The southwest of Ireland is a mix of inlets, coves and peninsulas; making this the perfect place for walks along the clifftops or jaunts above the gorgeous beaches below. On this tour you learn about Ireland in the best way possible: with your knowledgeable local guide at your side and through direct immersion. You will traverse quiet country lanes and follow centuries-old footpaths.
Day 1: Arrival day
Arrive in Ireland and transfer to Kenmare.
Day 2: Beara Peninsula
Visit the Beara Peninsula, one of western Cork's most outlying areas, and certainly its most dazzling. You will begin your walk at Eyeries.
Day 3: Hike the Ring of Kerry
Traveling to Derrynane, our walk begins in a historic national park and follows along the ruggedly idyllic Derrynane beach.
Day 4: Gleninchaquin Nature Park
Hike through secluded moorlands, meadows that could define the color “green”, and take in the beautiful views of the Kenmare River.
Day 5: Sheep's Head Peninsula
Walk the loop road which skirts the sea; then return for y a cup of tea and an Irish scone.
Day 6: Garnish Island
Travel to the botanic paradise of Garnish Island and enjoy a full day excursion to its famed formal gardens.
Day 7: Transfer to Shannon
Explore the pastoral landscapes of Killarney National Park and transfer to Shannon.
Day 8: Departure day
Transfer to the airport.
April to October
7 to 9 days
easy to moderate