This small group tour of Ireland is perfect who those who want to experience the Wild Atlantic Way – the world’s longest defined coastal route. Led by Irish local tour guides,  this easygoing adventure tour of Ireland has everything we could possibly fit into a five-day Irish itinerary. Take a ferry boat to the ancient island of Inis Mor; discover Connemara; explore the Dingle Peninsula; experience impromptu music sessions in cosy Irish pubs. All levels of walkers will love the mix of accessible and spectacular hikes on this five-day tour of Ireland. Packed full of stunning scenery, fairytale castles, heritage sites, cultural experiences and awe-inspiring wildlife, this tour will leave you with memories to last a lifetime! 

 

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Easygoing adventure tour of Ireland
  • Overnight for 2 nights in the coastal town of Clifden
  • Spend 1 night in the Irish music capitals of both Doolin & Dingle
  • Explore the remote Gaelic speaking island of Inis Mor by bike, bus or pony & trap
  • Experience the amazing Cliffs of Moher Atlantic Walk from Doolin
  • Walk in the cobbled streets of Galway and soak up its lively busking scene
  • Enjoy a sheepdog demo on a working Irish sheep farm.
  • Explore Dingle Bay & surrounds by horse, E-bike, sea kayak or boat.
  • Catch fantastic live performances and meet friendly locals.

TOUR INCLUSIONS:

5 Full day easygoing adventure tour of Ireland

2 Nights Accommodation on the edge of Connemara

1 Nights Accommodation in Doolin & Dingle

Services of a highly-trained and professional Irish Experience tour guide

4 delicious and hot filling Irish breakfasts 

5 Full days in a luxury touring vehicle

Scenic train journey from Tralee to Dublin

Experience traditional Irish music sessions in local cosy pubs

Sheep Dog demonstration in a locally run family farm

Ferry cruise to Aran Islands and bike hire

Hike every day, including trails on the Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher, Diamond Hill & Slea Head

All relevant taxes

 

TOUR EXCLUSIONS:

Lunch and dinner

Food and Drinks

Gratuities (optional)

Flights

Travel Insurance (Can be booked via Nomads HERE)

Dublin Accommodation pre or post tour

Any flexible and optional activities named below 

ITINERARY:

Leave the capitaland enjoy the scenic drive to of Ireland’s most beautiful regions, Connemara.

  • Begin your easygoing adventure tour of Ireland by strolling around the tribal city of Galway and take it all in – the busker music, the cobblestone lanes, the contemporary flair that blends well with its medieval past, and of course, the oysters
  • Explore Clifden & Connemara Region at your leisure. Take self-guided cycling OR E-Bike tour of the region – (Tour Option – €20 to €55 per person). Expect a mix of paved country road and forest trails.
    Duration 2/3 hours approx. Cycling ability is required.
  • Biking, not your thing? You’re free to roam Clifden Town, there are a variety of signposted walks with idyllic seaside and mountain views.
  • The Clifden Beach Road is a very popular walk where you’ll have the option to go sea swimming (if the temperature’s appeal!). However, the Clifden Boat Club located at the end of the Beach Road offers a seaside location for drinks and snacks and sailing opportunities for those who would prefer to get out on the water than in it.
  • Overnight in Clifden

The average driving time today is 3 hour 30 minutes.

We spend another day and night in the wilderness of Connemara, so you don’t need to repack your suitcase. Just relax and enjoy.

  • After breakfast is yours to design. Relax with downtime in Clifden. Or partake of the following options;
  • E – Biking on country roads  (Tour Option – €45 per person)
  • Guided sea kayaking on the Atlantic (Tour Option – €55 per person)
  • After lunch, discover the picture-postcard beauty of the Inagh Valley & Sky Road and a wee photo stop at Kylemore Abbey, one of Ireland’s most beautiful buildings, it’s then onto Connemara National Park for a hike around Diamond Hill for phenomenal views of Connemara.
  • Accommodation tonight is once again in Clifden

The average driving time today is 2 hours.

Travel back in time as we spend a whole day on the Gaelic speaking island of Inis Mor. Miles of stone walls awaits

  • Enjoy a 40 min boat trip to the island & choose to explore the island by bike (€15 per person) or on pony & trap with a local guide (€30 per person)
  • Discover the most impressive stone fort in Ireland at Dun Aengus.
  • Drop by local market shops for the famous Aran sweaters.
  • Pass by the remaining two Aran Islands en route back to Doolin in County Clare
  • Visit a nice cosy Pub for food and a traditional Irish music experience.

The average driving time today is 2 hours.

