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Inverness Bike Tour a 2 hours guided bike tour around the Waterways of InvernessNature and Wildlife

Inverness Bike Tour a 2 hours guided bike tour around the Waterways of Inverness

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This biking tour around Inverness takes you to more places than you'd see on foot and to places that buses and cars cannot reach. The Waterways Tour rides along the River Ness and The Caledonian Canal, making many stops along the way to learn about the area from your guide who has lived in Inverness all their life.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Group Walk up Ben Nevis from Fort WilliamHiking

Group Walk up Ben Nevis from Fort William

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Take on the UK's highest mountain and experience the best of the Scottish countryside on this 8-hour Ben Nevis hike from Fort William. Follow a guide along rugged trails to the peak of Ben Nevis, and gain insight into the wildlife and geology for which the mountain is famous. Along the way, admire spectacular views over the surrounding lakes, forests, peaks and valleys. Enjoy the feeling of achievement at the top, then perhaps finish your day with a refreshing pint back at base!
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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$98.09 
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  • 6 to 8 hours

Cairngorms National Park and Speyside Whisky Small-Group Day Tour from InvernessDay Trips

Cairngorms National Park and Speyside Whisky Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness

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Spend the day exploring Scottish scenery and whisky on a full-day tour from Inverness to Cairngorms National Park and the Glenfiddich Distillery. Join an experienced guide for a trip through the park’s scenic highlights, then learn the secrets of Scottish distilling at a family-owned distillery that makes the best-selling single malt whisky on earth. This tour includes round-trip transport from Inverness in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach and is limited to sixteen people for a personal experience.
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  • 9 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 9 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Applecross Peninsula Day Trip from InvernessDay Trips

Applecross Peninsula Day Trip from Inverness

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Get acquainted with a less-visited part of Scotland, the windswept Applecross Peninsula, during this day trip from Inverness. Get glimpses of the abundant wildlife and revel in the dramatic views of stark Highlands scenery. Visit the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve, travel over the steep Bealach nam Ba pass and enjoy some free time in the charming Applecross Village. Round-trip transportation from Inverness in a luxury minibus is included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

John O'Groats, Dunrobin Castle & the Far North from InvernessDay Trips

John O'Groats, Dunrobin Castle & the Far North from Inverness

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Check a visit to John O’Groats, the northernmost point on British mainland, off your bucket list on a full-day tour through the Northern Highlands with convenient round-trip transport from Inverness. In addition to navigating, your guide provides live commentary and anecdotes about each stop on the itinerary, from Dunrobin Castle to lunch in the ancient Viking town of Wick (own expense).
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  • 11 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 11 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Isle of Skye Day Trip from InvernessDay Trips

Isle of Skye Day Trip from Inverness

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Travel from Inverness to the Isle of Skye on a 10-hour day trip through the Scottish Highlands. Pass through glens and rugged mountain scenery, with stops at Loch Ness, Broadford and the ruins of Eilean Donan Castle, before reaching the purple heather–swathed hillsides of Skye. Then see the isle of Eilean Ban on the journey back to Inverness.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Guided Fly fishing for Trout in ScotlandMulti-day Tours

Guided Fly fishing for Trout in Scotland

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Anglers that want to cast a line in Scotland should look no further than this fly fishing adventure in Inverness. Choose a convenient start time and join your host to explore the area's famed lochs, glens, and rivers, which are known as premier fly fishing destinations. You can wade for brown trout, enjoy lunch, and leave the planning to your guide—all you need to do is enjoy the adventure.
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  • 1 to 5 days
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  • 1 to 5 days

Fabulous Inverness and Local Area Day Trip Day Trips

Fabulous Inverness and Local Area Day Trip

Please remember that all our tours include any admission costs for attractions so although you may see the same trip advertised for less it will not include any fees and it is very important that you contact us shortly before you intend to actually travel to Inverness! Check out our website: hector-highland-tours.co.uk for details of how to get in touch with us. We want every guest to experience the beauty and stunning scenery of our fantastic country! We know every new destination comes with its own set of thrills and fears! Our very experienced guides provide safety while you explore, and introduce you to places and sights you may never have seen on your own! Our itineraries are set with you in mind, so you have a reasonable amount of time in each place and squeeze the right amount of sightseeing into your day. One thing I can guarantee you is that you will never have a better time and make memories you will treasure forever!
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Tour of Ben Nevis from Fort WilliamHiking

