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Britain & Ireland Explorer - 2020 (15 Days) - Insight Vacations
15 days

Britain & Ireland Explorer - 2020 (15 Days)

From London to London
Tour Operator:
Insight Vacations
Max group size:
40
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
28597
From
US $4,325
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Highlights

  • Visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare
  • Learn of the history of the iconic Hadrian's Wall
  • Wander through the ancient Edinburgh Castle
  • Fall in love with the natural beauty of the Lake District
  • Keep an eye out for the legendary monster of Loch Ness
  • Enjoy the craic during an Irish pub evening with the group

Itinerary

Start and end in London! With the discovery tour Britain & Ireland Explorer - 2020 (15 Days), you have a 15 day tour package taking you through London, England and 21 other destinations in Europe. Britain & Ireland Explorer - 2020 (15 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Welcome to London.
  2. Day 2: London, Stratford-upon-Avon and Medieval York.
  3. Day 3: Durham, Hadrian's Wall and Edinburgh.
  4. Day 4: Scotland’s Capital of Culture.
  5. Day 5: St. Andrews and Inverness.
  6. Day 6: Loch Ness and Glencoe.
  7. Day 7: The English Lakes to Chester.
  8. Day 8: North Wales and over to Dublin.
  9. Day 9: In Dublin’s Fair City.
  10. Day 10: From Dublin to Killarney.
  11. Day 11: Ring of Kerry Experience.
  12. Day 12: Blarney Castle and Waterford.
  13. Day 13: Across the Irish Sea to Cardiff.
  14. Day 14: Roman Baths, Stonehenge and London.
  15. Day 15: Homeward Bound.
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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

Hotel

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Transport
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.3
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  • A
    · August 24, 2019
    Cruise Director was the best, very well organised, great with everyone, her knowledge and information on the countries we visited was exceptional. Always happy & smiling, Meagan you were the best. Must add our Coach Driver Nathan was great as well... Show more
    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    Thank you so much for sharing this with us. We are very happy to learn that you enjoyed every bit of your Insight Vacations experience; from our very knowledgeable staff to our wide-ranging itinerary. Most of all, we truly look forward to our next... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • WS
    · August 07, 2019
    Shawn kept our group well organized. It was a pleasure having him as our tour director.
    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    We are delighted to learn that your experience in Europe with Insight Vacations was a total success. We are even happier to hear that our tailored itinerary allowed you to see all the magnificent sights and cities of Britain and Ireland. Furthermore, we... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
  • ML
    · June 14, 2019
    Amazing places in such a short time; my first overseas trip thrilling to see where my family came from; comfortable coach small friendly group. David was brilliant, his knowledge of places and history is encyclopaediac; I became ill during the trip and... Show more
    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    We are delighted to learn that your experience on the Britain and Ireland Explorer tour exceeded all your expectations. We are very proud to hear about the professionalism and passion shown by our staff throughout your time on the road. Furthermore, we... Show more
    Trip date: May 2019
  • NB
    · May 09, 2019
    Originally we were booked on another trip but due to insufficient numbers we were offered this trip. The best thing that could have happened. Great trip all round, great company and excellent tour guide
    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    Thank you so much for sharing this with us. We are very happy to learn that you enjoyed every bit of your Insight Vacations experience through Britain and Ireland; from our very knowledgeable and attentive staff to our wide-ranging itinerary. Most of... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
  • RL
    · August 19, 2018
    It was the trip of a lifetime for us and we had a wonderful experience. Peter, our guide, was very knowledgeable, witty, and helpful. He worked hard to ensure we had good photo opportunities, understood the history, and knew our options. Amazing time... Show more
    Trip date: July 2018
  • SN
    · September 06, 2016
    The Britain & Ireland Explorer Tour was amazing. Our tour director Matt Lawson was a laugh and so helpfull. The coaches are comfortable and good we have regular toilet breaks. The hotels we stayed in were interesting with character and good conversation... Show more
    Trip date: July 2016
  • LH
    · December 28, 2015
    I had a wonderful time. The whole trip went without a problem. The tour guide was unfailingly cheerful, helpful and informative. Fantastic from star to finish.
    Trip date: May 2012
  • KC
    · November 24, 2015
    Wonderful experience, great sights and experiences
    Trip date: August 2015
  • MH
    · November 24, 2015
    A perfect vacation! Great accommodations, a superb guide (Nigel Hannay), the best driver (Terry), beautiful scenery, excellent options, delicious food, timely transfers and the best people in the world to share it all with. We will definitely choose... Show more
    Trip date: June 2011
  • Britain & Ireland Explorer - 2020 (15 Days) reviewer 10
    · October 16, 2015
    GEMS OF BRITAIN INCLUDING EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO 2015 Paid more to be with a superior company but found our tickets to the tattoo were the worst possible available. Group was split. Our tickets were for row FF. Which is the very top row, has limited... Show more
    Trip date: August 2015

Dates & Availability

15 days
Britain & Ireland Explorer - 2020 (15 Days)
From London to London
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FAQs

  • Will this tour accommodate vegans?

    The tour operator has no problem catering for a vegan diet, however, there are unlikely to be a variety of choices.

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    • For any tour departing before 7 June 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 7 June 2020, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Insight Vacations. 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 65 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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