Die Insel Skye
3 Tage Tour

  • Neist Point Skye
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  • Eilean Donan Castle
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  • Loch Ness

In dieser Erforschung erleben wir die dramatischsten und schönsten Gegenden der Highlands und die romantische Insel Skye.

Reisekarte

Highlights

Film Locations
Nessie
Lochs
Mountains
National Parks
Walks

Orte, die Sie erkunden werden


- Eilean Donan Castle

- Glencoe

- Quiraing Mountain Pass

- Old Man of Storr

- Five Sisters of Kintail

- Loch Ness


Ihre Reise


Drei Tage lang erkunden wir die atemberaubenden Gegenden der Highlands und Der spektakulären Insel Skye. Zu den Höhepunkten dieser Rundreise gehören u.a. Glencoe, Loch Ness, Eilean Donan Castle und die Five Sisters of Kintail.

Reisedetails

Abfahrt
Check-in closes at 08.15 (tour departs at 08:30) - Rabbie's Cafe Bar, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EG
Rückkehr
19:00
Luggage
Auf unseren Touren sind Sie auf 14kg Gepäck pro Person beschränkt. Dies sollte ein Gepäckstück sein, das einem Handgepäck einer Fluggesellschaft ähnelt (etwa 55 x 45 x 25 cm) und eine kleine Tasche für persönliche Gegenstände an Bord.
Discounts

Studenten, Personen über 60 Jahre und Kinder von 5 bis 15 Jahren.

Important information
  • Packen Sie Ihre wasserdichte Kleidung und Wanderschuhe
Tour inclusions
  • Die Erzählungen und Service-Leistungen eines englischsprachigen Tour-Fahrers und Reiseführers
  • Standardmäβige automatische Klimatisierung im Bus
  • Transport in modernsten Mercedes-Minibussen mit 16 Sitzplätzen
Tour exclusions
  • Eintrittsgelder für Sehenswürdigkeiten und Attraktione
  • Unterkunft

Route

Day 1

  • Erfahren Sie mehr über Schottlands wichtigste Schlachten, als wir Stirling Castle passieren
  • Bewundern Sie die gebirgige Pracht der Fünf Schwestern von Kintail
  • Machen Sie ein episches Foto des wunderschönen Eilean Donan Castle
  • Schlendern Sie durch das hübsche Küstendorf Portree

Sie verlassen Edinburgh und reisen nach Westen. Dieser Teil Ihrer Reise ist der Traum eines Geschichtsliebhabers. Sie passieren Stirling Castle, Wallace Monument und Doune Castle, bevor Sie in Callander für Erfrischungen stoppen.

Weiter geht es nach Norden durch die herrliche Landschaft rund um Loch Lubnaig und hinauf in die wilde Einöde des Rannoch Moors.

Sie fahren weiter durch den spektakulären Bergpass von Glencoe, wo 1692 das Massaker des Clan MacDonald stattfand. Nach dem Mittagessen passieren wir den höchsten Berg Großbritanniens, Ben Nevis, und fahren in das Great Glen. In westlicher Richtung geht es vorbei an den Five Sisters of Kintail.

Sie halten dann am berühmten Eilean Donan Castle, einem der meist fotografierten Schlösser Schottlands. Überqueren Sie die Brücke nach Skye und folgen Sie der dramatischen Küste in Richtung Portree, der Hauptstadt der Insel. Und nach all dieser atemberaubenden Schönheit werden Sie am frühen Abend in Ihrer Unterkunft abgesetzt, mit genug Zeit, um die Stadt zu erkunden.



Day 2

  • Erkunden Sie die Naturwunder von Skye
  • Genießen Sie einen spektakulären Blick auf den Trotternish Ridge
  • Erfahren Sie mehr über die Geschichte des Clan MacLeod in Dunvegan Castle

Heute ist ein flexibler Tag auf Skye. Ihr Fahrer / Guide wird sicherstellen, dass Sie bei jedem Wetter den besten Tag haben.

Nördlich von Portree befindet sich der Trotternish Ridge mit spektakulären Klippen und Felsformationen, wie der Old Man of Storr, der Kilt Rock und der atemberaubende Bergpass des Quiraing. Weiter westlich ändert sich die Landschaft mit dem smaragdgrünen. Ihr Reiseleiter nimmt Sie mit in die Vergangenheit und lehrt Sie über Legenden und Clankultur rund um das aus dem 13. Jahrhundert stammende Haus des Clan MacLeod, Dunvegan Castle.

