Highlands and Islands
8 day tour from £955.00 Book Now
Tour Summary

Highlands and Islands 
8 day / 7 night tour

On this wide-ranging tour of Scotland’s glorious West Coast visit Skye to discover the towering peaks of the craggy Cuillin Mountains and the dramatic scenery of the Quiraing. Spend time in Glen Coe then Loch Ness before travelling to the very edge of Europe to explore the magical islands of Harris and Lewis. Discover ancient sites, walks along unspoilt beaches and experience the lilt of Gaelic.

Price range: £955 - £1,300

Kilmartin Glen - discover 5,000 years of history at the birthplace of the Scottish nation

Jacobite Steam Train - selected tours enjoy a one-way ride on the famous West Highland Line aboard the real Hogwarts Express

Skye - discover the unrivalled beauty of the Cuillin Hills and the lunar landscape of the famous Trotternish Peninsula

Lewis - explore the mysterious pre-historic Callanish standing stones  

Harris - take a stroll along the golden sands of Luskentyre Beach

Movie locations - Harry Potter, The Land that time Forgot and The Rocket Post

Guest house accommodation included - hotel upgrade option available

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions

Inclusions

Accommodation
  • 7 nights guest house or hotel accommodation
  • Location: Oban (1); Isle of Skye (2): Fort Augustus (1); Stornoway, Isle of Lewis (2) and Inverness (1)
Meals
  • Scottish/Continental breakfast (7)
Visits, Admissions and Experiences
  • One way Jacobite Steam Train trip on the West Highland Railway Line (11 May to 17 August departures only)
  • Admission to Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness Cruise (all other departure dates)
Tour Essentials
  • Transportation by luxury air-conditioned mini/midicoach
  • Live commentary in English
  • Services of an experienced driver/guide
  • Service charges and taxes

Exclusions

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

Departure information

From 1 Parliament Square
Royal Mile/High Street
Edinburgh EH1 1RE

Check-in: 08:15 hrs
Tour Departs: 08:30 hrs
Tour Returns: 19:00 hrs

Child details

Concession discount applies to adults aged 60 years and above; students and children aged 3 to 15 years inclusive.

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

Photo-ID may be requested to confirm discount entitlement.  

Price Notes

Accommodation 
The price of this tour includes guest house accommodation with en-suite bathroom. You can up-grade to hotel accommodation at extra cost during the booking process. 
Please note that due to a lack of suitable hotel accommodation your stay on the Isle of Skye will be in a superior guest house.

Luggage Allowance
One medium sized suitcase/bag per person (maximum weight: 15 kilos)

Admission Prices
In order to give you maximum flexibility admission fees are not included in the cost of this tour. 

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

Product code 
HEX 00790



Customer Reviews

  • Rating:
    07 Jul 2016

    I really enjoyed my tour . The timing was very well done, and our 2 drivers (Andrew and Fergus were very nice and very knowledgeable). Some of the accomodations were less nice than expected given the price but overall, no complaints at all.

    Lebret from Saint Julien en Genevois, France

  • Rating:
    03 Nov 2015

    Both Andrew and David were excellent drivers/guides. Each with an unique style. We had a wonderful group of passengers and an unforgettable experience. If I may make one criticism, a little silence every now and again to take in the stunning surroundings would have also been appreciated but the amount of history both men knew was remarkable. I'd definitely recommend you!

    Fiona from Weesp, Netherlands

  • Rating:
    02 Aug 2015

    This was an excellent tour, Martin and I enjoyed it immensely; we only wish we could have kept travelling for another 8 days! Both Andrew and David were super guides. They both had their own style, one was a strict time keeper while the other was somewhat more laid back. Our group was also brilliant, age range 28 - 72. I've already recommended Highland Experience to many people on Facebook.

    Fiona from Weesp, Netherlands

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