Enjoy the fantastic landscapes of Ireland’s north and west
8 daysFrom $1,855 per person
2020 Tour code: NIS20
About the tour
Enjoy the fantastic landscapes of Ireland's north and west
coasts on a vacation packed with excursions. We visit the Giant's
Causeway, the Connemara Coast, and explore the history of Belfast.
Awash with locations that capture the essence of Ireland, this tour
is a great place to start as a newcomer to the Emerald Isle.
Guided sightseeing tours of Dublin and Belfast
Excursion to Crumlin Road Gaol
Visit to the Titanic Museum
Coach trip around the Causeway Coast including the Giant's Causeway
Time at Bushmills Distillery
Tour of Derry
Taste traditional Irish Whisky
Carrickfergus Castle, Dunluce Castle and Kylemore Abbey
Days 1-3 - The Titanic Museum and Irish whisky tasting
Meet the rest of your group and Tour Manager in Belfast. On
arrival, we set out on a guided tour by coach before transferring
to our hotel. We continue our explorations on the morning of
Day 2, with a visit to Crumlin Road Gaol - a
Victorian-era prison. After a tour there's free time for lunch
before we continue to the Titanic Museum, where you can discover
the secrets of the world's most infamous ship. Day
3 sees us transfer to Bushmills, on the north coast of
County Antrim. Along the way, we stop at Carrickfergus Castle and
Ballycastle. Enjoy free time around this area of Outstanding
Natural Beauty before we make our way to the Bushmills Distillery.
Here we enjoy a delicious whisky tasting.
Day 1 - Dinner
Day 2 - Breakfast
Day 3 - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 - The Giant’s Causeway
We visit one of Northern Ireland's most beloved attractions
today - the Giant's Causeway. Next we visit Dunluce Castle, an
ancient site that had a starring role in Game of Thrones as Castle
Greyjoy. Afterwards, we transfer to Coleraine where you have free
time before catching the train to Derry. On arrival, we set out on
a guided walking tour of this town that sits on the border between
Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Days 5-6 - Slieve League and The Connemara Coast
We head out into the Irish countryside today, visiting Slieve
League - one of the highest sea cliffs in all of Ireland. Soak up
commanding views over the dramatic Atlantic coast before our drive
to Glenveagh, where we enjoy a tour. The Connemara Coast enchants
us on Day 6, as we enjoy a picturesque drive to
Westport. Following free time, we continue to Kylemore Abbey.
Day 5 - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 - Breakfast, Dinner
Days 7-8 - Dublin and the Merry Ploughboys pub
We catch the train back to Dublin this morning. After some time
at leisure, this evening we enjoy dinner at a real Irish
institution, the Merry Ploughboys pub. On Day 8
your tour concludes and you are free to make your way to the
airport for your flight back home.
We recommend that for this tour you arrange flights to Belfast
Airport (BFS), where your tour begins. Our recommended
departure airport is the Dublin airport (DUB), approximately 11
miles from your end point in Dublin.
It is your responsibility to check and fulfil the passport,
visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your
itinerary. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot
travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with
any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.
You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses
which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any
passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.
Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be
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& Availability' button. We write to all booked customers
approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise
the exact departure and return time for their particular group.