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Day Walks and Driving Tours

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 16 people
Destination(s): Ireland  
Specialty Categories: Walking Tours  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 50 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 100 US Dollar (USD)

Meet and walk with like minded people through some of the most memorable scenery in Ireland. Through broad leaf forests; over heather clad hills, by scenic remote valleys and lakes you will discover the timeless beauty of a hidden landscape just waiting to be discovered. Glendalough Ireland Wicklow, a land blessed with an ambiance of wonderful countryside. Geological evolution over millions of years has arranged this landscape in such a way that today it is now an area of outstanding natural beauty and a perfect place for a day's adventure. Located within this paradise, in addition to the superb scenery and great walks, is a wide array of wildlife flora and fauna.

All of our walks take place at a very relaxed pace and the trails are carefully selected to give you the maximum enjoyment out of the day. The distance traveled each day will vary on the day as walks are changed daily. All the trails are chosen in a way that they can be extended or shortened. On an average day you will cover a distance of between 10 to 12 kilometers; with a moderate walking tour Wicklow Ireland ascent. Most walks start or finish in the charming and romantic valley of Glendalough. We will visit its world famous Monastic Settlement; the ruined churches; decorated crosses and majestic round tower.

This early Christian settlement was founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century as a place of learning. Glendalough is also home to two beautiful lakes. Some of our trails will follow part of the Wicklow Way; Ireland's oldest waymarked trail. All trails will at some point lead you up into the mountains; where you will be rewarded with some outstanding views of the countryside. We will pick you up sometime between 8.30 and 9.15 in Ireland adventure holiday Dublin; or along the way between there and Wicklow; the time will be decided between yourself and us at the time of booking.

The drive down to Wicklow takes approximately one hour; depending on traffic and where exactly our walk starts. Returning you back in the evening invigorated and energized by your day's adventure sometime between 5:30 and 6 pm. Your leader will be Christopher Stacey; a qualified and registered mountain guide. Born just outside of Glendalough. Christopher spent most of his life living and working in the Wicklow Mountains. He is at his best when he is in the midst of the great outdoors and loves to tell you about Irish Folklore; flora and fauna. If he is not the leader on the day it will be his wife Teresa or one of his chosen guides.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
Location: Ireland
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2007
Client Request Served: 211

Christopher Stacey is well acquainted with the mountains in all their moods. Having worked in forestry harvesting for most of his life, Christopher wished to share his love of nature and the richness of the traditional ways of his childhood. More recently, he has completed the BOS Mountain Leader course, which covers...

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