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5 Day Driftwood Northern Island Tour

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“The tour was fantastic and we enjoyed every moment of it.  Will highly recommend your company to anyone who should ask my opinion of tour companies of Ireland.  Mark is a gem of a guy and a great asset to you and your business.  We plan on coming back to Ireland and using Vagabond as our guide in the not too distant future and of course hoping Mark will be behind the wheel of the coach!!!!”

Linda and Cliff Hodson, 5 day Northern Island tour, June 2013.

About this Tour

About this tour

Driftwood is heading north on a journey through 1000′s of years of fascinating history, dramatic scenery and legendary places to the heart of one of Europe’s most off-the-beaten-track regions.

The Tour

Northern and North-western Ireland has so much to offer as one of the most diverse, intriguing and beautiful areas of Western Europe and with Driftwood to show you around it will be a tour that you will never forget.

Areas

From the wilds of Mayo to the legends of the Giants Causeway, the Glens and beaches of the Antrim coastline and the historic cities of Belfast and Derry, Driftwood will make sure that you visit areas that other tourists simply don’t reach.

Scenery

Like all Driftwood tours the trip is an awesome blend of great scenery, meeting the people of Ireland, experiencing local culture and history and having loads of laughs.

Accommodation

Our small groups also allow us to stay in small out-of-the-way B&B’s and Hotels, offering a warm friendly welcome and first class accommodation. All rooms have private bathrooms and most come with TV’s and Tea and Coffee facilities.

Highlights

Highlights

Revel at some of Europe’s very best scenery, including:

  • The Hills of Sligo
  • The Wilds of North West Mayo
  • The Glens of Antrim

 

Enjoy some of Ireland’s most popular and worthwhile tourist destinations:

  • The Titanic Visitor Experience
  • The Carrick a Rede Rope Bridge
  • The Giant’s Causeway
Wonder at some of Ireland’s historical treasures and experience the rich historical past of the region, from stone age man to the modern age.
  • Ancient neolithic stone circles, celtic ring forts, castles, monastic sites and pre-christian tombs
  • The Grinian of Aileach
  • Learn about the modern day history of Northern Ireland, especially on the walking tour of Derry and the Black Cab tour of Belfast

 

Take some free time to explore local communities and meet the Irish people in locations such as:

  • The resurgent Northern Irish cities of Derry and Belfast

 

Some fun little side trips:

  • Optional visit to Bushmills Irish Whiskey Distillery, the oldest working distillery in the world
  • Test your fear of heights at the Carrick a Rede rope bridge

 

And at night:

  • Live music and excellent food in some of Ireland’s best pubs and restaurants.
  • Overnight in quality, locally owned guesthouse and small hotel accommodation in small, friendly local communities

Price

Price per person: €909 (based on two sharing) Single supplement: €115

What's included?

    • Journey of discovery in a Driftwood mini coach tour vehicle.
    • Services of highly trained professional Driftwood tour guide.
    • Four nights accommodation (2 nights B&B, 2 nights Hotel).
    • 4 Full Irish breakfast.
    • All relevant taxes.
    • Guaranteed tour price from the moment you make your deposit
    • Any train journeys involved in tour (we can also organise your train journey to be a day or two before your tour, so you can spend more time in the west of Ireland)
    • Loads of laughs

    Most daily activities and visits, including:

    • Fantastic guided walks
    • Entrance to most of the historical and archeological sites along the way
    • Demonstrations of local craftsmen at work

    AND…Your departure is guaranteed once we have confirmed your booking (we have never cancelled a tour, thats a promise)

     

Optional Extras

    Lunches and evening meals

    Some optional entrance fees and additional activity options, for example:

    • Black Cab taxi tour of Belfast – GB£10
    • The Titanic Experience – GB£14.75
    • Bushmills Whiskey Distillery – GB£7.50
    • Walking tour of Derry – GB£4
    • Carrick a Rede Rope Bridge – GB£6.50
    • Visit to Dun Luce Castle – £3
    • Hot, relaxing sea-weed bath – €25

We try and keep any additional costs to a minimum and these activities account for only a small part of the daily activities on tour. Most of the historical sites we visit are free to enter, as of course are the walks and beaches. The additional activities we do offer are ones that have proved to be a big success with customers over the years.

Departure Dates

When do we leave?

Please see below for the list of departure dates currently available for this 5 day Driftwood “Northern Island” Tour.  If the dates you are interested are not available, please contact us as we may be able to release some places or schedule in another tour.

June 2014

  • Monday – 2nd
  • Monday - 9th
  • Monday - 16th
  • Monday – 23rd
  • Monday – 30th

July 2014

  • Monday - 7th
  • Monday - 14th
  • Monday – 21st
  • Monday - 28th

August 2014

  • Monday - 4th
  • Monday - 11th
  • Monday - 18th
  • Monday - 25th

September 2014

  • Monday – 1st
  • Monday - 8th
  • Monday - 15th
  • Monday – 22nd
  • Monday – 29th

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