1. United Kingdom
  2. Scottish Highlands
  3. Inverness
  4. Loch Ness

Isle of Skye Tour with Fairy Pools from Inverness

Product ID: 142485
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Travel from Inverness to the Isle of Skye on a full-day tour that includes visits to the best of the island, like Portree and the Fairy Pools.
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Duration: 12 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the company of the fairies at the pools
  • Take a picture of the mighty castles of Eilean Donan, and Urquhart in Loch Ness
  • Enjoy some time in Portree, the capital of Skye
Itinerary
  • Inverness

  • 0.5 hour

  • Urquhart Castle (photo stop)

  • The Fairy Pools

  • Portree

  • Eilean Donan Castle (photo stop)

  • 2 hours

  • Inverness

9.5 hours

Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
Full description
Depart Inverness and travel via Loch Ness to the Isle of Skye. Loch Ness is the largest Loch by volume in the British Isles, and one of the deepest ones too. Famous worldwide for its elusive monster, it hosts one of the most iconic castles of Scotland: Urquhart Castle.

Visit the Fairy Pools. Walk the trail that takes to you to the pools and enjoy a swim with the fairies. After visiting the Fairy Pools, stop at Talisker Single Malt Scotch Distillery based in Carbost. You'll go through the Visitor Centre (not on the tour) and, if available, sample one of the fine whiskeys produced here.

Continue your journey of the Isle of Skye, and take in the small village of Portree for an afternoon break. Portree is a small harbour village, and the capital of Skye. Before you travel back to Inverness, you will enjoy sights of the mighty Eilean Donan Castle, which is situated on its own island, and is one of Scotland’s most photographed castles.

Continue homeward bound to Inverness, where your tour ends.
Includes
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Accommodation
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

8:30 AM at Inverness bus stand, next to St. Andrews Cathedral, Ardross Street, Inverness, IV3 5NS. Please be at the departure point 15 minutes prior to departure.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
• Please note, minimum numbers apply. Your tour may be canceled or rescheduled if the minimum is not met
• Minimum age to join the tour is 6 years, and children must be accompanied by an adult
• A small amount of walking is involved. Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
• The duration of the tour is approximate, and depends on the time of day and traffic conditions
• Tours may be operated by a multilingual guide
• Tours operate in all weather conditions, so please dress appropriately
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Product ID: 142485