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Mountains of Snowdonia
Snowdon Train (If taking optional with Star Tours)
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1 nights accommodation in 2/3* hotels with Packed breakfast
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London - Llandudno (Distance: 420 Kms)
This morning will make our journey towards North Wales, to Llandudno. This town has an impressive promenade, which adds to the Victorian charm of the ocal surroundings. There are two beautiful beaches, which are located at the picturesque backdrop of the Snowdonia Mountains.
Enjoy free time on the beach of Llandudno. Here enjoy a walk along the longest pier in Wales; ride on Britain's only cable-operated tram to the summit of The Great Orme. Llandudno Museum is well worth a visit and shopaholics will love the recently opened Victoria shopping centre.
You can also choose to ride on the Llandudno Cable Car in Hope Valley during your visit to this beautiful resort. As the cable cars glide silently from Hope Valley to the summit of the Great Orme (679ft) a magnificent panorama unfolds - breathtaking views of Llandudno, the Little Orme, Conwy Estuary and beyond. The Llandudno Cable Car is the longest passenger cable car system in Britain. Alternatively you can enjoy the Great Orme Tramway, which is Britain's largest and most spectacular funicular tramway. The Tramway climbs one mile to the Orme's summit offering breath taking views of Llandudno's magnificent bays and beyond! The Tramway has been thrilling old and young for over 100 years and is a unique attraction not to be missed!
Llandudno Cable Car and tramway are only bookable on the day of arrival and are not included in the tour cost. The cable car attraction only accepts cash.
Later we will check in to the hotel for a night stay.
Llanberis - London (Distance: 390 Kms)
Today morning after your packed breakfast. We will depart for our main attraction which will be Snowdon Mountain.
Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales with an altitude of 1,085 metres (3,560 ft) above the sea level. It is highest point in the British Isles outside the Scottish Highlands. It is located in Snowdonia National Park in Gwynedd, and has been described as "probably the busiest mountain in Britain". It is designated as a natural nature reserve for its rare flora and fauna.
You can book tickets for the Snowdon railway directly or you can buy tickets at time of booking on our website at an additional cost. If booking directly with Snowdon Railway only book the tickets once we have confirmed the time and departure.
We will arrive at Llanberis station to begin our adventurous journey. Llanberis in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, to experience the awe inspiring journey by rack railway to ¾ of the way up to the top of Snowdon the highest mountain in Wales and England.
From the moment you leave the station your train will begin the journey upwards to the clouds, a journey experienced by some 12 million intrepid travellers since 1896. If you are lucky enough to have tickets on the "Snowdon Lily" your carriage will be pushed by one the original 1896 steam locomotives or by the diesel train and you will immediately begin to hear the noble engine exerting its effort as you climb upwards and on towards the roof of the principality. From the first glimpse of the waterfall in Llanberis to the point at which your train crests the mountain 45 minutes later you will have been surrounded by the views and the experience that is Eryri, the land of the Eagles.
The views from the train as you are carried along a ridge to the Summit are truly breath-taking. You will have one of the world's most spectacular panoramas at your feet. On very clear days at the Summit you can see as far as the Wicklow Mountains in Ireland and the Isle of Man. The Summit of Snowdon and Hafod Eryri, is not open for the entire 2021 - the Snowdon railway will go up until Clogwyn. You will have approx. 30 mins to enjoy the views.
After your decent back to Llanberis, we will make our way back to London.
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In England the currency you will require will be Pounds (GBP/Sterling). Star Tours advices passengers to exchange any spending money for their holiday before they actually travel. Whilst on tour it is very convenient to change money and most places we will be visiting will have ATM machines or accept credit/debit cards.
We also advice our passengers to keep some change in coins on them whilst on tour as using toilets in many parts of Scotland is not free.
An important point to note whilst on a touring holiday is that some long journeys are unavoidable especially when travelling from city to city.
It is advisable passengers carry necessities that they may need for the day such as water, dry snacks, cameras etc. with them in their hand luggage.
For this tour it should be noted that the travel times are extensive on this tour.
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Breakfast will be provided at the hotels. The breakfast is usually in a separate dining area of the hotel, and is usually a continental breakfast, which will consist of tea, coffee, bread, cereals, fruit and yogurt.
For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office click on the link below to get Country specific details, as Scotland is part of the UK there are no advisories for people travelling from the UK.
Not all hotels in this tour will have air-conditioning so you should carry a small portable fan with you especially during the summer months.
Please also note that not all hotels provide a kettle so if hot water is required for warming milk etc in the hotel then it is advisable to carry a bottle warmer / kettle as well as a thermos flask. Passengers may also want to carry a small travel iron and hair dryer etc, as many hotel rooms may not have these facilities.
If you use services such as the phone or mini bar, or pay TV whilst in your room, you will have to pay the hotel directly when you check out; these services are not included in your tour cost.
The maximum occupancy per room on this tour is 3 person(s).
Passengers should arrive at their pick-up point no later than 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Your pick-up point, address and time will be stated on your invoice. If you have selected a pick-up time outside of Wembley then you will be confirmed your pick-up time.
The only pickups available for this tour are Wembley and Southall.
You do not require Schengen visas for this tour, however if you hold a non EU passport then you will require UK Visa. Please consult the British Embassy in your country of residence.
Passengers can be well prepared by ensuring they are carrying appropriate clothing, footwear and accessories. Passengers should also be aware that during the winter months most of the sightseeing will be in the dark as, in Scotland, the day becomes dark very early during winter. Passengers should consult with Star Tours at the time of booking if they are unsure.
We will accept light weight manual wheelchairs for travel, subject to them being capable of being stowed in the luggage hold of the coach. It is also essential that a family member is also on the tour to push their wheelchair. Star Tours will also request hotels for suitably equipped rooms; however, this is only on a request basis and cannot be guaranteed. It should be noted Ben Nevis is not fully accessible for a wheelchair user. Some part of Edinburg will have cobbled streets, which may not be suitable for wheelchairs.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
|East Ham|| East Ham, (Opp Town Hall, on Altmore Av Bus Stop ) |
East Ham, 473 Barking Rd, E6 2LL
|Keele Services M6|| Keele Services M6 (Pick Up Only) |
Between Junction 15 & 16, ST5 5HG
|Knutsford Services M6|| Knutsford Services M6, Between Junction 18 & 19, |
|Other|| Want a different Pick Up & Drop |
Call us on 0044 (0)208 900 2323
|Southall|| Southall ,58 - 78 High Street (outside Lidl), |
Southall UB1 3DB
|Stafford Services M6|| Stafford Services M6, Between Junction 14 - 15, |
Staffordshire, ST15 OEU
|Wembley|| Wembley |
Star Tours, 312 - 314 Harrow Rd, Wembley, HA9 6LL
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