The Grand Ireland Small Group Tour
Grand Ireland Small Group Tour
Grand Ireland Small Group Tour
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.
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
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
Visit the Rock of Cashel
Kiss the Magical Blarney Stone
Visit many Irish Castles
Discover Celtic Ring Forts
Ancient Neolithic Stone Circles
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 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.
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.
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.
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.