Isle of Skye & The Highlands

3 Day Tour Departing From Edinburgh

Price from $745.00 USD

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3 Days

2 Nights

Accommodation Included

Discover the Highlands and the magical Isle of Skye with its outstanding natural beauty, Viking history, and ancient myths and legends. This is a journey packed with many of Scotland’s most iconic sights and scenery, as well as the chance to travel one of the great train journeys of the world on the Jacobite Steam Train.

Inclusions

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Passionate Local Guide

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Two-Night Stay at Bed & Breakfast Accommodation

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Complimentary Breakfast on Day 2 and 3

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Visit at the Dundreggan Rewilding Centre

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Ferry Crossing from the Isle of Skye to the Mainland

Isle of Skye & The Highlands map of route

Accommodation

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Deluxe Bed & Breakfast 'The Skye Inn'

Located in the heart of the beautiful town of Portree, The Skye Inn offers the warmest of Highland welcomes, ensuring a relaxed and personal atmosphere - making you feel right at home! Enjoy an optional fine dinner in the evenings or cosy up at the bar in the Grand Room. During colder weather, a crackling open fire adds to the relaxing atmosphere to wind down after a busy day of exploring. Please note that accommodation can be subject to change.

Room Types

Single Room
One room with one bed suitable for one adult.
Twin Room
One room with two separate beds suitable for one adult in each bed.
Double Room
One room with one bed suitable for two adults.
Family 3
One room with two separate beds. One bed suitable for two adults and one bed suitable for one adult/child.
Family 4
One room with three separate beds. One bed suitable for two adults and two separate beds suitable for one adult/child in each.

Accessibility and Facilities

For more information, see our Accessibility Statement.

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Where does the tour depart from?

Your 3-Day Isle of Skye tour departs from the city centre in Edinburgh. For more details on your pick-up location, please visit our Departure Info page.

Is accommodation included?

Yes, two nights bed & breakfast or guesthouse accommodation is included in the tour price.

Are the Jacobite Steam Train and Dunvegan Castle included in the tour price?

The 2-hour ride on the Jacobite Steam Train and Dunvegan Castle entry are optional experiences and are not included in your tour. You can add them to your trip at the time of booking.

Where can I find more details about the Jacobite Steam Train experience?

All essential information about the Jacobite Steam Train on our tours can be found here.

What accommodation will I be staying at?

Accommodation is carefully selected by our experienced team ensuring a hearty Scottish welcome. While the specific bed & breakfast or guesthouse may vary, you can be confident your stay will be comfortable.

Find more info on our Accommodation page.

What about meals?

Your accommodation comes with a freshly made breakfast each morning. However, lunch, dinner, and snacks are not included in the tour. Scotland boasts numerous outstanding restaurants and cafes that we highly recommend you try out. This gives you the freedom to explore Scottish local cuisine at your leisure, catering to your preferences and dietary needs.

What are MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experiences?

MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experiences are consciously curated travel activities offered on our tours. They are selected with careful consideration for their positive environmental or social impact on Scotland's communities and travellers.

 Your tour includes the following MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experiences:

Visit to Dundreggan Rewilding Centre

Dundreggan Rewilding Centre, managed by the local charity Trees for Life, is dedicated to restoring Scotland’s Caledonian Forest, an ancient woodland habitat that has dwindled to less than 1% of its original extent. During your visit, you'll delve into the importance of the Caledonian Forest, learn about rewilding efforts, and embark on a scenic woodland walk to witness firsthand the success of rewilding initiatives.

Does this tour operate during the winter months?

This tour runs from April until October. If you're planning to travel between November and March, check out our Winter Tours, specifically designed for the winter season.

Is this tour suitable for solo travellers?

Absolutely! Joining us solo is a fantastic way to connect with people from diverse backgrounds. You'll typically find a mix of couples, friends, and fellow solo adventurers on our tours. Please note that single room availability is limited.

Is there a budget-friendly option for this trip?

Yes! You can check out our sister company, HAGGiS Adventures, which offers multi-share hostel dorm accommodation (mixed gender) for those seeking a more economical choice. Please note, you must be at least 18 years old to join a tour with HAGGiS Adventures.

Are there toilet facilities on the coach?

While our coaches don't offer onboard toilets, rest assured that our itineraries include regular comfort stops, allowing frequent access to restroom facilities.

Are your tours accessible?

Our guides are unable to assist with wheelchairs or provide physical assistance during boarding or disembarking from the coach. Passengers should be capable of boarding and disembarking independently using the access stairs or with the help of a traveling companion. Foldable wheelchairs can be stored in our onboard luggage storage during travel.

Please note that some stops on our tours may involve rough terrain or only be accessible by steps.

It's important to be aware that your accommodation may have limited accessibility for wheelchair users. More info can be found on our Accessibility page.

Can I purchase snacks or souvenirs at the stops along the way?

Yes! Our routes include stops where you can grab a snack or recharge with a drink. Occasionally, we pause at shops offering local souvenirs as well. For precise details about timing and stops, don't hesitate to inquire with your guide.

Where can I get a more detailed itinerary?

Although our tours follow a structured plan with key stops, part of the excitement comes from unexpected surprises! We refrain from providing additional details beyond what's outlined here, as factors like weather, traffic, and the preferences of our driver guides may lead to slight deviations. Trust that your journey through Scotland will be unlike any other!

What if I need to cancel my tour?

If you need to cancel your tour, you will need to inform us in writing by sending an email to info@highlandexplorertours.com. You can find our cancellation and refunds policy in section 3 in our Terms and Conditions.

I have more questions. How can you help?

Feel free to visit our general Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to common queries, or reach out to us directly via our Contact Us page.