Encounter folklore and fairy tales as you explore Ireland's breathtaking coastline and ancient cities.
Keep an eye out for elves and fairies as you journey over the green plains of Ireland. Visit medieval castles and ancient sites filled with folklore and whimsy. Take in the views of Ireland's rugged coastline, including the famous Ring of Kerry, Cliffs of Moher and the Giant's Causeway. Don't forget to enjoy a pint of Guinness and some live music in one of Dublin's pubs.
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Walk through the unspoilt natural wonders of the Ring of Kerry
Scramble about the clustered pillars of Giant's Causeway
Explore the rugged coastline of the Aran Islands
Stroll through Belfast's city centre and learn about recent historical events
Revel in Dublin's energetic nightlife
Ireland can be cold at night throughout the year, especially at the start and end of the season. Please bring appropriate clothing for adverse weather conditions, including base layers, hat, gloves, scarf, waterproof clothes/umbrella and anything else that you think may be applicable.
As accommodation on this trip is twin share, single travellers will share a room with another traveller of the same gender. This trip is a great opportunity to get to know other like-minded people, so embrace it while you can. However, if you’d prefer not to share, a single room supplement is available at an additional charge (some exceptions may apply). Please ask your travel consultant for more details. Also, hotels in Europe can seem small by Australian or American standards, and often don't have double beds, but rather two single beds that can be pushed together/apart.
This trip is quite fast paced to make the most of your time in Ireland. We will take you on regular orientation walks, so you'll be on your feet quite a lot. While this may be tiring for some, it’s the best way to get your head around a place and to set yourself up for further discoveries.
This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 January 2019 to 31 December 2019. View the itinerary for departures between 01 January 2018 - 20 October 2018
A single supplement is bookable on this trip, subject to availability at the time of booking. Please note that due to the small properties we use in Europe there is only a limited amount of single supplements available per trip departure. If you would like to book a single supplement and enquire about availability please speak to your booking agent.
You don't have a lot of time in Belfast and Dublin at the start and the end of the trip respectively, so if you're keen to explore these spectacular cities in depth we recommend you arrive a day or two before the start of the trip and/or extend your stay at the end.
Our Northern & Southern Ireland trips score an average of 4.55 out of 5 based on 33 reviews in the last year.
Intrepid makes it so easy for you to just “click” and “go”. No need to worry about itineraries and the hastle of planning.
Review submitted 17 Aug 2018
I had an amazing time on a July tour of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Our tour leader, Colleen (Zoe) Bell was incredible! She got us everywhere we needed to be flawlessly. Zoe was calm, patient, knowledgable, and genuinely cared that we enjoyed our trip. She even went out of her way to look up options for free time based on my personal interests. Highlights of the trip for me were the Ring of Kerry, Giant's Causeway, Irish music/dance show, and excellent dining in Dublin.
Review submitted 05 Aug 2018