Ireland Adventure

September 9, 2017 to September 17, 2017

Fox World Travel and Brendan Vacations invite you to join us on this exciting tour of Ireland for the experience of a lifetime.

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Adventure awaits on the Emerald Isle as you explore Ireland’s charming cities and breathtaking landscapes. Begin and end in Dublin, Ireland’s capital city and the heart of Irish culture and charm. Visit Trinity College, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the Jameson Distillery, where you will learn about and sample the “water of life.” Continue to Killarney, where you can kiss the Blarney Stone and take in the breathtaking landscapes in Killarney National Park and along your Ring of Kerry drive. Discover the beauty of the Dingle Peninsula. After a ferry ride across the River Shannon, marvel at the majesty of the Cliffs of Moher along the Atlantic coast. Explore Limerick, a quaint Irish city, which is home to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. Tradition, culture and charm await you as you join us for a true “Ireland Adventure”.

 

 

Your adventure begins aboard a motorcoach transfer from select cities to Chicago O’Hare airport, where you will board your overnight flight to Dublin.

After landing at the Dublin Airport, your driver/guide will welcome you to Ireland and transfer you to your hotel. This afternoon, travel to Malahide and visit the magnificent Castle. Dinner this evening is at your hotel.

MEAL: DINNER
HOTEL: DAVENPORT HOTEL, DUBLIN (or similar)

This morning, discover the delights of central Dublin with public buildings, elegant Georgian townhouses and squares, as well as modern sculptures and busy shopping hubs. Visit Trinity College, home of the 8th century Book of Kells and see St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Stop for a visit at the Old Jameson Distillery, where you can learn about distillation processes for this “water of life.” Displays explain how barley and water are combined, distilled, aged and bottled and at the end of the tour you can enjoy a sample. Spend the afternoon shopping or sightseeing independently and in the evening you may like to sample some of Dublin’s traditional pubs.

MEAL: BREAKFAST
HOTEL: DAVENPORT HOTEL, DUBLIN (or similar)

After breakfast today, your journey will take you through Blarney where you can climb the battlements of Blarney Castle to kiss the famous "Stone of Eloquence." Then, visit the Blarney Woollen Mills, which has an excellent range of traditional Irish products. You will have time to browse around the village, charmingly set around a large village green.

Travel through the rugged countryside of County Kerry, where the town of Killarney is charmingly located with a backdrop of mountains and lakes. Upon arrival, check-in to your hotel and enjoy some time to relax and settle in before joining your group for a fun evening of song & dance with dinner at Kate Kearney's Cottage.

MEAL: BREAKFAST, DINNER
HOTEL: INTERNATIONAL HOTEL KILLARNEY, KILLARNEY (or similar)

Today, an old-fashioned horse-drawn jaunting car will bring you through the Killarney National Park, which is closed to motorized vehicles.

After your ride, it’s off to the Ring of Kerry - 100 miles of marvelous scenery consisting of the highest peaks in Ireland on one side and a coastline scattered with golden beaches and rocky headlands on the other. Enjoy plenty of stops to view the scenery and take photos. Travel through Glenbeigh and Cahirciveen and on to Waterville and the colorful village of Sneem. Stop at Moll’s Gap for a view of the three lakes of Killarney with the mountains and the town in the background. Return to Killarney for a free evening.

MEAL: BREAKFAST
HOTEL: INTERNATIONAL HOTEL KILLARNEY, KILLARNEY (or similar)

Today, discover the beauties of the Dingle Peninsula, made famous by David Lean’s movie, “Ryan’s Daughter.” Drive along the south shore of the peninsula for plenty of vistas of heathery mountains, sandy stretches of beach and rocky headlands. There will be frequent stops at strategic locations to admire the views and take photos. Continue your drive on to the western tip of the peninsula, where the scenery becomes wilder as the influence of the open Atlantic Ocean strengthens. You will pass early Christian monastic beehive huts and small fishing villages along the way. Return to Killarney where the balance of the evening is free.

