Day 1: Evening departure with an
overnight flight to Dublin.
Day 2: Upon arrival at Dublin Airport,
a tour escort will meet the group and take them to their motor
coach for transfer to the hotel. After check in the group
will have time to unpack and have refreshments before starting
a guided walking tour of Dublin. When the tour is completed
the group will have free time to explore and shop before dinner.
The group will dine at a local Irish restaurant.
Day 3: After breakfast at the
hotel, the group will start their guided Dublin city tour,
via motor coach. among the sights to be seen are, Dublin Castle,
Trinity College (Ireland’s oldest university), the Custom
House, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the General Post office,
Christ Church Cathedral and the Dublin Writers Museum. The
tour will end on Grafton Street and have time for a bit of
shopping or to explore. After some free time we will have
dinner at one of the many local restaurants. After dinner
we will return to the hotel for the evening.
Day 4: After breakfast and check
out, we will board the bus and start our tour of the Emerald
Isle. Our first destination will be the northern county of
Derry. As we travel along the coast of the Irish Sea we will
make a stop at Giants Causeway, a geological marvel, sometimes
referred to as the “eight wonder of the world”.
We will continue onward to Derry. Once there we will pay a
visit to the Tower Museum or the Ulster American Folk Park,
which highlights the links between the Irish and America.
After our tour we will have dinner in a local restaurant and
the group will overnight in Derry, with a late check in.
Day 5: After breakfast the group
will check out and board the bus. Our next destination is
Knock, in county Mayo. En route we will pay a visit to Donegal
Castle and Priory, and spend some time in Sligo, where we
will pay a visit to the Yeates Memorial Building and Drumcliff
churchyard. Afterward we will have time to explore this quaint
town. We will continue on to Knock where the group will have
dinner and overnight.
Day 6: After breakfast and check
out, we will be on our way to Ennis. We will drive along the
coast and through the scenic countryside of Connemara, next
we will stop in the town of Galway and pay a visit to the
Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Eyre Square. After some free
time we will continue our drive along the sea and through
the county of Clare. We will make a stop at the breathtaking
Cliffs of Moher, from there we will continue on to Ennis,
where we will have dinner and stay overnight in a local hotel.
Day 7: After breakfast the group
will check out and board the bus for our next destination,
Tralee. We will drive the panoramic Ring of Kerry, which boast
some of the most idyllic and picturesque landscapes in Ireland.
From there we will make our way to Killarny, where we will
have some free to explore. After a short visit we will continue
on to Tralee, where we will have dinner and overnight with
a late check in.
Day 8: After breakfast and check
out, we will board the bus and start our journey to Cork.
We will visit Blarney Castle and “kiss” the Blarney
Stone, in hope that it will enhance our conversation for the
remainder of our trip. We will continue our drive to Cork,
where we will have dinner and spend the night.
Day 9: After breakfast and check
out, we will start the last leg of our journey bound for Dublin.
On the way we will make a stop in Waterford, where some of
the worlds finest crystal is produced. We will make another
stop at Enniscorty, the sight of the last battle with the
British during the Great Rebellion. We will return to Dublin
and have our farewell dinner and overnight, with a late check
Day 10: After breakfast, the group
will check out and board the bus for the transfer to the airport
for their departure home.