Multi-day trip

Edinburgh: Loch Ness, Isle of Skye & Highlands 5-Day Tour

Activity provider: Highland Explorer Tours

Edinburgh: Loch Ness, Isle of Skye & Highlands 5-Day Tour

Activity provider: Highland Explorer Tours

From US$ 568.97 per person

Explore Scotland’s spectacular scenery on this 5-day trip from Edinburgh through the stunning Highlands and Isle of Skye.

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Duration 5 days
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 16 participants


  • Journey through the magical Isle of Skye
  • Walk by the shores of the legendary Loch Ness
  • Explore the beautiful Highland capital Inverness
  • Marvel at the world-famous Eilean Donan Castle
  • Taste the 'water of life' at a local whisky distillery
Full description

Journey through the spectacular scenery of Scotland on this adventurous 5-day trip through the Highlands and the enchanting Isle of Skye. Immerse yourself in myths and legends while experiencing Glencoe, The Isle of Skye, and Inverness.

Day 1: Edinburgh to Oban Marvel at the iconic Kelpies before heading north past Wallace Monument and Stirling Castle. Immerse yourself in the scenic Rannoch Moor and Glencoe and explore the quaint fishing town of Oban in the late afternoon. (Overnight: Oban) Day 2: Oban to Isle of Skye Journey through some of Scotland’s most breathtaking landscapes on the way to Skye. Get the chance to view the world-famous Glenfinnan Viaduct before passing romantic Eilean Donan Castle and spending the night in our enchanting island destination, the Isle of Skye. (Overnight: Portree) Day 3: Isle of Skye to Inverness Explore the magical Isle of Skye with its far-reaching mountains, stunning coastline, and local folklore before returning to the mainland. Head along the Great Glen to Inverness, the Capital of the Highlands. (Overnight: Inverness) Day 4: Inverness Search for the mysterious monster ‘Nessie’ while driving along the banks of Loch Ness before visiting the beautiful town of Beauly and stopping at the historical Culloden Battlefield. (Overnight: Inverness) Day 5: Inverness to Edinburgh Begin your final day with a visit to the chamber cairns and standing stones of Clava Cairns. Taste and learn all about the 'water of life' at a local whisky distillery before returning to Edinburgh in the late afternoon.

  • 4 Nights B&B Accommodation
  • Local guide
  • Whisky Distillery visit
  • Culloden Battlefield
  • Clava Cairns
  • Downloadable Audio Guides Available
  • Loch Ness Cruise (reserve at the time of booking)
  • Culloden Visitor Center
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years

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Meeting point

Please arrive at Highland Explorer Tours 15 minutes before the tour begins for check-in

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Non-folding wheelchairs

Know before you go

  • Travel insurance is recommended
  • People under 17 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them to board and disembark
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase weighing no more than 33lbs (15kg) and 1 carry-on bag

Product ID: 414685