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Atlantic Way Trekking
Private tour
2 travelers
10 days
4 cities
2nights
Limerick, Ireland
The beautiful Irish city of Limerick boasts revamped quays and riverside walks, as well as many sights, medieval castles, and churches. Among the must-sees are the historic King John Castle, St. Mary's Cathedral, and the Hunt Museum....
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  • Day By Day

    Day 1: Arrival
    Upon arrivalto Shannon airport, you check in to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

    Day 2: Private Tour to Cliffs of Moher & Atlantic Edge Hike
    In the morning you meet you private guide in the hotel lobby and depart from Limerick for an exciting day trip.  

    You start your cliff walk from Doolin Village, pass by Doonagore Castle and continue toward the Cliffs of Moher. During the walk you learn about the lifestyle of the locals, the history of the area and enjoy the greatest nature. The trail is not a difficult walk, it requires a basic level of fitness.  

    Finally you reach the highest point of the Cliffs of Moher standing 214 m (702 ft) above sea level. From here it is possible to see the Dingle Peninsula, the Aran Islands and mountains of Connemara.   

    After the walk, you explore the surfing town of Lahinch, have time for lunch and then return back to Limerick.  

    *Please, note: the tour is running from mid April until September.

    Day 3: Transfer to Camp
    Following breakfast you check out, meet your driver and have a transfer to Camp.

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    Limerick Strand Hotel
    4-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    The award-winning Limerick Strand Hotel is situated in the heart of th...
    Included Experiences
    • Tour to Cliffs of Moher & Atlantic Edge Hike
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Shannon Airport Transfer Sedan
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28 Jul
Car
Connection | Limerick - Dingle Peninsula
Private Transfer Sedan
Limerick hotel
Limerick, Ireland
2 h
Dingle Peninsula hotel
Dingle Peninsula, Ireland
3nights
Dingle Peninsula, Ireland
The Dingle Peninsula is also called Corca Dhuibhne, which means “tribe of Duibhne,” and is well known for its sandy beaches and rocky cliffs. Located on the Atlantic coast of Ireland, the Dingle Peninsula has a vast number of mountains, including the highest peak in the country, the Mount Brandon. Obviously, the most popular activities are hiking and exploring Irish beaches....
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    Day 3: Arrival
    Upon arrival, you check in to your hotel in the village of Camp located near the Slieve Mish Mountains. The rest of the day is free for you to start exploring the nearby area.

    Day 4: Self-guided Hiking to Anascal
    After breakfast you check out and start your 2-day self-guided walk on the Dingle Way, that is one of the most popular long-distance walking trails in Ireland.

    Today's route takes you across the center of the Dingle Peninsula. You take a road between Corrin and Knockbrack Hills to reach a height of 235 m (705 ft) and catch scenic views of Baurtregaum Mountain, which is the highest mountain in the Slieve Mish range. The trail continues downwards, and eventually you enjoy some spectacular views across the wildlife sanctuary of lnch Beach. Afterwards, you reach your hotel in the village of Annascaul.

    Hiking distance 18.5 km (12.6 mi), ascent 460 m (1.380 ft), approximate walking time 6-7 hours.

    *Note: luggage transfer is included, detailed map guide with recommendations on the route is provided.

    Day 5: Self-guided Hiking to Dingle
    After check-out and breakfast, you continue exploring the Dingle Way.

    From Anascaul, the trail takes you west to Dingle along a series of minor roads that ramble around the surrounding countryside and open mountains. On the way you have a chance to visit the ruins of the 16th century Minard Castle, stop for lunch in a village of Lispole and admire the great views over Dingle Bay. The final point of your trip is your Dingle hotel.

    Hiking distance 22 km (13.7 mi), ascent 568 m (1.704 ft), approximate walking time 6-7 hours.

    Day 6: The Wild Atlantic Way to Kinsale
    Following breakfast, you check out and travel with your driver-guide along the wild and rugged south and west coast, which is a part of Ireland’s famous Wild Atlantic Way route. The tour is all about the very best Irish scenery and truly breathtaking panoramas that present a new vista with every mile. During the day you enjoy a number of magnificent photo stops. At first you make your way through the most stunning part of the Ring of Kerry (its "short route") - the Killarney National Park. 

    Then you have time in the picturesque village of Kenmare. Next you travel along the coastline to Skibbereen and around Bantry Bay - one of the world’s largest natural harbors. You continue with a stop to view the beautiful scenery at the Old Head of Kinsale.

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    Dingle Peninsula Guest House
    3-star hotel
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    4 days / 3 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    Situated on the Dingle Peninsula, the guesthouse offers fully-equipped...
    Included Experiences
    • Self-Guided Dingle Way Walking Tour, Double Occupancy
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31 Jul
Car
Connection | Dingle Peninsula - Kinsale
Private Transfer & The Wild Atlantic Way
Today you travel with your driver-guide along the wild and rugged south and west coast, which is a part of Ireland’s famous Wild Atlantic Way route. The tour is all about the very best Irish scenery and truly breathtaking panoramas that present a new vista with every mile. During the day you enjoy a number of magnificent photo stops. At first you make your way through the most stunning part of the Ring of Kerry (its "short route") - the Killarney National Park. Then you have time in the picturesque village of Kenmare. Next you travel along the coastline to Skibbereen and around Bantry Bay - one of the world’s largest natural harbors. You continue with a stop to view the beautiful scenery at the Old Head of Kinsale.
Dingle Peninsula hotel
Dingle Peninsula, Ireland
8 h
Kinsale hotel
Kinsale, Ireland
1night
Kinsale, Ireland
Situated in Southern Ireland, Kinsale is one of the most popular fishing towns in the country. The city offers beautiful views such as full of the yacht harbor, narrow streets, and colorful houses. Also, every season, numerous tourists are attracted by some activities, including yachting, golf, and sea angling. Furthermore, Kinsale is known for its local cuisine, and there is an annual “Gourmet Festival” where tourists can enjoy numerous dishes....
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    Day 6: Arrival
    Your final destination for today is Kinsale. Upon arrival, you are taken to your hotel for the check-in. The evening is free for you to enjoy pubs and restaurants in the city center.

