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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

All Rates in EUR per person including ALL taxes and surcharges. Your reservation will be processed in US$ at the exchange rate upon booking.

DateSingle RateDouble Rate
Apr 16, 2019 - Apr 23, 2019EUR 15,600.00EUR 7,800.00
Apr 23, 2019 - Apr 30, 2019EUR 15,600.00EUR 7,800.00
Apr 30, 2019 - May 07, 2019EUR 15,600.00EUR 7,800.00
May 07, 2019 - May 14, 2019EUR 20,200.00EUR 10,100.00
May 28, 2019 - Jun 04, 2019EUR 20,200.00EUR 10,100.00
Jun 04, 2019 - Jun 11, 2019EUR 15,600.00EUR 7,800.00
Jun 11, 2019 - Jun 18, 2019EUR 17,800.00EUR 8,900.00
Jun 18, 2019 - Jun 25, 2019EUR 19,000.00EUR 9,500.00
Jun 25, 2019 - Jul 02, 2019EUR 16,600.00EUR 8,300.00
Jul 02, 2019 - Jul 09, 2019EUR 15,600.00EUR 7,800.00
Jul 09, 2019 - Jul 16, 2019EUR 19,000.00EUR 9,500.00
Jul 16, 2019 - Jul 23, 2019EUR 16,600.00EUR 8,300.00
Jul 23, 2019 - Jul 30, 2019EUR 16,600.00EUR 8,300.00
Jul 30, 2019 - Aug 06, 2019EUR 16,600.00EUR 8,300.00
Aug 06, 2019 - Aug 13, 2019EUR 17,800.00EUR 8,900.00
Aug 13, 2019 - Aug 20, 2019EUR 16,600.00EUR 8,300.00
Aug 27, 2019 - Sep 03, 2019EUR 17,800.00EUR 8,900.00
Sep 03, 2019 - Sep 10, 2019EUR 16,600.00EUR 8,300.00
Sep 10, 2019 - Sep 17, 2019EUR 16,600.00EUR 8,300.00
Sep 17, 2019 - Sep 24, 2019EUR 16,600.00EUR 8,300.00
Oct 08, 2019 - Oct 15, 2019EUR 16,600.00EUR 8,300.00
DateSingle RateDouble Rate
Apr 16, 2019 - Apr 23, 2019EUR 7,800.00CALL US
Jun 04, 2019 - Jun 11, 2019EUR 7,800.00CALL US
Jun 18, 2019 - Jun 25, 2019EUR 9,500.00CALL US
Jun 25, 2019 - Jul 02, 2019EUR 8,300.00CALL US
Aug 13, 2019 - Aug 20, 2019EUR 8,300.00CALL US
Aug 27, 2019 - Sep 03, 2019EUR 8,900.00CALL US
DateSingle RateDouble Rate
Apr 16, 2019 - Apr 23, 2019EUR 12,480.00EUR 7,800.00
Apr 23, 2019 - Apr 30, 2019EUR 12,480.00EUR 7,800.00
Apr 30, 2019 - May 07, 2019EUR 12,480.00EUR 7,800.00
May 07, 2019 - May 14, 2019EUR 16,160.00EUR 10,100.00
May 14, 2019 - May 21, 2019EUR 16,160.00EUR 10,100.00Sold Out - Call US
May 21, 2019 - May 28, 2019EUR 16,160.00EUR 10,100.00Sold Out - Call US
May 28, 2019 - Jun 04, 2019EUR 16,160.00EUR 10,100.00
Jun 04, 2019 - Jun 11, 2019EUR 12,480.00EUR 7,800.00
Jun 11, 2019 - Jun 18, 2019EUR 14,240.00EUR 8,900.00
Jun 18, 2019 - Jun 25, 2019EUR 15,200.00EUR 9,500.00
Jun 25, 2019 - Jul 02, 2019EUR 13,280.00EUR 8,300.00
Jul 02, 2019 - Jul 09, 2019EUR 12,480.00EUR 7,800.00
Jul 09, 2019 - Jul 16, 2019EUR 15,200.00EUR 9,500.00
Jul 16, 2019 - Jul 23, 2019EUR 13,280.00EUR 8,300.00
Jul 23, 2019 - Jul 30, 2019EUR 13,280.00EUR 8,300.00
Jul 30, 2019 - Aug 06, 2019EUR 13,280.00EUR 8,300.00
Aug 06, 2019 - Aug 13, 2019EUR 14,240.00EUR 8,900.00
Aug 13, 2019 - Aug 20, 2019EUR 13,280.00EUR 8,300.00
Aug 20, 2019 - Aug 27, 2019EUR 13,280.00EUR 8,300.00Sold Out - Call US
Aug 27, 2019 - Sep 03, 2019EUR 14,240.00EUR 8,900.00
Sep 03, 2019 - Sep 10, 2019EUR 13,280.00EUR 8,300.00
Sep 10, 2019 - Sep 17, 2019EUR 13,280.00EUR 8,300.00
Sep 17, 2019 - Sep 24, 2019EUR 13,280.00EUR 8,300.00
Sep 24, 2019 - Oct 01, 2019EUR 13,280.00EUR 8,300.00Sold Out - Call US
Oct 01, 2019 - Oct 08, 2019EUR 13,280.00EUR 8,300.00Sold Out - Call US
Oct 08, 2019 - Oct 15, 2019EUR 13,280.00EUR 8,300.00

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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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