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9 cities
20 days, 19 nights
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Day 1 London

Arrival
Welcome to the incredible capital of the United Kingdom - London! Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver, who transfers you to the hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

Breakfast included
St. Ermins Hotel, Autograph Collection
St. Ermins Hotel, Autograph Collection
Caxton Street 2, London, England, GB, SW1H 0QW
Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 King Bed
24 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Arrival: Private Transfer Sedan
Day 2 London

London City Tour
Following breakfast in your hotel begin your full day (up to 8 hours) guided walking tour around the iconic landmarks of London. We have booked a 2- day pass for the London tube for you, so you can experience the famous London transportation system and save time on traffic.

Together with your professional guide, you begin your tour with the legendary Tower of London. Your tour continues to the must-see of the city: the 700-year-old Westminster Abbey, which you explore from the outside and the inside. You also see one of London's most famous landmarks - the Houses of Parliament's clock tower Big Ben, officially known as Elizabeth Tower.

After the tour, you return back to your hotel. The rest of the day is free.

8h
The Royal Tour of London
The Royal Tour of London
Day 3 London

Day Trip to Windsor Castle
Today you go on a day trip to the picturesque Windsor Castle, which has been the family home to British kings and queens for over 1,000 years.

After breakfast go to the train station (transfer not included) to board your train for a quick ride to Windsor Castle. Upon arrival, your private guide meets you at the rail station and takes you to the castle. During your tour, the guide shows you around the castle and shares all the exciting stories it holds!

The size of the Castle (5 hectares/13 acres) is breathtaking, in fact, it is the largest and oldest occupied Castle in the world and it’s where Her Majesty The Queen chooses to spend most of her private weekends.

You visit the magnificent State Apartments furnished with some of the finest works of art from the Royal Collection, take a tour of St. George's Chapel, admire the changing of the guards and much more. Your tour ends with a walk along the amazing parks.

After the tour you return to your hotel in London. The rest of the day is free.

Kindly note, the Castle is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

8h
Windsor Castle Exploration by Train
Windsor Castle Exploration by Train
Day 4 London

Departure
Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and meet your private driver for the transfer.

St. Ermins Hotel, Autograph Collection
Address
Caxton Street 2, London, England, GB, SW1H 0QW
Departure: Private City Transfer Minivan
Train from London to Edinburgh
Departure
4 h 30 min
Arrival
Day 4 Edinburgh

Arrival
Welcome to the gorgeous ancient city - Edinburgh! 

Upon arrival, you are met by your driver, who transfers you to the hotel for check-in. The rest of the day free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

Breakfast included
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland, GB, EH1 2HS
City Double Room
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 Double Bed
21 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Arrival: Private Transfer Minivan
Day 5 Edinburgh

Edinburgh Royal Mile
Following breakfast you get to explore the capital of Scotland - Edinburgh! 

Together with the guide you start a 4-hour tour of the Old Town and explore this culturally and historically important part of the city. Today you walk along the famous Royal Mile which connects two royal residences - the Castle and the palace of Holyrood House.

Before you visit the Edinburgh Castle  you hear a comprehensive history insight from your guide and visit the castle independently*. Here you may see the Honours (Crown Jewels) of Scotland, the famous 15th century gun Mons Meg, the One O' Clock Gun inside the castle.

Your guided walking tour ends before you visit the castle and after exploring the castle you may spend time in the city on your own or return to the hotel.

*Note: entrance tickets to the castle are included.

4h
Edinburgh City Tour
Edinburgh City Tour
Day 6 Edinburgh

Day at Leisure & Optional Tour
Today is free for you to enjoy and explore Edinburgh on your own. We recommend visiting the Scotish Gallery of Arts, the Queens Gallery, or the famous "Our Dynamic Earth" exhibition.

Also you may choose one of our carefully planned optional tours.  

Day 7 Edinburgh

Departure
Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and depart from Edinburgh.

Apex Grassmarket Hotel
Address
31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland, GB, EH1 2HS
Car from Edinburgh to Inverness
Departure
Edinburgh hotel...
6 h
Arrival
Inverness hotel...

Description for connection

Together with your driver, you go north through the scenic Highlands, passing lush green valleys and rugged mountains. Upon reaching Inverness, the capital of the Highlands, you'll embark on a memorable 1-hour cruise on Loch Ness. During the cruise, you'll have the opportunity to admire the breathtaking beauty of the famous Loch Ness and, perhaps, catch a glimpse of the elusive Loch Ness Monster. Then you drive to Inverness hotel.
*Note: a cruise on the lake is available from April 16 till October 15.

Day 7 Inverness

Arrival
Upon arrival, you  meet the driver for a transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is at your own leisure.  

