Private Day Tour – Wicklow and Glendalough


Private Day Tour – Wicklow and Glendalough

A day tour experience uniquely designed by Desmond Tours

Tour Highlights & Focal Points

• Dublin City Highlights • Lough Tay / “the Guinness Lake” • Sally Gap • Wicklow Mountains and Lakes • Lunch in Traditional Pub • Glendalough Monastic Site

Enjoy a wonderful morning…

The starting location of this day tour is at your accommodation in Dublin, however, other pick-up points are also possible. Do send us an enquiry through our customised tour page to receive a unique offer, tailored to your needs.

En route to Ireland’s south, we will begin our tour with a scenic drive passing Dublin’s highlights along the way. We will now make our way to the beautiful Wicklow Mountains, passing scenic spots such as Sally Gap and Lough Tay, also known as “the Guinness Lake“.


Arriving at the monastic site of Glendalough, your guide will provide an interesting tour of the ancient roundtower, the historic graveyard and the serene Lower Lake area. This is an excellent photo opportunity not to be missed during your trip to Ireland.

The pretty village of Laragh is an excellent stop for lunch: enjoy a traditional Irish lunch and if you wish, taste some local beverages too. There is no need to worry about the drive home, your private driver guide will take care of you!

A historic afternoon…

Enjoy a beautiful drive through the stunning and serene Wicklow Mountains and head north again. Your driver will navigate the windy roads for you whilst explaining interesting historical facts about the area. On this tour you will experience major visitor attractions as well as hidden gems that only locals know about!

Your friendly driver will escort you to your location of choice in Dublin, where you are set to enjoy an overnight in Ireland’s bustling capital.

Day tour prices and included services

Our day tour prices are priced from €420 per day tour – please contact us for an exact quote as prices vary depending on group size, itinerary chosen and length of tour.

Unless otherwise agreed, your tour price includes the following:

  • Fully customised itinerary designed with your touring needs in mind.
  • Scheduled stops at must-see locations and at lesser known hidden gems  – Ireland’s best kept secrets!
  • Live commentary, information, interaction and entertainment by an experienced, Failte Ireland approved guide and fully qualified driver.
  • A real progressive Irish tour experience that mixes present day with the past and helps you to create memories that will last a lifetime. 
  • Scheduled pick up at your arrival location and drop off on departure to suit your individual schedule.
  • We will supply the vehicle plus all associated costs including fuel, tolls, insurance and car-parks – your own dedicated personal group vehicle for your tour only.
  • Fine food specialties can be prepared on request for special occasions – this helps to create another memorable moment during your Ireland Vacation.
  • Recommendations on reputable hotel/accommodation choices, local Irish pubs, recognised taste restaurants and fun activities. Additional activity bookings for your tour on request.
  • Admission fees to attractions and additional tours may incur an additional fee.
  • We know that organic tour changes can happen and if required, we will facilitate changes to include restaurant bookings and other schedule changes. This is your vacation and we want to ensure that it is an enjoyable and unique experience for you!

Booking this tour

We make the booking experience an easy and accessible one for you. We invite you to contact us today and we can check availability for your dates of choice and discuss all the details of your tour requirements. This helps us to design the best tour option and itinerary for you.

Day tour prices start from €420 per day of touring as outlined above. A deposit is specified at the time of enquiry and this secures your preferred date and tour driver.  Once the deposit is received, a confirmation email is sent and the final payment for the tour will be due six weeks before the start date of your tour.