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From Inverness: Jacobite Steam Train and Highlands Tour

From Inverness: Jacobite Steam Train and Highlands Tour

From US$ 183.98 per person

Discover the beauty of the Scottish highlands and Loch Ness, with a stop for lunch in a local fishing town. Experience a memorable journey on the Jacobite Steam Train as it crosses the Glenfinnan Viaduct, voted one of the world’s most scenic railways.

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Duration 12 hours
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English

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a trip on the world-famous Jacobite Steam Train
  • Marvel at the beautiful Scottish Highlands
  • Learn about the history and culture of the region from your local Scottish guide
Full description

Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of the Scottish Highlands and board the Jacobite Steam Train. Cross the Glenfinnan Viaduct for a scenic tour of Loch Ness and stop for lunch in a local fishing town.

Begin your journey along the world-famous Loch Ness, stopping for photos above the ruins of Urquhart Castle. Continue south and visit the Commando Memorial, overlooking the Nevis Range — home to the UK’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis.

Next, set your sights on the Jacobite Steam Train and hop on board at Fort William. Your journey through magnificent landscapes will end in the fishing port of Mallaig, where you can try fresh seafood for lunch or explore the town.

Take the scenic ‘Road to the Isles’ to Glenfinnan viaduct for stunning views. Admire beautiful scenery as you ride to Fort Augustus, the Caledonian Canal, and Loch Ness. Finish your tour at Falls of Foyers and Dores Beach on the banks of Loch Ness.

Includes
  • Jacobite Steam Train ride
  • Local Scottish guide
  • Roundtrip transportation to and from central Inverness
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Inverness Bus Station Stance 6 Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour departs to check-in.

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Cash

Know before you go

  • Please note, this is first and foremost a coach tour, with a steam train element
  • Please note, this tour is an unlicensed and unauthorised tour of sites related to the Harry Potter franchise. This tour does not have any association with, connection to, sponsorship by, or endorsement of, the Harry Potter franchise nor the author J.K. Rowling
  • Lunch and tips are not included in the price
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 156 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5

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One of a kind experience with Jacobite steam and highland tour! Worth the money and experience with riding the train (as if I am going to Hogwarts ) and witnessing as the train passed through the viaduct! My inner child just came out again. Our tour guide, Doppy (if I heard it correctly - the tour guide on 22nd Oct (as I write is review), is very professional, knowledgeable about the places we visited, even suggested good food and restaurant we should try when we got back Inverness! I really enjoyed your tour! Will definitely recommend this trip to our family and friends! Thank you Get Your Guide and DOPPY!!!!! You are the man!!!!!

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October 22, 2021

What an amazing day filled with all sorts of experiences! Duffy - our guide for the day, was an absolute gem! Kind, fun, entertaining… of course the Jacobite train is a must do while in the Highlands but wow, the whole day was nothing short of fabulous! A good mix of fun, nature, history. Thank you Duffy!

October 1, 2021

It's a very long day but well worth the stamina expended. Certainly rain detracts from the experience, however, in my 6 days of touring in this region in early autumn I always found that rain stopped for some of the time and there were spells of nicer weather. All the tour guides seem to be well versed in the dramatic history of the region.

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October 1, 2021

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