2020 - Best of Iceland & Ireland South

10 Days/9 Nights

Tour Highlights

The flight between Iceland and Ireland is included in the price of this tour

Authentic Local Experiences

  • Enjoy an evening entry to relax in the therapeutic waters of the beautiful Blue Lagoon, a man-made geothermal spa surrounded by a lava field.
  • Journey to the Secret Lagoon: smaller and more intimate than the Blue Lagoon, it's a place locals and savvy travelers go to enjoy an authentic Icelandic hot spring experience.
  • Stop in Adare - well-known for being one of Ireland's prettiest villages - and see its charming streets and thatched cottages.
  • Discover the rich history of Dublin's Trinity College to see the Book of Kells

    Dining Experiences

  • 9 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L) at Fridheimar Tomato Farm in Iceland, and 5 dinners (D) ) including a medieval castle banquet and a special CIE Tours Exclusive experience at Muckross Schoolhouse.

    Trip Highlights

  • Gullfoss Waterfall
  • The Blue Lagoon
  • Strokkur Geysir
  • Reykjavik City Tour
  • Blarney Castle
  • Trinity College and the Book of Kells
  • Jaunting car ride in Killarney
  • Cliffs of Moher

    Hotels - 9 Nights

  • Fosshotel Reykjavik - Reykjavik (3)
  • Talbot Hotel Stillorgan - Dublin (1)
  • Scotts Hotel - Killarney (2)
  • The Inn at Dromoland - Newmarket-on-Fergus (2)
  • Grand Canal Hotel - Dublin (1)
  • Call (603) 524-2500 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14565266

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 12/31/2019
    Duration
    10 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1ReykjavikReykjavik City Tour : Meet your guide at 2:00 PM. Take an orientation tour and discover Iceland's capital city set on the southern shore of Faxa Bay. Discover Reykjavik's settlement, history, and the natural beauty that surrounds it. You'll be charmed by its architecture and the beautiful brightly-colored rooftops. Visit the Perlan Observation Deck, which offers magnificent 360 degree views of Reykjavik and its surroundings - mountain, glacier, and volcano vistas on the horizon will be a taste of what is to come on your journey. Stop for photos outside Hallgrímskirkja, the landmark Lutheran church that looms over the city. Return to your centrally-located hotel and enjoy a welcome drink and canapes with your group, followed by dinner on your own.
    Day 2ReykjavikGolden Circle : Head out on the famed Golden Circle, starting with the spectacular Thingvellir National Park, a meeting place of old Icelandic clans. It is also where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet above ground. Journey to the Secret Lagoon: smaller and more intimate than the Blue Lagoon, it's where savvy travelers go to enjoy the Icelandic spa experience. Don't forget your swimsuit! Enjoy a tasty lunch in the greenhouse of Fridheimar Tomato Farm. Then it's on to the Strokkur Geysir, which erupts every 10 minutes. Stop at Gullfoss Waterfall, one of the most popular tourist attractions in all of Iceland with two separate drops and the largest falls in all of Europe in terms of water volume. Dinner is on your own in Reykjavik.
    (B, L)
    Day 3ReykjavikReykjavik & The Blue Lagoon Spa : Enjoy a free day independently exploring Reykjavik with an early dinner on your own. In the evening, you'll be whisked away to the Blue Lagoon, a large man-made lake surrounded by a lava field that is also a geothermal spa. Enjoy one of the 25 wonders of the world as you share in a cocktail reception and lagoon entry with your group.
    (B)
    Day 4DublinIncluded Flight to Dublin & Dublin Tour : Travel to the airport together with your group and say farewell to your Icelandic Tour Director. Fly with your group to Dublin and check into your Dublin hotel. Set off on an orientation tour of Dublin city center and enjoy a walking tour of Trinity College with a local guide. Proceed on to view the Book of Kells, the famous 9th-century illuminated manuscript that contains four Gospels. Next, visit the Little Museum of Dublin; located in a Georgian townhouse, it tells the fascinating story of the city. In the evening, enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner.
    (B, D)
    Day 5KillarneyBlarney Castle & Killarney : Relax and enjoy the farmlands of the picturesque midlands. Get a taste of farm life at a nearby sheep farm. Enjoy scones with tea and watch trained dogs herd sheep. Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous "Stone of Eloquence" or explore the tranquil gardens. Travel through Macroom and into County Kerry where the scenery becomes more mountainous. Arrive in the charming town of Killarney.
    (B, D)
    Day 6Newmarket-on-FergusDingle Peninsula & Traditional Irish Dinner : Discover the glorious Dingle Peninsula, made famous in the movies "Ryan's Daughter" and "Far & Away," which showcased the wonderful scenery found here. Travel to Slea Head at the westernmost tip of the peninsula for awesome views of the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy an evening of traditional Irish entertainment over dinner.
    (B, D)
    Day 7Newmarket-on-FergusJaunting Car Ride & Limerick Panoramic Tour : Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car through the Killarney National Park to tour the scenic Ross Castle and Kenmare Estate. Head to the village of Adare, famous for its main street lined with thatched cottages and colorful gardens. Proceed to Limerick and take a panoramic tour.
    (B, D)
    Day 8GalwayCliffs of Moher & Galway : Travel along the coast of County Clare to view the Cliffs of Moher, which soar almost 700 feet above churning Atlantic swells. Walk along the top of the cliffs to O'Brien's Tower for great views of Galway Bay and the Aran Islands. Take a guided walking tour of the old city of Galway. In the evening, head to Bunratty Castle for a medieval-style feast, where lords and ladies will serenade you with music and songs from days of yore.
    (B, D)
    Day 9DublinIrish National Stud & Dublin : Enjoy the scenic Irish countryside on your way to Kildare where you'll visit the home of equine royalty, The Irish National Stud. Here you'll see impeccably-bred stallions alongside protective mares, frolicking foals, and athletic yearlings. Stroll around the delightful grounds to explore St. Fiachra's Garden, including its miniature Japanese Gardens. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure and dine at your choice of one of the many restaurants or pubs scattered throughout Dublin.
    (B)
    Day 10DublinTour Ends in Dublin : Your program ends after breakfast.
    (B)

    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    03/12/2020$3,188.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Reykjavik to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    04/09/2020$3,299.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Reykjavik to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    05/14/2020$3,599.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Reykjavik to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/04/2020$3,858.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Reykjavik to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/25/2020$3,858.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Reykjavik to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/03/2020$3,758.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Reykjavik to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/15/2020$3,288.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Reykjavik to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    Lodging
    Fosshotel Reykjavik - Reykjavik (3)
    Talbot Hotel Stillorgan - Dublin (1)
    Scotts Hotel - Killarney (2)
    The Inn at Dromoland - Newmarket-on-Fergus (2)
    Grand Canal Hotel - Dublin (1)

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