Trip Overview

Grand Britain & Ireland Tour

Tour rating: 4.88 / 5, Based on 14 Reviews
Private tour to United Kingdom, Ireland

Immerse yourself in the inspiring natural beauty of Great Britain and Ireland during the comprehensive 22-day private journey. The adventure begins in London and features the Stonehenge, then on to Scotland with insightful Edinburgh, the Loch Ness and the Isle of Skye. A steam train ride via the Glenfinnan Viaduct and an overnight in a Victorian castle are among the tour highlights! End your trip exploring Ireland.

Grand Britain & Ireland Tour

22 days14 cities
United KingdomIreland2 countries
Private tour to United Kingdom, Ireland
From
$10,799
Tour rating: 4.88 / 5, Based on 14 Reviews

Immerse yourself in the inspiring natural beauty of Great Britain and Ireland during the comprehensive 22-day private journey. The adventure begins in London and features the Stonehenge, then on to Scotland with insightful Edinburgh, the Loch Ness and the Isle of Skye. A steam train ride via the Glenfinnan Viaduct and an overnight in a Victorian castle are among the tour highlights! End your trip exploring Ireland.

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Day-By-Day

London

first destination
3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival to London
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to the incredible capital of the United Kingdom - London! Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the airport and takes you to your hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

For the afternoon activity, we would recommend visiting The British Museum or the National Gallery.

Meals are not included.

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Day 2
Royal London
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast in your hotel, you begin to explore the iconic landmarks of London. We have booked a 2-day pass for London tube for you, so you can experience famous London transportation system and save time on traffic.

Together with your professional guide, you begin your full day city tour with the legendary Tower of London. Your tour continues with a walk to the absolutely un-missable must-sees of the city: the 700-year-old Westminster Abbey and one of London's most famous landmarks - the Houses of Parliament's iconic clock tower Big Ben, officially known as Elizabeth Tower.

After the tour, you return back to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore London.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 3
Free Day in London & Optional Tour
Free day
Free day

Today is a free day for you to explore London! There is still plenty to see, and one of the suggestions would be to visit The Shard skyscraper, which opens great panoramic views of the city.

Or you can choose to take our carefully planned optional day trip to Windsor Castle.

Breakfast is included.

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The Gore Hotel, London
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The Gore Hotel is a beautiful property and a great place to stay during your London visit. It is located in a 19th-century edifice and provides spacious guestrooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. The Gore Hotel offers to take advantage of the on-site restaurant and the well-known Bar 190.

Welcome to London

London is among the most visited cities on the planet, attracting tourists with its fine cuisine, historic treasures, and unique culture.

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London
Bath
1 hr 30 min

Admire the views through your window while onboard a fast and comfortable train heading towards Bath. Providing compartments for your luggage, plenty of legroom, air conditioning and other necessary amenities, it is one of the best ways to travel around England. 

Bath

second destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in centrally located hotel
Day 4
Bath UNESCO Heritage & Stonehenge
City tour
City tour

This morning after breakfast you check out from your hotel. You are transferred to the train station where you board a train that takes you to exhilarating Bath in only 1.5 hours.

Founded by the Romans as a thermal spa, Bath became an important center of the wool industry in the Middle Ages. In the 18th century, under George III, it developed into an elegant town with neoclassical Palladian buildings, which blend harmoniously with the Roman baths.

Today you see the highlights of the city and its most interesting sights together with your professional guide.

An absolute highlight of the day is a short drive to the mysterious Stonehenge, which is one of the most famous prehistoric monuments in the world.

After the tour, you return to Bath, where you check-in a centrally located hotel for an overnight stay.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 5
Tour Around Cotswolds
Day tour
Day tour

The Cotswolds is one of the most 'quintessentially English' and unchanged regions of England where you cannot help but fall in love with its uniqueness. Today following breakfast you go on a tour around the stunning Cotswolds countryside.

During the tour, you visit Castle Combe, named "most beautiful village in England". Then on to Malmesbury, continue to Lower Slaughter.

After the tour, you return to Bath and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

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Francis Hotel MGallery Collection, Bath
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The beautiful Francis Hotel MGallery Collection is located within a walking distance from the city center and only a block away from the scenic Jane Austen Center. All guest rooms offer comfortable beds with Egyptian cotton linen, a flat-screen TV, safe, and Wi-Fi.

