LOCH NESS & INVERNESS

Escape into the wilderness of Glencoe, on this two-day tour traveling the Great Glen and Loch Ness. Visit the local distillery in Pitlochry for a drink, before continuing onto the Cairngorm National Park, where you can take in the majestic sights of the ancient Caledonian Pine Forests. Discover Inverness, the capital of the Highlands at your leisure, followed by historic touring of Edinburgh, where you will discover sights such as Urquhart Castle. Enjoy a pre and post night in Edinburgh, allowing you the pleasure to tour the city at your own pace.

LOCH NESS & INVERNESS

Escape into the wilderness of Glencoe, on this two-day tour traveling the Great Glen and Loch Ness. Visit the local distillery in Pitlochry for a drink, before continuing onto the Cairngorm National Park, where you can take in the majestic sights of the ancient Caledonian Pine Forests. Discover Inverness, the capital of the Highlands at your leisure, followed by historic touring of Edinburgh, where you will discover sights such as Urquhart Castle. Enjoy a pre and post night in Edinburgh, allowing you the pleasure to tour the city at your own pace.

Tour Highlights

  • Glencoe
  • Great Glen
  • Loch Ness
  • Inverness
  • Urquhart Castle photo stop
  • Cairngorm National Park
  • Caledonian Pine Forest walk
  • Pitlochry

Loch Ness and Inverness

  • Three (3) nights accommodations; two (2) nights in Edinburgh and one (1) night in Inverness.
  • Breakfast daily (except for morning of arrival)
  • Arrival and departure transfers in Edinburgh
  • Two (2) days of custom touring
  • All service charges and hotel taxes

Additional Notes

Offseason (Oct 31 - March 31) - this tour operates on Tue, Thur, or Sat (pre-night in Edinburgh on Mon, Wed, and Fri) - other days not available. Selecting any other day but Mon, Wed, and Fri during this time will not allow you to complete the booking.


Itinerary

Day 01, Edinburgh

Arrive Edinburgh and transfer (included) to your pre-booked accommodations (note: check-in time is generally from 2:00 pm). Spend your day independently exploring Edinburgh on your own. Overnight in Edinburgh.

Day 02, Edinburgh - Touring Begins

Departure point at Rabbies Cafe at 6 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh. Guests are requested to check in at least 15 minutes before departure (by 8:30 am). Tour departs promptly at 8:45 am. You will depart Edinburgh and head north across the River Forth towards the Highlands. We make a short stop in the holiday town of Pitlochry where you have the option to visit the local whiskey distillery. From here the tour takes you past Blair Castle into the Cairngorm National Park, where we stop for lunch and spend time taking in the majesty of this amazing area within the ancient Caledonian Pine Forests of the Rothiemurchus Estate. You then continue north and arrive at your destination of Inverness, where you will be dropped off at your accommodation. The evening is free for you to explore the capital of the Highlands.

Day 03, Touring - Edinburgh

After a leisurely breakfast you will be picked up from your accommodation in Inverness and explore the surrounding countryside en route to Loch Ness. Here you have the chance to either take a boat trip along the loch with great views of Urquhart Castle or stay on shore and visit the impressive ruins of the castle, overlooking the loch. Our journey continues south through the Great Glen past Ben Nevis and Fort William, stopping for lunch along the way before arriving in Glencoe. This haunting glen was the scene of a terrible massacre in 1692, where many of the Clan MacDonald were slaughtered. The return journey continues over the wild and remote Rannoch Moor and into the countryside around Stirling, before finally returning our starting point of Edinburgh approximately 7:00 pm. From here, you will make your own way back to your pre-booked hotel.

Day 04, Edinburgh - Home

After breakfast, transfer from your hotel to the Airport for your return flight to the U.S.

Rates & Hotels

2018 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$749
$709
$619
2019 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$668
$599
$629
$679
$719
$719
$649
$609
2020 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$609
2018 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$809
$769
$669
2019 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$676
$649
$679
$729
$769
$769
$709
$699
2020 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$699
$669

Hotels/Plans Available for Departure Dates

Based on B&B, plus 2 nights Edinburgh Hotel
Based on Hotels, plus 2 nights Edinburgh Hotel

Tour Details

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Accommodation Details

Edinburgh Hotel

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Pricing

Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply. There are no triple rooms for this tour.

This tour does not include:

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

Airfare

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

Departures & Transfers

Departure date is the date one would start touring in the UK including any pre/post nights. Does not include air travel.