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5 Day Skye & Highland Fling

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starts on 23 Nov 2018
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Days
5
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Cost/day $57
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5 Day Skye & Highland Fling - MacBackpackers
5 Day Skye & Highland Fling - MacBackpackers
Shannon "BEST TOUR EVER!! Mark our guide has to be one of the most amazing people in the world, an awesome storyteller and the puns are on point. I was never bored on this tour and we saw so much of the highlands and skye in 5 days. Mark went out of his way to make sure we experienced everything we wanted, like booking it to see the Harry Potter train cross the viaduct, or stopping multiple times to look a..."
Excellent
540 reviews
Starts
Edinburgh
Destinations
+14
Ends
Edinburgh
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Highlights

  • Hunt for Nessie and get your first glance of Highland life
  • Head to Isle of Skye and hike to amazing rock formations
  • Learn all about the fight for independence
  • Admire the scenic beauty of remarkable Glen Coe
Age range
18 to 40 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel
Max Group Size
27
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Coach / Bus
Start and end in Edinburgh! With the in-depth cultural tour 5 Day Skye & Highland Fling, you have a 5 day tour package taking you through Edinburgh, Scotland and 14 other destinations in Scotland. 5 Day Skye & Highland Fling includes an expert guide, transport.

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  • T
    Written on November 6, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Amazing tour though the highlands, got to go to places we never would have seen if traveling on our own. Great way to meet fellow solo travelers. Our tour guide Mark was excellent at telling Scottish history and tales in an entertaining and hilarious way.... Read more

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hey Tahlia, We're delighted to hear that you had a fab tour with Mark. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz
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  • 5 Day Skye & Highland Fling reviewer 2
    Written on November 6, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was an amazing tour! I loved everything. Neil was a Great tour guide and very knowledgeable. I especially liked how he went out of his way to show us photo op views.

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hey Arianna, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and share these amazing pictures. We're delighted to hear that you had a fantastic tour with Neil. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz
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  • 5 Day Skye & Highland Fling reviewer 3
    Written on November 6, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This tour was absolutely amazing. Neil was a great guide and took us to places I would have never found on my own. I learned so much about Scotland’s history, culture, geography and folklore. I can’t imagine a better way to see this beautiful country... Read more

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hey Melissa, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and share these amazing pictures. We're delighted to hear that you had a fantastic tour with Neil. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz
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  • RR
    Written on November 6, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fantastic trip through Scotland! One I will never forget... We've seen every part of the Scotland and got some amazing views! A special thanks to our awesome tour guide Neil, you made our trip very special, gave some ideas for after my trip and I really... Read more

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hey Ryan, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and share these amazing pictures. We're delighted to hear that you had a fantastic tour with Neil. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz
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  • SM
    Written on November 6, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This tour was amazing, I saw so much over 5 days. Neil was an amazing guide. He would stop often and let us take pictures and his story telling skills are fantastic! I would highly recommend this tour to anyone coming to Scotland.

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hey Samatha, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and share the amazing photos. We're delighted to hear that you had a brilliant tour with Neil. Hopefully, we'll see you soon again! Cheers, Jaz
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  • 5 Day Skye & Highland Fling reviewer 6
    Written on November 6, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Neil was an excellent tour guide very knowledgeable and took us to so many great places we all had a great time

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hey Sasha, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and share the nice pics. We're delighted to hear that you had a fantastic tour with Neil. Hopefully, we'll see you soon again! Cheers, Jaz
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  • A
    Written on November 6, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This is by far the best tour I've ever been on, and our guide Mark (along with all the amazing people I met!!) was a huge part of that! He really went above and beyond to make sure everyone was happy and got their special Scotland experiences - like selfies... Read more

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi there, We're delighted to hear that you had a brilliant tour with Mark. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon. Cheers, Jaz
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  • M
    Written on November 4, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Our 5 day highland tour was amazing! Neil is smart, funny and such a wonderful story teller. We crammed so much into our 5 days that we were hardly on the bus for any great period of time. Was such a wonderful trip. Would 10/10 recommend to anyone visiting... Read more

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Morgan, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We're delighted to hear that you had a fantastic tour with Neil. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Cheers, Jaz
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  • MG
    Written on October 31, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I am so happy I stumbled across this tour. I cannot recommend Macbackpackers enough or our tour guide Mark. He is passionate about his beautiful country, an excellent story teller with reeeeaaalllly good humour, has a wealth of knowledge to share, and took... Read more

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Mikyla, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and sharing the lovely photos. We're delighted to hear that you had a fab tour with Mark. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz
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  • SB
    Written on October 30, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    BEST TOUR EVER!! Mark our guide has to be one of the most amazing people in the world, an awesome storyteller and the puns are on point. I was never bored on this tour and we saw so much of the highlands and skye in 5 days. Mark went out of his way to make... Read more

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Shannon, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and sharing the lovely photos. We're delighted to hear that you had a fantastic tour with Mark. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1
    Start point Castle Rock Hostel, 15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2PW
  2. Day 2
  3. Day 3
  4. Day 4
  5. Day 5
    End point Castle Rock Hostel, 15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2PW

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  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers

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  • Meals

Videos

  • Neil Exploring Spean Bridge and Ben Nevis
  • Richard on top of a Blustery Old Man of Storr
  • Neil Sight Spotting from Wester Ross
  • Relaxing Clouds overlooking the Old Man of Storr
  • What happens when you set the guides free at the beach...
  • Who are MacBackpackers?
  • Neil showing off the Old Man of Storr
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
Neil Exploring Spean Bridge and Ben Nevis

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    Location
    Start and end in Edinburgh.
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    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 25% to confirm this MacBackpackers booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 20 January 2019 the full payment of $284 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 $284 for 5 Day Skye & Highland Fling, but the deposit of 25% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 729 km.
    • Edinburgh (Scotland)
    • 73 km
    • Dunkeld (Scotland)
    • 108 km
    • Culloden (Scotland)
    • 31 km
    • Loch Ness (Scotland)
    • 27 km
    • Inverness (Scotland)
    • 77 km
    • Torridon (Scotland)
    • 33 km
    • Kyleakin (Scotland)
    • 52 km
    • Quiraing (Scotland)
    • 26 km
    • Portree (Scotland)
    • 43 km
    • Armadale (Scotland)
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