17 days
Duration
Edinburgh
Start/Return point
2/5
Physicality
16
Groupsize

If you want to experience and explore the real Scotland and Ireland then look no further as we have the perfect mix on our 17 Day Tour of the best of Scotland and Ireland. 

Discover these destinations’ sheer beauty as we take you on a journey through picturesque villages, towns and dramatic wild landscapes of colourful valleys, rugged coastlines and pristine lochs with rolling hills set in the background. Experience the most thrilling activities from Stirling Castle, walking and hiking in the national parks of Scotland and Ireland and amazing water sport experiences on the Isle of Skye and Killarney. 

You can experience all this and more, as we take you off the beaten track to unearth the real Scotland and Ireland that will forever capture your heart.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
  1. Unearth Scotland’s wild and rugged landscapes
  2. Experience Ireland’s wild Atlantic Coastline
  3. Discover Castles and National Parks
  4. Learn about local history and traditions
  5. Great food and fun traditional music nights
START/RETURN POINT                                  Edinburgh iCentre – 249 High Street, Edinburgh, Scotland.
TOUR DATES
  • 16th August to 1st September 2021
  • 13th September to 29th September 2021
SCHEDULE
  • 09:30 AM – Please arrive by 9:00 AM for a prompt departure
WHAT TO BRING
  • Rain Jacket/Pants
  • Walking boots/shoes
  • Rucksack or appropriate bag for carrying food/clothing
  • Suitable hiking clothing e.g. fleece, hat, gloves
  • No cotton t-shirts or jeans as these items will hold water and may accelerate chances of hypothermia
  • Spare clothes and shoes for after activity
  • Warm drink and water(1 litre approx)
  • Food e.g. lunch, snacks, etc.
INCLUDED
Professional and experienced guide                 All listed Activities
16 nights accommodation Breakfast each morning
Private Bus Chauffeur
NOT INCLUDED
Any activities/services not listed on itinerary 

 

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Additional information

Tour TypeDay Tours, Multi day Tours, Private tours, Travel Passes
DestinationScotland
Age5+

The itinerary listed below is for the current season. Given the unpredictable nature of Ireland & Scotland’s weather, what we do each day might occasionally vary so that you have the best experience possible.

The itinerary listed below is for the current season. Given the unpredictable nature of Ireland’s weather, what we do each day might occasionally vary so did you have the best experience possible.

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DAY 1: STIRLING CASTLE AND FORT WILLIAM

Your adventure starts off in Edinburgh, Scotland’s hilly capital. Our direction is north west to Stirling Castle where we will take our first stop on our amazing adventure of Scotland.  

The castle is one of Scotland’s most historically important sites and. Its origins are ancient and over the centuries it grew into a great royal residence and a powerful stronghold for the Stewart kings and queens. Its dominating setting upon a vast volcanic rock above the river Forth at the meeting point between Lowlands and Highlands offers spectacular views of the surrounding landscapes.

Afterwards, we continue our journey north to Fort William in the Scottish Highlands. A perfect destination for the outdoor enthusiast and where we will our first night beneath the foothills of Ben Nevis, Scotland’s highest mountain. 

Schedule:

09:30 AM: Bus departure for Stirling Castle

10:45 AM: Arrive and visit Stirling Castle

13:00 PM: Lunch

14:00 PM: Bus departure for Fort William via Loch Lomond

17:30 PM: Arrive and explore Fort William  

Included:
  • Edinburgh to Fort William Transfer 
  • Visit Stirling Castle  
Tour Style Options:
  • Budget – Hostel 
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast
  • Luxury – Guesthouse / Hotel
Activity Add-ons:
  • Non-applicable
Freebies: 
  • Explore Fort William

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Today’s adventure takes us first to Steall Falls, a dramatic and beautiful route through Nevis Gorge, one of the best short walks in Scotland. 

From here, we take the road north-west towards the Isle of Skye, famous for its wild picturesque scenery that will take your breath away. The Island is 50 miles (80km) long, the largest of the Inner Hebrides and its capital is Portree where we will perch our feet up for two nights. The following day we will discover this magical island as we will explore its unique landscapes, wildlife, rich history and geological wonders.   

