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11 Day Irish Dream Escorted Tour w/ AIR

May 29, 2020 - June 10, 2020

Awaken your Irish Dream, and see the best of Ireland with our small group 11-night full circle of Ireland. A new itinerary now includes two nights at a deluxe castle! Immerse yourself in historic sights, scenic routes and awe inspiring beauty. From the Antrim Coast, location of many scenes from the popular Game of Thrones® to the breathtaking Ring of Kerry and the majestic Cliffs of Moher. Excellent accommodations and meals throughout, including a pub lunch and a traditional Irish cabaret show with dinner in Dublin!

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Tour Highlights

  • Twenty (20) meals with eleven (11) breakfasts and (9) dinners
  • Top sights with visits to Belfast, Donegal, Sligo, Roscommon, Killarney, Blarney, Cobh, Waterford, and Dublin
  • Includes a 2-night deluxe castle stay

Irish Dream Tour Includes

  • Round Trip Air from Memphis
  • Excellent hotels - eleven (11) nights of first class and superior first-class hotels throughout
  • Full Irish breakfast daily, except day of arrival
  • Either (8) hotel dinners and one (1) dinner with traditional Irish entertainment in Dublin
  • Full sightseeing by deluxe touring motorcoach
  • Professional Irish driver/guide to escort you throughout
  • Panoramic city tours of Belfast, Derry, and Dublin
  • Scenic drives of Donegal and the Ring of Kerry
  • Visits to: St. Patrick's Centre, Giant's Causeway and Museum, Titanic Belfast, Glenveagh Castle and Gardens, Slieve League Cliffs with minibus transfers, Belleek Showroom, Arigna Mining Experience, Cliffs of Moher, Cobh, House of Waterford, Guinness Brewery Storehouse and the new Epic Museum in Dublin
  • Porterage of one (1) suitcase per person
  • Tips and taxes in Ireland. Gratuities to the driver/guide not included
  • Flight bag and portfolio of travel documents

ITINERARY

Day 1   Depart Memphis on overnight flight to Dublin

Day 2   ARRIVE IRELAND! Dublin - St. Patrick's Centre - Belfast

Morning arrival at Dublin Airport. Dublin Airport arrivals can avail of our transfer time of 9:45 am for departures to our Belfast hotel. Belfast arrivals are provided transfers up to 12:00 noon. From Dublin Airport we depart and travel the short journey north via Dundalk and Downpatrick, with a visit to the St. Patrick's Centre. Opportunity to visit the gravesite of St. Patrick before we continue to north Belfast. Check in at our hotel with free time to relax. Those passengers arriving at Belfast airport, it is a leisurely start to the day with a transfer to your hotel and time to rest. This afternoon we enjoy a panoramic city tour of Belfast with a local guide. We return to the hotel for dinner. Your evening is free to explore the city on your own before a relaxing overnight stay in Belfast. (D)

Day 3   Belfast - Giant's Causeway - Titanic Museum

Today we enjoy a scenic tour of the Antrim Coast and visit the Giant's Causeway and Museum. Marvel at the volcanic columns formed over 60 million years ago and hear the ancient fables of the Causeway. We return to Belfast where we visit Titanic Belfast. Extending over nine galleries, this multi-dimensional exhibit draws together special effects, full-scale reconstructions, and innovative interactive features to explore the Titanic Story in a fresh and insightful way. Learn of her conception in Belfast in the early 1900's, through her construction and launch, to her infamous maiden voyage and catastrophic demise. Return to our hotel where the evening is free to experience more of Belfast. Enjoy your overnight stay in Belfast. (B)

Day 4   Belfast - Derry - Glenveagh - Donegal

This morning, we depart Belfast and travel west via Dungiven and the Sperrin Mountains to Derry City. Enjoy a panoramic city tour of Derry, including free time to explore independently. Departing Derry, we travel via Bridgend to Glenveagh for a visit to Glenveagh Castle & Gardens in the National Park. Continue on to our nearby County Donegal hotel for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

ITINERARY

Day 5   Atlantic Coast - Dungloe - Glenties

Today we travel via Glenties, a small village with several Irish craft stores. Continue on this scenic route from Maas to Gweebarra Bay, Dungloe and then onto Derrybeg and Brinlack on the Atlantic Coast. A beautiful day out before we return to our hotel for dinner and overnight in County Donegal. (B,D)

