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Highlights of the Mull and Arran Isles
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Highlights of the Mull and Arran Isles
Private tour
2 travelers
11 days
6 cities
2nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
One of Europe's most beautiful cities, Edinburgh enjoys a gorgeous natural setting, with the buildings being carefully knitted into the landscape from the medieval times till today. Edinburgh will equally impress those looking for the legacy of the world's greatest philosophers, and the decadent scene of loud pubs and never-ending parties. ...
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  • Day By Day

    Day 1: Arrival
    Upon arrival, you have a check-in at the hotel. The rest of the day is at your own leisure.

    Day 2: Edinburgh Royal Mile
    Today following breakfast you get to explore the capital of Scotland - Edinburgh! In the morning meet with a local guide in the hotel lobby to start a tour of the Royal Mile.

    You tour includes a tour inside of the Edinburgh Castle to explore this famous fortification and enjoy great panoramic views of the city. After the tour (around 4 hours) you return to your hotel..

    Day 3: Departure to Isle of Arran
    Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and walk to the train station.

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    Market Street Hotel
    4-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    The Market Street Hotel is located in a historical Edinburgh Old Town,...
    Included Experiences
    • Half Day Guided City Tour
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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28 Jul
Rail
Connection | Edinburgh - Brodick
Standard Class Ferry and Train Tickets
Board the train with 1 layover to Ardossan and take a ferry to Brodick. *Note: one layover in Glasgow required.
Edinburg rail station
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
3 h 30 min
Brodick port
Brodick, Isle of Arran, United Kingdom
2nights
Brodick, Isle of Arran, United Kingdom
Being one of the largest towns on the Island Arran, Brodick boasts many shops, restaurants, hotels as well as the port and sandy beach. The lovely village is surrounded by panoramic views of green mountains and has the impressive Brodick Castle dating back to the 17th-century. Additionally, there are fun activities to do for golf, horse riding, and climbing lovers!...
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    Day 3: Arrival 
    Upon arrival, you walk to the hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure. 


    Day 4: Mountain Trail Tour
    Following breakfast in the hotel, you meet with a professional mountain guide and take a journey through two of Scotland's most beautiful glens, carved from granite by ancient glaciers. 

    Together with the guide, you cover the route Glen Sannox to Glen Rosa via a short scramble over The Saddle. Here you have a fantastic opportunity for seeing red deer and golden eagle on the route, so so do not forget to charge your camera and smartphones!

    After the tour you return to the hotel.


    Day 5: Departure to Glasgow
    Following breakfast in the hotel and check-out, have ashort ferry ride to the mainland and a train to Glasgow.

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    Auchrannie Resort
    4-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    Included Experiences
    • Full Day Private Walking Tour to Mountains
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30 Jul
Rail
Connection | Brodick - Glasgow
Standard Class Seat and Ferry Ticket
Board the ferry to Ardossan and take a train to Glagow.
Brodick port
Brodick, Isle of Arran, United Kingdom
2 h 30 min
Glasgow Central station
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1night
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Scotland's biggest city has a lot to offer! Whether you are up for museum visits, cultural strolls or enjoying a pint at a local pub. Glasgow has developed to be one of Britain's most interesting metropolises but has still maintained many evident traces upon history. Glasgow is famous for its many authentic pubs and live music, as well as its medieval traits and industrial working-class background. The River Clyde flows right through the center of the city and has been an important factor in the development. Today it is the perfect setting for some of the many cultural sights of this exciting bustling city....
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    Day 5: Arrival and  City Tour
    Upon arrival at the hotel you have time for lunch and later you meet your guide and start a 4-hour walking tour. Together you explore the gems and the great historical importance of Glasgow.

    This port city on the River Clyde, famous for its shipbuilding industry, is famed for its outstanding Victorian and art nouveau architecture, fine art museums and excellent shopping opportunities. 

    After the tour, you return to the hotel or you may visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and the Burrell Collection.

    Day 6: Departure to Isle of Mull
    Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and walk to the train station.

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    The Principal Grand Central Hotel
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    The hotel offers a comfortable stay at the city center of Glasgow. You...
    Included Experiences
    • Half Day Guided City Tour
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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31 Jul
Ferry
Connection | Glasgow - Craignure
Standard Class Train Seat and Ferry Ticket
Upon arrival at Glasgow train station you take a ride to Oban, where you take a short ferry ride to the port of Craignure.
Glasgow Queen Street rail station
Glasgow, United Kingdom
4 h 30 min
Craignure port
Tobermory, Isle of Mull, United Kingdom
2nights
Tobermory, Isle of Mull, United Kingdom
The picture-postcard Tobermory is the main town on the Isle of Mull and has unique brightly colored buildings. Numerous tourists are attracted by absolutely fantastic nature views, the famous Tobermory whiskey distillery, as well as impressive Mull Aquarium. What’s more, there are more attractions such as the Mull Theatre and cozy harbor....
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    Day 6: Arrival 
    Upon arrival, you walk to the hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure. 


