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3-day Isle of Skye, Loch Ness, and Scottish Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

Highlights
  • 3-day Isle of Skye tour from Edinburgh
  • Admire views of Glencoe, Loch Ness, Loch Lomond, and Ben Nevis
  • Take in the highlights of the Isle of Skye, including Kilt Rock, Fairy Glen, and Dunvegan Castle
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3-day Isle of Skye, Loch Ness, and Scottish Highlands Tour from Edinburgh
From US$ 173.44
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  • Overview
  • What to Expect
  • Important Information
  • Reviews
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Tour with Double/Twin B&BMost Popular
Our 3 day Skye tour including a double or twin room at a Bed and Breakfast in Portree, Skye. This option includes breakfast.
US$ 318.87
Tour with Single B&B
Our 3 day Skye tour including accommodation in a single room at a Bed and Breakfast.
US$ 332.21
Tour Excluding Accommodation
Your 3 day tour will not include accommodation. You must book this yourself. We kindly ask you to ensure the accommodation is located in the centre of Portree, Skye.
US$ 173.44
Overview
The Isle of Skye is the largest of Scotland’s Hebrides Islands and this multi-day tour from Edinburgh ensures you take in all the highlights. Admire natural wonders such as Loch Ness, Glen Coe, and Ben Nevis; visit Fairy Glen, Dunvegan Castle, and Kilt Rock on the Isle of Skye; and see Eilean Donan Castle, where Highlander was filmed.
What to Expect

Day One

The 3 day Skye tour starts at 9am from the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. Travel through to Glasgow to pick up the Glasgow passengers and begin a journey up to the beautiful Scottish Highlands. The first stop of the day is the small conservation village of Luss, situated on the 'bonnie bonnie banks' of Loch Lomond. Take time to enjoy the beautiful views across one of the largest lochs in Scotland, before continuing north.

Travelling North via Tyndrum, pass over atmospheric Rannoch Moor, before enjoying time in dramatic Glencoe; the site of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald clan, and also features in the James Bond film, Skyfall. After lunch in a traditional Highland village, pause for photos at Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis, and then stop to admire Glen Garry. From the right viewpoint, the loch looks like the shape of Scotland!

Afterwards, pass the stunning Five Sisters of Kintail mountain range and pass over the bridge to the Isle of Skye. The first day ends in the charming village; where your Driver-Guide will drop you at your accommodation.

Day Two

After breakfast, depart Portree for a full day exploring the beautiful Scottish island. Today's itinerary is flexible; you may enjoy a visit to the magical Fairy Glen, Dunvegan Castle* and Kilt Rock. You may perhaps prefer a walk at the scenic Lealt Falls, or learn of the history of iconic Scot, Flora Macdonald and the unique Black Houses. Discuss these options and more with your Driver-Guide on the day. After a full day touring the island, return to Portree for a nights rest.

Day Three

Commence the third and final day via the much admired and photographed Eilean Donan Castle*. The castle is the backdrop to many films, including 'Highlander'. Move on to the loch side village of Fort Augustus for lunch and views across Loch Ness; perhaps you will get a glimpse of the famous monster! Our journey south continues over Laggan and the Grampian Mountains, with last stop of the day in the Victorian town of Pitlochry. Then return to Edinburgh, crossing over the Firth of Forth, where you will see the iconic Forth Bridges. Your tour ends at approximately 7:30pm.

*Optional Extra

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Reviewed 1 week ago
A Tour to remember!!

I had a fabulous experience with Timberbush. I was a solo female traveler from India and didn't know much about Scotland or how to go around the country. My boss had recommended a couple of tours from Edinburgh. When I did my research, I saw...More

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Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Shubhadipa S, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your experience, it is very much appreciated. We're pleased to hear that it was a positive experience and that you had a good time exploring Skye with Jenny as your Driver-Guide. We'll...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Perfect tour

We spent three very organized days with Jenny as driver and companion. Wonderful trip, nice group, we felt very secure with Jenny who told a lot about Scotland, Scots, history with a very nice way to speak, and least but not last, she speaks very...More

1  Thank mipiaccionogliet2018
Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi mipiaccionogliet2018, Thank you very much for leaving some feedback of your trip with us. We're happy to hear that you liked having Jenny as your Driver-Guide and enjoyed her style of commentary as you explored Skye. We may add longer tours than 3 days...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Awesome tour guide/driver for breathtaking scenary

My wife and I decided to take the 3 day Isle of Skye tour with Timberbush for our honeymoon and were not at all disappointed with the trip! Our tour guide/driver Hamish is an awesome fella. He integrated traditional Scottish songs and music to match...More

Thank Moses K
Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Moses K, Firstly, congratulations from all of us at Timberbush! We're thrilled that you'd choose a trip with us for part of your honeymoon. It's great to hear that you enjoyed exploring Skye with Hamish and thoroughly appreciated his commentary and extra excursions. Sorry...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Memorable Experience And Well Executed

Our experience with Timberbush has been quite positive. The booking process was pleasant with all my initial, and later, follow up questions answered in a courteous and concise manner. The bus was clean, quiet and comfortable. Our driver Allan S. was remarkable. The perfect combination...More

Thank Douglas H
Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Douglas, Thank you so much for leaving a review. We're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your trip to Skye and enjoyed the opportunity to spectate the Portree Highland Games. We'll be sure to pass on your feedback and thanks to Alan for...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018
So glad we toured with Timberbush rather than attempting this on our own!

Overall: We had a great time on our 3 day tour of Skye, Loch Ness, and the Highlands. Dom, our guide, was terrific and we saw some really amazing things. Pros: --Really informative narration throughout the tour. Great tidbits of Scottish history. --The stops on...More

Thank em0hawk9000
Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hello em0hawk9000, Thank you for your review! We're pleased to hear that you had a good time visiting the various locations on our Skye tour and liked Dom's style of guiding. We'll be sure to let him know how much you enjoyed the tour with...More

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Yes, you will have a choice between Edinburgh or Glasgow.
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We were travelling as a couple, just my wife and me, with a group tour booked in Edinburgh with Timberbush Tours - EXCELLENT !
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