North Coast 500 Tour Experience  

  • Tour ID: 1545
    Tour Theme: Historic and Cultural Tours
    This tour starts from: Edinburgh or Inverness
    Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights from Edinburgh or 3 Days / 2 nights from Inverness

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    Tour Description:

    The journey north begins through the Cairngorms National Park to the Highland Capital of Inverness. From the most northern point we see the Duncansby Stack then go to the picturesque fishing village of Ullapool. A journey from Applecross, to the capital of the highlands. Homeward bound via Loch Ness. This tour offers pick up from Edinburgh for a 4 day tour or pick up from Inverness for a 3 day tour.

    North Coast 500 Tour Experience from Edinburgh

    Day 1. This is Scotland's ultimate road trip. Your journey begins in Edinburgh and we begin our road trip north to a pretty Perthshire town which you can explore before we head into the Cairngorms National Park and continue north to Inverness for lunch and to meet the rest of our group. Your knowledgeable guide will ensure you get the most from your journey to the beautiful town of Wick for your first overnight stop.

    Day 2. Day two starts with by visiting John O Groats, the most northerly point of mainland Britain. We''ll also see the Duncansby Stacks, a view you''ll want to savour! Our route takes us past beautiful white sandy beaches and more, dramatic cliffs and coastline. Your guide will ensure you get the best out of your time. Our overnight stop is the picturesque fishing village of Ullapool.

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    Day 3. Our road continues to Applecross where we will go over Bealach na Bà, or the Pass of the Cattle, one of the most epic and winding roads in Scotland. We will also visit Corrieshalloch Gorge, where you can test your head for heights on the bridge and viewing platform over this dramatic gorge. For those who joined from Inverness this will be the end of the tour. For the guests who were picked up in Edinburgh there will be an overnight in Inverness.

    Day 4 (For Edinburgh booked guests). You'll be able to enjoy a leisurely breakfast before heading to the world's most famous loch. Loch Ness where you'll be able to join a cruise and tour the Urquhart Castle ruin which perches on the edge of the loch. Our lunch stop will be in Fort Augustus, a village situated at the south of the loch We'll also travel through Glen Coe and be able to stop for photographs before returning back to scotland's capital Edinburgh.

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    *Please note, optional extras are subject to seasonal availability

    Day by Day Itinerary:

    Tour Highlights
    -The Cairngorm Mountains; Stunning Highland scenery
    -Inverness; Drive through the capital of the Highlands
    -John O'Groats; The most northerly point in mainland Britain
    -Applecross; Travel the North Coast before reaching Applecross
    -Loch Ness & Glen Coe; Enjoy a spot of Nessie hunting

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