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Highland Guided Tours

Inverness Guided Tours

Private Highland Tours

COVID19 safety measures

All our cars are deep cleaned before your tour. Our guide will wear a face mask and we will provide you with hand sanitiser, face mask, sterile gloves and cleaning materials for your luggage. Your health, well being and safety are out top priority.

Discover the beautiful Scottish Highlands with Alba Highland Tours and your very own private Highland tour leaving from Inverness, Invergordon or pickup from your accommodation. Sit back and enjoy the breathtaking scenery with one of our exclusive tours of the Scottish Highlands tailor-made to suit you and your party of up to 8 people. Cruise/drive the beautiful Loch Ness, steeped in mystery and folklore remembering to keep your eyes out for the famous Nessie monster. Why not tour around our famous Highland castles, each one steeped in its own romantic and often violent history.

Visit historical battlefields like Culloden where the Scottish army was brutally defeated by the English. Why not try a tipple at one of our many whiskey distilleries, go behind the scenes and see how the passion and dedication make this potion one of the worlds most famous drinks. For scenery, you have come to the right place, have your camera ready as we whisk you off to the magical Isle of Skye and the rugged West coast of Scotland taking time to snap the Torridon mountains or the breathtaking scenery at Gairloch.

Hold on (and close your eyes) as we whisk you up the Applecross peninsula mountain road, regarded as one of the most scenic drives in the UK. Take in the breathtaking views of the Summer Isles from the top, a journey you will never forget. Try a day out in John O Groats, the famous Northern point of the UK mainland. Whatever private tour you choose, Alba Highland Tours will give you an experience to remember and leave you with fond memories of a day out like no other.

Here at Alba Highland Tours, we are completely open to your needs, we can mix and match your day, fancy a single distillery visit followed by a Culloden battlefield tour or, Loch Ness and a castle? Just ask, we will customise your Highland tour to take in all the destinations you wish to visit. We will pick you up and drop you off from your accommodation, airport, train/bus station or Invergordon cruise ship docked at Cromarty port.

Our Inverness guided tour will provide your unique private Highland tour for your group only.

Free in car Wi-Fi – Free snacks/soft drinks during tours – Pick up/drop off from all major Scottish airports – Pick up/drop off from all local accommodation – Pick up/drop off from Cromarty port cruise ships – Discount available for tours & accommodation booked together.

Culloden Battlefield

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On 16 April 1746, the final Jacobite rising came to a brutal head in one of the most harrowing battles in British history.  Let us take you to Culloden battlefield on the start of a day of adventure which will also include:

Clava Cairns – A 4000 year old Bronze Age burial ground.

Cawdor castle – Cawdor Castle dates from the late 14th century, built as a private fortress by the Thanes of Cawdor. An ancient medieval tower built around the legendary holly tree.

Fort George – A large 18th-century fortress near Ardersier, to the North-East of Inverness.

Driving Time – 1hr 20mins
Total time approx 5 hrs 37 minutes
Distance 60km (30m)

Price: 2-3 people £180. 4+ £50 each.

Loch Ness Loop

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Tour the world famous Loch Ness. Our Nessie hunt starts from Inverness heading down the Northern side of Loch Ness. We pass through the village of Drumnadrochit and onto Urquhart castle, from there we head onto Fort Augustus at the southern tip of Loch Ness. Turning back towards Inverness on the much quieter southern road, we pass through the villages of Foyers and Dores, stopping at Dores beach for some spectacular views down Loch Ness. From Dores we then have a short drive back to Inverness.

Options include:

  • Loch Ness visitors centre
  • Jacobite cruise
  • Urquhart castle
  • Fort Augustus shopping

Driving time 2hrs
Total Time 5-7 hrs (depending on options)
Distance 107km (67m)

Price: 2-3 people £180. 4+ £50 each.

Inverness to Mallaig

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Visit the beautiful West coast port town of Mallaig which is the end of the West Highland railway line. Take in the breathtaking scenery along the way with many photo opportunities including Loch Ness, Urquhart castle and, the famous glenfinnan viaduct made famous in the Harry Potter steam train to hogwarts. After an hour or so in Mallaig, we will return to Inverness taking in the scenic and much quieter southern Loch Ness Road.

Driving time 5hrs 20mins
Total time 7hrs
Distance 335km (208m)

Price: 2-3 people £200, 4+ £55 each.

Inverness to Applecross & Torridon

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The Applecross Peninsula on the North West coast of Scotland takes you through some of the most remote and dramatic routes in the highlands so, make sure you have your camera handy. A short lunch stop at Applecross then onto the Torridon mountain range. There will be plenty of opportunities for some fantastic photo stops along the way.

Driving time 4hrs 50mins
Total time 6 – 7hrs
Distance 268km (167m)

Price: 2-3 people £200, 4+ £55 each.

Inverness to Ullapool & Gairloch

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Leaving Inverness, we will head North West to Ullapool, a beautiful West coast town situated in Ross & Cromarty, where can stop off for a coffee/shopping trip and, they also do great fish and chips. From Ullapool we then head South to Gairloch following mostly a coastal route with plenty of photo opportunities then back to Inverness.

Driving time 4hr 20min
Total time 6hrs
Distance 293km (182m)

Price: 2-3 people £180, 4+ £50 each

The Isle of Skye

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Heading west from Inverness to The beautiful Isle of Skye, known for it’s rugged landscapes, picturesque villages and medieval castles. Sit back and enjoy the scenery as we pass through the best of the west coast has to offer including a stop off at the famous Eilean Donan castle. Along the way we will travel past Loch Ness & Urquhart castle then onto Kyle of Lochalsh and, over the bridge to Skye.

Driving time – 5hr 20m
Total time 7-8hrs
Distance – 362km (225m)

Price: 2-3 people £240, 4+ £60 each.

John O Groats

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Heading north up the East coast from Inverness to travel to John O Groats, one of the most Northern parts of the UK and a “must visit” destination for tourists. John o’ Groats is the starting point for many embarking on the famous ‘End to End’ journey to Land’s End in England, some 876 miles away from John O Groats,

On the way we drive past Dunrobin castle & gardens. As well as passing through the villages of Golspie, Brora & Helmsdale and the town of Wick.

Driving time – 5hr 30min
Total time 7-8hr
Distance – 390km (243m)

Price: 2-3 people £200, 4+ £60 each

Distillery Tour (3 Distilleries)

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You cannot visit the Highlands without sampling our finest tipple. Let us take the worry out of driving for you. The tour can include tasting if you wish or, just come along for the fun.

Our distilleries are:

Glen Ord, Tomatin & Dalmore (or choose your own).

Driving time 1hr 30min
Distillery time 3hr 30min
Total time – 5-6hr
Distance – 112km (70m)

Price: 2-3 people £160, 4+ £50 each.

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