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From Edinburgh: 3-Day Isle of Skye, Highlands & Loch Ness

1. From Edinburgh: 3-Day Isle of Skye, Highlands & Loch Ness

Embark on a 3-day guided trip to the Scottish Highlands from Edinburgh. See the Glencoe Valley and the Eilean Donan Castle. Admire the rolling pastures of the Isle of Skye and visit lake Loch Ness. Day 1 From Edinburgh, you will head west where your first stop will be at the picturesque conservation village of Luss, on the ‘Bonny, Bonny’ banks of Loch Lomond. Traveling north via Tyndrum you will pass over the atmospheric Rannoch Moor before enjoying time to walk and admire the dramatic Glencoe valley, site of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald Clan. After lunch in the Fort William area, your tour will pause for photos at Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, then stop to admire Glen Garry and the stunning Five Sisters of Kintail mountain range. Your first day ends in the charming village of Portree, on the Isle of Skye. Day 2 After breakfast, your will depart Portree for a full day’s touring - options include Dunvegan Castle, a trip to Uig, and a visit to Flora MacDonald’s grave and the unique Black Houses, ancient dwellings of the Scottish Highlanders. Other options include viewing Duntulum Castle, enjoying breathtaking views of Kilt Rock, or perhaps a bracing walk at the Lealt Falls. The day will end with the opportunity to admire the Old Man of Storr, before returning to Portree. Day 3 You will commence your final day of the tour via the much-admired Eilean Donan Castle, the backdrop for the movie, ‘Highlander’; (interior closed in winter) then move on to the pretty lochside village of Fort Augustus for lunch and views of Loch Ness. The tour continues south over Laggan and the Grampian mountains with the last stop, for refreshments, in the Victorian resort town of Pitlochry, before returning to Edinburgh, where the tour will end.

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4.7 / 5

based on 109 reviews

Die Tour war fantastisch. Wir haben in drei Tagen so viel gesehen und an den spektakulärsten Aussichtspunkten Halt gemacht. Jim, unser Driver-guide, hat Auf den Stau am letzten Tag sehr flexibel reagiert und alles versucht, dass alle eine gute Zeit hatten. Außerdem hat er zwischendurch immer wieder Anekdoten und Funfacts zu Schottland erzählt. Die Tour hat sich auf jeden Fall gelohnt.

Super guide Brian provided the historical stories as we drove through the Highlands. Bloody exciting and amusing. We visited castles and waterfalls. Good place to sleep in Skye. Friendly people and delicious breakfast.

Our guide Andrew was wonderful. He was knowledgeable and also funny. You could tell he really had a love for Scotland.

Our guide, Andrew, was great and got us to all the amazing spots to see

Neil was amazing!! Would go back again next time in Scotland