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Ultimate Skye Discovery - Small Group

3 DAY TOUR

Visit the capital of the Isle of Skye, Portree
Old man of Storr
Dun Beag Broch
Your driver-guide will take you to the best spots

Ultimate Skye Discovery - Small Group

Tour Only Price from £115

Tour with Accommodation Price from £165

Tour Description

Day 1

A Spectacular Route North...

Our route to Skye takes you through the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. We'll stop in a picturesque village, where you can relax over a cup of coffee or explore at your leisure. You’ll get stunning views of the UK’s largest expanse of fresh water, Loch Lomond. Learn the brutal story of the MacDonald Clan massacre and take in the weeping waterfalls that inhabit the incredible Glen Coe. You can also take in views of Ben Nevis, the UK's tallest peak. As our road nears the coast, it passes Eilean Donan Castle*. Here you have the chance to see the most photographed castle in Scotland, that featured in the film Highlander. Then it's time to cross the bridge to Skye.

Overnight: Isle of Skye

Day 2

The Incredible Isle of Skye...

Enjoy a full day exploring the Isle of Skye. Your guide will make sure you get the best out of your time on the island based on the group and weather. You might visit the fairy glen where you can walk around this otherworldly place or perhaps head to the most westerly tip of Skye, Neist Point and feel like you''re on the edge of the world.

Overnight: Isle of Skye


Day 3

A Morning of Nessie Spotting...

You'll visit the most famous Loch in the entire world... Loch Ness. You can tour Urquhart Castle* then hop on a Jacobite Cruise* to Nessie spot on the loch itself. Our next stop is at Culloden battlefield*, site of the last stand of the Jacobites against the British government forces on 16 April 1746. You can experience everything about the events leading up to, during and after the battle in the impressive visitor centre and interactive exhibition. We’ll then continue south to a lovely Perthshire town before returning to your departure city.

Please note, optional extras*:
- Eilean Donan Castle: £6.50 per person
- Loch Ness Jacobite Cruise & Urquhart Castle: £20 per person
- Culloden Visitor Centre: £7.00 per person
£ Exclusive discount with Highland Experience

*Please note, optional extras are subject to seasonal availability
** Please see our terms and conditions for details on the Tour Only option
*** Please note, this tour may operate in reverse




 

Luggage limit 15KGMAX 15kg 55 x 40 x 20cm

Ultimate Skye Discovery - Small Group Route Map

Tour Highlights

Highlight1Culloden*

Visit the historic battlefield

Highlight2Loch Ness

Monster spotting on a boat cruise*

Highlight3Eilean Donan*

Scotland’s most beautiful castle

Highlight4Skye

The Cuillin Hills and the Trotternish Peninsula

Highlight5Glen Coe

Wonderful scenery and fascinating history


Tour Details

Availability:
Summer
Departure Days:
Mon, Weds, Thurs, Sat, Sun
10th April to 18th October

Departs/Returns:
8:30am/7:00pm
Reference: Tour No 63

   Check-in Closes 15 mins prior to departure at pick-up point



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Tour Reviews


This was my first time in Scotland and this trip was an absolutely amazing experience. Everything was better than I could have ever imagined. The B&B was very nice and the hospitality was great. Our driver guide, Brendan, was an absolute blast and made the experience so much better. He was extremely knowledgeable, but also very funny and outgoing. He was great at thinking on his feet and was very accommodating to what all of the passengers wanted. If you're thinking about taking this tour, DO IT! It is well worth it! And be sure to ask for Brendan!

(Phil M – Trip Advisor – September 2018)


It was lucky the weather had been sunny and warm during the trip. The landscape was spectacular, especially Skye, definitely worth the time. Special thanks to our best tour guide Barney, he is the best!

(Tourist809912 – Trip Advisor – June 2018)


This was a great trip, well planned and executed and still flexible enough for our wishes. Good stories and great sightseeing. Would do it again. Lizzie was an amazing tour guide.

(vael2k – Trip Advisor – June 2018)


I had been to Scotland once before and had taken a one-day tour with another company. However this time I came with my mom and we decided to do a 3 day tour of the Highlands and of Skye. Best. Decision. Ever. Not only was the scenery beyond gorgeous , we also had an amazing driver/guide who went above and beyond! He spoke to all of us before starting the drive asking us if we wanted to see the real Scotland. We made frequent stops where he would tell us a little bit about each place and let us really appreciate the beauty of Scotland without all the tourist traps. We avoided crowds by arriving places just as others were leaving. He told us great stories and legends about the lands. My favourite in particular was about Alexandria's daughter and the river. I stuck my face in the river! Tommy did as well, which made it ten times better!! He really wasn't afraid to get into it and really talk to people. In the bus he played not only older Scottish music but also modern variations on it which, I felt, helped connect to the country on a deeper level. He always made me laugh with his humour and went along with mine as well! I proudly wore the title of "crazy lady" on the bus. My mom and I both decided that when we come back next time (and we will!) we will definitely be booking with Highland Experience! Hopefully we'll be able to drive with Tommy again!! 

(Savannah R - Trip Advisor – June 2018)

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