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Applecross Peninsula Day Trip from Inverness

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    Meet your guide and group at a pre-arranged departure point in downtown Inverness. Climb into a luxury minibus and settle in for the journey to the Applecross Peninsula, passing through a picturesque area known as the Black Isle on the way. During the trip, which takes just a few hours, stop at the charming village of Lochcarron to stretch your legs and explore a bit.

    Upon arrival in the village of Arndarroch, admire views of Loch Kishorn, then chug up the steep Bealach nam Ba (Pass of the Cattle). From the summit of the pass at 2,000 feet (610 meters) high, get photo-worthy views of the nearby Isle of Skye.

    Spend some free time in the quaint village of Applecross, enjoying the scenic seascape and keeping an eye out for local wildlife such as pine martens, otters and red deer. Pop into a pub for lunch if you're hungry or immerse yourself in HIghlands history at the Applecross Heritage Centre (both at own expense). 

    Meet your guide back at the minibus for a scenic drive along the shoreline of Loch Torridon, stopping to explore the town of Shieldaig. Continue through Britain's oldest nature reserve, the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve, where you may see golden eagles soaring overhead. 

    On the journey back to Inverness pass through the typical villages of Achnasheen and Kinlochewe. Arrive back in central Inverness in the early evening for drop-off.
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    Departure Point
    Inverness Bus Station, Margaret St, Inverness IV1 1LT, UK
    Duration
    9h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Driver/guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

    We’re just back from Scotland and did 6 one day trips while there. Each was great but this tour was the absolute highlight. Wow. The beauty of the land is unbelievable. If you only do one tour in the Highlands make it this one v

    2  Thank KrystalK952
    Reviewed 17 September 2018

    A great day to explore Applecross and the wild Highlands! The landscape is just breathtaking! Our driver guide Sinclair was knowledgeable and a very good storyteller. I enjoyed the day very much and next year I will see more!!

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank andara41
    Reviewed 14 August 2018

    A very good trip spoilt a bit by heavy mist. Sinclair was a knowledgeable, entertaining and accommodating guide.

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank ahlee
    Reviewed 1 August 2018

    lovely day trip to Applecross .Was a bit disappointed to start that the tour was not going in to the village of Applecross and down a bit from there it was only going to the walled garden. Sked the driver and he said he would...More

    Date of experience: July 2018
    Thank beaulyben
    Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Inverness - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

    Hello, Delighted to hear you had a lovely day trip to Applecross. Thanks for your great feedback. Kind Regards, Clare

    Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

    Vicky was an outstanding driver/guide. She led us on adventure on one of the most glorious weather days in Scotland. She was knowledgeable of the area and made frequent stops to enjoy the scenery. She recommended a restaurant for lunch, the Walled Garden, and we...More

    Thank wagonerfamily2012
    Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Inverness - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

    Hello there, Thanks for joining us on tour! We're delighted to hear you had a great time on tour with Vicky. I will be sure to pass on your wonderful comments. Kind Regards, Clare

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