Welcome to Bath

The English city of Bath is the place where heritage intertwines with modern-day rhythm. The city was built by Romans maintains its authentic architecture to this day.

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Bath
York
4 hrs 10 min

Equipped with comfortable seating and all the necessary amenities, the trains in England are among the most popular means of transport. Hop onboard one going from Bath to York and enjoy the pleasant journey. 

York

third destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in centrally located hotel
Day 6
Cross Country to York
Transfer
Transfer
City tour
City tour

This morning after breakfast you check out from the hotel. You are then taken to the train station for your cross-country train from Bath to York. The duration of the train ride is approximately 4 hours.

Upon arrival to York, you are transferred to your downtown hotel for check-in.

Today you get to learn about the architecture, important characters, and brutal battles that have made York a cultural pilgrimage. Nearly becoming the capital of England, it was first found by Romans in 71 AD.

During the guided orientation walking tour of York you explore the ancient city walls, see the picturesque Shambles and the magnificent York Minster.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day at your leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 7
Free Day in York
Free day
Free day
Transfer
Transfer

Today is free for you to explore York on your own or enjoy our carefully planned optional tour to Yorkshire Countryside.

In the late afternoon, you take a train to Edinburgh. Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the train station and takes you to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to York

York is among the oldest cities in the United Kingdom, founded by the Romans in 71 A.D. as a military fort.

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York
Edinburgh
2 hrs 20 min

Enjoy the pleasant train ride along some of the most beautiful sceneries, while onboard a modern train featuring all the necessary amenities.

Edinburgh

fourth destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in centrally located hotel
Day 8
Edinburgh Royal Mile
City tour
City tour

Today following breakfast you get to explore the capital of Scotland - Edinburgh! In the morning you meet with a guide in a lobby for a start of a tour of the Royal Mile.

Your tour includes a tour inside of the Edinburgh Castle to explore this famous fortification and enjoy great panoramic views of the city. After the tour (around 4 hours) you return to your hotel.

You may extend your tour with an optional activity:

  • Guided visit to the Royal Yacht Brittania
  • Taste of Scotland: Scottish Show and Dinner
  • Spirit Of Scotland Show and Dinner

Breakfast is included.

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Hilton Edinburgh Carlton, Edinburgh
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The beautiful Hilton Edinburgh Carlton boasts a great location near Edinburgh’s old town. All guest rooms are cozy and spacious and provide free WiFi, a flat-screen TV, a sitting area, and a private bathroom.

Welcome to Edinburgh

The capital city of Scotland, Edinburgh has stunning architecture including the Holyrood Palace on the Royal Mile and the Edinburgh Castle.

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Edinburgh
Pitlochry
1 hr 20 min

Enjoy a comfortable journey with our experienced driver while traveling across numerous authentic towns and picturesque sceneries. 

Pitlochry

fifth destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in centrally located hotel
Day 9
Stirling Castle, Dunkeld & Pitlochry
Transfer
Transfer
Museum
Museum

Following breakfast and check-out from your hotel and start off on the journey across Scotland with your driver-guide.

Your day starts with a visit to the city of Stirling, Scotland's heritage capital which is the home to the finest collection of historic buildings in Scotland. Here you tour one of Scotland's most historically important sites  - the Stirling Castle. During the tour you can view the King and Queen’s apartments, the famous Stirling Heads and visit the Royal Palace, the jewel of Stirling Castle’s crown.

Then you continue your journey to the lovely village of Dunkeld on the banks of the River Tay. Here you find the Hermitage - a protected site featuring a stretch of magical Perthshire forest. Also known as part of the Perthshire Big Tree Country the Hermitage is home to the giant Douglas firs that you can admire while you make your way to the Black Linn waterfall.

Today your journey ends in Pitlochry, a cozy resort town located amongst the stunning scenery of Highland Perthshire. Your driver-guide takes you to the hotel for check-in and you have the rest of the day at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Pitlochry

Pitlochry might seem small at first, however, the range of activities is as wide as could be. With numerous possibilities for outdoor leisure, such as cycling, white water rafting, and even bungee jumping, Pitlochry travel is truly an unforgettable experience.

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Pitlochry
Inverness
1 hr 40 min

Enjoy the scenic route from Pitlochry to Inverness on a private transfer with our experienced driver.

