Walking in Scotland
8 days / 7 nights
Arrival in Glasgow and transfer with assistance to your hotel in the Crianlarich area. Welcome dinner and overnight in Crianlarich area.
Walk the West Highland Way amid beautiful and varied mountain scenery, through woods and open country with superb views, following historic routes used by Scottish clansmen. Very brief ascents and descents, ideal for the first day of walking. Duration about 6 hours. 21km (13.5 miles). Dinner and overnight in Crianlarich area.
Today you have a choice of 2 routes: most often walkers choose the seductively beautiful level or slightly undulating and less demanding route along a former military road. Duration 4 to 5 hours. 16 km (10 miles). The alternative route for all or for part of the group consists of steep ascents and descents and leads you over 3 summits with breathtaking panoramic views. Duration 10 hours. 28 kilometers (17.5 miles). Dinner and overnight in Crianlarich area.
Walk Rannoch Moor: Walk across the wilderness of Rannoch Moor. It is one of the last vast areas of unspoiled nature in Europe, with its own flora and fauna. The walk takes you past picturesque lochs with wide, sandy beaches, far from roads and civilisation. If the mythical creatures of Scottish folklore still exist anywhere, then it must be here! Duration 6 or 7 hours, 22 kilometers (13.5 miles). This fascinating day is rounded off by a railway journey to Fort William. Optional: Scottish Evening. Dinner and overnight in Crianlarich area.
Walk Ben Nevis: Ascend to the summit of the highest mountain in Great Britain, Ben Nevis, 1343 meters. Duration 8 hours, 16 kilometers (10 miles). During the ascent, especially from the summit, you will be rewarded by very impressive panoramic views. In ideal weather conditions you can see most of the Scottish Highlands and many of the Hebridean islands. An alternative walk is offered through Glen Nevis with its spectacular waterfalls. Duration from 3 to 6 hours. Dinner and overnight in Crianlarich area.
Walk Glencoe. Journey into Glencoe, famed in history. Visit The Hidden Valley or choose alternative routes according to the walking abilities of the group. Or walk the final stretch of the West Highland Way. Duration 6 hours, 21 kilometers (13.5 miles). Dinner and overnight in Crianlarich area.
Coach ride to Edinburgh. After one week of walking we relax on an extensive tour of the Great Glen and the Caledonian Canal to Loch Ness, followed by a short tour of Inverness, the Highland capital. You can visit a wool mill and enjoy a guided tour of a whisky distillery with a chance to taste the Scottish elixir of life. After visiting the Culloden battlefield and a beautifully preserved prehistoric stone circle, you travel to Edinburgh where you enjoy a short city tour. Dinner and overnight in Edinburgh. Optional: Ghost tour or traditional Scottish evening.
Edinburgh transfer to the airport.
Our prices include:
- Deluxe motor coach as per itinerary
- English-speaking walking and tour guide throughout
- Accommodation in 3★ or 4★ hotels in double/twin room
- 6 nights with half board in Crianlarich area
- 1 night with half board in Edinburgh
- 5 packed lunches
- Guided visits: Edinburgh (2hrs)
- Admission to the following sights:
- Wool mill
- Whisky distillery
- Porterage at hotels in / out
- All taxes and charges
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Travel Europe Edinburgh : Rob Roy Tours Ltd.
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EH21 7PQ Musselburgh - Great Britain
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