Shades of Ireland Featuring Northern Ireland: 11-Nights

Price $4799 $4699 13 Days/11 Nights
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Shades of Ireland Featuring Northern Ireland: 11-Nights

$4799 $4699 per person


*Prices are quoted in CAD dollars per person based on 2 people sharing. From rates are based on April 2024 dates. Check with us about any current promotional savings.

From vibrant and history-filled Dublin, across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast and onwards to Derry, experience all of the charms of Ireland on this magical tour of the Emerald Isle. Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle. Uncover the legend of the Titanic at Belfast’s famed Titanic Experience. Choose from a selection of Derry’s best restaurants with our Diner’s Choice program. See the Atlantic from the stunning 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. Tour the walled city of Derry. Stand on the awe-inspiring Giant’s Causeway. Experience the world-famous beauty of the Ring of Kerry. Enjoy tea and scones on a traditional family farm. Explore Dublin with a local guide – either by foot or on a panoramic city tour – it’s your choice! See beautiful Killarney from your seat on an Irish jaunting car. Journey to historic Blarney Castle, lean back and kiss its famous stone!

What’s Included: Land only, meals and sightseeing as per itinerary, gratuities on all included meals, luggage handling, porterage

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Departure Dates

March 7, 14, 25
April 1, 4, 15, 18, 22, 25, 30
May 2, 23
June 6, 13, 20, 27, 29
July 4, 11, 18
August 1, 15, 31
September 5, 28
October 3, 17, 24, 31
March 6, 13, 20, 27
April 3, 10, 17, 24, 26
May 1, 8, 10, 15, 17
13 Days/11 Nights
17 Meals
  • Destination
  • Arrival City
    Dublin, Ireland
  • Departure City
    Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Activity Level
    This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs, or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.
  • Passenger Limit
    Max 44
Overnight Flight
Set out on an amazing Irish adventure that tells the complete story of the Emerald Isle.
Dublin, Ireland - Tour Begins
Get a taste of old Dublin. Tonight, you and your fellow travellers revel in a traditional Irish evening, including regional cuisine.
Overnight: Dublin
Meals Provided: Dinner
Today, it’s your choice! Choose to ride with a local guide to see St. Patrick’s Cathedral, O’Connell Street, the National Gallery, and the historic Phoenix Park -OR- choose a walking tour of the city’s historic centre, exploring St. Stephen’s Green, Grafton Street, and the General Post Office. Either way, what follows is an afternoon to discover Dublin’s charms on your own. Later, you may join an optional tour to the Guinness Storehouse, followed by dinner at a contemporary restaurant showcasing Irish cuisine..
Overnight: Dublin  
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Dublin - Kilkenny - Waterford
Step back in time and begin the day in the medieval splendour of 12th century Kilkenny on the River Nore. Then, in Waterford, embark on a leisurely paced walking tour of Ireland’s oldest city. It’s your choice! Tour the Waterford Crystal factory and learn how exquisite crystal has been made for centuries -OR- visit the Medieval Museum for a guided tour and glass of wine in the 15th-century Mayor’s Wine Vault
Overnight: Waterford
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Dinner
Waterford - Blarney Stone - Killarney - Tralee
Live the legend. The story goes that those who kiss the Blarney Stone gain the gift of eloquence. This morning, give it a shot at historic Blarney Castle. Cross into County Kerry and continue on to charming Killarney, where you will board a traditional boat* and sail through breathtaking lakes in the company of an expert boatman. Explore Killarney, before continuing to the market town of Tralee. This evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

Overnight: Tralee
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Dinner
Tralee - Ring of Kerry - Tralee
Take in the rugged coastline as you loop your way around the picturesque Ring of Kerry, past pristine beaches, quaint villages and majestic landscapes. At the Gap of Dunloe, shop for local artisan-made crafts.
Overnight: Tralee
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Killarney - Cliffs of Moher - Ennis
Bid Tralee farewell and travel across the lovely Shannon River into County Clare. Visit the Cliffs of Moher, one of Ireland’s most iconic sites. Walk along the rambling edge, soaking up unparalleled views and snapping incredible photos. Complete your day at the historic Old Ground Hotel in the heart of Ennis Town. This evening you may join an optional tour to a Medieval Banquet dinner, which is hosted in a castle.
Overnight: Ennis
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Ennis - Galway - Enniskillen, Northern Ireland
Experience the daily life of a traditional Irish family during a memorable farm visit. Then continue on to Galway for a brief tour that showcases “The City of Tribes.” Your day ends in the northwest reaches of Eire.
Overnight: Eniskillen
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Dinner
Enniskillen - Donegal Town - Derry
Today you take in the rugged, natural beauty of County Donegal. Stop in Donegal Town and stroll the town square, enjoying its quaint craft and woollen shops. Next, we travel to Derry, known for its turbulent political history. This afternoon, a local guide leads you on a walk through the old city, including the Craft Village, a charming 19th century Georgian square in the heart of the walled city. Tonight, it’s Diner’s Choice…you will choose your included dinner from a "menu" of Derry’s great restaurants.
Overnight: Derry
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Dinner
Derry - Inishowen Peninsula - Derry
This morning, journey to the Inishowen Peninsula and Malin Head. Take in breathtaking scenery as you explore Ireland's northernmost point. Return to Derry, and enjoy an afternoon at leisure. Tonight, you may join an optional tour to discover the history of Derry through storytelling, music and song, with dinner at a restaurant serving pub style food.
Overnight: Derry
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Derry - Giant's Causeway - Glens of Antrim - Belfast
See the most famous natural site in Northern Ireland as you visit the magnificent Giant’s Causeway. Formed by volcanic activity millions of years ago, the causeway resembles a cobble road leading into the sea. Then lose yourself in the natural beauty of Northern Ireland as you explore the scenic back roads of the Glens of Antrim to Belfast. Top your day off with a visit to a whiskey distillery located in the elegant grounds of Killarney Estate. Here you can taste whiskey and enjoy dinner.
Overnight: Belfast
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Dinner
Begin the day with a guided tour of Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland, and hear of the struggles in this great city’s history as you pass through the different neighborhoods. See “Samson” and “Goliath,” the cranes at the shipyard that built the Titanic, before touring the “Titanic Experience,” Northern Ireland’s most visited attraction. This afternoon is yours to explore Belfast further, as your Irish adventure comes to a close.
Overnight: Belfast
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Belfast - Tour Ends
Your tour ends in Belfast
Meals Provided: Breakfast
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