Tobermory | Mull | Scotland | United Kingdom
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Mull, Iona & Highlands - 4 days map

Explore the Islands of Mull and Iona and journey through the beautiful scenery of the Scottish Highlands on this 4-day tour beginning and ending in Edinburgh. Try famous local whisky, wander around colourful harbour towns, discover historic Abbeys and stroll along pristine beaches at Calgary Bay.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Guesthouse Prices/Dates
Hotel Prices/Dates

Trip Highlights

Glencoe - Soak up the stunning mountain views and learn about the tragic and famous massacre that took place here in 1692
Isle of Mull - Spot eagles and other wildlife on this pristine island, one of Scotland's wildest, and explore nearby Iona
Tobermory - Explore this picturesque harbour town with its colourful seafront houses and famous local whisky
Scottish Highlands - Uncover some of the UK's best scenery as you traverse coastal roads, pass mountains and native pine forests

Included

3 breakfasts
Escorted by a local driver-guide
All road tolls
14kg luggage - see Trip Notes for details
3 nights simple guesthouse (hotel upgrade available)
Transportation in 16 seat Mercedes mini-coach with air-conditioning
All necessary ferry journeys between Scottish Islands and the mainland
Note: This tour is operated in conjunction with our trusted partner and you will join travellers from different operators, not solely On The Go.

Not Included

International flights & visas
Meals not specified in itinerary
Entry fees unless specified
Airport transfers (pick up and drop off information can be found in the Trip Notes)
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture!

Itinerary

Day 1

Edinburgh to the Isle of Mull

Edinburgh - Glencoe - Tobermory. Leaving Edinburgh, our journey takes us past Stirling Castle to the lively town of Callander. Continuing through Queen Elizabeth Forest Park and the rugged Trossachs, we reach the vast expanse of Rannoch Moor. Heading north, we visit Glencoe, known for the tragic Clan MacDonald massacre of 1692.

After a ferry ride across Loch Linnhe and through Morven's mountains, we arrive in Lochaline for another ferry to Mull. Our destination is Tobermory, Mull's capital, renowned for its colourful seafront houses and often hailed as one of Scotland's most picturesque harbour towns.

Please note: Check-in closes at 08:30 (tour departs at 08:45) - Edinburgh Bus Station Pick Up, Gate J and Gate K, inside Edinburgh Bus Station, St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH1 3DQ

Accommodation: Carnaburg, The Mishnish or similar
Overnight: Tobermory

Day 2

Exploring Iona

We journey south to Fionnphort and board a passenger ferry to the serene island of Iona, renowned as the birthplace of Celtic Christianity. We explore the island's Abbey and museum showcasing Celtic heritage, adorned with magnificent crosses and headstones. Alternatively, we can unwind with a stroll along the tranquil sandy beaches.

In the afternoon, opt for a boat excursion to Staffa, home to Fingal’s Cave, a remarkable geological wonder dubbed 'Nature’s cathedral', offering a glimpse into abundant marine life. After a day immersed in nature, we return to Tobermory for the night.

Accommodation: Carnaburg, The Mishnish or similar
Overnight: Tobermory  |  Breakfast

Day 3

Exploring Mull

Today, we explore the remote corners of Mull, starting with the picturesque village of Dervaig. Next, we head to the rugged sandy beaches of Calgary Bay, where we might catch sight of the majestic white-tailed eagles that inhabit the area. Returning to Tobermory in the early afternoon, we immerse ourselves in the charm of this quaint town, browsing its shops and perhaps visiting the local Tobermory whisky distillery.

Accommodation: Carnaburg, The Mishnish or similar
Overnight: Tobermory  |  Breakfast

Day 4

Heading back to Edinburgh

Tobermory - Oban - Loch Lomond - Edinburgh. Leaving Tobermory, we journey south to Craignure for a brief ferry ride to Oban, Argyll's largest town. Next, we head west to Inveraray, known for its 18th-century whitewashed buildings and the iconic Inveraray Castle, home to Clan Campbell.

Leaving Inveraray behind, we enter Loch Lomond National Park, ascending over 800 feet to the breathtaking 'Rest and be Thankful' viewpoint. Our journey then takes us eastward towards Stirling, offering opportunities for photos of its historic castle, before we return to Edinburgh in the early evening.

Please note: This tour ends at 19:00 - Edinburgh Bus Station Drop Off, Gate J and Gate K, Edinburgh Bus Station, St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH1 3DQ
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates are guaranteed with 2 travellers. 'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to all solo travellers, or if your booking party cannot reach the minimum of 2 persons in a room. Single Rooms can also be booked by any other person wanting the comfort and privacy of their own room.

2024
Twin Share
Single Room
16 Jul - 19 Jul 20% off
R23,555
R18,844
R27,985
R22,388
30 Jul - 02 Aug 20% off
R23,555
R18,844
R27,985
R22,388
20 Aug - 23 Aug 20% off
R23,555
R18,844
R27,985
R22,388
27 Aug - 30 Aug 20% off
R23,555
R18,844
R27,985
R22,388
24 Sep - 27 Sep 20% off
R23,555
R18,844
R27,985
R22,388
08 Oct - 11 Oct 20% off
R22,815
R18,252
R27,245
R21,796
15 Oct - 18 Oct 20% off
R22,815
R18,252
R27,245
R21,796
22 Oct - 25 Oct 20% off
R22,815
R18,252
R27,245
R21,796
29 Oct - 01 Nov 20% off
R22,815
R18,252
R27,245
R21,796

Prices & Dates

Departure dates are guaranteed with 2 travellers. 'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to all solo travellers, or if your booking party cannot reach the minimum of 2 persons in a room. Single Rooms can also be booked by any other person wanting the comfort and privacy of their own room.

2024
Twin Share
Single Room
16 Jul - 19 Jul 20% off
R31,775
R25,420
R50,145
R40,116
30 Jul - 02 Aug 20% off
R31,775
R25,420
R50,145
R40,116
20 Aug - 23 Aug 20% off
R31,775
R25,420
R50,145
R40,116
27 Aug - 30 Aug 20% off
R31,775
R25,420
R50,145
R40,116
24 Sep - 27 Sep 20% off
R31,775
R25,420
R50,145
R40,116
08 Oct - 11 Oct 20% off
R31,035
R24,828
R49,405
R39,524
15 Oct - 18 Oct 20% off
R31,035
R24,828
R49,405
R39,524
22 Oct - 25 Oct 20% off
R31,035
R24,828
R49,405
R39,524
29 Oct - 01 Nov 20% off
R31,035
R24,828
R49,405
R39,524

At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Edinburgh
Ends
Edinburgh
Departs
Tuesdays
Group Size
Min 2 / Max 16
Hotel Rating
Simple guesthouses (hotel upgrade available)
Tour Guide
Yes - escorted by a tour guide
Meals
Breakfast: 3
Countries
Minimum Age
5 years, accompanied by an adult
Arr. Transfer
No
Dep. Transfer
No
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