Inverness

sixth destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in centrally located hotel
Day 10
Blair Castle, Cairngorms National Park & Culloden
Transfer
Transfer
Museum
Museum

Following breakfast and check-out prepare for an exciting day of touring. Your driver-guide meets you at the hotel lobby and you start your journey towards Inverness.

You start the day with a tour of the Blair Castle, the ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl and home to Europe's last remaining private regiment, the Atholl Highlanders and discover the unique story of this castle.

As you drive north into the Cairngorms National Park you take in the amazing scenery learn some more about the wonderful wilderness of Scotland: five of the six highest mountains of United Kingdom are located within the park, huge forests of ancient native trees are found here as well as cascading waterfalls and rich wildlife.

You then continue to Culloden Moor - the site of the final Jacobite Rising where the Jacobites were finally defeated by government soldiers in 1746. Explore the Culloden Visitor Centre, located beside the battlefield, that features artifacts of the battle and interactive displays that reveal the background to the conflict. 

Your last stop for today is a visit to the 4000-year-old Bronze Age cemetery complex - Clava Cairns. This exceptionally well preserved prehistoric site casts a light upon the distant history of Highland Scotland.

Finally, you are taken to your hotel for an overnight in Inverness. Upon arrival you check-in your hotel set close to the city center near many of the pubs and restaurants that offer live traditional music and great value meals. Our favorites include Hootananny Inverness.

Breakfast is included.

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Glenmoriston Townhouse Hotel, Inverness
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The Glenmoriston is a great property situated in the heart of the city of Inverness. It offers well-fitted rooms, free parking, and Wi-Fi. The award-winning Contrast Brasserie restaurant offers to enjoy a great variety of cuisines.

Welcome to Inverness

Inverness is undoubtedly a must-visit while in the Scottish Highlands! Full of myths and legends, spectacular nature and man-made wonders, the city is home to the monumental Inverness Castle, as well as the famous Loch Ness.

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Inverness
Isle of Skye
2 hrs 20 min

The scenic route to the Isle of Skye offers numerous possibilities to admire the beautiful nature and postcard-like landscapes of the area, thus make sure to marvel at the views while our professional driver takes care of your journey. 

Isle of Skye

seventh destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in centrally located hotel
Day 11
Loch Ness & Eilean Donan Castle
Boat ride
Boat ride
Transfer
Transfer

In the morning after breakfast you check out from the hotel and the next stop is the famous Loch Ness - Scotland’s legendary lake - best known for the alleged sightings of a monster. 

Enjoy a boat ride from the Dochgarroch Lock (at the head of the Loch Ness) to Drumnadrochit where you tour the Urquhart Castle. During the tour, you discover the greatest castle in the Highlands and its 1,000 years of dramatic history and distinctly Highland heritage.

Your next stop is the Invermoriston where you have a great photo opportunity at the old Thomas Telford bridge that crosses the spectacular River Moriston falls.

You then drive past the Five Sisters of Kintail - a high mountain ridge rising steeply from Glen Shiel to a maximum height of 3,501 feet. The five distinctly pointed summits are a well-known landmark.

The day is crowned with the iconic Eilean Donan Castle, one of the most recognized castles in Scotland used as the backdrop for countless famous movies. It is perfectly situated on a tiny island, surrounded by water and magnificent scenery. It is certainly a "must-see" Scottish castle!

After you cross the Skye Bridge your spectacular journey towards the Isle of Skye ends and you have an overnight on the Island.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 12
Isle of Skye
Day tour
Day tour

Following breakfast prepare for a whole day touring the Isle of Skye. Your day begins with a scenic drive alongside the dramatic Trotternish Ridge and includes stops at Lealt Waterfall and Kilt Rock.

After you explore the magic of the Fairy Glen, a delightful miniature Highland landscape and legendary home of the 'wee people'!

Please note: the Fairy Glen visit is not available for parties of 3 or more as larger vehicles are not permitted to drive up this road.

A highlight of the day is the visit to the oldest distillery on the Isle of Skye -  Talisker. Here you enjoy a guided tour of the distillery and a tasting of its award-winning Single Malt Scotch, a whiskey that is made by the sea and tells the story of its origin like no other. The tasting will allow you to feel the connection of its smell and taste with the rugged environment of the Isle of Skye.

You also visit the Portree, the main town on the Isle of Skye and its capital that is located on the east side of Skye overlooking a sheltered bay.

In the early evening, you return to your hotel and have some time to spend on your own.

