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Scotland & Ireland (Winter, 13 Days)

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Days
13
 
 
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Cost/day $152
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Scotland & Ireland (Winter, 13 Days) - Contiki
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Megan "This trip was beyond my expectations. It was the best time of my life and James was a big reason for that. He was so attentive to my sister when she had trouble getting up hills or stairs, he always made sure she was ok. He was kind, courteous, funny, and knowledgable about every place we went! His first concern was always the safety and happiness of the tour group. We loved him and am going to re..."
Excellent
10 reviews
Starts
Edinburgh
Destinations
+14
Ends
Dublin
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Highlights

  • Keep an eye out for the mythical Loch Ness monster
  • Taste Guinness in Dublin and try haggis in Edinburgh
  • Stand on the picturesque windswept Cliffs of Moher
  • Enjoy some Irish whiskey and the good vibes of Cork
  • Down some stew and listen to Irish music in Galway
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Train & Rail
Travel style
Discovery, Sightseeing, Christmas & New Year
Start in Edinburgh and end in Dublin! With the discovery tour Scotland & Ireland (Winter, 13 Days), you have a 13 day tour package taking you from Edinburgh to Dublin and through Edinburgh, Scotland and 14 other destinations in Europe. Scotland & Ireland (Winter, 13 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • J
    Written on September 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was my first time in Ireland and I really feel like I got to know the country and experience both tourist attractions as well as local experiences!

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  • C
    Written on October 25, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    I did a two week tour through Scotland and Ireland. My tour manager, Ed, was the most knowledgeable tour guide. I felt like I truly had an understanding the othe histories of every place we visited. He had great suggestions on places to go and see. Awesome... Read more

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  • KS
    Written on October 25, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Scotland and Ireland...wow! Contiki really knows how to show you off! I had such an amazing trip. Ed was our phenomenal guide, and he truly went above and beyond to keep us informed about where we were and the history there. He also went out of his way to... Read more

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  • Scotland & Ireland (Winter, 13 Days) reviewer 4
    Written on May 13, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    A fantastic trip that exceeded expectations. Our guide was excellent and the itinerary ticked lots of bucket list boxes :)

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  • LB
    Written on March 8, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Thank you for an amazing trip! Super well organised and an amazing staff!

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  • E
    Written on June 23, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Tarryn was exceptional tour guide, very knowledgeable about every city in Scotland and Ireland we toured. Also she found my family's hometown on a map so I had some sense of where my ancestors came from. Tarryn was also fun to go out with and she had killer... Read more

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  • NH
    Written on May 20, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    From the moment I met up with the tour in Scottland, Megs felt like an old friend I hadn't seen in awhile. She wasn't just the leader of the group but one of us!! She made the trip what it was, awesome and fun!! When I go on my next tour I could only hope... Read more

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  • J
    Written on May 20, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Megs was a very knowledgable guide and made the trip very comfortable and fun for me. I loved seeing all the tourist sites and then the local bars at night. I still talk about the trip to people every chance I get

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  • GS
    Written on May 18, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    The tour was amazing. Ellie was incredibly knowledgeable and her recommendations for sights/sounds/food and drinks were always a success. Her personality is ideal for this type of job. She managed to get everyone (from all walks of life) engaged in the... Read more

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  • M
    Written on April 20, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    This trip was beyond my expectations. It was the best time of my life and James was a big reason for that. He was so attentive to my sister when she had trouble getting up hills or stairs, he always made sure she was ok. He was kind, courteous, funny, and... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Edinburgh
  2. Day 2: Edinburgh
  3. Day 3: Edinburgh to Scottish Highlands via St Andrews
  4. Day 4: Scottish Highlands to West Highlands via Isle of Skye
  5. Day 5: West Highlands to Glasgow via Stirling
  6. Day 6: Glasgow to Dublin via Larne
  7. Day 7: Dublin to Cork via Kilkenny
  8. Day 8: Cork to Galway via Blarney and Cliffs of Moher
  9. Day 9: Galway
  10. Day 10: Galway to Londonderry
  11. Day 11: Londonderry to Belfast via Giants Causeway
  12. Day 12: Belfast to Dublin
  13. Day 13: Depart Dublin

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

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Videos

  • Travel Isn't About Where You Go...
  • Contiki Experiences
  • Contiki Munch
  • Europe Summer Team
  • Contiki Accomodation
  • Ireland
  • Scotland
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Questions & Answers

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

  • When & where does the tour end?

    The tour ends in Dublin on the last day of the tour after breakfast and you can choose to leave either before or after breakfast depending on what your further travel plans are.

  • When and where does the tour start?

    The tour starts in Edinburgh on the first day of the tour however as the first day is just an arrivals day you can choose to arrive at any time, there is a meeting in the evening at approximately 5.30pm where you can meet your Tour Manager and fellow passengers.

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Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland

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Location
Edinburgh is the starting point and Dublin is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Contiki to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 13 July 2019 the full payment of $1,970 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 50 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1970 for Scotland & Ireland (Winter, 13 Days), but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable.
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The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,759 km.
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • 49 km
  • St Andrews (Scotland)
  • 247 km
  • Isle of Skye (Scotland)
  • 210 km
  • Stirling (Scotland)
  • 34 km
  • Glasgow (Scotland)
  • 149 km
  • Larne (Northern Ireland)
  • 170 km
  • Dublin (Ireland)
  • 102 km
  • Kilkenny (Ireland)
  • 119 km
  • Cork (Ireland)
  • 7 km
  • Blarney (Ireland)
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