3 Day Loch Ness and Skye

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Calling all Nessie Hunters!

Jump aboard our monster tour! Crammed with excitement and adventure, you won’t waste a single second as we wander through forests, discover the ‘Harry Potter Bridge’ and enjoy the Highlands of Scotland. Our stop for the first night is right on the shores of the majestic Loch Ness where you will have ample opportunity to search for the elusive Nessie and take in the fantastic views across the loch, possibly with a whisky in your hand!

With Loch Ness under our belts, we venture forth to the magical Isle of Skye, searching for faeries, eternal youth and discovering stunning scenery. Get amongst it!

Tour departs on Wednesdays.

Prices From £149
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Amazing Loch Ness, the fantastic Highlands and exploring Scotland’s mysterious Isle of Skye. Your guide will show the best!

Day 1

Departing from Edinburgh, we set out on our adventure to explore the wild Highlands of Scotland taking in dramatic and violent Glen Coe, Glenfinnan Viaduct (the Harry Potter bridge!) and go in search of Nessie, the legendary monster that lurks beneath the deep waters of Loch Ness. Our hostel for the night is situated right on the shores of the loch with stunning views of the water.

This is the only hostel in the world that can offer this unrivalled setting!

  • Wallace Monument or..
  • Doune Castle
  • Rannoch Moor
  • Glen Coe
  • Glenfinnan Viaduct (The Harry Potter Bridge)
  • Sleep on the shores of Loch Ness!

Day 2

We start today off by making our way over to the Isle of Skye where you will learn all about the mischievous faeries, hear tales of Celtic myths and see some of the most dramatic scenery our country has to offer. We head up to the Trotternish Peninsula for a lovely hike and amazing views in this unspoilt wilderness, before heading to the wee village of Kyleakin to spend the night on this magical island.

  • Sligachan
  • The Cuillin Mountains
  • Portree
  • Old Man of Storr
  • Kilt Rock
  • The Quiraing
  • Kyleakin

Day 3

Departing Skye we head back to the mainland, past the picturesque Eilean Donan Castle and journey south-east taking in awe-inspiring views of mountains (including Britain’s highest, Ben Nevis) and lovely Lochs! You will learn of heroic and ferocious clans as we travel down through the Highland Divide to Dunkeld before making our way to Edinburgh via the Forth Bridges.

  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • Glen Shiel
  • Ben Nevis
  • Loch Laggan
  • Dunkeld
  • Forth Bridges 

 

The above itinerary is not set in stone! Your guide may use their knowledge to modify the itinerary to best suit the Scottish weather & to maximise your experience.
 
Prices From £149

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