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Welcome to Scotland. On arrival at Edinburgh airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Discover the Georgian period New Town, the Old Town and the Royal Mile on your Hop-On Hop-Off tour of Edinburgh. Journey through the cobblestone streets and courtyards to take in the main sights of this wonderful city. Your experience includes entrances fees to Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace & Royal Yacht Britannia. There are more than 10 other stops along the route and a host of other famous sights to see.

Recommended Experience: Edinburgh Hop-on Hop-off Tour (including entrance to Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace & Royal Yacht Britannia)

Sample Hotel

Macdonald Holyrood

Highlights

Edinburgh, Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, Yacht Britannia

Discover Edinburgh’s food culture and history on a food walking tour with a local foodie. Taste locally sourced Scottish food and tipples along the way.

Recommended Experience: Edinburgh Food Tour

Sample Hotel

Macdonald Holyrood

Meals

Full Breakfast

Travel across the Firth of Forth to St. Andrews and join a Local Specialist on a walking tour, view the celebrated ancient university and the ‘home of golf’. At your leisure, continue through the picturesque town of Pitlochry and Cairngorms National Park to Inverness, the capital of the Highlands.

Recommended Experience: Walking Tour of St. Andrews

Sample Hotel

Inverness Palace Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

St Andrews, Pitlochry, Cairngorns National Park, Inverness

Why not leave the car for a day and discover the magic of the Isle of Skye and Eilean Donan Castle? This stunning 13th-century location is where three lochs meet, take in some of its majestic scenery on this not-to-be-missed breathtaking day trip.

Recommended Experiences: Isle of Skye, Eilean Donan Castle

Sample Hotel

Inverness Palace Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Isle of Skye, Eilean Donan Castle

Travel along the banks of Loch Ness where you’ll see ancient ruins and diverse scenery. Keep your eyes peeled. Who knows, on your cruise you may even spot the famous monster, Nessie! Continue through stunning Glencoe and the majestic backdrop of Ben Nevis.

Recommended Experience: Loch Ness Cruise

Sample Hotel

The Moorings Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Loch Ness, Glencoe, Ben Nevis

Today, journey to Glasgow, set on the River Clyde. Scotland’s largest city is renowned for its culture, style, and the friendliness of its people. Discover this city on a Glasgow bike tour. You’ll see a city differently on two wheels, rolling along its cycle lanes, listening to your passionate Glasgow Local specialist.

Recommended Experience: Glasgow Bike Tour

Sample Hotel

Carlton George Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

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

For our full list of hand-selected accommodations please visit our hotel search

Your selection of pre-organized sightseeing

Full breakfast included daily

*Trip USD Pricing for this itinerary is low $1418, mid $1707 and high $1982 based on the following effective from dates: Low - 03 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 $1890, mid $2279 and high $2644 based on the following effective from dates: Low - 03 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