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
+2
train + taxi + 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.
On the 8th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Westminster Abbey, then contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum. On the next day, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and then take in the views from Tower Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our London trip planner .

Mumbai, India to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -5 hour difference. When traveling from Mumbai in July, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in London: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
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, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip maker app .

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, Edinburgh is slightly colder than London - with highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill

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: sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dublin tour planner.

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. July in Dublin sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
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.
On the 18th (Thu), 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 step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, admire the natural beauty 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 see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kilkenny day trip app .

Traveling by car from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kilkenny, with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience
Highlights from your plan
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 20th (Sat) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Brian de Staic Jeweller, take a memorable tour with Tours, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dingle Oceanworld, and look for gifts at Sweet Pea Gift Shop.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dingle trip site .

You can drive from Kilkenny to Dingle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July in Dingle, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Dingle Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Conor Pass ©
Conor Pass

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