An Irish Adventure

The itinerary below was designed for an alumni group to include a balance of all the different and fascinating aspects of Irish culture. These range from castles to early Christian sites, a literature walk to a real Irish ceilidh, with visits to the Guinness Brewery and Waterford Crystal Factory as well. All this and the tour also includes the beautiful countryside and a little free time here and there to recharge the batteries.

Day IN FLIGHT

Depart USA en route for Dublin

Day 2 ARRIVE IN DUBLIN (2 NIGHTS)
You will be met at the airport by your guide and transferred to your hotel. Thereafter your guide will be available to assist with any initial sightseeing or orientation.

Day 3 DUBLIN
Panoramic Tour of Dublin, Trinity College Library (Book of Kells), Dublin Literary Walk or Guinness Brewery Tour

Day 4 DUBLIN – GLENDALOUGH – WATERFORD (1 NIGHT)
Glendalough, Waterford Crystal Factory and Shop

Day 5 WATERFORD – CASHEL – BLARNEY – KILLARNEY (3 NIGHTS)
Rock of Cashel, Blarney Castle

Day 6 MUCKROSS HOUSE
Muckross House
Afternoon free in Killarney for hiking or taking a jaunting car up to the Gap of Dunloe or perhaps just browsing in Killarney.

Day 7 RING OF KERRY
Ring of Kerry

Day 8 KILLARNEY – CRAGGAUNOWEN – GALWAY – ENNIS (2 NIGHTS)
Craggaunowen Project,
Free time to explore Galway

Day 9 CLIFFS OF MOHER – BUNRATTY CASTLE
Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle Folk Park
Final evening Medieval Banquet or Traditional Irish Ceilidh

Day 10 DEPARTURE FROM SHANNON
Transfer to Shannon airport for flight back to the USA

This is a suggested itinerary to provoke discussion. Please ask us to make any amendments that you wish so that we may offer you a tour to meet your group's needs exactly.