Photo travels in Scotland - Northern lights & drone (Autumn/Winter)

Summary of the trip

Scotland is a fabulous playground for all photo enthusiasts and professionals. Capture the Aurora Borealis in winter on Isle of Skye and Isle of Lewis & Harris Photographing supernatural landscapes, wildlife and variety Learn how to fly and shoot by drone (optional) Scotland dresses in incredible and varied lights throughout the year but especially from mid-October to mid-March. Your guide will also make you visit the country, its castles, its distilleries, hikes... You will also have scheduled whiskey tastings and cooking workshops during your evenings. In small groups of up to 8 travellers, you will enjoy an extraordinary stay combining your passion for photography, discoveries, conviviality, adventure, culture and gastronomy.

Jour 1 - On the way to Isle of Skye

Guide/ Driver/ Photo/ Drone - Daily

Your driver guide will drive you in the comfort of a van throughout your day (all transport costs included). From the morning you will travel through the fabulous landscapes to be able to capture the varied and unpredictable lights. He will advise you in the choice of places to visit, restaurants where to eat, and will train you in drone flying techniques as well as shooting. Throughout the day he will assist you to be in the right place at the right time for your photo stay in Scotland
11:00 - 20:00
United KingdomUnited Kingdom

Photo Tour Day 1

Description: Your guide will meet you as soon as you arrive at the airport. On the way to the Isle of Skye, your guide will make several stops so that you can start finding inspiration for your photos and so that you can soak up the “so scottish” atmosphere Depending on the time of arrival, your escort and drone pilot will explain the rules and regulations in force in the UK concerning the piloting of drones. You will take the test (free, duration 1h) and get your "Flyer ID" to drive legally. Activities: Your guide will meet you at the airport Photo breaks during the trip to the Isle of Skye Drone training and licensing Transportation: Private van transport from Edinburgh Airport (or Glasgow) to accommodation on the Isle of Skye (4-5h)
11:00 - 20:00
Highland, United Kingdom

Restaurant recommendation/ reservation - Evening

I will give you my best advice for finding the best tables and plans, whether on the city of Edinburgh or across the country.. Traditional Scottish restaurants, modern British cuisine, world cuisines, sea restaurants, independent pubs, cafes, brunches... Scotland has something to surprise and satisfy you.
20:00 - 22:00
Ville d'Édimbourg, United Kingdom

Self cathering accomodation, Isle of Skye (night 1 of 3)

For this step of your trip, I'll book a holiday home (cottage) with many facilities and equipment. Ideal for families and groups, this formula is also more economical while selecting cozy, warm and comfortable accommodations.
20:00
Highland, United Kingdom

Jour 2 - The North of Skye

Guide/ Driver/ Photo/ Drone - Daily

Your driver guide will drive you in the comfort of a van throughout your day (all transport costs included). From the morning you will travel through the fabulous landscapes to be able to capture the varied and unpredictable lights. He will advise you in the choice of places to visit, restaurants where to eat, and will train you in drone flying techniques as well as shooting. Throughout the day he will assist you to be in the right place at the right time for your photo stay in Scotland
8:00 - 18:00
United KingdomUnited Kingdom

Photo Tour Day 2

Description: On this first full day on the Isle, the day will be divided between a first photo session, then your first steps in piloting drone. Depending on the weather conditions, we will photograph the sunset on the west coast of the Isle. Depending on the weather and the forecast of solar activity, we will go out after the evening meal to capture the northern lights. Activities: We will capture our first pictures on one of the iconic spots of L'Isle, The Quiraing (15 min walk from the vehicle), then The Old Man of Storr. Picinic break or restaurant Demonstration of piloting of drone and photo capture, followed by a first grip of the aircraft by the participants. Sunset photo session Night Trip for the Northern Lights Transportation: Transport by private van on the Isle (1h/2h)
9:00 - 20:00
Highland, United Kingdom

Picnic in the countryside

Along the way or on a hike, the Pic-Nic option with a local twist to perfect your Scottish culinary experience is a must!
12:00 - 13:00
Highland, United Kingdom

