Ultimate Small Group Tours of Ireland
Ultimate Small Group Tours of Ireland
Ultimate Small Group Tours of Ireland
You can have it all on our small group tours of Ireland. The Ultimate 10-day tour of Ireland covers the length and breadth, north and south of our magical Emerald Isle.
Spoil yourself on this ten day tour with unrivaled scenery, a feast of tradition, history, culture, castles and the great outdoors.
You will have an unforgettable experience on your Overland Ireland small group tour exploring everything from kayaking with dolphins in Dingle Bay to the magnificent sights on the Ring of Kerry.
Prepare to be awestruck by Ireland’s most famous landmark – The Cliffs of Moher, fall in love with the bustling bohemian Galway City and the Aran Islands.
Cross the border to Northern Ireland and lose yourself at the Giant’s Causeway and be blown away at the Titanic Belfast.
This is a trip of a lifetime you will never forget.
Visit Ireland's Rebel City - Cork
World-famous Ring of Kerry
Majestic Killarney National Park
Rolling hills of the Dingle Peninsula
Jaw-dropping Cliffs of Moher
The Burren National Park
The City of the Tribes - Galway
Go back in time on the Aran Islands
Discover Connemara National Park
Ireland's Holy Mountain - Croagh Patrick
Enjoy Ireland's best Guinness in Westport
The Magical town of Ardara
Get off the beaten track on the Glengesh Pass
Get wet on the Assaranca Waterfall
The rich history of Londonderry
The exuberant city life of Belfast
Scenic Walking and Hiking
Kayaking with Fungie the Dolphin
Dingle Distillery Whiskey, Gin & Vodka Tasting
Explore Galway and the Aran Islands by Bike
Horseback-Riding over Pristine Beaches
Surf the Wild Atlantic Waves in Inch Beach
Londonderry City Walking Tour
The Bushmills Distillery Tour
Balance on Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge
Tread Carefully at the Giant's Causeway
Visit the Rock of Cashel
Kiss the Magical Blarney Stone
Visit many Irish Castles
Discover Celtic Ring Forts
Ancient Neolithic Stone Circles
Discover the Ancient Kilclooney Dolmen
Discover the Walled City of Londonderry
Experience the History of the Titanic
Local, professional, friendly tour guides approved by the Irish Tourism board
Small groups let you get off the beaten track
Receive a hundred thousand welcomes everywhere you go
Experience superb local Irish cuisine
Get a great night’s sleep in our carefully hand-picked Guest Houses
Travel in our air-conditioned vehicles with Wifi on board
Once your booking is confirmed, your departure is guaranteed!
No single supplement charged if you don’t mind sharing
Depart from Dublin on one of our favorite small group tours of Ireland, and travel West to the magical South West. Visit the medieval round tower, chapel, cathedral and castle steeped in 1,000 years of history at The Rock of Cashel.
Travel south to one of Europe’s most vibrant cities, Cork, which is argued by locals as being the REAL capital of Ireland.
Begin your Cork experience with a kiss of the Blarney Stone and hope for an eternal gift of eloquence. Take the time to explore the gardens, castle and rock close.
Finish this jam-packed day on your Overland Ireland small group tour with a night in West Cork’s stunning harbour town of Kinsale – renowned for its award winning restaurants and dramatic scenery.
Depart Kinsale and journey towards the Ring of Kerry. Our first stop is the beautiful heritage town of Kenmare. Discover many hidden gems on the Ring of Kerry: Molls Gap, Torc Waterfall and Ross Castle in Killarney National Park. Your Ross Castle tour will enlighten you as to how life really was within the stone walls – and it’s not what you think!
After taking in some of the fantastic views on the Ring of Kerry, travel to Inch to soak up the Atlantic Ocean. Waves and weather permitting, we will take the plunge for a surf at Inch Beach.
Stay in the celebrated, cozy coastal town of Dingle. The evening is yours to absorb the atmosphere in Dingle’s famous quirky pubs, fantastic restaurants and stumble across unforgettable traditional music sessions.
Start the morning kayaking to meet our famous dolphin, Fungie, in Dingle Bay. Alternatively, if kayaking is not your thing, we will take you on a hike up Mount Brandon with 360 degree panoramic views of Dingle Bay and Castlegregory.
