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  • Ferry departing from Uig
  • Portree Isle of Skye
  • Dunvegan Castle
Skye Discovery
See, Visit & Explore: Loch Ness, Glen Shiel, Eilean Donan Castle, Isle of Skye, Cullin Hills, Portree, Trotternish Peninsula, Dunvegan Castle, Glen Carron and Glen Ord malt whisky distillery.

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2 day tour from £165

14 May to 24 September, 2016

Bed & Breakfast

Twin/Double/Family room - from £ 165 per person
Children - from £ 124 per child
Single Room - from £ 185 per person


Child reduction applies to children aged 3 to 15 inclusive on the basis that they stay in a room with 2 adults.

We regret that children under the age of 3 are not carried on this tour.

Seasonal Price Range
£165 - £185

We regret that hotel accommodation is not available on this tour.

Product code: HEX 02091

Tour Summary

If time is precious thereís still a great way to discover the beauty of the Highlands and the Isle of Skye. In just two relaxing days weíll show you two iconic castles, amazing scenery, a whisky distillery and, maybe, a Monster too!

Day 1: Travel from Inverness through beautiful Glen Shiel. Visit iconic Eilean Donan Castle then tour the magical Isle of Skye including the Cuillin Hills, Kilt Rock, Portree and The Quiraing. Spend the night on the island.

Day 2: Visit Dunvegan Castle and see the Fairy Flag. Return to the mainland and tour through Glen Carron to explore Glen Ord whisky distillery. Enjoy a monster-spotting cruise on Loch Ness before returning to Inverness.

Tour features:

  • Visit Eilean Donan Castle, Dunvegan Castle and Glen Ord Malt whisky Distillery (admission fees apply)
  • Overnight accommodation: Uig, Isle of Skye
  • Depart from and return to Inverness
  • Tour duration: 2 days/1 night
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Day One
Inverness - Eilean Donan Castle Ė Isle of Skye
Inverness weíll travel along the banks of mysterious Loch Ness to the little village of Invermoriston. From here we follow the "Road to the IslesĒ westwards to Scotlandís scenic West Coast.  As we travel through impressive Glen Shiel look out for the "Five Sisters of KintailĒ, some of the most striking peaks in Scotland. At the end of the Glen, sits romantic Eilean Donan Castle* on its little island at the head of Loch Duich. Surrounded by majestic scenery this iconic castle has featured in numerous movies including "HighlanderĒ, the James Bond film "The World is not EnoughĒ and most recently "Maid of Honour.Ē Weíll make stop so you can discover Eilean Donan for yourself. 
From Kyle of Lochalsh weíll take the road bridge to the Magical Island of Skye and follow the coastal route towards colourful Portree. On the way we will have impressive views of the Black Cuillin Mountains. After time for lunch and exploring Portree we head for the extraordinary scenery of the Trotternish Peninsula. Enjoy unfolding views including the Old Man of Storr, the Needle and the Quiraing. Weíll stop so you can admire amazing Kilt Rock, a sea cliff whose basalt columns resemble the pleats in a kilt! Flora MacDonald famously helped Bonnie Prince Charlie to escape the Government troops who were searching for him by dressing him as her maid. They made their escape by boat sailing "Over the sea to SkyeĒ.
Youíll hear the full story when we visit her memorial at Kilmuir.     Weíll spend tonight in the attractive little village of Uig, overlooking Loch Snizort.
Overnight: Uig, Isle of Skye
Day Two
Isle of Skye Ė Glen Ord Distillery - Inverness
After breakfast we continue our tour of Skye and visit Dunvegan Castle*, the ancestral home of the clan MacLeod. There has been a castle on this site since the 13th Century and its many priceless treasures include the Fairy Flag, said to bring good luck to the Clan in time of trouble. The castle has 5 acres of beautiful gardens to explore.
We return to the mainland and make the drive through scenic Glen Carron. weíll stop to enjoy the panoramic views over Loch Carron before making our way towards lonely Achnasheen.  Weíll break our journey in Muir of Ord to visit Glen Ord Whisky Distillery* where you can learn how Scotlandís National Drink is produced. After our informative tour there is a taste of the end product! The last part of our time together will take us through Glen Convinth to the banks of Loch Ness where you can enjoy a Nessie-spotting cruise*.
Itís a short drive back to Inverness and the end of our tour.
* Admission Fees
Eilean Donan Castle                        £0.00 Adult         £0.00 Child
Dunvegan Castle                             £0.00 Adult         £0.00 Child
Glen Ord Whisky Distillery                £0.00 Adult         £0.00 Child
Loch Ness Cruise                              £0.00 Adult         £0.00 Child         
This information is given for guidance only and prices are subject to change without notice. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How much luggage can I bring?
Luggage space on the tour is restricted so the amount of luggage that you can bring is limited to 1 bag per person that weights no more than 15kg and has maximum dimensions of 55 x 40 x 20cm. Luggage larger than this will only be carried if space is available. 
What meals are included?
A full Scottish breakfast is included from day 2 onwards.
This hearty meal consists of fruit juice; a choice of cereal; bakery basket; cooked items such as eggs, bacon, sausage, mushrooms, tomato and, maybe, a taste of haggis! plus tea or coffee. Vegetarian and lighter Continental options are always available. Lunch and dinner are not included in the price. During the touring day there will be a stop where you can enjoy lunch in a local pub or restaurant. Your driver/guide will be happy to suggest a conveniently located restaurant where you can enjoy good food for dinner.
What kind of accommodation do you use?
We offer lodgings that have been specially selected to enhance your touring experience. You can choose between Guesthouse/B&B or Hotel accommodation:  
Guesthouse and B&B

