Glencoe and the Highlands Walking Tour
Glencoe and the Highlands Walking Tour

Glencoe and the Highlands Walking Tour

7 days

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Explore the breathtaking Scottish Highlands on this luxury hiking tour

Join this Guided Walking Tour in the Scottish Highlands and experience some of the best scenery in all of Scotland.

Yes, it is possible to experience an authentic Scottish Highlands hiking adventure while still enjoying luxuriously comfortable accommodations! On the Glencoe and the Highlands Walking Tour it absolutely is! Incredible adventures by day, comfort and amenities by night. Don’t miss it!

Explore two different regions of the Scottish Highlands on this week-long adventure tour. You’ll witness all the stunning natural beauty of Scotland’s rugged peaks, lush green valleys, sparkling lochs and waterways, and even a 50-foot tall waterfall.

Take a chartered zodiac boat tour between remote, uninhabited islands and watch for sea life such as seals, porpoises, and dolphins. Finish your tour with a visit to Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, where you can see the gravesite of Scottish folk hero Rob Roy MacGregor. Adventure, natural wonders, cultural highlights, luxurious comfort are all yours on the Glencoe and the Highlands Walking Tour. Book your spot on the tour today!

Highlights Of The Glencoe And The Highlands Walking Tour

Climb to spectacular summits and unforgettable overlooks in the Scottish Highlands.
Take the scenic route to Glencoe, stopping at remote islands and watching for sea life aboard a chartered zodiac boat.
Visit the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park and hike to the top of Creag an Tuirc.
Stay in luxurious 4-star hotels in two historic and captivating Scottish villages.

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7 days
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Glencoe and the Highlands Walking Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Hike to Loch Tay Overlook

Meet your guide at the Perth Railway Station by 10:30 AM, then transfer from here to the historic local library for an official welcome and tour briefing. After lunch, travel to the village of Killin at the western edge of Loch Tay. Start your first hike on a short, steep trail up to the top of a peak where you’ll find spectacular views overlooking Loch Tay. Return to the glen, then a short transfer brings you to your luxurious Highland hotel.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Highland Perthshire
Distance: 2 hours, 5 km, 450 m of elevation gain
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 Hike in Glen Lyon

Explore one of Scotland’s most beautiful glens today as you hike in Glen Lyon. Glen Lyon is a native woodland area flanked by steep hills. There are many possibilities for hiking in this area and your guide will choose the best hike to suit the weather conditions and your group’s interests. You may find yourself winding along the floor of the valley, or climbing to a nearby summit.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Highland Perthshire
Distance: 6 hours, 10 km, 750 m of elevation gain
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 Hike to the Summit of Schiehallion Hill

To conclude your time in Perthshire, climb to the summit of the iconic Schiehallion hill (1,083 m / 3,553 ft). Its name means “Fairy Hill of the Caledonians” and there are a wide variety of myths and legends associated with this well-known landmark. The trail to the top is excellent and the summit view of the Highlands is unforgettable. After the hike, return to the hotel and celebrate with a pint of the namesake Schiehallion ale or sample some local whisky.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Highland Perthshire
Distance: 6 hours, 10 km, 750 m of elevation gain
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Zodiac Boat Tour to Glencoe

Leave your hotel after breakfast and travel west to the coastal town of Oban. Here you’ll board a private-charter Zodiac RIB (rigid inflatable boat) boat for a fantastic journey that ends at beautiful Glencoe. Take the scenic route, visiting several different islands where you can go ashore to enjoy empty coves and beaches. Journey through Loch Linnhe where you can watch for native wildlife, including dolphins or porpoises and seals. When you arrive at Loch Leven, a short transfer will bring you to an iconic hotel where you’ll stay for the rest of your tour.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Glencoe
Distance: 2 hours, 4 km, minimal elevation gain
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Hike from Kinlochleven

Start today’s hike from Kinlochleven village and follow a wonderful trail through the forest. You’ll come to the Grey Mare’s Tail, a thundering 50 foot (15 m) waterfall that you’ll hear long before you see it. Continue along the path to emerge from the forest and discover a remote and peaceful loch that is surrounded by wild moorlands and rugged mountains. As you return, enjoy incredible views of the full length of lovely Loch Leven until it ends in the landmark mountain, the Pap of Glencoe.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Glencoe
Distance: 5 hours, 13 km, 350 m elevation gain
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Hike to a Scenic Overlook in Glencoe

