Trip Overview…

Experience Scotland’s most iconic landscapes and attractions on this 8-day train journey. This spectacular itinerary feature unforgettable experiences in Inverness, Isle of Skye, Edinburgh, and London. Explore the gateway to the Scottish Highlands in Inverness, tour the magical Isle of Skye and tour the Eilean Donan Castle, stroll through Edinburgh’s medieval Old Town, enjoy taking in the ever-changing scenery from city to city, and walk across Abbey Road and watch the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace in London. There’s no better way to experience this corner of the world than by train.

Package Includes

Highlights

  • Experience all of London’s must-see attractions and landmarks
  • Explore Inverness, the gateway to the mesmerizing Scottish Highlands
  • Tour the many unforgettable places and landscapes of the Isle of Skye
  • Visit the Eilean Donan Castle, the most photographed castle in Scotland
  • Discover Edinburgh’s charms, such as its medieval Old Town and Princes Street

Rail & Hotel Included:

  • Rail travel as per itinerary
  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast in London
  • 1 night accommodation onboard Caledonian Sleeper
  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast in Inverness
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast in Edinburgh

Tours & Inclusions:

  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour in London
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour in Inverness (Apr-Sept only)
  • Isle of Skye and Eilean Donan Castle tour from Inverness
  • City tour of Edinburgh

At a glance

9 nights
Departing Nov 21 – Jan 23
From AUD$
2521
pp
Code RB

Your Itinerary

DAY 1 – LONDON
With a full day of leisure to experience London on your own, there’s no telling what you’ll discover. Head to the South Bank to watch musicians and artists perform or walk across Abbey Road. (Overnight in London)

DAY 2 – LONDON
Use your included hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour to explore the city at your own pace. Visit Big Ben, the Shard, London Bridge, Trafalgar Square, and much more! (Overnight in London) B

DAY 3 – OVERNIGHT ONBOARD CALEDONIAN SLEEPER
Depart London on the Caledonian Sleeper for your overnight journey to Inverness, the gateway to the Scottish Highlands. (Overnight onboard the Caledonian Sleeper) B

DAY 4 – INVERNESS
Boasting an abundance of culture, history, a beautiful Old Town, and the 19th-century Inverness Cathedral, this city and the surrounding region was made for exploring. (Overnight in Inverness) B

DAY 5 – ISLE OF SKYE AND EILEAN DONAN CASTLE TOUR
Today’s included tour features many memorable moments. You’ll travel through dramatic Highland landscapes before visiting Eilean Donan Castle, known as the most photographed castle in Scotland. Then, you’ll cross over into Isle of Skye, where you’ll stop for a photo of the Red Cuillin Mountains. In the coastal town of Portree, you have free time to enjoy lunch and stroll the Trotternish Peninsula. Kilt Rock and the Quiraing will certainly be highlights. From there, you’ll visit Kyleakin for refreshments and the chance to see Castle Moil or the Skye Bridge. (Overnight in Inverness) B

DAY 6 – INVERNESS
Spend this free day seeing any sights and points of interest you didn’t get a chance to experience, yet. Check out the Victorian Market, Botanic Gardens, Greig Street Bridge, or the Inverness Museum and Art Gallery. (Overnight in Inverness) B

DAY 7 – INVERNESS TO EDINBURGH
Travel by direct train to Edinburgh. Settle in before setting out to explore the capital of Scotland! From the cobbled streets of the medieval Old Town to the sweeping views from the top of the many hills, there is so much beauty to explore here. (Overnight in Edinburgh) B

DAY 8 – EDINBURGH
During your included city tour, you’ll get to see the best attractions and learn all about local traditions and stories. Visit Princes Street, Grassmarket, Dean Village, and Holyrood Palace. (Overnight in Edinburgh) B

DAY 9 – EDINBURGH TO LONDON
Catch your train back to the English capital today. Upon arrival, spend your time relaxing or checking off any must-see places from your personal itinerary. We recommend checking out the National Gallery, Hampton Court Palace, and watching the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace. (Overnight in London) B

DAY 10 – YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN LONDON
Check out of your hotel and continue with your onward travels. B

MEAL GUIDE: B – BREAKFAST, BR – BRUNCH, L – LUNCH, AT – AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

Disclaimer:
Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards.
Price based on departure 09 Nov 2021
Maximum Flexibility
With Maximum Flexibility, we give travellers who book new reservations through 31 March 2021, the option to change their travel dates or cancel their rail holiday up to 5 days prior to departure without incurring any change or cancellation fees. Any existing reservations can be rescheduled up to 5 days prior to departure without incurring any change or cancellation fees.
Customers will be issued a future travel credit, which is valid for 24 months and can be used toward a new reservation with any of our brands, destinations, and itineraries for any travel date and length of trip without penalty*.
*Additional restrictions may apply for any rail vacations that include Cruises, Belmond, Rocky Mountaineer, Golden Eagle Luxury Trains, Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions, The Blue Train, El Transcantábrico, Tsars Gold, or other luxury trains. Please be aware that certain arrangements, may not be amended after they have been confirmed and any alteration could incur a cancellation charge of up to 100% of that portion of the travel arrangements.
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