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GHD Clan Tour over the sea to SKYE

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Highlights

There is no better way to see and hear about the views, culture and history enroute to Skye than from a kilted Highlander. George’s wee anecdotes leaving Inverness will have you in stiches.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Urquhart Castle, A82 Road, Drumnadrochit IV63 6XJ Scotland

With stunning views of the castle and Loch Ness. The first real evidence of a castle dates back to 1230.it fell in and out of the English hands over the next 100 years. It was the clan seat of the Grant Clan in 1689 Urquhart Castle saw its last action when the garrison of the time blew the castle up rather than let it fall into the enemy as they left.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Invermoriston, Invermoriston, Loch Ness Region, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

is a small village 6 miles north of Fort Augustus. Most visited attraction is bridge build by Thomas Telford in 1813 and crosses the spectacular river Morrison water falls. This is where we then head west to continue our journey.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Glen Shiel, Kyle IV40 8HU, UK

on June 10th, 1719 200 Spanish marines and 1000 clansmen joined forces and set out to march to Inverness when they were met in Glen Sheil by government troops lead by General Joseph Wightman. The battle started early evening and by 9pm the government troops overrun the Jacobite, resulting in over 100 Jacobite deaths.

Stop At: Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8DX Scotland

Eilean Donan is a small tidal inland where 3 sea lochs meet, Loch Duich, Loch Long and Loch Alsa the castle dominates this island about one mile from the village of Dornie a picturesque castle that frequently appears in photos, films and television. The castle was founded in 13th century and became a strong hold for the Mackenzie clan and now the Macrae clan. It was destroyed in 1719 by government ships. It is now one of Scotland’s top attractions.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Skye Bridge, Route A87, Kyle of Lochalsh Scotland

The Skye Bridge was completed in October 1995 taking 3 years to complete, connecting The Isle of Skye with the Scottish mainland. Before this a ferry service was in operation from as far back as the 1600s.

Stop At: Black Cuillin, Scotland

The Cuillins mountain range dominates the landscape in Skye ranges The Black Cuillins and The Red Cuillins separated by the Glen Sligachan. The mountain range ridges contains 11 Munros and 16 other summits. (Photos from Sligachan bridge)

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Portree, Portree, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland

The largest town on the Island. Portree harbour was designed by Thomas Telford, surrounded by cliffs and across the bay the Island of Raasay can be seen.The name Portree comes from the Gaelic Port-an-righ which translates to king port and dates from a visit of King James V, in 1540. This is also where Bonnie Prince Charlie bade farewell to Flora Macdonald.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Fairy Glen, Scotland

A bizarre and delightful miniature landscape of grassy cone shaped hills, sometimes spelt Faerie Glen. Fascinating place to visit and explore on a dry sunny day. A fairy-tale landscape. Breath-taking .

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Quiraing, Portree IV51 9LA, UK

As part of the Trotternish Ridge it has been formed by a massive landslip which has created high cliffs, hidden plateaus and pinnacles of rock. Fantastic views to the east of Staffin village and over to the mainland.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kilt Rock, Scotland

Kilt Rock is a sea cliff it is said to resemble a kilt with vertical basalt columns to form the pleats and intruded sills of dolerite forming the pattern. As you look towards Kilt Rock you will see the amazing Mealt Water falls dropping in to the sea.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Lealt Falls, Portree Scotland

Lealt Falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Scotland. The waterfall lies in a gorge and has a new viewing platform. There is a second viewing point looking over the cliff tops and down to the ocean below.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Lochcarron, Lochcarron, Ross and Cromarty, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

On our return to Inverness we take the north route giving you the chance to see some new views and pass Loch Carron where there is a fantastic view point looking over the loch to Strathcarron and the amazing mountains beyond.

Duration: 15 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Fun Infofacts
  • Local Knowledge


Exclusions
  • Entry/Admission - Urquhart Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Eilean Donan Castle


Departure Point
Royal Highland Hotel, 18 Station Square, Academy St, Inverness IV1 1LG, UK

Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick up from any Hotel, Guest house or B&B in Inverness. Just let us know your needs at the time of booking.

Airports

  • Inverness Airport, Inverness Scotland




Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 10/5/2019 - 10/10/2021Monday - Sunday:08:30 AM - 06:30 PM

Duration
10 to 12 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


Voucher Info
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