1. United Kingdom
  2. Scottish Highlands
  3. Inverness
  4. Applecross

Inverness: Day Tour to Glenelg, Plockton, and Applecross

Product ID: 217014
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Experience fantastic scenery and dramatic Scottish landscapes on a tour of regional Scotland. You will enjoy a spectacular day encompassing some of the most rustic and natural surroundings that the highlands have to offer.
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Duration: 12 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Highlights
  • Have a fantastic photo opportunity on the banks of the majestic Loch Ness
  • Drive through the dramatic Glen Sheil
  • View Eilean Donan Castle
  • Experience the spectacular drive from the pretty white washed cottages of Lochcarron to the remote peninsula of Applecross
  • Embrace the setting of Torridon
Full description
Partake in a search for the Loch Ness Monster, known affectionately as "Nessie". You will stop for a short walk down to the shores of Loch Ness, where you can take some photos of the fantastic scenery and maybe even catch the monster out for an early morning swim. Next, you will venture onto the magnificently situated Urquhart Castle, on the shore of Loch Ness. Traveling on, you will heard to Cluanie Dam, where in 1957 the glen of Cluanie was flooded as part of the North Scotland Hydro-Electric Board's Glenmoriston project, to generate hydro electricity onto the dramatic Glen Shiel.

Following this, you will visit the pictish brochs at Glenelg, along with the Bernera Barracks Fort. You will then venture forth to Eilean Donan Castle, which is recognized as one of the most iconic Scottish images all over the world. The picturesque village of Plockton will be your next stop, which sits on a sheltered bay with stunning views overlooking Loch Carron. Often referred to as the “Jewel of the Highlands”, it offers everything breathtaking scenery and landscapes, secluded bays, coral beaches, islands, panoramic views, and the possibility of seeing an array of marine life at close quarters.

Your tour will then encounter Lochcarron, pretty village of white-washed cottages, before advancing towards Applecross. Next on your tour, you will head onward to Torridon, which boasts a dramatic and desolate setting beneath the mountains, on the shore of Upper Loch Torridon in Wester Ross. You will finally pass through the picturesque village of Garve, which is situated along the Black Water River and lies five miles northwest of Contin.

Includes
  • Scottish, local, experienced tour guide
  • Live commentary onboard
  • Small-group tour
  • Fantastic photo opportunities
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Food/drink
  • Tips (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Accommodation

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Meeting point

Our Driver and Distinctive Minibus will be sitting waiting to welcome you on board.

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Important information
Know before you go
• This tour is a small-group tour with a maximum of 8 travelers
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• This tour has a minimum age of 6 (all children should be accompanied by an adult)
• Due to uneven ground surfaces, this tour is unsuitable for the disabled or people with walking difficulties
• This tour is subject to a minimum of 4 passengers

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Product ID: 217014