Scotland's largest island, the Isle of Skye is a pocket of wilderness jutting off the coast of the West Highlands. The area is a treat for nature lovers, with its dramatic sea cliffs, windswept valleys, and glittering lochs.
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.
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.
Explore the Scottish Highlands with this three-day tour from Edinburgh. Skip the hassle of a rental car and kick back in an air-conditioned coach with a local guide. Hear stories of Scotland’s history as you visit the Isle of Skye, Loch Ness, and Inverness. This tour offers an immersive experience into one of the most scenic areas of the Scottish countryside.
Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Highlands on a full-day trip from Inverness to the Isle of Skye. Going with a guide eliminates the stress of planning and ensures you visit the area’s highlights without the risk of getting lost. The day's itinerary includes sweeping views on Skye, as well as stops at Eilean Donan Castle and Loch Ness.
The Isle of Skye is the largest of Scotland’s Hebrides Islands and this multi-day tour from Edinburgh ensures you take in all the highlights. Admire natural wonders such as Loch Ness, Glencoe, and Ben Nevis; visit Lealt Falls, Dunvegan Castle, and Kilt Rock on the Isle of Skye; and see Eilean Donan Castle, where 'Highlander' was filmed.
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.
This 2-day tour with an overnight stay in Portree takes you to some of the most spectacular sites on the island whilst passing through some of the most beautiful highland scenery.
We begin our journey at Loch Carron for a photo stop.
After a drive through spectacular island scenery, we arrive at Dunvegan Castle. Take time here to explore the castle and its history.
Next we drive to the imposing and dramatic Quiraing mountain range. Before we take in Kilt Rock, Lealt Falls, and the Old Man of Storr.
Our overnight stay will be in Portree.
The next day we depart Portree to the Fairy Pools. Bring a pair of walking boots to help you reach them.
Following stops at Sligachan and Sconser, we head to Broadford where you can enjoy lunch and look for wildlife like otters, seals and even killer whales.
Then, it’s onto our 2nd castle of the tour - Eilean Donan. Explore the atmospheric surroundings and take some great photos.
We return back to Inverness via Fort Augustus at Loch Ness.
Experience some of Scotland’s most important sights on this tour from Inverness to the Isle of Skye. Join a small group and drive along the famous Loch Ness, as you make your way to Eilean Donan Castle. After a guided tour, drive across Skye Bridge to explore the island’s coastline and Old Man of Storr, Lealt Falls, and Kilt Rock.
Marvel at Scotland’s rural majesty on this 3-day Isle of Skye and Highlands tour from Edinburgh. Admire Loch Lomond and Eilean Donan Castle; and discover the relaxed lifestyle of Skye, with a stroll around the harbor town of Portree and a whisky tasting. Plus, explore Culloden Battlefield to learn of Scotland’s Jacobite Rising; visit Urquhart Castle, and cruise on Loch Ness. Some entry tickets are at your own expense.
Immerse yourself in the rugged peninsular landscapes of the Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands on this 3-day trip from Edinburgh. During your visit to Scotland's wild northwest coast, you’re driven through the Highlands, including stops at Glencoe and Loch Ness. Stay overnight with daily breakfasts in the harbor town of Portree, where you find local pubs and have plenty of time to explore the Isle of Skye with your guide. Numbers are limited to 16 people on this small-group tour, ensuring a personalized experience.
Ticking off attractions in mountainous Scotland can be difficult on a self-led tour. Discover Loch Ness, the Isle of Skye, and the Scottish Highlands on a 3-day tour from Glasgow, with convenient round-trip transfer by air-conditioned coach. Customize your journey to suit you with the option to book with or without accommodation, and gain insight into the historic region from your guide’s commentary.
Don’t let limited time in Scotland stop you visiting natural wonders such as the Isle of Sky and the Scottish Highlights. On this 3-day tour from Edinburgh, you’ll admire Dunkeld Cathedral; the 13th-century Eilean Donan Castle; and Loch Ness, home to the mythical monster of the same name. Plus, explore the Isle of Skye, gaze at the summit of Ben Nevis, and travel through the stunning Great Glen Way. Two nights accommodation and breakfasts are included.