Private Tour of Ben Nevis from Fort William

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Challenge yourself against Scotland’s highest mountain peak on this private 9-hour tour of Ben Nevis from Fort William. Hike along rugged trails up the flank of mighty Ben Nevis with a private guide. On route to the top, enjoy panoramic views over the Scottish Highlands’ soaring peaks and plummeting valleys. On arrival at the summit, discover features such as the ruins of a disused observatory. Take a break on the stony plateau, then enjoy the descent back to base-level below.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Full Day Malt Whisky Trail TourDay Trips

Full Day Malt Whisky Trail Tour

Please remember that all our tours include any admission costs for attractions so although you may see the same trip advertised for less it will not include any fees and it is very important that you contact us shortly before you intend to actually travel to Inverness! Check out our website: hector-highland-tours.co.uk for details of how to get in touch with us. We want every guest to experience the beauty and stunning scenery of our fantastic country! We know every new destination comes with its own set of thrills and fears! Our very experienced guides provide safety while you explore, and introduce you to places and sights you may never have seen on your own! Our itineraries are set with you in mind, so you have a reasonable amount of time in each place and squeeze the right amount of sightseeing into your day. One thing I can guarantee you is that you will never have a better time and make memories you will treasure forever!
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$165.96 
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Alternative Loch Ness Tour by Secret HighlandsDay Trips

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Alternative Loch Ness Tour by Secret Highlands

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Discover many of the Scottish Highlands’ highlight attractions—as well as locals-frequented areas that many tourists miss—on this full-day tour from Inverness. Meet in the city center, and set off with just a small group for company. Visit scenic Loch Ness and Glen Affric, and explore Plodda Falls: one of Scotland’s tallest waterfalls (take a plunge, if you wish). You’ll also drop by charming villages, will stop for refreshments (own expense), and more.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$180.57 
$199.15
$18.58 savings
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$18.58 savings
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Loch Ness 360 self Guided Cycling TourMountain Bike Tours

Loch Ness 360 self Guided Cycling Tour

A monster ride in bite-size chunks This stunning off-road ride combines the South Loch Ness Trail and The Great Glen Way, to create a circuit of Scotland’s most famous loch. It’s 85 miles / 135km in total but spread over a four days so you’ll also have time to explore Urquhart Castle, take a cruise on the Loch or enjoy a leisurely lunch and soak in the views.
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  • 5 days
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  • 5 days

Private Cairngorm National Park tourDay Trips

Private Cairngorm National Park tour

Dramatic scenery, history and culture. Experience highland folk museum History of Ruthven barracks Scenery of the Cairngorms
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  • 4 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$524.44 
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  • 4 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Guided Rides - Mountain Bike AdventureDay Trips

Guided Rides - Mountain Bike Adventure

Ride some of the world's most incredible landscapes and trails! We bring a wealth of knowledge to our guided mountain biking trips in Scotland and can tailor rides to suit all abilities and desires.
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Ben Nevis Guided walksPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Ben Nevis Guided walks

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Your Guide will accompany you up and down the Ben Nevis Mountain path. They are there to provide you with advice and information about the path and the history and nature of Ben Nevis. Your Guide will know the mountain well and will be fully qualified and insured for the activity that they are leading.
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  • 5 to 9 hours
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$350.33 
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  • 5 to 9 hours

2 Day Isle of Skye Adventure! Private Tour.Overnight Tours

2 Day Isle of Skye Adventure! Private Tour.

If you would like to be chauffeur driven round the best parts of this stunning island with the best music, the best 'craic' and the best 'food stops' in the Highlands - then this tour is for you. I can take groups from 1 to 8 for a fantastic 2 day Isle of Skye from Inverness Tour.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,132.98 
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation

Speyside and Moray Self Guided Cycle TourMountain Bike Tours

Speyside and Moray Self Guided Cycle Tour

Start and end in Inverness! With the self-guided cycling tour Speyside and Moray Self Guided Cycle tour, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Inverness, Scotland and 5 other destinations in Scotland. Speyside and Moray Self Guided Cycle tour includes accommodation as well as meals, transport.
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  • 8 days
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  • 8 days

