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Highland Rail Voyager

This great value short break is a wonderful introduction to 'Bonnie Scotland'. Roam the glorious Highlands and discover one of the "Great Railway Journeys of the World". Relax as magnificent vistas glide past your window and the sensational views unfold. Enjoy free time to explore Inverness, the Capital of the Highlands and discover all fascinating attractions this ancient city has to offer.

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4 days from £415

 

DEPARTS

Monday 26 Apr 2021

Monday 4 October 2021

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Dramatic Highland scenery

  • Take an original ‘Great Rail Journey of the World’ on the spectacular Kyle of Lochalsh line

  • Light lunch overlooking the stunning Isle of Skye

  • Free time to discover the ancient city of Inverness, the Capital of the Highlands

  • Based at a central Inverness 4-star hotel

 

Also included in your Tour Fare:

  • Dinner each evening plus 1 light lunch

  • Rail travel & seat reservations from your Home Station to Tour Base (Standard or First Class)

  • Services of experienced Railtrail Tour Manager

 

 

 

DAY 1

For customers booking our rail inclusive package, we travel by train through Scotland and climb high into the mountains along the glorious Highland Line through Stirling, Perth and Aviemore to the city of Inverness. Our hotel for the next three nights is the Mercure Inverness, located just a short walk from the station.

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DAY 2

A highlight of your Railtrail holiday - travelling by train on one of the world's finest coast to coast railway adventures to the Kyle of Lochalsh, immortalised in Sir Michael Palin's original "Great Railway Journeys of the World" TV series. We board the train in Inverness and travel along the whole of this spectacularly scenic line. As the train nears its destination, you are rewarded with dream-like vistas across the loch to the Cullin Hills on the Isle of Skye. Upon arrival into Lochalsh, we make our way to the Lochalsh Hotel for a light lunch, taking in the views, before making the return journey.

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DAY 3

A free day to enjoy at leisure in Inverness, the capital of the Highlands. Discover the many visitor attractions this ancient city has to offer including the Castle, Cathedral, and Botanic Gardens. An easy way to see all the attractions is on the open top Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour, offering panoramic views of this cultural city. You may wish to venture out of the city and take a dolphin cruise on the Moray Firth, book a Loch Ness Cruise or a full day excursion to experience the train journey along the Far North Line through wild Caithness... the options are endless!

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DAY 4

After breakfast it is time to bid farewell to the Highlands and customers booking our rail package return by train, past the Cairngorm Mountains and down through the Lowlands to Edinburgh and homeward stations.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

HOTEL

Mercure Hotel, Inverness

Situated in the centre of Inverness, the 4-star Mercure hotel boasts an excellent waterside setting overlooking the River Ness. The railway station is conveniently located just a short walk from the hotel. The recently refurbished, stylish bar and restaurant have fantastic views. The hotel also has a gymnasium. The modern bedrooms are well equipped with free Wi-Fi, TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.

 

FARES

Fare Region

First

Standard

London: Kings Cross

£675

£559

Greater London

£689

£565

South of England

£725

£585

East Anglia

£705

£575

South West

£815

£639

Heart of England

£729

£585

Midlands

£685

£559

Yorkshire

£645

£545

North East

£619

£529

North West

£675

£555

South Wales

£775

£615

North Wales

£715

£579

Scotland

£539

£485


Join & Leave at Hotel £425

 

Single Room Supplement £75

 

£10 tour discount for holders of National Rail cards

 

3 nights’ bed, breakfast & Table d’Hôte evening meal, 1 light lunch

Rail travel & seat reservations from your Home Station to Tour Base (Standard or First Class)

Rail travel, as described

All excursions as detailed

Services of experienced Railtrail Tour Manager

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Railtrail Tours Limited
21 The Smithfield Centre, Leek
Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 5JW
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