Isle of Skye

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Guests of “Silver Skye Tours” appreciated the qualities of travel on the Isle of Skye long before the National Geographic Magazine voted it the fourth best island to visit in the world. Stunning scenery, great places to stay, amazing wild-life, fine dining, hiking, sailing, photography; many places claim they have something for everyone; Skye really has.

Most of our Guests however are happy experiencing what Skye has to offer on a two-night stay with one full day to see the sites. If you have longer to spend on Skye, there is always something new to see.

The photograph at the top of this page shows the ferry arriving at Uig in the northwest of Skye. This ferry service connects with the Islands of Harris and North Uist in the Outer Hebrides making Skye a great starting point for a visit to Scotland’s more out of the way Islands.

The Itinerary below is aimed at those visitors who only have time for a short trip to Skye before returning to the mainland again. However, like all of our Tours, the brief Itinerary can extended as required to create your ideal trip to the Scottish Islands. Click here to see an example of our Island Hopper Tour. Remember, even that Itinerary can be amended to suit your own time limitations, likes and dislikes.

For more photographs of the beautiful Isle of Skye please click on Skye Gallery.

Sample Itinerary

6 Day/5 Night to the Isle of Skye from Edinburgh

1] Depart Edinburgh : St Andrews – Scone Palace – Edradour Distillery Tour – Heather Gems Factory – Pitlochry – Stay 1 Night

2] Depart Pitlochry : Blair Castle – Highland Folk Museum – Cairngorms National Park – Culloden Battlefield & Memorial – Inverness – Stay 1 Night

3] Depart Inverness : Loch Ness – Urquhart Castle – Glen Shiel – Eilean Donan Castle – cross by bridge to Isle of Skye – Stay 2 Nights

4] Day Trip : Trotternish and Waternish Peninsulas – Cuillin Mountains area, Dunvegan Castle

5] Depart Skye by ferry to Mallaig – Glenfinnan – Glen Nevis – Fort William – Glencoe – Stay 1 Night

6] Depart Glencoe : Killin – Loch Katrine – Stirling Castle – Wallace Monument – Edinburgh

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Portree Harbour, Isle of Skye
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