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International and Exchange Student Society Edinburgh
Pleasance West, EH8 9TL Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Join the IESS for an amazing weekend on the beautiful Isle of Skye. A must see in Scotland!
ISLE OF SKYE & HIGHLANDS WEEKEND TRIP
Date: 07:45am Sat 2nd of March — 20:00pm Sun 3rd of March
Pick Up: 22b Buccleauch St (right behind the main library) at 07:35am
Departure: 07:45am SHARP
Ticket: £99 only
Inclusion: Accommodation, breakfast, map, itinerary, a great tour in Skye and the Scottish Highlands, quiz and fun during the bus ride, socializing in our Skye accommodation.
:: About the Tour
A memorable weekend trip to the romantic Isle of Skye, A MUST-SEE island of Scotland, voted the 4th best island in the world according to National Geographic. We will journey through stunning velvet moors, jagged mountains, sparkling lochs and towering sea cliffs. You will learn so much about the Scottish history, music, culture and legends. Skye Weekend Trip includes a fantastic tour visiting the most iconic landmarks of Skye including a great hiking to Old Man of Storr with stunning and panoramic views and breathtaking sceneries at the viewpoint, Kilt Rock & Mealt Falls with incredible views over the Raasay Island, a beautiful walk in Lealt Gorge and Lealt Falls, the beautiful Cuillins (the highest mountains in Skye), Portree (the Capital of Skye) and its picturesque coloured houses on the harbour, the historic Sligachan Bridge over River Sligachan, Castle Moil, Skye Bridge, Loch Fada, Loch Leathan and Sound of Raasay. In addition, we will also visit the most picturesque parts of the Highlands including the romantic and majestic Eilean Donan Castle, 5 Sisters of Kintail, 3 Sisters of Glencoe, Fort William, Ben Nevis Viewpoint, lots of Lochs and Glens including Loch Lomond, Loch Garry, Glen Shiel, Great Glen and much more…
We will also stay overnight in a lovely accommodation and will have a chance to explore some beautiful places around our accommodation in Skye and enjoy great walks. There will be also fun times socializing and playing games in our accommodation as well as some live music in local bars!
— Interesting Facts:
Skye has been a major location for many movies and famous singers and celebrities including Harry Styles ‘Sign of the Times’, Kanye West 'Waves' from Life of Pablo Album, Transformers 2 (staring Anthony Hopkins), Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus’, and many other movies and music events were filmed in Skye. We will visit all these movie locations in Skye on this exciting tour.
— Acommodation in Skye and Breakfast
Accommodation in Skye and breakfast are INCLUDED in the price of your ticket. We will do the rooms allocation on the coach on the way to Skye and you can choose a room that suits you best: a female room only, a male room only or a mixed room with your friends if you prefer so.
— Bring with you: a camera, personal toiletries, warm clothes and proper walking shoes for walking and hiking in Skye and Scottish Highlands.