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Scotland Day Tours from Inverness

Create your perfect Scotland vacation by booking any one of our Great Day Out 1-day tours. Guaranteed departures and daily operation brings you the best of Scotland with these great tours. Day tours depart from Inverness.

Scotland Day Tours from Inverness

Create your perfect Scotland vacation by booking any one of our Great Day Out 1-day tours. Guaranteed departures and daily operation brings you the best of Scotland with these great tours. Day tours depart from Inverness.

Great Day Out - Book one or more of these 1-day tours to enjoy Scotland at it's best!

Choose from:

  • Cairngorm National Park & Speyside Whisky Tour
  • The Complete Loch Ness Experience
  • Skye & Eilean Donan Castle 
  • Torridon, Applecross, & Eilean Donan Castle
  • Speyside Whisky & Moray Firth
  • Dunrobin Castle & Whisky

    Please note: Itineraries and admissions are subject to changes based on weather conditions and other external factors, including specific interests of the group. A maximum of 8 participants can be booked on any one departure with Celtic Tours. If more than 8, the tour must be private and the price will be affected.


     

Additional Notes

Not operating: Dec 24-27, Dec 31-Jan 2. Other blackout dates may apply and all tours subject to availability. All itineraries and visits are subject to change.


Itinerary

Cairngorm National Park & Speyside Whisky 1 Day Tour

This is your chance to experience an inspirational blend of Scottish sights and flavours. Delight in the rolling hills and wildlife of the Cairngorms National Park, relish a golden dram of famous Speyside whisky, and learn the legends and little-known secrets behind these two quintessential Scottish wonders. Places you explore: Glenfiddich Distillery - One of Scotland’s most famous whiskys. This distillery somehow increased production during the American Prohibition. Speyside - Quite literally whisky heaven. There are more distilleries per square mile here than anywhere else. Loch Morlich - A 300 metre high, freshwater loch with sandy beaches. Loch Morlich is as unique as it is bonnie. Cairngorms National Park - Examine the landscapes of an area that boasts four out of five of the UK’s highest mountains.

Tour operates Tuesdays and Fridays only.

The Complete Loch Ness Experience 1 Day Tour

No one can resist the mythical Loch Ness: its beauty evokes a sense of wonder, while its monstrous depths are legendary. And on this tour, you explore all of it. You can enjoy incredible views from a cruise, learn about the historic ruins of Urquhart Castle, and explore the less frequented south roads of the loch. Even if the monster doesn't show up, we can assure you that your guide will bring this loch to life with intriguing tales and history. Places you explore: Loch Ness - Take a chance to go on an optional boat cruise or wander down to this alluring and eerie loch. Invermoriston - Go for a wonderful wander through lush forests and cascading waterfalls. Fort Augustus - This town of 650 inhabitants is a great spot to watch boats coming in from the Caledonian Canal. Foyers Waterfall - “Among the healthy hills and ragged woods, the roaring Foyers pours his mossy floods” - Robert Burns. Dores - Visit this village for a beach with gorgeous views of the Great Glen.

Tour operates daily

Skye & Eilean Donan Castle

Sharp geological formations, crumbling coastlines and wind-swept valleys: Skye is mother-nature in all her dramatic glory. And on this day-tour you explore the best of it. We take you on a journey through the stories, history, and sights of the island; while also giving you a taste of the most breathtaking scenery that Western Scotland has to offer.Places you explore: Skye - The beauty of this island has inspired movie makers, poets and travellers from all round the world. Kyle of Lochalsh - This is the gateway to Skye. Enjoy sublime views of landscapes that surround this village. Eilean Donan Castle - An iconic and gorgeous 13th-century castle that once warded off Viking invasions. Portree - A cute, colourful coastal town that’s as quaint as it is fascinating. Trotternish Peninsula - The ultimate Skye road. It’s the way to see the Quiraing, kilt rock, and all of Skye’s must see sights. Cuillin Mountains - Skye’s dominant mountain range. Enjoy views of these imposing mountains as you travel the ‘winged isle’. Loch Ness - This loch holds more freshwater than all the lakes in England and Wales combined. But does it hide the loch ness monster?

