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Unforgettable Ireland
SMALL GROUP

9 days
From $1,495
TOUR ONLY
From $2,095
TOUR + FLIGHTS
per person, double occupancy*

Dublin - Kerry - Limerick - Galway -

If you want to experience and explore the best of Ireland, this Ireland travel package offers all the opportunities you are looking for!  Come delve into the Cliffs of Moher, the beautiful landscape of the Ring of Kerry, Killarney National Park, the Trinity College and Book of Kells, Blarney Castle, and beyond. Share amazing moments to cherish in Dublin as you take a journey through this land’s history and culture, enjoy quaint shops chock-full of treasures to indulge the collector and gift-giver in you, and make new friends imbibing in nightlife that will surely deliver lively and musical nights to remember. Take time to visit some of the area’s most charming villages as you discover the most savory of Irish cuisines and maybe even sip on some exquisite whiskies in local pubs that themselves will tell the tales of time as you experience evenings with welcoming locals at every turn.

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FLIGHTS

FLIGHTS

GUIDES

GUIDES

HOTELS

HOTELS

MEALS

MEALS

Motor Coach

Motor Coach

TRANSFERS

TRANSFERS

Gateway Departures
New York (JFK), Boston (BOS), Atlanta (ATL), Dallas (DFW), Chicago (ORD)
Package Type

SMALL GROUP

Travel with a small, intimate group of 15-24 likeminded travelers and enjoy a unique experience to intimately explore new cities and regions escorted by an English speaking guide and/or tour manager for some or all of your journey.
Highlights
  • Dublin
  • Ring of Kerry
  • Jaunting Car Ride
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Galway Cathedral
  • Lough Corrib Cruise
  • Connemara Tour
  • Kylemore Abbey
  • Trinity College/Book of Kells
Notes

Single suppplement: $425

Itinerary

Day 1 - Depart USA

Board your flight to dublin, Ireland

Day 2 - Dublin

Upon arrival in Dublin, transfer to your hotel.  The balance of the day is free to explore the city at your leisure this afternoon. Your hotel will be within walking distance of the city center.

Accommodation: Clayton Cardiff Lane (or similar)
Overnight: Dublin
Meals: Dinner
Day 3 - Blarney Castle & Kerry

Today meet with your coach & English speaking driver guide & depart Ireland’s Capital traveling to County Kerry. En route, stop in the town of Blarney to visit Blarney Castle. Here you will find the legendary Stone of Eloquence. Kiss it & you’ll never again be lost for words. Enjoy some time for shopping at Blarney Woollen Mills. It was bought in 1976 by a former worker and has been transformed into what is perhaps the largest quality craft shop in Ireland.

Accommodation: Sneem Hotel (or similar)
Overnight: Kerry
Meals: Breakfast
Day 4 - Ring of Kerry

Today you can enjoy a superb tour of the Iveragh Peninsula, which will give you the opportunity to discover the Ring of Kerry. Taking in spectacular scenery - mountains, peat bogs, lakes & magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean. Leaving Killarney pass through Killorglin, famous for its Puck Fair, then to Glenbeigh where the cliff road affords panoramic views of the Dingle Peninsula & Dingle Bay. Next arrive in the sea town of Waterville. Continue to Sneem Village, famous for its brightly colored houses. Next today enjoy transportation of a different kind! A pony and trap (also known as a Jaunting Car) helps you discover areas of Killarney National Park that you might not otherwise visit. Relax aboard a jaunting car as your Jarvey [driver] takes you through the magnificent scenery of the National Park. Today enjoy dinner on your own in one of the many restaurants or pubs in Killarney town.Depart Galway for Dublin today. En route visit Clonmacnoise on the banks of the Shannon. Explore the visitor’s center and take a tour to see the high towers, the 11th century cathedral & the wonderful high crosses. Continue on to Dublin to discover Dublin’s Fair City. The north side of the city offers striking monuments such as the GPO (General Post Office) on O’Connell Street and the Phoenix Park, the largest public park in Europe. The city’s south side appears more sophisticated with its vast Georgian squares and is home to Trinity College, Dublin Castle and two Anglican Cathedrals. Visit Trinity College, Ireland’s oldest university and home to the Book of Kells.

Accommodation: Sneem Hotel (or similar)
Overnight: Kerry
Meals: Breakfast
Day 5 - Burren & Cliffs of Moher

Travel northwards to Tarbert and take a short boat ride across the mouth of the River Shannon to land on Clare’s shore at Killimer. Travel along the coast to the Cliffs of Moher, the most majestic cliffs in Ireland which rise from the Atlantic Ocean. On a clear day, you can admire the Aran Islands & Connemara Mountains. Enjoy a tour of the Burren Region. The Burren is a high plateau of porous limestone situated in Northern Clare. The limestone is bear with no trees growing here or land covering the stone. But the Burren is not as deserted as we believe: the cracks allow different types of flowers to grow all year round. The rocks hide many caves such as the Ailwee Caves.

