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Road less travelled
Isle of Mull

8 Day West Coast Islands and Wild Highlands Tour

From £2640 per adult

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April — October

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Experience the beautiful highland landscape, stunning island scenery and ancient heritage with Scotland's award-winning small group tour specialists. Stay in hand-picked country hotels, taste local cuisine and let us show you roads less travelled.

An exhilerating 8 day exploration of some of the most dramatic and beautiful scenery in Scotland. Visit and experience the fabulous scenery of the rugged Isle of Mull and the enchanting Isle of Skye, explore charming traditional communities such as Inveraray, Portree, Pitlochry and Fort Augustus on Loch Ness, and tour the iconic places of Eilean Donan Castle and Stirling Castle.

Day 1 is a fabulous introduction to the Scottish landscape, exploring Scotland’s first National Park & beautiful Loch Lomond, the wonderful lochside village of Inveraray and its famous Castle, then on to Oban "Gateway to the Isles" for some free time in the town. Overnight Mull

Day 2 we tour the rugged isle of Mull with its rugged mountain scenery and stunning seascapes. We visit home of one of Scotland’s oldest Clans, Duart Castle and the town of Tobermory with its colourful frontage of painted houses and walk the white sand beach at Calgary Bay. Overnight Mull

Day 3 we travel by ferry to explore the Ardnamurchan Peninsula by way of single-track road where the relics of ancient volcanic activity are conspicuous features. This is an area ideal for wildlife watching opportunities as we travel up the coast to take the ferry “Over the Sea to Skye”. Overnight nr. Skye

Day 4 is a tour of the Isle of Skye, passing through Broadford and the Cuillin Mountains to the main settlement on the Island, Portree, with colourful houses and traditional harbour. Later, we head north to admire the scenery and views at the Old Man of Storr and Kilt Rock Falls. Overnight nr Skye

Day 5 begins with a visit to iconic Eilean Donan – Scotland’s most photographed castle. Later, we travel through beautiful Glenshiel to the village of Fort Augustus on the shores of Loch Ness. After lunch, we head for the whisky distillery for some whisky tasting. Overnight nr Inverness

Day 6 explores Culloden Battlefield which will provide a lasting image of heroic Bonnie Prince Charlie and his Jacobite Army. Later, we travel through the Cairngorms National Park with large tracts of Caledonian Pine Forest where we visit Carrbridge and the Highland Folk Museum. Overnight Pitlochry

Day 7 we admire the “Queen’s View” and head out to visit a reconstructed Crannog roundhouse to discover how ancient loch dwellers lived 2,500 years ago. After lunch at Kenmore, we follow Loch Tay into the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park for a drive around “The Duke’s Pass”. Overnight Stirling

Day 8 begins with a leisurely visit to Stirling Castle for a full tour to take in the castle's long and turbulent history. When we are ready we head east for Edinburgh also known as “Auld Reekie” where you can enjoy some free time in the Royal Mile with its charming medieval architecture.

 

What We Include

  • Your own tour co-ordinator who will work with you to provide the best itinerary to suit you.
  • Accommodation Handpicked by Best Scottish Tours
  • All accommodation will be of 3 star quality (we can quote for 4* if required)
  • Full Scottish Breakfast every morning
  • All evening meals (unless otherwise requested)
  • Entry into all named attractions on your itinerary
  • A luxury touring vehicle with ample space for all luggage and passengers
  • Maximum of 8 people per vehicle
  • Your own driver/tour guide

What We Don’t Include

  • Airfares
  • Lunches/Snacks
  • Drinks / Beverages
  • Gratuities

 

Our tours operate on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis where possible with lunch and beverages excluded. Where dinner is not included in your accommodation, a 2 course meal is organised at that evening’s restaurant. 



Contact details

Best Scottish Tours
137 Ardenslate Road
Kirn
Dunoon
Argyll
Scotland
PA23 8GZ
Starting
Glasgow
Length
8
Days
Transport
Driver guide Minibus Walking
Type
Bespoke Private Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English
Themes
Adventure Castles Family Food and drink History Island Hopping Landscapes Music Photography Walking Whisky Wildlife

Tour prices

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  • £2640 Per Adult
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Best Scottish Tours

Scotland's small group touring specialists

Opening times

Mon 09.00 - 17.00
Tues 09.00 - 17.00
Wed 09.00 - 17.00
Thur 09.00 - 17.00
Fri 09.00 - 17.00
Sat 09.00 - 17.00
Sun 09.00 - 17.00

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