Trip Type : Small Group Tour
Discover Northern Ireland tour
Belfast Derry Discover Northern Ireland Trip

Discover Northern Ireland

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Travel Style: You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level: Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level: Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value - 3 star
5 days
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Overview

Highlights

  • Visit the breathtaking giant's causeway
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the oldest working distillery in ireland
  • Explore the cities of derry and belfast

Short Description

Here's a quick super-scenic trip through some of Northern Ireland's most jaw-dropping landscapes. Explore the otherworldly Giant's Causeway, the positively fairytale feel of the Dark Hedges forest, and some historical distilleries and local pubs in and around Belfast and Derry, not to mention some of the locations where Game of Thrones was filmed. (Ever wanted to frolic in some Dothraki grasslands? Now's your chance.) Go forth, up north.

Small groups are usually defined as between 10 and 24 travelers, often less. If you're the kind of person who enjoys more intimate experiences and personal service this is a good choice. All else being equal you will pay a premium for this style vs a larger group tour.
Trip Type Small Group Tour
See all the highlights and popular spots on a classic tour.
Itinerary Focus Classic Highlights
Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Lodging Level Value - 3 star
Flights & Transport Only ground transport
Start City Belfast
End City Dublin

Destinations

United Kingdom Ireland

Cities & Attractions

Belfast Derry Dublin

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

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Trip Includes

  • Visit to Giant's Causeway
  • Guided tour of Old Bushmills Distillery
  • Guided historical walking tour of Derry
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

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Itinerary

Day 1 Belfast

Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

Day 2 Belfast/City of Derry (1B)

En route to Derry, stop at the Giant's Causeway and marvel at the natural phenomenon of its volcanic columns. Stop at Bushmills Distillery for a guided tour of the oldest working distillery in Ireland. Spend the night in Derry. Included Activities: Giant's Causeway Visit Old Bushmills Distillery Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s), 96km) Private Vehicle (1.00-1.50 hours, 60km)

Day 3 City of Derry/Belfast (1B)

Enjoy a guided historical walk in Derry. Afterwards, take some time to explore on your own. Opt to grab a bite at a food stall in the Walled City Market, or visit the the Tower Museum. Transfer to Belfast in the evening. Included Activities: Historical Walking Tour of Derry Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50-1.75 hours, 113km)

Day 4 Belfast (1B)

Enjoy a free day in Belfast. Treat yourself to a traditional Irish breakfast, visit the Ulster Museum, or wander through the botanical gardens. In the evening, get in with the locals and hit the pub for a pint of a local brew.

Day 5 Belfast/Dublin

Transfer to Dublin. Tour ends in the early afternoon upon arrival to a centrally located Dublin hotel. Additional Notes: If you wish to extend your stay in Dublin, consider booking post-tour accommodation with us. Please speak to a G Adventures representative about booking accommodations in Dublin after your tour ends. Included Activities: Departure Day Transport: Continue to Dublin where this tour ends on arrival. Private Vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours, 170km)

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Flights & Transport

Only ground transport Private vehicle, walking.

Group Size:

Small Group - 24 max

max 16, avg 11.

Accomodations

Simple hotels (4 nts).

Age Notes

Min. Age: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Rules & Other Requirements

Illegal drugs will not be tolerated on any trips. Possessing or using drugs not only contravenes the laws of the land but also puts the rest of the group at risk. Smoking marijuana and opium is a part of local culture in some parts of the world but is not acceptable for our travellers. Our philosophy of travel is one of respect towards everyone we encounter, and in particular the local people who make the world the special place it is. The exploitation of people in the sex trade is completely contrary to this philosophy. Our CEOs have the right to expel any member of the group if drugs are found in their possession or if they engage in any form of paid sex work.

Trip ID#:

gadventure-24562

Meals Included:

3 breakfasts

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