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Key Features
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
Tour feature: Maximum group size of 16 passengers
Starting: Edinburgh
Ending: Edinburgh
Tour Highlights
Towns and Cities: Inverness, Portree
  1. Day 1 Dunkeld, the Cairngorm National Park and Loch Ness

    Departing Edinburgh, we head north over the Queensferry Crossing to the charming highland village of Dunkeld on the banks of the river Tay. From here you head into the Cairngorm national park of central Scotland and the ancient pine forests of the Rothiemurchus estate. Lunchtime will be spent on the beautiful shores of Loch Insh before a short forest walk takes you to the ruins of Loch an Eilein castle. Panoramic views of Loch Ness follow as you travel down to the banks of the famous loch and the village of Dores where you can do some “Nessie” spotting! Then it’s on to the shores of Loch Broom where you spend two nights at Ullapool. * Please note - On some departures it may be necessary to stay in Inverness instead of Ullapool.

    Overnight: Ullapool, Highlands

  2. Day 2 The far Northwest Highlands, Ardvreck Castle and Assynt

    Today, we explore the remote far northwest highlands and the grandeur, expanse and wildness of the mountains of Assynt with its abundance of wildlife. This area is historically famous as being the first crofting area to be bought by the local crofters, the Assynt Crofters’ Trust. You will be immersed in the history of the area and visit the 15th century ruins of Ardvreck Castle, once the stronghold of the MacLeods of Assynt. The day is full of amazing views of some of Europe’s oldest landscapes from the stunning white sand beach at Achmelvich Bay to the traditional fishing village of Lochinver. With the chance of seeing wildlife such as whales and red deer as well, this is sure to be a memorable day.

    Overnight: Ullapool, Highlands

    Meals: Breakfast included

  3. Day 3 Corrieshalloch Gorge, Loch Torridon and Plockton

    This morning we journey to the heart of the northern Highlands to take in the drama of the River Droma as it plunges 60m down into the Corrieshalloch Gorge. From here you travel past the mountains of the Beinn Eighe national nature reserve and along the picturesque coastline of Loch Torridon. The tranquil setting of tiny village highland village Applecross is your destination for lunch before taking one of the highest roads in Scotland, with its jaw-dropping views and hairpin bends. In the afternoon you stop in “tropical” Plockton where you can see palm trees growing alongside Loch Carron and take time to enjoy its sheltered serenity. Then it’s over the sea to Skye and the delightful harbour town of Portree with its friendly welcome.

    Overnight: Portree, Isle of Skye

    Meals: Breakfast included

  4. Day 4 The Scenery of the Isle of Skye

    Today's itinerary is dedicated to exploring the Isle of Skye but is flexible dependent on the preferences and interests of the group (and local weather conditions). Spectacular natural scenery is abundant along on the Trotternish Peninsula with its unique geological features such as the Old Man of Storr and Kilt Rock. Or your guide may take you back in time and teach you about the legends and clan culture surrounding the 13th-century home of the Clan MacLeod, Dunvegan Castle. We return you to your accommodation in Portree in the late afternoon for you to enjoy a free evening in this charming harbour town.

    Overnight: Portree, Isle of Skye

    Meals: Breakfast included

  5. Day 5 Eilean Donan Castle and Glencoe

    Today we travel south along Scotland's scenic West coast. First stop is at the famous stronghold Eilean Donan Castle, used in the film “Highlander”. After pasuing for photos we'll continue through the rugged mountains of Kintail before passing through Glen Garry and spotting Britain’s highest peak at Ben Nevis. After a lunch stop in Fort William, we explore spectacular Glencoe valley, scene of the infamous massacre of the Clan Macdonald in 1692. Returning to civilisation and city life your tour ends in Edinburgh at approximately 7pm.

    Meals: Breakfast included

*Journey times and distances are estimates and are based on the direct route between the start location and end location for each day of the itinerary, where applicable. They do not include detours or stops for sightseeing.

What's included

  • 4 nights in charming local hotel accommodation (minimum 3* standard).
  • Full Scottish breakfast each morning.
  • All transportation by luxury mini-coach.
  • Maximum group-size of 16 passengers for that intimate touring experience.
  • Services of a professional driver/guide.
  • Expert local advice during the planning of your trip.
  • Postage of your vacation documents pack.

