North Coast 500 Explorer Small Group Tour
4 day tour from £365
Tour Summary

North Coast 500 Explorer Small Group Tour

4 day/3 night tour

Our adventure starts with a drive through Highland Perthshire and into the beauty of the Cairngorm National Park. After lunch we join NC500 and experience amazing seascapes as we journey to the Far North. Take time out to see the dramatic sea stacks at Duncansby then discover pristine beaches and towering cliffs as we tour along the very north of Scotland to reach Ullapool. Climb the epic “Cattle Pass” to reach Applecross then spend a night in Inverness before visiting Loch Ness and toasting your journey with a wee taste of whisky at a local distillery.

Price range: £365 - £525

Small group Tour - travel in an intimate group of just 16 passengers

North Highlands - discover breathtaking seascapes and scattered fishing ports that hug the coastline

Sutherland - explore Europe’s last wilderness to encounter unspoilt scenery, towering mountains and ancient history  

Applecross - navigate the notorious “Bealach na Ba mountain pass for breath-taking scenery at every turn

Ullapool - enjoy an overnight stay in this attractive fishing port on Loch Broom

Movie locations – The Eagle, Being Human and What We Did On Our Holiday

Guest house accommodation included - hotel upgrade option available

Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions


  • 3 nights guest house or hotel accommodation 
  • Location: Wick (1); Ullapool (1) and Inverness (1)
  • Scottish/Continental breakfast (3)
Tour Essentials
  • Transportation by luxury air-conditioned minicoach with wifi and usb charging points
  • Live commentary in English
  • Services of an experienced driver/guide
  • Service charges and taxes


  • 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

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.

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. 

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

Product code
HEX 02919 


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