3-Day Self-Guided Ring of Kerry Hike

Explore the magic of the south west corner of Ireland on this tour. From rugged cliffs to golden beaches, friendly faces, small villages, green fields & picturesque mountain ranges; it’s no wonder Kerry is called ‘The Kingdom’.

Experience the ‘real’ Ireland on this spectacular tour.

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SELF GUIDED TOUR

The perfect way for the independent explorer to see our hidden gems & discover the many paths less travelled.

3 DAYS

DURATION

2 nights stay, 2 days hiking

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DIFFICULTY

Participants need to have a good level of fitness and previous hiking experience is recommended.

€199

“The accommodations were very good. Nice breakfast and rooms, and the owners were very friendly. The food was great! We found it a plus that you have recommended restaurants, they were good. We did enjoy our trip!”

– Peter, The Netherlands

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Self-Guided Ring of Kerry Hike

This holiday gives a wonderful introduction to some of the remoter parts of the Ring Of Kerry. This hike will bring you face to face with nature at its best. Starting in the charming town of Killarney you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to Irish Traditional music. This 5 day Ring of Kerry hike takes you between the glorious Three Lakes Of Killarney and the ancient “passes”. You will be weaving between the mountain range of the McGillycuddy Reeks.  It also boasts historical and archaeological sites dating back over 7,000 years.  You will experience Impossibly green pastures, empty except for a few sheep and goats. Spectacular mountain and coastal views and the pounding of the Atlantic Ocean all show you the gem that is the Ring of Kerry.

Starting from Killarney National Park and the beautiful Muckross House. Your hike follows into the Black Valley with views across to the well-known Moll’s Gap and Ladies View. From there you continue following a network of ancient paths that are nearly as old as the land itself. Following the Kerry Way to reach the northern shores of the Ring of Kerry with views across to the Dingle Peninsula. This 3-Day Holiday will be a highlight ensuring you have lasting memories of the beautiful Kingdom of Kerry.

If you would like a longer hiking holiday you should check out our 11-Day Self-Guided Ring of Kerry Hike

If you would like an easier hiking holiday you should check out our 8-Day Self-Guided Ring of Kerry Comfort Hike

Highlights

  • Killarney National Park
  • Torc Waterfall
  • Macgillycuddy Reeks

Whats Included?

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  • 2 night’s Bed and Breakfast.
  • Full Irish Breakfast each morning.
  • 2 days walking. Varied and interesting each day.
  • Give you full walking details, easy to read route descriptions and maps of the area.
  • 24 hrs Emergency/Information contact number.
  • Full pre-departure information pack to allow you to fully plan for your holiday and so get the most from this Irish walking experience.
  • Airport transfers arranged/booked if required.
  • Extra days/nights booking on request.
  • Advice service provided to aid planning any additional activities, travel, etc.
  • Prices are per person sharing. Single Room Supplement – €105.00. Solo Traveller Supplement – €145.00.

Day by Day

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Arrive in Killarney – surrounded by magnificent mountains and her stunning Three Lakes in the heart of Kerry.  This incredibly beautiful town boasts breathtaking scenery and is renowned for its first class hospitality.  On arrival to your first guesthouse, your host or hostess will give you your full Detailed Information pack and will be able to suggest some of the many local restaurants or pubs for food and possibly music.

Access for this holiday can be from Dublin, Cork or Shannon Airports with bus and/or train connections available to Killarney all year round.

You will be transferred/driven to the start of your walk – about 5kms outside Killarney. From here you walk across Killarney National Park and through Esknamucky Glen to the heritage town of Kenmare. This is a glorious walk, giving you an opportunity to see some of Ireland’s native red deer as you walk through the National Park. On arrival to Kenmare, call your taxi for a transfer back to your Killarney accommodation.

Walk Details: Distance: 22kms.  Max. Height: 400m. Mountain tracks and green roads. Can be wet underfoot – boots essential.

Today we will transfer you to Galway’s bridge just outside Killarney where you start this stunning hike along the Old Kenmare road and through the Esknamucky Glen. With Views of Killarney lakes and mountains all around this truly is one of Ireland’s premier walking routes. Towards the end of your hike you will visit the famous Torc Waterfall and continue on to Killarney to collet your luggage and depart.

Walk Details: Distance: 10kms/6 miles Max. Height: 200m. Possible wet and muddy tracks with some road walking. Boots recommended.

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€199

“The accommodations were very good. Nice breakfast and rooms, and the owners were very friendly. The food was great! We found it a plus that you have recommended restaurants, they were good. We did enjoy our trip!”

– Peter, The Netherlands

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CONTACT DETAILS

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Collis Sandes House, Co. Kerry, Ireland.

Tel: +353667186181


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