Schedule:

09:30 AM: Bus departure for Steall Falls 

10:00 AM: Start hike to Steall Falls 

12:30 PM: Bus departure for Isle of Skye 

13:30 PM: Picnic Lunch 

14:30 PM: Bus departure for Isle of Skye

17:00 PM: Arrive in Portree 

Included:
  • Fort William to Portree Transfer 
  • Steall Falls
Tour Style Options:
  • Budget – Hostel 
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast
  • Luxury – Guesthouse / Hotel
Alternative Activity Add-ons:
  • Ben Nevis Distillery  
Freebies: 
  • Explore Fort William

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Today’s adventure takes you off the beaten track to explore the real beauty of the Isle of Skye. Our first stop is at the Old Man of Storr, one of Scotland’s most iconic places. The Old Man is a unique rock feature and offers stunning views out over the Sound of Raasay. 

From there, we make our way around the top of Skye to Duntulm Castle where you can have a picnic lunch and explore this magnificent setting. Afterwards, we will make our way to Neist Point Lighthouse, one of the most famous in Scotland and can be found on the most westerly tip of Skye and offers stunning views of the high cliffs and the lighthouse itself. It is a landscape photographer’s dream.

That afternoon, we will make our way back to Portree where we experienced its vibrant streets, fantastic culinary delights, meet the locals or simply relax.  

Schedule:

09:00 AM: Bus departure for Old Man of Storr

09:30 AM: Arrive and start hike 

11:30 AM: Bus departure for Duntulm Castle

12:30 PM: Explore Duntulm Castle and Picnic Lunch

13:30 PM: Bus departure for Neist Point Lighthouse 

15:00 PM: Arrive and explore Neist Point Lighthouse

16:30 PM: Bus departure for Portree

18:00 PM: Arrive in Portree  Included:

  • Isle of Skye Tour  
  • Neist Point Lighthouse
Tour Style Options:
  • Budget – Hostel 
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast
  • Luxury – Guesthouse/Hotel
Alternative Activity Add-ons:
  • Sea Eagle Boat Tour 
  • Sea kayaking 
  • Raasay Distillery
Freebies: 
  • Explore the colourful town of Portree

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We depart the beautiful setting of the Isle of Skye, making our way east through undulating valleys and along picturesque lakes to Fort Augustus which sits on the edge of Loch Ness. Here we will stop for a nice bite to eat before making our way north for a quick visit of Boleskine Burial Ground (the final resting place of all the Frasers of the region) and for fans of Outlander, this is a place you really must visit, however, there is no guarantee you will meet Jamie Fraser!! 

Onward we go and in search of the Loch Ness monster we take a stop at Dores. The village of Dores and its beach by the Loch is probably the most spectacular viewing point for you to get that memorable and lucky photo of Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster. The Loch itself is over 37 miles long and has more freshwater than all the lakes of England and Wales combined. 

Afterwards, we make the short drive to Inverness where you can explore this colourful ancient cathedral city in the Scottish Highlands and sample its lively atmosphere.

Schedule:

10:00 AM: Bus departure for Fort Augustus

12:30 AM: Explore and lunch in Fort Augustus 

14:30 PM: Bus departure for Boleskine Burial Ground

15:00 PM: Boleskine Burial Ground

16:00 PM: Visit Loch Ness 

17:30 PM: Arrive in Inverness  Included:

  • Portree to Inverness Transfer
  • Visit the town of Fort Augustus
  • Boleskine Burial Ground
  • Loch Ness
Tour Style Options:
  • Budget – Hostel 
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast
  • Luxury – Guesthouse / Hotel
Alternative Activity Add-ons:
  • Non- Applicable 
Freebies: 
  • Explore Fort Augustus and Inverness

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DAY 5: DISCOVER INVERNESS & CULLODEN

This morning you have free time to explore the beautiful highland city of Inverness, sample its wide variety of food offerings or take a tour exploring its unique historical places of interest. 

Then we take a short drive to Culloden which is a powerful moving site of the final Jacobite Rising – the last and most harrowing pitched battle to be fought on British soil. 

You have the opportunity to explore the interactive visitor centre, view fascinating artefacts from both sides of the confrontation, experience the battle in the immersive surround cinema and interactive displays that reveal the background to the conflict. There is no escaping the emotions Culloden stirs up inside you as you discover how a bloody fight that lasted only an hour changed life in the Highlands forever.

Later that afternoon, we continue our journey south to the beautiful setting of Aviemore where you can rest your feet and treat yourself to a wholesome Scottish meal. 