Tour 5 - Secret Loch Ness, Inverness, Castles, Waterfalls & RefreshmentsDay Trips

Tour 5 - Secret Loch Ness, Inverness, Castles, Waterfalls & Refreshments

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Our tours are specially put together after taking feedback from YOU. We have surveyed your desires and requests and put them together in our tours. We provide a quality experience, with free water, free rainmacs and a guide or driver guide on our minibuses. Our guides will impart their knowledge of their local Highlands and answer any of your questions. Please check the tour times on our website, as the times listed here are approximate. As a general rule tours leave 45minutes to 1.5 hours after the arrival of the ship and return at least 1 hour before ship departure time. Please check our website which has the exact tour departure and return times for every tour. This bus tour from Invergordon features highlights from Outlander, Culloden, Castles, Loch Ness & Nessie! It packs in a lot for one day's tour and is very affordable and good value for money. Entrance to castle is INCLUDED in the £59. Our website contains full details of all tours and booking.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$165.96 
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Full Day Isle of Skye TourDay Trips

Full Day Isle of Skye Tour

Please remember that all our tours include any admission costs for attractions so although you may see the same trip advertised for less it will not include any fees and it is very important that you contact us shortly before you intend to actually travel to Inverness! Check out our website: hector-highland-tours.co.uk for details of how to get in touch with us. We want every guest to experience the beauty and stunning scenery of our fantastic country! We know every new destination comes with its own set of thrills and fears! Our very experienced guides provide safety while you explore, and introduce you to places and sights you may never have seen on your own! Our itineraries are set with you in mind, so you have a reasonable amount of time in each place and squeeze the right amount of sightseeing into your day. One thing I can guarantee you is that you will never have a better time and make memories you will treasure forever!
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$165.96 
Price varies by group size
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day TourDay Trips

Day Tour

This booking is for a day tour. Site tours and multi-day tours are also available. This tour is entirely bespoke and customisable. Please get in touch with your requirements and the itinerary will be created by Andrew Grant McKenzie MA (Hons) FSA Scot; your guide and owner of Highland Historian. All tours include Andrew's knowledge and expertise and he is happy to discuss any topic of Highland-related interest as you travel.
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  • 1 to 8 hours
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$531.08 
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  • 1 to 8 hours

Loch Ness, Culloden Battlefield, Clava Cairns and Fort George TripDay Trips

Loch Ness, Culloden Battlefield, Clava Cairns and Fort George Trip

Please remember that all our tours include any admission costs for attractions so although you may see the same trip advertised for less it will not include any fees and it is very important that you contact us shortly before you intend to actually travel to Inverness! Check out our website: hector-highland-tours.co.uk for details of how to get in touch with us. We want every guest to experience the beauty and stunning scenery of our fantastic country! We know every new destination comes with its own set of thrills and fears! Our very experienced guides provide safety while you explore, and introduce you to places and sights you may never have seen on your own! Our itineraries are set with you in mind, so you have a reasonable amount of time in each place and squeeze the right amount of sightseeing into your day. One thing I can guarantee you is that you will never have a better time and make memories you will treasure forever!
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$159.32 
Price varies by group size
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Full Day Guided & Instructed Salmon Fishing ExperienceFishing Charters & Tours

Full Day Guided & Instructed Salmon Fishing Experience

This experience will leave long lasting memories of fishing, scenery and peaceful surroundings. Our rivers are spectacular places where you can easily lose yourself and forget about your daily life!
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  • 1 day
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  • 1 day

Winter Mountaineering Skills, become confident with ice axe and cramponsHiking

Winter Mountaineering Skills, become confident with ice axe and crampons

Coaching in winter mountaineering skills in the stunning Scottish Highlands. You will even get a 4K professionally edited video of your adventure so you can keep more than memories
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  • 1 day 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$118.17 
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From  
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  • 1 day 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Ben Nevis summit walk via the Classic Route, bespoke guided experience.Hiking

Ben Nevis summit walk via the Classic Route, bespoke guided experience.

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Our Guides have a great safety record and a wealth of local knowledge about the mountain, its history and wildlife. You'll hear the ancient tales of curses, lost battles and the baby who was hidden in a cave from the Clan enemies. This is a private booking just you and those you chose to bring with you. You can have up to12 people in your group.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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