Irish Heritage Tour
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Product Code : AGORA848
Embark on a remarkable 8-day journey through the captivating landscapes and profound heritage of Ireland. Explore iconic landmarks like the awe-inspiring Cliffs of Moher and the scenic Ring of Kerry. Immerse yourself in the enchanting traditions of Irish folklore and music, and embrace the genuine warmth and hospitality of the local people. With a delightful blend of vibrant cities and idyllic countryside, this private tour unveils the true essence of Ireland, leaving you with cherished memories and a deep connection to this remarkable country.
Day 1: Arrival in Dublin
Upon your arrival at Dublin Airport, you will be greeted by a representative who will assist you with your transfer to the hotel. Take some time to settle in and relax after your journey. In the evening, you can explore the vibrant city of Dublin at your leisure, perhaps enjoying a traditional Irish dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 2: Dublin City Tour
Begin your Irish heritage tour with a comprehensive city tour of Dublin. Visit iconic landmarks such as Trinity College, where you can see the famous Book of Kells, and Dublin Castle, with its opulent State Apartments. Immerse yourself in the literary history of the city as you explore landmarks associated with renowned writers. Enjoy some free time in the afternoon to further explore the city or visit one of the many museums or galleries.
Day 3: Blarney Castle and Killarney
Leave Dublin behind as you travel south towards the scenic county of Cork. Visit the legendary Blarney Castle, where you can kiss the Blarney Stone for the gift of eloquence. Explore the beautiful gardens surrounding the castle before continuing to the charming town of Killarney, located in the heart of County Kerry. Enjoy an evening at leisure, perhaps taking a stroll through the town or enjoying some traditional Irish music in a local pub.
Day 4: Ring of Kerry
Embark on a full-day tour of the famous Ring of Kerry, a scenic drive that takes you along the stunning coastline of the Iveragh Peninsula. Marvel at the breathtaking landscapes, including rugged mountains, pristine beaches, and picturesque villages. Visit the Skellig Experience to learn about the fascinating history of the Skellig Islands. Enjoy panoramic views and capture memorable photos of this scenic region.
Day 5: Cliffs of Moher and Galway
Travel north along the west coast of Ireland to the magnificent Cliffs of Moher. Marvel at the dramatic cliffs that soar above the Atlantic Ocean and take in the stunning views of the surrounding coastline. Continue to the lively city of Galway, known for its vibrant music scene and charming streets. Explore the city's medieval center, visit the Spanish Arch, and immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the bustling pubs and street performers.
Day 6: Connemara Region and Kylemore Abbey
Venture into the scenic Connemara region, famous for its rugged landscapes and breathtaking beauty. Drive through winding roads, past sparkling lakes, and majestic mountains. Visit the iconic Kylemore Abbey, a stunning castle nestled by a picturesque lake. Explore the abbey's exquisite gardens and learn about its fascinating history. Enjoy the tranquility and natural beauty of this remote part of Ireland before returning to Galway for the evening.
Day 7: Kilkenny Castle, Wicklow Mountains, and Glendalough
Head to Kilkenny, a medieval city with a well-preserved heritage. Explore Kilkenny Castle, a magnificent structure that offers insight into Ireland's medieval past. Wander through the city's narrow streets, lined with colorful shops and historic buildings. In the afternoon, travel through the scenic Wicklow Mountains, known as the "Garden of Ireland." Visit Glendalough, an ancient monastic site nestled in a picturesque valley. Explore the ruins and enjoy the tranquility of the surrounding nature.
Day 8: Departure from Dublin
On your last day, bid farewell to the Emerald Isle as you transfer to Dublin Airport for your departure flight. Take with you cherished memories of the enchanting landscapes, rich heritage, and warm hospitality that Ireland has to offer.
- Accommodation: Enjoy comfortable and well-appointed hotel accommodations throughout the tour.
- Breakfast: Daily breakfast at the hotel to start your day with a hearty meal.
- Transportation: All transportation during the tour, including airport transfers, comfortable coach or minivan for sightseeing, and ferry crossings where applicable.
- Guided Tours: Engage in informative and insightful guided tours of major attractions and landmarks, led by knowledgeable local guides.
- Entrance Fees: Entrance fees to included attractions and sites mentioned in the itinerary.
- Sightseeing: Explore the stunning landscapes, visit iconic landmarks, and discover the cultural heritage of Ireland.
- Experienced Tour Director: Benefit from the services of an experienced tour director who will ensure a smooth and enjoyable travel experience.
- International Flights: The tour does not include international flights to and from Ireland.
- Meals: Lunches, dinners, and beverages are not included, giving you the flexibility to explore local dining options and savor the flavors of Irish cuisine at your own pace.
- Optional Activities: Any optional activities, excursions, or experiences not mentioned in the itinerary are not included and can be arranged separately.
- Personal Expenses: Any personal expenses such as souvenirs, additional meals, laundry, and gratuities for guides and drivers are not included.
- Travel Insurance: It is highly recommended to have travel insurance to protect against unforeseen circumstances, medical emergencies, and trip cancellations or interruptions.