Scottish Tours

Scotland Tours from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and London

Official Sightseeing Tours of Scotland since 1907


  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • Cuillin Mountains
  • Inverness Castle
A Look at Skye
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2 day tour from £240

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Twin/Double/Family room - from 240 per person
Children - from 0 per child
Single Room - from 0 per person

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Accommodation information

Notes

IMPORTANT: Once booked this tour cannot be changed or cancelled

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.

Admission Prices 
In order to give you maximum flexibility admission fees are not included in the cost of this tour. 

Flexi-tour 
If booked in advance you can depart from Edinburgh and return to Glasgow. Terms and Conditions apply 

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

Product code ST 00307

Tour Summary


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A look at Skye
2 day/1 night tour

Although this is a short tour it is packed with exciting features! Discover the delights of the scenic Isle of Skye including the striking Cuillin Hills and the colourful fishing port of Portree. There’s the chance to visit iconic Eilean Donan Castle and take a monster-spotting cruise on Loch Ness. During your comfortable overnight stay in Inverness why not enjoy a stroll along the banks of the River Ness then catch some traditional music in a local pub?

Price range: £240 - £365

Glen Coe - stop to appreciate the awesome beauty of Scotland’s most famous valley

Loch Ness - admire the ruins of impressive Urquhart Castle and enjoy a cruise on mysterious Loch Ness

Inverness - enjoy a free evening in the “Capital of the Highlands”

Eilean Donan Castle - stop to visit this amazingly picturesque castle

Isle of Skye - see the famous Cuillin Mountains and explore the bustling fishing port of Portree

Movie locations - Made of Honour, Skyfall and Loch Ness  

Guest house accommodation included - hotel upgrade available at extra cost

Frequently Asked Questions

What will I experience on this Express Tour?
These tours may be short but they have been carefully planned to show you the highlights and well as a few hidden gems that only we locals know about. A popular feature of this tour is that you will join a new group of fellow travellers each day making it a great way to meet new friends. Travel by luxury touring coach from Edinburgh to Inverness. Rannoch Moor, Glen Coe and  Loch Ness are just some of the many spectacular sights that you'll see along the way.
Accommodation is included in the price of your tour and you can choose to stay in either a guest house/B&B or a hotel. Breakfast is included in the price of your tour. After a restful night’s sleep you’ll be picked up from your accommodation then travel by air-conditioned mini or midicoach to explore the Island of Skye.
On return to Inverness there is free time before boarding your train to Edinburgh (you can choose to return to Glasgow instead, at no extra cost, by prior arrangement). Standard class train tickets and a seat reservation are included in the price of this package. The train journey from Inverness to Edinburgh/Glasgow will be unescorted.  If you’ve only got a limited time available then these tours are a great way to see the best of the Highlands.
How much luggage can I bring?
There are no restrictions on the amount of luggage that you can bring on this tour. Please bear in mind that luggage storage on the train is limited and you may be required to lift your case onto a shelf unaided.
What meals are included?
A full Scottish breakfast is included on day 2. 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.  
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 over coffee. Our guesthouses are a 10/15 minute walk from Inverness City Centre
Hotel. We select comfortable hotels that are city centre located. They are a minimum of 3 stars with bedrooms featuring en-suite bathrooms, television, tea and coffee making facilities and other amenities. All have restaurants offering a selection of Scottish and international dishes as well as comfortable bars where you can relax and un-wind.
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?
On the journey from Edinburgh to Inverness you will travel on a luxury touring coach seating up to 55 passengers. The excursion to Eilean Donan Castle and the Isle of Skye is usually operated by a midicoach seating 29 passengers.  
Can I return to Glasgow on this tour?
Yes, you can and there is no extra charge to do this. If you wish to return to Glasgow then please email your request to us at enquiries@scottishtours.co.uk IMMEDIATELY after you have made your reservation quoting your booking reference number and requesting a Glasgow return. We’ll be happy to make the arrangements for you. 
What time will I arrive back in Edinburgh or Glasgow?
Your train is scheduled to arrive at Edinburgh Waverley Station at 00:11 hrs (11 minutes past midnight). If you returning to Glasgow you will arrive at Glasgow (Queen Street) Station at 23:43 hrs. Taxis are available in both Edinburgh and Glasgow for onward travel.

What's Included

Accommodation
·        1 nights guest house or hotel accommodation - all rooms with private bathrooms
·         Location: Inverness (1)

Meals
·         Scottish/Continental breakfast (1)

Visits, Admissions and Experiences
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      Full day excursion to Eilean Donan Castle and the Isle of Skye with local driver/guide

Tour Essentials
·         Transportation by luxury air-conditioned touring coach or mini/midi coach
·      Live commentary in English
·      Single standard class train ticket from Inverness to Edinburgh (or Glasgow if booked in advance - see FAQ's for details)
·         Services of an experienced guide and/or 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 Scotline Tours, 87 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SG
Tour returns at: 00:11 hrs



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