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Edinburgh & The Highlands

Eilean Donan Castle & The Isle Of Skye

Discover the beauty of the Isle of Skye and Eilean Donan Castle
Cultural Visit
Full Day
Private Certified Guide
Skip the line tickets

Meet your private Blue Badge guide and chauffeur at your hotel in Inverness and hop into a private minivan to reach the western part of the Highlands.
Your first stop will be the mysterious Eilean Donan Castle. Some say that it is still haunted... Your guide will tell you all about the castle, from its construction to the fine details of its architecture.
Then, you will head out to the Isle of Skye, one of the most beautiful sights there is to see in the region. According to the time and your desires, your guide will bring you to some of the island's highlights, but also trying to keep away from the mass tourism destinations.
Lunch is at leisure, but your guide will know where to bring you for a delicious, family-friendly meal.
At the end of the day, your chauffeur guide will bring you back to Inverness

Note: there is a lot of driving during this tour, so be ready to spend quite some time in the minivan.

This tour is available in the following languages : English

Meeting Point: At your hotel in Inverness
Finish: At your hotel in Inverness

6 years
10 Hours
A private Blue Badge guide who knows how to keep the children engaged
A private minivan
Entrance tickets to Eilean Donan Castle
Several stops on the Isle of Skye
Lunch, snacks and drinks (except water in the minivan)
Tips and purchases such as souvenirs
Eilean Donan Castle
The Fairy Pools (or similar)
Magnificent view points
The Storr

Is this a private tour?

Yes, it is a private tour. You will have a private chauffeur guide. The Isle of Skye is a popular summer touristic destinations, so you can expect to see quite a lot of people at the highlights and at Eilean Donan Castle. Trust your guide as he/she will be able to show you the more off-the-beaten-path marvels of the island.

How far is the Isle of Skye from Inverness

It takes more than 2,5 hours to reach the center of the Isle of Skye from Inverness. As mentioned in the tour's description, there will be quite a lot of time spent in the minivan.

Can we visit The Isle of Skye in one day from Edinburgh or Glasgow

No, this is impossible, especially with children. For your comfort, it is recommended to stay in Inverness (if not closer or on the Isle of Skye)

Are the parents staying with the children or separated?

Yes, children cannot do this tour alone, even if they are accompanied by a baby-sitter.

What happens if it rains during the tour?

Rain in these northern areas is far from being uncommon. So our activity is rain or shine. For security reasons, you might be able to access certain natural areas because of the slippery terrain.

Will my teenage kids like the tour?

Yes! The landscapes are so nice that everyone will fall in love with this region. And visiting a haunted castle is always a must for teenagers.
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