Imagine a place of wild beauty and mystery; where spectacular mountains overlook deep lochs. A place where battle-ravaged castles are spectators of the peaceful wildlife.
The Highlands are a mystical location and more than just a visit to the iconic landmarks of Loch Ness and Glencoe.
Tour the Highlands on our small group tours of up to 16 people and experience the stories, scenery, and incredible traditions.
See our selection of tours to the Highlands below.
Population: 234,110 | Languages: English, Gaelic | Size: 30,659 km²
Some landscapes tell tales of terrible battles. Others feel like they’re home to giants and fairies. Whereas many are so stunning, you’re stopped in your tracks. From barren moors to dense forests, you don’t need to delve deep into the Highlands to find beauty.
In the evening, you hear the owls cry. In the morning, you see silhouettes of stags in the forests. And by the sea, you can admire thrashing whales and dolphins. Scotland’s Highlands are abundant with wildlife; so it’s a good idea to bring wildlife books and binoculars on your tour.
Hiding among the Highlands, you’ll find castles. They nestle on islands. They stand proud on hills. And they stare out to sea on cliffs. But it’s not only the dramatic setting that make castles wonderful places to visit. They offer an insight into Scotland’s battle-ravaged past.
Quaint and snug cottages. Large and eerie castles. Cosy and traditional pubs. No matter where you go in the Highlands, you’re sure to receive a warm welcome. Highland hospitality is genuine and typically involves a hearty meal shared amongst new and old friends.
Travel the local way on small group tours of 16 people or less
You'll have a guaranteed experience or your money back
Guaranteed departures: We’ll never cancel your tour because of minimum numbers
Our eco-friendly tours support local communities