Discover a whole new side of Scotland on this day tour from Inverness as you board the comfortable and classy Mercedes mini coach. Enjoy the best of the country as you traverse from winding mountain trails, to open shimmering lochs and picture perfect villages that line the shore complemented by the fun and informative commentary of your expert driver.
Take a stroll around Torridon, which has been leading the list of one of the most picturesque villages of Scotland. Zip around hairpin bends and stunning winding trails with scenic views on tail as you drive through Applecross. Behold the majestic Eilean Donan Castle that sits on the junction of three beautiful lochs and was once the stronghold of Scots dating back to the 13th century.
Tuesday, Thursday & SundayDuration
11 hoursStart time
Stance 7, Inverness Bus Station, Margaret St, Inverness, IV1 1LT
Same as the starting point
Start the tour bright and early from Inverness bus station where you board the comfortable Mercedes mini coach.
Head westward as your experienced driver takes you towards Kinlochewe and the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve. Beinn Eighe Ridge's majestic presence is impressive as it opens up to the world renowned Loch Maree that houses the infamous Golden Eagle. Druids from thousands of years ago believed in the curing powers of Loch Maree for lunacy and ailments.
As you head further down through Torridon and move towards Shieldaig, witness some of Europe’s most dramatic mountain scenery, ancient geology and scenic wilderness. This Torridan village by the coast is well known by countless visitors around the world ranging from climbers, photographers, wildlife enthusiasts and hikers.
Travel on up the famous Bealach Na Ba (Pass of the Cattle) and you'll find Applecross nestled between the mainland mountain masses and the Island of Skye. Stop here for lunch and enjoy incredible views of Skye and the Hebrides.
Driving ahead, make your way towards the iconic Eilean Donan Castle. This picturesque castle is set on the intersection of three lovely lochs and is rich in history. Enjoy the stunning sights and capture some fantastic photos for posterity!
After a stopover at the castle, you begin the drive along the shores of Loch Ness, and return to Inverness in the early evening where the tour comes to a close.
This activity is adults (and older children) only. Little ones under the age of 5 years will have to sit this one out, we’re afraid. Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
Travel light: You are only allowed to carry 14 kgs of luggage on this tour. A carry-on bag plus a small bag is preferable as advised by the local authorities.
The Eilean Donan Castle will be closed from 31 Dec 2018 to 2 Feb 2019, and also on 5 Feb 2019, 16 Feb 2019 and 23 Feb 2019. You will only be able to take pictures from the outside on these days.