3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Tour from Edinburgh w/ Loch Ness
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Product Code: 1061-12661
OVERVIEW

Highlights

  • • Glencoe
  • • Eilean Donan Castle
  • • Quiraing mountain pass
  • • Isle of Skye
  • • Neist Point
  • • Five Sisters of Kintail
  • • Loch Ness
Tour Code
1061-12661
Duration
3 days
Departure City
Edinburgh
End City
Edinburgh
Tour Type:
Bus/Coach
Language:
English
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Quality: Standard

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Itinerary
Day 01
Scottish Highlands

Edinburgh - Glencoe - Eilean Donan Castle - Portree

We'll depart Edinburgh at 8:30am and travel west, passing Linlithgow Palace and Stirling with its imposing castle and views of the Wallace Monument. We'll pass Doune Castle, set of Monty Python’s Holy Grail before stopping in Callander for refreshments.

We'll cross into the Scottish Highlands heading north toward the glorious scenery surrounding Loch Lubnaig and then through Breadalbane and up to the wild desolation of Rannoch Moor, continuing through the spectacular mountain pass of Glencoe. After lunch, we'll drive past Britain's highest mountain - Ben Nevis - and into the Great Glen.

We'll travel west on the Road to the Isles heading through the splendor of the Five Sisters of Kintail, the mountains guarding the pass on the way to the Isle of Skye. The tour will stop to visit the famous Eilean Donan Castle - one of Scotland’s most photographed castles - set at the junction of 3 lochs and completely surrounded by water.

Next, we'll cross the bridge to the Isle of Skye following the dramatic coastline north toward the island’s capital of Portree. You will then be dropped off at your accommodation during the early evening and be free to go out to explore the town.

Tips:
Please arrive at least 15 minutes before scheduled departure.
Day 02
Portree

Isle of Skye

Day 2 is a very flexible day on Skye. There are many possibilities depending on the weather; your guide's knowledge will come to the fore in planning the most ideal day out for you.

North of Portree is the Trotternish ridge with spectacular cliffs and rock formations such as the Old Man of Storr, the impressive sea cliff Kilt Rock, and the stunning mountain pass of the Quiraing - amazing natural scenery best enjoyed on foot.

Further west the scenery changes again with the emerald green valley of Glendale, the dramatic sea-cliffs of Neist Point (the most westerly point on the island, where you might get lucky and spot some whales or sharks!), and the 13th-century home of the Clan Macleod, Dunvegan Castle. You return to Portree in the evening.

Day 03
Dalwhinnie

Portree - Loch Ness - Edinburgh

We'll travel south through the Cuillin Hills and back over to the mainland for stunning views over Loch Duich and the 5 Sisters of Kintail. We'll continue onto Loch Ness for lunch and the possibility of spotting Nessie.

Heading south now through the Grampian mountains along Loch Laggan, famous now as Monarch of the Glen Country before passing Dalwhinnie, home to Scotland's highest whisky distillery. We'll pass Blair Castle and continue through Highland Perthshire as we head back to Edinburgh and over the Forth Road Bridge, arriving at 6 Waterloo Place at about 7:00pm.

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Meeting Point
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8:30AM Edinburgh Waterloo Place 6 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh
WHAT'S INCLUDED

Package Includes

  • 2-night accommodations with private facilities and breakfast
  • Travel in 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach
  • Services of a professional driver/guide
  • All ferry and bridge crossings

Package Excludes

  • Airfare
  • Airport pick-up, drop-off
  • All personal expenses
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch, dinner, and refreshments
  • Optional tips
Special Notes
  • Unless otherwise notified, passengers are restricted to one medium sized suitcase/bag and one carry-on bag per person. Luggage is carried free of charge, but at the passenger's own risk.
  • Cancellation Policy
    - 23 days prior to departure date: 100% of tour cost
    - 24-29 days prior to departure date: 25% of tour cost
    - 30 or more days prior to departure date: 10% of tour cost
  • This tour/activity is overseen by a select local operator in the region. Upon booking your tour or activity and after receiving confirmation, you will be issued an e-ticket detailing the local operator's name and contact information. If you require assistance finding a specific tour, please contact us for more information.

