The Holiday Inn Killarney have organised a number of autumn/winter walking breaks in association with Pat Falvey Adventures. Among the schedule is a chance to climb Ireland’s highest mountain with Pat Falvey, the leader of the first ever Irish expedition to reach the South Pole. There is also an exciting Winter Solstice walk and a chance to walk off the Christmas Turkey on Purple and Tomies Mountains which overlook the Gap of Dungloe and the famous Killarney Lakes.
Killarney is one of the most stunning locations in the country, with its backdrop of magnificent mountains and array of lakes. The Holiday Inn Killarney has established a fabulous reputation as a leading location for breaks away & is ideally situated on the doorstep of the spectacular Killarney national park, home to Muckross house and lush gardens, as well as the idyllic lakes. The hotel has the best of both worlds, in a location that is both tranquil yet close to everything the vibrant town of Killarney has to offer. With full leisure facilities to relax & unwind after the days walking along with great bar food & entertainment every weekend, it is truly a haven for all seasons.
The schedule of walks is as follows:
Forest, Lakes & Valleys in association with Pat Falvey
Dates: from: 24-Sep-2010 until: 26-Sep-2010
Description: The route takes you around the peaks of Purple, Tomies, Shehy and the Eagles Nest.
Our day mixes various stories and various locations offering you a great overall outdoor tour that is hard to beat in the Killarney area.
The walk consists of 4-5 hours of gentle strolling through some of the most picturesque scenery in Ireland. It can be undertaken by anyone who has an interest in walking and that requires a relaxing and enjoyable day out.
Note: walks guided by Pat Falvey – Irish Adventure Tours.
Please contact us for a full itinerary.
Specific Terms: Included in this two night package: bar food in Saddlers Pub on Friday night, dinner in Library Point on Saturday night & packed lunch.
Please note min numbers apply. Transport to & from walk can be arranged.
If you would like to extend your stay to include Sunday night, we have limited FREE nights available, contact us for details.
Climb Carrauntoohil in association with Pat Falvey
Dates: from: 29-Oct-2010 until: 31-Oct-2010
Carrauntoohil 1039m 3414ft is Ireland’s highest peak and attracts people from all over the world to climb to its lofty summit. Carrauntoohil or in Irish: Corrán Tuathail meaning “Tuathal’s sickle”. On a fine day your views will extend to the far away mountains, lakes, farmlands and ocean of the surrounding area for as far as a hundred miles. It’s a magnificent, rugged, scenic mountain to climb and an experience that one doesn’t forget.
Included in this two night package: bar food in Saddlers Pub on Friday night, dinner in Library Point on Saturday night & packed lunch. Transfers can be arranged.
Please note min numbers apply.
Winter Solstice walk with Pat Falvey
Dates: from: 21-Dec-2010 until: 22-Dec-2010
December 21st is Winter Solstice Day 2010 at 11.38pm at which time you will be standing on top of Irelands highest mountain or the mystical Caherconree to watch the moment… Arrive early on the 21st, relax & get prepared for the walk, enjoy a delicious dinner in Saddlers Pub before the walk commences. On return, enjoy a full Irish breakfast & retire to catch up on sleep…
Transport can be arranged. Late check out until 6pm
Rates are for Caherconree, a supplement for Carrauntoohil is €20
Walk off the Christmas with Pat Falvey
Dates from: 26-Dec 2010 until 28-Dec-2010
Walk off the Christmas Turkey…. this walk takes in Purple Mountain & Tomies Mountain, overlook Lough Leane & are separated from the Macgillycuddys Reeks by The Gap Of Dunloe. Arrive December 26th, enjoy bar food in Saddlers pub, relax in the leisure centre & get ready for the morning….
After a full Irish breakfast the walk commences from Kate Kearneys (transport can be arranged) Enjoy the day with packed lunch provided, on return enjoy a delicious meal in Library Point Restaurant.
Transfers can be arranged. Min numbers apply
Corrán Tuathail Winter Ascent with Pat Falvey
Description: Carrauntoohil 1039m 3414ft is Ireland’s highest peak and attracts people from all over the world to climb to its lofty summit. Carrauntoohil or Carrauntoohil, in Irish: Corrán Tuathail meaning “Tuathal’s sickle. Our winter walking package is designed for those with Winter Walking experience; this break will certainly be memorable.
Included in our package is 2 nights bed & breakfast, & dinner in Library Point Restaurant on evening of choice
Transport can be arranged, min numbers apply for all walks