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High King Tours

47 reviews
#21 of 74 Tours in Galway
About High King Tours
Galway to Cong Full Day Tour: Join High King Tours local guides in discovering Cong village and the surrounding areas. Marvel in the beauty of Ashford Castle and its impressive grounds and gardens, Travel back in time to The Royal Augustinian Abbey of Cong and walk in the footsteps of Ireland’s Last High King Rory O’Connor and Relax aboard The Isle of Inisfree with Corrib Cruises on Lough Corrib.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Galway-Cong day tour is a fantastic addition to any west of Ireland trip. Doron, the owner and guide, was unparalleled in his knowledge of both Cong's local history and its role in the larger context of Irish history. Our family had visited Cong a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rachelchristine319
DoronM50, Owner at High King Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rachel Thank you for taking the time and writing a very thoughtful review about your experience with us. There is a lot more to see in Cong and the surrounding areas so make sure to pay many more visits to Cong in the future....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I highly recommend this tour. Doron is the owner, tour guide, a native to the area and is extremely knowledgeable. Tour size was small enough that we got to ask a lot of questions. Doron is both fun and accommodating. This is a great way...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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DoronM50, Owner at High King Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Doug Thank you for taking the time and writing a great review about your experience with us. Don't be a stranger when you are back in Galway again. Doron and the rest of the team at High King Tours.

Reviewed 9 November 2018

My husband, our son and I spent a fantastic day on this tour! It is indeed the ideal combination of everything we want and enjoy on tours like this. Doron met us and the 2 other ladies, who went on the tour with us,, at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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DoronM50, Owner at High King Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for taking the time and writing a review about your experience with us. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from, Doron and the rest of the team at High King Tours.

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

High King Tours is the best tour company we have ever toured with!Doron treats you like family on a Sunday drive. He packed so much into the day but yet did not rush us to hurry one bit! His knowledge of the area is extensive...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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DoronM50, Owner at High King Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Peter You are very welcome. Don't be a stranger to Cong in the future. Thank you for taking the time and writing a review about your experience with us. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from, Doron and the rest of the team...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

High Kings Tour – Galway to Cong w/ Doron Mchugh We met an American couple in Kinsale who had just taken the Galway to Cong Tour. Their words ‘If you take only one tour in Ireland do this one and you will really like the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard B
DoronM50, Owner at High King Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Richard Thank you very much for your kind words. The experience you had on my tour is what I hope to portray to all my customers. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from, Doron and the rest of the team at High King...More

Reviewed 25 October 2018

The Galway to Cong Tour covered the reign of Ireland's High Kings. Our guide Doran made the history come alive by intertwining it with his own family history, his family's connection to Ashford Castle and his youthful memories of growing up in the quaint village...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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DoronM50, Owner at High King Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ellie Thank you for taking the time and for writing such a lovely review about your experience with us. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from, Doron and the rest of the team at High King Tours.

Reviewed 24 October 2018

We just returned from Galway and one of the highlights of the trip was our Visit to Cong and Ashford Castle. Our day was enhanced buy our tour operator Doran. First of all, he is a most pleasant and upbeat personality. He was accommodating, knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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DoronM50, Owner at High King Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi William It makes my job a hundred times better when I get to show the place I call home to wonderful people like yourself and Lynn. Thank you for taking the time and writing a review about your experience with us. Merry Christmas and...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

The Emerald Isle shown brighter during our tour with Doron and High King Tours. As first time visitors to Ireland we were already taking aback by the beauty of country; but Doron and his tour just took it to the next level. We got to...More

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 21 October 2018

My wife and I, and friends, spent a spectacular day with Doron on his tour through Cong, Ashford Castle and surrounding area. Very knowledgable, personable, and just an all round good time. Terrific way to learn the history of the area. We highly recommend him....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Decided to take a break from driving today and booked the "High King Tour' out of Galway. Glorious day full of beautiful sights and great stories! We visited Ashford Castle grounds & gardens, took a cruise out on Lough Corrib, explored Cong Village (filming site...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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marytini
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Hi Mary I like to think they would, Ashford Castle is full of towers and trees for them to run around. The Cave is very cool as well and then there's the trip out on the lake with Corrib Cruises. I think they would really... More
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