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Explore the romantic Isle of Skye on a full-day trip from Inverness. Taking in spectacular Highland scenery, your tour passes Loch Ness and the ruins of Eilean Donan Castle before reaching Skye, where gnarly mountain peaks and hillsides swathed in purple heather are framed by soft, sandy beaches. Enjoy lunch in Portree and walks around Loch Slappin and the Strathaird Peninsula. Before returning to Inverness, pass the gorgeous little island of Eilean Ban.
Highlights
  • Enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Scottish Highlands and Loch Ness
  • Guided tour: Visit the best viewpoints on the Isle of Skye
  • Free time for shopping and sightseeing in Portree
  • Convenient round-trip transport from Inverness
What to Expect
Make your way to Inverness bus station and travel by air-conditioned minivan through the Scottish Highlands. Stop in Loch Ness, where you’ll enjoy a stunning view of the lake and hear the legend of the notorious Loch Ness Monster. Continue to lakeside Invermoriston and then pass sights such as the Thomas Telford Bridge, Glenmoriston, and the Five Sisters mountain range on the drive to the west coast. Stop to admire the striking ruins of Eilean Donan Castle, before crossing the Skye Bridge to the Isle of Skye. On the island, break for lunch (own expense) in Kyleakin and marvel at the rugged landscapes of the Cuillin Hills and then visit the island capital of Portree, where you will have free time to sightsee or browse the shops. On the return journey, listen as your guide points out landmarks such as the Isle of Rum, Achnasheen, the Black Isle, and the isle of Eilean Ban. Arrive back in Inverness in the evening.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Inverness Bus Station, Margaret St, Inverness IV1 1LT, UK
Duration
10h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus
  • Driver/guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note that children aged under 3 years old cannot travel on this tour
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The sites were amazing. Guides allowed ample time for rest breaks and know where facilities are. Great trip

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank roverredrover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice trip, well organize. Beautiful location and things to see. Wonderful scenery and castle. Driver/guide was nice, yet quieter than anticipated. Thought there would be a bit more interaction but would go with this company again. Did take us to an unplanned stop to see...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ChristineK2719
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Richie was a fun driver. Very informative but not obtrusive. Brought us to all of our expected locations and added a few extra. Excursion was everything and more. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jspenceb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our driver, Richie, was wonderful. Just the right balance of informative as well as humorous chatter, music and quiet time. Our whole ten hour tour was fabulous with many stops along the way to see the gorgeous scenery and stretch the legs. So nice not...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank marciaolson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible 10 hour bus tour all around the Scottish Highlands and a special destination to the Isle of Skye. Ritchie was our driver/guide, and he was incredible. Fun and full of information and little tidbits about the MANY places we saw. He told us...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Alex B
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Jorebaugh
12 September 2019|
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Response from 874kens | Reviewed this property |
You may want to contact them directly about that. They used a small bus on the tour I was on
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Travellinggirl23
15 September 2018|
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Response from sammoony | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can certainly still see the sights if it is raining or cloudy. The only weather issue I can think of is if it is really foggy as that may block your view.
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285OliverL
18 August 2018|
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Response from Stephen L | Reviewed this property |
HI I did not see any dogs on the trip that I took, or infact on any other coach trip that we saw on the way.
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