12 Day Pilgrimage to the Shrines of Ireland

Grow your faith and experience the natural beauty that Ireland Discover the most revered sites of the Emerald Isle. Enjoy a guided tour of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin, Behold the spectacular beauty of Glendalough, site of the Monastery of St. Kevin., visit Saint Mary’s Cathedral Limerick, Kinsale and Galway as you experience Ireland’s natural beauty, rich history and religious heritage. Spend nights in the charming waterside Village of Kinsale, renowned as Ireland’s “gourmet capital”. This inspirational journey also includes visits to experience some of Ireland’s most dramatic scenery, perfect   settings for peaceful prayer and reflection.

On our pilgrimage we offer a complete itinerary that includes round-trip airfare, accommodation in first class hotels, breakfast and dinner daily, all transportation, daily Mass and all under excellent organizing, leadership and teaching from Nativity pilgrimage expert staff and Guides.

Join Deacon Jack Alexander

12 Day Pilgrimage to the Shrines of Ireland

September 7 – 18, 2020

Tour Coordinator:

Deacon Jack Alexander: jack.alexander@ctrcc.com
Jane Lakatos: jhlakatos@gmail.com

$3,790 Per Person

Round Air Trip from Houston, TX

(Includes: First class hotels with double occupancy option, Two daily meals, breakfast and dinner. Daily guided tours, Religious Service, all airport taxes and fuel charges).

YOUR TRIP INCLUDES:

  • • Round Trip Airfare.

    • All airport taxes & Fuel SURCHARGES!

    • First class Hotels.

    • Transfers as per itinerary.

    • Breakfast and Dinner Daily.

    • Professional local Catholic guide(s).

    • Sightseeing and admissions fees as per itnerary.

    • Daily Masses.

    • The Group Protection Plan

YOUR TRIP DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • • Lunches.

    • Optional Group Deluxe

    Protection Plan (offering benefits for Trip Cancellation and more!).

    • Extended Cancellation

    Protection Plan.

    • Tips

    • Items of a personal nature.

INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR TRIP
  • Capital: Dublin
  • Language: English, Irish
  • Population: 6.5 million
  • Time Zone: EST plus 6 hours
  • Currency: Euro (EU)
  • Electricity: 230V. 50Hz
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DUBLIN – WICKLOW – GLENDALOUGH – KILKENNY – BLARNEY – KILLARNEY LIMERICK – SHANNON – GALWAY – KNCOK – TOBERNALT – ARMAGH – DUNDALK

ITINERARY
Day
1

Flight from USA to Dublin

Today: Your pilgrimage begins today boarding your flight to Dublin. Meals and drinks served aloft.

Day
2

Dublin

Today: Arrival in Dublin you will be greeted by your tour escort guide and driver. Panoramic city tour that will finish in St. Patrick’s Anglican Cathedral. Continue to your hotel for registration.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
3

Dublin

Today: After breakfast, enjoy a free day in the city. Visit the National Museum. Some of the local pubs for a pint and listen to local Irish musicians. Check out the shops on O’Connell Street.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
4

Wicklow / Glendalough / Kilkenny

Today: Travel to Glendalough. The sixth century ruins. Reefert Church where the kings of Leinster were buried. Continue to Kilkenny to visit St. Canice’s. Black Abbey.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
5

Kilkenny / Rock Of Cashel / Blarney / Killarney

Today: We travel to the “Rock of Cashel,” Tour the Cathedral. Round Tower and Cormac Chapel. Visit the museum which houses the original St. Patrick’s Cross. Visit Blarney Castle and Gardens. Continue to Blarney Woolen Mills. Travel to Killarney.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
6

Killarney / Rings Of Kerry / Killarney

Today: Travel through the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks mountop. Drive through the Killarney National Park Cross the Blackwater Bridge Stop at Sneem. Cahesiveen. Ballycarbery. Valentia Island Bridge and visit Skellig on St. Finan’s Bay.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
7

Limerick / Shannon / Cliffs Of Moher / Galway

Today: Travel to Limerick. Visit St. Mary’s Cathedral. Stop for lunch, take a tour of Bunratty Castle. Catch the ferry at Killimer to travel on to Galway, with its colorful streets and numerous pubs.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
8

Galway / Kylemore Abbey / Croagh Patrick / Knock

Today: Depart to Galway and head to Kylemore Abbey. Visit. Croagh Patrick, Ireland’s holy mountain. Visit Knock, one of the world’s principal Marian Shrines. Tour the Basilica.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
9

Knock / Tobernalt / Lough Derg / Armagh

Today: Travel to Tolerant. Visit Lough Derg, the sacred Sanctuary Island of St Patrick. Visit Armagh the country’s center of Christianity. It is unique in that it has two St. Patrick’s Cathedrals, which one of them is Catholic.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
10

