Tour the glorious scenery of the Scottish Highlands, visit the main cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh before taking a ferry to Northern Ireland Ulster Scots Tour. Enjoy our 11 day tour of Scotland and Tour of Ireland, great itinerary for Ulster Scots Tour.
Are you Scots Irish?
Scots Irish Coach Tour Itinerary
Day 1 Edinburgh & Royal Yacht Britannia. Your Scottish Irish tours,Tour begins 2:00 pm at your Edinburgh hotel. Tour the Royal Yacht Britannia, the former floating home of The Queen on many of her travels. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group. Call +1-800-221-2474 9AM - 5PM Mon-Fri Eastern Time Please Email Us For Information
Day 2 Edinburgh Castle & City Tour
See the highlights of central Edinburgh including the bustling Princes Street and the 200-year-old Georgian “New Town.” Walk along part of the Royal Mile and visit Edinburgh Castle to see the Scottish Crown Jewels and the Stone of Scone. The remainder of the day is free to relax or explore. Enjoy a Scottish evening with dining and a lively show with bagpipes, kilts, and Highland dancing. The August 4th - 20th departures watch the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade. (B, D)
Day 3 Blair Castle & Highlands
Head through the scenic countryside of Perthshire to visit Blair Castle. Enjoy a tour of Blair Athol Distillery to see whisky production and sample a dram. In Pitlochry, spend some free time exploring and have lunch independently. Continue through majestic Highland scenery to Inverness, the capital of the Highlands.(Sunday departures) or Nairn (Tuesday departures). (B, D)
Day 4 Isle of Skye & Clan Donald Centre
Travel alongside Loch Ness and through the Highlands, pausing for photos at the picturesque Eilean Donan Castle. Cross the Sound of Sleat to the Inner Hebredian Isle of Skye and visit the Clan Donald Centre at Armadale Castle. Return to the mainland by ferry and take the “Road to the Isles” through some majestic Highland scenery, stopping for photos at the Glenfinnan Monument. (B, D)
Day 5 Glencoe & Rabbie Burns
In this corner of Scotland, the history is as wild and dramatic as the landscape in which it took place: Glencoe and alongside the shore of Loch Lomond. Stop in Alloway to visit the poet Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. Embark on a short ferry ride to Belfast. (B, D)
Day 6 Titanic Belfast & Crosskeys Inn
Belfast - the theme is the Titanic, whose construction here in 1911 is still a source of civic pride and the inevitable wry joke: "Well mate," goes the old saw, "She was all right when she left here."
At Titanic Belfast, delve into the history of the famous liner. Walk with a local guide to see the imposing City Hall in Donegall Square and Victorian buildings, including the Opera House and the Crown Liquor Saloon. Your afternoon is free to explore. In the evening, visit Crosskeys Inn for dinner and entertainment. (B, D)
Day 7 Giant’s Causeway & Derry’s Walls
Enjoy the scenic route of the Nine Glens of Antrim, known for views of mountains, valleys and coastline. Discover the honeycomb columns of the Giant’s Causeway, and pause for photos at the Dunluce Castle ruins. Head to Derry for a walking tour with a local guide to see the 17th-century city walls and the Diamond, the main central square. (B, D)
Day 8 Glenveagh National Park & Kilronan Castle
Visit Glenveagh National Park where Captain Adair built Glenveagh Castle in 1870. Enjoy a guided tour and stroll through the extensive gardens. Spend free time in Donegal and have lunch independently before heading to Belleek Pottery. Watch skilled craftspeople mold and decorate clay to form delicate and highly decorative pieces. Travel to the luxurious Kilronan Castle with time to relax before enjoying dinner in the castle’s fine restaurant. (B, D)
Day 9 Arigna Mining & Carrick on Shannon
Visit the Arigna Mining Centre to experience what life was like for a coal miner in the Arigna Valley. Then enjoy some free time in the historic town of Carrick-on-Shannon, situated on the River Shannon, and relax in your castle hotel before dinner. (B, D)
Day 10 Cliffs of Moher & Medieval Castle Banquet
Head to Galway and join a local guide for a gentle walking tour. See the narrow streets, the medieval city walls, and Lynch’s Castle. Travel through the Burren, an area of limestone hills that supports a wide range of flora. View the Cliffs of Moher, soaring high above the Atlantic. In the evening, head to Knappogue or Bunratty Castle for a medieval-style banquet. (B, D)
Day 11 Tour Ends In Ennis, near Shannon, after breakfast. (B)
B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
Superior First Class Hotels:
Price per person sharing a twin or triple room. ONLY ONE TRIPLE ROOM IS AVAILABLE PER DEPARTURE - BOOK EARLY. Save 10% per person on coach land tour prices if you 8 & under 18 and traveling with at least one full fare paying passenger. Airfare is available from many cities. Just ask.
Call +1-800-221-2474 9AM - 5PM Mon-Fri Eastern Time Please Email Us For Information
Please Email Us For Information
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 from $60