Breakfast and drinks are included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Isle of Skye

Explore the fairytale-like sceneries of the Isle of Skye, one of the largest islands in entire Scotland! The jaw-droppingly beautiful nature is the main attraction in the area.

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Isle of Skye
Fort William
1 hr 20 min

Undoubtedly a one-of-a-kind experience and a must while in the region is taking the Jacobite steam train ride. Some call it the most impressive railway journey in the world, thus don't miss the chance to travel along the West Highland Line and gaze at the landscapes like no other.

Fort William

eighth destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in centrally located hotel
Day 13
Steam Train to Fort William
Boat ride
Boat ride
Transfer
Transfer

After breakfast, you check out from your hotel. Together with your driver-guide, you continue exploring Scotland. You drive to Armadale where you may visit the Armadale Castle and Gardens and the Museum of the Isles (entrance tickets not included).

You take a ferry over the sea from Skye (Armadale) to Mallaig, taking in the beautiful views. Upon arrival you have the Jacobite steam train ride on the famous West Highland Line described as the greatest railway journey in the world! During the ride you cross the most famous bridge in Scotland - the Glenfinnan Viaduct featured four of the Harry Potter movies.

In around 2 hours you arrive in Fort William and spend the overnight in an amazing castle located nearby.

Breakfast and snacks are included.

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4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Fort William

Home to the highest peak in the United Kingdom, the imposing Ben Nevis, Fort William is a town loved by professional climbers and tourists likewise.

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Fort William
Glasgow
2 hrs 10 min

Let our experienced driver take you through some of the most picturesque sceneries in the area, including the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, while on your way to Glasgow. 

Glasgow

ninth destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in centrally located hotel
Day 14
Scenic Drive to Glasgow via Glen Coe and Inveraray Castle
Transfer
Transfer
Museum
Museum

After breakfast check out from your castle and meet your driver-guide for your last touring day of Scotland.

Your day starts with a scenic drive to Glen Coe, which is considered as one of the most spectacular drives in Scotland. This narrow valley of Glen Coe is where the bloody massacre of the MacDonalds took place in 1692. Glen Coe with its mountain peaks carved out by the glaciers and volcanic explosions is also an iconic film location: it is featured in the James Bond's Skyfall and Harry Potter movies. Here you have a chance to visit the Glencoe Visitor Center and Exhibition (entrance tickets not included).

One of the main highlights on your way to Glasgow is the amazing Inveraray Castle features in Downtown Abbey. You will visit the romantic Castle & Gardens on the shores of Loch Fyne and discover one of Scotland’s finest stately homes.

After the tour, you make your way to Glasgow where you driver-guide takes you to the centrally located hotel and the rest of the day is free for you to explore the city on your own.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Glasgow

The bustling port city of Glasgow is one of the most impressive amalgams of heritage and entertainment of Scotland. Home to unique sights such as the Glasgow Cathedral, this city is surely worth exploring.

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Glasgow
Dublin

Dublin

tenth destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in centrally located hotel
Day 15
Flight to Dublin & Irish Dance Night
Transfer
Transfer
Show
Show
Dinner
Dinner

In the morning after breakfast, you check out from the hotel and driver takes you to the airport for your short flight to Dublin.

Welcome to the fabulous capital of Ireland - Dublin! Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the arrivals hall and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for the check-in.

In the evening we invite you to enjoy a show of traditional Irish music, dance, and dinner for which Ireland is famous worldwide. The cast of dancers from Riverdance and Lord of the Dance will provide you with the flavor of different styles of Irish dance. Transfers are not included, you may take a taxi or walk to the Belvedere.

Breakfast and dinner are included.

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Day 16
Dublin City Tour
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

After a full Irish breakfast this morning, meet your guide in the hotel lobby and carry on to a walking city tour of Dublin.

During the sightseeing tour, you see many of Dublin’s icons while being guided to some hidden and wonderful spots that visitors most often miss. You see Dublin Castle, Christchurch Cathedral, the famous Ha’penny Bridge, the Georgian doors of Dublin and Trinity College Library where you see the famous Book of Kells.

You then have a guided group tour of the original Jameson Distillery on Bow St. where it all began in 1780. The former factory founded by John Jameson where Jameson Irish Whiskey was distilled until 1971 now stands as a monument to Irish Whiskey. Here you explore the history and heritage and enjoy a comparative whiskey tasting.

After the tour, you have the afternoon at leisure.

