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Essence of Ireland and Northern Ireland

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5 cities
10 days, 9 nights
Day by day
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Day 1 Dublin

Arrival
Welcome to the fabulous capital of Ireland - Dublin!

Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the arrivals hall and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for the check-in.

In the evening you can alternativly join a group evening bar crawl which is an amazing way to be introduced to the life of this beautiful city (initially not included in the tour). 

Breakfast included
The Chancery Hotel
The Chancery Hotel
21 Ship Street Great, Dublin, IE, D08 Y043
Standard Double
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 Double Bed
20 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Day 2 Dublin

Dublin City Tour & Guinness Storehouse Experience
After a full Irish breakfast this morning, meet your guide in the hotel lobby and carry on to a walking city tour of Dublin.

During the sightseeing tour, you see many of Dublin’s icons while being guided to some hidden and wonderful spots that visitors most often miss. You see Dublin Castle, Christchurch Cathedral, the famous Ha’penny Bridge, the Georgian doors of Dublin and Trinity College Library where you see the famous Book of Kells.

You then pay a visit to the most popular Ireland's attraction - the remarkable Guinness Storehouse, located in the heart of the St. James's Gate Brewery. Your group tour of the Storehouse begins at the bottom of the world's largest pint glass and as you make your way to the 7th floor you learn about the history and the making of Guinness through various interactive experiences.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the evening at leisure.

Note: to highlight your tour, you may add a Guinness Storehouse connoisseur experience on top.

2h
Guinness Gravity Bar Experience
Guinness Gravity Bar Experience
4h
Dublin Walking Tour with Entrance to the Book of Kells
Dublin Walking Tour with Entrance to the Book of Kells
Day 3 Dublin

Departure
Following breakfast, you check out from the hotel and have a transfer to the station. 

The Chancery Hotel
Address
21 Ship Street Great, Dublin, IE, D08 Y043
Departure: Private Airport Transfer Sedan
Train from Dublin to Cork
Departure
3 h
Arrival
Day 3 Cork

Arrival & Cobh and Cork Sightseeing
Upon arrival, you are taken to your centrally-located hotel for check-in. 

Later you meet your guide and head for Cobh, a tourist seaport town on the south coast of County Cork. Within just 25 minutes of the train trip from Cork, you arrive in Cobh and start exploring the town that was known as Queenstown from 1849 until 1920. Your tour route covers the main attractions in the town center, including the cathedral church of the diocese of Cloyne, St Colman's, which is one of the tallest buildings in Ireland.

You then continue to Cork and enjoy a walking tour with a professional local guide around the compact and charming 800-year-old city. During the tour, you stroll the streets of the 18th century Huguenot Quarter and admire the Burges’s magnificent French Neo-Gothic cathedral. Your local guide shares with you the unique history and culture of the city, as well as Corkonian wit and traditions. You also experience the sounds and scents and of the English Market regarded for its mid-19th century architecture. Here you have a chance to taste local specialties to explore the local culture from a new angle.

Afterward, you return to your hotel and have the evening at leisure.

Breakfast included
Imperial Hotel
Imperial Hotel
76 South Mall Street, Cork, Cork, IE, T12 A2YT
Classic Double Room
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 Double Bed
Breakfast included
Arrival: Private City Transfer Sedan Cork
4h
Exploring Cork and Cobh
Exploring Cork and Cobh
Day 4 Cork

Ring of Kerry Group Tour
Today you join a full-day group tour to explore one of the most scenic drives in the world, the Ring of Kerry. 

During this day trip, you experience the wilderness of the peninsula with its rugged cliffs and golden beaches, small villages, and picturesque mountain ranges. You make the first stop in a charming town of Killarney, nestled in the valley beneath Irish highest mountains, proceeding to Killorglin and passing the stunning views along the Dingle Bay. Then you continue to the tiny village of Waterville, overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay, and next take a stop in the colorful village of Sneem. 

Afterward, you come to one of the most picturesque national parks in the world and the oldest one in Ireland, Killarney where you see the magnificent Lakes of Killarney and Black Valley as well as the striking Torc Waterfall. After the tour, you return back to Cork. 

11h
Ring of Kerry Tour
Ring of Kerry Tour
Day 5 Cork

Cliffs of Moher Tour on the Way to Galway
Today after breakfast you check out from the hotel and embark on a wonderful day-trip to one of the most impressive coastlines in Ireland. 

Together with your private guide-driver, you make your way to the Cliffs of Moher - a sheer precipice that stretches for 5 miles along the Wild Atlantic Way. You get to enter the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre to see the exhibition dedicated to this natural wonder and the region. 

You then continue your journey with a scenic drive through the Burren Region to the city of Galway.

Imperial Hotel
Address
76 South Mall Street, Cork, Cork, IE, T12 A2YT
Car from Cork to Galway
Departure
Cork hotel...
8 h
Arrival
Galway hotel...

Description for connection

Following breakfast, you embark on a wonderful day-trip to one of the most impressive coastlines in Ireland.

