12 days in Scotland Itinerary

12 days in Scotland Itinerary

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12 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  16​h 45​min
1
Kingussie
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Oban
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Kinlochbervie
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Gairloch
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Kingussie

Kingussie ©
Kingussie is a small town in the Highland region of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, explore the ancient world of Ruthven Barracks, and then look for all kinds of wild species at RSPB - Insh Marshes. On your second day here, sample the tasty concoctions at Cairngorm Brewery, identify plant and animal life at Loch Garten Nature Reserve, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kingussie online driving holiday planner .

New Delhi, India to Kingussie is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Kingussie. Traveling from New Delhi in April, things will get much colder in Kingussie: highs are around 13°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Oban.

Things to do in Kingussie

Wildlife Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Aviemore, Ruthven Barracks
Highlights from your plan
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve

2
nights
Oban

Oban ©
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. On the 20th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, sample the fine beverages at Oban Distillery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Parsley the Ambassador Cat. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Columba Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel, brush up on your military savvy at Oban War & Peace Museum, then make a trip to Purdie's of Oban, and finally make a trip to McCaig's Tower.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Oban trip planner .

You can drive from Kingussie to Oban in 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Oban are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Kinlochbervie.

Things to do in Oban

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel ©
Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel
Saint Columba Cathedral ©
Saint Columba Cathedral

2
nights
Kinlochbervie

Kinlochbervie
Kinlochbervie is a harbour village in the north west of Sutherland, in the Highland region of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): kick back and relax at Polin Beach and then kick back and relax at Sandwood Bay Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Scourie Bay, then take in the views from Kylesku Bridge, and then kick back and relax at Clachtoll Beach Campsite.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kinlochbervie road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Oban to Kinlochbervie takes 5.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gairloch.

Things to do in Kinlochbervie

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Clachtoll Beach Campsite, Scourie Bay, Kylesku Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Kylesku Bridge ©
Kylesku Bridge

2
nights
Gairloch

Gairloch ©
Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Inverewe Garden, then look for all kinds of wild species at Shieldaig Falconry, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Point Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mellon Udrigle Beach, identify plant and animal life at Loch Maree, look for gifts at Treasure Chest, then make a trip to Solas Gallery, and finally admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Gairloch trip itinerary site .

Drive from Kinlochbervie to Gairloch in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Poolewe, Red Point Beach
Highlights from your plan
Loch Maree ©
Loch Maree
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Inverewe Garden ©
Inverewe Garden

2
nights
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 26th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Neist Point and then take in the dramatic natural features at Quiraing (Hill Walk). Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock, then look for gifts at The Oyster Shed, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Isle of Skye journey maker app .

You can drive from Gairloch to Isle of Skye in 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Isle of Skye are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Neist Point ©
Neist Point
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr

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