JUMP ABOARD OUR SPECTACULAR WILD NORTH TOUR, as we take you along the most amazing wild landscapes of Ireland’s northern Atlantic coastline for the adventure of a lifetime.. On this exhilarating discovery of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way north route, we will take you off the beaten track to unearth the real Irish culture, sample many culinary delights on route. You can experience amazing adventures such as cycling on Inis Mor island, hiking to the top of Ireland’s holiest mountain, Croagh Patrick, surfing the magical Atlantic waves of Sligo, visiting Ireland’s most northerly and sunniest place and setting foot on the wild and famous rock formations at the Giant’s Causeway. Get ready for the best Irish experience that will simply blow you away.
|START/RETURN POINT||The Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Arran Quay, Dublin 8.|
|SCHEDULE||1pm – Please arrive by 12:45 PM for a prompt departure.|
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The listed below itinerary is for the current season.
Given the unpredictable Irish weather, the respective daily schedule could vary to make you the best travel experience possible.
DAY 1: DUBLIN TO GALWAY VIA CLONMACNOISE
Take the opportunity to explore and wander its bustling streets, sample its famed culinary delights and traditional music scene.
DAY 2: INIS MOR ISLAND TOUR
DAY 3: CONNEMARA NATIONAL PARK AND KYLEMORE ABBEY
DAY 4: DISCOVER WESTPORT
DAY 5: WESTPORT TO DONEGAL TOWN VIA BALLYCROY NATIONAL PARK
Departing Westport, we make our along the northern wild and rugged coastline of Mayo before arriving in Donegal Town, known as the fort of the foreigners.
We will take a stroll along the dramatic wild coastline at Claggan before making our way northwards along the wild Atlantic way towards Ballina, where we will stop to have lunch. That afternoon, we make our way towards Donegal Town via Bundoran where you can take the opportunity to dip your feet into the wild Atlantic Ocean or catch some of the most renowned waves in the world.
Feeling refreshed, that evening you can sampling some of Donegal’s best culinary delights and music traditions.
DONEGAL TOWN TO PORTRUSH VIA GLENVEAGH NATIONAL PARK
Portrush is our end destination today, as we head north exploring the wilds of Donegal with magnificent views of dramatic cliffs which are although less famous than the Cliffs of Moher, can reach almost three times higher, 601 metres (1,972 ft) at Slieve League.
We continue our journey around the dramatic northern tip of Donegal towards Glenveagh National park and Castle. Set in some 16,500 hectares of County Donegal mountains, you have the chance to discover picturesque lakes, wild glens and woods, a large herd of red deer and the 19th Century Glenveagh Castle.
That afternoon, we make our way to Portrush, where you can relax, unwind or simply gaze out at the majestic coastal setting before your eyes.
DAY 7: THE GIANT’S CAUSEWAY AND BELFAST CITY
Today’s adventure is a real giant in many ways, as take you to the dramatic coastal setting of the Giant’s Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its setting is famed for its unique rock formation of of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption nearly 60 million years ago or being Irish of course, we have a different version of how the causeway was really built which involves two giants, a fight and a bridge. We won’t spoil the ending for you now as the story is best told at edge of the bridge!!
Afterwards we make our way to Belfast City, where you can have lunch, wander around its famous streets or take the opportunity to visit the Titanic museum, explore Belfast with a Hop-on Hop Off City Tour or take the amazing Black Cab Taxi Tour experience.
That evening, experience Belfast’s vibrant city legendary musical talent and culinary exploits.
DAY 8: THE GIANTS CAUSEWAY AND BELFAST