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Tour 8 - Isle of Skye 3 Day Tour
Misty Isle & Mountains 3 Day Tour

Departs Tuesday 08.30 - Returns Thursday 19.00 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
time SUMMER: 31st March 2014 to 31st October 2014   tick          
time WINTER: 1st November 2013 to 29th March 2015         tick    

All tours depart from Bus Stand ZE, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh. MAP

price£135.00 per person. Discount rate £125.00 (students, over 60s and children 5-12). Accommodation is NOT included in this price - see note below. Read Full Terms of Service for this tour.

Important Tour and Accommodation Information.

Tour price does not include accommodation. Choose from hostel (£14 to £20 per person per night), B&B (£35 to £45 per person per night) or hotel (£50+ per person per night). Accommodation is pre-booked in your name and you pay on departure. Some accommodation will only accept cash and it is always a good idea to have cash when travelling in rural Scotland. Named accommodation is not possible at the time of booking.  If booking by phone please tell us what type of accommodation you prefer.

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Accommodation choices Maximum 15 kgs per person.

Tour highlights:
  • Dunkeld Cathedral
  • Ben Nevis view
  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • Isle of Skye day tour
  • Fort Augustus
  • Loch Ness
  • Glen Coe
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mapJourney through the Highlands to the Isle of Skye, famed for wild coastal scenery and the majestic Cuillin mountains. We explore the misty isle’s bloody history and hear stories about giants and faeries.

Day 1 - Tues

First stop is the delightful village of Dunkeld with a history stretching back to the 9th century. Time to explore the ancient cathedral grounds and take a walk through mature woodland alongside the mighty River Tay. We continue north to the Pass of Killiecrankie, Cairngorms National Park and Laggan, an area favoured by movie makers because of its wild mountain scenery and misty lochs.

We follow the Great Glen to Invergarry, stopping for a photo of Scotland’s highest mountain Ben Nevis.  After spectacular Highland scenery photos at Loch Garry we travel onwards through stunning Glen Shiel (Five Sisters of Kintail) to Eilean Donan Castle.

Eilean Donan Castle
Eilean Donan Castle

This castle is perhaps the most iconic image of Highland Scotland and has been used as the backdrop for countless famous movies.

It is perfectly situated on an island, surrounded by water and awesome scenery. A ‘must-see’ Scottish castle!

From there we head over the Skye Bridge and under the shadow of the Cuillin Mountains to Portree where you will be dropped off at your accommodation.

Day 2 - Weds

A whole day touring the Isle of Skye. Our day begins with a scenic drive alongside the dramatic Trotternish Ridge and includes stops at Lealt Waterfall and the Kilt Rock. After a walk at the Quiraing, amongst the unique and unusual rock architecture, we drive to Uig for a short coffee break.

Isle of Skye
Isle of Skye

After coffee we explore the magic of the Fairy Glen, a delightful miniature Highland landscape and legendary home of the 'wee people'!

We endeavour to eat lunch somewhere typically Scottish; our favourite stops being Jann's Cakes or the Red Roof Cafe.

After lunch we drive to the most westerly point on Skye and walk to Neist Point lighthouse (spectacular views to the Western Isles) and see some of the most dramatic sea cliffs in Scotland, sea birds and maybe even marine wildlife. We return to Portree, the island's capital, early evening.

Day 3 - Thurs

After returning to the mainland we drive past the Five Sisters of Kintail - a high mountain ridge rising steeply from Glen Shiel to a maximum height of 3,501 feet. The five distinctly pointed summits are a well known landmark. Next stop is famous Loch Ness - Scotland’s legendary lake - best known for the alleged sightings of a monster.

We have lunch in Fort Augustus at the southerly tip of Loch Ness after which you will have the opportunity to walk by the shores of the loch or along the canal and lock system, built by Thomas Telford in the early 1800s.

Glencoe
Glen Coe

We continue through Fort William to perhaps the most famous of all Scotland’s glens – Glen Coe. 

This narrow valley is where the bloody massacre of the MacDonalds took place in 1692 - one of the most notorious acts in Scotland’s long and violent history. Time for photos of the wild scenery before continuing to Tyndrum for a break.

As we approach the Lowlands and Stirling you will learn about Scotland’s great patriot William Wallace whose name has resounded through British history for 700 years, a fitting conclusion to a wonderful trip! Return to Edinburgh Thursday evening by 7pm.




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