For the first time ever we will offer an exclusive rail tour throughout Ireland in your own special private heritage train and stayting in luxury five star Irish Castle, City and Country Hotels. This exclusive tour will include Dublin, Waterford, Cork, Cobh, Killarney, The Ring of Kerry, Medieval Banquet at Bunratty Castle, Cliffs of Moher, Connemara and Galway Bay.
Sep 27 Day 1 - DEPART HOME Your vacation begins the moment you board your flight. Destination: DUBLIN. (Air travel not included in your cost)
Sep 28 Day 2 - Dublin
Arrive in Dublin. A lilting Irish brogue greets you in Dublin, where your tour begins. Dublin is known for such sights as Trinity College, founded in the 15th century and home to the illuminated "Book of Kells", and Marsh’s Library, associated with Jonathan Swift. Individual transfers from Dublin Airport to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Dublin at the five star Shelbourne Renaissance Hotel.
Sep 29 Dublin to Waterford - Transfer from hotel to your private heritage train at Dublin Rail Terminal then rail down Ireland's scenic east coast through Wicklow, Wexford and Waterford City where we have private visit to Waterford Crystal. Travel by ferry to Waterford Castle, built on its own private island by the Fitzgerald family around the time of the Norman Invasion.
Sep 30 Day 4 - Blarney Castle/ Cork
By rail through the Suir Valley, County Tipperary to Cork and a visit to Blarney Castle. Your tour would not be complete without a stop at Blarney Castle to gain "the gift of the gab", and shopping at the Woollen Mills. Visit Cork City's English Market, a covered gourmet and artisan food emporium. Then, overnight in five star Fota Island Resort.
Oct 1 Day 5 - Cobh/ Ring of Kerry/ Killarney
Visit Cobh, Titanic's last port of call and then rail to Killarney. Surround your senses in the legendary lands of the Ring of Kerry with beaches, coves, and coastal scenes, striking in their beauty. Stay overnight in the five star Killarney Park Hotel situated in the center of Killarney.
Oct 2 Day 6 - Limerick/ Cliffs of Moher
By rail from Killarney to Limerick and the wild Atlantic coast where we visit the spectacular Cliffs of Moher. Overnight stay in the luxurious five star Dromoland Castle Hotel.
Oct 3 Day 7 - Free Day
Enjoy a full day at Dromoland Castle, with the opportunity to explore the spa, golf course, and other amenities offered at this 5 star resort.
Oct 14 Day 8 - Connemara/ Dublin
Tour of Connemara to Westport on the shores of Clew Bay and rail across Ireland back to Dublin with dinner on board. Overnight in Dublin five star Shelbourne hotel.
Oct 5 Day 9 - Tour Conclusion
Your rail tour of Ireland concludes today. Individual transfers from your hotel to Dublin Airport.
|2017 - September 24 -October 5||USD|
|EMERALD ISLE EXPRESS LAND AND RAIL CRUISE||$6,533|