- Adventure on the southern stretches of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way.
- Discover Ireland's dramatic landscapes as you hike and bike on each day of the tour.
- Absorb and relish beautiful and hidden Ireland.
- Journey through diverse spectacular landscapes.
- Travel back in time to ancient and Celtic Ireland.
- Savour unparalleled Irish hospitality and warmth.
- The price of the 6 Day Adventure Tour includes your accommodation and transport for the duration of the tour, entrance to all sites and the guided activities on each day of the tour. The activities on this tour are hiking and cycling.
- To book your 2020 adventure tour contact James at email@example.com
Experience the southern stretches of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. Hike, bike and kayak through the Rebel, Kingdom and Banner counties of Cork, Kerry and Clare. Visit ancient sites, Norman castles and towns alive with culture, music and stories. All BEYOND THE GLASS Adventure Tour guides are knowledgeable, experienced and friendly, giving you the ultimate adventure travel experience while seeing some of hidden Ireland.
ITINERARY & MAP
- Day 1 - The adventure begins in Cork city from where we visit Blarney Castle. Here you will explore the Castle's beautiful gardens and climb to the top of the Castle to kiss the Blarney Stone. The tour then travels into West Cork to join the Wild Atlantic Way. Today’s activity is a cycle on the Sheep’s Head peninsula. This is a beautiful cycle with excellent views along the route. On the first night the tour stays in a west Cork hotel.
- Day 2 – In the morning you will enjoy a hike in the west Cork Mountains followed by a visit to Glengarriff Nature Reserve. This area is kept mild year-round by the gulf stream allowing a wide variety of plant life to grow. In the afternoon the tour travels on scenic roads to the town of Kenmare. Here you will take lunch and visit an ancient stone circle. Then we travel west along the renowned Ring of Kerry to the pretty town of Waterville, where the tour stays on the second night.
- Day 3 – Today the tour travels into the Iveragh Peninsula to explore the world-famous Ring of Kerry with its dazzling beaches and rugged beauty. The hike on day three is on the splendid Valentia Island. After lunch the tour visits Derrynane where you will have time to explore its Gardens, Beach and the ancestral home of Daniel O'Connell. From Derrynane there is a fantastic scenic drive to Killarney where the tour spends the night. Killarney is wonderfully located on the edge of Killarney National Park and surrounded by the magical scenery of Killarney's lakes, ancient woodlands and mountains.
- Day 4 - The day begins with a cycle through the wonderful Killarney National Park and Muckross Gardens. This is an excellent cycle through the park, If you keep your eyes peeled you may spot some of the Deer that roam the park or maybe even a White-tailed Eagle which have recently been reintroduced to Ireland. In the early evening the tour travels west from Killarney to the salty fresh-air playground of Inch Beach where you take a life affirming plunge in the Ocean or you can try your hand at Ireland national sport ‘Hurling’. Then the tour heads further west to the jewel of Kerry, Dingle.
- Day 5 - Today's activity is a cycle along the spectacular Slea head on the Dingle peninsula, there are awesome views around each corner. Slea heads scenery and its flora and fauna make for an excellent experience as you cycle along its coastal road. After you have experienced one of Irelands most spectacular cycles the tour has lunch in Dingle. Dingle is perfect for a ramble; it has great local art and craft stores as well as excellent artisan cafes. The tour then travels north to limerick where the tour stays on fifth night.
- Day 6 - The tour visits the spectacular Cliffs of Moher. The tour arrives to the creatively built interpretative Centre via a hike along the top of the mesmerising Cliffs. It is a fantastic hike with views out over the Atlantic to the Aran Islands. On the hike you will see some of the many sea bird species that the Cliffs supports. After lunch the tour explores the Burren National Park. The Burren is a unique landscape made up of limestone rock pavement, Calcareous Grassland and Ash & Hazel Woodland. As you explore the Burren you can search for fossilised ancient Sea life. You have the option of returning to Cork or Dublin on the final day of the tour.
Central Cork City Location
Additional Costs: Dinners, snacks and drinks.
Single Supplement: €250
DEPARTURE DATEScheduled departure dates
01 June 2020, 08 June 2020 & 10 August 2020