Popular Inverness Tours

inverness Tours

They are lots of tours and trips departing from  Inverness and you can choose between private tour guides through to guided bus tours. Tour guides can really bring a place to life with their knowledge and enthusiasm.

Private tour guides can offer you customised itineraries based on your interests whether it be history, culture, wildlife, adventure or a combination of them all.

Urqhart Castle on shore of Loch Ness
Urquhart Castle is a popular stop on Highland tours

Top Tours

Inverness is the gateway to the Highlands. Many tour guides and tour operators offer half-day, one-day and even longer trips. The top popular tour destinations from Inverness include:

Tours to Skye

This is usually a long day trip as the journey to Skye takes some time.  You are likely to travel along Loch Ness, spend time at Eilean Donan Castle and then onto Skye to enjoy the famous mountains (Cuillins) with photo stops at places like The Old Man Of Storr and Kilt Rock Waterfall.

Tours to Orkney

A popular tour is from Inverness to Orkney. Travel along the east coast up to John o Groats and then take the ferry across to Orkney. Tours can include visits to Kirkwall, Scapa Flow, Skara Brae and the standing stones of Stenness.

Speyside Whisky Tours

Take a trip to Speyside to discover some of the many whisky distilleries in Speyside. Enjoy tours and tastings at famous names such as Macallan, Glenfiddich and Glenlivet to less familiar ones such as Benromach and Cragganmore.

Loch Ness Boat Tours

There are a number of tour styles available. A popular option is to take a boat trip which incorporates a visit to Urquhart Castle. Whatever the weather, it can get cold so wrap up warm!

Many tours depart from Inverness Bus Station.