If you have only a limited amount of time to spend in the Scottish Highlands, don't waste it struggling with bus timetables or rental cars. This private tour takes you from Inverness to the most beautiful locations on the Isle of Skye, including the Fairy Pools and Talisker Distillery. Along the way you'll make stops at Loch Ness and Eilean Donan Castle.
Travel from Inverness to the Isle of Skye on a 10-hour day trip through the Scottish Highlands. Pass through glens and rugged mountain scenery, with stops at Loch Ness, Broadford and the ruins of Eilean Donan Castle, before reaching the purple heather–swathed hillsides of Skye. Then see the isle of Eilean Ban on the journey back to Inverness.
Venture to the Scottish Highlands and spend two nights on the Isle of Skye, including a steam train ride on The Jacobite of the West Highland Railway Line — aka the ‘Hogwarts Express’ of Harry Potter fame. This 3-day guided trip from Edinburgh takes you through Cairngorms National Park to regional highlights such as the Old Man of Storr and the Cuillin Mountains. Visit Eilean Donan Castle, ride the ferry to Mallaig and stop at the legendary Loch Ness. Enjoy daily breakfasts during your hotel or B&B stay in Portree.
See the highlights of the Isle of Skye in one day—and enjoy a stress-free way to explore—on this small-group tour. Meet your guide at Portree, hop aboard your vehicle, and set off. You’ll take in the island’s rugged scenery at locations like Kilt Rock, the Fairy Glen, and the Quiraing, and admire storied castles. As you go, learn all about Skye’s history from your guide.
If you only have a day to see the Isle of Skye, don't waste time navigating public transport or waiting around for others. This private tour from Inverness can be customized to fit your interests to make sure that you experience Skye the way you want, whether you are interested in natural attractions such as the Quiraing or Kilt Rock or castles, museums and distilleries.
Immerse yourself in the majesty of northwest Scotland on a 4-day tour of the Highlands and the Isle of Skye from Edinburgh. In a small group, witness some of the world’s most dramatic scenery from spiny cliffs at Neist Point to must-see Scottish landmarks like Eilean Donan Castle and Loch Ness, and hear tragic tales such as the massacre of Glencoe. Three nights in 3-star lodging and daily breakfasts included.
Take three days to explore the dramatic landscapes of the Scottish Highlands and the Isle of Skye on this small-group tour from Glasgow by minivan. Admire the rugged beauty along Scotland’s windswept northwest coastline, with stops at Eilean Donan Castle and Loch Ness. Stay overnight, including breakfast, in Portree, located on the country’s second-largest island. Enjoy one free day to explore the Isle of Skye on your own. Numbers are limited to 16 people to ensure a personalized experience with your guide.
Discover the Scottish Highlands and the Isle of Skye in the company of a guide with deep ancestral connections to the Highlands. This private tour is is exclusively for your party and can be fully customized to suit your interests, preferences, and schedule. A possible itinerary includes visits to Loch Lomond, Glencoe and Loch Ness, as well as a full day exploring the best of the Isle of Skye.
Escape the city to experience wild, small-town Scotland on this 5-day tour of the Highlands and the Isle of Skye from Edinburgh. Aboard a luxury minivan, enjoy the scenery of Cairngorms National Park, Achmelvich Bay and the mysterious Loch Ness. Visit famous sites like the Old Man of Storr and Eilean Donan Castle, hear bloody histories like the massacre of Glen Coe, and admire the dramatic beauty of the Quiraing mountain pass. Four nights in 3- or 4-star lodging and daily breakfasts included.
This is a lovely day long private tour taking you from Inverness to the Isle of Skye and visiting quite a number of the main attractions including Talisker Distillery and on the way there we stop at Eilean Donan Castle. We then return to Inverness by a different route passing through Strathcarron.
What makes this tour unique is that the customer can decide to change things if they wish by deleting any stops and adding other stops in ( within reason ) For example we could add in The Fairy Pools in place of Uig or we could also add in The Fairy Glen instead of Talisker Distillery. Your choice.
