Daily Itinerary

Get ready for fun and learning in the UK!

Tentative Program Itinerary:

Saturday, February 28, 2015
7:45am: Arrive in London, meet Emily at the airport, and transfer to Elmwood Hotel.
10am: Leave luggage and transfer to the Tower of London for entry and Beefeater tour!
12pm – 1pm: Free time for lunch
1pm – 4pm: Hop on/hop off pass to visit all major sites in London by bus
4pm: Check into hotel, rest and shower
6pm: Welcome dinner at a traditional pub

Meals: Dinner
Transportation: Private group transfer from airport to hotel, walking and hop on/hop off coach in London

Sunday, March 1, 2015
10am: Depart hotel for the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (bring lunch to go to take on the train!)
11:15am: Guards, with band, start to arrive at Buckingham Palace
11:30am: Official start time for Changing of the Guard
12:00pm: Changing of the Guard ceremony ends, and take the train to Windsor. Eat lunch on the train!
1:30pm: Arrive in Windsor and visit the castle
5pm: Head back to London

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Train, public transportation and walking

Monday, March 2, 2015
Morning: Visit St. Paul’s Cathedral
Afternoon: Embark on a Rock’n’Roll history walking tour guided. Visit the Sherlock Holmes Museum

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Public transportation and walking

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Morning: Tours and lectures at the British Museum. Then walk over to Denmark Street.
Afternoon: Free time to soak up the last few moments in London!
Evening: Depart for Newcastle via train, walk to the Euro Youth Hostel.

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Public transportation and walking in London; train to Newcastle; walking or taxis upon arrival in Newcastle

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
9am – 12pm: Pick up at the Euro Hostel and explore Newcastle by mini coach and walking
Afternoon: Lunch in the city centre and Continue visits
Evening: Event

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Mini coach in the morning and public transportation and walking in the afternoon

Thursday, March 5, 2015
9am: Drive to Housesteads Roman fort
12pm: Stop in Hexham for lunch
1pm: Travel to Alnwick to explore and have dinner
6pm: Head back

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Mini coach to all visits

Friday, March 6, 2015
Morning: Depart for Edinburgh by train
Afternoon: Arrive in Edinburgh and transfer to accommodations. CISabroad Scotland Orientation and guided tour of the Palace of Holyroodhouse with a stop at Parliament across from Holyroodhouse

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Train to Edinburgh, public transportation and walking to visits in Edinburgh

Saturday, March 7, 2014
Morning: Guided tour of Edinburgh with CISabroad site director, Jeanna Brady. Stops will include the Adam Smith grave and house, John Knox grave, Grey Friar’s Bobby memorial and the Elephant Tea Room
Afternoon: Visit the National Archives of Scotland and the Museum of Scotland for lectures and a tour. Optional trip to visit Rosslyn Chapel outside of Edinburgh.
Evening: Farewell dinner

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Public transportation and walking

Day 9: Sunday, March 8, 2015 – Edinburgh
Depart Edinburgh for home

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Taxis from the hotel to the airport