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3-Day Budget Backpacker Isle of Skye and the Highlands Tour from Edinburgh provided by Haggis Adventures

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3-Day Budget Backpacker Isle of Skye and the Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

3-Day Budget Backpacker Isle of Skye and the Highlands Tour from Edinburgh
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About
Discover the Isle of Skye—the affordable way—on this convenient 3-day Scottish Highlands coach tour that eliminates the need to rent a car. Besides a visit to what’s known as the “winged isle,” visit Loch Ness, Dunkeld, Glencoe, and a whisky distillery, and enjoy two nights in dorm-style accommodation.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, Chinese, Portuguese, English, Italian, Chinese, French, Spanish
Highlights
  • See Loch Ness, the Isle of Skye, Glencoe, and more highlights on a budget
  • Sample Scotch whisky at a Highland whisky distillery
  • Learn local legends and Highland history from your guide
  • Enjoy two night’s stay in shared dorm-style accommodation
What to expect
  • On the first day, make your way through 'Macbeth' country to Dunkeld with its medieval cathedral. After sampling Highland whisky at a distillery and learning how Scotch is made, travel to Inverness. Then follow the length of Loch Ness—look out for the Loch Ness Monster along the way—to Fort Augustus, where you bed down in your dorm-style shared accommodations. Day two brings you to the Isle of Skye, known as the “winged isle” or “Isle of Mist.” Admire windswept landscapes, rugged coastline, towering mountains, and ruined castles as your guide explains exactly their significance. On day three, say farewell to Loch Ness. Pass Ben Nevis, Glencoe, and Stirling, scene of many of Scotland’s bloodiest battles. Learn tales of local legends such as William Wallace and Robert the Bruce as you return to Edinburgh.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
German, Chinese, Portuguese, English, Italian, Chinese, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • See Loch Ness, the Isle of Skye, Glencoe, and more highlights on a budget
  • Sample Scotch whisky at a Highland whisky distillery
  • Learn local legends and Highland history from your guide
  • Enjoy two night’s stay in shared dorm-style accommodation
What to expect
  • On the first day, make your way through 'Macbeth' country to Dunkeld with its medieval cathedral. After sampling Highland whisky at a distillery and learning how Scotch is made, travel to Inverness. Then follow the length of Loch Ness—look out for the Loch Ness Monster along the way—to Fort Augustus, where you bed down in your dorm-style shared accommodations. Day two brings you to the Isle of Skye, known as the “winged isle” or “Isle of Mist.” Admire windswept landscapes, rugged coastline, towering mountains, and ruined castles as your guide explains exactly their significance. On day three, say farewell to Loch Ness. Pass Ben Nevis, Glencoe, and Stirling, scene of many of Scotland’s bloodiest battles. Learn tales of local legends such as William Wallace and Robert the Bruce as you return to Edinburgh.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 11385P4
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • 2 nights dorm- shared accommodation
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local Scottish guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Attraction entry fees
  • Entry/Admission - Eilean Donan Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Dunvegan Castle & Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - National Wallace Monument
Duration
3 days
Departure details
  • Haggis Adventures, 60 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1TB, UK HAGGiS Adventures Tour Office 60 High Street, EH1 1TB
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • If special assistance is required, passenger must provide their own carer
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for travelers with mobility concerns
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 41 travellers
Inclusions
  • 2 nights dorm- shared accommodation
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local Scottish guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Attraction entry fees
  • Entry/Admission - Eilean Donan Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Dunvegan Castle & Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - National Wallace Monument
Departure details
  • Haggis Adventures, 60 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1TB, UK HAGGiS Adventures Tour Office 60 High Street, EH1 1TB
Duration
3 days
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • If special assistance is required, passenger must provide their own carer
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for travelers with mobility concerns
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 41 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
Overview
Full Map
13 stops
Day 1
Edinburgh to Isle of Skye
Day 2
Isle of Skye
Day 3
Isle of Skye to Edinburgh
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Claire L
Edinburgh, UK16 contributions
Isle of Skye in all its epicness
I moved to Edinburgh 2 yrs ago and have been waiting to visit Isle of Skye for this long! Steve was an amazing tour guide full of interesting facts and stories about Scottish history and legends. We had a great bunch of people in our tour group and I can honestly say on everyone's behalf, we all had an amazing time! The accommodation was lovely, the staff friendly and accommodating and plenty of gin and whisky at the bar to try after a day out exploring. Would highly recommend this tour and Steve as your guide to anyone wanting a fab tour of Skye and the highlands.
Written 1 September 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hi! Thanks for the wonderful review. I'm pleased to hear you really enjoyed your tour and that you got on with evweyone! Hope to have you on another tour soon. Victoria
Written 5 September 2021
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Greater London, UK5 contributions
Excellent
Jun 2020 • Solo
This was a lovely tour got to see so much of Scotland. Everyone friendly. I think I had too much whiskey. Love Scotland so much to see. The tour guide was good and wanted everyone to enjoy themselves.
Written 10 March 2021
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Thank you for your review! We really appreciate your support and are glad that you got to experience true Scottish culture. We hope to see you again soon! Paula
Written 17 May 2021
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tarnlawn
Takapuna, New Zealand1 contribution
Absolute must do
Oct 2019 • Friends
With only limited time to explore Scotland it was recommended by friends that we do a tour with Haggis Adventures. Our driver Calum was entertaining, knowledgeable and a whole lot of fun his enthusiasm for his beautiful country was contagious along with lots of laughs. Absolute must do!
Thanks for having us Haggis Adventures and Calum!
Written 31 August 2020
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Aw thank you so much for your lovely review! Glad you had such a fantastic tour and lots of laughs with Calum. We hope to see you again in Scotland! Best Wishes, Maggie
Written 5 September 2020
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Amy Lenton
1 contribution
One of the best trips I've ever been on
Mar 2020
This was such an incredible tour, covering the most beautiful places in Scotland. I went as a solo traveller, and immediately felt welcome and left with new friends.

