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The Isle of Skye & Eilean Donan Castle from Inverness

The Isle of Skye & Eilean Donan Castle from Inverness

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265
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.27
From
$68.27
Take a break from the city on a full-day trip through the Isle of Skye with convenient round-trip transport from central Inverness. In addition to navigating, your guide offers commentary about the area’s top landmarks, including Eilean Donan Castle, Portree, and the Old Man of Storr. Bring your camera: This trip offers endless panoramic views of Scotland’s natural landscape.
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* A traveler said: "Full day of wonderful sights and history. Our tour guide Ray made the tour extra special with historical narration. Would recommend this tour to everyone!"


Hogwarts Express and the Scenic Highlands Day Tour from Inverness

Hogwarts Express and the Scenic Highlands Day Tour from Inverness

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87
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$160.23
From
$160.23
Enjoy a full-day of stunning scenery and fresh Highland air, as we travel all the way around Loch Ness and along the idyllic West Coast. Our journey reveals ancient ruins, a poignant war memorial, beautiful beaches and a hidden waterfall – with untamed mountains never far from sight. Not only will you watch the Jacobite Steam Train as it crosses the Glenfinnan Viaduct, you will later hop aboard and experience it for yourself. Made famous by the Harry Potter films, and voted one of the world’s most scenic railways, this is a trip you’ll never forget!
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* A traveler said: "Excellent views, enjoyable train journey, places we stopped at were very pleasant, driver was excellent even under pressure."


Orkney Islands Day Trip from John O'Groats

Orkney Islands Day Trip from John O'Groats

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265
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.07
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$110.07
Escape the mainland for a full-day tour of the far-flung Orkney Islands from John O’Groats. Journey by ferry across the Pentland Firth to the wind-swept Orkney archipelago, bursting with postcard-perfect natural vistas and mystical landmarks. With a local guide, cruise along the Churchill Barriers to visit villages steeped in Viking mystery like 5,000-year-old Skara Brae and landmarks like the Lamb Holm Italian Chapel and St. Magnus Cathedral.
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* A traveler said: "Loved the knowledge of the driver, Stewart. Favourite part was The Italian Cathedral. Orkney is a beautiful place, extremely clean and very friendly"


Loch Ness Sightseeing Cruise from Clansman Harbour

Loch Ness Sightseeing Cruise from Clansman Harbour

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191
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.08
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$25.08
Set sail across the misty waters of Loch Ness and discover the eerie legend of the Loch Ness Monster on this sightseeing cruise from Inverness. Cruise past the majestic ruins of Urquhart Castle as you explore one of Britain’s largest freshwater lakes and use the ship’s sonar system to seek out the loch’s notorious resident.
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* A traveler said: "This tour was amazing, a dream coming true! Even with a raining day the ferry was stable and safe! Everybody was very very profissionals!"


Skye and Eilean Donan Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness

Skye and Eilean Donan Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness

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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.45
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$72.45
Visit Eilean Donan Castle and the spectacular Isle of Skye on a full-day trip from Inverness, and explore an iconic Scottish landscape of wind-swept valleys, rock formations, and coastal cliffs. Travel in a Mercedes mini-coach, following a route through the mountains of Wester Ross on your way to Eilean Donan Castle and the Isle of Skye, then visit the island’s highlights with an experienced guide. This full-day tour departs from central Inverness, and it’s the perfect introduction for first-time visitors to the Isle of Skye.
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* A traveler said: "This was the best day tour and I would really recommend it to everyone who would like to visit Skye."


Highlander Loch Ness and Culloden Battlefield 8 Seater Tour from Inverness

Highlander Loch Ness and Culloden Battlefield 8 Seater Tour from Inverness

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334
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.60
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$83.60
Immerse yourself in Scotland’s spectacular natural landscapes on a day tour of the Scottish Highlands from Inverness. In a small group limited to eight, visit Loch Ness, home to the legendary Loch Ness Monster at Chanonry Point. Plus, stop at the Clava Cairns (Stones of Clava), Culloden Battlefield, and Glen Ord Whisky Distillery.
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* A traveler said: "Our guide was amazing! He was so knowledgeable and made the tour fun! The trip to the Cairns was especially nice!"


The Ultimate Isle of Skye Day Tour from Inverness

The Ultimate Isle of Skye Day Tour from Inverness

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270
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$104.50
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$104.50
The Isle of Skye is one of Scotland's best destinations. But, if your time is limited, it can be difficult to squeeze in a trip by public transit or rental car. Skip the hassle by leaving the planning logistics to the experts. This full-day tour takes you from Inverness to Skye where you'll visit all of the island's top sights, including the Quiraing, Kilt Rock and Fairy Pools. Along the way, you'll stop at mainland attractions including Eilean Donan Castle.
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* A traveler said: "Rob was a great guide with a great sense of humour! He really went the extra mile to keep us entertained and show us the best sights Tour is weather dependent with heavy fog in the morning which luckily cleared up in the afternoon. Could not see the fairy springs however as water levels were too high so will look to visit again!"


