2017 Irish Rose - Premier Escorted Motorcoach Tour

Highlights

Premier Escorted Motorcoach Tour

Our 2017 Irish Rose tour offers a fantastic new itinerary, spending two (2) nights each in Belfast, Donegal, Galway, and Killarney. Relax as you tour Ireland taking in breathtaking scenery, historic sites, and great food, with six (6) dinners included! Your Irish Rose Tour brings you the best of Ireland with a relaxed and inclusive itinerary.

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Tour Highlights

  • Fourteen (14) meals with eight (8) breakfasts and six (6) hotel dinners.
  • Top sights with visits to: Belfast, Donegal, Galway, Connemara and Killarney.
  • New and relaxed itinerary - stay two (2) nights in each location!
  • Guaranteed Departures (as noted).

Irish Rose Tour Includes

  • Excellent hotels - eight (8) nights of first class and superior first class hotels throughout.
  • Full Irish breakfast daily, except day of arrival.
  • Six (6) hotel dinners.
  • Full sightseeing by deluxe touring motorcoach.
  • Professional Irish driver/guide to escort you throughout.
  • Panoramic city tours of Belfast and Derry.
  • Scenic drives of Donegal, Galway Bay and Ring of Kerry.
  • Cruise in Galway.
  • Visits to: Giant's Causeway and Museum, Titanic Belfast, Glenveagh Castle and Gardens, Slieve League Cliffs with minibus transfers, Belleek Showroom and Cliffs of Moher.
  • 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.

Additional Savings

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Itinerary

Day 01, Friday: Overnight flight to Ireland

Depart the U.S. for your overnight flight to Ireland (purchased separately). Dinner is served on board.

Day 02, Saturday: Dublin - Belfast

Morning arrival at Dublin Airport. Dublin Airport arrivals can avail of two transfer times, 8:15 am and 10:30 am, for departure to our Belfast Hotel. Belfast arrivals are provided transfers up to 11:30 am. From Dublin Airport we depart and travel the short journey north via Dundalk to Belfast. Check in at our hotel with free time to relax. From Belfast airport, it is a leisurely start to the day with time to rest. This afternoon, take in a panoramic city tour of Belfast. We return to the hotel for dinner. Your evening is free to explore the city on your own before a relaxing overnight stay in Belfast.

Day 03, Sunday: Belfast - Giant's Causeway - Titanic Museum

Today we enjoy a scenic tour of the Antrim Coast and visit the Giant's Causeway and Museum. Marvel at the volcanic columns formed over 60 million years ago and hear the ancient fables of the Causeway. We return to Belfast where we visit Titanic Belfast. Extending over nine galleries, this multi-dimensional exhibit draws together special effects, full-scale reconstructions and innovative interactive features to explore the Titanic Story in a fresh and insightful way. Learn of her conception in Belfast in the early 1900's, through her construction and launch, to her infamous maiden voyage and catastrophic demise. Return to our hotel where the evening is free to experience more of Belfast. Enjoy your overnight stay in Belfast.

Day 04, Monday: Belfast - Derry - Glenveagh - Donegal

This morning, we depart Belfast and travel west via Dungiven and the Sperrin Mountains to Derry City. Enjoy a panoramic city tour of Derry, including free time to explore independently. Departing Derry, we travel via Bridgend to Glenveagh for a visit to Glenveagh Castle & Gardens in the National Park. Continue on to our nearby Donegal hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 05, Tuesday: Atlantic Coast - Dungloe - Glenties

Today we travel along the scenic Atlantic drive via Brinlack, Derrbeg, and Bunbeg, voyaging south to Dungloe and Glenties. Crossing by the Blue Stack Mountains, we return to our hotel for dinner and overnight stay in County Donegal.

Day 06, Wednesday: Donegal - Killybegs - Slieve League -Belleek - Sligo - Galway

We travel south along Donegal Bay to Killybegs and the Slieve League Cliffs. Here we enjoy a minibus transfer to the cliffs, where we delight in the 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, the final resting place of William Butler Yeats, to Galway, for dinner and overnight.

Day 07, Thursday: Galway - Cruise - Connemara

This morning we enjoy a 90-minute scenic cruise. Travel via the majestic River Corrib on to Lough Corrib, Ireland's second largest lake. This vantage point offers unsurpassed views that make this the most spectacular waterway in Ireland. Our cruise takes us past castles and sites of historical and cultural interest. Next, we travel to scenic Connemara. Enjoy the spectacular vistas before turning inland at Spiddal and on to Moycullan. We return to our Galway Hotel where we have the remainder of the day and evening free to explore on our own before a relaxing overnight stay in Galway.

Day 08, Friday: Galway - Cliffs of Moher - Adare - Killarney

Depart Galway and travel south via the Majestic Cliffs of Moher, which rise 700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean. Continue south via the old world village of Adare to Killarney for dinner and overnight.

Day 09, Saturday: 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 its traditional 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 before we circle back to Killarney for dinner and overnight.

Day 10, Sunday: Killarney - Shannon

Early morning departure from Killarney to Shannon Airport. Arrive home the same day.

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Pricing

Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply. When a triple room is booked, a reduction will apply.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches
  • Tips to driver/guide
  • Airfare

Additional Savings

NEW LOWER PRICING ON THIS TOUR FAVORITE: USE PROMO CODE: ROSE300 AND SAVE $600 PER COUPLE!

Cannot be combined with other savings/sales/discounts or promotions. Valid on new bookings.

Airfare

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 be 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 eleven (11) month from date of departure.

Departures & Transfers

Departure date is the date one would depart from the US. Tour begins in Ireland one day later.

Group transfer included from Dublin or Belfast Airports at after the arrival of all international flights for the passengers that book airfare with Celtic Tours. All passengers can avail of our group transfers provided they are available at the time our transfers are scheduled. Celtic Tours does not charge for these transfers.

Transfers are available from Dublin Airport at 8:15 am and 10:30 am for passengers who book air with Celtic Tours. Belfast arrivals are provided transfers up to 11:30 am. These transfers are included at no additional cost for passengers who book their airfare with Celtic Tours. Passengers who do not book air with Celtic Tours may utilize the above transfers as long as they are available at same time as the group transfer and flight information is received no later than 65 days from date of departure. The tour ends at Shannon Airport all passengers with an early morning transfer from Killarney.

Additional Savings

NEW LOWER PRICING ON THIS TOUR FAVORITE: USE PROMO CODE: ROSE300 AND SAVE $600 PER COUPLE!

Cannot be combined with other savings/sales/discounts or promotions. Valid on new bookings.

 
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