Celtic Lands of Ireland and Scotland

Celtic Lands of Ireland/Scotland

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Secret Ireland Tours LLC
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Jul 1 - 11, 2022
Group size: 20 - 24
Celtic Lands of Ireland and Scotland
Celtic Lands of Ireland/Scotland

Secret Ireland Tours LLC
  • Twitter verified

Jul 1 - 11, 2022
Group size: 20 - 24

About this trip

We are excited to offer you an amazing Celtic Lands of Ireland and Scotland. We explore Dublin's Malahide castle, Temple bar area, we visit Arus an Utachtrian, and the Botanic Gardens. We stay in Swords in Co Dublin on our first night and in the morning we go South to visit the beautiful Powerscourt House, garden and waterfall. We go north the next day and visit amazing places like Newgrange on the way. We visit the Glens of Antrim, Carrick-a-reed Bridge and the Giants causeway. We explore Belfast. We hop on a ferry which brings us to Cairnryan in Scotland and make our way to Edinburgh but we stop first in Glasgow to do a little exploring. We stay in Edinburgh for a few days, exploring the Castles and wonderful sites around there, and of course we have to include St Andrews too!

We then return by ferry to Belfast where we spend the night and do a pub crawl. The next day we visit Hillsborough Castle and Gardens, Tollymore Forest and Ballynoe Stone circle before arriving in Dublin where we spend our last night in Fitzpatricks Castle. 

So, we visit castles, ancient sites, beautiful scenery, and film locations. And you get to stay in a castle! What more could you ask for?


Covid

Secret Ireland Tours are committed to doing everything possible to keep our clients safe while on tour with us in Ireland. As many know we rescheduled all of our 2020 tours to 2021 /22 and we are keeping in close contact with the health Department in Ireland. All of the venue's and hotels we use have completed a Safety Charter course which allowed them to open to the public. We will not visit any site or stay in any hotel that has not completed this course. It was created by the tourist board in Ireland. We will do everything in our power to keep everybody safe. 

We believe that this tour will go ahead but we will keep a close eye on the conditions and if we need to reschedule, we will do so in consultation with you our clients.

Terms and conditions

1  The company requires non-refundable deposits to be paid as per tour in a timely manner. By paying a deposit you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of the Company.

2  Our tours are all based on double occupancy. There will be an additional supplement for single travelers which will depend on tour taken. 

3  Payment for deposit will hold your place, final balance  payment will be 30 days before the start of your choice of  tour. 

4  Installment plans are available for anyone who would like to avail of them.

5  Travel insurance is something that the company strongly suggests all clients purchase to protect their travel investment.

6  Due to limited capacity on coaches, there is a limit of one suitcase per passenger. 

7  Participants are responsible for all their property, luggage, backpacks, phone's, laptops etc. 

8  The company tour guide will give all participants phone no's of tour guides and driver at the start of the trip or in an email before the start of the trip, it is vital that you keep these in a safe place.

9  At the start of each day your tour guide will tell you what time you should be ready, or to be on the bus for the next day's journey, it is up to you to contact your guide if you missed announcements on times. 

10 There is a cancellation fee for participants who cancel within 90 days of the start of trip. Please see contract.

11  Some of our trips require walking over stony roads and pathways, it is advised to always bring strong waterproof walking shoes, and waterproof/windproof outer coats/jackets also.

12 We also advise all participants to let us know of food allergies they have.

13 Each participant is responsible for their baggage being brought from the Coach to their accommodation except in the case where the company have booked porterage. The group will be advised where porterage will take place.

14 Conditions, availability, or contractual obligations may warrant for dates, venues, lodging, talent/celebrity headliners/hosts/guests. Ambassadors, tour guides or transportation modes to be changed or cancelled. It is our intent and obligation, within the best of our ability, to substitute and /or accommodate equal or enhanced alternatives. We will not refund any deposits or payments towards the tour due to these conditions.

15. Conditions, availability, or contractual obligations may warrant for dates, venues, lodging,  talent/celebrity headliners/hosts/guests. Ambassadors, tour guides or transportation modes to be changed or cancelled. It is our intent and obligation, within the best of our ability, to substitute and /or accommodate equal or enhanced alternatives. We will not refund any deposits or payments towards the tour due to these conditions.

Links for hotels

www.forthyfour.ie

www.Fitzpatrickscastle.com

www.Marrotthotel.com

Belfast hotel to be confirmed, Will post link at a later date.


What’s included

  • Airport transfers
    We pick you up at 9am in terminal 2 at Dublin Airport and we go from there and we also return you to the airport for your return home.
  • Accommodation
    Hotel accommodation, 3/4 star hotels in Dublin, Belfast and Edinburgh. Included is one night in an Irish castle.
  • 10 breakfasts
    Full Irish breakfast
  • Luxury coach
    We work with a very reputable bus company in Ireland and they look after us well.
  • Expert Driver
    We have a great driver that is very knowledgeable about the highways and byways of both Ireland and Scotland.
  • Expert Guide
    Our Expert Secret Ireland Tours guide with look after your very well
  • Entry fees
    All entry fees for venues on the itinerary
  • Boat fees
    Tickets on the ferry to go to Scotland is covered
  • Snacks
    Snacks and soft drinks on the bus for long journeys
  • Taxes
    All taxes and charges relating to accommodation and bus
  • Meal
    we cover a farewell meal
  • Flights
    We do not cover your flights
  • Meals
    We do not cover lunches or evening meals
  • Travel insurance
    We suggest that you purchase insurance to protect your travel investment. We work with Travelex. We will leave the link below.
  • Tips
    If you feel that you were well looked after please consider tipping your driver and guide.

Available Packages

Double room
Available until November 1, 202120 left
$2370
Deposit: $250
Twin Room
Available until November 1, 20216 left
$2370
Deposit: $250
Single room
Available until November 1, 20214 left
$2670
Deposit: $250

Itinerary

Day 1
Malahide Castle/Arus an Utachtrian,/ National Botanic Gardens

We pick you up at the airport terminal 2 at 9am in the morning of the first day and bring you to the nearby Malahide Castle. This castle dates back to the 12th century and is near the village of Malahide, it has over 260 acres of lush land and has beautiful gardens and walks. It has  a Victorian conservatory. Many plants from the southern hemisphere, notably Chile and Australia, are featured.

We then take you to the Irish President's residence which is called Arus an Utachtrian which is in the phoenix Park. We take a tour around the Arus and maybe we might meet the man himself. We then take you to the Botanic Gardens. The gardens were founded in 1795 and houses  approximately 20,000 living plants and many millions of dried plant specimens.

We can spend time in the famous Temple bar area if you wish or we can bring you to the hotel to relax and have a nice evening meal. The hotel is called ....The Forty Four on Main St

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SI
Secret Ireland Tours LLC
We are a 100% Irish owned tour company that specialize in tours to Ireland. We offer authentic, affordable, unique itineraries to our clients. We have tours for groups up to 12 and up to 24. You will find tours for different parts of the country, different prices, different times of the year. We bring you to some amazing places. We also offer packages for the traveler who do not want to join a tour. If you want to put your own tour itinerary together but you need help, we offer consultation services also.