Six Day North Coast 500 Tour


6 days

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About This Tour

Embark on an enchanting journey along the North Coast 500, Scotland's answer to Route 66, as we guide you through over 500 miles of awe-inspiring coastal landscapes. Starting and ending in the Highland capital of Inverness, this private guided tour promises an immersive experience, unveiling the secrets of Wester Ross, Torridon Mountains, Ullapool, Durness, Thurso, and the charming seaside town of Dornoch. Your friendly Stravaigin guide ensures a seamless adventure, revealing hidden gems, such as Glen Ord Distillery, Rogie Falls, Smoo Cave, and Dunrobin Castle. With picturesque lodgings and opportunities to savor Scottish delicacies, this six-day exploration is designed to captivate your senses, leaving you with indelible memories of Scotland's breathtaking beauty and rich history. Choose to extend your journey to Edinburgh or Glasgow, or add an optional two-day excursion to the magical Orkney Islands for an extraordinary finale with Straivaigin Scotland. Embark on a voyage that transcends mere travel—immerse yourself in the heart of Scotland's North Coast 500 for an experience that will linger in your soul.


  • Glen Ord Distillery Dram: Kick off your journey with a visit to Glen Ord Distillery, one of the oldest in the country, and savor a delightful dram of Scotch whisky near Inverness.
  • Rogie Falls: Marvel at the impressive Rogie Falls and cross a new suspension bridge, offering a spectacular view of the Black Water River and, during August and September, the chance to witness wild salmon leaping upstream.
  • Bealach na Ba Adventure: Traverse the historic Bealach na Ba, with the greatest ascent of any road climb in the UK, for a challenging yet breathtaking driving experience, revealing stunning views of the Isle of Skye and the Hebrides.
  • Ullapool's Lochbroom Views: Explore Ullapool, nestled on the shores of Lochbroom, and enjoy its traditional pubs, scenic views, and specialty shops, creating a perfect evening setting.
  • Torridon Mountain Majesty: Immerse yourself in the dramatic and spectacular peaks of the Torridon Mountains, some of the oldest rocks in the world, as you journey north through this breathtaking landscape.
  • Boat Tour in Gairloch: Nature lovers can opt for a boat tour in Gairloch, offering the chance to spot whales or visit the famous Inverewe Gardens with its prehistoric trees and exotic plants.
  • Durness Delights: Discover Durness, home to the unique Smoo Cave and the delightful Cocoa Mountain, acclaimed for 'the best chocolate in the world,' within the charming Balnakeil Craft Village.
  • Northernmost Point at Dunnet Head: Reach the wild landscape of Dunnet Head, the most northerly point in mainland Britain, known for its stunning sea cliffs and an RSPB nature reserve.
  • John O’ Groats Exploration: Visit the iconic village of John O’ Groats, the 'end of the road,' and explore the coastal path to Ness of Duncansby, home to the Stacks of Duncansby.
  • Dornoch's Historic Charm: Conclude your journey in Dornoch, a charming highland seaside town, renowned for its 13th-century Cathedral, world-class golf course, and the legendary burning of the last witch in Scotland in 1722.
  • Optional Orkney Extension: Extend your adventure with an optional two-day excursion to the magical Orkney Islands, just 90 minutes away by ferry, offering stunning landscapes, Neolithic and Viking history, and award-winning beaches.

What’s Included

  • Your own personal tour guide
  • Luxury tour vehicle
  • Your Accommodations (Bed and Breakfast)
  • Pick up and drop off from your accommodation
  • Flexible itinerary to suit you
  • Spend as long or as little time at each location to suit you
  • All transport and travel related costs
  • All local taxes
  • Entry tickets
  • Meals
  • Gratuities

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