All our trips include selected accommodation with private bathroom, holiday pack with electronic route information guidebook, links for your google maps and 24/7 support number providing assistance during your trip, for instance organising support vehicle if needed. You will also have the option to add or remove the Luggage transfers (one bag up to 20kg per person).
Accommodation: We aim to book you into each of the towns listed on the itinerary, however in case of low availability we may book you 2 nights in the same town with provided transfers. Based on 2 sharing.
Sample Itinerary -
Start in Glendalough.
This is a short and pleasant walking day. You leave the beautiful Glendalough Valley on forest trails as you skirt by the village of Laragh. You can step off The Wicklow Way here if you wish to explore this lively village with a choice of shops, restaurants and bars. From Laragh to Roundwood you will be walking along a mixture of peaceful forest trails, mountain paths and boreens.
Dublin City Centre
Wicklow Way Hiking Short Break – 4 nights –
Starting in spectacular Glendalough, this 4 night break allows you to enjoy some of the most scenic hiking in Ireland. Finish your hike in Dublin city and get the best of both worlds.
Hiking the Wicklow Way Short-break gives you the best of the Wicklow Way in 4 days, starting in Glendalough with its 6th-century monastic site and beautiful lakes. As the trail ascends you will be able to spot Lough Dan and Lough Tay, the lakes where popular TV series ‘Vikings’ is filmed. The walk finishes in the Victorian gardens of Marlay Park, 5km from Dublin’s lively city centre. There is something for everybody in Dublin, from festivals, markets and lively nightlife to plenty of culture and heritage. Don’t miss Trinity College impressive library which houses The Book of Kells, Ireland’s most famous manuscript.
Crossing the Wicklow Mountains and finishing in Dublin city, the beautiful Wicklow Way is Ireland’s classic hiking trail. Starting in the picturesque village of Clonegal, on the Wexford-Wicklow-Carlow border, The Wicklow Way takes walkers through pretty little Irish country small towns and villages where you can experience authentic Irish hospitality.
This is one of the great trails you can enjoy while hiking in Ireland. You will follow peaceful paths through ancient forests and open mountain trails to Glenmalure, Ireland’s longest glacial valley, enjoying spectacular mountain views. Glendalough Valley, in the heart of the Wicklow Mountains National Park, is one of the highlights of this walking tour both for its cultural importance and natural beauty.
Walkers on The Wicklow Way will be following a variety of trails from quiet country roads (boreens) to forests, mountain paths and bogs. You will be rewarded with fantastic scenery and a wealth of history, as well as legendary Irish warmth and hospitality. This was the first waymarked walking trail in Ireland, being formally established in 1980, and remains one of the country’s favourites.