5-Day Skye & Highlands Tour from Glasgow

Embark on a 5-day Scottish journey, from Dunkeld’s ancient forests to the historic sites of Inverness, exploring Skye and the Highlands. This immersive adventure offers a rich blend of history, nature, and picturesque landscapes at every step.
Departing

Glasgow

From

2,500* p/p

Duration

5 Days

Tour Details

Day 1: Glasgow to Inverness Unveiled

Begin your journey from Glasgow with a revitalising stop in Dunkeld to explore the ancient forests of the Hermitage.  Enjoy lunch in charming Pitlochry before venturing through Cairngorm National Park. Experience Aviemore’s beauty with visits to Loch Morlich and the Cairngorm Mountain Funicular railway. End your day in picturesque Inverness for a comfortable overnight stay.

Day 2: Inverness and Loch Ness Exploration

After breakfast, continue your adventure with a visit to Scotland’s historical treasures, including Clava Cairns, Culloden Battlefield, and the enigmatic Urquhart Castle on the mystical Loch Ness. Opt for a boat trip on the loch before settling in Inverness for the night.

Day 3: Waterfalls, Mountains, and Tranquil Villages

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Rogie Falls. Embark on a scenic drive past the stunning Loch Torridon and explore the charming village of Applecross. Traverse the dramatic Bealach na Ba mountain pass for a captivating journey. Make a stop in the picturesque village of Plockton and conclude your day in the scenic village of Portree.

Day 4: Skye’s Natural Wonders 

This day offers weather-dependent options, such as the enchanting Fairy Pools, Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock, Quiraing, or Neist Point. Explore historic Dunvegan Castle before returning to Portree for a restful stay.

Day 5: Iconic Sights and Return to Glasgow

Embark on a captivating journey featuring the iconic Eilean Donan Castle, a scenic drive through Kintail, and a moment of indulgence in Fort William. Traverse the dramatic landscapes of Glencoe and Glen Ogle before returning to the enchanting city of Glasgow.

Itinerary

Depart your journey from Glasgow and enjoy a stop in Dunkeld to soak in its charm and beauty.

Immerse yourself in the tranquil Hermitage for a nature walk.

Relish a delightful lunch in the picturesque town of Pitlochry.

Venture through the majestic Cairngorm National Park, taking in its natural wonders.

Stop in Aviemore to visit Loch Morlich and experience the Cairngorm Mountain Funicular railway.

Arrive in Inverness for your overnight stay.

After breakfast, explore Scotland’s historical treasures, beginning with a visit to Clava Cairns.

Delve into the history of Culloden Battlefield.

Discover the enigmatic Urquhart Castle along the mystical shores of Loch Ness.

Drive alongside the loch to Fort Augustus, where you can choose an optional boat trip on Loch Ness.

Enjoy a leisurely lunch in Fort Augustus.

Return to Inverness for your overnight stay.

Following breakfast, immerse yourself in the beauty of Rogie Falls.

Embark on a scenic drive past the stunning Loch Torridon.

Savour a delicious lunch in the charming village of Applecross.

Explore the dramatic Bealach na Ba mountain pass.

Make a stop in the picturesque village of Plockton.

Rest for the night in the scenic village of Portree.

Day 4 offers flexibility based on weather conditions. Your experienced driver will choose the best route, with possible highlights like the Fairy Pools, Old Man of Stor, Kilt Rock, Quiraing, or an afternoon visit to Neist Point.

Explore the historic Dunvegan Castle.

Return to Portree for your overnight stay.

After breakfast, visit the iconic Eilean Donan Castle.

Enjoy a scenic drive through Kintail.

Have lunch in Fort William.

Explore the stunning landscapes of Glencoe.

Drive through Glen Ogle.

Conclude your memorable journey as you head back to Glasgow.

INCLUSIONS / EXCLUSIONS

5 Day private tour for up to 7 people
Expert tour driver with years of knowledge and experience.
Pick up from any central Glasgow location.
Luxurious, Mercedes-Benz MPV as your vehicle with 4G WiFi.
Group WhatsApp for communicating with your driver.
Access to attraction(s)
Accommodation (Bed & Breakfast)
Gratuities
Meals & Drinks (unless otherwise stated)
5 Day private tour for up to 7 people
Expert tour driver with years of knowledge and experience.
Pick up from any central Glasgow location.
Luxurious, Mercedes-Benz MPV as your vehicle with 4G WiFi.
Group WhatsApp for communicating with your driver.
Access to attraction(s)
Accommodation (Bed & Breakfast)
Gratuities
Meals & Drinks (unless otherwise stated)

Important Information

*Accommodation
  • Includes 4-Star hotel or guest house accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Indicative price based on 2 adults sharing a standard double room for 4 nights.
  • Prices quoted are indicative and may be higher e.g. for last-minute bookings.
  • Please let us know if you require 5-Star accommodation prices.
Meeting point
  • We come to you! So once you have booked your tour our driver and guide will be with you at the specified time on the day of the trip!
  • Traveling by Sea? We can pick you up at the Cruise Terminals in and around Edinburgh or Greenock.
Contact
  • We typically reconfirm all details no later than 48 hours before your travel date. For extra reassurance our team will be pleased to help, so please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
  • Your guide who will typically aim to be with you 5-10 minutes before your departure time. Unless you tell us otherwise we will always provide the lead passenger’s details which will be used to co-ordinate meeting up or should there be any parking restrictions and/or delays at your pick-up point.
  • Upon request, we can arrange a WhatsApp group allowing you to co-ordinate with us and your fellow travellers.
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes and a waterproof jacket is recommended.​
Not allowed
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed).
Covid-19 precautions – Good to Go!
  • Safety measures in place including daily regular Lateral Flow Tests by all our guides.
  • Our vehicles are thoroughly cleaned and sanitised daily.
  • Based on current government guidelines masks are discretionary. ​

Please refer to our FAQ for any additional queries you may, alternatively feel free to contact us if you need to get in touch.

Looking for other tours from Glasgow? Check out our 5 Day Tour to Mull and our 5 Day Tour to the Highlands!

*Indicative price based on 2 adults sharing a standard double room for 4 night(s) departing in 2024

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