Ireland Hopper
8, 10, 11 or 13 Days
from $1,549 per person

Small Group Tour w/driver

Join this Ireland Hopper- perfect for the independent traveler who doesn’t want to join a large tour group with a rigid itinerary, but also doesn’t want to drive themselves. This tour provides you with one-way transportation between towns, accommodations, a flexible itinerary and optional day tours & attractions.

 

Hopper Itinerary:

*2-Night Northern Coast Pre-Trip Extension Available*

Sunday- Day 1: Tour begins in Dublin

Monday- Day 2: Transfer from Dublin to Galway

Tuesday- Day 3: Galway

Wednesday- Day 4: Galway

Thursday- Day 5: Transfer from Galway to Killarney

Friday- Day 6: Killarney

Saturday- Day 7: Transfer from Killarney to Co. Clare (standard) OR Dublin (via train)

Sunday- Day 8: Tour ends in Co. Clare (standard) OR Dublin

*3-Night Southern Castles Post-Trip Extension Available*


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Tour Details

INCLUSIONS:

  • 7 nights in Premiere city-center hotels
    • Pre/Post nights available
    • Superior & Luxury Hotel upgrades available
    • Castle stay option available on the last night
  • Airport transfers to/from airport and city-center locations (private upgrades available)
  • Transportation between all towns that are guaranteed door-to-door transfers with a driver** (standard itinerary)
  • Hopper Meet & Greet: Dublin pub crawl w/host & your first drink on us!*
  • Traditional Irish breakfast every morning
  • Farewell Dinner & Entertainment with Traditional Irish Music & Dance
  • Your choice of tours & attractions:
    • Dublin – Guinness Storehouse tour -OR- Old Jameson Distillery tour (Included)
    • Cliffs of Moher tour on your door-to-door transfer from Galway to Killarney (Admission Included)
    • Killarney – Ring of Kerry day tour -OR- Dingle Peninsula day tour (Included)
    • Complete offerings of additional tours and attractions in each town to spend your trip how you choose! (Optional, for purchase)
  • All hotel taxes/fees
  • Tenon Tours Traveler Hotline available 24/7
  • E-Documents
  • 50% off Mi-Fi personal Wi-Fi hotspot rental rebate.

 

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Flight not included. Tour requires an arrival into Dublin International Airport (DUB) and departure from Shannon International Airport (SNN) (standard itinerary) or Dublin International Airport (DUB). Airport transfers are included.
*Meet & Greet Pub Crawl included with weeks of 6 or more combined travelers.
**Guaranteed door-to-door transfers available with weeks of 4 or more combined travelers. Alternate transfer options or pricing will be available with 3 or less travelers, or custom hopper tours.

St. Patrick's day Tour to Ireland
EXTENDED ITINERARY:

Friday – Northern Coast Pre-Day 1: Tour begins in Belfast
Saturday – Northern Coast Pre-Day 2: Belfast
Sunday – Northern Coast Pre-Day 3/Hopper Day 1: Transfer from Belfast to Dublin (Ireland Hopper Begins)

 

ADDITIONAL INCLUSIONS:

  • Belfast Hop-on/Hop-off City Tour
  • Titanic Museum
  • North Antrim Day Tour including Giants Causeway, Dunluce Castle, Carrick-a-rede Bridge, Bushmills Distillery & more

 

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Flight not included. Tour requires an arrival into Belfast International Airport (BFS) or arrangements can be made from Dublin International Airport (DUB). Departure required from Shannon International Airport (SNN) (standard itinerary) or Dublin International Airport (DUB). Airport transfers are included.

EXTENDED ITINERARY:

Saturday – Southern Castles Post-Day 1/Hopper Day 7: Transfer from Killarney to Cork
(Standard Ireland Hopper transfers to Co. Clare or Dublin for departure)
Sunday – Southern Castles Post-Day 2: Cork
Monday – Southern Castles Post-Day 3: Transfer from Cork to Kilkenny
Tuesday – Southern Castles Post-Day 4: Transfer from Kilkenny to Dublin
Wednesday – Southern Castles Post-Day 5: Tour ends in Dublin

 

ADDITIONAL INCLUSIONS/OPTIONS:

  • Kilkenny – Black & Gold City Train -OR- Smithwick’s Experience
  • Kilkenny Castle
  • Cork – Blarney Castle (Optional, for purchase)

 

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Flight not included. Tour requires round-trip flight to/from Dublin International Airport (DUB). Airport transfers are included.

