Ireland Escorted Tour from Halifax


Ireland Itinerary

October 12-21 2020----10Days / 9 Nights 

Please note the itineray below has he dates that I propose to operate the Ireland   tour. The departure date may have to change by a day or two subject to the release of  Westjet's flight schedule to Ireland  which will be in  in  November  2019  . If you book the tour prior to the date being finalized you will be notified  of  revised date.  If the revised date does not work for you then a refund of the deposit will be made . 

 

​Day 1 – Halifax to Dublin 

Oct 12 

  • 10:20 PM - Depart on WestJet for Dublin.

Day 2– Dublin to Belfast   (B, D)

Oct 13

  • 7:10 AM - Arrival at Dublin  airport and customs check
  • Depart Dublin and 45 minutes later we enjoy breakfast at a thatched roof restaurant
  • Continue on to Belfast arriving at your city center hotel at around 1pm. Check in at 230 pm. If rooms available earlier then we will access as rooms become available
  • 6:00 PM - Meet in hotel lobby for our welcome to Ireland.

Day 3–Potrush, Giants Causeway, Belfast  (B, L)

Oct 14

  • Included hotel breakfast
  • Depart for Giants Causeway, a UNESCO Heritage location where you will be amazed by the site and can enjoy the interpretive center. 
  • Proceed to Potrush for a Bushmills whisky tour and tasting at the 400 year old distillery
  • Travel along the majestic north coast of Northern Ireland to Glenarm a picturesque town where we take a 90 minute stop for a walkabout and hopping.
  • Return to Belfast city center hotel where the balance of the day is free to explore Belfast.

Day 4- Belfast to Donegal- (B, D)

Oct 15

  • Included hotel breakfast
  • First up is a stop at the Titanic Museum winner of award “World’s Leading Tourist Attraction”, a truly fascinating place to visit.
  • We depart Belfast and travel west leaving Northern Ireland and entering the Republic of Ireland  passing through storied places
  • We will stop for lunch on the way and arrive in Donegal town in midafternoon. Donegal was named in 2017 the  coolest place on earth by National Geographic  .

Day 5 – Donegal –Wild Atlantic Way  –Donegal  (B,D)

Oct 16

  • Included hotel breakfast
  • We travel to  the coast of Co Donegal to the Gaelic speaking area around Glencolumbkile for an amazing  coastal tour including a lunch stop 
  •  Following lunch we return to Donegal for some free time in the town cente , visit the castle or some shopping ..
  • We have a lovely  dinner at the award winning restaurant Blas with post dinner activities likley  including a trip to the pub for some traditional music

Day 6 – Donegal -Galway – Ballyvaughn -Doolin (B, D)

Oct 17           

  • Included hotel breakfast
  • Depart our hotel and travel to  Galway city for lunch followed by a walking tour of the city center .
  • Free time in the city
  • We travel south to Ballyvaughn a small town on the coast of Galway Bay for dinner .
  • After dinner we travel to Doolin and check in at out Bed & Breakfast, our home for the next two nights . 
  • Optional visit to pub across the street from the BB for some music .

Day 7 – Doolin  –Aran Islands-Cliffs of Moher–Doolin (B)

Oct 18

  • Included hotel breakfast...
  • Depart  hotel to the port of  Doolin
  • Taking a local tour boat we travel to Inis Oirr (back island) the smallest of the Aran Island. We will have time to explore the island near the pier and also have lunch.
  • After lunch we take our tour boat and cruise out to the famous Cliffs of Moher where you will get the unique view of the cliffs from the water. Amazing experience.
  • Arriving back at Doolin pier midafternoon you will have time to visit the fabulous sweater shops along the main street or take in a music matinee at a pub.
  • Check in to our Bed and Breakfast locations just across from a well-known pub restaurant.

Day 8 – Doolin –Irish Stud Farm –Dublin (B, L)

Oct 19

  • Included hotel breakfast
  • We travel east towards Dublin and make a stop at the Irish National Stud farm and gardens. This farm is home of the most magnificent horses & glorious gardens.
  • Now it is on to Dublin, the famous capital of Ireland where will check in to city center hotel in midafternoon.
  • Remainder of the day free to explore the city and enjoy a great pub meal at one of the many options in the city. Fun Fun

Day 9 - Dublin (B, D)

Oct 20

  • Included hotel breakfast
  • The morning starts with a guided city tour that covers all the highlights of this city including a stop at the Guinness store house.
  • After the tour is completed you’re on your own for the rest of the afternoon to visit the museums, maybe visit the Book of Kells or just some great shopping.
  • At 6pm we will gather for our final group meal in Ireland at a restaurant a short walk from your hotel. There will be lots to talk about as we recap our week and enjoy our last night in Dublin town.

Day 10 - Dublin city center to Dublin Airport (B)

Oct 21

  • Early morning transfer  to Dublin Airport where we take our WestJet flight to Halifax .
  • Flight departs at 9am  am and arrives in Halifax at 11am . 

​PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • International direct return airfare with WestJet from Halifax 
  • All transfers from/to airports
  • 8 nights’ accommodation - 
  •  4* hotels or BB'S
  • 13 meals
  • Exciting day excursions, including all entry fees to
  1. Giants Causeway
  2. Bushmills distillery
  3. Titanic Museum
  4. Boat trip  to Inis Oirr-smallest of Arran Islands
  5. Boat trip to Cliffs of Moher for viewing from the water
  6. Irish National Stud  farm and garden
  7. Guinness Storehouse
  8. Guided tour of Dublin, Belfast & Galway 

PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Beverages & meals not mentioned;
  • Entrance fees not mentioned;
  • Personal expenses;
  • Gratuities;
  • All that is not indicated in the package includes.

To book 1 877 726 3947 or email sandygroup@ns.sympatico.ca

www.sandytraveltours.ca

PRICING SCHEDULE:

Please note Sandy Travel reserves the right to adjust the price after all supplier pricing is made available to the company including the airfares from Westjet in November.

Any price increase would be likely be 2-3 % and would be posted in this space on December 1st 2019. Any resrvations for this Ireland tour taken before Dec01 /2019 would honored at the rate below 

 

$3,579 per person  based on double occupancy  plus $180.00 servcie charges and destinations taxes.

Total price $3759.00

Single rate add 895.00.00 to above rate .

$500.00 Deposit per person is due at time of booking for trip guarantee

April 12 2020 - $1,250.00 per person is due

July 12 2020 - Remaining balance is due

 

All payments once made become non-refundable Insurance is available 

 

 

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