Scotland's Coast

Van Den Hurk

Wednesday 24th July – Sunday 28th July 2024

Number of Travellers: 2
Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights

Day by Day

Day 1 - Wednesday 24th July - Valley Explorations

As the rest of the family return home today, it is time for you to continue your explorations. Head west to the stunning scenery of Glencoe. These dramatic mountains and ridges have featured as the backdrop in many films, once you are looking up at these summits it is easy to see why! Have the option today to hike this famous valley with your guide, there are plenty of options to suit energy levels. After your hike settle into your accommodation and refresh before hearing of local legends and fascinating tales of the dark past of Glencoe by a local storyteller this evening.

Overnight: Glencoe | Glencoe House
Room Type: x1 Loch View Suite

Day 2 - Thursday 25th July - Hike the West Highlands

Today, explore the hills. Your guide will lead you on a hike through the atmospheric landscapes of the west. The route for this day will be discussed with your guide the evening before, to take in consideration of the weather and the terrain you would like to cover. The options are endless, being one of the country’s most loved hiking areas. Perhaps transfer to Glen Nevis, located just outside the town of Fort William, to hike through what is among the Highlands’ most impressive glens that opens up to a hanging valley and Steall Falls; Scotland’s second highest waterfall.

Overnight: Glencoe | Glencoe House
Room Type: x1 Loch View Suite

Day 3 - Friday 26th July - Coastal Discoveries

Travel to the coast to meet your friendly skipper this morning and step on board your private charter. Make your way through the wild and rugged coastal scenery as you set out to explore the waters. Keep your eyes peeled for eagles, dolphins, sea birds and above all basking sharks as you sweep the islands and coastline. Returning to shore your guide will take you to your island accommodation for the evening.

Overnight: Isle of Eriska | Isle of Eriska Hotel
Room Type: x1 Spa Suite

Day 4 - Saturday 27th July - Waves and Wildlife

This morning enjoy breakfast before another day exploring the spectacular coastline of the West. Meet your skipper and journey out to sea. Admire the views out to the islands and discover the sand beaches as you travel the waters on your search for basking sharks.

The rest of the day is free for you to enjoy, perhaps explore the quaint fishing town of Oban before the final evening of your Scottish adventure.

Overnight: Isle of Eriska | Isle of Eriska Hotel
Room Type: x1 Spa Suite

Day 5 - Sunday 28th July - Depart

Your guide will transfer you to the Airport in time for your onward connections, and wish you safe travels homeward bound.

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • 4 nights accommodation, as stated in the itinerary above
  • Most meals, as stated in the itinerary above
  • The services of a qualified and experienced guide from Day 1 to Day 5
  • All transfers in a private vehicle driven by our guide on guided days
  • Airport Transfer on Departure Day
  • All guided hikes mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary, specifically:
    • Day 1 – Private Storyteller Experience
    • Day 3- Private Boat Trip with Local Expert
    • Day 4- Private Boat Trip with Local Expert
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
  • 24/7 In-Country Support from the Wilderness Team
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 20% 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
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