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Wicklow Day Trip with Guided Walk Including Glendalough Tour from Dublin provided by Hilltoptreks

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/17/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/17/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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. Learn all about local plants and wildlife as you walk through the national park with your friendly guide.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Molly Malone Statue
    Suffolk St, Dublin 2, D02 KX03, Ireland
    The Molly Malone statue sits outside a large stone church on Suffolk Street
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  • 1
    Molly Malone Statue
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 2
    Dublin Mountains
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • 3
    Enniskerry Village Square
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Wicklow Mountains National Park
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 5
    Sally Gap
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 6
    Guinness Lake
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 7
    Glendalough Monastic Settlement
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Molly Malone Statue
    Suffolk St, Dublin 2, D02 KX03, Ireland
    The Molly Malone statue sits outside a large stone church on Suffolk Street
    See address & details
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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
What to Expect
Meet your guide and small group in central Dublin for the scenic drive south to County Wicklow and the Wicklow Mountains National Park. Here, enjoy a guided walk around the Scalp, an area overlooking the Irish coastline. Absorb the atmosphere of deciduous woodland and panoramic views of the Irish countryside. Follow part of the Dublin Mountains Way trail, stopping at scenic viewpoints where you can enjoy views of the Wicklow Mountains National Park, the Dublin and Wicklow Coastline, as well as Dublin city and its surrounding areas. 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, Lough Tay, the Guinness Estate, and Sally Gap. Finally, arrive at Glendalough, the tranquil valley best known for its 6th-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.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Molly Malone Statue, Suffolk St, Dublin 2, D02 KX03, Ireland
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Enniskerry Village Square
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Pickup Location is the Molly Malone statue on Suffolk Street at 09:35am
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Ivan wrote a review Jan 2020
5 contributions1 helpful vote
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Matt our guide was amazing. Bring helpful and knowledge about what we did in the tour and other history and recommendations. This has been my favorite part of my vacation!!! Do it, do it now
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Terry-hilltoptreks, Owner at Wicklow Day Trip with Guided Walk Including Glendalough Tour from Dublin
Responded Jan 12, 2020
Thank you very much for the excellent review .... we are very pleased that our tour was the favorite part of your vacation.... that makes us happy and I'll pass along your kind words to Matt.
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luisa m wrote a review Oct 2019
15 contributions2 helpful votes
The places we visited were great, but my main interest in this tour was the guided walk, which was cancelled without any prior notification from the company or the guide. It does say that if underbooked you'd be given a choice to do something else, another date or a refund,
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Response from Terry-hilltoptreks, Owner at Wicklow Day Trip with Guided Walk Including Glendalough Tour from Dublin
Responded Oct 30, 2019
Hi Luisa, I'm very sorry to hear this and I will check with Johnny why you didn't get to do the guided walk part of your tour. Maybe it was a bit lost in translation but i imagine it states clearly on your ticket about the walk so I will check .... thank you for making me aware of this issue.
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Arnoud M from Holland wrote a review Oct 2019
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My nephew and I come from Holland and spent a weekend in Dublin and decided to do this tour. We started the tour at 0930 hrs in the morning and arrived back in Dublin at 1800 hrs. Our driver/tourguide was Rob(ert), a real Irishman. During the tour he brought us at the right
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Terry-hilltoptreks, Owner at Wicklow Day Trip with Guided Walk Including Glendalough Tour from Dublin
Responded Oct 28, 2019
Thank you very much for the excellent ... I'm delighted that you chose Hilltoptreks for your tour of Wicklow and I will pass along all your kind remarks to Rob.
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John T wrote a review Oct 2019
Burnley, United Kingdom13 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a short trip to Dublin and booked this trip in advance. It was a nice, rain-free day and.although there were traffic difficulties getting out of (and back into) city centre Dublin, the rest of the day was great.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Terry-hilltoptreks, Owner at Wicklow Day Trip with Guided Walk Including Glendalough Tour from Dublin
Responded Oct 25, 2019
Thank you very much for the positive review ... there is very little we can do about the traffic although we do try to avoid this by our times and directions against the traffic.
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Regina G wrote a review Sep 2019
Chicago, Illinois21 contributions11 helpful votes
Guide was very knowledgeable and Wiklow hike was scenic. The walk to the lakes were enjoyable as well.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Terry-hilltoptreks, Owner at Wicklow Day Trip with Guided Walk Including Glendalough Tour from Dublin
Responded Sep 12, 2019
Thank you very much for the excellent review... and IM delighted that you enjoyed our day tour of Wicklow.
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Awesome tour guide
Great tour experience. It was rainy, but our tour guide was fantastic! Lots of Irish history along the way and ple
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It was a great Tripp with Matt and Sam! We enjoyed every Minute! It’s worth to Book it! We saw a lot of cool places
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Do not waste time or money
This was the worst excursion we did on our 3 weeks trip this year. We had extremely limited information from our "t
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Great tour
Recommend this tour to anyone wanting to know a bit about Irish history. Our guide was very nice and funny which ma
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Terry and his wife are amazing!
lovely time in Ecuador with Terry and his wife, looking forward to more adventures in South America (Ecuador)
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We had a perfect day exploring historic Ireland with a great guide Johnny.I loved being in a small group.
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Great time
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