7 days – 6 nights
Edinburgh, Dunkeld, Inverness, Loch Ness, Portree, Trotternish, Glenfinnan, Fort William, Glen Coe, Stirling, Glasgow
Fun, Discovery, Culture, History
This program may be operated for individuals or for groups
This is a suggested itinerary – Please call us to customize
Day 1 - Fri: Edinburgh
Upon your arrival at Edinburgh airport you’ll be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel in the city. You also receive entrance tickets for the Edinburg Castle.
The rest of the day is on your own but, we recommend spending the afternoon walking through the city, strolling along the Royal Mile and exploring the Old and New Towns, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are also plenty of museums and landmarks to visit within the city center, including the majestic Edinburgh Castle. Spend the night in Edinburgh.'
Day 2: Edinburgh, Dunkeld, Inverness
Start your road trip driving into the Highlands. On the way you’ll have many possible stops, such as the picturesque village of Dunkeld and the 13 -century Blair Castle. Driving through the Cairngorms National Park you could also stop at the Highland Folk Museum. Arriving near Inverness, you can drive to the Battlefield of Culloden Moor, to see where the last battle on British soil occurred in 1746, marking "the beginning of the end for the Highlands." Nearby you can visit Clava Cairns, a series of tombs and standing stones dating back roughly 4,000 years. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Inverness. [B/D]
Day 3: Inverness, Loch Ness, Portree
Today‘s journey will take you from Inverness to the famous Isle of Skye. Drive along the shores of Loch Ness and, if you have time, take a boat tour in search of its notorious and elusive monster, or go explore the nearby Urquhart Castle ruins. Further along the drive, make a stop at the iconic Eilean Donan Castle. When you arrive on Skye, your first stop will be at the scenic village of Portree, where you can explore and admire its colorful buildings and dine at a local restaurant. Spend the night on the Isle of Skye or nearby. [B/D]
Day 4: Portree, Trotternish, Glenfinnan, Fort William
Start the day early to explore Skye, a haven for nature lovers. Drive around the northern part of the island via the breathtaking Trotternish Peninsula, passing "The Old Man of Storr", one of Skye’s most famous landmarks. On the way you can see the beautiful Kilt Rock Waterfall and enjoy the scenery of the Quiraing. Later, head to the Sleat Peninsula and catch the ferry to the mainland. On your drive to Fort William stop at Glenfinnan where you can visit the Glenfinnan Monument, overlooking Loch Shiel, and admire the Glenfinnan Viaduct, featured in Harry Potter. We’ll have dinner at a local restaurant or the hotel. Spend the night in the Fort William area. [B/D]
Day 5: Fort William, Glen Coe, Stirling, Glasgow
Today, drive across the Trossachs National Park and Loch Lomond area and continue to Glasgow. This journey takes you past the magnificent Glen Coe, Scotland’s most famous and scenic valley. For a fun photo opportunity, don't miss the Doune Castle, featured in Monty Python & the Holy Grail and Outlander. If time allows, you could also stop by Stirling Castle, one of Scotland’s top attractions, or at the impressive Kelpies, two giant horse-head sculptures. Spend the night in Glasgow. [B]
Day 6: Glasgow
After breakfast we leave the hotel for a tour of the city starting at George Square and continuing to Glasgow Cathedral, St Enoch, St Vincent Place and Argyle Street. Then, we visit Clydeside Distillery for a taste of local whisky. Continue to Kelvin Park, the University of Glasgow, Charing Cross. and the Theatre Royal. The rest of the day is free for shopping. [B]
Day 7: Glasgow, USA
At the appointed time you’ll be picked up by our driver for your transfer to the airport to board your flight back to the USA. [B]
[B] = Breakfast | [B/D] = Breakfast and Dinner
- Airfare USA-Edinburgh// Glasgow-Edinburgh
- Arrival & departure transfers
- 6 nights’ accommodation:
- Edinburgh 1 nights
- Inverness 1 night
- Isle of Skye 1 night
- Fort William 1 night
- Glasgow 2 nights
- Breakfast daily
- 3 dinners
- Visits to:
- Culloden Battlefield
- Highland Folk Museum
- Clava Cairns
- Loch Ness
- Urquhart Castle
- Eilean Donan Castle
- Trotternish Peninsula
- The Old Man of Storr
- Glenfinnan Monument
- Glenfinnan Viaduct
- Fort William
- Doune Castle
- Trossachs National Park
- Stirling Castle
- Entrance Fees:
- Edinburgh Castle
- Battlefield of Culloden Moor
- Urquhart Castle
- Doune Castle
- Stirling Castle
- Ferry from Armadale to Mallaig
- Travel by deluxe A/C vehicle
- English-speaking Driver/Guide
- Luggage portage
- Local taxes
Not included in tour
- Airport taxes
- Travel Insurance
- Meals not mentioned under inclusions
- Tips to guides or drivers
- Expenses of a personal nature
- Any item not mentioned as “Included”
|Inverness||Inchrye Bed & Breakfast||4.5|
|Isle of Skye||The Flodigarry Hotel||4|
|Fort William||Mansefield Guest House||4.5|
|Glasgow||ibis Styles Glasgow Centre West||5|
|Edinburgh||Radisson Blu City Center||4.5|
|Inverness||Craig Villa Guest House||5|
|Isle of Skye||Duisdale House Hotel||4|
|Fort William||Corran Bunkhouse||4.5|
|Edinburgh||Old Town Chambers||5|
|Inverness||Trafford Bank Guest House||5|
|Isle of Skye||Cuillin Hills Hotel||4.5|
|Fort William||MacLean Guest House||5|
|Glasgow||Kimpton Blythswood Square||4.5|
Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking
From: $2,005 including airfare
Add-ons available from all US gateways.
Prices are per person and may change without notice
This program can be customized for individuals and groups.
Changes to this program may be requested by phone (1855-55-TOURS) or using the web FIT Quote Request
We also be glad to add the necessary airfare from your gateway so you take advantage of our special discounted leisure fares
You may add or remove;
Cities and sites
The program was designed with shared services; however, we may substitute private sightseeing where available
If you prefer deluxe services we may operate this program including private driver, private guide and concierge service.
Once we have designed the program the way you want we'll give you a quote within 2 business days.
Tour Code: SCT05EDI21VT
- Lunches and dinners can be arranged for individuals, families and groups at top restaurants or any restaurant requested by you.
- We can revise the itinerary to spend more time and provide more depth in those areas that you are interested on.
- Any other changes to the itinerary will be accommodated depending on the facilities available in the area.
- If you wish to use these programs for your group or as the basis for a customized journey please either call us (1-855-55-TOURS or use the web Group Quote Request.
- In either case our specialists will work with to refine all the details and they will get you a quote with 2 business days. Quotes may be obtained for the air and land portions of just for the lad journey.
- Booking both air an land with us will represent savings for you because of our buying power and longtime relationship with the airlines.
- We will also may have the choice between regular fares and special leisure fares not available to the public.