Accommodation: Castletroy Park Hotel (or similar)
Overnight: Limerick
Optional: Medieval Banquet at Bunratty Castle
Meals: Breakfast
Day 6 - Galway City & Cruise

This morning travel to Galway City and get oriented with this beautiful place which has attracted many musicians and artists. Visit Galway Cathedral, one of the largest and most impressive buildings in Galway built between 1958 and 1965. Next enjoy a cruise along Lough Corrib including scones and an Irish coffee. This journey on the Corrib Princess takes passengers along the majestic Lough Corrib and onto the lake. Visitors will see unsurpassed views of the historic monuments & natural amenities that make this one of the most spectacular waterways in Ireland.

Accommodation: The Ardilaun Hotel Galway (or similar)
Overnight: Galway
Meals: Breakfast - Dinner
Day 7 - Connemara

Today travel through the beautiful Connemara Region filled with lakes, rivers, bogs & mountains. Enjoy some time at leisure in Connemara National Park. Visit Kylemore Abbey, built in 1868 by Mitchell Henry, and see its most famous feature the miniature Cathedral. It has been home to the Irish order of Benedictine nuns since 1920.

Accommodation: The Ardilaun Hotel Galway (or similar)
Overnight: Galway
Meals: Breakfast
Day 8 - Dublin

Depart Galway for Dublin today. En route visit Clonmacnoise on the banks of the Shannon. Explore the visitor’s center and take a tour to see the high towers, the 11th century cathedral & the wonderful high crosses. Continue on to Dublin to discover Dublin’s Fair City. The north side of the city offers striking monuments such as the GPO (General Post Office) on O’Connell Street and the Phoenix Park, the largest public park in Europe. The city’s south side appears more sophisticated with its vast Georgian squares and is home to Trinity College, Dublin Castle and two Anglican Cathedrals. Visit Trinity College, Ireland’s oldest university and home to the Book of Kells.

OPTIONAL: Evening Entertainment at Taylor’s Three Rock or similar -

Visit this lively pub in Rathfarnham for an excellent night of music and dance. A ballad group will regale visitors with ballads both happy and sad and will (after a few pints) have visitors singing along with them. The music is interrupted for a short while to enjoy the best of Irish Dancing guaranteed to get feet tapping. Visitors will later be sent into the night with fond memories of a memorable night in a Dublin Pub.

Accommodation: Clayton Cardiff Lane (or similar)
Overnight: Dublin
Optional: Irish Night with Dinner
Meals: Breakfast
Day 9 - Dublin Farewell

After a final Irish breakfast, transfer to Dublin Airport for your departure.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation

Clayton Cardiff Lane

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Rooms

Relaxed rooms feature warm decor and light wood furnishings. All come with free Wi-Fi, TVs, and tea and coffee making facilities, plus desks and balconies; upgraded rooms have sitting areas. Room service is offered 24/7.

Facilities
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Massages 

Resturant

Stir Restaurant - Irish and European cuisine is served at this casual bistro. The restaurant serves a hot and cold buffet breakfast each morning and a full dinner menu in the evenings. An extensive wine list is available.

Vertigo Bar - Light fare and drinks are served in a trendy setting.

24-hour room service is available.

Amenities
  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Restaurant 

Sneem Hotel

Overlooking the River Sneem and Kenmare Bay, this modern, upscale hotel is 3 km from Parknasilla Golf Club and 20 km from Staigue stone fort, an Iron Age archaeological site.

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Rooms

All 69 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, along with conveniences such as sofa beds and coffee makers. Other amenities available to guests include free wired Internet, 24-hour room service and flat-screen televisions.

Resturant
  • Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge.
  • Sneem Hotel has a restaurant on site.
  • 24-hour room service is available.

Amenities
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower only 
  • Desk 

Castletroy Park Hotel

The Castletroy Park Hotel is located close to Limerick city in Castletroy in the province of Munster. The hotel is situated just off the M7 Dublin motorway, adjacent to the University of Limerick and just minutes from Limericks centre of commerce. The

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Rooms

Stylish, contemporary designed bedrooms await, offering a sense of charm, elegance, and calm in a variety of room types, from executive rooms to junior and presidential suites, family rooms to double twin rooms all your requirements have been carefully considered.

Facilities

State of art high tech conference, banqueting facilities and meeting space with a large ballroom, leisure club, gym, swimming pool beauty rooms. Private courtyard for BBQ's and Cocktails. Offering free Wifi and free car parking to present the ideal Limerick hotel experience for you. 

The Ardilaun Hotel Galway

Ideally located on spacious private grounds, this luxury 4-star hotel boasts a superb location in the leafy suburb of Taylors Hill. The hotel places you within a mile (2 km) of popular attractions like South Park and National Aquarium of Galway.

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Rooms

The airy rooms have free Wi-Fi, TVs, and tea and coffee making facilities; upgraded rooms can add DVD players and minifridges. Suites add lounges and dining areas, plus complimentary mineral water and fruit platters. Some quarters have garden views.

Resturant

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Camilaun Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

The Ardilaun Bistro - This bistro serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available.

Room service is available.

Amenities
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Picnic area 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Children's club 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space

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