Masonic Hertiage Adventure
March 20th – March 23rd
Upon your arrival on March 20, 2016 in Edinburgh you will have a chance to get the lay of this historically rich area during your guided city tour*. This timeless citadel is home to spectacular medieval architecture set against the rugged Scottish countryside, and plays host to a colorful local history. On March 21st you will visit Rosslyn Chapel*, whose construction began in 1456 and is considered to be among the finest architecture in Scotland. This afternoon will find you exploring the historic Edinburgh Castle*. A drive in the Scottish Highlands awaits you on the morning of the March 22nd, including a visit to another of Scotland’s important landmarks, Stirling Castle*, where Mary Queen of Scots was crowned. Return to Edinburgh tonight for a Grand Lodge Dinner (pending availability).
March 23rd – March 27th
The morning of March 23rd continues your journey as you enjoy an exciting train ride to ever-important London. This brilliant city offers pageantry and history. Upon arrival to London, you will be delighted with a guided city tour* including such sights as Westminster Abbey, Parliament and Big Ben. The morning of March 24th will take you on a visit to the Tower of London* where the beefeaters tell tall tales and you may view the fabulous Crown Jewels. Following your visit to the Tower of London, you will continue on to the enchanted Temple Church* – a MUST SEE FOR ALL MASONS… On March 25th, you will enjoy a visit to London’s Masonic Headquarters* followed by time to explore at your own pace the British Museum. This evening you may choose to optionally take an exhilarating ride on the London Eye, (free to those who submit their application and deposit by the deadline). The morning of March 26th will take you to Windsor Castle* to visit an “official” Royal Residence. Your final afternoon will be free for last minute shopping and sightseeing prior to your Grand Finale dinner at the Grand Lodge in London (pending availability). On March 27th you will board your plane and bid a fond farewell to your Masonic European adventure and taking with you unforgettable memories of your journey.
SPECIAL TOUR CONDITIONS: **The tour price, if payments are made by cash or check, is $3995.00; otherwise, the standard non-discounted price is $4095.00. Tour participation is based on double/twin room occupancy and includes roundtrip airfare from Orlando point-to point transportation between cities while in Europe, all breakfasts and all dinners. *Entrance fees and/or transportation to items marked with an asterisk (Rosslyn Castle, Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle, Tower of London, Temple Church, Windsor Castle and city tours in Edinburgh and London) and are included in the tour price, while other items may be offered optionally, are subject to availability, and are not included in the tour price. A guaranteed single room may be available for a supplemental charge of $600. The tour price does not include estimated applicable governmental international airline ticket taxes, fuel surcharges, security surcharges, and associated fees. If applicable, tax increases will be billed on a supplemental invoice. A minimum number of paying participants may be required to operate the tour. All tour participants must submit a signed application. A $500.00 initial deposit* is due no later than August 1, 2015 to reserve your space on this tour. The tour cost, including the initial deposit fully refundable if tour does not operate. You may apply online by visiting www.EAtours.com and “student sign up.” The tour number for your group is 216151. A 2nd payment of $500.00 to $1000.00 will be due no later than 15 days after your initial payment. Final payments are due no later than 70 days before departure. Updated Tour details (hotels, day by day itinerary, flights, etc.) are scheduled to be released approximately four weeks prior to departure.