Glen Coe & Loch Ness

Tour & Walk Scotland in small group adventures

2 days / 1 night

Cost £260 per person for 2 days - includes 1 night B&B in high end accommodation in a rural place, all transport with qualified mountain guide. Excludes meals (other than breakfast) and drinks.

This is the classic Highland tour done by so many in a day! We spread it over two days taking in great places of interest off the beaten track. This overnight trip includes a half day hike to a magnificent viewpoint in Glen Coe to truly appreciate the majesty of this scenery. The tour includes a medieval castle, an Iron-Age hilltop fort, Loch Ness, Fort Augustus, atmospheric ruins of sheilings, A Pictish stone slab and Dunkeld with its cathedral.

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Glen Coe Hills

Glen Coe Hills

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Looking to Loch Ness under a blanket of ground fog

Looking to Loch Ness under a blanket of ground fog

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The haunting remains of sheilings, telling of the former way of Highland life.

The haunting remains of sheilings, telling of the former way of Highland life.

Itinerary for Glen Coe & Loch Ness - Tour and walk Scotland in small group adventures

Day 1     -     Pick up from Edinburgh at 08:00 - Packed Lunch required

-    An early start to maximise time out to include a 4-5 hour ascent of a hill summit.

-   The tour will drive past Linlithgow Palace, including a photographic stop of Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument. -     Driving up into the Highlands, we will see a variety of scenery from wooded glens and many lochs, to wild open expanses of moor leading to the impressive cliff sides to the Glen Coe hills 

- Make an ascent with a qualified mountain guide of a hill summit in the Glencoe region for a true appreciation of this stunning scenery and for a rewarding sense of achievement.

- Take up accommodation outwith the Fort William area and dine out at a popular inn renown for its good food.

Day 2 

-        A less strenuous day for walking, but including the following:-

- Walk around the comprehensive ruins of an early medieval castle.

- Climb up through the forest to an atmospheric Iron-Age hilltop fort overlooking the Great Glen and Loch Ness.

- Walk to the shores of Loch Ness and to the lock gates of the Caledonian Canal at Fort Augustus.

- Picnic lunch by a waterfall en route for our return journey down the Inverness to Edinburgh highway with frequent deviations to truly appreciate the beautiful region of hills, lochs and woodlands.

- Medium hike up in Perhthshire’s gentle and wooded hills to some well preserved ruins of shielings to tell the story of the Highlander former way of life.

- Visit an embossed Pictish stone slab and share about the culture of Scotland’s indigenous inhabitants.

- Walk around the picturesque town of Dunkeld beside the River Tay, before returning to Edinburgh around 8pm

Cost: £260 per person for 2 days based on sharing a twin/double room, subject to availability - includes 1 night B&B in high end accommodation, all transport and qualified mountain guide. Excludes meals (other than breakfast) and drinks.

Single room supplement: £305, including all of the above package - same exclusions apply.