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Guided Day Tour Torridon, Applecross and Eilean Donan Castle from Inverness

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday

  • Duration

    11 hours

  • Start time


    1st Feb 2024 - 24th March 2024 (open 10am until 3pm)

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to the bus stop next to Inverness Cathedral, Ardross Street, Inverness, IV3 5NS

  • Ending Point

    Same as the starting point

Key Highlights

  • Take this guided tour of Torridon which has been a strong contender for the most picturesque village in Scotland
  • Travel through the winding mountain trails of Applecross
  • Behold the majestic Eilean Donan Castle that once warded off Viking invasions!
  • Admire the largest lake in Scotland that holds more freshwater than England and Wales combined!
  • Travel in a comfortable and top-of-the-range Mercedes mini coach


Discover a whole new side of Scotland on this day tour from Inverness as you board the comfortable and classy Mercedes mini coach. Enjoy the best of the country as you traverse from winding mountain trails, to open shimmering lochs and picture perfect villages that line the shore complemented by the fun and informative commentary of your expert driver.

Take a stroll around Torridon, which has been leading the list of one of the most picturesque villages of Scotland. Zip around hairpin bends and stunning winding trails with scenic views on tail as you drive through Applecross. Behold the majestic Eilean Donan Castle that sits on the junction of three beautiful lochs and was once the stronghold of Scots dating back to the 13th century.


Start the tour bright and early from Inverness bus station where you board the comfortable Mercedes mini coach.

Head westward as your experienced driver takes you towards Kinlochewe and the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve. Beinn Eighe Ridge's majestic presence is impressive as it opens up to the world renowned Loch Maree that houses the infamous Golden Eagle. Druids from thousands of years ago believed in the curing powers of Loch Maree for lunacy and ailments.

As you head further down through Torridon and move towards Shieldaig, witness some of Europe’s most dramatic mountain scenery, ancient geology and scenic wilderness. This Torridan village by the coast is well known by countless visitors around the world ranging from climbers, photographers, wildlife enthusiasts and hikers.

Travel on up the famous Bealach Na Ba (Pass of the Cattle) and you'll find Applecross nestled between the mainland mountain masses and the Island of Skye. Stop here for lunch and enjoy incredible views of Skye and the Hebrides.

Driving ahead, make your way towards the iconic Eilean Donan Castle. This picturesque castle is set on the intersection of three lovely lochs and is rich in history. Enjoy the stunning sights and capture some fantastic photos for posterity!

After a stopover at the castle, you begin the drive along the shores of Loch Ness, and return to Inverness in the early evening where the tour comes to a close.


  • Transport in a 16-seat Mercedes minicoach
  • Driver-guide


  • Entry fees to visitor attractions

Please note

This activity is adults (and older children) only. Little ones under the age of 5 years will have to sit this one out, we’re afraid. Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Travel light: You are only allowed to carry 14 kgs of luggage on this tour. A carry-on bag plus a small bag is preferable as advised by the local authorities.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews


    Comfortable transport, tour guide was very knowledgeable, beautiful scenery, stopped on several occasions to get some photo's and for comfort breaks also stopped at Applecross for lunch.


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