Route through Scotland: Edinburgh, Glasgow and the Isle of Skye

  • Duration 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Edimburgo / Glasgow
  • Distance 60 km / 37 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
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  • Availability
    April - October
  • Price From $1,217

Overview

Explore the natural beauty of the Scottish Highlands as you make iconic tours of the UK's northernmost railway line, the North Highland and West Highland lines.

Walking along wooded trails and mountains that will allow you to get to know Inverness, Blair and Urquhart castles, the latter being part of the cruise tour on the mysterious Loch Ness.

On this route, you will also encounter the Caledonian Canal, an outstanding engineering work that connects the lochs of Oich, Lochy, Dochfour and Ness. 

  • Visit Blair Atholl Distillery, located in the village of
  • Tour Neptune's Staircase locks, built by Thomas Telford between 1803 and 1822.
  • Travel on the Jacobite steam train, famous for appearing in the Harry Potter films.
  • Walk to Spean Bridge and get to know the Commando Memorial.

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    Itinerary

    Services

    Included

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfasts
    • Train trips on days 1, 3, 4, 6 and 8
    • Ship from Armadale to Mallaig
    • Baggage transfer on day 7
    • Information dossier with maps and routes
    • 24-hour telephone support
    • Taxes included

    Excluded

    • Travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh
    • Unspecified transport
    • 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

    e 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

    Your walking holiday starts in Edinburgh, from its airport, you can travel by bus or tram to the station where you will take the train to Blair Atholl.

    For your return trip, in Glasgow city centre, you can take a bus route with a connection to the airport, or a taxi.

    FAQs

    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.

    The month of May turns out to be the busiest for tourists, as the weather is said to be better during this month and there are no mosquitoes. However, we consider that at any time between the months of April and October, you can have a wonderful experience on this route.

    To do and enjoy this route, you need to be in a good physical condition, so we recommend staying active in the months leading up to your trip.

    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.

    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).