Sie kehren abends nach Portree zurück.

Day 3

  • Probieren Sie das Loch Ness Monster aus
  • Reise durch die mit Kiefern bewachsene Region von Perthshire

Sie reisen nach Süden durch die Cuillin Hills und zurück zum Festland für einen atemberaubenden Blick über Loch Duich und die Five Sisters of Kintail.

Sie besuchen Loch Ness zum Mittagessen und die Chance, "Nessie" zu sehen! Weiter geht es nach Süden durch die Grampian Mountains entlang des Loch Laggan, der heute als "Monarch of the Glen Country" bekannt ist, bevor wir an Dalwhinnie vorbei und weiter am Blair Castle vorbeifahren.

Wir machen Halt in einem der Perthshire Dörfer, bevor wir nach Perth fahren, über die Queensferry Crossing und zurück nach Edinburgh.

Route (English)

Day 1

  • Learn about Scotland’s most important battles as we pass Stirling Castle
  • Admire the mountainous splendour of the Five Sisters of Kintail
  • Take an epic photo of the gorgeous Eilean Donan Castle*
  • Wander around the cute seaside village of Portree

You depart Edinburgh and travel west. This part of your journey is a history lover’s dream. You pass Stirling Castle, the Wallace Monument, and Doune Castle, before stopping in Callander for refreshments.

Next, we venture north through the splendid scenery surrounding Loch Lubnaig and up to the wild desolation of Rannoch Moor.

You continue through the spectacular mountain pass of Glencoe, scene of the great massacre of the Clan MacDonald in 1692. And after lunch we pass Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, and head into the Great Glen. Travelling west you head past the Five Sisters of Kintail.

You then stop at the famous Eilean Donan Castle*, one of Scotland’s most photographed castles. Crossing over the bridge to Skye, you follow the dramatic coastline, towards the island’s capital, Portree. And after all this breath-taking beauty, you’re dropped off at your accommodation in the early evening with enough time to go out and explore the town.


Day 2

  • Explore the natural wonders of Skye
  • Enjoy spectacular views of the Trotternish Ridge
  • Learn about the history of the Clan MacLeod at Dunvegan Castle

Today is a flexible day on Skye. Your driver/guide will ensure you have the best day out no matter what the weather.

North of Portree is the Trotternish ridge with spectacular cliffs and rock formations, such as the Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock and the stunning mountain pass of the Quiraing. Or your guide may take you back in time and teach you about the legends and clan culture surrounding the 13th-century home of the Clan MacLeod, Dunvegan Castle.

You return to Portree in the evening.

Day 3

  • Try and spot the Loch Ness Monster
  • Journey through the pine-clad region of Perthshire

You travel south through the Cuillin Hills and back over to the mainland for stunning views over Loch Duich and the Five Sisters of Kintail.

You visit Loch Ness for lunch and the chance to spot "Nessie"! Heading south through the Grampian mountains along Loch Laggan, famous now as "Monarch of the Glen Country" before passing Dalwhinnie and onwards past Blair Castle.

We stop for refreshments in one of the Perthshire villages before heading past Perth, over the Queensferry Crossing, and back to Edinburgh.

Bewertungen

Isle of Skye tour

Lisa Martin Posted on 29/07/2019

Had a great time on the 3 day tour of Isle of Skye! Our driver/guide, Catty, was amazing - her knowledge of the history and stories to go with them were endless. Made the trip so much fun and interesting. The BB in Portree, the Portree Guest House, could use a little TLC in some areas but was still comfortable. Thank you Catty for an unforgettable trip!

