5-Day Guide Assisted Wicklow Way Hike

5-Day Guide Assisted Wicklow Way Hike

Guide Assisted

The perfect “inbetween” holiday – for those who like the comfort of a guide but the freedom of self-guided holidays.

Grading

Comfortable, moderate or energetic hikes available each day

Duration

4 nights stay, 3 days hiking

Price

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5-Day Guide Assisted Wicklow Way Hike

Just south of Dublin is the beautiful county of Wicklow – often known as The Garden of Ireland. Boasting magnificent gardens, manor homes and glorious estates, to say nothing of the amazing hiking available in the region – this is a wonderful place to discover on foot. The Wicklow Way hiking trail is the oldest in the country and enjoys 130kms of beautiful mountain hikes and low level by-ways and high-ways. During your Wicklow Guide Assisted holiday you will hike the highlights of this trail as you choose from 3 different distances each day, enjoy the rich history that unfolds & savour the magnificent views that surround you.

 

Single Supplement cost for 5 Day Guide Assisted Wicklow Way Hike €180.

Should you require any further information about our Single Supplement costs please click here.

Highlights

The beautiful village of Enniskerry, home to Powerscourt Gardens

Visit the stunning Glendalough Monastic City

See where “The Vikings” has been filmed overlooking Lough Tay & Lough Dan

Relax in lovely accommodations and enjoy great food along the way

What's Included?

Ensuite room in select accommodations with breakfast
Expert local guide
6 fantastic hikes
Exclusive GPS navigation phone app with easy to read routes notes
Transport as per itinerary
Dedicated holiday specialist to help with planning

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive to Bray
Arrive to the seaside town of Bray, just south by an easy train journey from Dublin city. This is where your holiday begins & you stay here for 2 nights. Meet your guide, your other group members (max 8 people) and settle into your first accommodation. Your guide will brief the group on your holiday and the next days hiking options. Enjoy an evening at your leisure with great dining options to suit all tastes.
Day 2 - Marley Park to Glencree
A short transfer takes you to the starting point of the Wicklow Way at Marley Park, just on the southern outskirts of Dublin City. From here, you have a wonderful hike as you gain height & leave the city behind you, descending to Glencree before reaching the village of Enniskerry. If time allows at the end of your hike, a visit to the beautiful Powerscourt Gardens can be enjoyed before transferring back to your accommodation in Bray.

Total Distances: Route 1: 16km | Route 2: 11km | Route 3: 7km
Day 3 - Roundwood
Leaving Bray, you return to Enniskerry to re-join your route & follow the Wicklow Way south towards the lovely village of Roundwood. Passing close to Djouce Mountain and White Hill, you have glorious views across Luggale and Lough Tay before finishing near Roundwood. With time to enjoy a pint of Guinness perhaps, you then continue by minivan to reach Laragh where you have your next 2 overnights.

Total Distances: Route 1: 20km | Route 2: 9km | Route 3: 8km (loop)
Day 4 - Glendalough Valley
Today, your choice of hiking routes will give you the opportunity to enjoy more of the Wicklow Way as it descends into the Glendalough Valley. Alternatively, you may prefer to spend your time exploring this amazing and ancient Monastic City and enjoy some of the glorious hikes around this stunning valley.

Total Distances: Route 1: 16km | Route 2: 13km | Route 3: 7km
Day 5 - Laragh
Your holiday finishes after breakfast this morning. From Laragh, your Guide will drive you around the city of Dublin directly to Dublin Airport for your departure. Those of you who are lucky enough to stay longer, can avail of the excellent bus service from Laragh to Dublin City where you can connect easily by train or bus to all major towns, cities & airports in Ireland.
Jun 7th 2021
5-Day Guide Assisted Wicklow Way Hike
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The choice is yours – you can opt for comfortable, moderate or energetic hikes each day.

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