MEAL: BREAKFAST
HOTEL: INTERNATIONAL HOTEL KILLARNEY, KILLARNEY (or similar)

Today, travel via Tralee and Listowel to Tarbert, where you will take the ferry across the wide mouth of the River Shannon. Drive via Lahinch to view the Cliffs of Moher. The impressive wall of rock rises to a height of almost 700 feet above the churning Atlantic Ocean and stretches for five miles along the coast. Departing the Cliffs of Moher, you will continue on to charming Limerick. After settling into your hotel, enjoy dinner at the historic Durty Nelly’s Irish Pub.

MEAL: BREAKAST, DINNER
HOTEL: SAVOY HOTEL LIMERICK, LIMERICK (or similar)

This morning you will tour the 15th century Bunratty Castle and walk through the streets of the Folk Park. Your afternoon is free to shop for last minute gifts and enjoy the charming city of Limerick. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a fun and entertaining farewell medieval banquet at Bunratty Castle.

MEAL: BREAKFAST, DINNER
HOTEL: SAVOY HOTEL LIMERICK, LIMERICK (or similar)

All too soon, your vacation in Ireland has come to the end. Transfer to the Dublin Airport in plenty of time to check-in for your flight. Upon arrival in Chicago, your motorcoach will transfer you back to your departure city.

MEAL: BREAKFAST


  • Optional group motorcoach transfer to and from Chicago O’Hare from select pick-up points with Air-Inclusive package
  • Optional round trip flights from Chicago O’Hare to Dublin and return from Dublin with Air-Inclusive package
  • Meet and Greet and airport transfers to the hotel and return with Air-Inclusive package
  • Professional driver/guide for touring, transfers and excursions
  • Sightseeing as outlined in our daily itinerary below
  • Experienced Tour Manager from Fox World Travel to accompany the group
  • Customized informative travel documents with helpful traveling tips

Seven Night Hotel Accommodations:

  • Two nights Dublin at the Davenport Hotel (or similar)
  • Three nights Killarney at the International Hotel Killarney (or similar)
  • Two nights Limerick at the Savoy Hotel Limerick (or similar)
 Hotel accommodations for seven nights include hotel service charges, taxes and luggage handling for one suitcase per person. Similar hotels may be substituted.

Meals and Dining

  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • Four dinners including an evening at the famous Durty Nellies and a medieval banquet at Bunratty Castle

Tour-Only

Tour only
Arrange your own airfare
Based on double occupancy

Air-Inclusive

Airfare From Chicago O'Hare
Motorcoach to Chicago from select pick-up points
Based on double occupancy

Single Supplement: Additional $636.00
Initial Deposit: $400.00 per person.
Final Payment Due:
 No later than June 2, 2017

*Above base pricing is per person based on double occupancy. All air taxes and fees of $114.00 per person ARE INCLUDED and subject to change.

Departing from Chicago O’Hare

Depart September 9

Aer Lingus #124 – Depart Chicago O’Hare at 8:20 p.m. and arrive in Dublin at 9:50 a.m. on September 10

Return  September 17
Aer Lingus #125 – Depart Dublin at 3:50 p.m. and arrive in Chicago O’Hare at 6:15 p.m.

Please note: Flight schedules are subject to change and FWT has no control over flight changes, delays or cancellations.  Tickets will be non-refundable once issued. Changes will be subject to a fee plus any fare difference. Additional restrictions may apply. Flight schedules are subject to change. Fox World Travel has no control over flight or equipment changes, seat assignments, delays or cancellations. A minimum of 10 passengers is needed for the group air. Checked baggage fees may apply.

Pricing and flight options from other cities available upon request.

Optional Insurance:

Cancellation and travel protection is strongly recommended. Fox World Travel offers several plans with Travel Guard Insurance. Details and rates can be obtained from your travel consultant.

Cancellation Penalties:

  • From date of deposit to June 2, 2017: Initial deposit of $400.00 per person
  • June 3 to July 6, 2017: 50% package price cancellation fee + applicable airline fees
  • July 7 to August 9, 2017: 75% package price cancellation fee + applicable airline fees
  • August 10, 2017 to 0 days prior to travel: No refund

Airline tickets are non-refundable once ticketed.