IRELAND, THE ‘CLASSIC’ TOUR
“IDEAL FOR THE FIRST TIME VISITOR, THIS TOUR COVERS ALL OF IRELAND’S HIGHLIGHTS”
7 NIGHT PRE BOOKED TOUR

 

DAY 1 – DUBLIN ARRIVAL
Arrive at Dublin Airport today, pick up your hire car &
transfer to your hotel.
According to the time of arrival, enjoy a tour of the
highlights of Dublin, which could include a visit to
Trinity College to view the beautifully illuminated Book
of Kells and the National Museum of Ireland (entry free
of charge).
Overnight: Dublin area (B&B, Hotel or Manor House)

DAY 2 – DUBLIN TO GALWAY
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Dublin today. You could
visit St-Patrick’s Cathedral, Ireland’s largest church,
where Jonathan Swift, author of “Gulliver’s Travels”
was once Dean. Stop off at the Old Jameson Distillery
(option), situated in the old markets area of the city,
Smithfield.
An audio-visual tour explains the process by which
whisky is made and this is followed by a whisky tasting
by all in the “Ball o’ Malt Bar”. A special tasting is
organised to compare the most popular Irish whiskies
with bourbon and scotch whisky. This afternoon
depart Dublin for your next stop, County Galway.
Overnight: Galway area (B&B, Hotel or Manor House)

DAY 3 - CONNEMARA
Spend today exploring the country of the “Quiet
Man” and “The Purple Taxi”-Connemara, an area full of
contrast, Granite Mountains populated only by sheep
with hundreds of lakes forming a fisherman’s
Paradise. Its stone walls, small farms, thatched
cottages in isolated splendour with its heather
covered hills create an unforgettable scene for all its
visitors.
The route takes us from Galway to the lake dotted
centre of Connemara at Maam Cross. The road
continues through the colourful town of Clifden
and on through the Irish speaking low-lying part of
Southern Connemara with its countless beautiful
lakes.
Overnight: Galway area (B&B, Hotel or Manor House)

DAY 4 – GALWAY TO KERRY
Depart for Kerry this morning, and travel through the
heart of County Clare - the Burren Region.
The Burren is a geological paradise boasting over
2,000 plants and many rare flowers. Continue along
the coast of Clare to view the spectacular Cliffs of
Moher (option) which form a 200m wall that plunges
into the Atlantic Ocean, from which you can see
from Galway Bay to Continue through the farming
countryside of Limerick to Kerry.
Overnight: Kerry area (B&B, Hotel or Manor House)

DAY 5 – RING OF KERRY
A superb tour of the Iveragh Peninsula (170 kms),
taking in spectacular scenery - mountains, peat bogs,
lakes and magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean as
one travel along the coast road. Leaving Killarney you
travel through Killorglin, famous for its Puck Fair, then
to Glenbeigh where the cliff road affords panoramic
views of the Dingle Peninsula and Dingle Bay.
Continue to Cahersiveen, the birth place of National
hero, Daniel O’Connell, drive through the peat bogs
to the sea town of Waterville.
Continue to Sneem Village, famous because of its
brightly coloured houses. The road continues with
superb views of the famous Lakes of Killarney.
Overnight: Kerry area (B&B, Hotel or Manor House)
DAY 6 – DINGLE PENINSULA & LIMERICK
Depart for a tour of the Dingle Peninsula, where
films such as “Ryan’s Daughter” and “Far and Away”
have been made. The Peninsula has an extraordinary
number of ring forts, high crosses and other ancient
monuments.
The area west of Dingle has the greatest concentration
of ancient sites in Kerry. This area is also a genuine
Irish-speaking area. The landscape here is dramatic
and there are striking views of the Blasket Islands from
Slea Head.
Overnight: Limerick area (B&B, Hotel or Manor House)

DAY 7 – LIMERICK TO DUBLIN
Return to Dublin and afternoon free to explore the city
or to do your last minute shopping.
Overnight: Dublin area (B&B, Hotel or Manor House)

DAY 8 – DUBLIN DEPARTURE
Travel to Dublin Airport for return flight home.

SUGGESTED VISITS:
Trinity College, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Old Jameson
Distillery, Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre

PRICE INCLUDES:
• 7 nights sharing a double/twin room at specified
properties (pre-booked accommodation)
• Room with private facilities
• 7 full Irish breakfasts
• Service charges & taxes at existing rates
• Heritage Island Touring Guide and Explorer
Coupon
Example Hotels (or similar):
• Dublin: Maldron Newlands Cross, 3*
• Galway: The Clybaun Hotel, 3*
• Kerry: Brandon Hotel, 3*
• Limerick: Limerick City Hotel, 3*
Example Manor Houses (or similar):
• Dublin: Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, 4*
• Galway: Ross Lake Hotel, 4*
• Kerry: Parknasilla Resort Hotel, 4*
• Limerick: Dunraven Arms Hotel, 4*

Notes:
Please note the below child policy applies for all accommodation
Under 2 years old: The accommodation is free of charge
From 2 to 11: The child rate applies when sharing with 2 full paying adults
to a maximum of 2 children in the room. A child sharing with a single adult
Is charged the normal rate.
From 12 years old: Full adult charge applies
Please advise all clients that they should check in to their hotel/bed &
breakfast accommodation no later than 6pm. If clients are going to be
later than 6pm, they should call their accommodation and advise of their
estimated check in time. Failure to do so may result in their reservation
being cancelled and rooms released.

PRICES

LOW SEASON SHOULDER SEASON MID SEASON HIGH SEASON
 01 JAN- 31 MAR

01 NOV- 14 DEC

APRIL & OCT 01 MAY –

10 JUL

21 AUG – 30 SEP

11 JUL – 20 AUG
DOUBLE TBA TBA $TBA $TBA
SINGLE $TBA $TBA $TBA $TBA
TRIPLE $TBA $TBA $TBA $TBA
CHILD RATE* based on 1 child 3-12 years sharing with 2 adults $TBA $TBA $TBA $TBA