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Western Lochs and Highlands

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Western Lochs and Highlands - Walkabout Scotland
Western Lochs and Highlands - Walkabout Scotland
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Starts
Edinburgh
Destinations
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Ends
Edinburgh
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Highlights

  • Take in the beauty of Loch Lomond
  • Walk along the West Highland Way
  • Conquer Ben Nevis
  • Discover the Hidden Glen of Glencoe
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
10
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking
Start and end in Edinburgh! With the hiking & trekking tour Western Lochs and Highlands, you have a 7 day tour package taking you through Edinburgh, Scotland and 3 other destinations in Scotland. Western Lochs and Highlands is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as meals, transport and more.

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  • J
    Written on July 9, 2014
    4.5 - Excellent

    I did the Western Lochs & Highlands Tour at the end of June and what an amazing week it turned out to be! We were a small and fantastic group of seven plus our very experienced guide Jon. We set off early Sunday morning from Edinburgh and spent the first three nights in a lovely hotel in Drymen from where we did three hikes (Ben A’an, Ben Lochmond and the Cobbler). Although one day was a bit overcast and rainy the hikes were a blast with some incredible scenery. After walking a part of the West Highland Road we spent the next three nights in a quaint hotel in Glencoe (directly over the pub). The next day was the ascent of Ben Nevis which was quite a challenging hike but worth every single minute! The week ended far too quickly with a short hike to the hidden Glen of Glencoe. Choosing Walkabout Scotland is for sure one of the best decisions I’ve (ever) made! The trip was well planned and organized, accommodation was very good and our tour guide looked after us, told tons of stories about the local history and at all times made sure the whole experience was safe. I can definitely recommend Walkabout Scotland to anyone in search for a great experience.
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  1. Day 1 (Sunday): Trossachs 
  2. Day 2 (Monday): Ascent of Ben Lomond "I'll take the High Road .." 
  3. Day 3 (Tuesday): Ascent of the Cobbler 
  4. Day 4 (Wednesday): West Highland Way 
  5. Day 5: Ben Nevis 
  6. Day 6 (Friday): Hidden Glen of Glencoe 
  7. Day 7: Return to Edinburgh 

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

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Questions & Answers

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

    • What age is considered to be acceptable for this hike? I am 69, but also healthy and fit.

      The tour operator has an open age policy, so anyone that is fit to join, can join their tours.

    • Are there any surcharges for single travellers?

      There are no additional surcharges for single travellers, but should you wish to request your own room while on the tour this would incur an additional fee.

    • If I book end August-early Sept, will I see heather, muirs and glens?

      If you book any of our tours end of August - early September you will get to see the heather in bloom - usually about a 3 week period when it is at its most purple.

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    • Ellen22nd July 2018
      Booking on line was easy and all confirmation details, including invoice, deposit and final payment was informative.

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    Start and end in Edinburgh.
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    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 $1171 for Western Lochs and Highlands, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 321 km.
    • Edinburgh (Scotland)
    • 89 km
    • Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park (Scotland)
    • 72 km
    • Glencoe (Scotland)
    • 14 km
    • Ben Nevis (Scotland)
    • 146 km
    • Edinburgh (Scotland)

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