Highland Experience's Scottish Choice


Loch Lomond Loch Lomond
Eilean Donan Castle Eilean Donan Castle
Kilt Rock - Isle of Skye Kilt Rock - Isle of Skye
Seals in Elgol - Isle of Skye Seals in Elgol - Isle of Skye
Oban, the gateway to the Islands Oban, the gateway to the Islands
Boat cruise at Loch Ness Boat cruise at Loch Ness
Taste a dram in a whisky distillery Taste a dram in a whisky distillery
Culloden Moor and Visitor Centre Culloden Moor and Visitor Centre
Meet the Highland cows Meet the Highland cows

North West Highlands, Skye, Eilean Donan Castle & Jacobite Steam Train

Tour Only Price from £285

Tour with Accomodation Price from £375

Tour Description

Day 1 Through the Trossachs to Oban…

Our wide-ranging tour starts by heading west through the beautiful scenery of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park to Kilmartin Glen. Here you’ll explore Scotland’s ancient past. With over 5,000 years of history laid out before you, you’ll be able to walk in the footsteps of the first Scots at Dunadd Hill Fort and the Temple Wood Stone Circle. Then it’s on the picturesque seaside town of Oban, home to Scotland’s best seafood!

Overnight: Oban

Day 2 Gruesome Glens and the Hogwarts Express…

Day two takes you over the Connel Bridge through Appin to the haunting landscape of Glen Coe (scene of the terrible massacre of the MacDonald Clan). We’ll stop in Fort William; a town dominated by Ben Nevis—the UK’s tallest peak, then jump aboard the Jacobite Steam Train. It’s one of the world’s greatest train journeys and will take you over the Glenfinnan Viaduct, made famous by the Harry Potter films. We’ll continue to the end of the line, Mallaig, a pretty fishing port, bustling but remote. You will have the opportunity to have an early dinner and enjoy some excellent seafood before taking a short ferry ride over the sea to Skye, where you’ll spend your second night.

Overnight: Skye

Day 3 A whole day to explore Skye…

You’ll have the whole of the third day to explore Skye’s mysteries and landscape with your knowledgeable driver-guide, they will ensure you get the most out of your time on the island based on the weather and group. Stops often include the Cuillin Mountains, Dun Beag Broch, the black houses, the Kilt rock waterfall, The Old Man of Storr and the Trotternish Peninsula, and of course the capital of the island, Portree.

Overnight: Skye

Day 4 Beautiful Castles and Mysterious Lochs …

We’ll leave Skye and head straight to one of Scotland’s most photographed castles, Eilean Donan* which you’ll have ample time to explore. You’ll stop at the pretty Lochside village of Drumnadrochit for lunch, before having the option to cruise on the Loch and visit Urquhart Castle ruin. We’ll then head to the south end of the Loch for our overnight stop in Fort Augustus.

Overnight: Fort Augustus

Day 5 Monster hunting, historic battlefields and home…

Today you’ll head to visit the battlefield of Culloden* the site of the defeat of the Jacobite forces. We’ll also have time to explore the nearby Clava Cairns, a group of Prehistoric Burial Cairns – fans of Outlander will love this location due to its similarity to the fictitious stone circle, Craigh na Dun. Then you’ll pass the stunning Cairngorm Mountains. On your way south you can choose to enjoy a wee dram at a local distillery* or explore the picturesque town of Pitlochry before arriving back in Edinburgh or Glasgow.


There are certain optional Extras, these are noted above by a *

Please see the costs listed below:

Jacobite Loch Ness Cruise and Urquhart Castle

Adult: £13.50 Concession: £12.50 Children (5-15): £10.50 Adult: £20.00

Culloden Visitors Centre

£7 per person

Eilean Donan Castle

£6.50 per person

Ben Nevis Distillery(dependent upon availability)

£5 per person

Tomatin Distillery(dependent upon availability)

£3 per person

Departures 14th May - 27th August include the Jacobite Steam Train (21st of May will not include the train)

Departures 9th April - 7th May, 21st May & 3rd September – 8th October include Loch Ness Cruise and Urquhart Castle instead.


Please see our terms and conditions for details on the Tour Only option.

Luggage limit 15KGMAX 15kg 55 x 40 x 20cm

Highland Experience's Scottish Choice Route Map

Tour Highlights

Scotland Highlight 1Loch Lomond, Kilmartin Glen & Oban

The Trossachs & Western Highlands - A walk through history

Scotland Highlight 2Glen Coe & Loch Ness*

Fascinating history & wonderful scenery

Scotland Highlight 3Eilean Donan*

Scotland’s most beautiful castle

Scotland Highlight 4Skye*

Two days to explore the whole island

Scotland Highlight 5Culloden and whisky distillery*

Historic battlefield and a dram of single malt

Tour Details

Departure Days:
26th March to 15th October

0945 / 1900
Reference: Tour No 13

   Check-in Closes 15 mins prior to departure at pick-up point


Tour Reviews


This was the first group bus tour my wife and I have ever taken... we were a bit apprehensive but decided with the limited time we had in Scotland this was our best option - and I'm so glad we decided to do it. We did the 5-day Highlands tour with Fergus as our driver, and we had a wonderful trip. Fergus was an amazing driver & guide and provided a wealth of knowledge about Scotland. The weather was great during our trip and the Highlands were beautiful, but Fergus made the trip memorable.

(Ben B – October 2016)


The 5-day Highland Experience was a brilliant experience. In 5 days we got the chance to see some of the most beautiful places in the Highlands, as well as take a train ride, a ferry ride and a visit to the Isle of Skye. This tour was one of the best one I have taken and our guide Andrew told stories from Scottish history, geography, geology, politics, agriculture, etc. It was a well rounded and well done tour.

(Sabrina H - August 2016)


The tour was excellently organized and each day was full of stops at many different sights. In sum, it was one of the best weeks of my life and I cannot wait to return! 
(Emily D. - May 2016)



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