If beautiful scenery and adventure make up the recipe of your perfect holiday, look no further than Ireland’s hiking and camping tours. From rounded Wicklow mountain peaks to the extremes of Atlantic Ocean, below are 8 of the best Ireland Hiking and Camping tours you should try out.
THE 8 BEST Ireland Hiking & Camping Tours
Wicklow Way by Hillwalk Tours
Located some few miles from Dublin, Wicklow lives up for its nickname, the garden of Ireland. It is the oldest way-marked long-distance trail starting from the Clonegal to Rathfarnham. The 8-day hiking tour by Hillwalk tours enables enthusiasts to walk the entire Carlow to Dublin distance. Accommodation is provided along the way. Prices range from €759 ($852 US).
Magnetic North Adventure Tour by Vagabond Tours
Vagabond tours can plan an enthralling tour of the beaten track that the northern part of Ireland has to offer. The 7-day tour starts from the Mourne Mountains, through the Causeway Coast to the Slieve League and ends at the rugged Atlantic coast. You will be on Vagatron 4X4 trucks that stop for 2 to 3 hours of hikes at interesting sites. Common activities include horse riding along the beach to optional boat trips in Donegal.
The Game of Thrones Westeros Way Tour by Ireland Walk Hike Bike
This one is for outdoor Game of Thrones fans. You will witness some scenic sites from the iconic TV series that was filmed at Co Antrim. The tour begins from Belfast, and you should pack route notes, maps and any information necessary for the trip. The tour bus will be dropping you at the iconic Game of Thrones location where you will go for a self-guided hike until you meet the bus at the finish point.
Donegal Tour by Walk Talk Ireland
Enjoy the breath-taking views of Atlantic coastline with beautiful Donegal scenery during this 7-day intriguing tour. The walks include random hikes on flat surfaces as in the Forest Park to medium heights of the Knockalla Mountain and steep inclines of the Muckish.
Connemara and Mayo Mountains by Wilderness Ireland
If the flat surfaces of Donegal aren’t your cup of tea, tackle the three highest mountains of the west Ireland. Walk to the top and enjoy the sharp, quartzite peaks of Twelve Bens. This trip begins from the Galway city, heads west to Connemara. Expect daily hikes of between 6 to 15kms.
The Dingle Way by Celtic Nature Tours
Have fun and enjoy the white sandy beaches as you watch the crystal clear water crush against the rugged coastline in this 178km Dingle way walk. The 7-day self-guided tour allows tourist to experience everything the Dingle Peninsula offers without having to budget for accommodation and food. Everything is included in the price.
The Burren by Trekking Try Time Tours
If walking is all you need for the weekend, this should be your plan of choice. The three-day trip starting from Kinvara takes you through the amazing Karst Limestone Burren landscape. You will meet a professional archaeologist who will guide you through various historical monuments.
Personalized Walking Holiday by Adventure
If you can’t settle on one tour that can meet your needs or need personal stuff, adventure offers bespoke holidays for groups. You get to choose where you want to explore and tailor your trip to meet your timelines, taking into consideration what you need to do.
There are endless hikes in Ireland that suit all needs. From guided to self-guided tours with varying lengths, Dublin Tour Company helps you choose one that will give you a memorable holiday.