2018 Kerry Royal Tour 9 days

This delightful 9 day tour focuses on the gems of the south & west of Ireland. You will visit the fishing ports of Dingle, travel the lush Tipperary valleys, tour the National Stud horse stud of Ireland, explore the capital city Dublin, then finish with an night of fun and lively Irish entertainment.

Tour Highlights

  • Bunratty
  • Limerick
  • Adare
  • Killarney
  • Tralee
  • Dingle Peninsula
  • Kenmare
  • Moll’s Gap
  • Ring of Kerry
  • Killarney
  • Blarney
  • Cork
  • Cahir Castle
  • Kilkenny
  • Waterford
  • Kildare
  • Dublin

Tour Inclusions

  • Transportation throughout by modern touring coach
  • Services of an experienced driver & local touring guide
  • 8 nights accommodation in first class hotels
  • All rooms ensuite
  • 8 full Irish breakfasts
  • 3 table d’hôte evening meals
  • Dinner and entertainment at Quill’s Farmhouse, Muckross Park
  • Farewell dinner and entertainment in Dublin
  • Admissions to: Kingdom of Kerry Museum, Cahir Castle, Dunbrody Famine Ship, Waterford Crystal Centre, Irish National Stud & Gardens
  • Jaunting car ride through Killarney
  • Visit the National Stud in Kildare - home to Ireland's finest thoroughbreds
  • Baggage handling charges

Itinerary


DAY 1

Arrive Dublin or Shannon

If you have purchased our Air & Land package you will be met on arrival and transferred from Dublin airport to the tour hotel in Shannonside. If not join us in the late afternoon / early evening and meet your travelling companions. An optional Traditional Irish Night in Bunratty Folk Park is on offer tonight.

Overnight—Bunratty Castle Hotel, Bunratty


DAY 2

Limerick & Adare

After breakfast we head for the Kingdom of Kerry. A tour of Limerick City is undertaken before travelling to Adare. We continue via Rathkeale and Abbeyfeale and arrive in the beautiful town of Killarney.

Dinner/Overnight—Dromhall Hotel, Killarney


DAY 3

Dingle Peninsula

This morning we visit the Kingdom of Kerry Museum in Tralee. Afterwards a tour of the Dingle Peninsula. We will visit the fishing port of Dingle and view the Blasket Islands as we round Slea Head. Enjoy views of the Lakes before returning to Killarney.

Overnight—Dromhall Hotel, Killarney


DAY 4

Kenmare & Killarney

We take the short drive to the heritage town of Kenmare this morning. We then travel the Ring of Kerry road back into Killarney thru’ Moll’s Gap and by Ladies View. This afternoon enjoy a jaunting car ride thru’ Killarney National Park. This evening you are invited to Quill’s Farmhouse for a traditional Irish dinner and entertainment.

Dinner/Overnight—Dromhall Hotel, Killarney


DAY 5

Blarney & Tipperary

Leaving Kerry we travel east to Blarney Castle. From Cork City we head to Tipperary with its lush, green landscape. We visit Cahir for a tour of one of Ireland’s best preserved castles and the town of Cashel, dominated by the spectacular Rock of Cashel, before arriving in medieval Kilkenny.

Dinner/Overnight—Ormonde Hotel, Kilkenny


DAY 6

Waterford & Kilkenny

Follow in the footsteps of a group of Famine emigrants as you board a replica of the sailing vessel Dunbrody at the quayside in New Ross. We continue to the city of Waterford, founded by the Vikings some 1,100 years ago and visit the new Waterford Crystal Centre before returning to Kilkenny for a leisurely afternoon.

Dinner/Overnight—Ormonde Hotel, Kilkenny


DAY 7

Curragh of Kildare

This morning we travel through the Curragh of Kildare for a guided tour of the Irish National Stud. You also visit the Horse Museum and the Japanese Gardens. A panoramic tour of Dublin is undertaken before arriving at your city hotel. This evening, a free night to explore the electric atmosphere in Dublin.

Overnight—Gresham Hotel, Dublin


DAY 8

Dublin's 'Fair City'

The full day is yours to explore Dublin's "Fair City." Check out the famous streets, squares, magnificent buildings and beautiful public parks & great shopping. Tonight, you will enjoy a farewell dinner with some lively Irish entertainment.

Dinner/Overnight—Gresham Hotel, Dublin


DAY 9

Tour Ends

Your tour ends after a final hearty Irish breakfast in your Dublin hotel.

ROOM TYPE DOUBLE TWIN TRIPLE SINGLE
Apr 16 $2049.00 $2049.00 $1999.00 $2649.00
Apr 23 $2049.00 $2049.00 $1999.00 $2649.00
Apr 30 $2099.00 $2099.00 $2049.00 $2699.00
May 7 $2099.00 $2099.00 $2049.00 $2699.00
May 9 $2099.00 $2099.00 $2049.00 $2699.00
May 11 $2099.00 $2099.00 $2049.00 $2699.00
May 14 $2099.00 $2099.00 $2049.00 $2699.00
May 16 $2099.00 $2099.00 $2049.00 $2699.00
May 18 $2099.00 $2099.00 $2049.00 $2699.00
May 21 $2149.00 $2149.00 $2099.00 $2749.00
May 23 $2149.00 $2149.00 $2099.00 $2749.00
May 25 $2149.00 $2149.00 $2099.00 $2749.00
May 28 $2149.00 $2149.00 $2099.00 $2749.00
May 30 $2149.00 $2149.00 $2099.00 $2749.00
Jun 1 $2149.00 $2149.00 $2099.00 $2749.00
Jun 4 $2149.00 $2149.00 $2099.00 $2749.00
Jun 6 $2149.00 $2149.00 $2099.00 $2749.00
Jun 8 $2149.00 $2149.00 $2099.00 $2749.00
Jun 11 $2149.00 $2149.00 $2099.00 $2749.00
Jun 15 $2149.00 $2149.00 $2099.00 $2749.00
Jun 18 $2149.00 $2149.00 $2099.00 $2749.00
Jun 22 $2149.00 $2149.00 $2099.00 $2749.00
Jun 25 $2149.00 $2149.00 $2099.00 $2749.00
Jun 29 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Jul 6 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Jul 13 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Jul 20 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Jul 27 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Aug 3 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Aug 10 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Aug 17 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Aug 24 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Aug 27 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Aug 31 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Sep 3 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Sep 7 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Sep 10 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Sep 12 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Sep 14 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Sep 17 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Sep 19 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Sep 21 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Sep 24 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Sep 26 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Sep 28 $2199.00 $2199.00 $2149.00 $2799.00
Oct 1 $2099.00 $2099.00 $2049.00 $2699.00
Oct 3 $2099.00 $2099.00 $2049.00 $2699.00
Oct 5 $2099.00 $2099.00 $2049.00 $2699.00
Oct 12 $2049.00 $2049.00 $1999.00 $2649.00
Oct 19 $2049.00 $2049.00 $1999.00 $2649.00

Prices are land-only per person in Canadian dollars
Arrival & departure transfers included for those who have air booked in conjunction with tour
Child rate 7-11 years sharing with 2 adults: $1299. All triples are on request.