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FROM: R15,196 pp

This 3-day group tour from Dublin explores County Donegal and the picturesque Wild Atlantic Way, whilst also popping into Northern Ireland to visit the island town of Enniskillen. Marvel at the towering Slieve League Cliffs, embrace the wild nature of Glenveagh National Park, explore Sligo and take in the grand Belvedere House and Gardens before returning to the Irish capital.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Guesthouse Prices/Dates
Hotel Prices/Dates
Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Bective Abbey - See the crumbling ruins of this historic Cistercian Abbey and wander along the ghostly passageways to nowhere
Wild Atlantic Way - See the towering Slieve League Cliffs, which are three times higher than Ireland's famous Cliffs of Moher
Sligo - Stop in the town for lunch, with free time to wander to the port and see the medieval Sligo Abbey
Enniskillen - Pop into Northern Ireland to visit this charming island town, and perhaps find a quiet pub in which to enjoy a drink
Glenveagh National Park - Embrace wild and windswept rural Ireland with time to soak up the scenery and take some photos
Belvedere House - Admire this Victorian mansion and hunting lodge and stroll through the pretty manicured gardens

Included

2 breakfasts
Escorted by a local driver-guide 
All road tolls
Note: This tour is operated in conjunction with our trusted partner and you will join travellers from different operators, not solely On The Go.
2 nights simple guesthouse (hotel upgrade available)
Transportation in 16 seat Mercedes mini-coach with air-conditioning
20kg luggage - see Trip Notes for details

Not Included

International flights & visas
Meals not specified in itinerary
Entry fees unless specified
Airport transfers (pick up and drop off information can be found in the Trip Notes)
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture!

Itinerary

Day 1

Dublin to Donegal

Dublin - Trim - Cavan - Enniskillen (Northern Ireland) - Donegal (Republic of Ireland). Departing Dublin, we travel back in time to the 11th century and visit Bective Abbey, the second Cistercian Abbey in Ireland. Although the abbey is now in ruins, it provides a fascinating experience as you wander through the maze of dead-end passageways and staircases that lead to nowhere. You can let your imagination transport you back to when the abbey was built and picture what daily life might have been like.

Our next stop is Trim, a town located along the River Boyne and the home of Trim Castle, Ireland's largest Norman castle. You are free to explore both the castle and town during our visit.

Next we proceed to Cavan for lunch, before crossing the border into Northern Ireland. Reaching the island town of Enniskillen, you can spend some time exploring the cosy pubs, the castle, or simply strolling through the charming streets at leisure.

We then complete our drive through County Donegal, enjoying the magnificent scenery before arriving in Donegal Town, our base for the next two nights.

Please note: Check-in closes at 08:45 on day 1 (tour departs at 09:00) - Dublin Nassau Street Pick Up, Opposite the Kilkenny Shop, Nassau St, Dublin.

Accommodation: Eske Villa, Railway Lodge or similar
Overnight: Donegal

Day 2

Exploring Country Donegal

The first stop on today's excursion is the dramatic Slieve League Cliffs along the Wild Atlantic Way. These sea cliffs are three times the height of the popular Cliffs of Moher, making them the second highest in Ireland. Captivating views like these make for a perfect opportunity to take out your cameras and snap some Instagram-worthy shots.

While driving through the stunning and winding Glengesh Pass, towering mountains and steep valleys give us a sense of awe-inspiring smallness. A brief photo stop here refreshes you for the next adventure, as it's time to head to Leo's Tavern for lunch. A local watering hole, Leo's is known for hosting famous artists such as Clannad, Moya Brennan, and Enya.

After lunch, we move on to Glenveagh National Park Visitor Centre. This nationally protected area, located in County Donegal, offers an escape for nature and wildlife lovers, complete with breathtaking scenery and photo opportunities. As the day comes to a close, we head back to Donegal for the night and perhaps a nightcap at a local pub.

Accommodation: Eske Villa, Railway Lodge or similar
Overnight: Donegal  |  Breakfast

Day 3

Sligo & Belvedere House

Donegal - Sligo - Dublin. Today we begin to make our way back to Dublin, with several stops en route. Our first visit is to Mullaghmore Beach, a favoured spot for a scenic beach walk and photography. Next, we head to Sligo, a historic coastal seaport with numerous noteworthy sites such as the Sligo County Museum and the Sligo Abbey, a medieval ruin showcasing the town's literary heritage.

After a delicious lunch at leisure, we drive through the heart of Ireland to Belvedere House and Gardens. This hunting lodge was constructed by Richard Cassels, Ireland's celebrated Palladian architect, for Robert Rochfort, the 1st Earl of Belvedere, in 1740. The mansion has an impressive Victorian walled garden and a charming forest that makes it a perfect place to end our trip. Our journey concludes with a drive back to Dublin.

