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Shades of Ireland

June 14-23, 2023 · 10 Days · 13 Meals

This is a special package offered exclusively by Travel by Lisa, highlighting Dublin, Kilkenny, Waterford, Blarney Castle, Killarney, Ring of Kerry, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher and Galway. Treat yourself to a one-of-a-kind adventure you’ll never forget. Places are limited, so contact us today to make sure you don’t miss out on the experience of a lifetime.

 

Group Itinerary

Day 1

Wednesday, June 14, 2023 Overnight Flight

Anticipation mounts as you wind your way toward the Emerald Isle, and its many wonders, rich history, rolling hills, and warm smiles lie ahead in Dublin, Waterford, Killarney, and Limerick. With tomorrow comes quintessential Ireland.

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Day 2

Thursday, June 15, 2023 Dublin, Ireland

Get a taste of old Dublin. Tonight, you and your fellow travelers revel in a traditional Irish evening, including regional cuisine.

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Day 3

Friday, June 16, 2023 Dublin

Today, it's your choice! Choose to ride with a local guide to see St. Patrick's Cathedral, O'Connell Street, the National Gallery, and the historic Phoenix Park -OR- choose a walking tour of the city's center, explore St. Stephen's Green, Grafton Street, and the General Post Office. Either way, what follows is an afternoon to discover Dublin's charms on your own. Later, you may join an optional tour to the Guinness Storehouse, followed by dinner at a contemporary restaurant showcasing Irish Cuisine.

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Day 4

Saturday, June 17, 2023 Dublin - Kilkenny - Waterford

Step back in time and begin the day in the medieval splendor of 12th century Kilkenny on the River Nore. Then, in Waterford, embark on a leisurely paced walking tour of Ireland's oldest city. It's your choice! Tour the Waterford Crystal factory and learn how exquisite crystal has been made for centuries -OR- visit the Medieval Museum for a guided tour and glass of wine in the 15th-century Mayor's Wine Vault.

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Day 5

Sunday, June 18, 2023 Waterford - Blarney Stone - Killarney

Live the legend. The Story goes that those who kiss the Blarney Stone gain the gift of eloquence. This morning, give it a shot at historic Blarney Castle. Cross into County Kerry and continue to charming Killarney. Enjoy a traditional jaunting car ride* through Killarney National Park before boarding a boat* and sailing through the breathtaking lakes in the company of an expert boatman. Tonight, it's Diner's Choice... choose your included dinner from a "menu" of Killarney's great restaurants.

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Day 6

Monday, June 19, 2023 Killarney - King of Kerry

Take in the rugged coastline as you loop your way around the picturesque Ring of Kerry, past pristine beaches, quaint villages, and majestic landscapes. At the Gap of Dunloe, shop for local artisan-made crafts. The night is free for reminiscing about the day as you find your own authentic taste of Irish culture.

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Day 7

Tuesday, June 20, 2023 Killarney - Cliffs of Moher - Limerick

Today brings you to the dramatic, 700-foot-high Cliffs of Moher for cinematic views of the mighty Atlantic. Continue to Limerick, where a panoramic city tour showcases King John's Castle and the treaty stone. Delve into the fascinating history of the "city of the violated treaty." This evening, you may join an optional tour to a Medieval Banquet dinner hosted in a castle.

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Day 8

Wednesday, June 21, 2023 Limerick - Galway - Limerick

Pass through the windswept, limestone landscape of the Burren, known for its stark beauty and Neolithic tombs. See border collies in action during a traditional sheepdog demonstration. Continue to Galway for a brief tour that showcases "The City of Tribes." Return to Limerick to relax over dinner.

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Day 9

Thursday, June 22, 2023 Limerick - Killbeggan - Kingscourt

You don't have to be a connoisseur to appreciate the old-world heritage of Ireland's whiskey territory. Your journey brings you to Kilbeggan in the heart of Ireland, where a great distillery brings whiskey craftsmanship to life and gives you a taste of the final product. Top your day off with an overnight stay on the regal grounds of Cabra Castle, where you toast the end of a fabulous trip during your farewell dinner.

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Day 10

Friday, June 23, 2023 Kingscourt - Tour Ends

Your journey ends in Kingscourt.

