September 11th - September 18th
Depart USA 9/10 Fly Overnight
Arrive Dublin 9/11 AM Tour Starts 7 PM
7 Night Depart Shannon 9/18 Arrive US Same Day
10 Night Depart Dublin 9/21 Arrive US Same Day
Ireland Singles Tour
Day 1, Sunday: Arrive Dublin, Ireland
Arrive in the early morning to Dublin International Airport, where you will get your airport transfer. You will have this day at your leisure to check out the shops on Grafton street, Trinity College, or start your 24 hour pass on Dublin's hop-on/hop-off City Tour Bus. Be sure not to miss tonight's welcome party hosted at a nearby pub where the Tour Host will offer a short Introduction to Ireland while you get to meet the others traveling with you all week!
Day 2, Monday: Dublin to Galway
Spend the morning recovering from last night's welcome party or begin exploring the streets, shops, and pubs of Dublin. You may choose to join in a tour of the Guinness Storehouse and enjoy a complimentary pint in the top-floor Gravity Bar overlooking Dublin. If whiskey is more your flavor head over to experience the Old Jameson Distillery tour. This afternoon, board your coach bus for a relaxing ride through the Irish countryside to Galway on the west coast.
Day 3, Tuesday: Galway
Enjoy a traditional Irish breakfast at your leisure this morning. The day is yours to experience Galway at your own pace or take advantage of our featured tour visiting either the Connemara region, well known and loved by artists for its unspoiled beauty. Take your second night in Galway to visit the shops, restaurants and pubs you may have missed last night.
Day 4, Wednesday: Galway
Today you can challenge your mates to a local pub crawl, or take advantage of the featured tour to the Aran Islands, Europe's easternmost point where Gaelic is the first language of its residents and is considered the foothold of Irish culture.
Day 5, Thursday: Galway to Killarney
Wake up to your traditional Irish breakfast, pack up your room, and catch your transfer to Killarney. During this peaceful journey you will make a stop to visit the majestic Cliffs of Moher that stretch for 5 miles and are over 700 feet high. Once that sight is buried in your memory forever you will continue to Killarney . Check-in to your hotel before enjoying the rest of the afternoon at your own speed. You may want to enjoy a leisurely Jaunting Cart Ride with an entertaining Irish driver.
Day 6, Friday: Killarney
Another day to explore Killarney - you may join our trip around the Ring of Kerry or Dingle Peninsula, Ireland's most popular scenic areas with the country's highest mountains on one side and Atlantic coast on the other. Bike hire is also available or you may enjoy the local scene of Killarney, it's always your choice! Tonight, take part in a local pub crawl with your mates.
Day 7, Saturday: Killarney to Ennis
(7 night travelers) OR Killarney to Cork (10 night travelers)
This morning you can finish exploring Killarney before your mid-day transfer. Your options include a Killarney Highlights morning tour or some of the most scenic Horseback Riding you could ever imagine.
Before the 7 night travelers and 10 night travelers part you will have a farewell toast with your host.
7 Night travelers then head to Ennis to check-in for your final stop. Take full advantage of the serenity as you wind down from a wild week. Enjoy a walking tour of Ennis or visit the local pubs . This evening you may want to hang around Ennis or travel to the Knappogue or Bunratty Castle for their Medieval Banquet, a dinner show to remember, before your last night may be one you forget!
10 night travelers continue to Cork. This afternoon you may want to visit Blarney Village, home to the famous Blarney Castle & Blarney Stone.
Day 8, Sunday: Ennis to Shannon/Home
Home (7 night travelers) OR Cork (10 night travelers)
7 Night travelers say goodbye to Ireland and your new friends as we leave Ennis for Shannon to board your return flights home.
10 Night travelers enjoy another day in Cork. Today you may choose to visit Cobh, the last port of call of the Titanic. Here you can visit The Queenstown Story to learn of the development of the port as the main emigration point for up to 3 million Irish people. We also suggest visiting the town of Kinsale, the gourmet capital of Ireland. To build up your appetite for an amazing meal we suggest the Kinsale Walking Tour, an acclaimed and fun insight into this quaint and extraordinary harbour town.
3 Extra Day - Extension
Day 9, Monday - Kilkenny
Continue your journey to Kilkenny and check-in to the Kilkenny River Court Hotel, overlooking the Kilkenny Castle. Explore the streets of Kilkenny or head down to the Kilkenny Craft Trail which is the perfect way to explore the best of Kilkenny crafts. Spend your night with wine and cheese on the patio (or beer and peanuts...whichever you prefer).
Day 10, Tuesday - Kilkenny to Dublin
Head back to Dublin and finish your journey with last minute shopping and an ultimate farewell toast. If you are interested in a tour on your final day try the Dublin Castle & Bay half day tour. For an entertaining send-off visit the unique Irish House Party dinner & show. Unlike any other traditional Irish music night in the city, it is organized and hosted by All-Ireland Champion traditional Irish musicians and dancers in an intimate and homely setting.
Day 11, Dublin to Home
**Bolded items are completely optional to give you the flexibility to spend your time as you choose! Please view the tours tab for more information and pricing.
Hotels are subject to change based on availability and final group size.
Ireland Singles Tour
8 Days or 11 Days
Singles Cultural & Fun Tour
A great way to explore Ireland, enjoy the nightlife, meet and travel with other singles from all over the US. Tours has an array of link for optional extra mini excursions for you to choose from, this is a very customizable singles vacation.
NOTE: This tour is ideal for singles ages 28 to 45 if you would prefer an older mix we have the identical trip for singles 50 and over 10/2 to 10/9. (The older week may include some couples) Sign up link for BOOMER WEEK
All hotel taxes/fees
*Based on 4 (10-night tours) or 6 (7-night tours) minimum travelers
**Based on 10 minimum travelers
NOTE: Pre Nights Hote Rate Based on Private Accomodations If Room Mate Match is Possible Rates Will Be Lower.
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Dublin: Trinity Capital Hotel or TBD
Galway: Forester Court or Western Hotel
Killarney: Killarney International or Killarney towers
Ennis: Temple Gate Hotel or Bunratty Castle Hotel
Cork: Cork Clarion or Jurys Inn
Kilkenny: Kilkenny River Court
*all hotels subject to change and may be substituted with hotel of similar rating/pricing