The Celtic Voyage – 6 Day Tour from Dublin

6 Days, 5 Nights 6 Days Starts in The Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Arran Quay, Dublin 8 & Ends in The Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Arran Quay, Dublin 8

Tour highlights

Join us on our spectacular Celtic Voyage Tour that brings you to the very Edge of Europe and discover a landscape dotted with dramatic coastlines, cultural secrets, wild ecological wonders and amazing adventure experiences.

Our Celtic Voyage tour commences in Dublin and brings us to Killarney in the south west to experience the wonders of Ireland’s wild Atlantic coastline.

Jump aboard the Voyage experience and unlock your Celtic spirit with a unique discovery of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic coastline.

Itinerary

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Discover Killarney

Departing at 9 AM from The Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Arran Quay, Dublin 8. 

Your adventure starts off in Dublin, Ireland’s capital also known as the Fair city. Our direction is south to Killarney and the Kingdom of Kerry.

After a bite to eat, you have the opportunity to experience Killarney town, walk around Ross Island or take a mesmerizing kayak tour on the Lakes of Killarney that takes you on a journey through time to exploring limestone caves and the incredible history of a 15th Century castle.

That evening, you can sample some of Killarney’s great food offerings, vibrant musical nightlife or take a stroll through its majestic national park.

Schedule:

09:00 AM: Bus Departure for Killarney

11:30 AM: Rest stop in Adare

12:00 PM: Bus Departure for Killarney

13:30 PM: Lunch in Killarney

15:00 PM: Explore Killarney or take an adventure

17:30 PM: Arrive in accommodation

 


Included:

  • Dublin to Killarney Transfer


Tour Style Options:

  • Budget – Hostel
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast

Activity Add-ons:

  • Ross Castle Kayak Tour- €35
  • Killarney Rent-a-Bike- €15
  • Whiskey Tasting Distillers  Experience- €25

Freebies:  

  • Explore Killarney National Park
  • Experience Killarney’s vibrant shops and cafes
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The Ring of Kerry and Valentia Island

Today’s adventure takes you off the beaten track to unlock the real beauty of the world famous Ring of Kerry. Considered one of the most beautiful destinations to explore in Ireland, the Ring of Kerry offers dramatic landscapes of wild rugged coastline, golden beaches, glistening lakes, picturesque villages and spectacular mountain ranges.   

Even better, we will take you on an incredible tour of the spectacular Valentia Island where you can delve into its incredible history and heritage, explore its magical setting on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean and if you are lucky get a glimpse (weather permitting) of the dramatic Skellig Islands (Star Wars famed).

After a well-earned bite to eat, we slowly make our way back to Killarney stopping off at many spectacular viewing points to learn of their historical importance and the opportunity to take that picture that will ensure an everlasting memory of paradise.

Schedule:

09:00 AM: Bus Departure for The Ring of Kerry

11:00 AM: Valentia Island Tour

13:30 PM: Lunch in Portmagee

15:00 PM: Bus Departure for Killarney via The Ring of Kerry  

18:00 PM: Arrive in Killarney

 

Included:

  • Ring of Kerry & Valentia Island   

Tour Style Options:

  • Budget/Classic/Luxury

Activity Add-ons:

  • Valentia Island Cycling Tour- €25
  • Skellig Eco Boat Tour- €40

Freebies:  

  • Bray Head Walking Tour
  • Explore the Ring of Kerry’s wild nature
  • Visit many quaint towns and village
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Dingle and Slea Head Tour

Dingle is our destination today, as we explore this dramatic and beautiful peninsula that is littered with archaeological and historical wonders. Our first stop off is at Inch beach, famous for being the place where an inch is actually three miles long and where we take a short stroll along its golden sands and watch long rolling waves that come crashing ashore.

Once aboard we head due west to the edge of Europe, also known as Slea Head. Feast your eyes on breathtaking scenery of wild rugged coastline, golden beaches and the magnificent Blasket Islands. We continue our journey around this rich and vibrant peninsulas exploring its vast Gaelic culture and learning a cupla focal (some words) in Irish along the way. We will also visit Dingle town, a picturesque fishing town that is famed for Fungi the dolphin who has been a local for almost 30 years, before making our return journey to Killarney.

Schedule:

09:00 AM: Bus Departure for Dingle & Slea Head

11:00 AM: Slea Head Tour

14:00 PM: Lunch in Dingle

15:00 PM: Explore Dingle Town

16:15 PM: Bus Departure for Killarney

18:00 PM: Arrive in Killarney                                                                                                                 

 

Included:

  • Dingle & Slea Head

Tour Style Options:

  • Budget/Classic/Luxury

Activity Add-ons:

  • Slea Head Cycling Tour- €30
  • Fungi Boat Tour- €15
  • Blasket Island Visitor Centre €5*
  • Celtic Steps – Irish Music, Song and Dance Show- €32.50

     

    *Available from April to October

Freebies:  

  • Explore the Dingle Way and its many beautiful villages along the way
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Killarney to Dublin

Before departing Killarney, you have the opportunity to explore Ross Island or take a mesmerizing kayak tour on the Lakes of Killarney that journeys around the unique setting of Ross Island, where we explore unique limestone caves and an incredible 15th Century castle.

