Premier Escorted Motorcoach Tour
Our most popular escorted
motorocoach tour continues to offer the best value. Choose this 13-day tour and
experience the best of Ireland! Enjoy Dublin, Belfast, Donegal, Galway,
Limerick, Killarney, Waterford and more! Your Celtic Dream is an exciting
itinerary with no hidden extras!
Celtic Dream - Escorted Tour Highlights
- 21 Meals -
Breakfast and Dinner
- Top Sights -
with visits to Dublin, Belfast, Donegal, Galway, Limerick, Adare, Killarney,
Blarney, Cobh and Waterford.
- Relaxed and
updated itinerary for 2014
- Top Hotels
- No Hidden
Celtic Dream - Escorted
Excellent Hotels - with First Class and Superior First Class hotels
Full Irish breakfast daily, except day of arrival
Dinner each evening except for one night in Dublin, including a traditional
medieval castle banquet and traditional Irish entertainment and dinner in
Full sightseeing by Deluxe Touring Motorcoach
Professional Irish driver/guide to escort you throughout
Visit to Rathbaun Farm to see an actual working farm, including coffee/tea
and Irish Farmhouse scones
Panoramic city tours of Dublin, Belfast and Derry/Londonderry
Scenic drive along the Ring of Kerry and in Donegal
Visits to: Whitefriar Church, Trinity College, Monasterboice, Titanic
Belfast, Giant’s Causeway, Glenveagh Castle, Slieve League Cliffs, Belleek
China Showroom, Rathbaun Farms, Cliffs of Moher, Cobh, Guinness Brewery
Storehouse and Jameson Whiskey Distillery tour
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
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2014 Celtic Dream!
*Note: Early Bird Discounts Available on select departures and is limited to
the first 10 passengers. It is on a first come first serve basis, and is no
longer available when sold out - or within 120+ days from date of departure.
Day 01: Overnight flight to Ireland.
Depart the U.S. for your overnight
flight to Ireland. Dinner is served on board.
Day 02: Dublin and Dublin Sightseeing.
Morning arrival at Dublin Airport. Having
cleared Irish customs, we are greeted by our Celtic Tours driver/
guide. Transfers from Dublin Airport to our hotel are available at
approximately 7:30 am and 10:30 am. Free time to rest and relax,
before enjoying a 2 hour local tour of Dublin. We depart our Dublin
hotel at 1:15 pm for a panoramic tour of Dublin which includes
a stop at Whitefriars Church, which holds the remains of St.
Valentine. Then onto Trinity College to view the 8th Century Book
of Kells. We are then free to enjoy Dublin on our own. Overnight in
Day 03: Dublin - Monasterboice - Titanic - Belfast. After a hearty breakfast, we have a morning departure
from our Dublin hotel. We travel north to County Louth and
the ancient monastic settlement of Monasterboice. Founded in
the 5th Century, the settlement contains a notable collection of
ruins, with two churches, round towers, three historic sculptured
crosses, early grave slabs and a sundial. We continue north to
Belfast with a short lunch break en-route. Arriving in Belfast we
enjoy a panoramic city tour before making our way to the famed
shipyards where the Titanic was built. We visit Titanic Belfast,
extending over nine galleries. This multi-dimensional exhibit draws
together special effects, dark rides, full-scale reconstructions and
innovative interactive features to explore the Titanic story in a
fresh and insightful way; from her conception in Belfast in the
early 1900’s, through her construction and launch, to her infamous
maiden voyage and catastrophic demise. The journey goes beyond
the aftermath of the sinking, to the discovery of the wreck and
continues into the present day with a live undersea exploration
centre. Plus see areas of the famous ship that have been rebuilt,
including the dining room and the famed staircase. Check-in to our
nearby Belfast hotel for dinner and overnight Belfast.
Day 04: North Antrim Coast - Giants Causeway - Derry - Donegal.
After breakfast, we depart Belfast for a scenic
tour along the north Antrim coast, where we visit the Giant’s
Causeway Museum and the Causeway with its volcanic columns,
formed over 60 million years ago. Leaving the Giants Causeway
we travel via the
historic city of Derry
for a panoramic
tour. We continue on
in County Donegal
for dinner and
Day 05: Glenveagh Castle - Atlantic Coast - Dungloe - Glenties.Today we enjoy a
tour of Glenveagh Castle and Gardens. Continue on a scenic
Atlantic drive via Brinlack, Derrybeg, Bunbeg and south to
Dungloe and Glenties. Crossing by the Blue Stack mountains,
we return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 06: Donegal - Killybegs - Slieve League - Belleek - Sligo - Galway.
