A BIT OF NORTH AND SOUTH
AUGUST 18 – 29, 2020
$2,775.00 per person land only
TUE 18 Depart for overnight flight to Ireland. Meal served on board.
WED 19 Arrive in Dublin this morning and after clearing immigration and collecting our luggage we will be met by our driver/guide, Dave Yeates. Dave will escort us to our private motor coach and introduce you to Dublin. We will make a visit to Trinity College where you can view the 7th Century Book of Kells and the magnificent library. After our visit our rooms
should be ready to relax and freshen up before we meet for dinner this evening in our hotel. (D) Ashling Hotel, Dublin
THUR 20 After breakfast we will make the short drive to Glasnevin Cemetery for a tour with a local guide to learn a little bit of Irish History and its hero’s who are buried here. After our tour how about a pint next door at the Gravediggers Pub and some lunch. The remainder of the afternoon and evening are free to enjoy all that Dublin has to offer. (B) Ashling Hotel.
FRI 21 This morning we say so long to Dublin and begin our journey north with our first stop at the ancient tombs at Newgrange. After our visit and walk around we continue on to the capital city of Northern Ireland, Belfast. We’ll check into our hotel with time to relax or wander around before meeting for dinner in our hotel.. (B D) Europa Hotel, Belfast
SAT 22 This morning we will visit the Titanic Experience, a self guided tour showing you the building of the Titanic to its last moments. After the tour we have a very special surprise for you this afternoon. After our surprise it’s back to the hotel with the remainder of the evening free to check out the pubs and restaurants. (B) Europa Hotel, Belfast
SUN 23 We depart Belfast this morning and head north again to the very tip of the Island to visit the magnificent Giants Causeway. You can either walk or take the bus down to the bottom where you can explore this amazing site. After our visit it’s time for some whiskey. Just across the road is the Bushmills Distillery where we will enjoy a guided tour and a taste at the end. It’s then on to our final destination of the walled city of Derry. Tonight dinner is in our hotel. (B D) Maldron Hotel, Derry
MON 24 We begin our day with a walking tour of Derry with a local guide. Here
again you will learn of the troubles from it’s past and it’s hope for a great future. After our tour Dave will take us on a scenic drive up along the inishowen Peninsula. It’s then back to our hotel with the evening free. (B) Maldron Hotel, Derry
TUE 25 We leave Derry today and journey back into the Republic of Ireland to beautiful Donegal. Enjoy the scenery as we make our way to Crolly and Leo’s Tavern home of Enya and Clannad. Here we’ll enjoy a lunch before we continue on to Ardara and visit Triona Design Center where you can enjoy an Irish Coffee while doing some shopping and learn the trade of weaving the old fashioned way. It’s then on to our final destination of Donegal town to check into our hotel and enjoy the remainder of the afternoon and evening. Tonight we can walk up around the corner to the Reel Inn for some music. (B L) Abbey Hotel, Donegal
WED 26 So long Donegal as we start heading south to County Galway. We’ll make a short stop in Drumcliff, to the church and gravesite of W.B. Yeates. We continue on to the village of Cong, home of the film The Quiet Man, featuring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara. We’ll enjoy a walking tour of some of the movie sights and after the tour enjoy a little fun as you try to re-enact some of the scenes. It’s then on to Galway city to enjoy the rest of the afternoon and evening. (B) Jury’s Inn Galway
THU 27 No bus today. Sleep in and relax and enjoy this fantastic city at your leisure. This evening we will meet and go the very short journey to enjoy the BEST entertainment in all of Ireland. We will have tickets to Trad on the Prom. (B) Jury’s Inn Galway
FRI 28 We depart Galway this morning and head back east to Dublin with stops along the way. Tonight we will enjoy a farewell dinner in our hotel. Grand Hotel, Malahide (B&D)
SAT 29 Sadly our journey together has come to an end. Dave will get us to the airport in plenty of time to check in. For those with very early flights and not part of the group air, we will have to make other arrangements for you.
Cost: $2,775.00 per person sharing based on a minimum of 20 paying passengers. If we do not reach the minimum a slight price increase would be necessary or the tour may be cancelled. You will be notified 90 days prior.
Single Supplement : A single room is available for an additional $750.00 and we are limited to 6 single rooms. These are based on first come basis.
Includes: 10 nights accommodations at 3 & 4 star hotels, full breakfast each day except arrival day, 1 lunch, 4 dinners, private motor coach throughout with Board Failte Approved Driver/Guide, all taxes and surcharges, porterage of ONE suitcase and portfolio of tour documents.
Visits & Admissions to: Book of Kells, Glasnevin Cemetery, Pint at Gravediggers Pub, Newgrange, Surprise in Belfast, Titanic Experience, Giants Causeway, Bushmills Distillery, Walking tour of Derry, Scenic drive Inishowen Peninusla, Lunch at Leo’s Tavern, Irish Coffee at Triona Design, Quiet Man Walking Tour, Drumcliff – W.B. Yeates Grave, Trad on Prom Entertainment.
Not Included: Airfare, Trip Insurance and Tip to your driver. Insurance will be offered after deposit is received, group airfare will be offered from Orlando when it becomes available, however air can be booked from any city. We recommend to tip your driver €12 per day per person.
This itinerary is subject to change due to weather conditions or the discretion of Tours Galore or your driver. Price is based on estimated exchange rates and VAT (value added tax rate). Should a radical change occur a price adjustment could become necessary.
DEPOSIT: $500 is due to reserve your space. $100 becomes non-refundable prior to final payment being made and entire deposit is non–refundable after final payment is made.
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