Hiking in Scotland's Highlands
Small Group Holiday
Explore the best hiking trails in the Scottish Highlands on this short week walking vacation in Scotland.
Based in Fort William, set on the shores of Loch Linnhe, we explore some of the most scenic trails and classic walks of the Scotland.
Start the week on a spectacular 2-stage hike along the West Highland Way from Glencoe to Kinlochleven, over the famous Devil’s Staircase, perhaps spotting deer along the way.
A sure highlight for every hiker is the ascent of Ben Nevis, the highest peak in Scotland and indeed all of the United Kingdom.
Our last day is dedicated to a walk on the famous Great Glen Way along the banks of the Caledonian Canal to tiny Gairlochy. From here follow a pretty country lane to a veiwpoint offering fantastic views across the Ben Nevis range.
Our final morning is spent hiking up Cow Hill for some spectacular views across Glen Nevis, Fort William, Loch Linnhe and beyond.
Activity / Theme
United Kingdom, Scotland
Moderate / Challenging
Walking, Public bus, Train
Bed & Breakfast (5 nights)
Months of Operation
April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Adventure Coordinators Insider Tip:
The best time to climb Ben nevis is June to September which see the highest incidence of snowless days
DAY 1 Join tour in Fort William
DAY 2 West Highland Way over the Devil’s Staircase to Kinlochleven
DAY 3 West Highland Way - Kinlochleven to Fort William
DAY 4 Ascent Ben Nevis
DAY 5 Great Glen Way - Fort William to Commando Memorial
DAY 6 Hike up Cow Hill, tour ends in Fort William
Fort William Orientation Walk
Devil’s Staircase Guided Hike
West Highland Way Guided Hike (Glencoe to Kinlochleven Section)
West Highland Way Guided Hike (Final Stage)
Ben Nevis Guided Hike
Great Glen Way Guided Hike via Caledonian Canal to Gairlochy
Commando Memorial Visit
Cow Hill Guided Hike
Glen Nevis Guided Hike
Sample tour. Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice. Please inquire.
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