Departing our hotel we travel south
along Donegal Bay to Killybegs and Slieve League cliffs. Here
we enjoy a minibus transfer to the cliffs, where we delight in
scenic views of Malin Bay and the Slieve League Cliffs that
look out across the Atlantic Ocean. Our tour continues south
to Belleek, where we pause a while to visit the famed Belleek
China showroom. Continue south via Sligo, birthplace of
William Butler Yeats, to Galway City for dinner and overnight.
Day 07: Galway.
Morning sightseeing in the
scenic wilds of Connemara. 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 at Galway Bay.
Dinner and overnight in Galway.
Day 08: Galway - Rathbaun Farms - Cliffs of Moher - Limerick.
Morning departure from Galway. We travel south to Rathbaun
Farms where we see a farming family carry out everyday
chores, including sheep shearing, watch the sheepdogs
maneuver the flock and enjoy some farmhouse scones with tea/coffee. Break in Doolin before continuing to the
majestic Cliffs of Moher, which rise 700 feet above the
Atlantic Ocean. Onwards to County Limerick and our hotel
for check-in. Tonight we enjoy a Medieval Castle banquet
dinner and entertainment and overnight in Limerick.
Day 09: Limerick - Adare - Killarney. Casual
departure from Limerick Hotel. We travel via the old world
village of Adare to Killarney. Afternoon is free in Killarney.
Dinner and overnight in Killarney.
Day 10: Killarney - Ring of Kerry.
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 dinner and overnight.
Day 11: Blarney - Cobh - Waterford.
Killarney, with a stop in Blarney, where we pause for
optional visits to Blarney Woollen Mills and Blarney Castle,
perhaps to kiss the famed Blarney Stone. Leaving Blarney
we travel the short distance to Cobh (Queenstown), the last
port of call for the Titanic. Onwards to Waterford for a visit
to House of Waterford, before checking into our Waterford
hotel. Dinner and overnight in Waterford.
Day 12: Waterford - Dublin Morning
departure from Waterford. We travel north via Kildare to
Dublin City and visit Guinness Storehouse and the Old
Jameson Whisky Distillery on arrival. We check into our
hotel, with the rest of the afternoon free in Dublin. This
evening we depart our hotel at 6:15 pm for a farewell
traditional Irish cabaret and dinner show in Dublin. Return
to tour hotel approximately 10:30 pm. Overnight in Dublin.
Day 13: Dublin - Tour Ends.
transfer to Dublin Airport for return flight home. Pick
up your last minute gifts at the duty free shops before
boarding your flight. You arrive home the same day.
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Your tour land price is based on two people sharing a
twin room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply. When
a triple room is booked, a reduction will apply.
Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you
will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available
airfare from your home city. The dates shown will the the start / end date of
your tour, however, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend
your stay as needed.
Our system will search for the best possible airfare
during your booking process. Note, airfare cannot be booked sooner than 11
month from date of departure.
Departure date is the date one would depart from the US.
Tour begins in Ireland one day leter. Free group transfers are offered from
Dublin at after the arrival of all international flights for the passengers
that book airfare with Celtic Tours. Passengers
that book air on their own may avail of these free transfers provided they
inform us of their flight information 35 days prior to departure and they
are available 30 minutes prior to airport departure. Tour ends approx 7:30
am at Dublin Airport.
Hotel Changes: Please note,
there are some hotel changes on the following departures:
May 08 departure --> Dublin (day
02): Ballsbridge Hotel
June 26 departure --> Dublin (day 02):
July 17 departure --> Galway - Galway Bay
July 10 and 24 departures --> Overnight in is
Clarmorris, Co. Mayo versus Galway - at the McWilliam Hotel
and Aug 07 departures --> Galway - Imperial Hotel
departure --> Dublin (day 02): Ballsbridge Hotel
departure --> Dublin (day 12): Ballsbridge Hotel
This tour does not include:
- Tips to driver/guide
Hotels featured on this tour