Trip Overview

Atlantic Way Trekking

Tour rating: 4.92 / 5, Based on 5 Reviews
Private tour to Ireland

Take advantage of the fully customizable private hiking tour to Ireland, covering all the most significant landscapes in the country. Reveal the secrets that the Irish countryside holds while exploring the area at your own pace. We provide you with a pre-planned route map and take care of your luggage, all you need to do is enjoy the scenic views and your Irish adventure.

Atlantic Way Trekking

10 days4 cities
Ireland1 country
Private tour to Ireland
From
$2,974
Tour rating: 4.92 / 5, Based on 5 Reviews

Take advantage of the fully customizable private hiking tour to Ireland, covering all the most significant landscapes in the country. Reveal the secrets that the Irish countryside holds while exploring the area at your own pace. We provide you with a pre-planned route map and take care of your luggage, all you need to do is enjoy the scenic views and your Irish adventure.

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Day-By-Day
Limerick, Ireland

Limerick

first destination

Located in the Munster province in southern Ireland, the city of Limerick features marvelous architecture, as well as an abundant cultural scene with numerous museums, restaurants and green spaces for your leisurely activities.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in the centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival
Transfer
Transfer

Start your  immersive Irish experience at the beautiful city of Limerick. Upon arrival at the Shannon airport, you will be taken care of by our fantastic private driver and have the rest of the day free, after settling in the hotel. Get set to explore the bustling streets of the city, grab a pint at a local pub or unwind at the hotel before active exploring of upcoming days.

No meals included.

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Day 2
Private Tour to Cliffs of Moher & Atlantic Edge Hike
Day tour
Day tour
Nature views
Nature views

It's time for some fun outdoor pursuits amid staggering Irish landscapes! Depart from Limerick for an exciting day trip and enjoy every second of it as you explore the mind-boggling sceneries of the region.

You will start your walk at the charming Doolin Village, pass the magnificent Doonagore Castle, and continue later to the one-of-a-kind Cliffs of Moher. The fun-filled walk will provide not only unforgettable moments but some captivating insights on the history of the area as well as the life of the ever-friendly local people.

Have no fear as the trail is not a difficult walk and demands a basic level of physical fitness. The final point, however, is something absolutely spectacular! You will reach the highest point of the Cliffs of Moher, standing 214 m (702 ft) above sea level, where you can marvel at the Dingle Peninsula, the Aran Islands, and the mountains of Connemara.

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

  • Please, note: the tour is available from mid-April until September.

Breakfast is included.

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Limerick Strand Hotel
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Looking for a hotel, settled close to the Thomond Park, the Limerick Milk Market, and the King John's Castle, as well as boasting great service and comfortable guestrooms? In this case, the Limerick Strand Hotel is a great accommodation option to consider for your Irish holiday.

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Limerick
Dingle Peninsula
1 hr 30 min

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the beautiful panoramas passing by outside the car window as one of our trusted drivers takes you from charming Limerick to one of the most picturesque places in the world, the Dingle Peninsula.

Anascal, Ireland

Dingle Peninsula

second destination

Even if you have never heard the name of this peninsula, there is a good chance that you are familiar with gorgeous Dingle, nevertheless. Hollywood found out about its spectacular sceneries a long time ago, and now there are dozens of movies that used the wild Dingle Peninsula as the filming location.

3 days on the peninsula
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in the centrally located hotels
Day 3
Arrival to Camp
Transfer
Transfer

Continue your Ireland exploration at the charming village of Camp, located near the Slieve Mish Mountains. After making yourself at home at your new hotel, you will have plenty of time to start exploring the town on your own or take upon some leisurely activities since the rest of the day will be free for you to enjoy.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 4
Self-guided Hiking to Anascal
Day tour
Day tour
Nature views
Nature views

Embark on the ultimate outdoor adventure amid Irish surroundings and begin your 2-day self-guided walk, following the Dingle Way - one of the most popular long-distance walking trails in Ireland!

Today's route will take you across the center of the Dingle Peninsula and ensure some picture-perfect views over the rolling hills of Ireland. The route extends between the Corrin and the Knockbrack Hills and reaches a height of 235 m (705 ft), which will allow you to marvel at the Baurtregaum Mountain, the highest mountain in the Slieve Mish range. 

You will then continue the trail downwards, and will eventually reach the sanctuary of the lnch Beach, where you will enjoy the wildlife and spectacular nature views. Afterward, you will finally reach your hotel in the village of Annascaul.

  • Please, note: the hiking distance is approximately 18.5 km (12.6 mi), the ascent is 460 m (1.380 ft), and the walking time is about 6-7 hours.
  • Please, note: luggage transfer is included, a detailed map-guide with recommendations on the route is provided.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 5
Self-guided Hiking to Dingle
Day tour
Day tour
Nature views
Nature views

Get set to marvel at some astonishing settings, as the day is dedicated to exploring the scenic Dingle Way.

You will start your picturesque adventure in the village Anascaul and make your way later to Dingle, a charming port town on the southwestern part of the peninsula. You will explore a series of minor roads, rambling throughout the countryside and stretching along the ancient mountains.

On the way to Dingle, you will have a chance to visit the ruins of the 16th-century Minard Castle, stop for lunch in the village of Lispole, and admire the great views over the Dingle Bay.

  • Please, note: the hiking distance is approximately 22 km (13.7 mi), the ascent is 568 m (1.704 ft), the approximate walking time is 6-7 hours.

Breakfast is included.

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3-star Country House Hotel
3

There is no better place to relax and spend some time one on one with your thoughts and gorgeous nature than a charming country house hotel.

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Dingle Peninsula
Kinsale
8 hrs

A comfortable car ride with an experienced driver is among the best ways to enjoy what Ireland has to offer. The drive from Dingle to Kinsale takes about 3 hours, but there are several sightseeing stops planned on the way.

