6 nights / 7 days at $1500 per person shared room only. You must a roommate for this trip as no private rooms are being offered. This trip will be limited to 16 people and is loaded with fun daily activities that will show you the true beauty of Ireland. The hiking and biking portion of the trip is at a moderate activity level for 3-4 hours. Some of the highlights include a tour of the Guinness brewery and a guided viking splash tour of Dublin. http://vikingsplash.com We will enjoy a cruise around the three lakes of Killarney. While in Killarney be prepared for an evening ghost tour that will definitely have you shaking. http://www.killarneyghosttour.com In all, there will be two days of biking through the countryside and two days of hiking through the hills. You will also have to the opportunity for an optional seaweed bath. All of our accommodations are at local bed and breakfast houses and always near a pub. A full itinerary is included below.
6 nights shared room accommodations. (1 night in Dublin, 2 nights in Killarney, 2 nights in Dingle and 1 night in Tralee)
5 daily home cooked breakfasts, 3 Irish dinners, and one picnic lunch.
Guinness Brewery Tour, Viking Splash Tour of Dublin, Killarney ghost tour, and transport from Dublin to drop-off in Tralee.
Terms and conditions
The price for this one week tour is $1500 shared room only. The price does not include airfare or the train/bus transfer from Tralee back to Dublin ($40-$60 depending on what method of transportation you choose). A $200 non refundable deposit must be placed at the time of booking and the balance will be due by July 12th, 2018, 60 days prior to the trip. This is a land based package only; airfare, tips, trip insurance, airport taxes and fees and meals other than those listed above are not included. You Can't Steal My Happy is not responsible for trip cancelations due to missed airline connections, weather or medical. For these reasons, trip insurance is highly recommended. You can obtain a free insurance quote by clicking on this link https://www.bhtp.com. There are several companies that offer travel insurance at reasonable prices. Everyone who attends a You Can't Steal My Happy Trip is required to sign an electronic liability release form. This is a land based package only.
Sept 12: Arrive to Dublin – Ireland’s capital city & make your way by Aircoach to your accommodation with your Guide. Drop off your luggage @ 2PM & get ready to go visit Dublin. Begin with a Walking Tour of the city visiting places like the famous St Stephen’s Green, St. Patricks or Christ Church Cathedral & then off to the famous Guinness Brewery for a tour that will show you just what makes this “black stuff” taste so great..!! Enjoy a Guided Tour of this well-loved Visitor Centre, pull your own pint & enjoy a terrific view around Dublin from the Gravity Bar. Walking back to your hotel via
the Irish Parliament buildings, you will have a Briefing Session at 6pm following by your first evening meal together in your hotel. Meals Included: Dinner. Overnight at https://www.sandymounthotel.ie
Sept 13: An early start, gives you time to see more of Dublin at its best & hear what it was like to be a Dubliner during the time of the Vikings....!!!! Enjoy a “Viking splash” tour around the city, seeing all the major places of interest as you go. At the end of your tour – you will have a short time to have some food & transfer by private coach to Killarney. On arrival (approx. 6pm), check in to your accommodation & have your evening meal together. At 8pm meet for a Ghost Tour of
Killarney. Overnight in Killarney at https://www.robeenhouse.com/#home Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner.
Sept 14: Today is “Cycle” day, as you collect your bicycles after breakfast, and then cycle to the impressive 15th century Ross Castle. A tour of this wonderful Castle leaves you full of stories of our ancient Gaelic Chieftains and a way of life long gone, but not forgotten!! Continue your cycle from here, through the magnificent Killarney NationalPark to reach Muckross House. From here, you can enjoy some time around this beautiful old mansion, visiting the gardens & those who wish can enjoy an optional tour inside Muckross House. If time & energy allows, continue your cycle around the middle lake of Killarney Muckross Lake) before returning to Killarney town for some leisure time in this bustling place. This evening you are free to eat where you wish and enjoy an evening at your leisure. Overnight in Killarney at https://www.robeenhouse.com/#home Meals Included: Breakfast.
Cycle details – Distance: 21kms. Duration: 2/3 hours (cycle only)
Sept 15: Transfer to the Dingle Peninsula next morning, and have your swimsuits ready...!!! Travelling via the stunning Inch Beach,you continue to Dingle town. On arrival (and already pre-booked as arranged during your welcome Briefing Session) you have a choice of activities to enjoy today: Tour of Dingle Distillery– to enjoy the best Gin, Vodka & Whiskey ever
made – it is delicious; Kayaking with Dolphins: enjoy an amazing trip into Dingle Bay by kayak & really immerse yourselves into the incredible Irish coastline as you paddle in and out of the rocky indentations that this region has in abundance. If luck is on your side, a dolphin or 2 may escort
you on your way (own swimwear & towels essential); Shopping & Sightseeing – those of you who would just like to take a day at your leisure can enjoy this wonderful & lively little town with super crafts available to buy in some of the many
unique & attractive local shops. There is also a terrific array of pubs & fantastic restaurants & always the opportunity to enjoy some great Traditional Irish music. Evening at your leisure with
plenty of pub music to choose from. Overnight in Dingle at http://www.bamburysguesthouse.com Meals included: Breakfast.
Sept 16th Today is your “Hiking”day & is sure to be one of the highlights of your trip – walking the western tip of the Dingle Peninsula – the next “parish” across the Atlantic is in America as the locals say. Starting just outside Dingle town, you will
start on the beautiful beach at Ventry before climbing to the foothills of Mount Eagle to enjoy a super walk in an area filled with wonderful old beehive huts. Learn all about the pilgrim past that made this region so popular. At the end of the walk, you will be transferred to the Blasket Visitor Centre to learn about life on the Blasket Islands. This is a wonderful place, giving you an opportunity to try speaking & understanding the Irish language!!! Return to Dingle town for your overnight & some lively music in some of the local pubs. Overnight at http://www.bamburysguesthouse.com Meals included: Breakfast & lunch.
Walk Details: Distance: 14kms. Duration: 4 - 5 hours. Max. Ascent: 300m. Rocky and grass
tracks, with some wet & muddy underfoot conditions & some road walking. Boots essential.
Sept 17 Leaving Dingle, you travel back to the
town of Tralee & heading north from there – you reach the coast at the famous Ballybunion. (Wonderful seaweed baths available here for anyone who would like to indulge in a tradition that has been available here for over a 100 years now!). Just beyond Ballybunion, you will be introduced to
John & Michaela as they take you Coasteering –for one of the most exhilarating experiences you can wish for. Donning your wet suits, they will ensure you are safely introduced to this fantastic location, as you jump in and out of the water & explore the Cliffs from above & below, swimming in and out of caves & discovering an aspect of Ireland that few realise even exists. This is an amazing experience & one you will want to repeat. From there, you then return via the town of Listowel –
famous for its literary greats. Immerse yourself into Ireland and its famous writers as you take time to learn about Listowels playwrights & enjoy a drink or 2 in John B Keane’s Pub – probably one of the most famous pubs in this part of Ireland. Return to Tralee for your overnight at https://www.theashehotel.ie & final meal to-
gether. Meals included: Breakfast & dinner.
Sept 18th Today is your departure day. From Tralee, you can avail of a great array of transport back to Dublin Airport,
Shannon Airport or Cork Airport for your onward journey. Meals included: Breakfast.
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