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6 Day Tour To The Edge of The World

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“Just waiting at the airport after finishing the 6 day Edge of the World Tour. IT WAS AMAZING!! I cannot say enough nice things about our amazing guide, Aidan. He made sure that everyone was enjoying themselves. The hikes were fantastic. I can’t imagine seeing Ireland any other way – the off the beaten path tour and small group was perfect. Can’t wait to come back and see the North of Ireland next year with Vagabond!”

Dyann Margolis Paskan, 6 Day tour to the Edge of the World, July 2014

About this Tour

About this tour

The tour is a fantastic introduction to Ireland, it covers an area that typifies Irelands best scenery, warmest welcomes, cosy pubs, and fascinating history. There is so much to see and do, some great activities, lots of time off the vehicles, free time to meet the locals and explores the colourful, vibrant communities that we visit along the way. Six superb days are spent in an area once thought to be the edge of the world, including The majestic beauty of the ring of Kerry, the green fields, Pubs and Dolphin of Dingle, the magic of the Blarney Stone, and West Cork.

The tours leave from Dublin city centre at 08.30am on the first morning and get back about 6pm on the last day. So we would advise arriving at least the night before and if you would be planning to fly out on the last night, then not to book a flight before 9pm.

The tour heads down to the South-west of Ireland and is centred around three beautiful Peninsulas – The Dingle, Beara and Iveragh (the last one being famously known as ‘The Ring of Kerry). Each one is uniquely different, giving the tour an immense variety of scenery with four very distinct and superb overnight stops.

Combine your trip with a weekend in Dublin and you will never want to go home.

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Revel at some of Europe’s very best scenery, including:

  • Ireland’s highest mountain range The Macgillycuddy Reeks
  • The Green fields and stone walls of Dingle
  • Ireland’s rugged Wild Atlantic Way
  • The Caher Mountains of the Beara Peninsula
  • The green inland scenery of areas such as the Golden Vale in Tipperary


Enjoy some of Ireland’s most popular and worthwhile tourist destinations:

  • Blarney Castle to kiss the magical Blarney Stone
  • Killarney National Park


Enjoy some fantastic activity options:

  • Walking and hiking through some of Ireland’s best scenery
  • Horse-riding on the Dingle Peninsula
  • Mountain biking or bike touring in the Killarney National Park.
  • Sea-kayaking with Fungi the Dolphin
  • Try your hand at surfing an Atlantic Wave
  • Learn the ancient art of “Vagaball”!


Wonder at some of Ireland’s historical treasures and experience the rich historical past of the region, from Stone Age man to the modern age:

  • Visit The Rock of Cashel
  • Optional trip to the Skellig islands, one of Ireland’s UNESCO World Heritage sites and a scene location for Star Wars – The Force Awakens.
  • Ancient neolithic stone circles, celtic ring forts, castles, monastic sites and megalithic tombs


Explore three of Ireland’s most diverse south western Peninsulas and the West coast:

  • The majestic Iveragh peninsula (better known as the Ring of Kerry)
  • The rugged Beara Peninsula (also known as the ‘undiscovered peninsula’)
  • The rolling hills of the Dingle Peninsula


Take some free time to explore local communities and meet the Irish people in locations such as:

  • The galleries and pubs (about 54 in total!) in Dingle town (pop. about 2500)
  • The shops and boutiques of picturesque Kenmare


Some fun little side trips:

  • Visit a working sheep farm for a demonstration of working dogs and also sheep shearing
  • Take a boat trip to try spotting Dingle’s most friendly occupant – Funghi the Dolphin in Dingle Bay


And at night:

  • Live music and excellent food in some of Ireland’s best pubs and restaurants.
  • Overnight in quality, locally owned guesthouse and small hotel accommodation in small, friendly local communities.


Price per person: €1269 (based on two sharing) Single supplement: €160

What's included?

      • Off-the-beaten-track adventure in Vagabond 4X4 tour vehicle.
      • Services of highly-trained professional Vagabond tour guide.
      • Five nights accommodation (2 nights B&B, 3 nights hotel).
      • 5 full Irish breakfasts.
      • Train journey to or from the west of Ireland on certain departures.
      • All relevant taxes.
      • Guaranteed tour price from the moment you pay your deposit.
      • Loads of laughs.

    Most daily activities and visits, including:

    • Fantastic guided walks
    • Entrance to most of the historical and archaeological sites along the way
    • Demonstrations of local craftspeople at work

    AND…Your departure is guaranteed once we have confirmed your booking. We have never cancelled a tour. Thats a promise.

Optional Extras

    • Lunches and evening meals
    • Some optional entrance fees and additional activity options, for example:
    • Horse-riding – €30 for an hour
    • Sea-Kayaking – €45 for three hours
    • Cycle touring or mountain-biking in Killarney National Park – €25
    • Boat trip to the Skellig Islands – (extremely weather dependent) – €55 (€60 in July/Aug)
    • Blarney Stone and Rock of Cashel – €16 (combined)

We try to 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, as of course are the walks and beaches. The additional activities we do offer are ones that have proved to be a big success with customers over the years.

Departure Dates

When do we leave?

Please see below for the list of departure dates currently available for this 6 day adventure tour.  If the dates you are interested in are not available, please contact us as we may be able to release some places or schedule in another tour.

March 2016

  • Sunday - 3rd
  • Sunday - 20th
  • Sunday - 27th

April 2016

  • Sunday - 3rd
  • Sunday - 10th
  • Sunday - 17th
  • Sunday - 24th

May 2016

  • Sunday - 1st
  • Sunday - 8th
  • Sunday - 15th
  • Sunday - 22nd
  • Sunday - 29th

June 2016

  • Sunday - 5th
  • Sunday - 12th
  • Sunday - 19th
  • Sunday - 26th

July 2016

  • Sunday - 3rd
  • Sunday - 10th
  • Sunday - 17th
  • Sunday - 24th
  • Sunday - 31st

August 2016

  • Sunday - 7th
  • Sunday - 14th
  • Sunday - 21st
  • Sunday - 28th

September 2016

  • Sunday - 4th
  • Sunday - 11th
  • Sunday - 18th
  • Sunday - 25th

October 2016

  • Sunday - 2nd
  • Sunday - 9th
  • Sunday - 16th

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