16 days in London, Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

16 days in London, Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

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16 days in London, Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  13​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Dingle, Ireland
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  21​h
End: Mumbai, India


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2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, then take in nature's colorful creations at Buckingham Palace, and then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): admire the masterpieces at British Museum, then don't miss a visit to Tower of London, and then take in the views from Tower Bridge.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read London trip maker app .

Mumbai, India to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Mumbai to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in September, expect London to be cooler, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nature, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of Real Mary King's Close, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online travel planner .

Fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. When traveling from London in September, plan for slightly colder days in Edinburgh, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, breweries, historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Guinness Storehouse, and take in the local highlights with SANDEMANs NEW Dublin, Free Walking Tour.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. September in Dublin sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
nights
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny ©
The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, explore and take pictures at Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Kilkenny Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, then sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkenny road trip tool .

You can drive from Dublin to Kilkenny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

2
nights
Dingle, Ireland

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Brian de Staic Jeweller, take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass, explore the ancient world of Gallarus Oratory, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dingle Oceanworld.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dingle travel route planning app .

Getting from Kilkenny to Dingle by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Dingle Peninsula
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Brian de Staic Jeweller ©
Brian de Staic Jeweller

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