Exploring Scotland & Ireland

Bask in the warm Celtic culture and majestic scenery of two remarkable lands. Come to know the regal city of Edinburgh on a panoramic coach tour or by foot - it's your choice! Learn the secrets of making Scotch whisky and enjoy a tasting. Cruise famed Loch Ness and explore the ruins of Urquhart Castle. Be transported to a bygone era with an invitation to an Irish Ceili. Visit the Titanic Experience Museum in Belfast and remember the century-old tragedy that shook the world. Walk the Giant's Causeway (UNESCO) and soak up incredible views of the Causeway Coast, one of the world's most breathtaking rail journeys. Tour intriguing Glenveagh Castle and its surrounding national park in Donegal, a natural wonderland. Enjoy two nights in an iconic Irish castle hotel. Visit Ireland's bustling capital city of Dublin and tour historic St. Patrick's Cathedral. From rugged natural beauty to vibrant and historical cities, the diverse charms of Scotland and Ireland await.

Call (800) 840-8220 for more information or to book today! Mention code 15106375

Tour Operator
Offer valid through 12/31/2020
12 Days
Day 1EdinburghOvernight Flight: From rugged natural beauty to vibrant and historical cities, the diverse charms of Scotland and Ireland await.
Day 2EdinburghEdinburgh, Scotland - Tour Begins: Your tour opens in Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city. Tonight, experience how traditional Scottish ingredients are getting a modern twist during a welcome dinner at one of the city's popular restaurants.
Day 3EdinburghEdinburgh: This morning, it's your choice! Get acquainted with this regal city on a locally guided panoramic tour; explore both Old Town and New Town before visiting the Palace at Holyroodhouse,* the Queen's official residence in Edinburgh and former home of Mary, Queen of Scots -OR- for a different perspective, join a local expert for an in-depth walking tour of Edinburgh's Old Town; meander the cobbled streets and narrow alleyways before descending into the city's underground vaults to uncover a world unchanged since the 18th century.
Day 4EdinburghEdinburgh - St. Andrews - Pitlochry - Inverness: Travel to St. Andrews, the beautiful town in the Kingdom of Fife that gave the world the game of golf - see the Royal and Ancient Clubhouse and the famous Old Course. Next, stop at Pitlochry, a vibrant Victorian town. Discover its old-world appeal as you explore this popular resort town on your own. Enjoy a privately guided tour at one of Scotland's renowned whisky distilleries and taste for yourself why Highland malt whisky is considered the world's finest.
Day 5InvernessInverness - Loch Ness - Ballachulish/Tyndrum: This morning, take a scenic cruise on Loch Ness before disembarking at the base of famed Urquhart Castle. Explore the ruins of this historic stronghold where acts of chivalry and defiance exhibit more than 1,000 years of Scottish history. Continue south through Scotland's stunning Great Glen before arriving at your hotel, situated in the charming Highlands.
Day 6BallachulishBallachulish/Tyndrum - Luss - Glasgow: Begin your day with a breathtaking drive through the heart of Scotland as you pass through Glencoe and Rannoch Moor. Continue south alongside the western shore of Loch Lomond, stopping in the picturesque village town of Luss. This afternoon, arrive in the Victorian metropolis of Glasgow, Scotland's largest city.
Day 7GlasgowGlasgow - Belfast, Northern Ireland: This morning, travel along the scenic Ayrshire coast to your ferry. Cross the famed Irish Sea as you head for Northern Ireland's capital city of Belfast. Later, you are invited to a traditional Irish ceili. This experience takes you back to the cobblestoned streets and Irish fare of turn-of-the-century Ulster. Enjoy a hot toddy or a glass of Guinness as you lose yourself in the rousing music. Then it's time to dance!
Day 8BelfastBelfast: Enjoy a privately guided tour of Belfast, Northern Ireland's largest city. Learn about the struggles in this great city's history as you pass through its distinctive neighborhoods. See 'Samson' and 'Goliath,' the massive cranes of the Belfast shipyard. Complete today's tour with a visit to the award-winning Titanic Experience museum.
Day 9BelfastBelfast - Glens of Antrim - Giant's Causeway - Derry: Venture along the stunning Antrim Coastal Route, stopping at the Giant's Causeway (UNESCO). Formed by volcanic activity millions of years ago, the causeway resembles an old cobbled road leading mystically into the sea. Then, embark on one of the world's most beautiful railway journeys along the Causeway Coast.** Soak up the incredible scenery before arriving in the walled city of Derry. Set out on a walking tour featuring the medieval city walls, St. Augustine's Cathedral, and the Guildhall. Perhaps you will discover why Derry is one of Ireland's best-kept secrets during an optional evening of storytelling and traditional music at one of the city's best farm-to-table restaurants.
Day 10DerryDerry - County Donegal - Glenveagh National Park - Derry: Today's journey showcases the rugged beauty of County Donegal. Visit spectacular Glenveagh National Park, a natural wonderland with 40,000 acres of mountains, lakes and woodland. Enjoy a guided visit to stately Glenveagh Castle, set amidst the colorful splendor of one of the finest gardens in Ireland. Tonight, it's Diner's Choice choose the perfect spot from a 'menu' of Derry's great restaurants.
Day 11DerryDerry-Armagh-Cider Farm Visit-Barberstown Castle, Republic of Ireland: Depart on a journey through the scenic countryside of Northern Ireland, stopping in Armagh to view the twin cathedrals dedicated to Ireland's Patron Saint. The two St. Patrick's Cathedrals, one Catholic and one Protestant, symbolize the two souls of Ireland. Then, visit a family-run cider farm. Meet the family and explore the orchards before sampling their award-winning Irish ciders. Continue on to the Republic of Ireland. Your day concludes at Barberstown Castle, a regal 13th-century castle and country house hotel in the heart of Ireland's Ancient East.
Day 12KildareBarberstown Castle - Dublin - Barberstown Castle: A locally guided tour of Dublin highlights the world-renowned St. Patrick's Cathedral, O'Connell Street, Grafton Street, Phoenix Park and the city's magnificent rows of lovely Georgian town homes. Spend the rest of your day at leisure as you delve further into Dublin's cultural treasures. This evening, toast the end of an incredible adventure during a farewell dinner at your castle hotel.
Day 13KildareBarberstown Castle - Tour Ends: Your tour comes to a close.

Click Quote or call (800) 840-8220 to get additional information on your chosen travel date. Special offers or competitive pricing may be available!

DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
03/15/2021$3,099.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/12/2021$3,199.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/26/2021$3,199.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Ballachulish Hotel Ballachulish, United Kingdom
Barberstown Castle County Kildaire, Ireland
City Hotel Derry Derry, Ireland
Best Western Palace Hotel Inverness Inverness, United Kingdom
Kingsmills Hotel Inverness, United Kingdom
Radisson Collection Hotel Royal Mile Edinburgh Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Hotel Indigo Glasgow Glasgow , United Kingdom
Muthu Royal Hotel Tyndrum Tyndrum, United Kingdom
AC Hotel by Marriott Belfast Belfast, Ireland
* NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.


  • Exploring Scotland & Ireland

    From $3,099.00 (USD)

    Bask in the warm Celtic culture and majestic scenery of two remarkable lands. Come to know the regal city of Edinburgh on a panoramic coach tour or by foot - it's your choice! Learn the secrets of making Scotch whisky and enjoy a tasting.

Online Agency Travel Websites