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$368.55 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Isle of Arran 3-Day Tour from Edinburgh

Day 1: Edinburgh – Burns Country – Brodick, Isle of Arran Leave Edinburgh in the morning and travel west to Glasgow. Passing the impressive Whitelee Wind Farm, venture into the county of Ayrshire to visit Culzean Castle, one of Scotland’s 18th-century showpieces. Head inside at your own expense and explore, admiring the architecture of its interiors and the cliff-top views over Culzean County Park. If time permits, wander through the parkland to explore its woodlands and secluded ponds, and maybe visit the cafe for a bite to eat (own expense).In the afternoon, continue to Burns Country where Robert Burns was born. Enjoy a stop in the coastal town of Alloway to see places mentioned in his poems and songs, and then visit Robert Burns Birthplace Museum (own expense), to find out more about the man who penned the world-famous Auld Lang Syne song. After browsing its exhibits independently, travel to Ardrossan to hop aboard your ferry to the Isle of Arran, and then travel by minibus to the large village of Brodick where your accommodation awaits. Check in and spend your evening doing whatever you please; ask your guide for tips for good restaurants in town.Overnight: 3-star hotel or guesthouse in BrodickDay 2: Isle of Arran (B)Meet your guide after breakfast and discuss the options for your day’s activities. Depending on the weather and your group’s interests, your guide will arrange the best day out for you. Perhaps spend your day in the island’s mountainous north and enjoy views from the 2,867-foot (874-meter) peak of Goat Fell, the villages of Corrie and Sannox, the ruins of Lochranza Castle and Arran Distillery. Alternatively, step back in time on a tour of Arran’s beguiling stone circles and standing stones that date back to the Neolithic period and the early Bronze Age. Other sites of interest that may be worked into your day’s itinerary include the harbor village of Blackwaterfoot, Sliddery, Arran Cheese Shop, Brodick Castle and Arran Brewery – a microbrewery that uses ingredients from the island. Lunch, dinner and entrance fees on this day are at your own expense.Overnight: 3-star hotel or guesthouse in BrodickDay 3: Brodick – Kintyre Peninsula – Inveraray – Edinburgh (B)Return to mainland Scotland after breakfast, taking the ferry from Lochranza to Claonaig, a small town on the wild and windswept Kintyre Peninsula. Swap your mode of transport to a minibus, and then travel along the coast to the fishing village of Tarbert on the peninsula’s narrowest strip. Enjoy some free time to stretch your legs, and then continue along the banks of Loch Fyne to the little whitewashed village of Inveraray. Stop for lunch (own expense), and then travel past the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond on your way back to Edinburgh. Your 3-day tour finishes in the early evening at the start point.

$368.55 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Isle of Arran 3-Day Tour from Glasgow

Day 1: Glasgow – Burns Country – Brodick, Isle of Arran Leave Glasgow in the morning and travel west into the county of Ayrshire to visit Culzean Castle, one of Scotland’s 18th-century showpieces. Head inside at your own expense and explore independently, admiring the stately architecture of its interiors as well as the cliff-top views over Culzean County Park. If time permits, wander through the parkland to explore its woodlands and secluded ponds, and maybe visit the cafe for a bite to eat (own expense). In the afternoon, continue to Burns Country where Robert Burns was born. Enjoy a stop in the coastal town of Alloway to see places mentioned in his poems and songs, and then visit Robert Burns Birthplace Museum (own expense), to find out more about the man who penned the world-famous Auld Lang Syne song. After browsing its exhibits independently, travel to Ardrossan to hop aboard your ferry to the Isle of Arran, and then travel by minibus to the large village of Brodick where your accommodation awaits. Check in and spend your evening doing whatever you please; ask your guide for tips for good restaurants in town. Overnight: 3-star hotel or guesthouse in Brodick Day 2: Isle of Arran Meet your guide after breakfast and discuss the options for your day’s activities. Depending on the weather and your group’s interests, your guide will arrange the best day out for you. Perhaps spend your day in the island’s mountainous north and visit the 2,867-foot (874-meter) peak of Goat Fell, the villages of Corrie and Sannox, the ruins of Lochranza Castle and Arran Distillery. Alternatively, step back in time on a tour of Arran’s beguiling stone circles and standing stones that date back to the Neolithic period and the early Bronze Age. Other sites of interest that may be worked into your day’s itinerary include the harbor village of Blackwaterfoot, Sliddery, Arran Cheese Shop, Brodick Castle and Arran Brewery – a microbrewery that uses ingredients from the island. Lunch, dinner and entrance fees on this day are at your own expense. Overnight: 3 star hotel or guesthouse in Brodick Day 3: Brodick – Kintyre Peninsula – Inveraray – Glasgow Return to mainland Scotland after breakfast, taking the ferry from Lochranza to Claonaig, a small town on the wild and windswept Kintyre Peninsula. Swap your mode of transport to a minibus, and then travel along the coast to the fishing village of Tarbert on the peninsula’s narrowest strip. Enjoy some free time to stretch your legs, and then continue along the banks of Loch Fyne to the little whitewashed village of Inveraray. Stop for lunch (own expense), and then travel past the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond on your way back to Glasgow. Your 3-day tour finishes in the early evening at the start point.

