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Detailed Itinerary

Spend the day soaking up the atmosphere of this exciting city or visit some of its many attractions such as the Guinness Storehouse, Trinity College or Old Jameson Distillery. Overnight: Dublin area.

Travel northwards towards Belfast. From Newry, travel east through the scenic Mourne Region and on to Downpatrick where you can visit the Saint Patrick Centre. Visit down Cathedral, in whose churchyard St. Patrick is reputed to be buried. Arrive at Castle Ward, a beautiful 300-ha walled estate overlooking Strangford Lough. Travel to Belfast, where you can wander around the city centre. Overnight: Belfast area.

Your Causeway Coastal Route adventure begins north from Belfast. Arrive in Carrick Fergus. The town’s harbour-side Norman 12th Century castle has seen over 800 years of action. Reach Island Magee, where the impressive Gobbins Cliff Path walk awaits! Continue to Larne, known as the gateway to the nine Glens of Antrim. Reach Ballygally and enjoy walks along its beautiful golden beach. Continue north along the coast and visit one of Ireland’s oldest estates: Glenarm Castle. Swing west and inland now to reach the town of Ballymena. Overnight: Ballymena area.

Get back on the Causeway Coastal Route in the heart of the Glens of Antrim. Visit Glena riff Forest Park. Highlights of the area include the Vanishing Lake and the Ballypatrick Forest Park. Don’t forget to travel to the Dark Hedges. Continue to Carrick-a-Rede rope-bridge. A gravelled-step path brings you on a 1.0 kilometre walk to the bridge, which connects the mainland to the tiny island of Carrick-a-Rede. Head west to the Giant’s Causeway, an official UNESCO World Heritage Site, it even featured on the cover sleeve of a Led Zeppelin album. Drive to Dunluce Castle a dramatic site for the ruins of this 14th century reputed O’Neill castle. End the day in Port rush. Overnight: Port rush area.

Drive to the seaside town of Port Stewart. You can enjoy the beautiful Portrush White rocks Beach, a Blue Flag Beach. Swing inland and head to Colerain for a lunch stop. Back on the coast, head west, to Mussenden Temple near Castle rock which is a must. Your final destination today is the walled City of Derry, one of Ireland’s most compelling cultural cities. Overnight: Derry area.

Travel to Inishowen peninsula, with Lough Foyle to the east and Lough Swilly to the west it reaches out into the Atlantic, and extends to Ireland’s northernmost point: Malin Head. Pass by Donegal Town and keep on heading south to County Fermanagh. Situated in the Northwest of Ireland, Fermanagh boasts one of the most uncongested lakes in Europe – Lough Erne. Fermanagh has a lot to offer and is best known for the quality of its fishing. Continue to Enniskillen. Overnight: Enniskillen area.

Drive back to Dublin, travelling through the Boyne Valley region whose banks are lined with landmarks from almost every phase of Ireland’s past - from the prehistoric passage tombs at Newgrange, to the legendary Hill of Tara, seat of the Irish High Kings. You can visit the nearby Brú Na Bóinne Visitor Centre which tells the history of the region. Continue on to Dublin for overnight. Overnight: Dublin area.

Enjoy some free time to explore Dublin City for one last time, or travel to Dublin Airport for your return flight home.

Inclusions

All Packages can be customised and… Are on bed and Full Irish breakfast basis, unless advised otherwise.
o Exclude transport, at the exception of rail packages
Can be sold on free-sale basis, please contact us for block out dates and specific terms.
o Can be done by car rental or with a chauffeur guide.
o Rates include VAT at 20%
The accommodation services listed are examples, those can be replaced according to availability.

Exclusions

Services not listed above.

Rates quoted excluding transport.

Notes

Mixed Accommodation: 5 Nights in 3 or 4' Accommodation, 2 Nights in B&Bs

Example Accommodations (Or Similar): Dublin - Red Cow Hotel / Belfast-Ramada by Wyndham /Antrim Coast-Ballygally Castle / Portrush-B&B / Derry-B&B / Enniskillen-Killyhevl in Hotel

Program Touring / Guide

Private touring

Trip Highlights

Ireland-Dublin-Belfast-Ballymena-Portrush-Derry-Enniskillen-Dublin

Periodic Departure
01 Jan, 2024 to 31 Mar, 2024

Mixed Hotels
AUD 1,404 P P twin share
AUD 2,264 P P single
AVAILABLE

01 Apr, 2024 to 30 Apr, 2024

Mixed Hotels
AUD 1,501 P P twin share
AUD 2,361 P P single
AVAILABLE

01 Oct, 2024 to 31 Oct, 2024

Mixed Hotels
AUD 1,501 P P twin share
AUD 2,361 P P single
AVAILABLE

01 May, 2024 to 30 Sep, 2024

Mixed Hotels
AUD 1,695 P P twin share
AUD 2,555 P P single
AVAILABLE

01 Nov, 2024 to 31 Dec, 2024

Mixed Hotels
AUD 1,404 P P twin share
AUD 2,264 P P single
AVAILABLE

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