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5-Day Orkney & Scotland's Northern Coast Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

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    Your 5-day excursion through the Scottish Highlands and the Orkney Islands begins in Edinburgh, where you meet your guide and small group. Set off in the morning in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach, winding through tranquil, sweeping landscapes and stopping at must-see historical landmarks like Stirling Castle.
    During the next days, travel by mini-coach and ferry, crossing the Pentland Firth to the sparsely inhabited Orkney Island—an ancient archipelago comprised of around 70 islands. Savor the unspoiled scenery and touches of Viking history that surround you, including ancient standing stones and prehistoric villages like Skara Brae. Your return trip crosses the Highlands, stopping at historic landmarks like Ardvreck Castle, Culloden Moo,r and Clava Cairns. Enjoy active days soaking up Scottish culture and nature and evenings at your leisure in Inverness, Kirkwall, and Ullapool.
    Your tour includes round-trip transport, four nights accommodation in a 3-star hotel or guesthouse (single or twin accommodation available) and daily breakfasts.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I went in the 5 day tour to Orkney and thoroughly enjoyed the tour .Rabbies booked the bed and breakfast and what a great choice they made in all locations.The tour itself was jam packed with interesting places and things to see and do There...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank daisydell32
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Orkneys, the far north and the whole tour were simply awesome. Driver-Guide Seana the perfect hostess and a great storyteller. Many thanks for the great places, moments and experiences.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Thorsten I
    Reviewed 14 July 2019 via mobile

    This tour was absolutely wonderful! We saw so many beautiful, interesting and historical things (off the main tourist spots) with stress-free travel. The mini coaches were comfortable with large viewing windows. Our driver/guide, Iain, was the best--full of passion for Scotland and full of interesting...More

    1  Thank TrishT282
    Reviewed 7 June 2019

    We visited the north coast of Scotland in May -- we were fortunate enough to have great weather the whole time, but even so it was fairly chilly (pack layers!). The Rabbie's tours don't include accommodations, but Rabbie's will book them for you if you...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Chris H
    Reviewed 2 June 2019

    A wonderfull tour with amazing sights. We were so happy with the entire itinerary. If seeing the north coast of Scotland is where you would like to visit this is a "must do" We saw this tour but we were not at all familiar with...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Rugby1103
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    No, you have to go to the Edinburgh bus station and you're delivered back there too. Tip for driver is not obligated, but 10% of the trip cost is usual.
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