Day 1 Dublin We recommend arriving a day or two early to fully explore this lively city. There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting.
If you wish to explore Dublin before the tour begins, consider booking pre-tour accommodation with us. Please speak to a G Adventures representative about booking accommodations in Dublin before Day 1 of this itinerary.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Dublin (1B) Walk along the riverside, or marvel at the city's medieval castles and cathedrals. Don't tire yourself out too much - you'll want to get out later tonight and experience the nightlife that the Temple Bar area is known for.
Day 3 Dublin/Killarney (1B) Continue on to Killarney with free time to enjoy the town or explore the nearby national park.
Private Vehicle (4.00-4.50 hours, 300km)
Day 4 Killarney (1B) Enjoy a day trip to experience some sights along the famous Ring of Kerry. Return to Killarney for another night in town.
Ring of Kerry Day Trip
Day 5 Killarney/Galway City (1B) Travel to Ireland's west coast to Galway. Set off on a guided walking tour before enjoying a free afternoon to explore the city's colourful streets and bohemian atmosphere.
Galway Walking Tour
Private Vehicle (2.50-3.00 hours, 210km)
Day 6 Galway City (1B) Spend a few hours following the Wild Atlantic Way from Doolin to the Cliffs of Moher. Soak in the views as you hike the trail. Opt for a picnic along the way.
Cliffs of Moher Visit
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours, 76km)
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours)
Day 7 Galway City/Belfast (1B, 1L) Travel along the coast towards Northern Ireland. Stop for lunch in the historic city of Derry. Visit Dark Hedges. End the day in Belfast.
Private Vehicle (3.75-4.00 hours, 330km)
Day 8 Belfast (1B) Stop at the Giant's Causeway and marvel at the natural phenomenon of its volcanic columns. Continue on to Bushmills Distillery for a guided tour of the oldest working distillery in Ireland. Return to Belfast.
Giant's Causeway Visit
Old Bushmills Distillery Tour
Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s), 96km)
Private Vehicle (1.00-1.50 hours, 100km)
Day 9 Belfast (1B) If you wish to extend your stay in Belfast, consider booking post-tour accommodation with us. Please speak to a G Adventures representative about booking accommodations in Belfast after your tour ends.