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5-Day Iona, Mull and the Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh provided by Rabbie's

5-Day Iona, Mull and the Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 07/24/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from 5-Day Iona, Mull and the Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh
• Face coverings are mandatory and must always be worn. • Infrared thermometer temperature check during check-in for tour. Passengers with temperature readings above 38 degrees will not be able to travel for health and safety reasons. • Simple Covid-19 health questionnaire upon arrival.
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Updated 07/24/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
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Full Map
14 stops
Day 1
Edinburgh - Trossachs National...
Day 2
Oban - Isle of Mull - Iona...
Day 3
Oban - West Highlands - Plockton
Day 4
Touring around Isle of Skye
Day 5
Plockton - Loch Ness - Pitlochry...
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Important Information
Departure Point
Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh EH1 3DQ, UK
Duration
5 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional driver/guide
  • All ferry crossings, except optional trip to Staffa
  • Transportation by top of the range 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach
  • 4 nights en-suite accommodation in either Bed and Breakfast or 3-star Hotel.
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Meals and refreshments
  • Admission fees
  • Entry/Admission - Inveraray Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Fingal’s Cave
  • Entry/Admission - Isle of Staffa
  • Entry/Admission - Iona Abbey and Nunnery
  • Entry/Admission - Castle Stalker
  • Entry/Admission - Eilean Donan Castle
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Additional Info
  • Minimum age for travel on this tour is 5 years
  • Please note Friday departures will stay in Portree for 2 nights, instead of Plockton.
  • Booking three or more people: we can accommodate up to 8 guests in a group, please add each required room to your basket separately
  • When booking three or more people, efforts will be made to book a combination of suitable rooms (double/twin/family). Preferences should be noted upon booking in the Special Requirements section
  • Family rooms are limited and may be available on request. Maximum of 2 Adults and 1 child in one room. Family rooms for 2 adults and 2 children are not available
  • Luggage Allowance: You're restricted to 20kg of luggage (44lbs); one medium sized suitcase/bag similar to airline standard carry-on luggage (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Eilean Donan Castle - due to Covid19 restrictions, the visit to Eilean Donan Castle will be a photo stop only, no internal tours of the castle are available at this time.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Iona Abbey – you will have free time on Iona between approximately 10am-2pm (except Sundays, when it’s 12.30-4pm). Due to Covid19 restrictions, the visit to Iona Abbey will be external only, no internal visit of the abbey is available at this time.
  • Staffa Boat trip – you may choose to join the boat trip to Staffa at 10am (1.45pm on Sundays) instead of spending time on Iona. No need to pre-book, you can choose whether you want to join the boat trip whilst on your tour.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 22 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 21 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Annmarie wrote a review Nov 2019
Arlington, Virginia146 contributions110 helpful votes
We really enjoyed our 5 day tour - it was very well planned out and we got to see so many things. We had amazing weather for late October and got to watch the beautiful scenery from the big bus windows. This is not the type of tour where you'll get guided inside tours of castles
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Marni wrote a review Oct 2019
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I was quite hesitant of going on tours and being herded here and there but this was great :) The small group was a just the right amount of number to meet people and interact with them. Gill was amaaazing! Such a deal breaker for the trip. She's IMMENSELY knowledgeable covering
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Karen C. wrote a review Oct 2019
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This was a great trip, covering about 700 miles of awe-inspiring landscapes. We experienced Scotland’s beautiful glens, islands and mountains - all while learning about the history and culture from our wonderful guide Gill. Her experience, knowledge and passion for her country
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Date of experience: October 2019
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N. Young wrote a review Sep 2019
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This trip was phenomenal but was made especially amazing by our guide Gill Brown, who was not only extremely knowledgeable about environmental issues, history and unique and hidden gems but also very friendly, had great music, and listened to the wants and needs of every
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Date of experience: September 2019
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ctmom123 wrote a review Sep 2019
Dallas, Texas30 contributions27 helpful votes
After careful consideration, we decided to do a tour versus building our itinerary and attempting to navigate Scotland in a rental car. We were so pleased we did! The locations visited were absolutely lovely (and enjoyable)...but it was definitely our tour guide, Gill, who
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Best place fr day trip
Excellent tour we had before lockdown we went for. Short day trip where we did some walkings and other stuffs which
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A Covid hero company
Highly recommended company! I booked a tour with Rabbies that was cancelled in 2020 due to Covid-19. I initially
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Affordable and Friendly
Never regretted booking this tour. Bill was especially nice and professional. Had fun taking photos.
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Fantastic tour and wonderful tour guide
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Amazing Trip! Totally worth it
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Amazing experience, landscapes and guide too ! Thanks Grant for sharing your enjoy and your knowledge about Scotlan
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A trip to remember
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Fantastic Highlands/Loch Ness Tour
This tour is amazing. Our guide Gavin (Gav) AKA Hagrid was friendly, approachable, funny and informative. He looked
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Excellent Tour Guide
Stephan was really excellent and professional Tour guide. Enjoyed the Tour.. Scotland was magnificent.
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Stunning, peaceful Outer Hebrides and Skye tour
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Incredible tour of Orkney and Scotland's North Coast
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Our Autumn tour to Highlands with Rabbies and Jim
Just returned from the day tour of the Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands. True to their reputation, Rabbies did
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Worth it!
My friends and I just finished our tour of Loch Ness, the Highlands, & Glencoe today with Jim Scott as our amazing
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Wonderful Way to See Skye and the West Highlands
The Highlands are one of my favourite places in Scotland, and they're so varied. I went on a day tour last year wit
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Great Taster of the Lakes
I had never been to the Lake District but have always wanted to. I'd previously travelled with Rabbie's and so was
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