Why Macbackpackers?


Your Tour

We know who’s on your tour makes a difference! Our tours are specifically designed for 18-40s, so prepare to get your hands dirty and experience Scotland up close and personal. Whether it’s skinny dipping in Loch Ness or ceilidh dancing in a Scottish pub we don’t do things halfhearted.

Our Guides

Patriotic and passionate, our guides are the best in the business and love showing off our magnificent country. Did we mention that they come in kilts?

Your cash, your choice

There is a reason they say the Scots are ‘canny’ with cash! We know how to stretch the pennies! Low cost accommodation is guaranteed and there are no compulsory entrance fees! Opt for a dorm bed or upgrade to a private room (5 day tour only). Feeling hungry? All our hostels have fully equipped kitchens where you can whip up dinner on a budget or you can head out to one of the local pubs.

Free Yourself

Fancy spending all day looking out of a bus window? Nope, us neither! We are an energetic bunch and always spend as much time off the bus as possible. Whether it’s exploring a castle or climbing to the top of a mountain, we like to get up close and personal with our country! We take you to all the hidden gems that you won’t find in the guidebooks to give you a feel of the real Scotland.


We wan’t your tour to be as stress-free as possible, you’re here to have an awesome time and we’re going to do our best to ensure that happens! We reserve dormitory accommodation for you at Scotland’s Top Hostels so you can get a good nights sleep without bursting the bank!

See the best of Scotland

We take you to all the ‘must see’ attractions as well as loads of hidden gems that you won’t find in the guidebooks! We’ve been doing tours of Scotland for over 25 years and have taken thousands of travellers on their adventures up to the Highlands, we’ve learned a fair few things in that time.

100% Scottish and Independent

Being an independent company means we are in control of our show! Because we’re not part of a ‘collective’, the only people we have to answer to are our passengers. We like to keep things fair and for us this means great value tours on flexible terms.

Featured Reviews

4 Day Skye Spectacular

Ashleigh Cameron said...

Tim was fantastic! really knew his stuff and it made the whole trip even more interesting, showed us some pretty incredible places and even tailored the tour so we could check out the Glenfinnan Viaduct which was…
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