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Active Tours

Active Tour of Jordan
(8 Days)
Amman, Petra, Wadi Rum & Dana Biosphere Reserve, Dead Sea

Luxury Adventure Tour of Ecuador & the Galapagos
(11 Days)
Quito, Cloud Forest, Galapagos Cruise

Active & Adventure Tour of Turkey
(15 Days)
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Izmir & Ephesus, Bodrum & Turquoise Coast

Adventure Tour of New Zealand
(9 Days)
Rotorua, Hawke's Bay, Queenstown & Milford Sound

Hiking Tour of Japan
(9 Days)
Tokyo, Kamakura, Hakone, Kyoto

Family Adventure in Israel
(12 Days)
Tel Aviv, Galilee, Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Eilat & Negev Desert

Biking in France
(9 Days)
Paris & Versailles, Loire Valley, Bordeaux

Indonesia Luxury Adventure
(13 Days)
Bali, Moyo Island, Java

Active Tour of Vietnam & Cambodia
(16 Days)
Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Saigon, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap

Luxury Adventure Tour of Bhutan
(10 Days)
Paro, Thimphu, Punakha

Active Tour of China
(13 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Huangshan, Yangshuo, Guilin & Longsheng, Hong Kong

Peru Luxury Adventure Tour
(10 Days)
Sacred Valley, Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Cusco

Luxury Adventure Tour of Morocco
(10 Days)
Fez, High Atlas Mountains, Ouarzazate, Sahara Desert, Marrakesh

Hiking Tour of Lebanon
(8 Days)
Beirut, Chouf Mountains, Jabal Moussa or Tannourine (or Sidon and Tyre), Jeita Grotto, Byblos, Qadisha Valley, Baalbek

Australia Luxury Adventure
(16 Days)
Sydney, Arkaba & Flinders Ranges, Kangaroo Island, Adelaide, Daintree Rainforest, Great Barrier Reef

Ayurveda & Yoga Tour of India
(12 Days)
Delhi, Himalayas, Goa, Mumbai

Patagonia Adventure
(10 Days)
Bariloche, El Calafate, Torres del Paine

Adventure Tour of Chile
(11 Days)
Atacama, Santiago & Valparaiso & Casablanca Valley, Torres del Paine

Active & Culture Tour of Spain
(11 Days)
Costa Brava, Barcelona, Mallorca

Active Family Tour of Sicily
(10 Days)
Sciacca, Agrigento, Noto, Ragusa, Modica, Syracuse, Taormina, Mount Etna

Wellness Tour of Bali
(10 Days)
Ubud, Candidasa

Luxury Golf Tour of Ireland
(9 days)
Dublin, Kildare, Kenmare, Adare, Doonbeg


Luxury Golf Tour of Ireland

(9 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Dublin, Kildare, Kenmare, Adare, Doonbeg

This exclusive Ireland golf tour features the opportunity to play on Ireland’s most beautiful golf courses, as well as private touring of the island’s scenic and cultural highlights.

Upon arrival, enjoy introductory touring in Dublin, the capital of Ireland. See the historic highlights, marvel at the iconic Book of Kells (Artisans of Leisure will arrange fast-track access), and the Long Room in the Old Library at Trinity College, and tour St. Patrick’s Cathedral, one of the most important churches in Ireland. Walk in the footsteps of Irish literary giants such as James Joyce and Oscar Wilde in Georgian Dublin, a neighborhood of well-preserved architecture set around leafy St. Stephen’s Green. Also enjoy a privately guided tour of the Guinness Storehouse and free time to browse specialty shops, markets and the Creative District. Other options that can be incorporated into Dublin touring include specialty museums, contemporary art galleries, Kilmainham Gaol, distillery tours and the Chester Beatty Library.

Continue to The K Club Hotel & Resort, a luxurious golf resort in Kildare in the Irish countryside. Play a round of golf at one of the resort’s two Arnold Palmer-designed courses (one hosted the 2006 Ryder Cup). During time at leisure, if desired, enjoy the spa and other resort facilities, as well as activities such as falconry, fishing, horseback riding, archery, kayaking, clay pigeon shooting, biking and walking. Also enjoy the resort's superb dining options and beautiful grounds.

Next, transfer to Kenmare, a colorful village with Irish crafts shops, traditional pubs and prehistoric ruins. En route, opt to visit the stables and gardens at the Irish National Stud, stop at the medieval religious complex known as the Rock of Cashel, or explore the city of Cork and its English Market. One day, you will be transferred along the breathtaking Ring of Kerry to the Waterville Golf Links. Enjoy a challenging round of golf on one of Ireland’s most renowned links courses, taking in stunning views of the Iveragh Peninsula and its coastline.

Enjoy a private excursion on the spectacular Dingle Peninsula, taking in awe-inspiring views of the coastline and mountains. Explore ancient ring forts and other prehistoric sites, wander through quaint seaside towns, and perhaps have a traditional fish-and-chips lunch in the town of Dingle. Continue to Adare, a postcard-perfect village of thatched-roof houses and shops, and the beautiful Adare Manor hotel. One day, enjoy a round of golf at the Tom Fazio-designed Golf Course at Adare Manor, which reopened in 2018 with the latest technology.

Continue to a luxury hotel on the coast in Doonbeg and play the hotel’s course. Also enjoy roundtrip transfers to play a round of golf at the legendary Lahinch Golf Club, perhaps the most famous links course in Ireland.

Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can arrange additional experiences in Ireland, including family activities, genealogical research, hiking, golf, visits to whiskey distilleries, garden tours, decorative arts tours, religious heritage tours, and culinary and crafts lessons.

This tour can also be combined with a private golfing tour of Scotland.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1

Arrive Dublin – Kildare
Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights with touring in Dublin en route

Day 2

Kildare

Round of golf on one of the Arnold Palmer-designed courses

Day 3

Kildare – Kenmare
Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights with touring en route

Day 4

Kenmare & Waterville Golf Links
Private transfers to Waterville Golf Links for round of golf

Day 5

Kenmare – Dingle Peninsula – Adare Manor
Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights with optional touring of the Dingle Peninsula en route

Day 6

Adare

Round of golf and time to enjoy activities at the hotel

Day 7

Adare – Doonbeg
Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights. Afternoon round of golf

Day 8 Doonbeg & Lahinch Golf Club

Private transfers to Lahinch Golf Club for round of golf

Day 9

Depart Shannon

Private airport transfer


Hotels
Kildare: The K Club Hotel & Resort
Kenmare:

Park Hotel Kenmare

Adare: Adare Manor
Doonberg: The Lodge at Doonbeg

Cost
$14,410 Per person (double occupancy)