Great Glen

Caledonian Canal

Fort William to Inverness

Overview

 

Date: May and October

 

Duration: 2 or 3 days

Pick up: Fort William or Inverness 

Distance: 100k 

 

Accommodation: Hotels or youth hostel 

 

Meals: 2xBreakfast,3xLunches, 2xDinners 

 

Physical

Challenge: Moderate to Hard

Price from: £250 or £350 

Optional extra: Ben Nevis on day 0

Highlights

  • Beautiful Scenery 
  • Loch Ness
  • Local Food and Drink
  • Fitness Challenge
  • Optional overnight train

3 Day Tour

DAY 1 - FORT WILLIAM - LETTERFINLEY 33K 

Boating on the North Atlantic we will make our way through the lock gates and on to the canal. As we row up the canal, we will have a beautiful view of Ben Nevis the highest mountain in the UK. We will stop for lunch under the mountain to take ample photos. After lunch we will row through Speen Bridge and onto Loch Lochy. Halfway down Loch Lochy is where we will stay the night, we will enjoy some great food and a good rest at the hotel. 

Optional to go and see the Commando's statue 

DAY 2 - LETTERFINLAY - INVERMORISTON 33K

After a hearty Scottish breakfast we will get back on the Loch Lochy. Taking in the scenery and the high mountains on both sides of the loch we will make our way through the canal and Loch Oich we will stop for a break and snacks. We will then push on to Fort Augustus and the western end of Loch Ness where we will be having a late lunch. 

After lunch and some courage we will put our boats onto Loch Ness, we will row down the loch to Invermoriston.

Optional sightseeing at Urqhart Castle 

DAY 3 - INVERMORISTON - INVERNESS 33K

Getting up early we will get on the Loch before the monster wakes up and row down the rest of Loch Ness, passing the iconic Urqhart Castle. As we leave the Loch and enter the River Ness we will stop for food at Dochgarroch. From here we will get back on the canal and make our way through the canal to Inverness.

 

We will ensure you are able to get the afternoon/evening plane