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Best of Scotland

Tour rating: 4.89 / 5, Based on 5 Reviews
Private tour to United Kingdom

Interested in marvelous Scotland? Take the chance to explore the beautiful Scottish Highlands and the breathtaking capital, Edinburgh. The tour includes the beauty of the Loch Ness Lake together with other unforgettable Scottish highlights, including the Edinburgh Castle, the Isle of Skye, and a ride on the famous steam train, passing the Glenfinnan Viaduct.

Best of Scotland

8 days3 cities
United Kingdom1 country
Private tour to United Kingdom
From
$2,552
Tour rating: 4.89 / 5, Based on 5 Reviews

Interested in marvelous Scotland? Take the chance to explore the beautiful Scottish Highlands and the breathtaking capital, Edinburgh. The tour includes the beauty of the Loch Ness Lake together with other unforgettable Scottish highlights, including the Edinburgh Castle, the Isle of Skye, and a ride on the famous steam train, passing the Glenfinnan Viaduct.

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Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh

first destination

Scotland's capital, Edinburgh, located in its Central Belt, is a place rich in history and cultural heritage, as well as outstanding tourist attractions. Also famous for its wide range of festivals (from film, art and music to science and books) it is yet another city full of action and lively people.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Edinburgh
Private Transfer Included
Transfer

Today you arrive at the gorgeous Scottish city, Edinburgh!

Upon arrival, your private driver welcomes you at the airport and drives you to your hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day free so you can start exploring the stunning city on your own, taste delicious food in one of the local restaurants or take a rest in your spacious hotel room.

  • Transport: airport transfer.
  • Meals: not included.
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Day 2
Sightseeing in Edinburgh
City Tour
City Tour

Following breakfast, you get to discover the legendary capital of Scotland - Edinburgh!

Together with the local guide you have a 4-hour tour of the Old Town and explore Edinburgh's city center and its highlights. During the tour, you walk along the popular Royal Mile which connects two royal residences - the Castle and the Palace of Holyrood House.

Before you explore the Edinburgh Castle the guide tells you a comprehensive history and you visit the castle individually*. Inside the castle, you discover the Stone of Destiny, the Honours (Crown Jewels) of Scotland, the well-known 15th-century gun Mons Meg, and the impressive One O' Clock Gun.

Your guided walking tour ends before you visit the Edinburgh Castle and after exploring it you may spend time enjoying the city on your own or return to the comfortable hotel.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: the historic Old Town (or the Royal Mile), visit the Edinburgh Castle.
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Market Street Hotel, Edinburgh
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Located in the heart of Edinburgh, the Market Street Hotel boasts cozy rooms decorated in modern style with a natural Scottish twist.

train
Edinburgh
Inverness
4 hrs

Have an enjoyable time traveling on a train along the Scottish countryside. These modern trains are fitted with nice seats, provide great onboard amenities, and plenty of legroom (train change required).

Inverness, Scotland

Inverness

second destination

With its beautiful landscape, numerous landmarks and different events, Inverness in the United Kingdom attracts a growing number of tourists each year.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 3
Train to Inverness
Private Transfer Included
Transfer

After breakfast, you check-out from your hotel in Edinburgh and have a transfer to the rail station for a train ride to Inverness.

Approximatelly in 4 hours you arrive at Inverness, and the private driver transfers you to the hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free, you may explore the city on your own or take a good rest in the hotel.

  • Transport: train 1st class (tickets included)
  • Meals included: breakfast.
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Day 4
Exploration of the Isle of Skye
Day Tour
Day Tour

Following breakfast at your hotel, you discover the beauty of nature, Isle of Skye, with its incredibly scenic landscapes that are going to steal your heart. This place keeps on inspiring famous artists and all who love romantic sceneries.

In the morning, you join a petite group tour and together with the guide-driver you depart from Inverness. On your way, you pass the legendary Loch Ness boasting picturesque Highland views and visit the stunning Eilean Donan Castle.