Schedule:

09:00 AM: Free time to relax and explore Inverness 

12:30 PM: Bus departure for Culloden Visitor Centre

13:00 PM: Lunch and visit Culloden 

17:00 PM: Bus departure for Aviemore

18:00 PM: Arrive in Aviemore 

Included:
  • Transfer to Culloden and Aviemore
  • Culloden Visitor Centre 
Tour Style Options:
  • Budget – Hostel 
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast
  • Luxury – Guesthouse / Hotel
Alternative Activity Add-ons: 
  • Inverness Guided Walking Tour
  • Hop on/Hop off Bus Tour
Freebies:
  • Discover Inverness
  • Visit the Botanic Gardens
  • Explore vibrant shops and cafes

 

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DAY 6: CAIRNGORMS NATIONAL PARK AND EDINBURGH

Our adventure today brings us to the Cairngorms National Park, the largest national park on the British Isles which was established in 2003.   

Five of the UK’s six highest mountains lie inside the park, alongside 55 Munros – mountains over 3,000 ft – which can be found here too. There are huge forests of ancient native trees, cascading waterfalls, more wildlife than you can imagine and where you can take a variety of walking routes or take a watersports adventure on Loch Morlich.

Later that afternoon, we make our way south towards the hilly capital of Scotland, Edinburgh where we will say our goodbyes as our spectacular tour comes to an end. We really hope you have had an amazing time exploring some of Ireland’s and Scotland’s most unique destinations and in your wee heart you will have memories that will last forever. 

p.s. If you have the time, take the opportunity to soak in Edinburgh’s vibrant colourful streets, sample its wide variety of food offerings or take a tour exploring its unique historical places of interest. 

Schedule:

09:00 AM: Bus departure for Cairngorms National Park09:30 AM: Explore or take an adventure in Cairngorms National Park 14:00 PM: Bus departure for Edinburgh15:30 PM: Rest stop in Pitlochry 

16:00 PM: Bus departure for Edinburgh

18:00 PM: Arrive in Edinburgh 

Included:
  • Aviemore to Edinburgh Transfer
  • Cairngorm National Park
Tour Style Options:
  • Budget – Hostel 
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast
  • Luxury – Guesthouse / Hotel
Activity Add-ons:
  • Loch Morlich Kayak Tour 
  • Edinburgh Hop-on Hop-off City Tour
  • Edinburgh Walking Tour
  • Edinburgh Castle 
Freebies: 
  • Explore Aviemore and Edinburgh’s amazing historical places of interest and experience its colourful cafes and bars

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This morning you have the opportunity to explore Edinburgh before that afternoon we take an afternoon flight to Dublin. 

Schedule:                                                  

09:00 AM: Relax and explore Edinburgh                  

13:30 PM: Transfer to Edinburgh Airport

16:00 PM: Flight to Dublin  

17:30 PM: Transfer to accommodation

18:00 PM: Arrive in Dublin                                                                                                                                                  

Included:
  • Airport transfers
  • Flight to Dublin
Tour Style Options:
  • Budget – Hostel 
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast
  • Luxury – Guesthouse / Hotel
Activity Add-ons:
  • Edinburgh Hop-on Hop-off City Tour
  • Edinburgh Walking Tour
  • Edinburgh Castle 
Freebies: 
  • Explore Edinburgh’s amazing historical places of interest and experience its colourful cafes and bars

 

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DAY 8: DISCOVER KILLARNEY

Your adventure starts off in Dublin, Ireland’s capital also known as the Fair city. Our direction is south to Killarney and the Kingdom of Kerry. 

After a bite to eat in Killarney, you have the opportunity to explore Ross Island or take a mesmerizing kayak tour on the Lakes of Killarney that journeys around this unique setting, where you can kayak through limestone caves and journey around an incredible 15th Century castle. 

That evening, you can experience Killarney’s great food offerings, vibrant musical nightlife or take a stroll through its majestic national park. 