 

Ireland Hopper


(Sun-Sun)
Northern Coast
Pre-Tour

(Fri-Sun)
Southern Castles
Post-Tour

(Sun-Weds)
Ultimate
Ireland Hopper

(Fri-Weds)
May 7, 2017 Singles Week $1,649 $1,949 $2,049 $2,349
May 14, 2017 Ages 50+ & Active $1,649 $1,949 $2,049 $2,349
June 18, 2017 $1,649 $1,949 $2,049 $2,349
June 25, 2017 $1,649 $1,999 $2,089 $2,349
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July 16, 2017 *THIS WEEK: Departs via Shannon Airport only* $1,699 $1,999 $2,099 $2,399
July 30, 2017 $1,699 $1,999 $2,099 $2,399
August 6, 2017 SOLD OUT! Custom Price Request Custom Price Request Custom Price Request Custom Price Request
August 20, 2017 $1,699 $1,999 $2,099 $2,399
September 10, 2017 Singles Week $1,649 $1,949 $2,049 $2,349
September 24, 2017 $1,649 $1,949 $2,049 $2,349
October 1, 2017 $1,549 $1,949 $1,949 $2,299
October 29, 2017 $1,549 $1,899 $1,949 $2,299

 

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Custom Options: Would you like to experience this itinerary on a week other than what is listed above? Like the idea of a Hopper, but want to customize it to be your own? Our travel specialists would be happy to price this tour or put a custom Ireland hopper tour together for you! Make sure to ask about our available upgrades as well.
TERMS: Pricing is per person based on land-only, double or triple occupancy and can change at any times. Add $69/night (Premiere Category) or $89/night (Superior Category) for single room supplement. Rates are not locked in until per person deposit is received. Not valid for weeks or transfers with three or fewer travelers, alternate transfers or pricing will be available. Guaranteed transfers do not include door-to-door transfers to/from the Dublin airport. Please ask your travel specialist for upgrade options. Prices do not include airfare or optional travel insurance. Superior Hotels, Luxury Hotels & child pricing (12 and under) available upon request. Balance due 90 days prior to departure.
When should I arrive at the airport?

Play it safe and plan to arrive 2.5 to 3 hours prior to your scheduled departure time to allow for any unexpected delays in traffic, check-in, security, or long lines at the newsstand!

What do we mean by “independent,” “flexible” or “semi-escorted” tours?

We arrange for transportation from town to town, rather than travelers having to drive themselves (self-drive), or having to be stuck on a bus with a tour group for the duration of their trip (fully-escorted). Paired with a provided itinerary and optional tours and attractions, this is the perfect way to combine the structure you need, with the flexibility you want!

What type of transportation will we use while traveling on a Hopper?

Hopper tours, depending on your country and itinerary, utilize a combination of transfer types including door-to-door transfers with a driver, trains and/or scheduled bus.

For scheduled Hopper tours with guaranteed door-to-door transfers between towns, vehicle types will vary depending on group size. While we don’t retain a single vehicle for the duration of your trip, we do work with several local transportation and tour suppliers to ensure comfortable, hassle-free transfers and sightseeing excursions. The type of transfer may vary and is subject to change based on the total number of travelers traveling to/from the same destination on any particular date.

Airport transfers to/from the airport are provided via scheduled service shuttle buses to the city-center. Upgrades are available for door-to-door transfers with a driver.

If customizing your own Hopper we can help you set up various types of transportation between towns including a private driver, train and/or scheduled coach bus transfer. When utilizing scheduled transportation the proximity from pick-up and drop-off points to your assigned hotel may require up to a few block walk or hiring a taxi at your own expense. Maps of locations will be provided. Upgraded pricing available for all private transfers, please contact your travel specialist.

Do I need a passport?

Yes! All US citizens must have a passport that remains valid 6 months beyond the dates of your trip. All non-US citizens must check with their local consulate for documentation requirements. If you do not have a passport, one may be obtained through your local post office, which also offers expedited processing. ALL NAMES PROVIDED TO TENON TOURS MUST BE AS THEY APPEAR ON YOUR PASSPORT (first and last names only). You may want to make a copy of your passport and leave it at home with a friend of family.

What type of accommodations do you use for a Hopper tour?

With a commitment to immersing travelers in the culture of each city, Tenon selects accommodations that enhance a traveler’s experience. Accommodations are carefully chosen based on location and quality in an effort to meet our travelers’ expectations and ensure satisfaction. Hotel locations provide easy accessibly to attractions, restaurants, pubs and public transportation. Whether it’s a boutique hotel or a large chain property, our hotels will always have a quality rating of three or four stars and a TripAdvisor rating of three or higher. Tenon offers a wide variety of hotels in each of the cities on our Hopper Tours. Hotels are subject to availability and the discretion of Tenon Tours. Hotels of the same class not listed below may also be substituted. Travelers’ exact hotel assignments will be issued with travel documents 7 to 10 days prior to departure.

Wondering what makes our Hopper Tours different than traditional escorted tours? We’ve compiled a list below to help chart out the differences between these types of tours:


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