Tour Overview

3 days/2 Nights/4 Meals - A must for all railway enthusiasts. Highlights include West Clare Railway & Heritage Centre, Blennerville Steam Train and the unique Lartigue Monorail not to mention Irish hospitality and of course the famous 'Black Stuff' – Guinness.

What's included

  • 3 days/2 Nights/4 Meals
  • Meeting, assistance & transfers on arrival & departure in Ireland
  • Sightseeing and transfers by luxury coach with driver/guide
  • Accommodation in your choice of hotels for 2 nights
  • Full Irish breakfast daily
  • 2 table d'hote dinners
  • Entrance fees to West Clare Railway & Heritage Centre, Blennerville Steam Train and Lartigue Monorail
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
  • Complimentary Tour Leader Place

Optional excursions, such as a night at the dogs, evening of traditional Irish music & dance etc can be arranged.

Tour highlights

  • Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
  • Burren
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Conor Pass
  • Dingle Peninsula
  • Doolin
  • Gap of Dunloe
  • Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms
  • Ring of Kerry
  • Blasket Centre
  • Crag Cave & Kingdom Falconry
  • Molly Gallivans Cottage & Farm
  • Skellig Experience
  • Skellig Islands
  • Valentia Island
  • Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms

Overnights for this tour

  • Tralee for 2 Nights

Accomodation options

  • This tour is available in 3 or 4 star hotels

Tour itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Ireland

Arrive Shannon Airport and meet with your experienced Irish driver/guide. All of the drivers we use are qualified guides and have great personalities that really will make your trip unforgettable. Transfer to West Clare Railway & Heritage Centre. Closed in 1961, the original Steam Locomotive and over 2km’s of line have been refurbished to full working order. Additionally, Moyasta Junction Station House is now restored and open. Following your visit, travel to Tralee via the Kilimer – Tarbert ferry. Time permitting, we will stop at Tarbert Bridewell Courthouse & Jail. Overnight Tralee DBB

Day 2 - Tralee - Blennerville Steam Train & Lartigue Monorail

After breakfast, a short drive to the Tralee To Blennerville Steam Train. A section of the famous Tralee to Dingle Light Railway (1891-1953), was restored and featured in the BBC Great Railway Journeys of the World TV series, as one of the world's most famous narrow-guage lines. After lunch, travel the short distance to the Heritage town of Listowel to see the Lartigue Monorail, the world’s first monorail, that ran between Listowel and Ballybunnion. Evening free. Overnight Tralee DBB

Day 3 - Depart Ireland

Depending on the time of your return flight, today you may wish to explore Tralee for that last minute shopping. Transfer to Shannon via Adare, regarded as the prettiest village in Ireland and Bunratty. Subject to the time of your return flight, a stop will be made at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. Arrive in time to check-in for your return flight.

DBB = Dinner, Bed & Irish Breakfast

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Tour Prices

Prices for our group tours are determined by the grade of accommodation required and the tour start date and will be for land only from arrival into and departure from Ireland. To arrange your tour, simply fill out our Enquiry Form, e-mail us at groups@irishtourism.com or call us in Ireland on our TollFree and International numbers as displayed on this page.

All our private & exclusive group tours include the following services at no extra cost.

 

  • Your own private luxury coach to suit your group size – groups from 10 passengers
  • Experienced and friendly driver/guide or driver and licensed guide throughout your tour
  • Individually designed itinerary
  • No optional extras unless agreed with the group organiser and advised to all members of the group prior to arrival in Ireland – NO HIDDEN EXTRAS
  • Generous complimentary tour leader policy – Flexible Free Places according to requirements
  • Flexibility of the itinerary even when touring in Ireland
  • 24/7 help line when in Ireland

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