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3-day Isle Of Skye And Highlands Tour From Edinburgh

3-day Isle Of Skye And Highlands Tour From Edinburgh Packages
Country: United Kingdom
City: Edinburgh
Duration: 3 Day(s) - 2 Night(s)
Tour Category: Culture Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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Marvel at the majesty of rural Scotland on this 3-day Isle of Skye and Highlands tour from Edinburgh. Visit the Culloden Battlefield with a guide and learn of Scotland’s Jacobite Rising. Enjoy an optional Loch Ness cruise or Urquhart Castle visit, and gaze over Loch Duich, Loch Long and Loch Alsh. Discover a relaxed pace of life in the harbor town of Portree, on the Isle of Skye. Take an optional whisky distillery tour in Fort William, then take in the lochs of Tulla and Lomond on route to Edinburgh.

  • 3-day tour through the Isle of Skye and the Highlands from Edinburgh
  • Learn of Scotland’s Jacobite Rising at the Culloden Battlefield
  • Enjoy an optional Loch Ness cruise or Urquhart Castle visit
  • Visit the peaceful harbor town of Portree on the Isle of Skye
  • Take an optional whisky distillery tour in Fort William
  • Admire fine views over Loch Tulla and Loch Lomond
  • Tour includes round-trip travel from Edinburg

What To Expect


You will get to experience Scotland through its scenery, culture and history in this three day tour brought to you by one of our fantastic driver-guides. Depart from Edinburgh and day one will take you through the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. You’ll have to time to explore a picturesque villages perched on the banks of the loch. From here we’ll head a further north to one of the most beautiful places in Scotland, Glen Coe. Once sight of the gruesome MacDonald Clan Massacre; this glen of dramatic mountains and waterfalls will be a highlight of your Scottish trip. Your lunchtime stop will be in Fort William, many films were shot in or near this bustling Highland town. You can also take in views of Ben Nevis, the UK's tallest peak. Our day ends with a visit to one of Scotland’s most iconic castles, Eilean Donan (own expense). Perched on a small tidal island where Loch Duich, Loch Long and Loch Alsh meet, the backdrop to the castle is as unforgettable as the castle itself. Overnight: Isle of Skye After breakfast, your second day is dedicated to the Isle of Skye. Your experienced driver-guide will ensure you get the most out of your day on the island based on weather and your group. You’ll be able to enjoy a leisurely lunch (own expense) in the colorful harbor town of Portree. The rest of the afternoon will be spent taking you to various beautiful spots such as Kilt Rock, the Old Man of Storr and the opportunity to taste a few drams of whisky.

Overnight: Skye.

After another restful night of the Isle of Skye, we’ll journey off the island to Loch Ness, the deepest loch in the UK and home of the famous monster Nessie. There are many ways to experience the beauty and mystery, perhaps a Jacobite cruise (own expense) to see Urquhart Castle (own expense) or just monster spotting from the shore, the choice is yours! We’ll then make our way to Culloden Battlefield. Here you have the chance to stand upon the place of the famous 1745 battle, and learn about it in the interactive visitor centre (own expense). We’ll then journey south to the pretty town of Pitlochry perched on the River Tummel, before returning to the capital city of Edinburgh.

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