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Price List

Book Now & Save $200 Per Person Valid Until 12/15/2022

The initial deposit is $600 per person plus the $399 per person insurance.
Final payment due before April 15, 2023.

$3,999 Per Person

Double

Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Newark Intl Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/ Surcharges, Hotel Transfers.

Transportation from Honesdale.

Not Included: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $399 Per Person.

*All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change, based on air inclusive package from EWR

*Rates shown are based on a $200 discount

$4,699

Single

Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Newark Intl Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/ Surcharges, Hotel

Transfers. Transportation from Honesdale.

Not Included: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $399 Per Person.

*All Rates are subject to change, based on air inclusive package from EWR

*Rates shown are based on a $200 discount

$3,969 Per Person

Triple

Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Newark Intl Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/ Surcharges, Hotel Transfers. Transportation from Honesdale.

Not Included: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $399 Per Person.

*All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change, based on air inclusive package from EWR

*Rates shown are based on a $200 discount

 
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Special Packages and Deals

 

4 Day "3 Night" Edinburgh Post Tour Extension

Rate: $999 Per Person, Double, Land & Air Inclusive

4 Meals: 3 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner

Day 10: Kingscourt - Edinburgh, Scotland

Fly* to Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland and a city steeped in history. Here, you'll find charming pubs, quaint shops, and friendly faces, all under the watchful gaze of Edinburgh Castle. Dig into Scottish cuisine with dinner at a local restaurant tonight. 

Today's dinner will be included.

Day 11: Edinburgh

Delve into the heart of Edinburgh as you take a guided walking tour of the famous Royal Mile. Peruse the many shops, learn about the storied history of these streets, and make your way to the peak of the city - Edinburgh Castle. Inside the walls of Edinburgh Castle, you'll be able to see medieval armor and the Scottish Crown Jewels. The rest of the day is at leisure. 

Today Breakfast will be included.

Day 12: Edinburgh

Today is yours to explore Edinburgh how you'd like. Take advantage of this day at leisure - maybe take a tour of Edinburgh's infamous vaults, or stop by the queen's Edinburgh residence, the Palace of Holyroodhouse. 

Today breakfast will be included.

Day 13: Edinburgh - Extension Ends

Give a farewell pat to Greyfriars Bobby as you depart for home. 

Today Breakfast will be included.

Please Note:

During this extension, you can expect to have a hosted experience or two, with a local representative revealing more of what this destination offers. Enjoy a mix of independent exploration and guided sightseeing and adventures.

Single accommodations are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

We reserve the right to cancel this extension if a minimum of 4 passengers is not met to operate.

Extensions not purchased at the time of deposit are subject to availability and applicable charges at the time of request.

*The purchase of an additional air segment is required for this extension. Please enquire for air rate at the time of booking

The overall activity level of this extension is level 2. This means you feel confident walking at least 30-45 minutes over a variety of terrains - from cobblestone streets to accessible pathways, a couple of hills, or a few flights of stairs.

5 Day "3 Night" London Pre Tour Extension

Rate: $799 Per Person Double, Land & Air inclusive

3 Meals: 3 Breakfasts

Day 1: Overnight Flight

You're on your way to the United kingdom. Begin in England and enjoy a 3-night stay in London.

Day 2: London, England - Extension Begins

Experience London, the esteemed capital of the United Kingdom. Often described as a world within a city, London is a sophisticated metropolis with a timeless style all its own.

Day 3: London

Navigate the city with a local expert. Using your included Oyster card, hop on the famous underground Tube. Take a walking tour along the River Thames, where you can see St Paul's Cathedral, the Tate Modern Art Gallery and Shakespeare's Globe. End at Borough market, London's premier Food Market, dating back over 1000 years. You will love independently strolling the small, specialty produce stalls and sumptuous street food traders. Enjoy the afternoon to further explore the city. 

Today breakfast will be included.

Day 4: London

See London your way today! Be sure to take advantage of your included ticket to the Tower of London to peek into the city's storied past and uncover the secrets of this 11th-century fortress.

Today breakfast will be included.

Day 5: London - Dublin, Ireland

Wish London goodbye as you fly* to Dublin. 

Today breakfast will be included.

