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A family firm with an ethos of honesty and integrity. Our passion for delivering quality escorted holidays by rail at great value fares along with consistently excellent customer service has stood us in good stead for over 40 years.

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Highland Rail Voyager

This great value short break is a wonderful introduction to ‘Bonnie Scotland’. Roam the glorious Highlands and discover one of the "Great Railway Journeys of the World". Relax as magnificent vistas glide past your window and the sensational views unfold. Enjoy free time to explore Inverness, the Capital of the Highlands, and discover all the fascinating attractions this ancient city has to offer.

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4 days from £470



Monday 21 October 2024



  • Dramatic Highland scenery

  • Take an original "Great Rail Journey of the World" on the spectacular Kyle of Lochalsh line

  • Light lunch overlooking the stunning Isle of Skye

  • Free time to discover the ancient city of Inverness, the Capital of the Highlands

  • Based at a central Inverness 4-star hotel


Also included in your Tour Fare:

  • Dinner each evening plus 1 light lunch

  • Rail travel & seat reservations from your Home Station to Tour Base (Standard or First Class)

  • Services of experienced Railtrail Tour Manager





For those booking our rail inclusive package, we travel by train through Scotland and climb high into the mountains along the glorious Highland Line through Stirling, Perth, and Aviemore to the city of Inverness. Our hotel for the next three nights is the Mercure Inverness, located just a short walk from the station.



A highlight of your Railtrail holiday - travelling by train on one of the world’s finest coast-to-coast railway adventures to the Kyle of Lochalsh, immortalised in Sir Michael Palin’s original "Great Railway Journeys of the World" TV series. We board the train in Inverness and travel along the whole of this spectacularly scenic line. As the train nears its destination, you are rewarded with dream-like vistas across the loch to the Cullin Hills on the Isle of Skye. Upon arrival into Lochalsh, we make our way to the Lochalsh Hotel for a light lunch, taking in the views, before making the return journey.

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A free day to enjoy at leisure in Inverness, the capital of the Highlands. Discover the many visitor attractions this ancient city has to offer including the Castle, Cathedral, and Botanic Gardens. An easy way to see all the attractions is on the open top Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour, offering panoramic views of this cultural city. You may wish to venture out of the city and take a dolphin cruise on the Moray Firth, book a Loch Ness Cruise, or a full day excursion to experience the train journey along the Far North Line through wild Caithness ... the options are endless!

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After breakfast it is time to bid farewell to the Highlands and customers booking our rail package return by train, past the Cairngorm Mountains and down through the Lowlands to Edinburgh and homeward stations.


B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner


Mercure Hotel, Inverness

Situated in the centre of Inverness, the 4-star Mercure hotel boasts an excellent waterside setting overlooking the River Ness. The railway station is conveniently located just a short walk from the hotel. The recently refurbished, stylish bar and restaurant have fantastic views. The hotel also has a gymnasium. The modern bedrooms are well equipped with free Wi-Fi, TV, hairdryer, and tea/coffee making facilities.



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London: Kings Cross



Greater London



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North West



South Wales



North Wales






*Please note: Some local and regional train services are Standard Class only, so First Class ticket holders will travel in standard class accommodation for these sections of journeys.


Join & Leave at Hotel £480


Single Room Supplement £135


£10 tour discount for holders of National Railcards


3 nights’ bed, breakfast & table d’Hôte evening meal plus 1 light lunch

Rail travel & seat reservations from your Home Station to Tour Base (Standard or First Class)

Rail travel, as described

All excursions as detailed

Services of experienced Railtrail Tour Manager


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Railtrail Tours Limited
21 The Smithfield Centre, Leek
Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 5JW
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