Tour Code: 8962P45
Duration: 6 days
This tour provides great sights and lots of off-the-beaten track adventure. Mix with the local characters that make this tour a truly brilliant insight into the beloved country, the people and the legends.
Day 1: Dublin-Golden vale-Dingle Peninsula
Begin the day with a visit to the Guinness Storehouse and a complimentary pint of Guinness. Then make your way to the midlands of Ireland. In the afternoon stop at Adare with its fabulous thatched cottages, on your first night you will stay in an old Irish pub, the Randy Leprechaun on the Dingle Peninsula, where you will receive a complimentary drink!
Day 2: Dingle Peninsula-Killarney
Take the short drive to Dingle, where you will visit its most famous resident, Fungie the Dolphin. Then it's off around Slea Head with amazing views, regarded as the most beautiful Peninsula in the world. Then it's back to Dingle where there is ample time for shopping and lunch. Complete your day with a visit to Inch, before continuing on to Killarney where you stay for the next 2 nights.
Day 3: Killarney-Ring of Kerry-Killarney
The day begins with a horse and cart ride through Killarney National Park (optional) or horseback ride through the park for the energetic and adventurous (optional). Next it's off on a journey around the Ring of Kerry. The afternoon is packed with many highlights including Moll's Gap, Ladies View, Leprechaun Crossing, Killarney National Park, Lakes of Killarney, Torc Waterfall, Muckross House and much more.
Day 4: Killarney-Blarney-Cobh-Cork
The day begins by crossing the Cork and Kerry mountains and heading for the world renowned Blarney Castle. Here you spend plenty of time (2hrs) visiting the Castle, and kissing the Blarney Stone endowing you with the gift of eloquent speech for 7 years. The next stop is Cork, your guide shall point out some of the city's highlights including Patrick Street and the beautiful River Lee before heading off to Cobh. See the Titanic monument in the town center, and visit the impressive St. Coleman's Cathedral. You will spend the night in Cork.
Day 5: Cork-Cliffs of Moher-Galway
The first stop will be a photo of the beautiful Bunratty Castle.Today's emphasis shall be the Wild Atlantic Way, including the breathtaking and world famous Cliffs of Moher. Rising over 700 ft in height, these cliffs are home to some of natures most majestic birds including puffins, gannets and many more. Doolin is the lunch stop before continuing onward to explore the geological marvel that is the Burren. The journey takes you along the West Coast of Clare, and Galway Bay before stopping at Corcomroe Abbey. Overnight in Galway.
Day 6: Galway-Connemara-Dublin
Depart Galway and visit Maam's Cross and the Maam Valley. Onwards then to Leenane and the spectacular Aasleagh Falls. Stop for some photos along with a walk along Ireland's only fjord, Killary Harbour. The lunch stop is the charming village of Cong. Have time to visit Cong Abbey before heading off on the short journey through the midlands back to Dublin.