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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

The Winnock Hotel

2 Nights

The Balmacara Hotel

3 Nights

Glen Mhor Hotel

2 Nights

Norton House Hotel

Transportation

  • Sightseeing by Luxury Coach Throughout
  • Services of a Professional Scottish Driver/Guide
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From $2,499
From $2,999

Your 2021 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

  • 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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