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Experience the best of Scotland with enough time to savor each enchanting destination. Arrive in Edinburgh and spend two nights in Scotland's medieval capital. You’ll discover 2,000 years of Scottish history and learn the secrets of the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Heading north to Pitlochry, stay in a Scottish palace hotel with baronial splendor.  

Hug the shores of Loch Ness and explore the whisky triangle on your way to Fort William. Be amazed by majestic mountains, trek to a waterfall, and fall under the spell of heroic deeds at Glencoe and Glenfinnan. You’ll end your Scotland travels with two nights in Stirling, the scene of “Braveheart,” and William Wallace's victory at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.

 

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Included Unique Activities

Secrets of the Royal Mile & Edinburgh Castle

Secrets of the Royal Mile & Edinburgh Castle

Blair Athol Signature Tour

Blair Athol Signature Tour

Culloden Battlefield Admission

Culloden Battlefield Admission

Circular Loch Ness Cruise

Circular Loch Ness Cruise

Stirling Castle Admission

Stirling Castle Admission

Meet & Greet Private Airport Transfer - Edinburgh

Meet & Greet Private Airport Transfer - Edinburgh

The Scotch Whisky Experience Gold Tour

The Scotch Whisky Experience Gold Tour

Blair Castle & Garden Admission

Blair Castle & Garden Admission

Accommodation

2 Nights

Scotsman Hotel

2 Nights

Atholl Palace Hotel

2 Nights

Kingsmills Hotel

2 Nights

Nevis Bank Inn

2 Nights

Stirling Highland Hotel

Transportation

  • Meet & Greet with Private Transfer on Arrival
  • Automatic Rental Car - Includes Insurance, Unlimited Mileage & All Taxes

Points of Interest

  • Spend Two Nights in Captivating Edinburgh
  • Explore St Andrews - Historic University Town & the Home of Golf
  • Soak up the Scenic Beauty & Charm of Pitlochry & Perthshire
  • Discover the Natural Splendor of Cairngorms National Park
  • Visit Balmoral Castle - the Queen's Official Scottish Residence
  • Stay in Inverness - The Capital of the Highlands
  • Travel the Length of Mysterious Loch Ness
  • Marvel at a Variety of Famous Scottish Castles
  • Enjoy a Gentle Hike to Picturesque Steall Waterfall
  • Tour Stunning Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park
  • Step Back in Time and Relive Centuries of Scottish History in Stirling

Blair Castle, Pitlochry, Central Scotland

Blair Athol Distillery, Pitlochry, Central Scotland

Aberfeldy, Central Scotland

Speyside, The Whisky Triangle, Elgin, North East

Cawdor Castle, Inverness, Highlands

Culloden Battlefield, Inverness, Highlands

The Black Isle, Inverness, Highlands

Ben Nevis, Highlands

Low Season

Available Tour Dates

Jan - Mar | Nov - Dec

From $2,298 per person

Mid Season

Available Tour Dates

Apr - May | Sep - Oct

From $2,498 per person

High Season

Available Tour Dates

June - August

From $3,298 per person

Your 2021 Price Includes

ACCOMMODATION

  • 10 nights Authentic Scottish Hotels
  • Spend Two Nights in Captivating Edinburgh

TRANSPORTATION

  • Meet & Greet with Private Transfer on Arrival
  • Automatic Rental Car - Includes Insurance, Unlimited Mileage & All Taxes

DINING OPTIONS

  • 10 Full Scottish Breakfasts 

INCLUDED UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Scottish Meet & Greet on Arrival
  • Edinburgh Secrets of the Mile Walking Tour
  • Guided Tour of Edinburgh Castle
  • Scotch Whisky Gold Experiences
  • Blair Atholl Whisky Distillery Tour & Tasting
  • Entrance to Blair Castle
  • Entrance to the Culloden Battlefield
  • Loch Ness Cruise
  • Jacobite Steam Train 1st Class Round Trip Journey
  • Entrance to Stirling Castle

POINTS OF INTEREST

  • Spend Two Nights in Captivating Edinburgh
  • Explore St Andrews - Historic University Town & the Home of Golf
  • Soak up the Scenic Beauty & Charm of Pitlochry & Perthshire
  • Discover the Natural Splendor of Cairngorms National Park
  • Visit Balmoral Castle - the Queen's Official Scottish Residence
  • Stay in Inverness - The Capital of the Highlands
  • Travel the Length of Mysterious Loch Ness
  • Marvel at a Variety of Famous Scottish Castles
  • Enjoy a Gentle Hike to Picturesque Steall Waterfall
  • Tour Stunning Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park
  • Step Back in Time and Relive Centuries of Scottish History in Stirling
Prices Based On
  • All Taxes & Fees Included
  • Prices are Per Person based on 2 people traveling together and sharing a room.
  • Traveling Alone? No Problem. Just Ask Us for a Single Supplement Price.

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