Scottish Highland Tours

Scotland’s Handsome Heights


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.


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Population: 234,110 | Languages: English, Gaelic | Size: 30,659 km2



Why you'll love the Highlands


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Travel the local way on small group tours of 16 people or less

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Scottish Highland Tours

Our tours of the Highlands are guided adventures through the local legends, triumphant traditions, and soaring sights.

You can go on a short day trip to the Highlands, take a 17 day journey through the islands, or spend a few days sampling all your favourite whiskies.

And on our Highland tours you:

  • Support local communities
  • Learn from an experienced guide
  • Travel in 16 seat mini-coaches
  • Receive discounts on attractions
  • Get plenty of free time off your mini-coach

Rabbie's tours from Edinburgh

Highland Tours from Edinburgh

1 Day Tours from Edinburgh

Discover Malt Whisky - 1 day tour

Discover Malt Whisky - 1 day tour

Savour Scotland’s “Water of Life” on this Whisky tour from Edinburgh. Visit two fascinating distilleries and learn about Scotland's national drink.

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Loch Lomond National Park, Kelpies & Stirling Castle - 1 day tour

Loch Lomond National Park, Kelpies & Stirling Castle - 1 day tour

Step back in time and discover the legends, landscapes, and landmarks that defined Scottish history.

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West Highlands, Lochs & Castles - 1 day tour

West Highlands, Lochs & Castles - 1 day tour

Capture the spirit of the Western Highlands and explore Scotland’s most atmospheric lochs and castles.

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Loch Ness, Glencoe & the Highlands - 1 day tour

Loch Ness, Glencoe & the Highlands - 1 day tour

Myths, monsters, and mountains: this tour is the best way to see ‘Scotland in a day’.

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Highland Lochs, Glens & Whisky - 1 day tour

Highland Lochs, Glens & Whisky - 1 day tour

Discover Sublime lochs, smooth whiskies, and serene glens on this Highland tour from Edinburgh.

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2 - 4 Day Tours from Edinburgh

Loch Ness, Inverness & the Highlands - 2 day tour

Loch Ness, Inverness & the Highlands - 2 day tour

A two day escape exploring the majesty of Loch Ness, the Caledonian pine forest and the stunning scenery of the Cairngorms National Park.

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The Isle of Skye - 3 day tour

The Isle of Skye - 3 day tour

Roam the breathtaking Isle of Skye and its beautifully unique landscape on this tour from Edinburgh.

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Speyside Whisky Trail - 3 day tour

Speyside Whisky Trail - 3 day tour

Relax with a dram in Speyside’s finest malt whisky distilleries on this tour from Edinburgh.

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Isle of Arran Adventure - 3 day tour

Isle of Arran Adventure - 3 day tour

Explore 'Scotland in Miniature', the Isle of Arran, on this tour from Edinburgh.

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Islay & the Whisky Coast - 4 day tour

Islay & the Whisky Coast - 4 day tour

Savour the distilled essence of Scotland’s fine landscapes and even finer whisky on this feast of a tour.

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Scottish Castles Experience - 4 day tour

Scottish Castles Experience - 4 day tour

Explore the power and majesty of Scotland’s castles on this tour from Edinburgh to the Highlands.

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Isle of Skye & West Highlands - 4 day tour

Isle of Skye & West Highlands - 4 day tour

Travel to a world where ancient mountains meet fantastic myth. Beauty awaits you around the edge of every forest and mountain on this superb tour.

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Magical Mull, Isle of Iona & West Highlands - 4 day tour

Magical Mull, Isle of Iona & West Highlands - 4 day tour

Discover the magic of Mull and the dramatic West Highlands on this tour from Edinburgh.

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Outlander Trail - 4 day tour

Outlander Trail - 4 day tour

Do a little time travelling yourself and follow in the footsteps of Jamie and Claire on our Outlander tour.

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5 - 6 Day Tours from Edinburgh

Iona, Mull & the Isle of Skye - 5 day tour

Iona, Mull & the Isle of Skye - 5 day tour

Rugged mountains taper down to pristine lochs in these islands of myth and legend. Explore them and learn about Scottish island culture.

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Orkney & Scotland's Northern Coast - 5 day tour

Orkney & Scotland's Northern Coast - 5 day tour

Escape to Scotland’s extreme Northern Coast & Orkney on this magical tour from Edinburgh.

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Highland Explorer: Skye & Far North - 5 day tour

Highland Explorer: Skye & Far North - 5 day tour

Soak up the romantic beauty of the Isle of Skye and the Far North.

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Outer Hebrides & Skye Adventure - 6 day tour

Outer Hebrides & Skye Adventure - 6 day tour

Escape to the Outer Hebrides and the marvellous Skye on this superb tour from Edinburgh.

