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)
2 NightsLandmark Country Inn
Landmark Country Inn
- TV with Satellite Channels
- Tea & Coffee Hospitality Tray
- En-suite Bathroom with bath and/or shower
- Direct Dial Telephone
2 NightsCozy Shoreline Hotel
Cozy Shoreline Hotel
The Balmacara Hotel sits serenely on the shores of Loch Alsh with commanding views across to the renowned Isle of Skye. The beauty of Scotland’s west coast can easily be explored from the doorstep of this 3-star hotel, with highlights such as Kyle of Lochalsh, the Skye Bridge and Eilean Donan Castle just a short drive away. For those looking to take in the breathtaking scenery, a variety of activities are available to choose from. Hiking, horse riding, and kayaking are but a few of the fun opportunities to be enjoyed in the area. The quaint accommodations at The Balmacara are reminiscent of a seaside cottage and lend a warm and peaceful atmosphere to every stay.
The Balmacara Hotel features a wonderful collection of guestrooms to accommodate every need. Many enjoy stunning vistas of the Isle of Skye and Loch Alsh, while the hills of Wester Ross can be seen to the north. Blending Victorian and warm contemporary themes, you may even have the chance to take morning coffee from your very own outdoor deck overlooking the waters.
All Guestrooms Feature:
- Complimentary WiFi Access
- Satellite TV
- Tea/ Coffee Making Facilities
- Free Toiletries
Breakfast and lunch are a scenic affair at The Balmacara Hotel as you enjoy breathtaking views across the loch to the isle beyond. You are invited the savor the local seafood and game that is Balmacara’s specialty while surrounded by tasteful contemporary décor. Every need and craving will happily be met with their delicious menu using the best of local ingredients and sources.
The Isle of Skye
On The Map: The Isle of Skye is a large island located off the west coast of Scotland. Skye is accessed via a landbridge (A87 road) from Kyle of Lochalsh on the mainland, or by ferry from Mallaig, reached via the A830 road from Fort William.
“Cloud Island” is what the Norse called the Isle of Skye in Scotland. It is fitting. A 50-mile-long banquet of velvet moors, jagged mountains, shimmering lochs and towering sea cliffs produce stunning scenery. If the weather turns, there are plenty of castles, crafting museums, and cozy pubs and restaurants to please anyone. Along with Edinburgh and Loch Ness, Skye is one of the places in Scotland that people enjoy visiting the most. A wild geological past has produced some of Britain’s most dramatic scenery. From rugged Northern Skye to the ice-sculpted peaks of the Cuillins, the island is riveted with many lochs. The traveler is never more than five miles from the ocean. Skye is everything we think of the Highlands to be: Wild, fierce, and mesmerizing. Overnight stays on Skye are at the island's main town - Portree. The location of Bonnie Prince Charlie's final days in Scotland in 1746, Portree today is a bustling port and Skye's cultural hub.
3 NightsFine Heritage Hotel
Fine Heritage Hotel
- Complimentary Wifi
- TV with Digital Channels
- Room Service
- Complimentary Toiletries
- Complimentary Hot Beverage Facilities
- Iron & Ironing Board
- Mineral Water available in Rooms
2 NightsHistoric Manor House
Historic Manor House
- Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet Access
- Flat-Screen TV
- DVD / CD Player
- Tea & Coffee Hospitality Tray
- Fridge with Complimentary Mineral Water
- Work Desk with Stationery
- Iron & Ironing Board
- Trouser Press
- Laptop Safe Deposit Box
- Hand Picked Toiletries by Gilchrist & Soames
- Turndown Service
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
Available Tour Dates
Apr, May, Sep, Oct
From $2,999 per person
Available Tour Dates
Jun, Jul, Aug
From $3,599 per person
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