Grand Tour of Scotland

Duration: 10 Days


PLACES VISITED: Caledonian sleeper, Inverness, Fort William, Glasgow, Edinburgh

Departure from London on the Caledonian Sleeper for your overnight journey to Inverness, the gateway to the Scottish Highlands. (Night onboard the Caledonian Sleeper)

Boasting an abundance of culture, history, a beautiful Old Town, and the 19th-century Inverness Cathedral, this beautiful city and surrounding region was made for exploring. Great places of interest to check out and discover are the Victorian Market, Botanic Gardens, Greig Street Bridge, and the Inverness Museum and Art Gallery. (Night stay in Inverness)

Today’s included tour features many memorable moments of your trip. You’ll travel through dramatic Highland landscapes before visiting Eilean Donan Castle, known as the most photographed castle in Scotland. Then, you’ll cross over into Isle of Skye, where you’ll stop for a photo of the Red Cullin Mountains. In the coastal town of Portree, you have free time to enjoy lunch and stroll the Trotternish Peninsula. Kilt Rock and the Quiraing will certainly be highlights. From there, you’ll visit Kyleakin for refreshments and the chance to see Castle Moil or the Skye Bridge. (Nights stay in Inverness)

Your journey today takes you from Inverness to the great city of Glasgow. Visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery for amazing masterpieces, stroll around Glasgow’s magnificent botanical gardens, or wander the Riverside Museum and learn about Glasgow’s history as a great port city. (Night stay in Glasgow)

Today, you venture from Glasgow on a guided tour to some of Scotland’s most famous places and experiences. You’ll visit historic Stirling Castle with its rich place in Scottish history. You’ll have a chance to savour unforgettable views at beautiful Loch Lomond. A stop is included added the Glengoyne Distillery to learn about and sample fine Scottish whisky. This is truly Scotland at its finest! (Night stay in Glasgow)

Today, you board the train and travel across the heart of Scotland to its picturesque West. The Highlands and Scottish countryside are a magnificent array of shady glens, rugged mountain peaks and a coastline strewn with quaint fishing villages. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in romantic Glencoe. (Night stay in Glencoe) 

Embark on a scenic train journey described by some as the world’s most beautiful. The Jacobite winds its way through breath-taking Scottish scenery. You’ll pass lochs and mountains, across the impressive Glenfinnan Viaduct and on until reaching Mallaig. Explore this charming coastal community before returning to Fort William. When the Jacobite is not running enjoy this beautiful journey on the local Scot Rail service. (Night stay in Glencoe) 

Today you’ll board the train and head off to Edinburgh, Scotland’s historic capital. Along the way, relax onboard and enjoy the romantic Scottish landscape as it rolls by. (Night Stay in Edinburgh) 

Take time today to stroll Edinburgh’s historic streets. Visit historic spots like Holyrood Palace on your included tour. Make your way to Edinburgh Castle perched on its rock overlooking the city and surrounding area. History lovers will relish the chance to see and learn about the castle and its place in Scottish lore. View the “Honours of Scotland” once the regalia of Scottish monarchs. To catch a glimpse of Edinburgh’s medieval era, visit the city’s oldest standing structure, St. Margaret’s located inside the castle complex. (Night stay in Edinburgh) 

Depart from Edinburgh by train heading to London where your scenic train journey ends.


• Enjoy an overnight train journey on the Caledonian sleeper
• Explore Inverness, the gateway to the mesmerizing Scottish Highlands
• Tour the many unforgettable places and landscapes of the Isle of Skye
• Visit the Eilean Donan Castle, the most photographed castle in Scotland
• Take one of the worlds most beautiful train journeys through the West Highlands
• Explore historic Loch Lomond and Stirling Castle
• Discover Edinburgh’s charms, such as its medieval Old Town and Edinburgh Castle
• Skye and Eilean Donan Castle tour from Inverness
• Roundtrip journey on the Jacobite Steam Train (Apr-Oct only)
• Sightseeing tour to Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond including a Whisky Tasting
• Entrance to Edinburgh Castle
• Rail travel in standard class throughout