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3 cities
8 days, 7 nights
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Day 1 Edinburgh

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

Breakfast included
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland, GB, EH1 2HS
City Double Room
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 Double Bed
21 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Arrival: Private Transfer Sedan
Day 2 Edinburgh

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 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.

4h
Edinburgh City Tour
Edinburgh City Tour
Day 3 Edinburgh

Day at Leisure & Optional Tour
Today is free for you to enjoy and explore Edinburgh on your own. We recommend visiting the Scotish Gallery of Arts, the Queens Gallery, or the famous "Our Dynamic Earth" exhibition.

Also you may choose one of our carefully planned optional tours.  

Day 4 Edinburgh

Departure
Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and depart from Edinburgh.

Apex Grassmarket Hotel
Address
31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland, GB, EH1 2HS
Car from Edinburgh to Inverness
Departure
Edinburgh hotel...
6 h
Arrival
Inverness hotel...

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Together with your driver, you go north through the scenic Highlands, passing lush green valleys and rugged mountains. Upon reaching Inverness, the capital of the Highlands, you'll embark on a memorable 1-hour cruise on Loch Ness. During the cruise, you'll have the opportunity to admire the breathtaking beauty of the famous Loch Ness and, perhaps, catch a glimpse of the elusive Loch Ness Monster. Then you drive to Inverness hotel.
*Note: a cruise on the lake is available from April 16 till October 15.

Day 4 Inverness

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

Breakfast included
Kingsmills Hotel
Kingsmills Hotel
Culcabock Road, Inverness, Scotland, GB, IV2 3LP
Classic Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
1 room
Up to 3 guests
1 King Bed
Breakfast included
Day 5 Inverness

Full Day Group Tour Isle of Skye
Enjoy the beauty of the untouched nature in its glory, embarking on a full day tour to the famous Isle of Skye.
After an early start, you leave the city and travel along the Great Glen Fault Line towards Loch Ness. Here, you have a chance to spot the monster and admire lovely Castle Urquhart from afar.

You continue through dramatic Highland scenery to the west coast and Eilean Donan Castle*. You can go inside ‘the most photographed castle in Scotland’ or simply enjoy the astounding views.

And now, it’s the moment you’ve been waiting for. Because it’s over the sea and onto the Isle of Skye. You travel up the island’s east coast through the stunning Red Cuillin Mountains to Sligachan, where you stop for a photo of the clear mountain waters.

Arriving in the town of Portree, you have free time to grab a bite to eat at one of the many delightful local restaurants.

After you explore some of the most famous scenery of the island at the Trotternish Peninsula. The Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock, and the Quiraing are all unforgettably beautiful.

You venture to Kyleakin for refreshments and a chance to view the dramatic ruin Castle Moil or the Skye Bridge and Eilean Ban.

Travelling over the bridge, you journey back to Inverness. The route you take back is different from the morning, so you get even more opportunities to enjoy the Highland scenery.

*Entrance to Eilean Donan Castle not included

12h
Isle of Skye Tour
Isle of Skye Tour
Day 6 Inverness

Departure
Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and depart from Inverness.

Kingsmills Hotel
Address
Culcabock Road, Inverness, Scotland, GB, IV2 3LP
Car from Inverness to Glasgow
Departure
12 h
Arrival

Description for connection

Set out from Inverness to Glasgow for a tour that captures Scotland's natural splendour and cultural richness. Your adventure begins aboard the Jacobite Steam Train, known for its association with the Hogwarts Express. This journey takes you through the majestic Scottish Highlands, crossing landmarks like the Glenfinnan Viaduct and offering panoramic views of Loch Eil.

Upon reaching the coastal town of Mallaig, you'll trade rails for sails on a picturesque cruise that meanders through the serene isles and lochs of the region.

Conclude in Glasgow, enriched by Scotland's diverse landscapes and traditions.

Day 6 Glasgow

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

Breakfast included
Apex City of Glasgow Hotel
Apex City of Glasgow Hotel
110 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland, GB, G2 2EN
Standard Double Room, 1 King Bed
1 room
Up to 3 guests
1 King Bed
22 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Day 7 Glasgow

Glasgow City Tour & Clydeside Distillery Tour and Tasting
Following breakfast in your hotel, 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. Following the tour we recommend you to visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

After the tour, you join a 1-hour guided tour around The Clydeside Distillery. Here you meet craftsmen, discover the birth of the whiskey industry in Glasgow and enjoy a spectacular view over the River Clyde from the Still House. Following the tour, you get to try 3 Wee Drams.

*Note: transfers to/from the distillery are included. 

4h
Glasgow Guided City Tour
Glasgow Guided City Tour
1h
Clydeside Distillery Tour and Tasting
Clydeside Distillery Tour and Tasting
Day 8 Glasgow

Departure
Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and depart from Glasgow.

Apex City of Glasgow Hotel
Address
110 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland, GB, G2 2EN
Departure: Private Transfer Sedan

What's included

Exceptional downtown hotel accommodations
Guided sightseeing tours with expert English-speaking guides
Delicious breakfasts at your hotels
Entrances to Scott Monument, Edinburgh Castle and more
Tickets and intercity transportation as per itinerary
Professional meeting services at the airport
Dedicated support team before and during your trip

Reviews

As you prepare for your travels, we proudly highlight our 99.8% customer satisfaction rate. Below are reviews from travelers who have enjoyed our award-winning service. Thank you for choosing us—your extraordinary journey awaits!
4.9 / 5
Excellent
962 Reviews
This was a dream trip for me, and they helped make it a dream come true.
The guides they work with are top-notch.
We had a “trip of a lifetime,” thanks to them.
I was extremely pleased with the personalized service.
gbEdinburgh
3 nights
gbInverness
2 nights
gbGlasgow
2 nights
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