Please note: This tour ends at 18:15 - Dublin Nassau Street Drop Off, Opposite the Kilkenny Shop, Nassau St, Dublin.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates noted with a 'G' are guaranteed to operate. All departure dates are guaranteed with a minimum of 2 persons. Prices shown are per person travelling. 'Twin/Double' prices per person apply when there are 2 people travelling, sharing a room. The 'Single supplement' applies for single travellers who require their own room and needs to be added to the 'Twin/Double' price.

2024
Twin Share
Single Room
02 Aug - 04 Aug 20% off
R20,435
R16,348
R23,225
R18,580
09 Aug - 11 Aug 20% off
R20,435
R16,348
R23,225
R18,580
16 Aug - 18 Aug 20% off
R20,435
R16,348
R23,225
R18,580
23 Aug - 25 Aug 20% off
R20,435
R16,348
R23,225
R18,580
06 Sep - 08 Sep 20% off
R20,435
R16,348
R23,225
R18,580
13 Sep - 15 Sep 20% off
R20,435
R16,348
R23,225
R18,580
20 Sep - 22 Sep 20% off
R20,435
R16,348
R23,225
R18,580
27 Sep - 29 Sep 20% off
R20,435
R16,348
R23,225
R18,580
04 Oct - 06 Oct 20% off
R18,995
R15,196
R21,795
R17,436
11 Oct - 13 Oct 20% off
R18,995
R15,196
R21,795
R17,436
18 Oct - 20 Oct 20% off
R18,995
R15,196
R21,795
R17,436
25 Oct - 27 Oct 20% off
R18,995
R15,196
R21,795
R17,436
2025
Twin Share
Single Room
04 Apr - 06 Apr 20% off
R20,665
R16,532
R25,635
R20,508
11 Apr - 13 Apr 20% off
R20,665
R16,532
R25,635
R20,508
18 Apr - 20 Apr 20% off
R20,665
R16,532
R25,635
R20,508
25 Apr - 27 Apr 20% off
R20,665
R16,532
R25,635
R20,508
02 May - 04 May 20% off
R20,665
R16,532
R25,635
R20,508
09 May - 11 May 20% off
R20,665
R16,532
R25,635
R20,508
16 May - 18 May 20% off
R20,665
R16,532
R25,635
R20,508
23 May - 25 May 20% off
R20,665
R16,532
R25,635
R20,508
30 May - 01 Jun 20% off
R20,665
R16,532
R25,635
R20,508
06 Jun - 08 Jun 20% off
R21,905
R17,524
R26,875
R21,500
13 Jun - 15 Jun 20% off
R21,905
R17,524
R26,875
R21,500
20 Jun - 22 Jun 20% off
R21,905
R17,524
R26,875
R21,500
27 Jun - 29 Jun 20% off
R21,905
R17,524
R26,875
R21,500
04 Jul - 06 Jul 20% off
R21,905
R17,524
R26,875
R21,500
11 Jul - 13 Jul 20% off
R21,905
R17,524
R26,875
R21,500
18 Jul - 20 Jul 20% off
R21,905
R17,524
R26,875
R21,500
25 Jul - 27 Jul 20% off
R21,905
R17,524
R26,875
R21,500
01 Aug - 03 Aug 20% off
R21,905
R17,524
R26,875
R21,500
08 Aug - 10 Aug 20% off
R21,905
R17,524
R26,875
R21,500
15 Aug - 17 Aug 20% off
R21,905
R17,524
R26,875
R21,500
22 Aug - 24 Aug 20% off
R21,905
R17,524
R26,875
R21,500
29 Aug - 31 Aug 20% off
R21,905
R17,524
R26,875
R21,500
05 Sep - 07 Sep 20% off
R21,905
R17,524
R26,875
R21,500
12 Sep - 14 Sep 20% off
R21,905
R17,524
R26,875
R21,500
19 Sep - 21 Sep 20% off
R21,905
R17,524
R26,875
R21,500
26 Sep - 28 Sep 20% off
R21,905
R17,524
R26,875
R21,500
03 Oct - 05 Oct 20% off
R20,665
R16,532
R25,635
R20,508
10 Oct - 12 Oct 20% off
R20,665
R16,532
R25,635
R20,508
17 Oct - 19 Oct 20% off
R20,665
R16,532
R25,635
R20,508
24 Oct - 26 Oct 20% off
R20,665
R16,532
R25,635
R20,508

Hotels

The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.

Bed & Breakfast, Donegal

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: Guesthouse

On this tour, you will stay in bed and breakfast properties (B&Bs). These are usually smaller residential properties, with just a handful of guest rooms. You’ll have a bedroom, bathroom and often, access to a communal dining room for breakfast. Rooms will always be clean and comfortable, with a private bathroom. Bathrooms are usually en-suite, but on rare occasions, access may be via a communal hallway. This means that the bathroom will still be private and only for your personal use, but it is not en-suite (located in the room). You will need to leave the room to use the bathroom.

