Trip Overview

Treasures of London, Edinburgh & Dublin

Tour rating: 4.89 / 5, Based on 14 Reviews
Private tour to United Kingdom, Ireland

Take advantage of the customizable private program, covering the best of England, Scotland, and Ireland. It includes stays at central hotels, easy connections, and top-notch guided sightseeing. Enjoy fun activities such as whiskey tasting and traditional Irish dance performance, travel to the mysterious Scottish Loch Ness as well as the Royal Windsor Castle.
 

Treasures of London, Edinburgh & Dublin

11 days3 cities
United KingdomIreland2 countries
Private tour to United Kingdom, Ireland
From
$4,499
Tour rating: 4.89 / 5, Based on 14 Reviews

Take advantage of the customizable private program, covering the best of England, Scotland, and Ireland. It includes stays at central hotels, easy connections, and top-notch guided sightseeing. Enjoy fun activities such as whiskey tasting and traditional Irish dance performance, travel to the mysterious Scottish Loch Ness as well as the Royal Windsor Castle.
 

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London, United Kingdom

London

first destination

London is among the most visited cities on the planet, attracting tourists with its fine cuisine, historic treasures, and unique culture.

4 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
4 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival to London
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to the incredible capital of the United Kingdom - London! Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the airport and takes you to your hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.
If you do go out, we suggest taking the London Tube.

No meals included.

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Day 2
Royal London
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast in your hotel, you start a full day guided walking tour around the iconic landmarks of London. For your comfort we have booked a day-pass for London tube, so you can experience a famous London transportation system and save time on traffic.

Together with your professional guide, you begin the sightseeing with a visit to the legendary Tower of London. Your tour continues to the must-see of the city: the 700-year-old Westminster Abbey, which you explore from the outside and the inside. You also see one of London's most famous landmarks - the Houses of Parliament's clock tower Big Ben, officially known as Elizabeth Tower and many other tourists attractions.

After the tour, you return back to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore London.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 3
Day Trip to Windsor
Day tour
Day tour

After breakfast, you take advantage of your public transport day pass to arrive at the station. Then you board a quick train running to Windsor.

Upon arrival, your private guide takes you to the picturesque Windsor Castle, which has been the family home to British kings and queens for over 1,000 years.

The size of the Castle (5 hectares/13 acres) is breathtaking. In fact, it is the largest and oldest occupied Castle in the world and it's where Her Majesty the Queen chooses to spend most of her private weekends. During your tour, the guide shows you around the castle and shares all exciting stories it holds!

Today you also visit the magnificent State Apartments furnished with some of the finest works of art from the Royal Collection, take a tour of St. George's Chapel, admire the changing of the guards and much more. Your tour ends with a walk along the amazing parks.

After the tour, you have a return train ride to London.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 4
Day Trip to Oxford & Cotswold Villages
Day tour
Day tour

After breakfast, you take advantage of your public transport day pass to travel to the meeting point. Today you have the chance to dive into the atmosphere of good old England and join an amazing small group tour to Oxford and Cotswold villages.

Upon arrival, you meet your guide-driver and head northwest out of London, through the fascinating countryside, to reach the legendary university town of Oxford. There you explore the precincts of many colleges, take in the stunning spire-studded skyline of Oxford University or visit the Ashmolean Museum.

The second part of the day is dedicated to the exploration of the charming villages of the Cotswolds. You discover Bampton, famous for the marvelous church of St. Mary, where many iconic scenes from Downton Abbey were filmed. You also travel to the tiny market village of Burford and fascinating Bibury where you stroll along the fairytale-like Arlington Row. After taking in the hospitality of the English countryside, you get back to London.

  • Please note: alternatively you can go on a small group tour to Bath, Avebury & Lacock Village. Contact your travel specialist for the details.

Breakfast is included.

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The Gore Hotel, London
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The Gore Hotel is a beautiful property and a great place to stay during your London visit. It is located in a 19th-century edifice and provides spacious guestrooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. The Gore Hotel offers to take advantage of the on-site restaurant and the well-known Bar 190.

train
London
Edinburgh
4 hrs 10 min

Travel across the United Kingdom to reach Edinburgh while onboard a modern train with plenty of legroom, storage compartments, power sockets, and other amenities. 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh

second destination

The capital city of Scotland, Edinburgh has stunning architecture including the Holyrood Palace on the Royal Mile and the Edinburgh Castle.

3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Train to Edinburgh
Transfer
Transfer

Following breakfast, you check out and have a transfer to the station. Take a train to Edinburgh and in about 4 hours you arrive at the destination.

Upon arrival walk to your hotel and have the rest of the day at your own leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 6
Sightseeing Tour of Edinburgh
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast, you meet with a guide in a lobby for a start of a tour of the capital of Scotland, unsurpassed Edinburgh. Together you start the tour from the historic Old Town or the Royal Mile, running through the heart of the city and packed with lots of amazing must-visits.

During the walking tour, you take an inside visit to the Edinburgh Castle to immerse into the history of this famous fortification that was once the residence of Scottish monarchs, and admire great panoramic views over Edinburgh. Within 4 hours with a private guide, you get the best introduction to the city.

After the tour you return to your hotel.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 7
Day Trip to Loch Ness and Highlands
Day tour
Day tour
Boat ride
Boat ride

Following early breakfast, meet your guide for the small group tour heading to Loch Ness. Today you enjoy a scenic group tour and discover the breathtaking northern part of Scotland.

First, you pass the UNESCO listed Forth Railway Bridge considered as the symbol of Scotland, proceeding to the small Highland town of Pitlochry, a vibrant hub set on the banks of the River Tummel.

