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The Isle of Skye – 3 Day Tour from Edinburgh with Accomodation

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    3 Days / 2 Nights

  • Start time


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

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Edinburgh Bus Station, Gate J and Gate K, St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH1 3DQ.

    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at Waverley Bridge in Edinburgh

Key Highlights

  • Experience the Isle of Skye at leisure on this 3 day tour from Edinburgh
  • Visit some of the most beautiful places in the highlands such as Glencoe, Loch Ness, Eilean Donan Castle and the Five Sisters of Kintail
  • Award winning service and tour provider
  • Travel in a luxury, top of the range, 16 seater Mercedes minibus


Explore the Isle of Skye and witness the best of Scotland’s natural attractions and monuments in this Scottish Highland tour. Explore these most dramatic and beautiful places in the Highlands that have served as backdrops to numerous memorable films.

Be enticed by the tranquility and the untamed beauty of the picture perfect scenery of many attractions such as Glencoe, Loch Ness, Eilean Donan Castle and the Five Sisters of Kintail during your Scotland tour. Travel to all the places in a luxurious, 16 seated Mercedes minibus.

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Day 1:

You will be picked up at 8:30am and taken to the tour destinations in an air conditioned Mercedes minibus.

Depart Edinburgh at 9:00am and travel west passing Linlithgow Palace and Stirling. Admire the views of the imposing castle and the Wallace Monument. Pass the Doune Castle, the setting for the Monty Python's Holy Grail before stopping in Callander for refreshments.

Crossing into the Highlands, head north towards Loch Luibnaig and admire the mesmerizing scenery. Pass through Breadalbane (the high country of Scotland) and head for the wild desolation of Rannoch Moor. Continue through the spectacular mountain pass of Glencoe, the scene of the great massacre of the Clan Macdonald in 1692.

Leaving Fort William after lunch, drive past Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis and into the Great Glen. Travelling west on the Road to the Isles head through the stunning Five Sisters of Kintail, the mountains guarding the pass on the way to the Isle of Skye.

Stop to visit the famous Eilean Donan Castle, one of Scotland's most photographed castles, set at the junction of 3 lochs and completely surrounded by water.

Day 2:

Explore Skye at leisure. You can travel north to the stunning Quiraing Mountain Pass and enjoy a spectacular walk through some of Skye's extraordinary geological scenery. You can also see the Kilt Rock, composed of basalt columns with its waterfall cascading over the cliffs and down into the sea below.

After lunch, you can travel to Neist Point and take a walk to the lighthouse that is the furthest point west on Skye. Another option is to visit to Dunvegan Castle, the ancient ancestral seat of the Clan McLeod. You can also visit the Talisker Distillery, or the famous Cuillin Hills.

Day 3:

Travel south through the Cuillin Hills and then back over to the mainland. You can admire the stunning views over Loch Duich and the Five Sisters of Kintail.

Head toward Loch Ness for lunch and the possibility of spotting Nessie. There is a boat trip (summer only) available here that will get you that bit closer.

Head south through the Grampian Mountains along Loch Laggan, famous now as Monarch of the Glen Country before passing Dalwhinnie, home to Scotland's highest whisky distillery.

Drive past Blair Castle stopping for refreshments before heading back to Edinburgh past Perth and over the Forth Road Bridge.

You will return to Edinburgh around 7:00pm. The drop off point is Waverley Bridge, Edinburgh.


  • Breakfast
  • All bridge crossings
  • Services of a driver/guide
  • Discount card for money off restaurants, attractions and shopping
  • Transportation by top-of the range, 16-seat Mercedes minibus with air ventilation
  • 2 nights accommodation 3 star B&B with private facilities


  • Lunch, dinner and refreshments
  • Entrances to all visitor attractions

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

Discount rate applies to children aged 5-15yrs, based on 2 children sharing a room with parents in a twin room.

Rooms are available on Single or Twin Sharing basis for 1 or 2 people. Bookings for 2 people (or multiples of 2) will be allocated double/twin rooms. Should you have 1, 3 or 5 people in your party you will also be allocated a single room in addition to a double room. Should you wish for a different room combination please call us for help with the booking.

For any booking which requires one double and more than one single rooms (triple rooms unavailable), need to make separate bookings.

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.As much time as possible is spent off the coach. Please bring suitable footwear and clothing.In the Guesthouse/B&B accommodation - all rooms are ensuite and can have twin beds, a double bed or family (1x double and 1x single bed)Please provide a number where you can be contacted in Edinburgh when booking.

Customer Reviews

  • Amarinder Singh
    The best experience

    The drive Steve was excellent. I have enjoyed the overall experience despite my minor disability. Good value for money and go for it...

    Australia 07/13/2017
    A value for money tour !

    The whole journey was very tiring but fun esp. climbing up the hill at Neigh Point ! The whole tour is really worth the money spend because there are so many exciting things to...

    Malaysia 01/31/2017
  • Debatanu Biswas
    A very good experience of my life.

    We had a great time. The tour guide called Grant of Rabbie's was fabulous. Had a great time. The Bed and breakfast was really nice. The host named Pam is such a sweetheart....

    United Kingdom 01/02/2017

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