Discover the Highlands with Highland Spirit Tours
With such a wide range of tours available departing from Inverness, it can be difficult to choose which tour to go on. Tours are especially ideal in the Highlands as public transport can be problematic.
One of the best ways of discovering the area is to take a private tour. Highland Spirit Tours offer departures from Inverness. All tours are adaptable but popular routes include Culloden Moor, Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle. Or if you are interested in whisky, why not embark on a trip deep into Speyside an discover the malts and heritage of this whisky producing region. Maybe you want to see the Moray Firth Dolphins -
One of the most popular tours is a tour to Skye. Skye is synonymous with the west coast of Scotland. It has a dark brooding landscape, which is beautiful however when the sun is out it lights up the landscape and the views become stunning. Skye is a magical place with lots of nature and folklore. It has a strong connection with Inverness as Bonnie Prince Charlie made his escape via Skye after the battle of Culloden.
For whisky lovers look out for tours with distillery visits. Inverness is in the Highland whisky region and there are a number of whisky distilleries nearby including Glen Ord and Glenmorangie. Speyside lies to the east and is not too far away. It has the largest concentration of distilleries in Scotland.
The Royal Deeside and Malt Whisky Day Tour from Inverness includes the opportunity to visit to Glenlivet Distillery in Speyside.
The Best of the Scottish Highlands Day Tour from Inverness: Black Isle, Loch Ness and Scotch Whisky includes the opportunity to visit Glen Ord Distillery.
One of the other popular trips from Inverness is to the Orkney Isles. Involving a ferry ride from the tip of Scotland, the Orkney Isles are a land of mystery with the ancient settlement of Skara Brae being the highlight for many. However trips usually include visits to the Italian Chapel, built by Italian prisoners of war.