Belmond Grand Hibernian Grand Tour Of Ireland (Southbound)


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


Check-in will take place at the Westbury Hotel at least 40 minutes prior to departure, after which our host and crew members will escort you and your luggage to the Dublin Heuston Station where we will board the Belmond Grand Hibernian. 

Cities Covered Dublin ,  Cork

Welcome Aboard the Grand Hibernian!

Board the train in Dublin in the early afternoon and Savour a delicious afternoon tea as the train begins its journey through the abundant landscape to Cork. Arrive in cork and visit the Jameson Experience. A private tour lead by a resident expert, we will explore the history of the whiskey-making process, before guests are invited to participate in the tasting session.

Back on board, your first dinner is served as the train continues to Charleville, where it will stable for the night to ensure a good night's rest.


Cities Covered Cork ,  Killarney

The day starts out with a private tour of Blarney Castle & Gardens where guests will have the opportunity to kiss the legendary Blarney Stone. Enjoy morning coffee in Blarney house. Lunch is served on board before continuing west though emerald hills towards the lakes of Killarney. A pony and trap tour is followed by a boating excursion across the various islands of Loughs Leane.

Head Back to the train for dinner.

 


Cities Covered Killarney ,  Galway

This morning your journey continues north to Galway. Lying on the river Corrib, let yourself be enchanted by this romantic city.

Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Champagne and oysters set the scene for a fun-filled afternoon. 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, before taking part in 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.

Return to the train for dinner as the train continues on to Athlone.


Cities Covered Galway ,  Westport

Breakfast is accompanied by stunning pastoral views for your cabin's windows as the train continues to the leafy Georgian town of westport.

Join the coach for an excursion to Ashford castle. Activities include an interactive falconry experience plus a guided walk of the gardens, as well as a private lunch.

Afterwards, take a short transfer to the home of Joe and Mary Ann Joyce to enjoy an exhilarating sheepdog trial at their working farm. Head to the Sheep and Wool Centre in the heart of Killary Harbour to discover the art of yarn spinning, then take to the outdoors to soak up the breathtaking views and perfect photo opportunities to be enjoyed in this beautiful region


Cities Covered Dublin ,  Belfast

Your journey winds back towards Dublin where you can enjoy an optional half-day tour of the vibrant Irish capital. Key sights include home to the ancient Book of Kells, Trinity College and the National Art Gallery of Ireland.

 

Rejoin the train and continue to Belfast, where you will disembark for a famous Black Taxi tour of the city's past and vibrant present.Afterwards, enjoy the award winning, and  private visit to the Titanic Experience. This fascinating attraction explores the history of the famed ocean liner through a full scale reconstruction and interactive features.


Cities Covered Belfast ,  Waterford

This morning, the train journeys south to the historic viking port of Waterford.

Disembark to visit Curraghmore House. The magnificent mansion has over 2,500 acres of formal gardens, woodland and grazing fields. Enjoy an exclusive tour of the house, grounds and stables before a classic afternoon tea. 

You'll then be escorted to the Bishop's palace for a private after hour tour hosted by the director. Enjoy an unrivalled view of the finest collection of the 17th century Irish silver, and marvel at the oldest piece of waterford crystal in the world with an exclusive glassmaking presentation.

Return to the train for  dinner, followed by a performance by a traditional local musicians in the Observation car.


Cities Covered Waterford ,  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 201916, 23, 30May 20197, 14, 21, 28Jun 20194, 11, 18, 25
Jul 20192, 9, 16, 23, 30Aug 20196, 13, 20, 27Sep 20193, 10, 17, 24
Oct 20191, 8

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 RateTriple Rate
Double Cabin (Matrimonial Bed)
For departures April 16,2019 through April 30,2019 EUR 15,600 *13,572 with coupon EUR 7,800 *6,786 with coupon N/A
For departures May 7,2019 through May 28,2019 EUR 20,200 *17,574 with coupon EUR 10,100 *8,787 with coupon N/A
For departure June 4,2019 EUR 15,600 EUR 7,800 N/A
For departure June 11,2019 EUR 17,800 EUR 8,900 N/A
For departure June 18,2019 EUR 19,000 EUR 9,500 N/A
For departure June 25,2019 EUR 16,600 EUR 8,300 N/A
For departure July 2,2019 EUR 15,600 EUR 7,800 N/A
For departure July 9,2019 EUR 19,000 EUR 9,500 N/A
For departures July 16,2019 through July 30,2019 EUR 16,600 EUR 8,300 N/A
For departure August 6,2019 EUR 17,800 EUR 8,900 N/A
For departure August 13,2019 EUR 16,600 EUR 8,300 N/A
For departure August 27,2019 EUR 17,800 EUR 8,900 N/A
For departures September 3,2019 through October 8,2019 EUR 16,600 EUR 8,300 N/A
Single Cabin
For departures April 16,2019 through June 4,2019 EUR 7,800 *6,786 with coupon CALL US CALL US
For departure June 18,2019 EUR 9,500 CALL US CALL US
For departures June 25,2019 through August 13,2019 EUR 8,300 CALL US CALL US
For departure August 27,2019 EUR 8,900 CALL US CALL US
Twin Cabin (2 Twin Beds)
For departures April 16,2019 through April 30,2019 EUR 12,480 *10,858 with coupon EUR 7,800 *6,786 with coupon N/A
For departures May 7,2019 through May 28,2019 EUR 16,160 *14,059 with coupon EUR 10,100 *8,787 with coupon N/A
For departure June 4,2019 EUR 12,480 EUR 7,800 N/A
For departure June 11,2019 EUR 14,240 EUR 8,900 N/A
For departure June 18,2019 EUR 15,200 EUR 9,500 N/A
For departure June 25,2019 EUR 13,280 EUR 8,300 N/A
For departure July 2,2019 EUR 12,480 EUR 7,800 N/A
For departure July 9,2019 EUR 15,200 EUR 9,500 N/A
For departures July 16,2019 through July 30,2019 EUR 13,280 EUR 8,300 N/A
For departure August 6,2019 EUR 14,240 EUR 8,900 N/A
For departures August 13,2019 through August 20,2019 EUR 13,280 EUR 8,300 N/A
For departure August 27,2019 EUR 14,240 EUR 8,900 N/A
For departures September 3,2019 through October 8,2019 EUR 13,280 EUR 8,300 N/A

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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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