18 Days | Scotland and Ireland

Main destination Scotland · About Escorted or Guided Tour

18 Days | Scotland and Ireland

Main destination Scotland · About Escorted or Guided Tour

Limited space available – Tour maximum is 30 passengers

Departure Date: May 31, 2019

Features of this package

  • Services of an experience tour escort
  • Roundtrip airfare from Calgary
  • All transfers
  • 16-night accommodations
  • 17 breakfasts – 3 dinners
  • Trinity College
  • St Patrick’s Cathedral
  • Guinness Storehouse
  • Blarney Castle
  • Blarney Woollen Mills
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Galway Cathedral
  • Kylemore Abbey
  • Carrowmore Cemetery
  • Belleek Pottery
  • Giants Causeway
  • Titanic Belfast
  • Urquhart Castle
  • Culloden Battlefield
  • Edradour Distillery
  • St Andrew’s Castle
  • St Andrew’s Cathedral
  • Stirling Castle
  • Jaunting Car ride
  • Shannon Ferry
  • Corrib River Cruise
  • Belfast Ferry
  • Crusie on Loch Lomond
  • Jacobite Stream Train
  • Ferry to Isle of Sky
  • Loch Ness Cruise
  • All taxes

Rates are per person Double occupancy - $5995 pp Singe occupancy - $6995 pp Deposit of $1000 pp due at the time of booking.

Final payment is due March 15, 2019 Prices are subject to change until the deposit has been applied.

Itinerary

Day 1: Monday, June 17 – Glasgow Farewell

After breakfast our Airport transfer coach will take us to the Glasgow Airport for our return flight home.

Day 2: Sunday, June 16– Perth to Glasgow

Sunday, June 16– Perth to Glasgow

We will depart for Glasgow. En-route, visit Stirling Castle. One of Scotland’s grandest castles due to its imposing position and impressive architecture, Stirling Castle commands the countryside for many miles around. And then we will visit Glengoyne Distillery, it is a distillery like no other. The Spirit of Whisky “there can be no better place on earth to sit and take a glass of malt whisky”.


Day 3: Saturday, June 15 – Inverness to Perth

Saturday, June 15 – Inverness to Perth

Today we will depart from Inverness to Perth. En route, we will visit Culloden BattlefieldScene of the 1746 Battle of Culloden between the Jacobite and the British armies. Next, we will visit the Edradour Distillery. Dating back to 1825, Edradour, stands alone as the last stronghold of handmade single malt whisky from a farm distillery still in production today. (B)

Day 4: Friday, June 14 - Isle of Skye to Inverness

Friday, June 14 - Isle of Skye to Inverness

This morning we will depart from the Isle of Skye to Inverness. Enjoy a cruise on Loch Ness from Urquhart Castle. Loch Ness is a freshwater loch (lake) which is most famously known for its fabled Loch Ness Monster. (B)


Day 5: Thursday, June 13 - Oban to Fort William to Isle of Sky

Thursday, June 13 - Oban to Fort William to Isle of Sky

This morning we will transfer to Fort William to catch the Steam Train. Described as one of the great railway journeys of the world this 84-mile round trip takes you past a list of impressive sites. (B)


Day 6: Wednesday, June 12 - Glasgow to Oban

Wednesday, June 12 - Glasgow to Oban

This morning journey to Trossachs National Park. Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park is a national park in Scotland centred on Loch Lomond, and includes several ranges of hills, the Trossachs being the most famous Enjoy a cruise of Loch Lomond. Cruise around the island gems in the Loch Lomond crown where passengers are likely to see fallow deer and osprey, as well as wallabies! (B)


Day 7: Tuesday, June 11 - Belfast to Glasgow

Tuesday, June 11 - Belfast to Glasgow

After breakfast we will transfer to the port to catch a ferry to Glasgow to start part 2 of the tour in Scotland. (B)


Day 8: Monday, June 10 - Belfast

Monday, June 10 - Belfast

This morning enjoy a panoramic tour of Belfast with a local guide. A guided city tour is an excellent way to discover Belfast City. Then we are off to visit Titanic Belfast. Located in the heart of Belfast, the Titanic Belfast recreates the story of the world’s most famous ship in an iconic, six floor building right beside the historic site of the original ship’s construction. (B)


