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Best of Ireland and Scotland - Trafalgar
15 days

Best of Ireland and Scotland

From Dublin to Edinburgh
Tour Operator:
Trafalgar
Max group size:
50
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
82543
From
US $3,625
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Highlights

  • Explore the historic Dublin and the remarkable Edinburgh
  • Admire the Giant's Causeway and kiss the Blarney Stone
  • Learn about traditional farming and indulge in local cuisine
  • Visit the Titanic Belfast Visitor Centre and tour Glasgow
  • Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Scottish Highlands
  • View Eilean Donan Castle and see the majestic Ben Nevis

Itinerary

Start in Dublin and end in Edinburgh! With the discovery tour Best of Ireland and Scotland, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Dublin, Ireland and 20 other destinations in Europe. Best of Ireland and Scotland 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 Dublin (2 Nights)
  2. Day 2: Dublin Sightseeing and Free Time
  3. Day 3: Dublin – Kildare – Waterford
  4. Day 4: Waterford – Blarney – Killarney (2 Nights)
  5. Day 5: Ring of Kerry Excursion
  6. Day 6: Killarney – Adare – Galway – Enniscrone
  7. Day 7: Enniscrone – Donegal – Londonderry
  8. Day 8: Londonderry – Giant’s Causeway – Belfast
  9. Day 9: Belfast – Glasgow (2 Nights)
  10. Day 10: Glasgow Orientation
  11. Day 11: Glasgow – Glencoe – Isle of Skye
  12. Day 12: Isle of Skye – Loch Ness – Culloden – Scottish Highlands
  13. Day 13: Scottish Highlands – Pitlochry – St. Andrews – Edinburgh (2 Nights)
  14. Day 14: Edinburgh Sightseeing and Free Time
  15. Day 15: Depart Edinburgh
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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
Berth / Cabin

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Transport
    Good
    3.9
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.8
  • Food
    Good
    3.8
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  • LS
    · July 27, 2018
    First time doing a tour and I was a little concerned how it would be. It turned out to be an awesome experience with great people, I now have 45 more friends. Gary was very informative, knew lots of interesting facts and history, great sense of humor,... Show more
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    Trip date: July 2018
  • EA
    · July 08, 2018
    The tour was excellent! Daren Blake our tour guide was fantastic!! He was full of information and extremely helpful. The bus driver Kieran was great! The only disappointment was the price of the extra excursions way over priced!!! Excursions and... Show more
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    Trip date: June 2018
  • RS
    · January 06, 2018
    Worst experience ever. Horrible customer service and poor quality tour. Take an extra few thousand dollars with you as the expensive bus ride is the only thing you really get along with shady hotels. I expressed my concerns at the end of my tour and... Show more
    Trip date: August 2017
  • RS
    · January 06, 2018
    This was a bucket list trip for me and we did a lot of research specifically with Trafalgar and not a travel agent. This was the most expensive and most expensive tour I’ve ever taken. I expressed my concerns to the company upon my return and finally... Show more
    Trip date: August 2017
  • RS
    · January 06, 2018
    My experience was far from good. I expressed my concerns to the company when I got back from my tour and it took 5 emails and three months to get back to me. When they finally did they said they were apologetic and would provide me with a 10 %... Show more
    Trip date: August 2017
  • CR
    · October 21, 2017
    It was an amazing Trip. Trafalgar was amazing as well, the travel director is very knowledgeable! They are very efficient and organized.
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    Trip date: October 2017
  • ES
    · April 23, 2016
    My sister and I went on this tour in 2008, we could not find fault with any part of the 2 weeks. We would recommend Trafalgar to everyone.
    Trip date: September 2012
  • LM
    · December 25, 2015
    Excellent very enjoyable trip
    Trip date: June 2013
  • SC
    · November 24, 2015
    This was the vacation of a lifetime. It was totally stress free. We didn't have to worry about a thing except getting on the bus. Our travel director was the best. He was so organized, knowledgeable and entertaining. We saw more in 15 days than we would... Show more
    Trip date: October 2015
  • K
    · November 23, 2015
    It was wonderful. Be prepared to be in the bus for many hours.
    Trip date: May 2015

Dates & Availability

15 days
Best of Ireland and Scotland
From Dublin to Edinburgh
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FAQs

    • When and where does the tour end?

      This tour ends after breakfast at Novotel in Edinburgh, where transfers are provided to the airport at 7 am and 9 am. It's time to say a fond farewell to Scotland and your newfound friends, at the end of an unforgettable tour! Please be aware that the hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      Day 1 of this tour is an arrivals day, which means that you can arrive at Mespil in Dublin anytime during the day. Delve into the charm of the Irish capital, before joining your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception at a traditional Irish pub to kick-start your unforgettable holiday. Please be aware that the meeting hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Airport transfers are included in the tour price, however, they are only available at certain times and are subject to change until your booking is confirmed. Arrival transfers in Dublin are available at 8.30 am, 11 am and 1 pm. Departure transfers from Edinburgh are available at 7 am and 9 am.

      If you arrive or depart outside of these times we can arrange a transfer for you for an additional cost once you have a confirmed booking.

    • What are the optional excursions?

      The optional excursions for this tour are:

      Dublin Dinner and Cabaret. Adult Price: €71.00
      Experience the Ancient Monastic Site of Glendalough. Adult Price: €24.00
      Irish Folk Fun. Adult Price: €27.00
      Experience a Jaunting Cart Ride. Adult Price: €21.00
      Visit Muckross House and its Gardens. Adult Price: €21.00
      Gaelic Roots. Adult Price: €33.00
      Dinner and Drinks in Derry. Adult Price: £42.00
      Belfast Walk with Fish and Chips. Adult Price: £39.00
      A Stirling Evening. Adult Price: £44.00
      Loch Lomond Boat Trip. Adult Price: £15.00
      Isle Of Skye Drive. Adult Price: £13.50
      Highland Farm Experience. Adult Price: £14.00
      Dinner And Drive To Historic Torphichen. Adult Price: £46.00
      Scottish Show With Dinner. Adult Price: £60.00
      Pitlochry. Visit Of Blair Castle. Adult Price:
      Rosslyn Chapel. Adult Price: £18.00

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

    • 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.

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    Good to Know

    • About the countries

      Currencies

      Euro
      Ireland
      £
      Pound sterling
      Northern Ireland and Scotland

      Plugs & Adapters

      Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland

      Visa

      Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before 18 May 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 18 May 2020, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Trafalgar. 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 50 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.
      • The following cards are accepted for Trafalgar tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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