From Edinburgh: Loch Ness, Glencoe & The Highlands Day Trip

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Discover the beauty of Scotlands dramatic Highland scenery on an unforgettable day trip from Edinburgh. Explore Loch Ness, Fort Augustus, Fort William, Glencoe, and meet the infamous Hairy Coo’s.

Highlights

  • Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the Highlands
  • Discover the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots as you pass Linlithgow Palace
  • Take a lunch break in the Fort William area, a gateway to Ben Nevis mountain
  • Spend some time at Loch Ness with the option for a boat cruise on the loch
  • Witness the famous Kelpies and the dramatically perched Stirling Castle

Description

Embark on a breathtaking journey through Scotland on a day trip from Edinburgh. Head northwest passing famous landmarks such as Linlithgow Palace, the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots, the mystical Kelpies, and the dramatically perched Stirling Castle. Continue north and arrive in Glencoe for some photos of the dramatic ridges called the Three Sisters. Stop in the Fort William area for lunch before heading into the natural beauty of the Great Glen as you pass Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis. Head further into the Scottish highlands and arrive in the small picturesque village of Fort Augustus at the south-west end of Loch Ness. Choose to take part in an optional boat cruise here. On the way back to Edinburgh, relax and take in the Highland scenery. Stop for a final refreshment at the historic town of Pitlochry before continuing the journey home over the Firth of Forth alongside the UNESCO Forth Rail Bridge.

Includes

Scenic tour through the Highlands Stop at Loch Ness Transportation by air-conditioned minibus/bus Drive-guide

Important Information

  • Children under the age of 5 are not permitted on the tour

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