Our tour guide was Rich (with help from Dan and Rich) and honestly I was laughing from start to finish!

If you do one thing, do this tour!
Written 26 May 2020
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Hi! Thank you for your review, we're so glad you enjoyed it and made friends along the way.
Written 19 June 2021
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Rose H
3 contributions
Isle of Skye OMG
Mar 2020
Absolutely fab, even though I'm Scottish I come from the south so finally got to see what all the tourists were talking about. The Isle of Skye is beyond words, absolutely breathtaking as is Glencoe. Our guide Rich brought everything alive through stories, folktales and snippets from history. A really well organised and informative trip that packs a lot in without you feeling like you're on a whirlwind. I was a little apprehensive about being on a coach for so long as I can sometimes get a little motion sick (as does my friend who I went with) but not once did we feel like that as there are so many stops along the way.
Written 5 April 2020
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We're so glad to hear both yourself and your friend were okay on your journey and that you had a great time!
Written 19 June 2021
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Anita G
1 contribution
"Skye High": Best Tour + Best Guides + Scottish Highlands = BEST TIME EVER
Mar 2020
Amazing tour which I can highly recommend to anybody who wants to see a glimpse of Scotland and the Highlands but has little time. Our main guide Rich was absolutely fantastic, a wealth of knowledge, entertaining us with cool stories about Scotland without ever boring us. Cool dude! Also the driverguides to be, Jaime and Dan, were great, providing us with even more local insights and were really cool to hang out with. These three are about as Scottish as it gets :) and really made our trip something special.
I would do this tour anytime again (or maybe a longer one next time:)). Stunning landscape, lots of cool stops at hidden gems, so every hour we would stop at least once. Even if the weather rainy it's a great tour to da, as you're moving on their yellow busses, you can see the Scottish Highlands pass by outside while being in the warmth - and after the stops your stuff will dry quickly as they have heating next to the seats :)
Morag's lodge at Loch Ness was compfy too and they sell superb meals for just under 9 GBP and breakkie for 4GBP.
Once Corona-virus allows you to travel again, look for no further than Haggis Adventures if you want to explore Scotland!
Written 17 March 2020
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Thanks for the review, happy to hear you enjoyed your time! It's great to hear you liked Morag's lodge. Best wishes.
Written 19 June 2021
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Amy S
1 contribution
If you do anything, do this tour.
Mar 2020 • Friends
The scenery on this 3-day trip is incredible and the history behind it astounding. The big yellow bus has gained a few more followers but other than the occasional refuge from the rain it felt like we were off the bus more than on it. From Bonnie Prince Charlie on Drummossie Moor to the faeries on Skye and William Wallace in Sterling (and many more in between) you are definitely not left wanting. Topped off by the accommodating Morag’s Lodge (try the pie - you won’t regret it), and of course our tour guide Rich and the two trainees Dan D and Jamie Mac who’s knowledge, humour and sound, welcoming personalities brought this tour to life. I couldn’t recommend it more.
Written 15 March 2020
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Thank you for your review. We're so glad to hear you had a great time on your tour and that you enjoyed the pie!
Written 19 June 2021
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Lisa D
1 contribution
Best guides EVER!!!
Mar 2020 • Friends
What a great 3 day tour! The days just flew by and we got to see and experience more that I could have imagined.

