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Hilltoptreks

Dublin, Ireland
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About Hilltoptreks
Hilltoptreks is 100% Irish owned with local guides to assist you. We operate Day Tours and excursions from Dublin. Activity day tours with guided walks, horse riding, cycling options. Guided and self Guided walks in Ireland Guided day walks
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208 reviews
Visit the highlights of County Wicklow, including Powerscourt Gardens, Glendalough, and Wicklow Mountains National Park, without the need to rent a car on this full-day tour from Dublin. Relax and enjoy the scenery, knowing that all the details and transportation are taken care of. Listen to commentary from your guide as you travel to the Guinness Estate and the Victorian village of Enniskerry.
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from $31.48
54 reviews
Swap the urban capital for rural Ireland on this full-day tour to County Wicklow, with round-trip transfer from central Dublin included. Spend time exploring Wicklow Mountains National Park by horseback, avoiding hidden costs with riding equipment provided, then widen your perspective on a sightseeing tour of other county highlights, including Guinness Lake, Glendalough monastic settlement, and Sally Gap, benefiting from the insider knowledge of your local guide throughout.
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from $95.56
40 reviews
Discover Ireland’s historic castles and rich Celtic heritage on this full-day tour from Dublin. Marvel at the prehistoric monuments of Boyne Valley; visit the Hill of Tara, the seat of the Celtic Kings; see Trim Castle, where Braveheart was filmed; and explore the UNESCO-listed ruins of Newgrange.
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from $39.35
110 reviews
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.
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from $42.72
10 reviews
Relax while you’re in Ireland with this private tour of Wicklow and Glendalough, including private, round-trip transport from Dublin. Take a scenic drive through Wicklow Mountains National Park, and make stops at Lough Tay, the Guinness estate, and the bridge used in the filming of “P.S. I Love You.” Plus, choose to visit the Powerscourt Gardens (own expense) or Avoca, and then end your day with time in Glendalough, where you can see St. Kevin’s monastery.
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from $505.88
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Interesting tour made great by Matt, our tour guide. Powerscourt’s gardens were gorgeous and Matt’s knowledge of the geography and history of the Wicklow mountains and Glendalough brought the whole tour to life for us. Thanks, Matt!!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Dan H
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I had an amazing tour! It was a rainy Sunday, so our tour started at Newgrange. From there we went to a local cemetery to see Celtic Crosses. Due to the heavy rain we all voted to see Trim castle, (to help...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank knittergadener
Terry-hilltoptreks, Owner at Hilltoptreks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for the excellent review and some days due to Irish weather, we do have to be flexible with our tours to give you a great experience.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our day, riding stable staff were informative, kind, safety minded and friendly. Our coach driver was the same. We rode horses up into the mountains and had wonderful views of Dublin and Dublin Bay, gave a feeling of “sense of place”. Very much...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Og1955
Terry-hilltoptreks, Owner at Hilltoptreks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for the excellent review of our day tour of Wicklow with the horse riding option. I'm delighted that you enjoyed the tour and the places we visit.

Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a very pleasant tour offering several options of activities - enough to keep everyone satisfied. My husband and I visited Powerscourt Gardens.The grounds were well kept and lovely but plantings were past peak and most had faded (in mid-September). I'm sure earlier in...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Denise S
Terry-hilltoptreks, Owner at Hilltoptreks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Denise, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review ... there is very little we can do about nature, the weather or when flowers bloom at the gardens.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The tour it self is very interesting, relaxing with nice views. But the tour guide ROBERT makes it perfect for us. (Well done ROBERT, we went to comedy the day before, we didn't laugh how we laughed with your sense of humour during the trip)...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jasxxx
Terry-hilltoptreks, Owner at Hilltoptreks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave such an excellent review and I will pass along your kind words to Rob......

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There was a bit of a hiccup at the start with some tourists coming onto the wrong bus. Apart from that, it was a great day. Robert probably has kissed the Blarney Stone because he definitely has the gift of the gab and I can...More

Thank Jim4680
Terry-hilltoptreks, Owner at Hilltoptreks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Jim for taking the time to leave such an excellent review and I'll pass along your kind words to Rob..he sure can tell a tale or two.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Visiting Newgrange, Trim Castle and other photo stops, we learned a lot; our guide Matt was giving us very good information about the sites and Ireland history. He was very passionate as well as entertaining.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Terry-hilltoptreks, Owner at Hilltoptreks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for the excellent review and I'm delighted that you enjoyed our Celts and Castles tour with Matt.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I saw a lot on the tour and learned so much. Thank you to our tour guide Matt for giving us a lesson about Ireland’s past and present!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Terry-hilltoptreks, Owner at Hilltoptreks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for the excellent review and I'll pass along your kind words to Matt.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The horseback riding in the Wicklow mountains was awesome . The horses so gentle anyone can ride . Everything was beautiful . Poppies cafe for lunch was amazing , don’t leave without grabbing a dessert !

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 33wendyjo
Terry-hilltoptreks, Owner at Hilltoptreks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for leaving such a positive review and I'm delighted you enjoyed Poppies for lunch

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed this tour. A lot of history packed into one day. It was also nice to travel by small van instead of a huge bus. the Newgrange site is amazing! 5,000 years old. The rest of the tour was also interesting. An ancient ruined...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Terry-hilltoptreks, Owner at Hilltoptreks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave such an excellent review

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Bridgette97
April 18, 2018|
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Response from HilltopTreks_Ireland | Property representative |
Yes you book the Wicklow day tour and there is an option to choose horse riding within the tour options
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March 30, 2017|
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I was at Lough Dan some years back, and one of the boats used for Vikings was at the edge of the lake. I'm not sure if it is still there or not. It is a pretty remote place, so you'd really need a car or a day's walk to get... More
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October 22, 2016|
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Boots and helmets are provided by the stables
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