Go on an unforgettable tour of Ireland's rugged and stunning northern coastline. Ireland Luxury Travel can prepare your own tailor made private tour of Donegal and Northern Ireland, giving you the best of the North.
Contact Ireland Luxury Travel to choose your travel style and to design a trip of a lifetime. Enjoy an escorted tour with a private driver guide or hit the open road and follow your selected itinerary for a self drive tour.
Luxury Self Drive: Guide Price $350 per person sharing, per day
Private Driver Guided Tour: Guide Price $900 per person sharing, per day
Your airport transfer will meet you at arrivals, help you with your bags, and take you directly to your hotel to relax after your flight. Ireland Luxury Travel can request an early check in for early arrivals so you can rest and refresh. Alternatively, you can fly into Belfast international Airport and start your tour in Northern Ireland. Your transfer will bring you from the airport to your specially chosen hotel.
Your local city guide will meet you in your hotel and bring you on a private guided walk through the city center to get your bearings and discover the architecture of your arrival city.
The first full day in Dublin, you may want to enjoy some sightseeing in Ireland’s vibrant capital city. Don’t miss the Guinness Store house for the history of the famous pint of stout and Trinity College for the Book of Kells, Ireland's famous medieval manuscript written by monks in 800 AD. Take a whiskey pub tour in Temple bar and explore the oldest part of Dublin city. Visit Dublinia Museum for the history of the Vikings in Dublin. Ireland Luxury Travel can offer dinner recommendations or make a reservation in a Michelin star restaurant, for you to discover gourmet Ireland.
Belfast city highlights will include a local driving tour guide to bring you through the streets of the city to parts that you need a local to help you explore. Discover the troubled history of this now vibrant city and meet the people who lived through the political unrest. A must see for the afternoon is the Titanic Center and port complex. This visitor center is rightly award winning and rivals any in the world. You get to relive life on-board the infamous vessel Titanic and discover what life was like for the ship builders and passengers who all have their story to tell.
Belfast has so much to see! Ireland Luxury Travel also recommend the Botanic Gardens and Saint George's Market. Slow your pace and relax taking in the local city life. Enjoy the vibrant culture of Belfast city through her people and her nightlife.
You will meet your driver guide this morning or collect your car hire. Make an early start for a long day of touring. Head out of the city and towards Trim Castle. Enjoy one of Ireland’s largest Norman castles and the movie location for Mel Gibson movie "Braveheart". Continue on through beautiful traditional towns like Kells on to the rugged north west of the country and to your luxury hotel. Enjoy the lovely drive and take in the small villages and towns along the way.
Travelling around county Donegal’s coast can take days! The route is approximately 557 km (346miles). Take the southern loop leaving Donegal town, head for the coast and take in the sights. Highlights include the Slieve League (Sliabh Liag) cliffs, standing 600m tall (1968 ft) and one of Europe's finest sea cliffs. Explore Donegal's miles of golden, sandy beaches and enjoy the kite surfers as they bob on the ocean. Glenveagh National Park is stunning and a must see. Ireland Luxury Travel will pick out the highlights for you and design your drive to suit your interests. Don’t forget to get a Donegal Tweed blanket in the Donegal Woollen Mills. We recommend heading for Malin Head (Ireland's most northern point) and enjoy the wildlife and stunning Views. This vast beautiful region has a lot to offer. Your itinerary will depend on your interests and your time!
Today, you might like to take a day off and relax on the grounds of your hotel estate. Perhaps you would like to try fishing or falconry? Maybe take a stroll through Donegal Town and enjoy lunch in a local café? The options are plentiful.
Heading for the Antrim coast, take in the seaside town of Portrush. Famous for its beaches and Golf courses, it offers beautiful views along the coastline, including the famous Causeway Coastal Route. Highlights of this trip include the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Ballycastle Town or a day trip to Rathlin Island. Ireland Luxury Travel can arrange a private whiskey tour that will bring you to the Scottish Isle of Islay to experience Irish and Scotch Whiskey at the distilleries that they originate from. Did you know, TV sensation "Game of Thrones" was filmed in Antrim? The locations, stunning in their own right, have now been made famous due to the Hollywood connection. Finally, the highlight of this part of the country is the world famous Giant's Causeway. Stunningly beautiful, this is nature at its most fierce! Molten lava spewed into the sea and formed hexagon shaped basalt outcrops that pour into the sea. Your guide can bring you along the seacliffs to enjoy the stunning views as you descend to the headland. Discover the Irish legend of the Giant who created the causeway to reach the coastline of Scotland.
You will sightsee around Belfast for a few more days.
You will head to Dublin today, but first make a stop at the Boyne Valley. Visit Newgrange (c 3,200 B.C.), the best-known monument of the World Heritage Site of Brú na Bóinne, predating the ancient pyramids by 400 years and Stonehenge by 1000. Visit the fantastic Visitor Center for a doze of history and lore. Travel to Monasterboice (an early Christian site with a round tower and 10th Century High Cross) and the Hill of Tara (seat of the high kings of Ireland). Settle into your hotel outside Dublin for a good night sleep before your flight home.
Your airport transfer will take you on the 30 min drive to Dublin airport for your flight home
Please Note: This is a custom experience subject to actual pricing. You will be required to leave a $500 deposit per person. Once the reservation is created, a travel specialist will work with you to finalize the tour.
Ireland Luxury Travel are experts in bespoke private travel in Ireland. Incorporating the best in luxury and experiential trips for individuals and groups, their team of advisers, all based in Ireland’s South West Coast, will help connect you to all Ireland has to offer.
Each trip is unique and tailored to the specific interests of each individual. Every detail from arrival is personally manged by your professional adviser. A 24 hr assistance direct line while traveling, local pub and restaurant recommendations, dinner reservations, specially prepared itinerary and entry access to selected sightseeing are all included in your personalized travel pack. Ireland Luxury Travel’s excellent team of private driver guides, walking guides and local experts are ready to enrich your travel experience.
Our suggested itineraries are tailored to your interests and designed around your travel plans.
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