Prices & Dates

Departure dates noted with a 'G' are guaranteed to operate. All departure dates are guaranteed with a minimum of 2 persons. Prices shown are per person travelling. 'Twin/Double' prices per person apply when there are 2 people travelling, sharing a room. The 'Single supplement' applies for single travellers who require their own room and needs to be added to the 'Twin/Double' price.

2024
Twin Share
Single Room
02 Aug - 04 Aug 20% off
R21,205
R16,964
R23,655
R18,924
09 Aug - 11 Aug 20% off
R21,205
R16,964
R23,655
R18,924
16 Aug - 18 Aug 20% off G
R21,205
R16,964
R23,655
R18,924
23 Aug - 25 Aug 20% off
R21,205
R16,964
R23,655
R18,924
06 Sep - 08 Sep 20% off
R21,205
R16,964
R23,655
R18,924
13 Sep - 15 Sep 20% off
R21,205
R16,964
R23,655
R18,924
20 Sep - 22 Sep 20% off
R21,205
R16,964
R23,655
R18,924
27 Sep - 29 Sep 20% off
R21,205
R16,964
R23,655
R18,924
04 Oct - 06 Oct 20% off
R19,805
R15,844
R22,215
R17,772
11 Oct - 13 Oct 20% off
R19,805
R15,844
R22,215
R17,772
18 Oct - 20 Oct 20% off
R19,805
R15,844
R22,215
R17,772
25 Oct - 27 Oct 20% off
R19,805
R15,844
R22,215
R17,772
2025
Twin Share
Single Room
04 Apr - 06 Apr 20% off
R23,465
R18,772
R30,605
R24,484
11 Apr - 13 Apr 20% off
R23,465
R18,772
R30,605
R24,484
18 Apr - 20 Apr 20% off
R23,465
R18,772
R30,605
R24,484
25 Apr - 27 Apr 20% off
R23,465
R18,772
R30,605
R24,484
02 May - 04 May 20% off
R23,465
R18,772
R30,605
R24,484
09 May - 11 May 20% off
R23,465
R18,772
R30,605
R24,484
16 May - 18 May 20% off
R23,465
R18,772
R30,605
R24,484
23 May - 25 May 20% off
R23,465
R18,772
R30,605
R24,484
30 May - 01 Jun 20% off
R23,465
R18,772
R30,605
R24,484
06 Jun - 08 Jun 20% off
R24,705
R19,764
R31,845
R25,476
13 Jun - 15 Jun 20% off
R24,705
R19,764
R31,845
R25,476
20 Jun - 22 Jun 20% off
R24,705
R19,764
R31,845
R25,476
27 Jun - 29 Jun 20% off
R24,705
R19,764
R31,845
R25,476
04 Jul - 06 Jul 20% off
R24,705
R19,764
R31,845
R25,476
11 Jul - 13 Jul 20% off
R24,705
R19,764
R31,845
R25,476
18 Jul - 20 Jul 20% off
R24,705
R19,764
R31,845
R25,476
25 Jul - 27 Jul 20% off
R24,705
R19,764
R31,845
R25,476
01 Aug - 03 Aug 20% off
R24,705
R19,764
R31,845
R25,476
08 Aug - 10 Aug 20% off
R24,705
R19,764
R31,845
R25,476
15 Aug - 17 Aug 20% off
R24,705
R19,764
R31,845
R25,476
22 Aug - 24 Aug 20% off
R24,705
R19,764
R31,845
R25,476
29 Aug - 31 Aug 20% off
R24,705
R19,764
R31,845
R25,476
05 Sep - 07 Sep 20% off
R24,705
R19,764
R31,845
R25,476
12 Sep - 14 Sep 20% off
R24,705
R19,764
R31,845
R25,476
19 Sep - 21 Sep 20% off
R24,705
R19,764
R31,845
R25,476
26 Sep - 28 Sep 20% off
R24,705
R19,764
R31,845
R25,476
03 Oct - 05 Oct 20% off
R23,465
R18,772
R30,605
R24,484
10 Oct - 12 Oct 20% off
R23,465
R18,772
R30,605
R24,484
17 Oct - 19 Oct 20% off
R23,465
R18,772
R30,605
R24,484
24 Oct - 26 Oct 20% off
R23,465
R18,772
R30,605
R24,484

At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Dublin
Ends
Dublin
Departs
Fridays
Group Size
Min 2 / Max 16
Hotel Rating
Simple guesthouse (hotel upgrade available)
Tour Guide
Yes - escorted by a tour guide
Meals
Breakfast: 2
Countries
Ireland, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Minimum Age
5 yrs, accompanied by an adult
Arr. Transfer
No
Dep. Transfer
No
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