Welcome aboard the Belmond Grand Hibernian!
Depart Dublin Heuston Station in the early afternoon and enjoy lunch onboard.
Disembark at Belfast for the famous Black Taxi Tour, examining the city's tumultuous past and vibrant present. Afterwards delve further back in time at the award winning Titanic Experience Special effects, full scale reconstructions and interactive features bring to life the history of the ill-fated ocean liner.
Return to the train for dinner and riveting local entertainment
Journey to the historic viking port of Waterford. Disembark for an exclusive tour and afternoon tea at Curraghmore house, home to generations of the waterford family. Take time to explore the magnificent house and grounds, and visit the stables.
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.
Savour your last breakfast aboard as the train returns to Dublin, where you will disembark for your onward travel arrangements.
(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.
One free, then 10%
*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
Your train includes luxurious and comfortable cabins as well as an observation and restaurant car. There are 16 twin cabins and 4 double cabins available. Cabins are en-suite and include a writing desk, wardrobe, and chair. Each carriage is themed, based on an Irish county. Double cabins can connect to twin cabins, offering options for families. There is also a limited mobility cabin available.
Cabins have limited space, therefore we recommend each guest travels with one suitcase and one carry-on bag.
For daytime excursions and relaxing on board, we suggest casual, comfortable attire. In the evening, most gentlemen were a jacket and tie for dinner although it is not required.
We recommend you arrange suitable insurance to cover personal belongings, cancellation/interruption, medical and luggage. Details of cancellation policies can be found in our booking conditions.
You must have a valid passport that will remain valid beyond the duration of your journey. Depending on which country issues your passport, you may need a visa for entry into Ireland and Northern Ireland (UK). Please check with your travel agent or government agency before travelling.
Belmond Grand Hibernian offers a wheelchair accessible cabin. However, those with restricted mobility are asked to contact us directly to discuss the suitability of the journey.
A first aid kit is carried on board for emergency use. If it becomes apparent that a doctor is required, please inform the Train Manager who will arrange for the passenger to alight at the next station enabling medical attention.
Special diets can be accommodated. Please be sure to tell us in advance of any allergies, food related or otherwise.
Please advise the Belmond Grand Hibernian office or your travel agent of any health restrictions before travelling. No specific vaccinations are required for entry into Eire or Northern Ireland (UK). It is advised, however, that you consult your doctor or physician for requirements based on your travel itinerary, or for any personal health recommendations relating to your journey.
Please note that there are no professional medical facilities aboard the Belmond Grand Hibernian.
Smoking is not permitted on board.
There are electrical outlets in all cabins. Electricity in the UK runs on 220/240 volts. You may wish to bring an adaptor for electrical appliances.
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