Isle of Skye Full Day 8-Seater Bus Tour from Inverness

Isle of Skye Full Day 8-Seater Bus Tour from Inverness

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565
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.56
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$90.56
Check out the Isle of Skye on a day trip from Inverness. With a Scottish local in a kilt as your driver-guide, you’ll discover the history behind the island plus some famous landmarks along the way. Pass Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle, then cross Skye Bridge to spend time on the island itself. Visit the town of Portree, travel through the Cuillin mountains, and discover beguiling natural sights such as the Old Man of Storr. Numbers are limited to just eight people for a small-group experience.
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* A traveler said: "Absolutely loved this trip, weather was beautiful and Bill the tour guide was really knowledgeable and such a lovely man"


Speyside Whisky 8 Seater Bus Tour from Inverness

Speyside Whisky 8 Seater Bus Tour from Inverness

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42
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.53
From
$97.53
Speyside is widely considered the home of Scottish single malt whisky, with historic distilleries using only the freshest local produce in time-honored tradition. On this tour, visit four Speyside distilleries from Inverness—with your guide at the wheel—and sample the diverse single malts in production. Enjoy sweeping views over the Spey Valley countryside, and find out how whisky has been made the traditional Scottish way here for centuries.
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* A traveler said: "Loved the tour. The guide from Happy Tours was fantastic! Will definitely book a different tour with the same team if I am back in Inverness."


Wildlife Cruise from John O'Groats

Wildlife Cruise from John O'Groats

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.47
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$26.47
Set sail for a scenic summer cruise from John O'Groats, Scotland’s northernmost point, and enjoy wildlife spotting along the windswept Pentland Firth. Keep a lookout for Atlantic grey seals, puffins, porpoise and whales as you pass by dramatic sea cliffs and deserted islands on the boat ride, then watch as flocks of guillemots, arctic skuas, and kittiwakes swoop overhead.
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* A traveler said: "It didn’t rain!!! Good views. The commentary from the skipper was not intrusive in any way. To the point explanations of various sights/sites of interest."


John O'Groats, Dunrobin Castle & the Far North from Inverness

John O'Groats, Dunrobin Castle & the Far North from Inverness

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  • 11 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.27
From
$68.27
Check a visit to John O’Groats, the northernmost point on British mainland, off your bucket list on a full-day tour through the Northern Highlands with convenient round-trip transport from Inverness. In addition to navigating, your guide provides live commentary and anecdotes about each stop on the itinerary, from Dunrobin Castle to lunch in the ancient Viking town of Wick (own expense).
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* A traveler said: "Fantastic tour with a really interesting commentary by the tour guide, Ray. Good stops and enough time at Dunrobin Castle to include a falconry display which was excellent. Fascinating stops and wonderful music on the bus. Highly recommend this tour."


Glenfinnan Viaduct and The Great Glen 8 Seater Tour from Inverness

Glenfinnan Viaduct and The Great Glen 8 Seater Tour from Inverness

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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.60
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$83.60
From ancient ruins to cinematic landscapes, Loch Ness to Ben Nevis, see the Scottish Highlands’ key sights in the space of a single day. With just a small group for company, travel by climate-controlled bus, and trade the bustle of Inverness for the beauty of the countryside. Visit the ruins of Urquhart Castle, see the Glenfinnan Viaduct (made famous in the 'Harry Potter' films), and more.
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* A traveler said: "I recommend this tour. I want to the many famous place in scotland with our tour guide Bill. He is amazing, He taught us bit of knowledge about scotland. He is so funny guide,He talked funny stories about him sometimes. We like his stories. The shortbread cooked by his wife is so delicious. I want to join his tour again!!"


