British Isles Travel - British & Irish Voyager

14 day Tour of Ireland and Great Britain

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Escorted Tour of England, Scotland, & Ireland. The best of British Isles Travel, visiting Great Britain and Ireland. Starts in London England  and ends in Dublin Ireland.  This British Travel bus tour takes in Scotland, too.  Our British and Irish Voyager is recommended by British travel forums.  Hunt for the Loch Ness monster, listen to British music in Liverpool, the home of the Beatles.  In Ireland, stay in  an Irish castle, kiss the Blarney Stone and sit back and relax. 
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Day 1: London Arrival & Tour
Your British travel bus vacation starts at your London hotel at 2:00 pm when you meet your guide. Head out on a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Stop at St Paul’s Cathedral, with its world-famous dome, to tour the awe-inspiring interior. Join your guide to discuss your trip over a welcome drink and dinner. (D)

Scott Moument EdinburghDay 2: Tower of London & City Sights
Today you may schedule your London sightseeing when you take an open-top bus tour around the many famous landmarks. There are a number of different bus routes as well as a walking tour and a cruise on the River Thames. Visit either the Tower of London to view the magnificent Crown Jewels or Kensington Palace, home of Princess Diana. You are free to choose a restaurant to dine independently. (B)

Day 3: Stratford-Upon-Avon & Beatles’ Liverpool
Drive through the Cotswolds, a delightful hilly region with mellow-hued stone houses. In Stratford-upon-Avon visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace, furnished as it would have been in his time. 2016 is the 400th anniversary of his death. Continue to Liverpool and a local guide will show you around places associated with various aspects of the lives of the “Fab Four.” Check in to your hotel. (B, D)

Day 4: Lake District & Scottish Evening
Travel through the glorious Lake District, associated with the children’s author, Beatrix Potter, and the poet, William Wordsworth. In the charming village of Grasmere visit Dove Cottage, where Wordsworth lived and wrote. Some of the most dramatic scenery in England is here.  Perfectly kept cottages trimmed with fuschia hedges, black and white cows and bulls, and buttergolden gorse dot the hillsides. Near the Scottish border stop at the Old Blacksmith’s Shop in Gretna Green, a popular shopping venue for quality Scottish goods. Enjoy a Scottish dinner and ceilidh, a fun show at your hotel near Edinburgh. (B, D)

Isle of Arran Walking TourDay 5: Edinburgh Castle & City Tour
Explore central Edinburgh this morning, starting in the 200-year-old “New Town” with its planned streets and elegant Georgian houses where many famous writers and inventors lived. See the Royal Mile where medieval houses are clustered and tour Edinburgh Castle to see the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. The afternoon is free for independent activities. On Aug 05 to 19 departures, experience the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Since 1950, the Edinburgh Military Tattoo has been held every summer on the Castle Esplanade a magnificent setting for an unforgettable event.  The program includes music of the masses Pipes and Drums of the Scottish regiments together with the music of massed bands.(B)

Day 6: St Andrews & Highland Scenery
Travel north to St Andrews, famous for golfing and Scotland’s oldest university. Take a walking tour around the town with your tour director who will tell you about the famous people and happenings here. Visit the picturesque ruins of St Andrews Cathedral. Take a break in Pitlochry and continue to Inverness, a major town in the Highlands. Check in to your hotel beside the River Ness in the town center. (B, D)

Highland CattleDay 7: Loch Ness & Loch Lomond Cruise
Travel south through more wonderful Highland scenery today, passing the shoreline of Loch Ness with views of this deep lake. Drive past Ben Nevis, Britain's highest peak, and through the towering mountains of Glen Coe, which is famous for the Massacre of Glen Coe in 1692. Take a scenic cruise on Loch Lomond, Britain's largest lake. Enjoy a brief drive around Glasgow before checking in to your hotel located on the outskirts. (B, D)

Day 8: Ferry to Ireland & Titanic Belfast
Make an early start this morning as you travel south through Ayrshire to Cairnryan for a short ferry journey to Ireland with your tour group and coach. In Belfast visit Titanic Belfast to learn about the famous liner. Stop for dinner and some entertainment at the Glyde Inn before arriving in Dublin. (B, D)

