12 Day First Class Escorted Tour- SMALL ESCORTED GROUP TOUR OF NORTHERN IRELAND & IRELAND - THIS SMALL TOUR TO IRELAND GOES WITH JUST 4 PEOPLE OR MORE
Travel on a private guided tour along the shores of the Northern and Southern coasts on this comprehensive Ireland tour. Our 12 day all Ireland itinerary provides a perfect balance between the desire to discover a new destination with a deep immersion into the local history and culture of each destination, at a relaxing pace. Everything that is best about Ireland is yours to enjoy during our all Ireland tour.
The Lynott Tours Difference
Monday - DEPART FROM HOME Your vacation begins the moment you board your flight. Destination:DUBLIN.
Tuesday - DUBLIN/BELFAST Welcome to the Victorian capital of Northern Ireland. The ill-fated Titanic was built here in 1911. On our panoramic tour, we see the Falls Road, the murals, and the Titanic Quarter. See the Parliament Buildings at Stormont. Visit the authentic 19th century Crown Liquor Saloon, a restored national landmark. Choice of local eateries tonight.
Monday - DUBLIN/WICKLOW A full day in the "Garden of Ireland" including Powerscourt Estate and Gardens, and Glendalough. The charming walled garden at Powerscourt, the striking terraces, fine statuary and varied trees are linked by carefully designed walks and set in the magnificent surroundings of the Wicklow mountains. The Glendalough monastery was founded by St. Kevin, a hermit monk who died about 618 AD. The extensive ruins of Glendalough include several early churches, and a graceful round tower in a spectacular, scenic setting. (B)
Tuesday -KILKENNY Enjoy the relaxed pace of Ireland, known for its bogs and turf fires, rich farmlands and scenic countryside. Travel through the Curragh, the horse breeding center of Ireland. You visit Kilkenny Castle. Stay in Kilkenny, somewhere very special with its cobbled streets and castle, one of the finest examples of an Irish medieval town. Tonight, "Meet the Irish" by staying as a welcome guest in a local home, not only wonderfully located, but also fully equipped, comfortably homey, and clean. Enjoy a pub lunch. (B,L)
Wednesday - BLARNEY/COBH/KILLARNEY
Departures June onwards visit the new Waterford Crystal facility and store. This morning you take the scenic route traveling to Cobh, originally a small fishing village, and then the base for the British Navy. Cobh was the departure point for many Irish immigrants in the 19th century, and is associated with the loss of the Titanic and Lusitania. Visit Blarney, with a chance to kiss "The Stone". Travel through landscapes of the rarest green, where herds of black and white cows peek from every hill on the way to Killarney. (B)
Thursday - RING OF KERRY EXCURSION
An incredible day awaits! The scenic and spectacular Ring of Kerry offers unrivaled views of County Kerry's magnificent shoreline, one of nature's masterpieces. Traveling via Killorglin you see beautiful mountain vistas and rugged landscapes along the way. Travel through Killarney by pony and trap. Have your camera ready! A musical pub evening is in store for us tonight, complete with local entertainment. (B,D)
Friday - ADARE/SHANNON We'll travel to the quaint village of Adare, distinguished by its charming thatched cottages. Tonight, we've planned a special farewell castle medieval dinner. We'll be transformed back in time as we sip the traditional mead and don bibs to eat with our fingers at a fun-filled medieval dinner at Bunratty Castle, built in 1460 on the edge of Ratty River and protected by a moat. You have a choice, too, to stay at a wonderful 5 star castle hotel - Dromoland Castle. (B,D
Sunday - HOMEWARD FROM SHANNON Marvel over this one-of-a-kind trip as you travel to Shannon Airport. (B)
All Ireland Tour Includes:
Airport transfers according to schedule below.
Luxury minicoach transportation with a driver/guide
First-class accommodations for 11 nights; room with private bath
11 hearty Irish breakfasts (B), 1 pub lunch (L), 5 dinners (D)
All taxes and service charges
All sightseeing and entrance fees. Some highlights:
Crown Liquor Saloon, Belleek Pottery, Ulster American Folk Park, Derry Guildhall, Mt. Stewart, Giant's Causeway, St. Patrick's Center, Dunluce Castle, The Hedges
Book of Kells at Trinity College and Guinness Brewery & Pub visit
Kilkenny Castle & Blarney Castle
Killarney by pony and trap and Ring of Kerry tour
Scenic drives: the Belfast Murals, Titanic Quarter
Passport Case with "What You Need To Know Before You Go"
Lynott Tours Irish song-sheet for our on board sing alongs
Your 3* & 4* first-class hotels:
Belfast- Jurys (1 night)
Ballygally - Ballygally Castle (1 night)
Derry - Beech Hill (2 nights)
Belfast- Jurys (1 night)
Dublin- Ashling Hotel (2 nights)
Kilkenny - B&B(1 night)
Killarney - Killarney Plaza Hotel (2 nights)
Shannon - Dromoland Castle (1 night)
|Departs To Belfast Mondays||Returns From Shannon Saturdays||Est. Air/Land EWR* USD||ONLY USD|
|CHILD REDUCTION 8-11||675|