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4-Day Ring of Kerry, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Galway and Connemara Rail Tour provided by Railtours Ireland First Class - Day Tours

4-Day Ring of Kerry, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Galway and Connemara Rail Tour

4-Day Ring of Kerry, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Galway and Connemara Rail Tour
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
4 days
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
53
Wheelchair accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
  • Duration:
    4 days
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Group size:
    53
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
About
Want to explore Ireland outside of Dublin? This leisurely four-day rail tour shows you the best of Ireland's southern and western coastal regions, crammed with fabulous seascapes and mountain scenery. You'll visit Ireland's premier tourist attractions including Cork, Cobh, Blarney Castle, the Ring of Kerry, Bunratty Castle, the Cliffs of Moher, Galway Bay and Connemara.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Available languages
English
What to expect
  • Discover Ireland’s stunning south and west coasts on this 4-day rail and coach tour starting and ending in Dublin. Travel by rail to Cork city, and visit Cobh and Blarney Castle to kiss the Blarney Stone. Then, travel by train to Killarney for three nights, and take in the gorgeous Ring of Kerry, before continuing to Limerick to see the spectacular Cliffs of Moher and other beauty spots. Visit the beautiful Connemara region before returning by train to Dublin. Your 4-day tour includes all rail and coach travel; three nights’ accommodation in a comfortable B&B in Killarney and coach trips with an expert driver-guide to the attractions mentioned. Daily full Irish breakfasts are also included. Evenings are free to spend at your leisure.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
What to expect
  • Discover Ireland’s stunning south and west coasts on this 4-day rail and coach tour starting and ending in Dublin. Travel by rail to Cork city, and visit Cobh and Blarney Castle to kiss the Blarney Stone. Then, travel by train to Killarney for three nights, and take in the gorgeous Ring of Kerry, before continuing to Limerick to see the spectacular Cliffs of Moher and other beauty spots. Visit the beautiful Connemara region before returning by train to Dublin. Your 4-day tour includes all rail and coach travel; three nights’ accommodation in a comfortable B&B in Killarney and coach trips with an expert driver-guide to the attractions mentioned. Daily full Irish breakfasts are also included. Evenings are free to spend at your leisure.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 3310DH37
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Host on trains
  • Information pack
  • Reserved seats on trains
  • Qualified driver-guide on coaches
  • All travel by rail and coach from Dublin Heuston Station
  • 3 nights accommodation including full Irish breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Blarney Castle & Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Cobh Heritage Centre The Queenstown Story
  • Entry/Admission - Bunratty Castle and Folk Park
  • Entry/Admission - Cliffs of Moher
  • Entry/Admission - The Burren
  • Entry/Admission - Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Duration
4 days
Departure details
  • Dublin Heuston, Heuston Station, St John's Rd W, Saint James' (part of Phoenix Park), Dublin, Ireland Railtours Ireland representatives will be waiting in the main concourse area of the station with your travel pack in bright yellow jackets so that they are easily located. Check in is 20 minutes prior to the departure time listed.
Additional information
  • PLEASE NOTE: If you are booking a double occupancy room, please specify in 'Special Requirements' whether you prefer a double or a twin-bed room (subject to availability).
  • Due to operational reasons it may, on occasion, be necessary to alter certain itineraries.
  • Wheelchair accessibility: As long as the passenger has some mobility then this tour would be suitable. Trains in Ireland are wheelchair friendly. However, buses/coaches are not. The guest would have to be able to climb the steps onto the bus. Mobility Scooters cannot be accommodated on this tour.
  • Children U16 cannot book independently. They must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 53 travellers
Inclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Host on trains
  • Information pack
  • Reserved seats on trains
  • Qualified driver-guide on coaches
  • All travel by rail and coach from Dublin Heuston Station
  • 3 nights accommodation including full Irish breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Blarney Castle & Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Cobh Heritage Centre The Queenstown Story
  • Entry/Admission - Bunratty Castle and Folk Park
  • Entry/Admission - Cliffs of Moher
  • Entry/Admission - The Burren
  • Entry/Admission - Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Departure details
  • Dublin Heuston, Heuston Station, St John's Rd W, Saint James' (part of Phoenix Park), Dublin, Ireland Railtours Ireland representatives will be waiting in the main concourse area of the station with your travel pack in bright yellow jackets so that they are easily located. Check in is 20 minutes prior to the departure time listed.
Duration
4 days
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • PLEASE NOTE: If you are booking a double occupancy room, please specify in 'Special Requirements' whether you prefer a double or a twin-bed room (subject to availability).
  • Due to operational reasons it may, on occasion, be necessary to alter certain itineraries.
  • Wheelchair accessibility: As long as the passenger has some mobility then this tour would be suitable. Trains in Ireland are wheelchair friendly. However, buses/coaches are not. The guest would have to be able to climb the steps onto the bus. Mobility Scooters cannot be accommodated on this tour.
  • Children U16 cannot book independently. They must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 53 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
Itinerary
Overview
Full Map
9 stops
Day 1
Dublin - Cork
Day 2
The Ring of Kerry
Day 3
Limerick - The Cliffs of Moher -...
Day 4
Connemara - Galway - Dublin
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Jerry G.
11 contributions
This tour was a great way to see some of Ireland’s highlights. Our guide, Jonathan B., was friendly, helpful, and informative. We did everything in the tour description and more. For example, we saw a demonstration of how trained dogs heard sheep. It was amazing.

