4 days
Duration
Feb – Nov
Availability
Killarney
Start/Return point
3/5
Physicality
16
Groupsize

DISCOVER THE MAJESTIC SETTING OF THE KINGDOM OF KERRY with our amazing 4 day tour that explores the amazing history, ecological marvels and experience the vibrant Gaelic culture of Ireland’s most renowned destinations, Killarney, the Ring of Kerry and Dingle.

We will unearth the real identity of these spectacular destinations as we will take you off the beaten track to experience incredible activities while at the same time taking in breathtaking scenery of wild rugged coastline, golden beaches, glistening lakes, picturesque towns and villages. All done at a relaxed pace in your time and allows you the opportunity to truly discover why Kerry is known as the Kingdom of Ireland and awaken your Celtic spirit.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS                                                                  

  1. Discover the spectacular setting of Kerry
  2. Experience the famous destinations of the Ring of Kerry and Dingle
  3. Explore the beautiful Skellig coastline
  4. Delve into the unique Gaelic culture of Dingle
  5. Enjoy great food and fun traditional music nights
START/RETURN  POINT                                                      The Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Arran Quay, Dublin 8.
DEPARTURE DAYS   Thursday
SCHEDULE 09:00 AM – Please arrive by 8:30 AM for a prompt departure
WHAT TO BRING
  • Rain Jacket/Pants
  • Walking boots/shoes
  • Rucksack or appropriate bag for carrying food/clothing
  • Suitable hiking clothing e.g. fleece, hat, gloves
  • No cotton t-shirts or jeans as these items will hold water and may accelerate chances of hypothermia
  • Spare clothes and shoes for after activity
  • Warm drink and water(1 litre approx)
  • Food e.g. lunch, snacks, etc.
INCLUDED
Professional and experienced guide      Breakfast each day
Dingle & Slea Head Day Tour  3 nights accommodation
Ring Of Kerry & Valentia Island Day Tour
NOT INCLUDED
Any activities/services not listed on itinerary 
 Airfare
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The itinerary listed below is for the current season. Given the unpredictable nature of Ireland’s weather, what we do each day might occasionally vary so that you have the best experience possible.

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DAY 1: DISCOVER KILLARNEY

 Departing from The Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Arran Quay, Dublin 8. at 9am.

Your adventure starts off in Dublin, Ireland’s capital also known as the Fair city. Our direction is south to Killarney and the Kingdom of Kerry.

That evening, you can experience Killarney’s great food offerings, vibrant musical nightlife or take stroll through its majestic national park.

 

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DAY 2: THE RING OF KERRY & VALENTIA ISLAND DAY TOUR

Today’s adventure takes you off the beaten track to unlock the real beauty of the world famous Ring of Kerry. Considered one of the most beautiful destinations to explore in Ireland, the Ring of Kerry offers dramatic landscapes of wild rugged coastline, golden beaches, glistening lakes, picturesque villages and spectacular mountain ranges.   

Even better, we will take you on an incredible tour of the spectacular Valentia Island where you can delve into its incredible history and heritage, explore its magical setting on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean and if you are lucky get a glimpse (weather permitting) of the dramatic Skellig Islands (Star Wars famed).

After a well-earned bite to eat, we slowly make our way back to Killarney stopping off at many spectacular viewing points to learn of their historical importance and the opportunity to take that picture that will ensure an everlasting memory of paradise.

Schedule:

09:00 AM: Bus Departure for The Ring of Kerry


11:00 AM: Valentia Island Tour


13:30 PM: Lunch in Portmagee


15:00 PM: Bus Departure for Killarney via The Ring of Kerry  


16:30 PM: Sneem Village

17:30 PM: Ladies View

18:00 PM: Arrive in Killarney

 

Included:

  • Ring of Kerry & Valentia Island  
  • The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre  

Tour Style Option Upgrades:

  • Budget – Hostel
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast

Activity Add-ons:

  • Bray Head Walking Tour
  • Valentia Island Cycling Tour
  • Skellig Eco Boat Tour

Freebies:  

  • Explore the Ring of Kerry’s wild nature
  • Visit many quaint towns and village
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DAY 3: DINGLE & SLEA HEAD DAY TOUR

Dingle is our destination today, as we explore this dramatic and beautiful peninsula that is littered with archaeological and historical wonders. Our first stop off is at Inch beach, famous for being the place where an inch is actually three miles long and where we take a short stroll along its golden sands and watch long rolling waves that come crashing ashore.

Once aboard we head due west to the edge of Europe, also known as Slea Head. Feast your eyes on breathtaking scenery of wild rugged coastline, golden beaches and the magnificent Blasket Islands. We continue our journey around this rich and vibrant peninsulas exploring its vast Gaelic culture and learning a cupla focal (some words) in Irish along the way.

We will also visit Dingle town, a picturesque fishing town that is famed for Fungi the dolphin who has been a local for almost 30 years, before making our return journey to Killarney.

Schedule:

09:00 AM: Bus Departure for Dingle & Slea Head


11:00 AM: Slea Head Tour

14:00 PM: Lunch in Dingle

15:00 PM: Explore Dingle Town

16:15 PM: Bus Departure for Killarney

18:00 PM: Arrive in Killarney

 

Included:

  • Dingle & Slea Head Tour

Tour Style Option Upgrades:

  • Budget – Hostel
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast

Activity Add-ons:

  • Slea Head Cycling Tour
  • Fungi Boat Tour
  • Blasket Island Visitor Centre*
  • Celtic Steps – Irish Music, Song and Dance Show

*Available from April to October

Freebies:  

  • Explore the Dingle Way and its many beautiful villages along the way
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DAY 4: KILLARNEY NATIONAL PARK AND TRANSFER TO DUBLIN

Before departing for Dublin that afternoon, you have the opportunity to relax, discover Killarney town or take an adventure exploring Killarney’s National Park and Lakes.

At midday, we will set off to explore Muckross Park which is home to a spectacular 15th Century Franciscan Friary called Muckross Abbey which is one of the major ecclesiastical sites found in the Killarney National Park. We will also visit Torc Waterfall and the majestic setting of Muckross Gardens.

That afternoon after a bite to eat, we make our way east, passing Limerick and the River Shannon on route to the fair city of Dublin.

We really hope you have had an amazing time exploring some of Ireland’s most unique destinations and remember Ireland is now forever your home away from home.

Schedule:

09:00 AM: Free time to relax, discover Killarney or take an adventure


12:00 PM: Visit Muckross Abbey and Torc Waterfall    


13:30 PM: Lunch and explore Muckross Gardens

14:30 PM: Bus Departure for Dublin


18:30 PM: Arrive in Doolin

 

Included:

  • Muckross Abbey & Gardens
  • Killarney to Doolin Transfer

Tour Style Option Upgrades:

  • Budget – Hostel
  • Classic – Bed & Breakfast

Alternative Activity Add-ons:

  • Ross Castle Kayak Tour
  • Killarney Rent-a-Bike
  • Lakes of Killarney Boat Tour
  • Jaunting Cars

Freebies:

  • Explore Ross Island and the Copper Mines
  • Discover Killarney’s vibrant shops and cafes

 Arriving back toThe Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Arran Quay, Dublin 8 at 1.30pm 

We love touring around the Dingle Pensinsula
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The Dingle Peninsula - we promise that it will be an unforgettable experience
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Black Valley Kerry- Just majestic!
The Ring of Kerry- what a special place on our planet!
Skellig Michael- Breathtaking!
Dingle town- love this place!
The Wild Atlantic Way - Adventure style
Cafes, restaurants,shops & pubs- There is always something new in Killarney
Cycling in Killarney National Park

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