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Orkney & The Highlands - Back-Roads Touring
Orkney & The Highlands - Back-Roads Touring
Starts
Inverness
+3 Destinations
Northern Scotland
Ends
Inverness
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Highlights

  • Stay in Orkney Island, home to some ancient sites
  • Explore countless archaeological treasures
  • Travel beautiful coastal and countryside roads
  • Experience towns steeped in Viking history
Age range
40 to 90 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
15
Transportation
Mini-coach
Start and end in Inverness! With the discovery tour Orkney & The Highlands, you have a 4 day tour package taking you through Inverness, Scotland and 3 other destinations in Scotland. Orkney & The Highlands is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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    This was my first tour with Back-Roads and it was positive overall.. It is beautiful countryside and the pace was good o... Read more

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    It was a wonderful experience, going on the back roads you see so much more especially Hill Top Farm

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    Travel on the Italian Indulgence tour in July 2017.Our guide was Stefano Lai who was excellent in all aspects of his job... Read more

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Itinerary

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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1: Inverness - Strathpeffer - Orkney
  • Day 2: Orkney
  • Day 3: Orkney - Wick
  • Day 4: Wick - Dunrobin Castle - Inverness

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  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

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Videos

  • Small Group Tours of Europe & the UK
  • The Road Less Travelled
  • A Scottish Journey
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • March 1, 2017

    Do you accommodate to single travelers?

    The tour operator does accommodate single travellers.

    You are more than welcome to join the group as a single traveller with sole use of your own room. Single rooms in European hotels can have one single bed, although in some hotels single travellers will have a double room for their own use. The single supplement is very reasonable.

  • December 1, 2016

    Is this tour suitable for elderlies?

    This tour is considered a "leisurely paced itinerary. So as long as you are up for a little bit of walking on some of the days Back-Roads would love to have you!

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    Location
    Start and end in Inverness.
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    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Back-Roads Touring booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 December 2017 the full payment of $1,620 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1620 for Orkney & The Highlands, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 409 km.
    • Inverness (Scotland)
    • 200 km
    • Orkney Islands (Scotland)
    • 79 km
    • Wick (Scotland)
    • 71 km
    • Dunrobin Castle (Scotland)
    • 58 km
    • Inverness (Scotland)

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