Lochcarron, Shieldaig, Applecross and Torridon
Your tour starts at 9am from Invergordon or Inverness travelling through the Victorian spa town of Strathpeffer with the landscape gradually getting wilder the further west we go.
At Achnasheen we head down through Glen Carron to the village of Lochcarron on the west coast.
We the travel to the village of Applecross over the Bealach na Ba, the Pass of the Cattle - climbing from sea level to 2, 053 feet with dramatic views across the Inner Sound to the Isle of Raasay and the Cuillins on the Isle of Skye.
We continue north around the coast to Shieldaig with magnificent views across to the islands of Raasay, Rona and Skye. After rounding the northern tip of the peninsula, the views change and we can now see the superb mountain scenery of the Torridon hills.
We now head inland back to our departure point through the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve and Glen Docherty.
Tour takes seven hours and can be amended to suit your requirements.
This tour is designed to show you the best of the highland scenery travelling over the renowned Bealach na Ba (pass of the cattle) and the Applecross Peninsula and Torridon mountains stopping for photos along the way
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I shall meet at the cruise ship terminal outside the main gate with a name board or hotel of your choice
End location: I shall drop you back at your ship or hotel in inverness
Duration: 7 hours
The vehicle used will be a Highland Council licensed 2018 air conditioned Minibus with leather seating for eight passengers complete with microphone linked to speaker system
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 GBP - admission fees to museum, gardens, castles etc ..lunch and refreshments along the way
I do not accompany you inside castles distillery etc but will give you an insight as to what to look out for and give directions to entry points
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Excellent tour. Jonny was a fine gentleman and very fine guide. AppleCross route is great. Weather not so much, still great tour Great lunch at AppleCross Wall Garden. Clouds hanging low today.