Isle of Skye and West Highlands

There are castles so impressive you’ll rub your eyes in disbelief, mountains so magnificent you’ll remember them forever, and villages so quaint you’ll want to pack your bags and move in. Join us and experience those everlasting moments.

Isle of Skye and West Highlands

There are castles so impressive you’ll rub your eyes in disbelief, mountains so magnificent you’ll remember them forever, and villages so quaint you’ll want to pack your bags and move in. Join us and experience those everlasting moments.

Tour Highlights

  • Sightseeing including Glencoe, Glenfinnan and the "Harry Potter" viaduct, The White Sands of Morar, Plockton, Isle of Skye, The Cuillin Hills, Highland Perthshire, and Five Sisters of Kintail.
  • Small groups up to 16 passengers.

Isle of Skye & West Highlands Tour Includes

  • Five (5) nights accommodations, two (2) nights in Edinburgh, one (1) night Fort William, and two (2) nights in Lochalsh and Skye area.
  • Breakfast daily (except for morning of arrival).
  • Arrival and departure transfers in Edinburgh.
  • Four (4) days of custom touring.
  • All service charges and hotel taxes.

Additional Notes

Please Note Baggage Restriction: Due to size of coach there is a luggage restriction of 14kg (31 Ibs) of luggage per person on this tour. This includes one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 22in x 17in x 10in) and a small personal bag.


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 pm and 4 pm. If you are arriving into Edinburgh early - the hotel will be happy to hold your luggage until your room is ready)

Day 02: Fort William

You leave Edinburgh and travel north west. On this route, you see one of Scotland’s most amazing modern marvels, The Kelpies. These massive steel horse heads are fantastic to photograph and intriguingly engineered. Your guide will keep you entertained and let you have the chance to see an ancient Scottish castle. For lunch, you refuel with some local food in either of the small towns of Killin or Callander. After ambling along and enjoying beautiful views of rivers, lochs, and forests, you cross the wild and remote Rannoch Moor. This is a favorite location for photographers and nature lovers, so make sure you’ve charged your camera. You then head to the majestic and historic Glencoe. Here, you can learn about one of the most tragic tales in Scottish history. We then drive along the shore of Loch Linnhe, before reaching our base for the night in Fort William.

Day 03: Isle of Skye

Today, you go on a breathtaking drive from Fort William and pass the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct. This is one of the most beautiful railway bends in Britain and featured in the Harry Potter movies. There’s also an iconic monument that commemorates the Jacobites, who fought for Scottish independence. After arriving in Mallaig, you take the ferry over the sea to Skye, to the southern area of the island.* Your afternoon will be spent exploring the incredible landscapes of the Sleat Peninsula. Your guide may take you to the famed waterfalls of Glenbrittle or to the Cuillin Mountains in Elgol, where you can revel in the stunning views. After all these sublime sights, you head to your overnight base in the Lochalsh and Skye area for the next two nights.

*During the winter months (October till the end of March) you take a scenic route through Kyle of Lochalsh and drive over the Skye Bridge.

Day 04: Isle of Skye

Today is your opportunity to see 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. 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: Back to Edinburgh

Today, 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. Here, 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.

Rates & Hotels

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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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Accommodations booked by Rabbies UK

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Depending on package booked, accommodations can be BB/Guesthomes, 3* Hotels/Inns (and some packages may include 4* Hotels) [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.

Discount rate applies to children aged 5-15 years. Tours are not suitable for children under the age of 5.

This tour does not include:

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

Airfare

Unfortunately, due to the 2020 pandemic, Celtic Tours will only be offering airfare for groups sizes of 15 or more. Individuals should book directly with airlines. Please make sure you book your flight to arrive and depart on accurate dates. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Tour Date & Transfers

Departure date is the date the tour starts in Edinburgh. Please book your air one day before to accommodate overnight flights.

Tour Guarantee

Although our UK tours are guaranteed with a minimum of 2 passengers, it does not mean a date is guaranteed until we check with the Edinburgh office. Although we get regular updates, a tour can sell out and we may not yet have it noted above. We must first advise of a guarantee before airfare is booked and ticketed. Thank you.