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8 - 17 Day Tours from Edinburgh

Islay, Iona, Mull & Skye - 8 day tour

Islay, Iona, Mull & Skye - 8 day tour

Roam the majestic Skye and explore the North’s rolling mountains on this tour from Edinburgh.

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Islay, Edinburgh & Speyside Whisky Holiday - 8 day tour

Islay, Edinburgh & Speyside Whisky Holiday - 8 day tour

Savour the experience of Scotland’s finer distilleries on this comprehensive tasting tour from Edinburgh.

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Iona, Mull, Skye & Orkney - 9 day tour

Iona, Mull, Skye & Orkney - 9 day tour

Explore the "photographer's dream" of Skye, Orkney, Iona and Mull on this tour.

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Orkney & the Outer Hebrides - 10 day tour

Orkney & the Outer Hebrides - 10 day tour

Go back in time to the prehistoric wonders of Orkney & the Outer Hebrides.

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Scottish Island Highlights - 12 day tour

Scottish Island Highlights - 12 day tour

Explore the last great North Western European wilderness on this comprehensive tour.

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Island Hopping Adventure - 14 day tour

Island Hopping Adventure - 14 day tour

Enjoy the timeless beauty of Mull, Skye, Iona, Orkney & the Outer Hebrides on this tour.

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Island Hopping Extravaganza - 17 day tour

Island Hopping Extravaganza - 17 day tour

Discover the majesty of Mull, Skye, Iona, Orkney & the Outer Hebrides on this tour.

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Highland Tours from Glasgow

1 Day Tours from Glasgow

Loch Lomond & Whisky Distillery - half day tour

Loch Lomond & Whisky Distillery - half day tour

Combine a famous loch with a world-renowned whisky on this afternoon trip to the Highlands.

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Oban, Glencoe, Highland Lochs & Castles - 1 day tour

Oban, Glencoe, Highland Lochs & Castles - 1 day tour

See epic ruined castles, listen to tales of old clan rivalries, and venture through brilliant mountain scenery on this tour to the Scottish Highlands.

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Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond & Whisky - 1 day tour

Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond & Whisky - 1 day tour

Journey into the Highlands and the heart of Loch Lomond on this tour from Glasgow.

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Loch Ness, Glencoe & the Highlands - 1 day tour

Loch Ness, Glencoe & the Highlands - 1 day tour

Myths, monsters, and mountains: this tour is the best way to see ‘Scotland in a day’.

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Loch Lomond & Stirling Castle Shore Excursion from Greenock  - 1 day tour

Loch Lomond & Stirling Castle Shore Excursion from Greenock - 1 day tour

Jump on board our tour at the port of Greenock and discover the history Stirling Castle, and the beauty of Loch Lomond.

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3 Day Tours from Glasgow

The Isle of Skye - 3 day tour

The Isle of Skye - 3 day tour

Venture through breath-taking landscapes, quaint villages and epic castles on this journey to the ‘Misty Isle’.

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Isle of Arran Adventure - 3 day tour

Isle of Arran Adventure - 3 day tour

Travel from Glasgow and explore the beautiful Isle of Arran and Robert Burns Country.

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Mull & Iona - 3 day tour

Mull & Iona - 3 day tour

Journey to Mull and discover a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts, history addicts, and seafood connoisseurs.

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Highland Tours from Inverness

1 - 3 Day Tours from Inverness

Cairngorms National Park & Speyside Whisky - 1 day tour

Cairngorms National Park & Speyside Whisky - 1 day tour

Prepare to mix mountain magic with mouthwatering whisky on this tour through the Cairngorms and Speyside.

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Skye & Eilean Donan Castle - 1 day tour

Skye & Eilean Donan Castle - 1 day tour

Experience your own slice of heaven on Scotland’s most famous island.

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Torridon, Applecross & Eilean Donan Castle - 1 day tour

Torridon, Applecross & Eilean Donan Castle - 1 day tour

Do mountains make you weak in the knees? Does the sight of an eagle satisfy your soul? Then look no further. Because this is the tour for you.

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Loch Ness & Glen Affric - 1 day tour

Loch Ness & Glen Affric - 1 day tour

Enjoy a true Highland adventure as you explore ‘Scotland’s most beautiful glen,’ and glimpse into the secrets of Beauly Abbey and Loch Ness.

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The Complete Loch Ness Experience - 1 day tour

The Complete Loch Ness Experience - 1 day tour

Your ultimate Loch Ness adventure. Travel the full length of the loch, explore frothy waterfalls and visit cosy villages.

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Speyside Whisky & Moray Firth - 1 day tour

Speyside Whisky & Moray Firth - 1 day tour

Take a whisky lover’s ultimate tour of the best Speyside distilleries on this tour from Inverness.

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The Best of the Black Isle - 1 day

The Best of the Black Isle - 1 day

Bottle-nosed dolphins, organically brewed beer, and cute coastal villages: this tour explores the best-kept secrets of northern Scotland.