Zuzana Posted on 26/07/2019

To me personally travelling means traversing not only three dimensional geographic space, but traversing the single dimension of time. Rabbies are doing an excellent job in bringing closer the unique subjective experience of four dimensional continuum into travelers lives. Dave Fletcher, our friendly, hospitable, welcoming guide whisked us safely through 500 odd miles of Scottish geographic space, introduced us to the most picturesque spots and breath taking views of his homelands landscape. Though not travelling at the speed of light in his “ Rabbies space shuttle” , Dave helped me to pause, reflect upon and slow down a bit more, the flow of my holiday time amassed away from the mundane routine of Londons rat race. Thanks to Daves engaging storytelling, we travelled back through centuries of Scottish abundant, historical landscape. He introduced us to Highlands cultural heritage, local communities and the centuries of team work, helpfulness and hospitality ingrained into the local cultural landscape as a matter of survival. Culture of any spacetime reflects ancestral experience gained on that journey through millenia of time dimension passed through that particular territory. It helps us grasp who we are and where we are going. And at the same time ancient legends of Highland clans act as Memento Morris, a reminder for a modern traveller to never underestimate the dangers of the wilderness and void of Scottish mountains. I felt that Rabbies tours play a pivotal role in the preservation of unique and varied identities and to fend them from Kelpies of globalisation. To explore different cultures, contribute to local communities, observe, learn and preserve the uniqueness of their experience nowadays becomes more important than ever. Many thanks Dave, for your help to make me understand how the Scottish universe works on the big and small level. It was a very enriching experience indeed. Thank You also from Alpana and Riz.

Couldn’t have done it without Gav!

KellyKent Posted on 06/07/2019

Gav was an excellent guide. He has great instincts on timing and on reading the group dynamic. We were hesitant about signing up for a group tour (we’re introverts) but we were grateful for Gav’s driving skills, insider knowledge, and for the overall carefree (and unforgettable) experience.

A Tour with a Master Storyteller!

Catherine Mallia Posted on 03/07/2019

How fortunate to have been assigned the Isle of Skye tour with Ross, a Master Storyteller with a quick wit and the patience of a saint. As we were transported back in time through the Highlands on our way to Skye, Ross mesmerized us with tales of Scotlands glacial birth and turbulent past. The Highlands are simply stunning and this tour gave us the comfort and time to enjoy its splendour. The lodgings arranged by Rabbies were wonderful. I really enjoyed the hospitality shown and the full Scottish breakfast. Rosss mission was to enlighten with humour, one tour at a time, all things Scottish. The tartan story just one reason a tour can dispel old notions. Best of all, Rosss love for Scotland is evident in the music he assembled for his narrative and in his passion in revealing this place he calls home.

We Loved Mac and Our Tour!

Mary Lou Kayser Posted on 23/05/2019

My kids and I recently went on the 3-day Isle of Skye and Highlands Tour. We loved every second of it! Not only did we luck out with picture-perfect weather all three days, but we hit the jackpot with our guide, Mackenzie (Mac). Mac made this trip, hands down. From the moment he greeted us wearing a kilt at the pick up stop in Edinburgh to the minute he dropped us off 3 days later, also wearing a kilt, he made sure to entertain us with fantastic tales of Scottish history, witty comments about what we were seeing as we passed miles and miles of open spaces, and stories about men in kilts and why kilts are so cool. He also shared tips about where to eat and where to avoid. Mac went out of his way to make the trip extra special with some fun surprises that werent on the itinerary like a picnic lunch one day vs. going to a restaurant. I could tell he really loves being a guide and I think this photo of him with our group tells the whole story. We are already talking about our next trip to Scotland and which Rabbies tour we want to do next. Again, a huge shout out to Mac for being the best Scottish guide ever! We absolutely loved this part of our holiday.

Sensational tour

Margaret Posted on 16/05/2019

This was our first group tour and we chose Rabbies because of all the positive reviews we had read on different websites. The tour exceeded our expectations, from the comfortable coach to the worry free accommodations that were made for us, and of course the spectacular sights along the way. What made the tour truly outstanding was our guide, Charlie. He was so enthusiastic, knowledgeable, warm and fun we couldnt have had a better experience.

Wonderful Tour and GREAT GUIDE - CATTY _ 27 april

Dave Patti Marsh Posted on 05/05/2019

Took the tour and was impressed with the knowledge that CATTY had and gave us once we were out of Edinburgh. We got a see a Hairy Que Lealt and Mealt falls The Stevenson lighthouse - lots of steps Going on the Turntable ferry was quite an experience The Isle of SKYE is amazing. The SYKE Hideaway was a very comfortable BB Appreciated the various stops along the way including seeing Ben Nevis - - - would have been willing to leave earlier to be able to see Sterling Castle at a closer distance

Thanks Sharon for a fantastic excursion.

