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Welcome to Scotland! You will be met and transferred to your city hotel. A Hop-On, Hop-Off tour is a great introduction to this UNESCO World Heritage city and you’ll journey through cobblestone streets and courtyards as you lose yourself in its narrow lanes full of ancient heritage. Later enjoy a visit to The Scotch Whisky Experience to learn about this famous whisky’s production process, and of course sample a wee dram.

Recommended Experiences: Edinburgh Hop-on Hop-off Tour, The Scotch Whisky Experience

Sample Hotel

Market Street Hotel

Highlights

Edinburgh

Learn the Secrets of the Royal Mile and skip the lines at Edinburgh Castle with your Local Specialist on a walking tour. This grand sight is perched high atop a dormant volcano. Here you’ll see the Scottish Crown Jewels, Mons Meg, the Great Hall and much more, all in the special company of your passionate local.

Recommended Experiences: Secrets of the Royal Mile Walking Tour, Edinburgh Castle

Sample Hotel

Market Street Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

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Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle

Travel to St. Andrews, ‘the home of golf’. Explore this university town with a Local Specialist on a walking tour before continuing to beautiful Perthshire, famed for its dramatic mountains, glens, lochs and ancient castles.

Recommended Experience: Walking Tour of St. Andrews

Sample Hotel

Ballathie Country House

Meals

Full Breakfast

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St Andrews, Perthshire

Climb aboard your 4x4 with your Safari Ranger and get close to nature to discover tracks, trails, views and clues. Great fun for all the family.

Recommended Experience: 4x4 Safari in the Highlands

Sample Hotel

The Lovat Hotel Loch Ness

Meals

Full Breakfast

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Highlands

Today, perhaps explore Inverness city or visit the 14th-century Cawdor Castle positioned among grand gardens and romantically linked by Shakespeare with Macbeth. Or step back into Scotland’s past as you explore the Scottish Highlands. Why not visit the battlefields of Culloden to delve into our rich history? This site is where in 1746 the Jacobite cause, under Bonnie Prince Charlie’s leadership, was crushed.

Recommended Experience: Cawdor Castle

Sample Hotel

The Lovat Hotel Loch Ness

Meals

Full Breakfast

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Inverness, 14th-century Cawdor Castle

Travel along the banks of Loch Ness, where you’ll see ancient ruins, stunning scenery and may even spot the famous monster! All aboard! Why not, 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 (operates May to October). Perhaps a visit to the Ben Nevis Distillery, one of the oldest licensed distilleries in Scotland is a good way to end the day.

Recommended Experiences: Jacobite Steam Train, Ben Nevis Distillery

Sample Hotel

Kingshouse Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Loch Ness, Jacobite Steam Train, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Ben Nevis Distillery

Take a cruise on the spectacular lake in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. This magical location is home to snow-capped mountains, lush greenery and shimmering waters.

Recommended Experience: Cruise on Loch Lomond

Sample Hotel

Loch Lomond Arms Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Loch Lomond, Trossachs National Park

Discover Glasgow, set on the River Clyde and renowned for its culture, style and the friendliness of its people on a food tour with a Local Specialist. You’ll interact with the locals, visit independent restaurants, shops and bars enjoying a generous mix of food and drink tastings.

Recommended Experience: Glasgow Food Tour

Sample Hotel

Dakota Glasgow

Meals

Full Breakfast

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Glasgow

Meals

Full Breakfast

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What's Included?

Range of Hertz rental car options available from airport and city locations

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

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Your selection of pre-organized sightseeing

Full breakfast included daily

*Trip USD Pricing for this itinerary is low $1751, mid $1979 and high $2387 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

^Trip CAD Pricing for this itinerary is low $2337, mid $2643 and high $3186 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. All prices and itineraries are subject to change until all services have been confirmed and paid in full. For up to date pricing contact your Brendan Vacations Celtic Expert. BN#776064719 | TICO # R50025597 and W50025598