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3-Day Isle of Skye and Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

Highlights
  • 3-day Highlands tour with stops at Loch Ness, Glen Coe, and Loch Lomond
  • Comfortable round-trip transport from Edinburgh to Scottish Highlands
  • Full day on the Isle of Skye: See the island at a relaxed pace
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Highlands Tour from Edinburgh
US$302 per adult
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Overview

Tour the beaches, lakes, and historic monuments of the Scottish Highlands and Isle of Skye on this 3-day tour from Edinburgh, which offers more time to explore the highlights. Visit Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, Glen Coe, and Ben Nevis; enjoy sightseeing and sample Scotch whisky on the Isle of Skye; and take part in optional extras such as a Loch Ness cruise and a Culloden Battlefield tour.

What to Expect

Day 1: Edinburgh to Isle of Skye

Your tour begins with pickup from central Edinburgh by coach and a leisurely drive to the Isle of Skye, discovering Scottish Highlands sights along the way. The first stop is Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, where you explore lakeside villages. Continue north, to Glen Coe where you walk and admire the area’s rugged mountains, lakes, and waterfalls. Next, break for lunch (own expense) in Fort William, with views of Ben Nevis, UK’s highest mountain. Finally, travel to Isle of Skye, stopping at Eilean Donan Castle (interior visit at own expense). After crossing the bridge to Isle of Skye, check into your accommodation (depending on type selected) and enjoy free time.

Day 2: Isle of Skye

After a hotel breakfast, embark on a full-day tour of Isle of Skye, covering all of its most popular landmarks and attractions. Journey along the coast, admire natural wonders such as Kilt Rock and the Old Man of Storr, and enjoy free time for shopping, sightseeing, and lunch (own expense) in the port town of Portree. In the afternoon, sample traditional Scotch whisky at a historic distillery. Return to your accommodation to enjoy the evening at your leisure.

Day 3: Isle of Skye to Edinburgh

After breakfast at your hotel, you head back to Edinburgh, taking a different route that winds through the wild landscapes of the Scottish Highlands to Loch Ness. Hear the legend of the Loch Ness Monster, or Nessie, and opt for a lake cruise (own expense). If you wish, visit the Loch Ness Visitor Center or Urquhart Castle (entrance fees not included). Next is Culloden Battlefield, the site of one of the region’s most important battles. If you choose to take a tour (own expense), you explore the battlefield and learn more about Scotland’s clans at the visitor center. Make a final stop in the rural town of Pitlochry, before heading to Edinburgh, where you are returned to the departure point.

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Reviewed 4 days ago
Amazing holiday

Isle of Skye is an amazing place to visit it’s a place in time where everyone should visit at least one time in their life it is great for a family vacation , the people and their hospitality is what makes it special this place...More

Thank bonsia2014
Reviewed 1 week ago
Our guide/driver was exceptional!!

I highly recommend this tour company but, more specifically, our guide/driver, Fergie, is what really made the experience outstanding! He was terrific at storytelling and made sure that everyone enjoyed their experience. On the return, we ran into major traffic due to an accident that...More

Thank 323PAULH
Reviewed 1 week ago
My best days of this month was spent here!

Pros: - Loved the timely trips - Always available customer support - On time started and ended - AWESOME DRIVER + GUIDE + FRIEND - NICK! Ask for him in your trip! FUN! - He is an awesome story teller and great senses of humour....More

1  Thank mrkey2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scotland in a Nutshell

I booked the 3-Day Isle of Skye and Highlands tour with Highlands Experience because it was the only 3-day tour at that time of year (early April) that actually overnighted on the Isle of Skye. But what really made the tour was our guide Owen....More

3  Thank Mickirish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great family trip!

This family trip was enjoyed by all--from my 80 year old mom to 18 year old niece. We joined the tour in Glasgow and ended in Edinburgh with a nice overview of the Highlands and a great history review in between. Tnank you James!

1  Thank Roberta L
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