Tour operates daily

Torridon, Applecross, & Eilean Donan Castle

Let Scotland’s finest mountains take your breath away. Ramble over the highest road pass. And discover the history of the wildest part of the Highlands.On this tour, you'll rub your eyes in disbelief at the postcard-perfect villages, delve deep into the gory past of Eilean Donan Castle, and catch a glimpse of some of Europe's most spectacular landscapes. Join this tour if you want something that’s epic and off the beaten path. Places you explore: Loch Maree - Thousands of years ago, druids believed this beautiful Loch had the power to cure lunacy. Torridon Hills - These are arguably the most dramatic and spectacular mountains in Scotland. Shieldaig - This may be Scotland's most outrageously picturesque village. Applecross - There's an ancient chapel here and a famous pub that serves delicious seafood. Eilean Donan Castle - An iconic and gorgeous 13th century castle that once warded off Viking invasions. Loch Ness - This loch holds more fresh water than all the lakes in England and Wales combined. But does it hide the Loch Ness monster?

Tour operates Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays only

Speyside Whisky & Moray Firth

Whether you're a whisky lover or a whisky learner, you're bound to get a taste for it in the beautiful region of Speyside. Home to around 50% of all Scottish whisky distilleries, there's almost too much to see and drink. So on this tour we help you get the most out of the region by taking you to two distinct distilleries. It’s a chance to learn about the incredible history, process, and flavours of Scotland’s national drink. And if you’re not a whisky lover, there’s gorgeous scenery and a chance to explore the ruins of a stunning 12th century castle. Places you explore: Elgin - Explore this town and discover an incredible wee whisky shop and a gorgeously grand cathedral. Benromach Distillery - This distillery does whisky the old fashioned Speyside way. Slowly with a little bit of smoke. Glenfiddich Distillery - Arguably, the distillery that created the global demand for single malt whisky. Strathspey - Pine trees line the rolling hills of this beautiful region of Scotland.

Tours operates Mondays and Wednesdays only

 

Dunrobin Castle & Whisky

Savour the elegance of Dunrobin Castle and the rich flavour of whisky as you discover the south stretch of the famous North Coast 500. Places you'll explore: Dunrobin Castle - With its 189 rooms full of luxuries, legends, and controversy; stunning gardens inspired by the Palace of Versailles; and its falconry with resident Falconer this castle is called the Jewel in the Crown of the Highlands. This elegant structure contrasts with its rough and rocky natural Highland surroundings. Stroll through the small historic town of Dornoch and enjoy its stunning scenery. Learn about the 'water of life' at Glen Ord Distillery, the home of Singleton, where the welcome is as warm as the whisky. Experience the beauty of the small village of Beauly, which so stunned Mary Queen of Scots into bestowing its moniker. Join this tour, as we explore this unique wonder of the Highlands and delve into the history here.

Tour operates Wednesdays and Saturdays only

Rates & Hotels

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To book this package, please contact one of our reservation agents at 1-800-833-4373.

Hotels/Plans Available for Departure Dates

Cairngorm National Park & Speyside Whisky - 1 Day Tour
The Complete Loch Ness Experience - 1 Day Tour
Skye & Eilean Donan Castle - 1 Day Tour
Torridon, Applecross, Eilean Donan Castle - 1 Day Tour
Speyside Whisky & Moray Firth - 1 Day Tour
Glen Affric, Culloden, & Clava Cairns - 1 Day Tour
Dunrobin Castle & Whiskey - 1 Day Tour

Tour Details

Your land package begins: / Your land package ends:

(As most International flights are overnight flights - please book air accordingly)

Flight Details


Accommodation Details

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    Requests are not guaranteed and are subject to each hotel's discretion and availability

Pricing

Children ages 5-15 are welcome on all tours, with the exception of whiskey tours, at discounted prices.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches
  • Dinners
  • Tips to driver/guide

    Please note: Itineraries and admissions are subject to changes based on weather conditions and other external factors, including specific interests of the group. A maximum of 8 participants can be booked on any one departure with Celtic Tours. If more than 8, the tour must be private and the price will be affected.

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start / end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) months from date of departure.

Departures & Transfers

Departure date is the date the tour starts in the UK. Please book your air one day before to accommodate overnight flights.