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Welcome to Scotland! You will be met at the airport by your private chauffeur and transferred to your hotel.  Get to know Edinburgh and its secrets on a private walking tour with a Local Specialist. ExploreEdinburgh Castle, perched high atop a dormant volcano. You can see the Scottish Crown Jewels, Mons Meg, the Great Hall, and more. 

Recommended Experiences: Edinburgh Castle and Private Walking tour of Edinburgh

Sample Hotel

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

Highlights

Edinburgh, Edinburgh Castle

Today, it's time for some man-made wonder and a feat of engineering, first up, standing at 100ft tall and weighing more than 300 tons each, meet the magical Kelpies. Continue to see the unique Falkirk Wheel, the world’s first and only rotating boat lift, that can carry eight boats at a time in a single trip. Next on the agenda is Stirling Castle, the former home of Mary Queen of Scots. Here, you’ll watch as costumed performers bring its history to life, see the Stirling Heads, and stroll through the gardens.

Recommended Experiences: The Kelpies, Falkirk Wheel and Stirling Castle

Sample Hotel

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Falkirk Wheel, Stirling Castle, Stirling Heads

On to the Highlands, enjoy an exclusive, tailored 4x4 Safari with your private Local kilted Safari Ranger. Watch out for the Majestic Red Deer, the Famous Grouse and the soaring Golden Eagle as you travel through forests, mountains and moors on private hill tracks. Enjoy a delicious picnic before continuing your journey to Inverness, the capital of the Highland’s. Make time to drop by Gellions Bar, the oldest pub in Inverness. 

Recommended Experiences: Private tailored 4x4 Safari in the Highlands

Sample Hotel

Ness Walk Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Highlands, Gellions Bar, Inverness

Head to Loch Ness, where you’ll see the ruins of Urquhart Castle and perhaps spot the famous monster, Nessie. Continue through rolling Highland scenery to Loch Alsh. Stop for a photo of Eilean Donan Castle, then cross the Skye Bridge to the scenic Isle of Skye. Head to Talisker Whisky Distillery to learn the secrets of making the ‘water of life’. Be sure to step out tonight and look into the star-filled sky. With some of the darkest night skies in Europe, star gazers of all interests will be mesmerized by the twinkling canopy above.

Recommended Experiences: Photo stop at Eilean Donan Castle, Ferry from the Isle of Skye to the mainland, Urquhart Castle and Talisker Distillery

Sample Hotel

Torvaig House Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle, Loch Alsh, Eilean Donan Castle, Skye Bridge, Isle of Skye, Talisker Whisky Distillery

Take time to visit the Armadale Castle Gardens and Museum of the Isles. Explore and stroll through the extensive gardens before taking the ferry to Mallaig. All aboard! This afternoon, hop on the Jacobite Steam Train, considered one of the greatest rail trips in the world. As you travel through the stunning countryside, watch for the Glenfinnan Viaduct, well known to Harry Potter fans familiar with the ‘Hogwarts Express.’ Disembark in Fort William and continue through Glencoe and on across Rob Roy country to Trossachs National Park and sparkling Loch Lomond. 

Recommended Experiences: Jacobite Steam Train, Armadale Castle Gardens and Museum of the Isles.

Sample Hotel

Cameron House

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Armadale Castle Gardens, Museum of the Isles, Mallaig, Jacobite Steam Train, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Fort William, Glencoe, Rob Roy country, Trossachs National Park, Loch Lomond

Start the day with a cruise on the majestic Loch Lomond, Scotland’s largest loch, taking in the spectacular scenery. Then travel to Glasgow, set on the River Clyde and join a Local Specialist for a private walking tour. See some of the city's spectacular street art, you may even be surrounded by bubbles in Renfield Lane.

Recommended Experiences: Cruise on Loch Lomond and Private Walking tour of Glasgow

Sample Hotel

Crossbasket Castle Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Loch Lomond, Glasgow, River Clyde, Renfield Lane

Your private chauffeur will take you to the airport, where it’s time to bid farewell to Scotland, as your vacation ends. Slán abhaile, we hope to see you again soon. 

Please Note: If your visit is in August, you might want to attend the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, a not-to-be-missed spectacle with bands, musicians, and other performers from around the world (August 6 to 28 2021) 

Meals

Full Breakfast

What's Included?

Dedicated, private chauffeur, serving as your local expert through the duration of your trip

Private Mercedes vehicle with WiFi for your group of any size

Your selection of hand-selected accommodations from B&B’s to castles, manors and hotels

 

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Your choice of pre-organized sightseeing. Plan your days with your chauffeur at your own pace.

Full breakfast included daily

*Trip USD Pricing for this itinerary is low $6107, mid $6382 and high $6622 based on the following effective from dates: Low - 02 January, Mid - 01 October, High - 01 July. Price is per person, land only and based on double occupancy. Subject to availability; varies by inclusions and travel dates. CST#2084503-20