12-Day Giant Irish Adventure Small-Group Tour from Dublin

12-Day Giant Irish Adventure Small-Group Tour from Dublin

This epic 12 day adventure tour of Ireland effortlessly explores more of Ireland than most Irish people will visit in their lifetime. From the Giant’s Causeway in the very north east to the Blarney Stone in the south west, the tour is filled with amazing and varied scenery, fantastic walks, great outdoor activity options. Not forgetting the fascinating historical and legendary sites as well as covering most of the Wild Atlantic Way. On our 12 day tour you will experience and learn about both the modern and ancient history of Ireland. The ‘Giant Irish Adventure Tour’ is made up of our award winning 8 day tour with the added bonus of experiencing Northern Ireland and the north west coast. This really is a tour of a lifetime.
* Duration: 12 days
* Starts: Dublin, Ireland
* Trip Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours >> Multi-day Tours




This epic 12 day adventure tour of Ireland effortlessly explores more of Ireland than most Irish people will visit in their lifetime. From the Giant’s Causeway in the very north east to the Blarney Stone in the south west, the tour is filled with amazing and varied scenery, fantastic walks, great outdoor activity options. Not forgetting the fascinating historical and legendary sites as well as covering most of the Wild Atlantic Way. On our 12 day tour you will experience and learn about both the modern and ancient history of Ireland. The ‘Giant Irish Adventure Tour’ is made up of our award winning 8 day tour with the added bonus of experiencing Northern Ireland and the north west coast. This really is a tour of a lifetime.

Itinerary

Day 1: Belfast Tour & Hiking Slieve Gullion

Stop At: Slieve Gullion Passage Tomb, Drumintee Road, Crossmaglen Northern Ireland
Hike Slieve Gullion
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Black cab tour of Belfast or explore the city
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at The Londonderry Arms, Carnlough.

Day 2: Hike The Giant’s Causeway

Stop At: Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, 119A Whitepark Road, Ballintoy BT54 6LS Northern Ireland
Do you dare to cross the rope bridge?
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Giant’s Causeway, Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU Northern Ireland
Trek the stunning Antrim coast from Dunseverick to the Giant’s Causeway World Heritage Site.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Delicious and filling hot Irish breakfast included.
Accommodation included: Overnight at The Beech Hill Country House Hotel, Londonderry.

Day 3: Walking Tour & Donegal

Stop At: Derry, Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Relive sieges and battles on a guided walking history tour of Derry/Londonderry.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Glenveagh National Park, R251 Ireland
Watch for wild deer and golden eagles in Glenveagh National Park.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Delicious and filling hot Irish breakfast included.
Accommodation included: Overnight at The Nesbitt Arms, Ardara, Donegal.

Day 4: Cliff Hike & Horse Riding In Donegal

Stop At: Slieve League Cliffs Near Teelin, Carrick Ireland
Hike towering sea cliffs at Slieve League.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Knocknarea, Sligo Ireland
Hike to the tomb of Queen Maebh.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Delicious and filling hot Irish breakfast included.
Accommodation included: Overnight at The Waterfront House, Enniscrone.

Day 5: Hike Croagh Patrick then Tour a Connemara farm

Stop At: Croagh Patrick, Murrisk Ireland
Lose a sin with every step along an ancient pilgrimage route on Croagh Patrick mountain.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Delicious and filling hot Irish breakfast included.
Accommodation included: Overnight at The Abbeyglen Castle Hotel, Clifden.

Day 6: Galway & The Cliffs of Moher

Stop At: Aughnanure Castle, Oughterard Ireland
Guided tour of 16th century Aughnanure Castle.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Cliffs of Moher, Lislorkan North, Liscannor Ireland
See the world famous Cliffs of Moher in all their glory.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Delicious and filling hot Irish breakfast included.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Spanish Point House. Co Clare.

Day 7: Dingle Hike & Surf on an Irish Beach

Stop At: Annascaul, Annascaul, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry
Hike a steep, glaciated valley at Annascaul for gorgeous views.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Delicious and filling hot Irish breakfast included.
Accommodation included: Your overnight stay is at either the ​Dingle Skellig​ Hotel or ​Dingle Bay Hotel​.

Day 8: Explore Dingle and Traditional Irish Music Session

Stop At: Dingle, Dingle, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry
Lots of options to choose from today – see full itinerary for details.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Delicious and filling hot Irish breakfast included.
Accommodation included: Your overnight stay is at either the ​Dingle Skellig​ Hotel or ​Dingle Bay Hotel​.

Day 9: Biking in Killarney National Park

Stop At: Killarney National Park Cork Road, Killarney Ireland
Explore the nature and history of Killarney National Park on a guided bike tour (Tour Option – €30 per person).
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Delicious and filling hot Irish breakfast included.
Accommodation included: Overnight at The Moorings Guesthouse, Portmagee.

Day 10: Skellig Islands Adventure

Stop At: Skellig Michael, Ballinskeillig Bay Ireland
Combined boat trip and hike to the ancient Irish monastic site on remote Skellig Michael island (Tour Option – €100 per person).
Boat trip option around both Skellig Islands to experience seabirds and amazing history (Tour Option – €40 per person).
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Delicious and filling hot Irish breakfast included.
Accommodation included: Overnight at The Coachmans Townhouse in Kenmare.

Day 11: Beara Backroads and Dunboy Castle

Stop At: Beara Peninsula, Ireland
Dance around a mysterious stone circle on the wild Beara peninsula.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Dunboy Castle and Puxley Mansion, Castletownbere Ireland
Unearth the incredible history of ruined Dunboy Castle
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Delicious and filling hot Irish breakfast included.
Accommodation included: Accommodation tonight is at either the ​Gougane Barra Hotel​, or the West Cork Hotel.

Day 12: Kiss The Blarney Stone & See The Rock of cashel

Stop At: Blarney Castle & Gardens, Monacnapa, Blarney, Cork T23 Y598 Ireland
Kiss the Blarney Stone amidst the lush surroundings of Blarney Castle Gardens.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Rock of Cashel, Rock Vista Moor Lane, Cashel Ireland
Imagine saints and scholars on a self-guided tour of the epic Rock of Cashel.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Delicious and filling hot Irish breakfast included.
No accommodation included on this day.