The Isle of Skye Experience Tour from Edinburgh  

  • Tour ID: 1095
    Tour Theme: Small and Medium Group Sightseeing Tours (Multi-days/ 5 to 30 people)
    This tour starts from: Edinburgh
    Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights

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    Tour Description:

    Skye Tour ScotlandLoch Ness, Skye Adventure and Eilean Donan Castle. Skye: "The Misty Isle" is our best kept secret and is one of Scotland's most breathtaking retreats.

    A Spectacular Route North...
    Our route to Skye takes you past beautiful Stirling Castle, across the brooding expanse of Rannoch Moor and through Glen Coe.

    Photo stop at Eilean Donan...
    As our road nears the coast, it passes Eilean Donan Castle*. Here you have the chance to take photographs and explore the castle that featured in the film Highlander.

    Skye Tour ScotlandThe incredible Isle of Skye...
    We'll cross the bridge to Skye and you can take things nice and easy but still see all the sights, such as the craggy Cuillin Mountains, Portree and outstanding beautiful Trotternish Peninsula.

    Collect some Skye Memories...
    What Skye memories will you bring back? Maybe you'll spy an inquisitive seal peaking out of the waves as you walk the coast, or a stag silhouetted on a hillside. In the evening you'll say goodbye to the Isle and head south to Loch Ness.

    Skye Tour ScotlandMonster Spotting on Loch Ness...
    After a good nights' sleep near the shores of Loch Ness you'll have loads of time to explore. Why not take a boat tour over to Urquhart Castle*, visit the Loch Ness 2000 Exhibition*, or just monster hunt from the shore?

    The famous battlefield…
    You’ll visit the battlefield of Culloden*, the site of the defeat of the Jacobite forces

    Inverness, the Cairngorms and Pitlochry...
    As we head home, you'll visit the battlefield of Culloden, the site of the defeat of the Jacobite forces. You'll also pass the stunning Cairngorm mountains and explore the picturesque town of Pitlochry. Enjoy a wee dram at a local distillery*. You’ll also pass the stunning Cairngorm Mountains and explore the picturesque town of Pitlochry.

    Skye Tour ScotlandFort William and Britain’s tallest mountain Ben Nevis…
    Enjoy a wee dram at a local distillery* or explore Fort William, outdoors capital of Scotland, and take in the views of Ben Nevis, the UK’s tallest mountain.

    Cross the brooding expanse of Rannoch Moor and through Glen Coe…
    Learn the brutal story of the MacDonald Clan massacre and take in the weeping waterfalls that inhabit this incredible glen.

     

     Note: itinerary maybe reveresed on certain departures, see below...
    * Optional extra subject to availability

    Experience Scotland's Isle of Skye!!

    Day by Day Itinerary:

    The Isle of Skye Experience Tour from Edinburgh
    Monday, Wednesday & Friday 2016 departures itinerary (all departures 2015)

    Day 1
    Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling, Culloden Battlefield, Loch Ness
    Overnight at Drumnadrochit (Loch Ness)

    Day 2
    Eilean Donan Castle, Isle of Skye
    Overnight at Kyleakin (Skye)

    Day 3
    Ben Nevis (Distillery), Fort William, Rannoch Moor, Glen Coe
    Drop off in Edinburgh and Glasgow

    Saturday departures itinerary (from March 2016)

    Day 1
    Rannoch Moor, Glencoe, Eilean Donan Castle, then Skye
    Overnight at Kyleakin

    Day 2
    Full day exploring Isle of Skye
    Overnight at Drumnadrochit (Loch Ness)

    Day 3
    Loch Ness, Inverness, Cairngorms, and Pitlochry (Distillery)
    Drop off in Edinburgh and Glasgow


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    "I had a fantastic time through Scotland Tours, I would recommend the company to others. Everything was great, the highlight had to be the boat ride on loch Ness. The guide & service was well organised"
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