Breakfast included
Kingsmills Hotel
Kingsmills Hotel
Culcabock Road, Inverness, Scotland, GB, IV2 3LP
Classic Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
1 room
Up to 3 guests
1 King Bed
Breakfast included
Day 8 Inverness

Exploration of the Isle of Skye
After breakfast at your hotel, you get to enjoy the beauty of the untouched nature in its glory, embarking on a full day small group tour to the famous Isle of Skye.

Early in the morning, you join a small group tour and leave the city of Inverness with the guide-driver, passing the legendary Loch Ness, observing the dramatic Highland scenery and paying a visit to witness the most photographed castle in Scotland, Eilean Donan Castle.

The next destination on your agenda is the picturesque Kyle of Lochalsh, a village on the mainland which serves as the gateway to the scenic Isle of Skye, a place of inspiration for many movie makers, poets, and travelers. Upon arrival on the Isle, you travel around the island’s east coast through the gorgeous Cuillin Mountains, experiencing truly breathtaking panoramas.

Then, you arrive at the lovely town of Portree, overlooking a sheltered bay and serving as the capital city of the island. While in Portree, you have some free time to explore the town and grab a snack.

Afterwards, you proceed to the northernmost peninsula of the Isle of Skye, Trotternish, to observe some unusual natural formations like the Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock, and the Quiraing, and take some memorable photos of this extraterrestrial place.

Following the tour, you are transferred back to Inverness. The route you take back differs from the one in the morning so you have even more opportunities to admire the Highland scenery.  

*Note: the duration of the trip is up to 12 hours. Entrance tickets are not included. 

12h
Isle of Skye Tour
Isle of Skye Tour
Day 9 Inverness

Departure
Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and depart from Inverness.

Kingsmills Hotel
Address
Culcabock Road, Inverness, Scotland, GB, IV2 3LP
Car from Inverness to Glasgow
Departure
12 h
Arrival

Description for connection

Set out from Inverness to Glasgow for a tour that captures Scotland's natural splendour and cultural richness. Your adventure begins aboard the Jacobite Steam Train, known for its association with the Hogwarts Express. This journey takes you through the majestic Scottish Highlands, crossing landmarks like the Glenfinnan Viaduct and offering panoramic views of Loch Eil.

Upon reaching the coastal town of Mallaig, you'll trade rails for sails on a picturesque cruise that meanders through the serene isles and lochs of the region.

Conclude in Glasgow, enriched by Scotland's diverse landscapes and traditions.

Day 9 Glasgow

Arrival
Upon arrival, you have a check-in at the hotel. The rest of the day is at your own leisure.

Breakfast included
Apex City of Glasgow Hotel
Apex City of Glasgow Hotel
110 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland, GB, G2 2EN
Standard Double Room, 1 King Bed
1 room
Up to 3 guests
1 King Bed
22 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Day 10 Glasgow

Glasgow City Tour & Clydeside Distillery Tour and Tasting
Following breakfast in your hotel, meet your guide and start a 4-hour walking tour. Together you explore the gems and the great historical importance of Glasgow.

This port city on the River Clyde, famous for its shipbuilding industry, is famed for its outstanding Victorian and art nouveau architecture, fine art museums and excellent shopping opportunities. Following the tour we recommend you to visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

After the tour, you join a 1-hour guided tour around The Clydeside Distillery. Here you meet craftsmen, discover the birth of the whiskey industry in Glasgow and enjoy a spectacular view over the River Clyde from the Still House. Following the tour, you get to try 3 Wee Drams.

*Note: transfers to/from the distillery are included. 

4h
Glasgow Guided City Tour
Glasgow Guided City Tour
1h
Clydeside Distillery Tour and Tasting
Clydeside Distillery Tour and Tasting
Day 11 Glasgow

Departure
Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and depart from Glasgow.

Apex City of Glasgow Hotel
Address
110 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland, GB, G2 2EN
Departure: Private Transfer Minivan
Flight from Glasgow to Dublin
Departure
1 h
Arrival
Day 11 Dublin

Arrival
Welcome to the fabulous capital of Ireland - Dublin!

Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the arrivals hall and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for the check-in.

Highlight your evening with the optional tour Evening Pub Crawl

Breakfast included
The Chancery Hotel
The Chancery Hotel
21 Ship Street Great, Dublin, IE, D08 Y043
Standard Double
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 Double Bed
20 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Arrival: Private Airport Transfer Sedan
Day 12 Dublin

Dublin City Tour & Guinness Storehouse Experience
After a full Irish breakfast this morning, meet your guide in the hotel lobby and carry on to a walking city tour of Dublin.

During the sightseeing tour you see many of Dublin’s icons while being guided to some hidden and wonderful spots that visitors most often miss. You see Dublin Castle, Christchurch Cathedral, the famous Ha’penny Bridge, the Georgian doors of Dublin and Trinity College Library where you see the famous Book of Kells.

