You will be provided with car hire for from Day Two to Day Eight of your tour. The car provided will be a Vauxhall Corsa or similar for your journey around Scotland.
Accommodation: The Radisson Blu
You will be welcomed into Edinburgh by a Lang Atholl team member which will transfer you to The Radisson Blu Hotel located near the heart of the historic Royal Mile. You will check in and drop off all luggage to your room which will have stunning views of the city.
You will be collected to do a half day tour of Edinburgh to see some of the most famous and historic sites. In the evening you will enjoy a night of traditional Ceilidh dancing and music at the Royal Oak Bar.
Accommodation: Nevis Bank Inn
On your second day on your journey to Fort William you will visit the Falkirk Wheel. The Falkirk Wheel is the world’s only rotating boatlift, which is used to connect the Forth & Clyde and Union canals in central Scotland.
You will take the Jacobite Steam Train at 9:30am to Mallaig. Described as one of the great railway journeys of the world this 84 mile round trip takes you past a list of impressive extremes. You will have the choice to return on the train which would last the duration of the day and return at 4:30pm. Alternatively, we can arrange a driver to collect you from Mallaig and transport you back to your hotel.
In the evening you will take a cycle along the Neptune Steps an impressive canal in the small village of Banavie.
Return back to Nevis Bank Inn where you will stay for a further evening.
Accommodation: Kinloch Lodge
On your journey to Skye you will visit Eileen Donan Castle. It is, without doubt, a Scottish icon and certainly one of the most popular visitor attractions in the Highlands. When you first set eyes on it, it is easy to understand why so many people flock to its stout doors year after year.
Set in a magical setting on the Isle of Skye, Kinloch Lodge is a charming, comfortable and discreetly luxurious hotel with wonderful restaurant and chef. You will stay here for the evening where you can enjoy the heritage and history, and exemplifying all the traditions of warm highland hospitality.
Accommodation: Kinloch Lodge
You will have the opportunity to tour Skye, a truly magical place. The largest of the Inner Hebrides, it’s home to some of Scotland’s most iconic landscapes. Just driving around, you can see many of Skye’s most majestic geological features, such as the Old Man of Storr, the Quiraing, Fairy Pools and the Cuillin.
You will return back to the luxurious Kinloch Lodge for a further evening.
Accommodation: Boath House
On your journey to Inverness, you will stop off at the famous Loch Ness. Here you will take a boat cruise and take in all the stunning scenery of Scotland’s largest and most famous lochs, known around the world thanks to its elusive monster Nessie.
Your accommodation for the night will be at the luxury Boath House. The country house widely renowned for its style, quality and fine cuisine situated on Scotland’s north east Moray coast. The style of service at the house is unobtrusive, relaxed and friendly with a high emphasis on individual requirements and attention to detail.