Hello r/travel!

My wife and I are planning a trip to London/Scotland for two
weeks in May-June 2018. We are leaving from Mumbai and
planning to fly into London and fly out of Glasgow based on
our current itinerary. This will be my first international

Budget: We’ve saved somewhere around $4000
for this trip (including flights) Less than that would be
better. We don’t mind staying in a simple B&B or Hostel.

Our primary interests are: – beautiful
historic buildings – ‎walk around the city for good views –
‎museums – ‎walking in the parks & nature in general –
‎have a pint or two in the pubs – ‎scenic train journeys –
‎breathtaking landscapes – whiskey – food


  • Day 1 – May 25 (Fri)
    Fly from Mumbai to London

  • Day 2 to 6 (Sat to Wed)
    Sightseeing in & around London.
    Spend the weekend with a cousin who stays there.

  • Day 7 – May 31 (Thu)
    London to Edinburgh by train 4h 30m
    Sightsee in Edinburgh

  • Day 8 – June 1 (Fri)
    Sightsee in Edinburgh

  • Day 9 – June 2 (Sat)
    Edinburgh to Portree by train, bus via Kyle of Lochalsh

  • Day 10 & 11 – June 3 & 4 (Sun
    & Mon)
    Sightsee around The Isle of Skye.

  • Day 13 – June 5 (Tue)
    Portree to Mallaig by bus & ferry 1h 30m
    Take Jacobite steam train to Fort William (depending on
    availability) 4h 30m
    Fort William to Oban by bus 1h 30m

  • Day 13 – June 6 (Wed)
    Sightsee in Oban.
    Oban to Glasgow by train or bus 3h

  • Day 14 – June 7 (Thu)
    Sightsee in Glasgow (or may take a night flight to

  • Day 15 – June 8 (Fri)
    Fly from Glasgow to Mumbai

Would you recommend any changes to this itinerary? Am I
seeing too much in the amount of time I have, or am I wasting
time anywhere? Any advice is greatly appreciated.

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