Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: TT Ireland & Britain Winter 23 24 v2

Experience the Best of Scotland from Edinburgh Castle to the eclectic streets of Glasgow. Revel in the romance and history of the Scottish Highlands and contemplate the mysterious depths of Loch Ness, before toasting bonnie Scotland's lochs, glens and legendary locals.

Choice Highlights
Must-see Highlights
  • Explore Edinburgh with a Local Specialist
  • Discover Glasgow and Stirling
  • Visit Edinburgh Castle, Pitlochry, the Isle of Skye, Glasgow Cathedral, Culloden Battlefield, Stirling Castle and a whisky distillery.
Iconic Experience
  • Edinburgh: Explore the city with your Local Specialist as you travel along Princes Street to see the Scott Memorial, the neoclassical Adam facades of New Town and the official Scottish residence of the King, Palace of Holyroodhouse.
  • St. Andrews: Visit the university town where the famous beach scene from 'Chariots of Fire' was filmed and see the golf course where the sport was created.
  • Scottish Highlands: Admire picturesque lochs and glens as you travel through the Scottish Highlands.
  • Fort William: Enjoy an excellent view of Ben Nevis from the World War II Commando Memorial.
  • Glencoe: Visit this Highland village on Loch Leven.
  • Glasgow: See the grand public buildings of Glasgow, including George Square and St. Mungo's Cathedral.
  • Stirling: Visit Stirling and see its castle, once the seat of Scottish royalty.
Dive Into Culture
  • Stirling:
Be My Guest
  • Kinlochard: Join the Wood family at their 15th-century farm on the shores of Loch Ard for a home-cooked Scottish Be My Guest lunch, tales of Rob Roy and a few foot-tapping ceilidh tunes.

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Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2022
Duration
7 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1EdinburghWelcome to Edinburgh: Get lost in the narrow lanes of Edinburgh - the Scottish capital with a mystical air that combines ancient heritage with the verve of a modern city. Spend your day at leisure delving into its rich history and embracing the warm culture of the Scots, before joining your travel companions and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception with a light meal and drinks.
Leonardo Royal Hotel Edinburgh Haymarket
Day 2EdinburghDiscover Enchanting Edinburgh: Join your Local Specialist this morning for an intriguing sightseeing tour of the city. Ascend Castle Rock and visit Edinburgh Castle, which watches over the surrounding city from its elevated vantage point. Stroll through the Old Town along the Royal Mile and see the stunning Palace of Holyroodhouse before enjoying time at leisure to soak up the city's festive atmosphere. Tickets to see the spectacular Edinburgh Tattoo are included on departures that coincide with performance dates.
Leonardo Royal Hotel Edinburgh Haymarket
Day 3Venture into the Scottish HighlandsVenture into the Scottish Highlands: Tread in the footsteps of the world's golfing greats and head to St. Andrews en route to the glorious Scottish Highlands. A scenic drive takes us north and across the Firth of Tay, past the city of Dundee to Pitlochry. After lunch, enjoy some free time to explore its riverside setting. Our day in beautiful surrounds comes to an end with a cosy dinner at our hotel located within the Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands.
Highlander
Day 4Culloden, Loch Ness and the Isle of SkyeExplore Culloden, Loch Ness and the Isle of Skye: Follow the Great Glen towards Fort Augustus where we stop to view Loch ness, keeping a keen eye out for the elusive 'Nessie'. The soul-stirring sight of Eilean Donan Castle is our last stop on the mainland before we cross the bridge to the Isle of Skye. The tragic battlefield of Culloden will be our final stop of the day, where we pay tribute to the brave men who lost their lives in the Jacobite Uprising.
Highlander
Day 5GlasgowJourney to Thriving Glasgow: Our first stop today sees us commemorate World War II history at the Commando Memorial near Fort William, from which we admire spectacular views of Britain's highest peak - Ben Nevis. We journey through the volcanic ruins and precipitous mountains that lie just beyond Glencoe to see the 'Glen of Weeping'. Here we remember the MacDonald clansmen who were massacred in 1692. Join a wildlife cruise on Loch Lomond, a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER Experience. Continuing towards the River Clyde, we arrive at our final stop for the day - Glasgow.
Hilton Garden Inn City Centre
Day 6Walk the Walls of Stirling CastleWalk the Walls of Stirling Castle Connect with Locals Dive Into Culture: Journey to Stirling, to see its hilltop fortress, which stands as a symbol of national pride. Stirling Castle was once the seat of Scottish kings and queens, including Mary, Queen of Scots. View the Wallace Monument from the castle walls, paying tribute to the Scottish hero who fought for Scotland's independence. Later, join the Wood family at their 15th-century farm on the shores of Loch Ard to Connect With Locals over a home-cooked Farewell Be My Guest experience, amidst tales of Rob Roy and a few foot-tapping ceilidh tunes during lunch. Next, we head to a whisky distillery. Here we'll Dive Into Culture and learn how whisky is made, followed by a chance to sample a wee dram.
Hilton Garden Inn City Centre
Day 7GlasgowFarewell Glasgow: The rugged beauty and warmth of Scotland's people forever in your memory, we enjoy one last hearty breakfast with our travel companions before wishing them and your Travel Director a fond farewell. Find out more about your free airport transfer at trafalgar.com/freetransfers.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
11/12/2023$1,550.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
11/26/2023$1,550.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/10/2023$1,550.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/16/2023$1,895.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/26/2023$1,895.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
01/07/2024$1,495.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
01/21/2024$1,495.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
02/04/2024$1,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
02/18/2024$1,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
03/03/2024$1,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
03/17/2024$1,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
03/31/2024$1,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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