Edinburgh to Isle of Skye
Isle of Skye Tours from Edinburgh
Private guided tours to Skye
The magical ‘Misty Isle” is a huge attraction for visitors to Scotland. Scottish Guided Tours offer private Skye trips from Edinburgh.
Private tours to the Isle of Skye from Edinburgh are a popular option for visitors to Scotland. Travellers want to see the beautiful Highlands and the legendary Misty Isle of Skye. As a result, private tours are very popular and book up fast. Early booking is always recommended: Contact us
Book a tour from Edinburgh to the Isle Skye or a day tour from Edinburgh and experience Scotland with a private guide. You can be assured of an action packed Isle of Skye trip. Travel through magical and awe inspiring scenery and share the experience of a private guided tour with your family and friends.
Edinburgh to Isle of Skye
Isle of Skye Tours are one of the most popular tours on offer from Scotlands major cities.
Private tours can depart from any location. It’s one of the many benefits of private tours of Scotland with Scottish Guided Tours.
Private Scotland Trips
Flexible tour itineraries and small private groups. Tours are exclusively for your family and travelling companions.
Over the Sea to Skye
Isle of Skye Tours from Edinburgh - Private Isle of Skye Tour
Private Isle of Skye Tours from Edinburgh are a popular choice. 2 Day Isle of Skye Tours from Edinburgh are often enquired about. Unfortunately, we have to direct you to our 3 Day Isle of Skye and Loch Ness Tour – or our 4 day Highland Explorer or a bespoke Private Tour of Scotland. 2 Days to visit the Misty Isle of Skye is just not enough time from Edinburgh.
Private Guided Tours of Scotland from Edinburgh
A variety of shorter day tours are also available from Scottish Guided Tours – Stirling Castle is a wonderful 6-8 hour private day tour. Whisky Distillery Tours or Outlander day tours All are 5* rated private tours. Scottish Guided Tours depart from any location. Contact us and plan a bespoke private tour from Edinburgh to the Isle of Skye.
Sample Isle of Skye Tour from Edinburgh Itinerary
Our first stop is Doune Castle. An incredible 14th century castle. Visited by Mary Queen of Scots and more recently used for filming the Outlander TV series and also Game of Thrones.Next is coffee and a snack in Callander in heart of the Loch Lomond National Park. A delightful Highland village with a history stretching back to the early picts. We continue north through world famous Glencoe. We stop for lunch in the Lochaber area. Our private tour continues to the Glenfinnan Viaduct and its famous Harry Potter railway bridge. Both the Glen and the Viaduct are a magnificent photo opportunity. Full of Jacobite history and local folklore.
Over the Sea to Skye The ferry from Mallaig takes us “Over the sea to Skye” We check in early evening.
Full Isle of Skye Tour
Today is a full day touring the Isle of Skye. We enjoy a drive along the dramatic Trotternish Ridge. Spectacular cliffs and rock formations await. Stops can include Lealt Waterfall, a wonderful waterfall and cliff formation. Kilt Rock with it’s dramatic sea cliffs and views across the ocean. The famous Old Man of Storr rock pinnacle is a sight to behold and a walk is possible (weather permitting) The Quiraing mountain pass is literally a fairy tale landscape with epic views. Skye has many wonderful sights and views including the Fairy Glen, Staffa Beach, the Fairy Pools and Neist Point Lighthouse. After an action packed day we arrive back for dinner in the early evening.
Leaving Skye via the bridge, we arrive at Eilean Donan Castle. Hear the history and folklore of Scotlands most photographed Castle.
We depart and travel along dramatic Glen Shiel and the stunning 5 sisters of Kintail. We continue to Loch Ness with all its mystery and although sightings of “Nessie” are rare, you just never know… A boat trip on Loch Ness, from the village Fort Augustus on the shore of Loch Ness is always a great option to experience the expanse of Scotlands deepest body of water.
In the afternoon we pass Loch Laggan and into the Cairngorms National Park before gradually starting to head south and Highland Perthshire awaits. Highland Perthshire was a much favoured tourist destination for the Victorian traveller and even Queen Victoria herself fell in love with Scotland in this beautiful part of our country.
The Hermitage Woods offer a beautiful walk into ‘Big Tree Country’ A unique and atmospheric attraction awaits.
We return to our drop off point after an unforgettable3 Day Isle of Skye Private Tour.