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
+2
train + foot + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
+3
train + bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
train + bus:  8​h
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.
On the 19th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, then make a trip to Big Ben, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, then get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and finally step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the London tour planner.

Mumbai, India to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to London is minus 5 hours. When traveling from Mumbai in July, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in London: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, enjoy the sea views from Calton Hill, get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner.

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, Edinburgh is slightly colder than London - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©

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 & distilleries, historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., take a stroll through Temple Bar, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dublin road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, daytime highs in Dublin are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough 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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then steep yourself in history at Kilkenny Castle, then sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Castlecomer Discovery Park, steep yourself in history at Rock of Cashel, and then make a trip to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kilkenny vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Dublin to Kilkenny in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kilkenny, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rock of Cashel
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Castlecomer Discovery Park ©
Castlecomer Discovery Park

2
nights
Dingle, Ireland

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Spend the 1st (Thu) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula, don't miss a visit to Eask Tower, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Dingle trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Peninsula
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

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