Summary of The Day: We'll depart Edinburgh past the Forth Bridge to enter the Highlands through Perthshire - a land of forests, rivers and mountains.
We'll visit the quaint village of Dunkeld with its historic cathedral sitting on the banks of the River Tay. It’s then further north into the Highlands before we enter the Great Glen. At Fort Augustus, there will be time to explore the shores of Loch Ness and a chance to spot Nessie. The journey continues to the famous Isle of Skye and we'll get to view Eilean Donan Castle, one of Scotland’s most famous icons.
We'll stay for the night on the Isle of Skye, the winged isle.
Summary of The Day: We'll spend the day exploring the dramatic Isle of Skye with its amazing scenery, myths and legends. Hear tales of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s escape against the backdrop of the jagged Cuillin Mountains. Highlights include the Quiraing with its spectacular cliffs, the mysterious rock formation of the Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock with its cascading waterfall and Dunvegan with its historic castle.
Summary of The Day: Summer:
We explore the Castle and Gardens of Clan Donald Skye, before taking the ferry to the west coast fishing village of Mallaig. Here you have the option to board the Jacobite Steam Train* to Fort William (own expense), one of the most spectacular railway journeys in the world or travel by coach along the spectacular coast. You’ll view the Glenfinnan Viaduct where a monument to Bonnie Prince Charlie’s campaign now stands. We head south through the dramatic scenery of Glencoe, wild Rannoch Moor then the heart of Rob Roy country before arriving back in Edinburgh approximately 8:00pm.
We head south via the Skye Bridge and the stunningly photogenic Eilean Donan Castle. Then it's past the Commando Memorial with views to Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain. Eerie Glencoe and the wilds of Rannoch Moor await before arriving in Rob Roy country to hear about the rogue turned hero. Crossing back into the lowlands arriving in Edinburgh approximately 5:30pm.
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* Child: 5-15 years old|
* Not available for children younger than 5
* Prices for Single Occupancy apply when one person stays in one standard hotel room.
* Prices for Double Occupancy apply when two people stay in one standard hotel room.
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