Isle of Mull and Fingal's Cave Tour Itinerary
Embark on an exhilarating 4-day exploration of the Inner Hebrides with our exclusive Isle of Mull and Fingal’s Cave Tour! Departing from Edinburgh between April and October, this meticulously crafted journey immerses you in the rich culture and natural wonders of Scotland’s western isles.
Day 1 – The Highlands of Scotland
As you venture west through the Scottish Highlands we will visit some of Scotland’s most enchanting castle ruins Doune, Finlarig and Kilchurn. Before driving through Glencoe one of the most beautiful landscapes in Scotland and known as ‘the valley of the weeping’ for its brutal history. Our final stop will at the vibrant coastal town of Oban, the seafood capital of Scotland where we will spend the night.
Day 2 – The Isle of Mull
Take the morning ferry to the Craignure on the Isle of Mull. Once we arrive we have four options for the morning: head over to the holy Isle of Iona, conquer Ben More the islands only mountain above 3,000 feet, hike out to geological wonder MacCulloch’s Fossil Tree or drive the Aros Peninsula and endulging in the islands finest cheese at the Tobermory Cheese Cafe.
To cap off the day we will head over to the Tobermory Distillery, the countries 7th oldest distillery to indulge in the tasting of their two distinct whisky brands: Ledaig and Tobermory. Or if you don’t like whisky then we can do the beautiful walk out to the Tobermory lighthouse.
Day 3 – Fingal’s Cave and Wildlife Boat Trip
During this 7 hour boat tour, we cruise to the Treshnish Isles and Staffa, keeping watch for Whales, Dolphins, Basking Sharks, and Sea Eagles. If spotted, the crew will ensure that we stop by to enjoy their company.
Our first stop will be at the idyllic Isle of Lunga, home to a bustling Puffin colony and other seabirds like Guillemots, Razorbill, and Kittiwake. After exploring for up to two hours, we tour Staffa for a visit to Fingal’s Cave where we will marvel at the natural wonder’s basaltic columns and listen to the enchanting folklore.
Day 4 – Inveraray and The Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond
On our final day, we finish our tour of the Isle of Mull and board the morning ferry back to the mainland. We will head to Loch Awe to kayak over to the ruins of Innis Chonnel. After this, we explore the magnificent Inveraray Castle, a stately residence still inhabited by the Chief of Clan Campbell. Our journey continues with a scenic drive through The Rest and Be Thankful, culminating in a delightful stop at the charming village of Luss, nestled on the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. Lastly finishing up the tour in Edinburgh or Glasgow.
With each stop on our Isle of Mull and Fingal’s Cave Tour from Edinburgh, you’ll uncover the secrets of Scotland’s western isles and create memories to treasure for a lifetime. Join us as we journey through landscapes steeped in history, culture, and natural splendor, and experience the magic of the Inner Hebrides in all its glory.
How to Book
If you want to be involved with touring the Isle of Mull, Fingal’s Cave and the Highlands of Scotland then fill in our short contact form or contact me directly via [email protected] for availability or any questions!
Start – All guests will be picked up from accommodation between 6.45-7.15am
Finish – Approximately 7pm 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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Cancellation by You
If you wish to cancel or make any amendments to the tour, please notify us immediately in writing as cancellation charges may apply. Note the date the written communication is sent will be the effective date of cancellation. In the event of cancellation by you, cancellation charges may be payable, as set out below.
For all extended scheduled tours (tours of one day or more [excluding walking tours]) have a 20% non-refundable deposit at the time of confirmation. The outstanding 80% balance of the tour price must be paid by no later than 30 days prior to the scheduled and confirmed tour departure date. Receipts for all payments will be provided after successful payment has been made. For any cancellations the charges shall apply (depending on the effective date of cancellation):-
- cancellation more than 30 days before the tour date: 20% of the tour price;
- cancellation between 14 days and 30 days before the tour date: 50% of the tour price;
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- in the event of a ‘no show’ you will be charged 100% of the tour price.
Cancellation by us
Rob Carr Tours reserves the right to cancel tours which experience unavoidable and unanticipated circumstances beyond our control. If we cancel then we will always refund the total amount received from the customer.
Change to itinerary
The itinerary must be taken as an indication of what each Group should accomplish and not as a contractual obligation on the part of Rob Carr Tours. Any changes in itinerary may be caused by local political conditions, delays, mechanical breakdown, weather, border restrictions, sickness or other unforeseeable circumstances. It is a fundamental condition when booking the tour described that you accept flexibility of the itinerary and acknowledge that delays and alterations with resulting consequences, comfort or disappointments are possible.
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