Small group Highlands & Islands adventure Tours
Discover off the beaten track, wild Scotland beyond the guidebook. Explore the finest routes and travel back-roads, where larger coaches won’t go.
10 reasons why to travel with us:
- Personalised, tailor & custom made, as this is YOUR tour
- We listen to your priorities, must-see places & accommodate your hobbies& interests
- Flexible in every way to maximise your experience and you set the pace
- Comfortable in modern mini-bus, best for groups of up to 8
- We travel to spectacular locations beyond the guidebook, off the beaten track, where larger coaches can’t go
- We pick you up from and drop you off at your location
- 6 discounts on offer
- Accommodation – any B&B, hostel or hotel – you chose your budget
- We are multi-lingual & our customers come from all over the world
- 22 years experience, etc.
* Short local highlights (1/3, 1/2, 2/3 and full day tours)
* 1 and 2 day tours
* 3 day and longer tours
* We offer 1.5, 2.5, 3.5 day etc. tours – check further below for more info
In which we get you to Scotland’s remotest corners, including the Northwest Highlands and Western or Northern Isles.
You state your accommodation preference (hostel, B&B or hotel) and will email you suggestions. We take you there with 22 years travel experience all over Scotland.
Pick up / drop off from almost anywhere incl. from Stirling, Dundee & St. Andrews Uni, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Scottish airports, cruise- & ferry ports, etc. We take you to the best places. Relax, de-stress and forget all your worries in stunning and peaceful surroundings.
Easy – if you book today – we are flexible and take you on a tour tomorrow (subject to availability and we suggest to book early if you can).
Timings for prices start from pick up location and end at drop off location and exclude entrance fees, accommodation, food, drinks and ferries.
Best prices per person for small groups of 5 to 8,
6 discount options, incl. 20% student discount Monday to Friday
We offer something for everyone, spectacular landscapes, bens, lochs & glens, islands, beaches, cliffs & coast; nature & wildlife galore; historic towns, castles, standing stones & ancient monuments; whisky; culture from Outlander to Harry Potter and a lot more.
On our 50+ different tours, we cover the whole length & breadth of Scotland, the entire West, North & East coast & beyond – we are specialists for all of Scotland’s off the beaten track places, the Northcoast 500 route, Europe’s last wilderness & go everywhere from the beaches at the Mull of Kintyre or Galloway and across the border to Bamburgh castle in the South, all the way to the unique cliffs & prehistoric sites of the Shetland & Orkney islands in the North – to the Inner Hebrides – Mull, Iona, Skye, etc. & to a magical world apart on the Outer Hebrides – Lewis, Harris, the Uists, Barra, etc., stone circles, island hopping, wildlife, glorious beaches & nature galore.
During mid-semester week and public holidays standard tour prices apply.
During the semester speak to us on Thursdays in the Atrium about Highland tours (Unicorn Tours) and all your other travel needs (Unicorn Travel)
We have a good discussion with you in advance to find out exactly what you wish to get out and take away from the trip. We cater for all interests, including sightseeing, history, castles, nature, wildlife and any activities you chose which could include taking you on some of the most stunning or scenic short walks, showing you the most beautiful wildest and remotest mountains, beaches, visiting some islands etc.
* We offer 1.5, 2.5, 3.5 day etc. tours
If on a Friday your work/last lecture finishes at 3 pm and you are looking to get away for a full weekend tour, we can of course pick you up at 3.15 pm and you would just pay for two and 1/3 days, giving you a head start and by Friday night you could already be watching a Westcoast sunset or be chilling out at your Highland accommodation enjoying the stunning scenery. By opting for a one and 1/3, 1.5, one and 2/3, 2 and 1/3, 2.5, two and 2/3, three and 1/3, 3.5 days tour or so forth we will be able to show you more places at a reduced rate, offer you a greater experience and you are able to include highlights of a longer tour, that otherwise you would be unable to see. If for instance you have Sunday off and only need to be back on Monday at 12 noon, we offer you a one and 1/3 day tour and rate and so forth.
We are family-friendly and have 2 adjustable 0-12 year old children seats.
If you do have any questions, just ask and we will be happy to help.
Unicorn Tours does offer total flexibility.
For personalised large group tours, please send us your requirements.
Free historic Edinburgh and local walking tours (pay for public bus/train + optional tip to tourguide at end of tour) for groups of 15+ (subj. to late availability – i.e. no other tour bookings on that day – mid-week only and not during the mid-semester week).