Trip Overview

Ireland & Northern Ireland

Tour rating: 4.79 / 5, Based on 8 Reviews
Private tour to Ireland, United Kingdom
Set off on a 10-day exploration of Ireland's best sights including Dublin, the Wild Atlantic Way, enchanting castles and ancient Newgrange. Then make your way to Northern Ireland to see the Giant's Causeway, the Titanic Museum and Belfast. Breathtaking scenery of the island, the taste of Irish signature whisky straight out of a distillery, the sound of Irish music - the memories of the trip that will last a lifetime.

Ireland & Northern Ireland

11 days6 cities
IrelandUnited Kingdom2 countries
Private tour to Ireland, United Kingdom
From
$4,199
Tour rating: 4.79 / 5, Based on 8 Reviews
Set off on a 10-day exploration of Ireland's best sights including Dublin, the Wild Atlantic Way, enchanting castles and ancient Newgrange. Then make your way to Northern Ireland to see the Giant's Causeway, the Titanic Museum and Belfast. Breathtaking scenery of the island, the taste of Irish signature whisky straight out of a distillery, the sound of Irish music - the memories of the trip that will last a lifetime.

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Day-By-Day

Dublin

first destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Dublin
Transfer
Transfer

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.

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. As an option you may take the famous Luas - a modern local tram.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 2
Dublin City Tour & Irish Dance Night
City tour
City tour
Tasting
Tasting
Dinner
Dinner
Show
Show

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 have a guided group tour of the original Jameson Distillery on Bow St. where it all began in 1780. The former factory founded by John Jameson where Jameson Irish Whiskey was distilled until 1971 now stands as a monument to Irish Whiskey. Here you explore the history and heritage and enjoy a comparative whiskey tasting.

After the tour, you have the afternoon at leisure.

In the evening we invite you to enjoy a show of traditional Irish music, dance, and dinner for which Ireland is famous worldwide. The cast of dancers from Riverdance and Lord of the Dance will provide you with the flavor of different styles of Irish dance. Transfers are not included, you may take a taxi or walk to the Belvedere.

Enhance your day with these optional activities:

  • Whiskey Blending Class
  • Guinness Storehouse & Connoisseur Experience

Breakfast, dinner, and tasting are included.

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Brooks Hotel, Dublin
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The stylish Brooks Hotel is set right in the heart of Dublin and offers everything you need for a comfortable stay. All guestrooms are equipped with flat-screen LCD TVs, WiFi, individually controlled air-conditioning, ironing facilities, and private bathrooms with hair dryers.

Welcome to Dublin

The capital of Ireland, glorious Dublin, is situated on the shores of the picturesque bay on the east coast of the country. Leprechauns, exceptional beer and St. Patric's Day are just the first associations with this amazing city. In reality, Dublin keeps a lot more secrets to share with those, wishing to get to know the true Irish soul.

car
Dublin
Cork
2 hrs 30 min

Let our professional driver take care of your journey through some of the most picturesque sceneries in the area while traveling from Dublin to Cork.

Cork

second destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 3
Exploring Ireland's Countryside
Day tour
Day tour

In the morning you meet your driver-guide to explore Ireland's countryside on the way to Cork. The first stop during your trip is the Rock of Cashel, the site that was the Seat of the High Kings of Munster and where St Patrick converted King Aengus to Christianity.

The Rock of Cashel is a spectacular group of medieval buildings set on an outcrop of limestone in the Golden Vale. Your trip continues with a stop at the stunning Blarney Castle where you have the chance to kiss the famous Stone of Eloquence.

  • Please, note: you may add a journey on gorgeous Dublin – Rosslare railway line that passes Killiney Bay, the Avoca viaduct and the waterfront in Wexford town to your route today.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Cork

Cork is the ever-bustling city full of cultural heritage, cheerful people and authentic architecture, making it a must-see while in Ireland.

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Cork
Killarney
1 hr 10 min

Relax and enjoy the beautiful route while our professional driver takes you through some of the most beautiful sceneries and towns in the area. 

