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Where Spirits Roam:
The Scottish Highlands

Aberdeenhire – Cairngorms National Park – Speyside – Isle of Skye – Oban – Edinburgh

11 days | from EUR 1,257.00 pp in dbl-room*

From the urban cityscape of Edinburgh to the vast wilderness of the Highlands, this package offers an ideal blend of city, nature and adventure. Stops include the idyllic Isle of Skye and ever-mysterious Loch Ness.


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Day 1 to 3: Aberdeenshire

Rental car pick-up
Broker: Sunny Cars
Vehicle: Mietwagen Sunnycars
Rate: Sunnycars (Stand: 24.05.2019): AB – Vauxhall Corsa /AC/2dr oder ähnlich, All-in/FF/AD
Location: Edinburgh Airport

To Aberdeenshire210 km | 3 hours 30 minutes

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Accommodation:
A historic farm house2 Nights | Bed & Breakfast

This listed farm house was built in 1762 by the ancestors of the present owner. Forest with deer, birds chirping and tranquillity surround the rural idyll. Those who enter the prestigious stone house will be met by the stern glances of the ancestors of the McCombie family in the impressive galleried entrance hall. All the more friendly are the hosts who make every effort to make their guests happy. Veronica is a trained Cordon Bleu chef, which is reflected in both breakfast and dinner. The house in the heart of Aberdeenshire is ideally located for exploring the surrounding castles, gardens, and whiskey distilleries. Read more→

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Day 3 to 5: Moray

From Aberdeenshire to Moray121 km | 2 hours 30 minutes

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Accommodation:
A traditional Scottish country house2 Nights | Bed & Breakfast

Host Rosemarie has been running the elegant B&B for over 16 years. The secluded property is situated on rich farmland east of Inverness just a few miles from the sea. The rooms are decorated with antique furniture handed down in Rosemariefamily through generations. The excellent meals are made using fresh herbs and vegetables grown on the farm. All room overlook the lovely grounds and Moray landscape beyond.

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Day 5 to 7: Portree

From Moray to Portree231 km | 4 hours

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Accommodation:
A B&B near Portree2 Nights | Bed & Breakfast

This B&B lies at the edge of the port town of Portree. The Cuillin Mountains are visible to the south and the Old Man of Storr, a beautiful hiking area with gorgeous nooks and crannies, rises to the north. The custom-designed rooms receive plenty of light. The living room has a fireplace and is replete with books and maps all about the Isle of Skye. Rick and Georgie also happy to give advice on where to go for day trips. Pubs, restaurants and shops can be found on the other side of Loch Portree. 

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Day 7 to 9: Oban

From Portree to Oban188 km | 4 hours 30 minutes (including ferry crossing)

The ferry crosses from the Inner Hebrides to the mainland.

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Accommodation:
A designer B&B overlooking Loch Linnhe2 Nights | Bed & Breakfast

The designer guest house located between Appin and Oban on the west coast affords unparalleled views of Loch Linnhe. The eight, individually decorated rooms have jacuzzi baths, underfloor heating and large panoramic-view windows. The day starts out with a healthy, hearty breakfast: smoked fish or sweet pancakes provide a delicious alternative to the usual ham and eggs fare. Excursions can be arranged to the islands of Iona and Staffa, once a source of inspiration for the German composer Felix Mendelssohn.
For dinner the hosts recommend the Eriska Hotel which also features a golf course and a spa. Reservations need to be made at the time of booking.  Read more→

The host Sean O'Byrne is world champion in traditional longbowarchery. Anyone who wants to try this historic discipline of the ScottishHighlands can book a lesson through Umfulana (35, – GBP per person – advancebooking required).

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Day 9 to 11: Edinburgh

From Oban to Edinburgh200 km | 3 hours 30 minutes

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Rental car drop-off
Location: Edinburgh Downtown

Accommodation:
A Victorian residence in downtown Edinburgh2 Nights | Bed & Breakfast

The hosts' first Blène, a former teacher, and Erland, a journalist with a wry British sense of humour, have created a guest suite in their new home in Cambridge Street. The suite is located on the ground floor of a stately Victorian mansion and is itself beautifully furnished in Victorian style. The couples' candlelight breakfasts are unparalleled: Choices include Pommes Rimbaut, Mushroom Taleggio, Asparagus Apocalypse and Oeufs à la Brioche. Although many of Edinburgh's most important sights are only minutes away, the rooms face a quiet garden.

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Additional Services

Climate Compensation
In order to compensate part of the CO2 emissions caused by your travels, we raise a voluntary donation, which is being transfered in its entirety to the Klima-Kollekte GmbH in Berlin or Wildlands South Africa. 

With your donation CO2-saving projects are supported; one example being solar cookers for Lesotho. Further information can be found at www.umfulana.com/about-umfulana/projects/climate-compensation
www.klima-kollekte.de and www.wildlands.co.za

If you wish to opt out of the Umfulana climate initiative, please note this on your booking form.


Vehicle

Company: Sunny Cars
Rate: Sunnycars (Stand: 24.05.2019): AB - Vauxhall Corsa /AC/2dr oder ähnlich, All-in/FF/AD

Services


The cost is per person based on two people sharing a double room and includes accommodation and meals per itinerary.

from USD 1,379.00*
(from EUR 1,257.00)*




You can start this tour on any date.
Best Travel Time:
April–Oct.

Upon booking this tour you will receive:
» the names, addresses and telephone numbers of each accommodation
» Your vouchers
» detailed directions to each accommodation

Please call us if you would like to request a customized itinerary, book a tour or just ask quesitons about our range of services.


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Melissa Nußbaum
Ph.: +49 (0)2268 92298-57

Jessica Parkin
Ph.: +49 (0)2268 92298-23

Leslie Jalowiecki
Ph.: +49 (0)2268 92298-67

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1. Your Tour Specifications
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2. Consulting + Itinerary
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4. Payment + Travel Documents
After completion of the booking process, you will receive a confirmed itinerary. The complete travel documents will be forwarded to you on receipt of the remaining balance following payment of the deposit.

5. Tour
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