Day 1 :
Depart from North America
- Enjoy your Overnight Flight to the Emerald Isle.:
Day 2 :
Welcome to Ireland!
- Arrive in Dublin.:
Begin exploring this vibrant capital city of Ireland.
Day 3 :
- Tour Dublin with a Local Guide:
A local guide introduces the Dublin General Post Office, seized during the 1916 Easter Rising, the Dail (Irish Parliament), Phoenix Park, O'Connell Street, and Trinity College.
- LEAP Failte!:
LEAP Activity | Failte!
Be Irish for a day! Experience firsthand how Irish farmers tend to their land and animals. Learn all about traditional Ireland: speak their native language, dance a jig, or play the bodhran, a traditional Irish drum made from goatskin.
Day 4 :
- Travel to County Cork:
En route to County Cork, travel through the lush green countryside to the Rock of Cashel for a glimpse of Ireland's turbulent religious background.
Day 5 :
- Visit Cork City with your Tour Director:
Visit Cobh Queenstown Story Museum, which commemorates Cobh as the most important port of call for the Irish who emigrated.
- LEAP Out of Ireland:
- Blarney Castle:
Kiss the Blarney Stone in Blarney Castle to receive the "gift of the gab". Continue to County Kerry.
LEAP Activity | Out of Ireland
Walk a mile in the shoes of an Irish emigrant. Uncover personal accounts of the circumstances that forced these inhabitants out of the country. Reflect on the feelings you would have felt in their shoes and discover how their departure shaped the history of Ireland.
Day 6 :
Ring of Kerry
- Journey Around the Ring of Kerry:
Explore the famous circular, 110-mile road that brings you along some of Ireland's most stunning coastal and mountain views.
Day 7 :
Bunratty Castle - Cliffs of Moher
- Visit Bunratty Castle:
Climb narrow stairways past intricate stained glass windows in Bunratty Castle, allegedly the most complete medieval castle in Ireland.
- Discover the Cliffs of Moher:
On your way to the cultural center of Galway, peer 700 feet straight down to the sea on the Cliffs of Moher.
Day 8 :
Connemara National Park - Kylemore Abbey
- Connemara National Park:
Spend the morning among the flora and fauna of the Connemara National Park, known for its wild ponies and lush greenery.
- Kylemore Abbey:
Visit the 19th century mansion of Kylemore Abbey before returning to Galway and Yeats's home at the Tower of Ballylee.
Day 9 :
- Depart from Ireland:
Board your flight home