10 Day – 8 Night Scotland from Glasgow and Edinburgh Private Party Hosted Tour
Day 1. Fly out of Boston to Edinburgh
Day 2. Arrive in Edinburgh in the morning. After going through customs, we meet our driver who will take us to our Hotel in Glasgow where we will spend 4 nights. (D)
Day 3. After breakfast we meet up with our local city tour guide for a 2-hour walking tour of the city. The rest of the day is yours to explore the city on your own. (B)
Day 4. After breakfast we board our coach for a trip to Culzean Castle where we will have between 3-4 hours to explore the castle and the grounds. On the way back to Glasgow we take the scenic route along Firth of Clyde. The rest of the day is for you to explore the city. (B)
Day 5. After breakfast we board our coach for a full day’s activities. On our way to Sterling Castle we will go through Bannockburn where the Battle of Bannockburn took place on 23 and 24 June 1314. It was a victory for the army of King of Scots Robert the Bruce over the army of King Edward II of England in the First War of Scottish Independence. We will have time to explore the castle and surroundings before continuing to the Kelpies and the Falkirk Wheel. We head back to Glasgow late afternoon. (B)
Day 6. After breakfast we say goodbye to Glasgow as we board our coach for a ride to Rosslyn Chapel where you will learn about its history before making our way to our hotel in Edinburgh. You will have time for lunch before we meet our private local guide for a 2-hr. walking tour of the city. (B & D)
Day 7. After breakfast we head up to St Andrews where you will meet our private guide for a 2-hour walking tour of the city. This tour is a friendly and informal guided walk for people who are curious about St Andrews, its long story over the centuries and what goes on there today: the people and events that make this remarkable town tick. We depart mid-afternoon for our journey back to Edinburgh. (B)
Day 8. After breakfast we take our coach to our first stop “The National Museum of Flight” at the East Fortune Airfield in North Berwick. We continue our journey to Berwick-upon-Tweed where we will have a fish and chip lunch at the Castlegate restaurant. After lunch we proceed to the enchanting Bamburgh Castle, on the east coast at Bamburgh, Northumberland. After having ample time to see this beautiful castle we head back to Edinburgh. (B & L)
Day 9. Today is a free day for you to explore Edinburgh on your own. Take in Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile and more as you choose. (B)
Day 10. After breakfast we catch our coach for our trip to the airport and home. (B)
- 8-nights First Class accommodations. Possible Hotels with room upgrade where available
- 4-nights Glasgow Scotland: Millennium Hotel Glasgow George square Glasgow
- 4-nights Edinburgh Scotland: Mercure Edinburgh City Princes Street Hotel
- 11 meals: 8 Breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 Dinners with wine, beer, or soft drink
- Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned private motor coach with driver
- Hosted Tour from departure to return
- Private Local guides in Glasgow, Edinburgh, and St. Andrews
- Information sheets on each location with sightseeing & dining suggestions
- Pre-trip meeting to meet fellow travelers, ask questions, get trip documents, etc.
- Group airport arrival and departure transfers
- Entrance fees per itinerary
- Porterage (if group desires) of one piece per person on arrival and departure at each hotel
NOT INCLUDED: Flights are not included and will be available for sale when the trip is finalized. Meals unless specified, gratuities to driver and private guides, and anything not mentioned in the package includes section and Travel Protection Insurance
We are currently taking names of those interested in taking the tour. It helps us know how many are interested and what time of the year they want to travel so we can price accordingly. This tour can accommodate 22 to 40 people. The more people who come the lower the per person price.
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Jim and Ann Marie Dooley. JAM Travel Planners L.L.C.
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