5 Day Wild Atlantic Way Tour

5 Day Wild Atlantic Way Tour

Private Guided Tour for 1 to 16 people

Tour Duration: 5 days

You can linger longer in places that appeal to you and skip through anywhere that doesn’t.

 We can also start and finish our multi-day tours anywhere in Ireland that suits you. The itinerary can be tweaked accordingly.

Start your five-day tour of Ireland in high spirits. After leaving Dublin, sample the sublime Kilbeggan Whiskey at Locke’s Distillery, and then it’s on spirits of a different kind at the early Christian Clonmacnoise Monastery. Your second day sweeps from Galway to Killarney, hugging the Atlantic Coast as it reveals the beauty of The Dingle Peninsula on day three. The world-famous Ring of Kerry on day four highlights the many shades of green Ireland displays, then day five we visit Blarney Castle to kiss the stone and Cobh the last port for the Titanic almost completes the final section of your epic exploration, stopping for photos at The Rock of Cashel on our way back to the capital city, Dublin.

 

Start and finish this private tour in Dublin or anywhere in Ireland that suits you, your personal driver/guide will collect at your designated pick up point and drop you off where you wish at the end of your tour. Contact us today and let your Irish tour of discovery begin.

Tour Highlights:

  • Locke’s Distillery
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Ring of Kerry
  • Dingle Slea Head peninsula
  • Blarney castle
  • Cobh
  • Rock of Cashel

4 Overnight Stays:

From our experience accommodation and budgets for same are very personal so whilst we do not make recommendations or reservations on your behalf we are happy to assist with feedback should you require any info regarding locations of different establishments etc. Using sites such as www.trivago.ie or www.booking.com should assist you in making your perfect choice.

  • 1st night staying in Galway
  • 2nd & 3rd night staying in Killarney
  • 4th night stay in Cork

Itinerary Highlights:

Day 1

We depart Dublin (or your designated pick up point) to discover why Irish whiskey is so prized with a visit to Locke’s Distillery, home to the award-winning Kilbeggan whiskey.

Find yourself steeped in early Christian history at Clonmacnoise Monastery on the banks of the Shannon River visiting the stunning and rugged Connemara and Cong which was the filmset to the classic movie The Quietman starring Hollywood legends John Wayne and Maureen O Hara.Experience the colourful streets and lively welcome of Galway City first hand on an overnight stay.

Day 2

Visit the Burren, a striking lunar landscape of limestone pavement in Co. Clare that is home to many unusual plants. Spend your afternoon at the Cliffs of Moher, testaments to the power of nature towering more than 700 feet (213 meters) above the Atlantic Ocean.Cross the Shannon Estuary to soak up the splendour of Kerry staying overnight night in the number 1 tourist town of Ireland, Killarney where many a cead mile failte awaits you!

Day 3

Explore the craggy splendour and ancient history of the Dingle Peninsula. See the beehive huts dating back to 2,500 BC, look out at Skellig Michael the famous dwelling place of the Skellig Monks and more recently as movie location of Star Wars and one of Lonely Planet’s picks for top destinations in the world!

Day 4

We head out from Killarney on our 112-mile trek around The Ring of Kerry, driving through some quaint villages and colourful towns taking in the history and stories from your knowledgeable driver/guide with the Atlantic at our right-hand side for most of the journey. We take a drive through the National Park of Killarney and get spectacular views of the beautiful Lakes of Killarney. From here we head to Cork, to what some would say is the real capital of Ireland! A vibrant city with never a boring moment, there is a large choice of eateries, drinking holes, some music and always a friendly Irish atmosphere.

Day 5

We tour Cork visiting highlights such as Blarney, home to the beautiful Blarney Castle which is said to endow you with gift of eloquent speech if you kiss it! Visiting Cobh, the last place the Titanic left from in 1912 and where two and a half million Irish people immigrated to USA, Canada, Australia and all over the world. You can do The Titanic Experience tour if you wish while in Cobh, it is reasonably priced and you receive a ticket with one of the actual passenger’s names on it as a souvenir, are you brave enough to see what your fate would have been had you stepped on board the Titanic……

Leaving Cobh behind we make our return journey stopping on route where you will be awestruck by the spectacle of the Rock of Cashel The Rock of Cashel, time for a photo stop and a bit more history as we make our way back to Dublin.

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