SELF DRIVE TOUR
The perfect way for the independent explorer to experience the highlights and sights of the North & West Coasts.
7 nights stay, 8 days
“Perfect way for us to explore & experience Ireland!”
– Hendrik, The Netherlands
Are you ready for an Irish experience like no other?
Book onto our NEW Northern Ireland self-drive adventure and we will supply you with a car, 7 nights accommodation, breakfast every morning, route maps, guidance, our free offline app & so much more.
On this trip, you will get to explore & experience the ancient streets of Dublin, famous for its food, drink & music scene; the lively City of Galway packed to the brim with raw Irish culture, craic & character, the magestic Aran Islands, Connemara National Park, Westport & Letterkenny, Glenveagh National Park, the famous Giants Causeway, Belfast; famous for the Titanic & Game of Thrones & so much more!
One of our TOP EXPERIENCES FOR 2019!
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Arrive Dublin Airport and transfer to the first nights’ accommodation in Dublin City Hotel. Immerse yourself in all that Dublin has to offer, with its wide variety of museums and tours on offer, you will be spoilt for choice.
Today you will be transferred to the car rental depot to collect your rental car and drive west to Galway, the Bohemian Capital of Ireland. Take the opportunity to soak in Galway’s vibrant streets, sample its wide variety of food offerings or take a tour exploring its unique historical places of interest.
Today you jump from the mainland Ireland to one of its most renowned islands, Inis Mor, meaning big island. It’s the largest of three islands that make up the Aran Islands. Once there, you either explore the island by foot, bicycle, tour bus or a jaunting cart, and can experience the islands magnificent landscape of rocky fields, wild ocean views and incredible monuments of Christian, pre- Christian and Celtic mythological heritage. In the afternoon, you make your way back to the mainland and travel west to your overnight stay in Roundstone
Today you travel to Connemara National Park, there you have the opportunity to hike to the top of Diamond Hill before heading to Kylemore Abbey where you can stop for lunch and explore its incredible history and unique gardens. You will the continue on your journey to your overnight stay in the colourful town of Westport.
Departing Westport, you travel north exploring the rugged coastline of Mayo and the wilds of Donegal with magnificent views of dramatic cliffs which are although less famous than the Cliffs of Moher, can reach almost three times higher, 601 metres (1,972 ft) at Slieve League.
You continue the journey around the dramatic northern tip of Donegal towards Glenveagh National park and Castle. Set in some 16,500 hectares of County Donegal mountains, you have the chance to discover picturesque lakes, wild glens and woods, a large herd of red deer and the 19th Century Glenveagh Castle.
Today you will travel the stunning Antrim Coastline. Along the coast you will have the opportunity to visit some amazing locations:
After a day of exploration you will travel to the capital of Northern Ireland, Belfast, for your overnight
Belfast has much to offer you on your final day. From the Titanic Experience to the Black Taxi Tours there is plenty to fill your morning.
Once you have seen what Belfast has to offer you will make your way to Dublin for you final overnight. Along the way you can visit more spectacular scenery and locations, such as Newgrange, the Mourne Mountains, Tullymore Forest and Carlingford Lough.
After Breakfast you will travel to the Airport where you will return your car rental and bid the Emerald Isle Farewell.