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3 Day Loch Ness and Skye

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3 Day Loch Ness and Skye - MacBackpackers
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Will "Great tour! We had a good amount of time spent off the bus and exploring so you're not just seeing everything out the window. Neil was awesome at telling interesting but funny stories of Scotland and gave us a fair amount of options to adjust our itinerary on the fly. It would have been nice to make a few more quick stops at some of the famous sights in Skye, but there's only so much they can do w..."
Excellent
229 reviews
Starts
Edinburgh
Destinations
+14
Ends
Edinburgh
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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
Age range
18 to 40 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel
Max Group Size
27
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
Operator
MacBackpackers
Start and end in Edinburgh! With the discovery tour 3 Day Loch Ness and Skye, you have a 3 day tour package taking you through Edinburgh, Scotland and 14 other destinations in Scotland. 3 Day Loch Ness and Skye includes an expert guide, transport.

Itinerary

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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

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

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  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers

Not included

  • Accommodation

  • Meals

229 Reviews

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91%
Good
8%
Average
1%
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  • Written on August 18, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    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!

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  • 3 Day Loch Ness and Skye reviewer 2
    Written on August 13, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    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
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  • 3 Day Loch Ness and Skye reviewer 3
    Written on August 12, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    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
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  • 3 Day Loch Ness and Skye reviewer 4
    Written on June 28, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fantastic, recommend to all

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hey Sukirti, Thanks so much for rating us. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed our 3 Day Loch Ness and Skye tour. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz / MacBackpackers
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  • H
    Written on June 23, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    We had a fantastic time on our 3 day tour with Dave. He was hilarious, we learned a lot and spent a lot of time out of the bus. Saw all the sights and Dave and our driver Collin knew better alternatives when sites were too overcrowded. There's a lot of... Read more

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Hailey, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed the tour with Dave and Colin. Come back soon! Cheers, Jaz / MacBackpackers
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  • Written on June 15, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Such a wonderful experience!!! Branka was fantastic throughout the trip and we saw some truly amazing things. HIGHLY recommend!

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hey Mason, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and share the fab pics. We're delighted to hear that you had a fantastic tour with Branka. Come back soon! Cheers, Jaz / MacBackpackers
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  • K
    Written on June 14, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    This tour has been the highlight of my trip so far! With a range from historic castles to beautiful mountains, this tour packs it all. Had such a wonderful time meeting everyone on this trip!

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Kassidy, Thank you so much for the lovely photos and review. We're delighted to hear that you loved our 3 Day Loch Ness and Skye tour. Come back soon! Cheers, Jaz / MacBackpackers
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  • L
    Written on June 14, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Couldn’t have asked for a better tour guide!! Stewart told great stories and took us on some awesome hikes in the countryside. He was so energetic and shared his own stories about growing up and living in Scotland. Loved the tour and so happy I had Stewart... Read more

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Leah, Thanks so much for lovely feedback. We're delighted to hear that you had a great time on our 3 Day Loch Ness and Skye with Stewart. We hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz / MacBackpackers
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  • 3 Day Loch Ness and Skye reviewer 9
    Written on June 13, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Awesome tour, it was incredible driving around some beautiful countryside while learning the history of the land. Stewart was a great guide with a lot of nowledge and he took the time to get to know us in his down time. I will definitely recommend this tour... Read more

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Nicole. We're delighted to hear that you loved our 3 Day Loch Ness and Skye tour with Stewart. Thanks so much for the lovely review. We hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz / MacBackpackers
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  • W
    Written on June 5, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great tour! We had a good amount of time spent off the bus and exploring so you're not just seeing everything out the window. Neil was awesome at telling interesting but funny stories of Scotland and gave us a fair amount of options to adjust our itinerary... Read more

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Will, Thanks so much for rating us. We're happy to hear you had a brilliant 3 Day Loch Ness and Skye tour with Neil. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz / MacBackpackers
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Questions & Answers

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

    • 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.

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    • Richard on top of a Blustery Old Man of Storr
    • Sunset Timelapse over Loch Ness - Taken from Lochside Hostel
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    • Neil showing off the Old Man of Storr
    • Western Europe Travel Guide
    Richard on top of a Blustery Old Man of Storr

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    For any tour departing before 21 October 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 21 October 2019, 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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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 692 km.
    • Edinburgh (Scotland)
    • 60 km
    • Doune (Scotland)
    • 84 km
    • Glencoe (Scotland)
    • 29 km
    • Glenfinnan (Scotland)
    • 21 km
    • Fort William (Scotland)
    • 64 km
    • Loch Ness (Scotland)
    • 102 km
    • Sligachan (Scotland)
    • 14 km
    • Portree (Scotland)
    • 11 km
    • Old Man of Storr (Scotland)
    • 12 km
    • Kilt Rock (Scotland)
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