Manchester Highlights





Day1- Begin Your Tour | Arrive Into London
Welcome to your Merair Travel & Tours 'Manchester Delight' tour. Start your tour today with a wonderful day of sightseeing. Enjoy a stop at Stratford Upon-Avon, the birthplace of Shakespeare. Some free time to visit the Bard's home or just stroll and explore this charming market town, its streets lined with unusual shops and boutiques. Later drive to the industrial town of Manchester, famous for its cotton spinning machines and early railways. (B, D)

Day2 -In Manchester | Guided city tour
Today a guided tour will enable you to explore the city of Manchester. Once at the heart of the industrial revolution and known for its cotton trade, today a vibrant, cosmopolitan city. Here discover a combination of old Victorian architecture such as the Town Hall, and award-winning modern structures like the iconic Imperial War Museum North. Go behind the scenes at one of the world's most popular football clubs, Manchester United or take a ride on the Manchester Wheel for a stunning panoramic view across the region. As well as thirty different international cuisines, south of the city you'll find Rusholme a mile-long stretch of authentic Asian restaurants to satisfy your appetite. The city is has some of the best shopping in the country, with a variety of shopping malls, markets, boutiques, and discount outlets.
The city is divided into unique districts each with its own personality. Explore Chinatown, The Quays waterfront destination, historical Castlefield or the stylish Spinningfields. The town hall, St Peter's square and the Central Library are some of the interesting sights in addition to a pulsing night life and vibrant arts scene (B, D)
Day3-In Manchester
Today head across to The Quays - unique waterfront destination situated just 15 minutes by tram from Manchester city centre and an ideal destination for a day out. Take the Metrolink tram. Visit attractions like the Imperial War Museum North, the Manchester United Museum and Stadium, the MOSI (Museum of Science & Industry) (free entry), the Manchester Art Gallery and the John Ryland's Library.
Alternatively spend the afternoon shopping at Manchester Arndale, Market Street for high street favourites, King Street - designer labels or the Northern Quarter for unique and independent items.
Manchester's bohemian district is home to independent restaurants and bars, perfect for a relaxed night out. Try Odd Bar (continental beers and relaxed atmosphere), Socio Rehab (cocktails and sophisticated), Bay Horse (laid-back beers and a pool table)Trof (relaxed and quirky), Matt & Phred's (Live jazz music - open until the early hours). Dance the night away at Mint Lounge, Moho or at many of the bars which open until the early hours. (B, D)
Day4-Homeward Bound
Good times however need never end ! As you get ready for the airport and your flight back home, relive the high points of your Merair Travel & Tours 'Manchester Delight' tour. We are confident you will join us again sometime soon...(B either in the hotel or on board the flight)