    Day 7: Exploring Ireland's Countryside on the Way to Wicklow
    In the morning you check out and meet your driver-guide to explore Ireland's countryside. Your trip starts with a stop at the stunning Blarney Castle where you have the chance to kiss the famous Stone of Eloquence. The next stop during your trip is the Rock of Cashel, the site that was the Seat of the High Kings of Munster and where St Patrick converted King Aengus to Christianity. The Rock of Cashel is a spectacular group of medieval buildings set on an outcrop of limestone in the Golden Vale. After the tour you are transferred to your hotel.

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    Trident Hotel Kinsale
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    Situated in Kinsale, the 4-star Trident Hotel Kinsale offers the guest...
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01 Aug
Car
Connection | Kinsale - Wicklow
Private Transfer & Exploring Ireland's Countryside
In the morning you meet your driver-guide to explore Ireland's countryside. Your trip starts with a stop at the stunning Blarney Castle where you have the chance to kiss the famous Stone of Eloquence. The next stop during your trip is the Rock of Cashel, the site that was the Seat of the High Kings of Munster and where St Patrick converted King Aengus to Christianity. The Rock of Cashel is a spectacular group of medieval buildings set on an outcrop of limestone in the Golden Vale. After the tour you are transferred to your hotel.
Kinsale hotel
Kinsale, Ireland
8 h
Wicklow hotel
Wicklow, Ireland
3nights
Wicklow, Ireland
One of the must-sees in Ireland, Wicklow city, is a perfect choice for a walker. Situated on the east coast the town has many marvels of nature, one of the most stunning ones are the Wicklow Mountains National Park - the largest national park in the country, the highest waterfall - the Powerscourt, the valley of Glendalough, and more medieval sites....
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    Day 7: Arrival
    Upon arrival, you check in to your hotel in Rathdrum, a village in County Wicklow. The rest of the day is free for you to start exploring the nearby area.

    Day 8: Self-guided Hiking to Glendalough
    After breakfast you check out and start a 2-day self-guided walk on the Wicklow Way that is described as the oldest and one of the most scenic long distance linear walks in Ireland.

    At first the Wicklow Way leads you up out of Glenmalure valley along some forest trails. You continue walking between Lugduff and Mullacor Mountains to the amazing valley of Glendalough that is translated as “the Valley of The Two Lakes”. 

    On your way you admire spectacular landscape made up of rolling hills, green pastures and a wonderful waterfall that plunges down into the valley. 

    Afterwards you arrive to your hotel in Glendalough or Laragh.

    Hiking distance 14 km (8.75 mi), ascent 450 m (1.350 ft), approximate walking time 4 hours.

    *Note: luggage transfer is included, detailed map guide with recommendations on the route is provided.

    Day 9: Self-guided Hiking to Roundwood
    After breakfast you continue your adventurous hike along the Wicklow Way. The route takes you on a easy-level trail across the side of Paddock Hill with excellent views back over Glendalough. 

    Alternatively, you can take a more challenging trail across Scarr Mountain with fantastic views from the summit. On a clear day, you can even see the Irish Sea across the Welsh Mountains. 

    Both trails finish in the lively village of Roundwood which happens to be the highest village in Ireland. Upon arrival, you check in and have a good rest at your hotel.

    Easy option: hiking distance 10 km (6 mi), ascent 250 m (750 ft), approximate walking time 3 hours.  Alternative way: hiking distance 15 km (9 mi), ascent 520 m (1.560 ft), approximate walking time 4.5 hours.

    Day 10: Departure
    This is the last day of your tour. Following breakfast, you check out from the hotel and have a direct transfer to Dublin airport. We hope you enjoyed your hiking adventure and wish to work on your future trips!

    Note: alternatively, you can extend your journey and explore the magnificent Ireland's capital. Contact your travel specialist for details.

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    Wicklow Way Guest House
    3-star hotel
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    4 days / 3 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    Situated in Roundwood, Wicklow, the guesthouse offers fully-equipped r...
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    • Self-Guided Wicklow Way Walking Tour, Double Occupancy
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    • Departure Private Dublin Airport Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at 4-star downtown hotels in Limerick and Kinsale and in 3 to 4 star hand-picked guest houses in Camp, Anascal, Dingle, Rathdrum, Glendalough or Laragh and Roundwood;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Private sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides and private transportation: Tour to Cliffs of Moher & Atlantic Edge Hike, The Wild Atlantic Way, Exploring Ireland's Countryside;
  • Dingle Way map guide and the Wicklow Way map guide with details on restaurants and places of interest to visit along the way;
  • Luggage transfers daily during your self-guided tours (Days 4-5, 8-9);
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note:

1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Recommended travel time: April to September

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