From the mighty cliffs to the magical kingdom as we move from Clare to Kerry.

  • Hike along until you reach the highest point of the Cliffs of Moher standing 214m (702 feet) above sea level.
  • Watch out for dolphins as we take a ferry across the mighty mouth of the Shannon – the longest river in Ireland or Britain!
  • Enjoy a spectacular sheepdog demonstration on a locally run farm.
  • Drive over Ireland’s highest mountain road, The Conor Pass
  • Roll into bustling Dingle just in time for a creamy pint of Guinness.
  • Overnight in Dingle

The average driving time today is 3 hours 30 minutes.

This morning is yours to design. Relax with downtime in Dingle. Or partake of the following options:

  • Stroll Dingle’s streets for a quirky mix of craft studios, lively pubs, fantastic food, and traditional Irish music.
  • Guided horse-ride experience along Ventry beach or up a mountain (Tour Option – €45 per person).
  • Discover the caves of Dingle Harbour, by sea kayak (Tour Option – €50 per person)
  • Take a guided bus tour on a leisurely drive around Slea Head.

To end your easygoing adventure tour of Ireland, return to Dublin Via Train from Tralee Train Station – (included in your tour price)

5 Day Irish Coastal Adventure 2021 Departures

DEPARTINGFROM EUR 
Aug 29 - 2021€949
Sep 26 - 2021€949
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Sea Kayaking Connemara
€50.00
A guided sea kayak on the Atlantic Ocean
E-bike tour Connemara
€55.00
A self-guided E-Bike tour  on the scenic Sky Road
Skellig Islands Cruise
€40.00
Cruise around Skellig Michael and Little Skellig. 2hr 30 mins
Surf Lesson Kerry
€40.00
1.5-2 hour surf lesson on Castlegregory beach in Kerry

Horse Riding Dingle
€45.00
Ride a horse along a beach or up a mountain in Dingle
Boat Trip Dingle
€15.00-€20.00
Scenic boat trip across Dingle Bay
Sea Kayaking Dingle
€50.00
A guided sea kayak around the beautiful Dingle Bay

Additional information

Departure Point8:30 am: Jurys Inn, Moore St Plaza, Parnell St, Store Street, Dublin, Ireland
Return Point18.30pm: Heuston Station, St John’s Rd W, Dublin, Ireland

OPTION 1:

B&B (Bed and Breakfast or Guest House)

The real Irish B&B experience is the opportunity to stay in an Irish family run business and immerse yourself in their Irish traditions and culture. You will be greeted with the warmest of Irish welcomes.  They are great value for money, with a real home from home experience.

  • Private rooms – single, twin, double and family rooms available
  • 3* and above rating
  • Small, locally run and independently owned accommodation
  • Low-cost, quality private accommodation
  • En-suite not guaranteed
  • Breakfast provided

OPTION 2:

Original Irish Hotels

Formerly Manor House Hotels & Irish Country Hotels, we are a collection of unique owner-run hotels located in Ireland’s most outstanding destinations. Open the door to the magic of unmissable moments with Ireland’s leading collection of independent hotels.

  • Private rooms – single, twin, double and family rooms available
  • 3* and 4* rating
  • On-site amenities
  • Breakfast provided
  • En-suite guaranteed

Please note:

B&B Single Supplement – is mandatory for solo travellers – Solo travellers must pay extra to have their private room.

B&B –  Twin/Double Room Share – is automatically included when 2 travellers book together

  • What do twin/double and single mean?

A twin room is a room with 2 single beds, whilst a double room has 1 large bed suited for two people. Both rooms are designed for double occupancy. A single room is a single bed, designed for single occupancy.

  • Are family rooms available?

We always try to accommodate your needs. For any special requests, please contact us at info@irishexperiencetours.com or call us on +353 (0)86 160 6604

Gather your favourite people to share an Irish adventure on a ready-to-book Private Trip – featuring all the legendary Irish Experience hallmarks from expert leaders to unforgettable activities.

Choose from the selection of dates for your group; All dates are available for 8+ guests. If your party has fewer than 8 guests, or your preferred date is not available, we’ll create a departure just for you. Call or email us to reserve your date.

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10 Day Wild Irish Experience - Small Group Tour There were many highlights: climbing Croagh Patrick, walking along the kliffs of Moher, riding the slea head drive, driving trough... read more

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10 Day Wild Irish Experience - Small Group Tour The trip along the cliffs of moher was a real highlight for me but every day you come across beautiful places!

local guide mark on his castle on Inisoirr , Aran Islands
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