You then pay a visit to the most popular Ireland's attraction - the remarkable Guinness Storehouse, located in the heart of the St. James's Gate Brewery. Your group tour of the Storehouse begins at the bottom of the world's largest pint glass and as you make your way to the 7th floor you learn about the history and the making of Guinness through various interactive experiences.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have evening at leisure.

Note: to highlight your tour, you may add a Guinness Storehouse connoisseur experience on top.

4h
Dublin Walking Tour with Entrance to the Book of Kells
Dublin Walking Tour with Entrance to the Book of Kells
2h
Guinness Gravity Bar Experience
Guinness Gravity Bar Experience
Day 13 Dublin

Departure
Following breakfast you check out from the hotel and have a transfer to the station. 

The Chancery Hotel
Address
21 Ship Street Great, Dublin, IE, D08 Y043
Departure: Private Airport Transfer Sedan
Train from Dublin to Cork
Departure
3 h
Arrival
Day 13 Cork

Arrival & Cobh and Cork Sightseeing
Upon arrival, you are taken to your centrally-located hotel for check-in. 

Later you meet your guide and head for Cobh, a tourist seaport town on the south coast of County Cork. Within just 25 minutes of train trip from Cork you arrive to Cobh and start exploring the town that was known as Queenstown from 1849 until 1920. Your tour route covers the main attractions in the town center, including the cathedral church of the diocese of Cloyne, St Colman's, which is one of the tallest buildings in Ireland.

You then continue to Cork and enjoy a walking tour with a professional local guide around the compact and charming 800 year old city. During the tour you stroll the streets of the 18th century Huguenot Quarter and admire the Burges’s magnificent French Neo-Gothic cathedral. Your local guide shares with you the unique history and culture of the city, as well as Corkonian wit and traditions. You also experience the sounds and scents and of the English Market regarded for its mid-19th century architecture. Here you have a chance to taste local specialities to explore the local culture from a new angle.

Afterwards you return to your hotel and have evening at leisure.

Breakfast included
Imperial Hotel
Imperial Hotel
76 South Mall Street, Cork, Cork, IE, T12 A2YT
Classic Double Room
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 Double Bed
18 m²
Breakfast included
4h
Exploring Cork and Cobh
Exploring Cork and Cobh
Day 14 Cork

Ring of Kerry Group Tour
Today you join a full day group tour to explore one of the most scenic drives in the world, the Ring of Kerry. 

During this day trip, you experience the wilderness of the peninsula with its rugged cliffs and golden beaches, small villages, and picturesque mountain ranges. You make the first stop in a charming town of Killarney, nestled in the valley beneath Irish highest mountains, proceeding to Killorglin and passing the stunning views along the Dingle Bay. Then you continue to the tiny village of Waterville, overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay, and next take a stop in the colorful village of Sneem. 

Afterward, you come to one of the most picturesque national parks in the world and the oldest one in Ireland, Killarney where you see the magnificent Lakes of Killarney and Black Valley as well as the striking Torc Waterfall. After the tour, you return back to Cork. 

Note: in the morning, you meet the guide at Bridge Street Tourist Office at 08:20 and return to Cork at 19:00. From November to February the tour is not available on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

11h
Ring of Kerry Tour
Ring of Kerry Tour
Day 15 Cork

Cliffs of Moher Tour on the Way to Galway
Today after breakfast you check out from the hotel and embark on a wonderful day-trip to one of the most impressive coastlines in Ireland. 

Together with your guide-driver you make your way to the Cliffs of Moher - a sheer precipice that stretches for 5 miles along the Wild Atlantic Way. You get to enter the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre to see the exhibition dedicated to this natural wonder and the region. 

You then continue your journey with a scenic drive through the Burren Region to the city of Galway.

Imperial Hotel
Address
76 South Mall Street, Cork, Cork, IE, T12 A2YT
Car from Cork to Galway
Departure
Cork hotel...
8 h
Arrival
Galway hotel...

Description for connection

Following breakfast, you embark on a wonderful day-trip to one of the most impressive coastlines in Ireland.

Together with your private guide-driver you make your way to the Cliffs of Moher - a sheer precipice that stretches for 5 miles along the Wild Atlantic Way. You get to enter the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre to see the exhibition dedicated to this natural wonder and the region.

You continue your journey with a scenic drive through the Burren Region to the city of Galway.

Day 15 Galway

Arrival
Upon arrival, you are taken to your hotel for the check-in.

The rest of the evening is free to explore Galway city and enjoy some of the great music and food in the bars and restaurants.

