6 days in Scottish Highlands Itinerary

6 days in Scottish Highlands Itinerary

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6 days in Scottish Highlands Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  22​h 45​min
1
Fort Augustus
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
2
Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Aviemore
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
day
Fort Augustus

Fort Augustus ©
Fort Augustus is a settlement in the parish of Boleskine and Abertarff, at the south west end of Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle, take in the dramatic scenery at The Falls of Foyers, cruise along General Wade’s Military Roads, then stop by Iceberg Glass, then admire the local landmark of Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort Augustus Abbey.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Fort Augustus attractions planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Fort Augustus is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get colder in Fort Augustus: highs are around 8°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Fort Augustus

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Falls of Foyers, Urquhart Castle
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Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey
The Falls of Foyers ©
The Falls of Foyers

2
nights
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. On the 30th (Mon), see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and then appreciate the history behind Commando Monument. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and then admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort William vacation planning tool .

You can drive from Fort Augustus to Fort William in an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Aviemore.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Glen Coe, Commando Monument, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

1
night
Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. On the 1st (Wed), fly down the slopes at Cairngorm Mountain, look for all kinds of wild species at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, and then make a trip to An Lochan Uaine (Green Loch).

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Aviemore visit planner.

Drive from Fort William to Aviemore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Aviemore are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aviemore

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
An Lochan Uaine (Green Loch) ©
An Lochan Uaine (Green Loch)

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