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Official Sightseeing Tours of Scotland since 1907


  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • Oban
  • Orkney Coastline
Skye, Orkney and the Highlands
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8 day tour from £965

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Twin/Double/Family room - from 965 per person
Children - from 0 per child
Single Room - from 0 per person

Hotel

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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 HEX 00764

Tour Summary


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Skye, Orkney and the Highlands
7 day/6 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: £ 965 - £1,320

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

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&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 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 do I pay for the admission fees?
Your driver/guide will advise you of the arrangements for each attraction. It’s not possible to pre-pay the admission fees and, generally, credit/debit cards are not accepted so it’s a good idea to have sufficient cash to cover these charges.
Will there be a tour commentary?
Each tour is led by an experienced driver/guide who will provide an informative and entertaining commentary in English. You’ll hear tales of the Clans, bloody battles and the famous characters that have shaped the history of Scotland. You will learn too of the landscape that surrounds you and of the nature that makes Scotland so special. Be ready to have a laugh as well - you’re bound to be told some really corny jokes! 
How many people will be in the group?
The group size is normally between 16 and 29 passengers.

What's Included

Accommodation
·        7 nights guest house or hotel accommodation - all rooms with private bathrooms
·         Location: Oban (1); Isle of Skye (2); Fort Augustus (1); Kirkwall, Orkney Islands (2) and Inverness (1)

Meals
·         Scottish/Continental breakfast (7)

Visits, Admissions and Experiences
·      
One way Jacobite Steam Train trip on the West Highland Railway Line (14 May to 29 August 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


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

Departure information

Check-in: 08:15 hrs 
Departure: 08:30 hrs 
from 1 Parliament Square
Royal Mile/High Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1RF
Returns at 19:00 hrs 



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