Trip Overview…

Begin your holiday by travelling on the Caledonian sleeper train to the picturesque surroundings of Inverness, the gateway to the Highlands. Explore the magical island of Skye and the history and heritage of Edinburgh. The beauty of Scotland really comes to life on this magnificent journey!

Package Includes


  • Explore Edinburgh’s history with skip-the-line entrance to Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Tickets to see the Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Spend 3 nights in the magical Isle of Skye
  • Explore all of Skye’s best sights on a guided day tour of the island
  • Explore Inverness with a hop-on, hop-off bus tour

Rail & Hotel Included:

  • 1 night accommodation onboard Caledonian Sleeper
  • 2-nights’ hotel accommodation with breakfast in Inverness
  • 3-nights’ hotel accommodation with breakfast on the Isle of Skye
  • 2 nights’ hotel accommodation with breakfast in Edinburgh
  • Rail travel in standard class throughout

Tours & Inclusions:

  • 4 days car hire
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour in Inverness
  • Isle of Skye full day guided tour
  • Tickets to see the Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Skip-the-line entrance to Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse

At a glance

9 days
Departing Apr 22 – Oct 23
From AUD$
Code RB

Your Itinerary

Day 1 – Overnight onboard the Caledonian Sleeper

Inside a lounge car onboard an overnight train

Depart London on the Caledonian Sleeper for your overnight journey to the Scottish Highlands. (Overnight onboard the Caledonian Sleeper)

Day 2 – Inverness


Awake in the charming Highland town of Inverness. Boasting an abundance of culture, history, a beautiful Old Town, and the 19th-century Inverness Cathedral, this city and the surrounding region was made for exploring. Use your hop-on, hop-off bus tickets to see places of interest such as the Victorian Market, Botanic Gardens, Greig Street Bridge, and the Inverness Museum and Art Gallery.   (Overnight Inverness) B

Day 3 – Inverness to Isle of Skye

Today, pick up your car from Inverness and make your way to Portree on the magical Isle of Skye. After checking into your hotel, head into the village for a late lunch or early dinner. Be sure to sample some of the local seafood the area is famous for. With its glorious harbour, pier, and views of the surrounding hills It is easy to see why Portree is considered one of the 20 most beautiful villages in the UK (Overnight in Skye) B 

Day 4 – Day tour of Isle of Skye

On this full day in Skye you will get to see all the iconic sights the Island has to offer with a full day guided tour. Highlights include The Fairy Pools, Neist Point, The Quiraing and Kilt Rock to name a few. You’ll be sure to create magical memories on this breathtaking tour. (Overnight in Skye) B  

Day 5 – Isle of Skye

Spend your final day on Skye at your leisure. Perhaps drive to the Kyle of Lochalsh or make your way to the one of the surrounding hiking areas for some spectacular views of the island.

Day 6 – Isle of Skye to Inverness


Today you will depart the Isle of Skye and head back to Inverness. Use the afternoon to visit the sights you may have missed first time around (Overnight Inverness) B  

Day 7 – Inverness to Edinburgh


Today you’ll board the train and head off to Edinburgh, Scotland’s historic capital.  Along the way, relax onboard and enjoy the romantic Scottish landscape as it rolls by. (Overnight in Edinburgh) 

Day 8 – Edinburgh

Take time today to stroll Edinburgh’s historic streets.  Visit historic spots like Holyrood Palace and make your way to Edinburgh Castle perched on its rock overlooking the city and surrounding area.  History lovers will relish the chance to see and learn about the castle and its place in Scottish lore.  View the “Honours of Scotland” once the regalia of Scottish monarchs.  To catch a glimpse of Edinburgh’s medieval era, visit the city’s oldest standing structure, St. Margaret’s located inside the castle complex. (Overnight in Edinburgh) 

Day 9 – Your journey ends in Edinburgh

Spend one final morning in Edinburgh before heading back to London.


Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards.
Price based on selected dates in October 2022
Maximum Flexibility
With Maximum Flexibility, we give travellers the option to change their travel dates or cancel their rail holiday up to 60 days prior to departure without incurring any change or cancellation fees. Any existing reservations can be rescheduled up to 60 days prior to departure without incurring any change or cancellation fees.
Customers will be issued a future travel credit, which is valid for 24 months and can be used toward a new reservation with any of our brands, destinations, and itineraries for any travel date and length of trip without penalty*.
*Maximum Flexibility valid for one change only. Additional restrictions may apply for any rail holidays that include Cruises, Belmond, Alaska Railroad, Glacier Express Excellence Class, Rocky Mountaineer, Golden Eagle Luxury Trains, Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions, The Blue Train, El Transcantábrico, Tsars Gold, or other luxury trains. Please be aware that certain arrangements, may not be amended after they have been confirmed and any alteration could incur a cancellation charge of up to 100% of that portion of the travel arrangements.
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