The magic and mystery of the Orkney Isles. Pre-history, stunning scenery and island life
* Three full days touring
* Overnight accommodation
* Transportation by top of the range minicoach
* Services of a professional Highland Experience Driver/Guide
* The Pentland ferry
* Lunches and evening meals
* Admission to any visitor attractions*
Over the sea to the Orkney Isles...
This wonderful island adventure starts as you head north via Inverness and the spectacular coastal scenery of Moray and Cromarty. Then you board the ferry for the memorable trip to the mysterious and magical Orkney Isles. Once you arrive you can take in the stunning scenery and visit the beautiful Italian Chapel, which was built by Italian prisoners of war. You'll also see while the famous Churchill Barriers - causeways that were constructed to protect the British fleet from submarines.
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 two 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.
Via Glen Coe and Fort William Loch Ness...
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 chance to take in more of Inverness, the capital city of the Highlands at approx 14.00.
Inverness Departure: Visit Scotland Information Centre, Bridge Street, Inverness IV1 1HG - 09.30
Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled departure time to check in for tour
Highland Experience Tours Terms & Conditions
Cancellation Policy – minimum 28 days (working days Mon- Fri) 40% will be retained by VisitScotland.com. Less than 28 days 100% will be retained and no refund will apply.
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