Posted on 15/10/2019
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Wild Wicklow and Glendalough Full-day Tour from Dublin  

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Ride through the beautiful Irish countryside on a full-day tour from Dublin. Travel to Wicklow "the Garden of Ireland" and Glendalough and explore movie filming locations, lush forests and impressive mountains.

DURATION: 8 hours
MEETING POINT: Meet at the Molly Malone statue on Suffolk Street
LANGUAGE/S: English
STARTING TIME: 9.35 am
OPENING SEASONS: All year round
WHO CAN COME: Tour is suitable for everyone

What is included

✔ Pickup from Dublin city by minibus
✔ A local and knowledgeable guide
✔ Stops along the Way and places to discover
✖ Entrance fee to Powerscourt House and Gardens (8 euros)
✖ Food and beverages
✖ Personal expenses

Highlights

◾ Discover County Wicklow, known as the Garden of Ireland
◾ Explore the beautiful mountains of Glendalough
◾ Visit Glendalough and the monastic site of St. Kevin
◾ Discover some famous movie filming locations

Description

Your tour starts with a pickup from Dublin city. Your guide will introduce himself and explain the Itinerary for the day. He will also give you the history of Dublin and Ireland while driving away from the city.

The first stop on this tour is the "Powerscourt House and Gardens" - voted the 3rd most beautiful gardens in the world by the National Geographic and they are definitely worth a visit. Within the gardens, there is a cafe and shops where you can relax for a while after walking the gardens. You spend approx 1.5hrs here.
For lunch we visit the small town of Enniskerry before we continue on through the Wicklow Mountains Park, stopping along the way at some scenic locations for some great photo opportunities. We visit the Sally Gap, Lough Tay and the Guinness Estate, the "PS I Love You" bridge while, making our way towards Glendalough.

Once we reach Glendalough "Valley of the two lakes" we visit the monastery of St Kevin dated back from the 6th century. Your guide will bring you through the monastery and give you some of its history and meaning to the Irish people.

At this point, you are given some free time to explore the valley and its two lakes for approximately 1.5 hours before we make our way back to Dublin on a slightly different route.

Not included/Bring with you

Please bring with you walking shoes, rain gear, sun cream and of course your camera

Cutoff time before activity

  • 12 hours

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: What do your buses look like?
Answer: They are small white buses with "Hilltoptreks" written on them

Country

  • Ireland
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