Restaurant recommendation/ reservation - Evening

I will give you my best advice for finding the best tables and plans, whether on the city of Edinburgh or across the country.. Traditional Scottish restaurants, modern British cuisine, world cuisines, sea restaurants, independent pubs, cafes, brunches... Scotland has something to surprise and satisfy you.
20:00 - 22:00
Ville d'Édimbourg, United Kingdom

Self cathering accomodation, Isle of Skye (night 2 of 3)

For this step of your trip, I'll book a holiday home (cottage) with many facilities and equipment. Ideal for families and groups, this formula is also more economical while selecting cozy, warm and comfortable accommodations.
20:00
Highland, United Kingdom

Jour 3 - The South of Skye

Guide/ Driver/ Photo/ Drone - Daily

Your driver guide will drive you in the comfort of a van throughout your day (all transport costs included). From the morning you will travel through the fabulous landscapes to be able to capture the varied and unpredictable lights. He will advise you in the choice of places to visit, restaurants where to eat, and will train you in drone flying techniques as well as shooting. Throughout the day he will assist you to be in the right place at the right time for your photo stay in Scotland
8:00 - 18:00
United KingdomUnited Kingdom

Photo Tour Day

Description: From the morning we will dive into the heart of the Isle to enjoy the sunrise under the mist. We will go on foot along a path to find ourselves in the middle of peaty land, surrounded by the snowy hills (Cullins) and the rivers of the place we will seize superb photographs with a variant and unpredictable light. We will go by boat (30 min) to Loch Coruisk, one of the most mystical lochs in the country. Activities: Photo session + piloting of drone in the Cullins Picnic break or restaurant Photo session + piloting drone on Loch Coruisk or on a hidden white sand beach . Visit of a distillery Kitchen Workshop Night Trip for the Northern Lights
9:00 - 22:00
Highland, United Kingdom

Restaurant recommendation/ reservation

I will give you my best advice for finding the best tables and plans, whether on the city of Edinburgh or across the country. Traditional Scottish restaurants, modern British cuisine, world cuisines, sea restaurants, independent pubs, cafes, brunches... Scotland has something to surprise and satisfy you.
12:00 - 13:00
Ville d'Édimbourg, United Kingdom

Private culinary workshop in your home/holiday apartment

I put my experience as a chef in Scotland at your service. During your stay I will reveal to you the secrets of the dishes and products purely Scottish. Starting with the full Scottish breakfast and scones, the delicious smoked haddock soup Cullen Skink, through the tasting of langoustines, lobsters, cake, salmon tartare... to the formidable and gourmet Sticky toffee punding. Scotland has something to surprise you and delight your taste buds.
18:00 - 22:00
United Kingdom

Self cathering accomodation, Isle of Skye (night 3 of 3)

For this step of your trip, I'll book a holiday home (cottage) with many facilities and equipment. Ideal for families and groups, this formula is also more economical while selecting cozy, warm and comfortable accommodations.
20:00
Highland, United Kingdom

Jour 4 - On our way to the Isle of Lewis & Harris

Guide/ Driver/ Photo/ Drone - Daily

Your driver guide will drive you in the comfort of a van throughout your day (all transport costs included). From the morning you will travel through the fabulous landscapes to be able to capture the varied and unpredictable lights. He will advise you in the choice of places to visit, restaurants where to eat, and will train you in drone flying techniques as well as shooting. Throughout the day he will assist you to be in the right place at the right time for your photo stay in Scotland
9:00 - 20:00
United KingdomUnited Kingdom

Photo Tour Day 4

Description: Departure for Harris its fabulous beaches and its Celtic heritage. Depending on the departure time of the ferry we will make a stop on the north coast. Once we arrive on the Isle we will make a stop at Tarbert and his gin distillery then we will go on the white sand beach Luskentyre for our first pictures of its iconic landscapes. We will take possession of our new accommodation and then go to eat before we go hunting for the northern lights. Activities: Morning photo session on the north coast of Skye Visit of Tarbert and his gin distillery we will go on the white sandy beach Luskentyre. Night Trip for the Northern Lights Ferry and the dolphins? Visit of Tarbert and his gin distillery Photo session and drone on the incredible white sand beach Luskentyre and its turquoise waters. Night outing for the northern lights depending on weather conditions. Transportation: Transport by private van on the Isle (1h/2h) Ferry (2h from Uig to Tarbert)
9:00 - 20:00
Na h-Eileanan an Iar, United Kingdom

