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Highlands, Skye & Jacobite Train 5-Day Tour from Glasgow

Product ID: 33683
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This tour gives you the chance to enjoy the full sweep of Scotland's beauty, history and culture and the time to really get to know the places you visit
About this activity
Duration 5 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Skye
  • Loch Ness
  • Loch Lomond
  • Kilmartin Glen
  • Glen Coe, Ben Nevis, Glen Affric
  • Culloden and the Cairngorms
  • Oban and Inveraray
Full description
Day 1
Through the Trossachs to Oban…
This wide-ranging tour starts by heading west through the beautiful scenery of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park to Kilmartin Glen. Here you’ll explore Scotland’s ancient past. With over 5,000 years of history laid out before you, you’ll be able to walk in the footsteps of the first Scots at Dunadd Hill Fort and the Temple Wood Stone Circle. Then it’s on to the picturesque seaside town of Oban.
Overnight stay in Oban

Day 2
A day of high hills and history…
Day two takes you through the haunting landscape of Glen Coe (scene of the terrible massacre of the
MacDonald Clan) past Ben Nevis (Britain’s tallest peak) and at Fort William you'll jump aboard the Jacobite Steam Train, to enjoy one of the greatest train journeys. Taste the best seafood at Mallaig and cross over the sea to the Isle of Skye on the ferry for your second night.
Overnight stay in Kyleakin

Day 3
A Whole Day to explore Skye...
You'll have the whole of the third day to explore Skye's mysteries and landscape. Here the mountains and
beaches beckon, so lose yourself amongst the spectacular scenery of the Cuillin Mountains, the slanting hills of Quiraing and the incredible Trotternish Peninsula.
Overnight stay in Kyleakin

Day 4
Castles, mountains and on to Loch Ness…
Once you leave Skye the first stop is a visit to the stunningly beautiful Eilean Donan Castle.* You then drive
past the spectacular Torridon Mountains and through the stunning scenery of Glen Affric. Here you can stroll up to a beautiful waterfall, surrounded by ancient Caledonian forest. Then it’s on to your bed, near the fabled shores of Loch Ness.
Overnight stay in Fort Augustus.

Day 5
Monster hunting, historic battlefields and home.
Today you’ll have plenty of time to explore Loch Ness. Why not take a boat tour over to Urquhart Castle*, visit the Loch Ness 2000 Exhibition*, or just monster hunt from the shore? You’ll then head south and have the chance to visit the battlefield of Culloden*, the site of the defeat of the Jacobite forces. Then you’ll pass the stunning Cairngorm Mountains and be able to explore the picturesque town of Pitlochry before arriving back in Edinburgh and Glasgow
*optional extra
Includes
  • Transportation
  • English speaking guide
  • Accommodation in B&B
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Meals

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

266 George Street, Glasgow G11QX

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Important information
Know before you go
• Price is per person in a shared twin room in a B&B, a single supplement applies
• Children under 3 years old are not allowed on the tour
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Highland Experience Tours

Product ID: 33683