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Ring of Kerry Hike - 8 Day Self-Guided Tour

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Day 1: Arrive in Killarney – On arrival at your first guesthouse, your hostess will give you your full detailed information pack. She will also be able to suggest some of the many local restaurants or pubs for food and possibly music.

Day 2: Killarney to Kenmare - 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. Overnight in Kenmare. 

Walk Details: 

Distance: 22kms. Duration: 6 hours. 

Day 3: Kenmare to Sneem - From Kenmare you will walk to the award winning village of Sneem via Templenoe. This walk takes you along the shores of Kenmare Bay, with views across to the Beara Peninsula and the Caha Mountains. Overnight in Sneem.

Walk Details:

Distance: 23kms. Duration: 6.5 hours. 

Day 4: Sneem to Caherdaniel - Continue walking from the village of Sneem, following an old ‘butter road’ to the little village of Caherdaniel – once home of our famous liberator – Daniel O’Connell. The views across the Beara Peninsula and out to the Atlantic Ocean are fantastic. Overnight in Caherdaniel. 

Walk Details: 

Distance: 19kms. Duration: 5.5 hours. 

Day 5: Caherdaniel to Waterville - Continuing from the village of Caherdaniel, you walk around and above the coast to reach the village of Waterville. Glorious coastal views out towards the Skellig Islands and Ballinskelligs Bay. Overnight in Waterville.

Walk Details:

 Distance: 16kms. Duration: 5 hours. 

Day 6: Waterville to Caherciveen - From Waterville, you will once again be driven a short distance to the starting point of today’s walk at Mastergeehy. From here you will be walking to the town of Caherciveen. This walk takes you across the tip of the peninsula with views north over the Dingle Peninsula and south to Kenmare Bay. Overnight in Caherciveen. 

Walk Details: 

Distance: 24kms. Duration: 6.5 hours. 

Day 7: Caherciveen to Glenbeigh - Your final walk takes you from the town of Caherciveen along the northern shores of the peninsula to the little town of Glenbeigh. Your holiday finishes in the village of Glenbeigh. Overnight in Glenbeigh. 

Walk Details: 

Distance: 24kms. Duration: 6.5 hours. 

Day 8: Departure - Departure from Glenbeigh by bus or taxi to Killarney.  Bus leaves at 08:45 and arrives at 09:50 (Does not operate on Sundays or Public Holidays).  From Killarney, connections by bus and train are frequent to Cork, Limerick, Shannon or Dublin.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Arrive in Killarney – the popular town renowned for its three magnificent lakes in the heart of Kerry. On arrival at your first guesthouse, your hostess will give you your full detailed information pack. She will also 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.
Duration
8 days
Return Details
Departure from Glenbeigh by bus or taxi to Killarney.  Bus leaves at 08:45 and arrives at 09:50 (Does not operate on Sundays or Public Holidays).  From Killarney, connections by bus and train are frequent to Cork, Limerick, Shannon or Dublin.
Inclusions
  • 7 night’s Bed and Breakfast.
  • Full Irish Breakfast each morning.
  • 6 days walking. Varied and interesting each day.
  • Move your luggage each walking 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.
  • Breakfast
Exclusions
  • Flights
  • Airport Transfers
  • Meals
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Medical Expenses
  • Single Room Supplement – €250.00. Solo Traveller Supplement – €315.00
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Single Room Supplement – €250.00. Solo Traveller Supplement – €315.00
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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IWHB was great to work with on my walking tour (Kerry Camino/Dingle Way), from initial information and coordination, to day-to-day check-ins and weather updates. Morris provided a lively and informative intro the day before I set up, ensuring I was set up to enjoy the hiking.
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My mom and I just returned from walking the Ring of Kerry with Ireland Walk Bike Hike and had the most wonderful experience. They might be the most professional team I have ever had the pleasure of working with. From the moment you book your holiday their representatives are
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Response from IrelandWHB, Director of Sales at Ring of Kerry Hike - 8 Day Self-Guided Tour
Responded 19 Jul 2019
Hello Aliza, Thank you so much for your kind words, your feedback is greatly appreciated, I will be sure to pass this on to everyone who was involved in your trip. We are so happy you enjoyed your trip on the Ring of Kerry. We would love to welcome you back on another hike with us in the near future. All the best, Dean
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