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Program #19446RJ
18 Days | 17 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Journey from the natural wonder that is the Giants Causeway to the rugged seacoast of the Southwest as you experience the unrivaled beauty of Ireland. Walk the Walls of Derry, and discover Northern Ireland’s troubled history in Belfast. Witness the haunting beauty of the Inishowen peninsula in county Donegal and journeying south, explore the stone age passage tombs of Newgrange. Learn about Irish emigration while in Cork and encounter some of Ireland’s greatest treasures — its people — as you meet a Member of Parliament in Belfast and dine with local families in county Cork.


Highlights

• With a National Trust expert, explore Giants Causeway and learn the history of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
• Visit a working Irish farm where you will get the opportunity to milk a cow and try your hand at baking traditional Irish soda bread.
• Learn about the history of Northern Ireland with a field trip to the political murals in Belfast and an excursion to the parliament of Northern Ireland.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles per day; some uneven terrain and stairs.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Belfast (Northern Ireland), 3 nights; coach to Derry, 2 nights; coach to Galway (Republic of Ireland), 3 nights; coach to Killarney, 2 nights; coach to Cork, 2 nights; coach to Dublin, 4 nights; departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
16 nights of accommodations
44 meals: 16 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 14 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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