Visit to Manchester,  Glasgow, Edinburgh & Paris

This tour was arranged during Ramadan 2013.

All hotels arranged Sahur on request.

Sunset in Inverness was 2200 ......

 

1255   arrival from Heathrow   BA 1390        

You will be met and transferred to your hotel

Park Inn by Radisson Manchester Victoria

Afternoon free

2000  transfer to Ning Restaurant, Malaysian Restaurant

2015  Dinner at Ning Restaurant in Oldham Street    

July 11

Transfer to Old Trafford, home of Manchester United
The visit includes the Stadium Tour and Old Trafford Museum which shows the history of one of the world’s biggest football clubs.

There will be time for you to shop in the Manchester United Megastore

In the afternoon visit the Trafford Centre – one of England’s largest Malls. 

July 11

Transfer from Park Inn to  Nandos Restaurant at Oxford Road for dinner. This Nando's Restaurant is Halal.

 
July 12

transfer to rail station                                                            0916  train Manchester to Glasgow  arrival 1229

You will be met at Glasgow Central Station – Gordon Street

and taken to your hotel. Lunch in Turkish restaurant 100 metres from the hotel

 Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland

 

July 12 Afternoon City tour of Glasgow seeing some of the major sights.  A city of discovery and invention...

travel through the history of Glasgow from the 12th century Cathedral to the 21st century Science Centre, 

The history of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city is rich and diverse. In its 1400 years Glasgow has been a religious community, a salmon fishing village, a medieval university town, a major centre of trade with North America and the second city of the British Empire, famed for its shipbuilding and engineering.

Penicillin,  tarmac, and television were all invented by Glasgow residents.   Glasgow shipyards built the big ocean liners such as Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary.

 

July 12 The tour will also take you to the Glasgow Art Gallery at Kelvin Grove. Glasgow University is close to the Gallery.

Dinner at Dakhin Halal Restaurant.  

overnight Novotel Hotel 

 

July 13 Drive to Balloch at the southern end of Loch Lomond. Take a 90 minute cruise on Loch Lomond...   you will see the Bonnie Banks.

This morning you will travel to Loch Lomond, one of Scotland’s major attractions. Then continue to Glencoe, scene of historic importance to Scotland .

You will then visit Fort William. Nearby is Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in Ben Nevis, at 1,344 metres.. so a lot shorter than Cameron Highlands

You will continue through the Great Glen to Loch Ness. You guide will tell you about the history of the area and the Nessie, the Monster….    

This tour is by private minicoach. Your private guide is Mr Martin Mc COLM.

Overnight in Inverness, the Capital of the Highlands

Dinner in Halal Indian Restaurant  three minutes walk from the hotel

Loch Lomond

Ben Nevis & Fort William

Inverness Castle

July 14

Today you travel south to Edinburgh. You will visit Aviemore, Pitlochry and some of the other interesting Scottish places on the journey.

A short visit to the hill at Stirling Castle. The Monument you can see on the hill commemorates William Wallace, Braveheart..

 

You will arrive Edinburgh in the late afternoon.

 

July 14

Continue to Edinburgh - with short orientation drive on arrival

 

overnight Mercure Hotel, Edinburgh which is on Princes Street. Excellent views of the Castle from the coffee shop..

 

July 15 Full day city tour of Scotland's Capital , a city of history and culture . 

Today you have a whole day to use the Edinburgh Hop On Hop Off bus. The  starting point is less than  5 minutes walk from the hotel.

The best is to do one full circuit of the tour…  then continue on the Bus to Edinburgh Castle.  Get off and go to the Castle Esplanade where there are good views of the City. If you wish to visit the historic Edinburgh Castle, you can buy your tickets at the main entrance. 

Dinner at Howie's Scottish Restaurant

Overnight Mercure Hotel

July 16 Breakfast pack for Sahur

Early transfer to Edinburgh Airport for flight to Paris

Air France flight from Edinburgh to Paris

transfer from CDG to Paris city centre  hotel in private minibus.

July 16

Your hotel in Paris

Millennium Hotel Paris Opera

12 Boulevard Haussmann, Paris  75009

The hotel is 500 metres from the Galeries Lafayette, one of the major shops in Paris.

Lunch in Haussmann Bistro

July 16 This afternoon you will visit La Valle Shopping Centre which is East of Paris, close to Disneyland.

 

Dinner Le Petit Gourmet - Halal restaurant 10 minutes walk from the hotel

This evening you will be see the magnificent sights of Paris from the old fashioned Citroen 2CV.   The Arc de Triomphe, Les Champs Elysees, Eiffel Tower and the River Seine will all be seen during the tour   

The drivers will collect you at the Restaurant and end the tour back at your hotel.

 

 

 

 Citroen 2CV.

La Tour Eiffel, Paris © Thinkstock

July 17 Full day visit to Disneyland Paris

Private transfer to and from the Park.

Overnight  Millennium Opera  Paris

July 18 Sahur in the hotel

transfer to Paris CDG airport by private minibus

1200  Depart on Malaysia Airlines flight to Kuala Lumpur

 
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