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Killarney, Co Kerry, Ireland

Killarney Mindful Hiking


Killarney National Park


There are three categories of walks according to their grades of difficulty, suitable for different fitness levels and abilities, 

all of them are aimed at forming quality and environmental friendly groups.

The weather on the day, the time of year, ground conditions, terrain, distance, total ascent, pace, total time for the walk, your level of fitness, how you feel that day and the group’s ability, will determine the real grade of the walk. All walks can be adapted to take account of these factors.

The following walks listed below and many more are available for any day of the week

Easy Walks (sample) Duration: 4 hours approx.

Pic: Knocknadobar Mountain, Iveragh Peninsula, Co Kerry

Guided walk for people without or little hillwalking experience. Price from €20 pp.

A weekend two day hiking trip, price from €40 pp.

  • The Kerry Way, Iveragh Peninsula.
  • Ladies View. Distance: 8 km.
  • Glaishin Na Marbh. Killarney National Park. D: 10 km.
  • Hags Glen - Lough Callee. D: 9 km.
  • Lough Garagarry  -  Horse’s Glen. D: 10 km.
  • Lough Cummeenapeasta. D: 8 km.
  • Muckross. D: 10 km.
  • Owenacullin Lakes. D: 8 km.
  • Gap of Dunloe - Tomies North. D: 9 km.
  • Torc Cardiac Steps Circuit. D: 10 km.
  • Devil's Punch Bowl. D: 10

Moderate Walks (sample) Duration: 5 hours approx.

Pic: The Gap of Dunloe, Co Kerry

For people with some hillwalking experience. Price from €30 pp.

A weekend two day hiking trip, price from €50 pp.

  • The Kerry Way, Iveragh Peninsula.
  • Eagle's Nest. Killarney National Park. D: 13 km. 
  • Hags Glen - Lough Callee - Cummeenmore. D: 10 km.
  • Mangerton North - Devils Punch Bowl. D: 13 km.
  • Broaghnabinnia from Bridia or Black Valley. D: 12 km.
  • Mullaghanattin. D: 13 km.
  • Shehy Mountain (571m) D: 12 km.
  • Lough Cummeenapeasta. D: 12 km.
  • Horse's Glen - Mangerton North. D: 13 km.
  • Purple Mountain. D: 13 km.
  • Cnoc an Bhraca. D: 13.5 km. 
  • Gap of Dunloe. Tomies Mountain. D: 12 km.

Strenuous Walks (sample) Duration: 6+ hours

Pic: Killarney National Park

For people who are into hillwalking, with an appropriate level of fitness and ability to do scrambling. Price from €40 pp. For groups with less than 4 people €50

A weekend two day hiking trip, price from €70 pp.

  • The Long Range - Eagle's Nest. D: 15 km.
  • Mangerton - Stoompa. D: 16 km.
  • Cnoc na Peiste - Big Gun - Cruach Mhor. D: 11 km.
  • Mullaghanattin. D: 16 km.
  • Shehy Mountain (571m) - Tomies Wood. D: 17 km.
  • Beenkeragh. D: 13 km.
  • Gap of Dunloe. Shehy – Purple – Tomies. D: 17 km.
  • Coomloughra Horseshoe. D: 13 km.

Walking routes to Carrauntoohil

Guided walks to Carrauntoohil

On red lines some walking routes to Carrauntoohil, all of them are strenuous

Ascents to Carrauntoohil any day of the week. Prices starting from €40 per person. €50 per person for groups with less than 4 people.

Carrauntoohil via O'Shea's Gully


With an experienced guide, fully insured (Public Liability Insurance) and able to navigate safely under any weather conditions.

Cesar Lopez observes, approaches and explores the mountains from every angle, he would advise about the most suitable route.

He's a member of Mountaineering Ireland and Bishopstown Hillwalking Club (BHC). Currently training for Mountain Leader Qualification.

During the last 5 years, has walked and extensively explored Killarney National Park (including Purple Mountain) the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks from the Gap of Dunloe to Lough Acoose, Mangerton and other Mountains of Iveragh, Beara and Dingle Peninsulas.

Cesar regularly leads walks, in a voluntary capacity for BHC and has some experience organising and coordinating walking holidays for BHC members in the Alicante Mountains, Spain (his homeland).