Day 1: Arrival in Edinburgh
Welcome to the gorgeous ancient city - Edinburgh!
Upon arrival, you are met by your driver at the airport, who transfers you to the hotel for check-in. The rest of the day free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.
Day 2: Edinburgh Royal Mile
Following breakfast you get to explore the capital of Scotland - Edinburgh!
Together with the guide you start a 4-hour tour of the Old Town and explore this culturally and historically important part of the city. Today you walk along the famous Royal Mile which connects two royal residences - the Castle and the palace of Holyrood House.
Before you visit the Edinburgh Castle you hear a comprehensive history insight from your guide and visit the castle independently*. Here you may see the Honours (Crown Jewels) of Scotland, the Stone of Destiny, the famous 15th century gun Mons Meg, the One O' Clock Gun inside the castle.
Your guided walking tour ends before you visit the castle and after exploring the castle you may spend time in the city on your own or return to the hotel.
*Note: entrance tickets to the castle are included.
Day 3: Departure to Inverness
Following breakfast in your hotel you have a check-out and meet the driver for train station transfer.
Day 3: Arrival in Inverness
Upon arrival, you are taken to the hotel for check-in and the rest of the day is at your own leisure.
Day 4: Exploration of the Isle of Skye
After breakfast at your hotel, you get to enjoy the beauty of the untouched nature in its glory, embarking on a full day small group tour to the famous Isle of Skye.
Early in the morning, you join a small group tour and leave the city of Inverness with the guide-driver, passing the legendary Loch Ness, observing the dramatic Highland scenery and paying a visit to witness the most photographed castle in Scotland, Eilean Donan Castle.
The next destination on your agenda is the picturesque Kyle of Lochalsh, a village on the mainland which serves as the gateway to the scenic Isle of Skye, a place of inspiration for many movie makers, poets, and travelers. Upon arrival on the Isle, you travel around the island’s east coast through the gorgeous Cuillin Mountains, experiencing truly breathtaking panoramas.
Then, you arrive at the lovely town of Portree, overlooking a sheltered bay and serving as the capital city of the island. While in Portree, you have some free time to explore the town and grab a snack.
Afterwards, you proceed to the northernmost peninsula of the Isle of Skye, Trotternish, to observe some unusual natural formations like the Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock, and the Quiraing, and take some memorable photos of this extraterrestrial place.
Following the tour, you are transferred back to Inverness. The route you take back differs from the one in the morning so you have even more opportunities to admire the Highland scenery.
*Note: the duration of the trip is up to 12 hours. Entrance tickets are not included.
Day 5: Departure to Glasgow
Following breakfast and check-out you meet with the driver and have a transfer to the train station.
Day 5: Arrival and City Tour
Upon arrival, you meet with the driver and have a transfer to the hotel.
Today you meet your guide at the hotel lobby 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. Following the tour we recommend you to visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.
After the tour, you return to the hotel for check-in.
Day 6: Tour to Striling Castle, the Trossachs and Distillery
Together with the driver-guide you start a small group tour to Striling Castle, the Trossachs and one famous Scotland distillery.
The first stop on the route is Stirling Castle - Scotland's heritage capital which is the home to the finest collection of historic buildings in Scotland. Here you have time to visit* the Royal Palace, the jewel of Stirling Castle’s crown and view the King and Queen’s apartments.
Drive through Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. View the UK's largest expanse of fresh water from the best spots.
And finally, you arrive in Glengoyne to enjoy an optional tour with tasting* tour at one the best distilleries in Scotland.
*Note: entrance tickets, tastings are not included and can be purchased on spot.
Day 7: Departure
This is the last day of your amazing Scotland tour!
After breakfast your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!
Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.
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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