Choose from one of the following optional tours:

  • Whiskey Blending Class
  • Guinnes Storehouse & Connoisseur Experience
  • Newgrange & Boyne Valley Tour

Breakfast and tasting are included.

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Brooks Hotel, Dublin
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The stylish Brooks Hotel is set right in the heart of Dublin and offers everything you need for a comfortable stay. All guestrooms are equipped with flat-screen LCD TVs, WiFi, individually controlled air-conditioning, ironing facilities, and private bathrooms with hair dryers.

Welcome to Dublin

The capital of Ireland, glorious Dublin, is situated on the shores of the picturesque bay on the east coast of the country. Leprechauns, exceptional beer and St. Patric's Day are just the first associations with this amazing city. In reality, Dublin keeps a lot more secrets to share with those, wishing to get to know the true Irish soul.

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Dublin
Cork
2 hrs 30 min

Let our professional driver take care of your journey through some of the most picturesque sceneries in the area while traveling from Dublin to Cork.

Cork

eleventh destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in centrally located hotel
Day 17
Exploring Ireland's Countryside
Transfer
Transfer
Day tour
Day tour

In the morning you meet your driver-guide to explore Ireland's countryside on the way to Cork. The first stop during your trip is the Rock of Cashel, the site that was the Seat of the High Kings of Munster and where St Patrick converted King Aengus to Christianity.

The Rock of Cashel is a spectacular group of medieval buildings set on an outcrop of limestone in the Golden Vale. Your trip continues with a stop at the stunning Blarney Castle where you have the chance to kiss the famous Stone of Eloquence.

  • Please, note: you may add a journey on gorgeous Dublin – Rosslare railway line that passes Killiney Bay, the Avoca viaduct and the waterfront in Wexford town to your route today.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Cork

Cork is the ever-bustling city full of cultural heritage, cheerful people and authentic architecture, making it a must-see while in Ireland.

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Cork
Killarney
1 hr 10 min

Relax and enjoy the beautiful route while our professional driver takes you through some of the most beautiful sceneries and towns in the area. 

Killarney

twelfth destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in centrally located hotel
Day 18
Wild Atlantic Way to Killarney
Transfer
Transfer

After breakfast, you check out from the hotel and travel with your guide/driver along the wild and rugged south and west coast, which is part of Ireland’s famous Wild Atlantic Way route.

Today is all about the very best Irish scenery and truly breathtaking panoramas that present a new vista with every mile. During the day you enjoy a number of magnificent photo stops.

You first make a stop to view the beautiful scenery at the Old Head of Kinsale. You then travel along the coastline to Skibbereen and around Bantry Bay - one of the world’s largest natural harbors.

There is time for lunch in the picturesque village of Kenmare and then you make your way through the most stunning part of the Ring of Kerry (its "short route" ) along the Killarney National Park.

Your final destination today is the popular town of Killarney. Upon arrival, you are taken to your hotel for the check-in. The evening is free and you can take the hotel shuttle to town to enjoy Ireland’s most famous tourist town and all of its great pubs and restaurants.

  • Optional accommodation upgrade: An accommodation upgrade to Muckross Park Hotel & Spa in Killarney is available upon request.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Killarney

Located by the postcard-like Killarney lakes, the lovely Irish town of Killarney is part of the Ring of Kerry scenic drive, making it a popular destination among tourists in the area.

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Killarney
Limerick
1 hr 20 min

Let our experienced driver take care of your fast and safe journey, while you sit back and enjoy the postcard-like views through your window. 

Limerick

thirteenth destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in centrally located hotel
Day 19
The Dingle Peninsula
Transfer
Transfer
Day tour
Day tour

Today after breakfast you check out from the hotel and are met by your guide/driver. This day is dedicated to a memorable day tour to the Dingle Peninsula - a journey that takes in the wild and rugged beauty of the Slea Head Drive - once cited as 'the most beautiful place on earth' by the National Geographic.

The peninsula is littered with archaeological remains and secluded sandy beaches. Dingle Town is one of Ireland’s quickly disappearing Gaeltacht regions where Irish is the first language.

In the evening you arrive in Limerick and check-in to your centrally-located hotel.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Limerick

Located in the Munster province in southern Ireland, the city of Limerick features marvelous architecture, as well as an abundant cultural scene with numerous museums, restaurants and green spaces for your leisurely activities.

