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Were all a little bit Irish come March 17th, but if youre in the market for something more meaningful than a pint of green beer, hop aboard this delightful nine-day adventure to the Emerald Isle. Cliffs of Moher, Ring of Kerry, traditional music in a local pub... seriously, it doesnt get much more quintessentially Irish than this. We mix the essential sites and time in the villages to really round out the experience. Even if Ireland isnt the Old Country for you, this trip will make you feel as though youre back home.


Duration: 9 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Physical rating: Light
Accommodation standard:   Budget% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 141544
Starts: Dublin, Ireland Finishes: Dublin, Ireland
You will Visit
  • Dublin

Itinerary

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Day 1: Dublin

We recommend arriving a day or two early to fully explore this lively city. There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

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Day 2: Dublin (1B)

Walk along the riverside, or marvel at the city's medieval castles and cathedrals. Don't tire yourself out too much - you'll want to get out later tonight and experience the nightlife that the Temple Bar area is known for.

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Day 3: Dublin/Galway City (1B)

Travel to Ireland's west coast to Galway. Set off on a guided walking tour before enjoying a free afternoon to explore the city's colourful streets and bohemian atmosphere.

Included Activities:
Galway Walking Tour

Transport:
Private Vehicle (2.50 hour(s), 210km)

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Day 4: Galway City (1B)

Spend a few hours following the Wild Atlantic Way trail from Doolin to the Cliffs of Moher. Stroll leisurely along the path, soaking in the views. Opt for a picnic along the way.

Included Activities:
Cliffs of Moher Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours, 76km)
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours)

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Day 5: Galway City/Killarney (1B)

Continue on to Killarney with free time to enjoy the town or explore the nearby national park.

Transport:
Private Vehicle (2.50-3.00 hours, 208km)

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Day 6: Killarney (1B)

Enjoy a day trip to experience some sights along the famous Ring of Kerry. Return to Killarney for another night in town.

Included Activities:
Ring of Kerry Day Trip

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Day 7: Killarney/Cork (1B)

Cork is known for its many universities, theatres, art schools and general diversity and culture. With many immigrants settling in the inviting city, it's easy to find different types of foods, shops and cafés lining the streets.

Make some time to hit up a traditional pub, listen to some music and drink a pint or two – Murphy's Irish Stout hails from Cork.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Transport:
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours, 90km)

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Day 8: Cork (1B)

Enjoy a final night out on the town with the group and raise a pint to this beautiful island!

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Day 9: Cork/Dublin (1B)

Depart Cork after breakfast and return to Dublin. Trip will end upon arrival at a centrally located Dublin hotel where your CEO can help assist with onwards travel arrangements.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

Transport:
Private Vehicle (3.00-3.50 hours, 263km)

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Cliffs of Moher visit
    • Walk along the Wild Atlantic Way
    • Ring of Kerry excursion
    • Cork orientation walk
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels/guesthouses (8 nts)
    • 8 breakfasts
    Transport
    • Private vehicle, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • Drink a pint and listen to traditional music in a local pub
  • Visit the sites along the Ring of Kerry
  • Walk some of the Wild Atlantic Way to the Cliffs of Moher
  • Explore the cities of Dublin and Cork.