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Taste of Ireland Self Drive

From $1149 $582 taxes

Get A Taste of Ireland

Ideal for the first-time visitor, this tour covers all of Ireland’s highlights including the unforgettable sights of the Cliffs of Moher and Ring of Kerry.

Travel Best Bets Package Includes

  • Round trip airfare to Dublin
  • 7 nights accommodation; 2 in Dublin, 2 in Galway, 2 in Killarney, 1 in Limerick
  • Breakfast daily
  • Rental Car
  • Travel kit including welcome letter, Dublin city map, general map of Ireland and Heritage book including discounts on admission to Ireland’s premier tourist attractions and heritage towns.
Vancouver (Direct Flights)
Sep 8,10,15,22
Standard 3-star hotel with Manual Compact Car $1149 + $582 tax
Manor House 4-star with Manual Compact Car $1719 + $582 tax

Please note: Package includes manual compact car rental. Additional cost to upgrade to automatic

Not Included: International Drivers License, Road tolls, hotel parking and additional drivers (paid locally). Day tours and visits listed in itinerary are paid locally. Distance includes stopping at suggested sights but if you prefer to make a different stop that can be done instead but may change the distance between cities. Accommodations are set for each night


Itinerary

Day 1 Depart Canada
Board your flight to Dublin.

Day 2 Welcome to Dublin 
Upon arrival, pick up your rental car at the airport and make your way to your selected hotel (approx. 15 km). Make the most of your time and enjoy an optional tour of Dublin, including a visit to the Book of Kells at Trinity College and the National Museum of Ireland.
Sandymount (3-star) / Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel (Manor House accommodations) or similar (1 night)

Day 3 Dublin – Galway (breakfast included)
In the morning, possible sights of interest include St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the Old Jameson Distillery and some whisky tasting in the Ball o’Malt Bar. In the afternoon, drive to Galway (approx. 210 km).
Forster Court Hotel (3-star) / Abbeyglen Castle (Manor House accommodations) or similar (2 nights)

Day 4 Connemara (breakfast included)
The western part of County Galway is known as Connemara, a land of granite mountains populated only by sheep, hundreds of lakes, small farms and thatched cottages. Its isolated splendour is an unforgettable scene for all visitors.

Day 5 Galway – Kerry – Killarney (breakfast included)
Drive through the heart of County Clare, which boasts over 2,000 species of plants and flowers. Continue along the Atlantic coast to the spectacular Cliffs of Moher, then on through the countryside of Limerick to Kerry
(approx. 268 km).
Killarney Court Hotel (3-star) / Cahernane House Hotel (Manor House accommodations) or similar (2 nights)

Day 6 Ring of Kerry (breakfast included)
The Ring of Kerry is an unforgettable drive around the unspoilt Iveragh Peninsula. Take in Iron-Age forts, ancient monasteries and a landscape carved out of rock by the last Ice Age 10,000 years ago. Drive to Killorglin, Chairciveen and Sneem Village, famous for its brightly coloured houses.

Day 7 Killarney – Dingle Peninsula – Limerick (breakfast included)
Drive the Dingle Peninsula and its numerous ring forts, high crosses and ancient monuments. The area west of Dingle offers dramatic landscapes with striking views of the Blasket Islands from Slea Head (approx. 205 km).
Southcourt Hotel (3-star) / Dunraven Arms (Manor House accommodations) or similar (1 night)

Day 8 Limerick – Dublin (breakfast included)
Drive back to Dublin (approx. 205 km) for some last-minute shopping.
Sandymount (3-star) / Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel (Manor House accommodations) or similar (1 night)

Day 9 Return to Canada (breakfast included)
Return your car to the Dublin airport and board your flight home.

Suggested Highlights (Paid Locally)

  • See the beautifully illuminated Book of Kells at Trinity College
  • Discover the natural and unspoilt environment of Connemara
  • Enjoy Killarney’s scenic location and access to the Ring of Kerry

 

 

 


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Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes $30 per adult Booking Management Fee.  Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method.Please note there maybe a tax increase when FREE connectors are added with Air Canada Vacations. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287