I can’t say enough positive things about Rich, Jamie Mac and Disco Dan! They were professional, fun and made the 3 day tour super special! Rich is one of the best story tellers I’ve here heard - he makes history fun and interesting. Accommodations were great and the food in the hostel is the best I had on my whole trip. My only regret is not having signed up for the 5 or 7 day tour! Thanks for the amazing trip Rich, Dan and Jamie :-)
Written 15 March 2020
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Parker
Nevada, IA2 contributions
Lets give it up for SCOTLAND
Mar 2020
Charlie Hume is easily the best tour guide that we could have asked for on this trip. If there was an option to rate this tour more than 5 stars I would. This was easily the most fun that I have had on a trip ever. I would easily recommend this trip to anyone that is going to Scotland.
Written 10 March 2020
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Ethan Jorgensen
Des Moines, IA1 contribution
Simply AMAZING
Mar 2020
If I could give this tour more than five stars, I would. Everything about the trip was more than accommodating, and was more than enough fun for myself. Charlie is the best tour guide that I have ever had, and Iain was amazing as well. Would recommend 100 more times!
Written 10 March 2020
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Great experience in Scotland
Rich the driver is brilliant. He is humorous, fun and having a very positive attitude. He brings so much laughter t
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3 Day Isle of Skye and Highland Tour!
Caitlin was ou4 tour guide. Her love for job & countey were obivious. She came across passionte about everything s
mariahmarie186
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So wonderful!
I had a wonderful time on this tour! I made new friends and saw so many beautiful places! I am a young solo travele
J_lion9
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Harry Potter and Higlands tour
The tour is very informative, views are breath taking and magnificent. Our tour guide, Tom was very friendly, knowl
MarkTheHat
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Highlands and Loch Ness
A brilliant day trip around the Highlands and Loch Ness, a long day but so worth it, if you can do pay the small ex
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Skye 3 day Tour
It was a very nice tour with friendly guide and well managed one. Steven P was our guide he is a really nice person
Will M
Will M
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Informative and picturesque bus ride with Caitlyn
We went for the highlands tour and boat ride. The scenery was amazing and Caitlyn was very energetic and no boring
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Fantastic day out in the Highlands
I had a wonderful day out on the Loch Ness adventure tour. Steve was a great guide, funny and a fab story teller. I
leahheid98
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Lovely tour through the Scottish Highlands
I had a great time on this Haggis Adventure Tour. We had an amazing tour guide (whose name I've forgotten - sorry a
Wendy760944
Wendy760944
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Highly recommended
We have just finished this tour and it was fantastic highly recommended. What made this day so good was our guide a
celinefjeldheim83
celinefjeldheim83
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Amazing and Informative Tour of Loch Ness and the Highlands
I had a fantastic tour with Haggis; Rich/Ric was highly informed and I learnt so much. I would recommend this compa
latifaaycan
latifaaycan
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Loved every moment!
We did the Highland tour and the Jacobite steam train. We had such a fabulous time. Calum was our host and he was g
IfanB1999
IfanB1999
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Outstanding beauty on this tour with a brilliant guide along the way.
An outstanding tour with Rich as our guide, couldn’t ask for anything better than the commentary, banter and music
kath c
kath c
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A trip to remember
A lovely day with a lovely guide Tom who was very informative throughout. Very covid safe with a half full coach sp
stephenkenny71
stephenkenny71
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Great day out from Edinburgh
Our guide was full of interesting historical stories including brave heart and the discovery of skeletal remains th
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