OVERVIEW

Journey to the United Kingdom for an unforgettable tour of two of it’s most famous cities on the Explore London, Edinburgh experience. Your group will begin your journey in London and see the iconic Big Ben clock tower, catch a glimpse of the crown jewels in the Tower of London, and witness the honorable Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Next, your group will travel north to Scotland where you will catch a glimpse of the Crown Jewels of Scotland at the Edinburgh Castle, journey down the famous Royal Mile, and hike to the top of Arthur’s Seat for an amazing view of this incredible city!

ITINERARY

DAY 1: TRAVEL DAY

DAY 2: LONDON BUS TOUR / LONDON EYE

  • After meeting your JE Guide at the airport, you will transfer by coach to your hotel.
  • Introductory London bus tour with a guide
  • Dinner near Trafalgar Square
  • Tonight ride the famous London Eye!

DAY 3: WESTMINISTER ABBEY / BUCKINGHAM PALACE / LEICESTER SQUARE

  • Breakfast
  • Westminster Abbey guided tour and enjoy an exterior visit to Buckingham Palace!
  • Lunch
  • The National Gallery
  • Shopping in Covent Gardens
  • Dinner in Leicester Square
  • Evening view of Piccadilly Circus

*Tonight the group may opt for a West End Show – ask for prices.

DAY 4: TOWER OF LONDON / ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL / THAMES RIVER CRUISE

  • Tower of London
  • Lunch at Borough Market
  • Thames River Cruise
  • Tour St. Paul’s Cathedral with a local guide
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral’s Evensong
  • Dinner

DAY 5: LOCAL CHURCH SERVICE / WINDSOR CASTLE

  • Breakfast
  • Attend a local Church service
  • Lunch
  • Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world
  • Return to London
  • Dinner
  • Night view of the Tower Bridge

DAY 6: ARTHUR’S SEAT / CITY BUS TOUR / THE ROYAL MILE

  • Transfer to Edinburgh by Train
  • Arthur’s Seat, a beautiful lookout over Edinburgh (15min hike)
  • City Tour by bus
  • Shopping/Explore The Royal Mile
  • Dinner

*Tonight the group may opt to attend a Scottish Military Tattoo performance – ask for prices.

DAY 7: EDINBURGH CASTLE / SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY / THE REAL MARY KING CLOSE

  • Breakfast
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Lunch
  • The John Knox House
  • St. Giles Cathedral (an influential Protestant church dating back to 1120 A.D.)
  • Scottish National Gallery
  • Dinner
  • Evening tour of The Real Mary King’s Close

DAY 8: TRAVEL DAY

STAY LONGER?

  • Add 1-2 days and visit Stonehenge, Oxford, or the famous Scottish Highlands!

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WHY TRAVEL WITH JE?

Here at Joshua Expeditions, our ultimate goal is to provide opportunities for life change through travel. Every high-quality travel experience with JE is a chance for travelers to deepen their understanding of God, examine new cultures through a Biblical worldview, and help give back through the JE Ministry Fund. Explore the world with JE and see how you can make a difference.

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