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United Kingdom

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The landscape dazzles and history abounds in the UK.  Drive through highlands and medieval towns, stop in world class museums and theatre and take in all of the charm that the United Kingdom has to offer. 

What We Love About the United Kingdom

The rolling green hills of Ireland, medieval castles of Scotland and rich and royal history of England give us so much to love about the United Kingdom. 

Our Favorite Hotels

Our Favorite Hotels

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  • The Savoy, London

  • Rosewood London

  • Glencoe House, Scotland

  • The Westbury, Ireland

Traveller's Compass

Our Favorite Sites

  • Westminster Abby 

  • Tower of London

  • Cliffs of Moher

  • Scottish Highlands

Bucket List Experiences

Kiss the Blarney Stone

Stand by Stonehenge

Make like Harry Potter and visit Hogwarts

Sleep in a real castle

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Ideas for Your Trip to the U.K.

Dublin & The Ring of Kerry

  • DAY 1

    DUBLIN The Adventure Begins

    • Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Driver-Guide

    • Discover Ireland with a private driver-guide, get                                                       recommendations on where to shop, have a drink and                                                                            grab a bite. 

  • DAY 2

    DUBLIN Signature Sites

    • Half-day walking tour of Dublin, exploring the highlights of the lively Irish capital with your private guide. 

    • Enjoy admission to the Guinness Storehouse, granting you access for a self-guided tour exploring Ireland's number one visitor attraction

    • Get in touch with southern Vietnam's spiritual side at a colorful Cao Dai temple. Continue to the Saigon Opera House, where you witness a contemporary dance and acrobatics show for all ages, accompanied by live Vietnamese music.

  • DAY 3

    DUBLIN TO CORK En Route  

    • With a private driver-guide, transfer from Dublin to Cork today, discovering medieval towns and castles along the way. You’ll first set your sights on Kilkenny, Ireland’s foremost medieval town, located an hour and a half southwest of Dublin. Walk Kilkenny’s medieval mile.

    • Make a stop in the town of picturesque town of Cahir, where you can catch views of its 12th century Cahir Castle, one of the country’s largest. Continue to Cashel, where you’ll visit the grand Rock of Cashel, a fortified medieval religious complex.

  • DAY 4

    CORK TO KILLARNEY Explore with an Expert

    • Experience the majesty of a 15th century Irish Chieftain as you transfer from Cork to Killarney today with your private driver-guide. Just outside of Cork, you'll first visit the picturesque ruins of Blarney Castle, built by Cormac MacCarthy, one of Ireland's revered chieftains.

    • You'll continue toward Killarney via the Cork and Kerry Mountains, referenced in the traditional folk song Whiskey in the Jar, made famous by Thin Lizzy and Metallica.

    • In the early afternoon, you'll visit Muckross House, a magnificent Victorian mansion and one of Ireland’s leading stately homes. 

    • Conclude your day with some time at leisure in Killarney.

  • DAY 5

    KILLARNEY Hidden Gems

    • Setting out today with your private driver-guide, embark on a discovery of one of Ireland’s loveliest regions, the Ring of Kerry.

    • You’ll travel along the broad, dramatic coastline of the Iveragh Peninsula and through the charming villages and towns of Killorglin, Cahirsiveen, Waterville and Sneem

    • You'll drive through Molls Gap, a scenic mountain pass through the Macgillycuddy’s Reeks, and Ladies View, offering a majestic viewpoint across Killarney National Park, before concluding back in Killarney.

  • DAY 6

    KILLARNEY TO NEWMARKET ON FERGUS Venture Into the Outdoors

    • Depart Killarney with your private driver guide for a transfer to Newmarket on Fergus today, enjoying a day of exploration en route in the Dingle Peninsula, where you can admire wild ocean scenery, ancient relics and a profusion of every sort of color blossoming in the hedgerows. Here, the ever-changing landscape shifts from from mountains and rolling hills to coastlines of craggy cliffs and sandy beaches. Head first to one of such beaches, known as Inch Beach, a scenic spot for a stroll to admire its sandy dunes and coast framed by a beautiful mountain backdrop.

    • Upon reaching the town of Dingle, join up with the Slea Head Drive, a scenic circuit on the peninsula which will bring you directly to Slea Head itself for a remarkable view, a majestic promontory jutting out into the wild waters of the Atlantic.

    •  Continuing along, make a stop at the ancient early Christian ruins of the Reasc Monastery at Ballyferriter, featuring an important carved stone dating back to the 6th century. Later you'll exit the western peninsula via the dramatic Conor Pass, Ireland's highest mountain pass, with a narrow, twisting road snaking past a remarkable glacial landscape of mountains, valleys, and corrie lakes

  • DAY 7

    NEWMARKET ON FERGUS Sights and Insights 

    • Set out today with your private driver-guide to explore the Burren and Cliffs of Moher, a UNESCO Global Geopark in West Clare.

    • Discover the quaint and picturesque seaport villages of Kinvarra and Ballyvaughan, the former of which will allow you to catch views of the 16th century Dunguaire Castle, one of the most photographed castles in all of Ireland.

  • DAY 8

    NEW MARKET ON FERGUS TO SHANNON  Depart 

    • Transfer to the airport for your homebound flight.

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