Ireland & Scotland

14 Days | September 12-25, 2019

 Experience the magic of Ireland & Scotland! From vibrant and history-filled Dublin, across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast, experience all of the charms of Ireland on this magical tour of the Emerald Isle.   

Highlights

Glasgow, Loch Ness, Inverness, Isle of Sky, St. Andrews, Falkland, Edinburgh, Urquhart Castle, Culloden, Belfast, Titanic, Derry, Cliffs of Moher, Galway, Bunratty, Westport, Donegal, Derry, Giant's Causeway

What's Included

  • Round trip air from Ottawa.
  • Transportation to/from Ottawa Airport (from Pembroke to Ottawa along Hwy 417).
  • Hotel transfers, air taxes and fuel surcharges  (subject to increase until paid in full). 
  • All accommodation and ground transportation and flight between Edinburgh in Ireland.
  • A welcome drink on arrival.
  • Full Breakfast daily on tour.
  • 6 hotel dinners.
  • Scottish evening with dinner & entertainment.
  • Guided tour of a whisky distillery.
  • Medieval banquet at Irish castle.
  • Dinner at Belfast & Inverness pubs.
  • Cruise on Loch Ness.
  • Admissions to:  Urquhart Castle, Culloden Moore Centre, Falkland Palace, Titanic Experience, Giant’s Causeway Centre, Belleek Pottery, Cliffs of Moher & more!
  • All entrance fees listed in the itinerary
  • Luggage handling for one suitcase per person
  • Escorted by Jamieson Travel.

Tour Pricing & Insurance

Double Occupancy (2 per room) - $5,799 per person

Single Occupancy (1 per room) - $6,899 per person
Triple Occupancy (3 per room) - $5,699 per person

All prices are in Canadian $ and include all tax


Insurance

Rates include 8% PST & are based on double occupancy


Cancellation Only:

0-59: $265.44

60-69: $300.24

70-79: $454.68

80+: $700.92


Cancellation & Medical:

0-59: $253.80

60-69: $346.68

70-79: $565.92

80+: $874.80



Booking Details

To book this tour, please call our office at 1-888-582-7011 (local 613-582-7011).  
A deposit of $250 per person plus insurance (if purchasing) must be provided at the time of booking. 
Names exactly as they appear on passports along with date of birth, passport number and expiry date are required. 


Balances are due July 11, 2019

Itinerary

Day 1 - Thursday, September 12, 2019

Travel Day.  


Day 2 - Friday, September 13, 2019
Burns Country - Tour Begins. This morning you will be met on arrival at Glasgow Airport. From here you will depart for Ayrshire, with a stop enroute for breakfast and refreshments at a local café. Afterward, you will continue to Rabbie Burns Country and visit the Burns National Heritage Park. This evening you will enjoy a welcome drink and early dinner at your hotel.

Dinner/overnight—Hallmark Hotel, Glasgow

Day 3 - Saturday, September 14, 2019
Loch Ness & Inverness. Depart Glasgow for Inverness travelling along Scotland’s West Coast and Loch Ness. Highlights of the day include Loch Lomond, dramatic Glencoe, a visit to Urquhart Castle and a cruise on Loch Ness in search of Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster. This evening you will enjoy a pub dinner and be entertained by local musicians in Inverness.

Dinner/Overnight—Pentahotel, Inverness

Day 4 - Sunday, September 15, 2019
Isle of Skye. Today a day trip to the Isle of Skye, one of Scotland’s most beautiful islands. First stop is Portree, capital of the island. You can enjoy some free time here, exploring the multi-coloured harbour, or warming up by a real coal fire in a local pub. On our return to Inverness, you will visit Eilean Donan Castle.

Dinner/overnight – Pentahotel, Inverness

Day 5 - Monday, September 16, 2019

Culloden & Speyside. Today we head to Perthshire via Culloden Moor, site of the 1746 Battle of Culloden. Before leaving Speyside, stop at Kincraig for an impressive display from the Working Sheepdogs. Continue onto Perthshire for a distillery visit.

Dinner/Overnight—Crieff Hydro, Perthshire


Day 6 - Tuesday, September 17, 2019

St. Andrews & Falkland. Depart Perthshire for Edinburgh via the Kingdom of Fife. You will stop at St Andrews, home of Scotland’s oldest university and capital of golf. After lunch, head to Falkland to visit the village and the Palace, built by King James V in 1539.

Overnight—Holiday Inn Edinburgh Zoo or similar, Edinburgh

Day 7 - Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Edinburgh. After an early breakfast in the hotel, you will enjoy an exclusive, pre-opening tour of Edinburgh Castle. You will then enjoy a panoramic city tour of Edinburgh. Tonight, you will attend the Spirit of Scotland Show, an evening of traditional entertainment and dinner at the Jam House.

Dinner/entertainment/overnight—Holiday Inn Edinburgh Zoo or similar, Edinburgh


Day 8 - Thursday, September 19, 2019

Scotland to Ireland. Today we bid farewell to Scotland and fly to Ireland. You will travel to the St. Patrick Visitor Centre where you will visit the grave of Ireland’s Patron Saint and the Saint Patrick Centre which tells his story. You will also visit Strangford, where the Game of Thrones is filmed before arriving in Belfast City for a panoramic tour which will include the political wall murals located on the Protestant Shankhill Road and the Catholic Falls Road – a unique cultural experience. 

Dinner/overnight – AC Marriott, Belfast

Day 9 - Friday, September 20, 2019

Belfast & Titanic Quarter. A tour of the Titanic Experience is first on the agenda this morning. After some free time in Belfast you will experience what life was like for a prisoner in Belfast’s Crumlin Road Gaol where you will undertake a guided tour followed by dinner at the gaol. Dinner/overnight – AC Marriott, Belfast

Day 10 - Saturday, September 21, 2019

Giant's Causeway & Derry. This morning we drive north along the Antrim Coast and visit the Giant’s Causeway. We then continue on to Derry where a local guide will tell the "Story of Derry" on a walking tour of this historic walled city. 

Dinner/Overnight—Abbey or Central Hotel, Donegal

Day 11 - Sunday, September 22, 2019

Ben Bulben & Clew Bay. We visit Belleek home of the world famous porcelain factory. We then enter the romantic domain of W.B. Yeats via Drumcliffe where he is buried and other sites in Sligo associated with the life of the poet, before continuing to Westport on Clew Bay.

Dinner/overnight—Castlecourt Hotel, Westport


Day 12 - Monday, September 23, 2019

Bunratty. Our first stop today is Kylemore Abbey, a Benedictine Monastery that lies on the shores of Kylemore Lough. We then continue to the might Cliffs of Moher, for a stop at the visitor centre before reaching Bunratty. This evening you will enjoy a medieval banquet at an Irish Castle.

Dinner/entertainment/overnight—Bunratty Castle Hotel, Bunratty


Day 13 - Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Dublin. This morning we will make an early departure for Dublin where you will have free time to shop and take in the sights of the city. This evening you are will enjoy dinner and a Hooley at the Abbey Tavern.

Overnight—Ashling Hotel, Dublin


Day 14 - Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Dublin - Tour Ends. Your tour ends after a final hearty Irish breakfast in your Dublin hotel and transfer to Dublin airport for your return flight home.