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5-Day Highland Explorer and Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh - with unbiased reviews

5-Day Highland Explorer and Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

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2 adults
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Stray from the beaten path and see a side of Scotland that most first-time visitors miss on a 5-day tour that takes you to the Scottish Highlands and the Isle of Skye. Rather than planning transport, accommodation, and activities in an unfamiliar country, you’ll relax as a guide takes care of all logistics.
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11 stops
Day 1
Edinburgh - Dunkeld - Ullapool
Day 2
Ullapool - Ardveck Castle -...
Day 3
Ullapool - Applecross - Portree
Day 4
Flexible day touring around the...
Day 5
Portree - Eilean Donan Castle -...
  • Escape the city on a 5-day tour of the Scottish Highlands from Edinburgh
  • Beat the crowds as you travel to rural destinations
  • Letting someone else drive allows you to enjoy the sights between stops
  • Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 16 people
Important Information
Departure Point
Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh EH1 3DX, UK
5 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 4 nights en-suite accommodation in either a B&B or 3-star hotel (breakfast included)
  • Small-group tour (maximum 16 passengers)
  • Transportation by top of the range 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Meals and refreshments
  • Admission fees
  • Entry/Admission - Ardvreck Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Eilean Donan Castle
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age for travel on this tour is 5 years
  • You stay two nights in the fishing village of Ullapool* and two nights in the harbour town of Portree, on the Isle of Skye (some tours may stay in Inverness instead of Ullapool)
  • Please note: you will be required to choose between either a 3-star bed and breakfast or 3-star hotel at time of booking
  • Booking three or more people? We can accommodate up to 8 guests in a group, please add each required room to your basket separately
  • When booking three or more people, efforts will be made to book a combination of suitable rooms (double/twin/family). Preferences should be noted upon booking in the Special Requirements section
  • Family rooms are limited and may be available on request. Maximum of 2 Adults and 1 child in one room. Family rooms for 2 adults and 2 children are not available
  • Luggage Allowance: You're restricted to 14kg (31lbs) of luggage per person on our tours. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Passengers travelling after 1st April 2020 are allowed to carry 20kg of luggage (44lbs); one medium sized suitcase/bag similar to airline standard carry-on luggage (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 22 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 21 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
About the operator
By: Rabbie's
Joy J
Yucaipa, California
I didn't keep the itinerary for the Rabbie's tour we took but pretty sure it was this one, haha! I don't remember
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Alexander C
Nice day out along the Scottish coast
We enjoyed our experience, although the weather wasn't really pleasant: four seasons in an hour. We found a nice
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Owen P.
Wonderful time, can't recommend enough
Had a wonderful time visiting a huge chunk of Scotland at a fairly brisk pace. It's 12 hours long, but it never
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Denise M
Great trip well worth it
Great full day out, saw everything that was described on the itinerary. Fab guide ( ex prison officer) with tartan
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Amy T
Swampscott, Massachusetts
Nothing to see
Let me start by saying that the tour guide, Ally, was very entertaining and did the best he could given the lack
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Matthew H
Excellent tour guide
Recently returned from the three day tour led by George Stewart. We were very grateful for his careful driving,
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Samantha B
Fantastic Tour and Guide
This tour was all that I hoped and more! The coach was comfortable, our guide Michael was knowledgeable about the
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Heidelberg, Germany
Good tour for a first impression of Scotland
We enjoyed this tour despite the cold and rainy weather. Our guide Billy was fun, well organised and taught us
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amanda o
Great day out
We had a great time and got to see everything we wanted. The weather was poor but it is Edinburgh after all. Our
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Cork, Ireland
Loch ness day trip
Took this tour with Aaron, the weather was very bad with heavy rain.. was abit apprehensive about going with the
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Key Details
  • Cairngorms National Park, Dunkeld Cathedral, and 9 more
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 22 days in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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