First name is required!
Last name is required!
First name is not valid!
Last name is not valid!
This is not an email address!
Email address is required!
This email is already registered!
Please enter valid email address
Password is required!
Enter a valid password!
Please enter 6 or more characters!
Please enter 16 or less characters!
Passwords are not the same!
Terms and Conditions are required!
Email or Password is wrong!
Please select the captcha checkbox!
Please select the valid captcha!
Something went wrong! Try again later!

Highlights
  • Discover historic Caernarfon Castle and the ruins of Tintern Abbey
  • Hike the best trails of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path
  • Savor the views from the summit of Mount Snowdon
  • Delightful meals brimming with fresh and local produce, including Gower mussels, Welsh lamb, wine and cheese tastings
  • Be welcomed into local homes for a classic Welsh meal
  • Meet scholars, weavers, climbers, and historians
  • Accommodations include historic coaching inns and a royal country home

Ancient Celtic traditions, a rich cultural heritage, and an impossibly beautiful landscape converge in Wales, making it the perfect setting for our new hiking adventure. You’ll discover the stunning trails of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, hike into the exquisite Wye Valley, and explore the haunting ruins of Tintern Abbey. The Welsh are natural storytellers, and we’ll meet weavers, scholars, a Cistercian monk—even a coracle enthusiast. Our meals are wonderfully local, from delightful cheeses to fresh-picked mussels and scallops, and of course you’ll have a taste of world renowned Welsh lamb. As we journey from the castle-topped ridges of the Brecon Beacons to coastal villages and the mountains of Snowdonia, you’ll enjoy overnights in historic coaching inns, a royal country home, and, perhaps most memorably, be welcomed by Welsh families for a home-cooked meal.

Travelers Also Viewed All similar trips

0
Wilderness Travel Travel Reviews & Ratings

0.0 out of 5
Excellent 0 Great 0 Average 0 Disappointing 0 Terrible 0
Value
0.0 Guide
0.0 Activities
0.0 Lodging
0.0 Transportation
0.0 Meals
0.0
Adventures in Wales

No reviews yet for this trip. Browse other reviews below for Wilderness Travel.

Itinerary

Days 1-3: Wye Valley / Tintern Abbey / Brecon Beacons National Park

Accommodation: Bear Hotel

Hiking across the historic border into Wales, we enter Wye Valley to discover the haunting ruins of Tintern Abbey with a “white monk.” Another hike brings us to the literary mecca of Hay on Wye where bookshelves line the sidewalks and are tucked into the town’s meandering stone walls.

Days 4-6: Laugharne / Pembrokeshire Coastal Path / Solva

Accommodation: Warpool Court

We visit the home of Dylan Thomas with a scholar, then head to tiny St. David’s, the spiritual center of Wales. The most dramatic stretches of the Coastal Path are right outside our hotel’s door, and we’ll follow sea-cliff trails to the lovely village of Solva, savor a meal at an award-winning local restaurant, and join the 1,000 year old tradition of evensong at St. David’s cathedral.

Days 7-10: Snowdonia National Park / Capel Curig / Beddgelert / Snowdon

Accommodation: Days 7 to 9 : Castle Hotel; Day 10: Plas Dinas Country House

Heading to the rugged beauty of Snowdonia National Park, our hike brings you through lush Conwy Valley to Capel Curig, where Hillary’s team trained for the 1953 Everest expedition—the pub is filled with historic climbing mementos. We’ll summit mighty Snowdon, Britain’s highest peak, via the Victorian-era train, so that you can savor the wild mountain scenery on the hike down.

Days 11-12: Caernarfon Castle/ Anglesey Island

Accommodation: Day 11: Plas Dinas Country House

Explore the ramparts of 13th century Caernarfon Castle, then we’ll hike to tiny LLanddwyn Island, with its church dedicated to the patron saint of Welsh lovers, and enjoy views to the mountains of Snowdonia. Depart on Day 12.

Dates & Pricing

Price From

$ 6,095

Price Per Day:

$ 508 per person
 
  • Single Supplement (Single Occupancy): $ 850
Prices may vary due to local taxes and trip seasonality. Click "Request Info" to inquire directly with the tour operator for the final trip price.
Details
Trip Includes
  • Expert leadership of two Wilderness Travel Trip Leaders
  • Accommodations in hotels, coaching inns and a royal country home as noted
  • All meals included except 2 lunches and 3 dinners
  • A glass of wine or beer with dinner
  • Land transportation and van support
  • Entrance fees to museums, castles, and historic sites as per the itinerary
Trip Excludes
  • International airfare, transportation to Cardiff and return from Bangor or Manchester
  • Meals not specified after each itinerary day
  • Airport departure taxes
  • Optional tipping or gratuities to leaders or staff
  • Additional hotel nights that may be necessitated by airline schedule changes or other factors
  • Travel insurance, and other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, telephone calls).
Flights & Transport
Only ground transport
Group Size:
Small Group - 24 max
Maximum Number of People in Group: 16
Maximum 13-16 members
Accomodations

The Bear Hotel
Days 1 to 3 (3 nights), Crickhowell, Wales
Located in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park, this former coaching inn is brimming with charm and old world hospitality, yet has all the ...

Warpool Court
Days 4 to 6 (3 nights), St. David's, Wales
Set on 15 acres at the edge of St. David's Peninsula inside Pembrokeshire National Park, The Warpool overlooks one of the most stunning stretches of ...

Castle Hotel
Days 7 to 9 (3 nights), Conwy, Wales
Located within the medieval fortress walls of picturesque Conwy and built on the site of a Cistercian abbey,  the Castle Hotel provides an ...

Plas Dinas Country House
Days 10 to 11 (2 nights), Bontnewydd, Wales
The Plas Dinas Country House enjoys an exquisite location on 15 acres in Snowdonia, nestled between rugged mountains and the Irish Sea. Once the ...

Start City
Cardiff
End City
Manchester

Trip ID#: advinwwil

×
Great Choice!

You can access members-only savings of up to $700 on over 6,000 Stride Select trips.

Sign in to see trip eligibility

or
or
Provide email and password

With your FREE membership you get to:

  • Save up to $700 per person!*
  • Access private deals and offers
  • See personalized trip recommendations
  • Save favorite trips
*See Member Savings Program details
Already a member?

We respect your privacy and take great care to protect your information. By joining you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Tours & Operators on Stride Awarded and Featured by:

  • National Geographic, Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure
  • Outside, The New York Times