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10 Day Affordable Ireland, Scotland & England

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Itinerary

Countries Visited

England , Ireland , North Ireland , Scotland

Cities Visited

Belfast, Dublin, Edinburgh, Leeds, London, York

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1, Saturday - Depart for Ireland
Depart for Ireland

DAY 2, Sunday - Arrive in Dublin
Arrive in Dublin, the energetic capital of Ireland. Most flights arrive in the early morning and your room may not be ready for you. In this case, leave your luggage with the concierge and your Tour Manager will provide suggestions for you to begin the exploration of Dublin on your own. Tonight, attend an orientation meeting at approximately 5 PM, with your Tour Manager and fellow travelers, followed by a Welcome Dinner
Overnight: Dublin
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Monday - Dublin City Tour
The exploration of Dublin, immortalized by James Joyce, begins with a panoramic drive through statue-lined O'Connell Street and past Phoenix Park, the largest enclosed city park in Europe, home to the official residence of the President. Continue to view St. Patrick's Cathedral, the largest church in Ireland, dedicated to Ireland's patron saint. Evening is on your own to discover Dublin’s fabulous restaurants, nightlife and the friendly pubs on every corner, or join the optional Dinner at Taylors Three Rock. Spend an evening filled with traditional Irish music & dance, accompanied by delectable Irish food
Optional: Dinner at Taylors Three Rock (PM)
Overnight: Dublin
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Tuesday - Explore Belfast, Titanic Museum
Depart Dublin and travel to Belfast, Northern Ireland's capital city with its beautifully restored Victorian architecture. Upon arrival, begin the exploration of the city at the towering dome of the Edwardian City Hall, the university district, and the newly-renovated Ulster Museum, a repository of historic treasures. Stop in West Belfast where buildings are still scarred from “The Troubles” which ended with the 1998 Good Friday Agreement. Visit the gleaming Titanic Belfast Museum constructed in the actual dockyard where the doomed ship was built; its multimedia presentation follows the history of Belfast and the creation of the world’s most famous ocean liner. Exhibits include a high-tech ride through a re-creation of the city’s shipyards, details of the Titanic’s construction and old film footage of the actual ship. The rest of the day is yours to discover Belfast on your own
Overnight: Belfast
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Wednesday - Ferry to Scotland, Edinburgh
This morning, board a high-speed ferry that whisks you to Scotland across the Irish Sea. Continue your journey through the Scottish countryside to Edinburgh. Scotland's capital city with its exquisite Georgian and Victorian architecture. Arrive in Edinburgh with free time to explore this endlessly fascinating city on your own. Tonight, don’t miss the fun-filled optional Scottish Dinner with tartan-clad entertainers, bagpipers and Highland dancers
Optional: Scottish Dinner & Show (PM)
Overnight: Edinburgh
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Thursday - Edinburgh City Tour
Join a local guide this morning, for a city tour of historic Edinburgh. The route will take you past the Scottish Parliament, the Museum of Scotland, the Royal Mile, Georgian New Town and Princes Street. Later, visit stately Edinburgh Castle perched high above the city; view Scotland’s magnificent crown jewels, St. Margaret’s Chapel and the Stone of Destiny, returned from London after 700 years. Admire stunning panoramic views from its ramparts before returning to the city center for leisure time. Perhaps, join the optional tour to the former Royal Yacht Britannia. Learn about life aboard this elegant ship which has seen so many historic occasions. Continue to Holyrood Palace, official residence of the royal family in Scotland; see the State Apartments, Throne Room and priceless collection of tapestries and paintings
Optional: Half Day Royal Yacht Britannia & Holyrood Palace (PM)
Overnight: Edinburgh
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Friday - Travel to Medieval York & City Tour
Depart Edinburgh and travel south to the walled medieval city of York in northeast England with its rich history dating back to the Romans. Take a walking tour of the city and admire the architecture dating back to the Middle Ages. Discover landmarks including the 14th century Bedern Hall and York Minster, one of the world’s largest medieval Gothic cathedrals, dominating the city’s skyline for over 900 years. Afterward, continue to your hotel in Leeds for dinner and overnight
Overnight: Leeds
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Saturday - Stratford-upon-Avon, London
From York, head to Stratford-upon-Avon, a charming market town on the River Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare. In this beautiful, rural village, trace the footsteps of England’s most famous poet and playwright. View the thatched cottage where Anne Hathaway lived. At Holy Trinity Church, view his final resting place before free time in this celebrated town where the Bard's plays are still performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Then, travel to London, the cosmopolitan capital of the United Kingdom
Overnight: London
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Sunday - London City Tour
Discover London’s history and pageantry on a tour of the trendy West End that begins with a drive through fashionable Kensington with its elegant squares and parks. Pass Harrods, the luxury department store on the way to Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, and Westminster Abbey, an architectural masterpiece. Continue to the historic Houses of Parliament, one of the world’s most iconic buildings and view Big Ben. The afternoon is at leisure for individual explorations. Perhaps head to the Mall, a tree-lined royal road leading to Buckingham Palace, the official residence of Her Majesty the Queen or, join the optional tour to the Tower of London, a former fortress and Royal Palace and view St. Paul's Cathedral. The evening is yours to explore London at your own pace
Optional: Tower of London & St. Paul's Cathedral (View Only) (PM)
Overnight: London
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10, Monday - Depart England
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Inclusions

Please Note: Land Price does not include airfare, departure or arrival transfers, airline taxes and fuel surcharges.

Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights New York-Dublin, London-New York
    Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Ferry across the Irish Sea
  • 8 nights accommodations
  • 2 nights Dublin
  • 1 night Belfast
  • 2 nights Edinburgh
  • 1 night Leeds
  • 2 nights London
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†♦
  • 10 meals: 8 breakfasts, 2 dinners with wine
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour managers throughout
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

  • Special Features

  • Explore spirited Dublin, with its thousand year history, immortalized by James Joyce
  • Tour Belfast's Titanic Museum constructed in the dockyard where the ship was built
  • Visit Scotland's Edinburgh Castle high above the city; view the magnificent crown jewels
  • Travel to the medieval city of York with its rich history, dating back to the Romans
  • In Stratford-upon-Avon trace the footsteps of Shakespeare, England's most famous poet
  • Discover London's history and pageantry on a tour of the trendy West End
  • †Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

    ♦ London Gatwick Airport transfers available at an additional cost

    *Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.


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    Accommodations

    Jurys Inn Parnell
    This tourist class hotel is just around the corner from the pulsing center of Dublin's historic O'Connell St.

    Jurys Inn Belfast
    This tourist class hotel is located nearby the Grand Opera House.

    DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre
    This first class hotel is located in the heart of Edinburgh.

    Clayton Hotel Leeds
    This first class hotel is located in the south side of the Leeds city centre.

    DoubleTree by Hilton Angel Kings Cross
    This first class hotel is located in the heart of Islington.

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    Questions & Answers

    Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

    Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

    Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

    Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

    Gate1 Tours Customer Reviews

    Overall Rating
    4.3
    Accommodations
    4
    Itinerary
    4.4
    Professional Staff
    4.5
    Repeat with Operator
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    Value for Money
    4.2

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