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12-Day Giant Irish Adventure Small-Group Tour from Dublin

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US$ 3,251.16
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    What to Expect
    Northern and Northwest Ireland:

    In 2007 Northern Ireland was named as one of the top ten places in the world to visit by Lonely Planet travel guides. Not surprising really when you consider the great scenery, fascinating history and political situation, the activity options and the genuinely warm welcome. Plus, of course, for many it is a completely new area to be explored as the peace has unfolded over the last ten years. All the highlights such as Belfast, Derry, The Antrim coastline and the Giant’s Causeway are covered – plus plenty of secret places of our own.

    Northwest and Western Ireland:

    Heading across to the north-west imagine a country of wild moorland, rugged mountain ranges, and endless unspoilt beaches. Counties Donegal, Sligo and Mayo feature some of Europe’s least populated regions – at times we will have the landscape all to ourselves.

    Western Ireland:

    The Western section of the tour weaves it way down the coast from county Mayo into counties Galway and Clare and down towards the mighty River Shannon. Firstly we enter Connemara, a favorite area for Irish people to come on holiday due to the rugged scenery, local friendliness and culture. Continuing south, either through or round Galway city we enter the southerly province of Munster and county Clare to explore the unique landscape of the Burren, enjoy the live traditional Irish music in area and marvel at the Cliffs of Moher.

    South West Ireland:

    The south west is the most popular area of Ireland for visitors, and with good reason. We spend four nights in Counties Kerry and Cork exploring the three peninsulas of Dingle, Iveragh (the Ring of Kerry) and Beara. Each has its unique scenery and atmosphere, from the green rolling fields and buzzing town of Dingle, to the majestic mountains of the Ring of Kerry and the remote and unspoilt wilderness of the Beara Peninsula. We take trips to islands, sea-kayak with seals, visit ancient archeological sites and enjoy first class Cork and Kerry hospitality before heading inland and back Dublin.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Grand Canal Hotel
    Departure Time
    8:10 AM
    12 days
    Return Details
    Drop offs only at the Grand Canal Hotel, Dublin
    • Off the beaten track adventure in a 4X4 tour vehicle
    • Services of highly trained professional tour guides
    • 12 full days on tour
    • 11 nights accommodation (10 nights 4* hotel & 3* boutique guesthouse, 1 night in a castle)
    • 11 Full Irish breakfasts
    • All relevant taxes
    • Loads of laughs
    • Most daily activities and visits, including:
    • Fantastic guided walks
    • Demonstrations of local craftsmen at work
    • Some optional entrance fees and additional activity options, for example:
    • Horse-riding (Available on request)
    • Sea-Kayaking (Available on request)
    • Bike touring in Killarney National Park (Available on request)
    • Boat trip to the Skellig Islands (extremely weather dependent) (Available on request)
    • Black Cab taxi tour of Belfast (Available on request)
    • Bushmills Whiskey Distillery (Available on request)
    • Walking tour of Derry (Available on request)
    • Carrick a Rede Rope Bridge (Available on request)
    • We try and keep any additional costs to a minimum and these activities account for only a small part of the daily activities on tour. As we stated above, most of the historical sites we visit are free to enter, as of course are the walks and beaches. The additional activities we do offer are ones that have proved to be a big success over the years.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Popular mentions
    I highly recommend the Vagabond 12 day Giant Irish Adventure Tour. WHY? 1. the spectacular natural beauty of Ireland, especially the north and west coast 2. the varied daily activity and the pace of each day and the options we had 3. the interesting and different
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    Response from vagaboss, Owner at 12-Day Giant Irish Adventure Small-Group Tour from Dublin
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hello Diane, thank you so much for your kind recommendation and 5* review. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. We do have great relationships with our suppliers as we have been visiting many of them from the beginning. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with your group and Damian, he is a great character. Thanks again for the the great review. Rob Rankin, Owner.
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    This tour is an excellent introduction to Ireland, circumnavigating the island. Our group was wonderfully cohesive and fun, and our tour guide, Andrew Duggan, was outstanding. He combined a love of Ireland with knowledge and enthusiasm that he shared to prepare us for, and
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    Response from vagaboss, Owner at 12-Day Giant Irish Adventure Small-Group Tour from Dublin
    Responded 3 days ago
    Hi OKtravelfriends, thanks a million for the five star review. We are delighted to hear you had an excellent time with Andrew on your 11 Day Discover Ireland tour. It's a great option to see almost all of Ireland. Thank you for all your recommendations and suggestions. We will definitely take all your feedback on board. Rob Rankin, Owner.
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    Nice mix of free time and guided activities. Never more than 3 hours on the bus. Never more than 2 hours without a stop.
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    Response from vagaboss, Owner at 12-Day Giant Irish Adventure Small-Group Tour from Dublin
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Hello LargeRon666, thank you for your 5* review. Rob Rankin, Owner.
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    Vagabond is responsive/easy to reach, both prior to booking & pre-trip.  They have a user-friendly website & an active Facebook community.  Vagabond encourages the posting of pictures and company representatives respond to questions & participate in inter-active dialogues with
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    Response from vagaboss, Owner at 12-Day Giant Irish Adventure Small-Group Tour from Dublin
    Responded 2 Oct 2019
    Hello 52UDM19, the 12 Day Vagabond Giant Irish Adventure Tour is just that! Great to hear you had fun and got to do all the things you wanted to. Denise is full of energy and such a great asset to our team. Thank you for any future recommendations to friends and family, we love showing like minded people our Ireland. Rob Rankin, Owner.
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    I just finished the 12 day tour and had an absolutely fabulous time. Andrew, our guide, or, more appropriately, our friend, created a family-like dynamic, by paying attention to the wants and needs of the group and each person in the group. We went hard some days and less so
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    Response from vagaboss, Owner at 12-Day Giant Irish Adventure Small-Group Tour from Dublin
    Responded 5 Sep 2019
    Hello Frequenttraveler7714, love the title of your review 'Moody Skies and Breathtaking Landscapes' - we may have to steal that line! Andrew is a super guide and we are very happy he is on our VagaGuide Team. Thank you for the comments on the hotels, we will take this on board. Vagabond tours is all about getting out for hikes and having some fun whether it be trying a horse ride on a beach or a biking tour, delighted you had fun. Thank you for your * review. Rob Rankin, Owner.
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    • Duration: 12 days
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    • Languages Offered: English
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