Private Boyne Valley Newgrange tour with your very own Failte Ireland tour guide. (Best Seller)
Visit Ireland's most remarkable UNESCO World heritage site Newgrange is 500 years older than the Pyramids. This private half day morning tour to Newgrange can be arranged for 2 - 8 persons. For groups 2 - 14 persons looking for private Newgrange tour e mail us
- Guaranteed Entrance at Bru Na Boinne (Newgrange visitor centre)
- Guaranteed entrance and guided tour at Newgrange Passage tomb
- Friendly approved professional Failte Ireland tour guide.
- Pickup and return to your Dublin based hotel or cruise ship terminal at Dublin
- Depart 0800am Return 1230hrs
UNESCO World Heritage Site 1000 years older than the Pyramids
Newgrange (c 3,200 B.C.) pre-dating the ancient great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt by 500 years and Stonehenge by 1000. The passage tomb is surrounded by 97 kerb stones, the most impressive is the large entrance stone which is covered in swirls and designs. Inside the large mound.
The visual artistry of Ireland’s ancient civilisation remains to this day strikingly fresh and modern. This UNESCO World Heritage site boasts the richest and largest collection of megalithic art in all of Europe.
At dawn on the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year (December 21st), a shaft of sunlight enters the chamber of Newgrange through a specially designed opening over the doorway which illuminates the Chamber.
This private day tour to the Boyne Valley should be top of your list of things to do in Dublin. Its spectacular!
River Boyne and the valley of King's County Meath
The Boyne has historical, archaeological and mythical connotations. It is located close to Dublin and is ideal for a private day tour from Dublin. The Greek geographer Ptolemy drew a map of Ireland in the 2nd century which included the river Boyne. The entire area is one of outstanding beauty, with rolling hills, pastures and medieval field structures. From Neolithic passage tombs, ancient ritual sites to monastic settlements the Boyne valley has it all.
Why book a private tour or shore excursion with Day Tours Unplugged ?
All of our guides are Irish, we know all the best locations to stop for photo's. Our guides have completed a program of training with Failte Ireland, and are approved by the National Tourism Agency. We will provide you a unique insight into Ireland's ancient history, and provide you with information relating to all aspects of life in Ireland today.
IMPORTANT - When making a reservation, select either Dublin based hotel as default pickup location. OR the Dublin port cruise ship terminal if a passengers on a cruise ship visiting Dublin port.
Once the booking has been approved we will contact you via e mail or phone to arrange to collect you directly from your hotel.
What's not included
- Please note entrance fees / refreshments / lunch are not included in price allow €6.00 for individual entrance fees + any refreshments you might purchase
Departure & Return times
- Departure from your hotel or cruise ship at 0800 am (this is a WORLD HERITAGE SITE) There are no options for an afternoon departure.
- Return to Dublin will be 1230 hrs
- Tours last approx. 4.5 hours.
PRICE QUOTED €250:00 is for private tour + tour vehicle + tour guide + pick up return to your Dublin based hotel or cruise ship terminal at Dublin port. Your tour vehicle is suitable for 2 - 8 persons max
If you wish to join a Full Day Newgrange Boyne Valley public tour as an individual click here