Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour

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Overview

If visiting Belfast you will want to have the opportunity to explore our Belfast and beyond, visit as many points of interest as your time allows. Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour is fully customizable to suit your interests and needs. The tour will be a personal tour for you only. 

On this Private luxury multi-day tour visit attractions like Dunluce Castle, Old Bushmills distillery, and Summon your courage to cross the nail-biting Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. At the Giants Causeway climb the fascinating stones and admire the scenic splendor of the surroundings.

This is a hassle-free way of seeing and doing as much as you want in Belfast and beyond in 2 days. Whether you are cruising as a large group or a smaller family group we will plan a perfect itinerary so you can make the most of your time in Belfast.

Our journey will also take us along the spectacular North Antrim coastal route and the Causeway Coastal route. The Antrim Coast Road is widely agreed to be one of the finest stretches of road anywhere in the world. The road hugs the coastline giving incredible seaside views, passing unspoiled beaches, and sheltering under rugged cliffs. You may even see Scotland.

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Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour

itinerary for Day 1

Leave the Belfast approx. 8:00 am. Time changes with every customer

The Dark Hedges: One of the most popular natural phenomena in Northern Ireland, the Dark Hedges were used as a set for the hit TV series Game of Thrones. It was the famous King’s Road in Season 2. The hedges were planted by the Stuart family in the eighteenth century.

Dunluce Castle: We continue a wonderful day with a photo stop at Dunluce Castle. We arrive at one of the most dramatic castle ruins in the world. Prepare to be amazed at the way this old castle hangs over the edge of the cliffs. 

Old Bushmills Distillery: The area has a long tradition of distillation. According to one story, as far back as 1276, an early settler called Sir Robert Savage of Ard’s before defeating the Irish in battle fortified his troops with “a mighty drop of aqua vitae” In 1608, a license was granted to Sir Thomas Phillips Irish adventurer by King James I to distill whiskey. (Please note  Old Bushmills Distillery is closed due to covid 19 restrictions.)

Lunch Stop: We can stop for lunch in a nice Irish pub to sample our good food and maybe a cheeky pint of Guinness. Or if you want to keep it simple then a nice portion of fish and chips and not forgetting mushy peas, from one of the local chip shops.

Giant’s Causeway: We continue along the coastal drive with fantastic views of Whitepark Bay and Portbradden. We visit the 37,000 basalt columns whose tops form “stepping stones” leading from the cliff foot and disappearing under the sea.

White Park Bay: A Beautiful scenic beach at the very tip of Ireland and the closest country from here would be Iceland which is 800 miles away.

Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge: Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge is situated near the charming village of Ballintoy. Those that wish to cross the bridge can, do, those that do not wish to cross the bridge can use the time to take an enjoyable coastal walk or visit the charming tea-room on the site. (Please note sometimes Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge may be closed due to weather conditions or for repairs.) (Please note Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge is closed due to covid 19 restrictions however we will stop at the viewing point to see the bridge and take photos.)

Coastline Views: We travel along the Causeway Coastal route between Ballycastle and Dunluce to experience one of the most dramatic drives in the world, now rated as one of the world’s great road journeys. We transport you by windswept cliffs, spectacular scenery, and fabulous unspoiled beaches.

Belfast City Sightseeing Tour

itinerary for Day 2

Tour start time approx. 8:00 am. Time changes with every customer

St George’s Market:  is the last surviving Victorian covered market in Belfast. St George’s Market was built between 1890 and 1896.

City Hall: This was designed by architect Sir Alfred Brumwell and was opened in 1906. This is the civic building for Belfast City Council.

Crown Bar: This pub in Great Victoria Street is one of the best known in Northern Ireland. It was renovated and renamed in 1885.

International Wall Murals:  Northern Ireland has become famous for the murals painted in almost every area of the country.

Bobby Sands Mural:  The 1981 Irish hunger strike started with Sands refusing food on 1 March 1981.

