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Clans and tartans, whisky and porridge, bagpipes and heather all originate in the Highlands and enrich the best tours of Scotland. Inverness, the highland capital and Aviemore make a good starting point for Scotland vacations and exploring Loch Ness and the Cairngorms.

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What to do

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You could retrace the footsteps of fallen soldiers in a battlefield, stand in the heart of a Bronze Age chambered tomb, go monster hunting on Loch Ness or explore the ruins of Urguhart Castle on one of our discover Scotland tours.

Whisky Distillery in Glen Ord Scotland

Local Tip

Sample a wee dram at one of the oldest distilleries in the Highlands at Glen Ord as part of your Scotland travel package.

Eilean Donan Castle Scotland Highlands

See

Discover rugged island beauty that will take
your breath away on an ISLE OF SKYE AND
EILEAN DONAN CASTLE day trip.
Daily | from $71†

LOCAL TIP: Experience the powerful emotions
of the Battle of Culloden and start your journey
tracing your Clan’s roots at Culloden.

Loch Ness Scotland Highlands

Do

LOCAL TIP: Journey across the mysterious and deep
waters of Loch Ness, you never know, you may even
spot the infamous monster!

LOCAL TIP: Whether you’re an avid hiker or enjoy
gentle strolls, the highlands has something for
everyone, and you might spot a hairy coo!

Where to stay

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Ness Walk Hotel Inverness Scotland

Ness Walk Hotel | Inverness

Nestled on the leafy banks of the River Ness is this idyllic retreat. Originally a 19th-century house lovingly restored with meticulous attention to detail.

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Inverness Palace Scotland

Inverness Palace Hotel | Inverness

In a stately 1890s Victorian mansion overlooking the River Ness, there’s no better place to watch out for Nessie.

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The Lovat Hotel Loch Ness Fort Augustus

The Lovat Hotel Loch Ness | Loch Ness

This award winning, eco-conscious Victorian building in the charming village of Fort Augustus is a great additional to your Scotland vacation.

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Glenn Mhor Hotel Inverness Scotland Tours

Glen Mhor Hotel

Rocpool Reserve Hotel Inverness Scotland Tours

Rocpool Reserve Hotel

The Boat Hotel Aviemore Scotland Tours

The Boat Country Inn

Tulloch Castle Dingwall Scotland Tours

Tulloch Castle

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Trips that visit Scotland's Highlands...

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