Ireland Walking and Hiking Tours

Get your feet moving with our superb range of Ireland walking tours. Whether you’re looking for a gentle stroll in the idyllic countryside or a challenging hike on a spectacular Irish mountain range, we have the perfect fit for you. Ireland has flats, hills, and mountains galore, making it the perfect place for hikers, ramblers, and mountaineers to visit. Let Wild N Happy Travel guide the way. And please get in touch if you have any questions.

Adventurous Guided Walks in Ireland 

Hiking or walking is one of the most popular ways to experience a destination’s unique cultural aspects and it also offers you the freedom to unearth stunning scenery of mountains, coastlines, and national parks. For us, an Ireland hiking tour is the best way to get to know our country’s considerably beautiful outdoors, with no window or barrier between you and the natural beauty. If you’re looking for more outdoor adventures, take a look at our Cycling Tours in Ireland and our Kayaking Tours in Ireland!

Whether you want to hike or walk in a group, self-guided, or private tour, we will provide you with everything you will need for an amazing Ireland walking tour. From expert advice to detailed travel notes, but with the added knowledge that we are there for you whenever you need assistance or advice!

Learn more about taking a hiking or walking tour experience with us below!

Top Ireland Hiking and Walking Tours

Day Tour

The Gap of Dunloe Experience

6 hrs 30 mins
Availability : Mar-Oct
Explore the wild landscapes of the Gap of Dunloe and the Lakes of Killarney on this wondrous 1 day tour.
Multi-Day Tour

Ireland’s Land of Giants – 13 Day Tour

13 days
Availability : Mar-Oct
Explore the wonders of Ireland on this 13-day tour. Starting in Dublin, we'll visit Galway, the Cliffs of Moher, the Wild Atlantic Way, the Giant's Causeway, and so […]
Private Tour

Ireland’s Land of Giants – 13 Day Private Tour

13 days
Availability : Mar-Oct
Explore the wonders of Ireland on this 13-day private tour. Starting in Dublin, we'll visit Galway, the Cliffs of Moher, the Wild Atlantic Way, the Giant's Causeway, and […]

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Benefits of booking a hiking or walking tour in Ireland

  • Explore and see moreHiking or walking is such a great way to unearth a destination. You can get to places that most tour buses cannot reach and more so you can connect with nature. On a guided or self-guided experience, you get the benefits of a detailed planned itinerary that allows you the freedom to explore and experience.
  • Meet like minded peopleFor some, travelling with a group of strangers can be intimidating, but travelling solo can feel just as daunting. A lot of people say when you go on a hiking or walking tour, you start off as strangers but by the end, you have friends for life! If you want to pick your own companions, then a self-guided tour is a great way to make that happen.
  • Save time on researchMost people like hiking and walking, but not everyone knows which tour is best for them. We take all the stress out of it by making sure you have the correct tour experience and all you have to do is relax and enjoy.
  • Planned and preparedThe best thing about any of our tour experiences is that everything is figured out for you. You just let us know what kind of experience you would like to have, if you would like to add accommodation or other experiences and we will make it happen for you.
  • 24/7 support serviceWhen booking a hiking or walking tour experience, you can't look into a crystal ball and plan for every eventuality. The unexpected always has a way of happening, and that's why no matter where you are or what time of the day it is, we are just a call away to help you out.
  • Follow expert adviceOn any of our tour experiences, you have the benefit of an expertly crafted itinerary based on years of experience and knowledge of a destination. This will help you make the most of your time and ensure you can explore without any hassles, worries and just simply have a memorable experience.

Hiking and Walking Tour FAQs

How long do I have to hike or walk?

It really depends on which tour experience you choose. If you’re not up to hiking or walking long distances, steep inclines, uneven terrain or are injured or feeling unwell, don’t worry! We are here to help and if you contact us we will make sure you select the correct tour experience for you.

What do I have to carry?

You just carry the essential things you need like water, food and suitable extra outdoor clothing. For long distance or multi day hiking or walking tours we will advise you on what is essential to carry and on certain tours we transport your luggage to your next distance so you don’t have to worry.

What kind of hiking or walking options are available?

We provide a wide range of hiking and walking options to suit all levels of ability and experience. You can chat to one of our tour experts and they will gladly provide you with information on what each tour involves and help make sure it is the perfect fit for you.

Is hiking or walking equipment included?

No, we don’t provide hiking or walking equipment. However, we are happy to advise on what you will need to bring and where you can purchase these items.

What if something goes wrong or I get injured? Who can we contact?

We provide a 24/7 support service so this reassuring service will help you explore your destination with ease and confidence.

We would like to add some extras to our tour. What can we add?

We will provide in your detailed travel notes a list of available daily options that can be added to your tour. These include guiding services and a wide range of activity, cultural and ecological experiences.

If you have a particular interest outside of hiking or walking that you would like to experience and don’t see it offered in our available options, just let us know. We will do our best to help make it happen for you.

If I select accommodation for my tour, what is the difference between the Budget, Classic and Luxury?

  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.

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