West Highland Way

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4.5 Based on 6 Reviews
  • Walking tour
  • Hiking
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  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Self guided/Independent
  • Starts Drymen, Scotland
  • Ends Fort William, Scotland
  • +5
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • A Walk to the Foot of Ben Nevis
  • Follow the Shores of Loch Lomond, Britain’s Largest Lake
  • Rannoch Moor and Scotland’s Most Remote Licensed Inn
  • Walking Through Glencoe and Glen Nevis
Start in Drymen and end in Fort William, the West Highland Way trip is a self-guided walking trip that takes 8 days. You will travel through Inveroran, Drymen, Kinlochleven and 4 other destinations in Scotland. West Highland Way is a private trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Walk through the stunning Scottish Highlands from Loch Lomond to Ben Nevis on this iconic route. This tour follows most of the 92-mile national long distance trail of the same name through the southwestern part of the Scottish Highlands. It is claimed by some to be the most popular long distance trail in the British Isles. Starting at the village of Drymen just outside Glasgow, it includes Loch Lomond, valley routes through the mountains round Crianlarich and open heather moorland across the Rannoch Moor wilderness area. It passes close to somber Glencoe, famed for its massacre of the MacDonald Clan, and finishes at Fort William near the foot of Ben Nevis (Britain's highest peak, which can be readily ascended by experienced clients if they choose to spend an extra day). The West Highland Way is a well-established and popular route, containing some landscapes of great beauty. The altitude range is from sea level to 1850 ft (4408 ft if Ben Nevis is climbed).
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 6 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On May 19 2021
5 - Excellent
“Just returned from an amazing solo hike of the West Highland Way, beautifully organised by Walkers' Britain. The whole trip was flawless from start to finish; great accommodation, excellent instructions and pacing of the entire trip which could not have been improved. Highly recommended and I will certainly use Walkers' Britain again for similar expeditions.”
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 22 2019
5 - Excellent
“Beautiful walk and well organised. Full range of weather as expected and not too crowded.”
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 14 2019
5 - Excellent
“This was our second great trip with Sherpa. In the future, we will always explore the Sherpa option, if available, first before booking any other hiking trips. We loved the inns that we stayed at. Good rooms with good dining options. Great friendly people at the inns. Very helpful”
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 26 2019
5 - Excellent
“On the West Highland Way, Sherpa organised everything perfectly. Hotels were expecting us, and luggages were transferred just like magic. What a pleasure to rely on this organization!”
  • Day 1 : Arrive Drymen
  • Day 2 : Drymen to Rowardennan 22 km/14 miles
  • Day 3 : Rowardennan to Ardlui 22 km/14 miles
  • Day 4 : Ardlui to Inveroran 24.15 km/15 miles or 34 km/21 miles
  • Day 5 : Inveroran to Kings House hotel 16 km/10 miles
  • Day 6 : Kings House Hotel to Kinlochleven 14.5 km/9 miles
  • Day 7 : Kinlochleven to Fort William 22.5km/13.5 miles
  • Day 8 : End of tour
  • 7 nights B&B accommodation on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities where available. Important note Kings House (day 5) only accepts 2 night stays if your booking falls on a Saturday. The alternative is to stay at the Glencoe Mountain resort on a room only accommodation in the form of Microlodges (1 x double bed and 2 x single beds). There are shower and toilet blocks and a café open from 9am to 8.30pm (hot food until 7.30pm). The resort can offer rental of a sleeping bag plus liner for £5pp however there is no pre-booking service and they are hired on arrival.
  • 7 breakfasts
  • Once piece of luggage per person transferred from Inn to Inn, not exceeding 20kg
  • Transfer from Ardlui/Inveraran to Crianlarich if required at start of Day 4
  • Information pack including route notes & maps
  • Emergency hotline
  • Lunch, Dinner and drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Travel to the start and from the end point of the trip
  • Personal expenses such as laundry and phone calls
  • Unscheduled transfers required during the trip
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this West Highland Way tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 07 October 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 07 October 2021, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 69 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

West Highland Way tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this West Highland Way tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.
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