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"The perfect combination of two great countries in one itinerary. Start in Glasgow before exploring the Scottish Highlands with a Loch Ness cruise and whisky tasting. Visit St Andrews and Edinburgh."
Pre Stay night in Glasgow and Post Stay in Dublin may be available -- or call Happy Cruisers for availablity and pricing
11 days/10 Nights October 4, 2022
ends October 14, 2022
Pricing: $2,815.00 per person x 2 = $5,630.00
Pre/Post Hotel: $132.50 + $129.50 pp
= $262.00 x 2 = $524.00
Total with pre/post: $3,077.00 per person
Transfers may be additional
Does not include: airfare, travel protection
Single supplement may be available. Call or for availability
Per person (PP)
10 hot breaksfasts (B) 1 lunch (L) and 6 dinners (D)
Your tour begins at 2:00 PM at your Glasgow hotel. Set out on a panoramic tour of central Glasgow – a city that flourished in Victorian times due to the shipbuilding industry and international trade. Drive around George Square with its ornate City Chambers, and visit Provand’s Lordship, Glasgow’s oldest house, built in 1471. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner. (D)
Travel alongside the famous Loch Lomond, renowned for its beauty. Drive across the haunting Rannoch Moor and through Glencoe, admiring the wild and spectacular scenery. Continue through Fort William and on to Fort Augustus. Embark on a short cruise on Loch Ness before heading to Nairn. (B, D)
Visit Blair Athol Distillery, founded in 1798, to discover traditional whisky production and taste a sample. Travel to St Andrews, a town rich in medieval heritage and the home of golf; take a panoramic drive and have time to explore independently. Continue on to your elegant manor house hotel outside Edinburgh; three centuries old, it’s set on 1,000 acres of beautiful parkland. Experience a Scottish evening with traditional food and entertainment. August 2 – 23 departures enjoy time to explore and dine independently. (B, D*)
Explore the principal sights of central Edinburgh from the bustling Princes Street through the gracious, wide streets of the 200-year-old Georgian “New Town.” Walk along part of the Royal Mile where compact medieval houses reach several stories tall. Visit Edinburgh Castle perched high above the city on volcanic rock, home to the Scottish Crown Jewels. The rest of the day is free. The August 2 – 23 departures attend the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade. (B)
Depart Edinburgh and travel through Ayrshire and along the coast. Embark on a ferry ride to Belfast. Take a panoramic drive through Belfast, seeing the highlights of this fascinating city, where the Titanic was built in the once-bustling shipyards. Visit Titanic Belfast to explore the fascinating story of the doomed ship. Then travel to Dublin, where you will enjoy some free time for dinner on your own. (B)
Explore Dublin on a panoramic tour with a local guide, discovering its history and viewing its elegant Georgian buildings, Trinity College, the River Liffey, and more. Visit Christ Church Cathedral, the spiritual heart of the city for more than 1,000 years. This evening, dine on a former Guinness barge as you cruise the Grand Canal, listening to traditional Irish music. (B, D)
Travel through the midlands of Ireland on your way to a traditional farm. Immerse yourself in farm life with tea and scones at a farmhouse visit and watch skilled dogs herd sheep. Head to Blarney Cstle and kiss the famous "Stone of Eloquence." Head to Killarney, picturesquely set beside lakes and mountains. (B,D)
Step back in time as a jaunting car drives you past Ross Castle on Lough Leane. Head to the scenic Gap of Dunloe to visit Moriarty's, a CIE Tours preferred shopping partner. Embark on the Ring of Kerry drive - a winding route with breath-taking sights of mountains and coastal views. Cross the bridge to Valentia Island to visit the Skellig Experience, which explains the life of early Christian hermits on Skellig Michael, a rocky offshore island featured in the film “Star Wars VII.” Enjoy a casual lunch before a pause at Moll's Gap for panoramic mountain views. Return to Killarney where the evening is free. (B, L)
Cross the Shannon Estuary by ferry on your way to visit the Cliffs of Moher. Take in the spectacular views from these awesome cliffs, soaring 700 feet above the Atlantic. Head on to Bunratty, where you’ll have a little time to relax in your hotel or have a drink in the famed Durty Nelly’s Pub nearby. Your dinner will be a medieval-style feast in a castle, complete with serenading lords and ladies. (B, D)
Head to lively Galway for a walking tour around the city center with a local guide. Drive to Dublin, stopping to visit the picturesque monastic ruins of Clonmacnoise, founded in 544 AD by Saint Ciaran. Your evening is free to explore Dublin’s restaurants and pubs. (B)
Your tour ends after breakfast today unless guest hjas booked a post night in Dublin
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