The Kingdom of Kerry – 4 Day Self Guided Tour from Killarney

Self Guided Tour
Self Guided Tour
Save To Wish List

Adding item to wishlist requires an account


Why Book With Us

Small Group Tours

Off The Beaten Track Experiences

Guaranteed Departures

Top ratings - see our reviews

3% Give Back Initiative

  • 4 daysDuration
  • Kerry, IrelandDestination
  • TKOKSGTTour Code
  • Mar-OctDates
  • 2/5Physicality
  • N/AGroup Size


Embark on our amazing4 day self-guided tour that explores the amazing history, ecological marvels and experience the vibrant Gaelic culture of Ireland’s most renowned destinations, Killarney, the Ring of Kerry, and Dingle.

You will unearth the real identity of these spectacular destinations as you go off the beaten track to experience incredible activities while at the same time taking in breathtaking scenery of wild, rugged coastline, golden beaches, glistening lakes, picturesque towns and villages.

All done at a relaxed pace in your time and allows you the opportunity to truly discover why Kerry is known as the Kingdom of Ireland and awaken your Celtic spirit.

Why You Will Love This Tour

  • Discover the spectacular setting of Kerry
  • Experience the famous destinations of the Ring of Kerry and Dingle
  • Explore the beautiful Skellig coastline
  • Delve into the unique Gaelic culture of Dingle
  • Enjoy great food and fun traditional music nights

Start Location

Heuston Station, Saint John’s Road West, Dublin

Finish Location

Heuston Station, Saint John’s Road West, Dublin

Departure Day(s)


Departure Time

1:00 PM – Please arrive by 12:30 PM for a prompt departure

*Please arrive at Heuston Station by 12:30 PM to collect your train ticket in time for train departure at 1:00 PM.


  • Professionally designed and easy to follow daily itineraries
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast each day
  • Daily recommendations for food, entertainment and additional activity experiences
  • 24/7 support service so no matter where you are or what time of the day it is we are just a call away to help you.
  • Skellig Experience Visitor Centre
  • Visit Killarney National park

Not Included

Tour Highlights

Day 1:Train to Killarney

Departing from Heuston Station, Dublin at 1:00 pm. 

Your adventure starts off with a train journey from Heuston station in Dublin to the spectacular setting of Killarney in the south. Your journey will take you through Ireland’s heartland, where your eyes can feast upon the wild lush green fields and hillsides of rural Ireland. 

Once you arrive in Killarney, you can check in at your accommodation venue and then take the opportunity to experience Killarney’s great food offerings, vibrant musical nightlife or take a stroll through its majestic national park.

Day 2:Dingle and Slea Head

Dingle is your destination today, as you explore this dramatic and beautiful peninsula that is littered with archaeological and historical wonders. Your first stop off is at Inch beach, famous for being the place where an inch is actually three miles long and where we take a short stroll along its golden sands and watch long rolling waves that come crashing ashore.

Then head due west to the edge of Europe, also known as Slea Head and feast your eyes on breathtaking scenery of wild rugged coastline, golden beaches and the magnificent Blasket Islands. Continue your journey around this rich and vibrant peninsulas exploring its vast Gaelic culture and learning a cupla focal (some words) in Irish along the way.

Also take in a visit to Dingle town, a picturesque fishing town with great food and colourful streets that is a must see before making your return journey to Killarney.

Day 3:The Ring of Kerry and Valentia Island

Today’s adventure takes you off the beaten track to unlock the real beauty of the world famous Ring of Kerry. Considered one of the most beautiful destinations to explore in Ireland, the Ring of Kerry offers dramatic landscapes of wild rugged coastline, golden beaches, glistening lakes, picturesque villages and spectacular mountain ranges.   

Even better, you can take an mesmerizing tour of the spectacular Valentia Island where you can delve into its incredible history and heritage, explore its magical setting on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean and if you are lucky get a glimpse (weather permitting) of the dramatic Skellig Islands (Star Wars famed).

After a well-earned bite to eat, slowly make your way back to Killarney stopping off at many spectacular viewing points to learn of their historical importance and the opportunity to take that picture that will ensure an everlasting memory of paradise.

Day 4:Discover Killarney

Today is your chance to discover the majestic setting of Killarney and Ireland’s first National Park. You can choose to relax and unwind, explore its national park and vibrant town or take one of many adventure experiences to truly discover Killarney. 

In terms of adventure, you have the opportunity to take a gentle self-guided hike of Torc Mountain with magical view of the Lakes of Killarney from its summit, explore Muckross Estate which is home to a spectacular 15th Century Franciscan Friary, Torc Waterfall and the majestic setting of Muckross House & Gardens. Even more amazing, you can combine one of those experiences by adding in a mesmerizing kayak tour on the Lakes of Killarney or a self-guided Killarney Cycling Tour of its national park. 

Later that evening, we will say a fond farewell as you take the train back to the fair city of Dublin. We really hope you have had an amazing time exploring some of Kerry’s most unique destinations.