Budget Ireland Tours

We are here to inspire you no matter what your travel budget is. With you in mind, we have put together the best budget tour experiences in Ireland that will let you save big while you explore some incredible places. around the Emerald Isle! If you have any questions about our budget Ireland tours, please just get in touch

Explore Ireland on a Budget

Exploration doesn’t have to be expensive! Because we want to make sure as many people can visit and experience Ireland to the fullest, we have created some experiences that cater to smaller budgets.

Whether you want to explore off-the-beaten-track destinations, cultural and historical sites, go kayaking in a national park, or hiking in the Irish wilderness, we are there to make it happen and make sure your pocket isn’t affected. So sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery, the culture, the cuisine and, of course, the adventures. Embrace your wilder side and be happy!

Top Budget Tours of Ireland

Self-Drive Tour

Ireland’s Wild North – 8 Day Self-Drive Tour

8 days
Availability : All year round
Experience the wonders of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way on this 8-day self-drive tour! Explore Galway, Inis Mor, Connemara, Westport, Donegal, the Giant's Causeway, and so much more.
Multi-Day Tour

Authentic Scotland & Ireland – 17 Day Tour

Sunday Departures - 17 days
Availability : Mar - Oct
Come with Wild N Happy on this 17-day tour of Ireland and Scotland. See Skye, the Cairngorms, Dingle, the Ring of Kerry, & so much more!
Tour map of Ireland's Celtic Voyage 6 Day Tour
Multi-Day Tour

Ireland’s Celtic Voyage – 6 Day Tour of Ireland

Monday Departures - 6 Days
Availability : Mar-Oct
Explore the Celtic heritage of Ireland on this 6-day tour! Experience Killarney, Dingle, the Cliffs of Moher and so much more.

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Benefits of booking a budget tour in Ireland with Wild N Happy

  • Meet like-minded travellersOn our budget tour experiences, meet like minded people that love the outdoors, sharing memories and getting to know all the cool facts about a destination. A lot of people say when you go on a day tour with us, you start off as strangers but by the end, you are friends for life.
  • Planned and preparedThe best thing about a budget tour with us is that everything is figured out for you. We take all the stress out of it as we plan the tour with you to make sure your requirements are met. All you have to do is relax and enjoy your experience. We select the best budget accommodation venues in all the destinations we explore and you just tell us what experiences you would like to have and we will make it happen for you.
  • 24/7 dedicated support serviceWhen booking any of our budget tour experiences, you will have a 24/7 support service so no matter where you are or what time of the day it is we are just a call away to help you out with any questions you might have.
  • High quality experiences to suit all budgetsWe will take you further off the beaten track, immersing you in the most amazing landscapes, where you can meet vibrant people, experience amazing activities, discover unique traditions and make life-long friends. All our tours are designed to suit everyone’s ability and budget. Whether you're travelling as an individual, family, or group we have something perfect for you to experience and it won’t break the bank. From hiking and walking, kayaking adventures on mystical lakes, historical and wildlife tours, we will provide you with a real sense of adventure and above all a memory that will last forever. All you need is a smile which doesn’t cost anything!
  • Explore more destinations at a lower costWe will take you off the beaten track to explore the most amazing landscapes and discover unique experiences and even better all at a lower cost. . We believe that travel is for everyone no matter how much money you have in your pocket. That is why we have put together ready-to-book itineraries that are suited to the budget traveller. This gives you complete peace of mind that you are not only getting the best value out there but still the best experience.
  • Responsible travel experiences No matter which budget you are on, we recognize our duty towards providing Responsible Travel, ‘that creates better places for people to live in, and better places to visit.’ We equally understand that great product ideas may not always be the most appropriate form of local economic development. Therefore, before launching any of our budget tour experiences we make sure that they adhere to our strict principles on Responsible Tourism that include respecting local natural resources, cultural heritage, and human values. We encourage you to be equally aware of your environmental, social and economic impact too.

Budget Ireland Tour FAQs

1. Will I meet like minded travelers on my budget tour?

Yes, you will meet like-minded people that love the outdoors, exploring off-the-beaten-track locations, sharing memories and getting to know all the cool facts about a destination. You generally end up being friends for life.

2. How big are your small group tours?

We believe in small group travel and therefore you travel with a maximum of 16 like-minded people and an expert driver guide.

3.Will there be a guide on my budget tour?

Yes, you will have your own private driver guide who will be qualified and knowledgeable. They will  provide you with exclusive insights into the best place to go, what to experience and daily lives of the locals. 

On some budget tour excursions, your guide may not be with you all of the time and expect to have a local guide during specific experiences like walking, cycling, kayaking or cultural and historical tours. 

4. Can I upgrade to a classic or luxury tour style at the last-minute?

Yes, we believe in spontaneity so that is why we provide ready-to-book itineraries that can be secured last-minute. This gives you complete flexibility and freedom to upgrade your accommodation, add extra nights or try new experiences in unique destinations. 

5. What is the difference between the Budget, Classic and Luxury accommodations?

a) Budget – Our Budget Tour Style lets you experience your destination at a great price. We use hostel accommodation that is clean, centrally located and has a unique atmosphere that allows you to relax and enjoy the very best of where you are exploring.

b) Classic – Our Classic Tour Style offers you a Lodge/B&B (Bed & Breakfast) experience. All our venues are welcoming, centrally located and have a warm friendly atmosphere that will make you feel right at home.

c) Luxury – Our Luxury Tour Style provides you with the opportunity to experience 4 Star Guest Houses/Hotel that offers fantastic comfort and is centrally located in whichever destination you are exploring.

Is there a support service if I need it?

When booking a multi-day tour experience, we offer you a 24/7 support service so no matter where you are or what time of the day it is we are just a call away to help you out. This reassuring service will help you explore your destination with ease and confidence. 

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