Joe Zupan Posted on 14/04/2019

A great three day trip with superb weather to see some truly amazing places in the Highlands and the Isle of Skye. Sharon was a great host/driver and guide. The stories of the history and legends of the Highlands, that she shared with us, made the trip that much more memorable. We truly felt her passion and commitment to making the trip an incredible experience for us. She did this while also managing a challenging dynamic with some members of our tour, who did not behave very respectfully. Well done Sharon, you are a true professional. Because of you, we will not hesitate to go on another Rabbies tour In the future and will be recommending to all our Canadian friends who are planning to travel to the UK and Ireland. Cheers.

Amazing Tour with Rabbies!

Jessica Fitzgerald Posted on 26/03/2019

We had such a great time with Rabbies this past weekend. Definitely would go again. Adam was an incredible guide.

5 crazy girls from Hong Kong

Yuen Y Alicia Posted on 11/12/2018

Thank you to our tour guide (Andy). We joined the 3 days highland Isle of Sky tour on 06 Dec. His Professional presentation skills and rich knowledge of local culture/ community connected with all our visitors. We was very enjoying and discovering the new things every day. We believe that we com back soon! Hey Andy, I am very impressive to your soundtrack. You are doing very well. Have a successful career as you dream come true!

Unterkunft

Wo bleibt diese Tour über Nacht?

Sie werden zwei Nachten in Portree aus die Insel von Skye wohnen.


Wie funktioniert die Buchung von Unterkünften?

Ihre Tour enthaelt keine Unterkunft; aber wenn Sie buchen, können wir, die Unterkunft für Sie reservieren, oder Sie können Ihre Unterkunft in den Übernachtungsorten selbst reservieren/buchen.


Ich möchte, dass Rabbie’s meine Unterkunft reserviert, was passiert als naechstes?

Sobald Sie Ihre Tour gebucht haben, reservieren wir alle Ihre Unterkünfte und Ihr Fahrer wird Sie mit Ihren Gastgebern dort absetzen. Sie bezahlen Ihre Unterkunft direkt. Die meisten akzeptieren keine Kreditkarten, also seien Sie bereit, bar zu bezahlen.


Was passiert, wenn ich meine Unterkunft mit Rabbie‘s ändern möchte?

Änderungen der Unterkunft können nicht garantiert werden und unterliegen der generellen Verfügbarkeit. Eine Änderungsgebühr wird erhoben.


Ich habe meine Unterkunft selbst gebucht. Gibt es irgendetwas, was ich tun muss?

Sie müssen uns mit Ihren Unterkunftsdetails kontaktieren. Bitte reservieren Sie nur Unterkünfte in den Übernachtungsstädten, in denen Ihre Tour auch endet. Ihr Fahrer wird Sie in Ihrer gewählten Unterkunft absetzen, solange diese relativ zentral ist.


Was passiert, wenn ich meine Tour kurzfristig absage?

Wenn Sie weniger als drei Tage vor dem Tour Beginn stornieren, muessen Sie für die Kosten Ihrer ersten Übernachtung selbst aufkommen. In manchen Faellen, muessen Sie für alle Ihre Übernachtungskosten aufkommen.


Welche Unterkunftsarten gibt es?

Wir versuchen, Unterkünfte zu reservieren, die nicht mehr als 20 Gehminuten vom Stadtzentrum entfernt sind. Wir überprüfen regelmäßig unsere Unterkunftsanbieter, um sicherzustellen, dass sie einen bestimmten Standard erreichen. Die folgenden Preise dienen nur als Richtwerte.

Standardzimmer im Gästehaus - B&B (Bed and Breakfast) Standard

Die Toiletten- und Duscheinrichtungen sind mit mindestens einem anderen Zimmer im Haus geteilt und der Preis beinhaltet Frühstück. Die Kosten betragen £ 35 - £ 40 pro Person und Nacht. Ein einzelnes Standardzimmer kostet £ 40 - £ 60 pro Nacht.

