Scotland - 11 days

Discover the best of Scotland over 11 days; rugged, wild and beautiful. Explore glittering lochs, deep glens surrounded by mountains, the highlands, stunning coastlines and warm hospitality.

Highlights and Inclusions

  • 10 nights in charming 4 and 5-star hotels.
  • 10 breakfasts (B).
  • Guided tour of Edinburgh including Edinburgh Castle and the Underground Caverns.
  • Edinburgh Scotch Whiskey Experience, tour of beautiful Glengoyne distillery and tasting at Talisker distillery.
  • Excursion to historic Stirling and Stirling Bridge.
  • Guided tour of Glasgow including Tenement House.
  • Scenic drive along Loch Lomond and through Glen Coe.
  • Stay in the exclusive Inverlochy Castle.
  • Panoramic ride on the famous Jacobite steam train.
  • Explore Skye’s natural beauty including The Fairy Pools, Trotternish Peninsula, Neist Point and Coral Beach.
  • Guided tour of Skye’s Dunvegan Castle including boat excursion on Loch Dunvegan.
  • Guided tour of Inverness including Inverness Castle and group excursion to Loch Ness.
  • Visit charming villages including Millport, Glencoe, Portree, Plockton and Crieff.
  • Deluxe VIP transfers as required.
  • Note: hotel city taxes, if applicable, are not included.

Upcoming Departures

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Day: 1 Edinburgh

Discover Scotland, rugged, wild and beautiful. Explore glittering lochs, deep glens surrounded by mountains, the highlands, stunning coastlines and warm hospitality. On arrival in Edinburgh, freshen up and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Scotland, Edinburgh - Fraser Suites Edinburgh Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 2 Edinburgh

B

Enjoy a guided walking tour of the main attractions including Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, Victoria Street, the Grassmarket and the Underground Caverns. Also partake in the Scotch Whiskey Experience. The afternoon is available for leisure time with options including a visit to Gladstone’s Land or Georgian House, two National Trust buildings.

Overnight: Scotland, Edinburgh - Fraser Suites Edinburgh Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 3 Edinburgh – Linlithgow – Stirling – Glasgow

B

Visit Linlithgow and its two major landmarks, Linlithgow Palace and the Linlithgow Loch. Continue to historic Stirling, dominated by Stirling Castle. Visit the Castle and Stirling Bridge, the site of the famous battle involving William Wallace. Finish with a visit, tour and tasting at Glengoyne distillery, one of Scotland’s most beautiful.

Overnight: Scotland, Glasgow - Dakota Deluxe Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 4 Glasgow

B

Glasgow is a lively, bustling cosmopolitan city that blends an historical charm with modern influences including some amazing art centres, installations and museums. Enjoy a guided tour of Glasgow’s main sites including Tenement House.

Overnight: Scotland, Glasgow - Dakota Deluxe Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 5 Fort William – Mallaig – Talisker – Portree (Isle of Skye)

B

Enjoy a beautiful scenic drive alongside Lochs and through Glens as you approach the highlands. Stop at Loch Lomond for an independent boat tour on the lake before continuing through Glen Coe, a deep valley carved out by glaciers, before arriving at the quaint village of Glencoe situated on the site of the 1692 massacre of Clan Macdonald. The village is surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery and has featured in many movies including Harry Potter and Skyfall. Stop at the Clachaig Inn, serving weary travellers for 300 years. On arrival in Fort William, enjoy a luxurious stay at your Castle overlooking Ben Nevis.

Overnight: Scotland, Portree - Cuillin Hills Hotel Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 6 Fort William – Mallaig – Talisker – Portree (Isle of Skye)

B

Ride the famous Jacobite steam train through scenic beauty including Loch Eli, Glenfinnan Viaduct and Arisaig village. The route is the same as in the Harry Potter films. On arrival, wander the streets of Mallaig Port before taking a ferry to the Isle of Skye to the magnificent vibrant blue and green Fairy Pool waterfalls. Continue to the spectacular Talisker Beach with its impressive cliffs and a sneaky tasting at Talisker Distillery, before arriving at your fantastic Skye hotel.

Overnight: Scotland, Portree - Cuillin Hills Hotel Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 7 Portree – Trotternish Peninsula – Portree

B

Enjoy a day to discover Skye’s spectacular landscape and coastal views of the Trotternish Peninsula. Visit The Old Man of Storr, Brothers Point, Kilt Rock, Staffin Bay, Loch Cleat, Quiraing and the towns of Staffin & Uig. The Quiraing is one of Skye’s most iconic landscapes and has featured in films including Snow White and the Huntsman and Macbeth.

Overnight: Scotland, Portree - Cuillin Hills Hotel Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 8 Portree – Dunvegan – Claigan Coral Beach – Neist Point – Portree

B

Continue your exploration of stunning Skye. Built on a rock in an idyllic loch-side setting, Dunvegan Castle is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland, home to the chiefs of Clan MacLeod for 800 years. Enjoy a tour of the Castle steeped with Clan legion and a boat cruise on Loch Dunvegan. Continue with a stop at one of Skye’s most beautiful beaches Claigan Coral Beach and if at low tide, walk across to the island of Lampay. Afterward, visit Neist Point, defined by striking sea cliffs of jutting rock and Scotland’s most-photographed lighthouse.

Overnight: Scotland, Portree - Cuillin Hills Hotel Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 9 Portree – Plockton – Inverness

B

Visit Eilean Donan Castle, one of Scotland’s most recognisable, located on its own island at the point where three lochs meet. Continue to the seaside village of Plockton with lines of cottages along the bay. The village is known for its mirror-like reflective waters and quality of light, popular with photographers. Continue to Inverness, the highland capital. Here, enjoy a late afternoon tour of the main sites including Inverness Castle and Inverness Cathedral.

Overnight: Scotland, Inverness - Glenmoriston Town House Hotel Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 10 Inverness – Loch Ness – Inverness

B

Enjoy a group guided excursion to the famous Loch Ness including the Loch Ness Centre, Urquhart Castle and the charming town of Fort Augustus.

Overnight: Scotland, Inverness - Glenmoriston Town House Hotel Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 12 Inverness – Edinburgh

B

Transfer back to Edinburgh by train for your ongoing journey.

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