Two capital cities, one memorable trip
Take a ride on the London Eye and enjoy the stunning views of London's skyline. Snap a photo with Big Ben, feel like royalty as you tour through Buckingham Palace, and cruise along the River Thames. Then rail to Edinburgh and climb to the top of one of Edinburgh's extinct volcanoes to visit the impressive Edinburgh Castle. Enjoy your 2-day Royal Edinburgh Tour. Pick out bars, restaurants, and bus routes to travel to your heart's content. Tour through two capital cities in Britain over the course of your vacation. Start in England and stay in London. Take a ride on the London Eye and enjoy the stunning views of London's skyline. Snap a photo with Big Ben, feel like royalty as you tour through Buckingham Palace, and cruise along the River Thames. With your 2-day London Pass, you have access to over 60 attractions. Take the opportunity to see everything you can. Once you've exhausted London, catch a relaxing rail to your second capital city: Edinburgh. Climb to the top of one of Edinburgh's extinct volcanoes to visit the impressive Edinburgh Castle. Explore the city's medieval history while wandering through Old Town, and enjoy your 2-day Royal Edinburgh Tour. Pick out bars, restaurants, and bus routes to travel to your heart's content.
Great Ways to Explore
(1) Watch the royal, military precision of the changing of the guard in London. (2) Look out from Arthur's Seat at the crown of an extinct volcano to see all of Edinburgh. (3) Make the most of your 2-day London Pass and relax on a cruise along the Thames. (4) Dive into delectable delicacies in Scotland, like haggis and authentic Scottish Whisky. (5) Wander through Edinburgh and see if you can discover the hidden alleyways and secret chambers below Old Town.
Day 1. Welcome to London!
Take a flight to London, then enjoy a transfer to your first accommodation.
In the evening, consider treating yourself to one of England's most famous dishes : fish & chips!
Day 2. London
Start using your London Pass today! After breakfast, make your way to Buckingham Palace and experience the iconic Changing of the Guard. You'll be in the area of Big Ben, Tower Bridge and the Houses of Parliament so you can see all the highlights without the hassle!
Pay a visit to the Tower of London (entry included with your London Pass), then take advantage of the guided tours with the uniformed beefeaters. You might also want to take advantage of your cruise along the River Thames (included with the London Pass) and enjoy breathtaking views of the sights from the still waters.
London Pass (2-day)
The London Pass provides FREE entry to over 60 of London’s top attractions, tours, museums and sights - including Fast Track Entry to a selection of the most popular attractions - plus a 160-page guidebook packed with useful information about the attractions, including directions and maps and a one day Hop-on/Hop-off bus ticket.
You’ll have complimentary access to such “must-see” sights and activities as Westminster Abbey, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Wembley & Arsenal Stadiums, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and a Thames River cruise - with fast track entrance to some of the most popular attractions - the Tower of London, London Bridge Experience, Windsor Castle, London Zoo, Kensington Palace and Hampton Court Palace!
London Pass (2-day) Includes :
Free entry to over 60 of London’s top attractions, tours, museums and sights.
Fast Track Entry to a selection of the most popular attractions.
One day Hop-on/Hop-off bus ticket.
160-page guidebook packed with useful information about the attractions, including directions and maps.
Access to a free London Pass Travel Guide App.
Day 3. London
Your London Pass comes with a ticket for the hop-on/hop-off bus, so why not enjoy a ride on the full loop, then hop off at the sights you've always been dreaming of!
Pay a visit to the breathtaking Westminster Abbey, then explore the secrets of Windsor Castle. For those traveling with children, a trip to the London Zoo is a must!
In the evening, explore the city's famous Soho district, where you can take advantage of its famed nightlife or take in some shopping!
Day 4. London - Edinburgh
After breakfast, make your way to London's Kings Cross Station for your train to Scotland. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Celebrate your first day in the city with a short hike up to Edinburgh Castle, where you can enjoy scenic views of the entire city. The castle sits perched atop an extinct volcano, if you wish to explore the inside, you'll find Scotland's Crown Jewels and the Stone of Destiny.
Train to Edinburgh
Standard Class ticket includes comfortable seating and 15 minutes of complimentary WiFi. Food/drink available for purchase on board.
Day 5. Edinburgh
Embark on your Royal Edinburgh Tour today!
Royal Edinburgh Ticket
This unique value-added tour ticket is all you need to explore and experience the royal splendors of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city! You’ll receive 48-hour unlimited access to four city tours, as well as fast-track admission to Edinburgh Castle (the city’s most famous attraction), The Palace of Holyroodhouse (The Queen’s official residence in Scotland) and The Royal Yacht Brittania (The Queen’s floating Royal residence).
Tours Included with Your Ticket:
The Edinburgh Tour - with a live English-speaking guide, and stops including Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Old Town, New Town, National Museum of Scotland and Scottish Parliament.
City Sightseeing Tour - entertaining and informative commentary, along with a “Horrible Histories” commentary for kids. Highlights include Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Old Town, New Town, National Museum of Scotland, Our Dynamic Earth and Calton Hill.
Majestic Tour - Enjoy an entertaining and informative commentary as you are guided through the history of Edinburgh’s people, places and sights along the route. Highlights include the Royal Yacht Britannia, Royal Botanic Garden, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Old Town and Scottish Parliament.
Day 6. Edinburgh
Continue using your Royal Tour Pass. Today you can hop on the Majestic Tour; take a stroll through the Royal Botanic Gardens or explore the Queen's former floating residence at the Royal Yacht Britannia - the choice is yours!
You can also take in some panoramic views of the city from Calton Hill or discover Edinburgh's monument to Sir Walter Scott, the largest monument to a writer in the world!
Day 7. Depart Edinburgh
Enjoy a transfer from your hotel to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) in accordance with your departure flight today. Transfer to Edinburgh airport. Fly home!