5-Day Private Tour from County Donegal

Explore counties Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo, Derry and Antrim on private day tours from your base in County Donegal.

Visit County Donegal’s top tourist destinations Sliabh Liag cliffs, Malin Head and Glenveagh Castle. Travel the Wild Atlantic Way to lovely Leitrim and W.B. Yeat’s Country, Sligo. Experience the Causeway Coast in Northern Ireland.

Below is a suggested itinerary for a 5-day tour from County Donegal. We can however tailor a bespoke tour to suit your timeframe and interests.

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Sliabh Liag Cliffs
Day 1: Sliabh Liag Cliffs and Glencolmcille

Discover Sliabh Liag (Slieve League), the highest accessible sea cliffs in Europe. Drive the scenic coastal roads of Muckross Head. Take a stroll along Killybegs, Ireland’s premier fishing harbour. Step back in time at Glencolmcille Folk Village and gain a glimpse into life a century ago in one of Ireland’s most remote villages.


  • Sliabh Liag Cliffs
  • Muckross Head
  • Wild Atlantic Way
  • Glen Folk Village
  • Killybegs Harbour
Benbulbin, Co. Sligo
Day 2: Leitrim and Sligo

Embark on a scenic tour of Sligo and Leitrim, where the rugged beauty of Mullaghmore meets the poetic tranquility of W.B. Yeats’ final resting place. Reflect at spiritual Tobernault holy well and witness the enchanting cascade of Glencar waterfall. This journey seamlessly weaves together nature, literature, and spirituality, creating an unforgettable exploration of Ireland’s northwest treasures.


  • Benbulben
  • Glencar Waterfall
  • Mullaghmore
  • Tobernalt Holy Well
  • W.B.Yeat’s Grave
Glenveagh Castle, Co. Donegal
Day 3: Glenveagh National Park and Gaeltacht

Embark on a scenic drive through the Gaeilge (Irish) speaking Gaeltacht and peat boglands in rural Donegal. Witness the grandeur of Glenveagh Castle at Glenveagh National Park. Traverse the Derryveagh mountains, leading to the breathtaking Poisoned Glen and iconic Dunlewey Church. Sample Irish Whiskey at the acclaimed Crolly Distillery.


  • Errigal Mountain
  • Glenveagh Castle
  • Poisoned Glen
  • Crolly Distillery
  • Magheroarty Pier
Giant's Causeway
Day 4: Causeway Coast, Northern Ireland

Embark on a captivating Causeway Coast tour, where ancient legends come to life at UNESCO World Heritage Site, Giant’s Causeway. Immerse yourself in history within the Walls of Derry, explore the breathtaking Mussenden Temple perched on the cliffs, and savour Irish Whiskey at Bushmills Distillery.


  • Giant’s Causeway
  • Walls of Derry
  • Dunluce Castle
  • Mussenden Temple
  • Bushmills Distillery
Grianan of Aileach Ring Fort, Burt, Co. Donegal
Day 5: Malin Head and Inishowen

Explore the charm of Inishowen, Ireland’s largest peninsula. Uncover the mystery of Grianan of Aileach ringfort, the ancestral home of Ulster chieftains. View Lough Swilly, the inspiration for ‘Amazing Grace’. Drive the gravity-defying ‘Magic Road’ at Mamore Gap. Finally, reach Malin Head, Ireland’s northernmost point and film location for Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi.


  • Grianan of Aileach
  • Fort Dunree
  • Mamore Gap
  • Glenevin Waterfall
  • Malin Head

Your private tour of County Donegal is completely customisable, based on your group’s interests and timeframe available. Chauffeur collection from and drop off to your accommodation anywhere in the county means that you don’t have to worry about car hire or public transport during your time in Donegal.

Donegal Tour Guide will help you to create the perfect Donegal tour itinerary to ensure that you make the most of your time here and don’t miss any of what Donegal has to offer. The best part is that you’ll be in the relaxed company of a Donegal native, touring at a pace that suits you.

Please note, Donegal Tour Guide does not book accommodation. It is the responsibility of the guests to choose and book their own accommodation. We are happy to suggest accommodation options.