West Highland Way

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  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Self-guided
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • guiding method Self guided/Independent
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  • Starts Drymen, Scotland
  • Ends Fort William , Scotland
  • +5
HIGHLIGHTS
  • 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
The West Highland Way tour starts in Drymen and ends in Fort William. It is a walking trip that takes 8 days taking you through Ardlui, Fort William, Kinlochleven and 4 other destinations in Scotland. West Highland Way is a self-guided tour that includes accommodation, 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).
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
4 - Very Good
Based on 2 reviews
Excellent
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 27 2018
“We really enjoyed the walk and the Scottish hospitality , which brought back many memories of previous walks in the Lake District.
The accommodation, notes and Sherpa arrangements were excellent.”
Average
3 - Average
  • Anonymous
  • On Aug 31 2018
“If you’re a hiker the West Highland way should be on your bucket list. I don’t recommend travelling in August due to increased accommodation costs and midges are a problem some days. But the scenery is fabulous and the people you meet are like minded hikers from all over the world. Food was surprisingly good but be prepared to spend between $20-$40 for dinner (no alcohol). Overall a good trip.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • 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
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Accommodation
  • 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.
Meals
  • 7 breakfasts
Transport
  • 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
Others
  • Information pack including route notes & maps
  • Emergency hotline
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • 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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CANCELLATION

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.

Payment

A deposit of 325 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 69 days before departure. For any departures within 26 April 2020 full payment is required.

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.

Visa

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.

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