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ISC Trip to Isle of Skye

ISC Trip to Isle of Skye

Sat 03 Mar 2018 07:45 - Sun 04 Mar 2018 20:00

International Student Centre Edinburgh

Event Details:

Date: 3/3/18 Saturday - 4/3/18 Sunday

Time: 07.45am - 20.00pm (+1)

Pick Up and Drop Off: 22 Buccleuch Place (behind the library)

 

Ticket: £99 only

Inclusion: accommodation, breakfast, map, itinerary, a great tour in Skye and the Scottish Highlands, quiz and fun during the bus ride, socialising in our Skye accommodation.

 

Tickets will go online on EUSA website from 10.00 am on 29/1/18 till 10.00pm on 27/2/18, with a max of 150 pax, on a first-come-first-serve basis.

 

Please be aware this trip is extremely popular. Many people trying to buy tickets at once may overload the system. Please be patient with the system. Please do not refresh payment pages, do not double click “confirm payment” buttons, or your card may be charged twice. Try not to buy multiple tickets at once, as your bank may flag your purchase as fraudulent if you do not usually process large amounts of money.

 

Tickets are non-refundable. However, if you find you can no longer attend the trip, you are welcome to sell your ticket to another student. Please, let us know the name and email of the new buyer (and old buyer) at eu.isc.trips@gmail.com

 

:: About the Tour

A memorable weekend trip to the romantic Isle of Skye, A MUST-SEE island of Scotland, voted the 4th best island in the world according to National Geographic. We will journey through stunning velvet moors, jagged mountains, sparkling lochs and towering sea cliffs. You will learn so much about the Scottish history, music, culture and legends. Skye Weekend Trip includes a fantastic tour visiting the most iconic landmarks of Skye including a great hiking to Old Man of Storr with stunning and panoramic views and breathtaking sceneries at the viewpoint, Kilt Rock & Mealt Falls with incredible views over the Raasay Island, a beautiful walk in Lealt Gorge and Lealt Falls, the beautiful Cuillins (the highest mountains in Skye), Portree (the Capital of Skye) and its picturesque coloured houses on the harbour, the historic Sligachan Bridge over River Sligachan, Castle Moil, Skye Bridge, Loch Fada, Loch Leathan and Sound of Raasay. In addition, we will also visit the most picturesque parts of the Highlands including the romantic and majestic Eilean Donan Castle, 5 Sisters of Kintail, 3 Sisters of Glencoe, Fort William, Ben Nevis Viewpoint, lots of Lochs and Glens including Loch Lomond, Loch Garry, Glen Shiel, Great Glen and much more...

 

We will also stay overnight in a lovely accommodation and will have a chance to explore some beautiful places around our accommodation in Skye and enjoy great walks. There will be also some fun times socialising and playing games in our accommodation as well as some live music in local bars!

 

Interesting Facts:
Skye has been a major location for many movies and global singers and celebrities including Harry Styles ‘Sign of the Times’, Kanye West's 'Wave from Life of Pablo Album', Transformers 2 (staring Anthony Hopkins), Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus’, and many movies and music events were filmed in Skye and we will visit all these movie locations in Skye on this exciting tour.

 

Accommodation in Skye and Breakfast:
Accommodation in Skye and breakfast are INCLUDED in the price of your ticket. We will do the rooms allocation on the coach on the way to Skye and you can choose a room that suits you best: a female room, a male room or a mixed room with your own friends if you prefer so.

 

Bring list

- a camera,

- personal toiletries,

- warm clothes,

- some money for food and drinks,

- proper walking shoes for walking and hiking in Skye and Scottish Highlands.