Discover the majestic setting of Kerry in Ireland’s South West with our amazing 3 day Kingdom of Kerry tour that explores the amazing history, ecological marvels and experience the vibrant Gaelic culture of Ireland’s most renowned destinations, Killarney, Dingle and the Ring of Kerry.
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.
|START/RETURN POINT||Killarney Tourist Information Office, Beech Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry.|
|DEPARTURE DAYS||Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday|
|SCHEDULE||09:00 AM – Please arrive by 8:45 AM for a prompt departure|
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*See below for our low season and high season rates. Low season is October to March & includes a discount, high season is April to September.
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.
DAY 1: 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 with great food and colourful streets that is a must see before making our return journey to Killarney.
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.
DAY 3: DISCOVER KILLARNEY
Today is your chance to discover the majestic setting of Killarney. You can choose to relax and unwind, discover this vibrant towns unique characteristics or take an adventure exploring Killarney’s National Park and Lakes.
In terms of adventure, you can kayak on the Lakes of Killarney, take a gentle hike of Torc Mountain or discover Killarney National park by bike in which you can explore Muckross Park. It 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. You can also visit Torc Waterfall and the majestic setting of Muckross Gardens.
That afternoon after a bite to eat, take the last opportunity to explore Killarney town before we say farewell. 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.