Walking Hiking

Dingle Way – 4 Days

  • Dingle Way
  • Dingle Way
  • Dingle Way
  • Dingle Way
  • Dingle Way
  • Dingle Way
  • Dingle Way
  • Dingle Way
  • Dingle Way

Dingle Way – 4 Day Self-Guided Walking Tour

This is a beautiful short walking break in County Kerry on the west coast of Ireland. It is the perfect introduction to the west of Ireland on one of our very popular self-guided walking tours. The Dingle Way is a spectacular walking trail that offers superb views and easy walking.

The National Geographic Traveller has described Dingle as “the most beautiful place on earth”.

Tour Pricing & Dates

4 Day Tour €369 per person sharing
Single Supplement +€120
Tour Dates March to October
Tour Grade Easy to Moderate
Accommodation Guesthouse or B&B
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Itinerary

Day 1 / Transfer to Camp

You have the option to arrive at Dublin or Shannon Airport and take a bus or train to Tralee where you will take a 25-minute journey by public transport to the village of Camp. We will supply you with the necessary timetables and information to get you safely to your first accommodation.

Day 2 / Camp to Anascaul

Your first day’s walking on the Dingle Way takes you across the hub of the Dingle Peninsula.

Following a “Boirín” (a Gaelic word meaning small road) you will walk to a col between Corrin and Knockbrack Hills to reach a height of 235 m / 705 ft. From here you will have some remarkable views of Baurtregaum Mountain, which is the highest mountain in the Slieve Mish range and an impressive megalithic fort that sits on the edge of Caherconree Mountain. The trail then descends gently downwards and eventually offers you some spectacular views across the wildlife sanctuary of lnch Beach. It was here that some of the famous “Ryan’s Daughter” movie were filmed.

Distance: 18.5 km/12.6 miles, Ascent: 460 m/1380 ft Approximate walking time: 6/7 hrs

Day 3 / Annascaul to Dingle

From Anascaul, the trail takes you west to the town of Dingle along a series of minor roads that meander around the surrounding countryside and open mountains. You will have a chance to visit the magnificent ruins of the 16th century Minard Castle and stop off for lunch in the beautiful village of Lispole

From Lispole the trail takes you northwest back towards the spine of the Dingle Peninsula. From here the views over Dingle Bay are simply awe-inspiring.

Distance: 22 km / 13.7 miles, Ascent: 568 m /1704 ft, Approximate walking time: 6/7 hours

Day 4 / Depart

Today you will depart Dingle. You can take the bus from Dingle back to Tralee and we will provide travel directions and timetables for you.

Included

  • 3 nights bed and breakfast
  • All accommodation is pre-booked in approved family-run guesthouses with all rooms en-suite
  • Dingle Way Maps and waterproof route notes
  • Details on restaurants and places of interest to visit along the way
  • Luggage transfers daily while you walk from inn to inn with just a small day pack
  • All information on trains or buses needed to get to your first accommodation and back at the end of the tour
  • Full backup service, should you require it, while on our tour

Not Included

  • Packed lunches
  • Evening meals

Testimonials

  • Dear Christopher, thank you for another wonderful vacation! I really enjoyed seeing another area of your beautiful country. Thank you for leading us on some amazing hikes, and for taking care of everything while we were here. It was a very relaxing week, and we’re going home renewed and rejuvenated. Until we meet again!

    Nicole
  • Christopher, as the official Irish Tourism Board’s representative, it gladdens me to award you the Golden Shamrock, our top tourism award. That last part was bullshit. I had an amazing experience and I am so glad that I got to see Ireland’s most intimate spots. Thank you for a wonderful trip and all of your knowledge and humour. Looking forward to doing another trip together!

    Adam
  • Christopher, thank you for a second tour through your beautiful Ireland. It was another amazing experience of hiking and food and laughter. What a wonderful week and I can’t wait to return soon for another Footfalls tour. Thank you for everything!

    Erin
  • Dear Christopher, thank you so much for another beautiful journey in your Ireland. We loved our first walking holidays with you, so much that we couldn’t wait to do it again! And this second time in Connemara and the Burren Way didn’t disappoint. You make each trip so special with your warmth, quick wit and what I like to think of your Irish spirit. Thank you for another week of memories that I will always treasure, for your friendship and coring.

    Radha
  • Christopher, that was the best! We enjoyed every minute of our adventure in Ireland. You are an awesome tour guide. Thanks so much for a great trip. We really enjoyed ourselves and hope to return soon. We will return!

    Barbara and Michael

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