Walking Across Europe is superb so get on your walking boots to see the region at its very best and really get away from it all.
Some walkers visit other countries for the culture, others for the weather, but some visit other countries for its change of view and scenery. One of the most beautiful countries in the world for its natural and untouched scenery is Scotland and this Great Glen Way walking holiday is perfect for those looking to ogle at Scotland’s beauty.
This self-guided Scottish walking holiday in Scotland’s Highlands along The Great Glen makes a varied and interesting hiking tour. The Great Glen Way passes through some of Scotland’s most stunning landscape, the magical lochs and mountains full of wildlife. The towns you will visit along the way along the way are some of the Highlands most famous. Fort William, a centre for walkers and mountaineers for generations, is a great place to extend your stay and climb Scotland’s highest mountain; the famous Ben Nevis.
This walking holiday on the Great Glen Way in the Scotland operates between April and September and in either direction.
Suggested Tour Duration: 7 nights, 6 days walking
Total Distance: 73 miles
Min/max daily distance: 8/18 miles (*see day 7)
Average Daily distance: 12 miles
Features: Fort William, Loch Ness, Caledonian Canal
Day 1: Arrive Fort William, Scottish Highlands
Day 2: Walk Fort William to Gairlochy 11 miles easy
Day 3: Walk Gairlochy to North Laggan 13.5 miles easy
Day 4: North Laggan to Fort Augustus 9 miles easy
Day 5: Fort Augustus to Invermoriston 8 miles easy
Day 6: Invermoriston to Drumnadrochit 14 miles easy
Day 7: Drumnadrochit to Inverness 18 miles moderate, or 2 days of 10 and 8 miles
Day 8: Depart after breakfast or extend your holiday and spend some time exploring.
What’s included in your Walking Holiday in Scotland on the Great Glen Way:
• Accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
• Room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
• Daily luggage transfer
• Support should there be any problems on route
• Detailed itineraries
• Map of Great Glen Way
• Cicerone’s guide to Great Glen Way
More information on www.greatglenwaywalkingholidays.com
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