Edinburgh, Skye and the Highlands - 4 day tour

Tour Summary

Edinburgh, Skye and the Highlands
4 day/3 night

Speed northwards to Edinburgh by express train. On arrival, explore the city on a hop-on, hop-off tour and visit the imposing castle. Day two brings more Edinburgh time before journeying through the Highlands by comfortable inter-city train. From Inverness, enjoy a full-day excursion to the magical Isle of Skye to see the towering Cuillin Mountains and iconic Eilean Donan Castle. Enjoy time to relax in colourful Portree before visiting the remarkable Trotternish Peninsula.  Return to London by train through the Cairngorms National Park and the Grampian Mountains.  

Edinburgh - explore Scotland’s Capital on a hop-on, hop-off tour and visit mighty Edinburgh Castle

Inverness - enjoy a relaxing two-night stay in the Capital of the Highlands

Isle of Skye - tour the magical isle to see the soaring peaks of the Cuillin Mountains, Kilt Rock and the bustling fishing port of Portree

Eilean Donan Castle - see this romantic castle surrounded by beautiful lochs and mountains   

Movie locations - Cloud Atlas, Under the Skin and Highlander

Hotel accommodation included

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions



  • 3 nights hotel accommodation
  • Location: Edinburgh (1) and Inverness (2)


  • Scottish/Continental breakfast (3)

Visits, Admissions and Experiences

  • Hop-on, Hop-off tour of Edinburgh
  • Admission to Edinburgh Castle
  • Full-day excursion to Eilean Donan Castle and the Isle of Skye with a local driver/guide

Tour Essentials

  • Standard class train tickets from London to Edinburgh, Edinburgh to Inverness and Inverness to London
  • Seat reservations on all train journeys when available
  • Customised tour itinerary 
  • Service charges and taxes


  • Admission charges unless stated above
  • Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
  • Gratuity to your driver/guide

Departure information

From Kings Cross Railway Station
Euston Road
London N1 9AL

Check-in: 06:30 hrs
Tour Departs: 07:00 hrs
Tour Returns: 15:54 hrs

Child details

Child discount applies to children aged 3 to 15 years inclusive.

We’re sorry but children aged under 3 years cannot travel on this tour.

Photo-ID may be requested to confirm discount entitlement. 

Price Notes

IMPORTANT: Once booked this tour cannot be changed or cancelled

The price of this tour includes hotel accommodation with en-suite bathroom.

Train Times
The times shown above are for guidance only. The train times for your journey will be shown on your tickets and itinerary.

Tour documentation, including service vouchers and tickets, is electronic. A smart device with an IOS or Android operating system is required.

Admission Prices
To give you maximum flexibility, admission fees are not included in the cost of this tour (except Edinburgh Castle). 

Please see the FAQ section for more information on this tour.

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Tour route map

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