The Ashling Hotel, Dublin
The Ashling Hotel, Dublin
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Day 1: Dublin to Galway via Clonmacnoise
You will depart from the city of Dublin at 1:00 PM, you will meet the local guide of Wil 'N' Happy and you will board the bus. Next, you will travel through the leafy central lands of Ireland in search of the wild Atlantic coast and the capital of Bohemia in Ireland, the city of Galway. You will make a magical stop in Clonmacnoise, a site of primitive Christians from the middle of the 6th century, founded by San Ciarán.
Afterward, you will head towards the city of Galway, where you can explore and stroll through its bustling and colorful streets, taste its famous culinary delights and the traditional music scene. You will also be able to contemplate the spectacular views of the Galway Cathedral or the Church of San Nicolás, you will walk through the famous Spanish Arch and you will be able to take incredible photographs.
Day 2: The City of Galway in sight of Mor Island
You will leave from Galway to mainland Ireland to one of its most famous islands, Inis Mór, which means big island. It is the largest of the three islands that make up the Aran Islands.
Once you reach its limestone coasts, you can walk the place on foot or by bicycle, admire this magnificent landscape that has up to 50 different monuments of Christian, pre-Christian and Celtic mythological heritage. You can visit the visitor center, rent bicycles and much more.
Day 3: Clifden to Westport via Kylemore Abbey
You can explore Clifden, take the opportunity to hike to the top of Diamond Hill in Connemara National Park or bike along the beautiful Sky Road. At 12:30 PM, it will be the Clifden exit en route to Kylemore Abbey, where you can eat something or explore its incredible history and unique gardens.
That same afternoon, you will continue the journey northwards passing the port of Killary, along the way you can enjoy the wonderful views of the lakes and landscapes. Once you arrive in Westport, you will experience this vibrant city full of musical talent and culinary art.
Day 4: Discover Westport
Today you will have the opportunity to relax in the beautiful city of Westport, explore at your own pace and take amazing pictures of the place. This place is famous for Croagh Patrick, the most sacred mountain in Ireland and Clew Bay, which has an island for every day of the year. The offer of the city is rich in historical areas of interest and a great scene of traditional music.
Day 5: Westport to Sligo via Ballycroy National Park
You will depart from Westport to Sligo. On the way, you will admire the view along the wild and rugged coast of northern May. Sligo is known as the city of abundant shells. Once you get to the place you can dive into the wild Atlantic Ocean or take some of the most famous waves in the world.
Day 6: Sligo to Derry City via Glenveagh National Park
Derry City is our destination today, as you travel north exploring the wilderness of Donegal with magnificent views of the majestic Slieve League Cliffs, although less famous than the Cliffs of Moher, they reach almost three times as many, 601 meters. You will continue this journey around the spectacular north end of Donegal towards Glenveagh National park and Castle.
Located on some 16,500 hectares of the County Donegal Mountains, you will have the opportunity to discover picturesque lakes, valleys, and forests, a large herd of deer and 19th-century Glenveagh Castle. That afternoon, you will head to Derry City, where you can explore its cultural wealth and historical places of interest and experience its colorful cafes and bars.
Day 7: Derry City to Malin Head
You will know the northernmost point of Ireland, the head of Malin. Renowned for its rugged coastal landscape, some of the largest sand dunes in Europe and, of course, its beauty. You will have time to explore this wonderful environment before continuing our journey to the last place of our journey before Greenland, where you can see the island Inishtrahull and its lighthouse of almost two hundred years to the northeast and if we are lucky in the east we will see the Scottish hills. You can relax, explore or experience the many exciting activities that Derry has to offer.
Day 8: Derry City to Dublin Via Giant's Causeway
The last stop will be in the spectacular coastal environment of Giant's Causeway, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Its configuration is famous for its unique rock formation of approximately 40,000 interlaced basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption almost 60 million years ago or being Irish, of course, there is a different version of how the causeway was actually built Two giants, a fight, and a bridge.
Then you will head to the city of Belfast, where you can have lunch and stroll through its famous streets before returning to the beautiful city of Dublin. It is also the end of this magnificent adventure.
Tour Tickets (may vary by date)
|General (P/P)||799.00 (EUR)|
- Professional and experienced guide.
- Private Bus Chauffeur.
- All listed Activities.
- 7 nights accommodation.
- International or internal flights unless specified.
- Airport transfers, taxes, and excess baggage charges unless specified.
