Emerge early and depart from your centrally located Dublin hotel by luxury coach. Receive an interesting introduction to Northern Ireland’s turbulent history from your guide, and then arrive at the Titanic Visitor Experience, an engaging exhibition opened on the 100-year anniversary of the Titanic’s tragic sinking. Enjoy a 20 minute rest stop to take coffee and snacks before taking the Black Cab tour in Belfast.
There you will have bathroom facilities with a range of vendors to buy hot and cold drinks, fresh food, light snacks and packed lunches. The same stop will be visited on the return journey fro Dublin.
Stroll through galleries that speak eloquently of the tragic tale and learn about the construction and poignant fate of the colossal ship. Immerse yourself in interactive displays that take you to the depths of the ocean and visit the Ocean Exploration Centre to discover state-of-the-art technologies that track the behavior of ocean beds.
Revitalize with lunch at the café (own expense), and then travel to the rugged Northern Irish coast to see the UNESCO World Heritage-listed landmark of the Giant’s Causeway. Follow the renowned Antrim Coastal Drive route and admire spectacular coastal scenery before stopping to admire the romantic ruins of 15th-century Dunluce Castle, featured in hit TV show, Game of Thrones.
On arrival at the Giant’s Causeway, enjoy some leisurely free time to explore the distinctive rock formations and volcanic paths independently. Capture photographs of dramatic scenery that spans 18 miles (29 km) and then conquer your fear in order to cross the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, a historical monument suspended over a rocky chasm bathed in the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean.
During the journey back to central Dublin, stop in the quaint town of Castlebelingham before arriving at your original departure point.