Eye of Sky | Journey Across Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK

Sat May 18 2024 at 06:00 am to Thu May 23 2024 at 01:00 am UTC+04:00

Dubai International Airport | Dubai

Trekkup Dubai
Publisher/HostTrekkup Dubai
Eye of Sky | Journey Across Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK
Advertisement
The Isle of Skye is a place of speechless natural beauty but also intriguing historical significance. This magical island was once a stronghold of Scottish clans with intense battles and legendary tales.
Its rugged landscapes and jagged coastlines have witnessed clan warfare and ancient rebellions. Skye's stunning landscapes feature the famous Cuillin Mountains, dramatic sea cliffs, and beautiful lakes inspiring artists and writers, such as JK Rowling. Skye's medieval castles, like Dunvegan Castle, offer a glimpse into the lives of the ruling clans.
Here you can delve into the deep roots of Scottish heritage, tracing the footsteps of early Mesolithic hunter-gatherers, the influence of Norse Vikings, and the medieval power struggles between the MacLeod and MacDonald clans on Skye.
As we'll hike through the landscape, we'll keep an eye out for the dinosaur fossils that have been discovered in certain areas, offering a glimpse even into Skye's pre-historical times.
While enjoying the picturesque scenery of this island, we will also visit distilleries to learn about whiskey production, stay in fort hotels located on rugged coastlines, and indulge in the delicious and hearty cuisine and drinks that Scotland is famous for. The Isle of Skye offers a captivating journey into Scotland's past and present.
Lets go!
Day 1 // Loch Tulla + Glenfinnan Viaduct
We'll begin our adventure by experiencing the breathtaking views at Loch Tulla, where we will admire the beauty of the surroundings and take a quick trek on the Devil's Staircase and Three Sisters Viewpoint. Afterward, we'll continue our journey towards the Glenfinnan Viaduct, a famous location seen in the Harry Potter movies. Here, we'll have the opportunity to explore the viaduct and the picturesque town nearby.
Day 2 // Fairy Pools + Dunvegan Castle
We’ll start the day with a traditional Scottish breakfast featuring black pudding and square sausage - a delightful introduction to local cuisine. Our first destination will be the Fairy Pools, where we'll embark on a mesmerizing trek through scenic landscapes, crystalline pools, and enchanting waterfalls. From there, we'll make our way to the Neist Point Lighthouse, surrounded by lush greenery and offering fantastic nature walks and stunning views. Further on to Dunvegan Castle, an ancient stronghold of the MacLeod clan for last 800 years, making it the oldest continuously inhabited castle.
We will explore the captivating history and stroll through its beautiful gardens. As the day unfolds, we'll drive to Portree, the vibrant capital of Skye, and enjoy dinner in one of the local restaurants.
Day 3 // Quiraing + Old Man of Storr
Get ready for Quiraing, one of the most awe-inspiring treks on Skye. This 7km journey will treat you to panoramic views of dramatic landscapes, including the Needle, the Table, and the Prison. Traverse these unique rock formations and embrace the stunning beauty that unfolds at each step. Later, we'll visit Lealt Falls, the iconic Old Man of Storr, and Bearreraig Bay for more scenic walkabouts.
Day 4 // Edinburgh
We'll bid farewell to Skye and make our way to Edinburgh, Scotland's vibrant capital city. Along the way, we'll stop at Tallisker Waterfall. Nestled within a lush, untamed wilderness, this cascading masterpiece is am unforgettable sight. Prepare to marvel at the sheer force and beauty as the waterfall plunges into a crystal-clear pool below. It's an ideal spot to immerse yourself in nature's wonders or capture the perfect photograph.
Next we head to Beach Bay and whiskey distillery. We ll step into a world of time-honored tradition and rich flavors as you learn about the art of whisky-making from master craftsmen.
Finally, we'll arrive in Edinburgh to check into our hotel. You'll have the evening free to explore the charming alleys, join a night city tour, or unwind at a traditional Scottish pub.
Day 5 // Departure
Early start to for a trek up Arthur's Seat, an ancient volcanic hill with panoramic views of the city, and if time allows explore Holyrood Palace, the official residence of the British monarch in Scotland. Next we head to the train station to take us back to Glasgow airport for return flight home.
Grade: Easy, hikes are short but steep.
Activity: Trekking, sightseeing, cultural immersion.
Cost: 4820 AED excl. flights
Room & Meals: Boutique hotels 3* - double sharing, restaurant meals excluded due to variety.
Specifically excluded: Visa, meals, international flights.
Flights: direct Emirates EK-027 + EK-028 at 4,000 AED.
Visas: UK visa rules apply. Details here. It is participant sole responsibility to secure admission to the country of destination.
See yah in Skye x
Trekkup Crew
Whatsapp 0504848238 / [email protected]
Advertisement

Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Dubai International Airport, Dubai,Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tickets

Sharing is Caring:

More Events in Dubai

Yacht Trip Dubai : Book 56 ft Premium Yacht up to 21 people
Sat May 25 2024 Yacht Trip Dubai : Book 56 ft Premium Yacht up to 21 people

Centaurus Charter: Luxury Yacht Rental Dubai Marina

Entry tickets to Dubai Frame
Sat May 25 2024 Entry tickets to Dubai Frame

Dubai Frame

Jetpack in The Palm
Sat May 25 2024 Jetpack in The Palm

Hydro Water Sports Dukes The Palm

Dubai Private Boat Charter with Optional Island Getaway Upgrade
Sat May 25 2024 Dubai Private Boat Charter with Optional Island Getaway Upgrade

Xclusive Yachts - Yacht Rental Dubai

60 Minutes Thrilling Jet Ski Experience in Dubai Marina
Sat May 25 2024 60 Minutes Thrilling Jet Ski Experience in Dubai Marina

Jumeirah Beach Residence

Dubai Lost Chambers Ultimate Snorkel Experience
Sat May 25 2024 Dubai Lost Chambers Ultimate Snorkel Experience

Atlantis The Palm

3Hours Fishing Trip
Sat May 25 2024 at 05:00 am 3Hours Fishing Trip

Fairmont The Palm

4-Hour Private Deep Sea Fishing Trip
Sat May 25 2024 at 05:00 am 4-Hour Private Deep Sea Fishing Trip

775G+G6 Dubai

LADIES GYM \u2018DAY OUT\u2019
Sat May 25 2024 at 06:00 am LADIES GYM ‘DAY OUT’

V Fitness DUBAI

Breath & Breakfast - Full Moon Special \/Water Breathwork
Sat May 25 2024 at 07:00 am Breath & Breakfast - Full Moon Special /Water Breathwork

Kite Beach

PizzaExpress Live
Sat May 25 2024 at 07:45 am PizzaExpress Live

PizzaExpress Live, JLT

Introductory Workshop - Equipping Girls for the Future
Sat May 25 2024 at 08:00 am Introductory Workshop - Equipping Girls for the Future

Jumeirah Islands

Dubai is Happening!

Never miss your favorite happenings again!

Explore Dubai Events