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"KINGS & KINSMEN" - 8 Day Self-Drive Tours - FROM $ 1675.00

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"Kings & Kinsmen" 8 Day Self-Drive Tour - From $ 1,675.00


7 night, 4 - 5 Star Tour – ‘From traditional to contemporary; Ireland from all angles’

Day 1: Dublin City

Botanic Gardens Glass HouseArrive at Dublin Airport. According to the time of arrival, enjoy a tour of the high-lights of Dublin.

Dublin is on Ireland’s east coast at the mouth of the River Liffey. Its historic buildings include Dublin Castle, dating to the 13th century.

City parks include landscaped St Stephen’s Green and huge Phoenix Park, containing Dublin Zoo. Visit Trinity College to view the beautifully Illuminated Book of Kells or the National Museum of Ireland (entry free of charge).Suggested Hotel: Sandymount Hotel in Dublin (3*) or similar.

Day 2: Galway

Window Shopping in IrelandToday a sightseeing tour of Dublin. You could visit St Patrick’s Cathedral, Ireland’s largest church, where Jonathan Swift, author of “Gulliver’s Travels“ was once Dean. Stop off at the Old Jameson Distillery (option), situated in the old markets area of the city.
An audio-visual explains the process by which whisky is made and this followed by a whisky tasting by all in the "Ball o' Malt Bar".
A special tasting is organized to compare the most popular Irish whiskies with bourbon and Scotch whisky. Early afternoon depart for Galway. Overnight: Galway Area

Day 3: Connemara Region

Driving in IrelandThe country of the “Quiet Man “ and “ The Purple Taxi “ - it is an area full of contrast, granite Mountains populated only by sheep with hundreds of lakes forming a fisherman’s paradise.
Its stone walls, small farms, thatched cottages in isolated splendour with its heather covered hills creates an unforgettable scene for all its visitors.
The route takes us from Galway to the lake dotted centre of Connemara at Maam Cross. The road continues through the colourful town of Clifden. Continue through the Irish speaking low-lying part of Southern Connemara with its countless lakes. Overnight: Galway Area

Day 4: Galway to Kerry

Conor Pass,DingleDepart for Kerry and travel through the heart of County Clare - The Burren Region. This is a geological paradise boasting over 2,000 plants and many rare flowers.
Continue along the coast of Clare to view the spectacular Cliffs of Moher, which form a 200m wall that plunges into the Atlantic Ocean.

Drop into Doolin,widely regarded as the "Home of Irish Traditional Music"

Continue through heritage town of Kilrush, crossing the River Shannon by ferry (ferry not included), and into County Kerry. Overnight: Killarney Area

Day 5: Ring of Kerry

Skellig RockA superb tour of the Iveragh Peninsula (170 kms). Taking in spectacular scenery - mountains, peat bogs, lakes and magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean as one travels along the coast road.
Leaving Killarney one passes through Killorglin, famous for its Puck Fair, then to Glenbeigh where the cliff road affords panoramic views of the Dingle Peninsula and Dingle Bay.
Continuing to Caherciveen one passes the birth place of Ireland’s National hero, Daniel O’Connell. Passing through the peat bogs one arrives at the sea town of Waterville.
Continue to Sneem Village, famous because of its brightly coloured houses. The road continues with superb views of the famous Lakes of Killarney. Overnight: Killarney Area

Day 6: Dingle Peninsula and Limerick

Skellig Michael, KerryDepart for a tour of the Dingle Peninsula, where films such as Ryan’s Daughter and Far and Away have been made.
The Peninsula has an extraordinary number of ring forts, high crosses and other Ancient Monuments. The area west of Dingle has the greatest concentration of ancient sites in Kerry.
This area is also a genuine Irish-speaking area. The landscape here is dramatic, there are striking views of the Blasket Islands at Slea Head. Overnight: Limerick Area

Day 7: Limerick to Dublin

Irish LighthouseReturning to Dublin today, why not visit Birr Castle Demesne where you can visit the gardens or see one of the world’s largest telescopes. Continue to Dublin and after checking into your hotel on the outskirts of the city, you can complete your tour with a final visit to Dublin’s city centre.Overnight: Dublin Area

Day 8: Depart from Dublin Airport

Travel to Dublin Airport for return flight home.


Suggested Visits:

Trinity College

St Patrick's Cathedral

Old Jameson Distillery

Connemara

The Burren Region

Cliffs of Moher

The Ring of Kerry

Dingle Peninsula and Dingle Bay

Shannon Car Ferry

Sneem

Beehive Huts,West Kerry

The Blasket Islands

Birr Castle Demesne

Highlights:

  • 3 nights accommodation in a Bed & Breakfast (either Farmhouse or Town & Country Homes accommodation in a Farmhouse
  • 2 nights accommodation in 3 star Hotels and 2 nights accommodation in a Castle based on per person sharing a twin/double room with bath/shower inclusive of service charges.
  • Visiting some of Ireland’s most scenic areas including the Ring of Kerry.
  • Explore Dublin, the capital of Ireland
  • Heritage Island Touring Guide and discount card

Notes:

Please be advised that you are required to check-in to your hotel/bed and breakfast accommodation no later than 6pm. If you are going to be later than 6pm, you must call your accommodation and advise of your approximate check in time. Failure to do this could result in your reservation being cancelled and rooms released. Benny's Ireland Vacations, Inc. or it's partners, can not be held responsible for non-adherence to this requirement.

Child Policy:

Child supplements apply when a child between 3 and 11 years incl. is sharing with 2 full paying adults to a maximum of 2 children in the room. A child sharing with a single adult is charged the normal per person rate. Children sharing 0-2 years incl. are free and meals paid directly to the hotel

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