Isle Of Skye Day Tour From Inverness Including Old Man Of Storr, Kilt Rock, The Quiraing, Portree And Eilean Donan Castle - Glasgow

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 12 Hrs 15 Mins
  • Departure Time :
    Tour check-in closes at 8:20am for departure at 8:30am
  • Departure Details :
    Inverness Bus Station
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point at approximately 8:45pm
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

This ultimateIsle of Skye Day Tour from Inverness enables you toexplore all of the must-see sights on Skye, including the Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock, the Quiraing, the Red and Black Cuillins and Portree, plus Eilean Donan Castle and Loch Ness enroute. This is the only Skye tour from Inverness to operate with aseparate driver and tour guide; your driver is utterly focused on providing you with a safe and comfortable journey on the brand new mini coach, whilst your highly experienced tour guide will keep you entertained and engaged throughout this 12 hour action-packed day.

Know More about this tour

The Isle of Skye Tour departs from Inverness at 8.30am, where you board a well-appointed 28-seater coach with spacious seating, air conditioning and USB charging points. Accompanied by an experienced local driver, and separate knowledgeable and enthusiastic tour guide, you will embark on a 12-hour adventure which will enable you to experience all of the following sights;

  1. The Black Isle: As we drive over the Kessock Bridge to the Black Isle, our journey takes us through sleepy Highland villages and rolling farmland
  2. Achnasheen: We have a short stop at this cute railway station, where you can snap a photo from the railway bridge (10 minutes)
  3. Lochcarron: We stop here for fabulous views over the loch to Strome Castle (10 minutes)
  4. The Skye Bridge:After enjoying the dramatic West Coast scenery, we journey over the bridge, enjoying fabulous views of Pabay, Scalpay and Raasay when it's a clear day
  5. Kyleakin:At our first stop on the island,you will have the chance to snap some shots of the harbour, the Skye Bridge, Castle Moil and the lighthouse (25 minute stop)
  6. The Cuillin Mountains: At Sligachan there is a chance to go for a short walk or enjoy a dram, whilstenjoying thefabulous mountain backdrop (40 minute stop)
  7. The Old Man of Storr: You will have a chance toadmire this 50 metre high pinnacle from a loch-side viewpoint (10 minute stop)
  8. Kilt Rock: This exposed sea cliff also boasts a stunning waterfall, which tumbles 60 metres into the Sound of Raasay below (20 minute stop)
  9. Staffin: We stop here to pick up some refreshments from the community store, and enjoy the views (20 minutes)
  10. The Quiraing: A must-see sight on Skye, you will have a chance to hike and explore this vast and ancient volcanic hillside (35 minute stop)
  11. The Trotternish Peninsula: As we venture North wejourney through awesome volcanic landscapes, and will have a least one photo stop (10 minutes)
  12. Portree: In this bustling fishing port, which is the main town on Skye, you can take a walk to see the famous pastel-coloured houses, indulge in some shopping or relax with a coffee (45 minute stop)
  13. The Red Cuillins: Wewillstop at apicturesquecoastal locationto take in the awesome views of these iconic mountains (10 minutes)
  14. Eilean Donan Castle: Wewill stop at a scenic viewpoint to take some photos of this famous landmark (30 minute stop)
  15. Loch Ness: You travel along the shores of the loch, so keep an eye out for Nessie!
  16. Urquhart Castle: Wewill have our last stop of the day here, where you can view the castle and the loch from above (10 minute stop)
You will returnto Inverness at 8.45pm afteran unforgettable day exploring Skye!

Itinerary:

  1. The Black Isle: As we drive over the Kessock Bridge to the Black Isle, our journey takes us through sleepy Highland villages and rolling farmland
  2. Achnasheen: We have a short stop at this cute railway station, where you can snap a photo from the railway bridge (10 minutes)
  3. Lochcarron: We stop here for fabulous views over the loch to Strome Castle (10 minutes)
  4. The Skye Bridge: After enjoying the dramatic West Coast scenery, we journey over the bridge, enjoying fabulous views of Pabay, Scalpay and Raasay when it's a clear day
  5. Kyleakin: At our first stop on the island, you will have the chance to snap some shots of the harbour, the Skye Bridge, Castle Moil and the lighthouse (25 minute stop)
  6. The Cuillin Mountains: At Sligachan there is a chance to go for a short walk or enjoy a dram, whilst enjoying the fabulous mountain backdrop (40 minute stop)
  7. The Old Man of Storr: You will have a chance to admire this 50 metre high pinnacle from a loch-side viewpoint (10 minute stop)
  8. Kilt Rock: This exposed sea cliff also boasts a stunning waterfall, which tumbles 60 metres into the Sound of Raasay below (20 minute stop)
  9. Staffin: We stop here to pick up some refreshments from the community store, and enjoy the views (20 minutes)
  10. The Quiraing: A must-see sight on Skye, you will have a chance to hike and explore this vast and ancient volcanic hillside (35 minute stop)
  11. The Trotternish Peninsula: As we venture North we journey through awesome volcanic landscapes, and will have a least one photo stop (10 minutes)
  12. Portree: In this bustling fishing port, which is the main town on Skye, you can take a walk to see the famous pastel-coloured houses, indulge in some shopping or relax with a coffee (45 minute stop)
  13. The Red Cuillins: We will stop at a picturesque coastal location to take in the awesome views of these iconic mountains (10 minutes)
  14. Eilean Donan Castle: We will stop at a scenic viewpoint to take some photos of this famous landmark (30 minute stop)
  15. Loch Ness: You travel along the shores of the loch, so keep an eye out for Nessie!
  16. Urquhart Castle: We will have our last stop of the day here, where you can view the castle and the loch from above (10 minute stop)

Inclusions

  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Experienced driver
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

Exclusions

  • Lunch (please bring cash if you would like to pre-order a filled wrap for 3.50-4)
  • Dinner (please bring cash if you would like to pre-order a light Scottish dinner salad for 8)
  • Snacks/drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

The tour operates in all weather conditions

We would recommend wearing/bringing warm clothes, hiking boots and waterproof jackets

Departures are guaranteed - if you book onto a tour then it will run on that date

Seats are not assigned - please arrive early to pick your seat

A small amount of optional walking is involved, and some of this is on rough terrain

Unfortunately, due to the duration of the tour and time on the coach, this tour is not appropriate for children under the age of six

The coach is not wheelchair accessible

If you have limited mobility you are welcome to come on the tour, as you will be able to enjoy a lot from the comfort of the coach