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3-Day Isle of Skye, Highlands & Loch Ness Guided Tour with Optional Stay

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Experience Scotland's natural grandeur and rich history on a 3-day tour through the Highlands, Isle of Skye and Loch Ness, complete with live expert commentary.

Highlights

  • Embark on a 3-day Scottish Highlands adventure, exploring iconic sights like Loch Lomond, Glen Coe, and the Isle of Skye.

  • Travel comfortably on a modern coach, with live commentary from an expert guide bringing Scotland's vibrant history and culture to life.

  • Delight in the scenic beauty of locales like Rannoch Moor and the Quiraing, and soak in the views of Britain's tallest mountain, Ben Nevis.

  • Gain exclusive insights into Scottish culture through guided tours of historical landmarks like Dunvegan Castle, Duntulm Castle, and Eilean Donan Castle.

  • Upgrade for a seamless tour. Add a cozy bed, budget hostel, or comfy hotel to your tickets—sleep tight and explore right!

  • Did you know? The Isle of Skye is famed for dinosaur footprints; a unique blend of history, mystery, and natural beauty that will captivate you.

Inclusions

  • 3-day tour of the Isle of Skye, Highlands & Loch Ness

  • Live commentary in English from an expert driver-guide

  • Digital translations in French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Chinese (Mandarin)

  • Transfers on a modern luxury AC coach

  • Accommodation (optional)

Exclusions

  • Entry to attractions

  • Food & drinks

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Journey through Scotland's spectacular scenery

Your adventure begins in the quaint village of Luss, here, admire traditional stone cottages against the backdrop of Scotland's largest freshwater lake, Loch Lomond. Your expert driver-guide, brimming with local knowledge, will then take you through the haunting beauty of Glen Coe Valley, one of the most famous sites in Scotland's history. Along the way, enjoy live commentary about the 1692 massacre that occurred in this valley. Next, the tour heads to the Isle of Skye, known for its dinosaur fossils found nowhere else on Earth. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in the charming village of Portree.

Castles, legends, and Loch Ness

The journey continues with a visit to Dunvegan Castle, the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland, before heading to Duntulm Castle, a cliff-side ruin that tells tales of ancient clan rivalry. As you explore, discover that Eilean Donan Castle, your next stop, has been a star of the silver screen, featured in several films including ‘Highlander’. The tour concludes with lunch overlooking the deep, dark waters of Loch Ness. Listen to your guide narrate tales of 'Nessie', the legendary Loch Ness Monster. After a picturesque view of Loch Ness from Fort Augustus, return to Edinburgh, carrying unforgettable memories of Scotland's natural beauty, rich history, and intriguing legends.

Itinerary

Day 1

  • Depart from Edinburgh

  • Stop at Luss village on Loch Lomond

  • Travel north via Tyndrum & Rannoch Moor

  • Pause at Glencoe Valley

  • Lunch in the Fort William area

  • Photo stop at Ben Nevis

  • Admire Glen Garry and Five Sisters of Kintail

  • Arrive in Portree, Isle of Skye

  • Check into accommodation

Day 2

  • Depart from Portree after breakfast

  • Choose between Dunvegan Castle or Uig and Flora MacDonald’s grave

  • View Duntulm Castle

  • Photo opportunity at Kilt Rock

  • Visit Lealt Falls

  • Admire the Old Man of Storr

  • Return to Portree

Day 3

  • Visit Eilean Donan Castle

  • Proceed to Fort Augustus for lunch and Loch Ness views

  • Travel south over Laggan and Grampian mountains

  • Stop in Pitlochry for refreshments

  • Return to Edinburgh

What to bring

  • It’s recommended to wear comfortable shoes.

  • Wear weather-appropriate clothing.

Additional information

  • This tour is restricted for children under the age of 4.

  • Please note that accommodation is not included in the tour price.

  • Luggage is restricted to one medium-sized (60-69cm high & roughly 45cm in width) suitcase per person.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point. Students must show a valid student ID.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting point

  • Meet your guide in front of The Ensign Ewart.

  • Address: 521-523 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2PE, United Kingdom.

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