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From Edinburgh: 3-Day Isle of Skye, Highlands & Loch Ness

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Enjoy a 3-day tour experiencing some of the most dramatic scenery the Scottish Highlands has to offer. Spend time at haunting Glencoe, explore the beautiful Isle of Skye, the stunning Eilean Donan Castle and mysterious Loch Ness.
About this activity
Duration 3 days
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Experience

Highlights
  • Stay overnight in the island village of Portree
  • Visit haunting Glencoe
  • Explore Eilean Donan Castle
Full description
Day 1

From Edinburgh you will head west where your first stop will be at the picturesque conservation village of Luss, on the ‘Bonny, Bonny’ banks of Loch Lomond.

Travelling north via Tyndrum you will pass over the atmospheric Rannoch Moor before enjoying time to walk and admire the dramatic Glencoe valley, site of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald Clan.

After lunch in the Fort William area, your tour will pause for photos at Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, then stop to admire Glen Garry and the stunning Five Sisters of Kintail mountain range.

Your first day ends in the charming village of Portree, on the Isle of Skye.

Day 2

After breakfast your will depart Portree for a full day’s touring - options include Dunvegan Castle, or a trip to Uig and a visit to Flora MacDonald’s grave and the unique Black Houses, ancient dwellings of the Scottish Highlanders.

Other options include viewing Duntulum Castle, enjoying breathtaking views of Kilt Rock or perhaps a bracing walk at the Lealt Falls.

The day will end with the opportunity to admire the Old Man of Storr, before returning to Portree.

Day 3

You will commence your final day of the tour via the much-admired Eilean Donan Castle, backdrop for the movie, ‘Highlander’; (interior closed in winter) then move on to the pretty loch-side village of Fort Augustus for lunch and views of Loch Ness.

The tour continues south over Laggan and the Grampian mountains with the last stop, for refreshments, in the Victorian resort town of Pitlochry, before returning to Edinburgh, where the tour will end.


Includes
  • Accommodation (if option selected)
  • Driver-guide
  • Modern air-conditioned coach
  • Written translations (on request)
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance to attractions
  • Food and drink
  • Accommodation (unless option selected)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years

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Meeting point

You can find the Edinburgh departure and return point outside the green Ensign Ewart pub, at 521-523 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2PE.

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Product ID: 74136