Tour 2
Isle of Skye Discovery

Isle of Skye Discovery - Tour Overview

We travel north from Edinburgh, passing through some of the most beautiful scenery in Western Scotland. Once on Skye we journey from the Sleat Peninsula in the south, up through the majestic Red and Black Cuillan Mountains to Flodigarry on the north coast. We explore three hiking highlights of the island; Loch Coruisk: the Quirang and the Storr Sanctuary - and enjoy glorious coastal walking on the Cleared Coast and Duirinish Peninsula.

Our expert guides provide a detailed insight into the island's long history, including the tragic story of the nineteenth century Highland Clearances, when thousands of people were forcibly evicted from their homes and made their way to the far corners of the world to begin their lives anew.

Our three centre exploration offers a wide variety of excellent hiking and the opportunity to relax in some of Skye's most comfortable accommodation.

 


 

Isle of Skye Discovery - 2019 Tour Dates


Week commencing Saturday 25th May - Friday 31st May 2019

Week commencing Saturday 22nd June - Friday 29th June 2019

 




Trip Length

This tour is six nights and seven days long running from Saturday to Friday.

The tour begins and finishes in Edinburgh.

Meeting point; Saturday/Sunday 9am The Edinburgh B and B Hotel, Rothesay Terrace, Edinburgh.

Departure point; Friday/Saturday 5pm (approximately), The Edinburgh B and B Hotel, Rothesay Terrace, Edinburgh

 



Price

£2890 / $3495 per person

Single supplement; £295 / $395




What the tour includes:

  • All accomodation while on tour with en suite facilities (own bath)
  • All meals while on tour, including wine or beer with evening meal
  • Expert local guides with you for the duration of the  tour  
  • Private transportation throughout the tour
  • Entrance fees and special events as noted in the itinerary

 



Trip Grading / Activity Level

This is considered a MODERATE tour, designed for active and experienced hikers who are looking for a week of challenging hiking in the remote Scottish mountains.

Most hikes are between 5 and 9 miles (8 to 14kms) per day, approximately 3 to 5 hours of hiking. Elevation gains and descent are up to 1500 feet  (457 metres) on some hikes.

The terrain varies from firm, stony paths to wet peat- covered trails. Good quality waterproof hiking boots are required as the trails are often wet.

Shorter optional walks are available on most days.

 

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