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6 Day Northern Island Tour

6 Day Northern Island Tour

6 Day Northern Island Tour


Starting in Dublin, this small group, guided tour of Ireland will take you to the best places in northern and north west Ireland. A area that one of the most diverse, intriguing and beautiful areas of Western Europe. On this Northern Ireland tour you will go on a journey through thousands of years of fascinating history, dramatic scenery and legendary places.  This is one of Europe’s most off-the-beaten-path regions.

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About This Tour

Northern and North-western Ireland has so much to offer as one of the most diverse, intriguing and beautiful areas of Western Europe and with Vagabond to show you around, it will be a tour that you will never forget.
TitanicFrom the wilds of Donegal to the legends of the Giants Causeway, the Glens and beaches of the Antrim coastline and the historic cities of Belfast and Derry, Vagabond will make sure that you visit areas that other tourists simply don't reach.

Like all Driftwood tours the trip is an awesome blend of great scenery, fresh air, local culture and history and loads of laughs. Our small group sizes mean an amazing degree of flexibility, so every trip is different and molded to suit you and your fellow passengers.

Dun luce sunsetOur small groups also allow us to stay in small out-of-the-way hotels, offering a warm friendly welcome and first class accommodation. All rooms have private bathrooms and most come with TV's and tea and coffee facilities.


Tours starting/finishing point:

All tours start and finish at the Grand Canal Hotel, Grand Canal Street Upper, Dublin 4
The tours leave from Dublin city centre at 08.10am on the first morning and get back about 6pm on the last day. So we would advise arriving at least the night before and if you would be planning to fly out on the last night, then not to book a flight before 9pm.




Revel at some of Europe’s very best scenery, including:
  • North antrim coastlineThe Glens of Antrim
  • The Stunning Causeway coast in Northern Ireland
  • The Mountains of Donegal
  • The Cliffs and beaches of Ireland’s Atlantic Coastline
  • The Wilds of Mayo
  • The Glenveigh National Park
Enjoy some of Ireland’s most popular and worthwhile tourist destinations:
  • ropebrideThe Carrick a Rede Rope Bridge
  • The Giants Causeway
  • The Titanic Experience visitor centre in Belfast



Wonder at some of Ireland’s historical treasures and experience the rich historical past of the region, from Stone Age man to the modern age.
  • carrickfergus castle with drifter and borderCeltic ring forts, castles and burial tombs
  • The Grianán of Aileach
  • Learn about the modern day history of Northern Ireland, especially on the walking tour of Derry and the Black Cab tour of Belfast
  • Visit the holy pilgrimage mountain of Croagh Patrick



Take some free time to explore local communities and meet the Irish people in locations such as:
  • The vibrant and buzzing Westport town
  • The resurgent Northern Irish cities of Derry and Belfast


Some fun little side trips:
  • eddie doherty smallOptional visit to Bushmills Irish Whiskey Distillery, the oldest working distillery in the world
  • Test your fear of heights at the Carrick a Rede rope bridge
  • Visit a traditional Irish weaver in Donegal
And at night:
  • Live music and top quality food in excellent local pubs and restaurants.
  • Overnight in quality, locally owned guesthouse and small hotel accommodation in small, friendly local communities.

What's Included

Whats included in the price:

  • Journey of discovery in a Driftwood mini coach tour vehicle.
  • Services of highly trained professional Driftwood tour guide
  • 6 FULL days on tour
  • Five nights’ accommodation
  • Five Full Irish breakfasts
  • All relevant taxes
  • Guaranteed Euro tour price from the moment you make your deposit
  • Loads of laughs

AND...Your departure is guaranteed once we have confirmed your booking (we have never cancelled a tour, thats a promise)

Whats not included:

•       Lunches and evening meals

•       Some optional entrance fees and additional activity options, for example:

o   Black Cab taxi tour of Belfast – GB£10

o   Entrance to the Titanic Experience – GB£17

o   Bushmills Whiskey Distillery- GB£7

o   Dunluce Castle – GB£3

o   Boat trip to Slieve League Cliffs - €20

o   Hot, relaxing sea-weed bath - €25
We try and keep any additional costs to a minimum and these activities account for only a small part of the daily activities on tour. Most of the places we visit are free to enter. The additional activities we do offer are ones that have proved to be a big success with customers over the years. Please note that these prices are correct at the time of publishing and may be subject to change during the season.

Tour Pricing and Currencies

All tour prices and payments are in Euro only. The US Dollar prices above are a guide only, we can only quote exact prices in Euro's.

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Key Points

  • Vehicle:Comfortable Mercedes or Volkswagen 16 seater 'Drifter' Mini-coach.
  • Activity:Easy. No hikes or adventure activities.
  • Pace Of Tour:A more relaxed pace of tour. Free time and days are filled with scenery, history and culture

Travellers Tales


My husband and I loved the Driftwood tour so much that we want to go again next year. We loved the small group size and got to know our traveling companions as well as our guide. Our tour guide, Darran, was fabulous! During drive times, he entertained us with traditional and modern Irish music, Irish history, legends and myths all while dodging sheep that managed to find their way to the road.

Rissa M, 6 Day Northern Ireland Tour, July 2017

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