Gaze at Ireland’s tallest waterfall
Breath-taking views of the Wicklow Mountains
Admire the magnificent Kilkenny Castle
Visit the miraculous St Kevin’s Church
Privately guided by your own local host
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Entrance fee Waterfalls
Pick-up and drop-off
Car with A/C
Food & drinks not listed as inclusions
Know Before You Book
This private tour can not be booked for more than 4 people
What you can expect
The Wicklow Mountains hold a special place in the heart of Dubliners and are a must-see during your visit to Dublin. Get ready for exhilarating hiking paths that transport you to lush gardens and deep-blue glacial lakes on a scenic private day trip. Combined with a visit to the mesmerising Kilkenny Castle, the ancient and mediaeval past of Ireland comes to life before your very eyes!
On this private day trip from Dublin, you will see the most alluring scenery the Wicklow Mountains have to offer including a majestic waterfall and fascinating monastic ruins from centuries ago. From the fairytale Valley of the Two Lakes to the picturesque Powerscourt estate, discover why this land has been the embodiment of peace.
Get ready for a scenic getaway your local host captivates you with epic tales of ancient settlements. Learn how St. Kevin connected on a deeper level with nature and developed one of the most spiritual monasteries in Ireland. Wander around the remnants of this influential saint’s masterpiece and find out why it became the ultimate Irish pilgrimage.
Along the way, listen to the enchanting sounds of nature as you feed your adventurous spirit. Take in the unbelievable imagery of steep-sided valleys, rugged hills, and colourful flora that make Ireland a truly special place to see. Explore the mediaeval Kilkenny Castle and its neighbouring market town.
This is the plan:
Guest pick-up -You will be picked up anywhere in Dublin. Your local host will contact you regarding the exact pick-up point.
Stop 1: Ireland’s Tallest Waterfall -Head to the radiant woodlands of the Powerscourt estate and feel the rush of its powerful waterfall
Stop 2: Fascinating Monastic Ruins -Learn the amazing history of Glendalough and its ancient church
Stop 3: Picturesque Lakes -Trek deep into Glendalough valley for life-changing scenery of ribbon lakes
Stop 4: Rugged Mountains -Take in the mesmerising views of Wicklow Mountains National Park
Stop 5: Optional Lunch -Stop by a traditional restaurant or quaint pub for delicious local bites
Stop 6: Spectacular Castle -Marvel at one of Ireland’s finest castles
Stop 7: Mystical Mediaeval City -Wander the captivating streets of a magnificent market town
Stop 8: Optional Visit to Rothe House -If time permits, take a peek inside this remarkable 16th-century merchant’s house
Ending: Scenic Drive Back to Dublin -Sit back and behold the stunning beauty of these treasured natural wonders