Skye, Orkney and the Highlands - 8 day tour

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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 Loch Ness, ancient Kilmartin Glen and even, on some departures, a journey on the Jacobite Steam Train, the real Hogwarts Express! 

Price range: £ 990 £1,345

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 - hotel upgrade option available

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions



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


  • Scottish/Continental breakfast (7)

Visits, Admissions and Experiences

  • One way Jacobite Steam Train trip on the West Highland Railway Line (18 May to 7 September 2020 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


  • 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

Book Assured
Book by paying a 20% deposit. Make date changes or get a full refund with 8 days notice before travel. Click here for more information.

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. 

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

Product code 
HEX 00764

Tour route map

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8 day tour from £ 955.00