Scotland Rail and Hike

Explore The Highlands and Isle of Skye by train and on foot

Edinburgh, The Highlands (Blair Atholl & Inverness), Isle of Skye (Portree), Fort William, Spean Bridge, Glasgow

Walking & Hiking

16 Adventure People

10 Days

Experience Scotland by train and on foot, taking in some of the most scenic rail journeys in the world. Starting from the capital city of Edinburgh, travel deep into the Scottish Highlands and across to the Isle of Skye, before heading to vibrant Glasgow. Ride the iconic Jacobite steam train, the ‘Hogwarts Express,’ described as the greatest railway journey in the world; and one of Britain’s most spectacular remote railways and the northernmost railway in the United Kingdom, the North Highland Line. Stretch your legs on some of the most rewarding hikes the country has to offer and still have time to explore castles, ancient battlefields, Loch Ness, distilleries and centuries-old Highland Estates.

2022 Travel Club Trip Dates

May 20-29 $2675

Want Your Own Room?  Single Supplement is $920

Days Remaining Till This Trip


Adventure Highlights

  • Discover Scotland’s lochs, glens, and mountains on foot and by train.
  • Take one of the world’s most scenic train journeys as you travel to The Scottish Highlands on the world-famous West Highland Railway, crossing the Glenfinnan Viaduct, made famous by the Harry Potter films.
  • Ride the Jacobite Steam Train, the ‘Hogwarts Express, and the North Highland train, two of the most scenic rail journeys in the world. 
  • Explore the largest and most northerly island, the Isle of Skye, known for its rugged landscapes, medieval castles, picturesque fishing villages, it’s history and the outstanding scenery.
  • Journey through the Scottish Highlands with its many mountain ranges dominating the region, including the highest mountain in the British Isles, Ben Nevis.

Is This Trip Right For You?

  • As this trip doesn’t spend much time in Glasgow and Edinburgh at the start and end of the trip, we recommend you arrive a day early and stay an additional night in either city before and after the trip.
  • This trip includes options of moderate hikes in The Highlands and Isle of Skye as well as a walk along the Great Glen Way. These activities can be opted out from should you wish not to participate. Your trip leader will be able to facilitate alternative arrangements for you.
  • This trip includes public transportation on trains, ferries, and coaches. 
  • The accommodations included on this itinerary are 3-4 star hotels and guesthouses.

Places We'll Visit

Please note: Adventure People requires all travelers to provide a negative COVID Test 48 hours before departure for all of our small group trips, regardless of country requirements and vaccination status. In addition, we follow the guidelines put in place by The Adventure Travel Trade Association, developed in collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic, using international industry standards, public resources from the CDC, WHO, governments, and tour operators.

Trip Includes

  • Accommodation for 9 nights in 3-4 star hotel and guesthouses
  • Meals: 9 Breakfasts
  • All transfers listed in itinerary
  • Trip Leader to assist with on-site travel and activities
  • Spirit of Scotland Rail Pass
  • Luggage transfer from Fort William to Spean Bridge
  • Numerous optional hiking opportunities

Trip Excludes

  • Airfare
  • Airport taxes and baggage fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • COVID Tests
  • Beverages & Meals not specified
  • Optional activities
  • Gratuities for your guides and drivers
  • Personal expenses

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