Ultimate Ireland Adventure

Visit the Emerald Isle

The luck of the Irish! Contrary to popular belief, the shamrock is not actually the national symbol of Ireland. The harp is the official symbol, which is displayed on Irish passports, the Guinness logo and local currency.

The Worldwide Navigators Difference

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Sojourn – Gain a better understanding of the community you’re visiting. Learn about different religions or spiritual practices. How do these impact the communities? How does religion or spirituality influence local traditions?

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Savor – Will you choose sweet or savory? Take the time to visit local markets and discover unique local ingredients. Learn how to prepare traditional meals & local favorites.

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Tip of the Tongue – Each morning, take the time to learn a few basic greetings and phrases in the local language. Learn how to write greetings & your name in the local script.

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A Wrinkle in Time – History influences our present. Discover the history of the country you visit. Hear the stories of your guides & their family history. Where do they come from?

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Journal Journeys – Take some time to reflect on the day’s events and document your journey. Spend a moment journaling about the day had & day ahead. These are memories for a lifetime!

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Culture – From local dances, festivals, or simple gestures to communicate – all of these make up a country’s culture. Learn and practice cultural norms & how to show respect in the culture you visit.

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Itinerary

Welcome to Dublin! If you arrive early, take an optional walking tour of the city, featuring Molly Malcone and the Ha’penny Bridge.

This evening, meet your tour guide and traveling companions for a welcome dinner accompanied by live Irish music and dancing.

After a traditional Irish breakfast depart Dublin and head to Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland. Take a famous Black Cab Tour, with a local cabbie to narrate along the way. View the famous political murals of the Loyalist and Republican heartlands.

After lunch, visit the Titanic Experience to learn about the infamously doomed ship. Head further north to view sights from Game of Thrones. You’ll spend the night in Ballintoy, also a location from the HBO hit series. Relax with a sunset view or get your adrenaline pumping by crossing the sunning Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge before a traditional Irish dinner.

Today you’ll visit the eighth natural wonder of the world, The Giant’s Causeway. Take a photo tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site’s thousands of stunning columns. Follow along as your guide tells you local legends over lunch, before continuing on your journey to Derry.

Take a walking tour of Derry, a medieval city with a contentious history. Enjoy a free evening of exploring.

Cross the boarder back into the Republic of Ireland. Stop at the resting place of the world-famous poet W.B Yeats. Enjoy lunch at Westport, a quaint seaside town.

Drive through Connemara, a scenic area of rugged mountains and barren bogs that have inspired Irish musicians for centuries. Listen to traditional Irish tunes as you admire the lush scenery.

Spend the evening dancing away to traditional tunes in Galway, Ireland’s cultural capital.

Cross the Atlantic to Inis Mor, the largest of the Aran Islands. This ancient cit boasts 3,000 miles of stone walls. Explore on foot, bike, or ride in a horse and cart. Don’t miss Dun Aonghasa, a fort perched atop a 300 foot cliff.

Lunch with your guide and a local Irish Gaelic speaker, who will provide a brief language lesson in the native language. Stay for a few tales, or continue exploring the island. Head back to Galway for the night.

Continue through County Clare, filled with ancient tales of fairies and leprechauns. Fuel up with lunch in Lahinch, Ireland’s surf capital, before heading to the Cliffs of Moher.

Known and adored worldwide, these cliffs rise hundreds of feet over the Atlantic Ocean. On your way you’ll see cliffs featured in movies such as The Princess Bride and Harry Potter. Wander along the majestic and mysterious cliffs.

Spend the night in Ennis, the home of Irish music. Follow your guide to the best pubs for local, traditional Irish music and some delicious food.

Traverse the stunning Dingle Peninsula, by way of the Slea Head Drive. Be sure to stop for a few photo ops along the way, you’ll want to remember these views forever! View The Sleeping Giant and The Three Sisters, as your guide tells tales of these ancient heroes and warriors.

Continue on to beautiful Killarney. Take a horse and carriage ride through the national park, visit 15th century Ross Castle, or relax along the shores of Lough Leane. Tonight, join the locals in a Kerry disco and dance the night away!

Revive with a full Irish breakfast at the hotel before you return to Dublin. Stop in Cork at Barney Castle, dating back to 1446. This is the location of the Blarney Stone, so give it a kiss if you dare!

Along the way, visit the Rock of Cashel, seat of kings long ago. Have your farewell dinner in Dublin, in the world-famous Temple Bar district.

Tá fáilte mhór roimh Éirinn!

Experience the ultimate Irish adventure! Eight action-packed and fun-filled days have it all – traditional music, stunning scenery, ancient monuments, and vibrant towns. 

Drive through Ireland’s lush green landscapes sprinkled with ancient castles and tombs, hearing tales of heroes, fairies, and leprechauns. View sites so beautiful that they’re featured in some of the most famous films of all times. This is a fast-paced, not to be missed tour!

Value

3-6 Day
Group Trips

  • Airfare
  • Transportation
  • 2.5 - 3-Star Accommodations
  • Daily Activities & Excursions
  • 2 Meals Per Day
  • Tours & Entrance Fees
  • Daytime & Self-Guided Tour Director
  • 1 Impact Project

Classic

7-12 Day
Group Trips

  • Airfare
  • Transportation
  • 2.5 - 3-Star Accommodations
  • Daily Activities & Excursions
  • 2 Meals Per Day
  • Tours & Entrance Fees
  • Daytime Guided Tour Director
  • Up to 2 Impact Projects

Epic

7-14 Day
Group Trips

  • Airfare
  • Transportation
  • 3.5 - 4-Star Accommodations
  • Daily Activities & Excursions
  • 2 Meals Per Day
  • Tours & Entrance Fees
  • 24/7 Guided Tour Director
  • Up to 3 Impact Projects
  • Final Night Celebration Dinner

Interested in adding or modifying activities? No problem! All Worldwide Navigator itineraries can be customized to your liking!

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