The Snowdonia National Park boasts vast areas of natural beauty and unique scenery. It is known as Eryri by Welsh a name that can be translated as “the place of the eagles”. The park which covers 838 square miles is one of the three natural parks found in Wales and the oldest one being designated as one in 1951. Both the scenery and the activities that can be done here are so diverse that anyone will find something to suit their taste. Whether you are coming for pulse raising activities or for simply standing and admire the Snowdonia Mountains, lakes, rivers and forests you will not be disappointed.
The landscape is breathtaking and unique. There are nine mountain ranges here and they cover over half of the national park’s surface. Some of the peaks reach over 3,000 feet (915m). But the mountains are not the only reason people are enchanted by this landscape. There are many river gorges, waterfalls and valleys. Forests are filled with ash, oak, rowan and hazel trees. There are 23 miles of coastline located in the park as well thanks to the Dyfi, Maywddach and Dwyryd estuaries.
Saturday: 07:45 meet at Hotel Novotel London West, 1 Shortlands, W6 8DR (near Hammersmith Station); 08:00 sharp departure; 12:30-13:00 drive through Snowdonia National Park, stop near Tomen y Bala & Bala Lake; 13:30 lake Llyn Celyn; 14:00-14:30 coffee stop near lake Trawsfynydd; 15:00-15:30 Harlech Castle; 16:00-17:30 Italian architecture of Portmeirion Village (from £8); 18:00 check-in at the Caernarfon, free time to explore the town & castle;
Sunday: 08:30-09:00 breakfast; 09:00 departure; 10:00-11:30 lighthouse of the Holyhead island – South Stack, ancient ruins Ty Mawr Hut Circles; 12:30-13:00 Penrhyn Castle; 13:30-15:00 Conwy Castle & time for Lunch; 15:30-16:00 photoshoot near Gwrych Castle 16:00 departure; 21:00 Hammersmith, London.
Travel times may vary depending on traffic and weather conditions.
Shared hotel, shared twin room with breakfast in the hotel
Private hotel, private room with breakfast in the hotel
Hostel, mixed dormitory rooms with breakfast
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That’s it, we’ll handle the rest. All you have to do is turn up and have a great weekend!
Hotels: Ty Dre Town House Hotel or Totters Hostel, Caernarfon
Tour Manager: Max
Traveling in small groups creates a friendly atmosphere. We aim to have no more than 16 tourists per tour manager.
Please note: by default, most of our group tours are designed for the Russian speaking community, therefore, the audio cd record is played in the Russian language. We can always organize a private tour in your preferred language. Please contact us via email@example.com