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Self Guided Walk on the Kerry Way in Ireland

The Kerry way mapCost: €595per person sharing
Single supplement: €235

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Included in costs:

  • Guest Houses or B+B's with breakfasts
  • Detailed maps, The Kerry Way rucksack book and Water Proof Map Cover
  • Luggage Transfer each day. So you only carry a small pack while walking.
  • Phone support along the way.(Accommodations and pickup numbers)
  • All Information on public transport required will be given.
  • Information on what to see and do in places visited.
  • Information on places to eat and drink.

Optional Extras:

  • Pickup can be arranged from Shannon / Kerry Airport for start of walk.
  • Extra accommodation before or after this trip can be arranged for you.

You can also choose from our 5 day or 11 Day walks on the Kerry Way.

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Lakes of Killarney

Day 1;Arrive Glenbeigh

Day 2;Walk Glenbeigh to Caherciveen, Distance 23Km, Ascent 450m

The hiking trail for this stage of the Kerry Way, covers a mixture of woodland, quiet minor roads and trails on the slopes of Drung Hill, with unrivalled views across to Dingle Bay and the Atlantic ocean.

Day 3;Walk Caherciveen to Waterville, Distance 22km, Ascent 270m

Most of the walking trail for this section of the trail follows the rolling tops of small ridges with stunning views of the Kerry mountains as far as the tip of the Iveragh peninsula to Valentia Island, finishing on very minor roads to the town of Waterville.

Day 4;Walk Waterville to Caherdaniel, Distance 13km, Ascent 300m

Coastal paths and woodland tracks which pass the ancient ruins of many stone forts, from early 9th century. You will be rewarded with views of Ballinskelligs Bay, the Skelligs and Derrynane bay, eventually bringing you through Derrynane National Park, finishing in the charming village of Caherdaniel. 

Day 5;Walk Caherdaniel to Sneem, Distance 19km, Ascent 400m

Todays walk again is steeped in ancient history, the most impressive of ehich is Staigue Fort. Along the way you will get your first glimpse of Kenmare Bay as you wander the paths following this beautiful stretch of coastline, finishing your day in Sneem.Muckross House

Day 6;Walk Sneem to Kenmare, Distance 23km, Ascent 520m

Cossing bogland areas and lovely wooded tracks, todays trail leads you to the abandoned 19th century fishing village of Tahilla. The route then follows the Blackwater River on an old bog road ,passing Dromore Castle (19th century) and Cappanacush Castle  (13th century) along the way.

The Kerry Way route climbs Gortamullin Hill (205m) rewarding you with  fantactic views of the Caha Mountains on the Beara Peninsula. Next on to the town of Kenmare, again steeped in ancient history with its 4,000 year-old Reenagoppul Stone Circle near the town centre.

Day 7;Walk Kenmare to Killarney, Distance 26km, Ascent 630m

Starting from Kenmareyou will follow the Old kenmare Road, a path leading you to the Windy Gap with unrivalled viewsof the MacGillicuddy Reeks Mountains. passing Mangerton Mountain, Torc Mountain and Waterfall you will be lead to Muckross House and Gardens, finishing in the lively town of Killarney.

Day 8;Depart Killarney


Self Guided Walk on the Kerry Way in Ireland

Cost: €595per person sharing
Single supplement: €235

booknow
There is a 3% booking fee
Select number of days when bookingWalking in Kerry

Included in costs:

  • Guest Houses or B+B's with breakfasts
  • Detailed maps, The Kerry Way rucksack book and Water Proof Map Cover
  • Luggage Transfer each day. So you only carry a small pack while walking.
  • Phone support along the way.(Accommodations and pickup numbers)
  • All Information on public transport required will be given.
  • Information on what to see and do in places visited.
  • Information on places to eat and drink.

Optional Extras:

  • Pickup can be arranged from Shannon / Kerry Airport for start of walk.
  • Extra accommodation before or after this trip can be arranged for you.

You can also choose from our 5 day or 11 Day walks on the Kerry Way.

Enquire about this walk

 

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