18 days in London & Edinburgh Itinerary

18 days in London & Edinburgh Itinerary

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18 days in London & Edinburgh Itinerary

Start: Bogota
Fly:  16​h
1
London
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
London
— 8 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Bogota

6
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You've added Curzon Aldgate, St. Dunstan in the East Church Garden, Covent Garden, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral. Museum-lovers will get to explore The British Museum and Tate Modern. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Sky Garden, contemplate the long history of The Monument to the Great Fire of London, and admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read London trip itinerary maker site .

Bogota, Colombia to London is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Colombia Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bogota in August: high temperatures in London hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Windsor Castle
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Visit Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close for their historical value. Let the collections at Royal Yacht Britannia and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, appreciate the extensive heritage of Edinburgh Old Town, make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse, and visit a coastal fixture at Calton Hill.

Plan trip to Edinburgh with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Edinburgh at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

8
nights
London

London ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Spitalfields Market, Brick Lane, ArcelorMittal Orbit, and other attractions you added. Museum-lovers will appreciate Imperial War Museums and The Golden Hinde. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kensington Palace and Notting Hill.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our London route planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, London is somewhat warmer than Edinburgh - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. On the 19th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in London

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Imperial War Museums ©
Imperial War Museums
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

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