15 Days
Marvels of Scotland & Ireland

From Edinburgh to Highland to Dublin

Scotland and Ireland are known for their rich cultural heritage, breathtaking landscapes, and charming cities. From Edinburgh Castle and Scone Palace in Scotland to the Cliffs of Moher and Ring of Kerry in Ireland, this tour provides an opportunity to experience the best of both countries. Take a cruise on Loch Ness, one of Scotland's most famous lakes, in search of the legendary monster.  With a mix of natural beauty, history, and culture, a 16-day Scotland and Ireland tour is the perfect opportunity for travelers looking for an unforgettable experience.

Was $8767
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Trip Code TP15SI
14 Nights
20 Meals
Escorted Tour
4 Star Hotel
Small Group (avg. 26)
Air Included
Coach, Air
Daily Sightseeing

Tour Highlights

Edinburgh Castle
Explore Edinburgh Castle, a historic fortress and royal palace perched high on a hill overlooking the city.
Scone Palace
Visit stately Scone Palace, the ancient residence of Scottish kings where Charles II was crowned.
Scotch whisky distillery
Enjoy a whisky tasting and learn about the art of Scotch whisky making at a traditional distillery.
Scottish Highlands
Admire the beautiful landscapes of the Scottish Highlands, including scenic lakes, rugged mountains, and rolling hills.
Loch Ness
Discover the legends and lore of the Loch Ness monster, and see the tranquil waters of this famous lake for yourself.
Historic city of Dublin
Explore the historic city of Dublin, from its Georgian squares and elegant cathedrals to its lively pubs and bustling streets.
Cliffs of Moher
View the dramatic Cliffs of Moher, a wall of rock towering over the Atlantic Ocean
Ring of Kerry
Drive around the renowned "Ring of Kerry" for a day of magnificent vistas and visit a local farm for a sheepdog demonstration.
Connemara region
Take a scenic drive through the beautiful Connemara region, with its rolling hills, bogs, and pristine lakes.
legendary Blarney Stone
Kiss the legendary Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle, promising you the "gift of gab"

DAY 1, Canada - Edinburgh

Depart for Edinburgh

DAY 2, Edinburgh

Arrive in Edinburgh in the morning and check into your hotel.

Explore the city and get settled in. Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and is known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and cultural attractions.

Overnight in Edinburgh

Meals: Dinner


DAY 3, Edinburgh

Join a local guide for a tour of historic Edinburgh this morning. The Scottish Parliament, Holyrood Palace, the Museum of Scotland, the Royal Mile, and Princes Street are all along the route. Then explore Edinburgh Castle, which sits atop an extinct volcano and offers panoramic views of the city. This afternoon is free for leisure. Enjoy the evening in Edinburgh, experiencing the city's nightlife and cuisine. Or you may join the optional Scottish Evening with Dinner(€89).  Overnight in Edinburgh

Meals: Breakfast


DAY 4,  Edinburgh - Inverness Area

In the morning, start your day with a visit to Scone Palace, the family home of the Earls of Mansfield, the ancient residence of Scottish kings where Macbeth, Robert the Bruce, and Charles II were once crowned. Explore the palace and its extensive grounds, which include the famous Murray Star Maze, the pinetum, and the peaceful kitchen garden. Next, head to Hermitage Forest, a beautiful natural area located near the town of Dunkeld. The forest is known for its spectacular waterfalls and stunning scenery, so be sure to take a nature walk and enjoy the surroundings. Then you're off to a whisky distillery to learn more about the art of Scotch whisky making and savor tastings of the different varieties. In the late afternoon, leave Pitlochry and head towards the Inverness area, where you will be spending the night.

Meals: Breakfast


DAY 5,  Inverness Area

Join us for a day full of adventure as we journey through the stunning landscapes, forests, lochs, and plains of northern Scotland. Our first stop is the iconic Eilean Donan Castle, often regarded as the most photographed fortress in the entire country. Explore the castle's fascinating history and enjoy stunning views of the surrounding area.Next, we'll make our way to Fort Augustus where we'll visit the impressive sluice gate system.

