17 days in London, Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

17 days in London, Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

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17 days in London, Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  12​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Dingle, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Mumbai, India

4
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Lord's Cricket Ground, Madame Tussauds London, Coca-Cola London Eye, and other attractions. The British Museum and National Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Tower of London and St. Paul's Cathedral for their historical value. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of South Bank, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the London trip builder .

Mumbai, India to London is an approximately 19-hour combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Mumbai to London. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in October, with highs in London at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Greenwich ©
Greenwich

1
night
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.
For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin travel planner.

You can fly from London to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Dublin

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Castlerock Beach, Ulster Museum, Titanic Belfast, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast, steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol, then get a new perspective on nature at Ulster Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Orange Heritage, and finally take a stroll through Cathedral Quarter. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George's Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Belfast Cathedral - The Cathedral Church of St. Anne, then step into the grandiose world of Carrickfergus Castle, then kick back and relax at Castlerock Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ballycastle Beach.

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You can drive from Dublin to Belfast in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Belfast

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ballycastle Beach, Carrickfergus Castle, Castlerock Beach
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Ulster Museum ©
Ulster Museum
Carrickfergus Castle ©
Carrickfergus Castle
Cathedral Quarter ©
Cathedral Quarter

2
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.
On the 25th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, contemplate the long history of Royal Abbey of Cong, and then explore the historical opulence of Aughnanure Castle. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kirwan's Lane, examine the collection at The Galway Fisheries Watchtower Museum, take an in-depth tour of Galway City Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, then see the interesting displays at The Legend of the Claddagh Ring, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Galway trip planner .

Getting from Belfast to Galway by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. October in Galway sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Royal Abbey of Cong, Kilmacduagh Tower, Aughnanure Castle, Quin Abbey, National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock
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National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock ©
Aughnanure Castle ©
Aughnanure Castle
Quin Abbey ©
Quin Abbey

3
nights
Dingle, Ireland

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 28th (Mon), take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive, then take in the waterfront at Dun Chaoin Pier, and then steep yourself in history at Riasc. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Minard Castle, explore the ancient world of Gallarus Oratory, take in the waterfront activity at Dingle Marina, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, then examine the collection at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Dingle trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Galway to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Dublin.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Historic Sites Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Slea Head Drive, Inch Beach, Dun Chaoin Pier
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Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
You've added Seapoint Beach, Wicklow Mountains National Park, Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rock of Cashel and St. Michan's Church. Guinness Storehouse and EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Trim Castle (in Trim) and Bru na Boinne (in Donore). Explore Dublin further: make a trip to Temple Bar, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Dingle to Dublin by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Wicklow Mountains National Park, Bru na Boinne, Rock of Cashel, Trim Castle
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
Wicklow Mountains National Park ©
Wicklow Mountains National Park
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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