Drink a pint and listen to traditional music in a local pub, visit the sites along the wild Atlantic Way, walk some of the Cliffs of slive leauge, explore the cities of Dublin and Donegal town. Stay at from luxury resorts to cosy Bed and Breakfasts, the Noth West ireland has something to suit every taste and pocket.
It is the best tour includes most amazing places in Donegal, this delightful nine-day adventure to the North west of Ireland with Dublin and wicklow mountains..hiking in errigal, walking in cliffs of donegal, rafting in Atlantic sea, day rock climbing, traditional music in a local pub… seriously, it doesn’t get much more quintessentially Irish than this. We mix the essential sites and time in the villages to really round out the experience.
Leave Dublin behind after day 2 and Go off the beaten track on the Donegal, Slieve League, Glenveagh Castle, Dunfanaghy & Around, Rathmullan, Poisoned Glen, Malin Head Horn Head and more.
Day 1: Dublin
We recommend arriving a day early to fully explore this lively city. Dublin City Tour evening Out Tour Breafing.
Day 2: Dublin – Wiklow
Today we drive from Dublin to wiklow mountains for walk and learn, experience more about Irish culture and feel the fresh air and peaceful sounds of Irish landscape. After walk we will be enjoying some Irish Guinness and Lunch in Wiklow and evening back to Dublin for night stay. A hidden gem – a lovely woodland walk which is very peaceful and quiet. The walk is especially good in the autumn when the tree leaves are changing colour. The woodland is a nature reserve and a proposed site of special scientific interest, with one of the largest stands of native hardwoods in the country. The walk is low-level and easy, mostly following grassy paths.
Day 3: Dublin – Derry
Evening check in to the hotel and experience evening walk in Derry town. Derry, is the second-largest city in Northern Ireland and the fourth-largest city on the island of Ireland. The name Derry is an Anglicization of the Irish name Daire or Doire meaning “oak grove”.
Day 4: Derry Tour – Dunfanaghy
Derry City Walls- The most visibly striking historic feature of the city is the historic walls. It is the only remaining completely walled City in Ireland and one of the finest examples of Walled Cities in Europe and they have been kept in a splendid state of preservation. Springhill House And Costume Collection, Harbour Museum, The Tower Museum, Laneside Gallery etc. Afternoon we depart to The tourism hub of northwest Donegal, Dunfanaghy and the neighbouring villages of Port-na-Blagh and Marblehill have a wide range of walks and activities.
Day 5: Famous Horn head walk with stunning View
The towering headland of Horn Head has some of the Wild Atlantic Way’s most spectacular scenery, with dramatic cliffs, topped with bog and heather, rearing over 180m high. The narrow road from Dunfanaghy (4km) ends at a small parking area where you can walk 150m to a WWII lookout point or 1.5km to Horn Head proper. And continue walk back to Dunfanaghy and evening stroll small towns with lots of shops and caife with stunning views. (On a fine day you’ll encounter tremendous views of Tory, Inishbofin, Inishdooey and tiny Inishbeg islands to the west; Sheep Haven Bay and the Rosguill Peninsula to the east; Malin Head to the northeast; and the coast of Scotland beyond.- (lonely planet) Tonight we discuss our day for tomorrow and chose what we like most.
Day 6: Your choice
Today is the day you can choose what you like to do, It’s a day for Sea kayaking ? Paddling? Experiencing rock climbing? Hike up to Iconic Errigal Mountain. Or want to visit Stunning Tory Island and hike in island and watch sea birds and island culture, meet kind of Tory island. After all out activities of the day we meet up and visit famous Pub Leos with traditional music for night.
Day 7: Glenveagh Castle
Today after breakfast we depart from Dunfanaghy and drive towards Poisan glan and Glenveagh Castle, walk around national park and have lunch in Castle. After lunch we drive to famous Fanad Light House to see stunning Light house with some great beaches on the way.And continue our drive towards Milan head. Spend night in Milan head.
Day 8: The village of Malin
Today walk around Milan head, Authentic irish village “The village of Malin”, on Trawbreaga Bay, 14km southeast of Malin Head, has a pretty movie-set quality, set around a neat, triangular village green” You can almost imagine you can see Iceland (you can’t) as you peer out through the ever-blustery skies, which can change from sun to squall in a flash. The rolling grasslands are dotted with suitably thick-coated donkeys and cows. On the northernmost tip of Malin Head, called Banba’s Crown, stands a cumbersome 1805 clifftop tower that was built by the British admiralty and later used as a Lloyds signal station. Around it are concrete huts that were used by the Irish army in WWII as lookout posts. To the west from the fort-side car park, a path leads to Hell’s Hole , a chasm where the incoming waters crash against the rocky formations. To the east a longer headland walk leads to the Wee House of Malin , a hermit’s cave in the cliff face. The view to the west takes in, from left to right, the Inishowen Hills, Dunaff Head, low-lying Fanad Head with its lighthouse, the twin ‘horns’ of Horn Head and the twin bumps of Tory Island; in the far distance, to the left of Fanad lighthouse, are Muckish and Errigal Mountains. To the east lie raised beach terraces, and offshore you can see the lighthouse on the remote island of Inishtrahull. A new viewing area has free telescopes. On a few nights a year you can see the Northern Lights. We spend Night in same place with traditional dinner and music.
Day 9: North West Donegal
Today after breakfast we are driving through small and scenic villages around North west Donegal along the wild Atlantic way, stopping for taking pictures and tea. Today we will be in Donegal Town, capital of Donegal, evening walk the town. Pretty Donegal town occupies a photogenic spot at the mouth of Donegal Bay. With a backdrop of the Blue Stack Mountains, a handsome and well-preserved castle and a good choice of places to eat and sleep, it makes an excellent base for exploring the popular coastline nearby. On the banks of the River Eske, Donegal town was a stamping ground of the O’Donnells, the great chieftains who ruled the northwest from the 15th to 17th centuries. Today, despite being the county’s namesake, it’s neither its largest town (Letterkenny), nor the county town (the even smaller town of Lifford).
Day 10: Donegal
Today after breakfast we drive to Slieve League, Slieve League sea cliffs is among the highest in Europe, plunging some 600m to the sea. We can walk to the top for best views. cliffs particularly scenic at sunset when the waves crash dramatically far below and the ocean reflects the last rays of the day. Looking down, you’ll see two rocks nicknamed the ‘giant’s desk and chair’ for reasons that are immediately obvious. Afternoon we will visit and walk around some of the traditional and senic places, Donegal Craft Village, Market House, Donegal Bay Waterbus The most enjoyable way to explore the highlights of Donegal Bay is on a 1¼-hour boat tour taking in everything from historic sites to seal-inhabited coves, admiring an island manor and a ruined castle along the way. The tour runs up to three times daily; departure times change daily to match the tides. Spend Our last night night in Donegal.
Day 11: Back to Dublin
Today we are driving back to Dublin evening you can do you shopping and gifts, experience the last evening and night in Ireland with, Guinness, Music, or just chill in you hotel and packing for back home.
You departure day of you may fall in love with Ireland and continue you tour more further to the amazing south of Ireland. Itinerary can be added more days or reduce according to you plan and groups. This trip is for Groups of only more than 8 people and less than 22 people.