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5-Day Highland Explorer and Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

Discover the Scottish Highlands and the Isle of Skye on this 5-day tour from Edinburgh. Traveling in a luxury minivan with a knowledgeable guide, see some of Scotland’s most iconic sights. Visit quintessential villages such as Dunkeld and Lochinver, and explore beauty spots like Cairngorms National Park, Loch Ness and Glencoe. You’ll also travel along the scenic Quiraing mountain pass for jaw-dropping views of rural Scotland. Relax with 2 nights’ accommodation in Ullapool and a 2-night stay in Portree in the Isle of Skye. Numbers limited to 16, ensuring a small-group experience.

per adult from

$1,144

AUD

Duration

5 days

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • 4 nights en-suite accommodation in either a B&B or 3-star hotel (breakfast included)
    • Small-group tour (maximum 16 passengers)
    • Transportation by top of the range 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach
    • Driver/guide
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
    • Meals and refreshments
    • Admission fees
    • Entry/Admission - Ardvreck Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Eilean Donan Castle

  • Day 1: Edinburgh - Dunkeld - Ullapool

    Pass By: Cairngorms National Park, PH22 1QH Scotland
    Gaze in awe at Scotland’s most beautifully rounded peaks.

    Stop At: Dunkeld Cathedral, 1.5 hours drive north of Edinburgh, Dunkeld Scotland
    This village is surrounded by luscious forest, and boasts an incredible ruined cathedral.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Harbour Buildings, The Pier, Ullapool IV26 2UH, UK
    From here, you travel to Ullapool, situated at the mouth of Loch Broom, a beautiful whitewashed fishing village where you spend your first two nights' stay on tour.
    * Please note that the tours departing on 28th and 29th September 2019 stay two nights in Inverness instead of Ullapool.

    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Ullapool (tours departing on 28th & 29th September 2019 stay two nights in Inverness instead of Ullapool).

    Day 2: Ullapool - Ardveck Castle - Achmelvich Bay - Lochinver

    Stop At: Ardvreck Castle, A837 11 mi east of Lochniver, Assynt Scotland
    Today, you explore the far northwest Highlands and the mountains of Assynt. This area is famous as being the first crofting area to be bought by the local crofters, the Assynt Crofters’ Trust.

    You’re immersed in the history of the area and visit the 15th century ruins of Ardvreck Castle, once the stronghold of the MacLeods of Assynt.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Achmelvich Bay, B869, Lochinver IV27 4JB Scotland
    The day is full of amazing views of some of Europe’s oldest landscapes, the stunning white sand beach at Achmelvich Bay, and the traditional fishing village of Lochinver.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Ullapool (tours departing on 28th & 29th September 2019 stay two nights in Inverness instead of Ullapool).

    Day 3: Ullapool - Applecross - Portree

    Stop At: Torridon Post Office, Community Hall, Torridon, Achnasheen IV22 2EZ, UK
    Looking for some serenity? This peaceful spot offers unblemished landscapes in their most natural state. After your lunch stop in Applecross, you take one of the highest and most exhilarating roads in Scotland, Bealach na Ba.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Portree.

    Day 4: Flexible day touring around the Isle of Skye

    Stop At: The Old Man of Storr, Scotland
    Great photo stop at this iconic rock formation. This sharp pinnacle of rock bursts out the land and can be seen for miles around.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Kilt Rock, Scotland
    Picturesque observation point offering panoramic views of waterfalls, cliffs & sea.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Neist Point, Glendale Scotland
    (optional) Neist Point - the most westerly headland on Skye - is an iconic destination, with stunning cliff scenery, a fine lighthouse, an outlook to the Outer Hebrides, and the chance to watch for minke whales in the summer months. Alternatively, you may like to visit Dunvegan Castle, ancient ancestral seat of the Clan McLeod (admission fee not included)
    Duration: 45 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Portree


    Day 5: Portree - Eilean Donan Castle - Edinburgh

    Stop At: Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8DX Scotland
    An iconic and gorgeous 13th century castle that once warded off Viking invasions.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Buachaille Etive Mor, Ballachulish Scotland
    In the afternoon, you explore spectacular Glencoe, scene of the infamous massacre of the Clan Macdonald in 1692. Be moved by the sheer beauty and tragic tales of one of Scotland’s most famous landscapes.

    You then start your journey towards Edinburgh.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh EH1 3DQ, UK
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Minimum age for travel on this tour is 5 years
    • You stay two nights in the fishing village of Ullapool* and two nights in the harbour town of Portree, on the Isle of Skye (some tours may stay in Inverness instead of Ullapool)
    • Please note: you will be required to choose between either a 3-star bed and breakfast or 3-star hotel at time of booking
    • Booking three or more people? We can accommodate up to 8 guests in a group, please add each required room to your basket separately
    • When booking three or more people, efforts will be made to book a combination of suitable rooms (double/twin/family). Preferences should be noted upon booking in the Special Requirements section
    • Family rooms are limited and may be available on request. Maximum of 2 Adults and 1 child in one room. Family rooms for 2 adults and 2 children are not available
    • Luggage Allowance: You're restricted to 20kg of luggage (44lbs); one medium sized suitcase/bag similar to airline standard carry-on luggage (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Eilean Donan Castle – We reserve tickets for you. If you want to visit this attraction, please purchase your ticket whilst on tour.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • • Face coverings are mandatory and must always be worn. • Infrared thermometer temperature check during check-in for tour. Passengers with temperature readings above 38 degrees will not be able to travel for health and safety reasons. • Simple Covid-19 health questionnaire upon arrival.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 22 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 21 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Rabbies Trail Burners

Activity ID: V-225011

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