Kinsale, Ireland

Kinsale

third destination

The small town of Kinsale in County Cork is a great Irish destination for everyone interested in history, beautiful landscapes, and great food.

1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in the centrally located hotel
Day 6
Wild Atlantic Way & Arrival to Kinsale
Transfer
Transfer
Nature views
Nature views

Depart from the Dingle Peninsula and get set to fill your heart with joy while marveling at the staggering rugged beauty of Ireland’s famous Wild Atlantic Way!

You will start exploring the Irish scenery and breathtaking panoramas by making your way through the most stunning part of the Ring of Kerry, the part extending along the Killarney National Park. After the scenic drive, you will spend some time in the village of Kenmare and head to Skibbereen and the Bantry Bay, one of the world's largest natural harbors. 

The last stop before reaching your final destination in Kinsale is the Old Head of Kinsale, providing even more picture-perfect sights to enjoy.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

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Kinsale
Wicklow County
8 hrs

Have a great time traveling with a trusted driver along some of the most scenic landscapes in Ireland. The drive from Kinsale to Wicklow Country takes about 3.5 hours, but there are several sightseeing stops planned on the way.

The Glendalough Valley

Wicklow County

fourth destination

Welcome to the magnificent Garden of Ireland, County Wicklow. It's an incredible place and one of the most popular hiking areas in the world.

4 days in Wicklow County
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in the centrally located hotels
Day 7
Trip to Wicklow County via Blarney Castle & the Rock of Cashel
Transfer
Transfer
Nature views
Nature views

Make sure to fuel up on breakfast before embarking on an exploration of Ireland's panoramic countryside! After meeting your professional guide-driver, you will start your trip to the county of Wicklow with a visit to a spectacular medieval stronghold - the Blarney Castle. It is where you will have the chance to kiss the famous Stone of Eloquence, which, according to an old Irish legend, blesses the kisser with the gift of gab. 

Your next stop is the Rock of Cashel, the site that was the Seat of the High Kings of Munster and the location where St Patrick converted King Aengus to Christianity. You will then continue your way to the charming village of Rathdrum in County Wicklow, situated on the Avonmore Valley.

The rest of the day is free for you to explore the area on your own or unwind at the hotel before further adventures amid the rolling valleys of Ireland.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 8
Self-guided Hiking to Glendalough
Day tour
Day tour
Nature views
Nature views

Embark on a 2-day self-guided walk on the Wicklow Way, the oldest and one of the most scenic long-distance linear walks in the country, and marvel at the staggering rugged landscapes of Ireland!

The Wicklow Way will lead you out of Glenmalure valley along some beautiful forest trails. You will then continue walking between the Lugduff and the Mullacor Mountains and reach the amazing valley of Glendalough, which can be translated as "the Valley of The Two Lakes". Sounds pretty spectacular already, doesn't it?

On your way, you will admire spectacular landscapes made up of rolling hills, green pastures, and will even have a chance to gaze at a wonderful waterfall that plunges down into the valley, before arriving at your hotel in Glendalough or Laragh.

  • Please, note: the hiking distance is approximately 14 km (8.75 mi), the ascent is 450 m (1.350 ft), and the walking time is about 4 hours.
  • Please, note: luggage transfer is included, a detailed map-guide with recommendations on the route is provided.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 9
Self-guided Hiking to Roundwood
Day tour
Day tour
Nature views
Nature views

Today after breakfast, you will continue your adventurous hike along the Wicklow Way. The route will take you on an easy-level trail across the side of Paddock Hill, providing excellent views back over the breathtaking Glendalough.

Alternatively, you can take a more challenging trail across the Scarr Mountain, offering fantastic views from the summit. On a clear day, it is even possible to see the Irish Sea across the Welsh Mountains!

Both trails end in the lively village of Roundwood, which happens to be the highest village in Ireland. Upon arrival, you will check in the hotel and have time to unwind after a busy day.

  • Please, note: there are two route options available. The hiking distance of the first route is approximately 10 km (6 mi), the ascent is 250 m (750 ft), and the walking time is about 3 hours. The hiking distance of the alternative route is approximately 15 km (9 mi), the ascent is 520 m (1.560 ft), and the walking time is about 4.5 hours.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 10
Departure
Transfer
Transfer

Wave Ireland goodbye before boarding your plane at Dublin Airport and unwind with the views of idyllic sceneries in your mind.

We hope you enjoyed your hiking adventure and wish to work on your future trips!

  • Please, note: alternatively, you can extend your journey and explore the magnificent capital of Ireland. Contact your travel specialist for details.

Breakfast is included.

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3-star Country House Hotel
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There is no better place to relax and spend some time one on one with your thoughts and gorgeous nature than a charming country house hotel.

What's Included

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;
  • Private airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Private sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Private transportation: tours 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.

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

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

Note: Recommended travel time: April to September.

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

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Tour Highlights

  • Your own professional local guides;
  • Private tour to the Cliffs of Moher & Atlantic Edge Hike;
  • Self-guided hiking to Anascal and Dingle with a pre-planned route map and a luggage-carrying service;
  • Hike to the Glendalough Valley;
  • Exploring the Wicklow Way.

What To Know

  • The currency used by default in Ireland is Euro. To be on the safe side, make sure to withdraw some cash from the ATM beforehand
  • Tips to guides and drivers in Ireland are up to your discretion. However, if you really enjoyed the service, a symbolic tip of no more than $10 will be appreciated
  • The tours will require a lot of walking, make sure to pack comfortable shoes
  • It rains a lot in Ireland throughout the year, so it is worth bringing a water-resistant jacket and an umbrella
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