THE RING OF KERRY IS PART OF THE MYSTICAL & UNSPOILED REGION OF IRELAND THAT HAS ATTRACTED VISITORS FOR HUNDREDS OF YEARS. ITS SPECTACULAR BEAUTY IS BEYOND QUESTION.
**Departure Time: 08:0am
**Pick-Up Location: Arthur’s Quay, Arthur’s Quay Park (At the Former Limerick Tourist Office Building)
The Ring of Kerry is considered one of the finest drives in the world. From rugged cliffs to golden beaches, small villages and pastures green to peat bogs and picturesque mountain ranges. This peninsula illustrates all that is beautiful, wonderful and wild in our beloved motherland.
The variety of attractions makes this one of the most diverse and interesting day tours that one is likely to experience in their travel adventures. From ancient stone forts to landscapes carved out of rock by the Ice Age, from sparkling lakes to winding mountain passes our day trip shall be a highlight and shall ensure lasting memories of the beautiful Kingdom of Kerry.
We leave Limerick City behind and travel via the charming village of Adare down through the mountains to County Kerry.
Pass through Killorglin, the home of the ancient Celtic festival Puck Fair. Dating back to 1613, this is one of the oldest festivals in the world where a goat is crowned king of the village and placed on a pedestal for 3 day in August each year. People come from far and wide to pay homage to the king goat and enjoy the festivities of street stalls, music, and much more. This section of the tour takes you along part of the famous “Ring of Kerry” driving route.
We enjoy a scenic drive along some parts of the famous Dingle Peninsula. We stop for photos en route with amazing views of Dingle Bay, Skellig rocks, Inch beach. This ideal setting is perfect for panoramic photographs admits the Wild Atlantic Way.
Picturesque little village overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay with its own beautiful beach, famed by the Skellig Rocks with their early Christian monastery. A regular visitor, Charlie Chaplin loved Waterville and hence the statue in his honor, unveiled in 1998. It is also home to one of Ireland’s finest golf clubs and most famed footballer Mick O’Dwyer and Mick O’Connell.
We take a stop in the charming village of Sneem. This is one of Ireland’s most colorful and charming villages. With two squares and a beautiful bridge in the middle of the village, this is where the River Sneem meets the currents of Kenmare Bay. It was also the regular holiday choice of Charles de Gaulle.
KILLARNEY NATIONAL PARK
One of the most beautiful and admired national parks in the world, Killarney national park was the first of its kind established in Ireland in 1932. With magnificent views of the Lakes of Killarney and Black Valley, the park gives you an opportunity to enjoy a walk in this amazing landscape and spend time strolling along the lakes.
Torc Waterfall is a 18m high waterfall which cascades through the wooded Friers Glenn. We take a stop at this magnificent natural site of beauty. Enjoy a short walk , and maybe even see the red deer which are well known inhabitants of the Killarney national park . The waterfall has a public hiking path that stretches to the top of Torc Mountain.
Regularly voted the most beautiful town in Ireland, Killarney is the gateway to both Ring of Kerry and Dingle Peninsula. Nestled in the valley beneath Ireland’s highest mountain range, and surrounded by lakes Killarney boasts some of the most beautiful scenery in Ireland. Lined with lovely shops, pubs and traditional arts and crafts stores, this true gem is a must see for every traveler who visits our motherland. We arrive back to Limerick at 7.30pm approx, after an inspiring day!
This tour is exclusively in English
You will receive confirmation and receipt for your reservation immediately upon booking. You will receive your ticket (featuring your booking number) via email shortly after. There is no need to print the ticket. If you wish, you can simply show it on your phone or tablet.
**When to Book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
Trip ID: 062332