Clonard Monastery:  Clonard Monastery is a Catholic church and monastery, located off the Falls Road in Belfast.

Bombay Street:  In 1969, a sectarian mob burned 1,500 residents from their homes on Bombay Street, Belfast Around 1,500 Catholic families were left homeless. 

Peace Wall:  The first peace lines were built in 1969, following the outbreak of the 1969 Northern Ireland riots and the Troubles They were built as temporary structures meant to last only six months.

Shankill Road and Murals:  The Shankill Road (from Irish, Seanchill, meaning “old church” is one of the main roads leading through west Belfast.

Crumlin Road Jail:  Crumlin Road features two imposing structures of Belfast’s criminal justice system. Please note official Crumlin Road Jail tour is not included.

Belfast Castle: Situated in the north of the city on the slopes of the Cavehill Country Park the castle sits 400 feet above sea level offering beautiful views of the city. 

St Anne’s Cathedral: Located in the Cathedral Area of Belfast now a very trendy area with numerous restaurants and bars.

Titanic Area: Please note official titanic museum tour is not included.

Additional Information

  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • This is a Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour
  • Private Tour and Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned luxury MPV
  • Free wi-fi on-board. Unlimited data usage
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (from any location within Belfast Centre)
  • Free Port pickup and drop-off included (Within Belfast)
  • Airport pickup and drop-off included (Within Belfast)
  • Our Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour do not include Entrance fees
  • Admission charge to Giants Causeway, Rope Bridge, Dunluce Castle
  • Food and Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Beverages

Departure Location changes with every customer depending on individual requirements please ensure that your pick up location included in your booking inquiry. This tour begins with a pick-up from any location within Belfast City Centre Free of charge.  Any location outside of Belfast will be at an additional cost.

We pick-up from

  • Belfast Cruise Ship Terminal
  • Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour
  • Address, or Intersection, Monument/Building
  • Airport

 Airports

Belfast Intl Airport, Belfast Northern Ireland
Belfast City Airport, Belfast Northern Ireland
Airport pickup and drop-off included (Within Belfast) 
Also Available outside Belfast Anywhere in N. Ireland / Dublin at an Additional Cost.

Port
Northern Ireland Ports Belfast Cruise Terminal
Free Port pickup and drop-off included (Within Belfast) We adjust our times to suit the ship’s arrival and departure.

Return Details
Returns to the original departure point or anywhere within Belfast city centre

  • There is a walking on what are sometimes uneven surfaces during this tour. Please come dressed appropriately for not only the season, but also for the activity
  • Warm clothing
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Lightweight raincoat just in case

We can stop for lunch in a nice Irish pub to sample our good food and maybe a cheeky pint of Guinness. Or if you want to keep it simple then a nice portion of fish and chips and not forgetting mushy peas, from one of the local chip shops

Once a deposit or full payment has been made and you need to cancel your trip. Cancellation terms will be applied based on the date that the written cancellation is received and based on the following dates prior to tour commencement. Cancellation fees as listed below. 

  • Please note: Booking Fees and PayPal Transaction Fees are non-refundable. 
  • Prior to 4 weeks before the hire date – 50% of the deposit paid will be refunded
  • 2 – 4 weeks prior to hire date – 50% of the total amount paid will be refunded.
  • 1 – 13 days prior to the hire date – no refund applies
  • If the customer does not appear at the time and place designated as the pick-up location – all monies paid will be non-refundable.
  • Tickets for events or attractions are non-refundable.
  • Airport and coach transfer services are non-refundable.
  • Cruise Ship passengers will receive a full refund if your ship itinerary changes and does not dock at Belfast. Cruise Terminal.

Q: How long is Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour?
A: Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour 2 Days long.

Q: What is the typical group size for Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour?
A: Group sizes for Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour are capped at a maximum of 7 travelers.
We also cater for large groups (price on request)

Q: What languages is Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour offered in?
A: Northern Ireland Top Attractions 2 Full Day Tour is offered in English and Turkish.

