Day 1 :
Depart from North America
- Flight to Paris:
Relax and enjoy your scheduled flight from North America.
Day 2 :
Arrive in Paris
- Welcome to Paris:
Bonjour! Welcome to Paris, often described as Europe's most beautiful city.
Day 3 :
- Explore Paris with a local guide:
From the romantic cafs surrounding the Arc de Triomphe to the sweeping Champs-lyses and Les Invalides, join a local guide for a view of the City of Lights. Tour the tremendous Notre Dame Cathedral, home of the fictional hunchback.
- Visit the Louvre Museum:
Smile at da Vincis Mona Lisa in the Louvre Museum..
- Add on: Eiffel Tower Visit:
This evening, opt to enjoy breathtaking views from atop the Eiffel Tower.
Day 4 :
- Explore the Palace of Versailles:
Explore Louis XIVs decadent Palace of Versailles. Tour the Hall of Mirrors, the royal apartments and the gardens.
LEAP Activity | Seize the Château!
A lively role-play puts you in the shoes of the monarchy, clergy, nobility, bourgeoisie, or peasantry to explore the issues underlying the French Revolution.
Day 5 :
- Take the Chunnel to London:
Take the Chunnel under the English Channel to London.
- See London with a local guide::
A local guide brings you to the citys highlights: the neo-Gothic Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, St. Pauls Cathedral, buzzing Trafalgar Square, and lively Piccadilly Circus. End the tour with the Changing of the Guard (seasonal).
Day 6 :
- Visit Windsor Castle:
Visit the Queens favorite royal residence, Windsor Castle, which dates back to the Norman Conquest.
LEAP Activity | On with the Show!
Put your drama skills to the test. Meet the actors of a theater in London’s West End, learn about, and explore, the core themes of a play before acting out a scene on your own. Afterwards, it’s on with the show as you join the audience for an enjoyable performance.
Day 7 :
- Board a flight to Scotland:
Leave London behind and board a flight to Scotland.
Day 8 :
- Explore Edinburgh with a local guide::
A local guide introduces Edinburgh Castle, including St. Margarets Chapel and the Scottish crown jewels.
- Add on: Scottish Folklore Show:
This evening, enjoy an optional Scottish folklore show.
Day 9 :
Return Home to the US
- Return to the US:
Our rewarding and enjoyable tour comes to an end as our Tour Director accompanies us to the airport on our final day.