Escape to the Highlands

Overview

Selected Highlights

  • Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Mile & The Palace of Holyrood House
  • Historic Castles including Stirling, Urquhart and Eilean Donan
  • Glencoe, Scotland's most famous and atmospheric glen
  • The magical Isle of Skye and the Cuillin Mountains
  • Mystical Loch Ness & Inverness, the Highland Capital

This tour of the Scottish Highlands begins in Edinburgh, Scotland’s majestic capital city and explores the magnificent Highlands and Islands.

Travelling north to Stirling, Glencoe & the Isle of Skye it visits Inverness, the Capital of the Highlands and mystical Loch Ness, exploring a selection of the country’s finest mountain and loch-side scenery.

Edinburgh is one of Europe’s most beautiful capital cities. Hop-on and hop-off a City Sightseeing Tour and explore the many attractions, including St Giles’ Cathedral, the National Gallery, Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street, the New Town and Royal Mile. Walk up Arthur’s Seat and enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the city. In the evening, you are spoilt for choice, Edinburgh is gastronomic heaven.

This tour takes you into the heart of the Scottish Highlands. Drive through Glencoe, the most infamous glen in Scotland, across the desolate otherworldly beauty of Rannoch Moor, to the foot of Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in Britain. This part of the world is truly breathtaking.

Get the ferry to the awe-inspiring volcanic Isle of Skye, visited for its wild mountains, stunning seascapes and geological scenery. Home to the iconic Old Man of Storr, dramatic Quiraing and magical Fairy Pools, Skye is the most famous Scottish Isle. On route to Inverness, you will pass the picturesque castles of Eilean Donan and Urquhart.

The Capital of the Scottish Highlands, Inverness is the perfect base for exploring Loch Ness, Culloden Battlefield and nearby Speyside, home to the world-famous 70-mile Malt Whisky Trail.

Your Escape to the Highlands ends in beautiful Highland Perthshire with mountains to climb, forests to explore, rivers and lochs to navigate, kayak and canoe. 

During these unpredictable times we all want complete peace of mind when booking a holiday, so we're offering flexible postponement up to 3 weeks before the start of your trip at no expense to you. See our Book With Confidence page for more details.