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5 day,  and 11 Day

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the kerry way, ireland8 Day Self Guided Walking Tour

Cost: €585per person sharing, Single supplement: + €235

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.

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

Cost: €585per person sharing, Single supplement: + €235

 

Average Persons Walking speed is 4Km ph so most walks are approx 4-5hrs per day at a pleasant pace.

 

Included in costs

  •     Friendly and family run guest Houses and B+Bs (Irish Tourism Board Approved)
  •     Detailed maps,  Water Proof Map Cover
  •     The Kerry Way Book with interesting facts of areas visited and route descriptions.
  •     Maps, books and information are posted to you before you even come to Ireland.
  •     Luggage Transfer each day.
  •     Kerry Way Passports
  •     Phone support along the way.(Accommodations and pickup numbers)
  •     All Information on public transport required will be given.

Optional Extras:

  • Tours to the Skellig or Valentia Islands can be organised along the way.
  • Extra accommodation before and after your trip.
  • Pickup from Shannon / Kerry Airports.

 

Select number of days when booking.

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 There is a 3% booking fee

Other options on the Kerry Way are: 5 day,  and 11 Day

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