NC500 Cycle Tour with Wilderness Scotland
Explore what a fully supported and guided cycling tour of the North Coast 500 is like. Join us for a life-changing adventure.
Wilderness Scotland is an award-winning adventure travel and ecotourism company. We specialise in offering an inspiring range of guided, self guided and customised adventure holidays in the most remote and beautiful regions of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.
We are now a team of 30+ adventure travel experts in the office and a guiding team of over 50 qualified and experienced guides. Our team knows how to create enriching adventure holidays and know the wild places of Scotland better than anyone.
Our guides are committed to providing you with the best possible experience of Scotland and a trip to remember. They are on the frontline for an average of 100 days each year so their skills, knowledge and experience is vast. Many of our senior guides have 20+ years experience of working in the outdoors.
Wilderness Scotland & the North Coast 500
From the breathtaking and ancient mountains of Torridon, the wild coasts of Assynt, and the vast moorland of Sutherland, this is an incredible trip of a lifetime which should be on every serious cyclist’s bucket list. At Wilderness Scotland we offer two cycling trips in partnership with the North Coast 500, the ‘Challenge’ and the ‘Classic’ route.
North Coast 500 – Road Bike – Challenge – 7 Days
On this trip we cover 500 miles in 5 saddle days. It’s our toughest adventure by far. We can’t promise this ride will be easy but we can guarantee it will be epic. Let us take you through some of the most spectacular roads and scenery in Europe. The 500mi/800km route includes over 10,000m of elevation in 5 unforgettable days of cycling.7
North Coast 500 – Road Bike – Classic – 11 Days
On the Classic trip we tackle the 500mi/800km route over 10 saddle days. With expert guiding and full trip support, you’re free to focus on the riding. Journey through some of the most spectacular roads and scenery in Europe.
Sustainability has always been one of our core organisational values. The principles of “leave no trace” and supporting the local communities we work in are the cornerstones of our commitment to sustainable travel.
Our business activities and trip operations are purposefully designed to minimise environmental impact and operate on a low carbon basis. We are absolutely committed to engaging local businesses throughout our entire operation and ensuring that the economic benefits are distributed fairly. In addition to our Conservation Contribution Scheme, we provide financial and volunteer support to a range of great projects in Scotland and, occasionally, further afield.
Our commitment has been recognised in many awards over the years. Twice we’ve won the Best Green Tour Operator in the World Travel Awards. Since 2006 we have held a Gold Award from the Green Tourism Business Scheme – recognised as the world’s most credible Sustainable Tourism Programme.