That afternoon after a bite to eat, we make our way north along the edge of Europe to the spectacular setting of the Cliffs of Moher, where we will overnight in the vibrant coastal village of Doolin and a chance for you to experience great traditional music sessions, fantastic seafood and of course meet the locals.  

Schedule:

09:00 AM: Free time to relax, discover Killarney or take an adventure

12:00 PM: Visit Muckross Abbey and Torc Waterfall 

13:30 PM: Lunch and explore Muckross Gardens

15:00 PM: Bus Departure for Doolin

18:30 PM: Arrive in Doolin

 

Included:

  • Muckross Abbey & Gardens
  • Killarney to Doolin Transfer

Tour Style Options:

  • Budget/Classic/Luxury

Alternative Activity Add-ons:

  • Ross Castle Kayak Tour- €35
  • Lakes of Killarney Boat Tour- €12
  • Jaunting Cars- €30 per person
  • Killarney Cycling Tour- €35

Freebies:

  • Explore Ross Island and the Copper Mines
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The Cliffs of Moher and the Wild Burren

This morning we make our to the spectacular Cliffs of Moher in County Clare. This ‘must see’ wonder of Ireland, the Cliffs of Moher, stretches for almost 10 KM and will capture your eyes and imagination as you gaze out in awe of its impressive setting. Take the opportunity to explore the fantastic interpretation centre that will show you how this marvelous creation was shaped by nature’s hand and learn about its unique geological makeup.

Afterwards, we set off heading north towards Galway exploring the dramatic landscape and history of the wild Burren. Experience its unique ecosystem and the spectacular Poulnabrone wedge tomb, which dates back to the Neolithic period.

Along the way, cast your eyes over the remarkable moon-like terrain of the wild Burren and the Atlantic waves that roll into jaws of Galway Bay. We will stop for lunch in Kinvara (the head of the sea) before we head along the coast in search of the Bohemian capital of Ireland, Galway City.

That evening take the opportunity to sample Galway’s famed culinary delights and lively atmosphere.

Schedule:

10:00 AM: Bus departure for the Cliffs of Moher

10:15 AM: Visit the Cliffs of Moher

12:15 PM: Bus departure for Lahinch

12:30 PM: Lunch in Lahinch

14:00 PM: Bus departure for the Wild Burren Tour

14:30 PM: Ballyryan

15:30 PM: Poulnabrone Tomb

17:00 PM: Arrive in Doolin                                                                 

             

Included:

  • The Cliffs of Moher
  • The Wild Burren Tour

Tour Style Options:

  • Budget/Classic/Luxury

*Alternative Activity Add-ons:

  • Inishmann Island – €25
  • Cliffs of Moher Sea Cruise- €15
  • Surfing- €35

Freebies:

  • Take in the spectacular views of Doolin
  • Cliffs of Moher Coastal Walk
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Discover Galway

This morning we depart Doolin heading north towards Galway, the Bohemian capital of Ireland. Along the way explore the remarkable moon-like terrain of the wild Burren and the Atlantic waves that roll into jaws of Galway Bay.

Take the opportunity to soak in Galway’s vibrant bustling streets and quaint cafes offer you a relaxing atmosphere to rejuvenate your batteries before taking the road back east, crossing the River Shannon on route to the fair city of Dublin.

We really hope you have had an amazing time exploring some of Ireland’s most unique destinations and remember Ireland is now forever your home away from home.

Schedule:     

09:00 AM: Bus Departure to Galway City

11:00 AM: Free time to relax and explore Galway City

15:00 AM: Departure to Dublin City

18:30 PM: Arrive and explore Dublin                                                                                                                                               

 

Included:

  • Galway to Dublin transfer
  • Free time to explore Galway City

Tour Style Options:

  • Budget – Hostel
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast

Activity Add-ons:

  • Galway Hop-on Hop-off City Tour- €12
  • Galway City Walking Tour- €10
  • Corrib Princess River Cruise- €17
  • Galway City Cycle Tours- €30

Freebies:  

  • Explore Galway’s amazing historical places of interest and experience its colourful cafes and bars

Arriving back to The Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Arran Quay, Dublin 8 at 6.30pm

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What's included

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
  1. Unearth Ireland’s wild and rugged coastline
  2. Explore Killarney National Park, Ireland’s first national park
  3. Discover the Ring of Kerry and Dingle
  4. Experience the spectacular Cliffs of Moher and the wild Burren
  5. Visit Galway City, the Bohemian capital of Ireland
  6. Enjoy great food and fun traditional music nights
START/RETURN POINT                      The Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Arran Quay, Dublin 8.
DEPARTURE DAYS Monday
SCHEDULE

9AM – Please arrive by 8:30 AM for a prompt departure

WHAT TO BRING
  • Rain Jacket/Pants
  • Walking boots/shoes
  • Rucksack or appropriate bag for carrying food/clothing
  • Suitable hiking clothing e.g. fleece, hat, gloves
  • No cotton t-shirts or jeans as these items will hold water and may accelerate chances of hypothermia
  • Spare clothes and shoes for after activity
  • Warm drink and water(1 litre approx)
  • Food e.g. lunch, snacks, etc.
INCLUDED
Professional and experienced guide                      
Private Bus Chauffeur
5 nights accommodation
Breakfast each morning
All listed activities
NOT INCLUDED
Any activities/services not listed on itinerary 
 Airfare.

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