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:  14​h
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Camden Market, St. James's Park, Westminster, and other attractions. Get some historical perspective at Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament. Do some cultural sightseeing at The British Museum and Churchill War Rooms. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our London online travel planner .

Bogota, Colombia to London is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Colombia Time (COT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Bogota in August, things will get a bit warmer in London: highs are around 26°C and lows about 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 Parks

Side Trip

Windsor Castle
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Visit Edinburgh Castle and Calton Hill 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: examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Edinburgh using our trip planner.

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from London in August, expect Edinburgh to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough 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 Chinatown, Wellington Arch, Hyde Park, and other attractions you added. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Buckingham Palace and Kensington Palace. Museum-lovers will appreciate Imperial War Museums and The Golden Hinde. See some other sides of London: wander the streets of Notting Hill.

To find maps and tourist information, go to the London trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to London by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: 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're off tohome.

Things to do in London

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Imperial War Museums ©
Imperial War Museums

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