ISLE OF SKYE & THE WEST HIGHLANDS

4 days to enjoy the grandeur of Scottish glens, mountains and coastline at a relaxed pace. Highlights include the stunning scenery to be found on the Isle of Skye, Eilean Donan Castle, dramatic Glencoe and Glenfinnan for a fantastic round trip of some of Scotland’s best scenery. Plus 2 nights in Edinburgh (pre/post)

ISLE OF SKYE & THE WEST HIGHLANDS

4 days to enjoy the grandeur of Scottish glens, mountains and coastline at a relaxed pace. Highlights include the stunning scenery to be found on the Isle of Skye, Eilean Donan Castle, dramatic Glencoe and Glenfinnan for a fantastic round trip of some of Scotland’s best scenery. Plus 2 nights in Edinburgh (pre/post)

Your Tour Highlights:

 

  • Glenco
  • Glenfinnan and the "Harry Potter" viaduct
  • The White Sands of Morar
  • Plockton
  • Isle of Skye
  • The Cuillin Hills
  • Highland Perthshire
  • Five Sisters of Kintail

Your Tour Includes:

  • 5-nights accommodations (2 nts in Edinburgh, 1 nt Fort William and 2nts in Lochalsh and Skye area)
  • Breakfast daily (except for morning of arrival)
  • Arrival and departure transfers in Edinburgh
  • 4-days of custom touring
  • All service charges and hotel taxes
  • Note: tip to your driver/guide when touring is not included.




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Itinerary

Day 01: Edinburgh

Arrive in Edinburgh.  Transfer to your hotel is included. You are free to enjoy this beautiful city on your own. (Please note, hotel check-in is generally between 2:00 and 4:00 pm. If you are arriving into Edinburgh early - the hotel will be happy to hold your luggage until your room is ready)

Day 02: Edinburgh - Touring Begins - Fort William

Leaving Edinburgh today we travel North West through the Lowlands of Scotland as you pass both Doune and Stirling Castles. Following rivers, lochs, and forests you will find yourselves in the Highlands where we cross the wild and remote Rannoch Moor and onwards to the majestic and atmospheric Glencoe. We then drive along the shore of Loch Linnhe before reaching our base for the night in Fort William.

Day 03: Touring

Today we take a breath-taking drive from Fort William passing the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct as you head to Mallaig, a busy little harbour on Scotland’s west coast. From here we take the ferry onto the southern area of the Isle of Skye. Arriving in Armadale, we’ll drive through the Sleat Peninsula before spending time in Glenbrittle with its famed waterfall or Elgol for it’s seascapes and views of the Cuillin and Talisker with its beautiful Bay. From here we drive to our overnight base in Lochalsh and Skye area for the next two nights.

Day 04: Touring

Today is your opportunity to see at close hand some of the wonders of Skye. Your guide will choose the best itinerary to suit the weather and local conditions to give you a chance to get off the beaten track and slowly discover the best spots for photo opportunities or where to spot some whales or basking sharks. In the late afternoon you return to our overnight base for the evening.

Day 05: Touring - Edinburgh

Today we travel south through Glen Shiel and past magnificent Loch Cluanie as we head east for a view of Britain’s highest mountain Ben Nevis. Continuing south, the route passes through the Monadhliath Mountains and into the Central Highlands where we make a stop in the historic village of Dunkeld, where you can visit the ruins of the old cathedral. Travelling south from here we return to the Lowlands and back into Edinburgh with views over the Forth estuary and the world famous Forth Rail Bridge. Make your way independently to your pre-booked hotel. Overnight in Edinburgh.

Day 06: Edinburgh - Home

After breakfast, transfer from your hotel to the Airport for your return flight to the US.


(NOTE: Departure point for 2017 tours is from Edinburgh Bus Station at St. Andrew's Square EH2 2AD. Both can be seen on the map here:











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Featured Hotels

Isle of Skye & West Highlands 4-day tour - Based on B&B, plus 2 nights Edinburgh Hotel
Rabbie's Tour Operator
Celtic Tours - Pre and Post UK Hotel

Tour Details

Your land package begins: / Your land package ends:

(As most International flights are overnight flights - please book air accordingly)

Flight Details


Accommodation Details

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Choice of B&B / Guesthouse / 3* Inns throughout during touring [more]

UK Hotel

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Pre and post nights booked at a mid-level hotel [more]

Pricing

Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply. There are no triple rooms for this tour.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches
  • Dinners
  • Tips to driver/guide
  • Visitor attractions

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start/end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) month from the date of departure.

Tour Date & Transfers

Tour dates are the date you would ARRIVE IN EDINBURGH. Please plan your air accordingly, as most flights overseas are overnight flights and you would depart the US one day earlier. The transfer will be waiting on arrival in Edinburgh.