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Start and end in Edinburgh! With the in-depth cultural tour 5 Day Skye & Highland Fling, you have a 5 day tour package taking you through Edinburgh, Scotland and 14 other destinations in Scotland. 5 Day Skye & Highland Fling includes an expert guide, transport.
- Hunt for Nessie and get your first glance of Highland life
- Head to Isle of Skye and hike to amazing rock formations
- Learn all about the fight for independence
- Admire the scenic beauty of remarkable Glen Coe
"Best Cultural Tour in the World 2016" - TourRadar Tour of the Year Awards. Your Award-Winning adventure, should you choose to accept, is five days of castle-storming, whisky-drinking, ceilidh-dancing and monster-hunting. Rambling across the Highlands our guides will take you through the very best of what Scotland has to offer, ensuring an unforgettable experience. Overnight stops include Inverness, the Isle of Skye for two nights and Oban (April - October) or Fort William (November - March)
Setting OffSetting out on your adventure we will cross the iconic Forth Bridges then get out for a magical forest walk before heading into the Highlands where you’ll hear tales of clan rebellion and get your first glimpse of Highland life. We’ll round the day off with a balmy(?!) swim in Loch Ness while hunting for the elusive Nessie before heading to the Highland capital of Inverness. Start Point: Castle Rock Hostel, 15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2PW
Journey To The WestThe adventure continues as we journey over to the West, walking over the Corrieshalloch Gorge and taking in the beautiful scenery and ancient mountains of Torridon before crossing the water to the Isle of Skye!Rogie FallsCorrieshalloch GorgeKinlocheweTorridonEilean Donan CastleKyleakin
Full Day in SkyeA full day on Skye! The incredible scenery provides a perfect backdrop while your guide fills you in with the local folklore. Spending more time off the bus than on, we will hike up to one of the islands more distinctive rock formations. The views will blow your mind away! An inspiring day on the Winged Isle.SligachanCuillin RidgePortreeThe Old Man of StorrKilt RockQuiraingFaerie PoolsKyleakin
Saying bye to SkyeWaving goodbye to Skye we take the ferry off the island (Summertime only) and journey down to the Glenfinnan viaduct (aka the Harry Potter bridge) and the Bonnie Prince Charlie monument on a stunning trip towards Fort William. We’ll re-visit one of Scotland’s darkest moments as we take in the haunting landscape of Glen Coe before heading to Oban.ArmadaleSands of MorarGlenfinnan Viaduct (Harry Potter)Fort WilliamGlencoeOban (April - October)Please note: During the winter months (November - March) this tour will spend the final night in Fort William and will not visit Oban.
Final DayOn our final day we make our way through Argyll and into the Trossachs National Park with the odd Hairy Coo or two! We’ll travel right through the heart of William Wallace country where you’ll hear about Scotland’s fight for independence before heading back to Edinburgh to say some fond farewells.St. Conan's KirkKilchurn Castle (Summer months only)CallanderDoune Castle orWallace Monument orBannockburn BattlefieldThe above itinerary is not set in stone! Your guide may use their knowledge to modify the itinerary to best suit the Scottish weather & to maximise your experience.
Your accommodation in dorm style rooms is guaranteed and you just pay on arrival. Prices range from £18 to £24 per night.
Meals are not included but all our hostels have fully equipped kitchens where you can whip up dinner on a budget or you can head out to one of the local pubs.