Trufflepig - Jacobson Father and Daughter

Jacobson

Thursday 28th March – Tuesday 2nd April 2024

Number of Travellers: 2
Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights

Overview

A whistle stop tour of two of Irelands best known cities, Dublin and Belfast will give you a unique perspective into Irish culture on both sides of the border. Explore the elegant Georgian architecture, lively streets with buskers to entertain, colourful storefronts and warm cosy pubs as you get to know Dublin through the eyes of a local guide. Belfast offers a glimpse into its recent past with a Black Cab Tour of some of its political murals. Be sure to check out St Georges Market here for some local treats.

 

 

Day by Day

Day 1 - Thursday 28th March - Welcome to Dublin- Storytelling experience

Arriving in Ireland today, a private transfer will pick you up from the airport and whisk you into the city to your 5 star hotel in the city centre. Check-in is at 3pm however feel free to leave your bags, freshen up, or have a bite to eat.

This evening, enjoy a unique introduction to Irish culture with an evening of Storytelling. In a hidden gem in the heart of Dublin’s nightlife area. As you relax in a cosy private setting above this atmospheric traditional Irish Pub, we invite you to sit back and let our renowned storytellers take you into another world of the imagination with wonderful insights and mystical tales of Irish life in times past.You will leave this unique evening with a deeper understanding of Irish culture and the Irish landscape, bringing the stories of Ireland with you on your journey.

We have some wonderful dinner recommendations for you following your storytelling.

Overnight: Dublin | The Merrion Hotel
Room Type: 2 x Deluxe King
Meals Included: None

Day 2 - Friday 29th March - Little Museum of Dublin Tour

Find history, humour and hospitality in the much loved Little Museum of Dublin on a private tour. Housed in a beautiful Georgian building, your tour will reveal the history of a city that has undergone remarkable changes in the last 100 years, from the visit of Queen Victoria to the global success of U2.Following your tour, we recommend you enjoy a delicious lunch or tea and cake in the next door cafe.
This afternoon, we have a lot of recommendations for Dublin and some firm favourites including Kilmainham Gaol. For over 100 years Kilmainham Gaol held thousands of men, women and children for crimes that ranged from minor offences to being involved in some of the most momentous events in Irish history.
The Guinness Storehouse is a classic, and a must if it’s your first time in Dublin. Learn how this famous beer is brewed, pull a pint and admire the best views of the city from the sky bar.

Overnight: Dublin | The Merrion Hotel
Room Type: 2 x Deluxe King
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3 - Saturday 30th March - Trinity & Book of Kells

Today you will explore Trinity College and Book of Kells. Your guided Trinity tour will take you around the campus, discovering some of the secrets and famous pupils who graced its halls before making your way to the Old Library for an audio tour of the Book of Kells with its new immersive digital experience.

You are free for the rest of today to relax, explore and see as much of Dublin as you wish. Shop, grab a coffee, rent some city bikes, visit a distillery or simply enjoy your hotel.

Overnight: Dublin | The Merrion Hotel
Room Type: 2 x Deluxe King
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 4 - Sunday 31st March - Dublin to Belfast - Black Cab Tour Belfast

Taking a train from Dublin to Belfast, your journey takes about 2 hours. On arrival in Belfast, a short cab ride and you are at the historical Merchant Hotel in the historic Cathedral Quarter.

This afternoon, join a local guide for a Black Cab Tour of Belfast. Your Political Murals tour of the city explores the political aspect of the city’s history throughout The Troubles in the 1960s until the present day. It delves into the conflict between the two communities and features prominent sites along the Falls and Shankill roads, the Peaceline- or Belfast’s own “Berlin Wall”

Overnight: Belfast | The Merchant Hotel
Room Type: 2 x Deluxe Doubles
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 5 - Monday 1st April - The Giants Causeway & North Antrim Coast

Spend the day in the company of a local guide as you enjoy an exclusive unique tour taking you to all the best sights and experiences on the North Antrim Coast and much more. From an ancient and haunted castles to the world-famous UNESCO site the Giant’s Causeway you’ll be travelling with an expert and qualified professional tour guide. Tour stops include quaint harbours and dark places featured in the Game of Thrones TV productions and also ancient, haunted Friary’s as well as spectacular viewpoints across the coast to Scotland and Donegal.

Overnight: Belfast | The Merchant Hotel
Room Type: 2 x Deluxe Doubles
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 6 - Tuesday 2nd April - Belfast to Dublin

Grabbing an early train leaving Belfast and returning to Dublin a short cab ride from the station takes you back to Dublin Airport where your departing flights will take you home.

We hope your time in Ireland has been memorable and we would love to welcome you to our shores once again.

 

 

Meals Included: Breakfast

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • All accommodation from Day 1 to Day 6 on a B&B basis
  • Airport transfer on arrival
  • Return train tickets Dublin to Belfast
  • All guided activities mentioned in the itinerary namely
    – Public Storytelling Experience
    – Private Little Museum of Dublin
    – Public Trinity Tour and Audio Book of Kells
    – Private Black Cab Tour Belfast
    – Private Day Guide Causeway Coast and Giants Causeway
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
  • 24 hour in-country support from the Wilderness Team
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  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Transfers not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Activities and entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions
Pricing Read More

Please note the above pricing is NET and per person.

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