10 days in Ireland & Islamabad Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Islamabad, Pakistan
— 1 day
Fly
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bruff, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive
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Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive to Dublin Airport, Fly to Islamabad

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Islamabad, Pakistan — 1 day

The country's capital since 1963, Islamabad has the look and feel of a planned administrative city because, by and large, that's exactly what it is.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Faisal Mosque, take some stellar pictures from Daman-e-Koh, then admire the engineering at Rawal Lake, and finally see the interesting displays at Pakistan Monument Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Islamabad trip maker site.

If you are flying in from Pakistan, the closest major aiports are Islamabad International Airport, Peshawar International Airport and Sialkot International Airport. In February, daily temperatures in Islamabad can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 3 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Temple Bar, browse the exhibits of Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dublin journey tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Islamabad to Dublin. Traveling from Islamabad to Dublin, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Islamabad, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Bruff.
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Bruff, Ireland — 1 night

Bruff is a town in east County Limerick, in the midwest of Ireland, located on the old Limerick - Cork road (R512). Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Ballyhoura Outdoor Classroom - Griston Bog and then examine the collection at Old Irish Ways.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bruff trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Bruff takes 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Bruff are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Galway.
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Galway, Ireland — 3 nights

City of the Tribes

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Burren National Park (in Corofin), Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor) and Curraghduff Farm (in Oughterard). Spend the 7th (Tue) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. And it doesn't end there: experience rural life at Joyce Country Sheepdogs, delve into the distant past at Tyrone House, steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, and look for gifts at Amber.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Galway trip planner.

You can drive from Bruff to Galway in 2 hours. February in Galway sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
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Ireland travel guide

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Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.
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