Wales & Wicklow Walking Tour Itinerary

Day One

  • The tour starts at Dublin Airport at 1.00pm.

  • Short bus ride to the ferry for Hollyhead in Wales.

  • Briefing on the activities that await you in the days ahead.

Day Two

  • Visit the coastal town of Llandudno under the Orme peninsula.

  • Explore the Bronze Age copper mine.

  • Visit the walled town of Conwy and take a guided tour of the famous Conwy Castle.

  • Distance: 10Km, 6 Miles, Ascent: 207 Mtrs, 620Ft

Day Three

  • Visit Capel Curig at the foothills of Moel Siabod, Y Glyderau and Y Carneddau.

  • Follow a pass through the mountains into Cornel, through Hendre Forest, and on to Llyn Cowlyd Reservoir.

  • Journey along the banks of Llyn Cowlyd, out to the base of Pen Llithrig, and back to Capel Curig.

  • Distance: 16 km/10 miles. Height Gain: 580m/1740ft

Day Four

  • Two options to climb Snowdon, Wales' highest peak.

  • Easy: train up from Llanberis and walk back down.

  • Challenging: walk the Pyg Track up and return to Llanberis.

  • Distance: Challenging-13km, 6.5 miles, Ascent: 727Mtrs, 2181Ft. Easy-7Km, 4.5 miles

Day Five

  • Take short nature walk to the famous Swallow Falls in Betws-y-Code.

  • Travel to Holly Head to catch the ferry to Dublin.

  • Accommodation in Wicklow outside the village of Laragh.

  • Distance walked today is approximately 5 Km, 3 Miles, Ascent 150 Mtrs, 450Ft

Day Six

  • Begin in Glendalough, where we will take a guided tour of the famous Monastic City.

  • Follow the Wicklow Way, onto Lugduff Mountain.

  • Visit a deserted Minors Village and then travel back to Glendalough.

  • Distance: 11.5 km/7.2 miles. Height Gain: 410m/1230ft

Day Seven

  • Hike south into Ballard Forest and onto Trooperstown Mountain.

  • Walk into Vale of Clara for lunch on the Avonmore River.

  • Follow the Avonmore River through an open Oak Forest into Rathdrum.

  • Distance: 12.5 km/7.8 miles. Height Gain: 430m/1290ft

Day Eight

  • Depart for Dublin at 12.30pm.