On this hiking adventure through the Northwest you get to know the ancient magical landscapes that Ireland is famous for. Our trip takes us through stunning nature over breathtaking steep cliffs to our destination city of Galway.
Discover the country's nature, then imbibe a bit of its culture with a good old Irish whiskey!
Day 1: Arrival day
Arrive in Ireland and transfer to Letterkenny.
Day 2: Glenveagh National Park
Hike through the national park and visit Glenveagh Castle and its gardens.
Day 3: Horn Head
With glorious views across Sheephaven Bay & Tory Island, you will enjoy a lovely coastal walk around Horn Head along impressive cliff trails.
Day 4: Slieve League Cliffs
On this day, you will visit the highest sea cliffs in Europe: the Slieve League in Teelin - a dramatic and unforgettable sight to behold.
Day 5: Table Mountain Benbulben & Sligo
Learn about Sligo County’s majestic Table Mountain Benbulben. Visit the city of Sligo, the largest city in the rural northwest of the island.
Day 6: Connemara
Explore the western-facing district of Connemara where you will walk along the Killary Harbour, a 16 kilometer (10 mile) long fjord, which is known for its fish and shellfish farming.
Day 7: Galway City
Explore the bohemian, cultural city of Galway on the west coast of the country. In the center of the town lies Eyre Square, built in the 18th century. Around the popular meeting place there are shops and traditional pubs where traditional Irish music is often played.
Day 8: Aran Islands
On these craggy islands, explore the prehistoric forts and 900 meter (3,000 foot) long hand-built stone walls. You can still hear Gaelic being spoken here... as you enjoy a walk through the primitive and magical landscape.
Day 9: Departure day
Transfer to the airport.
April to October
7 to 10 days
easy to moderate