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Orkney Tour Experience from Inverness
Tour Theme: Small and Medium Group Sightseeing Tours (Multi-days/ 5 to 30 people)
This tour starts from: Inverness
Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights
3 DAY TOUR The Magic and Mystery of the Orkney Isles from Inverness
Day 1 - Over the sea to the Orkney Isles...
On day two you head north via Inverness and the spectacular coastal scenery of the Moray and Cromarty Firths. Then you board the ferry for a memorable trip to the mysterious and magical Orkney Isles. Once you arrive you can take in the stunning scenery and start exploring. You'll visit the beautiful Italian Chapel, which was built by Italian prisoners of war. You'll also see the famous Churchill Barriers - causeways that were constructed to protect the British naval fleet from submarines.
Day 2 - Exploring the ancient history of the Isles...
From your base in Kirkwall, which boasts many craft and gift shops to enjoy, you'll spend the whole of day three exploring the islands. This is a land full of ancient history and you'll be able to take in prehistoric marvels such as the Maeshowe chambered cairn, the world-famous Neolithic village of Skara Brae and the brooding stone circles of Stenness and the Ring o'Brodgar. The day will finish with a visit to beautiful St Magnus Cathedral.
Day 3 - Home via Inverness, Culloden and the Cairngorms...
The last day starts with an early ferry ride back to the mainland. Then the journey takes you through spectacular coastal and mountain scenery and back to your starting point, where you’ll get the c hance to take in more of Inverness, the capital city of the Highlands.
Day by Day Itinerary:
Moray and Cromarty
Firths Breathtaking beauty
St Magnus Cathedral
The Italian Chapel and Churchill Barriers
and the Ring O’Brodgar
Operated by: Highland Experience Rank 4
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