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Loch Lomond, Kelpies & Stirling Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Loch Lomond, Kelpies & Stirling Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Duration: 9 hours
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

From USD
$48.86

Travel to Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond in style on a small-group tour by Mercedes minivan from Edinburgh. With a maximum group size of 16 passengers, you are sure to have a memorable and personal experience on this special excursion to Stirling and Loch Lomond.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Rabbie's Cafe Bar, 6 Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3EG, UK

Meet here for boarding 15 mins before the published departure time.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Kelpies, Helix Park, Falkirk FK2 7ZT Scotland

On the way to Loch Lomond you stop at the Kelpies Monument ... More info ›

Travel to Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond in style on a small-group tour by Mercedes minivan from Edinburgh. With a maximum group size of 16 passengers, you are sure to have a memorable and personal experience on this special excursion to Stirling and Loch Lomond.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Rabbie's Cafe Bar, 6 Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3EG, UK

Meet here for boarding 15 mins before the published departure time.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Kelpies, Helix Park, Falkirk FK2 7ZT Scotland

On the way to Loch Lomond you stop at the Kelpies Monument. These two horses’ heads stand as a testament to the horse power that drove the industrial development of Central Scotland.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Stirling Castle, Castle Esplanade Upper Castle Hill, Old Town, Stirling FK8 1EJ Scotland

Choose to step inside and learn about the most important battles in Scottish history.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Loch Lomond, Stirling Scotland

One of Scotland’s largest Lochs. Admire the views and take postcard-perfect photos to share with your friends and family.

Duration: 1 hour

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5-Day Highland Explorer and Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

5-Day Highland Explorer and Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Duration: 5 days
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

From USD
$625.20

Discover the Scottish Highlands and the Isle of Skye on this 5-day tour from Edinburgh. Traveling in a luxury minivan with a knowledgeable guide, see some of Scotland’s most iconic sights ... More info ›

Discover the Scottish Highlands and the Isle of Skye on this 5-day tour from Edinburgh. Traveling in a luxury minivan with a knowledgeable guide, see some of Scotland’s most iconic sights. Visit quintessential villages such as Dunkeld and Lochinver, and explore beauty spots like Cairngorms National Park, Loch Ness and Glencoe. You’ll also travel along the scenic Quiraing mountain pass for jaw-dropping views of rural Scotland. Relax with 2 nights’ accommodation in Ullapool and a 2-night stay in Portree in the Isle of Skye. Numbers limited to 16, ensuring a small-group experience.

Itinerary

Day 1: Edinburgh - Dunkeld - Ullapool

Stop At: bus station, Edinburgh New Town, Edinburgh EH1 3DX, UK
Check-in 15 mins prior to departure and meet with your driver guide.
Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Cairngorms National Park, PH22 1QH Scotland
Gaze in awe at Scotland’s most beautifully rounded peaks.

Stop At: Dunkeld Cathedral, 1.5 hours drive north of Edinburgh, Dunkeld Scotland
This village is surrounded by luscious forest, and boasts an incredible ruined cathedral.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Harbour Buildings, The Pier, Ullapool IV26 2UH, UK
From here, you travel to Ullapool, situated at the mouth of Loch Broom, a beautiful whitewashed fishing village where you spend your first two nights' stay on tour.
* Please note that the tours departing on 28th and 29th September 2019 stay two nights in Inverness instead of Ullapool.

Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Ullapool (tours departing on 28th & 29th September 2019 stay two nights in Inverness instead of Ullapool).

Day 2: Ullapool - Ardveck Castle - Achmelvich Bay - Lochinver

Stop At: Ardvreck Castle, A837 11 mi east of Lochniver, Assynt Scotland
Today, you explore the far northwest Highlands and the mountains of Assynt. This area is famous as being the first crofting area to be bought by the local crofters, the Assynt Crofters’ Trust.

You’re immersed in the history of the area and visit the 15th century ruins of Ardvreck Castle, once the stronghold of the MacLeods of Assynt.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Achmelvich Bay, B869, Lochinver IV27 4JB Scotland
The day is full of amazing views of some of Europe’s oldest landscapes, the stunning white sand beach at Achmelvich Bay, and the traditional fishing village of Lochinver.
Duration: 45 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Ullapool (tours departing on 28th & 29th September 2019 stay two nights in Inverness instead of Ullapool).

Day 3: Ullapool - Applecross - Portree

Stop At: The Mains, Torridon, Achnasheen IV22 2EZ, UK
Looking for some serenity? This peaceful spot offers unblemished landscapes in their most natural state. After your lunch stop in Applecross, you take one of the highest and most exhilarating roads in Scotland, Bealach na Ba.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Portree.