$1383.45 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Walking Tour-Southern Gem-7 Days

Day 1: Wicklow Mountains & Glendalough Monastic Site -After leaving Dublin, We will make our way to our guest house in Glendalough. This is a majestic place, a previously important religious centre in ancient Ireland where St. Kevin resided and lived with his fellow Christians. After your walk, which is about three hours and brings you all around the valley, you will come back to relax at the guest house.Day 2:Dingle Village & The South Pole Inn -We will then travel to the south west of Ireland to the kingdom of Kerry. We stop at Beenbane beach and you can take the cliff walk into Dingle Village - a wonderful way to arrive to this magical little corner of Ireland!Day 3: Mount Brandon & Connors Pass-Today we get ourselves ready for an amazing walk up Mount Brandon. It is one of the most scenic mountains in Ireland. The summit is 1000m and should take no longer than 4 hours. After our Adventure we will head back to Dingle and you will have the option to see, swim or kayak with Fungi, a wild dolphin that calls Dingle his home.Day 4: Slea Head Walk -Slea Head lies ahead of us today, a peninsula that the National Geographic has put in the top 10 drives in the world. Our walk is nice and easy today, with Great views out to the Atlantic and Dead Man’s Island. Right on Ireland's rugged west coast, this is the closest you can get to the US from Europe.Day 5: The Gap of Dunloe & Killarney National Park- Today you will experience one of the most beautiful walks you will find in all of Ireland through The Gap of Dunloe.  The 'Gap' stretches through the highest mountain range in Ireland called the MacGuillicuddy Reeks. Over the far side, a river boat will take you on an hour long boat ride through the lakes of Killarney finishing at Ross Castle a short walk from Killarney village.  Day 6 : The Cliffs Of Moher Walk -We now make our way up the west coast and cross the river Shannon by ferry at Tarbert. Heading just up the road, we may stop at Brigid’s Well before we get a start on our walk along the amazing Cliffs Of Moher. Enjoy the mesmerising scenery a safe distance from the edge and marvel at the rugged cliffs, views and the ocean below.Day 7:The Burren Walk & Galway City- This morning we will walk through this karst limestone region that covers 250 square miles. After leaving Lahinch early in the morning, we will follow the coast all the way to Galway. Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end and with heavy hearts we will bid farewell to some wonderful friends made along this 'Southern Gem tour'. Until we meet again on our next Extreme Ireland Adventure!

$1498.83 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Wild Atlantic Way Tour- South-7 Days

Day 1: Our Adventure Begins!  Once your charming and knowledgeable guide introduces themselves and gets everyone settled, we will make our way out of the city and head to the wonderful town of Kenmare.We will take you back in time to the 12th century when we visit the world-famous 'Rock Of Cashel'.Day 2: The Beara Peninsula & Bare IslandAfter a delicious breakfast we will take a scenic drive to Castletownbare. From there, we will take a ferry to Bare island, a small inhabited island about 20 minutes boat ride from the mainland. You will take a spectacular bike ride through the island, taking another ferry back to the mainland. Day 3 : Ring Of Kerry & Skellig MichaelIn the morning, we will travel along the world famous Ring of Kerry and stop at the port in Portmagee.  From there we will take a ferry to Skellig Michael, one of Ireland's holiest places and one of only two UNESCO World heritage sites in Ireland.  If the weather doesn't permit us to take the ferry we will head into Killarney National Park.Day 4: Dingle Peninsula & Slea HeadThis morning, you'll swim or kayak with Fungi, the adorable dolphin who came to Dingle harbour years ago with a school of dolphins but never left. Then take a cycle around scenic Slea Head .After that we visit the Dingle Whiskey Distillery. Day 5: Co. Clare & LahinchWe really do hate to say goodbye to beautiful Dingle, but it's upwards and onwards literally as we head north along the Wild Atlantic Way. We will take a short but interesting ferry ride from Tarbert, crossing the mouth of Ireland's longest river, the river Shannon. In Kilkea You will be taken along the base of the sea cliffs there and you can climb along the edge and jump into the sea lagoons dotted along the way.  Day 6: Surfing in Lahinch & The Cliffs Of MoherAfter a hearty breakfast we hit the waves and get some surf lessons on Ireland's most famous surf beach at Lahinch. After we've finished we will visit the iconic, the Cliffs Of Moher. We will take a hike along the cliffs before we get back to our accommodation to freshen up. To finish this jam packed day of adventure we will take you to charming Doolin village to a traditional night of Irish music and 'craic'.  Day 7: Hike The Burren  & visit Poulnabrone DolmenThis morning we will take you to one of Ireland's iconic tombs, the dolmen at Poulnabrone. Your guide will take you on a hike through the Burren and explain about the flora and fauna exclusive to this area of Ireland.You will have the opportunity to kayak along the base of the Cliffs of Moher (obviously weather permitting).  Or, we will take a hike along the top of the cliffs which provides spectacular views. What a way to end a fantastic adventure.