    Day 7: Wildlife Safari and Fingals Cave
    Following breakfast in the hotel, you join a boat trip that brings you close to Treshnish Isles & Staffa.
    Today you sail around Mull's west coast from Tobermory with its abundance of wildlife and stunning views and have an opportunity to enjoy the dramatic surroundings and to explore the unspoiled wildlife. A knowledgeable crew guides you along the route and you have about 1 hour to explore the world-famous Fingal's Cave.

    After the tour, you return to the port of departure and walk to the hotel.


    Day 8: Departure to Fort William
    Following breakfast in the hotel and check-out and board the ferry to arrive at mainland.

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    Western Isles Hotel‎
    3-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    Included Experiences
    • Full Day Group Trip Wildlife and Fingals Cave
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan from Craignure Port
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02 Aug
Car
Connection | Tobermory - Fort William
Standard Class Ferry Tickets and Private Sedan Transfer
Short ferry ride takes you to Kilchoan and private driver takes you directly to Fort William.
Tobermory
Tobermory, Isle of Mull, United Kingdom
3 h
Fort William
Fort William, United Kingdom
2nights
Fort William, United Kingdom
Fort William town, located in the Scottish Highlands, is a must during your trip. The beautiful gem of nature is sitting right on the shores of Loch Linnhe and has a lot to offer for every kind of traveler, but of course, nature-lovers would be spoiled here. The name of the city comes from William the Orange, who was the King of England, Ireland, and Scotland for thirteen years in the 17th century. The town is best known for being a start point to Great Glen Way (long distance hike) and other fantastic outdoor activities. When you are there make sure to make your way to visit Steal Waterfall or hop on the 'Hogwarts Express' from Harry Potter - the Jacobite train running since 1901....
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    Day 8: Arrival
    Upon arrival, you have a check-in at the hotel. The rest of the day is at your own leisure.


    Day 9: Trip to Mallaig in Jacobite Steam Train
    Following breakfast in your hotel, walk to the train station and set off on the memorable trip along the scenic West Highland Line on the Jacobite steam train.

    This 84-mile round trip covers the most impressive must-sees, starting near the iconic mount Ben Nevis, passing Loch Morar, and River Morar, arriving next to the deepest seawater loch in Europe, Loch Nevis. Enjoy the dramatic views and see the most famous bridge in Scotland, Glenfinnan Viaduct, featured in the Harry Potter movies as well as beautiful villages of Lochailort, Arisaig, Morar, and Mallaig along the route. 

    During a short stay in Mallaig, you have a 1-hour wildlife cruise safari. Travel out to Green Island on the Knoydart Peninsula and take a chance to witness wild seals relaxing on the rocks as well as a variety of birds, porpoises, dolphins, whales, and basking sharks frequently visiting the coastal waters. 

    Upon return, you take a train back to Fort William.

    *Please note: a round trip on Jacobite Steam Train is subject of availability. An alternative 1-way transfer by car is offered when the round trip is not available.


    Day 10: Departure to Edinburgh
    Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and depart from Inverness.

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    Cruachan Hotel
    3-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    Situated just a 5 minutes walk from the center of Fort William, the Cr...
    Included Experiences
    • Round Trip Regular Seat on Jacobite Steam Train
    • Wildlife Cruise Safari from Mallaig
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04 Aug
Car
Connection | Fort William - Edinburgh
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Together with your private guide-driver, you continue exploring Scotland and admiring the scenic Scottish nature. First, you make your way to one of the largest Scotland Lakes, Loch Lomond located in the Trossachs National Park. Known as 'The Highlands in miniature', Trossachs is considered to be one the wildest and most thrilling areas in the country, definitely worth discovering. Afterward, you continue to the medieval market town of Stirling to visit its grandest castle with an imposing position and impressive architecture. The final stop on the route is the Kelpies, the largest horse-head sculptures in the world, made from 300 tonnes of steel. Moreover, if time allows you may step into one of the local whiskey distilleries to have an introduction to this Scotland's national drink. After the tour, your driver takes you to the Edinburgh hotel.
Fort William, United Kingdom
8 h
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1night
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
One of Europe's most beautiful cities, Edinburgh enjoys a gorgeous natural setting, with the buildings being carefully knitted into the landscape from the medieval times till today. Edinburgh will equally impress those looking for the legacy of the world's greatest philosophers, and the decadent scene of loud pubs and never-ending parties. ...
  • Day By Day

    Day 10: Arrival in Edinburgh
    Upon arrival, you have a check-in at the hotel. The rest of the day is at your own leisure.

    Day 11: Departure
    This is the last day of your amazing tour of Scotland! After breakfast, your driver meets you in the hotel lobby and takes you to the airport for your flight back home. 

    We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future vacations!

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  • Included in your trip
    Market Street Hotel
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    The Market Street Hotel is located in a historical Edinburgh Old Town,...
    Included Experiences
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    Included Transfers
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable downtown and heritage house hotels in Edinburgh, Brodick, Glasgow, Tobermory and Fort William;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides and guide-drivers;
  • Standard class train and ferry tickets;
  • Scenic Jacobite steam train ride;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note:

1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

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