13 days in Scotland Itinerary

13 days in Scotland Itinerary

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13 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  22​h 15​min
1
Wick
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Durness
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lochinver
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
day
Wick

Wick ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Wick Heritage Museum, then take an in-depth tour of The Nuclear and Caithness Archives, then step into the grandiose world of Castle Sinclair Girnigoe, and finally steep yourself in history at Grey Cairns of Camster.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Wick trip app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Wick is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Wick, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in July; daily highs in Wick reach 19°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Wick

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grey Cairns of Camster
Highlights from your plan
Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Grey Cairns of Camster ©
Grey Cairns of Camster
Castle Sinclair Girnigoe ©
Castle Sinclair Girnigoe

3
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Head to Balnakeil Craft Village and Wee Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Appreciate the collections at Lotte Glob and Mudness Ceramics. Get out of town with these interesting Durness side-trips: Kinlochbervie (Sandwood Bay Beach, Oldshoremore Beach, & more). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Balnakeil Beach.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Durness day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Wick to Durness takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Lochinver.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Kinlochbervie
Highlights from your plan
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach

2
nights
Lochinver

Lochinver ©
Lochinver is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Clachtoll Beach Campsite, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Achmelvich Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Little Assynt Estate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): stop by Achins Bookshop, stroll through Scourie Bay, then explore the historical opulence of Ardvreck Castle, and finally take a memorable drive along Drumbeg Loop.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lochinver trip planner .

Traveling by car from Durness to Lochinver takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Lochinver

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Achins Bookshop, Scourie Bay, Clachtoll Beach Campsite, Ardvreck Castle
Highlights from your plan
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Ardvreck Castle ©
Ardvreck Castle

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 8th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Castle Gallery, take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nairn Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Garten Nature Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Rosemarkie Beach, contemplate the long history of Beauly Priory, then identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre, and finally view the masterpieces at Inchmore Gallery.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Inverness sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Lochinver to Inverness takes 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Inverness are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Beauly, Nairn Beach, Rosemarkie Beach, Loch Garten Nature Reserve, Culloden Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Edinburgh Old Town. Escape the urban bustle at Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, view the masterpieces at The Red Door Gallery, and look for gifts at Royal Mile Whiskies.

Discover how to plan a Edinburgh trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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