Armagh / Downpatrick / Dundalk / Dorgheda / Dublin

Today: Go to Downpatrick. Visit Down Cathedral, believed to be the burial place of St. Patrick. Visit Dundalk, and Kilkurry Church. Continue to Drogheda to visit St. Peter’s Church. Travel to Dublin, for a farewell dinner on us at a local restaurant with live Irish music.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
11

Dublin

Today: Visit the world famous Guinness Brewery. Take a tour through their seven stories Glass Atrium, the Brewery and then stop at the Gravity Bar for a quick pint. Stop for lunch. This afternoon, choose to visit the National Museum, or return to your hotel to relax.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
12

Dublin to USA

Today: This morning we will transfer to the airport to board our return flight home.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

THE TOUR PRICE INCLUDES Air Transportation Economy classes and Round Trip airfares are based at the time of the reservation, Rates and Times are subject to change without notice.

Airfares once issued ARE NON-REFUNDABLE, NON –TRANSFERABLE AND CAN’T BE USED TOWARDS FUTURE TRAVEL.

Land Transportation. All land transportation as describe in the itinerary will be by Deluxe Motor Coach, some may be equipped with WI-FI service. Hotels. First class Hotels (Hotel rooms are double occupancy (2 people per room with private bath).

Porterage at the hotels.

Single Room. There is an additional cost per person specified on registration form. Single rooms are limited and will be awarded on a first come first serve basis.

Meal Plan. The meal plan offers 2 meals per day and consists of both breakfast and dinner. You are responsible for your lunch.

Baggage. Nativity Pilgrimage limits all passengers to 1 piece of checked luggage and 1 carry-on. (All passengers should check with the airlines carriers for up to date baggage weight and dimensions).

Airport Taxes, Fuel Surcharges and Security Fees.

Daily Masses.

Protection Plan during the trip.

THE TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE Expenses for passports or any additional documents that may be required. Personal Articles Laundry, wines, liquors, mineral water, tea, coffee and other beverages, food that is not on the menus of your included meal package, and any additional luggage. Any sightseeing, other services, or personal items that are not specifically mentioned as being included in the itinerary. Tips.

Lunch.

Cancellation Protection Plan not included and is highly recommended at time of registration.

BOOKING CONDITIONS A non-refundable deposit of $300.00 per person is required at time of booking. No reservation will be processed without a deposit. Final payment is due 90 days prior to your departure date. Registrations received late within 60 days of departure will require Payment In Full. No deposits will be accepted at this time. We do not accept payments by credit card for deposits.

WE ACCEPT CASH, CHECKS, MONEY ORDERS AND MAJOR CREDIT CARDS. THERE IS AN EXTRA 3% CHARGE FOR CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS ON THE BALANCE.

 

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY NO REFUNDS –UNLESS YOU PURCHASED A TRIP CANCELLATION PLAN.

YOUR CANCELLATION NOTICE SHOULD BE IN WRITING, AND SUBMITTED TO OUR OFFICE.

NATIVITY PILGRIMAGE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR REFUNDING MONEY FOR ANY REASON.

PROTECT YOUR TRIP:

WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND YOU PURCHASE ADDITIONAL TRIP CANCELLATION PROTECTION PLAN- GROUP DELUXE.

A FORM IS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE WITH MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE PLAN AND THE COST.

RESPONSIBILITY Nativity Pilgrimage, Inc. and their agents assume no liability or responsibility in regards to travel in any form for any injuries or loss of property, accidents, delays, changes in schedule or itinerary, incidental damages or any irregular circumstances. This would include but not limited to default or omission by any third party providing services or facilities related to and/or included in the tour or any part thereof.

The IATA carriers, steamship firms and other transportation companies, whose services are featured in these tours, are not to be held responsible or accountable for any act, omission or event during the time the passengers are not on board their respective conveyance. The passage contract in use by these companies, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the companies and the purchaser of these tours and/or passengers and Nativity Pilgrimage, Inc. does not assume any liability or responsibility in connection therewith. They are not responsible for any losses or additional expenses due to delay or changes in air or other services, sickness, weather, strike, war, guarantees, or other causes. All such losses or expenses shall be borne by the passenger as tour rates provide for arrangements only for the time stated. The right is reserved to substitute hotels of similar quality to those specified in the itinerary.

The right is reserved to cancel any tour prior to departure, in which later case a full refund will constitute full settlement to the passenger.

No refund will be made for any used portion of the tour unless arrangements are made prior to departure from the United States.

PRICES AND ITINERARIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.