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Highlands and Outer Hebrides

Immerse Yourself in Scotland's Enchanting Beauty: A Journey for the Soul, Crafted Just for You

Example Itinenary

Day One:

Begin your adventure by departing from Glasgow or Edinburgh in the morning, embarking on a scenic drive towards Loch Lomond.

Loch Lomond is your first destination, Scotland's largest freshwater lake. Consider starting your exploration with a leisurely stroll along the shores to fully appreciate the natural beauty. 

Continue your journey through the stunning landscapes of Glencoe. This region is not only renowned for its breathtaking beauty but also its rich history, with tales of clans and battles that your guide can share.

For an unforgettable twist, choose the option to hop aboard the legendary Jacobite Steam Train in Fort William. Embark on a magical journey across the Glenfinnan Viaduct, immortalized in the Harry Potter movies, as you make your way to Mallaig. 

In the picturesque village of Mallaig on the west coast, you'll catch a ferry to Armadale on the Isle of Skye, introducing you to island life.

The day concludes with a drive to Portree, Skye's main town, where your accommodation awaits, offering a comfortable overnight stay.

Day Two:

Prepare to be captivated by Skye's natural wonders as you embark on a day of exploration around the Trotternish Peninsula. Known for its dramatic landscapes and breathtaking natural beauty, the peninsula offers a variety of attractions and landmarks that make it a must-visit destination for travellers. 

You can visit sights such as the iconic Old Man of Storr, a towering rock formation that will leave you in awe. You have the option here to take a leisurely hike to witness the breathtaking panoramic views of the island's rugged landscape.

Continuing your adventure, you'll venture to the Trotternish Peninsula, where mythical landscapes await. Be mesmerized by the Quiraing, a majestic landslip that offers otherworldly vistas at every turn. 

You can also marvel at the towering Kilt Rock, where majestic cliffs plunge dramatically into the sea, and listen as the wind plays the ancient tunes of Scottish legends. 

Stop off at An Corran beach in Staffin to view the famous dinosaur footprints!

Visit the Fairy Glen, a magical landscape with cone-shaped hills and mystical rock formations. Take a stroll through the miniature hills and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere.

For whisky enthusiasts, we can arrange a stop at one of the island's distilleries along the way, such as Talisker Distillery or Torabhaig Distillery. You can savour the flavours of Scotland's famous amber nectar.Spend a second night in Portree. 

Day Three:

Depart Portree in the morning for Uig, where you'll board a ferry bound for Tarbert on the Isle of Harris. The ferry ride itself is an experience to remember, with breathtaking views of the surrounding sea and the Scottish coastline. On average, the crossing takes approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes.

Once you arrive in Tarbert, you'll find yourself surrounded by the rugged beauty of the Outer Hebrides. This region is renowned for its breathtaking beaches, ancient archaeological sites, and rich cultural heritage.

One of the highlights of your visit to Harris and Lewis is Seilebost Beach. This expansive stretch of golden sand, lapped by the turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean, is a true paradise for beach lovers. Take a leisurely stroll along the shore, bask in the sunlight, or even dip your toes in the refreshing water.

Another must-visit site is the Calanais Standing Stones, an extraordinary prehistoric monument. These ancient stone formations, arranged in a circular pattern, date back nearly 5,000 years and continue to captivate visitors with their enigmatic presence.

For a glimpse into the island's history and heritage, head to the Bosta Iron Age House. This meticulously reconstructed Iron Age dwelling provides a fascinating insight into the daily lives of the island's inhabitants during ancient times. Step inside and imagine what it must have been like to live in this remarkable structure, complete with authentic furnishings and artefacts.

After a day filled with exploration and discovery, you can retreat to the town of Stornoway for a well-deserved rest. Take the opportunity to savour some delicious local cuisine, immerse yourself in the vibrant culture, or simply relax and reflect on the incredible experiences of the day.

Day Four:

Today you have another day to explore Lewis and Harris.

Your first stop is Gearrannan Blackhouse, a well-preserved traditional crofting village located on the west coast of Lewis. Here, you can step back in time and explore the ancient way of life in the Outer Hebrides. The blackhouses, with their thick stone walls and thatched roofs, offer a glimpse into the past, showcasing the traditional architecture and living conditions of the islanders.

As you venture further along the coastline, you'll encounter Dalbeg Beach. This hidden gem boasts pristine white sands and crystal-clear turquoise waters, offering a serene and picturesque setting for a leisurely stroll. Take in the breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, breathe in the fresh sea air, and perhaps even dip your toes into the inviting waters.

Next on your itinerary is Anol Black House, another well-preserved example of traditional island architecture. With its thick stone walls and thatched roof, this blackhouse provides a glimpse into the past, allowing you to immerse yourself in the island's rich history. Explore the interior, which has been faithfully restored to reflect the way of life of its former inhabitants, and gain a deeper understanding of the island's cultural heritage.

