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7-Day Driftwood Treasure Ireland Small Group Tour from Dublin

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    What to Expect
    Revel at some of Europe’s very best scenery, including:

    Ireland’s highest mountain range The Macgillycuddy Reeks

    The Green fields and stone walls of Dingle

    Connemara’s mountains, lakes, beaches and rivers

    Ireland’s wild and rugged Atlantic coastline

    The River Shannon (which we cross by ferry)

    The Burren Limestone Plateau

    The Caher Mountains of the Beara Peninsula

    The green inland scenery of areas such as the Golden Vale in Tipperary

    Enjoy some of Ireland’s most popular and worthwhile tourist destinations:

    Blarney Castle to kiss the magical Blarney Stone

    Killarney National Park

    The Cliffs of Moher

    Visit some of Ireland’s great houses and Gardens:

    Muckross House and Gardens, Kerry

    Bantry House and Gardens, Cork

    Garinish island Gardens, Cork

    Kylemore Abbey and Grounds, Connemara

    Wonder at some of Ireland’s historical treasures and experience the rich historical past of the region, from Stone Age man to the modern age.

    Visit The Rock of Cashel

    Ancient Neolithic Stone circles, Celtic ring forts, castles, monastic sites and built tombs

    Explore three of Ireland’s most diverse south western Peninsulas:

    The majestic Iveragh peninsula (better known as the Ring of Kerry)

    The rugged Beara Peninsula (also known as the ‘undiscovered peninsula’)

    The rolling hills of the Dingle Peninsula

    Take some free time to explore local communities and meet the Irish people in locations such as:

    The vibrant and buzzing Galway city

    The galleries and pubs (about 54 in total!) in Dingle town (pop. about 2500)

    The shops and boutiques of picturesque Kenmare

    Some fun little side trips:

    Visit a working sheep farm for a demonstration of working dogs and also sheep shearing

    Take a boat trip to try Spot Dingle’s most Friendly occupant – Funghi the Dolphin in Dingle Bay

    And at night:

    Live music and excellent food in some of Ireland’s best pubs and restaurants.

    Overnight in quality, locally owned guesthouse and small hotel accommodation in small, friendly local communities.

    Spend a night in a superb Irish Castle Hotel
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Pick up is at 08.10am at the Grand Canal Hotel, Dublin
    Departure Time
    8:10 AM
    Duration
    7 days
    Return Details
    Drop off is at the Grand Canal Hotel, Dublin. ETA in to Dublin is 17.30/ 18.00.
    Inclusions
    • Journey of discovery in a mini coach tour vehicle
    • Services of highly trained professional tour guide
    • 7 FULL days on tour
    • Six nights accommodation (1 nights B&B, 6 nights Hotel)
    • 6 Full Irish breakfasts
    • All relevant taxes
    • Guaranteed tour price from the moment you make your deposit
    • Loads of laughs
    • Most daily activities and visits, including:
    • Demonstrations of local craftsmen at work
    Exclusions
    • Lunches and evening meals (Available on request)
    • Some optional entrance fees and additional activity options, for example:
    • Boat trip to Garinish Island (Available on request)
    • Visit to Bantry House and Gardens (Available on request)
    • Visit to working sheep farm (Available on request)
    • Jaunting Car ride in Killarney National park (Available on request)
    • Blarney Stone and Rock of Cashel (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. Most of the places we visit are free to enter. 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
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed yesterday

    This was our first visit to Ireland and thanks to Vagabond Tours, it was the best ever!! Our driver, Andrew Duggan, was amazing, fun, funny, extremely knowledgeable, and very accommodating! We also met the most wonderful people! Thank you, Andrew and Vagabond tours!!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank amck78
    vagaboss, Owner at Vagabond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

    Hello amck78, let's hope it is not your last trip to Ireland. We feel very honoured to have been the tour company you choose for your first Ireland trip. Thank you for your review, Andrew is a super guide indeed. Rob Rankin, Owner.

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We just got back from our Treasure Island seven day tour, it exceeded our expectations! We had so much fun and our guide, Andrew, was a huge part of the fun. It was the trip of a lifetime.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Irelandsheep
    vagaboss, Owner at Vagabond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Hello Irelandsheep, thank you for your 5* review, good to hear your had fun and enjoyed the tour. Rob Rankin, Owner.

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    My family and I just finished a 7 day tour. I cannot say enough about it. It was exactly what I had hoped for - a cozy trip through the both the high points and little known havens of the southwest coast. Our guide, Andrew,...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Joe N
    vagaboss, Owner at Vagabond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Hello Joe N, thank you for your 5* review, so great to hear you enjoyed your tour of Ireland with Vagabond and Andrew at the helm. Rob Rankin, Owner.

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    The 7-day Treasure Ireland trip exceeded our expectations. The small towns and pubs were a perfect "off the beaten path" experience, and John was an excellent tour guide and driver. Even the weather cooperated - only a couple of minor sprinkles to mar the vistas....More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank jaxn123
    vagaboss, Owner at Vagabond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Hello jaxn123, thank you for your 5* review of your Driftwood 7 Day Treasure Ireland tour. Sounds like you did well on the weather front, although we like the rain and all the green fields it produces here in Ireland! Rob Rankin, Owner.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Took the 7 day Discovery tour in a small bus with 14 passengers. We got into places the large tour buses can't go. Being a small group meant there was some flexibility on places to go - places not mentioned on the itinerary. All the...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    vagaboss, Owner at Vagabond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hello Ian T, our guides always like to throw in a few secret surprises on tour, each guide has their favourite! Our small group tours really allow for that flexibility. The odd time, I am allowed out of the office and I always enjoy meeting...More

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    Response from Lestel01 | Reviewed this property |
    We stayed at the Grand Canal also due to early start in the morning. Place was nice and staff very helpful. Many from our group also stayed there.
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    Response from lmk_8 | Reviewed this property |
    I hope you have as much fun as we did on this tour! We went in May but according to our guide, the weather doesn’t change all that much during spring/summer. I also live in FL so the weather was chilly for us. A raincoat... More
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    Response from lmk_8 | Reviewed this property |
    The Vagabond tours are more active than the Driftwood tours. The Vagabond tours usually include longer hikes & maybe kayaking, surfing, horseback riding, etc. But don’t think that there’s not activity in the Driftwood tour... More
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