Schedule:

09:00 AM: Bus Departure for Killarney

10:45 AM: Rest Stop

11:00 AM: Bus Departure for Killarney

13:30 PM: Lunch in Killarney

15:00 PM: Explore Killarney or take an adventure 

17:30 PM: Arrive in accommodation

Included:
  • Dublin to Killarney Transfer 
Tour Style Options:
  • Budget – Hostel 
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast
  • Luxury – Guesthouse / Hotel 
Activity Add-ons:
  • Ross Castle Kayak Tour – €35
  • Killarney Rent-a-Bike – €15
  • Gaelic Roots – Trad Night – €25
Freebies: 
  • Explore Killarney National Park 
  • Experience Killarney’s vibrant shops and cafes

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Today’s adventure takes you off the beaten track to unlock the real beauty of the world famous Ring of Kerry. Considered one of the most beautiful destinations to explore in Ireland, the Ring of Kerry offers dramatic landscapes of wild rugged coastline, golden beaches, glistening lakes, picturesque villages and spectacular mountain ranges.   

Even better, we will take you on an incredible tour of the spectacular Valentia Island where you can delve into its incredible history and heritage, explore its magical setting on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean and if you are lucky get a glimpse (weather permitting) of the dramatic Skellig Islands (Star Wars famed). 

After a well-earned bite to eat, we slowly make our way back to Killarney stopping off at many spectacular viewing points to learn of their historical importance and the opportunity to take that picture that will ensure an everlasting memory of paradise.

Schedule:

09:00 AM: Bus Departure for The Ring of Kerry

11:00 AM: Valentia Island Tour 

13:30 PM: Lunch in Portmagee

15:00 PM: Bus Departure for Killarney via The Ring of Kerry  

18:00 PM: Arrive in Killarney  Included:

  • Ring of Kerry & Valentia Island 
Tour Style Options:
  • Budget – Hostel 
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast
  • Luxury – Guesthouse / Hotel 
Activity Add-ons:
  • The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre – €5
  • Valentia Island Cycling Tour – €25
  • Skellig Eco Boat Tour* – €40
  • Gaelic Roots – Trad Night – €25

* from April to September

Freebies: 
  • Explore the Ring of Kerry’s wild nature 
  • Visit many quaint towns and villages
  • Bray Head Walk

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DAY 10: DINGLE & SLEA HEAD

Dingle is our destination today, as we explore this dramatic and beautiful peninsula that is littered with archaeological and historical wonders. Our first stop off is at Inch beach, famous for being the place where an inch is actually three miles long and where we take a short stroll along its golden sands and watch long rolling waves that come crashing ashore.

Once aboard we head due west to the edge of Europe, also known as Slea Head. Feast your eyes on breathtaking scenery of wild rugged coastline, golden beaches and the magnificent Blasket Islands. We continue our journey around this rich and vibrant peninsula exploring its vast Gaelic culture and learning a cupla focal (some words) in Irish along the way. We will also visit Dingle town, a picturesque fishing town that is famed for Fungi the dolphin who has been a local for almost 30 years, before making our return journey to Killarney.

Schedule:

09:00 AM: Bus Departure for Dingle & Slea Head

11:00 AM: Slea Head Tour 

14:00 PM: Lunch in Dingle

15:00 PM: Explore Dingle Town

16:15 PM: Bus Departure for Killarney

18:00 PM: Arrive in Killarney 

Included:
  • Dingle & Slea Head Tour
Tour Style Options:
  • Budget – Hostel 
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast
  • Luxury – Guesthouse / Hotel
Activity Add-ons:
  • Slea Head Cycling Tour – €30
  • Blasket Island Visitor Centre* – €5
  • Gaelic Roots – Trad Night – €25

*from April to October 

Freebies: 
  • Explore the Dingle Way and its many beautiful villages along the way

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DAY 11: DISCOVER KILLARNEY AND DOOLIN

Before departing for Doolin that afternoon, you have the opportunity to relax, discover Killarney town or take an adventure exploring Killarney’s National Park and Lakes. 

At 11 AM, we will venture through Killarney National Park visiting Ross Island and Muckross Park which is home to beautiful gardens and a 15th Century Franciscan Friary called Muckross Abbey. The Abbey is one of the major ecclesiastical sites found in the Killarney National Park. 

That afternoon after a bite to eat, we make our way north along the edge of Europe to the spectacular setting of the Cliffs of Moher, where we will overnight in the vibrant coastal village of Doolin and a chance for you to experience great traditional music sessions, fantastic seafood and of course meet the locals.  

