14 days in Scotland Itinerary

14 days in Scotland Itinerary

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14 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  17​h 30​min
1
Ballachulish
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Arisaig
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Lochinver
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Durness
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  16​h
End: Mumbai

1
night
Ballachulish

Ballachulish ©
The village of Ballachulish in Lochaber, Highland, Scotland, is centred on former slate quarries. On the 28th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at The Three Sisters, then look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive, and then trek along Devil's Staircase. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then play a few rounds at The Dragons Tooth Golf Course, and then trek along Glencoe Lochan.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ballachulish trip itinerary planner .

Mumbai, India to Ballachulish is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Ballachulish. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in May; daily highs in Ballachulish reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Arisaig.

Things to do in Ballachulish

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, The Three Sisters, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive
Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan

2
nights
Arisaig

Arisaig ©
Arisaig is a village in Lochaber, Inverness-shire, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands, within the Rough Bounds. On the 30th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Samalaman Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Camusdarach Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Land Sea and Islands Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: play a few rounds at Traigh Golf Course, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Shiel, steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Monument, then make a trip to Glenfinnan Viaduct, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Glenfinnan Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Arisaig road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Ballachulish to Arisaig takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Arisaig can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lochinver.

Things to do in Arisaig

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Samalaman Beach
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Samalaman Beach ©
Samalaman Beach
Glenfinnan Monument ©
Glenfinnan Monument

2
nights
Lochinver

Lochinver ©
Lochinver is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Clachtoll Beach Campsite, then enjoy the sand and surf at Achmelvich Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Little Assynt Estate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Inverpolly Nature Reserve, then take in the exciting artwork at RhueArt, then explore the historical opulence of Ardvreck Castle, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Scourie Bay.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Lochinver vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Arisaig to Lochinver in 4.5 hours. May in Lochinver sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Durness.

Things to do in Lochinver

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ullapool, Clachtoll Beach Campsite, Ardvreck Castle, Scourie Bay
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Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Scourie Bay ©
Scourie Bay

3
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Step out of the city life by going to Sandwood Bay Beach and Balnakeil Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Durness Beach and Polin Beach. Take a break from Durness with a short trip to Oldshoremore Beach in Kinlochbervie, about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Sango Bay, view the masterpieces at Mudness Ceramics, and shop like a local with Wee Gallery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Durness trip app .

Drive from Lochinver to Durness in 1.5 hours. In June in Durness, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kinlochbervie
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Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Visiting Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, view the masterpieces at Stills Gallery, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Durness to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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