Join us on a unique hiking tour to the spectacular southwest of Ireland. On foot and by boat, we’ll discover Ireland hiking trails of Kerry and Cork that explore the wildest corners of this striking landscape. Make the unforgettable journey through Ireland hiking trails in Cork and Kerry starting from the historical town of Baltimore, with its tales of pirate invasions, to the most westerly inhabited island in Europe, rich in literary history.
By day, experience scenic coastal hikes, ancient historical sites and stunningly beautiful mountain passes of Ireland’s breathtaking southwest. In the evenings, relax and enjoy some of the best restaurants and music-filled pubs in Ireland!
Your knowledgeable guide will provide a fascinating insight into the rich cultural and geological history. Spot marine life as you travel to the islands – such as gannets, puffins, basking sharks, whales and dolphins. And don’t forget the colorful characters of rural Ireland that they are bound to introduce you to along the way!
Ireland Adventure Highlights:
Features accommodations chosen for their excellent location, service and comfort.
- Visit Skellig Michael, UNESCO site once home to Christian monks & now a Star Wars filming location.
Guided Adventure - Resident local guides lead your journey.
Planning Assistance. We'll help you plan your adventure.
Book online or over the phone.
Walking Connection Partner Certified by Gene & Jo Ann Taylor. We have walked to the walk, know the owners and personally have experienced traveling in Ireland with this partner.
Your Experience Includes:
Accommodations are family-run hotels, guesthouses, and B&Bs.
Breakfast daily, wilderness lunches, water & trail snacks. throughout the day.
Welcome and Farewell Dinners.
Guided walks & hikes daily.
Small groups (8 or less guests).
Travel assistance & Know Before You Go Travel Guide.
*Itinerary: Please note that the details of this itinerary are subject to change. Many of the planned activities are organized according to availability, events or seasonal dates, appropriate weather conditions or the discretion of our guides. We make every effort to provide the experience described in the itinerary with the understanding that some things may change.
TRIP GRADING - TRIP GRADE
If you are currently an active travelers who is reasonably fit and enjoy the challenges of the occasional hill, can comfortably walk on dirt paths and uneven ground, this moderate rated hiking adventure should be the best way for your experience Ireland. If walking and hiking is part of your personal fitness regime during the day and experiencing great food and perhaps a glass or two of wine in the evening, this adventure is for you.
• We hike at a comfortable pace and you can expect to be out for 5-6 hours a day.
• The terrain will be mostly good paths and hill trails but these can still be muddy and rough in places.
• Some hikes may involve an ascent up to a max of approx 1,500 feet /450m.
• Distances will be typically 8-10km but there may be the odd slightly longer day. Daily hike details are available in the itinerary.
Hiking on Cape Clear, Great Blasket Island & more on our island-hopping adventure!
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