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Self Guided Walk on the Kerry Way in Ireland

The Kerry way mapCost: €675per person sharing
Single supplement: €265

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There is a 3% booking fee
Select number of days when booking

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 8 day or 11 Day walks on the Kerry Way.

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Lakes of Killarney

Day 1: Arrive in Killarney, which is a beautiful small town in Kerry full of small pubs and restaurants with Irish music available in most of them.

Day 2: Killarney to Black Valley, Distance 22Km, Ascent 400m
Leaving from Killarney the trail takes you into the truly wild and isolated Black Valley, through Killarney National Park. This gives you an opportunity to visit Muckross House and Torc Waterfall along the way.

Day 3: Black Valley to Glencar, Distance 20Km, Ascent 500m
From the Black Valley the trail travels south of the MacGillicuddy Reeks through Lough Acoose and finishes in Glencar for the night.

Day 4: Glencar to Glenbeigh, Distance18Km, Ascent 340m
Today’s walk, is a mixture of beautiful forestry trails and riverside meandering paths. The trail starts by following the Caragh river and then through Lickeen Forest to finish in Glenbeigh, known as "The Jewel in the Ring of Kerry", hidden away in the surrounding horseshoe of the and Seefin Mountains.

Day 5: 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.Muckross House

Day 6: 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 7: 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 8: Caherdaniel to Sneem, Distance 19km, Ascent 400m
Today’s walk again is steeped in ancient history, the most impressive of which 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 9: Depart from Sneem, there is a local public bus but we can also help you with a transfer from here.


9 Day Self Guided Walk on the Kerry Way in Ireland

Cost: €675per person sharingWalking in Kerry
Single supplement: €265

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

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 8 day or 11 Day walks on the Kerry Way.

Enquire about this walk

 

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