Highlands, Skye & Loch Ness
The Scottish Highlands contain some of Scotland's most stunning scenery, including National Parks and vast areas of unspoilt wilderness. From the historic towns and villages to Loch Ness and the tranquil and peaceful Isle of Skye with its velvet moors, jagged mountains, sparkling lochs and towering sea cliffs. Your base is in lovely Fort William and there is also an included cruise on scenic Loch Ness. This tour really has something for everyone.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1 - From your chosen joining point your feeder vehicle will take you to the designated interchange point where your holiday begins. After joining your holiday coach, travel north with suitable stops for lunch and refreshments. Arrive at your overnight hotel in the north late afternoon, in good time to freshen up for your evening meal. Dinner, bed & breakfast
Day 2 - After breakfast, travel north through the stunning scenery of the Scottish borders with a stop at lovely Loch Lomond. Then it's through the Highland Glens with tranquil lochs shadowed by rugged mountains to Fort William for your 4-night stay. Dinner, bed & breakfast.
Day 3 - 5 - At leisure in Fort William with two included excursions.
Road to the Isles and the Isle of Skye
Follow the Road to the Isles today with a stop at Glenfinnan to view the historical site where Bonnie Prince Charlie raised the standard in 1745. Framed by dramatic Highland scenery, the iconic monument at the head of Loch Shiel pays tribute to those who died fighting the Jacobite cause. Continue to Mallaig for the panoramic crossing to Armadale on the Isle of Skye. Tour the Misty Isle and capture the best views of The Cullin Mountains, the Storr and Kilt Rock. The return journey takes you over the Skye road bridge passed the most recognisable castle in Scotland, Eilean Donnan, and then travel through Scotland's dramatic glens and scenery to return to Fort William.
Loch Ness with Scenic Cruise
Departing from Fort Augustus at the southern end of Loch Ness, you'll soon be treated to the breath-taking vista of Loch Ness in all its natural wonder during a 50-minute cruise - the perfect way to experience the sights, wildlife and history of the famous loch. Sit back as you cruise past Cherry Island, the loch's only island and enjoy a loch-side view of the striking Fort Augustus Abbey. There is a toilet on board as well as a bar and a cup of coffee and a piece of cake are included. After the cruise, your coach awaits to take you on a panoramic drive along the most famous loch in Scotland - Loch Ness. Keep a lookout for Nessie the Monster!
Day 6 - Following breakfast your journey takes you through Glencoe 'The Valley of Weeping' to the shores of Loch Lomond. Then continue to the overnight hotel in Northern England. Dinner, bed & breakfast.
Day 7 - After a leisurely breakfast, head back through Northern England, with ample stops for coffee and refreshments. Continue back to the local joining points via the fast motorway network arriving back mid/late evening.Back to top
ALEXANDRA HOTEL, FORT WILLIAM
The 3 star Alexandra Hotel is situated in a convenient, central location in Fort William, close to all the town's facilities. There are 93 bedrooms within the hotel all benefitting from en-suite bathrooms, television, direct dial telephone and tea and coffee making facilities. There is a lift to all floors.