Walking the Scottish Highlands

Spend 7 nights in the Scottish Highlands on this fully-guided private walking itinerary

Walking the Scottish Highlands

Explore the Scottish Highlands in the company of an expert guide on this private walking itinerary. Over the course of 7 days, you’ll hike lesser-known trails as well as some classic Scottish walks. In the Cairngorms, you’ll discover remote mountain glens and sparkling lochs – and maybe bag a munro or two! - while at Glencoe and Loch Leven, you’ll be able to capture some of Scotland’s most famous landscapes. The itinerary finishes with a climb to the summit of Ben Nevis, Scotland’s tallest peak.

Outline Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Arrive Inverness

    Make your own way to Inverness for one night (B&B) at the Kingsmills Hotel, or a similar 4-star property.

  2. Day 2: Transfer to the Cairngorms

    You will be met by your driver/guide in Inverness this morning, and together make your way to the Cairngorms National Park in the heart of the Scottish Highlands.

  3. Day 3: Full-day hike in Glen Feshie

    Today will be spent exploring Glen Feshie. This wild and beautiful glen, or valley, was formerly a deer stalking estate but has in recent years been carefully and sensitively returned to its wild roots with the restoration of its ancient Caledonian pine forests and a resurgence of species such as wildcat, otter and capercaillie.

  4. Day 4: Classic Cairngorms full-day hike

    Today you’ll enjoy fabulous vistas of the Cairngorm cliffs as you climb the rocky pass known as the Chalamain Gap. This boulder-filled dip opens out to views of the slopes of mighty Braeriach, the tallest of the Cairngorms peaks and the third highest mountain in the UK.

  5. Day 5: Hike Loch Gynack & transfer to Fort William

    Starting directly from your hotel this morning, you’ll journey through woodland and into the foothills of the Monadhliath mountains, located just north of Kingussie on the boundary of the Cairngorms National Park.

  6. Day 6: Full-day Glen Coe hike

    The dramatic mountains and ridges of Glen Coe have featured as the backdrop to many films and are a fixture of depictions of the Scottish Highlands; looking up at the summits, it is easy to see why!

  7. Day 7: Ben Nevis

    Take on the challenge of the highest mountain in the UK today, starting from almost sea level and climbing all the way up to the 1,345m summit.

  8. Day 8: Departure

    Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before transferring back to Inverness, where you say goodbye to your guide.

Price guide

Price based on four travellers in twin/double accommodation and travel between May and October. For winter departures, or for larger group rates, please contact us.
Pricing

8 days from £2654pp

Pricing

8 days from £2654pp

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