Killarney

third destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Wild Atlantic Way to Killarney
Day tour
Day tour

After breakfast, you check out from the hotel and travel with your guide/driver along the wild and rugged south and west coast, which is part of Ireland’s famous Wild Atlantic Way route.

Today is all about the very best Irish scenery and truly breathtaking panoramas that present a new vista with every mile. During the day you enjoy a number of magnificent photo stops.

You first make a stop to view the beautiful scenery at the Old Head of Kinsale. You then travel along the coastline to Skibbereen and around Bantry Bay - one of the world’s largest natural harbors.

There is time for lunch in the picturesque village of Kenmare and then you make your way through the most stunning part of the Ring of Kerry (its "short route" ) along the Killarney National Park.

Your final destination today is the popular town of Killarney. Upon arrival, you are taken to your hotel for the check-in. The evening is free and you can take the hotel shuttle to town to enjoy Ireland’s most famous tourist town and all of its great pubs and restaurants.

  • Optional accommodation upgrade: An accommodation upgrade to Muckross Park Hotel & Spa in Killarney is available upon request.

​​​Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Killarney

Located by the postcard-like Killarney lakes, the lovely Irish town of Killarney is part of the Ring of Kerry scenic drive, making it a popular destination among tourists in the area.

car
Killarney
Limerick
1 hr 20 min

Let our experienced driver take care of your fast and safe journey, while you sit back and enjoy the postcard-like views through your window. 

Limerick

fourth destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
The Dingle Peninsula
Day tour
Day tour

Today after breakfast you check out from the hotel and are met by your guide/driver. This day is dedicated to a memorable day tour to the Dingle Peninsula - a journey that takes in the wild and rugged beauty of the Slea Head Drive - once cited as 'the most beautiful place on earth' by the National Geographic.

The peninsula is littered with archaeological remains and secluded sandy beaches. Dingle Town is one of Ireland’s quickly disappearing Gaeltacht regions where Irish is the first language.

In the evening you arrive in Limerick and check-in to your centrally-located hotel.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Limerick

Located in the Munster province in southern Ireland, the city of Limerick features marvelous architecture, as well as an abundant cultural scene with numerous museums, restaurants and green spaces for your leisurely activities.

train
Limerick
Galway
2 h

On your way to Galway from Limerick, enjoy your fast and comfortable train journey through the beautiful sceneries of Ireland.

Galway

fifth destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 6
Visit to Bunratty Castle and Cliffs of Moher Cruise
Day tour
Day tour
Boat ride
Boat ride

Following breakfast, you check out from the hotel and meet with your guide/driver. Your first stop is the famous Bunratty Castle and the Folk Park where you enjoy its sights as you stroll from house to house of the charming village street.

Afterwards, you make your way to The Cliffs of Moher - a sheer precipice that stretches for 5 miles along the Wild Atlantic Way. The Cliffs of Moher are one of the most impressive coastlines in Ireland. Today you get to enjoy the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre and as a highlight of your day - a one hour Cliffs of Moher Cruise.

After the tour, you continue your journey and have time to see the Burren Region followed by a scenic drive to the city of Galway.

Upon arrival, you are taken to your hotel for the check-in. The rest of the day is free to explore Galway city and enjoy some of the great music and food in the bars and restaurants.

  • Please note: Cliffs of Moher cruise is available from mid-March to end of October.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 7
Free Day in Galway & Optional Tours
Free day
Free day

Today you are free for you to enjoy and explore Galway on your own.

Alternatively, you can take one of our carefully planned optional tours or day trip:

  • Connemara & Kylemore Abbey Tour from Galway
  • Scenic Cruise of Corrib River & Lake
  • Galway Walking City Tour
  • Galway Food Tour
  • Connemara and Aran Island Food Tour

Breakfast is included.

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Galmont Hotel & Spa, Galway
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Providing beautiful views of Galway Bay, the Galmont Hotel & Spa is set right in the heart of the city. It boasts an on-site award-winning spa center and top-notch service. Apart from the spa, the property features impressive facilities such as the Marinas Grill or the Coopers Bar and Lounge.

