Skye, Orkney and the Highlands - 8 day tour

Tour Summary

Skye, Orkney and the Highlands
8 day/ 7 night tour

This comprehensive tour of Scotland's Highlands and Islands is the perfect balance of discovery, travel and hospitality. A relaxed two-night stay on both Skye and Orkney provides the perfect opportunity for in-depth sightseeing of these legendary isles. Back on the mainland, there is much to enjoy, including bustling Inverness, ancient Kilmartin Glen and even the iconic Glenfinnan Viaduct.

Oban - enjoy an overnight stay in this bustling fishing port known as Scotland’s seafood Capital

Isle of Skye - explore the majestic scenery of this famed island including the stunning Cuillin Hills and the lunar landscape of Trotternish

North Coast 500 - experience amazing seascapes as you travel along Scotland’s Route 66

Orkney Islands - visit iconic pre-historic sites including Skara Brae, Maeshowe and the mysterious Ring of Brodgar

Culloden Moor - discover the story of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobite rebellion  

Movie locations - Harry Potter, Stardust and Made of Honour

Guest house accommodation included 

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions



  • 7 nights guest house accommodation
  • Location: Oban (1); Isle of Skye (2); Inverness (2) and Kirkwall, Orkney Islands (2)


  • Scottish/Continental breakfast (7)

Visits, Admissions and Experiences

  • One-way journey on the Jacobite Steam Train or cruise on Loch Ness with a visit to Urquhart Castle

    Tour Essentials

    • Transportation by luxury air-conditioned mini/midicoach
    • 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 an en-suite bathroom. 

    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 00764

    Tour route map

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