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5-Day Highland Explorer: Skye & Far North Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

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5-Day Highland Explorer: Skye & Far North Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh - Rabbie's Tours
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Sara "Andy D was such an excellent tour guide and driver, he was very knowledgeable and was able to cater to everyone's interests. He had back up plans to back up plans which is always needed with the weather. (Which was the case on the last day with high winds making it unsafe for the planned stops) There was an issue with one of my accommodations (the room flooded) and Andy and the Rabbie's team made..."
Excellent
8 reviews
Starts
Edinburgh
+22 Destinations
Scottish Highlands
Ends
Edinburgh
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Highlights

  • Let the Highlands take your breath away
  • Go monster spotting on the Loch Ness
  • Behold the iconic Eilean Donan Castle
  • Explore the natural wonders of the Skye
  • Glimpse Britain's highest mountain
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Mini-coach
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Coach / Bus
Operator
Rabbie's Tours
Start and end in Edinburgh! With the in-depth cultural tour 5-Day Highland Explorer: Skye & Far North Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh, you have a 5 day tour package taking you through Edinburgh, Scotland and 20 other destinations in Europe. 5-Day Highland Explorer: Skye & Far North Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, transport.

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1
    Start point Gate J and Gate K, Edinburgh Bus Station, St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH1 3DQ , EH1 3DQ, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom 09:00
  2. Day 2
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  4. Day 4
  5. Day 5

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

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  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Meals

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  • Written on November 3, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Just do this. Our tour guide driver was both a highly skilled driver, but also a fantastic guide. His knowledge was vast, and detailed, but his delivery was poetic and theatrical. Couldn’t improve our experience at all. Excellent.

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  • Written on October 31, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Excellent tour to Scotland, totally recommend but the best was Arron(guide tour) always with a smile and with a good tale to share. Thanks Arron.

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  • Written on August 19, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    The situation in portree was awful. It was impossible to find a place to eat. We understand that it is difficult to find enough help to cope with the increase in tourism but they need to find a way to try and help people like they did on the nc 500.

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  • Written on July 28, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was a fantastic trip which I never had. My best memory from my last Europe trip before I moving back to Shanghai. Thanks to the lovely awesome guide Arron and the amazing friendly group friends. That’s our unique memory.

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  • Written on July 2, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    We saw and experienced an amazing amount of stuff during our 5 day tour. Ross was a great tour leader, he was professional, very knowledgable and obviously immensely proud of his country. He went above and beyond our expectations, and is a credit to your... Read more

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  • Written on June 6, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Arron was passionate about this beautiful country as well as knowledgeable and witty.We really enjoyed this tour and would highly recommend it! Jim and Karen Allison......June 1/19-June 5/19

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  • 5-Day Highland Explorer: Skye & Far North Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh reviewer 7
    Written on November 7, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This tour was absolutely amazing! Our guide Ross was so knowledgeable and a pleasure to listen to. The vehicle was very comfortable and spacious and all of the stops featured beautiful landscape. The tour length itself was the perfect amount of time and the... Read more

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  • 5-Day Highland Explorer: Skye & Far North Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh reviewer 8
    Written on September 20, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Andy D was such an excellent tour guide and driver, he was very knowledgeable and was able to cater to everyone's interests. He had back up plans to back up plans which is always needed with the weather. (Which was the case on the last day with high winds... Read more

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    • Do I need travel insurance?

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    • How much luggage can I bring?

      Passengers are restricted to 14kg (31lbs) of luggage per person on our tours. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items. Unfortunately, Rabbies are unable to store excess luggage, but nearby train and bus stations may have storage facilities for you to use.

    • What are the optional excursions?

      The optional excursions for this tour are: Talisker Distillery: £10; Dunvegan Castle: £14. These visits are dependant on the group's decision on the day and not guaranteed. Please be advised that this list is a guideline only and all prices are subject to change.

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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 776 km.
    • Edinburgh (Scotland)
    • 13 km
    • Forth Bridge (Scotland)
    • 64 km
    • Dunkeld (Scotland)
    • 65 km
    • Cairngorm Mountains (Scotland)
    • 23 km
    • Loch an Eilein (Scotland)
    • 40 km
    • Dores (Scotland)
    • 76 km
    • Ullapool (Scotland)
    • 31 km
    • Ardvreck Castle (Scotland)
    • 18 km
    • Achmelvich (Scotland)
    • 4 km
    • Lochinver (Scotland)
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