DAY 1: Arrival in Dingle
From your point of arrival, use the public transport information we provide to make the journey to Dingle.
DAY 2: 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 3: Slea Head - Ballyferriter
16km • 4 - 5 hours • ↑ 230m
Delving ever deeper into the Gaeltacht you continue along the Atlantic coastline discovering some of Ireland’s more picturesque and secluded beaches and enjoying the marvellous scenery.
DAY 4: Ballyferriter - Cuas
16km • 4 - 5 hours • ↑ 170m
The route from Ballyferriter to Cuas takes you along some of the finest cliff-top walks in the country with the brooding peak of Mount Brandon watching over your every step.
DAY 5: Cuas - Cloghane
22km • 6 - 8 hours • ↑ 720m
The climb over the shoulder of Masatiompan is the steepest on the Dingle Way but the views are unparalleled and make every last bit of effort expended worthwhile.
DAY 6: Cloghane - Scraggane Pier
16km • 4 - 6 hours • ↑ 30m
Leaving Cloghane, you emerge onto a magnificent beach stretching for more than 10km along a narrow peninsula jutting out towards the Seven Hogs – a group of islands also known as the Magharees.
DAY 7: Scraggane Pier - Camp
19km • 4 - 6 hours • ↑ 100m
Follow the eastern side of the peninsula through sand dunes and long beaches back to Castlegregory village and then continue along the coastline as far as Camp.
DAY 8: Camp - Tralee*
18km • 4 - 6 hours • ↑ 200m
From Camp, you follow a track that takes you along the side of the Slieve Mish Mountains to Blennerville - the site of Ireland's largest windmill. A canal path leads you back into Tralee.
* 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 9: Departure from Tralee
There are regular bus and train services departing Tralee. We will be happy to provide you with further details upon request.