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Ireland: The Dingle Way
One of the most beautiful peninsulas in Ireland offering spectacular views of mountain, sea and islands. This walk takes you to where Gaelic is the spoken language and live music, dance and culture is part of everyday life.  

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The Dingle Way, located in the south-west of Ireland, is one of many dedicated walking trails in Ireland. This walk starts near Tralee, the capital of Kerry. You'll spend 7 days walking over the ever-changing landscapes the Dingle Way traverses.  From walks in the foothills of slieve Mish to crossing the hills of Mount Brandon, from the turquoise waves of the Atlantic near Slea Head to the quiet offered by farmland and lonesome parcels of golden beaches on the Maharess.

You'll pass by some of the best archeological sites in Ireland while on this walk. You'll witness standing stones, ogham stones and the many beehive huts along the dingle Way.

 

Our guide will take you through the beautiful Gouguanbarra valley where St. Declan's church is nestled on an island in the lake.

 

Visit the most fascinating garden at interpretive center on Garish Island learning the history of this little island.

 

Hear the stories of Muckross House and how Queen Victoria put Killarney on the map.

 

A boat trip from the end of the walk to Ross Castle on the Gap of Dunloe.

 

Walks on Blasket Island.

 

 

 

 

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Ramblers reseves the right to make changes to the above itinerary if necessary.

Tour prices are per person based on double occupancy. Single supplement is only applicable if you are traveling solo and/or have a room to yourself.

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May 5 to May 12

$4,375.00 $500
     

Interested in a different departure date?
Consider a private tour or a self guided tour.

Your trip price includes the following. For additional information, please call or email us at and one of our exceptional Travel Advisors will be happy to share with you all kinds of details.

  • 6  scenic guided walks with talks led by your guide Michelle Hughes
     

Your Guide:

 

Michelle Hughes is an International Mountain Leader and has traveled in Europe, Norway and Ireland. She enjoys teaching Mountain Leadership courses in Ireland and has a passion for Ireland and all its wonder; the music, the stories, the ancient Celtic beliefs, the 'craic' and even the weather! Michelle loves adventure and the outdoors, both of which have been an integral part of her working life for more than 20 years. She has hiked, climbed, kayaked and sailed the length and breadth of Ireland as well as far beyond. 

 

Michelle's first major adventure was sailing a junk from Darwin to Singapore, however her ultimate adventure has been raising a family with husband Geo. After the birth of their second daughter, Michelle studied and qualified as a holistic therapist. During the winter months she practices as an Energy Practitioner--you can find out more about this while walking with her in Ireland. 

 

Michelle is an upbeat and lively guide and will appeal to our clients during the featured walks along the Connemara coast.  If you're lucky, Michelle might break out her fiddle and play an upbeat tune and encourage her group to join her in a song!

 




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“I've traveled to many different countries and this trip ranks as one of the best. Spectacular! We're planning to return with ELR. I've been recommending you to all my friends and colleagues.”
J Ambrozaitis    Waterbury, CT

“The walks were a good mix of gentle and challenging. Spectacular countryside and fascinating villages. The meals were delicious. I enjoyed all the inns! The whole trip, down to the smallest detail, was admirably organized.”
V Macy     Somerville, MA

“The walks and hikes were wonderful! From the lovely, craggy hills to the villages! When you work indoors at a desk job all day, it’s breathtaking (sometimes literally!).”
V Richard     Tulsa, OK

 


Best Time to Go

We have carefully selected dates for this tour to balance the weather and crowds along the Connemara Coast. 

Convenient Airport

You can reach the starting point via a 2 1/2 - 3 hour bus from Dublin, or arrive in Shannon by 10:30 AM on the first day of the tour, and receive a complimentary transfer to the start of the tour from the Shannon airport.

If you would like to arrive a day early, please let us know and we can assist you with prenight accommodations.

Upon completion of the tour, you will be taken back to Shannon for your onward departure.

Traveling By Rail and Bus

http://www.irishrail.ie/

http://www.gobus.ie/

 

 http://www.citylink.ie/

Weather

https://www.accuweather.com/en/ie/ireland-weather

 

 

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