Edinburgh to Skye
"The REAL Adventure"
Stirling, Killin, Glencoe, Glen Nevis, Fort Willian overnight.
Eilean Donan Castle, Skye Bridge, Kylerea, Glenelg Brochs, Spean Bridge overnight.
Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Aviemore, Pitlochry.
The tour begins with a journey to the site of the Battle of Stiriling Bridge, as seen in the movie Braveheart, the land of celebrated Scottish heroes William Wallace and Robert the Bruce! From Stirling to Fort William, every mile of the Highlands reveals an ever changing ancient landscape of gushing rivers, savage mountain slopes, forests framed in green, delightful stone cottages, lonely wind-swept moors, fairy hills, misty glens, proud stags and glassy lochs. You are now in the land of colours! Scenic highlights include Killin, Glenccoe and Glen Nevis. Overnight stay in Fort William.
We drive to the Great Glen and west towards Eilean Donan Castle. Visit the castle, the headquarters of M in James Bonds "The World is not Enough".
A short drive takes us to the unforgettable island of Skye!
We take Skye's highest road to the beautiful township of Kylerea. A walk to a wildlife hide gives you the chance to see otters, seals and dolphins at play.
We leave the island with a ferry crossing to Glenelg, before returning to the Great Glen and our overnight stop, Spean Bridge.
Our route takes us through the Great Glen to the famous Loch Ness: home of the famous monster. You may choose to visit Urquhart Castle, a medieval fortress which today is a grand ruin with view out to the main Nessie - sighting "hotspot." Our next stop is the pink city of Inverness, the Capital of the Highlands.
We drive over the high Cairngorm Mountains to Aviemore, a winter ski resort, before arriving in the stunning forests of Pitlochry, Scotland's "Big Tree Country" where many of the countries best salmon rivers are found.