Welcome to Private Tours Ireland
Welcome to Private Tours Ireland

Private Tours of Ireland

Welcome to Private Tours Ireland, where exclusivity meets enchantment in a land famed for its verdant landscapes and vibrant culture. With our luxury 5-star tours, you’re not just booking a trip; you’re crafting an experience that’s as rich and distinctive as the Emerald Isle itself. As a passionate local tour operator, we pride ourselves on delivering not just a journey, but a foray into the heart of what makes Ireland truly magical.

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    Best Private Tours Of Ireland

    With Private Tours Ireland, you enlist the expertise of dedicated travel connoisseurs who meticulously tailor every aspect of your tour. From crafting bespoke itineraries that resonate with your interests, to securing accommodations and activities that exemplify Irish luxury, our team ensures your tour is seamless. Your journey will be complemented by sumptuous transport and the insights of an experienced local guide, turning each moment into a memory.

    Immerse yourself in an Ireland that’s carefully unveiled for you. Revel in the warmth of Irish hospitality, the breath-taking vistas that span from rugged coastlines to beautiful landscapes, the legendary golf links, the charm of quaint towns, and the heart-warming ambiance of cosy pubs. With Private Tours Ireland, you’re not just visiting; you’re living the very essence of the Emerald Isle. Join us for an unparalleled adventure where every detail is curated with the utmost elegance and your satisfaction is our masterpiece.

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    Browse Our Sample Private Tour Itineraries

    Browse our sample itineraries which range from 5-star ultra-lux tours to finely crafted golf itineraries which include the best links courses Ireland has to offer. All our tours are fully customisable, and you will be assigned your very own travel advisor to make sure you have an amazing experience.

    Why Choose Private Tours Ireland?

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    Choosing Private Tours Ireland for your journey is an affirmation of excellence and authenticity. Our 5-star reviews are a testament to the impeccable service we deliver, consistently exceeding the expectations of the most discerning travellers. Our clients revel in the flawless experiences we craft, which are reflected in their glowing recommendations.

    Local Private Tour Experts

    As local connoisseurs rooted in the heart of Ireland and Scotland, our depth of knowledge and passion is unparalleled. We don't just recommend destinations; we have personally visited each hotel and activity, ensuring that our suggestions are based on direct, curated experiences. This personal touch guarantees that our clients enjoy the cream of the crop when it comes to accommodation and entertainment.

    Dedicated Travel Co-ordinator

    At Private Tours Ireland, the journey is as important as the destination. That's why we assign a Dedicated Travel Coordinator to every client. This meticulous planner ensures that every detail, from hotel reservations to dining and excursions, is flawlessly arranged. Should any issue arise during your trip, your Travel Coordinator is ever-present, offering immediate assistance to ensure uninterrupted bliss on your Irish tour.

    Bespoke Itinerary Planning

    Our Bespoke Irish Tour Itinerary Planning stands unrivalled. We are not just trip organizers; we are creators of dreams, weaving your interests and desires into a personalized tapestry of Irish experiences. Our expertise in tailoring itineraries means your tour will be uniquely yours, a perfect alignment with your passions and anticipations.

    Unbreakable Supplier Relationships

    Furthermore, our Unbreakable Supplier Relationships fortify the foundation of your tour. The partnerships we've cultivated with local suppliers are not just professional; they are built on trust and mutual respect, ensuring that our clients have exclusive access to the best hotels and private experiences Ireland has to offer. This network allows us to open doors to experiences that are often beyond the reach of the ordinary traveller, from private viewings of historic landmarks to reservations at the most sought-after restaurants.

    Our Private Tour Planning & Booking Process

    Initial Enquiry

    From the moment you make your initial enquiry, the experience of planning your private tour is as seamless as it is exciting. A member of our adept travel planning team will engage with you to extract all the crucial details — from your preferred tour dates and duration to your interests and the finer nuances that make your travel wishes unique.

    Draft Private Tour Itinerary Creation

    With a keen understanding of your expectations, our travel advisor crafts a private tour itinerary that aligns with your every specification. This proposed plan of your journey, adorned with beautiful imagery, is sent to you for review, transforming your aspirations into a visual and textual prelude to adventure.

    Final Draft & Deposit

    The collaboration between you and your travel planner is intimate and iterative. Together, you will refine this itinerary, ensuring that it not only meets but surpasses your desires. Upon finalizing this blueprint of your escapade, you will secure your experience with a deposit.

    Booking Co-ordination

    Following this, you will be introduced to your very own travel coordinator — a maestro of logistics who will meticulously book your private tour, including all hotels, excursions, and dining reservations. This leaves you with the delightful anticipation of an Irish adventure, assured that every detail is arranged with precision.


