Ancient Ireland Escorted Motorcoach Tour


This tour is available for groups only at this time.

For those with limited time to spend in Ireland, we bring you the 6-day/4-Night Ancient Ireland Tour. A breathtaking shorter tour that brings you the best of scenice and Ancient Ireland! This is a great tour to combined a self-drive tour to extend your stay and make it a vacation of a lifetime.

Your New Ancient Ireland tour includes:

  • First Class and Superior First Class hotels throughout.
  • Full Irish breakfast daily, except day of arrival.
  • Dinner daily.
  • Full sightseeing by Deluxe Touring Motorcoach.
  • Professional Irish driver/guide to escort you throughout.
  • Visit to Killybegs and the Irish tweed areas of Ardara and Glenties, Achill Island, Cong and Gaelic speaking Connemara.
  • Porterage of one (1) suitcase per person.
  • Tips and taxes in Ireland. Gratuities to the driver/guide not included.
  • Celtic Tours flight bag and portfolio of travel documents.
Airfare: Air is not included in the package price. Celtic Tours offers a wide range for air options. Visit for the latest airfare from your home city.

Did you know!
Shannon is the first airport in the world, outside of the Americas, to offer Full US Preclearance facilities to passengers travelling to the USA.

This new upgraded service allows US bound passengers to undertake all immigration, customs and agriculture inspections at Shannon prior to departure, making your arrival in the US easier and faster.

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Your Celtic Tours World Vacations Itinerary:

Day 01, Saturday: U.S. to Ireland. Depart U.S. for overnight flight to Ireland. Dinner is served on board.

Day 02, Sunday: Shannon - Mayo. Morning arrival at Shannon Airport. Having cleared Irish customs we are greeted by our Celtic Tours driver/guide. Transfers from Shannon Airport to our hotel in Castlebar. Check into our hotel, with free time to rest. Afternoon 2-hour local sightseeing tour. Dinner and overnight in Castlebar.

Day 03, Monday: Castlebar - Achill Island - Donegal. After breakfast we commence our days touring which will be spent discovering the beauties of County Mayo. We drive from Castlebar, along wide Clew Bay to Mulranny and still further west to Achill Island. Achill is linked to the mainland by a bridge, making this lovely spot accessible to tourist and Irish holiday-maker alike. Enjoy spectacular views of the wide Atlantic, Clew Bay and Blacksod Bay. Continue on to Bundoran in Co. Donegal for dinner and overnight.

Day 04, Tuesday: Donegal Tour. Today we enjoy a scenic tour of Donegal, famous for Irish tweed. We travel via Donegal Town and along Donegal Bay to the small fishing village of Killybegs. Continue north via Ardara and Glenties before returning to our hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 05, Wednesday: Bundoran - Cong - Connemara - Ennis. Morning departure from Bundoran. We travel via Cong and Ashford Castle. The classic movie, The Quiet Man, was made in this area. Continue on via Maam Cross to scenic Connemara and along Galway Bay to County Clare and the lovely village of Killaloe, overlooking the Shannon River and Lough Derg. Dinner and overnight in Killaloe.

Day 06, Thursday: Killaloe - Shannon Airport - U.S. Morning transfer to Shannon Airport for our return flight home. Ample time allowed for last minute duty free shopping. Arrive home the same day.


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This package is not available for online booking at this time. To book, please call Celtic Tours at 1-800-833-4373.

This tour is now only being offered for interested Groups only (parties of 15 or more).

Please contact our group department at 1-800-833-4373 if you have an interested group.

For those looking for tours Jan-April, please see our Heart of Ireland , our Irish Harmony or our Irish Rambler tours.

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