Schedule:

09:00 AM: Free time to relax, explore Killarney or take an adventure 

11:00 AM: Visit Ross Castle, Muckross Abbey & Gardens, Torc Waterfall  

15:00 PM: Bus Departure for Doolin 

18:30 PM: Arrive in Doolin 

Included:
  • Muckross Abbey & Gardens  
  • Torc Waterfall 
  • Killarney to Doolin transfer 
Tour Style Options:
  • Budget – Hostel 
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast
  • Luxury – Guesthouse / Hotel
Alternative Activity Add-ons:  (all prices are approximate and may vary)
  • Ross Castle Guided Tour – €5
  • Ross Castle Kayak Tour – €35 
  • Lakes of Killarney Boat Tour – €12
  • Killarney Rent-a-Bike – €15 
Freebies:
  • Discover Ross Island 
  • Explore vibrant shops and cafes
  • Visit Torc Waterfall

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DAY 12: THE CLIFFS OF MOHER AND THE WILD BURREN

This morning we will make our way to the spectacular Cliffs of Moher in County Clare. This ‘must see’ wonder of Ireland, the Cliffs of Moher, stretches for almost 10 KM and will capture your eyes and imagination as you gaze out in awe of its impressive setting. 

Take the opportunity to explore the fantastic interpretation centre that will show you how this marvelous creation was shaped by nature’s hand and learn about its unique geological makeup.

Afterwards, we will have lunch in the surf town of Lahinch before heading on a tour exploring the dramatic landscape and history of the wild Burren. Experience its unique ecosystem and the spectacular Poulnabrone wedge tomb, which dates back to the Neolithic period.

That evening, take the opportunity to sample Doolin’s famed culinary delights and lively atmosphere.

Schedule:

09:30 AM: Bus departure for the Cliffs of Moher10:00 AM: Visit the Cliffs of Moher12:30 PM: Lunch in Lahinch 14:00 PM: Bus departure for the Wild Burren Tour

14:30 PM: Poulnabrone Tomb 

15:30 PM: Ballyryan

17:00 PM: Arrive in Doolin  

Included:
  • The Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre
  • The Wild Burren Tour 

Tour Style Options:
  • Budget – Hostel 
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast
  • Luxury – Guesthouse / Hotel
Activity Add-ons: 
  • Inisheer Island – €25
  • Cliffs of Moher Sea Cruise – €20
  • Surfing – €35
Freebies:
  • Take in the spectacular views of Doolin and its lively 

             

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</strong></b><b>DAY 13: DISCOVER GALWAY<strong>

     

This morning, we will depart Doolin heading north towards Galway, the Bohemian capital of Ireland. Along the way explore the remarkable moon-like terrain of the wild Burren and the Atlantic waves that roll into the jaws of Galway Bay. 

Take the opportunity to soak in Galway’s vibrant bustling streets and quaint cafes offer you a relaxing atmosphere to rejuvenate your batteries before our next Wild Atlantic adventures. 

Schedule:    

09:00 AM: Bus Departure to Galway City

11:00 AM: Free time to relax and explore Galway City

Included:
  • Doolin to Galway Transfer
Tour Style Options:
  • Budget – Hostel 
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast
  • Luxury – Guesthouse / Hotel
Activity Add-ons:
  • Galway Hop-on Hop-off City Tour – €12
  • Galway City Walking Tour – €10
  • Corrib Princess River Cruise – €17
  • Galway City Cycle Tours – €30                                                                                              
Freebies: 
  • Explore Galway’s amazing historical places of interest and experience its colourful cafes and bars

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</strong>DAY 14: INIS MOR ISLAND<strong>

   

We jump from mainland Ireland to one of its most renowned islands, Inis Mór, meaning big island. It is the largest of three islands that make up the Aran Islands.

Once we arrive on its limestone shores, you can either explore the island by foot, bicycle or jaunting cart, in which you can experience the island’s magnificent landscape of rocky fields, wild Ocean views and incredible monuments of Christian, pre-Christian and Celtic mythological heritage. Take in a visit to one of the most famous of them, Dún Aonghasa, which is a breath-taking fort that was built on a high cliff some 100 metres above sea level. 

That afternoon, we will make our way back to mainland Ireland before heading west to the colourful coastal town of Clifden, where you can sample its famous culinary delights and traditional music nights. 

