8-Day Guided “Kingdom of Kerry” Hike

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7 nights stay
6 days hiking
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Hike the Kingdom of Kerry – two spectacular peninsula’s in the South West of Ireland & experience them with a local Irish Guide, learning about this land that is alive with culture & history.

This tour offers you the highlights Kerry Way Hike &  Dingle Way Hike. The Kerry Way route runs parallel to the route of the famous Ring of Kerry and is is probably the most picturesque place in Ireland. The Dingle Way route takes you from Tralee, along the Kerry Camino and on the the most westerly point in Europe. The Dingle Peninsula just north of the Kerry Way and is equally impressive. Enjoy rugged mountains, surrounded by the pounding Atlantic Ocean and a tapestry of green fields while enhancing the landscape around you.

Single Supplement costs for 8 Day Guided Kingdom of Kerry Hike €500

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Journey through the Three Lakes of Killarney by boat

Explore Killarney National Park and an ancient “butter road”

Enjoy Traditional Irish music in Dingle town & taste the famous Guinness in local pubs

Hike for six days in remote wilderness areas and stay in traditional towns & villages

What's Included?

Ensuite room in 4* hotels with breakfast
Expert local guide
6 fantastic hikes
Evening meals & lunches as per itinerary
Transport as per itinerary
Dedicated holiday specialist to help with planning


Day 1 - Killarney
Day 1: Arrive to Killarney, meet your local guide and your other group members (max 8 people) and settle into your first accommodation (2 overnights here). Tonight enjoy a delicious meal in one of the towns best restaurants and maybe a drink in a local pub as you get to know the other members of your group.
Meals: Dinner (D)
Day 2 - Killarney National Park
Enjoy a wonderful boat trip through the beautiful Three Lakes of Killarney. Reach an old “hunting” lodge & start your hike. An old Mass Path used for centuries leads you through ancients woodland as your journey back to Killarney completing your hike at the iconic 19th century Muckross House & Gardens.
Meals: Breakfast (B), Lunch (L)
Total Distance: 15kms | Total Ascent: 484m | Total Descent: 479m | Max Elevation: 289m
Day 3 - Derrynane House & Gardens
Drive to the western tip of the Ring of Kerry and be immersed into idyllic landscapes around Derrynane National Park. Enjoy pristine beaches, lush woodlands, ancient abbey ruins and the rich history of Daniel O’Connell, one of Ireland most prominent historical figures who once lived here. Following your hike you will transfer to the seaside village of Waterville, your home for the next two nights.
Meals: Breakfast (B), Lunch (L) & Dinner (D)
Total Distance: 14.7kms | Total Ascent: 379m | Total Descent: 379m | Max Elevation: 240m
Day 4 - Mountain of the Wells
Overlooking the Skellig Islands and the Wild Atlantic Ocean, your hike today takes you to the top of Cnoc na dTobar (Mountain of the Wells) along an ancient pilgrim path.
Meals: Breakfast (B), Lunch (L)
Total Distance: 9.1kms | Total Ascent: 690m | Total Descent: 690m | Max Elevation: 683m
Day 5 - The Brandon Massif
Dingle is today's destination. Enjoy a walk on the magnificent Inch Beach & then travel west to reach Dingle town. From there, continue west to enjoy a breath-taking hike that offers a kaleidoscope of mountains and sea views. Dingle is famous for its bars and restaurants serving the very best of local cuisine, a fitting reward after today's hike. (3 overnights in Dingle)
Meals: Breakfast (B), Lunch (L)
Total Distance: 5.5km & 4.5kms | Total Ascent: 3m & 195m | Total Descent: 2m & 196m | Max Elevation: 4m & 377m
Day 6 - Slea Head
Today's route is the perfect opportunity to enjoy fabulous views of both the Northern and Southern coastline of the Dingle Peninsula. Your highest point today is part of The Brandon massif range offering wonderous views across Brandon Bay and the glistening lakes below.
Meals: Breakfast (B), Lunch (L)
Total Distance: 13.9kms | Total Ascent: 725m | Total Descent: 725m | Max Elevation: 599m
Day 7 - Brandon Point
Step back in time as you hike on the north western shores of the Dingle Peninsula to a place only accessible by foot. With views across Mount Brandon and Dingle Bay, you may be lucky and see migrating whales & dolphins.
Meals: Breakfast (B), Lunch (L) & Dinner (D)
Total Distance: 13.2kms | Total Ascent: 630m | Total Descent: 640m | Max Elevation: 395m
Day 8 - Departure
Your tour will finish this morning after another delicious breakfast. There are regular buses from Dingle to Tralee where you can connect by bus or train to all major cities & airports. Please contact us before you book your departing flights so we can ensure you have sufficient time to travel to the airport from Dingle.
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Moderate hikes each day – A reasonable level of fitness is required with the ability to handle elevations changes during each hike.
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