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Orkney Explorer - 3 day tour

Orkney Explorer - 3 day tour

Unearth ancient mysteries at Neolithic ruins, travel along gorgeous coastlines and discover the vibrant culture of Orkney.

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The North Coast 500 - 3 day tour

The North Coast 500 - 3 day tour

Scotland's 'Route 66' is a roller-coaster road of ruined castles, pristine beaches, dramatic cliffs, and charming villages.

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Lewis, Harris & the Outer Hebrides - 3 day tour

Lewis, Harris & the Outer Hebrides - 3 day tour

Fine woven materials, white sandy beaches, and mystifying monuments: Lewis and Harris contain some of Scotland’s most sensational sights.

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Highland Tours from Aberdeen

1 Day Tours from Aberdeen

Loch Ness & the Highlands - 1 day tour

Loch Ness & the Highlands - 1 day tour

Legendary Monsters, Mystical Standing Stones and history changing battles: this tour is the best way to see the Scottish Highlands in a day.

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Dunnottar Castle & Royal Deeside - 1 day tour

Dunnottar Castle & Royal Deeside - 1 day tour

Combine the majestic heights of Royal Deeside with the epic cliff-top site of Dunnottar Castle.

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Speyside Whisky Trail - 1 day tour

Speyside Whisky Trail - 1 day tour

Sample the best flavours Scotland’s premier whisky region on this tour of the Speyside Whisky Trail.

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Highland Tours from London

7 - 10 Day Tours from London

The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Highlands - 6 day journey

The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Highlands - 6 day journey

Compare and contrast the best of Scotland and England on this six-day tour from London.

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The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Isle of Arran - 7 day journey

The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Isle of Arran - 7 day journey

Combine a train journey from London with an adventure through the Lake District, a day in Edinburgh, and two nights amongst the landscapes of Arran.

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The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Speyside Whisky Trail - 7 day journey

The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Speyside Whisky Trail - 7 day journey

Soak up the spirit of Speyside whisky, indulge in the views of the Lake District, and spend a few nights in incredible Edinburgh.

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The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Isle of Skye - 7 day journey

The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Isle of Skye - 7 day journey

See it all on this tour that blends the epic views of Skye with the quaint charms of the Lake District.

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The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Whisky of Islay - 8 day journey

The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Whisky of Islay - 8 day journey

Contrast the intense flavours of Islay whisky with the smooth views of the Lake District National Park.

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The Lake District, Edinburgh & Scottish Castles Experience - 8 day journey

The Lake District, Edinburgh & Scottish Castles Experience - 8 day journey

Explore the dainty homes of the Lake District, the Gothic spires of Edinburgh, and the outstanding castles of Scotland.

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The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Outlander Trail - 8 day journey

The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Outlander Trail - 8 day journey

Hop on a train from London and join adventure through the Lake District, Edinburgh, and Outlander’s most famous locations.

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The Lake District, Edinburgh, Mull & the Isle of Skye - 9 day journey

The Lake District, Edinburgh, Mull & the Isle of Skye - 9 day journey

The culture, history, and beauty: join our ultimate trip through Scotland and England.

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Highland Tours from Manchester

7 - 10 Day Tours from Manchester

The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Highlands - 6 day journey

The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Highlands - 6 day journey

Compare and contrast the best of Scotland and England on this six-day tour from Manchester.

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The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Isle of Arran - 7 day journey

The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Isle of Arran - 7 day journey

Combine a train journey from Manchester with an adventure through the Lake District, two overnights in Edinburgh, and two nights amongst the landscapes of the Island of Arran.

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The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Isle of Skye - 7 day journey

The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Isle of Skye - 7 day journey

See it all on this tour that blends the epic views of Skye with the quaint charms of the Lake District.

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The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Speyside Whisky Trail - 7 day journey

The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Speyside Whisky Trail - 7 day journey

Soak up the spirit of Speyside whisky, indulge in the views of the Lake District, and spend a few nights in incredible Edinburgh.

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The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Outlander Trail - 8 day journey

The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Outlander Trail - 8 day journey

Hop on a train from Manchester and join adventure through the Lake District, Edinburgh, and Outlander’s most famous locations.

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The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Whisky of Islay - 8 day journey

The Lake District, Edinburgh & the Whisky of Islay - 8 day journey

Contrast the intense flavours of Islay whisky with the smooth views of the Lake District National Park.

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The Lake District, Edinburgh & Scottish Castles Experience - 8 day journey

The Lake District, Edinburgh & Scottish Castles Experience - 8 day journey

Explore the dainty homes of the Lake District, the Gothic spires of Edinburgh, and the outstanding castles of Scotland.

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The Lake District, Edinburgh, Mull & the Isle of Skye - 9 day journey

The Lake District, Edinburgh, Mull & the Isle of Skye - 9 day journey

The culture, history, and beauty: join our ultimate trip through Scotland and England.

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