In the afternoon, we'll embark on a boat tour of the dark and mysterious waters of Loch Ness, one of Scotland's most legendary bodies of water. Keep your eyes peeled for a glimpse of the fabled Loch Ness Monster. After the boat tour, we'll visit the medieval castle of Urquhart, where you can immerse yourself in its intriguing history and take in the breathtaking views. End the day with dinner and an overnight stay in the Inverness area, complete with a comfortable bed and breakfast.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


DAY 6,  Inverness Area - Glasgow

We'll continue our scenic journey through the gorgeous landscapes of Scotland. After a brief stop at Spean Bridge to see a Second World War monument, we'll arrive at Fort William, a popular tourist center located at the base of Ben Nevis, the highest summit in the United Kingdom. Then we'll pass Kilchurn Castle and explore the picturesque village of Inveraray before lunch. After lunch, we'll stroll around lively Balloch by Loch Lomond, immortalized in song, and the largest freshwater lake in the UK. Take a walk around the lake to enjoy stunning views of pretty villages, serene scenery, and the Trossachs, Scotland's first National Park. The area has been commemorated in the writings of poet Sir Walter Scott, adding to its charm and allure. Continue on to Glasgow, where your journey concludes for the day.

Meals: Breakfast


DAY 7  Glasgow

Starting at George Square, named after King George III, our exploration of Glasgow begins. Admire the square's collection of statues and monuments dedicated to figures like Robert Burns, James Watt, Sir Robert Peel, and Sir Walter Scott. Next, visit the impressive Glasgow Cathedral, an excellent example of 12th-century Gothic architecture dedicated to the city's patron saint, St. Mungo. On a drive, see beautiful Victorian buildings constructed with local red sandstone, and the regenerated area around The Clyde, famous for its shipbuilding industry and the birthplace of numerous ocean liners, including the Queen Mary. Spend the afternoon at leisure or join the optional Stirling Castle and Bannockburn Monument tour to visit historic Stirling Castle and the Battle of Bannockburn site(€69).

Meals: Breakfast


Day 8 Glasgow - Dublin

Today, we say goodbye to Scotland and fly to Dublin for the Irish part of the trip. The day is relaxed as we gather at our hotel. In the evening, you will meet new travel companions at the welcome reception, followed by dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 9 Dublin - Kerry

Today, you will embark on a journey to County Kerry. En route, make a stop in the charming town of Blarney to visit the historic Blarney Castle. There, you will have the chance to kiss the legendary Stone of Eloquence and be gifted with the power of eloquence. After visiting the castle, head to Blarney Woollen Mills, a shop that offers high-quality crafts and was shielded from the worst effects of the famine thanks to its employment of local workers. Overnight in Kerry/Killarney.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 10 Ring of Kerry

Get ready for a stunning day of picturesque views as we journey through Killarney National Park and the famous "Ring of Kerry" in the southwest of Ireland. Be prepared to capture the sparkling seascapes, colorful farmhouses scattered over the mountains, quaint villages like Cahirciveen and Sneem, winding lanes lined with subtropical plants, and breathtaking panoramas of the Lakes of Killarney. You'll have free time in Killarney in the afternoon. For an optional activity, you may choose a fun-filled horse-drawn Jaunting Car Ride(€25), a traditional mode of transportation, through the peaceful green countryside of the national park. Take a break from the drive and visit a local farm for a sheepdog demonstration, where you'll learn about the different breeds of sheep, meet the farmer's trusty border collies, and watch as they expertly herd a flock from the mountains to the sheep pen. In the evening, enjoy dinner at your own leisure in one of Killarney's many restaurants or pubs. Overnight in Kerry/Killarney.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 11 Kerry - Burren & Cliffs of Moher

Travel to the north to Tarbert and take a short ferry ride across the mouth of the River Shannon to land on the shore of County Clare at Killimer. Explore the stunning Cliffs of Moher, which rise from the Atlantic Ocean and stretch for over 7 km. On a clear day, you can see the Aran Islands and the Connemara Mountains.

Discover the unique Burren region, a strange and distinctive plateau of porous limestone in northern Clare. OPTIONAL: Experience a Medieval Banquet at Bunratty Castle for a supplement of €75.00 per person. Bunratty Castle was built in the 15th century by the Earl of Thomond and stands on the banks of the Raite River in County Clare. The Earl was known for his hospitality and lavish entertainment and banquets. Today, the entertainment is provided by the BunrattySingers and includes a lively mead reception, a four-course meal, and good wine. Overnight in Limerick.

