How long would you recommend spending on the route?
To us we recommend to experience the NC500, you should spend at minimum 5-7 days along the route minimum.
To have a full experience and to benefit from all that there is on offer we certainly recommend 10-14 days.
Find somewhere and set a base and spend a few days exploring whats on offer. The distance between places is minimal and taking your time is certainly beneficial to all.
The Route and the Highlands needs deserves and is best experienced at a slow pace, It really is more than Just a Journey.