Custom Chauffeur Drive
Take the guess work out of driving and leave it up to your own personal driver/guide while in Ireland. From 2 to 200, Celtic Tours will customize your Ireland vacation for you and provide you with the best driver/guides in the business.
Here is a sample itinerary, based on top hotels and the services of a private driver, but we can customize to suit your needs!
Day 01: U.S. to Ireland. Depart the U.S. for your overnight flight to Ireland. Dinner is served shortly after take-off. (Flight is not included here, but Celtic Tours can book your flights as needed).
Day 02: Independent Dublin. Morning arrival at Dublin Airport, where, after clearing Irish customs, meet your private transfer that will take you from the airport to your awaiting hotel, where we have arranged an early check-in, to allow you to rest and relax from your overnight flight. Later today, enjoy your hop-on hop-off Dublin bus tour that has 24 convenient stops at Dublin’s top historic and cultural sites. Tonight why not enjoy one of the many restaurants the capital city has to offer. Celtic Tours is delighted to make recommendations or arrange a night of dinner and entertainment for your in Dublin this evening.
Day 03: Dublin - Waterford. After a hearty Irish breakfast, check-out of your Dublin hotel, where you are met by your private chauffeur that will be your guide through some of the best parts of Ireland. Today make your way to the Viking city of Waterford. On-route, why not stop at the monastic home of St. Kevin, Glendalough. A beautiful drive through the Wicklow mountains
before making your way via Avoca, Arklow and Enniscorthy before arriving in Waterford. Your evening is free to enjoy Waterford.
Day 04: Waterford - Blarney - Cobh - Killarney. We depart Waterford, and travel via Cobh, the last port of call for the Titanic, then onto Blarney where we pause for a lunch break. Why not check out Blarney Castle and kiss the
famed Blarney Stone, said to bestow eloquence on all who dare. Afternoon arrival in Killarney where you have the remainder of the day free to enjoy Killarney with lots of shopping, pubs and restaurants to choose from. Overnight in Killarney.
Day 05: Killarney - Ring of Kerry. We depart on one of Ireland’s most popular and beautiful drives, the Ring of Kerry. Traveling from Killarney, we come to the town of Killorglin, famous for “Puck Fair,” and from here we commence the ring tour. Our drive is along the coastline of the broad Iveragh Peninsula, through the towns of Glenbeigh, Cahirciveen, Waterville and Sneem. The scenery is spectacular as wind-swept cliffs, still lakes, lost
valleys and rocky mountains blend in awesome beauty. Back to Killarney for overnight with dinner on your own.
Day 06: Killarney - Galway. A fantastic day from Killarney to Galway as our drive takes us to the beautiful and majestic Cliffs of Moher, which rise 700 feet above sea level. We continue onto the city of Tribes, Galway, where
we enjoy the next 2-nights in this energetic city.
Day 07: Touring Connemara. A scenic drive today in the beautiful Connemara Region. Excellent scenic views of Galway Bay before turning inland at Spiddal and on to Moycullan. We return to Galway, where we have the
afternoon free to roam this historic city, browse the stores or relax.
Day 08: Galway - Limerick. A leisurely departure from Galway, stopping in Ennis for a bit of lunch before making our way to Limerick, where we will spend our last evening and bid
farewell to our driver. Tonight enjoy this vibrant
riverside city with excellent shops, pubs and restaurants to take in. Overnight in Limerick.
Day 09: Limerick - Shannon. After breakfast, your private transfer arrives to collect you and take you to Shannon Airport for your return flight home, where you bid farewell to Ireland, until you return home again.
The above is a suggested itinerary - we can customize an itinerary to suit your needs. The above itineray and rates here are based on 8 passengers traveling with 4 twin/double rooms - based on the following hotels;
Dublin: Stephens Green Hotel (1nt + early check-in)
Waterford: Dooley's Hotel (1 nt)
Killarney: Killarney Plaza Hotel (2 nts)
Park House Hotel (2 nts)
Limerick: Absolute Hotel (1 nt)
Celtic Tours provides detailed itineraries with your documents, however, touring is flexible and can be adjusted when touring. Admissions, lunches and dinners are not included in rates, but can be quoted as needed.
Custom Chauffeur Drive
Based on 8 passengers / 4 rooms
April 2015 $1819 per person
May 1 - Oct 13, 2015 $2169
Oct 14-Oct 31, 2015 $1969
Single room is additional