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3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Tour from Edinburgh, Including "Hogwarts Express" Ride

Highland Explorer Tours Ltd

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Highlights

Experience the Highland beauty of the Isle of Skye on a 3-day excursion from Edinburgh. You'll spend two nights on the Isle of Skye, see legendary Loch Ness and ride one of the world's most famous steam trains, the West Highland Line, as seen in the Harry Potter films.

What You'll Get

Itinerary

Day 1: Edinburgh to Portree

Stop At: Dunkeld Cathedral, 1.5 hours drive north of Edinburgh, Dunkeld Scotland
We visit the quaint village of Dunkeld with its historic cathedral sitting on the banks of the River Tay.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Fort Augustus Abbey, Fort Augustus Scotland
At Fort Augustus, there is time to explore the shores of Loch Ness and a chance to spot Nessie.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8DX Scotland
The journey continues to the famous Isle of Skye but first, we take in spectacular Eilean Donan Castle, one of Scotland’s most famous icons.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sligachan Old Bridge, A863/a87, Sligachan IV47 8SW Scotland
Learn about some of the island's myths and legends at Sligachan
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3 star B&B or Hotel in Portree

Day 2: Isle of Skye

Stop At: The Old Man of Storr, Scotland
View the iconic Old Man of Storr
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kilt Rock, Scotland
Visit Kilt Rock with its cascading waterfall
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, MacLeod Estate, Dunvegan House, Dunvegan IV55 8WF Scotland
A visit to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without learning the fascinating history and clan legend of Dunvegan Castle. Built during 13th and 14th centuries this Hebridean stronghold is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the ancestral home of the Chiefs of Clan MacLeod for the past 800 years
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3 star B&B or Hotel in Portree

Day 3: Portree to Edinburgh

Stop At: Armadale Castle, Gardens & Museum of the Isles, Armadale Sleat, Armadale IV45 8RS Scotland
We have the chance to explore the castle and gardens of Clan Donald Skye this morning.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Jacobite Train, Fort William PH33 6GD, UK
Board the Jacobite Steam Train in Mallaig and journey to Fort William, one of the most spectacular railway journeys in the world. The train crosses the Glenfinnan Viaduct where a monument to Bonnie Prince Charlie’s campaign now stands.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Glencoe Massacre Monument, 8 Upper Carnoch, Glencoe Village PH49 4HU Scotland
We head south through the dramatic scenery of Glencoe and wild Rannoch Moor
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Green Welly Stop, Main Street, Tyndrum, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Scotland
Short rest stop here before finishing our journey south.
Duration: 20 minutes

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

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Please select room type when booking.
  • Minimum age is 5 years, we are unable to accommodate children under this age
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase weighing no more than 33lbs (15kg) and 1 carry-on bag
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them to board and disembark
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Inclusions
  • 2x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • 2 nights accommodation in 3-star B&B or hotels
  • Steam Train from Mallaig to Fort William
  • Breakfast daily
  • Transport by air-conditioned midi-coach
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Dunvegan Castle & Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Jacobite Train


Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Eilean Donan Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Armadale Castle, Gardens & Museum of the Isles


Departure Point
Highland Explorer Tours, 60 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1TB, UK


Departure Time
8:00 AM

Duration
3 days

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


Voucher Info
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The Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.