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Isle of Skye Day Trip from Inverness

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time
    8:00am
  • Duration
    12 hours
Inclusions
  • Transport in a 16-seat Mercedes mini coach
  • Driver-guide
Guests
  • Adult (16+)
  • Child (5-15)

Key Highlights

  • Discover the incomparable beauty of the world famous Isle of Skye
  • Trace the steps of the Jacobite rising at the Eilean Donan Castle
  • Learn about the Trotternish Peninsula and local attractions from your expert guide
  • Indulge in breathtaking views as you drive around the Highlands in a comfortable Mercedes mini coach

Overview

On this day trip from Inverness, visit the Eilean Donan Castle and enjoy the commentary of your expert guide as you walk around the castle. Learn about the Jacobite rising and destruction of the castle to the restoration and reuse of this mighty stronghold. This picture perfect castle makes for the most memorable photographs, set on a small scenic tidal island, where three seas of Loch Duich, Loch Long and Loch Alsh meet. Discover the beauty of the Isle of Skye, an iconic part of the Scottish Highlands that has been the point of attraction for several Hollywood films. Visit the Trotternish Peninsula and learn about the local attractions like Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock and Quiraing from your expert guide. On your drive around the Isle, cover scenic views of the Great Glen, drive through the majestic Glen Shiel and past the beautiful shores of Lake Clunie.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    12 hours

  • Start time

    8:00am

  • Meeting Point

    Stance 7, Inverness Bus Station, Margaret St, Inverness, IV1 1LT

  • Ending Point

    Same as starting point

Itinerary

  • Begin this guided tour bright and early and board the comfortable 16-seat Mercedes mini coach from Inverness bus station.

    Eilean Donan Castle:

    Drive past the almighty mountains of Wester Ross and enjoy commentary from your driver as you’re driven towards the stunning Eilean Donan Castle. The iconic castle stands strong and proud by the shores and makes for a picture perfect photography session.

    Learn about the Jacobite rising and destruction of the castle to the restoration and reuse of this mighty stronghold. This picture perfect castle is set on a small scenic tidal island, where three seas of Loch Duich, Loch Long and Loch Alsh meet.

    Isle of Skye:

    After taking in the picturesque views of the castle, you travel over the bridge and enter the breathtaking Isle of Skye. Behold the scenic views of Skye that have graced several prominent Hollywood films like Snow White and the Huntsman, Macbeth, The Land That Time Forgot and more. After passing through the mountainous core of the island, you arrive at the lively harbour town of Portree for lunch where you can indulge in scrumptious local delights.

    Spend the afternoon exploring the world-renowned natural beauty of the Trotternish Peninsula. Learn about the stunning places within the peninsula Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock and Quiraing and enjoy enlivening commentary by your experienced guide. After taking in the picturesque sights of the region, the drive back to the mainland begins through the majestic Glen Shiel, past the pretty shores of Loch Clunie and towards the Great Glen.

    As you make your way past the banks of the impressive Loch Ness, bid farewell to the legendary creature of the Loch as you finally drive back to Inverness where the tour comes to a close.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Transport in a 16-seat Mercedes mini coach
  • 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.

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