HIKE TO THE TOP OF IRELAND WITH OUR SPECTACULAR GUIDED TOUR OF CARRAUNTOOHIL, Ireland’s highest mountain. Feast your eyes upon the most amazing scenery of wild and untouched landscapes.
Carrauntoohil is an impressive pyramid shaped mountain that soars 1040 metres into the Killarney skyline and sits high upon its throne, the MacGillyCuddy reeks. It offers striking views of steep gullies, glaciated formed lakes and knife edge ridges that have been carved out and shaped by nature’s delicate hands. A walking paradise to the top of Ireland.
|PHYSICALITY||Walking Distance: 12 km/7.5 miles approximately
Height Gain: 981 metres
Carrauntoohill, which forms part of the MacGillicuddy’s Reeks is a significant mountain and should only be undertaken by experienced walkers who are familiar with negotiating very steep ground and with scrambling techniques. Walkers are advised to ensure they have this experience and wear suitable hiking clothing – Please see below What To Bring for recommended list.
|START/RETURN POINT||Cronin’s Yard, Mealis, Beaufort,, Killarney, Co. Kerry.
*Transfer from and to Killarney is available. Request this option when booking. A return transfer to Killarney is €20 per person (€10 each way). Transfer departs at 08:45 AM from the Killarney Discover Ireland Centre on Beech Road, Killarney.
|SCHEDULE||9:30 AM – 5.30 PM
(Please arrive 15 minutes before departure time)
|WHAT TO BRING||