Your Daily Itinerary

Below is your tentative daily itinerary; please be advised that it is subject to change.

Day One: Thursday, March 3, 2016 – Depart

Day: Depart from Charlotte to Dublin, Ireland
4:30pm: depart Charlotte for Philadelphia
6:15pm: arrive in Philadelphia
9:00pm: depart Philadelphia for Dublin

Meals: none
Transportation: International flight

Day Two: Friday, March 4, 2016 – Arrive in Dublin

Morning: Arrive in Dublin at 8:30am and transfer to accommodations by public bus Afternoon: Neighborhood walking tour led by CISabroad onsite program coordinator Evening: Welcome Dinner

Meals: Welcome dinner
Transportation: Airport to accommodations (airport shuttle bus); other visits and dinner (walking)

Day Three: Saturday, March 5, 2016

Morning: Dublin City Walking Tour with local guide
Afternoon: Meeting at the Higher Education Authority

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Accommodations to visits (taxis and walking)

Day Four: Sunday, March 6, 2016

Afternoon/Evening: Free day for day trips or adventures in Dublin

Meals: Breakfast Transportation: None

Day Five: Monday, March 7, 2016

Morning: Trinity College: Lectures about Irish History, Culture, and Education (Arranged by USC faculty)
Afternoon: Lunch at Trinity College Pub, then a Tour of Trinity College and Book of Kells

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Accommodations to visits (walking)

Day Six: Tuesday, March 8, 2016 – Galway

Morning: NUI Maynooth visit (Arranged by USC faculty)
Afternoon: Travel to Galway

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Dublin to Meynooth to Galway (private coach bus)

Day Seven: Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Morning: Galway Technical Institute visit (Arranged by USC faculty)
Day: NUI Galway: Students Life and Sports (Arranged by USC faculty)

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Accommodations to visits (walking)

Day Eight: Thursday, March 10, 2016 – Belfast

Morning: Travel to Belfast via Giant’s Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
Afternoon: Lunch at Bushmills Distillery or similar (students to pay)

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Galway to Belfast (private coach)

Day Nine: Friday, March 11, 2016

Morning: Queen’s University visit (Arranged by USC faculty)
Afternoon: Optional Titanic Museum and Black Cab Tour (students to pay individually) Evening: Group Farewell Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, farewell Dinner
Transportation: Accommodations to visits (taxis); to welcome dinner (walking)

Day Ten: Saturday, March 12, 2016 – Depart

Morning: Breakfast at the hotel; depart out of Belfast airport for Charlotte

9:05am: depart Belfast for London
10:30am: arrive in London
1:20pm: depart London for Charlotte
5:45pm: arrive in Charlotte

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Airport transfer (Belfast airport shuttle); international flight