Connemara, Kylemore Abbey and Doolough Pass Full Day Private Tour
If you love to immerse yourself in beautiful scenery and prefer a personalized private tour, then come and join me for a day trip on the magnificent West Coast of Ireland. Let it be a journey to rest your mind and nourish your soul.
If you wish to enhance your visual experience while on the journey, there is an option to listen to the haunting contemporary Irish music by Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin and many more.
I’m driving a Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid 2017, with very comfortable seating for up to three people. I can stop any time at your request.
Connemara is truly one of the most scenic places on the planet. With its beautiful beaches and wild mountain peaks, it has inspired artists and writers for centuries. We will drive off the beaten track to show you the true nature of this ancient land. It will be an unforgettable experience that will stay with you long after you leave the shores of the Emerald isle.
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Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- All Fees and Taxes
- Entry/Admission - Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Connemara On the N59 between Clifden and Westport, Kylemore Ireland
We drive through villages of Moycullen, Oughterard, Maam Cross and Recess. The road takes us through the scenic Inagh Valley surrounded by the majestic Twelve Ben Mountains on your left and the Maumturk Mountains on your right.
Our next destination is Killary Fjord, Ireland’s one and only fjord. We continue our journey to the other side of the fjord, towards Doolough lake and the magnificent Mweelrea Mountain. From Doolough Valley we turn back for Kylemore Abbey and the Victorian Walled Garden, one of the most iconic locations in Connemara. We then visit Kylemore Castle Estate and see all it has to offer. Lunch at Mitchell's Cafe.
After a hearty lunch you will sit back and enjoy the drive towards Clifden and The Sky Road. We take the spectacular peninsula loop drive to reach the highest point. There you will see unbeatable views of Connemara, the Atlantic Ocean and the islands. The rugged coastline of county Mayo will be to the North and county Clare to the South. There is still much more to see as we descend from the Sky Road and arrive in Clifden, the westernmost town in Ireland. From Clifden, we follow The Wild Atlantic Way to Dogs Bay with its bright white sandy beach. In summer, you will feel free to take a refreshing dip in its crystal blue waters and enjoy being on one of the most beautiful beaches in the country.
After our beach-break we drive through picturesque Roundstone Village and arrive at the Ballynahinch Castle, set in a private 700-acre estate of woodland, rivers and walks. Among many previous owners it was once purchased by an Indian Maharaja Ranji, also called The Prince of Cricketers, in 1924. Today the castle is state-owned and operates as a 4-star hotel.
At Ballynahinch we can take a short walk along the river, stroll through the ground floor of the castle and enjoy a pint on the terrace overlooking the river.
On the way back to Galway we can stop for dinner in one of the pubs along the way, as you wish.
Duration: 2 hours
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up from any hotel or B&B within a 10 km radius of Galway city center.If your hotel or place of residence is beyond a 10 km radius of Galway City, I can arrange to pick you up for an additional fee based on time and distance.
Departure Time :10:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.