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Dublin & Killarney

Experience the best of Ireland on this romp through Irish history and culture. Start your trip in the country's vibrant capital, Dublin. From Dublin, take excursions to explore the surrounding countryside and visit the renowned town of Kilkenny on the banks of the River Nore. Fall in love with Killarney and tour the spectacular Ring of Kerry. Only in Ireland can you find such a distinct marriage of myth, culture and good, old-fashioned fun.

With countries as vast and bountiful as the Ireland, travelling by train is a great way to cover as much ground as possible while also taking in the breathtaking sights. Let the smooth ride, great service, and amazing vistas transport you from city to city. 

The train tickets and hotel stays are included in the package, along with some meals and many other travel essentials that will help make this trip easy, fun, and unforgettable.

Location:

  • Dublin, Ireland (DUB)
  • Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland
  • Ireland
9  Days | 7  nights

INCLUSIONS

  • Round-trip flights to Dublin (if flight and hotel package option is chosen)
  • Private airport transfers in Dublin
  • 7 nights of accommodation
  • 7 breakfasts
  • Round-trip train tickets (Economy Class) between Dublin and Killarney
  • 4 More Moments activities included:
    • 2-day Hop-On Hop-Off pass in Dublin
    • Full-day excursion to Kilkenny and Wicklow with English-speaking guide
    • Full-day excursion to the Ring of Kerry with English-speaking guide
    • Full-day excursion to the Dingle Peninsula with English-speaking guide (seasonal)
  • Earn Aeroplan® points

ITINERARY

Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to Dublin.

Dublin & Killarney

Day 2

Welcome to Dublin: Sightseeing

Land in Dublin and take a private transfer to your hotel to check in. Explore Dublin using your Hop-On Hop-Off pass with Dublin Bus.

More Moments Activities Included:
Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Pass:

Hop on and off to explore the Irish capital's historic buildings and cultural attractions and enjoy the Irish capital's well-known music scene and nightlife.

Accommodation:
(1 night)
Dublin & Killarney

Day 3

Dublin: Kilkenny & Wicklow Excursion (approx. 260 km)

Today, enjoy a full-day excursion to Kilkenny and Wicklow from Dublin and take in stunning scenery and visit historical monuments.

More Moments Activities Included:
Kilkenny & Wicklow Excursion:

Travel towards Kilkenny and take in the the stunning scenery, flora and fauna. In Kilkenny, take part in a 45-minute guided walking tour of Kilkenny City. Stroll through the narrow and winding cobbled streets and under the city's many medieval arches as you explore all the main attractions. Next, continue through County Carlow into the wild and rugged Wicklow Mountains.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Dublin & Killarney

Day 4

Dublin – County Kerry (Killarney) (approx. 302 km)

After breakfast, make your way to the railway station to catch your train to magical Killarney. Make your way to your hotel to check in, then set out to see the town. Killarney lies on the shores of Lough Leane in southwest Ireland's County Kerry. The town boasts an impressive array of 19th-century buildings, as well as the stunning Killarney National Park.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Dublin & Killarney

Day 5

County Kerry: Ring of Kerry Excursion (approx. 170 km)

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, then head out on a full-day tour to the Ring of Kerry.

More Moments Activities Included:
Ring of Kerry Excursion:

Circle the magnificent MacGillycuddy Reeks and pass along the shores of Dingle and Kenmare Bay. Stop in picturesque villages like Glenbeigh, Waterville and Sneem. Return to Killarney via scenic Ladies View and admire the famous Lakes of Killarney.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Dublin & Killarney

Day 6

County Kerry: Dingle Peninsula Excursion (approx. 97 km)

Today, take a full-day tour to the picturesque Dingle Peninsula.

More Moments Activities Included:
Dingle Peninsula Excursion: Dingle Peninsula Excursion: Head out via comfortable motor coach for a trip to the famous Dingle Peninsula, known for its ring forts, high crosses and ancient monuments. The area west of Dingle offers dramatic landscapes with striking views of the Blasket islands from Slea Head. Return to Killarney for the night.
Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Dublin & Killarney

Day 7

County Kerry (Killarney) - Dublin (approx. 302 km)

Following breakfast, make your way to the train station for your return to Dublin. Check into your hotel, and spend the night in Dublin.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Dublin & Killarney

Day 8

Dublin: At Leisure

Use your Hop-On Hop-Off pass to explore this lively city at your own pace.

More Moments Activities Included:
Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Pass:

Use your pass to enjoy the rest of the day visiting the city.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
( night)
Dublin & Killarney

Day 9

Dublin - Return to Canada

After breakfast, take a private transfer to the airport and board your flight home.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Dublin & Killarney

ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
Dublin, Ireland (DUB)
Ashling Hotel Dublin(or similar)
Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland
Scotts Hotel Killarney(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a standard room at all hotels during the trip.
Bed size(s): 1 double bed or 2 twin beds.
Room occupancy: Maximum 3 people (2 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child)

IMPORTANT INFO

DEPARTURE DATES

Daily, Year-round

Also available for a duration of 10 days / 8 nights

MORE TO KNOW

Brochure Correction as of November 7, 2019: Please note that the full-day excursion to the Dingle Peninsula (Day 6) operates from April to November. This excursion is not offered from January to March.

Not included

  • Meals, unless noted
  • Transfers, unless noted
  • Additional activities and excursions
  • Personal expenses and insurance

The More Moments activities/excursions mentioned in the itinerary are all included in the package, but may be rescheduled to take place on an earlier or later day, depending on availability and operational day.

Pricing display

Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.