Optional extras

  • Pre or post tour hotel accommodation in Edinburgh.
  • Airport transfers or transport to/from Edinburgh before/after your tour.

 

Please Note: All accommodation is minimum 3* rated and guarantees private / en-suite bathroom facilities.  Specific accommodation is selected and allocated after confirmation of your booking. As tour accommodation is allocated after confirmation of the tour booking not all tour participants stay in the same establishment. Please advise if you are travelling with other guests under a different reference and we can confirm accommodation together in the same property.

Exclusions

  • Trip Insurance – we ask that our guests purchase suitable cover in case planned travel is affected or disrupted due to unforeseen circumstances. More information on the benefits of trip insurance can be found here.
  • Flights – adeo Travel do not book air travel but are happy to offer advice on where to seek competitive airfare.
  • Meals and/or sightseeing other than that outlined above.

Departure Dates 2020

Please select your preferred tour date from the list below.

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July 7, 2020
July 11, 2020
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July 9, 2020
July 13, 2020
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780
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July 11, 2020
July 15, 2020
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July 14, 2020
July 18, 2020
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780
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July 16, 2020
July 20, 2020
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July 18, 2020
July 22, 2020
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July 21, 2020
July 25, 2020
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July 23, 2020
July 27, 2020
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780
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July 25, 2020
July 29, 2020
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780
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July 28, 2020
August 1, 2020
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780
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July 30, 2020
August 3, 2020
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780
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August 1, 2020
August 5, 2020
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780
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August 4, 2020
August 8, 2020
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780
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August 6, 2020
August 10, 2020
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780
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August 8, 2020
August 12, 2020
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780
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August 11, 2020
August 15, 2020
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780
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August 13, 2020
August 17, 2020
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780
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August 15, 2020
August 19, 2020
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780
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August 18, 2020
August 22, 2020
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780
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August 20, 2020
August 24, 2020
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780
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August 22, 2020
August 26, 2020
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780
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August 25, 2020
August 29, 2020
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780
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August 27, 2020
August 31, 2020
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780
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August 29, 2020
September 2, 2020
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780
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September 1, 2020
September 5, 2020
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780
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September 3, 2020
September 7, 2020
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780
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September 5, 2020
September 9, 2020
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780
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September 8, 2020
September 12, 2020
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780
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September 10, 2020
September 14, 2020
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780
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September 12, 2020
September 16, 2020
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780
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September 15, 2020
September 19, 2020
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780
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September 17, 2020
September 21, 2020
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780
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September 19, 2020
September 23, 2020
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780
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September 22, 2020
September 26, 2020
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780
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September 24, 2020
September 28, 2020
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780
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September 26, 2020
September 30, 2020
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780
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September 29, 2020
October 3, 2020
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780
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October 3, 2020
October 7, 2020
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745
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October 6, 2020
October 10, 2020
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October 10, 2020
October 14, 2020
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October 13, 2020
October 17, 2020
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October 17, 2020
October 21, 2020
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October 20, 2020
October 24, 2020
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October 24, 2020
October 28, 2020
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745
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October 27, 2020
October 31, 2020
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745
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October 31, 2020
November 4, 2020
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745
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November 7, 2020
November 11, 2020
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695
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November 14, 2020
November 18, 2020
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695
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November 21, 2020
November 25, 2020
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695
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* Prices are per person based on two people sharing either a double room or twin room. A single supplement will apply for those bookings where a single room is required.

Pricing 2020

Single supplements apply for single occupancy rooms, please ask for a quotation for details.

 

This tour starts at 9am on the first day of travel and returns around 7pm (approx) on the final day of travel. We recommend arriving in your city of departure at least one day prior to the start of your tour. If you require pre or post tour accommodation in central Edinburgh, please let us know.

Pricing Notes

  • Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room.
  • Prices are for land only tours and all tours are subject to availability.
  • Prices are correct at the time of publishing to website but are subject to confirmation at time of booking.
  • Prices are in GBP£ currency for approximate amounts in other currencies please contact us.
  • All trip details are correct at time of publishing to website however due to the nature of small group tours the itinerary is flexible and is subject to change based on a variety of factors.
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