United Kingdom Literary Tour

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Valid From April 2017 to April 2017
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Explore the very best of England on this 13 day tour of England.
Visiting Shakespeare’s globe theatre, Madame Tussaud’s, St Paul’s Cathedral, Jane Austen’s house, The Roman Batch, Stratford-upon-avon, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Grosvenor Museum, York, Westminster Abbey, Kent and more…

UNITED KINGDOM LITERARY TOUR

Itinerary:

Day 1  
Depart Johannesburg to London via Dubai on Emirates.

Day 2
Arrive Dubai and connect with flight to London.
Arrive London. Meet and greet on arrival at the airport.
Check into St Giles Hotel or similar
Afternoon free to explore your new surroundings

Day 3
Breakfast at hotel
Theatre workshop at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Visit Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum and St Paul’s Cathedral
Watch a theatre performance the Globe Theatre this evening

Day 4
Breakfast at hotel
Transfer to Chawton
Visit Jane Austen’s House Museum
Transfer to Winchester
Viewing of Jane Austen’s house
Transfer to Bath and view the main sights related to Jane Austen
Visit the Roman Baths (incl pump rooms)
Transfer to Bristol
Check into the IBIS Temple Meads Quay Hotel or similar

Day 5
Breakfast at hotel
Transfer to Stratford-upon-Avon
Visit Shakespeare’s birthplace and his grave at Holy Trinity Church
Visit Anne Hathaway’s Cottage
Enjoy cream tea this afternoon (scones and tea)
Watch an evening theatre performance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Transfer to Warwick
Check into the Ramada Hotel Warwick or similar

Day 6
Breakfast at hotel
Transfer to Staffordshire
Enjoy the day at Alton Towers Amusement Park
Transfer to Chester
Check into Holiday Inn Express Racecourse or similar

Day 7
Breakfast at hotel
Transfer to station
Visit Grosvenor Museum
Transfer to Grasmere
Visit Dove Cottage
Transfer to Cockermouth
Drive along Whinlatter Pass – photo stops along the way
Explore the town of Cockermouth
Check into Shepherds Hotel or similar

Day 8
Breakfast at hotel
Transfer to Ambleside
Visit Hill Top (Beatrix Potter’s 17th century cottage) and Beatrix Potter’s Gallery
Cruise on Lake Windermere
Transfer to Haworth and explore the village
Visit Bronte Parsonage Museum
Take a walk on the moors
Transfer to York
Check into Hotel 53 or similar

Day 9 
Breakfast at hotel
Half day tour of York including Minster Main Building, Shambles, Jorvik Viking Centre and other main sights
Ghost walking tour of York

Day 10 
Breakfast at hotel
Transfer to Cambridge
Visit King’s College
Punting experience on the River Cam
Check into the Holiday Inn Express Cambridge or similar

Day 11  
Breakfast at hotel
Transfer to London
Check into the St Giles Hotel or similar for 3 nights
Free afternoon at leisure in London
Watch a theatre performance this evening at West End

Day 12 
Breakfast at hotel
Morning tour of Westminster including Westminster Abbey
Visit Charles Dickens Museum and the British Library
Jack the Ripper walking tour this afternoon

Day 13
Breakfast at hotel
Full day excursion to Kent
Viewing of Guildhall
Walk along Saxon Shore Way between Hoo abd Upnor – marshlands as in Great Expectations
Entrance to Canterbury Cathedral
Return to London

Day 14   
Breakfast at hotel
You have some time for any last minute shopping or sightseeing of your own.
Transfer to the airport
Depart London to Johannesburg via Dubai on Emirates.

Day 15    
Arrive Dubai and connect with flight to Johannesburg. Arrive Johannesburg.

Quotation based on bed and breakfast basis:

30 x students

3 x staff
(travel for free as part of the group)

Price per person: R44,150.00
Total package price: R1,324,500.00

 

Quotation based on dinner, bed and breakfast basis:

30 x students

3 x staff
(travel for free as part of the group)

Price per person: R48,250.00
Total package price: R1,447,500.00

 

*Please note that prices are based on 2017 rates because rates are not available for 2018 as yet. A revised cost will be sent you once 2018 rates become available.

*Please note that prices are based on 2017 rates because rates are not available for 2018 as yet. A revised cost will be sent you once 2018 rates become available.

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Price Includes
  • Return international economy class flights (Johannesburg-London-Johannesburg)
  • Luxury coach hire as per the above itinerary including airport transfers
  • 12 x nights in 3* hotel accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis. Room share basis for girls and single rooms for staff
  • Full time Tour Manager
  • Tour guides for the tours in Bath, York and London
  • Tips and gratuities for the Touring Coach Driver (days 4 to 13) and Tour Manager
  • Travel Insurance (Zurich group policy)
  • A rucksack with your school crest

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Price Excludes
    • Any meals not mentioned
    • Entrance fees to any other sightseeing attractions
    • Items of personal nature
    • Tips and gratuities for the local coach driver’s in London on Days 2,3 and 14
    • Tips and gratuities for the day tour guides in Bath, York and London
    • Any other tips and gratuities
    • Porterage
    • Visas (South African passport holders do require visas for the United Kingdom)
Terms & Conditions
    • Conditions and validities apply.
    • This offer is subject to availability
    • Prices may change due to seasonal and exchange rate fluctuations
    • Visas may be necessary and Insurance is essential
    • Accommodation is pp sharing, unless otherwise specified
    • Errors and omissions in this offer are expected
    • Subject to iGO Travel's general Conditions of Business
    • Excludes high season/school holidays, block out dates may apply