Taste of Scotland CIE Tours International

Taste of Scotland

This 5-day tour is a fascinating and affordable way to discover the magic of Scotland, considered by many to be one of the most beautiful places in the world. Immerse yourself in the Scottish history and culture. Travel to the country’s most famous destinations, including Glasgow, Edinburgh, St. Andrews and the breathtaking Scottish Highlands. Travel alongside the famous Loch Lomond, renowned for its beauty. Drive across the Rannoch Moor through Glencoe amid the spectacular scenery. Enjoy local cuisine and renowned Scotch whisky.

Highlights of this economical introductory tour includes Glasgow’s George Square, the City Chambers and medieval Provand’s Lordship. Marvel at the beauty of the Scottish Highlands and take a short cruise on Loch Ness and look for “Nessie.” Tour Edinburgh Castle and view the Scottish Crown Jewels, St. Andrews and tour Blair Athol Distillery for a tasting. This fun trip is a perfect vacation getaway.

5 Daysfr. $1,345

  • Blair Athol Distillery including a behind the scenes tour and tasting
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Loch Ness Cruise
  • Provand's Lordship
  • St Andrews
  • Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theater and dance at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 31 to August 21 departures.
  • Handling of one piece of luggage per person is included in the cost of all coach tours. Size should not exceed 30 x 20 x 10 inches and weight should be under 50 lbs. Luggage is carried at owner's risk throughout the tour unless insured.
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • Full daily breakfasts (except Day 1)
  • 3 dinners including a festive Scottish evening in Edinburgh
  • Doubletree by Hilton Glasgow Central in Glasgow (1 night)
  • Newton Hotel in Nairn (1 night)
  • Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club in Edinburgh (3 nights)

Glasgow Highlights Location Information Description

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Tour begins 2:30 PM at your Glasgow hotel. Set out on an introductory tour of central Glasgow -- a city that flourished in Victorian times due to the shipbuilding industry and international trade. Drive around George Square with its ornate City Chambers, and visit Provand’s Lordship, Glasgow’s oldest house. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner.


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

Location Information Description

Fort William, United Kingdom

Travel alongside the famous Loch Lomond, renowned for its unsurpassed beauty. Drive across the haunting Rannoch Moor and through Glencoe, admiring the wild and spectacular scenery. Continue through Fort William and stop at a woollen mill to shop for quality Scottish goods.

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Nairn, United Kingdom

Embark on a short cruise on Loch Ness before heading to Nairn.

Breakfast, Dinner

Mutha Newton Hotel

Whiskey Tasting & St Andrews Location Information Description

Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

Visit Blair Athol Distillery to see how whiskey is distilled and enjoy a sample. Travel to St Andrews, best known as the “Home of Golf.” Take a panoramic drive around and spend some time exploring independently.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Continue to Edinburgh to your gracious manor house hotel, set on 1,000 acres with two golf courses. Enjoy a Scottish evening with traditional cuisine with a lively show of songs, stories, and dancing.

Breakfast, Dinner

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club

Edinburgh Castle & City Tour Location Information Description

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Explore the principal sights of central Edinburgh from the bustling Princes Street and through the gracious, wide streets of the 200-year-old Georgian “New Town.” Walk along part of the Royal Mile where compact medieval houses reach 11 floors tall.

Visit Edinburgh Castle perched high above the city on volcanic rock. The castle contains the Scottish Crown Jewels and the Stone of Scone. The balance of the day is free.

The July 30 - August 20 departures watch the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade.


Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club

Tour Ends in Edinburgh Location Information Description

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Tour ends after breakfast.


Departure Date

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

  • 70 days or more prior to departure: Forfeiture of deposit
  • 69 - 16 days prior to departure: 30% per person
  • 15 - 8 days prior to departure: 50% per person
  • 7 - 1 days prior to departure: 90% per person
  • On day of departure: 100% per person
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A non-refundable land deposit of $250 per person is required for coach tours. Deposits are required within 5 days of making the reservation. Early booking discounts require higher deposits.
  • The final payment must be made by credit card no later than 80 days prior to departure date. If payment is not received as scheduled, the reservation will automatically cancel and deposit payment become forfeit.
  • Once confirmed any revision to land tours will incur a $50 handling fee per booking. If clients cancel from one tour and rebook on another tour or another date, a cancellation fee may apply. Revisions are not permitted within 14 days of departure or once documents have been issued.
  • Documents will be shipped by U.P.S. ground service approximately 21 days prior to departure provided full payment has been received. If documents are required earlier, sufficient notice id required to arrange for early delivery by regular service. Late bookings will incur an express service delivery charge.
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