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Ireland Hiking the Dingle Way

  • Sport and adventure
Prepare to fall in love with the Wild Atlantic Way in the West of Ireland as you hike along rural roads, coastal paths and mountain trails. Passes through Gaeltacht areas (Irish-Speaking region) and discover authentic Irish culture, music, and entertainment. The town of Dingle, one of the main stops along The Dingle Way was once named as ...

Prepare to fall in love with the Wild Atlantic Way in the West of Ireland as you hike along rural roadscoastal paths and mountain trails. Passes through Gaeltacht areas (Irish-Speaking region) and discover authentic Irish culture, music, and entertainment. The town of Dingle, one of the main stops along The Dingle Way was once named as ‘the most beautiful place on earth’ by National Geographic. This route is accessible for all levels of fitness and with a little tweaking it can be perfect for families also. Get in touch with local agency for a tailor-made itinerary to suit your needs and interests!

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Countryside
    Countryside
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking
  • Seaside
    Seaside
  • Meet locals
    Meet locals
  • Nature escape
    Nature escape

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome to Ireland!

• Arrival in Tralee
• Transfer to your hotel and prepare for adventure!

Visited:
Tralee

Day 2: Start The Dingle Way

• Start hiking The Dingle Way in Tralee, famous for its annual Rose of Tralee festival
• On the way to Camp, pass by the entrances to several impressive glacial valleys
• Explore the old Victorian-era reservoir
• Descends onto a hedge-lined stone path towards the preserved ruins of Killelton Oratory

5H | +325m / -251m

Visited:
Tralee

Day 3: Walk from Camp to Annascaul

• Enjoy a gentle walk from Camp to Annascaul
• Take in views of the mountains and the Atlantic ocean
• When you reach Annascaul continue on Inch Beach, one of the longest beaches on the Wild Atlantic Way

4H15 | +307m / -349m

Visited:

Day 4: Fishing Village of Dingle

Full day of walking along rural roads and coastal paths ahead!
• Arrive at the fishing village of Dingle
• Explore Dingle's cafes, pubs, restaurants

5H | +397m / -420m

Optional activities:

​​• Add an extra day to your itinerary, allowing for a good rest and a late breakfast 
• Take a boat tour to The Great Blasket Island
• Try horse trekking on mountain trails or sandy beaches

Visited:
Dingle

Day 5: Boreens and Coastal Paths

• Spend the day walking on a mixture of boreens and coastal paths
• Be stunned by the best views of The Great Blasket Islands and the dramatic coastline

5H | +381m / -338m

Visited:
Dingle Dunquin

Day 6: The Many Treasures of the Dingle Way

• Today's route will lead you along boreens, coastal paths, and beaches along headlands, peninsulas and secluded coves
• Get sidetracked by beautiful spots and historical sites
Picnic by the monument at Fort del Oro

5H30 | + 119m / -155m

Visited:
Dunquin

Day 7: Brandon Head Nature Reserve

• Turn inland and gaining altitude as you walk in the foothills of Brandon
• Descend and enter the Brandon Head nature reserve, known for its blanket bogs and heather
• Follow the trail to the view point at Brandon Point

5H30 | +691m / -686m

Visited:

Day 8: Villages of Faramore and Kilshannig

• Full day of walking along beaches and stunning coastal trails
• Don't forget to pack lunch and picnic on the beach
• Explore the villages of Faramore and Kilshannig

7H | +87m / -88m

Visited:

Day 9: Last Day on the Dingle way

• Savor your last day on The Dingle Way
• Walking along rural roads and coastal trails
• Your journey comes to an end when you arrive back in Tralee

7H30 | +384m / -390m

Visited:
Tralee

Tralee Dingle Dunquin

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $570 / 9 days
Excluding international flights
2 pax
Price per person $570

Included in price:

  • Holiday Pack and maps
  • Selected accommodation with private bathroom
  • 24/7 support during your trip and GPS data files
  • You will also have the option to add or remove the Luggage transfers (one bag up to 20kg per person)
  • Bike rental and airport transfers

Not included in price:

  • Flights
  • Drinks
  • City tax
  • Travel Insurance (Recommended)

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