Together with your private guide-driver you make your way to the Cliffs of Moher - a sheer precipice that stretches for 5 miles along the Wild Atlantic Way. You get to enter the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre to see the exhibition dedicated to this natural wonder and the region.

You continue your journey with a scenic drive through the Burren Region to the city of Galway.

Day 5 Galway

Arrival
Upon arrival, you are taken to your hotel for the check-in.

The rest of the evening is free to explore Galway city and enjoy some of the great music and food in the bars and restaurants.

Breakfast included
Leonardo Hotel Galway - Formerly Jurys Inn
Leonardo Hotel Galway - Formerly Jurys Inn
Quay Street, Galway, Galway, IE
Standard Double Room
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 Double Bed
22 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Day 6 Galway

Galway City Tour
Following breakfast you meet your guide and go on an exciting walking tour around Galway and its best sights.

Your tour starts at the Eyre Square, where you learn the Occupy Wall Street movement and other important points of Galway history. Then you explore Brown's Doorway, John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaque and quincentennial Fountain. 

As you make your way through the Old Town of Galway, you also see Lynch's Castle, St Nicolas' Church and the beautiful Spanish Arch. 

After the tour you either return to your hotel or continue exploring the city on your own.

2h
Walking Tour of Galway
Walking Tour of Galway
Day 7 Galway

Departure
Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and depart from Galway.

Leonardo Hotel Galway - Formerly Jurys Inn
Address
Quay Street, Galway, Galway, IE
Departure: Dublin Airport Shuttle
Car from Galway to Sligo
Departure
Galway hotel...
8 h
Arrival
Sligo hotel...

Description for connection

Following breakfast, you meet your private guide-driver and embark on an enchanting journey.
Discover the captivating beauty of Kylemore Abbey, with its stunning architecture and serene surroundings of lakes and mountains. Immerse yourself in history and wander through the abbey's lush gardens.

Then, venture to Cong, a charming village that served as the backdrop for "The Quiet Man." Explore its picturesque streets, visit historic landmarks, and soak in the village's unique atmosphere.

In the end, you are transferred to your hotel in Sligo.

Day 7 Sligo

Arrival
Upon arrival to Sligo, you head for your hotel. After check-in, the rest of the day is at leisure.

Breakfast included
Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Sligo
Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Sligo
Ballincar, Rosses Point Road, Sligo, Sligo, IE
Standard Room
1 room
Up to 2 guests
2 Twin Beds
22 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Day 8 Sligo

Departure
Following breakfast you check out and depart from Sligo.

Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Sligo
Address
Ballincar, Rosses Point Road, Sligo, Sligo, IE
Car from Sligo to Belfast
Departure
Sligo hotel...
8 h
Arrival
Belfast hotel...

Description for connection

In the morning, you meet your guide-driver and depart from your hotel to the grave of Nobel prize winner WB Yeats at Drumcliffe Church which sits in the shadow of Benbulben mountain.
Then you continue with a drive along Mullaghmore scenic route including a photostop at Classiebawn Castle (former home of Lord Mountbatten) before arriving at Glencar Lake to visit the stunning waterfall.

After exploring a scenic route through county Leitrim and Fermanagh alongside Lough Erne, you arrive to the historic town of Enniskillen for a lunch break in one of the many cafes in the town centre.

In the end, your guide-driver then takes you to Belfast hotel via county Armagh.

Day 8 Belfast

Arrival
Welcome to to the capital of Northern Ireland - Belfast!  Upon arrival, you check in to your centrally located hotel.

The rest of the day free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

Breakfast included
Ten Square Hotel
Ten Square Hotel
10 Donegall Square S, Belfast, BT1 5JD
Standard Double Room
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 Double Bed
40 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Arrival: Private Transfer Sedan
Day 9 Belfast

Belfast City Tour
After delicious breakfast you meet your local guide in the hotel lobby and start your walking city tour of Belfast.

During the tour you learn about the history and culture of Belfast and Northern Ireland, visit the International Wall and the Peace Wall, which remind about the troubled past of the city. You explore the most iconic sites and some hidden gems of the city as Belfast City Hall, Albert Clock, and the Cathedral Quarter.

After the tour, you are transferred back to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Atternatively, you may add to this day visit of Titanic Museum.

3h
Belfast Walking City Tour
Belfast Walking City Tour
Day 10 Belfast

Departure 
This is the last day of your amazing adventure! After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and depart from Belfast.

Ten Square Hotel
Address
10 Donegall Square S, Belfast, BT1 5JD

What's included

Exceptional downtown hotel accommodations
Guided sightseeing tours with expert English-speaking guides
Delicious breakfasts at your hotels
Entrances to Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Castle and more
Tickets and intercity transportation as per itinerary
Professional meeting services at the airport
Dedicated support team before and during your trip

Reviews

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4.9 / 5
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This was a dream trip for me, and they helped make it a dream come true.
The guides they work with are top-notch.
We had a “trip of a lifetime,” thanks to them.
I was extremely pleased with the personalized service.
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