Code:PUIUnited Kingdom & Ireland Panorama 14 Days

Visit UK (England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland) and Ireland in this 14 day tour. From bustling cities to charming countryside, journey to medieval castles, breath-taking natural attractions, UNESCO cultural sites, monuments and world-renowned Stonehenge and Oxford University.

 

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Code: SUMMER2019 (Online only)

  • Only for new reservations booked from 4/01/19-7/31/19
  • 60 Days advanced booking with full payment required
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  • $300 deposit per person is required at the time of initial booking
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Day 1 | USA - London, England  

Our Britain and Ireland vacation begins as we board our flight bound for London, the capital city of English.

Day 2 | Arrive in London  L

Upon arrival, our sightseeing tour starts with a visit to Windsor Castle*, one of the oldest continuously
inhabited royal residence in the world and the weekend home of Queen Elizabeth. Later, transfer
into London, the rest of the day is free at leisure.

Day 3 | London   B

This morning we visit the Tower of London*.
Founded nearly a millennium ago and expanded
upon over the centuries since, Tower of London
has been a fortress, a royal residence and state
prison. Later on, a panoramic drive shows us the
city including the Parliament Building, Big Ben,
and Trafalgar Square. To top off our day, enjoy
photo stops at two of London's most recognized
monuments – Buckingham Palace and Westminster
Abbey. Then the rest of the day is at leisure.
Time to shop or visit the spectacular British
Museum, which boasts the largest and most
comprehensive collection of the world.

Day 4 | London - Stonehenge - Bath - Cardiff, Wales   B,D

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to the mighty
ancient monoliths of Stonehenge*. Then we
continue on to Bath, an ancient town famous
for its hot springs. In our orientation tour of Bath,
we'll view the Georgian Architecture, the Abby,
Pulteney Bridge, Royal Crescent, Queen Square,
and visit the amazing Roman Baths*. We stay
overnight and dinner at the Welsh capital, Cardiff.

Day 5 | Cardiff - Fishguard - Rosslare, Ireland - Waterford   B,DH

After city tour of Cardiff viewing the Cardiff Castle*,
we travel to Fishguard for a ferry* across the St.
George's Channel to Rosslare in Ireland. Travelers
may have lunch at Fishguard Port or onboard the
ferry. Landing in Ireland, we drive to Waterford for
overnight accommodation and dinner.

Day 6 | Waterford - Killarney   B,D

After an orientation tour of Waterford, motor
coach drives us to Killarney. Beautifully set on
the world famous lakes of Killarney, Killarney is
designated as a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO
and Killarney National Park* definitely is the
highlight of today's sightseeing. The exciting
jaunting car ride* will take us to explore the
park. Finally check in to our hotel located by the
Lough Leane Lake.

Optional Tour: Waterford Crystal Factory Guided Tour,

Day 7 | Killarney - Limerick - Cliffs of Moher - Athlone  B,DH

Depart hotel to Limerick. Upon arrival, a walking
tour shows us the King John's Castle, St Mary's
Cathedral, and the River Shannon. We then
drive to view the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher*
towering above the Atlantic. Later a scenic drive
leads us to Athlone for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 8 | Athlone - Dublin  B,DH

After breakfast, we depart Athlone to Dublin.
One of the literary capitals of the world and
designated UNESCO City of Literature in
2010, Dublin's literary tradition dates back
over a thousand years when monks would
transcribe the bible into beautiful manuscripts.
The best surviving example of which, The Book
of Kells dating from 800 AD, is on show at Trinity
College*. Fortunately we will have an opportunity
to view the priceless book. Tonight, we enjoy
dinner at hotel.

Day 9 | Dublin - Londonderry, Northern Ireland - Giant's Causeway - Belfast   B,DH

After breakfast at hotel we depart Dublin for
Giant's Causeway* via Londonderry, the second
largest city in Northern Ireland. After city tour
and lunch at Londonderry, we continue on for a
visit to the Giant Causeway, giant basalt columns
rising from the sea, a spectacular UNESCO World
Heritage Site. Later, we drive to Belfast, the capital
of and largest city in Northern Ireland.

Day 10 | Belfast -Cairnryan, Scotland -Edinburgh   B,D

Today our journey starts with a half day city tour of Belfast, then check-in at Belfast port for
ferry* crossing to Scotland. Lunch is under your own arrangement onboard ferry. Upon arrival
at Cairnryan, a small Scottish village notable for its two modern ferry terminals connecting
Scotland to Northern Ireland, we immediately transfer to Scotland's elegant and beautiful
capital city, Edinburgh, with a stop at the National Monument of Scotland.

Day 11 | Edinburgh - Lake District, England   B,DH

This morning we visit Edinburgh Castle* and
see historical sites along the Princes Street on
our sightseeing tour. Afterwards we continue
into the Lake District of England. Breathtaking
scenery enthralls us as we have a boat trip* on
the lake. Overnight stay at Lake District and
enjoy dinner at hotel.

Day 12 | Lake District - York - Stratford-upon-Avon   B,D

Depart Lake District to the ancient walled city,
York, for city orientation. We walk through
narrow medieval streets and view wealth of
historic attractions inside the city walls, of which
York Minster* is the most prominent. Our last
stop today is Stratford-upon-Avon, where we
stay for overnight accommodation.

