11096 B Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 800 576 1784
LUXURY VACATION - Departs daily - 8 days/7 nights package visiting Dublin, Belfast, Antrim, Derry, Donegal, Roscommon & Kildare. Includes deluxe accommodation with breakfast daily, 4 dinners, private arrival and departure transfers, a private English-speaking driver-guide, walking tours of Dublin & Derry, a scenic train journey from Coleraine to Derry, a black cab tour of Belfast, and entrance fees.
You will be greeted and transferred to your hotel by our local representative. This evening enjoy a welcome drink and tour briefing at your hotel.
This morning you will meet with a local guide and enjoy a walking tour of the city center. During your tour you will see Trinity College, House of Parliament, City Hall, Dublin Castle, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Christ Church Cathedral, and the Temple Bar area. A visit to the Guinness Storehouse will conclude your program. Your accommodation will be at Clontarf Castle or Fitzpatrick Castle. (B)
Optional tours include Connoisseur Experience at the Guinness Storehouse and Irish Food Trail. Extra supplement applies.
This morning you will depart your hotel in Dublin and travel to Belfast. Join a Black Cab Tour for 90 minutes and experience a political History Tour of West Belfast's Murals telling the story of the Troubles. You will continue with a visit to the Titanic Museum, which recreates the story of the world's most famous ship right beside the historic site of the original ship's construction. Your accommodation will be at the Ballygally Castle in Antrim. (B,D)
Today travel towards the northern coast to reach the Giant's Causeway, a truly awe-inspiring rock formation consisting of 40,000 basalt polygonal columns formed 60 million years ago. After visiting this UNESCO World Heritage site continue to Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, which connects a small island to the mainland. Take the train from Coleraine to Derry along the Causeway Coast and enjoy beautiful scenery. Your accommodation will be at the Beech Hill Country House Hotel.
This morning you will be transferred to Donegal to visit the scenic Glenveagh National Park and its castle, which has one of the finest gardens in Ireland. You will continue to the Stone Fort of Grianan an Aileach, which sits on a hilltop in Inishowen County Donegal. Return to your hotel and enjoy an evening at leisure. (B)
Join your local guide in the morning for a walking tour of the Walled City of Derry. En-route to Roscommon you will enjoy a visit to the Belleek Pottery followed by tea and scones. As you walk through the museum you will experience the journey through the history of the Pottery. Your accommodation will be at the Kilronan Castle in Roscommon. (B,D)
Your first visit will be to the Kilbeggan Distillery to discover how Irish whiskey was made and has evolved over hundreds of years. A guided tour follows the process of making triple distilled Irish Whiskey, from the grinding of the grain to the casking of the final product. You will continue on to Kildare and isit the rishi National Stud established in 1946 & Japanese Gardens. Your accommodation will be at the Barberstown Castle in Kildare. (B,D)
You will be transferred to Dublin Airport for your return flight home. (B)