Discover Scotland: 8-Nights

Price $4999 $4899 10 Days/8 Nights
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Discover Scotland: 8-Nights

$4999 $4899 per person


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From its rugged sea-sprayed islands to its stately castles layered in history, Scotland awaits. Learn how to play the bagpipes and enjoy dinner at the National Piping Centre’s farm-to-table restaurant. Sample Scotch whisky on a distillery tour. Marvel at the stunning Isle of Skye. Take a cruise on famed Loch Ness. Explore the Orkney Islands’ ancient Skara Brae. Visit Dunrobin Castle. Visit a local family on their farm and meet their sheepdogs. Explore the regal city of Edinburgh. Put a modern twist on Scottish cuisine during an interactive cooking class. Discover a land of rolling green Highlands, friendly sheepdogs, and smooth Scotch whisky.

What’s Included: Land only, meals and sightseeing as per itinerary, gratuities on all included meals, luggage handling, porterage

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Departure Dates

July 28, 30
August 4, 8
10 Days/8 Nights
14 Meals
  • Destination
  • Arrival City
    Glasgow, Scotland
  • Departure City
    Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Activity Level
    This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.
  • Passenger Limit
    Max 44
Overnight Flight
An overnight flight transports you to a country of stunning landscapes, lively cities and stirring history.
Glasgow Scotland- Tour Begins
Your tour opens in Glasgow, Scotland’s Victorian capital city. Start your Scottish adventure with a visit to the National Piping Centre. After a demonstration and lesson with a renowned piper, it’s your chance to give it a go! Then, join your fellow travellers for a lively welcome dinner at the Centre’s farm-to-table restaurant.
Accommodation:   Maldron Hotel Glasgow
Meals Provided: Dinner
Glasgow- Lock Lomond - Fort William - Ballachulish
This morning, bid Glasgow farewell as you travel to Loch Lomond, located in the Trossachs National Park, with its breathtaking scenery, and onto Fort William. Here you visit one of Scotland’s renowned whisky distilleries. Taste and see for yourself why Highland malt whisky is considered the world’s finest. Admire the verdant green hills and mountainside waters as you arrive at your remote countryside hotel situated on lovely Loch Linnhe. .

Accommodation: The Ballachulish Hotel
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Dinner
Ballachulish - Isle of Skye - Ballachulish
This morning, take a ferry ride to the legendary Isle of Skye, also known in poetry and song as Eilean a' Cheò (The Misty Isle). Upon arrival in Armadale, a local guide from the island will join you to share the history of this magical place and what it is like to live there today. Visit the capital of Portree for some time to explore, then continue north for stunning views of the Storr. End your day by returning to Ballachulish via the Skye Bridge and a stunning drive along the “Road to the Isles”.
Accommodation: The Ballachulish Hotel
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Dinner
Ballachulish - Loch Ness - Thurso
Today, enjoy stunning and unspoiled landscapes as you journey further into the Highlands. Travel through the Great Glen, famous for its many lochs (lakes). Visit the striking ruins of Urquhart Castle before enjoying a cruise on Loch Ness, one of Britain’s most scenic bodies of water. Keep your eyes open - you never know when Nessie will appear! Travel off the beaten path to Thurso, one of Scotland’s most remote towns on the North Coast. Embrace the rustic environment of the Scottish Highlands as you settle in for your 2-night stay.
Accommodation: Pentland Hotel
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Dinner
Thurso - Orkney Islands - Thurso
Grab your windbreaker – it’s time for an adventure on the Orkney Islands.** Ferry to this former Viking stronghold off the northernmost coast of Scotland, where artists admire the ever-changing clouds rolling across the sky like a time-lapse at double speed. On the crossing, feel the wind in your hair as you view the abundant bird life and, if you are lucky, porpoises and seals. A local guide introduces this ethereal place that few visitors to Scotland get to experience. Visit Skara Brae and discover the remains of a Neolithic village built at the same time as the Great Pyramids in Egypt. Continue on toward the prehistoric Standing Stones of Stenness, reported to be older than Stonehenge. Make your way through the town of Viking Kirkwall before returning to the mainland.
Accommodation: Pentland Hotel
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Thurso - Inverness
As you make your way back from the northern coast, visit the majestic Dunrobin Castle*** which dates back to the 1300s. The Castle is built in the style of a French château and is home to the Duke of Sutherland. Take in the breathtaking views as you drive along the windswept cliffs of Scotland’s east coast. Enjoy an overnight stay in Inverness, capital of the Highlands.

Accommodation: Best Western Palace Hotel Inverness
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Dinner
Inverness - Pitlochry - Edinburgh
Begin your day with a visit to a family-run farm set in the heart of the Highlands. See sheepdogs at work while surrounded by the mountain wilderness of Cairngorms National Park. Continue on to the vibrant Victorian town of Pitlochry for some time at leisure to explore on your own. End your day in Scotland’s capital city of Edinburgh.
Accommodation:  Radisson Blu Edinburgh
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Today visit Edinburgh Castle, home to the Scottish Crown Jewels. Then, it’s your choice! Choose to get acquainted with this regal capital on a locally guided tour of the Old Town and New Town via motorcoach, -OR- for a different perspective you may join a local expert and explore the Old Town and Royal Mile on foot. This evening, give traditional Scottish ingredients a modern twist. Enjoy a lively and interactive cooking experience at one of Scotland’s premier culinary institutions. With a “wee dram” in hand, toast the end of a wonderful journey.
Accommodation:  Radisson Blu Edinburgh
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Dinner
Edinburgh - Tour Ends
Your tour of Scotland comes to a close today.
Accommodation: None (depart home)
Meals Provided: Breakfast
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