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Limerick
Galway
2 h

On your way to Galway from Limerick, enjoy your fast and comfortable train journey through the beautiful sceneries of Ireland.

Galway

fourteenth destination
3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in centrally located hotel
Day 20
Visit to Bunratty Castle and Cliffs of Moher Cruise
Transfer
Transfer
Boat ride
Boat ride

Following breakfast, you check out from the hotel and meet with your guide/driver. 

Your first stop is the famous Bunratty Castle and the Folk Park where you enjoy its sights as you stroll from house to house of the charming village street.

Afterward, you make your way to The Cliffs of Moher - a sheer precipice that stretches for 5 miles along the Wild Atlantic Way. The Cliffs of Moher are one of the most impressive coastlines in Ireland. Today you get to enjoy the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre and as a highlight of your day - a one hour Cliffs of Moher Cruise.

After the tour, you continue your journey and have time to see the Burren Region followed by a scenic drive to the city of Galway.

Upon arrival, you are taken to your hotel for the check-in. The rest of the day is free to explore Galway city and enjoy some of the great music and food in the bars and restaurants.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 21
Free Day in Galway & Optional Tours
Free day
Free day

Today is free for you to enjoy and explore Galway on your own.

Alternatively, you can take one of our carefully planned optional tours or day trips:

  • Connemara & Kylemore Abbey Tour from Galway
  • Galway Walking City Tour
  • Galway Food Tour
  • Connemara and Aran Island Food Tour
  • Scenic Cruise of Corrib River & Lake

Breakfast is included.

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Day 22
Departure from Shannon
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your amazing Irish adventure! After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your driver takes you to Shannon Airport for your departure flight.

We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

  • Alternatively, you can choose to have a return by train to Dublin arranged for your departure at an extra charge.

Breakfast is included.

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Galmont Hotel & Spa, Galway
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Providing beautiful views of Galway Bay, the Galmont Hotel & Spa is set right in the heart of the city. It boasts an on-site award-winning spa center and top-notch service. Apart from the spa, the property features impressive facilities such as the Marinas Grill or the Coopers Bar and Lounge.

Welcome to Galway

Galway is the perfect fusion of culture, nature, and architecture to be explored on your next getaway. Located in western Ireland, the harbor city provides with monumental sites to visit, such as the imposing St Nicholas's Church.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation in remarkable centrally located hotels in London, Bath, York, Edinburgh, Pitlochry, Isle of Skye, Inverness, Fort WIlliam, Glasgow, Dublin, Cork, Killarney, Galway;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Regular class train tickets London - Bath; Bath-Bristol-York countryside train; York-Edinburgh;
  • Standard class steam train tickets Mallaig - Fort William with afternoon tea;
  • Professional English-speaking guides and drivers;
  • Sightseeing tours according to the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets to: Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Roman Baths, Stonehenge, York Minister, Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle, Blair Castle, Colloden Moor Visitor Center, Urquhart Castle, Eilean Donan Castle, Inveraray Castle, Trinity College Library, Blarney Castle, Rock of Cashel, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Cliffs of Moher Visitors Centre;
  • 2 day pass for the London tube;
  • Boat ride on Loch Ness, Cliffs of Moher Cruise;
  • Talisker Distillery tour and tasting, Jameson Distillery tour and tasting;
  • Irish Dance Night show with 3-course dinner;
  • Airport and railway station transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, gratuities, all personal expenses, Chinese visa processing service for Canadian passport holders.

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Tour Highlights

  • Guided tours of London, Bath, Edinburgh, Dublin
  • A day trip to Windsor Castle
  • A visit to Stonehenge
  • A tour around Cotswolds
  • A visit to the Hermitage
  • A visit to Cairngorms National Park
  • A visit to Loch Ness
  • A day tour of Isle of Skye
  • A trip on a steam train
  • A distillery visit with tasting
  • An Irish dance night
  • A tour of the Dingle Peninsula
  • An hour the Cliffs of Moher cruise

What To Know

  • Many of the tours will require a lot of walking, make sure to pack comfortable shoes
  • It rains a lot in the UK throughout the year, so it is worth bringing a water-resistant jacket and an umbrella
  • Currency in the UK is British Pound, also known as Pound Sterling, while the currency of Ireland is Euro. Most of the places accept credit/debit card payments, and there are plenty of ATMs available. Although, to avoid any local currency exchange fees we suggest withdrawing some cash prior the trip
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