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Tour Info

$2,495 per person based on double occupancy

$115 Discount
if booking prior to September 30th, 2019
(NOTE: If choosing this option, $250 of the deposit is non-refundable)

Single Supplement - $430

Tour Includes


(7) Breakfasts


(5) Dinners
including a lively medieval castle banquet,

plus tea and scones at a sheep farm


Airport transfers (conditions apply)
Must arrive on the first day of the tour between 7am 11:30am

and depart on the last day of the tour between 7am - 12pm


All on-tour transportation including shuttles & ferries


Welcome get-together drink with your group


Free Wi-Fi on coach so you can stay connected along the way


All local taxes, hotel service charges & handling of one suitcase per person


Documents wallet and backpack to keep you organized


Tour Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences


Discover the rich history of Dublin’s Trinity College to see the Book of Kells.


Traditional Irish Dinner & Show


Enjoy fresh baked scones with tea as you visit a local farmhouse.


A scenic tour and cruise of Dingle Bay enhanced by stories of local lore and history.

Keep your eyes open – you might spot a dolphin or two.


Stop in Adare – well-known for being one of Ireland’s prettiest villages – and see its charming

streets and thatched cottages.


Medieval Castle Banquet with music & frivolity

Trip Highlights

Blarney Castle


Trinity College and Book of Kells


Little Museum of Dublin


Cliffs of Moher


Dingle Peninsula


Jaunting Car Ride in Killarney


Galway Walking Tour


Sheepdog Demonstration


Irish National Stud

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Dublin & Open-Top Bus Tour

Tours begins at 2:00 PM at your Dublin hotel. Enjoy your day with an independent Dublin open-top bus tour and a visit to one of Dublin’s top attractions — Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, or GPO Witness History. This bustling city has plenty of museums, shops, and parks you may also enjoy visiting. In the evening, you are free to dine at one of the many restaurants and pubs that Dublin has to offer.


HOTEL

Talbot Hotel Stillorgan, Dublin


Day 2: Dublin Tour & Book of Kells

Enjoy a free morning in Dublin for further independent sightseeing with the included vouchers. Meet your guide at 2:00 PM in the hotel lobby and set off on an orientation tour of Dublin city center. Enjoy a walking tour of Trinity College with a local guide. Proceed on to view the Book of Kells, the famous 9th-century illuminated manuscript that contains four Gospels. Next, visit the Little Museum of Dublin; located in a Georgian townhouse, it tells the fascinating story of the city. Your after-hours visit is a CIE Tours Exclusive – you’ll enjoy a welcome drink there with your group before dinner at the hotel.


MEAL(S)

Breakfast

Dinner


HOTEL

Talbot Hotel Stillorgan, Dublin


Day 3: Blarney Castle & Killarney

Relax and enjoy the farmlands of the picturesque midlands. Get a taste of farm life at a nearby sheep farm. Enjoy scones with tea and watch trained dogs herd sheep. Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or explore the tranquil gardens. Travel through Macroom and into County Kerry where the scenery becomes more mountainous. Arrive in the charming town of Killarney.


MEAL(S)

Breakfast

Dinner


HOTEL

Scotts Hotel, Killarney


Day 4: Dingle Peninsula & Traditional Irish Dinner

Discover the glorious Dingle Peninsula, made famous in the movies “Ryan’s Daughter” and “Far & Away,” which showcased the wonderful scenery found here. Travel to Slea Head at the westernmost tip of the peninsula for awesome views of the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy an evening of traditional Irish entertainment over dinner.


MEAL(S)

Breakfast

Dinner


HOTEL

Scotts Hotel, Killarney


Day 5: Jaunting Car Ride & Limerick Panoramic Tour

Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car through the Killarney National Park to tour the scenic Ross Castle and Kenmare Estate. Head to the village of Adare, famous for its main street lined with thatched cottages and colorful gardens. Proceed to Limerick and take a panoramic tour.


MEAL(S)

Breakfast

Dinner


HOTEL

The Inn at Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus


Day 6: Cliffs of Moher & Galway

Travel along the coast of County Clare to 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. Take a guided walking tour of the old city of Galway. In the evening, head out for a medieval-style feast, where lords and ladies will serenade you with music and songs from days of yore.


MEAL(S)

Breakfast

Dinner


HOTEL

The Inn at Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus


Day 7: Irish National Stud & Dublin

Enjoy the scenic Irish countryside on your way to Kildare where you’ll visit the home of equine royalty, The Irish National Stud. Here you’ll see impeccably-bred stallions alongside protective mares, frolicking foals, and athletic yearlings. Stroll around the delightful grounds to explore St. Fiachra’s Garden, including its miniature Japanese Gardens. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure and dine at your choice of one of the many restaurants or pubs scattered throughout Dublin Be prepared for a Farewell Pub Crawl.


MEAL(S)

Breakfast


HOTEL

Grand Canal Hotel, Dublin or Clayton Hotel, Dublin Airport


Day 8: Tour Ends In Dublin

Your tour ends after breakfast today.


MEAL(S)

Breakfast


All components of this tour (hotels, visits and attractions) for 2020 itineraries are subject to change until finalized in September 2019.


Additional Info

Cost of the trip is $2,495 per person.
(Does not include airfare)
Due to various departure cities and individuals using rewards/points, etc.
you will need to book your own airfare.

Single Supplement $430

A refundable deposit of $500 per person is required to book the trip

Payment Schedule

Initial Deposit - $500 per person

2nd Payment - $500 is due by November 1st

3rd Payment - $500 is due by February 1st

Final Payment is due by May 1st


Cancellation Policy
4/10/20 to 5/19/20 forfeit $250
5/20/20 to 6/17/20 forfeit 25%
6/18/20 to 7/10/20 forfeit 35%
7/11/20 - 7/18/20 forfeit 50%
Departure Day/No show forfeit 100%

If additional services have been added to the booking (i.e. extra hotel nights, meals,
group transfers, sightseeing additions) additional penalties may apply.

Pre- and post-trip accommodations cancelled between 14 days and the day of departure
may incur penalties up to 100% of the accommodations cost.



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Please contact Dana Flowers if you have any questions regarding this trip.

Phone: (405) 664-1131