This classic 3 day Isle of Skye tour from Glasgow unites some of Scotland’s finest castles, hiking trails, history, whisky and wildlife. Unlike the Edinburgh version, this tour goes beyond by incorporating the enchanting Harry Potter filming locations, the Glenfinnan Viaduct viewpoint (Hogwarts Express), and the site of Dumbledore’s grave.
The small group or private experience explores through both sightseeing and hiking, you can anticipate venturing beyond the typical tourist routes and discovering the, less-explored hidden gems of Scotland. Here is a little insight into the highlights of the tour:
Glenfinnan Viaduct: Hogwarts express filming location
This iconic railway bridge in the Scottish Highlands is famous for its appearance in the Harry Potter films. The stunning backdrop of mountains and the chance to witness the Jacobite Steam Train crossing the viaduct (between April and October) make it a unique wizarding experience.
Old Man of Storr: A Geological Masterpiece
Marvel at the 160 foot rock pinnacle, the Old Man of Storr which once played a part in the ‘Prometheus’ movie. This iconic rock formation is one of Isle of Skye’s and Scotland’s most enchanting landscapes. The 1.30-2.30 hour hike up to these geological giants can’t missed. There is even an option to summit this for sunrise!
Eilean Donan Castle: The most picturesque castle in Scotand
Uncover the secrets of Eilean Donan Castle, an architectural marvel standing at the intersection of three lochs. The castle boasts intriguing history, defending the mainland from the Vikings as well as playing a part in the Jacobite rebellions. Fictionally it also features in the James Bond film ‘The World Is Not Enough’.
Inveraray Castle: Home to the Duke of Argyll and Clan Campbell
Located in the idyllic town of Inveraray, it is a must-visit for history enthusiasts. Home to the influential Clan Campbell, the castle offers insight into their legacy and the families ties to royal figures like Robert the Bruce.
Glencoe: The Glen of the Weeping
This incredible valley is one of Scotland’s most prized natural possessions. Here you will visit the Three Sisters of Glencoe and the meeting of the three waters. Let our guide lead you through its beauty and share with you the story of the Glencoe Massacre.
Other Highlights: include Portree, Talisker or Dalwhinnie Distillery (Optional) Fairy Glen, Kilchurn Castle and much more.
Price of the tour: From £700 per person or £1,400 for private group (up to 8 people). Prices include breakfast, accommodation and boat trips. Excludes any optional extras like castles entrances or whisky tours. Want to book the 3 day Isle of Skye tour from Glasgow contact me directly via [email protected] or whatsapp: +447548132617.
To book the Isle of Skye tour from Glasgow please contact us via email: [email protected] or mobile/whatsapp: +447548132617.
Start – All guests will be picked up from their Glasgow accommodation between 6.45-7.15am
Finish – Approximately 6-9pm drop at accommodation
Mandatory: Photo ID
Recommended: Travel insurance, waterproof jacket, trousers, hiking boots, second pair of socks, insect repellent, gloves, hat, warm clothing, any snacks for the bus or hike, reusable water bottle and power bank
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Change to itinerary
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