The Complete Loch Ness Experience Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness

The Complete Loch Ness Experience Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness

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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.41
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$40.41
Explore the landscape and legends of Loch Ness and the Highlands on a sightseeing tour from Inverness by Mercedes mini-coach. Take an optional cruise across the loch to see Urquhart Castle and enjoy an easy-going walk from Invermoriston to see lush forests and waterfalls. This Highlands tour includes pickup and drop-off at a central location in Inverness, and is limited to fifteen people for personal service.
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* A traveler said: "Relaxing day, no rushing, wonderful scenery. Emma our guide was funny, informative and helpful. Lovely day, would book with Rabbies again"


Whisky Distillery Trifecta - Macallan - Glenfiddich - Glenlivet - Private Tour

Whisky Distillery Trifecta - Macallan - Glenfiddich - Glenlivet - Private Tour

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6
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$784.42
Price varies by group size
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$784.42
Price varies by group size
The first tour to take you to three top distilleries in one day! +Bespoke pickup+ Whiskywheels tours specialise in the wonderful whisky that Scotland has to offer. This Whisky Trifecta tour - Macallan, Glenfiddich and Glenlivet. Macallan The jewel in the crown of Speyside. Macallan is the most sought-after whisky for whisky collectors, here you'll find a huge range of Macallan Scotch whisky to buy and also have a fantastic whisky tasting. Lunch bookings can be requested here Glenfiddich Visit the family owned distillery to see what a truly world class family run business can achieve. Glenfiddich is the world's best-selling single-malt whisky and also the most awarded at the International Spirits Challenge. Glenlivet The tour and tasting at Glenlivet takes you back in time to how whisky was first made in Speyside. All admissions are subject to availability. In the event of a sold out experience or cancellation by our suppliers, we replace with like for like experiences.
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* A traveler said: "Sadly Glenlivet was closed and Macallan, but Euan managed to gave us amazing alternatives and arranged other visits, which were a great experiences. I highly recommend Euan's tours!!!"


Private Bespoke Skye Tour

Private Bespoke Skye Tour

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2
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$243.82
Price varies by group size
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$243.82
Price varies by group size
Experience Isle of Skye on this private full day tour from Skye,Fort William, Inverness or other agreed locations for up to 5 people ( 8 on request) Photo stop Urquhart castle and mystery of Loch Ness, Eilean Donan Castle stop for coffee, castle visit optional. Then over the sea ( by bridge) to Skye to explore, experience the beauty, myths and folklore of giants and fairies on a fun and friendly private tour. Explore Portree, with its harbour & coloured houses Travel round the Northern Peninsula, Trotternish area stopping at Old Man of Storr, with option to walk up to the top photo stops. Lealt Falls, Kilt Rock, and before travelling across the Quirang, land slip stopping at the top, terrific views and other worldly experience, descending to Fairy Glen.Ideal photo stops enjoying the beauty, myths and folklore stories throughout. Slichaghan bridge, the gateway to the Cullins. Whisky tasting.
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* A traveler said: "Gordon was absolutely fantastic!! He took us all over! And when we mention how much we wanted to see coos we kept an eye out for us and we were able to see them!! He was so amazing. I would recommend this tour to everyone!! You have to do it with Gordon. He will make your tour the best! Thank you so much again!"


Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal Cruise from Dochgarroch

Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal Cruise from Dochgarroch

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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.23
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$36.23
Seek out Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster, on a 2-hour cruise from Dochgarroch Lock. The boat is fitted with a special Nessie sonar, but if the elusive monster doesn’t show up, the area's other sights will charm you instead. Pass along the Caledonian Canal into Loch Ness to see Urquhart Castle, Bona Lighthouse, and the crash site of a World War II bomber. You'll learn about the loch’s history and legends as you cruise.
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* A traveler said: "Commentary full of history very intersting. Boat was spotless crew friendly.Stopped right by urghart castle for photos views were stunning and we could take our dogs as we were on holiday and didn't want to leave them in the accommodation or in the car which was the reason we booked it"


Inverness Bike Tour a 2 hours guided bike tour around the Waterways of Inverness

Inverness Bike Tour a 2 hours guided bike tour around the Waterways of Inverness

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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.83
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$34.83
This biking tour around Inverness takes you to more places than you'd see on foot and to places that buses and cars cannot reach. The Waterways Tour rides along the River Ness and The Caledonian Canal, making many stops along the way to learn about the area from your guide who has lived in Inverness all their life.
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* A traveler said: "Alison was an excellent guide informative, humorous and knowledgeable of Inverness and it’s history and surroundings."


Legendary Glenmorangie Distillery Visit... and more from Inverness

Legendary Glenmorangie Distillery Visit... and more from Inverness

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3
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$147.13
Price varies by group size
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$147.13
Price varies by group size
Go off the beaten track and explore some little-known, but fascinating, places within easy reach of Inverness and Invergordon. In a small group of no more than eight, visit Loch Fleet Nature Reserve, and Dornoch and its impressive cathedral. Complete your experience with a stop at Glenmorangie Distillery for an optional dram of whisky. Explore places missed by most visitors to Scotland Get insight into the culture and history of the region from your guide, Johnny. This is a very small-group tour for a more personal experience No-fuss round-trip transport (No more than 8 People)
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* A traveler said: "Johnny, our driver made the trip as he proudly showed us his home area. The sea side visits, the community stops to see how the residents shared their heritage and cared for their communities, the area history and Sutherland Clearances and current economics all made our journey through the Scottish countryside memorable. And it was topped off with a great tasting at Glenmorangie! The personal touch included special wee stops at bridges which, as an engineer, i especially enjoyed. We highly recommend this tour and more importantly our driver, Johnny."