Day 9: Dublin Tour & Kilmainham Gaol
This morning tour Dublin to see Georgian squares with elegant row houses, public buildings, public parks and lively shopping streets. Visit Kilmainham Gaol where many of Ireland’s leaders, including Robert Emmett, Eamon DeValera and Padraig Pearse, were imprisoned during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Take an open-top bus tour in the afternoon and visit either Guinness Storehouse or General Post Office. (B)

Thatching in IrelandDay 10: Blarney Castle & Killarney
Travel south through farming country and stop to view the Rock of Cashel, which rises high above the surrounding plain. Just a few miles outside Cork, visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence.” Also stop at the Blarney Woollen Mills before driving through Macroom and into County Kerry, where the scenery becomes more mountainous. Check in to your hotel in Killarney and relax before dinner. Explore colorful laneways, a fine cathedral ¼ historic buildings dating back to the days of the landlord ¼ experience the ambience of busy streets in the town centre.(B, D)

Day 11: Dingle Peninsula & Cruise
Take a jaunting car ride to majestic Ross Castle on the shores of Lough Leane. Then discover the scenic Dingle Peninsula, made famous by two movies – “Ryan’s Daughter” and “Far & Away.” Drive to Slea Head at the western tip of the peninsula for spectacular views. Stop in the town of Dingle and embark on a short cruise around Dingle Harbour and Bay for great panoramic views all around. Return to Killarney and dine at Kate Kearney’s Cottage and watch lively music, song and dance. (B, D)

Day 12: Flying Boat Museum & Cliffs of Moher
Travel to the River Shannon Estuary to visit Foynes Flying Boat Museum. Learn about the early days of flight when this was the landing place for Pan Am Clippers. Cross the River Shannon Estuary by ferry and then view the Cliffs of Moher, an impressive wall of rock that rises 700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean. In Galway take a brief walking tour around the city center with a local guide. (B, D)

Day 13: Farm Visit & Fitzpatrick Castle Stay
Stop at Rathbaun Farm for tea and scones and watch trained dogs herding sheep. Drive to Dublin and check in to your elegant castle hotel, located on the south side of Dublin. Take a short ride to historic Dalkey Village, now an upmarket suburb for a gentle guided walk. Visit the imposing Dalkey Castle and see the newly re-furbished Writers’ Gallery. Enjoy a special farewell dinner with your fellow travelers in your hotel. (B, D)

Day 14: Depart Dublin for Home
Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)

Fact: Britain is the only country in the world that doesn't put its name on its stamps.

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What's Included
GROUP AIRPORT TRANSFERS
When we book your flights together with a coach tour, we include complimentary group transfers on the starting and ending date of tours at times specified on each itinerary-a $30 per person fee applies to land only bookings.
Tour includes:
Sightseeing by luxury coach
Professional tour director
13 nights in hotels listed
Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1
10 dinners (D) including
- Welcome dinner in London
- Scottish Evening in Edinburgh
- Glyde Inn traditional Irish dinner/show
- Kate Kearney’s Cottage Irish Night
- 6 table d'hote dinners
Welcome get-together drink
Tours of London, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dublin
Beatles Tour of Liverpool
Walking tours of St Andrews, Galway and Dalkey
Loch Lomond scenic cruise
Reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 05 to August 19 departures
Ferry from Scotland to Ireland and across River Shannon
Horse-drawn jaunting car ride in Killarney
Dingle Bay cruise
Rathbaun Farm sheepdog trials with tea and scones
London open-top bus tour with Tower of London or Kensington Palace visit
Dublin open-top bus Tour with Guinness Storehouse or General Post Office
Visits and admissions to St. Paul’s Cathedral, Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Dove Cottage, Old Blacksmith’s Shop at Gretna Green, Edinburgh Castle, St Andrews Cathedral, Titanic Belfast, Kilmainham Gaol, Blarney Castle, Blarney Woollen Mills, Foynes Flying Boat Museum, Cliffs of Moher and Dalkey Castle
Headsets for walking tours
Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
Free Wi-Fi on coaches and in hotel lobbies

