Scottish Highlands 3-Day Small-Group Tour from Glasgow

Cultural & Theme Tours in Skye

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Immerse yourself in the wild beauty of the Scottish Highlands and the Isle of Skye on a three-day small-group excursion from Glasgow. In three days, you'll explore some of the most dramatic and beautiful scenery in the Highlands, and visit the second-largest island off Scotland’s west coast, the magical Isle of Skye.
ItineraryDay 1: Glasgow – PortreeStop At: Loch Lubnaig, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, ScotlandLoch Lubnaig is a small but stunningly located stretch of freshwater nestling between Ben Ledi and Benvane. Great little picnic spot on the shore of Loch Lubnaig with a little cafe. Friendly staff in the cafe, nice cakes and takeaway food.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Buachaille Etive Mor, Ballachulish, Glencoe, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandBe moved by the sheer beauty and tragic tales of one of Scotland’s most famous landscapes.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh, Lochalsh, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandAn iconic and gorgeous 13th century castle that once warded off Viking invasions.Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in Portree on the Isle of Skye.Day 2: Isle of SkyeStop At: The Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, ScotlandGreat photo stop at this iconic rock formation. This sharp pinnacle of rock bursts out the land and can be seen for miles around.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Kilt Rock, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, ScotlandPicturesque observation point offering panoramic views of waterfalls, cliffs & sea.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Portree Harbour, Portree, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, ScotlandSet round its natural harbour and fringed by high ground and cliffs, the town is a popular tourists’ holiday destination and the harbour continues to be used by fishing boats as well as pleasure craft.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland(optional)Any visit to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without savouring the wealth of history and clan legend on offer at award winning 5* Dunvegan Castle & Gardens.Built on a rock in an idyllic loch side setting, Dunvegan is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the ancestral home of the Chiefs of Clan MacLeod for 800 years.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Neist Point, Glendale, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland(optional) Neist Point - the most westerly headland on Skye - is an iconic destination, with stunning cliff scenery, a fine lighthouse, an outlook to the Outer Hebrides, and the chance to watch for minke whales in the summer months.Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in Portree on the Isle of Skye.Day 3: Portree – GlasgowStop At: Fort Augustus, Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandSituated on the most southern tip of Loch Ness on the Great Glen Way, this historic and scenic hamlet is a popular tourist destination.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Loch Ness, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandOptional boat trip opportunity and a chance to spot Nessie!Duration: 50 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Breakfast
  • Driver/guide
  • All ferry and bridge crossings
  • Modern, air-conditioned Mercedes minivan for personal experience(maximum 16 people)
  • Two nights accommodation with private facilities in either a B&B/guest-house or 3-star hotel

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Admission fees
  • Entry/Admission - Eilean Donan Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Dunvegan Castle & Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Loch Ness

Highlights

  • Breakfast included
  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Receive discounts at selected restaurants, shops and attractions

Itinerary

Day 1: Glasgow – Portree Stop At: Loch Lubnaig, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland Loch Lubnaig is a small but stunningly located stretch of freshwater nestling between Ben Ledi and Benvane. Great little picnic spot on the shore of Loch Lubnaig with a little cafe. Friendly staff in the cafe, nice cakes and takeaway food. Duration: 10 minutes Stop At: Buachaille Etive Mor, Ballachulish, Glencoe, Scottish Highlands, Scotland Be moved by the sheer beauty and tragic tales of one of Scotland’s most famous landscapes. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh, Lochalsh, Scottish Highlands, Scotland An iconic and gorgeous 13th century castle that once warded off Viking invasions. Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight in Portree on the Isle of Skye.
Day 2: Isle of Skye Stop At: The Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland Great photo stop at this iconic rock formation. This sharp pinnacle of rock bursts out the land and can be seen for miles around. Duration: 10 minutes Stop At: Kilt Rock, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland Picturesque observation point offering panoramic views of waterfalls, cliffs & sea. Duration: 10 minutes Stop At: Portree Harbour, Portree, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland Set round its natural harbour and fringed by high ground and cliffs, the town is a popular tourists’ holiday destination and the harbour continues to be used by fishing boats as well as pleasure craft. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland (optional) Any visit to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without savouring the wealth of history and clan legend on offer at award winning 5* Dunvegan Castle & Gardens. Built on a rock in an idyllic loch side setting, Dunvegan is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the ancestral home of the Chiefs of Clan MacLeod for 800 years. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Neist Point, Glendale, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland (optional) Neist Point - the most westerly headland on Skye - is an iconic destination, with stunning cliff scenery, a fine lighthouse, an outlook to the Outer Hebrides, and the chance to watch for minke whales in the summer months. Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight in Portree on the Isle of Skye.
Day 3: Portree – Glasgow Stop At: Fort Augustus, Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland Situated on the most southern tip of Loch Ness on the Great Glen Way, this historic and scenic hamlet is a popular tourist destination. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Loch Ness, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland Optional boat trip opportunity and a chance to spot Nessie! Duration: 50 minutes No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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