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    Emerald Isle, Highland Discovery & London

    Ireland & Scotland & London in 18 Days, 16 Nights in Destination

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    Become enchanted with the magic of the UK and Ireland in this excursion that will take you through charming medieval cities, vast landscapes of lush greenery and urban capitals.

    Trip Highlights

    1. London
    2. Cliffs of Moher
    3. Dublin
    4. Galway
    5. Kilkenny
    6. Edinburgh
    7. Glasgow
    8. Inverness
    9. Isle of Skye

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    2. Accommodation

    3. Some transfers

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    5. Breakfast only

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    • Accommodation in Charm and Superior category hotels.

    Accommodation: 16 Nights

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    Day 2 to 4

    Staycity Aparthotels - Tivoli

    Location

    Dublin

    Category

    Nights

    2

    Rating TripAdvisor travelers

    The hotels we select comply with our high standards and requirements per category. The allocation is dependent on availability and seasonality, so you can be assigned any of our selection, including the following: Staycity Dublin City Centre, Academy Plaza Hotel, Cassidys, Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane, Clayton Hotel Charlemont, Jurys Inn Dublin Parnell Street, Maldron Hotel Kevin Street, Maldron Hotel Parnell Square, Maldron Hotel Smithfield, Staycity Aparthotels Dublin Castle, Staycity Aparthotels Saint Augustine St, Staycity Dublin City Quay, Staycity Mark Street Dublin, The Belvedere, The Gibson hotel

    Itinerary

    Discover Dublin and the traditional music of Galway. Admire the beauty of Connemara, the scenery of Killarney, and stop in the historic city of Limerick. Fall in love with the stunning landscapes of Cliffs of Moher, the Isle of Skye and the legendary Loch Ness and finally, head to London, the cultural capital of the United Kingdom. 

    1st Day: US - Night on board

    Arrive at your US departure airport ready to board a flight to Dublin, the Irish capital. Night on board.*

     

    * If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

    2nd Day: Dublin

    Arrive at Dublin airport, meet your driver and transfer to the hotel. Once settled, spend the rest of the day exploring the Irish capital at your leisure. Why not take a stroll along the banks of the River Liffey to admire the city's diverse architecture or head straight to the vibrant Temple Bar area to enjoy the cosy atmosphere of Dublin's best pubs and eateries.

     

    A number of venues in the area hold regular live music performances so be sure to catch one of these for an unforgettable start to your journey through Ireland. Overnight stay in Dublin. 

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Staycity Aparthotels - Ti... or similar

    372 Reviews

    See our full selection
    3rd Day: Dublin

    Breakfast at the hotel. Today, enjoy a walking tour of Dublin. Explore the most emblematic sights and get to know the history of this wonderful capital. Pass by famous Trinity College, the oldest university in Ireland and whose library is home to the legendary Book of Kells.

     

    Continue to the Temple Bar area, the cultural center of Dublin and home to colorful pubs which host live Irish music and dance performances. Learn the legend of the Ha’Penny Bridge over the River Liffey and stroll past Dublin Castle, the seat of British Rule in Ireland for over 700 years.

     

    Continue past Christchurch Cathedral and St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Ireland's largest church and named after the beloved patron Saint of Ireland. The remainder of the day is free to enjoy your last moments in Dublin at your leisure. Why not pay a visit to the Jameson Whiskey Distillery, or the famous Guinness Storehouse to learn all about the "black stuff". Overnight stay in Dublin.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Staycity Aparthotels - Ti... or similar

    372 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Walking Tour of Dublin

    Moderate

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    4th Day: Dublin - Athlone - Galway

    Breakfast at the hotel. Leave the capital behind today as you travel to the town of Athlone, which sits on the River Shannon in the center of the county. Take a panoramic tour of Athlone to see its impressive 13th-century castle and historic streets.

