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Isle of Skye and the Jacobite Steam Train
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3 day tour from £331

Bed & Breakfast

Twin/Double/Family room - from £ 331 per person
Children - from £ 0 per child
Single Room - from £ 0 per person

Hotel

Twin/Double/Family room from £ 0 per person
Children from £ 0 per child
Single room from £ 0 per person

Accommodation information

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. 

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 HET 02093

Tour Summary


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Isle of Skye and the Jacobite Steam Train
3 day/2 night tour

Supercharge your Highland experience with this tour that includes a one-way trip on the famous Jacobite Steam Train, the real Hogwarts Express. This tour is jam-packed with highlights including Glen Coe, Loch Ness, The Cairngorm National Park and iconic Eilean Donan Castle. On the Isle of Skye enjoy a two night stay in delightful Portree and sightseeing that will allow visits to Dunvegan Castle, the Old Man of Storr and the Trotternish Peninsula. Join us for a truly magical experience!

Price range: £331 - £481

Dunkeld - explore this quaint village and its historic cathedral by the banks of the River Tay

Eilean Donan Castle - capture the iconic view of this famous castle

Isle of Skye - explore the magical isle including the legendary Cuillin Hills, mysterious Trotternish and impressive Dunvegan Castle

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

Glen Coe - stop to view the dramatic scenery of Scotland’s most famous glen 

Movie locations - Harry Potter, Skyfall and Made of Honour

Guest house accommodation included - hotel upgrade option available

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I expect on this Signature Extended Tour?
For the discerning traveller a Signature Extended Tour from Scottish Tours delivers a quality Scottish touring experience that offers the very best value for money. Comfortable accommodation, well-paced sightseeing and luxury mini or midi coach travel all combine to create the definitive Scottish experience.  
Each tour is hosted by a professional driver/guide, who has been chosen for their extensive knowledge as well as their driving skills.Friendly, courteous and well informed, they’ll be happy to answer all your questions about the history, geography and customs of the places you’ll discover on your tour.
And being locals you are sure to get that extra insight. If you should have any problems during your stay, they’ll go out of their way to help. You will want to see as much as possible, but you don’t want to be rushed. Our tours are carefully planned to strike the right balance, and as well as comfortable coach travel many feature memorable railway or ferry journeys.
We often include those little gems, well worth a visit, that most other tour companies drive on by. As these itineraries are more leisurely, visiting places off the beaten track is easy and makes for a truly unforgettable trip. Having somewhere pleasant to stay after an exciting day of discovery is an important part of your holiday experience. You’ll have the choice of staying in either a comfortable guest house or first class hotel.
No matter your choice your bedroom will have an en-suite bathroom, tv and other amenities. Each property has been carefully selected to offer you Highland hospitality at its very best. Start each day with a Scottish breakfast, a hearty meal that will keep you going all day long.
Vegetarian and Continental options will also be available if you prefer lighter fayre.Please check out the other FAQ’s for more specific information on this tour. If you have any unanswered questions please feel free to email us at enquiries@scottishtours.co.uk  - we’ll be happy to help.
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&B’s 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&B’s offer enhanced facilities such as a resident’s lounge where you can relax with other guests.
Hotel. 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&B’s 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 bedsDouble 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. 
What is the journey on the Jacobite Steam Train Like?
Described as one of the great railway journeys of the world this 84 mile round trip takes you past a list of impressive extremes. Starting near the highest mountain in Britain, Ben Nevis, it visits Britain’s most westerly mainland railway station, Arisaig; passes close by the deepest freshwater loch in Britain, Loch Morar and the shortest river in Britain, River Morar, finally arriving next to the deepest seawater loch in Europe, Loch Nevis!The train will cross the 21-arched Glenfinnan viaduct (a location made famous in the Harry Potter films) which overlooks Loch Shiel and the Jacobite monument. The train may pause on the viaduct, time permitting, to allow you to take in the magnificent view.
 

What's Included

Accommodation
·         2 nights guest house or hotel accommodation - all rooms with private bathrooms
·         Location: Portree, Isle of Skye (2)

Meals
·         Scottish/Continental breakfast (2)

Visits, Admissions and Experiences
·         One way Jacobite Steam Train trip on the West Highland Railway Line 

Tour Essentials
·         Transportation by luxury air-conditioned midicoach
·         Live commentary in English
·         Services of an experienced driver/guide
·         Service charges and taxes


Not Included
  • Admission charges 
  • Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
  • Gratuity to your driver/guide

Departure information

Check In: 07:45 hrs
Departure: 08:00 hrs
from 60 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1TB
Returns: 20:00 hrs



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