11 days in Scotland Itinerary

11 days in Scotland Itinerary

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11 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  17 h
1
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Fort William
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Isle of Skye
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5 h
5
Stromness, Mainland
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
6
Inverness
— 4 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel Royal, appreciate the history behind National Wallace Monument, then explore the historical opulence of Doune Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at The Necropolis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with The Kelpies & The Helix, make a trip to The Kelpies, admire the landmark architecture of Linlithgow Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glasgow Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Buchanan Street, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue "As Proud As".

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Glasgow route website .

Bengaluru, India to Glasgow is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Glasgow is minus 5 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in September; daily highs in Glasgow reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Stirling, Linlithgow Palace, Rosslyn Chapel
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Linlithgow Palace ©
Linlithgow Palace
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel

1
night
Fort William

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Monument, contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Viaduct, then examine the collection at West Highland Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, and finally admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort William trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Fort William takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Glenfinnan
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Glenfinnan Monument ©
Glenfinnan Monument
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
West Highland Museum ©
West Highland Museum

1
night
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
On the 2nd (Wed), explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock, then make a trip to Neist Point, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye trip planner .

You can drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Stornoway.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Kilt Rock ©
Kilt Rock
Neist Point ©
Neist Point

1
night
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

Stornoway ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Tiumpan Head Lighthouse, delve into the distant past at Steinacleit Stone Circle, admire the masterpieces at An Lanntair Gallery, explore the ancient world of Calanais Standing Stones, then take an in-depth tour of The Blackhouse, and finally explore the historical opulence of Lews Castle.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Stornoway itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Stornoway in 4 hours. In October in Stornoway, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Stornoway

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Isle of Lewis, The Blackhouse
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Calanais Standing Stones ©
Calanais Standing Stones
The Blackhouse ©
The Blackhouse
Lews Castle ©
Lews Castle

1
night
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Earl's Bu, explore the historical opulence of Earl's Palace, steep yourself in history at Skara Brae, delve into the distant past at Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement, then contemplate the long history of Standing Stones of Stenness, and finally steep yourself in history at Ring of Brodgar.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Stornoway to Stromness. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stenness, Earl's Palace, Earl's Bu
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Standing Stones of Stenness
Standing Stones of Stenness
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar
Maeshowe ©
Maeshowe

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore hidden gems such as Fort Augustus Abbey and Nairn Beach. Popular historic sites such as Cawdor Castle and Dunrobin Castle and Gardens are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie), Highland Folk Museum (in Newtonmore) and Dornoch Beach (in Dornoch). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Clava Cairns, take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Inverness Botanic Gardens.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Inverness holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Stromness to Inverness takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. October in Inverness sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Nairn, Dornoch Beach, Culloden Battlefield, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Fort Augustus Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Cawdor Castle ©
Cawdor Castle

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