Day 4: Flexible day touring around the Isle of Skye

Stop At: The Old Man of Storr, Scotland
Great photo stop at this iconic rock formation. This sharp pinnacle of rock bursts out the land and can be seen for miles around.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kilt Rock, Scotland
Picturesque observation point offering panoramic views of waterfalls, cliffs & sea.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Neist Point, Glendale Scotland
(optional) Neist Point - the most westerly headland on Skye - is an iconic destination, with stunning cliff scenery, a fine lighthouse, an outlook to the Outer Hebrides, and the chance to watch for minke whales in the summer months. Alternatively, you may like to visit Dunvegan Castle, ancient ancestral seat of the Clan McLeod (admission fee not included)
Duration: 45 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Portree


Day 5: Portree - Eilean Donan Castle - Edinburgh

Stop At: Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8DX Scotland
An iconic and gorgeous 13th century castle that once warded off Viking invasions.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Buachaille Etive Mor, Ballachulish Scotland
In the afternoon, you explore spectacular Glencoe, scene of the infamous massacre of the Clan Macdonald in 1692. Be moved by the sheer beauty and tragic tales of one of Scotland’s most famous landscapes.

You then start your journey towards Edinburgh.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

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3-Day Speyside Whisky Trail Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

3-Day Speyside Whisky Trail Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Duration: 3 days
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

From USD
$311.97

Soak up the spirit of Speyside on a 3-Day small-group whisky tour! Explore Scotland’s principle malt whisky producing region, which is noted for its elegant and subtle-tasting whiskies. Your small-group 3-day whisky tour will depart from Edinburgh with a maximum of 16 people and head to the north-east area of Scotland! The region of Speyside follows the path of the River Spey, stretching from the west of the Cairngorm National Park to the east coast ... More info ›

Soak up the spirit of Speyside on a 3-Day small-group whisky tour! Explore Scotland’s principle malt whisky producing region, which is noted for its elegant and subtle-tasting whiskies. Your small-group 3-day whisky tour will depart from Edinburgh with a maximum of 16 people and head to the north-east area of Scotland! The region of Speyside follows the path of the River Spey, stretching from the west of the Cairngorm National Park to the east coast. Boasting an impressive scene of winding lochs, green glens and dramatic peaks, the region has something for everyone. Enjoy visits to four of the region’s famous whisky distilleries, Dalwhinnie, Benromach, Glenfiddich and Glenlivet and enjoy tastings and samples galore. Speyside is home to another 42 operating distilleries, so there’s certainly plenty more to see if time permits! You will also visit Gordon and MacPhail’s legendary whisky shop in the Royal Burgh (town) of Elgin where you can shop for some of Speyside’s finest malts.

Itinerary

Day 1: Edinburgh - Grantown on Spey

Stop At: Lindores Abbey House Abbey Road Lindores Abbey Distillery, Newburgh KY14 6HH Scotland
The oldest written reference to whisky mentions this location. Sample a dram at the modern distillery and drink in the history.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Dalwhinnie Distillery, General Wade's Military Rd, Dalwhinnie PH19 1AA, UK
Try not to get too light-headed as you sample whisky at Scotland’s highest distillery.
Duration: 45 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Grantown on Spey

Day 2: A whole day exploring Speyside, Scotland’s most famous whisky region.

Stop At: Benromach Distillery, Invererne Rd, Forres IV36 3EB, UK
They say all Speyside whiskies used to be smoky. This distillery brings the classic flavour back to life.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Speyside Cooperage Visitor Centre, Dufftown Road, Craigellachie, Banffshire, Aberlour AB38 9RS, UK
Learn about the lifecycle of a whisky cask.
*Speyside Cooperage is only visited on Monday and Wednesday departures.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Glenfiddich Distillery Castle Road, Dufftown AB55 4DH Scotland
A family-owned distillery that is known as the best-selling whisky in the world.
Duration: 45 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Grantown on Spey

Day 3: Grantown on Spey - Royal Deeside - Edinburgh

Stop At: The Glenlivet Distillery, Castleton Of Blairfindy, Glenlivet Scotland
Tucked away in a remote glen you’ll find one the most famous flavours of Scotland.
Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Balmoral Castle, Ballater AB35 5TB Scotland
Throughout history, the Royal Family have loved exploring this gorgeous region of Scotland.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

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5-Day Best of Scotland Experience from Edinburgh

5-Day Best of Scotland Experience from Edinburgh - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Duration: 5 days
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

From USD
$620.19

Experience the natural beauty of Scotland on a 5-day tour through the Lowlands, Northern Highlands, West Coast and the magical Isle of Skye. Focusing on the breathtaking Scottish countryside, your route explores a diverse range of landscapes, including a Jacobite steam train ride (seasonal) and the classic sights of Loch Ness, Glencoe and more ... More info ›

Experience the natural beauty of Scotland on a 5-day tour through the Lowlands, Northern Highlands, West Coast and the magical Isle of Skye. Focusing on the breathtaking Scottish countryside, your route explores a diverse range of landscapes, including a Jacobite steam train ride (seasonal) and the classic sights of Loch Ness, Glencoe and more. Relax with an expert guide and overnight accommodation in Oban, Skye and near the banks of Loch Ness.

