Historical sites, scenery and an optional hike in store for you!
World famous Ring of Kerry is calling you to explore its seascapes and mountainous terrain. The tour commences in Killarney and journeys westward along the Iveragh Peninsula. Views of neighbouring peninsulas and Valentia Island boasts the best view points in Kerry. Time to gain an insight to sheep farming and traditions with a visit to a local sheep farmer and his trusty dogs.
Sit in the ancient ruins of a Ringfort and Ballycarbery Castle. Invigorate yourself with an optional hike to a Signal Tower and view the 6th Century UNESCO site of Skellig Michael where the filming of Star Wars took place.
Dine and discover the fresh fish dishes and stretch the legs on the fishing village of Portmagee. Ample time allowed for photographing the Wild Atlantic way in its glory from cliff tops to coastal drives. Wrap around Ireland's highest mountain range and break through the Black Valley before descending into Killarney National Park via Ladies View. End with a short stroll through the forest to view Torc Waterfall.
9am- Commences in Killarney Town
10am- Mountain Stage to meet farmer Brendan.
11. 15am- Cahergual Ring Fort
11. 45am Ballycarberry Castle
12. 30pm Valentia Island which offer views of Skellig Rock.
12. 40pm An optional hike up Bray allows one to enter a signal tower which offers views of Skellig Michael. (please allow 1hour 20mins to hike)
2pm Lunch stop in Portmagee fishing village
3pm Photograph the Wild Atlantic way in its glory from cliff tops to coastal drives.
4pm Scenic drive that wraps around the highest mountain range and the Black Valley.
5. 15pm Descend into Killarney National Park to view Torc Waterfall.
This is a very popular route to explore with a wealth of beauty spots and ancient sites to visit
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: If you send me your hotel name in Killarney I will meet you at reception with a smile.
If you prefer we can meet at the tourist office on Beech Rd, Killarney
End location: I will drop you back to your hotel in Killarney town.
Duration: 7 hours
It is a fantastic tour so you may want to stay out for an extra hour or two, just contact me with your concerns and i will tailor the tour to suit your needs)
6-seater Mercedes Viano. Modern, clean and air conditioned.
-My services as your private, highly qualified tour guide
* Private, Luxuary Transport * Vehicles fully insured for commercial, passenger transport (required in Ireland by the N.T.A-National Transport Authority)
-Off the beaten track approach to The Ring of Kerry
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 EUR - Lunch and entrance to the sheep trial
Lunch at the Fishermans Bar
Entrance to the sheep trial 5euro p.p.
The tour is designed for up to 6 travellers. If your group is larger please don't hesitate to contact me for details and a quote.
As a licensed driver and guide I have no restrictions