Highlights of Scotland G Adventures

Highlights of Scotland

Castles, battlefields and a wee dram or two are among the adventures on this Highlights of Scotland escorted tour. Experience many gems as you travel in Edinburgh, Inverness, Fort William and Glasgow with additional visits to Isle of Skye and Loch Ness among others. Tour a whiskey distillery and Jacobite battlefield. Explore the grounds of Dunvegan Castle and look for Nessie as you cruise along the waters of her home.

From the moment you arrive you'll discover why Scotland is among the most popular vacation destinations in the world. Meander along Royal Mile road running between Hollyrood Palace and Edinburgh Castle. Join your CEO for an exhilarating hike through lovely Glenmore Forest. Learn the history and lore of Loch Ness while sailing its depths. Delve into the tumultuous history of Urquhart Castle and the power struggles it's seen. Explore the battlefield which hosted the final confrontation of the Jacobite rising of 1745. Admire the stunning scenery surrounding Glenfinnan Viaduct and admire the famous Jacobite steam train traverse it 100 feet above ground. Discover the history of Glencoe and the tragic MacDonald clan massacre in 1692. Verdant scenery, medieval fortresses, rich traditions, proud residents and more will capture your heart and attention throughout this journey making wonderful memories.. Meander along Royal Mile road running between Hollyrood Palace and Edinburgh Castle. Join your CEO for an exhilarating hike through lovely Glenmore Forest. Learn the history and lore of Loch Ness while sailing its depths. Delve into the tumultuous history of Urquhart Castle and the power struggles it's seen. Explore the battlefield which hosted the final confrontation of the Jacobite rising of 1745. Admire the stunning scenery surrounding Glenfinnan Viaduct and admire the famous Jacobite steam train traverse it 100 feet above ground. Discover the history of Glencoe and the tragic MacDonald clan massacre in 1692. Verdant scenery, medieval fortresses, rich traditions, proud residents and more will capture your heart and attention throughout this journey making wonderful memories.


7 Daysfr. $2,199

  • GUIDED ORIENTATION WALK Edinburgh
  • CRUISE Loch Ness
  • EXPLORE Urquhart Castle
  • VISIT Culloden Moor
  • TOUR Eilean Donan Castle
  • STROLL THROUGH Dunvegan Castle and gardens
  • TOUR Whiskey distillery
  • SIGHTSEEING Glenfinnan Viaduct
  • WHISKEY TASTING
  • WALKING TOUR Ben Nevis forest
  • VISIT Glencoe
  • FREE TIME in Glasgow
  • GUIDED HIKE in Glenmore Forest
  • ENTER Culloden battlefield, site of the Battle of Culloden, known as the final confrontation of the Jacobite rising of 1745
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Train, private vehicle, walking
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides
  • Age requirement: 12+ All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • 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.
  • 6 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION - PLEASE READ: Allow USD$225-$295 for meals not included
  • Piries Hotel in Edinburgh (1 night)
  • Glen Mhor Hotel Inverness in Inverness (2 nights)
  • Muthu Fort William Hotel in Fort William (2 nights)
  • Ibis Styles Glasgow Centre George Square in Glasgow (1 night)

EDINBURGH Location Information Description

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Arrive at any time. Meet your CEO and fellow travelers, and learn more about your tour. Opt to join the group for a local meal afterwards.

Piries Hotel Edinburgh

EDINBURGH/INVERNESS Location Information Description

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Enjoy an orientation walk of Edinburgh ending in the heart of the city, Royal Mile road. Opt to visit Edinburgh Castle, or explore the city on your own. In the afternoon, hop on a private transfer to the Highlands.

Breakfast

Glen Mhor Hotel Inverness

INVERNESS Location Information Description

Inverness, United Kingdom

Welcome to the Highlands of Scotland. This morning, opt to visit Cairngorms National Park and enjoy a CEO-led hike in Glenmore Forest, ending in Loch Morlich Beach. Or, consider a kayaking excursion or a visit to a reindeer farm with a ranger.

Location Information Description

Loch Ness, United Kingdom

After lunch, board a cruise towards Loch Ness. Experience the infamous "loch" by boat and learn about the history (and legend) surrounding its mysterious lake creature.

Location Information Description

Inverness, United Kingdom

Explore Urquhart Castle before returning to Inverness. En route, visit Culloden Moor, famous for the Jacobite rising of 1745.

Breakfast

Glen Mhor Hotel Inverness

INVERNESS/FORT WILLIAM Location Information Description

Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

Discover the beautiful Isle of Skye. Enjoy a scenic drive to the Isle, stopping at the iconic Eilean Castle while en route for a snap of the old fortress. Once on the Isle, visit Sligachan, where you can spot the Black Cullin mountains in the background.

Location Information Description

Fort William, United Kingdom

Head north to visit Dunvegan Castle and its Gardens. In the evening, take a Ferry Armadale to Mallaig and enjoy some free time in Fort William.

Breakfast, Lunch

Muthu Fort William Hotel

FORT WILLIAM Location Information Description

Fort William, United Kingdom

Visit the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct made famous by Harry Potter. Settle back at the viewpoint in time to see the Jacobite Steam train cross over the viaduct.

Afterwards, stretch your legs with a forest walk in Ben Nevis followed by a distillery tour and whisky tasting at Ben Nevis Distillery. Continue on to explore Glencoe and learn about this key valley and its importance in Scotland's history.

Breakfast, Dinner

Muthu Fort William Hotel

FORT WILLIAM/GLASGOW CITY Location Information Description

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Head south towards Glasgow. Enjoy some free time to explore Scotland largest city. Take time to explore this port city by visiting its museums, joining a brewery tour or jumping on a bike tour of the city.

Breakfast

Ibis Styles Glasgow Centre George Square

GLASGOW CITY Location Information Description

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Depart at any time.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sun, May 01, 2022
$2,199.00
Sun, May 22, 2022
$2,199.00
Sun, Jun 05, 2022
$2,199.00
Sun, Jun 26, 2022
$2,199.00
Sun, Jul 24, 2022
$2,199.00
Sun, Aug 14, 2022
$2,199.00
Sun, Aug 21, 2022
$2,199.00
Sun, Sep 04, 2022
$2,199.00
Sun, Sep 18, 2022
$2,199.00

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