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Great Britain & Ireland (including Loch Ness) - Contiki
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16 days

Great Britain & Ireland (including Loch Ness)

From London to London
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  • Eat a traditional Irish feast and watch Irish dancing
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage listed Giant’s Causeway
  • Cycle through the historical and cultural wonders of Kilkenny


Start and end in London! With the discovery tour Great Britain & Ireland (including Loch Ness), you have a 16 day tour package taking you through London, England and 20 other destinations in Europe. Great Britain & Ireland (including Loch Ness) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: London to Liverpool
    Start point London, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
  2. Day 2: Liverpool to York
  3. Day 3: York to Lake District
  4. Day 4: Lake District to Edinburgh via Gretna Green and Hadrian's Wall
  5. Day 5: Edinburgh
  6. Day 6: Edinburgh to Scottish Highlands via St Andrews
  7. Day 7: Scottish Highlands to West Highlands via Isle of Skye
  8. Day 8: West Highlands to Glasgow via Stirling
  9. Day 9: Glasgow to Dublin via Larne
  10. Day 10: Dublin to Cork via Kilkenny
  11. Day 11: Cork to Galway via Blarney and Cliffs of Moher
  12. Day 12: Galway
  13. Day 13: Galway to Londonderry
  14. Day 14: Londonderry to Belfast via Giants Causeway
  15. Day 15: Belfast to Dublin
  16. Day 16: Dublin to London
    End point London, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
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  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

15 nights

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  • LM
    · August 18, 2019
    Remi was a fantastic tour manager! Very organized and committed to making sure we were all safe and having an amazing time. He went above and beyond and shared lots of insight/history at each location so we got the most from the experience. Would... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • K
    · August 14, 2019
    Great sights and amazing country side!
    Trip date: August 2019
  • Great Britain & Ireland (including Loch Ness) reviewer 3
    · July 27, 2019
    Remi was a fantastic guide, always going above and beyond for our group to make sure we had the best time and everything ran smoothly. I ended up getting sick on the tour and he was so caring always checking up to see how I was feeling and making sure I... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
  • G
    · July 27, 2019
    Remi went above and beyond with the tour making sure we were all happy and comfortable. Remi gave us heaps of knowledge of each destination.
    Trip date: July 2019
  • M
    · July 27, 2019
    Amazing trip with incredible guide and driver! Definitely, go for it!!
    Trip date: July 2019
  • C
    · June 29, 2019
    Both tour manager (Remi) and bus driver (Connor) where great. Was an amazing trip.
    Trip date: June 2019
  • J
    · June 26, 2019
    Was a great experience!
    Trip date: June 2019
  • Great Britain & Ireland (including Loch Ness) reviewer 8
    · June 22, 2019
    Remi was wonderful, had some awesome slideshow presentations and facts for us whilst we were on the bus so we could find out more about where we were going. He did his best to find out the answers to any questions we might've had. Overall just great.
    Trip date: June 2019
  • Great Britain & Ireland (including Loch Ness) reviewer 9
    · June 21, 2019
    Absolutely amazing and i will recommend it to family and friends back home
    Trip date: June 2019
  • A
    · June 16, 2019
    Remi was an incredible tour guide. He was very knowledgeable and made sure all of my meals were lactose free which was a big worry of mine. My favorite part was trivia night that he created because although I’m not big on going out and partying I felt a... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019

Dates & Availability

16 days
Great Britain & Ireland (including Loch Ness)
From London to London
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    • Where and when does the tour end?

      On Day 16 of the tour your group will travel from Dublin to Liverpool, where the tour will end. The drop off point and suggested time of arrival will be in your final trip documents, which are sent 21 days before departure.

    • Where and when does the tour start?

      The adventure starts in London, where you will meet you group in the morning and set ff for a day of sightseeing, before boarding the coach and heading up to Liverpool. The time and place of the meeting point will be in your final trip documents, which will be sent 21 days before departure.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Airport transfers are not included in the tour cost and Contiki is unable to arrange transfers, so you will need to make your own way to the tour starting point. Contiki make sure that their meeting points are in well connected areas, so catching public transport shouldn't be a problem!

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Of course, we can! Once you have a confirmed booking on this tour, we can request additional accommodation for you with the tour operator.

    • What is the age range?

      Contiki operates tours exclusively 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. Due to this, children under the age of 18 and adults outside of the age range are not able to participate in this tour.

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      England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland


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      • For any tour departing before 17 July 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 17 July 2020, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Contiki. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 45 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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