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Savor overnights at the finest Scottish hotels, while discovering the very best of Scotland on this Luxury Scotland Tour! Enjoy unrivalled service amidst opulent and historic surroundings. From boutique 5-Star City Hotels to a 19th century Baronial Mansion, you'll sample an array of luxurious and authentic Scottish delights. Along the way, celebrate quintessential Scotland, with a platinum Scotch Whisky Tour in historic Edinburgh, as well as a unique, small-group tour of the city. Taste the cream of Scotch Whisky at Macallan's intimate facility, and keep an eye out for Nessie on a Loch Ness cruise. If visiting between mid-May & October, your tour will include a ride on the world-famous Jacobite Steam Train, its unique viaduct crossing recently immortalized on film as Harry Potter's 'Hogwarts Express'. Scenic Highland splendor, a multitude of forbidding castle fortresses and fascinating, though sometimes macabre historical sites all await to captivate and enthrall you!

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Included Unique Activities

  • Meet & Greet on Arrival
  • Secrets of the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle Tour
  • Platinum Scotch Whisky Experience
  • Macallan 'Six Pillars' Scotch Whisky Tour & Tasting
  • Inspiration Cruise on the Storied Waters of Loch Ness
  • Jacobite Steam Train Ride 1st Class - Often Cited as the World's Finest!
Secrets of the Royal Mile & Edinburgh Castle

Secrets of the Royal Mile & Edinburgh Castle

The Scotch Whisky Experience Platinum Tour

The Scotch Whisky Experience Platinum Tour

Inspiration Loch Ness Cruise

Inspiration Loch Ness Cruise

Macallan Six Pillars Tour

Macallan Six Pillars Tour

Jacobite Steam Train / Hogwarts Express - First Class Roundtrip

Jacobite Steam Train / Hogwarts Express - First Class Roundtrip

Meet & Greet Private Airport Transfer - Edinburgh

Meet & Greet Private Airport Transfer - Edinburgh

Culloden Battlefield Admission

Culloden Battlefield Admission

Stirling Castle Admission

Stirling Castle Admission

Accommodation

2 Nights

Caledonian by Waldorf Astoria

2 Nights

Ness Walk Hotel

2 Nights

Inverlochy Castle

1 Night

Cromlix Hotel

Transportation

  • Private Transfer on Arrival at Edinburgh Airport to your Downtown Hotel
  • Choice of Luxury Rental Car or Private Chauffeur upon leaving Edinburgh

Dining Options

  • 7 Full Scottish Breakfasts

Points of Interest

  • Edinburgh Castle & Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Shop & Explore Edinburgh's 'Royal Mile'
  • Stunning Blair Castle and Cairngorms National Park
  • The Black Isle & Culloden Battlefield
  • Loch Ness & Picture-Perfect Urquhart Castle
  • Remarkable History & Scenery at Glencoe & Glenfinnan
  • Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park
  • Stirling Castle, Bannockburn & The Wallace Monument

Cawdor Castle, Scotland

Culloden Battlefield, Scotland

The Black Isle, Scotland

Pitlochry, Scotland

Blair Castle, Scotland

Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

Glenfinnan, Scotland

Glencoe, Scotland

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Luxury Rental Car Transportation

From $3,998 per person

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Private Chauffeur Transportation

From $6,298 per person

Your Price Includes

ACCOMMODATION

  • 5-nights at Scotland's most Luxurious 5-Star Hotels
  • 2-nights at a World-Famous 19th Century Baronial Mansion

TRANSPORTATION

  • Private Transfer on Arrival at Edinburgh Airport to your Downtown Hotel
  • Choice of Luxury Rental Car or Private Chauffeur upon leaving Edinburgh

DINING

  • 7 Full Scottish Breakfasts

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Meet & Greet on Arrival
  • Secrets of the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle Tour
  • Platinum Scotch Whisky Experience
  • Macallan 'Six Pillars' Scotch Whisky Tour & Tasting
  • Inspiration Cruise on the Storied Waters of Loch Ness
  • Jacobite Steam Train Ride 1st Class - Often Cited as the World's Finest!
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.

"Ireland Vacation"

Nicole A

What an amazing trip! Michelle was amazing at assisting in the planning. Our hotels were amazing. The recommended itinerary suited exactly what my family and I wanted to experience on our trip to Ireland. I would definitely utilize Authentic Vacations again!

"Driving through history"

Ed

Edmonton

We had an excellent trip. Absolutely no problems with bookings that Donna arranged. Driving Ireland and seeing it at your own pace lets you stop to admire ruins not normally on a tour. Only thing we would do differently is upgrade the car. As someone who enjoys driving I regret not having something a little more sporty!

"Christmas in Ireland"

William

We talked to Lainie about what we were looking for. She listened to our wishes offering suggestion and developed our plan. We got exactly what we were looking for. Made sure we were happy and answering a million questions. We couldn’t be happier. Thank you Lainie !

"An epic solo road trip!"

Anthea Ong

Singapore

Just want to say a big thank you to Anna Wilgenbursch for all her help and patience in supporting my free and easy solo road trip across Ireland, chasing writers poets and thin places. The bed and breakfast choices were fantastic. I don't usually go through an agent to help with booking accommodation etc. but I had little to do so myself so am glad that I had Anna to take that load off me. I appreciate too that Anna was on WhatsApp with me and very responsive. I felt very supported. Thank you.

"Ireland birthday trip"

Stephanie Stutz

Minnesota

Josi was an immense help. From the beginning with her planning based on our wishes and prompt replies we felt very confident everything was covered. And it was! beautiful locations great suggestions for sites to see we could not have been more pleased with the whole Adventure. It was so nice to have all the reservations set and the car rental covered it made the whole experience stress free. I will definitely reach out to Josie for my next vacation.

"Destination Vacation"

Peter L Pavlina

Boston

Great trip thanks to Michelle's great work!

"Ireland Vacation"

Jessica Brewer

St. Cloud

We had a FABULOUS vacation! Jacoya was great to work with. Highly recommend!

"Dream Vacation!"

Emma

Coronado

Our trip to Ireland was an absolute dream! Thank you, Tam, for taking the time to create a personalized, affordable trip for us. I highly suggest using Tam at Authentic Vacations to plan your trip to Ireland! You will have the time of your life! :)

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