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Northern Explorer

Overview

5 Included Excursions
  • Journey along the beautiful Antrim Coast to the Giant’s Causeway
  • Follow in the footsteps of Ireland’s patron saint in Downpatrick
  • Explore the colourful towns of Enniskillen and Donegal
  • Guided tour in Belfast
  • Walking tour of Londonderry
  • Scenic Glenveagh National Park

Discover some of the hidden gens of the north of Ireland from our base in County Donegal. From vibrant Belfast to the stunning Giant’s Causeway and fascinating Belleek Pottery, this will be a trip to remember.


This Holiday is Great For

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Itinerary

Day One: Home to Dublin area
Make your way to your chosen airport for your flight to Dublin where you will be met and transferred to our overnight hotel. (D)

Day Two: Dublin area to Belfast
We head north and visit the fascinating Navan Centre, one of Ireland’s most important archaeological sites. Later we continue on to the Saint Patrick Centre, and beautiful Down Cathedral. We stay tonight in Belfast. (B,D)

Day Three:  Belfast to Letterkenny
We enjoy a wonderful guided city tour of Belfast before time at leisure to explore. This afternoon we continue to Letterkenny and the three-star Dillon’s Hotel, where we stay for the next four nights. (B,D)

Day Four: Londonderry and Giant’s Causeway
We first call at the historical walled city of Londonderry for a walking tour, then continue along the beautiful Antrim Coast to reach the awesome Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland’s iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  (B,D)

Day Five: A day at leisure in Letterkenny
Enjoy a day at leisure to relax and explore. (B,D)

Day Six: Glenveagh National Park and Donegal
Today we enjoy a scenic drive into the Glenveagh National Park, in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains. It is the second largest National Park in Ireland, and we have included the bus to take you to the castle, should you wish to wish to visit this, or the gardens during your free time here. We also visit the lively town of Donegal where we enjoy free time to explore. (B,D)

Day Seven: Letterkenny to Dublin area via Enniskillen
We first make our way to Belleek Pottery Visitor Centre for an included tour. Continuing our journey, we also call at Enniskillen before returning to the Dublin area for our final nights stay. (B,D)

Day Eight: Dublin area to Home
Transfer to Dublin airport for your flight back home. (B)


Dillons Hotel

Located in the heart of the bustling town of Letterkenny is Dillons Hotel, offering great customer service, and a warm Irish welcome.

Rooms at this hotel


Hotel Gallery

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The Local Area

Included Excursions

En Route Belleek Pottery and Letterkenny

We first make our way to Belleek Pottery Visitor Centre for an included tour. Continuing our journey, we also call at Enniskillen.

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En Route Guided City Tour of Belfast

Enjoy a guided city tour of the wonderful city of Belfast, then enjoy free time to explore at leisure.

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En Route Navan Centre, St Patrick Centre and Down Cathedral

We head north and visit the fascinating Navan Centre, one of Ireland’s most important archaeological sites. Later we continue on to the St Patrick Centre, and beautiful Down Cathedral. We stay tonight in Belfast. 

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Full Day Gleanveagh National Park and Donegal

Today we enjoy a scenic drive into the Glenveagh National Park, in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains. It is the second largest National Park in Ireland, and we have included the bus to take you to the castle, should you wish to wish to visit this, or the gardens during your free time here. We also visit the lively town of Donegal where we enjoy free time to explore.

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Full Day Londonderry and Giant's Causeway

We first call at the historical walled city of Londonderry for a walking tour, then continue along the beautiful Antrim Coast to reach the awesome Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland’s iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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