FROM $1,915

 

 

 

 

 

TURN UP THE VOLUME AND GET HYPED FOR AN EXCITING MUSICAL EXPERIENCE!

Contiki Sounds deliver the ultimate medley of music and travel. Part musical education, part festival fun, part deep dive into UK culture, Contiki Sounds is all parts unforgettable as they offer the Reading Festival for 2019! The longest running festival still in existence, Reading is one of the most iconic music festivals in the world. With multiple stages for every musical quirk and curiosity, you can enjoy the most raucous and exuberant festival atmospheres in the world. This is the kind of life-affirming party you'll never, ever forget.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


CONTIKI SOUNDS • READING FESTIVAL
7 DAYS • ENGLAND
DEPARTURE • 20 AUGUST 2019 — 26 AUGUST 2019
FROM $1,915PP* TWIN SHARE
ITINERARY HIGHLIGHTS • WINDSOR, BATH, OXFORD, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, STONEHENGE, BRISTOL

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS:

• 6 nights accomodation — 2 nights in a hotel and 4 nights glamping (luxury camping)
• 7 meals throughout
• Expert trip manager and driver
• All transport included during the trip
• #NOREGRETS Inclusions: visits to Stonehenge, Windsor, Stratford-Upon-Avon, the Roman town of Bath, and a Banksy Street Art tour of Bristol

 

CONTIKI SOUNDS • READING FESTIVAL
10 DAYS • ENGLAND
DEPARTURE • 17 AUGUST 2019 — 26 AUGUST 2019
FROM $2,345PP* TWIN SHARE
ITINERARY HIGHLIGHTS • MANCHESTER, LIVERPOOL, BRISTOL, YORK, CAMBRIDGE, STONEHENGE, LAKE DISTRICT

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS:

• 9 nights accomodation — 5 nights in a hotel and 4 nights glamping (luxury camping)
• 12 meals throughout
• Expert trip manager and driver
• All transport included during the trip
• #NOREGRETS Inclusions: visits to Stonehenge, the Roman town of Bath, the Shakespeare House at Stratford-Upon-Avon, a Beatles Magical Mystery Tour, and a Banksy Street Art tour of Bristol

 

HURRY! Don't miss your chance to attend this exciting music festival and catch these incredible performers live!

 

THE 2019 READING FESTIVAL HEADLINING ACTS

THE 1975 • FOO FIGHTERS • POST MALONE • BASTILLE • THE WOMBATS • ANDERSON PAAK • CHVRCHES • BILLIE EILISH • TWENTY ONE PILOTS • ROYAL BLOOD • MURA MASA • AND MANY MORE!

 

WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? Simply fill out the enquiry form or give us a call on 1300 487 283 to book TODAY!

 

*Terms and conditions apply: All information and prices are correct as at 4 April 2019 but are subject to availability, black-out periods and change or withdrawal. For more information, please contact your itravel agent.

TOUR DETAILS - Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to be part of the world-famous Reading Festival with Contiki!

CONTIKI SOUNDS • READING FESTIVAL (7 DAYS)

 

DAY 01 — LONDON TO BRISTOL VIA STONEHENGE AND BATH

It's time to meet and greet your fellow music lovers and future festival crew in the bustling hub of London. We can feel the excitement bubbling already; we've got one hell of an adventure ahead of us. First stop: the mind-bogglingly ancient site of Stonehenge. You can choose to take an optional tour of this 5,000 year old monument—shrouded in mystery and all sorts of conspiracy theories—before we head towards another historical hotspot: the Roman spa town of Bath. Upon arrival in Bath, we'll have time to appreciate the crumbling Roman statues, gorgeous Georgian architecture and honey-coloured stones, before making our way to the counter-cultural hub of Bristol. Good evening Bristol! Here, we'll get enjoy an included 3-course meal before getting to grips with the legendary nightlife of this vibrant city.

 

DAY 02 — BRISTOL TO OXFORD VIA STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Famous for its counter-cultural vibes and for being the birthplace of trip-hop, Bristol also birthed the legendary street artist, Banksy. So,this morning it's the perfect place to immerse yourself on our included Banksy street art tour. After this decidedly modern odyssey, we'll head back in time to Stratford-Upon-Avon—home of the most famous writer in history, William Shakespeare. You'll get time to explore this gorgeous village and spot the famous Shakespeare house, before we journey towards yet another historical behemoth that is Oxford. This stunning city revolves around its prestigious university, established in the 12th Century (that's older than the Aztec empire!), and we'll get a chance to soak up all those dreamy spires and botanical beauty, with an option to enjoy some buzzing student nightlife as the evening draws in.

 

DAY 03 — OXFORD TO THE READING FESTIVAL VIA WINDSOR

Ah, Oxford. You're the the perfect spot for a relaxed morning, as we sleep off the night before or take a leisurely stroll through the cobbled streets. Refreshed and ready to go, we'll make our way to the rather regal town of Windsor. You may recognise this grand old town as the recent host of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding. You can choose to visit Windsor castle or simply admire the picturesque sights before we recharge and get excited for the trip's true headliner—the Reading Festival! This evening we'll pull up to Reading Festival in our luxury coach and check into our VIP campsite. This is how you do an English music festival in style!