     

    After some time at your leisure, continue to Galway a port city on Ireland’s west coast, where the River Corrib meets the Atlantic Ocean. Visit the city center, learn about its history and explore Eyre Square, a popular meeting spot surrounded by shops and traditional pubs, many of which still offer traditional Irish folk music shows. Overnight stay in Galway.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Nox Hotel or similar

    1026 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Galway City Centre Visit

    Light

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    included
    Panoramic Tour of Athlone

    Light

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    5th Day: Galway - Connemmara - Galway

    Breakfast at the hotel. Depart towards Connemara National Park, a beautiful cultural region, situated in County Galway. Connemara is known for its strong connection to traditional Irish culture and immaculate landscapes.

     

    Admire the rolling countryside, home to wild Connemara ponies. After a day of exploring the rich landscapes of rural Ireland, return to your hotel in Galway and enjoy the evening at your leisure. Overnight stay in Galway.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Nox Hotel or similar

    1026 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Connemara National Park

    Light

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    6th Day: Galway - Cliffs of Moher - Killarney

    Breakfast at the hotel. Discover one of the most iconic landscapes in Ireland: the stunning Cliffs of Moher! Stretching along the coastline for around 14-kilometers, these dramatic sea cliffs overlook the wild waters of the Atlantic.

     

    Set off towards Country Kerry, stopping along the way in Limerick, one of the oldest and most important cities in Ireland, dating back to the 12th-century. 

     

    Afterwards, continue to the southwest of Ireland and into County Kerry, home to the beautiful scenery of the Killarney National Park. Transfer to the hotel and overnight stay in Kerry.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Torc Hotel or similar

    254 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Cliffs of Moher

    Light

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    included
    Limerick & County Kerry

    Light

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    7th Day: Killarney - Ring of Kerry - County Cork

    Breakfast at the hotel. Explore the Ring of Kerry today, an area of immense natural beauty, glistening lakes and dramatic coastlines, home to incredible beaches and charming seaside villages.

     

    In the afternoon, head towards Cork, known as the culinary capital of Ireland and famed for its fantastic food market. It's also home to brilliant museums and art galleries and the legendary Shandon Bells. Overnight stay in County Cork.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Carrigaline Court Hotel &... or similar

    842 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Ring of Kerry

    Light

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    included
    Visit to the city of Cork

    Light

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    8th Day: Cork - Kilkenny - Dublin

    Breakfast at the hotel. Begin the journey back to Dublin, stopping along the way at the medieval town of Kilkenny with its cobblestoned streets and imposing St. Canices Cathedral. 

     

    After some time at your leisure, continue towards the capital. Arrive in Dublin and enjoy the evening at your leisure, hitting the bars or revisiting your favorite sights. Overnight stay in Dublin.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Staycity Aparthotels - Ti... or similar

    372 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Kilkenny Town

    Light

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    9th Day: Dublin - Edinburgh

    Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight to Edinburgh. Arrive in Edinburgh and self-transfer* to the hotel.

     

    The capital of Scotland, Edinburgh is famed for its charming medieval Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town with neoclassical gardens and buildings. The rest of the day is free at your leisure to explore the city. Overnight stay in Edinburgh.

     

    *You will have the option to add a transfer from the airport to your hotel in the next step of the booking process. 

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Ibis Edinburgh Centre Sou... or similar

    3569 Reviews

    See our full selection
    10th Day: Edinburgh – Stirling – Whisky Distillery – Highlands

    Breakfast at the hotel. Today, embark on an adventure towards the highlands. En route, you will stop by Stirling, a charming city in central Scotland where you will briefly visit a couple of historical sites and attractions such as the Wallace Monument, arguable the most important landmark of the city. You will have time to explore Stirling at your own pace, ideal for you to grab lunch. 

     

    After spending some time in Stirling’s urban and natural beauty, continue north to visit one of Scotland’s most famous exports; whisky. You will tour a working distillery where you will become acquainted with the processes and production and sample a ‘wee dram’. Overnight stay in the Highlands.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    River Ness Hotel or similar

    254 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Whisky distillery with Tour and Tasting

    Light

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    11th Day: Highlands – Isle of Skye – Loch ness – Highlands

    Breakfast at the hotel. Today, make your way towards the west of Scotland for a visit to the beautiful and scenic Isle of Skye, known for its rugged landscapes, medieval castles and picturesque fishing villages. Take this time to appreciate Scotland in its full natural glory. 

