The West Highland Way route from Glasgow

  • Duration 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Glasgow / Mallaig
  • Distance 80 km / 50 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
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  • Availability
    March - October
  • Price From $1,082

Overview

Explore Scotland's natural beauty as you take iconic tours of the UK's northernmost railway line, The West Highland Line.

Walk through wooded trails and mountains that will allow you to get to know the Glen Falloch Valley, at a height of 200 metres, with beautiful hills, glens and waterfalls.

On this route, you will also have the opportunity to climb Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the UK at 1,345 metres high and located at the western end of the Grampian Mountains.

  • Travel sections of The West Highland Way on foot and on incredible train journeys.
  • Walk around the River Falloch.
  • Have the experience of traveling on the Jacobite train, famous for appearing in the Harry Potter
  • Travel along Glenfinnan's 21 viaducts.

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    Itinerary

    Services

    Included

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfasts
    • Baggage transfers on walking days
    • Train journeys according to itinerary
    • Route itinerary with map
    • 24-hour telephone support
    • Taxes included

    Excluded

    • Travel to and from Glasgow
    • 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 Glasgow, so head from the airport to Queen Street Train Station to take the West Highland Line to Ardlui.

    On your return trip from Mallaig, you can return to Edinburgh via Glasgow, taking the Jacobite train or a bus.

    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.

    To do and enjoy this route, you need to have a good physical condition, so, we recommend staying active and doing cardiovascular exercise that includes walking on mountainous terrain for at least 6 months prior 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).