Day 1 Arrival in Annascaul
From your point of arrival, use the public transport information we provide to make the journey to Annascaul.
Day 2 Annascaul - Dingle Town22 Km 5-7 Hrs 410 Metres
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 3 Ventry - Slea Head11 Km 3-5 Hrs 310 Metres
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 4 Slea Head - Ballyferriter16 Km 4-5 Hrs 230 Metres
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 5 Ballyferriter - Cuas16 Km 4-5 Hrs 170 Metres
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 6 Cuas - Cloghane22 Km 6-8 Hrs 720 Metres
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 7 Cloghane - Scraggane Pier16 Km 4-6 Hrs 30 Metres
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 8 Scraggane Pier - Camp19 Km 4-6 Hrs 200 Metres
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 9 Camp - Tralee*18 Km 4-6 Hrs 200 Metres
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 10 Departure from Tralee
There are regular bus and train services departing Tralee. We will be happy to provide you with further details upon request.