     

    On the way back to your hotel, you will hop on a brief cruise in the Loch Ness for an unforgettable experience! If you’re lucky, you may even catch a glimpse of Nessie! Overnight stay in the Highlands.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    River Ness Hotel or similar

    254 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Visit to the Isle of Skye
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    included
    Loch Ness Cruise

    Light

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    12th Day: Highlands – Fort William – Trossachs – Glasgow

    Breakfast at the hotel. Get ready to head back down to the south of Scotland to acquaint yourself with its biggest city, Glasgow. En route, stop in Fort Augustus which sits on the impressive 60 mile Caledonian Canal, halfway between Inverness and Fort William and offering spectacular views down Loch Ness. 

     

    From here, continue south through the Trossachs and Loch Lomond, the largest loch in the country. Once you have arrived in Glasgow, you will check-in to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight stay in Glasgow.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Ibis Styles Glasgow Centr... or similar

    2080 Reviews

    See our full selection
    13th Day: Glasgow – Edinburgh

    Breakfast at the hotel. This morning, take part in a city tour of Glasgow where you will learn about its history, culture and  impressive architecture and stop by some of its most emblamatic attractions, including: the Glasgow Cathedral, the Kelvingrove art gallery and more.

     

    From here, enjoy some free time at your leisure to grab a bite to eat. Next, head back to Edinburgh to embark on another city tour where you will familiarize yourself with its top sites, including the Royal Mile and more. Overnight stay in Edinburgh.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Ibis Edinburgh Centre Sou... or similar

    3569 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Glasgow Panoramic Visit

    Moderate

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    included
    Panoramic tour of Edinburgh

    Moderate

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    14th Day: Edinburgh

    Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the entire day at your own leisure; the perfect way to take in the beauty of the city one last time at your own pace. Perhaps this would also be a good time to go shopping for some souvenirs to take back home or stop by the impressive Edinburgh Castle. Overnight stay in Edinburgh. 

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Ibis Edinburgh Centre Sou... or similar

    3569 Reviews

    See our full selection
    15th Day: Edinburgh - London

    Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, self-transfer to the Waverley Station to take the train to London. Arrive in London and self-transfer* to the hotel. London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom. Located on the banks of the River Thames, London has been an important human settlement since it was founded by the Romans originally named Londinium almost two millennia ago.

     

    London is a global city, one of the nerve centers in the arts, commerce, education, maintenance, fashion, finance, media, research, tourism and transport. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to explore the city. Overnight stay in London.



    *You will have the possibility to add the transfers to or from the train stations in the next step of the booking process.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Holiday Inn London - Kens... or similar

    2901 Reviews

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    16th Day: London

    Breakfast at the hotel. See London from a different perspective today, with a sightseeing cruise along the River Thames! Take in the views of several of the capital's most emblematic riverside landmarks, such as Tower BridgeSouthbank and the London Eye and enjoy the fully-stocked bar to buy drinks and snacks as you listen to the entertaining onboard commentary!

     

    The rest of the afternoon is free for you to enjoy the capital at your leisure. Why not take this time to go shopping or sample some of the city's best pubs and eateries? Overnight stay in London.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Holiday Inn London - Kens... or similar

    2901 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    London City Cruise

    Light

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    17th Day: London

    Breakfast at the hotel. A free day to continue exploring the wonderful city of London at your leisure! Trend-setting visitors might enjoy a stroll through Shoreditch, home to art galleries, urban culture and unique boutique shops and eateries.

     

    On the other hand, Notting Hill is a must-visit, home to pretty pastel-colored houses and antique shops. Art lovers will relish a visit to the Tate Modern whilst history buffs cannot miss out on a tour of the Tower of London! Overnight stay in London.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Holiday Inn London - Kens... or similar

    2901 Reviews

    See our full selection
    18th Day: London - US

    Breakfast* at the hotel. At the indicated time, self-transfer to the airport for a flight back to US. Arrive in US** and end your trip.