Get ready to embark on an epic 6-day adventure, experiencing some of Scotland’s most mind-blowingly beautiful locations, from the scenic Highlands all the way to the remote corners of the Outer Hebrides, taking in Glen Coe, Loch Ness, and the Isle of Skye along the way. Expect dramatic mountains, enchanting rivers, ancient castles, quaint villages, lochs, waterfalls, battlefields, and stunning beaches that don’t need any filter. Have a few drams, ride the Jacobite Steam Train, and let us take you back in time with our awesome historic tales, myths and legends.
Experience the dramatic beauty and history of the Scottish Highlands on this 5-day trip from Edinburgh. Aboard a luxury coach, enjoy the scenery of Cairngorms National Park and the mysterious Loch Ness. Visit famous sites like Stirling Castle and Eilean Donan Castle, hear bloody histories like the battles of William Wallace and the massacre of Glen Coe, and journey on the famous Jacobite Steam Train from Harry Potter. Four nights in 3-star lodging and daily breakfasts included.
We had an Isle of Skye tour with guide Willie and we had a fantastic time. It was the best tour we took. The guide had great commentary and stopped the coach frequently enough at stops that were both scenic and had refreshments. The frequent stops made it so we were never bored or fell asleep. Of course, Isle of Skye was gorgeous and we hit all the top attractions on the tour. 5/5 for this tour and Willie.
Scenery on Isle of Skye and all that I learned from the outstanding guide, Duncan Fraser. He provided historical context, thoughtful commentary on complex issues, singing, tunes, and music. A deep immersion in one day!
We did our Isle of Skye tour with John, our tour guide. It was an amazingly fun and enjoyable tour we’ve had. John was a fantastic tour guide full of knowledge of the Scottish highlands and he brought us to all the magical places we wanted to see in the isle of skye. Highly recommended.
My family of 7 and I did this tour of the Isle of Skye and we had the most wonderful time! Michael was our tour guide and we couldn't have asked for a better one. He was very knowledgeable, friendly, hilarious, and made sure we saw everything that we wanted to see. I would definitely recommend this tour to other people!
Such a great time on this day tour! Gregor was our guide. He was very knowledgeable and a good story teller. We hit all the best stops in Isle of Skye and every single spot was gorgeous! We also stopped at a little chocolate shop. I enjoyed the day! It’s long but amazing day.
The Isle of Skye is absolutely beautiful where ever you go and with magnificent weather quite breathtaking. Definitely a place to visit again. Our tour guide - Stewart (Badger) certainly knew the history and brought it to life in a modern way. Many thanks for a great 3 days of humour and interest.
Gavin was an excellent tour guide and was so accommodating in allowing us time to hike the Old Man of Storr. Ryan was also very responsive and helpful in planning this tour. We highly recommend doing a private tour through Isle of Skye to skip crowds and move at your own pace :) thank you, Gavin!
A full day tour to the Isle of Skye with Liall & a full bus - definitely didn't disappoint!! Liall gave us some great historic & geographical facts through the tour & kept us engaged with some Scottish music in between. Definitely recommend this tour!!
Great way to go to Isle of Skye for the day from Inverness
Absolutely recommend this way of seeing Isle of Skye and the beautiful route there. Our host Billy and driver Mike were wonderful and knowledgeable. Much of the landscape is breathtaking, but the Fairy Pools were the highlight. Comfortable van transit for our group of 7, left from a convenient location in Inverness.
Cara is the a legit Wonder Woman Isle of Skye tour guide for a stunning Isle of Skye Experience
Cara is such an inspiration!!! Not only did she drive a massive bus impeccably through hairpin turns and park backwards into tight spots in busy chaotic lots; she guided 30 of us with full commentary and engaging stories throughout. Cara is stunningly beautiful both inside and out. She is kind, compassionate and really cares for her guests. I can’t sing enough praises about this unique Wonder-woman!!! AND The Isle of Skye is absolutely stunning!!!
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