An important note is that we never felt rushed. In fact, because our tour-mates were all courteous and returned to the coach on time, we often made brief unscheduled stops for photos, etc.

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Ireland.
Written 25 August 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Robert L
Seattle, WA9 contributions
Sep 2018 • Couples
Visited Ireland for the first-time and booked a tour for the majority of our stay. I really enjoyed how well-organized the tour was, and how friendly and knowledgeable the team was. Our guide, Andy, was great, couldn't have asked for better. I would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Ireland. Great combination of visiting historical sites and great places for photos, as well as down-time built into tour to visit restaurants, pubs and explore the city on your own. WiFi on the buses/train was a huge help with staying on top of flights, emails, etc.
Written 5 September 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hi Robert, Many thanks for your wonderful review and recommendation. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Andy recently, I will pass on your kind sentiments to him. Our tours are Hosted Railtours for the Independent traveler so it is good that you enjoyed the combination of the guided tour each day and free time in the evening. Kind Regards, Jennifer
Written 7 September 2018
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janrn2016
Shelby Township, MI16 contributions
Jul 2018 • Family
Words cannot describe the beauty of Ireland that we experienced first hand on this 4 day rail tour. Our guides were awesome - for three days we enjoyed big Brian D who was incredible and the last day we loved Jonathan. There were 6 in our group including two kids, who learned so much. We appreciated the organization and professionalism during every sec of the tour. Jonathan used poetry and song to help us imagine the tragedy of the famine - his words were so eloquent. On the way back, he had fun w our family on the rail! Two of the members of our group enjoyed a rail tour two years ago and were so happy to see Jonathan again. Brian enjoyed Celtic Steps with us one night, and it was so much fun and an incredible performance! The scenic turnouts we made, special spots we visited, points of interest, scenic vistas could never have been obtained using just a guide book. We would be unable to choose our favorite sight, my grandson is enjoying having us “list” our top three! Thank you for helping to make our Ireland trip so problem free and enjoyable - we’re already planning our return!
Written 27 July 2018
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George L
San Diego, CA2 contributions
Jul 2018 • Couples
We took the 6-day "All Ireland" tour, which is similar to the 4-day tour but with the Aran Islands and Northern Ireland added. The transportation was a combination of reserved car sections of standard trains and large and small coaches. We never knew, nor were we ever told, what kind or livery of bus would pick us up each morning. They kept changing buses and most often they were unmarked with no indication it was our tour bus. Also, they should provide bottles of drinking water on the bus. Our first hotel had no air conditioning so we had to keep the window open all night even though the hotel was hosting a very loud wedding party in the courtyard below until 2 am. The second hotel gave us a handicapped room with a king bed even though we requested a standard room with twin beds. They told us that was all that was available even though we signed up for the tour a month in advance. Our tour guide for the first three days was dismissive with one-on-one questions and comments, seemingly preferring only to speak to the group so as not to have to repeat himself (?). One coach had distorted audio so about a quarter of the descriptions were unintelligible. That was fun for two hours! This guide also seemed to be in need of a shower for all of the three days; it was unpleasant to be near him. Days 4 and 5 had extremely bumpy roads that lasted for about 1-1/2 hours, amplified by the short wheel bases of the small buses. The local bus on the Aran Island part of the tour had us waiting at the pick-up point (after the self-guided fort tour) for at least 45 minutes after everyone was ready to go, making it necessary to drive directly to the ferry even though some were assuming we would have time to shop in the town’s famous wool products stores. It was a total screw up on the train trip from Galway to Dublin. We were told in the written instructions for that day that there were no reserved seats on Sunday trains but that was wrong and so we were told by arriving passengers mid-trip that we were in reserved seats and had to relocate. We were NOT told that there would be a tour rep on the train with us so we assumed we had to make our own way to the hotel when we got off the train in Dublin. We almost got into our own taxi except that another traveler from our tour sprinted across the train station to stop us. Oh, and they made no time allowance for dinner on the last day (the day trip to Northern Ireland) so we ended up eating take-out noodles from a Chinese hole-in-the-wall across the street from the train station at 10:30pm. This six day tour, I understand now, is a composite of several short tours and so the composition of our "group" was a constant merging of new people, and so we felt isolated and unable to make acquaintances. All in all, you would be well advised to take a quality coach tour from a reputable company such as Trafalgar (which we have used in continental Europe with great satisfaction).
Written 20 July 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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