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Tour of Hill of Tara and Tombs of Loughcrew from Dublin

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    What to Expect
    Come & see some of the most fascinating stories of Ireland. The area known as Ireland’s Ancient East is the home of the history and Story of Ireland.

    Here you will find an authentic and rich glimpse into the past.

    The Hill of Tara - where the High Kings of Ireland ruled the country from for thousands of years - is possibly one of the most important sites in Ireland.

    We drive through Tailteann where the ancient pre-Olympic Games of Ireland used to take place.

    The term the “Land of Saints and Scholars” is very well demonstrated in Kells – now on the Tentative List to be a World Heritage Site with Unesco – home of one of the world’s most precious manuscripts - The Book of Kells -  and the best technical farmers of medieval times.

    We then go up the road and see Ireland's biggest cemetery - Loughcrew Cairns - dating from nearly 2,000 years before the creation of the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt.

    We finish with a row up the Boyne Canal with Boyne Boats - in handmade traditional Irish boats that were used in the filming of Game of Thrones - Westeros meets the Battle of the Boyne! (minimum of 2 people - otherwise we visit the Battle of the Boyne Centre.)

    On the way we experience local foods - some wonderful foods - local people and Céad míle fáilte - the best hospitality in the world.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    On advisement from your accommodation in Dublin, Meath, Louth or Westmeath.
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    • Bottled water
    • Professional guide
    • Tour escort/host
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off in the Dublin/Louth/Westmeath areas.
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • Not recommended for pregnant women or anyone with a heart condition
    • Ireland is green as it rains a lot!! So we need rain gear - and comfortable shoes for the hillsides.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    • Ancient East Boyne Tours
    • Duration: 9h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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