Day 6   Donegal - Killybegs - Slieve League -Belleek - Sligo - Roscommon

We travel south along Donegal Bay to Killybegs and the Slieve League Cliffs. Here we enjoy a minibus transfer to the cliffs, where we delight in the scenic views of Malin Bay and the Slieve League Cliffs that look out across the Atlantic Ocean. Our tour continues south to Belleek, where we pause a while to visit the famed Belleek China showroom. Continue on southwest to scenic Rosses Point, overlooking Sligo Bay. After a photo op we continue southeast to our castle hotel, Kilronan Castle. Here we enjoy a fabulous dinner and overnight at the castle. (B,D)

Day 7   Roscommon - Sligo - Roscommon

A leisurely departure from castle hotel, we travel a short distance to the Arigna Mines, where we enjoy the unique Arigna Mining Experience. The surrounding natural scenery where the mine is located is striking. After touring the mine, we travel along scenic Lough Allen to Dromahair and the lake isle of Innisfree, immortalized by the poet William Butler Yeats. Continue on to the small village of Drumcliffe and the final resting place of W.B. Yeats, then onto Sligo Town, where you have free time to explore the history of the area or perhaps visit the Yeats Library and Art gallery. This afternoon we travel the short journey back to our castle hotel so you can enjoy some free time and relax before dinner tonight. Overnight at Kilronan. (B,D)

Day 8   Roscommon - Cliffs of Moher - Adare - Killarney

Morning departure from Kilronan Castle. We travel south via the majestic Cliffs of Moher, where we pause and enjoy spectacular views. Continue along the western coastline, as we make our way to charming Killarney town via Lahinch and Adare. In Killarney, we enjoy dinner at our hotel this evening. Killarney is an excellent location to enjoy traditional music, pub entertainment or a traditional top-rated Irish Cabaret show (which can be pre-booked at the time of your reservation for $49 per person). Overnight in Killarney. (B,D)

ITINERARY

Day 9   Killarney - Ring of Kerry

We depart on one of Ireland's most popular and beautiful drives, the Ring of Kerry. Traveling from Killarney, we come to the town of Killorglin, famous for its traditional Puck Fair, and from here we commence the ring tour. Our drive is along the coastline of the broad Iveragh Peninsula, through the towns of Glenbeigh, Cahirciveen, Waterville, and Sneem. The scenery is spectacular as wind-swept cliffs, still lakes, lost valleys, and rocky mountains blend in awesome beauty before we circle back to Killarney for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 10   Blarney - Cobh - Waterford

Depart Killarney, with a stop in Blarney, where we pause for optional visits to the Blarney Woollen Mills and Blarney Castle, perhaps to kiss the famed Blarney Stone. Leaving Blarney we travel the short distance to Cobh (Queenstown), the last port of call for the Titanic. Leaving Cobh, we make our way to Waterford. In Waterford, we enjoy dinner and an overnight stay. (B,D)

Day 11   Waterford - Dublin

Morning brings a visit to the House of Waterford before making our way to Dublin via Kildare. An afternoon check-in to our Dublin hotel allows for time to relax before attending a traditional Irish cabaret and dinner show in Dublin. We return to our hotel at approximately 10:30 pm. Overnight in Dublin. (B,D)

Day 12     Dublin

Our morning sightseeing tour we visit EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. A fantastic interactive experience, which uncovers the dramatic and inspiring stories of the Irish who traveled the world, from early times to the modern day. Following our EPIC visit, we make our way to the Guinness Storehouse for a visit. Our afternoon is free to enjoy the capital city. Tonight enjoy dinner on your own before the final overnight in Dublin. (B)

Day 13   Dublin - Tour ends

An early morning transfer takes you to Dublin Airport for the return flight home. Pick up your last minute gifts at the duty-free shops before boarding your flight. You arrive home the same day. (B)

Ireland is a beautiful country that you should visit.  I was there in November 2019 and loved it.  I can't wait to go back.  If you want to see more of Ireland before you decide on this trip, click the button to view my trip.  You'll want to reserve your Ireland experience today!

 

Per Person Pricing
includes round trip economy air from Memphis

Double Occupancy $4603.00
Single Occupancy $5409.00

* Pricing & Availability is subject to change without notice.  This is a Small Group Tour-please request reservation as soon as possible for availability.  Pricing cannot be guaranteed until booked with a deposit.  

Solo Travelers-Availability is limited. Please request your reservation as soon as possible for best availability

DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS

Double Occupancy--deposit of $1734 per person due at booking.

Single Occupancy--deposit of $1771 per person due at booking.

Final payment due March 24, 2020

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