Irish Classic Adventure

~Jim & Diane Palmar ~
Irish Classic Adventure
September 16 – 29, 2016
Join Jim & Diane Palmar as they return to the Emerald Isle. Jim & Diane will guide you around the
beautiful Isle of Ireland. Highlights of this not to be missed tour are Bunratty Castle Medieval
Banquet, Taylor’s Three Rock Pub Dinner/Show in Dublin, Giant’s Causeway, Sheepdog Trials,
Jaunting Car Ride, The Quiet Man Tour……plus a whole lot more! Space is limited --- sign up today!
September 16 (Friday): Begin your day in Milwaukee. You will be transferred by deluxe motorcoach to the Chicago
O’Hare airport for the nonstop, overnight flight to Dublin. Enjoy inflight meals and entertainment on board. (D, B)
September 17 (Saturday): Arrive Dublin, complete immigration, pick up luggage
and then meet the CIE tour guide to be transported to the hotel. Tour Dublin to
see elegant Georgian townhouses, pass St. Stephen’s Green and cross the River
Liffey to view the Famine Memorial. Then tour Dublin Castle. This evening enjoy
a Welcome drink. The balance of the evening is free for exploring the metropolitan
city of Dublin and independent dining.
September 18 (Sunday): Drive north to visit Down Cathedral to see St. Patrick’s
reputed burial site, marked by a huge boulder. Learn about the many stories of his work,
life and times in the nearby St. Patrick Centre. On the outskirts of Belfast visit the Ulster
Folkpark to see traditional historic buildings, gardens, crafts and more. Then continue on
to your hotel in central Belfast and relax before dinner. (B,D)
September 19 (Monday): This morning take a panoramic tour around central Belfast to
see Victorian buildings, City Hall in Donegal Square and the shipyards where RMS
Titanic was built. Visit the Titanic Belfast to learn about the ill-fated famous liner through
state-of-the-art displays. Afternoon walking tour around Belfast. Late afternoon and
evening free for shopping and local dining. (B)
September 20 (Tuesday): Drive north along the Nine Glens of Antrim, for lovely views
of the beautiful mountains, valleys and coastline. This area is where “Games of
Thrones” is filmed. Stop at the Giant’s Causeway, enormous hexagonal columns
formed by volcanic activity. Then continue on to Derry and join a local guide for a short
walking tour around the defensive walls of the old city. This evening you will enjoy
dinner at the hotel. (B. D)
September 21 (Wednesday): Travel through the rugged countryside of Donegal, renowned for heathery hills, sheep
and the many tweeds made from their wool. Tour Donegal Castle, which was built by the O’Donnell chieftain in the 15
century. Drive around Donegal Bay and pause at W.B.Yeats’ Grave in Sligo, a region that he loved to write about.
Then drive on to Westport and enjoy free time before dinner. (B, D)
September 22 (Thursday): Travel through Connemara to Leenane and embark on a
catamaran cruise around Killary Harbour, Ireland’s only fjord. See remains of houses and
potato patches abandoned during the 1840’s Famine. Enjoy a light lunch, and then take a
walking tour around Cong, to see movie locations of the 1952 production of “The Quiet
Man”. Free time in Westport to browse around the town and dine independently. (B,L)
September 23 (Friday): Visit Ballintubber Abbey, used for worship continually for 700
years. You will travel through the heart of Connemara to Galway for a guided walking
tour around to city center. Drive through the Burren to view the majestic Cliffs of Moher,
which rise 700 feet above the foaming Atlantic Ocean. At Bunratty check in to your hotel,
right beside the Bunratty Folk Park and Durty Nelly’s Pub. Head to Bunratty Castle for a
jolly medieval-style dinner where the lords and ladies serenade you. (B,D)
September 24 (Saturday): Drive through the outskirts of Limerick
and alongside the River Shannon into County Kerry. Sample tea and
scones in a pub in Listowel, associated with the writer, J.B. Keane.
Journey along the Dingle Peninsula to admire the beauty of the
landscape. Stop in the town of Dingle, before heading to Killarney.