Day 13 | Stratford-upon-Avon - Oxford - London   B,D

Our sightseeing tour of Stratford-upon-Avon
this morning features visits to Shakespeare's
Birthplace* and Ann Hathaway's Cottage*. Then
we depart to Oxford, home of the University
of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking
world. A walking tour to show us the
city and colleges begins upon our arrival. Dinner
in Oxford and then travel back to London.

Optional Tour: Blenheim Palace – Churchill's Birth Place (PUI),

Day 14 | London - USA  B

Bid farewell to Britain as we transfer to airport for
the international homebound flight to America.

Meal Code:
AB=American Breakfast, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner at Local Restaurant, DH=Dinner at Hotel, DP=Dinner Party, DS=Dinner & Show
Departure Date Land Only Land & Air Package Single Suppl
07/19/2019 $3400.00 $4300.00
$1200.00
09/13/2019 $3300.00 $4000.00
$1200.00
10/11/2019 $3300.00 $4000.00
$1200.00

• Advertised land only prices are based on per person, double occupancy.

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• Departures from other gateway cities, please add appropriate U.S. domestic add-on fares. For time zone of your gateway city, please call Peony Tours.

LAX (Apr-Oct) / SFO (Apr-May, Sep-Oct)........................$200

SFO (Jun-Aug).................................................................$300

Eastern Standard Time Zone............................................$200

Central / Mountain / Pacific Standard Time Zone..............$300

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Features

  • Excellent bilingual (English & Chinese speaking) tour manager throughout the tour in Europe.

  • Deluxe all 4 or 5 star hotel accommodation as listed or similar for your comfort.

    • London - Dorsett City London (4-star)
    • Cardiff - Hilton Cardiff Hotel (4-star)
    • Waterford - Faithlegg House Hotel & Gold Resort (4-star)
    • Killarney - The Lake Hotel (4-star)
    • Athlone - Sheraton Athlone Hotel (4-star) or similar 
    • Dublin - CityNorth Hotel & Conference Centre (4-star)
    • Belfast - Hastings Europa Hotel (4-star)
    • Edinburgh - Apex Grassmarket Hotel (4-star)
    • Lake District - North Lakes Hotel & Spa (4-star)
    • Stratford-upn-Avon - Crowne Plaza Stratford-upon-Avon (4-star) or similar
    • London - Renaissance London Heathrow Hotel (4-star) or similar
  • British, Irish or buffet breakfasts daily at hotels.

  • Dinners or lunches included as specified in itinerary.

  • Sightseeing with specialist local guides in select cities.

  • Sightseeing programs as shown in bold in tour itinerary.

  • Admission fees for sightseeing attractions as denoted by an asterisk* in tour itinerary:
    England - Windsor Castle, Tower of London, Stonehenge, Roman Baths, Cruise on Windermere Lake, York Minster, Shakespeare's Birthplace, Ann Hathaway's Cottage. 
    Wales - Cardiff Castle.
    Ireland - Jaunting Car Ride & Killarney National Park, Cliffs of Moher, Dublin Trinity College.
    Northern Ireland - Giant's Causeway.
    Scotland - Edinburgh Castle.

  • Various transportation used for the unforgettable trip:
    - Ferry crossing St. George's Channel from Wales to .Ireland.
    - Ferry crossing North Channel from Northern .Ireland to Scotland.
    - Jaunting car ride exploring the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Killarney National Park.
    - Cruise on Windermere Lake in England's Lake District.
    - Deluxe air-conditioned motor coach with professional service of drivers.

  • Group airport transfers at arrival (London) and departure (London)

  • Group identification badge, luggage tag and document holder provided for your convenience and easy recognition.

London
9 Aldgate High Street, City of London, EC3N 1AH United Kingdom
0044 203 805 1000
Cardiff
KINGSWAY, CARDIFF, CF10 3HH, UNITED KINGDOM
0044 2920 646 300
Waterford
Meagher's Quays, Waterford, Ireland
00353 51 305 555
Killarney
Lake Shore, Muckross Rd., Killarney, Kerry, V93 RR59
00353 64 66 31035
Athlone
Gleeson Street, Co Westmeath, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Ireland
00353 906 451 000
Dublin
Gormanston, Co. Meath, Meath, Ireland
00353 1 690 6666
Belfast
Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7AP
0044 (0) 28 9027 1066
Edinburgh
31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2HS
0044 131 300 3456
Lake District
Ullswater Rd, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 8QT, United Kingdom
+44 1768 868111
Stratford-upon-Avon
Chapel Street, Stratford -Upon- Avon CV37 6ER
0044 24 7709 2802
London
Bath Road Hounslow England TW6 2AQ United Kingdom
+44-20-88976363

When the hotel listed above is not available under certain circumstances, a similar category hotel will be substituted.

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CityTour NameDescriptionPrice
WaterfordWaterford Crystal Factory Guided Tour

First hand access to all areas of traditional crystal production - The crystal factory produces world famous high-end crystal pieces. Our factory tour shows you the tradition of molding, mouth blowing, cutting, hand finishing sculpting and engraving alive.

Includes: Tour guide, Admission, Tips 
Duration: 45 minutes


£15
OxfordBlenheim Palace – Churchill's Birth Place (PUI)

Blenheim Palace is the only non-royal non-episcopal country house in England to hold the title of palace. It is notable as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Includes: Roundtrip transfers, Admission, Local guide, Tips 
Duration: 2 hours


£35