FUN HAPPENINGS' TRAVEL & ADVENTURE GROUP PRESENTS AN AMAZING 11-DAY CASTLE, CLIFFS & PUB TOUR OF IRELAND... Visiting Ireland's most fun cities, experiencing breathtaking scenery, old world castles, Fun authentic Irish pubs and staying in luxurious 4 and 5-star accommodations!
You will experience Ireland with a Fun group of 34-38 persons; including singles and couples who love to travel as much as you do! That's what Fun Happenings Travel Group is all about; Meeting new people and sharing life-changing travel experiences as a group!
Get ready for one of the most fun trips you've ever been on! Explore your Irish heritage or the Most Amazingly Beautiful country in the World! Our customized Irish Vacation includes our own dedicated Tour Guide and Private coach, as we explore the charming areas of Galway, Clare County, Killarney and Dublin during our 10 Days in Ireland! This trip is going to be "OFF THE CHARTS" and because Monday, is Labor Day- you will only miss 6 business days to be gone for 10 days!
Our 11 Day Irish Tour is perfect for first-time visitors to Ireland, as we're visiting the most popular areas of this beautiful country and staying in centrally located 4 and 5-star accommodations, located right in the heart of Galway, Killarney and Dublin!
A lot of time and consideration went into carefully selecting the hotels for this trip, along with each day's activities... This Irish vacation is not a cookie-cutter tour that you can purchase from any Tour company- our tour was customized from scratch for Fun Happenings Travel & Adventure Group by our local Irish Tour company!
Every Detail on our Ireland Tour has been taken care of... All you have to do is show up and enjoy an incredible memorable trip of a Lifetime!
OUR AMAZING IRELAND TOUR INCLUDES SO MUCH:
- Round Trip Air from Newark EWR to Dublin, Ireland (w/ Air/Land Pkg.)
- 9 Nights Deluxe 4 & 5 Star City Center Hotel Accommodations:
1.) 3 nights in Galway at the 5-star The g Hotel Galway City Center [https://www.theghotel.ie/]
2.) 3 nights in Killarney at the 4-star Killarney Towers Hotel [https://www.killarneytowers.com/]
3.) 3 nights in Dublin City Center at the 4-star Maldron Dublin City Center Hotel on Kevin Street [https://www.maldronhotelkevinstreet.com/]
- All Daily Sightseeing & Excursions with dedicated Professional Irish guide, private luxury motor coach and local guides. 1-2 optional activities may be offered on free days in Killarney and Dublin.
INCLUDED EXCURSIONS & ADMISSIONS:
- Walking tour of Galway city center
- Full Day visit to Connemara and of Kylemore Castle, Abbey & Gardens
- Full Day excursion to Aran Islands and Boat cruise of Cliffs of Moher
- Visit Blarney Castle and have the opportunity to "Kiss the Blarney Stone!"
- Dingle Peninsula, Ring of Kerry & Jaunting Cart Ride in Killarney
- Walking Tour of Dublin Historical City Center- visiting the key sights, including St. Patrick's Cathedral & Trinity College's "Book of Kells"!
- 2 Pub Crawls in Galway and Dublin.
- 12 Meals Total (9 Full Breakfasts, 3 Dinners) - Including unique Pub & Musical Entertainment Dinners:
1.) TRAD ON THE PROM CELTIC SHOW! (http://www.tradontheprom.com/)- Ireland's Number #1 music, song and dance experience
2.) MERRY PLOUGHBOY'S IRISH CABARET SHOW & DINNER
(http://www.mpbpub.com/) in Dublin
- All Private Coach Transportation in Ireland with Airport/Hotel Transfers- this is a private, fully escorted customized private tour with our own dedicated Irish Guide throughout tour!
- Luggage Porterage with gratuity at Hotels.
- All Hotel taxes, surcharges and Gratuities for Hotels & Meals
As you can see- this Ireland Tour includes almost EVERYTHING, except a handful of meals, that are part of your free time to explore these charming Irish towns and pubs in the evening!
*** Space is limited to only 38 persons for this trip- as no more spaces will be added, once we are full!
This Tour of Ireland is going to be an Experience of a Lifetime and I hope you can join us in Ireland this May 23rd - June 2nd 2019 for an Amazing Trip! Our Ireland Trip is one of Fun Happenings' most popular tours!
Please contact me directly at [masked], if you have any questions regarding our Ireland Trip...