Your Accommodations:
Park Plaza Hotel Riverbank London London (2 nights)
Hilton Hotel Liverpool (1 night)
Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel, Uphall Uphall, near Edinburgh (2 nights)
Columba Hotel Inverness (1 night)
The Westerwood Hotel Near Glasgow (1 night)
Croke Park Hotel Dublin (2 nights)
The Brehon Hotel Killarney (2 nights)
Hotel Meyrick Galway (1 night)
Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel Killiney, Dublin (1 night)

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Price per person sharing a twin or triple room.
14 days London to Dublin
Start End      Special
London Dublin Departure
Fri Sep 22, 2017 Thu Oct 05 2017 US$3198 Guaranteed
Fri Sep 29, 2017 Thu Oct 12, 2017 US$3078 Guaranteed
Fri Oct 06 2017 Thu Oct 19, 2017 US$3078 Sold Out
Fri Oct 13, 2017 Thu Oct 26, 2017 US$3078 Guaranteed
Fri Oct 27, 2017 Thu Nov 09 2017 US$2964 Guaranteed
Single room supplement: $1,096

2018 BRITISH & IRISH VOYAGER 14 DAYS / 13 NIGHTS

Day 1: LONDON ARRIVAL & TOUR
Tour begins 2:00 PM, London hotel. Head out on a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Your guide will also highlight London’s famous rock and roll history. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner.(D)

Day 2: TOWER OF LONDON & CITY SIGHTS
Spend the day discovering London’s attractions on your own with an open-top bus tour. There is a choice of routes, a walking tour in the footsteps of London’s rock and roll legends or a scenic River Thames cruise. You might visit the Tower of London to view the magnificent Crown Jewels, guarded by Beefeaters in distinctive Tudor uniforms or you may prefer to visit Kensington Palace, former home of Princess Diana. Dine independently this evening.(B)

Day 3: BRITISH MUSIC EXPERIENCE & BEATLES’ LIVERPOOL
Depart London and travel towards Liverpool stopping at a local pub for lunch. A local guide will show you around town focusing on places associated with the “Fab Four”. Explore the history of popular British music at the British Music Experience in Liverpool. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. You might want to check out the world famous Cavern Club for an evening of live music.(B, L)

Day 4: LAKE DISTRICT & SCOTTISH EVENING
Travel through the glorious Lake District, associated with the children’s author, Beatrix Potter, and the poet, William Wordsworth. Embark on a cruise along Lake Windermere, England’s largest natural lake. Near the Scottish border stop at the Famous Blacksmith’s Shop in Gretna Green, a popular shopping venue for quality Scottish goods. Enjoy a Scottish dinner and ceilidh, a fun show at your hotel near Edinburgh.(B, D)

Day 5: EDINBURGH CASTLE & CITY TOUR
Explore central Edinburgh, starting in the 200-year-old “New Town” with its planned streets and elegant Georgian houses. See the Royal Mile where medieval houses are clustered and tour Edinburgh Castle to see the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. The afternoon is free for independent activities. On August 3 to 17 departures, experience the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. (B)

Day 6: SCONE PALACE& DALWHINNIE DISTILLERY
At Scone Palace see the outstanding collection of antiques, paintings, rare artefacts and world-renowned grounds. Head into Pitlochry for lunch and free time to browse independently. At Dalwhinnie Distillery watch the distillers work as they harness the snow-fed waters of the Allt an t’Sluic then sample the ‘Gentle Spirit’ of the glen. Continue to Inverness where the evening is free to check out some of the local pubs with traditional music and food. (B, L)

Day 7: LOCH NESS & LOCH LOMOND CRUISE
Travel south through wonderful Highland scenery, passing the shoreline of the famous Loch Ness. See Ben Nevis, Britain's highest peak, and continue through the towering mountains of Glen Coe. Embark on a cruise of Loch Lomond, Britain's largest lake. Enjoy a drive around Glasgow before dinner at your hotel. (B, D)

Day 8: FERRY TO IRELAND & TITANIC BELFAST
From Cairnryan embark on a short ferry journey to Ireland. Visit Titanic Belfast and experience the history of this history ocean-liner through interactive galleries. Stop for a drink and dinner with entertainment at the Glyde Inn before arriving in Dublin.(B, D)

