Isle of Skye and the Highlands Weekend Trip

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8, Johnston Terrace

(Opposite Vocal Carer Centre)

Edinburgh

EH1 2PW

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Isle of Skye and the Highlands Weekend Trip

About this Event

All students and non-students (visitors) are welcme to join International Student Tours in Scotland.

About the Tour

Skye Tour is the most popular tour every year. Tickets are limited and sell out very fast. Isle of Skye, a piece of heaven on earth, is A MUST-SEE island of Scotland and it was voted as the 4th best island in the world according to National Geographic. No student experience in Scotland is complete without a visit to Skye.  

This truly fantastic 2 days tour will take you to a journey through the stunning Highlands of Scotland and the majestic and romantic Isle of Skye to enjoy the breathtaking natural beauty of Skye with velvet moors, jagged mountains, sparkling lochs, rivers, waterfalls and towering sea cliffs.

More info about Skye Tour

Day 1 includes visiting the most picturesque parts of the Scottish Highlands including the impressive and romantic Eilean Donan Castle, the 5 Sisters of Kintail, the 3 Sisters of Glencoe (a major location for many movies including Harry Potter and Skyfall), Fort William, Skye Bridge, Glen Garry, Great Glen, Loch Tulla and Loch Lomond. We will also explore some beautiful parts of Isle of Skye on Day 1 near our accommodation.

Day 2 includes a fantastic tour in Skye visiting the most iconic landmarks of the island such as a great hike in Old Man of Storr with incredible panoramic views (featured in Transformers 2, Prometheus, Harry Styles' song Sign of the Times and more...), lots of great walks in Lealt Gorge and Lealt Falls (featured in Kanye West album Life of Pablo), breathtaking views in Kilt Rock, Mealt Falls, stunning views at Cuillins (the most beautiful and the highest mountains in Skye), Sligachan Bridge, River Sligachan, Loch Mealt, Loch Fada, Loch Leathan and visiting the charming town of Portree (the Capital of Skye) and its picturesque coloured houses at the harbour, a chance to see the cute Highland Coos and much more.

Accommodation & Breakfast

Accommodation is included in your ticket. We will stay overnight in a lovely standard hostel situated at the most beautiful location in Isle of Skye. We will have a chance to explore and walk in beautiful places around our accommodation in Skye. You can choose a room that suits you best including a private room, a female room, a male room or a mixed room with your friends. Shared Rooms for female, or male only or mixed are included in the cost of the ticket. Private rooms are also available to request based on first come, first served - and an extra fee of £30 will be applied to have a room to yourself. 

We will be back in Glasgow on Sunday at 20:00 approximately.

Tour Highlights

Skye and Highlands, Mountains, Hiking/Walking, Castles, Lochs, Glens, Rivers, including a lovely accommodation, breakfast, tour and transportation.

Interesting Facts

Old Man of Storr in Isle of Skye is one of the main landmarks and it has been a major location for movie directors and artist including Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus', Harry Styles' 'Sign of the Times' as well as Kanye West album 'Life of Pablo'. Eilean Donan Castle, as one of the highlights of this tour, appears several times in 'Made of Honour', 'Highlander' and 'James Bond' movies and 'Loch Ness'. Glencoe was also filmed in many movies including Harry Potter movies, Skyfall and Braveheart. 

see the cute Highland Coos and much more.

Accommodation & Breakfast

Accommodation and breakfast are included in your ticket. We will stay overnight in a lovely standard hostel situated at the most beautiful location in Isle of Skye. We will have a chance to explore some beautiful places around the accommodation in Skye and go for some great walks. You can choose a room that suits you best including a female room, a male room or a mixed room with your friends if you prefer and based on the availability.

We will be back in Edinbugh on Sunday at 20:00 approximately.

Tour Highlights

Skye and Highlands, Mountains, Hiking/Walking, Castles, Lochs, Glens, Rivers, including a lovely accommodation, breakfast, tour and transportation.

Interesting Facts

Old Man of Storr in Isle of Skye is one of the main landmarks and it has been a major location for movie directors and artist including Ridley Scott's Prometheus, Harry Styles' Sign of the Times as well as Kanye West album Life of Pablo. Eilean Donan Castle, as one of the highlights of this tour, appears several times in Made of Honour, Highlander and James Bond movies and Loch Ness. Glencoe was also filmed in many movies including Harry Potter movies, Skyfall and Braveheart. 

Inclusion

  • Return journey and transportation with luxury coach
  • Accommodation in Isle of Skye, Breakfast (tea and coffee)
  • Map and Itinerary, free time for sights, hiking, walking, shopping and attractions
  • Visiting stunning and breathtaking landmarks in Isle of Skye and many great locations in the Highlands over 2 full days.

Things to bring with you

Smiles, a camera, warm clothes, personal toiletries (toothbrush, towel, shampoo, etc...), proper walking /hiking shoes, a face covering / mask and anything you think you may need during the tour.

Pick Up Point / Time

07:35am, No 6 Johnston Terrace, Opposite Castle Arm Pub, EH1 2PW 

Departure

07:45am, No 6 Johnston Terrace, Opposite Castle Arm Pub, EH1 2PW 

Book With Confidence - Travel Worry-Free

With International Student Tours in Scotland you can travel safely and with confidence:

  • New cleaning measures have been implemented on our tours to make sure your experience will be an enjoyable and totally worry-free journey. 
  • We always keep up to date with the UK Government's Guidelines and WHO.
  • All our coaches will be cleaned and sanitised on every corner regularly before, during and after every tour. 
  • Hand sanitizer will be provided on our coaches for everyone to use. We also recommend keeping your own personal hand sanitiser.
  • Our friendly drivers and tour guides will be equipped with a face covering and have been trained to follow health and safety procedures throughout the journey.
  • All passengers will be required to wear a face covering during the journey on our coaches. 
  • We will take you to trusted attractions, accommodations and restaurants that meet hygiene and safety standards.
  • There will be contactless check-in and we have 
  • Your contact details will be required when you book a tour for track and trace.
  • Due to lowering the capacity on our coaches to allow physical distancing, limited tickets will be available based on first come, first served. 

Notes & Terms

Tickets are very limited and are available based on first come, first served. It is your responsibility to be at the pick up point on time. Tickets will not be refunded if you miss the pick up point. Please note that by joining a tour with International Student Tours in Scotland you are agreeing to our data usage. You will receive a reminder email about the tour and other issues if necessary on the week of your tour and an additional update email about the future tours. No details are kept for further use. You may check Eventbrite policy with regard to data usage by Eventbrite.

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