Dingle Way - Self Guided Tour Itinerary

Day One

  • You have the option to arrive at Dublin or Shannon Airport and take a bus or train to Tralee.

  • We will supply you with the necessary timetables and information to get you safely to your first accommodation.

  • Tralee is Ireland's newest visitor destination; better known as the capital of Kerry and the Gateway to the Dingle Peninsula

Day Two

  • Transfer to Camp for the start of your first walk.

  • Follow a road between Corrin and Knockbrack Hills.

  • Descends downwards for spectacular views across the wildlife sanctuary of lnch Beach.

  • Overnight in Anascaul.

  • Distance: 17km: 11.6 miles Height gain: 350Mtrs: 1050ft

Day Three

  • From Anascaul the trail takes you west to Dingle Town.

  • Visit the magnificent ruin of the 16th century Minard Castle and stop of for lunch in Lispole.

  • Walk the spine of the Dingle Peninsula. Overnight in Dingle.

  • Distance: 22km: 13.7 miles: Height gain: 430Mtrs: 1290ft.

Day Four

  • Officially this is your rest day, but we will give you some options of things to do.

  • Option 1: take a boat to and swim with the famous Fungie the Dolphin.

  • Option 2: take a half-day historical bus-tour around the area.

  • Option 3: relax and visit one of the many restaurants or pubs.

Day Five

  • Journey to Ventry and onto the golden sandy beach of Ventry Harbour.

  • A country lane leads you on to the medieval roads of Slea Head.This area is dotted with a multitude of Clochans or more commonly known as beehive huts which date back to the Mesolithic Period of around 6000 BC.

  • Stunning views back over the Great Blasket Islands and your final view of Dingle Bay.

  • Distance: 20 km: 12.5 miles Height gain: 310Mtrs: 930ft

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Day Six

  • Walk the western-foot of the peninsula by Ferriters Cove and the rugged sea-cliffs of the Three Sisters.

  • Travel across the sandy beaches on Smerwick Harbour.

  • Overnight in Ballycurrane.

  • Distance: 22Km: 13.75 miles: Height gain: 170Mtrs: 510Ft.

Day Seven

  • Walk the shoulder of one of Ireland's highest mountains, "Mount Brandon."

  • Venture through blanket-bog areas.

  • Finish in the quiet village of Cloghane, lying shadow of Mount Brandon.

  • Distance: 21Km: 13 mile: Height gain: 670Mtrs: 2010Ft

Day Eight

  • After breakfast you will take a taxi or bus to Tralee for departure.