Meals: Breakfast


DAY 12 Galway 

Travel to Galway City this morning and get familiar with this charming place that has drawn many musicians and artists. Stop at Galway Cathedral, one of the largest and most magnificent buildings in Galway, built between 1958 and 1965. Afterwards, you may take the optional to embark on a cruise along Lough Corrib(€45), which includes scones and an Irish coffee. The journey on the Corrib Princess takes you along the stunning Lough Corrib and through the lake, offering you breathtaking views of historic landmarks and natural wonders that make this one of the most stunning waterways in Ireland. Overnight in Galway

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 13 Connemara - Galway

Explore the breathtaking Connemara region today with its picturesque landscapes of lakes, rivers, bogs, and mountains. Make a stop at Kylemore Abbey, built in 1868 by Mitchell Henry and known for its miniature cathedral. It has been home to the Irish Benedictine nuns since 1920. Afterwards, visit a bodhrán maker, Roundstone Music and Crafts, located in a former Franciscan monastery in Roundstone. This is where you will find the workshop of Malachy Kearns, also known as Malachy Bodhrán, who is renowned for his manufacture of bodhráns, one of the oldest instruments in traditional Irish music. Malachy makes bodhráns for the famous Riverdance troupe and is the only full-time bodhrán maker in Ireland. 

Spend the night in Galway.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 14  Galway - Dublin

Depart Galway for Dublin today. Upon arrival, you'll explore the north side of the city, which boasts notable landmarks such as the GPO (General Post Office) on O'Connell Street and Phoenix Park, the largest public park in Europe. The south side of the city offers a more sophisticated vibe with its grand Georgian squares, and is home to Trinity College, Dublin Castle, and two Anglican Cathedrals.Then, visit EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. This is a cutting-edge interactive experience located in the stunning vaults of the 1820 Custom House Quarter building in Dublin's Docklands, which was the original departure point for so many of Ireland's emigrants. (OPTIONAL: Evening Entertainment at Taylor's Three Rock or similar, Supplement of €65.00 p.p.)

Overnight in Dublin.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 15 Dublin – North America

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight

Meals: Breakfast

Featured Hotel

Day 2-4
The Address Connolly
Ireland 2 Nights
The Address Connolly is opposite Dublin’s Connolly Station and the IFSC. The hotel offers an award-winning restaurant, a sauna, gym and rooms with power showers. Spacious rooms at the The Address Connolly all have TVs, hairdryers and WiFi access. They also include tea/coffee making facilities, and some rooms have balconies. McGettigans Cookhouse offers the best in fine Irish cuisine. The restaurant is committed to using the finest quality ingredients from the local North County Dublin area.
Day 10
Killarney Dromhall Hotel
Ireland 1 Night
The Dromhall Hotel is a 10-minute walk from Killarney Racecourse and the town centre.The property features complimentary onsite parking, WIFI and bike hire. Bedrooms at the Killarney Dromhall Hotel feature en suite bathrooms, flat screen satellite TVs and seating areas. The property is adjacent to the Randles Hotel, where guests can avail of the 20 m pool , steam room and sauna at Club Santé Leisure Centre and spa treatments available at Zen Day Spa.
Day 8,14
Castletroy Park Hotel
Ireland 2 Nights
Ideally located at the gates of the University of Limerick, and just over 2 miles from the hustle and bustle of Limerick City Centre. The new "Culture Factory" venue is just a few minutes' walk from the hotel.
* In case the advertised hotels are not available they will be replaced by alternative hotels with the same quality.

Optional Tours

Day 3
Scottish Evening with Dinner
€89 CAD
Day 7
Historic Stirling Castle and the Battle of Bannockburn site
€69 CAD
Day 10
Fun-filled horse-drawn Jaunting Car Ride
€25 CAD
Day 11
Medieval Banquet at Bunratty Castle
€75 CAD
Day 12
Lough Corrib Cruise
€45 CAD
Day 14
Evening Entertainment at Taylor's Three Rock
€75 CAD


Price Include

• International round-trip Airfare from Toronto to Edinburgh in economy class 

• Airport taxes 

• 4 Star hotel accommodation 

• Entrance fees to scenic attractions as indicated 

• Services of English-speaking tour guides 

• Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach 

• All transportation in the destination 

• Meals as indicated in the program 

Price Does Not Include

Price Does Not Include

 Visa fees (if apply)

• Entrance fees to scenic attractions

as indicated (EUR 45/person)

 Luggage fees (check-in luggage 

around CAD$150-200/piece)

• Insurance of any kind 

• Gratuities: Tipping EUR€5/person per day 

• Personal expenditure such as laundry service, souvenirs and telephone calls

Payment Schedule

• A CAD$99/person non-refundable deposit at the time of booking
• Airfare payment at reservation
• Balance due 3 months prior to the departure. A 3% merchant fee will be applied for the Land portion when paying by credit card.

Date & Price

Departure Dates Return Date Land Only Package Price
2023/09/07 2023/09/21 CAD$5199 CAD$6499
2023/09/28 2023/10/12 CAD$5199 CAD$6399
Single Supplements +CAD$1899

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