Exclusive: Shades of Ireland with Collette

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    9-day Adventure | Save $200 CAD per person | Offer expires March 12, 2021

    Exclusive: Shades of Ireland 

    Photo: Killarney seascape 

    Are you ready to kiss the Blarney stone?

    From vibrant and history-filled Dublin, across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast, experience all of Ireland’s charm on this magical tour of the Emerald Isle. Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle. Visit Waterford, Ireland’s oldest city, where you’ll have the opportunity to visit the House of Waterford Crystal or tour the renowned Medieval Museum. Choose from a selection of Killarney’s best restaurants with our Diner’s Choice program. See the Atlantic from the stunning 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. Experience the world-famous beauty of the Ring of Kerry. See sheepdogs in action on a working farm. Explore Dublin with a local guide – either by foot or on a panoramic city tour – it’s your choice! See beautiful Killarney from your seat on an Irish jaunting car. Journey to historic Blarney Castle, lean back and kiss its famous stone!

    All in price: $4,699 CAD

    Per person/based on double occupancy

    Included in Price:

    • Round Trip Air from Toronto Intl Airport
    • Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges of $100 per person (subject to increase until paid in full)
    • Hotel Transfers

    Photo: Blarney Castle 

    Shades of Ireland Itinerary:

    Departing: Saturday, September 11, 2021

    Day 1: Overnight Flight

    Anticipation mounts as you wind your way toward the Emerald Isle and its many wonders. Rich history, rolling hills and warm smiles lie ahead in Dublin, Waterford, Killarney and Limerick. With tomorrow comes quintessential Ireland.

    Day 2: Dublin, Ireland - Tour Begins

    Get a taste of old Dublin. Tonight, you and your fellow travellers revel in a traditional Irish evening, including regional cuisine. Today dinner will be included.

    Day 3: Dublin

    Today, it’s your choice! Choose to ride with a local guide to see St. Patrick’s Cathedral, O’Connell Street, the General Post Office, and the historic Phoenix Park -OR- choose a walking tour of the city’s historic center, exploring St. Stephen’s Green, Grafton Street, and the River Liffey. Either way, what follows is an afternoon to discover Dublin’s charms on your own. Today breakfast will be included.

    Day 4: Dublin - Kilkenny - Waterford

    Step back in time and begin the day in the medieval splendor of 12th century Kilkenny on the River Nore. Then, in Waterford, embark on a leisurely paced walking tour of Ireland’s oldest city. It’s your choice! Tour the Waterford Crystal factory and learn how exquisite crystal has been made for centuries -OR- visit the Medieval Museum for a guided tour and glass of wine in the 15th-century Mayor’s Wine Vault. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

    Day 5: Waterford - Blarney Stone - Killarney

    Live the legend. The story goes that those who kiss the Blarney Stone gain the gift of eloquence. This morning, give it a shot at historic Blarney Castle. Cross into County Kerry and continue on to charming Killarney. In Killarney’s stunning national park, board a traditional boat* and sail through the breathtaking lakes in the company of an expert boatman. Tonight, it’s Diner’s Choice…choose your included dinner from a "menu" of Killarney’s great restaurants. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

    Photo: sheep in a field in Ireland

    Day 6: Killarney - Ring of Kerry - Killarney

    Take in the rugged coastline as you loop your way around the picturesque Ring of Kerry, past pristine beaches, quaint villages and majestic landscapes. At the Gap of Dunloe, shop for local artisan-made crafts. See border collies in action during a traditional sheepdog demonstration at a family-run farm. The night is free for reminiscing about the day as you find your own authentic taste of Irish culture. Today breakfast will be included.

    Day 7: Killarney - Adare - Limerick
    Start your day with a traditional jaunting car ride* through Killarney National Park. Travel to Adare, Ireland’s prettiest village, for some time at leisure. Continue to Limerick, where a panoramic city tour showcases King John's Castle and the Treaty Stone. Delve into the fascinating history of the "city of the violated treaty." Today breakfast will be included.

    Day 8: Limerick - Cliffs of Moher - Galway - Limerick
    Today brings you to the dramatic, 700-foot-high Cliffs of Moher for cinematic views of the mighty Atlantic. Pass through the windswept, limestone landscape of the Burren, known for its stark beauty and Neolithic tombs. Continue on to Galway for a brief tour that showcases “The City of Tribes” before relaxing over dinner. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

    Photo: Cabra Castle 
    Day 9: Limerick - Tullamore/Kilbeggan - Kingscourt
    You don’t have to be a connoisseur to appreciate the old-world heritage of Ireland’s whiskey territory. Your journey brings you to Tullamore and Kilbeggan in the heart of Ireland, where a superb distillery brings whiskey craftsmanship to life and gives you a taste of the final product. Top your day off with an overnight stay on the regal grounds of Cabra Castle where you toast the end of a fabulous trip during your farewell dinner. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

    Day 10: Kingscourt - Tour Ends
    Your journey ends in Kingscourt. Today breakfast will be included.

    Optional add-ons:

    Optional 5 Days 3-Night London Pre-Tour Extension 

    Cost: $1,000.00 CAD per person, Double, Land Only

    Single accommodations are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis. Airfare is not included. The purchase of an additional air segment is required for this extension. Please inquire for air rate at time of booking. The overall activity level of this extension is a level 2. This means you feel confident walking at least 30-45 minutes at a time over a variety of terrains – from cobblestones streets to easy straightaways to a couple hills or flights of stairs.
    DAY 1: Overnight Flight
    You’re on your way to the United Kingdom. Begin in England and enjoy a 3-night stay in London.

