DAY TOURS TO THE BURREN & CONNEMARA

Trekking Tru Time offers authentic day trips to both the Burren and Connemara, in the west of Ireland, led by a professional archaeologist & landscape specialist.  These tours offer a professional insight into the places you travel through.  Each tour is limited to eight participants ensuring an intimate gathering of likeminded enthusiasts. The tours include short treks that bring you through the countryside connecting with the history, archaeology and botany of these protected landscapes.  Our small group size ensures that your experience is very real and that our footprint on the landscape is very small- things that we, at TrekkingTruTime, take very seriously.

  • AVAILABLE FROM MARCH 2017
  • ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL
  • COST 60 EURO PER PERSON
  • COLLECT & DROP FROM GALWAY CITY
  • APPROPRIATE CLOTHING & BOOTS ESSENTIAL
  • STOP EACH DAY FOR LUNCH (not included)
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Trekking Tru The Burren

Our bus ride involves a journey through the karst limestone landscape of the Burren passing through the seaside villages of Kinvara and Ballyvaughan, along the breathtaking roadway of Black Head, to Fanore beach. We travel through the heart of the Burren along narrow country roads and laneways revealing the history and beauty of this protected landscape, where rare wild flowers flourish and prehistoric monuments abound. Each tour includes short treks through the landscape. Also Included are guided tours by a professional archaeologist at the prehistoric tomb at Pullnabrone, the stone fort at Cathair Mor, the medieval abbey at Corcomroe and much more.

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You have not been to the Burren until we have taken you there

Trekking Tru Connemara

This day tour involves a journey to the granite mountain ranges of Connemara along the way passing through Moycullen, Oughterard and Maam Cross on our way to the spectacular beauty of Connemara, at the edge of the Atlantic. We travel through the heart of this region along narrow country roads and laneways revealing the history and archaeology of this rugged landscape, where evocative mountain peaks, vast boglands and prehistoric monuments abound.
Each day our tour includes short treks that enable participants to engage with the landscape on the ground and not from the seat of a bus…
Also Included are guided tours by a professional archaeologist at prehistoric standing stones and burial sites, early Christian monastic monuments, medieval castles, much more…

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You have not been to Connemara until we have taken you there