Questions? Feedback? powered by Olark live chat software

Ireland Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Ireland & Howth Cliffs

We highly recommend booking pre-trip accommodations if you'd like to fully immerse yourself in Dublin's vibrant atmosphere.

  • Arrive at the Dublin Airport (DUB) before 7:00 AM and be shuttled to the village of Howth with your fellow group travelers.
  • Spend your first morning exploring the lighthouses, shops, cafes and incredible cliff walk on the Bay of Dublin.
  • Travel to Kilkenny, an Irish medieval town famous for its castle, witch legends, and it's outstanding hurling team. (apx. 1.5 hour drive)
  • Go explore Kilkenny with your trip leader on a short walking tour before dinner.
  • Have dinner in an Irish pub and spend the evening listening to live Irish music and dance.

Day 2

Kilkenny Cultural Experience

  • Enjoy an Irish breakfast at your hotel/guesthouse.
  • Take a city cycling tour with an Irish and learn about Kilkenny's history and legends.
  • Explore Kilkenny and the surroundings.
  • Suggestions: Play Hurling, Ireland's national sport with a professional; Climb to the top of St. Canice Cathedral and the Round Tower constructed in the year 1250 for a view of the city; or visit the Dunmore caves...
  • Enjoy a delicious dinner in the historic Kilkenny.
  • Optional night out and experience Ireland's unique river dancing at a local pub

Day 3

Blarney Castle & Galway

  • Enjoy breakfast right at your hotel/guesthouse.
  • Depart early morning for your new adventure in Ireland at the famous Blarney Castle! (apx. 2.5 hour drive)
  • Visit the Blarney Castle near Cork and kiss the stone of Eloquence.  Please note there may be a long wait to kiss the stone depending on the day.
  • Take a cross country drive to beautiful the west coast city of Galway (apx. 3 hour drive)
  • Arrive in Galway in the afternoon and have a walking tour of the city with your trip leader.
  • Have dinner in Galway with the group.
  • Optional night out in an Irish pub.

Day 4

Kylemore Abbey

  • Enjoy breakfast right at your hotel/guesthouse.
  • Depart for Kylemore Abbey & Connemara National Park (apx. 1.5 hour drive)
  • Visit and explore the gardens of Kylemore Abbey in the Connemara region.
  • Have dinner in Galway.
  • Optional night out.

Day 5

Cliffs of Moher

  • Enjoy breakfast right at your hotel/guesthouse.
  • Travel to the Burren region and visit the Cliffs of Moher, rising 390 ft above the Atlantic Ocean. (apx. 2 hour drive)
  • Spend the afternoon exploring the Cliffs of Moher and hiking.
  • Learn more about how the Cliffs of Moher is a place of conservation and sustainability.
  • In the evening, immerse yourself in Galway's famous live Irish folk music and join in for a dance!
  • Have dinner in a restaurant in Galway and get ready for your next adventure in Dublin!

Day 6

Explore Dublin

  • Depart early morning to Dublin, capital of the Republic of Ireland, located on the west coast of the country. (apx. 3 hour drive)
  • Arrive at your hotel/guesthouse before lunch.
  • Explore Dublin, UNESCO City of Literature.
  • Enjoy a walking tour with an Irish guide for approximately 2 hours where you'll learn about Dublin's rich history.
  • Suggestions: Trinity College, Guinness StoreHouse, Old Jameson Distillery, Book of Kells, St Stephen’s Green Park, Dublin Castle...etc.
  • Enjoy your last dinner in Ireland with your new friends with a Pint of Guinness!

Day 7

Relaxation & Departure

  • Depart at any time of the day with instructions from your trip leaders on how to take taxis, busses, or even Uber to the airport.
  • Be sure to ask your trip leaders for suggestions on what to do if you choose to spend more time in Dublin.

Day 8

Day 9

Day 10

Day 11

Day 12

Day 13

Day 14

Day 15

Day 16

Day 17

Day 18

Day 19

Day 20

Day 21

Day 22

Day 23

OUR travelers LOVE US


Heather T.

yelp review

U30X is such an amazing travel community. Once your trip is over, the experience is not. They keep in touch with their alumni & provide platforms for travel questions, personal development, & community connections in your own backyard! If you're a young person looking to travel I highly recommend U30X!

There are not enough ways for me to describe how amazing this company is. After my first trip I always told people, it wasn't about the location, but the experience that u30x gave me. I have some of the best experiences of my life with u30x, and now a passion for travel. Also, their alumni community and groups are awesome too!

Traveling with U30X has been life changing for me. I've made lifelong friends with both travelers and staff. I can't come up with enough good things to say about the company, the people, and the experiences I've had!

Just returned from my second trip with Under30Experiences. My first trip was to the Costa Rica rainforest. My most recent trip was to Iceland. Both trips were such an amazing experience. I loved learning about Iceland and its origins. I enjoy the small groups and I made some great new friends! Recommend them for anyone wanting to travel alone or with a couple of friends.

I was so scared to travel abroad alone and then I came across their website and they made international travel so easy! And the people I’ve met on the trips are some amazing individuals! I’ve done 6 of their trips and plan on continuing to do even more!!

My Hike the Inca Trail trip was beyond amazing, and I couldn't have asked for anything more from a trip. Our leaders made us all feel instantly comfortable, and the group was fantastic. The trip was well planned and the hike was unforgettable. Memories to last a lifetime.

our awesome travelers

As Seen In...