    DAY 2: London, England - Tour Begins
    Experience London, the esteemed capital of the United Kingdom. Often described as a world within a city, London is a sophisticated metropolis with a timeless style all its own.

    DAY 3: London
    Navigate the city with a local expert. Using your included Oyster card, hop on the famous underground Tube and zoom to the city’s most beloved attractions. Visit Kensington Palace, once the home of Queen Victoria and Princess Diana. Enjoy some free time to explore the city.
    Included Meals:  Breakfast

    DAY 4: London
    The day is yours! Take advantage of your day at leisure and included Tower of London pass. London’s bustling city streets are lined with beautiful gardens, fascinating museums, celebrated monuments, and grand theaters – and you’ll be a part of it all!
    Included Meals: Breakfast

    DAY 5: London - Dubin, Ireland
    Wish London goodbye as you transfer to Dublin.
    Included Meals:  Breakfast

    Please Note: A local guide will join you for your city tour. All included services are provided by local representatives. A minimum of 4 passengers is required for this extension to operate.


    4 Days 3-Night Edinburgh Post Tour Extension

    Cost: $1,065.00 CAD per person/based on double occupancy, Land Only

    Single accommodations are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis. Airfare is not included. The purchase of an additional air segment is required for this extension. Please inquire for air rate at time of booking. The overall activity level of this extension is a level 2. This means you feel confident walking at least 30-45 minutes at a time over a variety of terrains – from cobblestones streets to easy straightaways to a couple hills or flights of stairs.
    DAY 10: Kingscourt - Edinburgh, Scotland
    Explore Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland and a city steeped in history. Here, you’ll find charming pubs, quaint shops, and friendly faces all under the watchful gaze of Edinburgh Castle. Dig into Scottish cuisine with dinner at a local restaurant tonight.
    Included Meals: Dinner

    DAY 11: Edinburgh
    Delve into the heart of Edinburgh as you take a guided walking tour of the famous Royal Mile. Peruse the many shops, learn about the storied history of these streets, and make your way to the peak of the city – Edinburgh Castle. Inside the walls of Edinburgh Castle, you’ll be able to see medieval armour and the Scottish Crown Jewels. The rest of the day is at leisure.
    Included Meals: Breakfast

    DAY 12: Edinburgh
    Today is yours to explore Edinburgh how you’d like. Take advantage of this day at leisure – maybe take a tour of Edinburgh’s infamous vaults, or stop by the queen’s Edinburgh residence, the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
    Included Meals: Breakfast

    DAY 131: Edinburgh
    Give a farewell pat to Greyfriars Bobby as you depart for home.
    Included Meals: Breakfast

    Please Note: A local guide will join you for your city tour. All included services are provided by local representatives. A minimum of 4 passengers is required for this extension to operate.
    Offer expires March 12, 2021. Join this extraordinary adventure and book with me today!

    Terms And Conditions

    PLEASE NOTE: Book Now rates valid until Mar 12, 2021, valid on air inclusive packages only. Not included in price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $449 per person * All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change, based on air inclusive package from YYZPROOF OF CITIZENSHIP: PASSPORTS AND VISAS Documentation is required by foreign governments for all trips outside Canada. You should visit Global Affairs Canada at https://travel.gc.ca/ for general information about passports and visa requirements. Some countries require a visa in addition to a valid passport for entry, so it is important that you check with the appropriate foreign consulate or embassy for specific entry requirements and details you need to know regarding how and when to obtain the visa. Please remember the possession of valid passports and necessary visas are the responsibility of each client/passenger. If you would like assistance in ensuring you have the proper visa(s) for your trip outside of Canada, we would be happy to refer you to a company that can assist you. We strongly recommend that you have a valid passport (with seven-month validity) for all travel outside Canada. Please be advised transit visas may be required if connecting through a country on route to your final destination. INSURANCE: When travelling outside Canada, health insurance is required. Contact your booking agent for more details. TRAVEL CONDITIONS: There may be different living standards and practices and different standards and conditions with respect to the provision of services and accommodations outside of Canada. Days of features are interchangeable. Single accommodations are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis. *Jaunting car ride and/or boat cruise are included, weather permitting. To complete your tour, we include roundtrip airport-to-hotel transfers when purchasing our airfare with your tour. If you have arranged for your own air, we are pleased to provide you the option of purchasing these transfers. Please note that all transfers will leave at pre-scheduled times. The overall activity level of this tour is a level 2. This means you like a balanced approach to travel. You feel confident walking at least 30-45 minutes at a time over a variety of terrains – from cobblestone streets to easy straightaways to a couple hills or flights of stairs. You’re comfortable walking a few city blocks at a time, but need some time to unwind and relax. Air passengers will arrive into and depart from Dublin airport. All transfers will arrive into and depart from Dublin airport. Please be advised many airlines do not provide advance seat assignments until check-in at the airport. Advance seating will be subject to the airline's terms and conditions. On day 10, due to flight schedules, you may require an early morning departure from your hotel. Economy air rate and schedule are applicable for groups of 10 or more travelling on the same flights and dates. A deposit of $600 per person is due upon reservation. Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis. Reservations made after the deposit due date of March 05, 2021 are based upon availability. Final payment due by July 13, 2021. Deposits are refundable up until March 12, 2021. BC Reg. #23337; Travel Industry Council of Ontario Reg. # 3206405. BOOKING NUMBER: 1041397

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