Your Travel Planner,
Fun Happenings Travel & Adventure Group (http://www.funhappeningstravel.com)
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*** PRICING / PAYMENT TERMS / FLIGHT ITINERARY FOR IRELAND TRIP***
AIR / LAND PACKAGE PRICE FROM NASHVILLE TN:
• $[masked] per person / Double Occupancy Room- If paid in Full by check. (Make check payable to Fun Happenings for $3390 and mail to Fun Happenings, PO Box 322, Brentwood 37024)
• PAYMENT IN FULL BY CREDIT CARD - $[masked] / DOUBLE OCCUPANCY (Single room is additional cost- see below).
PAYPAL LINK FOR FULL PAYMENT OF MAY 2019 IRELAND TRIP ($3490):
• If Paid in 5 Automatic PAYPAL Installment Payments over 5 months - TOTAL $[masked]:
1.) $698.00 Due Now
2.) $698.00 charged automatically 4 weeks later
3.) $698.00 charged automatically 4 weeks later
4.) $698.00 charged automatically 4 weeks later
5.) $698.00 FINAL PAYMENT charged automatically 4 weeks later
** Note- All payments must be paid by April 23, 2019. If you begin payments late- you may be required to make 2 payments at end to catch up and pay in full before April 23, 2019.
**** PAYPAL LINK FOR 5 RECURRING PAYMENTS OF $698.00 ($3490):
SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT
$950.00: Single Room Supplement for entire trip
PAYPAL LINK FOR SINGLE ROOM ($950.00:
LAND ONLY PACKAGE (Meet Us in Dublin on May[masked] by 11:00am)
$[masked] BY CHECK OR $2770 BY CREDIT CARD (PAYPAL) - LAND ONLY PACKAGE- If meeting us in Dublin or if you prefer to use Airline Points / Miles to meet us in Dublin.
PAYPAL LINK FOR LAND ONLY PACKAGE FULL PAYMENT ($2770):
**** Check payments in full should be payable to Fun Happenings and mailed to:
PO Box 322
Brentwood TN 37024
*** The Deadline to join this trip is Friday, Dec. 28th or Until Trip is Sold Out ***
This Trip is open to 38 persons maximum, as this is the maximum capacity of our air seats and reserved hotel rooms.
Reserve your space today with an initial deposit or full payment as this trip will sell out! .
FLIGHT ITINERARY FROM NEWARK EWR TO DUBLIN DUB (VIA UNITED AIRLINES - NON-STOP FLIGHTS):
CARRIER FLT# | DATE | CITY / DEP TIME | CITY/ ARRIVAL TIME
UNITED FLT #23 MAY 23 DEP NEWARK 7:35PM | ARR DUBLIN 7:05AM
UNITED FLT #22 JUN 02 DEP DUBLIN 9:20AM | ARR NEWARK 11:35AM
***DAY-BY- DAY ITINERARY FOR IRELAND CLIFFS, CASTLES & PUB TOUR***
● Day 1 - Thursday, May 23, 2019: Depart Newark EWR: Our group departs Newark International Airport on UA FLT #23 at 7:35pm for our overnight transatlantic flight bound for Dublin, via United Airlines (or purchase "Land Only Package" and meet us in Dublin on May 24th before 7:05am)
☆ (Included Today: Round Trip Flight from Newark to Dublin (with Air / Land Package), Dinner and Breakfast served on Transatlantic Flight)
● Day 2 - Friday, May 24, 2019: Arrive Dublin / Travel to Galway
Upon arrival in Dublin, we clear customs and then meet our Irish Guide Gordon and private coach driver. Our scenic drive through Ireland begins today, as we drive 2 hours west through the lush, green countryside to Galway, our destination for the next 3 nights. En route we pass lovely villages and verdant fields and stop in a charming village for lunch on our own. Upon arrival to our centrally located 5-star Hotel, The g Hotel Galway City Center (https://www.theghotel.ie/), we will meet our loca Galway guide for a walking tour of Galway's City Center and the Galway Cathedral (http://www.galwaycathedral.ie/).
☆ (Included Today: Walking tour of Galway City & Galway Cathedral, relaxing afternoon/evening to explore Galway or rest, Dinner on own this evening)
● Day 3 – Saturday, May 25, 2019: Full Day Excursion to Connemara National Park & Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Gardens (http://www.kylemoreabbeytourism.ie/)
Today, our group will explore the rural foothills of Connemara and Kylemore Castle, Abbey & Gardens , 1 hour outside of Galway City. Oscar Wilde described Connemara, as a ‘savage beauty’ and its patchwork of brooding lakes, rugged mountains, and windswept bogs certainly gives a sense of splendid isolation. Connemara in renowned for its rugged beauty and attracts visitors from all over the world to experience its unique charms.
