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3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands from Edinburgh provided by Highland Explorer Tours

3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands from Edinburgh

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 23/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 23/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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13 stops
Day 1
Edinburgh to Portree
Day 2
Isle of Skye
Day 3
Portree to Edinburgh
Important Information
Departure Point
Highland Explorer Tours, 60 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1TB, UK
3 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Breakfast
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Transport by climate controlled coach
  • Meals
  • Jacobite Steam Train
  • Dunvegan Castle entry
  • Entry/Admission - Eilean Donan Castle
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Additional Info
  • Children must be a minimum of 5 years old, we are unable to carry children under this age.
  • Each traveller is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase weighing no more than 33lbs (15kg) and 1 carry-on bag
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them to board and disembark
  • On winter/off-season departures, this tour returns to Edinburgh at around 5.30pm. On summer/high-season departures, this tour returns to Edinburgh at around 8pm. Please plan your onward travel accordingly. If you are unsure which return time applies to you, please contact the supplier.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Popular mentions
Angelique V wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution
Gillian, our guide was fantastic. Amazing experience with beautiful scenery and fun, Scottish music and stories along the way. Would definitely recommend to a friend.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Alexa wrote a review Dec 2019
8 contributions1 helpful vote
We took the off-peak 3-Day Isle of Skye tour with our AMAZING tour guide Yvonne! This was my first tour (my partner has done them before) and I absolutely loved it. Yvonne had a perfect flexible itinerary to make the most out of Scotland's highlands despite the weather. It was
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Date of experience: December 2019
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AngePangeScotland wrote a review Oct 2019
Scotland11 contributions
I returned this week from a trip away with my Mum & Aunt, and we had a great time!! Firstly, our tour driver, Michael, was brilliant. He was a great driver - we felt very safe, and he was so knowledgeable, friendly, and engaging. The itinerary was perfect for us, with stops
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Jackie C wrote a review Oct 2019
27 contributions
Lee our tour guide was so friendly and prompt! He had answers to everyone’s questions, had stories to share and just so much history knowledge on everything we were driving by! Loved it! The trip itself was beautiful, great scenery, great people on the trip from all over the
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janne wrote a review Sep 2019
5 contributions
This was my first multi day tour, and it was awesome! Our tour guide, Rich, was so funny and told us great stories, along with the history of the sights. He got everyone involved, by the end of the tour we were sad to leave him! Highly recommend this tour!
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About the operator

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By: Highland Explorer Tours
The single best Highland tour you can take from Edinburgh. Period.
This was easily the highlight of my trip to Scotland. Myself and two friends were college students abroad, and we d
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Fab trip, lovely people, simply awesome
Highly recommended, amazing fairytale-like tour. Would do it again in a heart beat! Wish we stayed longer!
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Excellent one day tour
I was on the one day tour from Edinburgh to Loch Ness and it was a fantastic experience. I highly recommend this fo
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Lovely Highland Experience
Absolutely beautiful. Every moment was breathtaking. Every location was grand and our tour guide was so packed with
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3 day Highlands Tour
Stevie P was a great guide and made the tour fun and entertaining the whole way through. Highly recommended!! Thank
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Visit to the Highlands
The trip from Edinburgh was very well organised from start to finish and as pensioners this is very important. Stev
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Wonderful experience
We wend on a full day trip to explore the Highlands and Loch Ness. The landscape was breathtakingly beautiful. We w
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Devashis B
Best way around Scotland.
Well, we chose this tour as it was taking us to most of the interesting places around Scotland. In fact we took 2 o
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Grrreat Times in the Highlands! :)
We absolutely loved this tour that brought us to some of the most beautiful and iconic sceneries of the Scottish la
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Our bus driver + guide was John S. Absolute pleasure listening to the historical facts, myths and sayings about Sco
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Make the most out of a day tour!!
If you want to make the most out of a day tour, choose Highland Expreience Tours. Loch Ness&Glencoe tour was absolu
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Highlands and Loch Ness Explorer tour with Stevie P.
Thank you for the fantastic tour at the Highlands and Loch Ness. Stevie P. is a great driver and a super knowledgea
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Definitely something you should do!
Went on a the trip today, had a wonderful time with our driver Callum! Lots of stories and fun facts. Definitely so
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Great tour, great driver Stevie P.
Took the one day tour to the Loch Ness. Had a great time. The driver was very knowledgeable about Scottish history
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There's no opportunity to take a picture on the way and we lost so many beautiful stuff. I hope i can have more cha
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Key Details
  • Dunkeld Cathedral, Fort Augustus, and 10 more
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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