5-Day Best of Scotland Experience from Glasgow

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Glasgow to Returns to original departure point

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4.5 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

This tour takes you to Loch Lomond, Kilmartin Glen, the west coast in Oban, riding the Jacobite Steam Train, over to Skye, through the Highlands, Glen Coe, Culloden and Loch Ness. Visit Culloden, Eilean Donan Castle, do a Loch Ness cruise and learn about whisky and Scotland's rich history in this unforgettable 5 day tour from Glasgow. Departures 13th May - Sep 12 will include the Jacobite Steam Train All other departure will include Loch Ness Cruise and Urquhart Castle instead.
On day one we’ll head west through the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park and on towards Kilmartin Glen. You’ll get lost in Scotland’s incredible nature before spending the evening in the incredible coastal town of Oban: Seafood capital of Scotland! Your second day takes you through some incredible mountain landscapes at Glencoe. At Fort Wiliam, where the highest mountain in the UK lies - Ben Nevis - you jump aboard the Jacobite Steam Train, to enjoy one of the greatest train journeys. Taste the best seafood at Mallaig and cross over the sea to the Isle of Skye on the ferry for your second night. Departures 13th May - Sep 12 will include the Jacobite Steam Train All other departure will include Loch Ness Cruise and Urquhart Castle instead.Day three is all about Skye! You’ll get the chance to enjoy Sligachan, unforgettable views of the Black and Red Cuillin Mountains. You’ll then head to explore the Misty Isle and for great photographs of the Old Man of Storr, the Trotternish Peninsula and visit the colourful harbour town of Portree. We’ll spend the second night on Skye. On our fourth day we’ll leave Skye and head straight to one of Scotland’s most photographed castles, Eilean Donan* which you’ll have ample time to explore. You’ll stop at the pretty Lochside village of Drumnadrochit for lunch, before having the option to cruise on Loch Ness, look out for Nessie and visit Urquhart Castle ruin. We’ll then head to the south end of the Loch for our overnight stop in Fort Augustus. Our final day begins with a Loch Ness cruise (entrance fee not included, except 21st March - 9th May & 5th September - 10th October) and and visit to Culloden Battlefield (entrance fee not included). You will then visit a whisky distillery (entrance fee not included), pass through the Cairngorm Mountains National Park and the picturesque town of Pitlochry as we journey south back to Glasgow.

What’s included

  • 4 nights accommodation as per selected
  • Hotel option consists of 1 night Oban Hotel / 2 nights B&B ensuite Skye / 1 night Fort Augustus Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • Driver/guide

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities


  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Excellent value for money
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Breakfast included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Multi-Day Trip