8 Days / 7 Nights - New Year Cairngorms Winter Walking Adventure

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 6-99 yrs
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-38671
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Ends Edinburgh, Scotland
  • +6
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Visit Cairngorms National Park
  • Spectacular winter scenery
  • Scottish festive Hogmanay
  • Wonderful wintery walks
Start and end in Edinburgh, the trip "8 Days / 7 Nights - New Year Cairngorms Winter Walking Adventure" is a guided adventure tour that takes 8 days. You will travel through Ballater, Edinburgh, Craigellachie and 5 other destinations in Scotland. "8 Days / 7 Nights - New Year Cairngorms Winter Walking Adventure" is a group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Experience the Scottish highlands in its full winter glory. With icy streams, snow-capped mountains, cosy pubs with open fires, fresh clean mountain air and unspoilt walking routes on this New Year Cairngorms Winter Walking Trip.

This New Year winter walking adventure has us based in the vibrant village of Aviemore, known as the outdoor centre of the Cairngorms.

It’s a perfect place for our stay with its close proximity to secluded lochs, ancient Caledonian forest, fantastic mountain trails and great cosy pubs with open fires and local music as well as friendly Scottish Hogmanay (New Year’s Eve) celebrations.

Our accommodation is in good quality B&Bs and we can book dinner for you each day in one of the many bars/restaurants in and around the village.
  • Day 1 – Welcome to the Highlands
  • Day 2 – Loch an Eilein and Ord Ban, Rothiemurchas
  • Day 3 – Glen Feshie & Ruigh Aiteachain bothy
  • Day 4 – Loch Muick Circuit and Ballater village
  • Day 5 – Meall a’ Bhuachaille circuit
  • Day 6 – Craigellachie Nature reserve
  • Day 7 – Creag Meagaidh Nature Reserve
  • Day 8 – Return to Edinburgh
  • 7 nights accommodation in a good quality B&B (trip also available without accommodation)
  • Breakfast each day
  • Dinner on arrival evening
  • Dinner on New Years Eve
  • Transfer from Edinburgh to the Cairngorms and back
  • All transfers within trip in comfortable 9 seater van
  • 6 days guiding with a fully qualified mountain guide
  • Hogmanay celebrations
  • The teaching of basic navigation and mountain safety (if requested)
  • Insight into the history and flora and fauna of the Cairngorms
  • Meals other than specified
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this 8 Days / 7 Nights - New Year Cairngorms Winter Walking Adventure tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 13 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 13 June 2024, a deposit of 20% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 57 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

8 Days / 7 Nights - New Year Cairngorms Winter Walking Adventure tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this 8 Days / 7 Nights - New Year Cairngorms Winter Walking Adventure 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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travelers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed throughout the tour.
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