Edinburgh: Loch Ness, Glencoe & the Scottish Highlands Tour

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See the best of Scotland's Highlands on a guided day trip from Edinburgh. Search for 'Nessie', meet some 'hairy coos' and see stunning landscapes.

Highlights

  • Tick off the Highland’s main sites on an eco-certified full-day trip
  • Explore Scottish traditions, nature, and legends with an expert local guide
  • Give the tour your personal touch with customizable features
  • Get to grips with everything from Nessie, kilts, and ‘hairy coos’
  • Snap your own momentous memories of the Highlands’ beauty

Description

Head for the Highlands, whether in search of the Loch Ness Monster or just a scenic day trip from Edinburgh. After pickup, relax on the bus and listen to the guide’s entertaining commentary. Visit the Callander area for an introduction to the famous Highland Cows (depending on the time of year) and a cup of coffee. Next, travel up the road to Glencoe and enjoy a 10-minute photo stop in front of the unforgettable Highland views. Have lunch in the Fort William area, where your guide can advise you on where to eat. If you're interested in the mysteries of the kilt, you can even get a ‘wee’ kilt introduction here. Then be whisked to Loch Ness itself. Customize your experience at Loch Ness. Choose to visit the majestic Urquhart Castle, and hop on a boat in search of ‘Nessie’, as the locals call it. Or simply hang out on the pier and grab a coffee with gorgeous views. On the way home, make a short snack stop in Pitlochry, a beautiful village in the heart of the country, before returning to Edinburgh.

Includes

Luxury modern air-conditioned coach Knowledgeable driver-guide Digital translations Loch Ness boat cruise (if option selected) Urquhart Castle ticket (if option selected)

Important Information

  • If you don't bring a packed lunch, will have the chance to buy food on the day
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated provided the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them with boarding and disembarking the coach
  • The tour involves cross-country driving and a large portion of the trip is spent on the coach
  • It is recommended to use the restroom beforehand, as the first stop is approximately 1.5 hours away and there are no toilets on the coach

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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