Enter a Hive of Adventure and Beauty on Private Scottish Highlands Tours
When you visit the Northern end of Scotland doing a vast range of private Scottish Highlands tours, you will see the Scotland many imagine in their dreams. There are majestic mountains, glens, many lochs, hidden beaches, ancient woods and Castles with fantastic history to name just a minor few.
The Highlands are often regarded as Scotland’s most romantic regions due to fabulous castles and the unspoiled nature of deep blue lochs, glens and rugged mountains. The fast changing weather conditions give the highlands a mystical touch as on clear days you see mountains that were not visible on cloudy days. The highlands sparkle when the sun hits the snow-capped winter mountains.
Major historical events took place in regions here and with Scottish Highlands history tours, you can visit many of these fascinating and exciting sights events. These include Spoling Dyke where the most brutal example of clan warfare happened in late 16th century and Glen Shiel where a battle took place in 1719.
Top 10 Things to Do in Highland
Boat Tours the Scottish Highlands Offer Include Looking for 'Nessie' in Loch Ness
Possibly the most famous Loch in the world is found in this region and boat tours the Scottish Highlands offer are the best way to explore it while keeping an eye out for ’Nessie’ the mysterious Loch Ness Monster!
Experience great Scottish Highlands adventure tours when you visit Ben Nevis the highest mountain in the UK and Fort William which sits below it. Alternatively, enjoy excellent sightseeing tours the Scottish Highlands provides in Cairngorm National Park.
Other well-known places to visit with private Scottish Highlands tours include Inverness, Eilean Donan Castle, Dornoch Cathedral, Culloden Battlefield, Urquhart Castle and Great Glen Way.
The range of activities available are numerous and include hiking, trekking, climbing, mountain biking, fishing, boating, kayaking, wildlife tours, whale watching, golfing and all types of snow-related sports in winter.
Travel Tips for Highland
The majority of people wanting to visit the Scottish Highlands should visit anytime during the months of May through to September. This is when the weather is best and there is more daylight which is better suited for doing the likes of Scottish Highlands adventure tours. If it is winter sports that you are interested in, then the best time is during the months when snow is in abundance, usually December to February or early March.
The costs vary in the Scottish Highlands depending on when and where you go. An example of this is the daily budget for an average traveller in Inverness is US$188 (Stg£141), this includes accommodation and all main meals. The daily cost for the same person in Cairngorms National Park is US$126 (Stg£95). The price of any private Scottish Highlands tours will also vary on the region of the highlands and time of the year.
The best tips for visiting the Scottish Highlands is to do your research on the different regions and attractions. It is possible to stay in one place and travel easily to other locations with sightseeing tours the Scottish Highlands offer. When partaking in any of the Scottish Highlands adventure tours, it is so important to listen to the instructions and the rules that the guides and professional instructors give.
The weather in the Scottish Highlands can be as unpredictable as the rest of the UK. The winter weather can be extreme with a lot of snow and low temperatures of 6º and 7º Celsius. January tends to be the coldest month. July and August, on average, are the hottest month of the year with temperatures around 18º Celsius. During the Spring and Autumn months, you can expect rain and temperatures of around 9º to 16º Celsius.