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Contiki Sounds Reading Festival 7 Day

Is there a better way to unearth the incredible musical heritage of the UK? Meeting your fellow music lovers and festival fanatics in London town, you'll bond over all the beauty Britain has to offer. From quaint village to buzzing city, you'll enjoy street art tours, the regal splendour of Oxford and Windsor and the countercultural hub of Bristol. And that's before the headline event: Reading Festival. Here, you'll enjoy 3 days of music and mayhem with your new festival friends, with VIP camping, hot breakfasts and some of the most glorious festival vibes in the world.

  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • Physical rating: Easy
  • Supplier Tour ID: 321/250704
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Starts: London, United Kingdom
  • Finishes: Reading, United Kingdom
  • Age requirement: 18 - 35
You will Visit
  • London
  • Bristol
  • Oxford
  • Reading



Day 1: 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 2: 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.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 3: Oxford to 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 Harry and Meghan'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 - 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 fest in style.


Day 4-6: 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 7: End Reading Festival

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

    • We'll keep you fueled throughout your musical odyssey with included hot breakfasts (even in the festival) as well as 2 delicious regional dinners
    • A highly trained Trip Manager who brings your adventure to life. An expert driver who knows foreign roads better than Google Maps. Local Guides who make tourist traps a thing of the past. This is your team. Smart, friendly, fun, and integral to everything we do
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