Ireland - Scotland Guided Tour
Scotland and Ireland Dream
13 or 14 day First Class Escorted Tour
Scotland and Ireland Map
The best of Scotland travel combined with the best of Ireland travel. This is just one of our popular ways to visit Scotland and Ireland. We have many other Ireland Scotland travel options, including self-drive programs. Here, there are no strangers - only friends you have not yet met. The lilting self-doubting accents and wit of the people will enchant you.


Scotland Tour Day 1: Glasgow City Tour
Your Scottish trip starts at 2:30 pm when you meet your tour director at your Glasgow hotel and set out on an introductory tour of central Glasgow. See the main attractions of Glasgow including parks and squares and view extensive art collections in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Chat with your tour director and fellow travelers over a welcome drink before dinner in your hotel. (D)

Day 2: Loch Lomond & Inveraray Castle
Embark on a short cruise of Loch Lomond to appreciate views of Highland peaks. Drive to Inveraray and browse around the town before touring Inveraray Castle, home of the Campbells and used as a location for the Downton Abbey series. Drive through Glen Coe, a spectacular valley renowned for a skirmish between the Campbell and Macdonald Clans in 1692 and on to the coast to your hotel in Ballachulish. (B ,D)

Day 3: Isle of Skye & Eilean Donan Castle
Take the “Road to the Isles” through some of Scotland’s loveliest scenery. Enjoy a panoramic tour of the Isle of Skye and visit the picturesque Eilean Donan Castle. Keep your camera ready as you travel along the shores of Loch Ness on your way to your hotel in Nairn, a lovely manor house set in spacious grounds near the North Sea. (B, D)

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Day 4: Culloden Battlefield & Sheepdogs
A short distance from Nairn is the Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre. Learn about the battle which took place on 16th April 1746 when British Government forces defeated the army of Prince Charles Edward Stuart. The Visitor Centre shows the background to this event and walk around the moorland to see monuments commemorating troops. Continue through majestic Highland scenery to Leault Farm where dogs herd sheep. Drive past the Grampian Mountains to your gracious manor-style hotel near Pitlochry. (B, D)

Scottish tea Day 5: Blair Castle & Whisky Tasting
A short drive will bring you to Blair Castle, home of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl. Dating back to 1269, the castle has been transformed through the ages, from a strong medieval fortress to a Victorian castle in the baronial style. You will learn about Mary, Queen of Scots, Bonnie Prince Charlie, Queen Victoria and the Atholl Highlanders. Visit Blair Athol Distillery to learn about whisky making and sample a “wee dram”. Spend the afternoon at leisure to explore the hotel gardens, museum and facilities or browse around the town of Pitlochry. (B, D)

St. Andrews Day 6: Glamis Castle & St Andrews Golf
Visit Glamis Castle, legendary setting of Macbeth and childhood home of the late Queen Mother. Drive across the modern Tay Bridge to St Andrews, the “Home of Golf.” See the famous Royal and Ancient Clubhouse and the Old Course and enjoy free time to look around specialty golf stores. If you prefer, browse through the medieval town with its ruined cathedral and castle. Drive south into Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital and enjoy a Scottish Evening with dinner and entertainment. (B,D)

Royal Highland Show Day 7: Edinburgh Castle & City Tour
This morning explore Edinburgh on a sightseeing tour. Compare and contrast the wide streets and elegant mansions of the Georgian 200-year-old “New Town” with the narrow lanes and medieval townhouses along the Royal Mile, the oldest part of the city. Visit the imposing Edinburgh Castle and admire splendid views. Spend the afternoon and evening at leisure. On July 29 to August 19 departures enjoy the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle. (B)

Day 8: Titanic Belfast & Vibrant Dublin
Depart Edinburgh early this morning and drive south through Ayrshire and along the coast. At Cairnryan take a ferry ride to Belfast and enjoy lunch on the trip. Close to the Belfast ferry terminal in the heart of the docks, visit Titanic Belfast to learn about this famous liner through state-of-the-art displays. Drive south to Dublin and check in to your centrally-located hotel. You are free to dine independently. (B, L)

