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Treasures of Northern Ireland & Scotland

Date: 5/3/2017 to 5/13/2017


Trip Details

Please contact the NIU Alumni Association at 815-753-1512 to be put on a waiting list for this trip. Thank you for your interest in our travel program. 

From its stunning, secluded lakes to the monumental steps of the Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland affords luscious green scenery, charming countryside, vital cities, hearty cuisine and friendly locals. In Scotland, the intense coastline, towering mountains, breathtaking lochs and heather-covered highlands combine with ancient castles, villages and abbeys to tell the tale of its often turbulent history.

This Gaelic adventure introduces you to the classic symbols of Northern Ireland and Scotland. The links between the two countries span centuries, and travelers are fascinated by the beauty and enchanting heritage of this region.

Highlights of this touring itinerary include St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Trinity College in Dublin, the Titanic Belfast Museum, Giant’s Causeway, the ferry crossing of the North Channel to Cairnryan, Scotland, Edinburgh Castle, Jacobite Steam Train, Aberfoyle Scottish Wool Centre, Glencoe, Loch Ness and the Isle of Skye.

The trip includes:
• Round-trip airfare from Chicago
• Accommodations and ground transportation
• Buffet breakfast daily, one afternoon lunch and six evening dinners
• Two nights in Dublin, two nights in Belfast, two nights in Edinburgh and three nights in Glencoe

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When you register above, you will pay a deposit.* When it's time to pay your balance, click here.

*Companion travelers need to register and pay separately so personal information, such as the passport number and dietary restrictions, are recorded.

  • Date: 5/3/2017 to 5/13/2017
  • Cost:

    $4,065 per person,
    double occupancy

  • More Information:
    NIU Alumni Association