A Donegal tour guide is offering personalized tours of Ireland for Americans looking to visit the Emerald Isle.
John McGroary, retired police officer and founder of Walking Ireland, offers visitors the opportunity to highly personalize their tours of Ireland, ensuring they see Ireland from a local perspective.
McGroary told IrishCentral he virtually meets with groups traveling to Ireland months before their trip to plan the type of tour that best suits their needs, whether that’s trekking through the unspoiled countryside of Ireland or to visit sites generally unexplored by foreign tourists.
McGroary said he takes a hands-on approach or not depending on the group of visitors, adding that some groups are simply looking to plan their itinerary before making the trip to Ireland, while others are looking for a guide to take them around. ‘island. .
Visitor groups are never combined, so each group will have their own unique experience of Ireland.
McGroary, who is a qualified mountain guide, has a good knowledge of the island of Ireland, but his expertise naturally lies to the northwest in his native Donegal and surrounding counties.
There, McGroary’s expertise is unparalleled; his knowledge of local myths, legends and personal stories make his walking tours more than just admiring some of Donegal’s breathtaking natural beauty.
Some of the walking tours offered by McGroary include hikes to the top of the majestic sea cliffs of Sliabh Liag (with regular stops along the way to provide interesting historical narratives) and a walk through the spectacular Blue Stack mountain range .
It also offers interesting tours of Donegal Town and Mount Errigal, the county’s highest peak.
McGroary also offers airport pick-up for any group arriving in Dublin, allowing him to be available for the duration of a trip if required.
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