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What to expect
Take a trip through the western Scottish highlands and the beautiful landscape of Skye on this day trip from the city of Inverness. Explore Eilean Donan Castle with all its glory and be mesmerized by the majestic mountain scenery of the route. A 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach with air conditioning will be waiting for you to take you on this journey through the countryside of Scotland with a guide and driver always at the ready to give you history and facts about the beautiful attractions along the way. Visit Eilean Donan Castle and the striking Isle of Skye on a full-day tour from Inverness and this tour can be the perfect introduction to a first-timer to the spectacular Isle of Skye. Get your cameras and phones ready and charged up as the historic castle on the tidal island is ready to be photographed. In fact, it is the most photographed castle in Scotland. Book Syour kye day trip from Inverness tickets now. The Scotland tours are one of the best in the world, so see it for yourself. Oh don't forget to stop at Loch Ness, you might even find Nessie looking back at you.
About The Skye And Eilean Donan Castle Day Trip From Inverness
What is Skye famous for?
Skye or the Isle of Skye is the largest of the major islands of the archipelago on the west coast of mainland Scotland. It is also the most northernmost. The peninsulas of the island actually radiate from mountains dominated by the Cuillin Mountains. The rocky cliffs of the Cuillin Mountains give some of the most dramatic scenery in Scotland, and this is what brings tourists to the Isle of Skye again and again. The beauty of Skye and the Trotternish Peninsula is something that should not be missed and can be added to the list of iconic sights. The bridge is the link between the mainland and the Isle of Skye and it is spectacular in all aspects. Hunt for the northern lights on the Isle of Skye. It's home to nine Dark Sky Discovery Sites which makes Isle of Skye the best place in Scotland for stargazing.
Skye is 106 mi (170.6 km) away from Inverness. Portree in Skye is covered with rolling hills and rocky cliffs.
What is Eilean Donan Castle?
Eilean Donan Castle is located on a small tidal island called Eilean Donan. The castle is located at the conjuncture of three sea lochs which are Loch Duich, Loch Long, and Loch Alsh. It's seen in the western Scottish Highlands. The island is located just a few kilometres away from Dornie. A footbridge connects the island to the mainland and this castle is the most photographed castle in Scotland. Seen in many TV shows and movies, this castle is added to all Scottish day tour packages.
This castle is famous for being the most photographed castle in all of Scotland and this castle has also been used in movies like 'The World is Not Enough'.
What do you see on the Skye and Eilean Donan Castle Day Trip?
The Skye tour gives you the perfect view of the western Scottish highlands, along with a professional tour guide to give you all the facts about the attractions. Drive past crumbling coastlines, sweeping valleys, and airy glens and explore mother nature at her best.
At first, leave the city of Inverness on a comfortable coach through the Great Glen Fault Line towards Loch Ness. Now Loch Ness is famous all over the world because of the unexplainable beauty and the myth about the monster Nessie. Do some monster hunting driving by and see Urquhart Castle from a distance. Now travel to the Eilean Donan Castle on the Isle of Skye tour and check out the Isle of Skye and the Trotternish Peninsula. Majestic vistas and awesome geological formations like Old Man of Storr, the Quiraing, and Kilt Rock are here for you to explore.
You stop at Loch Ness for some photo time and then travel to Eilean Donan Castle. This is the first stop between Inverness and Skye.
Check the ruins of Skye Bridge, Castle Moil, Eilean Ban, and much more on this tour through the highlands of Scotland. Get your ticket for the tour now.
What can I expect from this trip?
There's a lot to see and learn, as your guide will give you a rundown of everything. From Isle of Skye to Eilean Donan Castle, everything is here for you to explore.
Although the entry to the castle is not included with this day tour, this tour is perfect for you to get acquainted with the attractions in Scotland and get home some postcard-esque photographs with some happy memories.
See Loch Ness, hear about the Loch Ness Monster 'Nessie', and check out the middle-aged fortress Urquhart Castle. This day tour lets you check out each and every important attraction in Scotland.
What age is this day trip suitable for?
Children under the age of five are not allowed, however, children aged five and above can come on the day tour if accompanied by an adult.
How long does the Skye and Eilean Donan Castle Day Trip take?
The total duration of the tour is 12 hours and starts from the Inverness Bus Station in Margaret St. Go past Loch Ness, Eilean Donan Castle, Portree Harbour, Kilt Rock, Quiraing, The Old Man of Storr, and more.
Directions, Venue Info, And Attendee FAQs
Where does the Skye and Eilean Donan Castle Day Trip start and end?
The Skye and Eilean Donan day trip tour starts from Inverness Bus Station, Stance 7, Inverness Bus Station, Margaret Street, IV1 1LT, Inverness. Show your ticket to the driver at Stance 7 of the bus station.
To locate the mini-coach, check for the word 'Rabbie's' written on a white body.
How do I get to the trip's departure point?
If you are travelling from London to the departure point by car, take the M6 road to reach the destination in around 10 hours. The total distance from London to the tour starting point is around 569 mi (915.7 km).
You can also take a flight to Inverness airport. Flights from all major cities in the country can be taken to Inverness.
You can take a train to Inverness to get to the departure point. From London Terminal, take the LNER train to Edinburgh Waverley Station. From the station, take ScotRail to Inverness Station which is just four minutes away from Inverness Bus Station.
Check your tour tickets before commencing the travel for the right time.
When should I arrive at the departure point?
The tour starts at 8 a.m. Reach at least 15 minutes before the start of the trip.
Where can I park?
Old Town Rose Street Multi-Storey Car Park is just around the corner from the departure point. You can also park at the railway station, just a few minutes away from the bus station.
Where are the toilet facilities while on the trip?
The driver will stop at multiple locations along the way for bathroom breaks and refreshments.
What facilities are available on the coach?
The basic amenities like comfortable luxurious chairs, air conditioning and Wi-Fi are usually available in these luxury mini-coaches.
Is the trip accessible?
The trip is not completely accessible. Do check for more information while booking tickets.
Where can I eat on the trip?
You can have lunch near Portree Harbour where you will stop the longest. Some popular restaurants in the area are Chargrill Restaurant, The Isle of Skye Baking Company, Pizza in the Skye, and Scorrybreac Restaurant.