Let our expert guides take you on a breathtaking trip along the Slea Head Drive and finish off your perfect day at the Dingle Whiskey Distillery. Sample their award-winning whiskey and gin and get an education on the history of whiskey production around the world.
We spend another night in the buzzing town of Dingle, so you don’t need to repack your suitcases. Just relax and enjoy.
On this Overland Ireland small group tour you will leave Dingle via the dramatic Conor Pass with dramatic drops, encroaching cliffs at every turn towards Castlegregory. Cross the River Shannon by ferry to leave the South West behind.
We enter county Clare now, home to the spectacular Cliffs of Moher and the Burren National Park. Today we will explore the cliffs by foot and let the fresh air and dramatic coastline embrace us! Capture this experience with breathtaking, envy-inducing photos.
Spend the evening in the most welcoming and colorful village of Doolin, the home-town of traditional Irish music.
Visit the 16th Century castle, Dunguaire Castle at the quaint fishing village of Kinvara – the gateway to Ireland’s Culture Capital, Galway.
Galway is renowned for its pleasures. Brightly-painted pubs heave with live music, while cafés offer front-row seats for observing street performers, musicians and local characters.
After a cycling tour through the streets and waterways, discovering Galway’s hidden gems you are free to enjoy an evening of entertainment, great food and craic in this much celebrated city.
We can also offer a fantastic food tour or stand-up paddle boarding in Galway Bay, weather depending.
After a short drive to Rossaveal pier, we will sail across Galway Bay to the Aran Islands. Arrive on rugged Inishmore, the largest of the Aran Islands. Explore the island, meet the locals and pick up a few words in “Gaelic”. Cycle to the stone fort Dún Aenghus, which lies 100m over the ocean before making our way back to the mainland.
Depart Rosaveal Pier for the stunning town of Westport. Take in the breathtaking views of Connemara National Park and the Lost Valley which is part of the famous Famine Trail on route to Westport.
Unwind with some local craft beers and excellent food in Westport Town. Experience “the craic” at a traditional Irish music session in Matt Molloy’s bar.
Wake up fresh in Westport where your guide will challenge you to climb Ireland’s holiest mountain, Croagh Patrick. Learn about the man responsible for St. Patrick’s Day and enjoy an unspoiled view from the top of Clew Bay.
After lunch at Cronin’s Sheebeen on Westport Quay, we will while away the afternoon discovering the wilds of Sligo (William Butler Yeat’s County) before journeying north west through the Gaelic speaking Donegal.
Spend the night in the picturesque town of Ardara.
We will start the day with a magnificent drive over the Glengesh Pass, visit Maghera Beach, caves and the Assaranca Waterfall before crossing the border of Northern Ireland.
We will spend time exploring the stone fort of Grianán of Aileach. The views from the hilltop in Inishowen are truly magical.
Our next stop is Londonderry – Northern Ireland’s second largest city, is steeped in rich history. Take a walking tour of the city or simply choose to have some free time to roam the streets discovering exciting shops, eateries and historical places at every corner.
Today will test your mental strength. Feel the exhilaration of the air beneath your feet and the breath-taking backdrop of the Causeway Coastal Route while crossing Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge during our small group tours of Ireland.
Once we have your heart racing for the day, we will visit the Giant’s Causeway on Antrim’s coastline followed by the Bushmills Distillery Tour.
Take a sneak peak at one of the most famous filming locations for Game of Thrones at The Dark Hedges.
You will experience Belfast by night and spend a wonderful evening browsing this scenic city.
After a whirlwind journey through Ireland, we will finish the trip with a magical tour of Belfast. A black cab intimate city tour is the only way to see and learn about this wonderful city.
After lunch, we will give you the full Titanic experience at Titanic Belfast. This splendid interactive visitor center was voted the world’s leading tourist attraction in 2016. Prepare to be moved by the wonderful stories told about the world’s most famous ship.
Our guides will journey back with you to our bustling capital city, Dublin, armed with recommendations of things to see and do if you have a little time left.
We welcome you to tailor make your own trips for groups of 4 people or more.
We will be on hand to offer sound advice and make sure you don’t miss out on any ‘must see and do’ adventure activities and places.
Contact us today for a free itinerary of your Ultimate Guided Ireland Small Group Tour and a quote.