4 Day St Patrick's Day Flight Tour 2007
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Friday 16th March
Our tour group joins together at Heathrow Airport at 6.30pm where we meet for our short flight to Dublin. Your tour leader will join you at the departure gate and will be aboard your flight. Upon arrival in Dublin you will be met by a BACKPACKER Co. representative, and then transfered by coach into the city centre of Dublin. Throughout our short stay in Dublin you will be accommodated at the excellent Avalon House. The hostel is located right in the heart of Dublin and is less than a 5 minute walk to O'Connell Street, Grafton Street, Temple Bar, and the River Liffey. This evening the tour group is invited to join together with your tour leader and head out on the town to sample the famous hospitality and night-life of Dublin.
Saturday 17th March
St Patrick's Day! Enjoy the colour and spectacle of the day as the St Patrick’s parade snakes it’s way through the streets of Dublin, or just sit in one of the friendly pubs and get into the Guinness with a bunch of locals! This is the biggest day of the tour and you are free to enjoy it as you wish. We’ll provide maps and information on the festival programme and concerts so you can take in whatever appeals to your tastes.
Sunday 18th March
We have two great included options for you today. The first option is a group session at the famous Guinness Brewery for the afternoon where included in your tour price is the admission, the guided tour of the brewery and some complimentary Guinness!!
Alternatively you can choose to take a day trip to Northern Ireland and spend the day in Belfast. The return transport is included in your tour price. Once in Belfast you may like to take the famous Black Taxi tour of town of simply explore the city at your leisure.
Of course if you prefer, you are free to do your own thing throughout the day. You may like to take in a local tour of Dublin, or pass the time with a spot of shopping down Grafton Street. This evening we will head out to the Temple Bar area to sample more of the famous Dublin nightlife and hospitality.
Monday 19th March
A lesiurely start this morning allowing time to deal with the likely hangover. After breakfast and check-out of the hostel at midday, you have the early afternoon free for some last minute shopping or sightseeing. In the afternoon we will meet back at the hostel for the return coach transfer to the airport. Once we have touched down in London we bid farewell to our new friends as our St Pat's Day tour concludes.
Return flights from London to Dublin with BMI * 3 nights accommodatrion in Central Dublin hostel (quads / twins) * Airport transfers in Dublin * Guiness brewery tour including free Guiness or day trip to Belfast * St Patrick's Day parade and celebrations * Commemorative St Patrick's Day 2006 T-Shirt
16th March 2007 from Central London
£299 GBP per person - BOOK NOW