10 DAYS 7 NIGHTS (Chinese Speaking Tour Only)
INCLUDED : Flight + Accommodation + Tour + Entrance + Daily Breakfast + Tipping
For Chinese Tour - Every Friday/Monday (London)
London : Big Ben, House of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, 10 Downing Street, Whitehall, St James’ Park, Buckingham Palace, River Thames, British Museum, St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge, Tower of London
Cambridge : Cambridge University
York : York Minster, York city walls
Edinburgh : Edinburgh Castle
Lake District : The Lake District National Park
Manchester : Manchester United Old Trafford
Stratford-upon-Avon : Shakespeare’s hometown
Bicester Village : Shopping
Departs flight from KLIA to London
After having breakfast, we start a walking tour passing through London attractions: Big Ben, House of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, 10 Downing Street, Whitehall, St James’ Park, Buckingham Palace and River Thames. In the afternoon, we will visit the famous British Museum, enter St Paul’s Cathedralif we have enough time. You can also enjoy the scene of Tower Bridge and Tower of London while sitting on the coach. The Tower of London is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London. It has been played a prominent role in English history and served variously as a palace, an armoury, a treasury, a prison, the home of the Royal Mint, the home of the Crown Jewels of England and has been setting to many bloody battles among the British Monarchs. We stay overnight in London, where you can experience the dazzling night scene, or head for a Thames Cruise or musical with a group of friends. (B)
Hotel: 3* in London or city nearby
After breakfast, it is time to visit the nation’s acclaimed educational institution: Cambridge University. In addition to a strong academic atmosphere, Cambridge is where many luminaries started their dreams and hopes for the future with the sight of the pastoral landscapes, picturesque rivers and architecture. The University of Cambridge, a majestic old University group includes: King’s College, Queens College, set among the most rural of bridges. We proceed our journey to York, a true medieval melting pot of Roman, Saxon and Viking culture. The city is mostly intact from the middle ages and shows the rustic side of Britain. We visit York Minster, the largest Gothic cathedral in northern Europe. Then we will step up onto York city walls, dating back to Roman times. For those keen to discover the little grass-roots shops, there will be time to wander around. (B)
Hotel: 3* in York or city nearby
After leaving York, Edinburgh is next on our places to visit. We are expected to arrive in Edinburgh in the afternoon. Edinburgh is Scotland’s compact, hilly capital. It represents the best in Scottish heritage. Wooden barrows of gold single malt whiskey, checked kilts and Scottish bagpipes will make you grow fond of this warm and lively nation of quirky characters. Upon arrival, we first visit Edinburgh Castle, set on the stunning view of volcanic rock structures, where once inside we will admire the oldest royal crown and jewellery. We then continue this royal trail with a visit to Holyrood Palace and the City Hall. Optional is a visit to JK Rowling’s Ivory Café where Harry Potter was authored, to enjoy a cup of coffee. (B)
Hotel: 3* in Glasgow or city nearby
In the morning, we drive straight to Lake District, located in the west side of the north of England.On the way, we will stop in Gretna Green, where is a village in the south of Scotland famous for ‘runaway marriages’ began in 1754. Due to its romantic wedding traditions dating back over centuries, Gretna Green is one of the world’s most popular wedding. After that we continue our journey to Lake District. The Lake District National Park is the most visited national park in the United Kingdom. Each year tens of thousands of visitors travel here to see the thousands of years of geological changes reflected in the intricate natural beauty, lakes, valleys, mountains, waterfalls and natural carved out planning. You can choose our optional to join boat cruise of Lake Windermere, or hop off to the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction.
From the onwards we are driving to Manchester, a fashionable, social buzz and dynamic city. This city is not only well known for being a city of sport, the headquarters of Manchester United, but also England’s most productive industrial city. Football fans can enjoy a pilgrimage to the Manchester United Old Trafford grounds or catch a training game. Food lovers can pick a scrumptious restaurant in the nearby Chinatown. (B)
Hotel: 3* in Manchester or city nearby
A breath-taking drive will take us to the famous English playwright and poet William Shakespeare’s hometown, Stratford-upon-Avon. This is also where acclaimed Hollywood blockbuster movie – ‘Shakespeare in Love’ was filmed. From the cobble-stoned streets to the drinking dens, theatres and road signs, everything is to do with Shakespeare. It is a heaven for those romantically inclined.
Our big anticipated outing for today must be the now infamous outlet shopping centre – Bicester Village. For your fix of designer clothes, sporting goods, jewellery, household items and children’s clothing etc., Bicester Village is the home to more than 130 fashion and lifestyle boutiques, including Gucci, Armani, Prada, Calvin Klein, Dunhill, DKNY, Burberry, Paul Smith, Bally, Clarks and so on, each offers savings of up to 60%, all year round. We dare you not to be persuaded. (B)
Hotel: 3* in London or city nearby
In the early morning, we will depart for Stonehenge, one of the most famous landmarks in the United Kingdom. Stonehenge is a prehistorical monument which is 130 KM from London, built in a place called Amesbury. Stonehenge was also called 'The Round Stone Forest' as it consists of a ring of standing stones each weighing about 50 tons, some standing stones can go up to 6 meters high. Later on, the tour will be continued to Bath, famous for its Roman -Built Baths and Georgian architecture. The Romans first built bathing site is now is a remnant of the ancient Roman era. The Royal Crescent is the most imposing large-scale ancient building in Bath where the roads and houses are arranged in a crescent moon shape, showing its elegance and aristocratic style, and is regarded as the most expensive street in the United Kingdom. Accommodation in Bath or nearby cities.
Depart to Bilbury on the banks of Cologne in the morning after breakfast. Bilbury was once hailed as 'The Most Beautiful Village in England' by the famous artist and craftsman William Morris. Upon arrival, you are free to stroll around the small and beautiful village. Next, we will visit the Palace of Kings of Windsor - Windsor Castle which houses a collection of treasures of the British royal family, including famous masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Rubens, Rembrandt and also some furniture and decorations from the Middle Ages. We will depart to London Airport after touring Windsor Castle.
Home sweet home, goodbye and till we meet again.