Inverness, Isle of Skye, & the Scottish Highlands

The Explorer 4-day Scottish Tour enables you to appreciate the magnificence of Scotland and travel through the landscape and its history at a pace that suits you.

Scotlands unique and rugged highland landscapes, with all its history brought to life on your private tour of the highlands

An adventure of a lifetime awaits with an experienced Scottish tour guide

Scottish Tour Itinerary Highlights

  • Inverness
  • Culloden Battlefield
  • Loch Ness
  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • Isle of Skye
  • Fairy Pools
  • Old Man of Storr
  • Ben Nevis
  • Glencoe
  • Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park

Day 1

Dunkeld, Inverness & Culloden Battlefield

We depart and travel north to the Scottish Highlands, passing through beautiful Highland Perthshire.

Highland Perthshire is a known as the “Gateway to the Highlands” and after coffee in the historic village of Dunkeld and some exploring of the Hermitage Woods, we continue north.

Our tour continues to Culloden Moor. A very special and poignant place in Scottish Jacobite history. The interactive visitor centre will take you back in time to the year 1746

The massacre of the Jacobites, in what turns out to be the last battle fought on British soil can still be felt on this moorland.

We arrive in the capital of the highlands, Inverness in the early evening. You will have plenty time to explore the lovely restaurants, shops and Scottish pubs.

The Black Linn waterfall on the river Braan, near Dunkeld.
Hermitage Woods and the 18th century bridge

Day 2

Loch Ness, Eilean Donan Castle & “Over the sea to Skye”

We travel along the 23 mile length of Loch Ness on our way to the Isle of Skye.

Loch Ness is Scotlands most famous Loch (lake) and is home to the Loch Ness Monster. Although sightings of “Nessie” are rare ! You just never know….

Passing through the beautiful Glen Shiel with scenery thats always awe inspiring. The mountain range known as “the Five Sisters of Kintail” provide the perfect backdrop as we travel down the glen.

Eilean Donan Castle on the shores of Loch Duich, is possibly the most photographed castle in Scotland. An ideal stop for coffee and photographs.

We cross the Skye bridge to the “Misty Isle” A photo stop at Sligachan and the “Black Cuillin” mountains is a must before continuing to our accommodation on Skye.

The Scottish Castle of Eilean Donan. Visited on many Scottish tours
Eilean Donan Castle

Day 3

Isle of Skye, faeries and a landscape forged in fire

Today is spent touring the Isle of Skye and we enjoy a drive along the dramatic Trotternish Ridge.

Spectacular cliffs and rock formations and a landscape forged by fire and ice awaits.

Stops include Lealt Waterfall, Kilt Rock sea cliffs, the Old Man of Storr rock pinnacle, the Quiraing mountain pass and the Fairy Glen.

The fairy pools of Skye are visited by Scottish tours. The crystal clear mountain pools lie in front of the dramatic Black Cuillin Mountains.
The Fairy Pools of Skye

Day 4

Ben Nevis, Glencoe & Loch Lomond National Park

Although the final day of our 4 day Scottish Tour, the journey is far from over.

Today we travel into the heart of Lochaber, passing Fort William & Ben Nevis.

We explore the famous glen that is Glencoe. Famous for its beauty but infamous for its bloody history. The “weeping glen” is as atmospheric as it is beautiful.

Private guided tours are designed around you. Together we can build an outstanding itinerary and tailor tours accordingly.

The unique landscape of Rannoch Moor leads us eventually into the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. A wonderful end to an epic 4 day Scottish Tour.

The mountains of Glencoe,Scotland in Autumn. Mist covers the tops of these Scottish mountains known as the 3 sisters of Glencoe.
A beautiful view of the mountains of Glencoe, Scotland.