Scottish Highlands Cycle
Scottish Highlands Cycle information and booking
- Equipment Required
- Cycling through the heart of the Scottish Highlands
- Exploring the quaint villages which are full of historical intrigue
- Experiencing the timelessness of the lochs
- Visiting castles and taking side trips to experience the landscape further on foot
Tour description provided by World Expeditions
Cycle from Inverness, the capital of the Scottish Highlands, along the shores of Loch Ness to Fort William. During this week long trip we cycle along scenic paths and quiet forest trails with opportunities enroute to spot the wildlife of the region including red deer, stag or golden eagle. A day in Fort William is set aside to rest or ascend Ben Nevis, Scotland's highest mountain. A train journey takes us across desolate Rannoch Moor to Loch Rannoch, where we continue on bike to the Victorian resort town of Pitlochry, nestled in the Perthshire hills.
- 7 breakfasts – full breakfasts are served and usually start with porridge or cereals followed by fried eggs, bacon/sausages, tomato, toast (or any combination you prefer), coffee, tea and juices.
- 7 nights accommodation in 3 to 4 star bed & breakfast accommodation on a twinshare basis with private facilities.
- Transfer of luggage between accommodation – one main bag and one small item of hand luggage per person with a total maximum weight of both bags of 15kg per person.
- Train ticket fort william to rannoch on day 6
- Map and travel documentation and emergency support service
- 24 speed hybrid cycles equipped with helmets, panniers, tools, puncture repair kit, spare inner tube, lock and water bottle
- Day 1 Arrive Inverness
- Day 2 To Drumnadrochit 24 miles/39km
- Day 3 To Fort Augustus 23 miles/37km
- Day 4 To Fort William 34 miles/55km
- Day 5 Rest day in Fort William, option to climb Scotland's highest peak Ben Nevis (1344m)
- Day 6 To Tummel Bridge 24 miles/39km
- Day 7 To Pitlochry 13 miles/20km or 24 miles/39km
- Day 8 Trip concludes Pitlochry