Highlights and product description overview
- A fabulous tour of the west and east coast of Scotland with a 4 night self-guided tour walking alongside the Caledonian Canal in the Great Glen from Fort William to Fort Augustus. 5 day tour, 4 nights with 3 days self-guided walking in bed and breakfast accommodation, luggage transfer, guide book. taxi transfer where indicated in the notes and from Fort Augustus to Inverness. Rail travel from Edinburgh to Fort William on the West Highland Line and return from Inverness to Edinburgh is included. THIS TOUR MUST be booked 2 months or more before date of travel. We can book it less than 2 months but there will be an increase in the tour cost to cover any increased rail fares.
- See the best of the west and east coast of the Highlands of Scotland. Take this tour from Edinburgh (or Glasgow is available). The rail route uses the West Highland Line to Fort William one way and returns on the East Coast mainline route from Inverness to Edinburgh (or Glasgow). In between a great walking route starting at the well-known town of Fort William the Caledonian Canal which cuts through from the west coast of Scotland and passes Britain’s highest mountain as it follows the great geological fault known as the Great Glen. The walk uses the towpath as it passes through the Glen, alongside the lochs and through the mountain forests to finish at the delightful village of Fort Augustus. Here, were you finish the walk, the canal joins the famous Loch Ness. Most of the walking is along the signposted Great Glen Way and is along canal towpaths and forest tracks; making this a delightful easy introduction to the highlands of Scotland.
- You stay in bed and breakfast accommodation, luggage transfer, trail guide, taxi transfer where indicated in the notes and from Fort Augustus to Inverness. Rail travel from Edinburgh or Glasgow to Fort William on the West Coast and return from Inverness to Edinburgh or Glasgow is included.