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Meet your guide and small group in central Dublin for the scenic drive south to County Wicklow and the Wicklow Mountains National Park. Here you’ll spend about 90 minutes exploring the Spinc ridge with your guide, following the Dublin Mountains Way through lush woodland for spectacular views.

After a stop in the Victorian village of Enniskerry, used as a filming location in P.S. I Love You, comes one of the most scenic portions of the route. Enjoy plenty of photo stops as you travel through Wicklow Mountains National Park, Glencree, Lough Tay, the Guinness Estate, and Sally Gap.

Finally, you’ll arrive at Glendalough, the tranquil valley best known for its sixth-century monastery founded by St. Kevin. Take a walk, relax, and see the sights before your driver brings you back to Dublin by a different—but also picturesque—route.

Locations visited
Wicklow Mountains National Park
Dublin Mountains
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Overview

You don’t need to hire a car to experience the Irish countryside! This guided day trip from Dublin to Wicklow Mountains National Park encompasses many of County Wicklow’s most beautiful views, without you ever having to find a parking spot, stop for gas, or check your phone for directions. And, you’ll learn all about local plants and wildlife as you walk through the national park with your friendly guide.

Highlights
  • Revel in the Irish countryside and County Wicklow's most beautiful views
  • Discover local plants on a guided walk in Wicklow Mountains National Park
  • Enjoy perfectly timed photo stops without having to worry about parking
  • Explore Glendalough and the medieval monastery of St. Kevin
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great tour through the Wicklow Mountains and Glendalough for those who doesn't have much time !

We hade a great time visiting the region with our amusing guide Robert. We did some light hiking and visited beautiful sites with a lot of information on history and curiosities. I recommend and would certainly do another tour with Hilltop Trecks !

1  Thank Adriana G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lovely Day and great knowledgeable guide

We loved our trip to the Wicklow mountains. The area is very beautiful even though we could not see from the top of our hike as it was cloudy and raining. Still it was great to get out and see the countryside and we soon...More

1  Thank Julie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beautiful hike with knowledgeable guide AND return of lost passport!!

My 85 year old dad and I went on the small coach tour with Richard. My dad didn't do the hike, which was not super strenuous, but you did need to be able to keep up. The hike was through Wicklow Park, and it was...More

Thank acolgan
Reviewed 10 July 2018
Beautiful area!

The Wicklow Mountains are absolutely beautiful, and the highlight of the day was our quick visit to the impossibly scenic Lough Tay (the Guinness Lake). The walk is really more of a stroll through the countryside/forest, but it was still very enjoyable and worth the...More

Thank Brooke B
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile
Great Trip!

Richard did a fantastic job of keeping everything to schedule, gave an engaging commentary and was a really pleasant chap! Would definitely recommend, well worth the money.

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Christine K
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Response from Brooke B | Reviewed this property |
They give you a couple of different pick-up options! I met the van on O’Connell St by the Gresham Hotel
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suekna
5 June 2018|
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We were picked up at 9:35 a.m. and were back in City Centre Dublin around 6 p.m. (a little later than scheduled due to rush hour traffic.)
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