A route through the Orkney Islands

  • Duration 6 Days / 5 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Stromness / Kirkwall
  • Distance 48 km / 30 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
    JFMAMJJASOND
  • Availability
    April - October
  • Price From $907

Overview

Venture on an unparalleled journey of endless plains, ancient tombs, cliffs, captivating forests, hills and observe beautiful birds on the Orkney Islands. This magical 6-day walking holiday will bring you the best of history and nature in rural and quiet Scotland.

Its spectacular villages and paths will make your experience in the north of Scotland really memorable.   

  • Enjoy quiet and nature-filled trails.
  • Discover a route with lots of history and art.
  • Enjoy the variety of local food.
  • Taste the exquisite and unique Scotch whisky.

Request a Quote

    Itinerary

    Services

    Included

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfasts
    • Guided tour to the island Westray
    • Baggage transfer service between stages
    • Transfers as specified in the itinerary
    • Information dossier with maps and routes
    • 24-hour telephone support
    • Taxes included

    Excluded

    • Travel to and from the Orkney Islands
    • Ferry journeys 
    • Tickets to tourist sites
    • Unspecified meals
    • Personal equipment
    • Tourist taxes

    Extras

    • Travel insurance
    • Cancellation insurance
    • Additional nights before, during or after the tour
    • Improved hotel room upgrades (if available)

    Accomodation

    General information

    The accommodations with which we collaborate have a private bathroom and all the necessary services to ensure the best comfort available.

    Our team checks in situ the quality of all the accommodations offered, so that you have an unforgettable experience during your trip.

    The accommodation that we will book for your trip will be selected taking into account our commitment to you: guaranteeing comfort, calm and enjoyment throughout your trip.

    We work with quality hotels and country cottages with limited capacity, so we invite you to confirm your reservation as soon as possible.

    The name of each accommodation will be provided to you a few weeks before your trip begins.

    Room types

    It is possible to book this journey in single, double or triple rooms.

    All rooms have private bathrooms.

    Map

    Travel & Transfers

    To start and end your walking holiday through the Orkney Islands you can fly to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen or Inverness Airport.

    FAQs

    This walking holiday in the Orkney Islands requires good physical condition to be able to travel long distances, as it includes undulating terrain.

    You can explore this region between spring and autumn, as at any time you will have an unforgettable experience. However, if you go in summer, keep in mind that you may encounter mosquitoes (midges), note that while you're on the move, they won't bother you.

    We recommend that you ​book as soon as you are sure about your dates​, as accommodation can fill up very quickly in this area.

    Once you make your reservation we will send you all the ​detailed information about the specific equipment you need​ for this route, considering recommendations for shoes, boots, clothes and a day-to day backpack.

    Yes, it's included. We will transfer the luggage between each accommodation according to your itinerary. Each person can take a suitcase up to 20 kg (45 lbs).

    You can call us to arrange a ​private transfer​ for you.

    If you prefer, you can also use ​public transport or local taxis​ to get to your next accommodation.