Discover some of Glencoe’s most amazing views today from a peak that is rarely climbed. The faint trail up the open hillside is not highly trafficked. You do not have to wait until you reach the summit for magnificent views, but these vistas only improve as you gain elevation. When you reach the summit, the view overlooking the valley will take your breath away. From here you can see Glencoe’s most iconic sight: the north face of Buachaille Etive Mor. Descend again and visit a well-known pub where you can toast your trip before dinner.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Glencoe
Distance: 5 hours, 11 km, 650 m elevation gain
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Visit Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

Leave Glencoe today and head south to visit Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Within the park at the small cemetery of Balquhidder Church, you can visit the gravesite of Scottish folk hero Rob Roy MacGregor. Then hike a short trail to the top of Creag an Tuirc to sit beside the landmark cairn to enjoy remarkable views of Loch Voil. Pause here to enjoy the view, reflect on your incredible tour, and say a fond farewell to the Scottish Highlands. Hike down and transfer to Perth to conclude your tour. Please plan your onward travel from the Perth Railway Station for after 4:00 PM.
Overnight Location: None
Distance: 1.5 hour, 3 km, 150 m of elevation gain
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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Glencoe and the Highlands Walking Tour Price and Dates

Pricing for this guided walking tour in the Scottish Highlands depends on whether you choose to join an existing group on a specific date or if you prefer a custom tour for your group only.

The best time to travel to Scotland for this tour is from June to September.

Prices for a Private Guided Glencoe and the Highlands Walking Tour

Have your own private tour with just your group! Please contact us with your preferred date and the number of people in your group and we will create the itinerary just for you.

Dates and Prices to Join a Group Tour on the Glencoe and the Highlands Walking Tour

Make new friends and join a group walking tour to Glencoe and the Highlands. Prices below are per person:

Note the 3rd July departure is a women’s only departure.

Aug 14, 2021
Aug 20, 2021
From Perth
To Perth
USD$2,795
7 days / 5 Spaces Left
Sep 25, 2021
Oct 01, 2021
From Perth
To Perth
USD$2,795
7 days / 3 Spaces Left
Apr 30, 2022
May 06, 2022
From Perth
To Perth
USD$2,795
7 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Jun 11, 2022
Jun 17, 2022
From Perth
To Perth
USD$2,795
7 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Aug 06, 2022
Aug 12, 2022
From Perth
To Perth
USD$2,795
7 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Sep 03, 2022
Sep 09, 2022
From Perth
To Perth
USD$2,795
7 days / 5+ Spaces Left

Accommodation on the Glencoe and the Highlands Walking Tour

This tour is based in luxurious 4-star hotels. Spend 3 nights in a historic and charming hotel in Highland Perthshire and 3 nights in a beautiful, historic hotel in Glencoe in an amazing location with spectacular views.

All the rooms are double or twin type, with en suite facilities. You can choose to stay in single room for an additional fee. In some cases, accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other, comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
You can pay a supplement of $595 USD to have a private room in a hotel. Contact us and we can try and match single travelers up, where possible.

Hotels on Standard Tour

Night 1-3

Hotel in Highland Perthshire

This region in Scotland is famous for it’s varying landscape, from beautiful mountains to expansive farmlands.

Night 4-6

Hotel in Glencoe

Discover why this magnificent area is known as the Outdoor Capital of the UK. You may even recognize the spectacular scenery from blockbuster films.

What’s included in the Glencoe and the Highlands Walking Tour?

Meals

6 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners, snacks along the route each day.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 6 nights along the tour. Accommodations before and after the tour in Perth are not included.

Transportation during the Tour

Transportation for you and your luggage is included throughout the tour.

Also Included

  • Experienced and knowledgeable guide throughout the tour
  • Privately chartered Zodiac/RIB boat excursion
  • Whisky tasting session with guide
  • Services of a storyteller in Glencoe

Not included

  • Transportation to and from Perth
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not stated as ‘included’

Optional Extras

  • Extra night in Perth before or after tour

Frequently Asked Questions about Glencoe and the Highlands Walking Tour

Wilderness Scotland is an Aviemore based company with a huge experience and big group of returning happy customers. This company, being one of the leading adventure travel organisers in the area, guarantees great service and unforgettable experiences!

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Is this tour for me?

We rate this tour as a 3 / 5. Guests should be able to hike 6-8 hours each day on uneven terrain with a brisk pace.

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