The Complete Kerry Way in 11 days

  • Duration 11 Days / 10 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Killarney / Killarney
  • Distance 181 km / 112 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
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  • Availability
    April - October
  • Price From $1,630

Overview

Immerse yourself in a varied and spectacular tour of The Ring of Kerry, Ireland's longest national trail.Discover historical sites, archaeological treasures, coastal villages and let yourself be enchanted by its culture and particular traditions.

  • Walk along the small trails known to the Irish as 'boreens'.
  • Delight in beautiful coastal and mountainous landscapes.
  • Observe the vastness of the Atlantic Ocean as you walk the rocky shores.
  • Tour a stretch of the famous The Ring of Kerry.
  • Enjoy the great views of the Dingle Peninsula and the towering mountains in County Kerry.

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    Itinerary

    Services

    Included

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfasts
    • Transfers as specified in the itinerary
    • Luggage transfer between accommodations
    • Complete route itinerary with map
    • 24-hour telephone support
    • Taxes included

    Extras

    • Travel insurance
    • Cancellation insurace
    • Additional nights before, during or after the tour
    • Improved hotel room upgrades (if available)

    Accomodation

    General information

    The accommodations with which we collaborate have a private bathroom and all the necessary services to ensure the best comfort available.

    Our team checks in situ the quality of all the accommodations offered, so that you have an unforgettable experience during your trip.

    The accommodation that we will book for your trip will be selected taking into account our commitment to you: guaranteeing comfort, calm and enjoyment throughout your trip.

    We work with quality hotels and country cottages with limited capacity, so we invite you to confirm your reservation as soon as possible.

    The name of each accommodation will be provided to you a few weeks before your trip begins.

    Room types

    It is possible to book this journey in single, double or triple rooms.

    All rooms have private bathrooms.

    Map

    Travel & Transfers

    To get to the starting point of this walking holiday on The Kerry Way, we recommend the following options:

    The first is to get to Kerry Airport and from there take a bus to Killarney (25 minutes).

    The second is to get to Cork Airport, take a bus to Cork Train Station (20 minutes) and then, a train to Killarney (about 1h 30m).

    The third option is to travel to Shannon Airport, and from there a train to Killarney (between 2h 50m and 3h 40m).

    You can visit the Irish Rail website for train options.

    When you finish your trip, you can travel from Killarney to one of the nearby airports (Kerry, Cork or Shannon) to return to your home town.

    FAQs

    We recommend you take this walking holiday between April and August.

    This route has a medium-high difficulty level, so it is ideal for people looking between 5 and 6 hours of walking a day. It is recommended that you are in a very good physical condition to make the most of this walking trail.

    Most of the sections are by mountainous terrain, rural trails and only 35% of the roads are paved.

    Although this route is very well signposted, it is advisable to know how to use a compass and read a map. In addition, we will provide you with a complete route itinerary with a map.

    You can call us to arrange a private transfer for you.

    If you prefer, you can also use public transport or local taxis to get to your next accommodation.

    Yes, this is a requirement to book with us. It's important that this insurance covers your activities, emergency evacuation, and hospital care.  

    Yes, it's included. We will transfer the luggage between each accommodation according to your itinerary. Each person can take a suitcase up to 20 kg (45 lbs).

    We recommend that you book as soon as you are sure about your dates, as accommodation can fill up very quickly in this area. 

    Once you make your reservation we will send you all the detailed information about the specific equipment you need for this route, considering recommendations for shoes, boots, clothes and a day-to day backpack. 

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