Departures 11th May - Aug 24 2020 will include the Jacobite Steam Train 

Itinerary

Day 1: On the road

Stop At: Loch Lomond, Stirling Scotland
One of the most stunning location in Scotland. Drive along the bonnie, bonnie banks.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Inveraray Castle, Inverary, Inveraray PA32 8XE Scotland
Time to explore the quaint little town of Inveraray
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kilmartin Glen, Kilmartin Scotland
Step back to Scotland's ancient past.
Duration: 40 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight: Oban

Day 2: Steam Trains and ferries

Stop At: Glen Coe, Scotland
The haunting majesty of this stunning glen will astound you. Hear stories of murder and massacre.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ben Nevis, Fort William Scotland
The UK's highest mountain towers above our lunch stop in Fort William
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jacobite Steam Train Photopoint, Great Glen Way, Fort William PH33 7NT, UK
Jump on board the Jacobite Steam Train ( May 11 - August 24)
Then take the ferry to Skye
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight; Skye

Day 3: The Misty Isle of Skye

Pass By: Black Cuillin, Scotland
The stunning Cuillin Hills on Skye

Stop At: The Old Man of Storr, Scotland
See this strange rock formation
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kilt Rock, Scotland
Watche the waterfall tumbling over the cliff face
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Portree Harbour, Off the Sound of Rassay, Portree Scotland
Enjoy a stroll around this charmng little town
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight: Skye

Day 4: Back to the mainland

Stop At: Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8DX Scotland
The most photographed castle in Scotland awaits this morning
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Loch Ness, Scotland
Time for some monster hunting. there will be the change to enjoy a cruise on the loch to try and find "Nessie"
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Urquhart Castle, A82 Road, Drumnadrochit IV63 6XJ Scotland
Explore the ruins overlooking Loch Ness
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight: Loch Ness

Day 5: End of the trip

Stop At: Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Culloden Moor IV2 5EU Scotland
Walk the battlefield or explore the exhibition of the last battle fought on British soil
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Clava Cairns, National Grid Reference: NH 757 444 off the B9006, 6 km from Inverness Scotland
For Outlander fans this is a must see. It is here that the inspiration came for Clare's trip through the stones.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dalwhinnie Distillery A885 Highland Village, Dalwhinnie PH19 1AA Scotland
Time to discover how whisky is made and taste the finished product. Dalwhinnie may be substituted for another distillery on the day
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

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5-Day Iona, Mull and the Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

5-Day Iona, Mull and the Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Duration: 5 days
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

From USD
$737.96

Visit four romantic Scottish islands in five days on a small group excursion from Edinburgh.

You'll explore some of the most dramatic and beautiful scenery on Scotland's rugged west coast, and visit the fabled islands of Mull, Iona, Staffa and Isle of Skye.

Itinerary

Day 1: Edinburgh - Trossachs National Park - Oban

Stop At: Loch Lomond National Nature Reserve, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Scotland
One of Scotland’s largest lochs ... More info ›

Visit four romantic Scottish islands in five days on a small group excursion from Edinburgh.

You'll explore some of the most dramatic and beautiful scenery on Scotland's rugged west coast, and visit the fabled islands of Mull, Iona, Staffa and Isle of Skye.

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Day 1: Edinburgh - Trossachs National Park - Oban

Stop At: Loch Lomond National Nature Reserve, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Scotland
One of Scotland’s largest lochs. Admire the views and take postcard-perfect photos to share with your friends and family.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Inveraray Castle, Inverary, Inveraray PA32 8XE Scotland
You venture through the impressive mountains of the West Highlands and the magnificent whitewashed 18th Century town of Inveraray, home to the Campbell Clan and the Duke of Argyll.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Longistan Croft Road, Oban PA34 5JL, UK
This Victorian harbour town offers excellent seafood and a charming intimacy. This will be your base for the next 2 nights.
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Oban.

