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5-Day Orkney and Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

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An adventure to the Orkney Isles – experience Scotland’s incredible history, nature and people on this fantastic four day tour! Visit the pre-historic sites of Skara Brae, Maes Howe and the standing stones of the Ring of Brodgar. Learn about the Churchill Barriers, the Italian Chapel and St Magnus Cathedral.

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Day 1: Edinburgh - Loch Ness

Stop At: Luss, Luss, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
The 1st stop af the day will be in the little village of Luss where you can stroll down to the banks of Loch Lomond
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Glen Coe, Scotland
Admire these stunning mountain whilst hearing stories of murder and massacre
Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Loch Ness, Scotland
Spend your evening on the banks on Loch Ness

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight: Fort Augustus

Day 2: Ferry to Orkney

Pass By: Port of Gills Bay, KW1, UK
Take the ferry to Orkney

Stop At: The Italian Chapel, Lamb Holm, St. Mary's KW17 2RT Scotland
Time to admire the chapel built by Italian prisoners of war during WWII

Duration: 40 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight: Kirkwall

Day 3: Exploring Orkney

Stop At: Maeshowe, Ireland Rd, Stenness KW16 3LB Scotland
Today is all about prehistory as we start with the Neolithic Maes Howe Chambered Cairn
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Skara Brae Prehistoric Village, Sandwick KW16 3LR Scotland
see how our ancestors lived in this pre-historic village unearthed by a storm in the 1850s.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight: Kirkwall

Day 4: Leaving the island

Pass By: St. Margaret's Hope, St. Margaret's Hope, South Ronaldsay, Orkney Islands, Scotland
Back onto the ferry to return to the mainland

Stop At: Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Golspie KW10 6SF Scotland
A stop at the home of the Duke of Sutherland. There will be time to visit the castle and gardens and hopefully see the daily Falconry display.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight: Inverness

Day 5: Inverness to Edinburgh

Stop At: Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Culloden Moor IV2 5EU Scotland
Time to wander the battlefield or visit the exhibition. This is the site of the last battle fought on British soil in 1746.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Pitlochry, Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
Final stop of the day is Pitlochry - the geographical centre of Scotland. Time for those last minutes gits to be purchased
Duration: 40 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Children under 3 years not accepted
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Luggage Restrictions: Maximum weight: 15kg. Maximum size: 55cm x 40cm x 20cm per person plus small carry on
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 32 travelers
  • 4x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • 4 nights accommodation as per selected
  • Breakfast
  • Driver/guide

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Glen Coe
  • Entry/Admission - The Italian Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - Maeshowe
  • Entry/Admission - Skara Brae Prehistoric Village
  • Entry/Admission - Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Culloden Battlefield

Departure Point
192 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RW, UK

Departure Time
8:30 AM

5 days

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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