Tourists Can Now Tour Brexit Britain For £4,650

The six-day holiday promises to "examine the historic implications of a historic vote."

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The New York Times is offering people the chance to go on a six-day tour of Brexit Britain in an effort to give tourists a taste of the current political situation on this side of the pond.

In its series of travel packages which already includes "Chernobyl, 30 Years Later" and "Greenland Is Melting," the US newspaper has launched the "Brexit Means Brexit!" holiday, due to take place this autumn. It promises to "examine the historic implications of a historic vote" under the guidance of Steven Erlanger, the newspaper's London bureau chief.

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"We covered Brexit very thoroughly as a newspaper," Erlanger told The Guardian. "Our readers, American and international, are very interested in the UK, in all its glory to begin with, and also in its future.

"Their interest is political and economic, not just the royals, Harrods, tea and ale. So my hope is to try to explain to people why Britain voted for Brexit and what kind of confusion and complications have already followed, and make some ill-founded guesses about what will finally result."

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The itinerary for the trip includes visits to Parliament, City Hall and the Supreme Court, a walking tour of Westminster as well as various lectures on foreign affairs and the effects of Brexit. Culinary highlights include a traditional afternoon tea and a pub lunch and guests will be put up in the four star St Ermin's Hotel, handily located close to Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace.

The cost? $5,995, or around £4,650, per head. And attendees don't even get to leave the capital.

Those who are interested in politics, ale and scones might want to look to Twitter. There's no shortage of Brits who are happy to debate Brexit, over a few pints...