Irish Adventure 8 or 9 Days Escorted Tour of Ireland

Guided trip to Ireland - The adventure begins when you fly into Dublin, the capital city, and follow the coastal route around Ireland, including Donegal. Be part of this group travel to Ireland for 9 days. It is all about Irish hospitality and staying in places where you are a house guest rather than a customer, including a traditional pub sing-along experience.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS 1 Dublin, 1 Waterford, 2 Killarney, 1 Galway, 1 Derry, 1 Dublin
- January- December tours of Ireland. This tour does not operate in January Escorted Irish Tour

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Irish Adventure Itinerary including an Easter Tour of Ireland

Tour to Glendalough
Day 1: Dublin Tour & The Book of Kells
Your tour departs at 2:00 PM from your Dublin hotel. Set out on a panoramic tour of the city. Highlights include 18th-century Georgian houses with brightly painted doors, tranquil parks, and historic O'Connell Street. Visit the Custom House, an architectural and historic gem built in 1791 on the Liffey quays, once Ireland's trade route to the world. In the evening, enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner in your hotel. (D)

Day 2: 6th Century Glendalough & Waterford
Enjoy the delightful scenery of the Wicklow Mountains on the way to Glendalough. Explore the remains of one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland, founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century. Walk through the deep valley to view the picturesque ruins of a round tower, churches, and Celtic crosses. Head southeast to the Dunbrody Famine Ship, an authentic reproduction of an 1840's vessel that brought desperate Irish emigrants fleeing famine to the New World. Continue on to Waterford and take a stroll around the streets of this historic city with a local guide before dinner. (B, D)

Day 3: Blarney Castle
See skilled artisans create crystal masterpieces at the House of Waterford Crystal. Travel to Cobh for a guided walking tour - this harbor town was the last port of call for the Titanic in 1912 and was also the main point of embarkation for Irish emigrants between 1848 and 1960. Proceed on to Blarney, to visit Blarney Castle and kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or explore the tranquil gardens. Journey west through rugged countryside to your hotel in beautiful County Kerry. (Friday departures stay in Tralee at the Ballygarry Hotel. (B, D)

Day 4: Ring of Kerry Drive
Discover Ireland's most popular scenic drive, the Ring of Kerry. In the beautiful Gap of Dunloe, stop off at Moriarty's for shopping. Along the way, stop for lunch, take a stroll around Sneem, and stop at Moll's Gap to enjoy its panoramic views. Enjoy a free evening in Killarney, with time for dining independently and perhaps a visit to one of the town's many lively pubs (B, L)

Day 5: Cliffs of Moher & Galway Walk
Head to the Cliffs of Moher, stunning formations that soar 700 feet above the churning Atlantic and extend for 9 miles. On the way, take a ferry across the River Shannon Estuary and travel along the scenic coast of County Clare. Take in the spectacular views as you walk atop the cliffs. Travel on through the austere beauty of the Burren, a distinctive limestone landscape formed by glaciers, to Galway. A local guide will join you for a brief stroll through the medieval streets of this vibrant, artistic city. (B, D)

Day 6: Sheepdogs & Derry Walk
mmerse yourself in traditional farm life during a visit to an authentic working farm, where you'll watch trained sheepdogs round up mountain sheep. Continue through the rugged mountainous landscape to Donegal town. VisitTriona Design, and then enjoy some free time. Proceed on to Derry, where a local guide will help you discover this ancient walled city, long known for its tumultuous history but now a thriving artistic hub. (B, D)

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Day 7: Giant's Causeway & Glyde Inn Dinner/Show
Explore the northern coastline and the Giant's Causeway, enormous hexagonal columns formed by volcanic activity over 60 million years ago. Visit Titanic Belfast and learn about the ill-fated ship through state-of-the-art displays. See the docks where the famous liner was built just over a century ago. Stop at the Glyde Inn for a farewell dinner with Irish specialties and entertainment featuring traditional Irish music and songs. (B, D)

Day 8: Tour Ends in Dublin.
Your program ends after breakfast.

Irish Adventure What's Included

GROUP AIRPORT TRANSFERS When we book your flights together with a coach tour, we include complimentary group transfers on the starting and ending date of tours at times specified on each itinerary-a $30 per person fee applies to land only bookings.

Tour Includes:

  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional driver/guide
  • 8 nights in hotels listed
  • Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1
  • 5 dinners (D) including
  • - Glyde Inn traditional Irish dinner/show
  • 1 Lunch (L)
  • Welcome get-together drink
  • Tour of Dublin with a local guide
  • Walking tours of Dublin's Trinity College, Waterford, Galway and Derry with local guides
  • Sheepdog trials
  • Ferry ride across the River Shannon
  • Visits and admissions
  • Headsets for walking tours
  • Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches and in hotel lobbies
  • Hotels: Superior & First Class

  • Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane (formerly Maldron) Dublin (1 night)
  • Dooley's Hotel Waterford (1 night)
  • International Hotel Killarney (2 nights)
  • Ardilaun Hotel Galway (1 night)
  • Everglades Hotel Derry (1 night)
  • Croke Park Hotel Dublin (2 nights)
  • Price per person sharing a twin or triple room. ONLY ONE TRIPLE ROOM IS AVAILABLE PER DEPARTURE - BOOK EARLY. Save 10% per person on coach land tour prices if you are 8 & under 17 and traveling with at least one full fare paying passenger. Airfare is available from many cities. Just ask.

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