Welcome to Galway

Galway is the perfect fusion of culture, nature, and architecture to be explored on your next getaway. Located in western Ireland, the harbor city provides with monumental sites to visit, such as the imposing St Nicholas's Church.

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Galway
Belfast
3 hrs 40 min

Travel across Ireland while comfortably seated in a private car and let our professional driver take care of the journey, during which you will traverse some undoubtedly scenic landscapes and towns. 

Belfast

sixth destination
4 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Newgrange & Boyne Valley
Day tour
Day tour

After breakfast at your hotel, you check out, meet your guide/driver and continue your journey.

In approximately 3 hours you reach Newgrange (or Brú na Bóinne in Irish) & Boyne Valley. Newgrange is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a prehistoric circular mound, built during the Neolithic period, around 3200 BC, making it older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids.

Then you proceed to explore the other highlights of the Boyne Valley: the Monasterboice, remains of an early Christian monastic settlement, the Mellifont Abbey, which is one of the first Cistercian abbeys in Ireland, and the Hill of Tara, an ancient coronation site for Irish High Kings and the seat of the High King of Ireland where the Druid forefather ruled supremely before the arrival of Christianity.

After the tour, your guide/driver transfers you to the centrally located hotel in Belfast for check-in.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 9
Belfast City Tour & Titanic Museum
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

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.

The highlight of your day is a visit to the famous Titanic Museum that is situated where the actual liner was built!

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

Breakfast is included.

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Day 10
Giant's Causeway & Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
Day tour
Day tour
Tasting
Tasting

After breakfast get ready for an exciting day trip! Together with your guide/driver set forth to the unique and mysterious rock formations - the Giant's Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Upon arrival, you have some free time to explore Giant's Boot, Wishing Chair, The Camel and Shepherds' Steps and some time for the Visitor Center.

You then make a stop at the famous Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge - the exhilarating crossing that connects the mainland to Carrick-a-Rede Island. You can take a walk across it (own expense) and try hard not to look down at the 100-feet (30-meter) drop!

Today you also visit the world's oldest whiskey distillery, Old Bushmills Distillery, where you tour a working distillery with all the associated sights and smells and have a tasting.

Then you proceed to the Dark Hedges road - Northern Irish filming location that was used in the award-winning 'Game of Thrones'.

After the tour, you return to your hotel in Belfast and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast and a tasting are included.

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Day 11
Departure from Belfast or Dublin
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your amazing Irish adventure! After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your driver takes you to the airport for your departure flight. You may choose to depart from Belfast airport (40-minute drive from your hotel) or, at an extra charge, from Dublin airport (2-hour drive from your hotel).

We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Belfast

Nestled in the extraterrestrial surroundings of wild Irish nature, Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland which represents a vivid mix of history, art, and exceptional landscapes.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation in top-pick centrally located 4 or 5-star hotels in Dublin, Cork, Killarney, Limerick, Galway and Belfast;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Private airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Irish Dance Night show with 3-course dinner, Jameson Distillery tour, Cliffs of Moher Cruise, Bushmills Distillery tour;
  • Professional English speaking tour guide / driver;
  • Entrance tickets to: Trinity College Library, Blarney Castle, Rock of Cashel, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Cliffs of Moher Visitors Centre, Newgrange, Titanic Museum, Giant's Causeway Visitor Center; 
  • All taxes and fees;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Two guided city tours of Belfast and Dublin
  • A show of traditional Irish music, dance and dinner
  • A tour of the Dingle Peninsula
  • One hour Cliffs of Moher cruise
  • A visit to the Jameson Distillery
  • A tour of Giant's Causeway (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

What To Know

  • The currency used by default in Ireland is Euro. Although in Northern Ireland, you will need Pound Sterling as it is part of the UK. To be on the safe side, make sure to withdraw some cash from the ATM beforehand
  • Tips to guides and drivers in Ireland and Northern Ireland are up to your discretion. However, if you really enjoyed the service, a symbolic tip of no more than $10 will be appreciated
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