Orkney Explorer Tour from Inverness  

  • Tour ID: 1485
    Tour Theme: Small and Medium Group Sightseeing Tours (Multi-days/ 5 to 30 people)
    This tour starts from: Inverness
    Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights

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    Orkney Explorer Tour from InvernessThe archipelago of Orkney hides many treasures: and on our new three-day tour, your experienced guide will ensure you find the best of them.

    Orkney Explorer Tour from InvernessYou'll unearth some of the most well-preserved prehistoric sights in Europe, examine a beautiful red sandstone coast, and discover the vibrant culture of remote island communities. It's an experience you'll treasure for a lifetime.

    Day 1 After an early start, you travel north through the Black Isle, past the imposing Dunrobin Castle, before crossing the Pentland Firth to the Orkney Isles. You stay in the Viking town and capital of Orkney, Kirkwall for 2 nights

    Orkney Explorer Tour from InvernessDay 2 Today is your chance to explore this fantastic ancient island; a land of contrasts, where fertile green pastures are fringed by shores of golden sands washed by waters of the North Sea and Atlantic Ocean. Highlights include a visit to Skara Brae, the mystical prehistoric stone circle at Brodgar, the standing stones of Stenness, and Maeshowe, where in the 12th century the Vikings left one of the largest collections of Norse runic inscriptions.

    Orkney Explorer Tour from InvernessDay 3 Your tour guide will pick you up and take you to Kirkwall. Here you'll have a chance to grab some gifts for friends and family, and visit the local cathedral. After a ferry back to the mainland, you travel through the history-soaked region of Sutherland. You'll find out about the highland clearances and get a glimpse of some Scotland's most remote fishing villages.

    We arrive back in Inverness early evening.

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    Orkney Explorer Tour from Inverness

    Departures start April 2017


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