The Iveragh Peninsula is one of Ireland's great natural tourist attractions. It encompasses a 179 kilometre circuit from Killarney, via Killorglin, Cahersiveen, Waterville, Kenmare and back to Killarney across Moll's Gap and past Ladies View - one of Ireland's most famous viewpoints. We leave the tour bus route and journey along a network of ancient paths which weave between the main points, on the long-distance track known as the Kerry Way. During this superb week long self-guided walk we experience stunning coastal scenery and pretty fishing villages, such as Caherdaniel and Portmagee, whose beautifully preserved stone dwellings have weathered the coastal elements for centuries, nestled amid a picturesque scene of verdant hills. At night we get a taste of traditional Irish hospitality in comfortable B&Bs chosen for their good character, location and fine Irish breakfasts.
DAY 1 Arrive Killarney DAY 2 Walk through Killarney National Park and Esknamucky Glen to the heritage town of Kenmare (6hrs) DAY 3 Walk along the shores of Kenmare bay to Sneem (6.5hrs) DAY 4 To Caherdaniel (5.5hrs) DAY 5 Walk above the coast to the town of Waterville (5hrs) DAY 6 To Cahersiveen with views across to the Dingle Peninsula (6.5hrs) DAY 7 Follow 17th century Stagecoach route to Glenbeigh (6.5hrs) DAY 8 Trip concludes
Daily year round (except 16 Dec to 14 Jan)
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*7 full Irish breakfasts *7 nights in B&Bs on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities *luggage transfer for 6 days of walking *information pack including route notes, maps and tourist information per room booked *emergency hotline