Please Note:

During this extension, you can expect to have a hosted experience or two, with a local representative revealing more of what this destination has to offer. Enjoy a mis of independent exploration and guided sightseeing and experiences.

Single accommodations are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

We reserve the right to cancel this extension if a minimum of 4 passengers is not met to operate.

Extensions not purchased at time of deposit are subject to availability and applicable charges at time of the request.

*The purchase of an additional air segment is required for this extension. Please enquire for air rate at time of booking.

The overall activity level of this extension is a level 3. This means walking and standing for longer periods of time (1-2 hours) isn't a big deal for you. You can navigate hills and uneven ground, climb into various modes of transportation (tuk-tuk, cable car, Zodiac, ect.) and could possibly anticipate changes in elevation. You can expect some longer days balanced with free-time to recharge or set out on your own adventure.

Medieval Banquet - Limerick - $115

In a beautiful land of rolling green fields, ancient battlefields and medieval fortresses once inhabited by generations of clansmen, you can conjure up a world filled with lords and ladies, knights and damsels as you experience a true medieval banquet hosted in a real castle! The 15th century magically comes to life the moment you enter the castle. Sip honey-rich mead and admire the ornate tapestries and royal furnishings before sitting down for a sumptuous four-course meal and some fine wine suitable for toasting the royal court. Spirits run high with delightful song and dance performances reminiscent of this unique period. Durations: Approximately 4 hours. 

Please note: a a minimum of 15 passengers is required. Transportation is included

Guinness Storehouse & Dinner - Dublin - $99

This culinary and cultural adventure begins at the Guinness Storehouse, Ireland's top international visitor attraction. Explore the brewing process behind this beloved beverage and learn how to pour the perfect pint. At its spectacular Gravity Bar, enjoy a sweeping 360 degree view of Dublin as you savor a complimentary pint. Then, indulge in a quintessential Irish dinner at a contemporary restaurant that explores "New Irish Cuisine," serving up cutting-edge dishes using the freshest, local ingredients. This culinary experience will immerse you into the culture of the Emerald Isle. This option will not be offered on St. Patrick's day or Easter Sunday. Children under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult and may not participate in the tasting at the Guinness Storehouse. Duration: Approximately 1 hour. 

Please note: a minimum of 15 passengers is required. Transportation is not included.

 
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Terms & Conditions

 

Please Note:

Book Now rates valid until December 15, 2022, valid on air inclusive packages only.

Identification: Passports are required for this tour at your expense. Certain countries require a minimum of 6 months passport validity from date of return home. You are strongly urged to contact the appropriate consulate for details. Visit www.travel.state.gov for the U.S. State Department for the latest details about passports and visa requirements. 

IMPORTANT: We recommend that our clients traveling abroad take a photocopy of their passport and applicable visas. it should be packed separately from your actual passport and visa. We also recommend leaving a copy home with your emergency contact.

Days of features are interchangeable.

Single accommodations are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

*Jaunting car ride and/or boat cruise are included, weather permitting.

To complete your tour, we include roundtrip airport-to-hotel transfers when purchasing our airfare with your tour. If you have arranged for your own air, we are pleased to provide you the option of purchasing these transfers. Please note that all transfers will leave at pre-scheduled times.

The overall activity level of this tour is a level 2.

This means you like a balanced approach to travel. you feel confident walking at least 30-45 minutes at a time over a variety of terrains - from cobblestone streets to easy pathways; a couple of hills or a few flights of stairs. You're comfortable walking a few city blocks at a time, but need some time to unwind and relax.

Air passengers will arrive into and depart from Dublin airport. All transfers will arrive into and depart from Dublin airport.

Please be advised many airlines do not provide advanced seat assignments until check-in at the airport. Advance seating will be subject to the airline's terms and conditions. 
Due to flight schedules, you may require an early morning departure from your hotel. 

Economy air rate and schedule are applicable for groups of 10 or more traveling on the same flights and dates.

A deposit of $600 per person is due upon reservation. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations made after the deposit due date of December 08, 2022 are based upon availability. Final payment is due by April 15, 2023. Deposits are refundable up until December 15, 2022.

Cancellation Fees

All cancellation fees are to be discussed during consultation.