Day 2: Oban - Isle of Mull - Iona (optional trip to Staffa & Fingal's Cave)

Stop At: Fingal’s Cave, PA76 6SW Scotland
(optional boat trip)

Volcanic rock columns are home to black guillemots, fulmars, puffins and the magical Fingal's Cave.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Isle of Staffa, Scotland
(optional boat trip)

Felix Mendelssohn, who visited the uninhabited island of Staffa, off Mull, in 1829, was inspired to compose his 'Hebrides Overture' after hearing waves echoing in the impressive and cathedral-like Fingal’s Cave. The cave walls and surrounding cliffs are composed of vertical, hexagonal basalt columns that look like pillars (Staffa is Norse for ‘pillar island’). You can land on the island and walk into the cave via a causeway. Nearby Boat Cave can be seen from the causeway, but you can’t reach it on foot. Staffa also has a sizeable puffin colony, north of the landing place.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Iona Abbey and Nunnery, Iona Abbey Iona ABBEY ISLE, PA76 6SQ Scotland
You take the small ferry to Iona, birthplace of Celtic Christianity, and ancient burial ground of Scottish Kings. Here you can visit the historic abbey with its intricate carved crosses in the churchyard, or explore rocky headlands and sandy coves.
** Passengers may have less free time on Iona, if they opt for the Staffa boat trip.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Oban.

Day 3: Oban - West Highlands - Plockton

Stop At: Castle Stalker, A828 Between Ballachulish and Connel, Appin Scotland
Located in one of Scotland's most beautiful spots and dramatically sited on a small island at the mouth of Loch Laich.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Glencoe Mountain, White Corries Kingshouse, Ballachulish PH49 4HZ Scotland
The scenery of Glencoe is breathtakingly beautiful!

From the spectacular 3 Sisters to the Majestic Buachailie Etive Mor, this has got to be one of the most beautiful places in Scotland!
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Plockton Harbour, Plockton IV51 8TW Scotland
The picturesque village of Plockton boasts an incomparable location on a sheltered bay of Loch Carron surrounded by a ring of hills.

Plockton has a charming seaside setting and the road follows the bay with a chocolate-box row of neatly painted cottages arranged around the curve of a tiny harbour. The village is backed by a craggy landscape of heather and pine.
Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Plockton.
* Please note that Friday departures will stay in Portree instead.

Day 4: Touring around Isle of Skye

Stop At: Kilt Rock, Scotland
Picturesque observation point offering panoramic views of waterfalls, cliffs & sea.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Portree Harbour, Off the Sound of Rassay, Portree Scotland
Set round its natural harbour and fringed by high ground and cliffs, the town is a popular tourists’ holiday destination and the harbour continues to be used by fishing boats as well as pleasure craft.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Plockton.
* Please note that Friday departures will stay in Portree instead.

Day 5: Plockton - Loch Ness - Pitlochry - Edinburgh

Stop At: Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8DX Scotland
An iconic and gorgeous 13th century castle that once warded off Viking invasions.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Fort Augustus Abbey, Fort Augustus Scotland
Situated on the most southern tip of Loch Ness on the Great Glen Way, this historic and scenic hamlet is a popular tourist destination.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

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Underground Vaults Historical Walking Tour in Edinburgh

Underground Vaults Historical Walking Tour in Edinburgh - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

From USD
$17.54

Discover the underground vaults of Edinburgh city! Far below the busy, bustling Edinburgh streets there lies a dark, quiet and forgotten place. These wonderful dark rooms of arched ceilings, fireplaces and 18th century wine vaults lie beneath the South Bridge, one of the city's main thoroughfares.

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Stop At: Mercat Tours, 28 Blair Street, Edinburgh EH1 1QR Scotland

Get exclusive access to the city’s oldest, deepest vaults.

Discover secrets & stories of Edinburgh’s underworld.

See and touch 19th century artefacts.

Visit our Discovery Room with 3D model & display.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Mercat Cross, Parliament Square, Edinburgh Scotland

Tour meeting point.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Edinburgh Old Town, Old town, Edinburgh EH1 Scotland

Stopping occasionally for stories about Edinburgh`s Old Town.

Duration: 15 minutes

Discover the underground vaults of Edinburgh city! Far below the busy, bustling Edinburgh streets there lies a dark, quiet and forgotten place. These wonderful dark rooms of arched ceilings, fireplaces and 18th century wine vaults lie beneath the South Bridge, one of the city's main thoroughfares.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Mercat Tours, 28 Blair Street, Edinburgh EH1 1QR Scotland

Get exclusive access to the city’s oldest, deepest vaults.

Discover secrets & stories of Edinburgh’s underworld.

See and touch 19th century artefacts.

Visit our Discovery Room with 3D model & display.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Mercat Cross, Parliament Square, Edinburgh Scotland

Tour meeting point.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Edinburgh Old Town, Old town, Edinburgh EH1 Scotland

Stopping occasionally for stories about Edinburgh`s Old Town.

Duration: 15 minutes

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