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3 Day Skye & Loch Ness - MacBackpackers
3 days

3 Day Skye & Loch Ness

From Edinburgh to Edinburgh
Tour Operator:
MacBackpackers
Max group size:
27
Age range:
18 to 39
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
14326
Our saving: $4
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US $192
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Highlights

  • Learn about the Loch Ness legend
  • Experience the magical Isle of Skye
  • Hike up the Old Man Of Storr
  • Visit the National Wallace Monument

Itinerary

Start and end in Edinburgh! With the discovery tour 3 Day Skye & Loch Ness, you have a 3 day tour package taking you through Edinburgh, Scotland and 18 other destinations in Scotland. 3 Day Skye & Loch Ness includes an expert guide, transport.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1
    Start point Check-in at reception, Castle Rock Hostel, 15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 2PR, United Kingdom
  2. Day 2
  3. Day 3
    End point Outside, Castle Rock Hostel, 15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 2PR, United Kingdom
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What's Included

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  • Guide
  • Transport
  • Accommodation
  • Meals

Where You'll Stay

Hostel

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  • Transport
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  • F
    November 06, 2019
    I normally do not like tours, but this was absolutely great! Would love to go again, would definitely recommend it! Branka was awesome, lovely and had great driving skills. People were fun and the hiking and all the views were amazing!
    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi there, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed the tour with Branka. Come back soon! Cheers, Jaz / MacBackpackers
    Trip date: November 2019
  • S
    October 31, 2019
    Stuart was not only hilarious but the best tour guide I could have asked for. I appreciated his jokes, stories, knowledge of everywhere we went, and how he put up with our group and made sure we all were having a great time. He’s always welcome in... Show more
    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hey Sara, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and for the nice pic. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour with Stewart. Come back soon! Cheers, Jaz / MacBackpackers
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    Trip date: June 2019
  • MA
    October 27, 2019
    Absolutely the best decision I’ve ever made! Branka was amazing and we saw so much in such a sort amount of time. I can’t wait to come back and sign up for a longer tour! I would highly recommend taking a tour with MacBackpackers!
    Trip date: October 2019
  • MP
    October 27, 2019
    Absolutely fantastic! It was great to get away from regular world into the mountains. Branka was great with seriously amazing driving skills. Never doubted her driving during the complete trip. She not only kept us safe but also entertained us her... Show more
    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hey Madhavi, Thanks for taking the time to review us. We're happy to hear that you had a great time on tour with Branka. Come back soon! Cheers, Jaz / MacBackpackers
    Trip date: October 2019
  • AO
    September 11, 2019
    It was difficult to understand the tour guide and the music was extremely loud on the bus
    Trip date: August 2019
  • 3 Day Skye & Loch Ness reviewer 6
    September 07, 2019
    Do it! The Highlands are absolutely amazing and we couldn't have had a better guide to show us around and tell us stories. Well worth the money.
    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Lukas, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We're delighted to hear that you had a great time on 3 Day Loch Ness and Skye. Come back soon! Cheers, Jaz / MacBackpackers
    Trip date: September 2019
  • 3 Day Skye & Loch Ness reviewer 7
    August 28, 2019
    Fantastic tour with fantastic driver (blanca). We had awesome experience for this tour.
    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Akshay, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We're delighted to hear that you had a fantastic tour with Branka. Come back soon! Cheers, Jaz / MacBackpackers
    Trip date: August 2019
  • Z
    August 18, 2019
    Definitely go for it! It is an amazing way to see the highland and isle of skye in a short amount of time and the tourguide is really funny and sweet!
    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hey Zoe, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed our 3 Day Loch Ness and Skye. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz / MacBackpackers
    Trip date: July 2019
  • 3 Day Skye & Loch Ness reviewer 9
    August 13, 2019
    David prepared an amazing road trip soundtrack, related to everything that we visit and keep us with a happy mood even in the raining times! So ditch your music and enjoy the music from David!
    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Julaïna, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We're delighted to hear that you had a brilliant tour with Dave. Come back soon! Cheers, Jaz / MacBackpackers
    Trip date: August 2019
  • 3 Day Skye & Loch Ness reviewer 10
    August 12, 2019
    We had a great tour. Dave was amazing and made sure we had a great time. Will definitely recommend.
    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Abbas, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We're delighted to hear that you had a fantastic tour with Dave. Come back soon! Cheers, Jaz / MacBackpackers
    Trip date: August 2019

Availability

3 days
3 Day Skye & Loch Ness
From Edinburgh to Edinburgh
No credit card fees
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FAQs

    • When and where does the tour end?

      Depending on traffic and weather conditions the tour usually returns to Castlerock Hostel in Edinburgh (15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2PW) between 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm during the winter season (November to March) and 5:30 pm and 7:00 pm during the summer season (April to October). It's time to say farewell to your newfound friends and continue your travels! Please note that the ending point is subject to change until your final documents are released and that you should always check your email confirmation for return time and location.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      This tour leaves Edinburgh at Castle Rock Hostel (15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2PW) at 9 am between April and October and at 8 am between November and March. It's time to start your 3-day adventure in the search for Loch Ness! Please be aware that the meeting point and time is subject to change until final documents are released, and you should always check your email confirmation for exact departure time and location.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Unfortunately, MacBackpackers does not provide transfers from or to Glasgow or Edinburgh, but please note that both cities are quite well connected. There are trains and buses that leave almost every half an hour.

    • What are the optional excursions?

      The tour operator has advised that there are no optional excursions available for this tour, as the itinerary is already packed with great inclusions.

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Of course, we can! Once you have a confirmed booking on this tour, we can request additional accommodation for you with the tour operator.

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      • For any tour departing before 20 March 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 20 March 2020, a minimum payment of 25% is required to confirm your booking with MacBackpackers. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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    Videos

    • Richard on top of a Blustery Old Man of Storr
    • Sunset Timelapse over Loch Ness - Taken from Lochside Hostel
    • Who are MacBackpackers?
    • Neil showing off the Old Man of Storr
    • Western Europe Travel Guide
    • 3 Day Loch Ness & Skye
    Richard on top of a Blustery Old Man of Storr