Discover the Isle of Skye in 9 days

  • Duration 9 Days / 8 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Ardvasar / Flodigarry
  • Distance119 km/ 74 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
  • Availability
    April - October
  • Price From 1.635 €

Your Scottish experience won't be complete if you don't get to know the magical Isle of Skye, a paradise for walkers and nature lovers. This island hides breath-taking views which will be revealed with every step you take.

It has a mysterious and nostalgic atmosphere, perfect for magnificent walks.

The unrivalled beauty of its terrain is the perfect recipe to recharge yourself with the best energy and serenity as you delve into the sound of dried leaves and birds that will accompany you from above on your journey around this island.

  • Get to know one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world.
  • Enjoy typical Scottish food.
  • Explore a range of undulating terrain.
  • Explore an island full of mystery and romance.




  • Accommodation in en suite rooms in charming hotels
  • Daily Breakfasts
  • Luggage transfers between accommodations
  • Transfers as specified in the itinerary
  • Information dossier with maps and routes
  • 24-hour telephone support
  • Sustainable travel, we compensate the CO2 emissions of your trip
  • Taxes


  • Travel insurance
  • Cancellation insurance
  • Additional nights


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.


Travel & Transfers

To get to Armadale you will need to fly into Glasgow Airport (GLA).

From Glasgow, you will need to go by train from Queen Street Station to Mallaig operated by Scotrail

From Mallaig, take the Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) ferry to Armadale. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes to get to Armadale on the Isle of Skye.

At the end of the journey the nearest airport will be Inverness Airport. To get to Inverness Airport take the Stagecoach bus (StageCoachBus) from Flodigarry to Portree. This journey takes around 1 hour.

From Portree, take a Citylink bus to Inverness. The journey takes approximately 3 hours.

From Inverness bus station, take a local bus or taxi to Inverness Airport (INV), which is about 20 minutes away.


Absolutely! Each traveller has included 1 piece of luggage that we will transfer between your accommodations. It's important that this piece of luggage meets the following criterias:

  • Maximum weight of 45 lbs (20 kg).
  • Must be only 1 piece of luggage without any attachments or accessories.
  • Should not contain valuables, fragile items, food or medications.
  • Must be correctly identified (booking reference of your trip and the full name of the trip holder).

The approximate luggage delivery time will be at 4:00 PM.

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

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.

This walking holiday in the south of the Isle of Skye requires that you are in very good physical condition to be able to travel long distances, as you will encounter undulating terrain.

If you're not used to an active lifestyle, you'll need to start physically preparing at least 6 months before your trip.

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. 

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The administration was good before our trip and our questions were answered quickly. The accommodation was also good. We had no problems with the baggage transfer too.
Our group of 5 had a really great experience with orbis ways. Our contact person was helpful via email and via phone. Great accommodations and each host was helpful and generous with kindness.
I travelled last week to Madeira with Orbis Ways and it has been an amazing experience. Accommodations were exceptional, and everything was explained very well, apart from that the Island is amazing, must be seen at least once in a lifetime. Dinners were very good, with local fresh homemade food! Very recomending!!!
Excellent trip. Excellent communication with Orbis. Lovely accommodations. Luggage transfer was always done well and the overall trip was excellent. I cannot wait to do another walk in 2023 and will use Orbis ways 100%.
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