Restaurant recommendation/ reservation

I will give you my best advice for finding the best tables and plans, whether on the city of Edinburgh or across the country. Traditional Scottish restaurants, modern British cuisine, world cuisines, sea restaurants, independent pubs, cafes, brunches... Scotland has something to surprise and satisfy you.
19:00 - 21:00
Ville d'Édimbourg, United Kingdom

Harris - Self catering accommodation (night 1 of 3)

During your stay on the Isle of Lewis & Harris, you can enjoy this large fully equipped house. Located at the edge of one of the most famous bays of the Isle, the view is just superb and you will enjoy the sunsets from your armchair.
20:00
Na h-Eileanan an Iar, United Kingdom

Jour 5 - The Golden Road

Guide/ Driver/ Photo/ Drone - Daily

Your driver guide will drive you in the comfort of a van throughout your day (all transport costs included). From the morning you will travel through the fabulous landscapes to be able to capture the varied and unpredictable lights. He will advise you in the choice of places to visit, restaurants where to eat, and will train you in drone flying techniques as well as shooting. Throughout the day he will assist you to be in the right place at the right time for your photo stay in Scotland
8:00 - 19:00
United KingdomUnited Kingdom

Photo Tour Day 5

Description : In the morning we will take the road to the "Golden Road" This road straight out of a movie, by the way... it served as a location for the 2001 Space Odyssey (Kubrick). South-east of the Isle, it will be the perfect spot to capture the morning lights. We will then go further north and work on the long breaks for a sunset around the Eilean Glas Lighthouse. Activities: Mini road-trip photo/ drone along the golden road Atypical lunch break Walk to the lighthouse under the sunset Night outing for the northern lights depending on weather conditions.
9:00 - 22:00
Na h-Eileanan an Iar, United Kingdom

Picnic in the countryside

Along the way or on a hike, the Pic-Nic option with a local twist to perfect your Scottish culinary experience is a must!
12:00 - 13:00
Highland, United Kingdom

Private culinary workshop in your home/holiday apartment

I put my experience as a chef in Scotland at your service. During your stay I will reveal to you the secrets of the dishes and products purely Scottish. Starting with the full Scottish breakfast and scones, the delicious smoked haddock soup Cullen Skink, through the tasting of langoustines, lobsters, cake, salmon tartare... to the formidable and gourmet Sticky toffee punding. Scotland has something to surprise you and delight your taste buds.
18:00 - 22:00
United Kingdom

Harris - Self catering accommodation (night 2 of 3)

During your stay on the Isle of Lewis & Harris, you can enjoy this large fully equipped house. Located at the edge of one of the most famous bays of the Isle, the view is just superb and you will enjoy the sunsets from your armchair.
20:00
Na h-Eileanan an Iar, United Kingdom

Jour 6 - La plus belle plage cachée d'Ecosse

Guide/ Driver/ Photo/ Drone - Daily

Your driver guide will drive you in the comfort of a van throughout your day (all transport costs included). From the morning you will travel through the fabulous landscapes to be able to capture the varied and unpredictable lights. He will advise you in the choice of places to visit, restaurants where to eat, and will train you in drone flying techniques as well as shooting. Throughout the day he will assist you to be in the right place at the right time for your photo stay in Scotland
8:00 - 19:00
United KingdomUnited Kingdom

Photo Tour Day 6

Description: We will walk (1h15) to the secret beach that will be revealed on the spot;) Free photo session on the entire perimeter of the beach. Advanced drone training, use of ND and polarizing filters We will also witness the sunset Activities: Walk to the secret beach Free photo session on the entire perimeter of the beach Advanced drone training, use of ND and polarizing filters Night outing for the northern lights depending on weather conditions.
9:00 - 20:00
Na h-Eileanan an Iar, United Kingdom

