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Scotland & Ireland (13 destinations) - Contiki
13 days

Scotland & Ireland (13 destinations)

From Edinburgh to Dublin
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18 to 35
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US $2,516
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  • Be serenaded by local musicians in Glaswegian pub
  • Visit an Edinburgh pub while locals share folkloric tales
  • Take the LegenDerry Walking Tour and uncover Ireland's history
  • Cycle through the historical and cultural wonders of Kilkenny
  • Eat authentic Irish food and enjoy Irish music, Dublin


Start in Edinburgh and end in Dublin! With the in-depth cultural tour Scotland & Ireland (13 destinations), you have a 13 day tour package taking you through Edinburgh, Scotland and 11 other destinations in Europe. Scotland & Ireland (13 destinations) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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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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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

12 nights

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  • A
    · August 15, 2019
    Only did the Scotland but excellent overall
    Trip date: June 2019
  • T
    · August 14, 2019
    Splendid, absolutely marvellous!
    Trip date: July 2019
  • Scotland & Ireland (13 destinations) reviewer 3
    · July 28, 2019
    This trip was amazing!! So glad I did it!! Balls to the walls!
    Trip date: July 2019
  • S
    · July 27, 2019
    Loved the tour, just found there wasn’t enough rest time. All the places were fantastic and our tour guide Remi and driver Giuseppe were beyond amazing. Thanks for a great trip of a lifetime!
    Trip date: July 2019
  • C
    · July 27, 2019
    An amazing experience with an awesome team. Will definitely be doing another Contiki in the future
    Trip date: July 2019
  • E
    · July 27, 2019
    Was my first ever overseas trip and first contiki trip and it was amazing! Remi is truly amazing at his job and helped me when i was sick and made me feel welcome as i am a solo traveller
    Trip date: July 2019
  • J
    · July 27, 2019
    It was a ton of fun, and the people on the tour were great.
    Trip date: July 2019
  • I
    · July 27, 2019
    Fantastic trip away made even better by an excellent tour manager
    Trip date: July 2019
  • A
    · July 27, 2019
    It was absolutely amazing. Worth every cent
    Trip date: July 2019
  • DD
    · July 18, 2019
    Amazing trip. Best experience of my life.
    Trip date: July 2019

Dates & Availability

13 days
Scotland & Ireland (13 destinations)
From Edinburgh to Dublin
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    • When and where does the tour end?

      This tour will end after breakfast at 8 am in Dublin, where it is time to say a fond farewell to your newfound friends! Please be aware the hotel where the tour ends will not be confirmed until your booking is finalised.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The first day of the tour generally starts from Holiday Inn in Edinburgh and as the first day is just an arrivals day you can arrive at any time. There is, however, a welcome meeting at approximately 4.30 pm so we recommend arriving beforehand so you can meet your group and fellow travellers. Please be aware the starting hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Unfortunately, airport transfers are not available for this tour so you will need to make your own way to and from the airport.

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date. After the booking is made you will be issued your final trip documents with your specific accommodation details. This is a list of hotels that they typically stay at, but please be advised that they are subject to change:

      Holiday Inn, Edinburgh City West
      Columba Hotel, Inverness
      Ballachulish Hotel, Ballachulish
      Ibis Budget, Glasgow

    • What are the optional excursions?

      The optional excursions for this tour are:

      Scottish Evening. Price: GBP 35.00
      Edinburgh Castle Experience. Price: GBP 19.50
      Whiskey tastes and tales. Price: GBP 22.5
      Guided bike tour of Kilkenny. Price: GBP 18.00
      Jameson's Whiskey Distillery Tour. Price: GBP 16.00
      Boat ride to Aran Islands (summer only). Price: GBP 27.00
      Londonderry Walking Tour. Price: GBP 9.00
      Entry into the Titanic Museum. Price: Not advised
      Guinness Storehouse Visit. Price: GBP 15.00
      Farewell Evening at The Merry Ploughboy Pub. Price: GBP 47.50

      Please note that this list is a guideline only and all prices are subject to change.

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      • For any tour departing before 15 May 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 15 May 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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