Then you continue your journey to the spectacular and unique Cairngorms National Park, the largest national park in Scotland with stunning mountains and hills, after which you arrive at the legendary Loch Ness. Shrouded in myths, the alleged home of the famous Loch Ness monster simply allures adventure lovers from all over the world. Here you can either discover the Urquhart Castle* or join a short cruise around the lake.

On the return journey, you make your way through the Great Glen towards the Commando Memorial, dedicated to the remembrance of the Royal Marine Commandos who trained here during WWII. There you have a quick stop for taking some photos of the highest mountain in the British Isles, Ben Nevis. Then travel to Glen Coe and make a final stop at the town of Stirling, a former royal citadel.

Once the tour is finished you have a transfer back to Edinburgh.

  • Note: tickets to Loch Ness Cruise and the Urquhart Castle are available for purchase on the spot. The meeting place is in the city center at the Royal Mile.

Breakfast is included.

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Market Street Hotel, Edinburgh
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Set in historical Edinburgh Old Town, the Market Street Hotel offers unique guestrooms.

plane
Edinburgh
Dublin
1 hr 10 min

The plane is one of the easiest ways to reach any destination, thus make sure to catch a flight while traveling from Edinburgh to Dublin as well.

Dublin, Ireland Gallery

Dublin

third destination

The capital of Ireland, glorious Dublin, is situated on the shores of the picturesque bay on the east coast of the country. Leprechauns, exceptional beer and St. Patric's Day are just the first associations with this amazing city. In reality, Dublin keeps a lot more secrets to share with those, wishing to get to know the true Irish soul.

4 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Arrival & Evening Bar Crawl
Transfer
Transfer
Show
Show

Welcome to the fabulous capital of Ireland - Dublin! Upon arrival, a private driver takes you to your home-away-from-home, a centrally located hotel, where you check in and have the rest of the day free. 

After settling in the hotel, you will join your guide for a bar crawl, one of the best ways to experience the lively cultural scene in Dublin. Together you will explore the bustling streets of the city, as well as visit some authentic bars where you will have the chance to interact with the ever-friendly Irish people.

No meals included.

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Day 9
Dublin City Tour & Guinness Storehouse Experience
City tour
City tour
Tasting
Tasting

Fuel up on Irish breakfast this morning as there will be plenty to do and see around the capital city today, starting with famous attractions and colorful doors and ending with the history of Guinness.

Your highly-trained local guide will take you for a walk in the footsteps of Irish lords as you will explore century-old Dublin Castle, Christchurch Cathedral, and pass the famous Ha’penny Bridge.

Before heading to the world’s largest pint glass - Guinness Storehouse, you will visit Trinity College Library and see the famous Book of Kells.

Your group tour of the Storehouse begins at the ground floor with malted barley exhibition and after various interactive experiences will end on the 7th floor with, of course, the pint of Guinness which you can pour yourself.

Note: to highlight your tour, you may add a Guinness Storehouse connoisseur experience on top.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 10
Day Trip to Newgrange Boyne Valley
Day tour
Day tour

In the morning you walk to the meeting point, located within walking distance from your hotel, meet your group and embark on a small group tour to Newgrange Boyne Valley, a true must-visit of any Irish journey.

During the tour, you enter the ancient 5200-year Passage Tomb at Newgrange, and Newgrange visitor center, enjoy a guided tour at Monasterboice, the remains of an early Christian settlement and a guided walking tour at Hill of Slane, a prehistoric monument associated with Saint Patrick. Entrance and guided tour at the archeological complex Hill of Tara, an ancient Celtic ritual site, are also included.

After the tour you drive back to the Dublin city center.

  • Please, note: the tour is available on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Alternatively, you can go on a small group tour to Giant's Causeway at an extra charge. Contact your travel specialist for the details.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 11
Departure from Dublin
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your amazing adventure! In the morning you check out and have a transfer to the airport. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

Breakfast is included.

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The Grafton Hotel
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The newly renovated hotel boasts 127 brand new rooms with an exceptional interior.
What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable 4-star or 5-star hotels in London, Edinburgh & Dublin;
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Airport transfers with private drivers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Sightseeing tours with private professional English-speaking guides in London, Windsor, Edinburgh & Dublin;
  • Small group tours to Oxford & Cotswold Villages from London, Loch Ness & Highlands from Edinburgh, and Newgrange from Dublin;
  • Group tour of Guinnes Storehouse;
  • Entrance tickets to Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Windsor Castle, Christ Church, Edinburgh Castle, the Book of Kells Exhibition;
  • 3-day London Travelcard (public transportation pass);
  • Regular class train tickets: London - Windsor - London, London - Edinburgh;
  • Economy class flight: Edinburgh - Dublin
  • All tourist fees & taxes, including tourist city taxes;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: 1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.
2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses, gratuities.

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Tour Highlights

  • Fully tailor-made program according to your interest;
  • Your own professional local guides;
  • Full flexibility of hotel options;
  • Guided sightseeing tours of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin;
  • Discovering the royal Windsor Castle;
  • Enjoying the town of Oxford & the authentic Cotswold Villages;
  • Trip to the famous Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands;
  • A visit to the Guinness Storehouse;
  • Exploring the Newgrange Boyne Valley.

What To Know

  • The currency used by default in the UK is British Pound, also known as Pound Sterling, in Ireland there are Euros. To be on the safe side, make sure to withdraw some cash from the ATM beforehand
  • Many of the tours will require a lot of walking, make sure to pack comfortable shoes
  • It rains a lot in the UK throughout the year, so it is worth bringing a water-resistant jacket and an umbrella
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