Costa Rica Traverse

The trip was an amazing experience. As expected it was physically tough but worth every drop of sweat and mud (no blood fortunately). For me personally, I found the heat hard to adjust to. I expected us to benefit from the shade of the rainforest more than we did and I guess going from a Scottish winter to an equatorial country didn't help. Having said that it didn't detract from my enjoyment, just made it harder work. We were also lucky because all 13 of us got on very well and it was a good mix of people. A special mention has to go to the guides and Danny in particular. I remember when we did the Cycling in the Andes that the guides were good but Danny was excellent. As well as being extraordinarily fit and knowledgeable about adventure stuff he was passionate about Costa Rica, it's environment and future. He had a great sense of humour and as if all that weren't enough he and his team were superb cooks. Although this wasn't everyone's idea of a relaxing holiday I came home envigorated and motivated with stacks of energy - apart from having to negotiate Terminal 5 on it's second day of chaos! I've already been on your website looking for the next potential challenge, if only work didn't get in the way.


J Dunthorne | UK
 
 

Ring of Kerry Guided Walk

The Iveragh Peninsula is one of Ireland's great natural tourist attractions. It encompasses a 179 kilometre circuit from Killarney, via Killorglin, Cahersiveen, Waterville, Kenmare and back to Killarney across Moll's Gap and past Ladies View - one of Ireland's most famous viewpoints. We leave the tour bus route and journey along a network of ancient paths which weave between the main points, on the long-distance track known as the Kerry Way. During this superb week long guided walk we experience stunning coastal scenery and pretty fishing villages, such as Caherdaniel and Portmagee, whose beautifully preserved stone dwellings have weathered the coastal elements for centuries, nestled amid a picturesque scene of verdant hills. At night we get a taste of traditional Irish hospitality in comfortable B&Bs chosen for their good character, location and fine Irish breakfasts.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Killarney
DAY 2 Killarney hills and lakes walk, return to Killarney (4hrs)
DAY 3 Walk through moorland to Kenmare, transfer to Sneem (5hrs)
DAY 4 Staigue Fort walk, return to Sneem (5hrs)
DAY 5 Morning walk to Derrynane National Park and Abbey Island (5hrs), drive to Caherciveen
DAY 6 Optional visit to Skellig Rock or rest day
DAY 7 From Caherciveen follow 17th Century Stagecoach route to Glenbeigh, overnight Caherciveen (5hrs)
DAY 8 Return to Killarney, trip concludes

traveller reviews

A fantastic trip with a great group of people, one of the best guides out, and delicious evening meals that were a pleasure to share.

A. Ripper. New Farm, QLD. Australia

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Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Inn to Inn Walking
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price: $1,890.00 USD

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