Overland Track

The knowledge of the guides was brilliant and really made the trip a great success. The effort they put into everything from our safety to dessert was amazing - I am very impressed. This walk was above and beyond all of my expectations!

Chris Horn - Australia - March 2010 | Australia
 
 

Best of Western Ireland

To really experience Ireland you need to feel it its land, its rain, its temperate climate and most of all, its soul. This is a country that cannot be rushed and exploring it on foot is one of the best ways to experience it. This allows you the opportunity to meet the locals, come face to face with thousands of years of history and see what it is that makes Irish people so unique. We have chosen our best and favourite hikes along the north west coast of Ireland for you to enjoy. Using Galway as our starting point, we travel to Ardara in County Donegal where the coastal hikes are breathtaking before immersing ourselves in 'Yeats country' close to Sligo to appreciate this inspirational landscape. Continuing south we explore the spectacular Connemara region before returning to Galway. Staying in atmospheric B&B's and guided by a local walking guide you will be sure to receive a healthy dose of Irish hospitality.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Galway, drive to Ardara
DAY 2 Walk to Glencolumbkille, return to Ardara (4.5hrs)
DAY 3 Walk to Ireland's highest sea cliffs in Slieve League (5.5hrs)
DAY 4 Drive to Yeat's country, explore the region on foot (5hrs)
DAY 5 Walk up the holy peak of Croagh Patrick, continue to Leenane (5hrs)
DAY 6 Hike the Killary Harbour fjord along the Famine road (4.5hrs)
DAY 7 Walk through Connemara's National Park and up Diamond Hill (3hrs)
DAY 8 Return to Galway, trip concludes

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Trip Code: UBW
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Inn to Inn Walking
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Next Trip:  13 June 2015
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price: $2,460.00 USD

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