Cliffs of Moher & Connemara 2 Day Tour with Accommodation
Departs: Dublin 07:15am or 09:15am
Galwaybustours now offers tourists an ideal two day tour package from Dublin City to relax and unwind in the West of Ireland. Combine our two highly recommended Cliffs of Moher & Burren AND our Connemara, Cong & Kylemore Abbey bus tours with one overnight hostel stay in our recommended Galway City hostels along with open return Gobus back to Dublin. Tours daily year round except Dec 24th 25th 26th & Jan1st
Hostel Accommodation Details:
Stay with Barnacles Hostel Quay Street. You Must enquire to check availability before booking.
Please note: It is advised to confirm by email or phone of preference shared dorm accommodation. All requests will be forwarded to the chosen hostel.All online bookings completed after 6pm the evening before travel must be made by telephone to guarantee bed availability.
Depart (New Bus Station, Forster St Galway)
Depart on Gobus express outside the Jaffa Deli on Burgh Quay.
Depart: Dublin 07:15am or 09:15am on Gobus express outside the Jaffa Deli on Burgh Quay.
Arrive: Galway new coach station 09:45am. 15 min toilet & coffee break.
Board: Galway Bus Tours 10:05am Cliffs of Moher & Burren Tour with optional Aillwee Caves/Birds of Prey
FREE Time in Galway City for 1 hour before taking the 11:30am Galway Bus Tours direct to the Cliffs of Moher
Return: 17:45pm approx back in Galway City to overnight in Galway City Hostel.
Check out: 09:30am Galway City hostel reception with baggage. The Galway bus tours shuttle bus will collect you with your baggage in front of your hostel.
Board: Galway Bus Tours 10am Connemara Cong & Kylemore Abbey Tour.
Arrive: 17:45 New Galway coach station.
Return: 18:45 Go Bus express transfer to Dublin.
Arrive: 21:15 Dublin City.
Tour Highlights Day 1
Entrance fee to Aillwee Caves and Burren Birds of Prey is NOT included in Day Tour price but is at an optional discount rate
Stop 4. FREE ENTRY
See some of the most endangered species of birds fly around Aillwee mountain. Also an opportunity to handle, fly and feed your very own hawk, a unique opportunity to interact with nature.
One of Irelands top tourist attractions rising some 200 metres above sea level and stretching some 8kms long. Visit Atlantic Edge experience located at the centre of the underground building a huge domed cave containing images, exhibits, displays & experiences that will delight young and old alike.
Known for its music festivals & selection of traditional Irish pubs. Lunch stop is at the famous Fitzpatricks bar where they offer good value carvery food and of course famous for serving a good pint of the black stuff!
Tour Highlights Day 2
Located just 12 miles of Galway City, people speak both Irish & English. Renowned for its blue flag beach & angling Spiddal Craft village offers people the opportunity to buy handmade gifts directly from Artisans themselves.
Built out of love, an enchanted fairy tale castle with magical looks & walks through the Kylemore wooded heartland. Home to the Benedictian order of Nuns, Kylemore Abbey is a secret haven of peace & tranquity. 2 Hour stop. This is the lunch stop on the tour.
One of 3 glacier fjords that exist in Ireland, it is 9 miles deep offering diving throughout the year while aquaculture is important here locally with salmon rafts visible on the surface. Also an opportunity to cruise on its waters during the summer season.
Snugly situated at the head of Killary harbour, here the film adaptation of John B Keanes famous play The FIELD directed by Jim Sheridan was made in 1989. An opportunity to visit Gaynors bar for a real Irish pint!!!
Renowned as a location setting of the Quiet Man movie. Cong is also home of Ashford Castle one of Ireland’s finest hotels, converted from a Victorian faux lakeside castle built by the Guinness family and has a fine example of a ruined medieval abbey, Cong Abbey.
One of 14 fresh water trout lakes found in Europe. Reputed to have 365 islands comprising of 44000 hectares of wetland . It is considered one of the best fihing lakes in Europe and is home to a variety of fresh water fish including brown trout, pike, perch, and roach. Also attracts salmon and eels from the Atlantic Ocean.