Tour Code: 11121P6
Duration: 1 day
Welcome to the wonderful wilderness that is West of Ireland, punctuated by wild rugged landscapes, windswept blanket bogs, scenic vistas, unique fauna and flora. The geology and natural features of the region are in a class of their own.
Connemara National Park covers some 2,957 hectares of scenic mountains, expanses of bogs, heaths, grasslands and woodlands. Some of the Park’s mountains, namely Benbaun, Bencullagh, Benbrack and Muckanaght, are part of the famous Twelve Bens or Beanna Beola range.
Connemara National Park offers safe and easy trails that allow the whole family to participate to the challenging tracks and trails specifically for those who are very serious about their walking. Spend a wonderful day outdoors and breathe in the pure, fresh Connemara air. The area is dominated by the Twelve Bens, boarded by Lough Corrib in the East and the Atlantic on the West.
Arrive at the Connemara National Park in Letterfrack in the morning and view an exhibition on the Connemara Landscape (multi-lingual) before experiencing an interesting Audio Visual Show (multi-lingual) at the visitor centre.
After that explore the park and you can choose to walk any of the following nature trails:
0.5km - Ellis Wood Nature Trail
1.5km - Sruffounboy Walk
3.0km - Lower Diamond Hill Walk
3.7km - Upper Diamond Hill Walk
At lunchtime enjoy a light lunch at the Connemara National Park Tea Room (a light lunch is included in this package) and after lunch you spend the rest of the day exploring more of the park.