    The day you set foot in Ireland marks the beginning of a journey unlike any other. Greeted by one of our expert driver guides, you'll be presented with a stunning hard copy of your itinerary, a tangible promise of the memories to come.

    What Types Of Private Tours Of Ireland Do We Offer?

    All our private tours epitomize the art of personalized travel. Imagine an itinerary where each destination, activity, and experience is chosen to align perfectly with your passions, whether they be historical explorations, touring the Wild Atlantic Way or culinary delights. Our expert travel planners possess the unique skill to intertwine your interests into a seamless tour narrative, delivering a journey that resonates with your spirit. Each bespoke tour is a masterpiece, crafted with attention to detail and a deep understanding of your vision, ensuring an Irish adventure that is as unique as you are.

    Ireland, with its world-renowned links courses, offers a golfer’s paradise, and our custom Golf Tours are designed to showcase the best of this emerald golfing haven. From the legendary southwest courses like Waterville, Ballybunion, and Tralee to the classic Northern Irish giants like Royal County Down and Royal Portrush, our planners curate the ultimate golfing itinerary. Whether you’re looking to challenge yourself on championship courses or discover hidden gems, our tailored Golf Tours promise a once-in-a-lifetime experience on some of the most spectacular greens in the world.

    Family Tours with Private Tours Ireland are crafted with an understanding that memories made together are the most treasured. Our planners design luxury Irish vacations that cater to all ages, balancing adventure with relaxation. From exhilarating adventure parks that thrill the youngsters to fairy tale castles that charm adults alike, we ensure that every family member’s interests are met. Each private family tour is an adventure, an opportunity to bond, and an experience that will be talked about at family gatherings for years to come.

    Ireland’s historical tapestry is rich and varied, with each thread telling a story of its tumultuous and triumphant past. Our History & Castle Tours are custom-built to guide you through time, from the ancient Viking invasions to the poignant narratives of the Great Famine. With a focus on your specific historical interests, we design tours that bring you face-to-face with Ireland’s past, ensuring that the experience is not just informative but also deeply moving and personal.

    Combining the Celtic charm of Ireland with the mystique of Scotland offers a dual-nation adventure that is unparalleled. Given the proximity of these two countries, our Ireland & Scotland Tours are a favourite for those traveling from afar. As experts in Scottish travel, with an office in Edinburgh, we seamlessly blend the experiences of both lands, offering a tour that harmoniously intertwines the culture, history, and landscape of these two distinct yet kindred spirits.

    Ireland’s enchanting landscapes set the stage for our Romantic Tours, where love and beauty intertwine. Whether celebrating a honeymoon or a milestone anniversary, we design tours that inspire romance. Envision strolling through quaint villages, sharing moments in cosy pubs, and dining finely amidst the backdrop of dramatic cliffs and rolling countryside. Our Romantic Tours are not just trips; they’re experiences that celebrate love, set in a land where every corner offers a chance to fall in love all over again.

    The quest to connect with one’s heritage is a profound journey, and our Ancestry Tours facilitate a deep dive into your Irish roots. We provide a pathway to the past, taking you to the very places where your ancestors shaped Ireland’s history. Our planners are adept at tracing lineage and translating these findings into a journey of discovery, ensuring that your private tour is as much about understanding your heritage as it is about exploring Ireland’s rich cultural tapestry.

    Ireland’s whiskey legacy is both storied and spirited, and our Whiskey Tours immerse you in this rich tradition. From iconic distilleries like Jameson to lesser-known treasures like Kilbeggan, we will guide you to the amber landscapes very best distilleries. Each tour offers a chance to savour tastings, understand the distilling process, and appreciate the craftsmanship that goes into every bottle. This is more than a tour; it’s a tribute to Ireland’s liquid lore.

    Organising a large private group tour requires finesse and expertise, and our Private Coach Tours are the epitome of group travel luxury. With bespoke itineraries and sumptuous coach transport, we cater to groups looking for a shared yet refined travel experience. Whether it’s a corporate retreat, a family reunion, or a special interest group, our planners ensure that every aspect of the tour reflects the group’s needs and exceeds their expectations.

    What’s Included In Your Private Tour Package?

