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Isle of Skye & The Highlands: 3-Day Guided Tour from Glasgow

4.6 / 5

72 reviews

Activity provider: Highland Experience Tours

Isle of Skye & The Highlands: 3-Day Guided Tour from Glasgow

Activity provider: Highland Experience Tours

From US$ 362.11 per person

Experience the wilderness of the Highlands of Scotland and Isle of Skye on a 3-day tour of the nation’s most beautiful landscape. Look for Nessie at Loch Ness, see sites made famous by Holywood movies, learn about the battles of the Clans and more.

About this activity

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Duration 3 days
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Live tour guide


72 hours
  • Glasgow

  • Loch Lomond

  • Glencoe

  • Fort William

  • Inverness

  • Eilean Donan Castle (photo stop)

  • Loch Ness (photo stop)

  • Isle of Skye

  • Portree

  • Urquhart Castle (boat cruise)

    • Optional
    • Extra fee
  • Culloden Battlefield

    • Optional
    • Extra fee
  • Pitlochry

  • Edinburgh

Meeting point
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Other stop
End point
  • Explore the wilderness of the Highlands of Scotland and Isle of Skye
  • See Eilean Donan Castle where the blockbuster movie "Highlander" was filmed
  • Spend a day exploring the Isle of Skye
  • Explore the Victorian town of Pitlochry
  • Learn about clan massacres and the battles of the Vikings
Full description
Escape the bustle of daily life and get back to nature on a 3-day tour of the Scottish Highlands and Isle of Skye, with bed and breakfast accommodations in Inverness. Hear of clan massacres, visit monuments associated with Scotland’s struggle against the English, and see location sites of the blockbuster movie “Highlander.” Day 1: Departing Glasgow take a spectacular route north through Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. We will stop at a pretty village perched on the banks of Loch Lomond. Further north, we'll cross the brooding expanse of Rannoch Moor, and travel on through Glen Coe. Here, you'll learn of clan massacres as you stand amongst the eerie but beautiful glen. Overnight stay in Inverness. Day 2: We'll depart Inverness to set off on our day excursion to the Isle of Skye. We will stop for photographs at Loch Ness and Eilean Donan Castle before crossing the bridge to Skye. On the island we'll explore the craggy Cuillin Mountains, dramatic hills of the Quiraing and beautiful Trotternish Peninsula. Look for seals, peeking out of the waves as you walk along the coast, or spot stags silhouetted on hillsides. We will stop for lunch in the capital of the island, Portree. Day 3: Follow the banks of Loch Ness where you can take a boat tour to Urquhart Castle or do a bit of monster hunting from the shore. The route back to Glasgow takes you past the battlefield of Culloden, site of the defeat of the Jacobite forces. You will also drive through the Cairngorm Mountains, home of Britain’s highest mountain, and see the picturesque Victorian town of Pitlochry. Please note: Glasgow passengers may return to Edinburgh where they are issued with train tickets to Glasgow.
  • Transportation
  • English-speaking guide
  • 2 nights bed and breakfast accommodation
  • Entrance fees
  • Meals
Not suitable for
  • Children under 3 years

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  • Children under 3 years old are not allowed on the tour
  • Please note the luggage restrictions: Maximum weight: 15kg, maximum size: 55cm x 40cm x 20cm per person plus small carry on
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 72 reviews

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The tour was great, our guide Alex was fantastic, he showed a huge passion for the job and although there were a few moments on the trip where the places were closed due to it being the end of the tour session, Alex did his best to find compromises to help us make the most of our time! During the evenings our guide provided us with excellent suggestions of where to go for food and to experience the real Scotland. The sights during the trip were excellent we managed to fit in a lot in such a little time, it was long days filled with lengthy drives but we all had a great time!

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November 23, 2022

It was really an amazing experience in the Highlands. James ( the guide ) was very knowledgeable about Scotland history and culture. He was also very patient and cooperative .We had the chance to visit many wonderful spots specially in the Isle of Skye. I strongly recommend this tour .

October 17, 2022

The tour was well planned overall, but it also felt too crammed and rushed. We barely had time to take in the views, which we got to admire mostly from the minibus. It would be much better to slow things down a little and perhaps include some activities, like some more short hikes (as opposed to just stopping to take a few pictures) or a whiskey tasting experience, for instance. So overall a quite nice trip, but could be planned better, depending on how many days it lasts.

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September 8, 2022

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