Scottish Highlands Tour
See the wonders of the Scottish Highlands from the mysterious waters of Loch Ness to the spectacular Eilean Donan Castle. Climb a mountain, enjoy a traditional Highland Fling and see how a distillery makes whisky
8 nights hotel stays, including bed, breakfast and evening meal
Coach to destinations and transfers to and from airport / Glasgow Central
Boat Rides on Loch Lomond and Loch Ness
Cable car ride
Admission to Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition
Admission to distillery
Bring sturdy footwear for walking outdoors on the hills
Be prepared for the weather: Suncream and raincoats will both be advisable
Bring money for lunchtime café stops
Midge repellent for the evenings
Haggis, Neeps and Tatties - a traditional Scottish dish
Make sure you have your camera ready when visiting Loch Ness - just in case!
Never refer to Scotland as ‘part of England’! It will not go down well with the locals.
Day before: All day pick-up from Glasgow Airport or Glasgow Central Station before transfer to hotel by shores of Loch Lomond
Day 1: Boat trip on Loch Lomond and visit to Rob Roy’s Cave, followed by evening trip to Crainlarich with stop at Falls of Falloch along the way
Day 2: Rannoch Moor and Glencoe, including trip to Glencoe Visitor Centre. Evening Ceilidh with Highland Fling
Day 3: Fort William: See the Jacobite Fort, visit Neptune’s Staircase on the Caledonian Canal, admire Britain’s Highest mountain and take a Cable Car ride at the Nevis resort
Day 4: Enjoy the Road to the Isles and a visit to the infamous Eiliean Donan Castle
Day 5: Loch Ness Day: Visit Britain’s most famous loch and enjoy a boat ride. Will the monster make an appearance? Evening in Inverness
Day 6: Venture to the Cairngorms and discover the inland beach at Loch Morlich. Optional walks including climb to summit of Cairn Gorm or gentler walk to see the Little Green Loch
Day 7: Down to Perthshire to visit a distillery and then see the famous Birnam Wood, featured in Shakespeare’s MacBeth. Evening in the lively city of Perth.
Day 8: Depart and return to Glasgow