    • Your private tour package includes a custom itinerary, meticulously designed to cater to your unique tastes and interests.
    • Throughout your private tour, a dedicated tour coordinator is available to assist and answer any questions you may have, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
    • Seamless airport transfers are included, ensuring a stress-free transition from the moment you land to the beginning of your adventure.
    • Travel in style with a Private Driver at the helm of a luxurious vehicle, such as a Mercedes V Class, providing a smooth and comfortable journey throughout.
    • Gain access to the best experiences with all-inclusive entry to all tourist attractions, golf, whiskey tours, and personalized insights from private guides.
    • All dinner reservations (and lunch reservations on request) but please note lunch and dinner is not included in our package cost.
    • All accommodation with breakfast is included offering the perfect start to each day.


    What’s Included & Excluded in The Cost?

    VAT & TAXES, Personalised itinerary, Executive vehicle (Mercedes V-Class) & professional driver for route according to the itinerary , Services of private local guides for activities according to the itinerary, Admissions to all sites according to the itinerary, Breakfast at all hotels included, Accommodation according to the itinerary, Co-ordination and support.

    This excludes:
    International Air Fare, Travel Insurance, Gratuities, Lunch and Dinner, Beverages, All items of a personal nature, Laundry

    How Much Does a Private Tour Cost?

    The cost of a private tour with us is tailored to your specific preferences, including the number of nights, choice of hotels and rooms, and your travel period within the year. Our pricing is reflective of the bespoke experience we provide, starting from £4000 to £5000 per person, ensuring that each tour is as unique as our guests.

    Do You Get the Same Private Driver for the Whole Tour?

    Consistency is key to a seamless private tour; hence, we guarantee the same knowledgeable and courteous driver for the duration of your trip. While our drivers are steeped in local lore, for an in-depth historical perspective, we can arrange for a qualified tour guide upon request to enhance your journey.

    What Should I Pack?

    When packing for a private tour in Ireland, prepare for all possibilities. The island’s weather is famously variable, so we recommend including hiking boots for the rural landscapes, a waterproof jacket to stay dry, a rucksack for your travels, and warm weather attire for those unexpectedly sunny Irish days.

    Can I Choose My Dates?

    Absolutely. Our private tours are built around your schedule, providing the flexibility to select dates that work best for you. It’s important to note that our tours are on hiatus from December through February due to less favorable weather conditions, ensuring that your experience is nothing short of exceptional.

    Can We Visit Ireland and Scotland on the Private Tour?

    Definitely. For those traveling from afar, combining Ireland and Scotland into one grand tour is an excellent choice. With our expertise and our sister brand, Private Tours Scotland, we are well-equipped to blend the best of both Celtic nations into a single, seamless itinerary.

    Where Should I Visit in Ireland?

    Ireland is a treasure trove of sights and experiences. For a start, consider the vibrant city life of Dublin City, the gourmet delights of Cork, the scenic beauty of Killarney National Park and Dingle, the rugged charm of the Arran Islands,King John’s Castle,Blarney Woollen Mills the quaint allure of Kenmare, the historical Blarney Castle, the unique Burren National Park, the Dark Hedges, and the iconic Wild Atlantic Way.

    Can I Customise My Tour?

    Customization is not just an option; it is the essence of our service. We pride ourselves on creating the perfect private tour for you, offering unlimited revisions until every detail aligns with your vision of the ideal luxury tour.

    Do You Book Flights?

    While we do not handle flight bookings directly, our team is adept at recommending flights that align with your tour schedule. To ensure a harmonious travel experience, we advise securing your flight arrangements prior to sending a deposit, allowing us to synchronize your land itinerary with your arrival and departure dates.

    Is There a Minimum or Maximum Number of People for a Private Tour?

    Private Tours Ireland is delighted to accommodate any group size, from solo travelers seeking a personal escape to larger parties celebrating a special occasion together. We tailor the experience to the number of guests, ensuring that each individual receives the utmost attention and a truly personalized journey.

    What Type of Accommodation Can I Expect?

    Expect nothing less than the finest. Our accommodations range from luxurious country estates and castles to boutique hotels, each selected for their exceptional service, comfort, and Irish charm. Your preferences are paramount, and we strive to match them with the perfect stay.

    Are Meals Included in the Tour Price?

    Your tour includes a daily breakfast, offering a delightful start to your mornings at your luxurious accommodations. Lunch and dinner are not included, allowing you the flexibility to explore a variety of dining options. However, we are more than happy to make reservations for you at renowned restaurants to ensure a seamless and sumptuous culinary experience throughout your travels.

    How Far in Advance Do I Need to Book My Ireland Tour?

    To ensure the best possible experience, you need to book your tour at least 4 weeks prior to your arrival. This allows us sufficient time to meticulously plan and confirm every detail of your personalised itinerary, ensuring that your journey is tailored to perfection and meets all your expectations.