Crossing the Wicklow Mountains and finishing in Dublin city on our beautiful 6 night/ 7 day Wicklow Way Guided Tour. This classic Irish hiking trail starts in the picturesque village of Glenmalure, in the heart of county Wicklow, and takes the group on an adventure through several pretty little Irish country towns and villages where you can experience real authentic Irish hospitality.
This is one of the greatest trails you can enjoy while hiking in Ireland. You will be transferred from Dublin City Centre to Glenmalure, Ireland’s longest glacial valley, where you will spend tonight enjoying spectacular mountain views. Glendalough Valley, in the heart of the Wicklow Mountains National Park, is one of the highlights of this walking tour both for its cultural importance and natural beauty. Step back in time in Glendalough with its 6th century monastic site and beautiful lakes. As the trail ascends you will be able to spot Lough Dan and Lough Tay, the lakes where popular TV series ‘Vikings’ is filmed. The walk finishes in the Victorian gardens of Marlay Park, 5km from Dublin’s lively city centre. There is something for everybody in Dublin, from festivals, markets and a lively night life to plenty of culture and heritage. Don’t miss Trinity College impressive library which houses The Book of Kells, Ireland’s most famous manuscript.
Walkers on The Wicklow Way will be following a variety of trails from quiet country roads (boreens) to forests, mountain paths and bogs. The terrain can be demanding in sections but achievable for walkers with average fitness. If you do take on the challenge, you will be rewarded with fantastic scenery and a wealth of history, as well as legendary Irish warmth and hospitality. Relax in the knowledge that your accommodation, transfer from Dublin city to Glenmalure, day to day luggage transfers and breakfast as well as dinner are included. You and group will benefit from the company of our friendly and knowledgeable guide who will look after you and give you a local insight into the trail, the sights and the rich heritage of the trail and region.
This guided tour departs on specific dates only and the next available tour departs September 3th 2017. For help, contact us.