Day 9: Sunday, June 9 - Donegal to Belfast

Sunday,  June 9 - Donegal to Belfast

This morning depart for Derry and enjoy a Derry Walls walking tour with a local guide Based in the heart of the historic city, the award-winning Martin McCrossan Derry city tours showcase the only remaining completely walled city in Ireland. Visit Giant’s Causeway Encounter Northern Ireland’s favourite giant Finn McCool at the new Giants Causeway Visitor centre on the North Antrim coast which opened in the summer of 2012. (B)


Day 10: Saturday, June 8 - Galway to Donegal

En-route we will visit Carrowmore Cemetery, which has over 60 stone circle and passage tombs making it one of the largest Stone Age cemeteries in Europe. We will also visit Belleek Pottery. The world famous brand of Belleek pottery has its home in an imposing Victorian building in the village of Bellek on the river Erne. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant tonight. (B,D)


Day 11: Friday, June 7 - Galway & Connemara

Friday, June 7 - Galway & Connemara

This morning journey the Connemara Region. Connemara is a land of lakes and rivers, bogs and mountains. A land of small villages where Gaelic is still the spoken language and where little has changed since the beginning of time. It is without a doubt the wildest and the most romantic part of Ireland. Then we will Visit Kylemore Abbey, stunningly located in the Kylemore Pass in Connemara. (B)


Day 12: Thursday, June 6 - 2019 - Limerick to Galway

In Galway we will visit Galway Cathedral. The largest catholic church in Galway, the cathedral is located on Nun’s Island, on the west bank of the River Corrib. Afterwards enjoy a cruise on the River Corrib with scones and Irish coffee. (B)


Day 13: Wednesday, June 5 - Burren & Cliffs of Moher - Limerick

Wednesday, June 5 - Burren & Cliffs of Moher - Limerick

Visit the Cliffs of Moher - Situated on the Atlantic Ocean and bordering the Burren region, the Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland's most spectacular sights. (B)


Day 14: Tuesday, June 4 - Ring of Kerry - Killarney

Tuesday, June 4 - Ring of Kerry - Killarney

Today enjoy a day tour of the Ring of Kerry (166km) this is the most famous and panoramic route in Ireland. The astonishing beauty of this large peninsula, comes from the great diversity of its scenery, which offers incessant contrasts. After arriving in Killarney we will take a tour on the Killarney Jaunting Cars. Step aboard a jaunting car and discover areas of the National Park that you might not otherwise visit. Relax aboard a jaunting car as your Jarvey [driver] takes you through the magnificent scenery of Killarney National Park. (B)


Day 15: Monday, June 3 - Dublin to Killarney

Monday, June 3 - Dublin to Killarney

En-route visit Blarney Castle. Attracting visitors from all over the world, Built in 1446, Blarney Castle is famous for its Blarney stone, the Stone of Eloquence, which is traditionally believed to have the power to bestow the gift of eloquence on all those who kiss it. Also visit Blarney Woollen Mills - Originally established in 1823, Blarney Woollen Mills now houses a large selection of Irish products ranging from sweaters and woollens to crystal and china. (B)


Day 16: Sunday, June 2 - Dublin

Sunday, June 2 - Dublin

This morning we will visit Trinity College founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth, 1st on grounds confiscated from an Augustinian priory and is the oldest university in Ireland. Next visit St. Patricks Cathedral, Built in honour of Ireland’s patron saint, it stands adjacent to the famous well where tradition has it Saint Patrick baptized converts on his visit to Dublin. Our final stop today will be Guinness Storehouse. The Guinness Brewery in Dublin is Europe's largest stout producing brewery and home to the Guinness Storehouse. (B)


Day 17: Saturday, June 1 - Welcome to Ireland

Arrival at Dublin Airport, meet with your driver and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the day exploring the city at your leisure. Enjoy dinner a welcome dinner at the hotel. (D)


Day 18: Saturday, May 31

Depart Calgary

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