Schedule:    

09:00 AM: Bus Departure to Rossaveal 

10:30 AM: Ferry to Aran Island  

11:00 AM: Tour Inis Mór 

16:00 PM: Ferry to Rossaveal 

17:30 PM: Bus Transfer to Clifden 

18:45 PM: Arrive in Clifden                                                        

Included:
  • Galway to Clifden Transfer
  • Aran Island Ferry 
Tour Style Options:
  • Budget – Hostel 
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast
  • Luxury – Guesthouse / Hotel
Activity Add-ons:
  • Dún Aonghasa – €5
  • Bike Hire – €10
  • Inis Mor Bus tour – €15
Freebies: 
  • Explore the island’s many beaches and historical places of interest

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DAY 15: CONNEMARA NATIONAL PARK AND KYLEMORE ABBEY</strong><strong>

 

Today’s adventure brings us to Connemara National Park and Kylemore Abbey. We will explore these majestic destinations, full of colourful scenery and wonderful history. 

In Connemara National Park, take the opportunity to hike to the top Diamond Hill before we head to Kylemore Abbey for a bite to eat and time to explore its incredible history and unique gardens.

Later that afternoon, we commence our journey northwards passing Killary harbour and secluded picturesque lakes that line our path to the colourful town of Westport. 

That evening, we will experience this vibrant town’s legendary musical talent and culinary exploits.  

Schedule:    

09:00 AM: Free time to relax or visit Connemara National Park

12:30 PM: Bus Departure to Kylemore Abbey

13:00 PM: Lunch and explore Kylemore Abbey

16:00 PM: Bus Departure to Westport  

18:00 PM: Arrive in Westport                                                                                                    

Included:
  • Clifden to Westport Transfer
  • Kylemore Abbey and Connemara National Park 
Tour Style Options:
  • Budget – Hostel 
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast
  • Luxury – Guesthouse / Hotel
Activity Add-ons: 
  • Non-applicable


Freebies: 
  • Explore Connemara National or relax in the colourful town of Clifden


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DAY 16: DISCOVER WESTPORT</strong><strong>

   

You have the day to either relax, explore or take an adventure in picturesque Westport. It is famous for Croagh Patrick, Ireland’s holiest mountain and Clew Bay, which has an island for everyday of the year. 

Westport is rich in historical areas of interest and a great traditional music scene. Be sure to experience it!! 

Schedule:    

09:00 AM: Free time to relax, explore or take an adventure                                                                    

Included:
  • Non-Applicable 
Tour Style Options:
  • Budget – Hostel 
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast
  • Luxury – Guesthouse / Hotel
Activity Add-ons:
  • Westport Walking Tour – €5
  • Westport House & Gardens – €13.50*
  • Greenway Cycling Tour – €20
  • Kayak Adventure on Clew Bay – €50

*Westport House & Gardens is only available from March to October. 

Freebies: 
  • Explore and relax in the colourful and vibrant town of Westport with its many cafes and shops 
  • Croagh Patrick Hike (barefoot is not compulsory, so don’t worry!!)

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DAY 17: WESTPORT TO DUBLIN VIA NEWGRANGE</strong><strong>

   

In the morning, we depart the beautiful coastal setting of Westport and head east through the heartlands of Ireland towards Dublin’s fair city. 

As we meander through Ireland’s midlands, we will pass through quaint villages and lush green fields that dot this picturesque landscape before arriving at one of Ireland’s most unique and special locations, Newgrange. 

This magnificent Stone Age (Neolithic) monument is the jewel in the crown of Ireland’s Ancient East and was constructed about 5,200 years ago (3,200 B.C.) which makes it older than Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids of Giza. Take the opportunity to explore this unique monument before we head south to Dublin and our journey’s end, where we bid a fond farewell with happy memories that will last forever. Remember, Ireland is now your second home away from home!

Schedule:  

09:00 AM: Bus departure from Westport

10:30 AM: Rest stop in Tarmonbarry 

11:00 AM: Bus departure from Tarmonbarry 

13:00 PM: Arrive and lunch at Newgrange

14:00 PM: Visit Newgrange 

16:30 PM: Bus departure from Newgrange

18:00 PM: Arrive in Dublin City                                                                                                                                                         

Included:
  • Westport to Dublin Transfer
  • Newgrange
Tour Style Options:
  • Non-Applicable
Activity Add-ons:
  • Dublin Hop-on Hop-off City Tour – €23
  • Guinness Storehouse – €18.50
  • Trinity College and the book of Kells – €13
Freebies: 
  • Explore Dublin’s amazing historical places of interest and experience its colourful cafes and bars
  • Take a stroll around St. Stephen’s Green, or take a trip around the grounds of the historic Trinity College 

The Green Isles - 17 Day Tour