Day 1 Cork Arrive at any time.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Cork/Dingle Heading out of Cork, travel east to Midleton and pause to visit a whiskey distillery. Enjoy a detailed explanation of the Irish whiskey making process and a quick sample of the "water of life". Continue on to Dingle and enjoy a free afternoon to stroll around this little town.
Irish Whiskey Distillery Visit
Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 179km)
Day 3 Dingle The hike follows the "Way of the Cows" along an old droving path with ruined villages alongside. Finish up at the village of Annascaul, with time to stop and enjoy a quick pint in the South Pole Inn, a pub set up by the Antarctic Explorer Tom Crean.
Way of the Cows Hike
Day 4 Dingle The route around Slea Head is rugged and stunning with views out over the sea. Continue to cycle through woodlands out to Slea Head. Take in the dramatic views en route to South Kerry and around the coast. Travel through fishing villages and finish at Dingle.
Along the route there are various ascents and descents, having cycling experience will greatly benefit riders.
Slea Head Cycling
Day 5 Dingle/Killarney Seeing the landscape from the water provides a different perspective on Ireland's verdant beauty. Kayak along the three lakes of Killarney and through the Lake District. After crossing the lakes, there is time to explore Muckross House and it's surrounding gardens. Spend the night in Killarney.
Day 6 Killarney The Killarney National Park deserves to be seen more than one way, so trade the kayaks for hiking boots and set off on the trails.
Return to Killarney for the evening with the option to enjoy a traditional Irish dinner.
Hiking in Killarney National Park
Day 7 Killarney/Cork Return to Cork. Depart in the early afternoon.
Departure Day (Activities)
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours, 90km)