Loch Ness & The Highlands from Inverness

Loch Ness & The Highlands from Inverness

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  • 8 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.34
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$54.34
Spend a day Nessie-hunting, take a cruise on the mysterious Loch Ness, explore the village of Fort Augustus, visit the ruined loch-side Urquhart Castle, admire the Falls of Foyers and wander along Dores Beach on this fantastic one day Loch Ness tour from Inverness!
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* A traveler said: "Malcolm our tour guide showed us so much during that tour! His stories were very interesting, full of historical facts and new discoveries. Sharing his knowledge with us he translated names of places from gaelic what not everyone in Scotland can do! He was also very caring guide."


City Sightseeing Inverness Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Inverness Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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  • 45 to 55 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$13.93
From
$13.93
Explore historic Inverness along the banks of the lovely River Ness on this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. With your 24-hour pass, create your own adventure with 11 possible stops including Abertarff House, Caledonian Canal, Merkinch Nature Reserve and Inverness Castle. As you travel via double-decker coach learn about the city’s history and culture from your expert guide.
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* A traveler said: "Very friendly and helpful drivers, good commentary and the tour was very interesting getting off and on was no problem did it at Culloden and Jacobite tours"


Inverness City Centre Walking Tour

Inverness City Centre Walking Tour

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$17.42
Price varies by group size
From
$17.42
Price varies by group size
This tour is a must do on a visit to Inverness. Meaning "Mouth of the River Ness", Inverness is surrounded by the river and other natural beauty. It is the capital of the Highlands and therefore acts as a main shopping, entertainment and travel centre for the North of Scotland. On this 1.5 hour tour, you will explore the history and modern culture of Inverness. You'll learn about how the city has grown from its humble beginnings into officially the happiest city in Scotland. This is a family-friendly, leisurely stroll around the city. Key sights: Inverness Castle Eden Court Inverness Cathedral River Ness The Old Town House Old High Church Balnain House and many more hidden gems too
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* A traveler said: "Very interesting walking tour. Our guide was a local historian, very knowledgeable and friendly and gave us lots of interesting stories from places all round the centre of Inverness. Tour took about 2 hours."


Speyside Delight - Scottish Whisky Tour - Private Full Day

Speyside Delight - Scottish Whisky Tour - Private Full Day

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6
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$815.07
Price varies by group size
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$815.07
Price varies by group size
The Speyside region of north-eastern Scotland is renowned for its single malt whiskies, which are sold all around the world. On this tour, immerse yourself in Scotland’s whisky-making history and heritage as you visit three Speyside distilleries in one day. Visit distilleries such as Macallan, Glenfarclas, Glenfiddich, or Aberlour; learn about the whisky-making process on a guided tour; and sample a selection of different whiskies.
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* A traveler said: "Euen picked us up at 6:30 AM, and we enjoyed his conversation and that of the only other passenger for the nearly 3 hour trip to the Highlands. All three distillaries were interesting, and it was a interesting to see the different environments. All in all, a fun and very full day."


Group Walk up Ben Nevis from Fort William

Group Walk up Ben Nevis from Fort William

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55
  • 6 to 8 hours
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$111.46
From
$111.46
Take on the UK's highest mountain and experience the best of the Scottish countryside on this 8-hour Ben Nevis hike from Fort William. Follow a guide along rugged trails to the peak of Ben Nevis, and gain insight into the wildlife and geology for which the mountain is famous. Along the way, admire spectacular views over the surrounding lakes, forests, peaks and valleys. Enjoy the feeling of achievement at the top, then perhaps finish your day with a refreshing pint back at base!
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* A traveler said: "Well organised, professional guides - flexible - allowing the group to go at their own pace and plenty of breaks."


Ben Nevis Guided walks

Ben Nevis Guided walks

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122
  • 5 to 9 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$367.63
per group
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$367.63
per group
Your Guide will accompany you up and down the Ben Nevis Mountain path. They are there to provide you with advice and information about the path and the history and nature of Ben Nevis. Your Guide will know the mountain well and will be fully qualified and insured for the activity that they are leading.
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