Isle of Skye, Loch Ness & Inverness

5 Day Tour Departing From Edinburgh

Price from $1095.00 USD

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5 Days

4 Nights

Accommodation Included

Take a spectacular journey through the scenic Highlands and the magical Isle of Skye, experiencing endless stunning views, local gems and historic sites along the way. Our myths and legends will capture your imagination, and the scenery will take your breath away, from rugged Glen Coe to the idyllic West Coast. Sample whisky, explore castles, and take an optional ride on the Jacobite Steam Train. From start to finish, every part of this trip reveals a little more of Scotland’s quintessential charm.

Inclusions

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Passionate Local Guide

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Four-Night Stay at Bed & Breakfast Accommodation

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Complimentary Breakfast Each Morning of Your Stay

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Whisky Distillery Tour

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Visit at the Dundreggan Rewilding Centre

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Culloden Battlefield

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Clava Cairns Stones

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Ferry Crossing to the Isle of Skye

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Accommodation

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Bed & Breakfast or Guest House

Your tour includes carefully chosen Bed and Breakfast (B&B) or guest house accommodations, hand-picked for their unique charm. B&Bs are renowned for their warm Highland hospitality, often including a complimentary Scottish cooked breakfast. At times, you'll stay at a guest house hosted by local families, giving you the opportunity to experience Scotland in an authentic way. Conveniently situated within a mile of the town centre, both B&Bs and guest houses offer easy access to local attractions and restaurants. During peak season, accommodations may be slightly farther from the town centre.

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.

Accessibility and Facilities

For more information, see our Accessibility Statement.

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Where does the tour depart from?

Your 5-Day Isle of Skye, Loch Ness & Inverness 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, four nights bed & breakfast or guest house accommodation is included in the tour price.

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 guest house may vary, you can be confident your stay will be comfortable.

Find more info on our Accommodation page.

What optional activities can I book?

We have made some of the activities optional so you can tailor your Scotland trip to your liking.

 Reserve at the time of booking 

  • Jacobite Steam Train
  • Loch Ness Boat Cruise

 

Pay on arrival at the site: 

  • Culloden Battlefield

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 about meals?

Your accommodation comes with a freshly made breakfast each morning. However, lunch, dinner, and snacks are not included in the tour. Throughout your 5-day tour of Scotland, you'll have the opportunity to visit numerous outstanding restaurants and cafes in the Scottish Highlands. We highly recommend trying these to explore Scottish cuisine at your own pace, 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® Experience:

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.