Scottish Highlands Cycle

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  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Self-guided
  • Tour Code BM-16465
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Inverness, Scotland
  • Ends Pitlochry, Scotland
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Experiencing the timelessness of the lochs
  • Take side trips to experience the landscape further on foot
  • Includes bicycle hire
  • Cycle along the shores of Loch Ness
  • Rest day in Fort William: go mountain biking in the forest or climb Ben Nevis
  • Visit castles and whisky distilleries
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The "Scottish Highlands Cycle" trip starts from Inverness and ends in Pitlochry. It is a bicycle trip that takes 8 days taking you through Pitlochry, Fort Augustus and Drumnadrochit in Scotland. "Scottish Highlands Cycle" is a self-guided private trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Experience the natural beauty and stunning lakes of the Scottish highlands at handlebar level. Cycle from Inverness, the capital of the Scottish Highlands, along the shores of Loch Ness to Fort William. During this week long trip you'll cycle along scenic paths and quiet forest trails. Enroute, there are opportunities to spot the wildlife of the region including red deer, stag or golden eagle. A free day in Fort William is set aside to rest, cycle more, ascend Ben Nevis, Scotland's highest mountain. A train journey takes you across desolate Rannoch Moor to Loch Rannoch, where you continue on bike to the beautiful, Victorian resort town of Pitlochry, nestled in the Perthshire hills.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1 : Arrive Inverness
  • Day 2 : To Drumnadrochit 39km/24miles
  • Day 3 : To Fort Augustus 37km/23miles
  • Day 4 : To Fort William 55km/34miles
  • Day 5 : Fort William: free day, option to climb Ben Nevis; Scotland's highest peak, 1344m/ 4410ft
  • Day 6 : To Pitlochry 60km/37miles
  • Day 7 : Pitlochry: free day, cycle options 22km/14 miles or 45km/28 miles
  • Day 8 : Arrangements end after breakfast
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Meals
  • 7 full Scottish breakfasts
  • 7 nights accommodation in 3-4* bed & breakfast accommodation on a twin share basis with private facilities (ask for upgrade options to 3-4* Hotels/Inns)
Others
  • One piece of luggage per person transferred from Inn to Inn, not exceeding 20kg
  • Train ticket Fort William to Rannoch on Day 6
  • Map, GPX files, travel documentation and emergency support service
  • Bike hire for 6 days: 27 speed sports hybrid cycles equipped with helmets, rear pannier bags, tools, puncture repair kit, spare inner tube, lock, map holder, cycle computer, water bottle, reflective vests and lights. E-bikes available (supplement applies)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Travel to and from Inverness / Pitlochry
  • Drinks, lunches and dinners
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Cycle guide – this is a self guided cycling trip
  • Entrance fees
  • Unscheduled transfers
  • Travel insurance
  • A supplement will apply if you are travelling solo or book a single room
  • Excess luggage
  • Option to upgrade your accommodation to 3-4* Hotels/Inns
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Scottish Highlands Cycle 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

For any tour departures within 25 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 June 2024, a deposit of 186 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 69 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Scottish Highlands Cycle 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.

Visa

For this Scottish Highlands Cycle 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.

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.

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 travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
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