Belmond Grand Hibernian - Grand Tour of Ireland (Northbound)


Immerse yourself in Irish culture and history aboard the luxurious Belmond Grand Hibernian.From the Lavish, Georgian- inspired accommodation and world class cuisine to the final farewell dinner, every moment with us promises a everlasting memory. Lose yourself in the timeless enchantment of Ireland aboard the Belmond Grand Hibernian.

Itinerary


Cities Covered Dublin ,  Belfast

Welcome aboard the Grand Hibernian !

The journey will begin from Dublin Heuston Station in the early afternoon, lunch will be served onboard the Grand Hibernian before disembarking at Belfast for the infamous Black Taxi Tour that will explore the city's tumultuous past and vibrant present. Afterwards, get ready to experience the award winning Titanic Experience with full scale reconstructions and interactive features. Returning to the train for captivating local entertainment and dinner. 



Cities Covered Belfast ,  Waterford

Journey to the historic viking port of Waterford, where you will receive an exclusive tour and afternoon tea at Curraghmore house.Once home to generations of the Waterford family, the property has over  2,500 acres of formal gardens,woodland and grazing fields. You'll then be escorted to the Bishop's palace where the director hosts a private after-hours tour. Marvel at the finest collection of 17th century irish silver, and discover the history of glassmaking with a presentation featuring the oldest piece of waterford crystal in the world. Return to the train for sumptuous dinner, followed by a performance from local musicians.


Cities Covered Waterford ,  Dublin

A leisurely breakfast is served as the train travels north and returns to Dublin Heuston station. Disembark and transfer to a hotel for your overnight stay.

Accommodations : WESTBURY HOTEL 5*,Dublin(Other) or similiar

Cities Covered Dublin ,  Cork

Rejoin the  Belmond Grand Hibernian in the early afternoon. Indulge in a sumptuous Irish afternoon tea as the train makes its way through abundant landscapes to Cork. Arriving at The Jameson Experience, join a resident expert for an early evening tasting and tour of the distillery. Anticipate dinner and entertainment back aboard the train.


Cities Covered Cork ,  Killarney

Disembark after Breakfast to visit Blarney Castle, home to the legendary Blarney Stone. Enjoy a private tour before pausing for a morning coffee within the magnificent grounds. Lunch is served as the train continues west through emerald hills towards Killarney. Ride on a traditional jaunting car through the national park to scenic Ross Castle, where you'll take a boat trip around the islands of the lake. Back on board for dinner and traditional céili dancing 


Cities Covered Killarney ,  Galway

Enjoy a leisurely morning on board as the train travels north towards Galway, or choose to disembark for a tour of the dramatic Cliffs of Moher.

In Galway, lunch is served at one of the city's convivial restaurants. Revel in a traditional Irish experience at a charming local pub where you'll learn to play the bodhran ( Irish drum) and to pull your own pint of Guinness, followed by an Irish dance. Afterwards, step into the city to explore at your leisure.

Alternatively, spend the entire afternoon soaking up Galway's bohemian charm at your own pace.


Cities Covered Galway ,  Westport

Breakfast is served en route to the leafy Georgian town of Westport.

Disembark for a scenic drive through County Mayo. Ashford Castle, is located in the heart of Connemara National Park. Enjoy your lunch before you begin a guided walk in the estate's breathtaking grounds along with a private falconry display. 

Take a short transfer to the home of Joe & Mary Ann Joyce and enjoy an exhilarating sheepdog trial featuring the emblematic Connemara Blackface Sheep. Afterwards, head to the heart of killary Harbour to visit the Sheep and Wool centre, before savouring the breaktaking views and perfect photo opportunities of the region's outstanding natural beauty.

Rejoin the train in Westport in time for pre-dinner drinks.


Cities Covered Westport ,  Dublin

Breakfast is served as the train continues to Dublin, its final destination. Disembark for your onward travel arrangements.



Departure Dates and Rates

Departures
Apr 201920, 27May 20194, 11, 18, 25Jun 20191, 8, 15, 22, 29
Jul 20196, 13, 20, 27Aug 20193, 10, 17, 24, 31Sep 20197, 14, 21, 28
Oct 20195, 12

All Rates in EUR per person including ALL taxes and surcharges. Your reservation will be processed in US$ at the exchange rate upon booking.
( Save up to 13% on the below rates. See Coupons / Special Offers )

ClassDatesSingle RateDouble Rate
Double Cabin
For departures April 20,2019 through October 12,2019 EUR 20,200 *17,574 with coupon EUR 10,100 *8,787 with coupon
Twin Cabin
For departures April 20,2019 through October 12,2019 EUR 16,160 *14,059 with coupon EUR 10,100 *8,787 with coupon

Since Belmond uses dynamic pricing, it is better if you start your booking process online and then call us we can use any special coupons or offers that may give you the best deals and best service. Please do register and start the booking process so the system can start holding the space for you without a financial commitment

INCLUSIONS:

  • Six nights aboard the Belmond Grand Hibernian luxury train
  • 24 hour steward service
  • All meals aboard the train: full Irish breakfast, two course lunch and four course dinner including cheeseboard, coffee, tea and petits fours
  • All beverages including alcoholic drinks
  • Traditional entertainment on board
  • A visit to the Jameson Experience
  • Tour of Ashford Castle
  • Blarney Castle and Gardens
  • Traditional Jaunting car excursion followed by a boat trip on Lough Leane
  • City Tours of Dublin
  • Visit the Titanic Experience
  • Exclusive tours of Curraghmore house and Bishop's Palace

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Travel insurance
  • Domestic or international airfare
  • Transfers before or after your train journey
  • Gratuities for crew members
  • Items of a personal nature, souvenirs and any other items not specifically mentioned as included.
Terms and Conditions

PAYMENT TERMS:
(i) 15% of total tour cost due at the time of booking**
(ii) 85% or balance no later than 65 days prior to date of the first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS

**Your reservation will be processed in US$ at the exchange rate upon booking. If you would like to pay in EURO, please contact us for further instructions.

 

CANCELLATION & AMENDMENT FEES:

Written notice* (cancelling a confirmed booking) received before scheduled departure date Cancellation Fee (expressed as a % of total cost payable for the trip by the person(s) cancelling Amendment Fee for each change (% of total cost payable by person(s) cancelling)
56 days or more 15%

One free, then 10%

55 - 21 days  30% 20%
20- 3 days  70% 60%
2 days or less prior to departure  100% 100%

*Cancellations should be initiated by FAX to the corporate office in Miami FL

The above times are based on European time. In order to provide enough time for processing cancellation, guests  need to add 3 business days to the above timeframes. An administration fees of 15% on any monies paid by the client will be charged prior to refund.

 

We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance to cover the losses incurred in case of cancellation. For information on available plans or to purchase travel insurance, please visit www.palacetours.com/insurance.

 






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