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3 Day Isle of Skye

Jump aboard the MacBackpackers bus and explore one of Scotland’s most spectacular islands! Let our guides look after you during the day and enjoy plenty of free time in the evening to explore your new surroundings!

Day One

Depart Edinburgh and head into the Highlands! Today we explore ruins, discover incredible castles, hear of clan rivalry and try to catch a glimpse of Scotland’s most famous monster!
Hostel: Loch Buie Guest House

Day Two

Time to explore the Isle of Skye! During our island adventure we’ll see beautiful waterfalls, take a mild (ish) hike up one of the islands spectacular rock formations and pay a visit the magical Faerie Glen before heading back to our cosy hostel.
Hostel: Loch Buie Guest House

Day Three

We say goodbye to the misty isle and head south taking in views of the Nevis range and Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis. We’ll discover the haunting beauty of Glen Coe and hear tales of clan massacres before continuing our journey through ‘braveheart country’ towards the National Wallace Monument.

Where We Stay

Accommodation on tour is dormitory style and is Pre-Booked for you at Loch Buie Guest House. You can pay on arrival or use our Express Check-In option when booking online.

Free time tip: Take a walk up to the ruined Castle Moil on Skye

Tour Highlights

  • A full day on the Isle of Skye!
  • Loch Ness
  • Old Man of Storr
  • Faerie Glen
  • Glen Coe
  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • National Wallace Monument

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Diane said...

Fantastic way to see the Scottish Highlands and Isle of Skye. Michael was a great guide keeping up a running narrative on all the sights and history of the areas we were exploring. You don't just sit in the bus. You get to swim in Loch Ness, walk up mountains and trails through the Highlands. The views and landscape are breath-taking in all weather. Scottish pride is alive and well in the Highlands. Staying on the Isle of Skye is a great part of the tour and St Andrew's day celebrations at the local pubs saw us learning Scottish dancing and/or music - they were just across the road from each other. I can't say enough about how great this tour is and thoroughly recommend it. It's an unforgettable experience.

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