2018 - 8 Day Heart of Wales & England

4 Star Vacation - 7 Nights - 13 Meals

Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Admire the beauty of Snowdonia National Park as a narrow-gauge train takes you through the heart of the region.
  • Gain insights into the histories of Conwy, Oxford and Windsor as a local guide recounts facts and local lore on walking tours of these towns.

    Trip Highlights:

  • Caernarfon Castle
  • Cardiff Castle
  • Roman Baths & Pump Room
  • St Pauls Cathedral, London
  • Shakespeare's Birthplace
  • Train Ride in Snowdonia
  • Stonehenge
  • Tower of London

    Dining Experiences:

  • Six dinners including a welcome dinner in London, and a lively Cardiff Castle Welsh Banquet.

    Hotels:

  • Park Plaza London Waterloo
    London (2 nights)
  • Clayton Hotel Cardiff
    Cardiff (1 night)
  • Celtic Royal Hotel
    Caernarfon (2 nights)
  • The Stratford
    Stratford-upon-Avon (1 night)
  • Macdonald Windsor Hotel
    Windsor (1 night)

    All CIE Guided Vacations Include:

  • All on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries
  • Welcome get-together drink with your group
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches so you can stay connected along the way
  • Deluxe documents wallet and backpack to keep you organized
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & handling of one suitcase per person
  • Call (806) 358-2255 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13453832

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2017
    Duration
    8 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1LondonLONDON ARRIVAL & ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL : Tour begins 2:00 PM, London hotel. Head out on a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks. Stop at St. Paul's Cathedral to tour the awe-inspiring interior. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner.
    (D)
    Day 2LondonTOWER OF LONDON & CITY SIGHTS : Explore London at your own pace on an open-top bus tour to see the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square and more. You may also take a walking tour and a cruise on the River Thames. Visit the Tower of London to view the magnificent Crown Jewels, guarded by Beefeaters in distinctive Tudor uniforms. Or you might opt to visit Kensington Palace, home of Princess Diana. The evening is free for dining on your own.
    (B)
    Day 3CardiffSTONEHENGE, BATH & CARDIFF CASTLE BANQUET : Head to Salisbury Plain to view the huge monoliths of Stonehenge and, in the interpretive visitor center learn about how they were built over 4,500 years ago. Visit the Roman Baths and Pump Room, hot mineral-rich springs that have been popular since Roman times. Travel into Wales to tour Cardiff Castle, then sit down to a fun Welsh banquet with entertainment.
    (B, D)
    Day 4CaernarfonTRAIN RIDE & WELSH SCENERY : Enjoy a panoramic drive around Cardiff to view the principal features. Continue through Brecon Beacons National Park and through rural Wales with its picturesque countryside. Take in the beauty of Snowdonia National Park. A narrow-gauge train ride will take you through the heart of the region to admire mountain scenery. Head to Caernarfon where you might like to take a gentle walk through the ancient streets after dinner.
    (B, D)
    Day 5CaernarfonNORTH WALES & SNOWDONIA : Visit the National Slate Museum, which tells about the region's former slate industry, at its height in Victorian times when most houses in Britain had slate roofs. Pause for photos of Mount Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales. Stop in Conwy to view its massive castle. Take a walk through the narrow medieval streets and see the smallest house in Britain. Tour the walls and battlements of 13th century Caernarfon Castle.
    (B, D)
    Day 6Stratford-upon-AvonLLANGOLLEN & SHAKESPEARE'S STRATFORD-UPON-AVON : Head to the charming village of Llangollen and take a look around this typical Welsh settlement with many quaint tearooms and shops. Then head across the English border to enjoy the picturesque town of Bridgnorth, with attractive black and white houses. Take a panoramic tour of Stratford-upon-Avon and visit Shakespeare's birthplace, with an exhibition about his life and work, before walking through the house where he was born.
    (B, D)
    Day 7WindsorCOTSWOLDS & WINDSOR CASTLE : Take in the gentle hills of the Cotswolds, renowned for its pretty cottages and colorful gardens. Stop in Broadway, typical of the lovely old villages in the region. Take a walking tour through Oxford to learn about the famous colleges. Tour Windsor Castle, one of The Queen's official residences, to see the State Apartments and St. George's Chapel. In the evening, take a brief stroll around the compact and historic town with a local guide.
    (B, D)
    Day 8Tour Ends in WindsorTOUR ENDS IN WINDSOR : Your tour ends after breakfast.
    (B)

    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    04/21/2018$2,365.00* (USD) / 8 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    05/05/2018$2,260.00* (USD) / 8 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/02/2018$2,565.00* (USD) / 8 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/16/2018$2,260.00* (USD) / 8 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/30/2018$2,565.00* (USD) / 8 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/28/2018$2,565.00* (USD) / 8 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/11/2018$2,260.00* (USD) / 8 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/18/2018$2,565.00* (USD) / 8 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/01/2018$2,565.00* (USD) / 8 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/08/2018$2,565.00* (USD) / 8 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/15/2018$2,260.00* (USD) / 8 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/29/2018$2,175.00* (USD) / 8 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/06/2018$2,365.00* (USD) / 8 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    Lodging
    Park Plaza London Waterloo, London (2 nights)
    Clayton Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff (1 night)
    Celtic Royal Hotel, Caernarfon (2 nights)
    The Stratford, Stratford-upon-Avon (1 night)
    Macdonald Windsor Hotel, Windsor (1 night)
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    Single room supplement: $590

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