Duration: 10 Days
COUNTRIES VISITED: Scotland
PLACES VISITED: Edinburgh, Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond and Inveraray, Inverness – Edinburgh
Arrive at Edinburgh Airport where our driver will meet you and take you to your centrally located hotel. Your guide will meet you in the hotel in the afternoon/Evn and take you on a short orientation tour of Edinburgh, before heading out to Leith to follow in Royal footsteps on board the Royal Yacht Britannia. The rest of the evening will be spent at your leisure to explore the hotel and the local area. Overnight at hotel.
After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, you will embark on a guided, full day, Royal tour of Edinburgh. The first stop with be Edinburgh Castle, steeped in nearly 900 years of history, before continuing onto the Palace of Holyrood house – the Queen’s official residence in Edinburgh.
You will then leave Edinburgh and travel up to Crieff via coach – a journey of approximately two hours. After checking into the hotel, your stay for the next 3 nights, you will enjoy a delicious dinner in the onsite restaurant. Evening is free to spend at your leisure.
After a hearty Scottish breakfast your driver will take you to Stirling where you will have the chance to explore Stirling Castle, the centre of art, culture, and celebrity in the 16th century. The afternoon will then be free to explore Stirling town which has a fascinating cultural centre with numerous galleries, museums, and a large shopping centre. Your driver will take you back to your hotel where you will enjoy your evening meal.
After breakfast you will travel north via coach to enjoy a tour of Scone Palace – where Scottish Kings were crowned. A lunch stop will be followed by a famous tour of the Grouse Experience, where you will discover how the Glenturret Highland single malt if produced – and tastes!! Your driver will then return you to your hotel for you to spend the final evening in Crieff at your leisure.
Post breakfast at the hotel proceed to the west banks of Loch Lomond – Tarbert before climbing aboard for a one-hour Loch Lomond cruise with live and informative commentary and tea and coffee served during the cruise. Your tour guide will suggest some local places for lunch before you travel via coach to Inveraray to visit Inveraray Castle (home to the chief of the Clan Campbell), and Inveraray Jail (one of the finest and best-preserved courtroom and jail complexes in the world). You will then return to your hotel for the evening where you will check in before enjoying dinner in the onsite restaurant.
After a delicious Scottish breakfast, you will make your way to Fort William Train Station where you will catch the Jacobite Steam Train – enjoy spectacular scenery as the train journeys to Mallaig. Upon arrival there will be free time to explore before your driver will take you to Inverness via the incredible Loch Ness (keep an eye out for Nessie), a journey of approximately 3 hours. After checking into your hotel and taking some time to freshen up, you will travel the short distance to Bogbain Farm where you can enjoy a Scottish themed menu with Scottish entertainment before returning to your hotel.
After breakfast spend a relaxing morning exploring Inverness before commencing your journey back to Edinburgh. Stop on route in the quaint village of Pitlochry, situated in the most southern part of the Cairngorms National Park, where you can enjoy some free time to explore the shops and admire the beautiful scenery. Check into your Edinburgh hotel before enjoying your groups farewell dinner in the hotel restaurant.
Enjoy your final Scottish breakfast & get ready to transfer to Airport to back home with beautiful life time memories.
After buffet breakfast check out from the hotel and take a transfer to London Airport
• Leisure Tour Best Itinerary in Scotland
• Accommodation in 4/5* Hotels
• All transfers are included
• All Entrances & Taxes are included