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  1. United Kingdom
  2. Scottish Highlands
  3. Inverness
  4. Eilean Donan Castle

From Inverness: Ancient Lochs and Mountains Small Group

Product ID: 98220
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Take a journey through the ancient wilderness of Scotland on a day trip to Torridon, Applecross and Eilean Donan Castle from Inverness. Discover postcard-perfect villages, and delve deep into the gory history of a legendary Scottish fortress.
About this activity
Duration 11 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Scotland's ancient lochs and mountains on a scenic tour west of Inverness
  • Capture the beauty of Eilean Donan Castle, possibly Scotland's most photographed fortress
  • Get views over to the Isle of Skye and the Hebrides
  • Travel along the shores of Loch Ness
Full description
Depart Inverness at 08:30 and travel west towards Kinlochewe and the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve. Marvel at the imposing form of Beinn Eighe Ridge as it gives way to the world-famous Loch Maree, home to the majestic Golden Eagle.

Next, head down through Torridon towards Shieldaig, passing some of Europe’s most ancient geology and wild scenery along the way. Continue up the renowned Bealach Na Ba ("Pass of the Cattle") and onwards to the isolated village of Applecross, where you will stop for lunch.

Get incredible views towards the Isle of Skye and the Hebrides as you make your way towards Eilean Donan Castle, a picture-perfect edifice perched on a junction of 3 gorgeous lakes. After your visit to the castle, travel along the shores of Loch Ness en route to Inverness, where you will be dropped off by approximately 19:30.
Includes
  • Transportation by luxury, air-conditioned, 16-seat Mercedes minicoach
  • Services of an experienced driver/guide
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance to visitor attractions
  • Meals and refreshments
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Stance 7, Inverness Bus Station, Margaret St, Inverness, IV1 1LT.

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Important information
Know before you go
• The return time to Inverness is approximately 7:30 PM
• Transportation is by top of the range Mercedes minicoach in a small group of no more than 16 people for a more personalized service, time with the locals, more time off the bus, more time on the back roads and more of an authentic experience. The smaller groups allow you to meet people from all over the world and make friends for life. Time off the bus gives you opportunities to take nature walks, so please bring suitable clothes and footwear
• Minimum age to participate is 5 years
• You're restricted to 14 kg (31lbs) of luggage per person. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 8 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.5/5
Organization
4.0/5
Value for money
4.0/5
Safety
4.5/5

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Rabbie's Small Group Tours

Product ID: 98220