Northern Ireland from $1998

Dublin – Derry - Belfast

7 days – 5 nights

Check Availability or call 800-638-7640

What's Included?

The land package includes:

Transportation and Lodging

  • 5 nights at superior tourist class hotels or better, 2-share accommodations with private bath/shower
  • Airport transfers included with purchase of AESU group airfare
  • Private motor coach service as per itinerary

Meals

  • 5 continental breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 3 specialty dinners including:
    • Irish pub welcome dinner in Dublin
    • Medieval banquet at ‘Winterfell’
    • Farewell dinner of traditional Irish fare in Belfast

Activities, Admissions & Sights

  • Cushendun Red Caves
  • Carnloug Fishing Village
  • Ballintoy Harbor
  • Giant’s Causeway, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Carrick-Rede Ropebridge
  • Larrybane Quarry
  • Tollymore Forest Park
  • Audley’s Castle
  • Inch Abbey
  • City of Derry/Londonderry
  • Belfast city and much more…

Plus:

  • A private tour director for the entire duration of the land tour
  • All service charges and local taxes

The stunning Giant’s Causeway, trendy cities and a turbulent history are just some of the reasons to visit Northern Ireland. Game of Thrones® lovers come to explore the real-world Westeros. Find the lush Riverlands that lie side-by-side with the Iron Islands and the Dothraki Sea. Experience life at Winterfell during a visit to Castle Ward and follow the stories of the Seven Kingdoms, in Game of Thrones® territory.

Tour Highlights

  • Welcome orientation and dinner
  • Dublin city
  • Cushendun Red Cave
  • Carnloug Fishing Village
  • Ballintoy Harbor
  • Carrick-Rede Ropebridge
  • Larrybane Quarry
  • Tollymore Forest Park
  • Audley’s Castle
  • Inch Abbey
  • Giant’s Causeway, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • City of Derry/Londonderry
  • Belfast city and much more …

Whether you are a fan of the show or a fan of the scenery, you will return home with unforgettable memories of a magical journey.

Free Airport Transfers & Discount Airfare

When you book your airfare through AESU, you get these great benefits:

  • Free airport transfers overseas on tour start and return dates
  • Hassle free—we take care of all the details
  • Free quotes & competitive rates
  • Fly with fellow travelers
  • Flexible payment schedule
  • AESU can help with special flight requests too
Find out more

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Optional Black Cab Tour of Belfast
$35

Take a tour of some the key points of 'The Troubles' using local murals. Travel through the areas you've seen on television exploring the murals on both sides of the community, Loyalist and Republican from a historical perspective. Maybe write your own message on the peacewalls? Approx. duration: 2 hours.

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What to do during your free time? For more details or current local events talk to your tour director or your local city guide. They are always the best source for free-time activities and offer great tips on restaurants or local hang-outs.

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Meals

Traveling on this trip will introduce you to some native cuisine, including local specialties.

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Hotels

We stay in superior tourist class hotels, all with private bath/shower in 2-share rooms. Our hotels have been specially selected for their European atmosphere, friendly hospitality, and cleanliness. Our hotels are centrally located or within a short walk of public transportation to take you to the landmark of your choice in the city you are visiting. (Why stay in remote cabins, hostels, or share your room with up to 6 people, when you can stay in a centrally located hotel?)

You'll be given a complete hotel address list with your final documents. Properties are subject to change and any substitutions would be the equivalent of those listed. *Single supplement only applies if single accommodations are requested. Independent hotel reservations, special tours and FIT tours always apply a single supplement. Please check your itinerary.

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JURYS INN PARNELL STREET, Dublin

Locatedj ust around the corner from O’Connell Street the Jurys rooms feature TVs with cable, spa toiletries, and a private bathrooms. The hotel has a 24-hour front desk and is located a 5-minute walk from the Temple Bar district. Dublin Castle, Grafton Street, and Trinity College are all under a 10-minute walk away.

BISHOPS GATE HOTEL, Londonderry

The Bishop’s Gate Hotel is located within the historic city walls of Derry City’s Cathedral Quarter.

EUROPA HOTEL, Belfast

In the heart of Belfast, this 4-star hotel is located next to Great Victoria Street Train Station. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in all public areas. Modern rooms feature a private bathroom and a flat-screen TV. The Europa Hotel is on Belfast's Golden Mile, next to the Grand Opera House and facing the Crown Bar, the National Trust's only public house. Castle Court and Victoria Square shopping centers are a 15-minute walk away.

Northern Ireland: King's Road$1998.00
Click on a date below to get a quote or book online
Start In DublinEnd In BelfastLand Only
2020
Aug 2  Aug 7$1998

Or call 800-638-7640 to speak with a travel expert

If you purchase your own airfare, book your overnight flight from the USA one day earlier than the tour start date listed above.

* Price per person based on a twin share room. If you are a solo traveler, upon request AESU can attempt to arrange for you to share a twin with a same-gender traveler. If you prefer a single room, or if AESU cannot arrange a shared room a single supplement of $495 will be applied to your reservation.

AIRFARE

Gateway Cities

Fly into Dublin, return from Belfast.

Airfare is not included in land price. If you choose to book air with AESU, after receipt of your land booking, AESU will email you a quote with your tour confirmation invoice. You will have 72 hours to accept or decline airfare. (Or call AESU at 800-638-7640 for a quote prior to booking).

Book Airfare with AESU - FREE Airport Transfers

Purchase your airfare from AESU and receive free arrival/departure transfers between the airport and your hotels. We also try to book you on the same flights as others traveling on your tour. Land only participants BOOKING OWN FLIGHT OVERSEAS, DO NOT receive airport arrival/departure transfers. If you book land only with us, book your flights from the USA one day earlier than the tour start date. If you are not booking flights through AESU, we recommend not booking airfare until your tour is guaranteed (This will be noted on website with “guaranteed departure” next to tour start date).

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How to Book

Click on a date above to get a quote or book online. You can make your $500 deposit ONLINE to confirm your space on the land tour. Full payment isn't due until 90 days before departure, and you or friends and family can make partial payments after you've booked (See NOTE below if within 90 days). Or you can scan/email or fax a booking form.

If you just want a quote and don’t want to secure a spot on the land program, select date above and click “Get a Quote” button on next page.

NOTE: Reservations to be paid in full 90 days prior to departure. Reservations received after this date are subject to availability and any airfare quote can only be held for 72 hours. Payment in full, for late bookings, will be due upon receipt of invoice from AESU. A late booking fee of $100 per person will apply.

All prices reflect a cash discount (For full payment by credit card, there is a 4% processing fee.)

To download a copy of the Terms and Conditions Click here.

Payment Plan

After paying a deposit of $500 online to reserve your spot, you can pay your balance in as many installments as you like, with a minimum of $100 for each transaction and no service fee. Please indicate booking number on your check payment. If you prefer to pay installments by credit card, please call us at 800-638-7640 for details. (All prices reflect a cash discount. There is a 4% processing fee for any payments made by credit card after initial deposit.) The total tour cost (land, and air if applicable) must be paid in full at least 90 days before departure.

INSURANCE: We highly recommend travel insurance. (Check if trip insurance is offered directly by your Alumni Assoc.) If not, you can get a quote and purchase online through Trip Assure. See the insurance link on AESU's website under Travel Tools or copy this link into your browser: https://www.tripassure.com/main/?welcome=AESU3922MD

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"This was an amazing tour with so many incredible memories!"
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