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From Cork: 9-Hour Guided Ring of Kerry and Killarney Tour

1. From Cork: 9-Hour Guided Ring of Kerry and Killarney Tour

Take a 9-hour guided bus tour of the enchanting county of Kerry and admire magnificent scenery from soaring hills to rolling landscapes scattered with traditional stone walls. Enjoy the unsurpassed, rugged coastline and the buzz of the traditional town of Killarney. Board your bus at the meeting point in Cork, then feel Irish rural life from days gone by coming alive at your first stop at the Kerry Bog Village in Glenbeigh. Wander through thatched cottages, visit a traditional farmhouse, and meet the resident Irish wolfhounds. You might even choose to treat yourself to a little something to drink at the Red Fox Inn. From Glenbeigh, travel around the Iveragh Peninsula, along the most beautiful stretch of coastline. The next stops are at Waterville and Coomakista, two of Kerry’s most scenic spots with panoramic views stretching from the mountains to the sea. Look toward the ocean and catch a glimpse of the iconic Skellig Islands, Celtic pyramids reaching out from the sea. These natural monuments were famously featured in the recent Star Wars movie. Make your next stop on the famous Ring of Kerry in Sneem, a picturesque Irish seaside village nestled in the sheltered waters of Kenmare Bay with wonderful choices for a traditional Irish lunch. Choose bacon and cabbage — an Irish staple — or, since you are beside the sea, freshly-caught fish served with chips. Lunch is at your own expense. After the lunch stop, prepare for a drive you will never forget. Verging deep into the MacGillycuddy's Reek mountains and the moody Black Valley, numerous scenic viewpoints can be found along the route: Moll’s Gap mountain pass, Ladies View lookout (a favorite spot of Queen Victoria), and even a Leprechaun crossing. Along the shores of Lough Leane, drive through the woodlands of Ireland’s last native oak trees. Then, arrive in Killarney, often voted the most beautiful town in Ireland. Killarney has so much to offer. Opt to spend your time seeing the surrounding area from a traditional horse and cart or walk the streets soaking up the atmosphere. Finally, hop back on the bus for the return journey to Cork where you will be dropped off at the starting point.

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4.4 / 5

based on 93 reviews

The tour was just great! Although we couldn't go up the mountain due to a bike race, our guide John immediately came up with an alternative (Cliffs of Kerry) and in retrospect we thought it was even better. We had enough time at each stop to look at and enjoy everything in peace. John dropped us off at each photo stop to take pictures. During the drive John provided us with very interesting information about Ireland and the area. The tour is highly recommended and I would even do it again!

Pat was an excellent guide and driver. He shared many interesting tidbits of local history. We enjoyed the breathtaking views. The tour offered ample stops for exploring, shopping, food, and toilets. In October on a Sunday, some shops and pubs were closed but there were plenty open to accommodate our group of 15. We liked the smaller tour size. Would definitely book with them again.

It was a very nice tour of the Ring of Kerry. John, our tour guide, told a lot. Unfortunately, you didn't hear it so well from the back, so it's better to sit further forward and in the direction of travel. Otherwise it was great. You saw a lot and made enough breaks. At some breaks, however, you had to pay a little more money to see something exciting.

John was a fantastic guide and shared so much information on this tour. You felt like he was just conversing as a friend pointing out so many things along the way. The size of the coach was very comfortable with only 12 on board. We thoroughly enjoyed this full day around the ring of Kerry.

William, our guide was AMAZING! His grand Irish personality, humour, and wonderful singing voice added so much more to our experience. He answered all our questions and provided excellent information along our travels.