Zimmer mit Du/WC im Gästehaus - B&B En suite

Die Dusch- und Toiletteneinrichtungen sind privat und das Frühstück ist im Preis inbegriffen. Die Kosten betragen £ 45 - £ 55 pro Person und Nacht. Ein Einzelzimmer mit Bad kostet £ 60 - £ 80 pro Nacht.

Hotels

Hotels haben eine Bar oder ein Restaurant und bieten Abendessen an. Das Frühstück ist im Preis inbegriffen. Die Kosten betragen £ 70 - £ 85 pro Person und Nacht. Ein Einzelzimmer kostet £ 85 - £ 130 pro Nacht.

Jugendherbergen - Hostels

Ein Hostel besteht aus Schlafsälen mit 4 bis 16 Etagenbetten. Die Badezimmer befinden sich in kurzer Entfernung vom Schlafsaal. Kücheneinrichtungen sind voll ausgestattet, so dass Sie Ihre eigenen Mahlzeiten zubereiten können. Die Kosten für Betten im Schlafsaal betragen £ 19 - £ 25 pro Person und Nacht.

Bitte beachten Sie, dass SYHA Hostels nur Schlafräume mit gleichem Geschlecht anbieten. Einige unabhängige Herbergen bieten gemischte Räume (Männer und Frauen zusammen).


Ich habe noch mehr Fragen, wer kann mir helfen?

Wenn Sie weitere Fragen haben, können Sie unsere FAQs lesen, rufen Sie uns an unter +44 (0 ) 131 226 3133, oder E-Mail


FAQs

Do you offer hotel pickups in the departure cities?

The UK and Ireland's historic city centres are full of narrow streets and winding roads. So, to speed up your departure, we only pick up from our central meeting points. What's more is leaving the city using the most direct route also reduces the carbon footprint of our tours.

Is there parking close to the departure point?

We don't recommend bringing your car into the centre of our departure cities. It can be hard to find parking, and there are excellent public transportation services.

When should I get to the departure point?

Arrive 15 minutes before your departure time. Due to waiting restrictions, we can't wait for you if you're late.

What happens if I'm late or miss the tour?

If you're late for your tour, our cancellation policy applies.

What are your cancellation policies?

We have a cancellation period of three days for our one day tours, and 21 days for longer tours. If cancelled outside this period, we'll give you a full refund minus a 10% admin charge. If you cancel inside this period, refunds are at our discretion. Click here to view full terms and conditions.

What is a guaranteed departure?

It's simple: you book, you go. This means we'll never cancel your tour because of a minimum numbers policy.

Can I pre-book a specific seat?

Due to logistical reasons, we're unable to let you pre-book a seat on the bus. But our comfortable 16-seat mini-coaches have huge windows. So, you'll always get a good view.

Are there toilets on the bus?

Unfortunately, we have no on-board toilet facilities, but you'll have regular comfort breaks.

How do you cater for people with accessibility needs?

We aim to accommodate everyone. To read more information on how we do this, click here to go to our accessibility guide.

Do you take children on your tours?

We regret we don't carry children under the age of five on our scheduled tours.

You can ask us about the tours we recommend for younger children. And if your child is less than 1.35m tall, you should let us know, so we can provide them with a suitable booster seat.

How much time do I get off the bus?

We want you to enjoy Britain and Ireland. And we believe the best way to do this is to get you off the mini-coach and out exploring. So, we give you plenty of time to take photos, go walking, and explore ancient ruins.

Why do you exclude visitor attractions?

We exclude visitor attractions in your tour price because it lets you travel your way. It means you can pamper yourself with a luxury lunch or skip an attraction whenever you feel like it.

Do we need to bring our own lunch?

You don't need to. We stop in small towns, villages, and rural eateries where you can choose whatever meal pleases both your taste buds and your budget.

Should I tip the driver-guide?

Let's be honest, our driver-guides would never refuse a cheeky bonus. But it's up to you, and the amount is entirely at your discretion.

What about travel insurance?

We advise you take out travel insurance.

What is ABTOT?

You're protected by ABTOT when you chose to let us reserve your accommodation on a multi-day tour. This means you can claim back anything you've paid us if we become bankrupt. Read our terms and conditions for more information.

I have more questions, who can help me?

If you have any more questions, call us on +44(0)131 226 3133, email tours@rabbies.com , or check out our full FAQs .

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