Scotland Adventure

Jeff & Bernadette Honiton

Friday 22nd September – Monday 25th September 2023

Number of Travellers: 2
Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights

Overview

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Highlights

  • Explore beautiful corners of Scotland’s landscape hiking with an expert guide
  • Ride the Jacobite Steam Train on the Classic Rail Journey to the West Coast

Day by Day

Day 1 - Friday 22nd September - Arrive in Edinburgh

Your Wilderness guide will meet you at Edinburgh airport and transfer you to your welcoming hotel. Take some time to relax and settle in, enjoying an oasis of calm as the city’s characterful streets buzz and bustle beyond the window. Depending on your arrival time, perhaps head out with your guide for a short walk up Calton Hill. From the top, which is marked by a collection of historical monuments, you can see many of Edinburgh’s famous landmarks, including Arthur’s Seat, the Firth of Forth and the Royal Mile as it climbs its way to the castle. After working up an appetite, enjoy a delicious dinner and a good night’s sleep.

Overnight: Balmoral Hotel
Room Type: Castle View Suite

Day 2 - Saturday 23rd September - Private Morning Walking Tour of Historic Old Town & Free Afternoon

Spend the morning exploring the tales of the cobbled streets and alleyways of Edinburgh’s historic Old Town with an expert local city guide. You will visit some of the famous sights as well as discovering some lesser known gems.

This afternoon you are free to relax or to explore the popular sights of Edinburgh independently with some tips and recommendations picked up from your guide this morning.

Overnight: Edinburgh | The Balmoral Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3 - Sunday 24th September - Meet Your Guide & Head North via Glencoe

Your main guide will meet you at your hotel this morning and together you head north. Stop to explore the stunning scenery of Glencoe. These dramatic mountains and ridges have featured as the backdrop in many films and once you are looking up at these summits it is easy to see why! Today you will explore this famous valley with your guide, there are plenty of options to suit every level of energy and challenge.

After your hike settle down with a celebratory beverage in a traditional climbers pub and listen to local legends and fascinating tales of the dark past of Glencoe told by a local storyteller. Then carry on to Fort William and settle into your welcoming hotel.

Overnight: Fort William | Inverlochy Castle Hotel

Day 4 - Monday 25th September - Jacobite Steam Train & Over The Sea To Skye

Enjoy a magical world renowned Classic Rail Journey on the Jacobite Steam Train this morning. The ‘Harry Potter Train’ will puff its way through beautiful scenery all the way to the West Coast. Here you will alight at the small fishing town of Mallaig and be met by your guide. This afternoon you take the short ferry ride over the sea to Skye. Depending on ferry times there may be time for some exploration with your guide on the way to your hotel.

Overnight: Isle of Skye | Cuillin Hills Hotel

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • X nights accommodation, as stated in the itinerary above
  • The services of a qualified and experienced guide from Day X to Day X
  • All transfers in a private vehicle driven by our guide on guided days
  • Airport Transfer on Arrival Day, including Meet & Greet
  • Airport Transfer on Departure Day
  • All Ferry Travel mentioned in the itinerary
  • All guided hikes mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
  • 24/7 In-Country Support from the Wilderness Team
  • Entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary, specifically:
Exclusions Read More
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Activities and entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Gratuities for the main driver guide
Notes Read More
  • All suggested accommodations and services are subject to availability at the time of booking
  • A 15% deposit is required before any accommodation and services will be confirmed
  • This quote is valid for 14 days from the date quoted, after this time pricing may be subject to revision
Arrival & Departure Read More

Your guide will meet you at Edinburgh at 12:00 am on the first day of your trip.

You will be returned to Glasgow at 12:00 am on the final day of your trip.

Pricing Read More

The NET price for this itinerary, based on 2 clients on a twin-share basis and automatically includes £10 per person conservation contribution*

* This voluntary Conservation Contribution is a donation of £10 per person, which goes directly towards conservation projects in the locations we operate.  If you would like to opt out just let your trip designer know.  Click here for more information

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