September 25 (Sunday): Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car ride to Ross Castle for views of Lough Leane,
Killarney’s largest lake. Then continue on to the delightful town of Kenmare for a casual lunch. Travel the famous
Ring of Kerry route to view spectacular mountain scenery at Moll’s Gap and visit a farm to watch trained dogs herding
sheep. Evening free in Killarney. (B,L)
September 26 (Monday): Travel to Blarney Castle and kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence.” Be sure to shop the
Blarney Woollen Mills for the best deals on Irish goods. Continue on to Dungarvan to the Marine Bar for a creamy
Irish coffee and an informal traditional music. Travel to Waterford and after dinner join a local guide for a stroll around
the historic streets of this old port city. (B,D)
September 27 (Tuesday): Visit the House of Waterford
Crystal to see how molten glass is blown into shapes before
being hand-cut by experts and view priceless trophies. In New
Ross explore the Dunbrody Famine Ship which transported
people to North America during the 1940’s Famine. Stop at the
nearby JFK Homestead where the ancestors of President
Kennedy lived. In Dublin, this evening’s destination is Taylor’s
Three Rock Pub for dinner with traditional Irish songs and intricate step-dancing. (B,D)
September 28 (Wednesday): Spend the day in Dublin for independent sightseeing or
shopping. Your trip would not be complete without a stop at Guinness or Jameson. (B)
September 29 (Thursday): Today say goodbye to the tour guide after breakfast as you head to the airport and home.
You will have time for duty free shopping at the airport before leaving Ireland. Transfer back from Chicago to our
Milwaukee original pickup point.
HOTELS - Superior First Class:
For Information & Reservations
Conrad Hotel- Dublin
Hilton Hotel – Belfast
City Hotel – Derry
Hotel Westport – Westport
Bunratty Castle Hotel – Bunratty
Killarney Plaza Hotel – Killarney
Granville Hotel – Waterford
Royal Marine Hotel – Dun Laoghaire,
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Contact Jim & Diane Palmar
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PRICE OF TOUR INCLUDES: All items as listed on the brochure.
TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: Trip cancellation, baggage, health medical insurance, meals or
excursions not listed on the tour package, items of a personal nature and any items not listed on flyer. Group
Travel Protection is available to groups of 15 or more at a rate of $189.00pp. and must be purchased at time
of deposit. Gratuity is not included.
PAYMENTS: To reserve your place on this tour, complete and sign this Reservation Form as an
acknowledgement that you agree to the conditions of this contract. Mail your reservation form with your
deposit of $500.00 (plus optional insurance premium) to ELJO TRAVEL LLC. If you are paying by credit card,
we highly suggest that you call in your credit card to and mail the reservation form without filling in the credit
card information. Call (414) 321-8605. Space on this tour is limited. Even though our booking deadline is
set for May 12, 2016, reservations on a first come – first served basis. Reservations without proper deposit
cannot be guaranteed. Final payment will be due on or before July 9, 2016. Final documents will be
distributed approximately 14 days prior to departure.
CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS: We are accepting the following credit cards for this tour: Mastercard, Visa or
CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS: All cancellations must be in writing to ELJO Travel LLC. Cancellations are
as follows: 99 to 60 days prior - $250.00 per person; 59 to 31 days prior to departure – 25% of total per
person (additional charges accessed by the airline & hotels are possible); 30 days or less – non refundable.
ELJO Travel LLC highly recommends trip cancellation coverage. An application will be mailed to you with
receipt of your deposit.
RESPONSIBILITY OF SUPPLIER: CIE Tours International Inc: Travel Arrangements are being supplied
by CIE TOURS International Inc.
PASSENGER’S RESPONSIBILITIES: Passengers must check in at the appointed pick up area at least 20
minutes before departure of motorcoach going to Chicago OR at the airline ticket counter at least two hours
prior to scheduled departure. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in the loss of your seat to a
standby passenger. In addition, you should be in the departure gate area no less than 50 minutes prior to
flight time. Passengers are not permitted to alter their group ticket route, city of origin, or flight schedules. All
passengers must have a valid passport, which is still valid for six months after the return of this tour.
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arranges travel related services for individuals and groups. ELJO Travel LLC is not an agent of the customer
or of those providing travel-services and does not, in any manner, directly provide accommodations,
transportation, meals or other travel related services. ELJO Travel LLC shall not be liable for any delayed
departure, missed carrier connections, substitutions of accommodations or of common carrier equipment,
termination of services, changes in fares or for cancellations of reservations, which are beyond their control
and without notice. All passengers and agents hereby release and hold ELJO Travel LLC harmless and
agree to these terms & conditions of participation.
NOTE: If you will not be traveling from Milwaukee on the motorcoach, please contact Jodie at ELJO Travel
LLC at 414-321-8605 with your alternative travel plans. ELJO Travel LLC reserves the right to alter the
~Jim & Diane Palmar ~
Irish Classic Adventure
September 16 – 29, 2016
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