Scotland and Ireland (13 days)

This 13 day adventure starts in Scotland and ends in Ireland.   The tour will take place in either June or September of 2015 depending on the response we receive. I will be hosting this tour personally. It includes many daytrips that I am sure you will enjoy. There are also many delicious meals included. We need minimum of 16 people to make this happen. (We can go up to 24.) Please let me know as soon as possible if you are interested.

Included:

  • Airfare between Edinburgh and Dublin
  • 12 Breakfasts/ 6 Dinners (including Music and Dinner shows)
  • Accommodation: 5 Nights at a Castle Hotel in Scotland and 7 Nights at a Golf Resort and Spa in Ireland.
  • 9 Daytrips
  • 1 Round of Golf or 2 Spa treatments at the resort in Ireland
  • 10 Transfers:  4 to and from airports and 3 round trip transfers to and from the hotels for city visits, as outlined in tour description.
  • Entrance tickets:  Blarney Castle, Giants Causeway Visitor Center and Carrick -Rede Rope Bridge.

Not Included:

  • International airfare to and from the destination, please contact us for the best available prices from your home city.
  • Travel Insurance is not included, but available, please contact us for the best options for your family.
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary below.
  • Tours not mentioned in the itinerary below.
  • Gratuities (optional).
  • Optional bike rentals, ballooning and other nearby activities
  • Optional golf rounds many opportunities
  • Optional boat tour of Loch Ness and Entrance to Sterling Castle

Day 1 – Arrive Edinburgh before 12 noon for transfer to Castle Hotel. www.cringletie.com Enjoy the afternoon on the 28 acres of forest and gardens. This evening we will enjoy a 3 course dinner at the hotel prepared by their award winning chef. (included)

Day 2 – Loch Ness, Glencoe and Highlands tour.

Enjoy your Scottish Breakfast Loch Ness, Glencoe and Highlands tour.  See the magnificent beauty of Glencoe and Great Glen, enjoy your chance to see Nessie.

Day 3 – Loch Lomond and Stirling Castle, The Trossachs, Aberfoyle.

Enjoy your Scottish Breakfast Loch Lomond and Stirling Castle, The Trossachs, Aberfoyle.  This a great tour for those who love Rob Roy and Braveheart and historic castles

Day 4 – Edinburgh Enjoy your Scottish Breakfast.   Edinburgh At 12 noon, we transfer to Edinburgh for a day at your discretion: optional tours may include, hop on hop off bus, the Edinburgh castle, shopping on the Royal Mile, etc.  Enjoy the sights, the tastes and the foods of Scotland. We meet again at 7.30 p.m. for our return to the castle

Day 5 – St. Andrews and the fishing villages of the Kingdom of Fife.

Enjoy your Scottish Breakfast St. Andrews and the fishing villages of the Kingdom of Fife.  Lots of time to-day to visit St. Andrews and the picturesque towns in the Kingdom of Fife. This evening we will have our farewell to Scotland dinner at the hotel. (included)

Day 6 in Scotland Enjoy your Scottish Breakfast Transfer to the airport for your flight to Dublin.

Day 6 in Ireland Transfer from airport to Golf Resort and Spa www.portmarnock.com Enjoy the rest of the day exploring this ocean front resort. Dinner served at 7p.m. (included)

Day 7 – Giants Causeway and Belfast

Enjoy your Irish Breakfast.

Giants Causeway and Belfast.

We travel along beautiful coastal highways, visiting Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Giants Causeway, Dunluce Castle and Belfast.  Dinner will be served in the diningroom at the resort upon our return. 

Day 8 – Kilkenny and Wicklow

Enjoy your Irish Breakfast Kilkenny and Wicklow

Enjoy this scenic relaxing drive, we will visit the monastic city of St, Kevin made famous during Braveheart wedding scene and in the movie, P.S. I love you. See the sparkling lakes and rivers, dense forests, the glacial beauty of Wicklow, Ireland’s Garden and the Norman castles.

Day 9 – Dublin

Enjoy your Irish Breakfast Leisurely morning strolling the seaside or an optional game of golf.

Dublin

At 2p.m., we leave for Dublin where you will have time on your own to explore some of the history and culture of the city (optional activities could be the hop on hop off bus tour, Guiness brewery, shopping).  We will meet for dinner and a music show (included)

Day 10 – Blarney Castle Enjoy you Irish Breakfast Blarney Castle

This tour includes a visit to Blarney Castle and Gardens, where you must kiss the stone to gain the gift of the gab. Enjoy a stroll in one of Ireland’s most historic towns, Kobh. We will also do a panoramic tour of Cork.

Day 11 – Connemara and Galway. Enjoy your Irish Breakfast Connemara and Galway.

This is a tour to Connemara, seeing Kylemore Abbey, Killary Harbour with lots of time to visit the city of Galway

Day 12 – A Day of Leisure Enjoy your Irish Breakfast

A Day of Leisure Enjoy an included round of golf at the resort or a spa day (choice of 2 treatments).

In the afternoon we leave for Dublin and a farewell dinner show (included).

Day 13 – Transfer to airport at 9am. for flights home.

Enjoy your Irish Breakfast

Transfer to airport at 9am. for your flight home.

 

Prices starting from:

$3,099.00 Canadian, per person, based on double occupancy.

Above pricing includes taxes where stated. In Canada, GST/HST included. Country taxes that must be paid locally are not included.  Prices listed were correct at time of publication.  Prices can change to reflect exchange rate changes. Custom World Vacations reserves the right to amend prices at any time without prior notice.  All vacations are subject to availability.

 

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