***NEW ADVENTURE PACKAGE FOR 2021***
Starting mid to late July
Package: Trekking and hiking over the Wicklow Hills over 4 days, with 3 nights Wild Camping experience. Guests will be travelling light as backup support vehicle will transport all equipment and personal bags. Crew will have camp set up with food and refreshments ready for guests when they arrive after a day of trekking over the hills. Only 12 places available per trip.
- Professional guides with mountain leader qualification and wilderness first aid training.
- Backup support vehicle
- Accommodation (2 and 3 person tents)
- Sleeping mats and sleeping bags
€600 per person
Day 1: Arrive at Tipi Adventures Ireland. The first day will involve a briefing on what to expect over the next couple of days. We will look at the route we will embark on, distance to cover and more importantly discuss the health & safety aspect of the journey. We will also look at the necessary equipment needed for trekking/ hiking and wild camping that will inevitably lead to a safe, enjoyable and memorable experience.
After lunch, a programme will be given on the Leave No Trace Principles followed by a talk with representatives from the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS). This will cover Flora and Fauna, Rules & Regulations and Wild Camping Code applicable in the National Park. Evening meal will be provided followed by an overnight camp onsite.
Day 2: After breakfast, transport will collect and drop guests at designated location for the start of our hike. We will be stopping off for a light lunch and afterwards continue towards our first camp. Evening meal will be provided together with tea/ coffees and guests can enjoy their first night wild camping experience.
Day 3. Early morning wakeup call to catch sunrise (hopefully a dry and clear morning). After breakfast, we break camp and hike for 4hrs with rests here and there. After lunch, we hike towards our second camp and settle in for the evening. Evening meal will be provided together with tea/ coffees. Afterwards, everyone can simply enjoy the beautiful scenery and breathtaking views of the sun setting over the Wicklow hills.
Day 4. Early morning wake up call for a last chance to catch sunrise and take a few photos. After breakfast, we break camp and begin our last day of hike. After a short break, we will hike towards our collection point to bring us back to Tipi Adventures private wilderness site where refreshments will be available on arrival. We can have a debrief and talk about our experiences over the last couple of days around the campfire before check out.
Overview: Tipi Adventures Ireland proudly offers this unique adventure experience coupled with an educational aspect that includes Leave No Trace principles, mountain craft, equipment, safety, fundamental outdoor skills. Bespoke packages available for private groups including shorter 2 day hikes and 1 night wild camping in unique and remote locations in Wicklow. Contact us for more information.