Walking Hiking Ireland - Dingle Way

DAY 1: Arrival in Tralee

From your point of arrival, use the public transport information we provide to make the journey to Tralee.

DAY 2: Tralee - Camp*

Distance 18km • Walking Time 4 - 6 hours • Ascent (↑) 300m

Starting along a footpath next to a canal, you soon pass Blennerville Windmill before climbing up the side of the Slieve Mish Mountains. From this vantage point, there are lovely views over the Atlantic Ocean.

* Compared to the rest of the route, the condition of this section of the trail can be quite muddy. There are ongoing efforts to improve the trail condition, but these improvements may not be in place yet for your hike.

DAY 3: Camp - Annascaul

18km • 4 - 6 hours • ↑ 300m

Today you cross the through the heart of the Dingle Peninsula. Treat yourself to a stroll along the magnificent beach at Inch Strand before continuing on to Annascaul - home of legendary Antarctic explorer, Tom Crean.

DAY 4: Annascaul - Dingle Town

22km • 5 - 7 hours • ↑ 410m

Your walk today takes you to the popular Gaeltacht town of Dingle – renowned for its music, its culture and Fungi – a bottle-nosed dolphin greeting visitors in Dingle Harbour since 1984.

DAY 5: Ventry - Slea Head

11km • 3 - 5 hours • ↑ 310m

Complementary transfer to Ventry in the morning. Ancient historical forts dating back over 2,500 years, stunning cliff-top views over the mystical Blasket islands – this is an unforgettable trek that will transport you from modern Ireland to the ‘old country’.

DAY 6: Slea Head - Ballyferriter

16km • 4 - 5 hours • ↑ 230m

Delving ever deeper into the Gaeltacht you continue along the Atlantic coastline

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