Scottish and Irish Dream
This spectacular tour will let you explore the Celtic neighbours of Scotland and Ireland in comfort and style. Discover the great cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Belfast and Dublin each with a unique character all of their own. Along the way you’ll be treated to the stunning scenery of the Scottish Highlands and the famed Ring of Kerry. There is so much to see and do on this relaxed, but thorough tour.
Welcome to Glasgow
Arrive in Glasgow Airport. At 2:30 pm tour Glasgow’s main attractions during which you will see Glasgow Cathedral, George Square and Glasgow University. Visit Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Savour a welcome drink before dinner.
Overnight: Marriott Hotel, Glasgow (or similar)
Glasgow to Ballachulish
Cruise Loch Lomond for stunning views and tour the stately Inveraray Castle. Drive through great Highland scenery and Glen Coe.
Overnight: Isles of Glencoe Hotel, Ballachulish (or similar)
Isle of Skye & Clan Donald Centre
Take the "Road to the Isles” and ferry to the Isle of Skye. Visit the Clan Donald Centre at Armadale Castle and head to Nairn for a special evening with Scottish music.
Overnight: Newton Hotel, Nairn (or similar)
Nairn to Aberdeen (2 nights)
Learn about Bonnie Prince Charlie’s defeat in the Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre. Tour the Speyside Cooperage and Glenfiddich Distillery to sample a "wee dram.”
Overnight: Ardoe House Hotel, Aberdeen (or similar)
Royal Deeside & Afternoon Tea
Drive along "Royal Deeside” to visit the Royal Family’s Balmoral Castle (or Crathes Castle) and the lovely Crathie Church. Stop at the Falls of Feugh for afternoon tea.
Aberdeen to Edinburgh (2 nights)
Visit Glamis Castle, childhood home of the late Queen Mother. Head to St Andrews, the "Home of Golf” and in Edinburgh enjoy a pub dinner and a ceilidh.
Overnight: Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, Edinburgh (or similar)
Edinburgh Castle & City Tour
Explore Edinburgh to see the 200-year-old "New Town” and medieval townhouses along the Royal Mile. Tour Edinburgh Castle.
Edinburgh to Dublin (2 nights)
Depart Edinburgh and take a ferry to Larne. Tour Belfast and visit Titanic Belfast to learn about this famous liner before driving to Dublin.
Overnight: Burlington Hotel, Dublin (or similar)
Dublin Touring & Merry Ploughboy Pub
Spend the morning at leisure and in the afternoon tour Dublin’s highlights. Take time to visit Trinity College to see the famed "Book of Kells". Tour parts of Dublin Castle, which houses the government for centuries. Dine at a popular venue with a great show.
Blarney Castle & Killarney (2 nights)
Head to Blarney Castle to kiss the famous "Stone of Eloquence” and continue to Killarney, picturesquely set beside lakes and mountains. (B, D)
Overnight: Killarney Towers Hotel, Killarney (or similar)
Ring of Kerry & Skellig Experience
Today embark on the Ring of Kerry drive. Watch a local farmer and his dogs herding flocks of sheep and visit the Skellig Experience which describes monastic life on nearby islands.
Cliffs of Moher & Bunratty Castle
Tour Ends at Shannon Airport
Transfer to Shannon Airport to check in for your flight.