If you are keen on exploring the mystical and unspoiled region of Ireland, this self-guided hiking tour is the perfect opportunity to do so!
Kerry Way is a circular chain of walking trails that rings inland the the largest peninsula in southwestern Ireland – Iveragh, and stretches over 214 km! It is a paradise for photographers – roaring rivers, crystal clear lakes, turquoise coastline, and green forest pathways, the changing landscape will amaze everyone and leave you breathless! Not only nature will keep your attention focused but also the numerous historical and cultural remains among which Iron Age Forts, Ogham stones and old monasteries. Although the peninsula is dominated by the Macgillicuddy Reek which contains the two highest summits in Ireland, the route passes over lower-level trails. The itinerary consists mainly of calm tarmac roads, moorland, woodland and farmland trails, and the typical Irish boreens. This self-guided hiking tour is a real delight for any outdoor enthusiast, willing to explore nature! Once in a life-time experience – this is the brief summary of Kerry Way!
Duration8 (5-12) Days I Difficulty: 3 (of 5)
What is includedAccommodation in family run guesthouses and B&Bs incl. breakfast (Irish Tourism Board Approved); Detailed route notes and maps; Water Proof Map Cover; The Kerry Way Book with interesting facts of areas visited and route descriptions; Luggage transfer each day; Emergency support
What is not includedDrinks and other meals, public/private transportation to/from the start and end of the hike
Best periodApril, May, June, July, August, September, October
Day 1: Arrive in Killarney
Day 2: Killarney - Black Valley (22km, 6,30hrs, +400m/-400m)
Day 3: Black Valley - Glencar (20km; 6hrs; +500m/-500m)
Day 4: Glencar - Glenbeigh (18km; 5,30hrs; +450m/-450m)
Day 5: Glenbeigh - Caherciveen (28km; 7,30hrs; +450m/-450m)
Day 6: Caherciveen - Waterville (22km; 6hrs; +300m/-300m)
Day 7: Waterville to Caherdaniel (13km; 4hrs, +300m/-300m)
Day 8: Departure day.
Single room & Solo traveler supplement
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