Day 9: ROCK ‘N’ ROLL TOUR & DUBLIN SIGHTSEEING
A musical walking tour in Dublin will highlight areas associated with Irish rock ‘n’ roll. In the Temple Bar area, visit the Irish Rock’N’Roll Museum Experience including a working live music venue and recording facility. See the Irish Wall of Fame, The U2 Exhibition and the Thin Lizzy Experience. In the afternoon use your included vouchers for an independent open-top bus tour around the city and a visit to one attraction. (B)

Day 10: BLARNEY CASTLE & KILLARNEY
Head out to view the stately Rock of Cashel, which rises high above the surrounding plain. Kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” at Blarney Castle. Treat yourself to quality Irish goods at the Blarney Woollen Mills before driving through Macroom and into Killarney, where the scenery becomes more mountainous. After dinner at your hotel you may like to find a “singing bar” for some entertainment.(B, D)

Day 11: DINGLE PENINSULA & CRUISE
Visit the Dingle Peninsula, made famous by two movies – “Ryan’s Daughter” and “Far & Away”. Take in spectacular views from Slea Head at the western tip of the peninsula. From Dingle embark on a short cruise around Dingle Harbour and relax with a drink at the famous Murphy’s Bar in Castlemaine. In the evening head to Kate Kearney’s Cottage for an Irish night of dinner and traditional entertainment.(B, D)

Day 12: FLYING BOAT MUSEUM & CLIFFS OF MOHER
Visit Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum, which recalls the early days of air travel, during the 1930’s and early 1940’s. The home of Irish coffee, you’ll learn how to make one yourself and enjoy a sample. Cross the River Shannon Estuary by ferry to view the Cliffs of Moher, an impressive wall of rock that rises 200m above the Atlantic Ocean. Take a brief walking tour around Galway’s city centre with a local guide. (B, D)

Day 13: TULLAMORE DEW DISTILLERY & FITZPATRICK CASTLE STAY
Enjoy tea and scones at Rathbaun Farm and watch trained dogs herding sheep. In Tullamore, tour the site of the original Tullamore Dew Distillery. Learn about the area’s history of canals, merchant classes and of course the making of the legendary Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey. Spend the night in an elegant castle hotel in Dublin and enjoy a special farewell dinner.(B, D)

Day 14: TOUR ENDS IN DUBLIN
Your tour ends after breakfast.(B)

2018 - 14 Day Voyager Britain & Ireland
4 Star Vacation - 13 Nights /23 Meals USD
End      Price (Land Only) Special
LONDON DUBLIN Twin Sharing Departure
Fri Apr 06 2018 Thu Apr 19, 2018 $US3200 Guaranteed
Fri May 18, 2018 Thu May 31, 2018 US$3530 Guaranteed
Fri Jun 01 2018 Thu Jun 14, 2018 US$3530 Sold Out
Fri Jun 08 2018 Thu Jun 21, 2018 US$3530 Guaranteed
Fri Jun 22, 2018 Thu Jul 05 2018 US$3595 Guaranteed
Fri Jun 29, 2018 Thu Jul 12, 2018 US$3595 Guaranteed
Fri Jul 13, 2018 Thu Jul 26, 2018 US$3655
Fri Jul 27, 2018 Thu Aug 09 2018 US$3705 Guaranteed
Fri Aug 17, 2018 Thu Aug 30, 2018 US$3855 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed
Fri Aug 24, 2018 Thu Sep 06 2018 US$3640
Fri Sep 07 2018 Thu Sep 20, 2018 US$3530 Guaranteed
Fri Sep 28, 2018 Thu Oct 11, 2018 US$3405 Guaranteed
Fri Oct 05 2018 Thu Oct 18, 2018 US$3280
Fri Oct 19, 2018 Thu Nov 01 2018 US$3280 Guaranteed
Single room supplement: $1,085


Cancellation Penalties: Airfare up to 100%; Land: Penalties per person apply: 70 days or longer: Forfeiture of deposit 69 - 46 days: 35% per person 45 - 8 days: 45% per person 7 - 1 days: 60% per person, On day of departure: 100% per person Travel Insurance

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