South of Ireland hiking tour – Day 1

Arrive at the Dublin, Ireland airport by 8:30am today and transfer independently to our hotel in Killiney for an orientation at 11am. This afternoon your guides will take you on a walking tour to explore the picturesque Heritage town of Dalkey, Dublin’s principle port in medieval times. We’ll walk scenic byways in this colorful seaside town and ascend Killiney Hill for panoramic views of Dublin city, Dublin Bay and the Wicklow Mountains. Considered one of the finest urban seaside walks in Europe, it is a perfect introduction to the outstanding coastal, cliffside and mountain scenery that awaits you in the days to come. Alternatively, return to Dublin city for your own self-guided tour, or while away the afternoon amidst Dalkey’s many shops, cafes and pubs. Dinner included.

Hiking: 4-6 miles, 2-3 hours; Terrain: Coastal laneways, parkland pathways. Alternate is city streets in Dublin. Example: Dalkey & Killiney Hill walk is 4 miles, 880′ ascent.