Highlights of Scotland

Company : G Adventures
Duration: 1 week to 1 week
Approx Costs: 1500 to 1750 £ Pound (UK)

Explore the best of Scoitland on this trip from Edinburgh to Glasgow.

This seven-day tour takes you through all the best cultural highlights with visits to important Jacobite sites in Inverness like Culloden Moor and picturesque spots (like the Glenfinnan Viaduct) along with moments to soak in the country's natural beauty in Cairngorms National Park. 

In between, you'll have the opportunity to try traditional Scottish fare (yes, we're talking about haggis!) and learn about how whisky is made with a tour and tasting. It's the best way to satiate your inner history and whisky aficionado, in equal measure.

 

Itinerary

Day 1. Edinburgh
Arrive at any time.

Day 2. Edinburgh/Inverness
Enjoy an orientation walk of Edinburgh ending in the heart of the city, Royal Mile road. Opt to visit Edinburgh Castle, or explore the city on your own. In the afternoon, hop on the train to the Highlands.

Day 3. Inverness
Welcome to the Highlands of Scotland. This morning, visit Cairngorms National Park and enjoy a CEO-led hike in Glenmore Forest, ending in Loch Morlich Beach. After lunch, board a cruise towards Loch Ness. Experience the infamous "loch" by boat and learn about the history (and legend) surrounding its mysterious lake creature. Explore Urquhart Castle before returning to Inverness. En route, visit Culloden Moor, famous for the Jacobite rising of 1745.

Day 4. Inverness/Fort William
Discover the beautiful Isle of Skye. Enjoy a scenic drive to the Isle, stopping at the iconic Eilean Castle en route. Once on the Isle, visit Sligachan, where you can spot the Black Cullin mountains in the background. Head out on a CEO-led waterfall walk. In the afternoon, enjoy a whisky tour and tasting before ending the day in Fort William.

Day 5. Fort William
Visit the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct made famous by Harry Potter. Settle back at the viewpoint in time to see the Jacobite Steam train cross over the viaduct. Afterwards, stretch your legs with a forest walk in Ben Nevis. Continue on to explore Glencoe and learn about this key valley and it's importance in Scotland's history.

Day 6. Fort William/Glasgow
Head south towards Glasgow. Enjoy some free time to explore Scotland largest city. Take time to explore this port city by visiting its museums, joining a brewery tour or jumping on a bike tour of the city.

Day 7. Glasgow
Depart at any time.

 

Price

From £1699

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