Pricing Info

Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.

* Adult: 16 and older
* Child: 5-15 years of age
* Children younger than 5 are not permitted.
* Tour prices are based on GBP and are converted into USD. Prices will change day to day, due to the currency exchange rates. Tours booked and paid for will be charged at the current rate at which the tour price is shown. We will not refund any price differences, should prices drop for the tour. Tours will be subject to Cancellation Fees, should any changes be made for a reservation.

Reservation Info

    1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
    2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
    3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
    4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.

Terms and Conditions

    - Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
    - Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.
    - Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy before you make reservation.
    - Please refer to Customer Agreement before you make reservation.
    - Local tour provider reserves the right to make modifications to tour arrangements including order of tour activities, hotel and its location if deemed necessary.
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  • Anonymous.

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    Verified Purchased 04/19/2017
    Isle of Skye = Très bon tour.

    Nous avons beaucoup aimé notre tour avec . Le bus, propre et confortable, le guide James amusant et intéressant, et le tour dans son ensemble sont très bien. Notre chambre au B et B au 6 Park Wood à Portree était au-delà de nos attente et c...onfortable. Nous recommandons fortement. François Read full review

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Hi

We are a family of 4 coming to Edinburgh in the new year. I would like to do one of the 3 day Isle of Skye tours that covers the highlands and stays in Portree etc. The date we are looking at is the 2nd of Jan, 2018. It has to be that date as we have to be back in Edinburgh on the night of the 4th of Jan as we are flying out the next day to Europe.

It seems that there is a tour available for that date...but I just wanted to check. Also, what are the accommodation options?

We are thinking a B&B with 2 double bed rooms for the 2 nights?

Thanks

...Jeff
11/07/2017 12:38:43
Tours4Fun 11/07/2017 15:59:33

Dear Jeff,

Thank you for your inquiry at Tours4Fun.

You have the option to book the tour with B&B for accommodations or with rooms at a hotel for a small upgrade fee.

We do have limited seats available on certain dates. We suggest you make your reservation now to secure your space on your desired departure date.

To place your order for a reservation online, simply select your desired tour start date and the number of rooms you need/ travelers you are booking for on the upper right portion of the tour information page, then click on "BOOK NOW".

Best Regards,
Kristine
Customer Service Rep

Dear Sirs,

Good afternoon. I am interested in taking the 3 day-Tour to the Isle of Skye and the Scottish Highlands around 16 August for my husband and for me.

Is there any chance that there will be a space of us?

Thank you very much.

Regards,

Angela Ospina
08/09/2017 21:21:00
Tours4Fun 08/09/2017 23:52:58

Dear Angela,

Thank you for your inquiry.

We are currently sold out for the month of August.

Our next available date would be September 3rd.

http://www.tours4fun.com/isle-of-skye-3-days-from-edinburgh.html

To place your order for a reservation online, simply select your desired tour start date and the number of rooms you need/ travelers you are booking for on the upper right portion of the tour information page, then click on "BOOK NOW".

Please reply to this email or call us at 1-866-933-7368 (US & Canada) or 1-626-389-8668 (International) if you have further questions.
Our hours of operation are: 24 hours a day, Monday~Sunday, Pacific Standard Time.


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Cristal
Customer Service Rep

We are vegetarians. Will there be any food issues? 06/11/2017 06:24:50
Tours4Fun 06/11/2017 06:48:49

Dear Sarita,

Thanks for your inquiry on Tours4Fun.

Please leave a comment about your inquiry while booking. So we will confirm with the local office about it.

Please also notice that your lunch, dinner, and refreshments are not included in your tour package, so you can simply request for vegetable only dishes at the restaurants that the tour guide will arrange the meals stops at.

To place your order for a reservation online, simply select your desired tour start date and the number of rooms you need/ travelers you are booking for on the upper right portion of the tour information page, then click on "BOOK NOW".


Best Regards,
Jenny
Customer Service Rep

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