Tour Highlights

    9 Day Scotland with the Rev. Dr. Susan Carter

    EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT:

    Receive a discount of $100 with deposit of $350 received by October 31, 2017.

    INCLUDED IN PRICE:

  • Round trip air from New York area gateway
  • Hotels, transfers, sightseeing in private air conditioned coach
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Porterage of 1 suitcase pp in and out of hotels
  • Entrance fees to those sites listed
  • Meals as mentioned in itinerary
  • VAT taxes and service charges
  • NOT INCLUDED:

    Single room supplement of $375 (limited number of single rooms available).
    Single room supplement must be paid for at time of deposit.
    Insurance is optional but highly recommended….. at a cost of $209 per person.
    Once insurance is purchased, it is non refundable.

    CONTACT Info:

    The Rev. Dr. Susan Carter / St. Paul's Episcopal Church / 517-599-0380 / email: sucarter@msu.edu
    OR Loretta Calabrese / email: lcalabrese@groupist.com / 1-800-486-8359 x 206

    Itinerary

    Extensions

    DAY 1

    Depart from New York gateway on your overnight flight to Edinburgh, Scotland. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board.

    DAY 2

    Upon arrival, you are met, assisted and transferred to your coach for an orientation tour of Edinburgh to include both Old Town and New Town, Princess Street and the National Monument, before being taken to your hotel for check in. Afternoon visit to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Queen's official residence when in Scotland. Will also visit the ruins of Holyrood Abbey before returning to hotel for dinner and overnight. (D)

    DAY 3

    Morning depart for Rosslyn Chapel, founded in 1446 it is a unique building with its mysterious carvings and beautiful setting. There are countless theories, myths and legends associated with the chapel. Afternoon drive to St. Andrews and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Walking tour of St. Andrews to include the remains of what was once the largest and most magnificent Cathedrals in Scotland. Return to Edinburgh for overnight. Dinner on your own this evening. (B, L))

    DAY 4

    Depart Edinburgh driving south into England. Cross the dramatic causeway to reach the island of Lindisfarne. The Priory was built by monks over 1400 years ago. Explore the wild beauty of this Holy Island. Continue on thru the Borders region of Scotland to visit the ruins of Jedburgh Abbey. Dinner and overnight this evening will be in the area of Dumfries. (B, D)

    DAY 5

    This morning sightseeing will first take you to Whithorn Priory, one of the earliest Christian sites in Scotland founded by St. Ninian. His shrine, located in the vault of the Priory is often visited by pilgrims. Afternoon will take you to Drumlanrig Castle, with its red sandstone affectionately called the “pink palace”. Continue north to Paisley area hotel for dinner and overnight. (B, D)

    DAY 6

    Morning visit to Stirling Castle,a great symbol of Scottish independence and a source of national pride. It towers over some of the most important battlefields of the past. We then board our steamer for a cruise on Loch Lomond, the largest body of freshwater in mainland Britain. Continue on to Oban where you visit the Cathedral before checking in to your hotel for overnight. Dinner at local restaurant (B, D)

    DAY 7

    This morning take the ferry from Oban to Craignure on the Isle of Mull. Cross the island by coach, and continue to Iona as foot passengers. Iona is a holy isle, an enduring symbol of Christianity in Scotland and the heart of the early Scottish Church. Iona retains its spiritual atmosphere and remains an enduring symbol of worship. Overnight again in Oban. Dinner on your own. (B, L)

    DAY 8

    Morning departure to Glasgow from Oban traveling on what is considered one of the best scenic drives in all of Scotland. You will arrive around lunchtime. Balance of day at leisure to relax, shop or visit of the the worlds great museums, The Kelvingrove. Farewell dinner this evening. Overnight Glasgow. (B, D)

    DAY 9

    Early departure from Glasgow for your flight back to the US. (B)

    *(B,L,D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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    Rev. Dr. Susan Carter - 9 Day Scotland 
    2018 Dates & PricesLand OnlyAir & Land
    Apr 06$2299$3598

    * Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.


    Additional Information: Airline taxes and fuel surcharges are included in the package price and are subject to change until time of ticketing.


    Entry Requirements:
    US citizens require a passport valid for six months beyond travel dates.

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