Picnic in the countryside

Along the way or on a hike, the Pic-Nic option with a local twist to perfect your Scottish culinary experience is a must!
12:00 - 13:00
Highland, United Kingdom

Restaurant recommendation/ reservation - Evening

I will give you my best advice for finding the best tables and plans, whether on the city of Edinburgh or across the country.. Traditional Scottish restaurants, modern British cuisine, world cuisines, sea restaurants, independent pubs, cafes, brunches... Scotland has something to surprise and satisfy you.
19:00 - 21:00
Ville d'Édimbourg, United Kingdom

Harris - Self catering accommodation (night 3 of 3)

During your stay on the Isle of Lewis & Harris, you can enjoy this large fully equipped house. Located at the edge of one of the most famous bays of the Isle, the view is just superb and you will enjoy the sunsets from your armchair.
20:00
Na h-Eileanan an Iar, United Kingdom

Jour 7 - En route vers Edinburgh

Guide/ Driver/ Photo/ Drone - Daily

Your driver guide will drive you in the comfort of a van throughout your day (all transport costs included). From the morning you will travel through the fabulous landscapes to be able to capture the varied and unpredictable lights. He will advise you in the choice of places to visit, restaurants where to eat, and will train you in drone flying techniques as well as shooting. Throughout the day he will assist you to be in the right place at the right time for your photo stay in Scotland
8:00 - 20:00
United KingdomUnited Kingdom

Photo Tour Day 7

Description: It is time to return to the beautiful capital of Edinburgh We will pass by Inverness, then the famous Loch Ness and finally along The National Park of the Cairngorms with the stops photos that will seem necessary to you. Depending on the time of arrival I will offer you a night photo session of the old town that will offer you an unparalleled Gothic atmosphere. Activities: Photo sessions in the heart of Scotland Edinburgh Old Town Night Photo Session Transportation: Ferry from Stornoway to Ullapool Private van transport (5h)
9:00 - 20:00
Ville d'Édimbourg, United Kingdom

Restaurant recommendation/ reservation - Evening

I will give you my best advice for finding the best tables and plans, whether on the city of Edinburgh or across the country.. Traditional Scottish restaurants, modern British cuisine, world cuisines, sea restaurants, independent pubs, cafes, brunches... Scotland has something to surprise and satisfy you.
20:00 - 21:00
Ville d'Édimbourg, United Kingdom

Château au Sud d'Edimbourg

Passez une nuit dans un superbe château écossais du 14è siècle situé à 30 min (depuis le centre ville) au Sud d'Edimbourg. Le château possède deux restaurants et le petit déjeuner est bien évidemment inclus.
20:00
Midlothian, United Kingdom

Jour 8 - Edinburgh, Dernier Jour

Private Guided Tour of Edinburgh

Go through the history of Edinburgh and discover how the city was built, how it evolved, how life is today. History, culture, anecdotes, art of living… a mixed, varied and complete tour of the city, its inhabitants and its customs.
9:00 - 13:00
Ville d'Édimbourg, United Kingdom

Restaurant recommendation/ reservation

I will give you my best advice for finding the best tables and plans, whether on the city of Edinburgh or across the country. Traditional Scottish restaurants, modern British cuisine, world cuisines, sea restaurants, independent pubs, cafes, brunches... Scotland has something to surprise and satisfy you.
13:00 - 14:00
Ville d'Édimbourg, United Kingdom

Greeting and transfert between the Edinburgh airport and your accomodation

I’ll be at Edinburgh Airport to greet you. Depending on the time of arrival I will drive you to your accommodation, advise you where you are eating. Depending on the time of arrival, we will be able to do the guided tour of the city or the fantastic tour. On your last day, I propose to take you back to the airport. Depending on the time of your flight and if one or more activities are planned, I will load the luggage in the vehicle so that you can enjoy the last moments of your trip.
14:00 - 15:00

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Included in this trip:

7 Transportation
8 Activity
3 Accommodation
12 Fooding
1 Welcoming
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