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Ireland

Duration:

7 Days / 6 Nights

Early Signup: From $1,495

Regular: From $1,695

THE EXPERIENCE

Come to Ireland where the grass really is greener!

See historical monuments, experience stunning green landscapes like the Cliffs of Moher, tour castles, and enjoy pints at authentic pubs.

Start

Dublin International Airport (DUB) Terminal 2
To ensure included transportation:
Plan to arrive before 7:00 am on Day 1

Finish

Dublin City Center
Travelers are responsible for their own transportation to airport.
Plan to depart anytime on Day 7 

Physical Activity:

Light

This trip is relaxing and includes light activities with optional moderate activities.  Participants can decide how much time they spend being active. No physical preparation is required to make the most of the experience.

Physical Activity:

Moderate

This trip is a good mix of activity and relaxation and includes moderate physical activities.  Participants should expect to be active 3-4 hours most days. An active lifestyle is helpful though not required to enjoy the trip.

Physical Activity:

High

This trip is for those who enjoy being physically challenged and reaping the rewards. It includes moderate to intense physical activities and participants should expect to be active 6-8 hours most days. Participants should have an active lifestyle.

Trip Overview

Day 1

Arrival in Ireland & Howth Cliffs

Arrive at the Dublin Airport and take included transportation with your group to Howth village.

Spend your first morning in Ireland exploring scenic lighthouses, shops, and cafes. Then take a stunning stroll amongst the cliffs on the Bay of Dublin.

In the afternoon, travel to Kilkenny where you'll stay in the heart of this medieval town.

That evening, enjoy a delicious dinner in an Irish pub and settle into your first night in Ireland.

Day 2

Kilkenny Cultural Experience

After a savory Irish breakfast, continue your exploration of Kilkenny, the well-preserved historical Marble City.

Take a city cycling tour with an Irish guide and learn more about Kilkenny's history and culture. We can also arrange a walking tour for any non bicyclers.

In the afternoon, climb the top of St Canice Cathedral and the Round Tower built in 1250 for a beautiful view of the city. You can also choose to visit the Kilkenny castle or play Hurling, Ireland's national sport, with a professional.

Day 3

Blarney Castle & Galway

Wake-up and enjoy your breakfast in Kilkenny before departing for the West Coast of Ireland. 

Stop at Blarney Castle near Cork to explore the beautiful gardens and kiss the legendary Stone of Eloquence. Never be at loss for words again. 

Arrive in the lovely harbor city of Galway and enjoy a walking tour with your Trip Leader before dinner.

Day 4

Kylemore Abbey

After breakfast at your guesthouse, head north to Connemara and Kylemore Abbey – a Benedictine Monastery founded in 1920.

Stroll through the monastery, take a walk through the six acre walled Victorian gardens, or explore the rest of the 1,000-acre estate. Don't miss the Gothic Church just a short walk away.

Spend the rest of the afternoon hiking to Diamond Hill for incredible views of the Connemara National Park.

After dinner, hit a local pub for some traditional Irish song & dance.

Day 5

Cliffs of Moher

Today, adventure down the coast to the famous Cliffs of Moher, where you will experience breathtaking views.

Towering more than 700 feet above the ocean, these massive cliffs drenched in lush green are truly a sight to see. You will be hard-pressed to find a more spectacular view in all of Ireland.

In the evening, immerse yourself in Galway's live Irish folk music playing throughout the city.

Day 6

Explore Dublin

Arrive in the famous city of Dublin, Ireland's capital and a UNESCO City of Literature.

Enjoy a walking tour with your Trip Leader and learn about Dublin's rich history.

Have the option to visit the Guinness Storehouse, Jameson Distillery, or wander into an Irish Pub for an adventure of your own.

Day 7

Relaxation & Departure

Wake-up for one last traditional Irish breakfast before saying goodbye to your new friends.

Depart at any time of the day. Be sure to ask your Trip Leaders for suggestions on what to do if you chose to spend more time in Dublin and the easiest way to get to the airport.

You can also check out our Ireland, Scotland, & London trip for some extra adventure.

Day 8

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What's Included:

  • 7 days / 6 nights shared accommodations in boutique hotels and authentic guesthouses
  • 6 breakfasts and 5 dinners
  • Scenic cliff walk in Howth
  • Historical cycling tour of Kilkenny
  • Entrance to Blarney Castle & Gardens
  • Visit the awe-inspiring Cliffs of Moher
  • Experience Connemara National Park and Kylemore Abbey
  • Hike Diamond Hill in Connemara National Park
  • Walking tours of Kilkenny, Galway, & Dublin
  • Private cross-country drive to Galway and back to Dublin
  • Private airport pick-up upon arrival
  • Transport and entrance fees to all included activities
  • Private ground transportation throughout Ireland
  • Under30Experiences Trip Leader
  • Personal recommendations for optional activities
  • The chance to meet some kick-ass people
  • Access to the Under30Experiences community
  • Taxes always included, never hidden fees, & NO blackout dates
Book with confidence: it's free to switch your trip more than 30 days out

Travelers are responsible for international airfare to and from Ireland

When should I book my flight?

Plan to arrive before 7:00 am on Day 1 and plan to depart at anytime on Day 7.

Airfare booking details will be sent after registration – please wait to book your flight until you receive further instructions.

All Under30Experiences trip prices are in USD.

Duration:

7 Days / 6 Nights

Early Signup: From $1,495

Regular: From $1,695

OUR travelers LOVE US

Ireland Trip Reviews

"I honestly cannot say enough about my experience to Ireland with this group! Currently sitting in the airport on my way home and can’t stop thinking about how perfect it was. Somehow they put 11 completely different people on a trip and made us feel like a family. Eric was my team leader and I couldn’t have asked for anyone better! They have amazing relationships with the local businesses and restaurants and you can tell they trjoy care about the countries they visit. I can’t wait for my next trip" -Darbi F.

"I attended the Ireland trip, and it was AMAZING. We went all around the country exploring the county side, castles, cliffs, city life, live music...the list goes on and in and it was ONLY 7 days. It was my first time out of the country and I think it was the best way to travel if you are new at adventuring outside of your area. It's also very reasonably priced. I loved the group I went with. Our leader, Lindsey, was amazing! She was kind, giving, and genuinely nice person to be around. Couldn't ask for a better experience. I'm already planning out when I can go on another trip and I just got home" -Gabi K.

"I just finished Exploring Ireland with Under30Experiences and it was a spectacular trip! The leaders did an excellent job of guiding our group and still giving enough free time for us to explore independently. It was also great to go on a trip abroad and not have to stress about planning it. The camaraderie our group had right from the start made the trip that much more enjoyable. I'm looking forward to keeping in touch with all the new friends I made and going on another trip with Under 30 Experiences soon. I can't recommend them highly enough!" -Eric M.

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