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Discover the wonders of Scotland on this 9 or 10 night guided bus tour from CIE Tours. You'll spend 2 or 3 nights at each overnight location, insuring a relaxed and enjoyable touring experience. Take a scenic steamboat cruise on Loch Katrine, and visit Urquhart Castle on Loch Ness. Explore famous Stirling and Doune Castles, which have featured in many TV shows and movies. Revel in the scenic splendor of the Trossachs, Rannoch Moor and haunting Glen Coe. Ride the Jacobite Steam Train from Mallaig to Fort William, recently made famous by its turn as the Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter movies. Enjoy whisky tasting in the Speyside Region, view canny sheepdogs at work, savor a traditional evening of Scottish entertainment in Edinburgh and much, much more! Other Scotland tours and visits include Stirling Castle, Eilean Donan Castle, Dunvegan Castle, Kilt Rock, Clan Donald Centre at Armadale Castle, Urquhart Castle, Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Brodie Castle, St Andrews and Palace of Holyroodhouse.

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Included Unique Activities

  • Scenic Steamboat Cruise on Loch Katrine
  • Movie-Famous Stirling & Doune Castles
  • Stunning Glen Coe & Eilean Donan Castle
  • Daytrip to the Mystical Isle of Skye - 'Cloud Island'
  • Visit the Clan Donald Centre at Armadale Castle
  • Jacobite Steam Train Ride (aka The Hogwarts Express!)
  • Scenic Cruise on Loch Ness, including Urquhart Castle
  • Walking Tour of Inverness, Capital of The Highlands
  • Tour & Tasting at a Speyside Whisky Distillery
  • Sheepdog Trials at Leault Farm
  • Sightseeing Tours of St Andrews & Edinburgh
  • Reserved Seats at Edinburgh Military Tattoo (July 27 to August 17 Departures)

Accommodation

2 Nights

Landmark Country Inn

2 Nights

Cozy Shoreline Hotel

3 Nights

Fine Heritage Hotel

2 Nights

Historic Manor House

Transportation

  • Sightseeing by Luxury Coach Throughout
  • Services of a Professional Scottish Driver/Guide

Dining Options Included

  • Full Scottish Breakfast Daily Except on Day of Arrival
  • Welcome Get-Together Drink
  • Scottish Evening in Edinburgh
  • 7 Table d’Hote Dinners

Mid Season 

Available Tour Dates

Apr, May, Sep, Oct

From $2,999 per person

High Season 

Available Tour Dates

Jun, Jul, Aug

From $3,599 per person

Your 2022 Price Includes:

ACCOMMODATION

  • 9 or 10 Nights of Superior Hotel Accommodation

TRANSPORTATION

  • Sightseeing by Luxury Coach Throughout
  • Services of a Professional Scottish Driver/Guide

DINING OPTIONS INCLUDED

  • Full Scottish Breakfast Daily Except on Day of Arrival
  • Welcome Get-Together Drink
  • Scottish Evening in Edinburgh
  • 7 Table d’Hote Dinners

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Scenic Steamboat Cruise on Loch Katrine
  • Movie-Famous Stirling & Doune Castles
  • Stunning Glen Coe & Eilean Donan Castle
  • Day trip to the Mystical Isle of Skye - 'Cloud Island'
  • Visit the Clan Donald Centre at Armadale Castle
  • Jacobite Steam Train Ride (aka The Hogwarts Express!)
  • Scenic Cruise on Loch Ness, including Urquhart Castle
  • Walking Tour of Inverness, Capital of The Highlands
  • Tour & Tasting at a Speyside Whisky Distillery
  • Sheepdog Trials at Leault Farm
  • Sightseeing Tours of St Andrews & Edinburgh
  • Reserved Seats at Edinburgh Military Tattoo (July 27 to August 17 Departures)

ENTRANCES & ADMISSIONS

  • Stirling Castle
  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • Dunvegan Castle
  • Kilt Rock
  • Clan Donald Centre at Armadale Castle
  • Urquhart Castle
  • Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre
  • Brodie Castle
  • St Andrews
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse

Prices Based On:

  • Prices are Per Person based on 2 people travelling together and sharing a room.
  • Single travellers are very welcome on the Scottish Clans & Castles Tour - life-long friendships are regularly formed with fellow passengers! Single travellers may have their own hotel room each night at an additional cost of US$1175.00
  • All Taxes & Fees Included.

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Harold

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Our agent, Jennifer, did an outstanding job organizing our trip. We had originally planned for 4 days, but hiring a driver was too expensive, and there were no rental cars available. She planned a train trip from Dublin to Kilkenny (absolutely great town- highly recommend a visit there) and then back to Dublin to stay in the Clontarf Castle. Everything went very smoothly and her recommendations were perfect. The Irish were/are the friendliest people we've ever met, and we can't wait to return. When we do, we will use Authentic Vacations again!

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I cannot say enough great things about Authentic Vacations! My husband and I had an amazing time in Ireland. They set up everything for us, from staying in 4-star hotels to amazing castles. They had sites to see included in our package and suggestions for other places to go. From the day we landed in Dublin, to getting our rental car and navigating the southern coast of Ireland, it went smoothly. It was a trip of a lifetime! We are already talking about our next adventure and we will definitely go through Authentic Vacations!

"Scotland our New Second Home"

JoAnne

Texas

What began four years ago, this trip had several stops and starts. But when we finally boarded the plane it was a perfect vacation.

Rosslyn Chapel, Glamis Games, Cauloudian and the Amazing William Wallace Monument, Loch Ness, and the Jacobite Train did not disappoint. Finding more information about my family topped the list.

We had a couple of issues with lodging but was worked out. We are already looking forward to going back.

Liz, at Atholl House, in Inverness. is my new best friend

Scotland is my new second home!

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Laura R.

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We had a great time on our 6-day Game of Thrones sightseeing tour. We appreciated that they took care of setting us up with 4 different hotels and a rental car, plus a couple of site-seeing reservations and suggestions on other things to do. 

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Sharon L.

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