Dublin and Killarney

8 nights / 9 days
dublin * kilkenny * wicklow * ring of kerry * dingle peninsula


Dublin and Killarney Trip Quote Request

Experience the best of Ireland on this romp through Irish history and culture. Start your trip in the country's vibrant capital, Dublin. From Dublin, take excursions to explore the surrounding countryside and visit the renowned town of Kilkenny on the banks of the River Nore. Fall in love with Killarney and tour the spectacular Ring of Kerry. Only in Ireland can you find such a distinct marriage of myth, culture and good, old-fashioned fun.

With countries as vast and bountiful as the Ireland, travelling by train is a great way to cover as much ground as possible while also taking in the breathtaking sights. Let the smooth ride, great service, and amazing vistas transport you from city to city. 

The train tickets and hotel stays are included in the package, along with some meals and many other travel essentials that will help make this trip easy, fun, and unforgettable

Sample 2020 Prices from various gateways*:
$2245 (txs incl)/pp (Comfort)/from Toronto
$2545 (txs incl)/pp (Comfort)/from St. John's
$2598 (txs incl)/pp (Comfort)/from Halifax
$2765 (txs incl)/pp (Comfort) from Vancouver
*Prices are in CAD funds, per person, based on double occupancy with round-trip flight in Economy Class
Prices are always subject to change, please request an updated quote price

DAILY ITINERARY

ITINERARY
Day 1: Depart Canada
Fly to Dublin.

Day 2: Welcome to Dublin: Sightseeing
Land in Dublin and take a private transfer to your hotel to check in. Explore Dublin using your Hop-On Hop-Off pass with Dublin Bus.

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS: Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Pass: Hop on and off to explore the Irish capital's historic buildings and cultural attractions and enjoy the Irish capital's well-known music scene and nightlife.
Accommodation: (1 night)

Day 3: Dublin: Kilkenny & Wicklow Excursion (approx. 260 km)
Today, enjoy a full-day excursion to Kilkenny and Wicklow from Dublin and take in stunning scenery and visit historical monuments.

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS: Kilkenny & Wicklow Excursion: Travel towards Kilkenny and take in the the stunning scenery, flora and fauna. In Kilkenny, take part in a 45-minute guided walking tour of Kilkenny City. Stroll through the narrow and winding cobbled streets and under the city's many medieval arches as you explore all the main attractions. Next, continue through County Carlow into the wild and rugged Wicklow Mountains.
Meal(s) : Breakfast
Accommodation: (1 night)

Day 4: Dublin – County Kerry (Killarney) (approx. 302 km)
After breakfast, make your way to the railway station to catch your train to magical Killarney. Make your way to your hotel to check in, then set out to see the town. Killarney lies on the shores of Lough Leane in southwest Ireland's County Kerry. The town boasts an impressive array of 19th-century buildings, as well as the stunning Killarney National Park.
Meal(s) : Breakfast
Accommodation: (1 night)

Day 5: County Kerry: Ring of Kerry Excursion (approx. 170 km)
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, then head out on a full-day tour to the Ring of Kerry.

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS: Ring of Kerry Excursion: Circle the magnificent MacGillycuddy Reeks and pass along the shores of Dingle and Kenmare Bay. Stop in picturesque villages like Glenbeigh, Waterville and Sneem. Return to Killarney via scenic Ladies View and admire the famous Lakes of Killarney.
Meal(s) : Breakfast
Accommodation: (1 night)

Day 6: County Kerry: Dingle Peninsula Excursion (approx. 97 km)
Today, take a full-day tour to the picturesque Dingle Peninsula.

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS: Dingle Peninsula Excursion: Head out via comfortable motor coach for a trip to the famous Dingle Peninsula, known for its ring forts, high crosses and ancient monuments. The area west of Dingle offers dramatic landscapes with striking views of the Blasket islands from Slea Head. Return to Killarney for the night.
Meal(s) : Breakfast
Accommodation: (1 night)

Day 7: County Kerry (Killarney) - Dublin (approx. 302 km)
Following breakfast, make your way to the train station for your return to Dublin. Check into your hotel, and spend the night in Dublin.
Meal(s) : Breakfast
Accommodation: (1 night)

Day 8: Dublin: At Leisure
Use your Hop-On Hop-Off pass to explore this lively city at your own pace.

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS: Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Pass: Use your pass to enjoy the rest of the day visiting the city.
Meal(s) : Breakfast

Day 9: Dublin - Return to Canada
After breakfast, take a private transfer to the airport and board your flight home.
Meal(s) : Breakfast


LOCATION- HOTEL
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland: ASHLING HOTEL DUBLIN (or similar)
Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland: SCOTTS HOTEL KILLARNEY (or similar)

ROOM SPECIFICATIONS
Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a standard room at all hotels during the trip.
Bed size(s): 1 double bed or 2 twin beds.
Room occupancy: Maximum 3 people (2 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child)

Departs: Daily, Year-round

More Info: 
The More Moments activities/excursions mentioned in the itinerary are all included in the package, but may be rescheduled to take place on an earlier or later day, depending on availability and operational day.

INCLUDED WITH YOUR PACKAGE COST

    • Round-trip flights to Dublin
    • Private airport transfers in Dublin
    • 7 nights of accommodation
    • 7 breakfasts
    • Round-trip train tickets (Economy Class) between Dublin and Killarney
    • 4 More Moments activities included:
      • 2-day Hop-On Hop-Off pass in Dublin
      • Full-day excursion to Kilkenny and Wicklow with English-speaking guide
      • Full-day excursion to the Ring of Kerry with English-speaking guide
      • Full-day excursion to the Dingle Peninsula with English-speaking guide
    • Earn and redeem Aeroplan® Miles

NOT INCLUDED

  • Meals other than those detailed
  • Baggage handling/porterage
  • Gratuities
  • Optional tours
  • Fees for visa if required

REMARKS
• Travellers should always cover their shoulders and legs when visiting some religious sites.
• In Europe, hotel rooms are generally smaller than in North America. There are rarely two double beds in a room. Triple rooms usually feature one double bed and one single bed or three single beds or one double bed and one foldaway bed or two single beds and one foldaway bed.
• Some types of sports equipment, including golf bags, etc., are not accepted in the rooms. They have to be kept in a specific area, which is usually locked.
• All hotels provide towels; some do not offer face cloths.
• In most European countries the voltage is 220V.

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