Regions

Southwest, West, Northwest

Starting Point

Cork, Dublin, Shannon

Best time to travel

All year

Recommended Length

14 - 16 days

Best for

A bit of everything

Activity Level **

4/5

WILD ATLANTIC WAY ADVENTURE

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

- enjoy hiking, cycling, kayaking and much more in some of Ireland's most beautiful scenery
- iconic landscapes of Kerry, Dingle, the Cliffs of Moher or Connemara
- enjoy hiking, cycling, kayaking and much more in
- rich culture and heritage in Kinsale, Killarney, Galway and Westport
- local artisan culinary experiences and tours all along the way
- learn how to surf in one of Ireland's best surfing spots

This adventure road trip follows along the iconic Wild Atlantic Way that runs over 2,000 km along the Atlantic coast from Kinsale in the South to the Inishowen peninsula in Co. Donegal. Enjoy hiking and cycling in scenic national parks, discover authentic heritage and culture in traditional towns and villages and enjoy thrilling water adventures all along the beautiful rugged coastline. From the gentle green hills and mountains in the Southwest along high sea cliffs and beautiful boglands to the rough wilderness in the very Northwest, this tour will let you experience many of Ireland's iconic landscapes first hand.

TOUR SUGGESTION

Day 1 - arrival - overnight in Kinsale
Day 2 - traditional food walking tour - overnight in Kinsale
Day 3 - hiking on the Beara peninsula - overnight in Kenmare/Killarney (180km)
Day 4 - Ring of Kerry adventure tour - overnight in Kenmare/KIllarney (190km)
Day 5 - Gap of Dunloe hiking and boat tour - overnight in Dingle (130km)
Day 6 - hiking on the Dingle peninsula - catch your own dinner fishing tour - overnight in Dingle (60km)
Day 7 - Cliffs of Moher - surfing - overnight in Co. Clare (150km)
Day 8 - eco-cycling tour in the Burren - whiskey walking tour - overnight in Galway (80km)
Day 9 - hiking in the Connemara National Park - coastal foraging tour - overnight in Westport (150km)
Day 10 - cycling tour on the Greenway to Achill island - overnight in Westport (90km)
Day 11 - hiking on the Slieve League Cliffs - artisan distillery visit - overnight in Donegal (270km)
Day 12 - hiking in the Glenveagh National Park - Taste of Donegal walking tour - overnight in Donegal (130km)
Day 13 - coasteering and kayaking on the Inishowen peninsula coast - overnight in Donegal (140km)
Day 14 - departure

SERVICES INCLUDED

- accommodation in good standard middle-class hotels and/or guesthouses
- private care hire for the entire trip
- activities, visits and tours as outlined, with a certified, English speaking guide where desired/required
- all taxes and insurances for the activities
- expert travel planning, trip preparation and 24/7 on-tour support

*  The activity level is based on the amount of tours and activities included (1 - few tours and activities with a lot of free time, 5 - a lot of tours and activities with little free time). The activity level does not reflect the difficulty of the activities or tours included. Itineraries can be tailored to match the preferred level of activity.