16 Days | Ireland Royal Shamrock Tour

Main destination Ireland · About Escorted or Guided Tour

16 Days | Ireland Royal Shamrock Tour

Main destination Ireland · About Escorted or Guided Tour

June 1 - 16, 2019


Join us as we partner with Royal Irish Tours to experience Ireland. We’ll experience magical landscapes; visit quaint villages and the traditional yet cosmopolitan cities of Dublin and Belfast. In addition to daytime touring on our first class coach tour, we plan to visit local pubs where you can enjoy lively Irish music and traditional dancers.

Tour Inclusions:

  • Home pick up & drop off in the Comox Valley or $30.00 credit
  • Touring by luxury coach with experienced driver & guide for small group size - Maximum 36
  • 14 nights hotel accommodation
  • 14 full Irish breakfasts
  • 7 evening meals
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Dinner & entertainment at Quill’s Farmhouse & Muckcross Park
  • Admissions to: Saint Patrick Visitor Centre, Belfast City Hall, Crumlin Road Gaol, Titanic Belfast, Giant’s Causeway Centre, Belleek Pottery, Kylemore Abbey, Cliffs of Moher, Kingdom of Kerry Museum, Cahir Castle, Irish National Stud & Gardens
  • Walking tour of Derry City
  • Titanic Experience - Belfast (top voted attraction-Europe)
  • Jaunting car ride through Killarney
  • Tour leader throughout the trip
  • Baggage Handling
  • All trip planning services
  • Taxes and service charges 

Not included:

  • Gratuities for bus driver and local tour manager - Recommended 2-3 euros per day for Driver and 4-5 euros for tour manager
  • Meals not specified & items of a personal nature.


This trip will be hosted by

Cathie Hagenson


Price per person in CAD based on:

Double occupancy $3,990.00 Single occupancy $5,095.00
Flights from Comox airport $ 995.00

Price includes all taxes.


Itinerary subject to change based on local travel conditions. Minimum group size is 30.

Royal Irish Tours Coaches
  • Quality first class coaches
  • Bathroom on board - Frequent stops
  • Maximum 36 on our tour
  • Internet connections on the bus when available
  • Front and /or side entrance
  • Handpicked, experienced tour managers

Terms and Conditions:
Payment - Airfare - Full payment due by February 15, 2019. Cancellation Penalty - Non-refundable once paid.
Coach Tour - Deposit of $300.00 per person due at the time of booking. Payment by cash or cheque (payable to Square 1Travel) or credit card (Visa & MasterCard only). Final Payment is due by March 15, 2019.
Cancellation penalty: Deposit is non-refundable. Tour is 100% non-refundable after March 15, 2019.
Insurance: We recommend purchasing travel insurance. Please contact Willy van Kemenade at 250-339-7628 for a quote.
Name changes are permitted for a fee of $100.00 per person plus any supplier fees, only if there is a waiting list or if you can find someone to take your place.
Responsibility: Square1 Travelplus is a vacation organizer only and cannot accept responsibility for any loss, damage or physical or personal injury of any nature resulting from delays, suppliers, Acts of God or any other force majeure. 


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Call: 250-339-7628
Email: cathieh1@telus.net 

Itinerary

Day 1: June 1: Non stop flights

with Westjet 787 Dreamliner from Calgary to Dublin with connections from Comox and other cities in western Canada. 

Day 2: June 2: Arrive Dublin

Today is leisurely as we gather in our hotel in Malahide overlooking the Irish Sea in north County Dublin. Enjoy a pre-dinner drink and an introduction to your travelling companions before an early dinner.
Overnight: Grand Hotel, Malehide Meals D

Day 3: June 3: Saint Patrick's Country

Head north through the majestic Mountains of Mourne into Saint Patrick’s Country to visit the grave of Ireland’s Patron Saint and the Saint Patrick Centre which tells his story.

