Outstanding Irish & Scottish Resorts, Chef Led Dining Experiences, And Tours Of The Iconic Sights
Duration: 8 nights 9 day tour
Dates: July 15th to 23rd 2024
Touring: Ireland and Scotland
All-Inclusive Tour Cost: $4,395 Per Person Sharing (single room supplement $1,195)
Please note: * This tour will involve walking in rugged terrain and ancient medieval sites with uneven pavement & steep winding stairs. Guests must to be able and active to participate.
Experience the contrasts and the similarities of the ancient Celtic lands in this unique tour of Ireland and Scotland. Tour the north-east of Ireland from Belfast to the Glens of Antrim and Derry, then, cross the Irish Sea to explore the best of Scotland, both with wonders of Edinburgh and the majestic mountians and lochs of the Highlands. The best of both worlds!
Your prepaid Celts & Kilts Scots-Irish Tour includes the following:
- All transportation, including pick up from Dublin and drop off from the Crown Plaza airport hotel where a free shuttle will be provided
- Luxury Executive touring coach with a professional and local guide/driver
- All luggage handling tips and fees
- Hospitality snacks and drinks on board the coach while traveling
- All entrance fees to various attractions, museums, and places of interest including the Titanic experience, Driving tour of Belfast, Giants Causeway Tour with private guide Mark Rodgers, City of Derry, Stena Line Irish Ferry crossing, Driving tour of Edinburgh, Holyrood Palace, Rosslyn Chapel, Stirling Castle, Eilean Donan Castle, Glencoe, Titanic Center & Carlingford.
- 2 nights at the luxury Glagorm Manor and Spa in County Antrim
- All-inclusive luncheon at the historic Bushmills Inn
- 1 nights dining at the River Room in Galgorm Manor
- 2 nights at the Luxury Radisson Blu on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh
- 1 nights dining at the Radisson Blu
- 1 luncheon at the Cortini Restaurant and Scottish Cafe in Edinburgh
- 2 nights at the spectacular Kingshouse Hotel in Glencoe
- 2 nights dining at the Restaurant in Kingshouse in Glencoe.
- 1 night at the 5-star Grand Central Hotel in Belfast City Center
- 1 night fine Dining at the Seahorse Restaurant in Grand Central Belfast
- 1 luncheon experience at Fitzpatrick’s Restaurant in Carlingford, Ireland.
- 1 night at the Crown Plaza Airport Hotel in Dublin
- 2 Free places in a double room sharing
- All Taxes
Pick up at Dublin Crown Plaza, bound for the famous Antrim Coast road. The first stop is Carrickfergus Castle, built in the 12th century, the gateway to the coast through the nine Glens of Antrim…Read More
with jaw-dropping coastal scenery at every turn en route to Bushmills village where we will enjoy lunch at the historic Bushmills inn. After lunch, we will be greeted by our specialist guide Mark Rodgers who will guide us around Dunluce Castle, set on a rock gazing out to Scotland, and will share many stories stories about kilts, battles, and a kitchen that fell into the sea! End the day at Galgorm Resort and Spa to unwind with a river view room set within 163 acres of parkland…
Our North Antrim specialist and guide, Mark Rodgers, will join us again today as we visit the incredible Giants Causeway on the Antrim coast, one of the seven natural wonders of the world.Read More
Leaving the causeway, we will continue along the epic coastal drive to the world-famous walled City of Derry. Derry is the only fully walled city in Ireland, and is an historic treasure trove. After lunch, we will have a walking tour of the walls, learning about the plantation of Ulster, rebellions, and the siege of Derry. End the day back at Galgorm Manor where we will enjoy a group dinner in the elegant River Room and Conservatory Restaurant.
After our full Irish breakfast today we drive to Belfast for our late morning sailing across the Irish Sea to Scotland with Stena Line.Read More
The sailing is just 2 hours and 15 minutes, and the Stena ship has many facilities offering refreshments and relaxation. After arriving in the port of Cairnyran we will make our way to Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh. The city itself is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is a joy and wonder to behold with interesting history and architecture at every turn. Our hotel, the Raddison Blu, is situated on the Royal Mile in the very heart of the city. Enjoy a welcome driving tour of the city and some time to explore before our group dinner tonight. Welcome to Scotland!
Today we drive out to the beautiful medieval Rosslyn Chapel, in the nearby village of Roslin, made famous by the DaVinci Code book & movie…Read More
a stunning medieval chapel set on a hill filled with many fascinating carvings and history. After touring and coffee, we will drive back to Edinburgh to have our group luncheon at the award-winning Cortina Restaurant the Scottish Café, at the National Gallery in the heart of the city. We will end our day touring Holyrood Palace, the King’s royal palace in Scotland. Tonight, we have some free time to again explore Edinburgh with its famous pubs and musical nightlife.
Today, we depart Edinburgh for the wonderful Scottish Highlands, stopping on the way at the world famous Stirling Castle, a stronghold for Scottish Kings and Queens for a thousand years…Read More
After touring and enjoying lunch at Stirling, we will continue our drive through the meandering villages and scenery as we drive up into the Highlands. We will arrive in time to freshen up for dinner at the incredible Kingshouse Hotel, set in Glencoe valley. Our hotel is a newly refurbished Alpine retreat with stunning mountain views. Dinner tonight will be a feast for the eyes and tastebuds with epic views.
This morning, after breakfast with stunning Highland views, we leave Kinghouse for an incredible tour of the Highlands en route to Eilean Donan Castle…Read More
stopping at several viewpoints for photography along the way. An iconic Scottish fortress, Eileen Donan is the gateway to the Isle of Skye and is picture perfect. We will tour the castle and enjoy lunch here before returning to our coach for yet more stunning scenery and mountain views as we glide through the Highlands. Dinner tonight at the wonderful Kingshouse. A day of amazing Scottish culture and scenery.
Today, We depart the Highlands and travel back to Northern Ireland. Take in the spectacular views as we drive southwards to Carirnrayn…Read More
passing by the amazing loch Lomon and many other landmarks before boarding our ship across the Irish Sea to Belfast. Our hotel, in Belfast the 5-star Grand Central, is perfectly situated for you to explore and experience this exciting city with it’s unique Celtic music and culture. We end the day with a group dining experience at the superb Seahorse Restaurant at the Grand Central Hotel.
On our final day we depart the Grand Central for a hop-on hop-off driving tour of Belfast before arriving at the award-winning Titanic Belfast, voted as one of the best visitor experiences in Europe…Read More
We will tour Titanic Belfast and enjoy some luncheon in the Titanic Quarter before we board our coach to drive south to Carlingford, Co. Louth, a unique medieval town full of characters. Our last group dinner will be in Fitzpatrick’s’ Restaurant in Carlingford before completing our journey back to Dublin and the Dublin Crowne Plaza Airport Hotel. Book your complimentary shuttle to the airport on arrival for the following morning to fly home. What an adventure!
Your complimentary shuttle will take you to the airport to get your flight home to the USA.