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Highlands and Isle of Skye Rail & Hike In Style

From £3,295.00
8 Days & 7 Nights
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Highlands and Isle of Skye Rail & Hike In Style

  • Classic rail journeys through the Scottish Highland's dramatic landscapes
  • Overnight in stylish castle hotels and beautifully-appointed lodges
  • Guided tours showcasing the best of the Isle of Skye and Loch Ness
  • Wild vistas witnessed from your first class seat on the Jacobite Steam Train
  • Experience gourmet dinners, castles, stunning walks and whisky distilleries
World-famous scenic rail journeys through dramatic Scottish Highland landscapes combine with upscale romantic lodges and sumptuous castle-hotels on this epic adventure which is full of discovery. Packed with highlights, you’ll visit Edinburgh, Blair Atholl, Inverness and Loch Ness, as well as the wild and magical Isle of Skye and famed Great Glen. This week-long trip includes a ride on the iconic Jacobite Steam Train, the 'Hogwarts Express’, past mountains, lochs and glens. You can also set out on hand-picked hikes to ensure you also explore the countryside in depth. Take in Scotland's most fascinating history and unique culture. Enjoy gourmet dinners, visits to castles such as Dunvegan, Urquhart and Blair, with some time also dedicated to tasting some fine Scottish whisky in a distillery or two!


Day 1 Edinburgh to Pitlochry by train and overnight Day 2 Pitlochry and Blair Atholl Walks & Castle 9 miles / 14 km Day 3 Train to Inverness, and guided visit to Loch Ness/Urquhart Castle Day 4 The Kyle Line train journey and transfer to Skye Day 5 Private guided day tour of Skye Day 6 Travel to Mallaig, and Jacobite Steam Train to Fort William Day 7 Walk the Great Glen from Gairlochy to Fort William 10.5 miles / 17 km Day 8 West Highland Line to Glasgow and onward travel

This trip has a carbon score of 15kg per person per day, meaning it’s one of our greenest trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 15kg is equivalent to 4.5 cheeseburgers.

Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment.

Find out more information on how we've carbon counted our trips.


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Reasons to believe in Macs Adventure:
The Biggest Choice

The Biggest Choice

Self-guided walking & cycling is all we do - we have over 500 tried & tested trips.
Our Heritage

Around Since 2003

We’re still founder led & the world’s number one self-guided operator with mountains of experience.

21,000+ Customer Reviews

Plus, with a Feefo Platinum Service Award & British Travel Awards, you know you're in good hands.
Positive Impact

Positive Impact

We use independent suppliers to support communities along our routes, as well as work with organisations to help maintain & restore paths.
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