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8 Day Vagabond Wild Irish Rover Small Group Tour

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    What to Expect
    Every vagabond tour is unique, as we tailor them to the needs and requirements of each group and of course the weather, but as usual the trip is Vagabond's unique mixture of outdoor activity, great scenery, relaxing pubs and loads of laughs. Eight days means that you are never rushed but you will see so much that you may think you have been travelling for weeks.

    Highlights

    REVEL AT SOME OF EUROPE’S VERY BEST SCENERY:
    • Elevate your mood along the wild and rugged Atlantic Ocean coastline
    • See Ireland’s highest mountain range, The Macgillycuddy Reeks
    • Be mystified by the savage beauty of Connemara
    • Behold the lunar limestone landscape of The Burren
    • Feel the magic on the world famous Ring of Kerry

    ENJOY FANTASTIC ACTIVITY OPTIONS:
    • Challenge yourself with hikes through incredible landscapes
    • Ride a horse along a golden Irish strand
    • Kayak your way across Dingle Bay to meet a friendly dolphin
    • Surf an Atlantic wave
    • Bike or hike the wonders of Killarney National Park
    • Visit a working sheep farm for a herding and shearing demonstration

    RELISH SOME OF IRELAND’S MOST WORTHWHILE TOURIST DESTINATIONS:
    • Stand in awe at the towering Cliffs of Moher
    • Kiss the Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle and Gardens
    • Discover magnificent Killarney National Park
    • Wonder at the iconic Rock of Cashel

    EXPLORE THREE DIVERSE SOUTH WESTERN PENINSULAS:
    • Majestic Iveragh - better known as the Ring of Kerry
    • Rugged Beara - the ‘undiscovered peninsula’
    • Knife edge cliffs and patchwork fields of the Dingle PeninsulaWONDER AT SOME OF IRELAND’S HISTORICAL TREASURES:
    • Journey to the Skellig Islands, one of Ireland's UNESCO World Heritage sites and filming location for Star Wars
    • Shout from the battlements of mythical castles
    • Stand in awe at ancient Neolithic stone circles and Celtic ring forts

    AND AT NIGHT:
    • Overnight in comfort at quality local guesthouses and boutique hotels, located in small, friendly communities

    What's Included?

    ✔️ An off the beaten track adventure in 4x4 VagaTron Mini-coach

    ✔️ The services of a highly-trained and professional VagaGuide

    ✔️ 8 full days on tour

    ✔️ 7 nights' accommodation

    ✔️ 7 delicious and filling hot Irish breakfasts

    ✔️ Most daily activities and visits (see Tour Options below for extras)

    ✔️ Entrance fees to Blarney Castle; the Rock of Cashel; a working sheep farm experience.

    ✔️ Shannon ferry tickets

    ✔️ All relevant taxes

    ✔️ Guaranteed tour departure and price from the moment you make your deposit
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    08.10am at the Grand Canal Hotel, Dublin
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    8 days
    Return Details
    Drop off at the Grand Canal Hotel, Dublin. ETA into Dublin is 17.30 or 18.00.
    Inclusions
    • An off the beaten track adventure in 4x4 VagaTron Mini-coach
    • The services of a highly-trained and professional VagaGuide
    • 8 full days on tour
    • 7 nights' accommodation
    • 7 delicious and filling hot Irish breakfasts
    • Most daily activities and visits (see Tour Options below for extras)
    • All relevant taxes
    • Guaranteed tour departure and price from the moment you make your deposit
    • Breakfast
    Exclusions
    • We try and keep any additional costs to a minimum and these activities account for only a small part of the daily activities on tour. Most of the historical sites we visit are free to enter. The additional activities we do offer are ones that have proved to be a big success with customers over the years.
    • Surf lesson in Castlegregory €40
    • Horse riding in Dingle €35
    • Boat trip in Dingle €15-20
    • Sea kayaking in Dingle €50
    • Rowing in Dingle €25
    • Golf in Dingle - Ask your guide for rate
    • Cycling tour in Killarney National Park €30
    • Skelligs Cruise €40
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • An average level of fitness is required to get the most out of a Vagabond Adventure Tour (hikes average 2.5 hours over undulating terrain).
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Our trip to the beautiful southwest coast of Ireland was enhanced by our guide Patrick's great story telling about Irish history and people, folklore, and contemporary life - I learned so much. The activities were incredibly fun, varied and interesting - great hikes in beautiful...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Robert S
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Everything you read in the reviews is true ! Small group = you move fast as your not waiting for 40 people to load up. Your days are flexible and loaded with fun. - want to stop and see a statue, a grave? No problem....More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank StJohnorBust
    vagaboss, Owner at Vagabond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hello StJohnorBust, thank you for this super review, you sum up what we do so well! Henry is a super guide who has such a knowledge and passion for nature, its infectious. Small group, off the beaten track, it is the way to go! Kind...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    When planning our trip to Ireland I wanted a small tour. The great reviews of Vagabond are all 100% accurate. I went with my sister and was not into bus rides. Wild Rover is full of hiking, playing ball on Inch Beach, and sooo much...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Nikkidem67
    vagaboss, Manager at Vagabond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello Nikkidem67, we love Ireland so much we haven't ventured elsewhere as yet....Great to hear you enjoyed our Vagabond adventure tour with all the fun outdoor activities along the way. Rob Rankin, Owner.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Our travel group reconnected recently to share photos and memories of our amazing Vagabond Irish Rover tour with the BEST guide, Sam!! We enjoyed the hikes, bike rides, and the Irish Folklore and legends Sam shared with us along the way. His storytelling was a...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank Wanderlust31659
    vagaboss, Owner at Vagabond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hello Wanderlust31659, thank you for your 5* review, Sam is a super guide indeed. Our Guides are by far our secret sauce. Hiking in Ireland is just wonderful, epic views for not too much effort :-) Rob Rankin, Owner.

    Reviewed 26 July 2019

    I actually stumbled upon the Vagabond Tour site while preparing our Ireland family vacation and boy I’m glad I did. From start to finish my contact with everyone from Vagabond was spot on. They helped me find hotels for the night before our trip and...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank kdev44
    vagaboss, Owner at Vagabond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2019

    Hello kdev44, we are glad you found us too! Thank you for your notes about the activities, we do recommend a good level of fitness for our more active Vagabond Adventure Tours. Damien is a super guide, and very knowledgeable. Thank you for the review...More

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    Richard W
    18 July 2019|
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    Response from vagaboss | Property representative |
    Hi there, its best to contact Vagabond directly as sometimes due to room restrictions in some hotels there is limited availability. We definitely cater for solo guests.
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    Response from Joyce N | Reviewed this property |
    We were in Galway one day for lunch and afternoon shopping. But this trip is "off the beaten track," so we didn't spend much time there. And I believe each trip is different, so you may stay there longer. I'm 50 and I was... More
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