Kylemore Abbey is one of the most picturesque Castles in Ireland, which is home to a community of nuns of the Benedictine Order who came to Connemara in 1920 after their abbey in Ypres, Belgium was destroyed in World War I. Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Gardens (http://www.kylemoreabbeytourism.ie/) is the Top, Must-see Attraction in Connemara! Lunch is on your own today at a local restaurant / pub in the Connemara area.
Dinner tonight is on your own, where you may explore the many restaurants, shops and pubs located near our centrally located hotel. Be sure to meet back at the hotel, after dinner at 8:30pm, as our local Guide takes us on a "Local Pub Crawl of Galway Pubs" so we can immerse ourselves in the local culture and mingle with the local residents!
☆ (Included Today: Breakfast, Day Tour to Connemara, Admission & Guided tour of Kylemore Abbey & Gardens, Galway Pub Crawl departs hotel at 8:30pm)
● Day 4 – Sunday, May 26, 2019: Free Day in Galway / Evening Dinner & "TRAD ON THE PROM" CELTIC DANCE SHOW
Today is a Free Day to explore Galway on your own! There are many activities you may choose to participate in- Hiking Trails outside of Galway, kayaking on Galway Bay, Shopping and exploring Galway or take a guided tour of going to be a magnificent day as we visit the quaint Aran Island of Inisheer and see the Cliffs of Moher like never before!
Tonight dinner is included before we attend "Trad on the Prom" Irish Cabaret & Dinner, which celebrates the passion of Ireland's past with a contemporary production, of world class music, song and dance. Our performers tonight, have captivated audiences in such extraordinary productions as 'Riverdance', 'The Chieftains' and 'Lord of the Dance' are now together on ONE STAGE for an unforgettable entertainment experience!
☆ (Included Today: Breakfast, Dinner & "Trad on the Prom" Show included)
● Day 5 – Monday, May[masked]: Depart Galway / Aran Islands & Cliffs of Moher Tour with a 1 hour cruise along the Cliffs of Moher / Arrive Killarney
After breakfast, our group departs Galway and heads south along Ireland's WILD ATLANTIC WAY, as we visit the quaint Aran Island of Inisheer and see the Cliffs of Moher up close like never before!
In the morning, we'll head to the picturesque fishing village of Doolin where we'll board the Doolin ferry to Inisheer (Inis Oirr), the smallest and most vibrant of the Aran Islands. On Inisheer, we will explore the island's ancient churches and castles, beautiful beaches, by pony cart and guide.
For our return journey to the mainland, we will take a guided cruise alongside the foot of the spectacular Cliffs of Moher, which puts the 700 foot high cliffs into perspective.
We'll have some free time to stop for a bite of lunch (on your own), before heading south towards Killarney, our next destination for the next 3 nights. We will be staying in the heart of Killarney at the highly ranked 4-star Killarney Towers Hotel [https://www.killarneytowers.com]. You will enjoy the vibrant town, as it is filled with many shops, restaurants & pubs.
☆ (Included Today: Breakfast, Morning Tour to Aran Islands, 1-hour cruise touring the Cliffs of Moher, lunch and dinner today on your own)
● Day 6– Tuesday, May 28th 2019: Killarney: Jaunting Buggy Tour of Killarney National Park, Ross Castle & Lakes of Killarney / Free Afternoon to explore Killarney National Park
Get ready for one of the most fun days of our trip! We are going to experience a Jaunting Horse Buggy Tour Today, exploring the Killarney National Park, Lakes of Killarney, Ross Castle and the famed Killarney House. The Jaunting Buggy Tour is the perfect way to see the hidden delights of this region! You will step back in time and experience Ireland’s most traditional mode of transport with a jaunting buggy tour. As you ramble along our tour, your guide will inform you of the history, legends and folklore of the area – with some Irish humor thrown in for good measure!
This afternoon has been scheduled as free time, as Killarney National Park offers some magnificent hiking, fishing and boating, or you may wish to spend the afternoon exploring and shopping in the quaint village of Killarney.
Dinner is on your own tonight, but be sure to meet in the hotel lobby at 8:30 pm for a fun, festive night as our Irish guide takes us on a "Local Pub Crawl of Killarney", [first pint is included] as Killarney boasts having the best pubs in all of Ireland!
☆ (Included Today: Breakfast, Morning jaunting Buggy Tour of Killarney National Park, Ross Castle & Lakes of Killarney, lunch and dinner is on your own, Pub Crawl Tonight with First Pint included)
● Day 7 – Wednesday, May 29, 2019: FAMOUS DINGLE PENINSULA DRIVE ALONG THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY
Today, we will visit one of the most scenic areas in all of Ireland, the Dingle Peninsula! We will visit the Blasket Visitors Center in Dun Chaoin, on the tip of the Dingle Peninsula. This interpretative museum, shows first hand, how this unique community once lived on the Great Blasket Island.
