Private Ancient East Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

447180


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Historic Newgrange Monument, Celtic High Crosses, Slane Castle & Hill of Tara


Our Ancient East Tour brings you to what tourists call the "dawn of civilization".
We transport you into the prehistoric age of the world famous Newgrange monument in the Boyne Valley where you walk among tombs predating the Pyramids of Giza. Travel safely and comfortably into early Christian Ireland, among the breathtaking beauty and serenity of the world-renowned tourist destinations including Monasterboice, the charming Slane Village and Castle and legendary Battle of the Boyne. Wander through 5, 000 years of history in an exploration of land once walked by kings, knights, and Vikings at the Hill of Tara.

Itinerary

Dublin - Newgrange: We will pick you up from your location and journey to the site of the 5, 200-year-old constructed passage tomb of Newgrange, a Stone Age (Neolithic) monument in the Boyne Valley in Co. Meath.

Newgrange - Monasterboice: Travel into the land of ancient monastic settlements with a visit to Monasterboice complete with it's impressive 100ft Irish Round Tower and 3 Celtic Crosses.

Monasterboice - Drogheda: Lunch will be served in one of Drogheda's finest restaurants.

Battle of the Boyne - Slane Village: One of the most legendary Irish skirmishes in history was the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. It's commemorated today with Living History displays at the Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre.

Slane Castle - Hill of Tara: We visit Slane Village and the stunning 18th century Slane Castle (private tour is optional). From here you will visit the seat of the High Kings of Ireland at the impressive Hill of Tara. Once claimed to be the most important centre for religious and political power in its day.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel or other accommodation, Airport, Cruise Ship Port.

End location: Hotel or other accommodation, Airport, Cruise Ship Port.

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Private fresh BMW 5 Series vehicle. Complete with leather seating and air conditioning.

What’s Included

Other: Private tour guide with transport from and return to your accommodation or cruise ship.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 Euro - Admission Fees and Lunch.

What’s Extra

Other: Admission Fees & Lunch.

Restrictions

Published Tours max to 3 persons.

Private tour guide Barry

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