Dublin door Day 9: Dublin Touring & Merry Ploughboy Pub
Spend the morning at leisure or use your included open-top bus tour voucher. At 2:00 pm meet a local guide and tour central Dublin to see Trinity College, public buildings, tranquil parks and rows of Georgian houses. Take a guided tour through historic Dublin Castle, seat of government for centuries. Dine at the Merry Ploughboy Pub and enjoy a great show. (B,D)

Day 10: Blarney Castle & Killarney
Depart Dublin and stop for photos at the stately Rock of Cashel. Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” and shop at the Blarney Woollen Mills. Drive to Killarney, picturesquely set beside lakes and mountains. Check in to your hotel and relax before dinner. Afterwards you may like to head to a "singing pub".(B,D)

Day 11: Ring of Kerry & Skellig Experience
Today embark on the Ring of Kerry drive-a winding route with awesome mountain and coastline views. Watch a local farmer and his dogs herding flocks of sheep. Cross to Valentia Island by bridge to visit the Skellig Experience which describes nearby islands. Enjoy an informal lunch and pause at Moll’s Gap for stunning views before returning to Killarney.(B,L)

Cape Clear Day 12: Cliffs of Moher & Bunratty Castle Banquet
Take a ferry ride across the River Shannon Estuary and view the Cliffs of Moher, a spectacular wall of sandstone that reaches 700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean. Check in to Bunratty Castle Hotel and enjoy free time. Head to Bunratty Castle for a memorable medieval-style feast with a program of song and harp music, evocative of the Middle Ages. (B, D)

Bunratty BanquetDay 13: Shannon Airport Clients
Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)

Dublin Extension via Galway
Take a panoramic tour around Galway and drive to the Connemara Marble Factory to see locally-quarried marble. Travel to Dublin where the night is yours. Enjoy your last night in Ireland!

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Ireland at its best

B=Breakfast, CB=Continental Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Scotland and Ireland Dream Includes:
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.
Sightseeing by luxury coach
Professional tour director
13 nights in hotels listed
Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1
9 dinners (D) including
Scottish Evening in Edinburgh
Merry Ploughboy Pub dinner and traditional show
Bunratty Castle Medieval Banquet
6 table d'hote dinners
2 lunches (L)
Welcome get-together drink
Tours of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dublin
Loch Lomond scenic cruise
Ferries to Isle of Skye, from Scotland to Ireland and across the River Shannon
Blair Athol Distillery whisky tasting and tour
Reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 29 to August 19 departures
Sheepdog trials in Scotland and Ireland
Galway tour and Connemara Marble Factory tea with scones
Dublin open-top bus tour with a visit to Guinness Storehouse or General Post Office
Visits and admissions to Blarney Castle Cliffs of Moher Edinburgh Castle Inveraray Castle Isle of Skye Skellig Experience St Andrews Titanic Belfast
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 Superior First Class Hotels:

    Jurys Inn Glasgow Glasgow (1 night)
    Isles of Glencoe Hotel Ballachulish (1 night)
    Muthu Hotel Nairn (1 night)
    Atholl Palace Hotel Pitlochry (2 night)
    Macdonald Holyrood Hotel Edinburgh (2 nights)

    Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge Dublin (2 nights)
    Killarney Towers Hotel Killarney (2 nights)
    Bunratty Castle Hotel Bunratty (1 night)
    Academy Plaza Hotel Dublin (1 night)

Another hint for you is to learn some differences in Irish English and American English: Articulated lorry--semi truck. And they make the same wide turns in Ireland that they do in the US, just in the opposite direction.  

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13 NIGHT 2021
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30-Apr $3,545
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24-Sep $3,845
1-Oct $3,545

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