HIGHLIGHTS OF THE HIGHLANDS
scottish highlands adventure
We start this Scotland tour from Edinburgh and set off on a journey packed with Scotland’s top-ranked attractions. This amazing expedition around the Scottish Highlands features hiking in the spectacular scenery of the world-famous Isle of Skye, stunning hills of Glencoe, known from James Bond “Skyfall” movie. You will walk along the corridors of Eilean Donan Castle, try to spot "Nessie" in Loch Ness, taste local whisky in Talisker Distillery and see a lot more incredible places that are awaiting to be explored by you.
1 – 8 Sep 2019
8 days (7 nights)
Glasgow Airport (GLA)
6 team members per group
TRIP PRICE: €999
Old Man of Storr (hiking)
The Quiraing (hiking)
*We are obliged to provide basic travel
insurance cover but please bear in mind that you should also have your
own travel insurance policy with suitable cover for relevant activities
as a condition of your booking
8:00 Check-out from the apartments, and start of the trip up north. A photo stop near the Kelpies - a monument which was constructed as a tribute to horses on whom central Scotland relied heavily and without which no progress would be possible in agriculture, industry, transport and economy. Visiting Stirling castle - one of the most famous Scottish fortifications that was home to the Scottish Queens and Kings, icluding Mary, Queen of Scots. Transfer to Fort William. Check-in at the hotel. Walk around the city of Fort William. Overnight stay in Fort William
8:00 Departure from Fort William. A 2-hour drive to Glen Etive - a picturesque Glen where Skyfall was filmed, during which you will see how narrow a rural single-track road in Scotland can get. You will fall in love with the stunning scenery and see the places that appeared in word-famous films.
Trip to Loch-Ness with a quick stop at Fort Augustus - a gateway to the world-famous lake. Visit of Urquhart Castle the remnants of which overlook Loch Ness.
Transfer to a cottage near the Isle of Skye. Check-it at the cottage.
Discovering the Isle of Skye.
Visiting Dunvegan Castle and its Gardens. It is believed that the castle is the oldest inhabited castles in Scotland, as the first MacLeod clan representatives settled down here some 800 years ago. If we are lucky with the weather, we sill set off on a seal boat trip from the castle. We will finish the day by further discovering the northwest part of the island. We'll take a hike to Neist Point with its famous lighthouse - the westernmost lighthouse on the island. Afterwards we'll walk to Claigan Coral Beach that for a moment will make you doubt you're in Scotland.
Return to the cottage
Day 5Further exploration of the island: Trotternish Peninsula
Day 6Isle of Skye - the final part of the island adventure.
Those departing in the afternoon/evening can wander around Glasgow in the morning and see such landmarks as Buchanan street, George Square, Glasgow Cathedral, etc.
Transfer to Edinburgh ariport at 12:00.
* This is an example itinerary of a typical trip we organize. Journey times are estimated only and non-contractual as they are traffic and weather dependent
Scottish Highlands Tour
Explore kilometers of remote beauty on some of the best hikes in Scotland, including the Quiraing, Neist point with its lighthouse and the Old Man of Storr.
On our trips to Scotland discover the country's best treasures from the crowded Royal Mile in Edinburgh to seals lounging around on the rocks near Dunvegan castle.
See wonderful locations in the Scottish countryside where Skyfall (Glen Etive), Harry Potter (Glen Coe, Glenfinnan viaduct), the Highlander (Eilan Donan castle) and The Braveheart (Glen Coe) were filmed.