Highland Explorer Tours - Isle of Skye, Loch Ness & Royal Deeside (7 Day)

Tours

60 High Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 1TB

    This is the ultimate tour taking in the very best that Scotland has to offer. Highlights include dramatic Glencoe, mysterious Loch Ness, the incredible Isle of Skye and an unforgettable trip on the Jacobite Steam Train

    To book call 0131 558 3738  or email info@highlandexplorertours.com

    Highlights:
     

    Isle of Skye Whisky Distillery Visit
    Jacobite Steam Train Loch Ness & Inverness
    Eilean Donan Castle St Andrews, home of Golf
    Cairngorms National Park Culloden Battlefield
    Scottish Dolphin Centre Ferry ‘over the sea’ to the Isle of Skye

     

    Tour Includes:
    * Six nights accommodation in a 3* B&B/Hotel with full Scottish breakfast
    * Trip on the world-famous Jacobite Steam Train
    * Loch Ness Cruise with Castle VisitScotland
    * Culloden Battlefield
    * Ferry ‘over the sea’ to the Isle of Skye
    * Seven full-day excursions in a Mercedes midi-coach
    * Services of a professional local guide throughout the tour

    Tour Excludes:
    * Lunches & evening meals
    * Whisky Distillery Tour
    * Clan Donald Skye
    * Culloden Visitor Centre

    Tour Itinerary:
    Day 1
    We head north to Stirling and the towering Wallace Monument. We enter the Highlands heading through wild Rannoch Moor and Glencoe and on to the fishing port of Oban. (Overnight: Oban)

    Day 2
    Take the steam train from Fort William crossing the viaduct featured in the Harry Potter movies, and where a monument to Bonnie Prince Charlie’s campaign now stands. We take the ferry to Skye and explore the Clan Donald Skye before driving north to our overnight destination. (Overnight: The Isle of Skye)

    Day 3
    We explore more of the mysterious island full of awe-inspiring mountains, myths and legends before returning to the mainland to view Eilean Donan Castle and wind our way along the Great Glen to infamous Loch Ness. (Overnight: Inverness)

    Day 4
    Take the chance to hop on board a Loch Ness boat cruise and sail to the ruins of Urquhart Castle. This afternoon we head into the north-west Highlands and enjoy stunning views of Loch Broom from the coastal village of Ullapool. (Overnight: Inverness)

    Day 5
    We explore Culloden Battlefield, scene of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s defeat back in 1746. Onward, we enter the Cairngorms National Park for the afternoon with time to enjoy the bustling town of Aviemore. We overnight in the heart of the National Park at Grantown-on-Spey. (Overnight: Grantown-on-Spey)

    Day 6
    We head to Spey Bay and the Scottish Dolphin Centre. The Moray Firth is world renowned for bottlenose dolphins and is the best place in the UK to see these amazing creatures. The afternoon is spent exploring Speyside with the chance to visit one of the world famous single malt whisky distilleries. (Overnight: Grantown-on-Spey)

    Day 7
    This morning we take in Crathie Kirk near Balmoral Castle in Royal Deeside, the holiday residence of Her Majesty the Queen. Then we head east to view the impressive Dunnottar Castle perched on a cliff top. Finally we visit St Andrews, home of golf, before passing the Forth Bridge and arriving back in Edinburgh at approx 17.00.

    Additional Information:
    Edinburgh Departure: Highland Explorer Tours Office, 60 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1TB – 09.00am
    Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled departure time to check in for tour

     

    Highland Explorer Tours Terms & Conditions

    Please refer to Highland Explorer‘s Tours booking Terms & Conditions

    Opening Times
    Departs from Edinburgh at 9.00am on Mondays fortnightly from 26th May - 13th October 2014
    26 May 2014 - 13 Oct 2014

    Tours depart from 60 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1TB

    Ticket Information
    Type
    Tariff
    Adult - B&B £729.00 per ticket
    Adult - Hotel £909.00 per ticket

    * Prices displayed are based on two people sharing a twin/double room
    **Single occupancy & Concession rates are available on request but subject to availability. Concessions are applicable to students (with valid ID), Seniors 60+ and children aged 5-16. No children under 5

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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