Hiking The Ring of Kerry Mountains, 7 Days, Hike, Ireland
Kerry is Ireland’s most acclaimed region. The incredible scenery, fascinating history and fantastic people form the perfect backdrop to this exciting Hiking in The Ring Of Kerry Mountains tour in the South West of Ireland.
Hiking The Ring of Kerry Mountains
Kerry is Ireland’s most acclaimed region. The incredible scenery, fascinating history and fantastic people form the perfect backdrop to this exciting, Hiking The Ring Of Kerry tour in the South West of Ireland.
Over six days we’ll journey through the Ring of Kerry hiking through the Killarney National Park along the wildest section of the Kerry Way. We will summit two of the highest mountains in Ireland; hike along white sand beaches; travel forgotten pilgrimage paths and take in some of the most spectacular views in Ireland. Along the way we will be staying in the cosy accommodation and feasting on the finest fare.
Your guide will provide a fascinating insight into the rich cultural and geological history of this spectacular landscape, and help you spot wildlife, such as kestrels, sparrow hawks, foxes and red deer. Throw in a few colourful local characters that we’re bound to meet along the way and you have the perfect vacation in Ireland.
While visiting this well-travelled peninsula, stay in out-of-the-way places known for their comfort, charm and singularity. Wilderness Ireland’s Ring of Kerry Hiking Tour features accommodations chosen for their excellent location, service and comfort. More than just a place to sleep, your accommodations play an active role in your Irish experience! All accommodations provide breakfast.
We do not charge single person supplements to people booking on their own. However, you will be expected to share a room with another person of the same sex. If you specifically require a single room you will have to pay the single supplement charge of €250 but this is subject to availability.
Activity Level: Strenuous
Our hiking trips range from very straightforward low-level hikes to trips that include more challenging itineraries which will take you to a new mountain top each day.
Our Strenuous trips involve exploring some of Ireland’s best hiking regions, introducing some steeper climbs to summits as well as valley and coastal hikes. The hike will be conducted at a steady pace and you will typically hike 5-7 hours per day. The terrain underfoot can be anything from well maintained hiker’s trails to rough or boggy ground, boulder fields and mountain tops.
The daily hikes will occasionally involve a mountain ascent of over 3000ft / 900m high. More challenging days are interspersed with lower level valley, coastal or forest walks which would include some cultural highlights along the way.
Can you comfortably hike for around 10 miles (16km) with the occasional longer day?
Are you happy with some ascents of 3,000ft / 900m?
Are you comfortable on a variety of terrain from good paths to rough mountain tracks?