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Killarney and the Ring of Kerry

  • Torc waterfall Killarney National Park

    Torc waterfall Killarney National Park
  • The Gathering...Dingle Peninsula. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan ©Failte-Ireland

    The Gathering...Dingle Peninsula. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan ©Failte-Ireland
4 or 5 day tour
From £352 per person

Visit Ireland’s Beautiful Killarney

Killarney is Ireland’s oldest and still most popular tourist destination, a bustling town full of character and activity, in an area home to many attractions, from the rugged grandeur of The MacGillycuddy’s Reeks Mountain Range, to the historic castles, stately homes and ancient woodlands of Killarney National Park.


5th October 2020

Suggested itinerary by coach or air

Day 1

Depart the UK

Travel to Ireland by coach and ferry or fly from your local airport to Cork.

Day 2

Ring of Kerry

Today, enjoy a day excursion to the famous ‘Ring of Kerry’ with a specialist guide. Travel from Killarney to Killorgin, Glenbeigh and Caherciveen, Waterville and Sneem, finishing at the colourful fishing town of Kenmare before travelling back to Killarney. Along the way you will experience the captivating beauty and breathtaking scenery that makes up this unmissable area of Ireland.

Day 3

Killarney, Jaunting Car trip and Muckross House

Enjoy a morning at leisure in Killarney. In the afternoon, take a jaunting car to Muckross House and Gardens. The jewel of Killarney National Park, Muckross House and Gardens is a must-see. Features of Muckross Gardens include a fine collection of Rhododendrons, a Sunken Garden, a Rock Garden and a Stream Garden.

Day 4

Tralee and the Dingle Peninsula

On this day we suggest you visit Tralee – here the Kerry Museum is a must-see, then continue onto the rugged and windswept Dingle Peninsula, whose western tip is the most westerly point in the whole of Ireland. Take in the varied and striking scenery, see the Dingle lighthouse, visit the West Kerry Museum or take a boat trip out to spot Fungi, Dingle’s resident dolphin!

(Coach hire available at a supplemented price)

Day 5

Return to the UK

After breakfast say fond farewells to Ireland and commence your journey home by coach and ferry. Alternatively fly from Cork airport.

Suggested hotel – Inspected by Greatdays staff in October 2018

Eviston House Hotel ***

Located in the heart of Killarney, this family run hotel boasts a convenient location and the atmospheric Danny Mann pub on site. Bedrooms are spacious with tea & coffee facilities, power showers and also offer free wifi. There is also a small fitness suite available for guests to use. Hotel has a lift but no onsite coach parking – local coach parking available at a small charge. For a small supplement enjoy an Irish themed menu and entertainment in the Danny Mann pub, ask us for further information!

Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney ***

Eviston House Hotel

Dates available on request

Gleneagle Hotel

Dates  5 days
5th October 2020 from £352.00 per person

* Price includes return ferry – Holyhead – Dublin

Flight price on request.


Price is based on 2 people sharing a twin/double room. Offer is subject to availability. Exchange rate based on £1 = €1.112, calculated in January 2019. Prices based on minimum 25 paying passengers. Prices do not include any UK coach hire, travel or travel insurance. Dates are subject to availability. Smaller groups can be quoted for on request. Pictures are for illustrative purposes only. Greatdays Holidays Limited are a member of ABTA (YO380) which means you have the benefit of ABTA's assistance and Code of Conduct. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. Greatdays Holidays Limited has an ATOL licence (4279) and many of the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. But ATOL protection does not apply to all holiday and travel services listed on this website. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. If you do not receive an ATOL Certificate then the booking will not be ATOL protected. If you do receive an ATOL Certificate but all the parts of your trip are not listed on it, those parts will not be ATOL protected. Please see our booking conditions for information, or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to:

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