The guesthouses and B&Bís are family run and offer comfortable accommodation in bedrooms that have en-suite bathrooms, tv, tea/coffee making facilities and other facilities. Bedding, towels and basic toiletries are provided. Some guesthouses and B&Bís offer enhanced facilities such as a residentís lounge where you can relax with other guests.
We select comfortable and characterful inns and hotels. Generally they are a minimum of 3 stars with bedrooms featuring en-suite bathrooms, television, tea and coffee making facilities and other amenities.
All our hotels have comfortable lounges where you can enjoy morning coffee. Most have restaurants offering a selection of Scottish and international dishes. Many have lively bars where you can relax and re-live the days experiences with your fellow passengers.
Accommodation is spread throughout the communities that we stay in. Hotels are normally centrally located and the guesthouses/B&Bís seldom more than a 10/15 minute walk from the town or village centre. The coach will drop you off at or close to your accommodation each night and will pick you up in the morning, after breakfast.  
What type of room should I choose?
Selecting the right sleeping arrangements can be a little bit confusing so here is a description of what you can expect whether you choose guesthouse/B&B or hotel accommodation:
Single room - this is a room for one person sleeping in a single bed.
Twin room - this is a room for two people sleeping in two separate beds
Double room - this is a room for two people sharing one large bed  
Family room - this is a room for three people sleeping in one large bed (2 people) and one single bed (1 person).You should note that a family room (particularly when using hotel accommodation) can be a standard double room with either a sofa bed or a rollaway bed.
All our accommodation, whether you choose Guest House/B&B or Hotel, features en-suite facilities (the toilet and shower are located in your bedroom for your exclusive use.  
How many people will be in the group?
The group size is normally between 16 and 29 passengers.  
Can I reserve specific seats on the coach?
Seating on this tour is on a first come, first served basis and cannot be pre-booked. If you are travelling as part of a group please make sure that all members of the party arrive at the departure point together. 
How do I pay for the admission fees?
Your driver/guide will advise you of the arrangements for each attraction. Itís not possible to pre-pay the admission fees and, generally, credit/debit cards are not accepted so itís a good idea to have sufficient cash to cover these charges. 
What features will the coach have?
You will usually travel in a modern eco-friendly mini or midi touring coach which is equipped with air-conditioning, comfortable reclining seats, large picture windows and seat belts.

What's Included

  • 1 nights accommodation in rooms with private bath/shower
  • Full Scottish breakfast (day 2)
  • Live commentary in English.
  • Excursions as detailed in itinerary
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minicoach
  • Services of a driver/guide
  • Service charges and taxes

Not Included
  • Admission charges unless otherwise stated in the itinerary
  • Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
  • Gratuity to your tour host

Departure information

Departure Information
Check In: 08:45
Departs: 09:00
from Visitor Information Centre Bus Stop, Bridge Street, Inverness, IV2 3BJ
Returns: 18:30

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