23 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

23 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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23 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Bushmills, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Killarney, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: New Delhi, India

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 childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, get your game on at Great Away Days, and get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip planning website .

New Delhi, India to Edinburgh is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in May, with highs in Edinburgh at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Great Away Days ©
Great Away Days
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

1
night
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
On the 30th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Kiltonga Wildlife Reserve, then steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol, then see the interesting displays at Ulster Aviation Society, and finally see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Belfast trip itinerary maker website .

Fly from Edinburgh to Belfast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bushmills.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ulster Aviation Society, Kiltonga Wildlife Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Ulster Aviation Society ©
Ulster Aviation Society
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol

1
night
Bushmills, United Kingdom

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): trek along Causeway Coastal Walk, stroll through Portrush East Strand, then cruise along Causeway Coastal Route, and finally don't miss a visit to Giant's Causeway.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bushmills trip planner .

Getting from Belfast to Bushmills by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bushmills can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Bushmills

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Portrush, Causeway Coastal Route
Highlights from your plan
Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Portrush East Strand ©
Portrush East Strand

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Jerpoint Park (in Thomastown) and Kilkenny (Kilkenny Castle & Go With The Flow - River Adventures). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, and explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Dublin online trip builder .

Drive from Bushmills to Dublin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Bushmills in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Dublin, with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

3
nights
Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan), Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor) and Scattery Island (in Kilrush). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, enjoy some diversion at Castlefergus Equestrian, explore the striking landscape at The Burren, and contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Galway day trip planning site .

Getting from Dublin to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Clare, Scattery Island, Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Aillwee Cave
Highlights from your plan
Scattery Island ©
Scattery Island
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

3
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Explore Killarney's surroundings by going to Dingle (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Eask Tower). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula, admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, and sample the fine beverages at Irish Whiskey Experience.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Galway to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Dingle, Dingle Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

5
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the London day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Killarney to London takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. June in London sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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