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Glendalough: Full-Day Wicklow Mountains Hike and Drive

Product ID: 19326
Spend the day with an experienced guide and enjoy the beauty of the Irish countryside. Take a 1.5-hour walk in Wicklow Mountains National Park and gain insight into the country’s history and culture. Visit the medieval monastic settlement of Glendalough.
About this activity
Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 9:20 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a guided walk in Wicklow Mountains National Park
  • Stop in Enniskerry, the filming location of “P.S. I Love You”
  • Explore the monastic village of Glendalough
Full description
On this Walkabout Wicklow tour you’ll get a close up look at the native flora and fauna of this enchanted land. As you explore Wicklow Mountains National Park, your guide will provide insights into Irish history and culture.

Your full-day excursion begins with a drive along Military Road, offering scenic views of the valley below. Enjoy a a trek in a lovely part of the national park, on terrain that is accessible to most everyone. Afterwards you’ll head to Enniskerry, where P.S. I Love You was filmed. Stop for lunch in Enniskerry.

In the afternoon your route will take you on a scenic drive to Sally Gap, and Lough Tay to see the Guinness estate. Continue on to the site of the medieval monastic village of Glendalough, where you'll have the opportunity to do a bit of exploring on your own and maybe buy some souvenirs. By 16:30, you'll be picked up and head back to Dublin.

If you're in the mood for another walk, be sure to enquire about the amazing hill walks, treks, and hikes in the Irish countryside, that the operator offers.
Includes
  • Wet weather clothing
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch

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Meeting point

The meeting point is at the Molly Malone statue on Suffolk Street at 9:20 AM.

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 34 reviews

Review summary

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  • Value for money
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Very nice tour!

I found the mix of hiking and driving particularly good on the tour. Our tour guide Richard was super friendly and told us a lot about individual places or buildings. The only negative thing to note is that the tour started half an hour late without notice and that we would have liked to have had more time hiking. Otherwise everything was great!

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July 10, 2019

Perfect day with professional services

On one day we saw many different 'faces' of Ireland and all of them in the stunning nature sites. The drive between them was all filled with interesting and funny guide explanations so that when you arrive you look at things differently and you remember them completely. I would definitly recommend this tour to everybody who spends at least a couple of days in Dublin. Flexible booking and ease of travel (especially for people not driving in UK-way) makes of this tour a fantastic value for its price and unforgettable souvenir.

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March 26, 2018

A wonderful trip (rain in places)

This was a most enjoyable excursion, in a comfortable bus with an entertaining and knowledgeable guide. The monastic settlement at Glendaloch was a fascinating experience, and we had it all to ourselves (thanks to the weather).Distances covered between attractions are reasonable, so no hours of sitting on buses. I would certainly recommend this as an essential part of a visit to Ireland.

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November 19, 2016

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Walkabout Wicklow

Product ID: 19326