Approximate distance: 309 km/192 mi. Estimated journey time: 3hrs 20mins.

  • Day 4 - Lake District (Windermere) (B)

    Check out of your hotel and catch your train to Lake District. Once you have arrived spend the day at leisure, there is a wide range of activities that you can book such as a river cruise which will extend to you the opportunity to really appreciate the surrounding area. Overnight in Windermere.

    Approximate distance: 123 km/ 76 mi. Estimated journey time: 1hr 22mins.

  • Day 5 - Lake District (Windermere) (B)

    Another day spent in Lake District, on the agenda today is a tour of some of the places associated with Beatrix Potter such as Hill Top Farm and Hawkshead. After this you can stop at Dove Cottage, where William Wordsworth lived and wrote his acclaimed poem, 'The Daffodils", following this you can enjoy panoramic views of Castlerigg Stone Circles before heading back to your hotel for the evening. Overnight in Windermere.

  • Day 6 - Glasgow (B)

    After two days in Lake District you will drive to Glasgow, Scotland's biggest city. There is so much to see and do here, we recommend you visit some of the city's museums and galleries such as Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the Burrell Collection and the Gallery of Modern Art. In the evening there are a host of restaurants to choose from. Overnight in Glasgow.

    Approximate distance: 191 km/ 119 mi. Estimated journey time: 1hr 50mins.

  • Day 7 - Scottish Highlands (B)

    Enjoy the chance to see the famous Loch Ness today on an award winning escorted tour which also takes you through Glencoe and the Highlands. We recommend you take the opportunity to book a river cruise on Loch Ness so you can have a proper look for the mysterious creature yourself. Drive back to Glasgow. Overnight in Glasgow.

  • Day 8 - Edinburgh (B)

    Today you can explore the beautiful Scottish capital, Edinburgh. Start off with a hop on/ hop off sightseeing tour which will take you to many of Edinburgh's main attractions. Following that you can visit the iconic Edinburgh castle. Later, drive back to Glasgow. Overnight in Glasgow.

  • Day 9 - Departure from Edinburgh (B)

    Enjoy the time you have left in Glasgow before you drive to the airport to return your car in time for your return flight.

 

Rates quoted per person sharing

9 Day Great Britain Self Drive
UK Self Drive including flights
3 Star Version
IN ZAR ex JNB Ref
Aug 2016 R22,564 477241
Sep 2016 R22,564 477242 
Oct 2016 R22,564 477243
Rates are based on lowest fares.
Rates increase during the school and public holiday periods.
Please enquire for a quotation over the school holidays.

Included:

  • Return flights from South Africa to London/Glasgow on services of Emirates
  • All airport taxes
  • 8 nights’ accommodation in 3 star hotels
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Entrance to:
    All day hop on/hop off sightseeing tour of London and Thames river cruise
    Stonehenge in Bath
    Magical mystery tour in Liverpool
    Beatles story exhibition in Liverpool
    Beatrix Potter’s favourite countryside tour in Windermere
    Loch Ness, Glen Coe & The Highlands tour in Glasgow
  • Hop on Hop off tour in Edinburgh
  • 9 day car rental in automatic air conditioned compact car
  • Room tax, service charges, airport departure tax and fuel surcharge

Excluded:

  • Travel Insurance (from R665 pp)
  • Visas (required for South Afircan Passport holders)
  • Meals not specified
  • Optional excursions not specified
  • Items of personal nature
Prices are subject to change due to airfare increases, currency exchange, fluctuations and any unforeseen circumstances, without prior notice.