Orkney & The Highlands

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ends on 26 Sep 2018
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Orkney & The Highlands - Back-Roads Touring
Orkney & The Highlands - Back-Roads Touring
+3 Destinations
Northern Scotland


  • 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
Max Group Size
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Coach / Bus
Start and end in Inverness! With the in-depth cultural 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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    5.0 - Excellent

    Excellent tour. Fantastic tour guide in David Longmire. His knowledge and personal history and background added so muc... Read more

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    4.5 - Excellent

    I loved that the tour was flexible going along the back roads. There were only four of us and that meant we saw more an... Read more

  • Mark Bronson's review about another Back-Roads Touring tour
    4.0 - Good

    This was a very good and very thorough itinerary. The guide and driver were excellent, and the accommodations were large... Read more

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Inverness – Strathpeffer – Orkney
  2. Day 2: Orkney
  3. Day 3: Orkney – Wick
  4. Day 4: Wick – Dunrobin Castle – Inverness

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

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

Questions & Answers

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

  • 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.

  • 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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  • Martina25th April 2018
    The website is very complete and easy to navigate. All the information I could need was there and it made it easy for me to research and choose the tour that suited me the most. Moreover I got nice discounts. Will definitely keep using TourRadar

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Start and end in Inverness.
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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 22 November 2018 the full payment of $0 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 $0 for Orkney & The Highlands, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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The following cards are accepted for Back-Roads Touring : Visa - Master Card - American Express


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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