Highland Railways & Hills

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Highland Railways & Hills - Walkabout Scotland
Highland Railways & Hills - Walkabout Scotland
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  • Walk through the Scottish Highlands
  • Transport by rail, ferries & feet
  • Evening meals in local inns
  • Enjoy the seafood on Isle of Skye
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
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Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Train & Rail
Start and end in Edinburgh! With the hiking & trekking tour Highland Railways & Hills, you have a 7 day tour package taking you through Edinburgh, Scotland and 10 other destinations in Scotland. Highland Railways & Hills is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as meals, transport and more.

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  • GM
    Written on June 27, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    The tour leaders were excellent in their knowledge and provided great support for alternative travel due to Scotrail strikes. Food and accommodation high standard. Walks were challenging for me but managed by guides. High standard.
    Walkabout Scotland commented on this review
    Thanks Glenda! It was great having you along. Cheers J
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  • A
    Written on September 7, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    Thank you for your great oversight, planning, and leadership for our Walkabout week in July. It proved to be everything we had hoped for and much more. That week of hiking helped me be in better shape for the hikes we later took in Glacier, the longest being a 13-miler. The hardest thing about that one was a 0.6 mile ascent which came about 7 miles into the hike. It was by far the steepest incline I've ever done. We were going up to the Grinnell Glacier overlook which is a side trail off of the High Line Trail (which follows the Continental Divide). The view from the top extended for about 100 miles we were told, and the day that we made the climb was said to be "one in a million" for the clear, cloudless sky. The photos don't really do it justice, but they do help us recall all that we saw. Reminded us somewhat of the incredible view from atop Ben la Nap. All the best! --Jennie


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  2. Day 2 Monday 
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  4. Day 4 Wednesday 
  5. Day 5 Thursday 
  6. Day 6 Friday 
  7. Day 7 Saturday 

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Questions & Answers

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

  • September 1, 2016

    How many miles will be covered for the hiking?

    Please note that the distances of the hikes on this trip are listed on each day of the itinerary and do vary.
    The hikes chosen will also depend on the group's ability and fitness levels.

    Below you will see the average distances for each day.

    Day 1- 5 or 6 mile trail.
    Day 2- 8 mile and 300 ft acsent
    Day 3- Coastal Walk (weather permitting)
    Day 4- 6 mile 300 ft acsent
    Day 5 - Activities
    Day 6- 6 mile 1500 ft acsent
    Day 7-End of the trip

    The trails will vary and some will be round trip will others will be one way.

  • May 1, 2016

    Do you offer a Spanish translation guide on this tour?

    Not really but someone in who can speak Spanish - either as guide or guide assistant can be hired.

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  • Debra2nd June 2018
    This is the first time I have used TourRadar and I found them to be very helpful and professional. They responded to my all my queries promptly (considering the time-difference) and it was a pleasant experience booking my trip. This is a great, hassle-free way to organise a holiday. I would happily recommend TourRadar to anyone thinking of traveling!



Highland Railways & Hills

  • Sunday
    Jul 1, 2018
    from Edinburgh
    7 Days
    Jul 7, 2018
    to Edinburgh
    4 seats left
    USD $1,369
  • Sunday
    Jul 29, 2018
    from Edinburgh
    7 Days
    Aug 4, 2018
    to Edinburgh
    4 seats left
    USD $1,369
  • Sunday
    Sep 2, 2018
    from Edinburgh
    7 Days
    Sep 8, 2018
    to Edinburgh
    4 seats left
    USD $1,369

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Start and end in Edinburgh.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Walkabout Scotland booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 August 2018 the full payment of $1,369 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 $1369 for Highland Railways & Hills, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Some departure dates and prices may vary and Walkabout Scotland will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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Covering a total distance of approx 726 km.
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • 143 km
  • Aviemore (Scotland)
  • 55 km
  • Pitlochry (Scotland)
  • 52 km
  • Cairngorm Mountains (Scotland)
  • 137 km
  • Kyle of Lochalsh (Scotland)
  • 13 km
  • Broadford (Scotland)
  • 38 km
  • Isle of Skye (Scotland)
  • 38 km
  • Broadford (Scotland)
  • 20 km
  • Armadale (Scotland)
  • 55 km
  • Fort William (Scotland)
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