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9-Day Wales, Ireland tour from Dublin

Tour Code: 726-1102
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9 Days 8 Nights

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Highlights: Visits to Salisbury, Bath, Tramore, Blarney, Killarney, Adare, Betws-y-Coed, Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon; orientation drives in Cardiff, Limerick, Dublin, Stonehenge and Salisbury Plain, Ring of Kerry and Lakes of Killarney, Snowdonia, Ironbridge

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    $1841 $1449 $1449 $1304.10
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    Express - dep date is within 21 days +$25 Year round
    • Price: All Prices are in USD. Prices are per person based upon shared twin room occupancy. All prices are based on current exchange rates and are subject to change without notice.
    • Child Rate: Young travelers aged 8-17 receive a 10% discount on the land price. We regret that we are unable to accept children less than 8 years old on these types of vacations.
    • No more than 3 passengers allowed in room 1.
    Day 1

    Dublin

    Today we will gather in Dublin. After checking in, guests are free to spend the rest of the day as they please.
    Standard Hotel: Dublin Regency or similar
    Day 2

    Dublin

    Start your day in the "Fair City" with an orientation drive along statue-lined O'Connell Street, elegant Georgian squares with their tall red brick townhouses, colorful doors, and wrought-iron decorated windows. Oscar Wilde's Trinity College and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Finally, guests are invited to an optional Irish cabaret evening including dinner, dance, song, and laughter.

    More» Ireland's most famous (and capital) city was originally a viking settlement. It is home to many landmarks and monument from across its colorful history, such as Dublin Castle, Trinity College, the Molly Malone statue, Mountjoy Square, and much more! «Less

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      More» The main street in the heart of Dublin, this street is lined by shops, cafes, and great architecture. The street is also home to many monuments, such as the Daniel O'Connell statue and the Parnell Monument. «Less
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      More» This research university is the most prestigious in Ireland. Established in 1592, it now educates over 16,000 students. Famous graduates include Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, and Bram Stoker. «Less
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      More» The largest church in all of Ireland is the National Cathedral and Collegiate Church of Saint Patrick at Dublin. The spire at its top juts 140 feet into the sky. It was built at the end of the 12th century. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Dublin Regency or similar
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 3

    Dublin - Ennis (311 km)

    Head for dairy farm country in the center of the "Emerald Isle". Stop in Galway, a popular seaside destination and a buzzing cosmopolitan center with colorful shops and a busy cafe and bar culture. Then, cross the glacial-era limestone plateau of The Burren to visit the spectacular 668-foot Cliffs of Moher before heading for Ennis, county town of Clare. Tonight's optional opportunity: a medieval banquet at Knappogue Castle.

    More» This gorgeous Irish city is a quintessential example of the marriage between modern and historic. One of the most-loved tourist spots in the world, its sights include Lynch's Castle, St. Nicholas' Church, museums, theaters, and so much more. «Less

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      More» These amazing cliffs on the western side of Ireland attract 1 million visitors every year with their dramatic beauty. Jutting up to 700 feet out of the Atlantic Ocean, they allow visitors to see far up and down the coastline. «Less

    Standard Hotel: Auburn Lodge or similar
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 4

    Ennis - Killarney (149 km)

    Stop for photos in Adare, one of Ireland's prettiest villages, beautifully set in woods along the Maigue River, and with thatched cottages lining its wide main street. In County Kerry, join the road known as the RING OF KERRY for a 100-mile coastal panoramic drive. Focus your camera on sparkling seascapes, mountains dotted with brightly colored farmhouses, winding lanes bordered with subtropical vegetation, and views of the Lakes of Killarney from Ladies View. Later, discover Killarney, a town full of history, heritage, and world-class hospitality. A special optional adventure awaits: take a horse-drawn jaunting car along the national park lakeshore for pictures of Ross Castle.

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      More» The Ring of Kerry is a 111-mile tourist drive through the county of Kerry in the Republic of Ireland. It passes by many sightseeing spots, such as the Muckross House, Killarney National Park, Torc Waterfall, and much more. «Less
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      More» This Irish castle was built in the late 1400s by the O'Donoghue clan. It sits on Lough Leane and is the center of much Irish folklore and legend. From the late 17th century until the 19th, it was a military barracks. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Killarney Court or similar
    Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included
    Day 5

    Killarney - Blarney - Tramore (207 km)

    In the morning we will head to Cork, IE to see the famous Blarney Stone. Here guests will have free time to explore the castle and shop for handmade goods. After lunch, we will make our way to Tramore. Tonight, you might like to join an optional pub tour before dinner at your hotel.

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      More» According to local tradition, those who kiss the Blarney Stone will be bestowed with "the gift of gab," the ability to persuade others to see things your way without being insulting. Each year, thousands of people kiss the stone. «Less

    More» A seaside town in County Waterford on the southeast coast of Ireland. A small fishing village until the arrival of the railway in 1853, the town has continually expanded since. «Less

    Standard Hotel: Majestic or similar
    Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included
    Day 6

    Tramore - Cardiff (363 km)

    We willboard a ferry that will take us across St. George's Channel toSouth Wales. Today our tour will take us to the Welsh capital of Cardiff, UK. Here, we will see the city's major sights: Cardiff Castle, Millenium Stadium, and Cathays Park.