Prepare to be awed by the dramatic scenery as you make your way to the Butt of Lewis Lighthouse, located on the northernmost tip of the island. Perched on rugged cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, this iconic lighthouse has guided ships for over a century. Take a leisurely walk along the coastal path, marvel at the stunning panoramic views, and listen to the crashing waves as they meet the rugged coastline.

Your day of exploration concludes with a visit to Uig Sands, a breathtaking stretch of coastline renowned for its pristine white sand dunes and turquoise waters. This secluded and unspoiled beach offers a tranquil and idyllic setting, perfect for immersing yourself in the natural beauty of the Outer Hebrides. Spend a second night in Stornoway. 

Day Five:

After a delightful stay in Stornoway, it's time to bid farewell to the Outer Hebrides and embark on a scenic ferry journey to the charming coastal town of Ullapool. The mid-morning ferry from Stornoway to Ullapool takes approximately 2 hours, allowing you plenty of time to relax and enjoy the stunning views as you sail across the water.

Upon arriving in Ullapool, you'll find yourself surrounded by the majestic landscapes of the Scottish Highlands. Nestled on the shores of Loch Broom, this picturesque town offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, quaint charm, and a vibrant arts and music scene.

In the afternoon you will travel to Inverness, where you will spend the next two nights. This evening you can enjoy traditional Scottish cuisine at one of Inverness's popular restaurants. A leisurely walk along the River Ness, especially at sunset, offers a tranquil and scenic experience.

Day Six:

Inverness is a city brimming with history and culture, and today is dedicated to uncovering its treasures. You can visit Inverness Castle, a prominent landmark overlooking the River Ness. Explore the castle grounds and enjoy panoramic views of the city.

Journey to the famous Loch Ness. Here, you can peer into the depths of the legendary loch, with the chance to learn about the mysteries and stories that surround it. Keep an eye out for Nessie, the fabled Loch Ness Monster!

Delve into the past with a visit to Culloden Battlefield, where the infamous Battle of Culloden took place in 1746. It's a poignant experience that sheds light on Scotland's turbulent history.

You can also explore the mysterious Clava Cairns, an ancient burial site with well-preserved stone circles and passage tombs. The site has an eerie yet enchanting ambience that speaks of the distant past.

In the evening, you'll have ample time to discover Inverness town, with its charming shops, cafes, and vibrant atmosphere. 

Day Seven:

Today, as you leave Inverness, your return journey to Edinburgh or Glasgow promises to be a memorable one. 

Your first stop will be in the charming town of Aviemore. It's a perfect place to stretch your legs and explore. If you wish, we can arrange a visit to the Cairngorm Reindeer Herd. This is a unique opportunity to get up close with these incredible animals in their natural habitat. The reindeer herd is a wonderful experience and a true gem of the Scottish Highlands.

Next, we'll make our way to Pitlochry, a picturesque town that's famous for its beautiful landscapes and vibrant culture. You'll have the chance to wander through the town, exploring its quaint streets, and enjoying local cuisine.

Your tour will conclude with a visit to the iconic Kelpies in Falkirk. These colossal horse head sculptures are a magnificent sight, particularly when illuminated in the evening. We highly recommend a visit to the Kelpies, as they symbolize the spirit and history of Scotland's industrial heritage.

After these wonderful stops, we'll ensure you arrive at the doorstep of your chosen accommodation in either Edinburgh or Glasgow.

Luxury and Comfort

Travel in utmost comfort. Enjoy Scotland's splendors, assured that every detail is handled with care and attention.

Cultural Immersion

Dive deep into Scotland's traditions. Attend local events, taste authentic delicacies, and mingle with the natives.

Breathtaking Natural Splendors

From serene lochs and rugged highlands to mystical forests, experience the untouched beauty of Scotland in all its forms.

Included In Your Trip

Courtesy transfer to and from the tour


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How do you thank someone for making all your dreams come true? George & Lindsay's Highland Tours did exactly that! Walked ancient castle battlements, admired waterfalls, drank whiskey, and enjoyed wonderful seafood. George was a great guide, rich in history and fun. Already planning our next trip with Lindsay's Highland Tours for next year!

Jon H

Absolutely MAGIC!!!

Steven and his Dad, George, were very friendly and accommodating. George was very knowledgeable as was Steven. I would highly recommend Lindsays Highland tours to anyone who wants to leave the driving to someone else and enjoy the beauty of the Highlands.


Special Day

Incredibly informative and funny; felt like a day out with a long lost uncle. If I come back to Scotland, I'll definitely be using Lindsay's Highland Tours. Even took a photo of George enjoying the scenery.

Vera S

Felt like family, great when solo travelling

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