Learn about vibrant and historical Edinburgh and continue your odyssey exploring the magic and beauty of Scotland's west coast and the islands of the Inner Hebrides.
Storytelling is intrinsic to the culture of Scotland with an abundance of historial stories, ghost stories, and tales of faires and kelpies.
It is one of the most hauntingly beautiful places in the world, the history is fascinating. The men are handsome and the whisky delicious. But don't eat the macaroni pies.
The rugged beauty of Scotland is breathtaking; peaceful lochs or lakes, waterfalls and towering mountians. The historic significance of the highland clans, Gaelic language, kilts and tartans is embedded here.
Scottish castles, up to 3000 of them at one time, were built for defense. One can imagine knights in shining armor defending them.
My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here, My heart's in the Highlands, a-chasing the deer; A-chasing the wild deer, and following the roe, My heart's in the Highlands, wherever I go.
The Inner Hebrides will be the focus of this odyssey; specifically the isles of Mull, Iona, Staffa and Skye. The islands are known to have more wildlife than people. Iona is considered one of the most sacred places on earth. Puffins, golden eagles, dolphins and seals, lochs, towering mountains and fairy pools are just some of the highlights.
Be happy while your living, for you're a long time deid.
Cost includes lodging, land transportation, all breakfasts, other meals as indicated in the itinerary, morning meditation and/or gentle chair yoga as appropriate, odyssey guide-Char Selsvold, local guides, entrance fees. Small group experience, max 10 people.
Cost does not include alcoholic beverages, travel insurance, taxi/shuttle transport from the Edinburgh airport to lodging, gratuities, airline transport.
Cost: $TBD(cost based on post COVID-19 conditions) with a minimum of 4 people. Based on double occupancy, with limited single rooms at an additional cost. If you are willing to share but we are unable to pair you with a same-gender roommate, you will not be charged the single supplement fee.
Contact us if interested. A deposit of $500 will hold your place. Credit cards or checks are accepted.
Physical Levels: Easy to Moderate. It is active and we walk a lot. Bring good walking shoes. Pack light with one piece of carry-on rolling luggage plus a day pack or shoulder bag.
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