8 or 10 days
Dublin, Belfast, Edinburgh, extension to Highlands

These lands were once home to ancient Celtic and Gaelic tribes; today their histories blend comfortably into the modern day.

Step into the Middle Ages on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile and under the towering spire of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin. In Belfast, old conflicts have given way to an influx of restored 19th-century architecture and a thriving arts scene.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Ireland

  • Day 2: Dublin

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Dublin

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Grafton Street
    • Temple Bar district

    See the Book of Kells at Trinity College

  • Day 3: Dublin

    Visit St. Patrick's Cathedral

    Take a guided tour of Dublin

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Georgian squares
    • O’Connell Street
    • St. Stephen’s Green
    • Phoenix Park

    Visit the interactive museum of Irish Emigration

    Explore Dublin on your own

  • Day 4: Dublin • Belfast

    Travel to Belfast

    Take a guided tour of Belfast

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Lower Falls
    • Shankill Row
    • Murals

    Visit Titanic Belfast 

  • Day 5: Belfast • Cairnryan • Alloway • Edinburgh region

    Travel by ferry to Cairnryan

    Travel via Alloway to Edinburgh

  • Day 6: Edinburgh region

    Enjoy a unique EF-only guided tour of Edinburgh

    Visit Edinburgh Castle

    Take a walking tour of Edinburgh

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Specters of Scotland

    Specters of Scotland

    A city that can inspire Robert Louis Stevenson—an Edinburgh native—to create the monstrous Mr. Hyde has to have a deep and dark past. On your ghost tour, experience the twisted, demented, and downright terrifying side of Edinburgh. See bricked over passages and caged crypts, then try to sleep wondering: who are they keeping out… or what are they keeping in?

  • Day 7: Edinburgh region

    Take an excursion to Stirling Castle and the Trossachs

    See the William Wallace Monument 

    Visit Stirling Castle

    Enjoy a sheep dog demonstration (seasonal)

    See the Trossachs and Loch Katrine 

  • Day 8: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 8: Edinburgh region • Loch Ness • Highlands

    Travel via Loch Ness to the Highlands region

    Take a cruise on Loch Ness and visit Urquhart Castle

  • Day 9: Highlands • Glencoe • Edinburgh region

    Travel via Glencoe to Edinburgh

    Visit the Glencoe Visitor Centre

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Ireland

  • Day 2: Dublin

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Dublin

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Grafton Street
    • Temple Bar district

    See the Book of Kells at Trinity College

  • Day 3: Dublin

    Visit St. Patrick's Cathedral

    Take a guided tour of Dublin

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Georgian squares
    • O’Connell Street
    • St. Stephen’s Green
    • Phoenix Park

    Visit the interactive museum of Irish Emigration

    Explore Dublin on your own

  • Day 4: Dublin • Belfast

    Travel to Belfast

    Take a guided tour of Belfast

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Lower Falls
    • Shankill Row
    • Murals

    Visit Titanic Belfast 

  • Day 5: Belfast • Cairnryan • Alloway • Edinburgh region

    Travel by ferry to Cairnryan

    Travel via Alloway to Edinburgh

  • Day 6: Edinburgh region

    Enjoy a unique EF-only guided tour of Edinburgh

    Visit Edinburgh Castle

    Take a walking tour of Edinburgh

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Specters of Scotland

    Specters of Scotland

    A city that can inspire Robert Louis Stevenson—an Edinburgh native—to create the monstrous Mr. Hyde has to have a deep and dark past. On your ghost tour, experience the twisted, demented, and downright terrifying side of Edinburgh. See bricked over passages and caged crypts, then try to sleep wondering: who are they keeping out… or what are they keeping in?

  • Day 7: Edinburgh region

    Take an excursion to Stirling Castle and the Trossachs

    See the William Wallace Monument 

    Visit Stirling Castle

    Enjoy a sheep dog demonstration (seasonal)

    See the Trossachs and Loch Katrine 

  • Day 8: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 8: Edinburgh region • Loch Ness • Highlands

    Travel via Loch Ness to the Highlands region

    Take a cruise on Loch Ness and visit Urquhart Castle

  • Day 9: Highlands • Glencoe • Edinburgh region

    Travel via Glencoe to Edinburgh

    Visit the Glencoe Visitor Centre

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach

  • Hotels

    6 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (8 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    3 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides; 2 walking tours

  • Entrances

    Book of Kells at Trinity College; St. Patrick’s Cathedral; EPIC Emigration Museum; Titanic Belfast; Edinburgh Castle; Stirling Castle; with extension: boat cruise; Urquhart Castle; Glencoe Visitor Centre

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director and more.
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