Afterwards we drive to Strangford, where Game of Thrones is filmed and take the ferryboat ride to beautiful Portaferry. Onwards to Belfast for a panoramic tour which will include the political wall murals located on the Protestant Shankill Road and the Catholic Falls Road - a unique cultural experience. Overnight: Titanic Hotel, Belfast Meals B, D

Day 4: June 4: Belfast & Titanic

A guided tour of Belfast City Hall is first on the agenda this morning. Next, experience what life was like for a prisoner in Belfast’s Crumlin Road Gaol. In the afternoon, visit the shipyard where the Titanic was built in 1909, followed by a tour at the Titanic Experience - recently voted Europe's top visitor attraction. The evening is free to explore the Northern capital on your own.
Overnight: Titanic Hotel, Belfast Meals B

Day 5: June 5: Giant’s Causeway & Derry

This morning we drive north along the Antrim Coast and visit the Giant’s Causeway. We then continue to Derry where a local guide will tell the “Story of Derry” on a walking tour of this historic walled city.
Overnight: Villa Rose Hotel, Donegal Meals B, D

Day 6: June 6: Ben Bulben & Clew Bay

Today we’ll visit Belleek, home of the world famous porcelain factory. We then enter the romantic domain of W. B. Yeats via Drumcliffe where he is buried and other sites in Sligo associated with the life of the poet, before continuing to Westport.
Overnight: Castlecourt Hotel, Westport Meals B, D

Day 7: June 7: Connemara

Today we’ll go to Connemara, one of the wildest and most romantic places in Ireland. We’ll also visit Kylemore Abbey; and have some free time this afternoon to discover the charm of Westport.
Overnight: Castlecourt Hotel, Westport Meals: B, D

Day 8: June 8: Galway City & Cliffs of Moher

Enroute to Galway this morning we will pass through the village of Cong, location for the classic film The Quiet Man. We’ll have some free time in Galway City before traversing the
Burren region and viewing the mighty Cliffs of Moher.
Overnight: Bunratty Castle Hotel, Bunratty Meals: B

Optional medieval banquet or perhaps enjoy the evening at Durty Nellies bar.

Day 9: June 9: Limerick & Adare

After breakfast we head for the Kingdom of Kerry. A tour of Limerick City is undertaken before travelling to Adare and then arriving in the beautiful town of Killarney.
Overnight: Killarney Oaks Hotel, Killarney Meals: B, D

Day 10: June 10: Dingle Peninsula

This morning we visit the Kingdom of Kerry Museum in Tralee. We will visit the fishing port of Dingle and view the Blasket Islands as we round Slea Head. Enjoy views of the Lakes before returning to Killarney.
Overnight: Killarney Oaks Hotel, Killarney Meals: B, D

Day 11: June 11: Kenmare & Killarney

We take the short drive to the heritage town of Kenmare this morning. We then travel the Ring of Kerry road back into Killarney thru’ Moll’s Gap where we visit a traditional working sheep farm. Enjoy a jaunting ride thru’ Killarney National Park, and later this evening you are invited to Quill’s Farmhouse for a traditional Irish dinner and entertainment.
Overnight: Killarney Oaks Hotel, Killarney Meals: B, D

Day 12: June 12: Blarney & Tipperary

Leaving Kerry we travel east to Blarney Castle (optional). Option to kiss the Blarney Stone. According to legend, kissing
the stone endows the kisser with the gift of the gab. We head to Tipperary & visit Cahir Castle and the town of Cashel, before arriving in medieval Kilkenny.
Overnight: Hotel Kilkenny, Kilkenny Meals: B, D

Day 13: June 13: Curragh of Kildare

This morning we travel through the Curragh of Kildare for a guided tour of the Irish National Stud. You also visit the Horse
Museum and the Japanese Gardens. A panoramic tour of Dublin is undertaken before arriving at your city hotel. This evening, a free night to explore the electric atmosphere in Dublin.
Overnight: Gresham Hotel, Dublin Meals: B

Day 14: June 14: Dublin’s “Fair City”

Today is your first free day to explore Dublin's 'Fair City.' Check out the famous streets, squares, historic buildings, perhaps a local pub and the great shopping opportunities before our farewell dinner & lively Irish entertainment this evening.
Overnight: Gresham Hotel or similar, Dublin Meals: B, D

Day 15: June 15: Dublin

After the hearty Irish breakfast at our Hotel you are free to explore Dublin on your own or with help from Cathie. Perhaps it will be a visit to the National Museum of Ireland (It’s free), or the General Post Office Witness History tour (site of the 1916 Easter Rising) or maybe a walking tour or a visit to the Guinness Storehouse. It is your day to explore on your own. Meals: B

Day 16: June 16 Return flights to Canada

Final hearty Irish breakfast at our Hotel. Non stop flights with Westjet 787 Dreamliner from Dublin to Calgary with connections to Comox and other cities in western Canada. 
Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

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