Best of the West

I recently had the pleasure of doing the "Best of the West" through World Expeditions/ATW. I must commend to you the most excellent experience we had with our tour leader. He was exceptional in his attention to detail, his knowledge, his sense of humour and his thorough professionalism. Well done and thanks for a truely marvellous trip.

E.C | Australia
 
 

Ring of Kerry Guided Walk

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 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&B's chosen for their good character, location and fine Irish breakfasts.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Killarney
DAY 2 Killarney hills and lakes walk, optional boat trip and return to Killarney (4hrs)
DAY 3 Walk through moorland to Kenmare, transfer to Sneem (5hrs)
DAY 4 Staigue Fort walk, return to Derrynane (5hrs)
DAY 5 Morning walk to Derrynane National Park and Abbey Island (5hrs), drive to Caherciveen
DAY 6 Optional visit to Skellig Rock or rest day
DAY 7 From Caherciveen follow 17th Century Stagecoach route to Glenbeigh, overnight Caherciveen (5hrs)
DAY 8 Return to Killarney, trip concludes

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Trip Code: RKG
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Inn to Inn Walking
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Next Trip:  04 April 2015
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