County Kerry's stunningly beautiful Dingle Peninsula, stretches for 30 miles into the Atlantic Ocean from Ireland's south-west coast. The peninsula is dominated by the range of mountains that form its spine, running from the Slieve Mish range to Mount Brandon, Ireland's second highest peak. The coastline consists of steep sea-cliffs, broken by sandy beaches, with two large sand spits at Inch in the south and the Maharees to the north.
Tonight is going to be a special night, as we celebrate our time in Killarney with a visit to the popular JARVEY'S / MOLLY DARCY'S TRADITIONAL IRISH PUB (http://www.jarveys.ie/index.html) for a fun, festive night of Irish music, dancing and sing-along songs! Our night at Jarvey's is included with our trip package and offers an authentic Irish meal and the best traditional Irish entertainment fer miles and miles!
☆ (Included Today: Breakfast, Day Tour of Dingle Peninsula and admission to Blasket Visitors Center, Pub Dinner & Entertainment at Jarvey's Irish Pub)
● DAY 8 – THURSDAY, MAY 30TH 2019: Depart Killarney / Visit Blarney Castle & Cork County / Arrive Dublin for 3 Nights
We depart and enjoy another lovely scenic drive, this time eastward across Southern Ireland. Our first stop is in Cork area, where we visit Blarney Castle. Of course, we all will want to kiss the "Blarney Stone" and acquire the "gift of eloquence." Here we will also visit the renowned Blarney Woolen Mills and offer free time for lunch.
After lunch we head north towards Dublin, where we will check in to our beautiful centrally located Dublin Hotel, the 4-star Maldron City Center Hotel on Kevin Street, located in the center of vibrant Dublin! [https://www.maldronhotelkevinstreet.com/]. The evening is free to explore Dublin and have dinner on your own.
☆ (Included Today: Breakfast, Morning tour of Blarney Castle & Gardens and panoramic tour of County Cork, lunch and dinner is on your own)
● DAY 9 – FRIDAY, MAY 31ST 2019: Walking Tour of Dublin's Historical Center- visiting St. Patrick's Cathedral and Trinity College's "Book of Kells". .
This morning our group will join in a walking tour of Dublin's historical center and visit several famous landmarks, like the St. Patrick's Cathedral and Trinity College's "Book of Kells". The famed "Book of Kells," the illuminated version of the Gospels, designed by unknown monks long ago. In the Old Library are housed over three million volumes of valuable books and priceless manuscripts: we can learn about ancient book-making as we marvel at the surroundings.
The rest of the day and evening is free to explore the beautiful city of Dublin and its many shops, cafes and pubs.
☆ (Included Today: Breakfast, Walking Tour of Historical Dublin City Center with visits to St. Patrick's Cathedral and Trinity College's "Book of Kells, Lunch and Dinner on your own)
● DAY 10 – SATURDAY, JUNE 1ST 2019: FREE DAY IN DUBLIN TO EXPLORE ON YOUR OWN / FAREWELL DINNER AT MERRY PLOUGHBOY'S PUB!
Today is a FREE DAY to explore the Beautiful city of Dublin- as there is so much to do here- it's your choice on where you may decide to Visit! May the Guinness Storehouse & Brewery, Jameson Distillery, Kilmainham Gaol Museum, The National Botanic Gardens, take a stroll in St. Stephen's Green Park, Check out a Futbol Match at Croke Park Stadium or shop on Dublin's Famous Grafton Street.
Tonight is going to be a highlight of our Trip! We are celebrating our final evening on the Emerald Isle with a fun authentic Irish dinner, step-dancing, traditional music, singing and entertainment at Merry Ploughboy Irish Cabaret Show (http://www.mpbpub.com/ or VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkKtjsVtSYk&feature=youtu.be)
After dinner, some may want to venture our for a pint or two in the Temple Bar area of Dublin, known for its many bars, pubs and nightspots. But don't stay out too late, as we have to wake early for our 9:20am flight!
☆ (Included Today: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner with live musical entertainment)
● DAY 10 – SUNDAY, JUNE 2ND 2019: RETURN TO THE USA
Regretfully, it's time to say "Slán agat" (Good Bye) and transfer to the Dublin Airport by our private coach, where our international flight is waiting to return us to the USA.
REFUND POLICY: No Refunds are offered with less than 90 days advance notice before our departure date. If you can find a replacement to take your place, a name change fee is applicable for $200.