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5 Day Skye & Highland Fling

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5 Day Skye & Highland Fling - MacBackpackers
5 Day Skye & Highland Fling - MacBackpackers
DarcyInskip "10/10 REACHED expectations! Mark was an absolutely fantastic guide and an even better storyteller! There is literally no better way to do such a beautiful and magical place such as Scotland than with an amazing Scottish man telling you stories about Giants and Faeries along the way! definitely saw so many things that I wouldn't even have thought to look for and got to learn all the history and fol..."
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569 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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  • AK
    Written on December 30, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was my second tour with Macbackpackers and it was just as amazing as the first time! I would highly recommend this tour company for anyone wanting to see and hear the best of Scotland. The guides really know their history and portray it in the most... Read more

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Abigail, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and share the wonderful photos. We're so happy to hear that you like our tours. You know our 7 Day Best in The West starts to depart again in May. Why wouldn't you come back then? :) Cheers, Jaz
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  • 5 Day Skye & Highland Fling reviewer 2
    Written on December 23, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Enjoyed 5 days of touring around Scotland with excellent stories

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Eric, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed the tour. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz
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  • 5 Day Skye & Highland Fling reviewer 3
    Written on December 21, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Kirsty was incredible! It was a really fun trip full of adventure, facts, Scottish myths and tracing my own Scottish history. Loved it! Recommend to all.

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  • 5 Day Skye & Highland Fling reviewer 4
    Written on December 19, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The tour was absolutely brilliant, and I would highly recommend it to anyone! Mark really brought the tour alive with his incredible storytelling and vast knowledge! I’ll be recommending this tour to everyone I know, because it’s such a unique way to travel... Read more

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hey Sean, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and share the photos. We're delighted to hear that you had a fantastic tour with Mark. We hope to see you soon! Cheers, Jaz
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  • L
    Written on December 18, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Best tour of my life. Have done other tours around other parts of Europe (longer and shorter, cheaper and flashier, etc) but THIS guide (Mark) from THIS amazing company (MacBackpackers) with THIS amazing group (14 strong) is, to put it simply, perfection.... Read more

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Lenin, Thanks so much for sharing the lovely photos and taking the time to review us. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed the tour with Mark. We're happy you had such a unique experience. We hope that you'll come back soon! Cheers, Jaz
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  • B
    Written on December 17, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Best week of my life! Had an absolutely amazing time and fell in love with Scotland and it’s history! Mark was a fantastic guide and a natural storyteller!

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Berit, Thanks so much for rating 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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  • SH
    Written on December 16, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    What an incredible trip!! Mark was honestly the best tour guide I have ever had the pleasure of travelling with. He is a natural born storyteller and 100% Scottish. Every place we visited had a story to tell and Mark had me hooked with every tale. Some of... Read more

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Shelley-Anne, Thanks so much for sharing these lovely pictures and reviewing us. We're delighted to hear that you had a fab tour with Mark. We hope that you come back soon! Cheers, Jaz
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  • G
    Written on December 16, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Epic! Mark is such a legend. He made history come alive and it was a laugh from beginning to end. This tour is a MUST!

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Gabriella, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and share the wonderful photos. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed the tour with Mark. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz
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  • L
    Written on December 16, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Neil was a fantastic storyteller who is passionate about Scotland. You can ask him anything! This was my first time to join a backpacking tour and I loved it!

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hey LT, We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour with Neil. Thanks for rating us and sharing the amazing pics. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Cheers, Jaz
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  • D
    Written on December 12, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    10/10 REACHED expectations! Mark was an absolutely fantastic guide and an even better storyteller! There is literally no better way to do such a beautiful and magical place such as Scotland than with an amazing Scottish man telling you stories about Giants... Read more

    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hey Darcy, Thanks so much for the amazing feedback! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed the tour with Mark. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Cheers, Jaz
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Itinerary

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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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    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Airport transfers are not available on this tour, which means that you will have to make your own way to and from the airport.

    • What are the optional excursions?

      The tour operator has advised that there are no optional excursions available for this tour.

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    • William14th November 2018
      This is my first trip using a tour company and I must say that the professionalism and customer service provided was exemplary. Too many individuals to name, but the whole team deserves hearty congratulations. Very pleased with the pricing, hotels and itinerary.

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    Start and end in Edinburgh.
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    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 25 March 2019 the full payment of $191 is necessary.
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    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 $191 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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