Tour Code: 8962P43
Duration: 6 days
The 6 Day All Ireland tour is an amazing opportunity to take in all of the highlights in less than a week. Mix with the local characters who offer brilliant insight into our beloved country, our people, and our legends. Irish eyes shall smile as we greet you with the true beauty of the Emerald Isle, North & South.
You'll visit Belfast, Giant's Causeway, historic Derry, Co. Donegal, Co. Sligo, Connemara National Park, Galway, lunar Burren Region, Doolin village, Adare, Cliffs of Moher, Dingle Peninsula, Slea Head, Killarney, Blarney Castle (kiss the magical Blarney Stone) in Cork, Rock of Dunamase and much more!
Cead Mile Failte - A hundred thousand welcomes await!
Day 1: Dublin-Belfast
Depart Dublin and make the first stop at Monasterboice. You can take a world famous Black Taxi tour (own expense) to view the Peace Wall and political murals. Your driver will show you highlights of the city including City Hall, Queen's University, Albert's Clock, Botanic Gardens, and much more.
Day 2: Belfast - Giant’s Causeway - Derry - Letterkenny
We initially visit the Dark Hedges, made famous by Game of Thrones. Then it's the jackpot visit of the day - we will trace the footprints of Celtic Giants, walk the Giant's Causeway! This afternoon we’ll visit the city of Derry. Learn why the city is officially known as Londonderry and the story of the long bloody siege here in 1689. Your guide will take you down to the well known Bogside district, scene of the Bloody Sunday massacre in 1972.We’ll cross the border to nearby Co. Donegal where we’ll stop for the evening in Letterkenny.
Day 3: Letterkenny - Co. Sligo - Galway
The drive takes you through the beautiful counties of Donegal and Sligo, once home to Nobel Laureate poet W.B. Yeats. We visit his final resting place in Drumcliff Abbey. This afternoon we’ll arrive in Galway, City of the Tribes. Perhaps take a relaxing stroll along Salthill Promenade whilst the sun sets over Galway Bay.
Day 4: Galway-Killarney
You will have the wild Atlantic Ocean by your side as the tour cruises down the west coast. See the lunar landscape of the Burren, and visit the Cliffs of Moher, one of the most popular natural tourist destinations in Ireland. The last stop is the beautiful heritage town of Adare with its fabulous thatched cottages.
Day 5: Killarney-Dingle
Visit one of Ireland's longest beaches at Inch, and then take the short drive to Dingle. Visit Dingle's most famous resident, Fungi the Dolphin who you shall have time to visit in the early afternoon. Then it's off on a wonderful pleasant drive around Slea Head with amazing views of Sleeping Giant Island, the Blasket Islands, and Beehive Huts dating back to 2000 B.C. Then it's back to Dingle where there is ample time for shopping in traditional arts and crafts stores.
Day 6: Dingle-Dublin
The day begins by crossing the Cork and Kerry mountains and heading for the world renowned Blarney Castle. Spend plenty of time visiting the Castle, and kissing the Blarney Stone. You'll make your way up through the battle fields of Braveheart to Dublin for the grand finale.