Ireland’s Celtic Voyage – 6 Day Self-Guided Tour

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  • 6 daysDuration
  • IrelandDestination
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  • Mar-OctDates
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Take our breathtaking Celtic Voyage Experience

Journey to the very edge of Europe and discover a landscape dotted with dramatic coastlines, cultural secrets, wild ecological wonders and amazing adventure experiences.

Your Celtic Voyage self-guided tour commences in Dublin (or at a destination that suits you) and brings you to Killarney in the southwest to experience the wonders of Ireland’s wild Atlantic coastline.

Our route takes you off the beaten track to explore stunning panoramic views of dramatic coastlines, unique towns and villages full of vibrant colors and Gaelic culture. Experience the roar of the wild Atlantic Ocean, and amazing activities such as kayaking on the Lakes of Killarney, hiking on the Ring of Kerry and Dingle, exploring the impressive Cliffs of Moher and rock climbing in the wild Burren before visiting the bohemian capital of Ireland Galway city and returning to Dublin.

 

Highlights

  • Discover vibrant towns and cities of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Coastline
  • Visit Killarney National Parks and its precious lakes
  • Experience the majestic Ring of Kerry and Dingle
  • Feast your eyes on the spectacular Cliffs of Moher
  • Experience great food and fun traditional music nights

Start Location

Dublin (or at a destination that suits your preference)

Finish Location

Dublin (or at a destination that suits your preference)

Departure Day(s)

Daily

Departure Time(s)

2:00 PM – Recommended departure time. Setting off early is always recommended, but this is a self-guided tour, so you can leave when it suits you.

Included

  • Professionally designed and easy to follow daily itineraries
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast each day
  • Daily recommendations for food, entertainment and additional activity experiences
  • 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.
  • All entrance fees to national parks outlined in your itinerary
  • Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre

Not Included

Tour Highlights
Itinerary

Day 1:Dublin to Killarney

Your adventure starts off in Dublin, Ireland’s capital also known as the Fair city. Our direction is south to Killarney and the Kingdom of Kerry. 

After arriving in Killarney, you have the evening to experience this colourful town, with great food offerings, vibrant musical nightlife or even take a stroll through its majestic national park.

Day 2:Dingle and Slea Head

Dingle is your destination today, as you explore these dramatic and beautiful areas of Ireland that are littered with archaeological and historical wonders. 

Your first stop off is at Inch beach, famous for being the place where an inch is actually three miles long and where we take a short stroll along its golden sands and watch long rolling waves that come crashing ashore. Once aboard we head due west to the edge of Europe, also known as Slea Head. Feast your eyes on breathtaking scenery of wild rugged coastline, golden beaches and the magnificent Blasket Islands. Continue our journey around this rich and vibrant peninsula exploring its vast Gaelic culture and learning a cupla focal (some words) in Irish along the way. 

Definitely take a visit and have lunch in the colourful and vibrant town of Dingle before making your way back to Killarney where that evening, you can experience great food offerings, vibrant musical nightlife or take a stroll through its majestic national park. 

Day 3:The Ring of Kerry and Valentia Island

Today’s adventure takes you off the beaten track to unlock the real beauty of the world famous Ring of Kerry. Considered one of the most beautiful destinations to explore in Ireland, the Ring of Kerry offers dramatic landscapes of wild rugged coastline, golden beaches, glistening lakes, picturesque villages and spectacular mountain ranges.

Even better, take an incredible tour of the spectacular Valentia Island where you can delve into its incredible history and heritage, explore its magical setting on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean and if you are lucky get a glimpse (weather permitting) of the dramatic Skellig Islands (Star Wars famed).

After a well-earned bite to eat, slowly make your way back to Killarney stopping off at many spectacular viewing points to learn of their historical importance and the opportunity to take that picture that will ensure an everlasting memory of paradise.

Day 4:Discover Killarney and Lahinch

Today is your chance to discover the majestic setting of Killarney and Ireland’s first National Park. You can choose to relax and unwind, explore its national park and vibrant town or take one of many adventure experiences to truly discover Killarney. 

In terms of experiences, you have the opportunity to take a majestic kayak tour on the lakes of Killarney to a mystical island called Innisfallen, a gentle guided hike of Torc Mountain with magical view of the Lakes of Killarney from its summit, explore Muckross Estate which is home to a spectacular 15th Century Franciscan Friary, Torc Waterfall and the majestic setting of Muckross House & Gardens  by bicycle or walking. Finally combine one of those experiences with a mesmerising kayak tour on the Lakes of Killarney.

That afternoon, you can set off in a northerly direction crossing the River Shannon on route to the edge of Europe and the spectacular setting of the Cliffs of Moher. That night, you will stay in the beautiful coastal setting of Lahinch and a chance for you to experience great traditional music sessions, fantastic food and of course meet the locals.

Day 5:The Cliffs of Moher and The Wild Burren

This morning make your way to the spectacular Cliffs of Moher in County Clare. This ‘must see’ wonder of Ireland, the Cliffs of Moher, stretches for almost 10 KM and will capture your eyes and imagination as you gaze out in awe of its impressive setting. 

Take the opportunity to explore the fantastic interpretation centre that will show you how this marvelous creation was shaped by nature’s hand and learn about its unique geological makeup.

After a bite to eat, continue north through the remarkable moon-like terrain of the wild Burren on route to the bohemian capital of Ireland, Galway. That afternoon, take the opportunity to soak in it’s vibrant streets, sample its wide variety of food offerings or take a tour exploring its unique historical places of interest.

Day 6:Galway and transfer to Dublin

You depart Galway at 9:30am and take the road back east, crossing the River Shannon on route to the fair city of Dublin where that afternoon you can either rest or take the opportunity to explore and experience Dublin’s vibrant streets of music, culture and food. 

 

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