West of Ireland – Castleisland, Killarney & Kingdom of Kerry - 7 Days

Available Dates

TRIP DATES AVAILABILITY PRICE SPACE LEFT
12/06/2022 - 18/06/2022 Guaranteed £710.00
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Overview

Join IC Travel as we head to the west of Ireland for our 7-day/6-night break.

Our itinerary will include :

Please see the full Itinerary for days and timings.

Trip Highlights

  • 6 nights Half board accomodation with luxury coach travel with IC Travel courier and complimentary light refreshments
  • Excursions as detailed

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Location

Price Includes

  • Holiday package including everything listed in the "Overview" section
  • Executive coach travel with complimentary refreshments on board
  • Return ferry crossings
  • Service of an IC Travel courier

Price Excludes

  • Meals, refreshments and drinks other than as stated in the full itinerary
  • Refreshments at roadside services
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)

Itinerary

Day 1
Sunday - travel

Coach departs Taverham 7.00am
Local pickups en route
Travel – overnight stop at The Kinmel Hotel Abergele Clwyd Wales

Day 2
Monday - travel and arrival

Ferry crossing – depart: 08:55 Hrs Holyhead Arrive: 12:10 Hrs Dublin
Breakfast on board
4 nights accommodation at River Island Hotel Lower Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry

(Note- The hotel does not have any bedrooms with walk-in showers; all bedrooms are shower over bath

The River Island Hotel is located at the heart of Sliabh Luachra, a part of Ireland that is known and respected for its love and contribution to traditional Irish music and dance.

Centrally located in the vibrant market town of Castleisland, journalist Con Houlihan once described his native Castleisland as “less a town, than a street between fields’’. Known far and wide as the ‘gateway to the Kingdom’, Castleisland is 10 miles from Tralee, 15 miles from Killarney and 5 miles from Kerry Airport.

Hotel Package includes: – One free drink (glass of wine, beer or soft drink) per person with dinner on each Evening and nightly entertainment (eg quiz, bingo or other activities) and one night traditional Irish entertainment in the bar.

Day 3
Tuesday - Day to The Dingle Peninsula

Made famous by “Ryan’s Daughter, the Dingle Peninsula offers some of the wildest natural scenic beauty in Ireland. Travelling west, we make a stop in Tralee where you can learn the roots of Kerry history with a visit to the fascinating ‘Kerry the Kingdom’ Museum (not included in tour price). Head on along the edge of Tralee Bay to follow a circular route around the most westerly tip of the peninsula. Where at Slea Head promontory the Blasket Islands come into full view. From here try and spot Dingle’s most famous resident, “Fungi” the Dolphin.

Day 4
Wednesday - Day to Killarney

Full day to the town of Killarney, set in the Irish Lake District and internationally renowned for its scenic beauty with a myriad of pastimes to ensure you will never be left at a loose end.
The most popular way to learn about the town and its lakes is to take a Jaunting car ride with Tangney Tours (included in your tour price). The Tangney family has been running these excursions from the centre of Killarney for five generations. The tour runs through the Killarney National Park and along the edge of Lough Leane to Ross Castle.

From here catch the “Lily of Killarney” to cruise across the lake (included in your tour price), a memorable way to view the surrounding mountains.

Back in town for free time before returning to your hotel.

Return coach transfer back to hotel at around 16.00hrs

Day 5
Thursday - Full day excursion around the Ring of Kerry

Dominated by MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, savour 100 miles of spectacular scenery as you travel along the narrow coastal road of the Iveragh Peninsula.

The journey begins at Killorglin, home of the world’s oldest market, the famous Puck Fair, through Glenbeigh. Continue through the villages of Rossbeigh and Kells, with their beautiful golden beaches to Caherciveen for lunch. Travel through Waterville and Derrynane, overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay to Caherdaniel, hometown of political hero Daniel O’Connell. Continue through Sneem, a quaint town.

Day 6
Friday - travel

Commence return journey with overnight accommodation at Esplanade Hotel Strand Road Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.

Other attractions to be confirmed.

Dinner, bed & “Grab & Go” breakfast

Day 7
Saturday - travel

Travel home

Ferry Departs: 08:10 Hrs Dublin Arrives: 11:50 Hrs Holyhead

Onward coach travel to Taverham

FAQ's applicable to all trips

These can be found on our main “Frequently Asked Questions” page under the “About” menu.

Will I need a passport for this trip?

UK citizens and EU nationals may travel to Ireland with official photo identification (including a UK or EU passport) : https://www.ireland.com/en-gb/help-and-advice/practical-information/visas-and-passports/

Citizens of other countries will require a full passport and possibly a visa – please see the information at the link above.

A valid passport, photographic driving license, International Student Card, government issued photo ID card, health insurance/social security photographic card, photographic bus/train pass or EU Citizen Identity Card will be accepted for travel on ferries.

A birth certificate will provide adequate proof of identity for children (17 years and under with no photographic identification) to travel on ferries.

Do I need travel insurance for this trip?

Yes – travel insurance is strongly recommended for this trip. IC Travel does not provide travel insurance and it is each travellers own responsibility to have suitable cover in place before departure

Will I need any extra Ireland documents with regard to COVID-19?

Yes – you will need to meet any Ireland entry requirements listed here at the time of travel :
https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/ireland/entry-requirements

Will I need any extra UK entry documents or tests on return with regard to COVID-19?

Yes – you will need to meet any UK (Wales and England) entry requirements listed here at the time of travel :
https://gov.wales/rules-international-travel-and-wales-coronavirus
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-to-england-from-another-country-during-coronavirus-covid-19

Please note that Ireland forms part of the CTA (Common Travel Area).

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West of Ireland – Castleisland, Killarney & Kingdom of Kerry
From £710.00
per Adult
From £835.00
per Adult - Single Room
From £710.00
per Child (3-14 Yrs)

Trip Facts

  • Coach travel
  • Yes
  • Half Board
  • Yes - select when booking
  • Yes

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