- Meals other than those specified in the Activity/Tour Details.
- Visa and passport fees.
- Travel insurance.
- Optional activities and all personal expenses.
- Rain Jacket/Pants.
- Walking boots/shoes.
- Rucksack or appropriate bag for carrying food/clothing.
- Suitable hiking clothing e.g. fleece, hat, gloves.
- No cotton t-shirts or jeans as these items will hold water and may accelerate chances of hypothermia.
- Spare clothes and shoes for after activity.
- Warm drink and water (1 liter approx).
- Food e.g. lunch, snacks, etc.
All cancellations must be received in writing to Wild ‘N’ Happy and confirmed by Wild ‘N’ Happy.
48 or more: the Full amount paid minus a € 20.00 EUR administrative fee.
28-47: 70% of full amount.
14-27: 50% of full amount.
Less than 14: No refund.
At the discretion of Wild ‘N’ Happy management, clients who cancel 14 or more days in advance will be able to reschedule an activity/tour for a € 20.00 EUR fee. Subject to availability.
Refunds will be calculated from the day the notification of cancellation is received. Refunds are based on the above chart.
Clients are strongly advised to take out cancellation insurance at the time of booking which will cover cancellation fees.
If the client leaves an activity/tour for any reason after it has commenced we are not obliged to make any refunds for unused services. No refund will be made if the client fails to join an activity/tour, join it after its designated departure date, or leave it prior to its completion. The above cancellation fees are in addition to fees which may be levied by accommodation providers, travel agents or third party tour and transport operator fees.
We may cancel an activity/tour at any time up to 48 days before departure. We may cancel an activity/tour at any time prior to departure if, due to terrorism, natural disasters, political instability or other external events it is not viable for us to operate the planned itinerary. If we cancel the activity/tour, the Agent can transfer amounts paid to an alternate departure date or alternatively receive a full refund. In circumstances where the cancellation is due to external events outside our reasonable control refunds will be less any unrecoverable costs. We are not responsible for any incidental expenses that the client may have incurred as a result of their booking including but not limited to visas, vaccinations, travel insurance excess or non-refundable flights.
Frequently Asked Questions
What type of accommodation will I be staying at?
When traveling with Wild ‘N’ Happy we have your experience and comfort in mind. For that reason, we use a 3-4 star or above hotel and guesthouse accommodation throughout our tours. Each location is carefully selected to provide you with an authentic and memorable experience.
Can you provide me with a list of accommodation venues we will be staying at?
You will be provided with a full listing of accommodation in our Welcome to Ireland pack which will be sent to you via email 4 weeks prior to your arrival in Ireland.
If your family requires contact information, or in case of emergency, please contact the Tour Leader directly. Their contact details will also be listed in the Welcome to Ireland pack.
What are the age restrictions on your tours?
To travel independently you must be at least 18 years of age. An adult must accompany all children under the age of 18. There are no upper age limits on our tours. Our Family Adventures are open to families with children aged between 5 and 17 years of age.
All passengers are required to complete a medical questionnaire.
I have special dietary requirements – will they be catered for?
We will try our very best to accommodate all dietary requirements. Please let us know at the time of booking of any food requirements or allergies and we’ll pass the information onto your Tour Leaders.
What will the food be like on my tour?
Food is one of the most exciting parts of travel. There may be some familiar dishes but you may encounter new and interesting culinary delights that for the adventurer may just be worth the risk. However, if you don’t like to take risks with your food then our flexible itineraries often allow you to eat with the group or explore on your own – this means you can eat to suit any budget or desire.
Can I drink the water in Ireland?
In most cases, it is possible to drink the local water in Ireland. However, it is always wise to ask the premises that you are at if it is possible.
Can I make any changes to the itinerary of my group tour?
Please make sure you are happy with your group tour itinerary before booking because we are unable to change them for individual travellers. However, if you and a group of friends, colleagues would like your own personally designed itinerary, get in contact with us and we will be more than happy to tailor an itinerary that is just right for you.
Do I book and pay for optional activities now or during the trip?
You have the option of pre-booking optional activities or booking them on arrival at each destination. Taking the pre-booking option will in most cases guarantee you a place on the selected activity. In the case of not pre-booking, we will try our best to accommodate you but we cannot guarantee there will be availability.
What type of transportation is used on your tours?
Trip specific information on transportation can be found on the trip summary page however in most cases we use our private bus/coach transport.