Frequently Asked Questions

From Belfast’s Great Victoria Street, take the train to Coleraine. The journey should last about 1 hour 15 minutes. When you arrive in Coleraine, get either the 170 or 420 bus, both of which run directly to the Giant’s Causeway.

51 miles
 
How far is it from Belfast to Giant’s Causeway? The distance between Belfast and Giant’s Causeway is 51 miles. The road distance is 60.9 miles.

The Giant’s Causeway itself is free to enter and it is possible to do a self-guided tour around the area. The main attraction is undoubtedly the causeway’s 40,000 hexagonal basalt columns, and natural rock formations such as the ‘Giant’s Boot’, the ‘Organ’ and the ‘Wishing Chair’.

Visiting the Giant’s Causeway needs some consideration if you are not at least of average fitness. The visit includes a roadside climb down to the rocks but more importantly the steep climb back up. Allow at least 2 hours on a fine day to explore the site. or you can your Chauffeur Service which is better way to see Causeway Coast.

How long will my visit take? As the Titanic Experience is a self-guided tour, the duration does depend upon pace and level of interest of our customers, however an average visit lasts 1½ – 2½ hours. This is normally followed by 30mins – 1 hour on board SS Nomadic.

You Can Visit the Giant’s Causeway Without Paying

To skip the fees simply park away from the visitors centre. The lot at Giant’s Causeway & Bushmills Railway is just a few pounds and a short walk away. You may also find a local farmer who will let you park and walk from his land for a small fee.

To walk onsite to the Giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre and Causeway Hotel, you can park in the nearby seaside village of Portballintrae and walk part of the Causeway Coast Way, (called the Yellow Trail on our maps) and then the Green Trail which links to the Red Trail.

Tourists began to flow to the Giant’s Causeway during the nineteenth century. After the National Trust took over its care in the 1960s and removed some commercialism, the Causeway became a well established tourist attraction. Visitors were able to walk over the basalt columns right at the edge of the sea.

It’s easy to reach the Giant’s Causeway – it’s just 60 miles north of Belfast. … You can wave to Scotland en route – the Scottish mainland is just 13 miles away in some parts, such as Tor Head in Northern Ireland to the Mull of Kintyre.

There are two ways to experience the Giant’s Causeway. Admission prices.
 
 Online priceStandard price
Adult£13.00£13.50
Child£6.50£6.50
Family*£32.50£32.50
Under 5sFREEFREE

giantscausewaytickets.com/admission-prices

Visitor info | Giants Causeway Admission prices

Formed 50 to 60 million years ago, during the Paleogene Period, the Giant’s Causeway resulted from successive flows of lava inching toward the coast and cooling when they contacted the sea.

Giants Causeway info | Locations | Legent

Our Private Services

We provide friendly and professional drivers, who have experience touring the country and skills to negotiate city centres.

It is a pleasure to be driven by a prepared, safe and skilful chauffeur. Helping with doors, luggage and showing concern for your comfort and safety, that’s what it means to be a professional chauffeur. 

We sanitise, vacuum and prepare our vehicles before every job. Services provided can extend to corporate wait and return, as directed by passenger, chauffeur-driven day tours, Services from Belfast and extended chauffeur-driven tours of the entire Northern Ireland. 

Fully licensed insured professional chauffeurs / Guide capable of taking up to 7 passengers comfortably in style. Our vehicles are available with front-facing seats. Conference style is available upon request.

Need a Private Chauffeur, Driver for a short trip in a day? Book your ride with us and travel around Northern Ireland and Southern Ireland in pure luxury.

We are able to offer our clients a friendly, professional, and reliable transfer service which is available to and from any Airport within Northern Ireland and Dublin.

We can arrange all your private golf transfers to and from the airport, hotel, and each of the courses you have booked to play during your golf holiday.

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