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      More» This centuries-old castle in the capital of Wales was built in the late eleventh century and has become a popular Welsh tourist attraction. In the mid-1800s, the interior of the castle was remodeled into a stunning examples of Gothic architecture. «Less
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      More» Cathays Park, also known as the Cardiff Civic Center, is the center of government in the Welsh capital city of Cardiff. In addition to historical and governmental buildings, there are two park, the Alexandria Gardens and the Gorsedd Gardens. «Less
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      More» Wales' national stadium in its capital of Cardiff is primarily used to host rugby matches for the national team, although it also does significant service as a soccer stadium. It is notable for having a fully retractable roof. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Cardiff North or similar
    Day 7

    Cardiff - Bath - Amesbury - London (340 km)

    Today we will travel to the town of Bath, UK in England, home of the famous Roman Baths. From there, we will head into the English countryside to visit the iconic Stonehenge and its new-and-improved visitor's center and museum. We will drive east to London for the night.

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      More» The Roman Baths is an exceptionally well-preserved bathhouse built around a natural hotspring in antiquity. The first bathhouse there was built in about 890 BC (before Roman rule), though the current building dates to about 65 AD. «Less

    More» This world-famous prehistoric monument dates to between 3000 and 2000 BC. It is a UNESCO National Historic Site and one of the most recognizable icons of Britain in the world. It is thought to have been a burial site. «Less

    Standard Hotel: Kensington Close or similar
    Day 8

    London

    Today is a free day in magnificent London, England. A tour guide is on hand to assist guests in setting up activities.

    More» The capital city of both England and the United Kingdom has been a focal point of Western civilization for centuries. This amazing city in the British Isles is famous for places like Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and Westminster Abbey. «Less

    Standard Hotel: Kensington Close or similar
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 9

    London

    After breakfast, we will conclude our tour.
    Breakfast: Included
    • Price Includes

    • Touring by private first-class motorcoach. Irish Sea crossings by day ferry
    • 8 Hotel breakfasts
    • 2 three-course dinners with choice of menus
    • 8 nights hotel accommodations
    • Local Guides for city sightseeing. Services of a professional Tour Director while touring(Level 2: semi-guided tour)
    • Price Excludes

    • Air fares
    • Airport transfer (Roundtrip: $50.00/person)
    • Optional tours, tips to guides, driver, and tour manager.
    • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, wines, water, beverages, food other than the table d'hote menu, passport and visa fees, insurance, airport taxes and fees, and foreign port taxes unless specifically indicated in the package inclusions
    • Additional Note

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    • If your departure date is within final payment date, we can only send your travel documents by Express Delivery.
    • OPTIONALS EXCURSIONS

      Please note: the optional excursions and prices are subject to change without prior notice.

      CITY: Dublin

      Guinness Storehouse and Supper
      A unique Dublin experience: a visit to the famous Guinness Storehouse with supper included.
      Approximate value: $51-$100 per person

      Traditional Irish Cabaret Evening
      A long established ever popular evening that brings together a wonderful mix of great Irish dancing, ballad singing and folk groups, and comedy. This is preceded by a three-course dinner, a drink of your choice, and an Irish coffee.
      Approximate value:$51-$100 per person

      CITY: Ennis

      Knappogue Castle Banquet
      At Knappogue Castle the costumed butler and ladies of the castle welcome you with a glass of mead before a four course dinner, including wine. Then embark on a musical medieval journey and an unforgettable evening.
      Approximate value: $51-$100 per person

      CITY: Killarney

      Jaunting Car Ride
      Unique to Killarney, a fun outing is to take a ride in a horse drawn jaunting car through the National Park to ancient Ross Castle.
      Approximate value: $50 or under per person

      CITY: Tramore

      Pub Evening
      For local Irish flavor, take a scenic drive to a traditional inn to meet the locals over two drinks of your choice.
      Approximate value: $50 or under per person

      CITY: Cardiff

      Welsh Evening
      Experience Welsh culture at its finest during this delightful evening of food, wine, and traditional entertainment.
      Approximate value: $51-$100 per person

      CITY: London

      Morning City Sightseeing
      Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes all the famous landmarks: the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben beside River Thames, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall¿s mounted horseguards and the Prime Minister¿s Downing Street, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. The highlight is a visit to ST. PAUL¿S CATHEDRAL, Sir Christopher Wren¿s masterpiece built between 1675 and 1708.
      Approximate value: $50 or under per person


      Windsor Castle
      Enjoy your guided visit to the Queen's favorite residence, the largest inhabited castle in the world. The highlight is the newly refurbished state rooms.
      Approximate value: $51-$100 per person


      A Taste of London
      Ideal for your arrival day, this guided evening excursion combines a traditional London pub experience with a relaxed, night-time river cruise, viewing some of the capital's most beautiful illuminated sights. Enjoy a three-course dinner at an historic London pub in the City of London.
      Approximate value: $51-$100 per person

      Shownight
      A wonderful escorted evening in London's theater district starts with a delicious dinner, followed by excellent seats at your chosen show.
      Approximate value: over $150 per person


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  • 45-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price* plus Travel Protection payments
  • 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price* plus Travel Protection payments
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price* plus Travel Protection payments
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price* plus Travel Protection payments
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