Ireland's Ancient East Adventure | Ancient Ireland Tourism

Immerse yourself in over 5000 years of history in Ancient Lands of The East

Consider experiencing the magnificence of Ireland's east on your next trip to Ireland. Immerse yourself in the past by roaming the homelands of Ireland's High Kings and ancient gods, dating back to long before recorded time.

While many visitors to Ireland head straight to the coast from Dublin, they miss out on the wonders of Ireland's Ancient East. With this unique and intimate excursion, you can explore this historic region at your own pace with this self-drive itinerary. Your journey begins by delving into the mystical Irish Midlands, the sacred center of Ireland, and continues by immersing yourself in the historic midlands that are over 5000 years old. Then, continue your journey to the scenic southern coast and to Cobh before exploring Wexford and Wicklow, concluding your experience in Dublin with plenty of time to explore Ireland's capital before heading home with fond memories and new friends.

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival, Midlands and Mullingar
  • Day 2 - Ireland's sacred center at Uisneach, Fore, Athlone Castle
  • Day 3 - Ancient pathways at Corlea, town of Kells, Drumlin Round Tower, Cavan museum
  • Day 4 - Boyne valley visitor center, Newgrange, Loughcrew Cairns
  • Day 5 - Lough Gur megalithic center, Cobh
  • Day 6 - Celtic coast, Ardmore, Dumbrody Abbey
  • Day 7 - Wicklow, Glendalogh
  • Day 8 - Dublin
  • Day 9 - Departure

Tour Inclusions

  • Hotel or B&B Accommodations
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Compact car rental
  • Expert service from Ireland travel experts
Optional Extras
  • Visitor Attractions
  • Room or car upgrades
  • Chauffeur Driver
  • City Tours
  • Travel Insurance

4 nights - Bloomfield House Hotel, Mullingar
1 night - Cobh or Kinsale
1 night - Waterford
2 Nights - Central Hotel, Dublin

Note: We reserve the right to substitute alternative hotel accommodation or activities based on availability and seasonal factors beyond the control of Ancient Ireland Tourism. All bookings are subject to our Terms and Conditions.

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Ireland's Ancient East Tour

Our experiences are designed to give you a deeper understanding of the places you visit, from the local food and drink to the customs and traditions of the people who live there. We work with local experts and guides to create experiences that are tailored to your interests and preferences, whether you want to explore ancient ruins, hike through breathtaking landscapes, or learn about local traditions and crafts.

Looking to travel with your own group but don't want to worry about driving? Let us handle the logistics with our custom chauffeur-driven tours.  All of our packages can be tailored to your group's needs, with your own guide and driver to take you to all the must-see destinations in comfort and style. Whether you're traveling with a small group of friends or a large family gathering, we can accommodate any group size with our range of vehicles, from mini buses to full-size coaches.

With our custom tours, you'll have the freedom to explore Ireland on your own terms, without the stress of driving or navigating unfamiliar roads. Our experienced guides and drivers will take care of all the details, from arranging accommodations to suggesting local attractions and activities.

Experience the beauty and charm of Ireland with your own private tour, tailored to your group's interests and preferences. Contact us today to start planning your custom chauffeur-driven tour.