IRELAND GROUP TOUR NORTH AND SOUTH

September 03, 2021 - September 11, 2021

Touring the Emerald Isle, North and South 9 day  Guided tour

Includes  8 Breakfast, 1 Lunch  and 6 Dinner

Irish Adventure tour sept 3, 2021

ITINERARY

Date Location Arrive Depart
09/02/2021 Depart the United States with an Overnight flight to Dublin TBA TBA
09/03/2021 Arrive in Dublin- Meet Tour guide, Dublin Tour, Trinity College and the Book of Kells. Tour begins at 2:00 PM at your Dublin hotel. Set out on a panoramic guided tour of the city. Highlights include 18th century Georgian houses with brightly painted doors, tranquil parks, and historic O'Connell Street. Take a guided walking tour through the campus of Trinity College to view the illuminated manuscript of the Book of Kells. In the evening, enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner. (D) TBA TBA
09/04/2021 Glendalough, Dunbrody Famine Ship, Arriving in Waterford: Enjoy the delightful scenery of the Wicklow Mountains on the way to Glendalough, a stunning example of Ireland's beauty. 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 the city of Waterford, where before dinner you will take a gentle stroll around the narrow streets of the historic city with a local guide. (B,D) TBA TBA
09/05/2021 Waterford Crystal tour, Cobh, and Blarney Castle: See skilled artisans create crystal masterpieces during your visit to the House of Waterford Crystal, a CIE Tours preferred shopping partner. 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 and settle in to your centrally located hotel in Killarney. (B,D) TBA TBA
09/06/2021 Ring of Kerry Drive, arrive in Killarney: Discover Ireland's most popular scenic drive, the Ring of Kerry, with plenty of photo stops along the way. In the beautiful Gap of Dunloe, stop off at our CIE Tours preferred shopping partner, Moriartys. 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) TBA TBA
09/07/2021 Cliffs of Moher, arrive in Galway: Embark on a ferry ride across the River Shannon Estuary. Travel along the coast of County Clare. View the Cliffs of Moher, which soar almost 700 feet above churning Atlantic swells. Walk along the top of the cliffs to O'Brien's Tower for great views of Galway Bay and the Aran Islands. Head to Galway where a local guide will join you for a brief stroll through the twisting streets of the old city. (B,D) TBA TBA
09/08/2021 Sheepdog Demonstration, Donegal , arrive in Derry: Immerse yourself in traditional farm life during a visit to an authentic working farm, where you will watch trained sheepdogs round up mountain sheep. Continue through the rugged mountainous landscape to Donegal town. Visit our CIE Tours preferred shopping partner, Triona Design, and then enjoy some free time. Proceed on to Derry, where a local guide will help you discover this anicent walled city, long known for its tumultuous history but now a thriving artistic hub. (B, D) TBA TBA
09/09/2021 Giants Causeway, Titanic Belfast, Glyde Inn: 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) TBA TBA
09/10/2021 Independent Dublin Sightseeing - Tour Dublin independently on the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus. Use your voucher to visit one of Dublin's top attractions: Guinness Storehouse, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Teeling Whiskey Distillery, or GPO Museum. In the evening, dine independently at one of the many restaurants or pubs that Dublin has to offer. (B) TBA TBA
09/11/2021 Depart Dublin for Home (B) TBA TBA

Where We Will Be staying

(Hotels subject to change)

Our last 2 nights of the tour.
The Croke Park Hotel- Dublin
Dooley's Hotel Waterford
Dooley's Hotel Waterford
Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa Tralee - Kerry
Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa Tralee - Kerry
Galway Bay Hotel - Galway
Galway Bay Hotel - Galway
Picture credit to hotel website
Everglades Hotel- Derry North Ireland
Photo credit to hotel site.
The Croke Park Hotel- Dublin

Per Person Pricing
(Twin is based on double occupancy) Price does Not include airfare

TWIN ROOM $2695.00 Per person
SOLO ROOM $3230.00 Solo per person

DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS

Deposit is non-refundable

Deposit amount is $250 per person

Insurance is recommended and priced at time of booking. 

FINAL PAYMENT IS DUE BY 

June 25, 2021