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Great Britain & Ireland (16 Days) - Contiki
Great Britain & Ireland (16 Days) - Contiki
Taylor "The trip to Great Britain and Ireland was unforgettable, with so many memories that will last a lifetime! Tarryn is one of the sweetest human beings you will ever encounter, and genuinely wants everyone to have the time of their lives every step of the way. She knows her stuff, and is very knowledgeable in the history department, which gave the trip so much more depth! Would love to travel with he..."
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31 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+18
Ends
London
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Highlights

  • Travel the Liverpool countryside
  • Be amazed by the Lake District
  • Explore the epic Edinburgh Castle
  • Kiss the magical Blarney stone
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Ferry
Start and end in London! With the in-depth cultural tour Great Britain & Ireland (16 Days), you have a 16 day tour package taking you through London, England and 17 other destinations in Europe. Great Britain & Ireland (16 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • BV
    Written on January 8, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Its good to get to know many cities an cultures in a such short term. The guide was committed and energetic. 99% are friendly australians ... I highly recommend this tour.
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  • KS
    Written on January 3, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Tour was amazing! The tour guide and driver were great. Very safe trip and guide was fun and knowledgeable and very well organised. Always knew what was happening. The tour hit all the places I wanted to visit. Would have loved an extra day in Edinburgh and Dublin though.
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  • S
    Written on December 6, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    WOW! Had the most amazing time! Best experience of my life! The guide was intelligent, incredibly friendly, approachable and helpful. "Me Time" options were great and free time to explore some of the cities was brilliant. This trip and the Team were much, much more than I was expecting. I highly recommend Contiki to everyone now! Thoroughly enjoyed myself and cannot recommend Contiki enough. I look forward to future trips with Contiki.
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  • S
    Written on September 17, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Joel Plunkett and Jamie Thompson were the best team to make our trip fun, hilarious, informative, and all around unforgettable, definitely amazed by the commitment, skill, and knowledge of both guys!
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  • D
    Written on July 25, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Everything and more!
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  • MM
    Written on June 24, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    I went on the Contiki Great Britain and Ireland Tour in 2015. I had a blast and was one of the greatest experiences of my life, Ellie was my tour guide and would always go out of her way to make everyone's trip more memorable, she is highly knowledgeable of the all the areas and a great person.
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  • TV
    Written on June 23, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip to Great Britain and Ireland was unforgettable, with so many memories that will last a lifetime! Tarryn is one of the sweetest human beings you will ever encounter, and genuinely wants everyone to have the time of their lives every step of the way. She knows her stuff, and is very knowledgeable in the history department, which gave the trip so much more depth! Would love to travel with her again :) Thanks Tarryn!
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  • AW
    Written on June 23, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    I was only on the Scottish leg of the tour but it was a great 6 days! Tarryn was full of knowledge and it's great to have someone enthusiastic about the history as your guide and who loves the hairy coos! As a solo traveller she made me feel very comfortable and was a good laugh.
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  • JE
    Written on June 23, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Best of best!!!!! :)
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  • NH
    Written on May 21, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    My tour with Meg's was one of the best experiences of my life! She's so fun and nice, never a dull moment. She took us to the best places and was really knowledgable about the history and culture of all the cities we went to.
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: London to Liverpool
  2. Day 2: Liverpool to York
  3. Day 3: York to Lake District
  4. Day 4: Lake District to Edinburgh
  5. Day 5: Edinburgh
  6. Day 6: Edinburgh to Scottish Highlands
  7. Day 7: Scottish Highlands to West Highlands
  8. Day 8: West Highlands to Glasgow
  9. Day 9: Glasgow to Dublin
  10. Day 10: Dublin to Cork
  11. Day 11: Cork to Galway
  12. Day 12: Galway
  13. Day 13: Galway to Londonderry
  14. Day 14: Londonderry to Belfast
  15. Day 15: Belfast to Dublin
  16. Day 16: Dublin to London

What's included

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

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  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

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  • Additional Services

  • Flights

  • Optional Extras
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Videos

  • In-Depth Explorer: live like a local with Contiki
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
In-Depth Explorer: live like a local with Contiki

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • January 1, 2017

      Do your tours cater specifically to young people only?

      We have a wide range of tours for all ages.You can filter your age bracket on our website using the filters at the left hand side of the search page.

    • December 1, 2016

      We are a party of 3 aged 38 - 49. Is this an appropriate tour for us?

      Contiki operates tours for travellers between ages (18-35). They are geared towards active, budget-minded young travellers who want to meet other people from all over the world, and tend to be very popular with students and backpackers.

    • July 17, 2016

      What is the average age of the people that go on this tour?

      Contiki has been running tours for more than 50 years, for travellers aged 18-35 years old. They are specialists in this age group, offering their unique tours worldwide to those who have a passion for travel, exploration and adventure.

      Their motto of #noregrets lives through their staff, their company, and the people they show around, with every element of the tours and travel experiences they offer, letting people to discover new things about the people and the world around us.

      You will mostly find travellers on their early 20's and many solo travellers!

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    Guides who have led this tour

    • Tarryn Liddell
      "With so many places in the world to explore it was always hard to stay in one place. Travelling is the..."
    • Ebony Skye Anderson
      "So when I moved to Switzerland to study in 2006 - little did I know it would end up changing every plan..."
    • Megs Chandler
      "Growing up in the most isolated city in the world, it was like a right of passage to travel half way..."
    • James Jenkins
      "Before joining the Tourism Industry i used to frequently travel across South East Asia and Australia..."
    • Emma Chipperfield
    • Ellie Teasdale

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      About the countries

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      England , Scotland and Northern Ireland
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      Ireland

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      England, Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland

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      Location
      Start and end in London.
      Hold my space
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      Deposit
      TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 7 March 2018 the full payment of $2,226 is necessary.
      Cancellation policy
      No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2226 for Great Britain & Ireland (16 Days), but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
      Credit Cards
      The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

      Destinations

      Covering a total distance of approx 2,877 km.
      • London (England)
      • 287 km
      • Liverpool (England)
      • 140 km
      • York (England)
      • 128 km
      • Bowness-on-Windermere (England)
      • 71 km
      • Gretna Green (Scotland)
      • 107 km
      • Edinburgh (Scotland)
      • 49 km
      • St Andrews (Scotland)
      • 147 km
      • Loch Ness (Scotland)
      • 104 km
      • Portree (Scotland)
      • 99 km
      • Ben Nevis (Scotland)
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