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4-Day Magical Mull, Iona & West Highlands Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

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    Day 1: Edinburgh - Tobermory

    Pass By: bus station, Edinburgh New Town, Edinburgh EH1 3DX, UK
    Check-in 15 mins prior to departure and meet with your driver guide for this tour.

    Stop At: Glencoe Visitor Centre, PH49 4HX Scotland
    Famous for a bloody ancient massacre, this beautiful spot offers peaceful waterside views from the site of ancient ruins.
    (Lunch Stop)
    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Stop At: Tobermory Distillery, High Street, Tobermory PA75 Scotland
    ** We do not visit the distillery, but Tobermory town itself.

    You arrive in Tobermory, the island’s capital, for our three-night stay. Tobermory, meaning ‘Well of Mary’, has brightly coloured houses looking over the sea and is often referred to as one of the prettiest harbour towns in Scotland.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: You stay three nights in the colourful harbour town of Tobermory, the capital of the island.

    Day 2: Flexible day touring around the Isle of Mull

    Stop At: Calgary Bay, Scotland
    Bright white sands front crystalline water in this famously beautiful spot for pictures.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Tobermory Distillery, High Street, Tobermory PA75 Scotland
    An early afternoon return to Tobermory, allows you to soak up the atmosphere of this pretty town. You have a chance to peruse the small shops, and the local Tobermory whisky distillery.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kilmore Standing Stones AKA Cnoc Fada, Scotland
    Photo stop and short walk to the standing stones with lovely views over Dervaig (walking/waterproof boots recommended).
    Duration: 20 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: You stay three nights in the colourful harbour town of Tobermory, the capital of the island.

    Day 3: Tobermory - Fionnphort - Iona - Staffa/Fingal's Cave

    Pass By: Fionnphort Beach, 8 A849, Isle of Mull PA66 6BL, UK
    You leave Tobermory and head south to Fionnphort, where you take a passenger ferry to the small island of Iona.

    Stop At: Iona Abbey and Nunnery, Iona Abbey Iona ABBEY ISLE, PA76 6SQ Scotland
    Beauty and spirituality mingle here, with the near 1500 year old Christian settlement complementing Iona’s ancient majesty.
    Iona is an island of quiet charm, and is the cradle of Celtic Christianity.
    You have time to explore the island’s Abbey, and museum of history and Celtic heritage. There are magnificent Celtic crosses and headstones to see, or, alternatively, you can enjoy a stroll along the peaceful sandy beaches.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Fingal’s Cave, PA76 6SW Scotland
    In the afternoon, you have the opportunity to take a small boat to the island of Staffa, where nature enthusiasts can seek out the abundant marine life.
    Staffa is home to Fingal’s cave, which is one of the most amazing geological sites, and is known as ‘Nature’s cathedral’.
    *** If Staffa boat is running - takes 3 hours for the whole journey so you will get about 1.5 hours on Iona.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: You stay three nights in the colourful harbour town of Tobermory, the capital of the island.

    Day 4: Craignure - Oban - Edinburgh

    Stop At: Inveraray Castle, Inverary, Inveraray PA32 8XE Scotland
    Continuing west, you arrive in the whitewashed 18th Century town of Inveraray, on the shores of Loch Fyne. Inveraray castle is a mixture of Scots Baronial and Neo-Gothic architecture and is the seat of Clan Campbell.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Rest and be Thankful, A83, Arrochar, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 7AD Scotland
    After leaving the town, you arrive in the National Park of Loch Lomond and climb up more than 800 feet to the ‘Rest and be Thankful’.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Oban Distillery Stafford Street, Oban PA34 5NH Scotland
    ** Not enough time for the distillery, we just visit Oban town.

    Departing Tobermory, we head south to Craignure for a short crossing to Oban, the biggest town in Argyll. Lunch stop and opportunity to taste the delicious local products and seafood!

    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My mother and I just got back from a phenomenal trip to Mull and Iona. Our guide was Liam and he was so knowledgeable, friendly, fun and down to earth. We loved the stories he told and how he really brought everything to life. I've...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Christine M
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our trip in July was incredible. Jamie was a perfect guide. Lots of info as we drove, great music selection and an endless stream of stories and legends. We kept to schedule, but never once felt rushed. I can't wait to go back next summer!!...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank willstance
    Reviewed 23 June 2019 via mobile

    I really dislike organized trips normally. But after doing WHW, was limited in time and decided to sign on, since this travel company came highly recommended. I had a wonderful time. The small group of folks who had signed in were friendly and easygoing. Ross...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Anna41purna
    Reviewed 8 June 2019 via mobile

    We were a group of 10, plus our driver, Liam, and it was great! I’m not a fan of organized outings, but this was brilliant! Liam, our guide, was so informative, so patient, so accommodating and a real joy! The itinerary wasn’t rushed, it was...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank cindy s
    Reviewed 29 May 2019

    This was my second Rabbie's tour and this one included traveling through the highlands, seeing Glencoe and arriving for a 3-night stay in Tobermory on the beautiful Isle of Mull. The highlight was taking a ferry to Iona with plenty of time to walk around...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank ksfreyja
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    13 July 2018|
    Response from meghi2016 |
    I did this tour. It’s just a drive by. The tour doesn’t actually stop at Stirling.
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