Welcome to Private Tours Ireland
Welcome to Private Tours Ireland

Luxury Whiskey Tours Of Ireland

At Private Ireland Tours, we believe that the Emerald Isle is an unrivalled destination for a whiskey vacation. Our beautiful island is steeped in a rich tradition of whiskey-making, with renowned distilleries such as Jameson, Bushmills, and Teeling at the forefront, offering a window into the soul of Irish whiskey.

We specialise in creating bespoke whiskey itineraries that are as unique as the travellers we serve. From the moment we begin planning your journey, every detail is tailored to your preferences. We arrange exclusive tours of Ireland's most celebrated distilleries, where you can savour the complexity of our nation's signature spirits.
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    Luxury Irish Whiskey Vacations

    Our service includes booking whiskey tastings, private tours providing a private chauffeur-driven experience, and securing dining reservations at the finest local restaurants. We also take care of your accommodation, ensuring you have a comfortable stay at the best hotels in Ireland.

    Moreover, we seamlessly weave in other sightseeing excursions, allowing you to discover the rich tapestry of Irish culture and the breath-taking landscapes that our country is known for. With us, you don't just visit Ireland; you immerse yourself in the essence of our land and the spirit of our people.

    At Private Ireland Tours, we manage every facet of your tour with the utmost attention to detail, promising an unforgettable Irish whiskey tour through the heart of Ireland.

    Why Choose Private Tours Ireland For Your Luxury Whiskey Vacation?

    5 Star Reviews

    Our impeccable service consistently earns 5-star reviews for our tours in Ireland. Clients rave about the flawless experiences we deliver, which exceed the expectations of even the most sophisticated traveller’s. These reviews speak volumes about our dedication to creating perfect travel memories.

    Local Experts in Ireland and Scotland

    Our team's passion for Ireland and Scotland shines through in our work. We're not just tour operators; we're local connoisseurs who have personally visited each hotel and tested all the activities we recommend. This ensures that our clients only experience the best, validated by our extensive local knowledge.

    Dedicated Travel Co-ordinator

    With Private Tours Ireland, you're assigned a dedicated Travel Coordinator who meticulously plans every detail. From securing your hotel reservations to arranging your dining and excursions, they ensure everything runs smoothly. And, should you need assistance during your trip, they're always on hand to promptly address any concerns.

    Bespoke Itinerary Planning

    Our expertise lies in creating custom itineraries that encapsulate all your interests and requests. We take pride in designing unique travel experiences that are as individual as our clients, ensuring that each tour is a personal journey of discovery.

    Unbreakable Supplier Relationships

    Our longstanding relationships with the finest local suppliers afford our clients exclusive access to the best hotels and private experiences in Ireland. These strong connections enable us to offer unparalleled quality and access to experiences that others simply cannot. By choosing Private Tours Ireland, you opt for an unrivalled travel experience, where luxury, expertise, and personalisation come together to create the perfect journey tailored just for you.

    Your Private Whiskey Tour Planning & Booking Process

    Initial Inquiry

    It all starts with your initial inquiry, where you’ll speak with a member of our expert travel planning team. We take the time to understand the essential details of your dream vacation, such as preferred tour dates, duration, specific interests in whiskey, and any other particulars that will make your trip special.

    Bespoke Itinerary Creation

    With this information in hand, our travel advisor crafts a tailor-made itinerary that aligns with all your stipulations. We then send you a comprehensive draft, complete with stunning images, giving you a vivid preview of the bespoke journey that awaits you.

    Itinerary Refinement

    This is a collaborative process. You’ll work closely with your travel planner to refine your itinerary until it’s the perfect fit for you. We pride our ability to adapt and fine-tune every aspect until it meets your complete satisfaction.

    Booking & Confirmation

    Upon finalizing the itinerary, you’ll secure your adventure with a deposit. We then assign you a dedicated travel coordinator who will take over all the booking details. From securing the best hotels to making dinner reservations and arranging exclusive excursions, we ensure that every aspect of your tour is meticulously organized.

    Your Arrival in Ireland

    The moment you arrive in Ireland, you’re in the capable hands of our expert driver guides. You’ll receive a beautifully printed copy of your itinerary, setting the stage for the Irish whiskey adventure of a lifetime.

    Our Favourite Irish Whiskey Distilleries

    Below are our favourite Irish Whiskey distilleries that we can vouch for having the very best distillery tours and whiskey tasting sessions.

    Bushmills Distillery

    Steeped in tradition and craftsmanship, Bushmills Distillery holds the prestige of being the oldest licensed distillery in the world. Since 1608, this Northern Irish landmark has been producing some of the finest single malts. Visitors are enchanted by its history and the rich, smooth whiskey, aged to perfection. The whiskey tours offer an insightful glimpse into centuries-old distilling techniques, still in use today.

