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SHADES OF IRELAND | Upgrade to Elite Airfare!

Multiple days
Trip Details
Date : Saturday 3/7 -Monday 3/16
Event Time : Double $3,199* | Single $3,699 | Triple $3,169 | *All rates are per person and are subject to change, based on air exclusive package from SEA
First Departure Time : INCLUDED IN PRICE: Round-trip air fare from Seattle tacoma Intl Airport, Air Taxes Fees/Surcharge, Hotel Transfers
First Departure From : NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $315 per person.
Second Departure Time : Upgrade your in-flight experience with Elite Airfare | Additional rate of: Business Class $4,190

From vibrant and history-filled Dublin, across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast, experience all of Ireland’s charm on this magical tour of the Emerald Isle. Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle. Visit Waterford, Ireland’s oldest city, where you’ll have the opportunity to visit the House of Waterford Crystal or tour the renowned Medieval Museum. Choose from a selection of Killarney’s best restaurants with our Diner’s Choice program. See the Atlantic from the stunning 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. Experience the world-famous beauty of the Ring of Kerry. See sheepdogs in action on a working farm. Explore Dublin with a local guide – either by foot or on a panoramic city tour – it’s your choice! See beautiful Killarney from your seat on an Irish jaunting car. Journey to historic Blarney Castle, lean back and kiss its famous stone!

 

Highlights

Dublin, Irish Evening, Kilkenny, Waterford, Choices on Tour, Blarney Castle, Killarney, Ring of Kerry, Farm Visit, Jaunting Car Ride*, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Galway, Castle Stay

Itinerary

07 Mar 2020: Overnight Flight

Anticipation mounts as you wind your way toward the Emerald Isle and its many wonders. Rich history, rolling hills and warm smiles lie ahead in Dublin, Waterford, Killarney and Limerick. With tomorrow comes quintessential Ireland.

08 Mar 2020: Dublin, Ireland – Tour Begins

Get a taste of old Dublin. Tonight, you and your fellow travelers revel in a traditional Irish evening, including regional cuisine.

Today dinner will be included.

09 Mar 2020: Dublin

Today, it’s your choice! Choose to ride with a local guide to see St. Patrick’s Cathedral, O’Connell Street, the General Post Office, and the historic Phoenix Park -OR- choose a walking tour of the city’s historic center, exploring St. Stephen’s Green, Grafton Street, and the River Liffey. Either way, what follows is an afternoon to discover Dublin’s charms on your own.

Today breakfast will be included.

10 Mar 2020: Dublin – Kilkenny – Waterford

Step back in time. Begin the day in the medieval splendor of 12th century Kilkenny on the River Nore. Then, in Waterford, embark on a leisurely paced walking tour of Ireland’s oldest city. It’s your choice! Tour the Waterford Crystal factory and learn how exquisite crystal has been made for centuries -OR- visit the Medieval Museum for a guided tour and glass of wine in the 15th-century Mayor’s Wine Vault.

Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

11 Mar 2020: Waterford – Blarney Stone – Killarney

Live the legend. The story goes that those who kiss the Blarney Stone gain the gift of eloquence. This morning, give it a shot at historic Blarney Castle. Cross into County Kerry and continue on to charming Killarney. In Killarney’s stunning national park, board a traditional boat* and sail through the breathtaking lakes in the company of an expert boatman. This evening, it’s Diner’s Choice…tonight’s dinner is included, and you’ll choose the perfect spot from a “menu” of Killarney’s great restaurants.

Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

12 Mar 2020: Killarney – Ring of Kerry – Killarney

Take in the rugged coastline. Loop your way around the picturesque Ring of Kerry, past pristine beaches, quaint villages and majestic landscapes. At the Gap of Dunloe, shop for local artisan-made crafts. See border collies in action during a traditional sheepdog demonstration at a family-run farm. The night is free for reminiscing about the day as you find your own authentic taste of Irish culture.

Today breakfast will be included.

13 Mar 2020: Killarney – Adare – Limerick

Start your day with a traditional jaunting car ride* through Killarney National Park. Travel to Adare, Ireland’s prettiest village, for some time at leisure. Continue to Limerick where a panoramic city tour showcases King John’s Castle and the Treaty Stone. Delve into the fascinating history of the “city of the violated treaty.”

Today breakfast will be included.

14 Mar 2020: Limerick – Cliffs of Moher – Galway – Limerick

Today brings you to the dramatic, 700-foot-high Cliffs of Moher for cinematic views of the mighty Atlantic. Pass through the windswept, limestone landscape of the Burren, known for its stark beauty and Neolithic tombs. Continue on to Galway where a brief tour showcases “The City of Tribes” before relaxing over dinner in a local restaurant.

Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

15 Mar 2020: Limerick – Tullamore/Kilbeggan – Kingscourt

You don’t have to be a connoisseur to appreciate the old-world heritage of Ireland’s whiskey territory. Your journey brings you to Tullamore and Kilbeggan in the heart of Ireland, where a superb distillery brings whiskey craftsmanship to life and gives you a taste of the final product. Top your day off with an overnight stay on the regal grounds of Cabra Castle where you toast the end of a fabulous trip during your farewell dinner.

Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

16 Mar 2020: Kingscourt – Tour Ends

Your journey ends in Kingscourt.

Today breakfast will be included.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Air rate and schedule are applicable for groups of 10 or more traveling on the same flights and dates.
  • Days of features are interchangeable.
  • Single accommodations are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis.
  • This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven grounds and cobblestone streets.
  • To complete your tour, we include roundtrip airport-to-hotel transfers when purchasing our airfare with your tour. If you have arranged for your own air, we are pleased to provide you the option of purchasing these transfers. Please note that all transfers will leave at pre-scheduled times.
  • *Jaunting car ride and/or boat cruise are included, weather permitting.
  • On day 10, due to flight schedules, you may require an early morning departure from your hotel.
  • **The Palace of Holyroodhouse may occasionally be closed when the Queen is in residence or for official state functions.