 

DAYS 04 TO 06 — THE READING FESTIVAL

Get ready for three days of magical musical mayhem—without all of the mess! VIP camping, included hot breakfasts, and the very best festival foods keep things nice and comfortable, but the killer headliners alongside one of the most raucous and legendary festival atmospheres in the world will make this the most insanely memorable weekend of your life. This is how you do a festival properly. Reading, we're so ready for you!

 

DAY 07 — END OF THE READING FESTIVAL

After a whirwind weekend, our throats hoarse from singing and laughing, it's time for some much needed R&R. Reading Festival and Contiki Sounds—it's been emotional. Over and out!

 


 

 

CONTIKI SOUNDS • READING FESTIVAL (10 DAYS)

 

DAY 01 — LONDON TO YORK VIA CAMBRIDGE

It's time to meet and greet your fellow music lovers and future festival crew in the bustling hub of London. We can feel the excitement bubbling already; we've got one hell of an adventure ahead of us. From London, we'll head straight up to Cambridge, a city known for its historic university (founded in 1209!), and ridiculously pretty riverside photo ops. Once you've been thoroughly charmed by this gorgeous city it's time to hit the road towards another historical beauty, York. Time to treat yourself to some authentic English grub with an included 3 course dinner at a local pub (a pint of proper ale is an optional accompaniment). As night descends, why not choose to embark on a spine-tingling ghost walk? If you have the nerve, that is. (York is said to be one of the most haunted towns in the world).

 

DAY 02 — YORK TO MANCHESTER

On the northern road again and we've got our eyes firmly set on a UK city icon. Today we'll venture further North to the city of Manchester, the metropolis that's as famous for its football teams as its iconic music scenes. You'll have a chance to explore the home town of Oasis, the Stone Roses, and the Smiths, as well as witness the so-called Theatre of Dreams: the legendary football ground of Old Trafford. In the evening, you'll have free time to explore this buzzing city and learn why it's famous worldwide for its eclectic musical nightlife.

 

DAY 03 — MANCHESTER TO LIVERPOOL VIA THE LAKE DISTRICT

Saying ta-ra to Manchester this morning, it's time to head west towards Liverpool, another cultural and musical behemoth (anyone heard of The Beatles?). But first, we'll stop off in the serenely beautiful mountains and woodlands of the UK's most naturally protected area: the Lake District. Once here, you can choose to soak up all that dreamy scenery on an optional Lake Windamere cruise, or simply kick back and find your zen, preparing for the night's main event. Finally, we'll reach the city of Liverpool and dive right into this iconic city's significant musical heritage with a Beatles Magical Mystery tour, a delicious local dinner, and live music at the world-famous Cavern Club. Music lovers everywhere—you've found your paradise.

 

DAY 04 — LIVERPOOL TO BIRMINGHAM

You'll have this morning to yourselves as you get to soak up everything the eccentric city of Liverpool has to offer. Check out the Beatles museum—dedicated to all things Fab Four—or head over to the iconic Anfield football stadium. This evening, we'll get to enjoy the killer nightlife of Birmingham, where indie rock nights and thrumming electronic dancefloors are all on offer.

 

DAY 05 — BIRMINGHAM TO BRISTOL VIA STRATFORD-UPON-AVON AND BATH

Leaving Birmingham behind, next up we're headed to Stratford Upon Avon, the birthplace of the most famous writer of all time, England's cherished bard: William Shakespeare. We'll get to see the famous Shakespeare House, and admire the quaint beauty of the town, before heading towards yet another stunning historical haven. Arriving in the ancient Roman spa town of Bath—the only UK city designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site—we'll get to appreciate the crumbling Roman statues, gorgeous Georgian architecture, and honey-coloured stones, before heading to our final destination for the day: the countercultural hub of Bristol. Arriving in this brilliantly bohemian city, we'll treat ourselves to an included dinner, check out some of the local bars, or simply kick back with some much deserved TLC. We've got a whole day of adventures awaiting us tomorrow!

 

DAY 06 — BRISTOL TO THE READING FESTIVAL VIA STONEHENGE

Famed for its counter-cultural vibes and for being the birthplace of trip-hop, Bristol is the perfect place to immerse yourself in our included Banksy street art tour, spotting some of his most iconic artworks and checking out some of the artists he inspired. Then it's time to head a decidedly less modern cultural artefact en-route to Reading: the prehistoric, mysterious site of Stonehenge. If you like, you can opt to walk in the footsteps of our neolithic ancestors with a full Stonehenge tour. Whether or not you decide to tap into your inner druid, we'll all feel our excitement beging to bubble as we prepare ourselves for the true headliner of the trip: the legendary Reading Festival. This evening, we'll pull up to the Reading Festival in our luxury coach and check into our VIP campsite. This is how you do an English music festival in style!

 

DAYS 07 TO 09 — THE READING FESTIVAL

Get ready for three days of magical musical mayhem—without all of the mess! VIP camping, included hot breakfasts, and the very best festival foods keep things nice and comfortable, but the killer headliners alongside one of the most raucous and legendary festival atmospheres in the world will make this the most insanely memorable weekend of your life. This is how you do a festival properly. Reading, we're so ready for you!

 

DAY 10 — END OF THE READING FESTIVAL

After a whirwind weekend, our throats hoarse from singing and laughing, it's time for some much needed R&R. Reading Festival and Contiki Sounds—it's been emotional. Over and out!

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