     

    *Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

     

    **Depending on the return flight schedule, you may arrive in US the next day.

    Included activities

    Included

    Pick up is estimated and will be reconfirmed in the destination.

    Walking Tour of Dublin

    Included activity for day 3 in Dublin

    Pass by Trinity College and visit the area of Temple Bar, home to colourful pubs and Irish music. Learn about the Ha’Penny Bridge, walk past Dublin Castle and see Christchurch Cathedral and St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

    Duration 02:00h Approx. Pick up time: 09:00

    Physical rating:

    Moderate

    more information
    Included

    Galway City Centre Visit

    Included activity for day 4 in Galway

    Visit the city centre, learn about its history and enjoy Eyre Square, which is a popular meeting spot surrounded by shops and traditional pubs and many still offer Irish folk music.

    Duration 02:00h Approx.

    Physical rating:

    Light

    more information
    Included

    Panoramic Tour of Athlone

    Included activity for day 4 in Athlone

    Take a panoramic tour of Athlone, a town on the River Shannon, to see its impressive 13th-century castle and historic streets.

    Physical rating:

    Light

    more information
    Included

    Pick up is estimated and will be reconfirmed in the destination.

    Connemara National Park

    Included activity for day 5

    Visit Connemara National Park, a beautiful cultural region, situated in County Galway. Connemara is known for its strong connection to traditional Irish culture and immaculate landscapes. Admire the rolling countryside, home to wild Connemara ponies.

    Duration 06:00h Approx. Pick up time: 09:00

    Physical rating:

    Light

    more information

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    The price includes

    • Included in all our trips. more information
    • Departures from main US airports.
    • International flights: US - Dublin, London - US.
    • Internal flight: Dublin - Edinburgh. *
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    • Train from Edinburgh Waverley Station to London Kings Cross Station.
    • 16 nights accommodation in Charm and Superior category hotels.
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    • 16 breakfasts.
    • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles.
    • Visits and entrance fees as is indicated in the itinerary.**
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    • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
    • London city cruise
    • English speaking guide.
    *The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

    Not included

    Drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

    Scotland airport transfers are not included; but you can book them for an additional cost on the next step of the booking process. 

    London airport transfer are not included.

     



    * Documentation of the internal flights will either be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 14 days before your trip or delivered to you on arrival at your destination. It is essential to fill in the passport information correctly for each passenger in the given boxes at the end of the reservations process.

    ** Please note: During the winter season, the itinerary may be affected. In this case, it is important to review the notes section before your departure.

    ** Please note: the order of the itinerary may change to 2 nights in Dublin at the end of the tour and 1 night at the beginning of the tour. In all cases you will have 3 nights in Dublin in total.

    Note: Please keep in mind that the tour has a lot of ground to cover within a short schedule. In order to keep on track, we will be traveling for several hours per day.

    Ireland airport transfers are included. 

  • Ireland
  • Scotland
  • England
    • Entry requirements

      Valid passport with at least six months validity.

    • Visa

      No visa is required.

    • Currency

      Euro.

    • Language

      English.

    • Electricity

      230 V. Adapter required.

    • Health

      There are no mandatory vaccinations.

    • Time zone

      UTC.

    • Other useful information

      Cars drive on the left-hand side of the road.

    • Tourist Office website

      http://www.ireland.com/

    Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

    Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

    In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or canceled without prior notice.

    If you have reduced mobility/require the use of a wheelchair and prefer to go at your own pace, please contact our customer service team at +1 778 807 9750 or via our contact form.

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    Great first trip with Exoticca

    Exactly as advertised on their website. All the hotels were up to par and very clean and breakfast in all hotels was very good. Our tour guide of Dublin, Michael was very informative about the city and our tour guide around Ireland, Bill Murray went above and beyond.

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