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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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O'Connell Street | Gresham Hotel, Dublin D24, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This excursion was actually the highlight of my ENTIRE TRIP, which included Scotland & England. The Powerscourt Gardens are magical. I would definitely like to visit again! Our driver/guide was very interesting & informative, without being overly talkative, just what I prefer. He played really...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An incredible day trip. We started at the stables & had a quick lesson. I am an advanced rider, but my sister was a beginner so this lesson was extremely helpful for her. We then took off for a trail ride with Joe which was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to get more bang for the buck, then this is a perfect day trip tour from Dublin for you. It covers so many places. From Glendalough abbey to wicklow mountain to guiness lake to powers court garden to sally gap where they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jerseyinjersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely tour of Wicklow. Greeted with warm Irish welcome céad míle fáilte! Nicely appointed, smaller bus gave the tour a more intimate feel. Darragh was a thorough guide, sharing aspects of Irish culture, history, language and even some Irish folk songs. Offered tips for non-touristy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kmbostonma
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Darragh our tour guide was fun and was very knowledgeable of the area and the history. He was very accommodating to the group. My husband sprained his ankle (old injury that pops up from time to time) and Darragh was very flexible in helping us...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went for saturday trip to Wicklow national park and Glendalough. It was just awesome, everything worked as planned. Easy reservation, interesting route with multiple stops on different wicklow vistas, powescourt gardens and wonderful 5th century monastery. Special thanks to super awesome...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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HilltopTerry, Owner at Hilltoptreks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you very much for the great review and I’ll let Richard know he’s an awesome super guide

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent tour, relaxed guide, very informative and funny too. I found out it must be the best by comparison when on different occasions I had to take other tours in the same area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elena R
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Johnny was the best tour guide and driver. We had our three young kids with us and he involved them in the tour every step of the way. This trip is truly for all ages! The horseback ride was great... and the scenery of Ireland...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our bus tour to Cliffs of Moher and Galway City. Our guide and driver, David was very knowledgeable and a great driver!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Very informative day trip out of Dublin. Our guide for today was Dara, and his commentary filled in a lot of gaps in the history or the region. I would recommend this tour. It include a trip to Newgrange which is a UNESCO World Heritage...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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HilltopTerry, Owner at Hilltoptreks, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

Thank you very much for the excellent review and I will pass along your kind remarks to Darragh ... delighted you enjoyed the tour

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18 April 2018|
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
30 March 2017|
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Response from IrishRainyDay |
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
Mary L
23 October 2016|
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Response from HilltopTreks_Ireland | Property representative |
Boots and helmets are provided by the stables