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Irish Highlights 2018/19

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17 reviews
Starts
Dublin
+16 Destinations
Southern Ireland
Ends
Dublin
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Highlights

  • Enjoy the craic during an Irish pub evening with the group
  • Explore harbourside Galway and picturesque Killarney
  • Learn the histories and legends of the Emerald Isle
  • Listen to the waves crash against the Cliffs Of Moher
  • Indulge in a hearty farmhouse feast in County Wicklow
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin
Max Group Size
45
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Ferry
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Coach / Bus
Start and end in Dublin! With the in-depth cultural tour Irish Highlights 2018/19, you have a 7 day tour package taking you through Dublin, Ireland and 15 other destinations in Ireland. Irish Highlights 2018/19 includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • DS
    Written on September 17, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    The tour was an excellent overview of Ireland. The guide was awesome. Most meals were great . The meal at the Fitzwildon was terrible as was the service. The facility is not conducive to large groups. The farmhouse meal was absolutely fabulous! Overall I would recommend the tour.
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  • DM
    Written on August 29, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Outstanding driver and tour guide of excellent sites with a blend of old and new. Final “be our guest”dinner was very good! Nice “little” stops interwoven with famous major sites.
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  • KD
    Written on August 21, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This tour was exactly what was promised with the addition of an excellent tour guide! Not only were the sites amazing, the bus driver was an outstanding driver, and our tour guide was wonderful! Valerie added her own personal experiences to everything we did which made it much more memorable and touching.
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  • LH
    Written on August 9, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Loved it! Our guide was great and had so much knowledge about the areas we visited and the country as a whole! Fantastic atmosphere and the included activities were really enjoyable.
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  • AK
    Written on August 7, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Generally, our tour was made by Jordana Ubalti, our guide - she is an excellent and knowledgeable guide and very nice person. The itinerary was also good though I would change timing a bit. For example, one need more time to investigate castles and, probably, less free time, especially during evenings. Hotels were good but sometime their location is not optimal - Ballbridge hotel is located too far from the center of Dublin and, having free time after bus tour in Dublin, it took too long time to get to the center and back. Meals were great, just slow sometimes. I could not say it is the Trafalgar's fault but here is definitely some room to improve. Overall, it was a great tour. Thanks to Jordana again.
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  • A
    Written on March 23, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    excellent tour. i love this
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  • EH
    Written on January 6, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This has been by far the best bus touring company I have ever booked with. Thank you Allie and Tom for making our holiday in Ireland exceptional! We will forever be greatful and we will certainly continue booking with Trafalgar! :0)
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  • AD
    Written on December 20, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    My fiance and I went on the Irish Highlights tour in October 2016! It was the most incredible tour. Our tour guide and bus driver were amazing and the friends we made along the way were fantastic. All hotels, meals and sight seeing destinations were perfect. We did not feel rushed one bit and we were able to relax and have our own time as well. Trafalgar representatives were there to help and answer any questions along the way. We will certainly be going back to Ireland and using Trafalgar tours again.
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  • NN
    Written on December 17, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was my first time on a tour and I had the best time! Michael was a great guide and the tour had lots of stops in different cities. The accommodations were in great locations and of great quality. Looking forward to my next trip!
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  • CC
    Written on November 18, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Ireland was a phenomenal experience. Not just for the scenic beauty but for the people who made it all the more enjoyable. Our director and driver were both top class people with huge amount of knowledge and plent of hospitality and humour. Although I would have loved to have been able to go on a longer tour I feel as though we covered everything that was essential in order to appreciate Ireland’s charm. All in all it was a comfortable, jolly and unforgettable experience.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Dublin – Afternoon Sightseeing
  2. Day 2: Dublin – Galway – Bunratty – Limerick
  3. Day 3: Limerick – Cliffs of Moher – Killarney (2 Nights)
  4. Day 4: Ring of Kerry Excursion
  5. Day 5: Killarney – Blarney – Youghal – Waterford
  6. Day 6: Waterford – New Ross – Co. Wicklow – Dublin
  7. Day 7: Depart Dublin

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • When and where does the tour end?

      The tour ends in Dublin, on the morning of Day 7. After breakfast and some final goodbyes you are free to depart at any time!

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The tour starts on Day 1 in Dublin, once you have checked into your arrival accommodation. We advise arriving early, as the afternoon will be set aside for sightseeing with a Local Specialist. During the evening a Welcome Reception will be held, where you can get to know your guide and fellow travellers over a few drinks.

    • What is the age range?

      This tour accepts guests between 5 and 99 years old. Please be aware that small children under 5 years of age cannot participate in this trip, as the planned activities and itineraries are not suitable for small infants.

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    Start and end in Dublin.
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    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Trafalgar booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 10 December 2018 the full payment of $1,100 is necessary.
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    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 50 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1100 for Irish Highlights 2018/19, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 885 km.
    • Dublin (Ireland)
    • 186 km
    • Galway (Ireland)
    • 73 km
    • Limerick (Ireland)
    • 13 km
    • Bunratty (Ireland)
    • 51 km
    • Cliffs of Moher (Ireland)
    • 7 km
    • Lahinch (Ireland)
    • 34 km
    • Kilrush (Ireland)
    • 65 km
    • Killarney (Ireland)
    • 53 km
    • Waterville (Ireland)
    • 53 km
    • Killarney (Ireland)
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