    Teeling Whiskey Distillery

    Teeling Whiskey Distillery is a relatively new player in the Irish whiskey scene but has quickly made a name for itself with its innovative and award-winning expressions. Located in the heart of Dublin, Teeling offers a modern take on whiskey production, with a focus on unique cask finishes that contribute to its distinctive flavours. Their whiskey tours are a blend of contemporary style and traditional spirit.

    Kilbeggan Distillery

    Kilbeggan Distillery is a charming establishment known for its small-scale artisanal approach to whiskey production. With a history dating back over 260 years, Kilbeggan provides an intimate experience, showcasing the time-honored methods of whiskey making. It’s a place where heritage meets the palate, offering a taste of classic Irish whiskey. In our opinion Kilbeggan Distillery provides the best whiskey tastings and an unrivalled private whiskey tour.

    Pearse Lyons Distillery

    Pearse Lyons Distillery, set in the refurbished St. James Church in Dublin, brings a unique twist to the Irish whiskey narrative. This boutique distillery focuses on the craft of whiskey making, with a personal touch in every batch. Their whiskey tours not only provide insight into their innovative distilling process but also delve into the fascinating story of the church’s transformation.

    Jameson Distillery

    Bow St Dublin and Midleton, Co Cork Jameson Distillery, with locations at Bow St in Dublin and Midleton in County Cork, is synonymous with Irish whiskey. The Bow St experience offers a journey through the history and success of Jameson, while the Midleton distillery is a sprawling testament to Jameson’s legacy and global reach. Both locations provide a comprehensive look at the art of whiskey making and the chance to taste one of the world’s most beloved spirits.

    Dingle Distillery

    Dingle Distillery is one of Ireland’s newer whiskey makers, but it has swiftly established a reputation for crafting exquisite artisanal spirits and having an array of fun whiskey tours. Nestled in the scenic town of Dingle, the distillery is known for its small batch production and innovative approach, prioritising quality and character in every bottle. Their tours offer a personal connection to the craft, showcasing their passion for whiskey making.

    Tullamore Dew Distillery

    Tullamore Dew Distillery is at the heart of Ireland’s whiskey renaissance, located in the town from which it gets its name. Renowned for its triple-distilled whiskey, the distillery is a blend of old and new, with state-of-the-art facilities that pay homage to traditional methods. Visitors to the distillery can experience the dedication behind creating Tullamore Dew’s smooth and gentle flavor profile.

    Contact Us

    Tel: +44-2890-992-744

    Email: info@privatetours-ireland.com

    What’s Included In Your Private Whiskey Travel Package?

    Tailor-made Itinerary

    Airport Transfers

    All Accommodations & Breakfast

    Private Chauffeur with Luxury Vehicle

    All Tourist Attractions, Whiskey Distilleries and Tours, Private Guides

    Your Dedicated Tour Co-ordinator

    Luxury Irish Whisky Tours FAQ’s

    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?

    Our private whiskey tours are bespoke, with no set price. Costs vary based on the number of nights, your choice of hotels and rooms, and the time of year you travel. Typically, prices start from £4000 to £5000 per person.

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

    Yes, we ensure consistency by providing the same knowledgeable driver throughout your journey. While our drivers are not qualified tour guides, we are happy to arrange for professional tour guides upon request.

    What Should I Pack?

    Given Ireland’s unpredictable weather, it’s wise to come prepared. We recommend packing hiking boots, a waterproof jacket, and a rucksack, as well as attire for warmer conditions, to cover all bases.

    Can I Choose My Dates?

    Absolutely, we design our Ireland whiskey tours around your preferred dates. However, we do not operate tours between December and February due to inclement weather.

    Can We Visit Ireland and Scotland on the Same Trip?

    Certainly! Combining Ireland and Scotland in one trip is highly efficient, especially for those traveling long distances. With Scotland boasting over a hundred working distilleries, our sister brand Private Tours Scotland can craft the ultimate whisky experience across both countries.

    Which Whisky Distilleries Should You Visit in Ireland?

    Ireland offers a wealth of distillery options. We suggest not missing out on Bushmills Distillery, Teeling Distillery, Kilbeggan Distillery, Pearse Lyons Distillery, Jameson Distillery (both Bow St Dublin and Midleton), Dingle Distillery, and Tullamore Distillery. All the distilleries above provide an array of private distillery tours and whiskey tasting tours. Although not a distillery the Irish Whiskey Museum is a great experience and delved deep into Irish history

    Can I Customise My Tour?

    Customisation is our forte. We provide unlimited revisions until your itinerary is precisely what you envisage for the perfect tour.

    Do You Book Flights?

    While we don’t book flights directly, we can advise on suitable flight options that align with your tour dates. We recommend clients secure their flights before paying a deposit to ensure seamless arrival and departure coordination.

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