The Grand Ireland Small Group Tour

Grand Ireland Small Group Tour

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Your Irish Adventure begins here!

Travelling from Dublin, you will leave the crowds and noise behind and begin your journey along the Wild Atlantic Way. Your tour will cover over 1,100 km of rugged Irish coastline from Kinsale to Westport.

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.

Our Grand Tour of Ireland explores a diverse range of scenery, castles, adventure, history, heritage and culture.

This small group adventure has it all.

€1,250
per person
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Cliffside on the Ring of Kerry on your Ireland Small Group Tour

Stunning Scenery and Epic Places

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

Surf Lahinch on your Overland Ireland Small Group Tour

Activities for Everyone

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

Rock of Cashel on your Overland Ireland Small Group Tour

Ireland’s Historical Treasures

Visit the Rock of Cashel

Kiss the Magical Blarney Stone

Visit many Irish Castles

Discover Celtic Ring Forts

Monastic Sites

Ancient Neolithic Stone Circles

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Other Bits ‘n’ Bobs

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

Overland Ireland: Adventure tours in Ireland with small groups, adventure activities, great food and drink and the craic.

your irish adventure begins here!

Get off the Beaten Track and see Ireland through Irish Eyes on your Overland Ireland Ultimate Small Group Tour

Kiss the Blarney Stone on your Overland Ireland small group tour

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Day 1: Sunday
Cork, the Rebel County

Depart Dublin in the morning and travel west to the magical South West. Visit the medieval round tower, chapel, cathedral and castle steeped in 1000 years of history at The Rock of Cashel.

This Ireland small group tour takes you next to one of Europe’s most vibrant counties, 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.

total driving time: 3 hours 30 minutes

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Activities from Local Providers on your Overland Ireland Ultimate Small Group Tour along the Wild Atlantic Way

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Day 2: Monday
The Ring of Kerry

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.

total driving time: 3 hours 30 minutes

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Your Fully Guided Overland Ireland Small Group Tour Lets You Meet Friendly Locals

Dolphin spotting in Dingle on your Overland Ireland Small Group Tour

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Day 3: Tuesday
Dingle

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.

total driving time: 1 hour 45 minutes

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Comfortable Accommodation on your Overland Ireland Small Group Tour

Visit the Cliffs of Moher on your Ireland small group tour

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Day 4: Wednesday
Cliffs of Moher & Lahinch

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.

total driving time: 2 hours 45 minutes

Visit the Cliffs of Moher on your Ireland small group tour

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Comfortable Transport with Free WiFi on your Overland Ireland Small Group Tour

Go cycling during your small group tours of Ireland

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Day 5: Thursday
Galway

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.

total driving time: 1 hour 40 minutes

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Activities Included on your Overland Ireland Small Group Tour

Meet the locals during your Adventure tour of Ireland

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Day 6: Friday
The Aran Islands & Westport

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.

total driving time: 2 hours 20 minutes

Meet the locals during your Adventure tour of Ireland

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Great Food and 24 Hour Assistance on your Ultimate Ireland Small Group Tour

Climb Ireland's holiest mountain during your Ireland tour

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Day 7: Saturday
Westport

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.

This Overland Ireland small group tour is the ultimate way to finish off an unforgettable journey through Ireland.

Our guides will send you out into our bustling capital city, Dublin, armed with recommendations if you have a bit of time left in Ireland.

total driving time: 3 hours 45 minutes

6 nights local guest house accommodation, carefully selected by our team

Professional qualified Irish tour guide

Surfing lesson

Distillery tour

Hiking

Cycling tours

Cliffs of Moher

WiFi on board

All outdoor activities (subject to weather conditions)

Food and drinks, unless specified

Horse-riding

Full Irish breakfast (daily)

Transport to all locations by air-conditioned mini coach

Kayak excursion in Dingle Bay

Rock of Cashel

Entrance fees to National Parks

All taxes

Bottled water on board

Lunch and dinner

Gratuities (optional)

Kite-surfing

6 nights local guest house accommodation, carefully selected by our team

Full Irish breakfast (daily)

Professional qualified Irish tour guide

Transport to all locations by air-conditioned minivan

Surfing lesson

Kayak excursion in Dingle Bay

Distillery tour

Rock of Cashel

Hiking

Cycling tours

Entrance fees to National Parks

Cliffs of Moher

All taxes

WiFi on board

Bottled water on board

All outdoor activities (subject to weather conditions)

Lunch and dinner

Food and drinks, unless specified

Gratuities (optional)

Horse-riding

Kite-surfing

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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.

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