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Self-Guided Dublin-Wicklow Walk

Self-Guided Dublin-Wicklow Walk

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 6 - 8 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): Ireland  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking  
Season: May - August
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 100 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 100 US Dollar (USD)

You can see the peaceful hills and valleys of Wicklow - the Garden of Ireland. The self-guided city walk will allow you to explore some of the sites of this ancient city, visit the places made famous by Beckett, Swift, Joyce, Shaw, O'Casey and Behan, doing this at your own pace with the notes and directions provided. Then it's a lovely walk out of the city starting at the gardens of Marley Park, and during the next few days, Enniskerry, the waterfalls at Powerscourt and on to Glendalough with its monastic majesty, vast history and breathtaking views. You have the option to continue this holiday for an extra two nights and three days - what a great way to see, experience, explore, walk, savor, what is unique in today's modern world. A rural/urban mix with the one program.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive Dublin Airport and transfer by scheduled Coach/Bus service to the first nights accommodation. Overnight Dublin City Hotel.

Day 2: Dublin City Trek. See the historical side of this modern European city and follow the trail of "Molly Malone" as she wheels her wheelbarrow through Dublin's fair city!!! Evening option to take the famous Dublin Literary Pub Walk. Overnight Dublin City Hotel.

Day 3: Today you walk through Marlay Park before rising to cross the Dublin Mountains, enjoying sea and mountain views. Crossing the boundary into County Wicklow and descending into the Glencree Valley. Overnight in Enniskerry.

Day 4: Continue across the Glencree Valley, around the shoulder of Djouce Mountain and over White Hill to finish in the lovely village of Roundwood. This walk takes you past the impressive Powerscourt Waterfall. Overnight in Roundwood.

Day 5: Today's walk takes you around the perimeter of the Barton Estate before crossing Paddock Hill and descending by an old Mass Path to Laragh. You will have time to continue to Glendalough to visit this wonderful monastic settlement which is a truly magical place which demands time to enjoy. Overnight in Laragh / Glendalough.

Day 6: Departures. From Laragh/Glendalough walk into the valley of Glendalough before climbing to cross over into the valley of Glenmalure, with good views of the valley and Lugnaquilla which is the highest mountain in County Wicklow. Overnight in Rathdrum.

Day 7: From Drumgoff / Glenmalure crossroads we start today's walk, which crosses the mountains back to Laragh by a different route. The route continues along the mountain ridge to Cullentragh Mountain and Derrybawn Mountain, before descending to Glendalough. Overnight at Laragh / Glendalough.

Day 8: Departures.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

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