Loch Ness, Inverness & the Highlands

002334 - W20

A two-day escape exploring the majesty of Loch Ness, the Caledonian pine forest and the stunning scenery of the Cairngorms National Park.

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Highlights
  • Clamber through the curves and culture of the Cairngorms National Park
  • Discover Inverness, “the Capital of the Highlands”
  • Visit quaint villages and historic castles
  • Try to spot the Loch Ness Monster
  • Survey the famous mountains and valleys of Glencoe
Details

Group Size: 16

2019-20 Departures:
Daily except April 18-21; November 13 & 14; December 24-26 and 31; January 01, 2020
Low season: April 01-14; November 01-December 17; January 04-March 31/20
Shoulder season: April 15-May 31; October; December 18-January 03/20
High season: June-September

2019-20 Pricing:
Bed and Breakfast accommodation with private facilities
Low season:
US$209 – twin
US$239 – single
US$169 – child
Shoulder season:
US$239 – twin
US$265 – single
US$190 – child
High season:
US$255 – twin
US$279 – single
US$200 – child

Hotel accommodation
Low season:
US$255 – twin
US$330 – single
US$205 – child
Shoulder season:
US$275 – twin
US$349 – single
US$219 – child
High season:
US$289 – twin
US$365 – single
US$230 – child

Prices are shown in US$, per person based on two people sharing a twin room and one person in a single room. Child rates apply to children age 5-15 sharing a room with an adult or to two children sharing a room with an accompanying adult in a separate room. The US$ rates are approximate rates based on the conversion from British pounds at time of posting. Actual tour prices may vary from prices posted, depending on the bank exchange rates at the time of your reservation. CA$ prices are available – please inquire.

Tour Code:
002334 - W20

Itinerary
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Day 1: Edinburgh - Inverness

You leave Edinburgh and head north across the River Forth towards the Highlands. You make a short stop in one of the quintessential Scottish towns bordering the highland fault line, before crossing into the Cairngorms National Park. There are numerous options on route including a famous whisky distillery, stunning caledonian forest walks, ancient standing stones, world-changing battlefields, and beautiful lochs. What you do today will be decided by your group and the ever- changing Scottish climate. Ample time for lunch will be given en route. You then continue north and arrive in Inverness, where you’re dropped off at your accommodation. The evening is free for you to explore the capital of the Highlands.

Day 2: Inverness - Edinburgh

After a leisurely breakfast you’re picked up from your accommodation and taken into the surrounding countryside. You travel to Loch Ness where you have the chance to take a boat trip along the loch or stay on shore and visit the impressive ruins of Urquhart castle overlooking the loch. Our journey continues south through the Great Glen past Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in UK and Fort William. You stop for lunch along the way before arriving in Glencoe. The return journey continues over the wild and remote Rannoch Moor and into the lowland scenery around Stirling, before finally reaching our starting point of Edinburgh.

Included
  • Two-day tour in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Experienced and knowledgeable driver/guide
  • Accommodation in category chosen
Not Included
  • Airfare to/from Edinburgh
  • Accommodation pre and post tour in Edinburgh
  • Meals unless specified
  • Entry fees to visitor attractions
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities to the driver/guide
Tour Notes

Glasgow departures may also be available for this tour or similar tours. Please request these options.

Disclaimer: We do our utmost to ensure that information posted on our website is correct at the time of publication, however trip details are subject to change without notice by the suppliers and operators involved. We update the information as soon as possible when changes are advised to us, however, we cannot assume responsibility for such changes made by the suppliers and operators.

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