Motorcycle Ireland 7 Nights

Desde/Por persona $ 2,247EUR

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Day 1                        11 July 2016                                           Dublin

 

Arrival at Dublin airport and transfer to Hotel.

Overnight in Dublin – Hilton Dublin Airport

 

Day 2                       12 July 2016     Dublin to Portadown to Letterkenny         approx. 160miles

 

Early morning departure to Portadown by coach transfer for Bike Collection.

Leaving Portadown set out for Letterkenny, via Belfast Titanic Experience and The north Antrim Coast taking in the Giants Causeway and Coastal route, visit Joey Dunlop memorial Garden, Stop off at Old Bushmills distillery, Visit Dunluce Castle to name but a few.

 

Causeway Coastal Route

The Causeway Coastal Route has been rated one of the Top Five Road Trips worldwide and when you drive it, you’ll see why.

Start your journey in Belfast, and follow the coast road through the nine Glens of Antrim, winding between various picturesque villages and unforgettable scenic locations. The route peaks at the Giant's Causeway on the North Antrim coast, before continuing west toward the walled city of Derry/Londonderry.

Dinner and Overnight in Letterkenny - The Stationhouse Letterkenny or Inishowen

 

Day 3                       13 July 2016                        Letterkenny to Donegal                   approx. 115 miles

 

Leaving Letterkenny, travel through Glenveagh National Park, visit Gweedore, Slieve League Cliffs,

Glenveagh National Park

Some 16,540 hectares (40,873 acres) of mountains, lakes, glens and woods, with a herd of red deer. A Scottish style castle is surrounded by one of the finest gardens in Ireland, which contrast with the rugged surroundings. The Visitor Centre houses exhibitions and an audio-visual show.

The Visitor Centre is accessible for visitors with disabilities.

Slieve League Cliffs

Rising almost 2000 ft / 598 m from the Atlantic, one of the highest sea cliffs in Europe and twice as high as the cliffs of Mohar, at the base of the cliffs is the Giants Desk and Chair. but just as amazing as this view ,is the history we can see here.

Dinner and Overnight in Donegal Town – The Abbey Hotel

 

Day 4                       14 July 2016                                          Donegal to Ballina           approx. 93 miles

 

Leaving Donegal Town, travel through Sligo and into Mayo, passing through Mullaghmore, with its picture postcard 19th century harbour, wild sweep of ocean and expanse of golden sand,  

Streedagh Point, It was here that three ships of the Spanish Armada were dashed to death in 1588.

Onto Rosses point, at the entrance to Sligo Bay, you’ll find the beautiful Rosses Point with its spectacular blue flag beaches. Traditionally Rosses Point was a farming and sea-faring village, which is still rich in its heritage today.

Continue on the coastal route and on through Enniscrone and into Ballina.

Dinner and Overnight in Ballina - The Ballina Manor Hotel

 

Day 5                       15 July 2016                                          Ballina to Westport         approx. 110 miles

 

Leaving Ballina travel via Down Patrick Head to Ballycastle and the Ceide Fields, Onto Achill Island and its stunning beaches.

 

Ceide Fields:

Beneath the wild boglands of North Mayo lies the Céide Fields, the most extensive Stone Age monument in the world, consisting of field systems, dwelling areas and megalithic tombs. The stone walled fields, extending over thousands of acres are almost 6,000 years old, the oldest known in the world. They are covered by a natural blanket bog with its own unique vegetation and wildlife. The Visitor Centre has won several awards, including the Gold Medal for architecture. It is located beside some of the most spectacular cliffs and rock formations in Ireland and a viewing platform is positioned on the edge of the 110m high cliff.

 

Achill Island

Lashed by the ocean, carved by the wind and swept by the rain, Achill is one of Ireland's most spectacular and beautiful places.

Achill's rugged landscape features dramatic cliffs, soaring mountains, remote lakes and secluded beaches - including no fewer than five Blue Flag beaches.

Dinner and Overnight in Westport – Westport Coast Hotel

 

Day 6                       16 July 2016                       Westport to Galway        approx. 94 miles

 

Leaving Westport behind, next stop Galway. Travel through the Connemara countryside taking in Killary Harbour, the Clifden skyroad before arriving in Galway.  

 

Killary Harbour

Killary Harbour is Ireland’s only true fjord and extends 16km (10 miles) in from the Atlantic to its head at Aasleagh, below Aasleagh falls. It forms the border between Galway and Mayo and boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in the west of Ireland.

Killary Harbour is also extremely deep, over 45m at its centre. This offers a very safe, sheltered anchorage, because of the depth and the mountains to the south and north.

 

Connemara

Connemara, situated at the very edge of Europe, on the west coast of Ireland, is one of the most beautiful, unspoilt places it's possible to find.

From the rugged Twelve Bens mountain range in the north through lake-rich Roundstone Bog to the golden beaches reaching out into the Atlantic Ocean, you'll know you're in Connemara by the light that constantly changes the mood and tone of the landscape.

 

Connemara has long been regarded as the real emerald of Ireland.

This natural terrain and unspoilt environment offers the visitor a wonderland of sights, experiences, adventure and activities. The people are warm, friendly and extend a hospitality which is the essence of Ireland.

Dinner and Overnight in Galway – The Clayton Hotel

 

Day 7                       17 July 2016       Galway to Portadown to Dublin                 approx. 165 miles

 

Leaving Galway early, return bikes to Portadown and transfer back to Dublin for overnight stay.

Alternatively, Book onto our Scottish Highlands Trip which connects with this tour in Belfast. Please contact us for further details.

Overnight in Dublin – Crowne Plaza Blanchardstown.

 

Day 8                                                                             18 July 2016

 

Private Transfer to Dublin Airport

 

Rate Includes:

  • 7 Nights Hotel Accommodation on B&B basis, Hotels at least 3 Star Properties
  • Dinners, except on night 1 and 7
  • Motorcycle Rental* for 6 days with return transfer to collection/drop off point.
  • Full comprehensive Insurance
  • Luggage transfer
  • Tour Guided throughout
  • All Local Taxes & Charges.

 

*Motorcycle rental based on Choice of Bikes from

- Triumph Tiger 1050 / Triumph Speed Triple / Triumph Sprint / Kawasaki Z1000

- Kawasaki Z1000SX / Kawasaki 1000 Versys / KTM 990 SMT / KTM 990Adventurer

 

Not Included:

  • Lunches or Beverages
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance

 

** This tour is subject to minimum numbers for 20 passengers.

** A full valid driving licence is required. Your licence must cover you to ride the motorcycle you intend to hire and for at least 2 years prior to the start of the hire.

** You must wear CE approved Personal Protection equipment and a Helmet.