Breakfast included
Leonardo Hotel Galway - Formerly Jurys Inn
Leonardo Hotel Galway - Formerly Jurys Inn
Quay Street, Galway, Galway, IE
Standard Double Room
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 Double Bed
22 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Day 16 Galway

Galway City Tour
Following breakfast you meet your guide and go on an exciting walking tour around Galway and its best sights.

Your tour starts at the Eyre Square, where you learn the Occupy Wall Street movement and other important points of Galway history. Then you explore Brown's Doorway, John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaque and quincentennial Fountain. 

As you make your way through the Old Town of Galway, you also see Lynch's Castle, St Nicolas' Church and the beautiful Spanish Arch. 

After the tour you either return to your hotel or continue exploring the city on your own.

2h
Walking Tour of Galway
Walking Tour of Galway
Day 17 Galway

Departure
Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and depart from Galway.

Leonardo Hotel Galway - Formerly Jurys Inn
Address
Quay Street, Galway, Galway, IE
Car from Galway to Sligo
Departure
Galway hotel...
8 h
Arrival
Sligo hotel...

Description for connection

Following breakfast, you meet your private guide-driver and embark on an enchanting journey.
Discover the captivating beauty of Kylemore Abbey, with its stunning architecture and serene surroundings of lakes and mountains. Immerse yourself in history and wander through the abbey's lush gardens.

Then, venture to Cong, a charming village that served as the backdrop for "The Quiet Man." Explore its picturesque streets, visit historic landmarks, and soak in the village's unique atmosphere.

In the end, you are transferred to your hotel in Sligo.

Day 17 Sligo

Arrival
Upon arrival to Sligo, you head for your hotel. After check-in, the rest of the day is at leisure.

Breakfast included
Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Sligo
Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Sligo
Ballincar, Rosses Point Road, Sligo, Sligo, IE
Standard Room
1 room
Up to 2 guests
2 Twin Beds, 1 Queen Bed
22 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Day 18 Sligo

Departure
Following breakfast you check out and depart from Sligo.

Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Sligo
Address
Ballincar, Rosses Point Road, Sligo, Sligo, IE
Car from Sligo to Belfast
Departure
Sligo hotel...
8 h
Arrival
Belfast hotel...

Description for connection

In the morning, you meet your guide-driver and depart from your hotel to the grave of Nobel prize winner WB Yeats at Drumcliffe Church which sits in the shadow of Benbulben mountain.
Then you continue with a drive along Mullaghmore scenic route including a photostop at Classiebawn Castle (former home of Lord Mountbatten) before arriving at Glencar Lake to visit the stunning waterfall.

After exploring a scenic route through county Leitrim and Fermanagh alongside Lough Erne, you arrive to the historic town of Enniskillen for a lunch break in one of the many cafes in the town centre.

In the end, your guide-driver then takes you to Belfast hotel via county Armagh.

Day 18 Belfast

Arrival
Welcome to to the capital of Northern Ireland - Belfast!  Upon arrival, you check in to your centrally located hotel.

The rest of the day free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

Breakfast included
Ten Square Hotel
Ten Square Hotel
10 Donegal Square South, Belfast, Northern Ireland, GB, BT1 5JD
Standard Double Room
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 Double Bed
40 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Day 19 Belfast

Belfast City Tour
After delicious breakfast you meet your local guide in the hotel lobby and start your walking city tour of Belfast.

During the tour you learn about the history and culture of Belfast and Northern Ireland, visit the International Wall and the Peace Wall, which remind about the troubled past of the city. You explore the most iconic sites and some hidden gems of the city as Belfast City Hall, Albert Clock, and the Cathedral Quarter.

After the tour, you are transferred back to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Atternatively, you may add to this day visit of Titanic Museum.

3h
Belfast Walking City Tour
Belfast Walking City Tour
Day 20 Belfast

Departure 
This is the last day of your amazing adventure! After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and depart from Belfast.

Ten Square Hotel
Address
10 Donegal Square South, Belfast, Northern Ireland, GB, BT1 5JD
Departure: Private Transfer Sedan

What's included

Exceptional downtown hotel accommodations
Guided sightseeing tours with expert English-speaking guides
Delicious breakfasts at your hotels
Entrances to Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and more
Tickets and intercity transportation as per itinerary
Professional meeting services at the airport
Dedicated support team before and during your trip

Reviews

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4.9 / 5
Excellent
962 Reviews
This was a dream trip for me, and they helped make it a dream come true.
The guides they work with are top-notch.
We had a “trip of a lifetime,” thanks to them.
I was extremely pleased with the personalized service.
gbLondon
3 nights
gbEdinburgh
3 nights
gbInverness
2 nights
gbGlasgow
2 nights
ieDublin
2 nights
ieCork
2 nights
ieGalway
2 nights
ieSligo
1 night
gbBelfast
2 nights
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