Ring of Kerry Day Tour Including Killarney National Park from Killarney
From rugged cliffs to golden beaches, small villages and pastures green to peat bogs and picturesque mountain ranges, it is easy to see why the Ring of Kerry is considered one of the most beautiful drives in the world. This peninsula captures everything that is beautiful in Ireland.
From ancient stone forts to landscapes carved out of rock by the Ice Age, from sparkling lakes to winding mountain passes, this day trip of the Ring of Kerry will ensure that you leave with memories to last you a lifetime.
The tour begins with a pass through Killorglin, the home of the ancient Celtic festival, which dates back to 1613, Puck Fair! This is one of the oldest festivals in the world, where a goat is crowned king of the village.
The tour continues on along to Dingle Bay where you will have the chance to enjoy spectacular views. Visit the famous Inch beach and possibly even the Blasket Islands with the wild Atlantic hugging our Celtic shores.
From our tour of the Dingle Peninsula, the tour will continue to the picturesque little village of Waterville, which overlooks Ballinskelligs bay, made famous by the Skellig Rocks' early Christian monastery. Charlie Chaplin loved Waterville so much and was such a regular visitor that Waterville unveiled a statue in his honour in 1998.
After Waterville, the tour will visit the charming and colorful village of Sneem. With two squares and a beautiful bridge in the middle of the village, Sneem village is where the River Sneem meets the currents of Kenmare bay.
After Sneem village, the tour will visit one of the most famous National Parks in the world, Killarney National Park, where you will enjoy magnificent views of the Lakes of Killarney and Black Valley from the stops at Molls Gap and Ladies View (Leprechaun Crossing).
The tour will conclude with a visit to the famous Torc waterfall, an 18 meter high waterfall which cascades through the wooded Friers Glenn.