The next stop on your itinerary is the famous Kyle of Lochalsh, the landmark that is be-loved by movie creators, travelers, and artists. Following your arrival on the Isle, you continue the trip around the east coast of the island through the awe-inspiring Cuillin Mountains.

The other destination is Portree town, the capital of the island that provides the breathtaking scenery. While there, explore the village on your own or grab some snacks.

After you continue your trip to the northernmost peninsula of the island, Trotternish. While there, take a chance to admire unique natural formations such as the Kilt Rock, the Quiraing, and the Old Man of Storr.

After the tour, you are transferred back to Inverness. The route you take back is promising countless of amazing views of the Highland.

Please, note: the duration of the trip is up to 12 hours. Entrance tickets are not included.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Transport: car transfer.
  • Sightseeing: Kyle of Lochalsh, town of Portree, Trotternish.
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Kingsmills Hotel, Iverness
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The 4-star elegant Kingsmills Hotel is set in the awe-inspiring Scottish Highlands of Inverness. The hotel boasts beautiful rooms, friendly hospitality, delicious food, and nice activities.

car
Inverness
Fort William
4 hrs

Relax on your way to Fort William enjoying the peaceful panorama of the Scottish countryside. 

Fort William, Scotland

Fort William

third destination

Situated on the eastern shore of Loch Linnhe in the Scottish Highlands, Fort William is also known as the outdoor capital of the United Kingdom.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Picturesque Loch Ness Cruise & Arrival in Fort William
City Tour
City Tour
Boat Ride Included
Boat Ride

After breakfast at the hotel, you check-out and together with your driver depart from the Inverness city.

On your way to Fort William, you stop for a 1-hour stunning cruise around one of the most mythical landmarks of Scotland, the secretive Loch Ness. Board a vessel equipped with radar, an underwater camera, and other tools that might help to catch a glimpse of the legendary monster. Have a great time while having an interesting expedition that provides an excellent service.

Following the memorable cruise, continue your way to Fort William where upon arrival you check-in at the hotel and the rest of the day is free.

Please, note: a cruise on the lake is available from April 16 till October 15.

  • Transport: a car, boat ride
  • Sightseeing: Fort William, Loch Ness.
  • Meals included: breakfast
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Day 6
Day Trip to Mallaig & Wildlife Cruise
Day Tour
Day Tour
Boat Ride Included
Boat Ride

Following breakfast in a hotel, you walk to the train station and prepare to have memorable life experience, the ride by the famous Jacobite steam train.

It's the 84-mile round journey that covers the most impressive local must-sees, including the mount Ben Nevis, Loch Morar, river Morar, and Loch Nevis. Admire the most famous bridge in Scotland, the Glenfinnan Viaduct where the Harry Potter movie was shot. And while in the train, take a glimpse of the idyllic views of Scottish villages such as Lochailort, Arisaig, Morar, and Mallaig.

After incredible train ride you have a 1-hours wildlife cruise safari in Mallaig where you take a chance to admire a variety of birds, dolphins, seals, whales, and sharks!

Folowing cruise, you take a train back to Fort William.

Please, note: a round trip on Jacobite Steam Train is subject of availability. An alternative 1-way transfer by car is offered when the round trip is not available.

  • Transport: private car, steam train ride
  • Sightseeing: the Glenfinnan Viaduct, Mallaig
  • Meals included: breakfast
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The Garrison
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The 4-star boutique hotel, Garrison is set in Fort William. Built-in the Old Police Station hotel welcomes guests to its charming 41 rooms and stylish restaurant with a bar.

train
Fort William
Edinburgh
5 hrs

Sit back and relax as you travel on a modern train to Edinburgh. Onboard you'll find modern amenities and comfortable seats.

Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh

fourth destination

Scotland's capital, Edinburgh, located in its Central Belt, is a place rich in history and cultural heritage, as well as outstanding tourist attractions. Also famous for its wide range of festivals (from film, art and music to science and books) it is yet another city full of action and lively people.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Arrival in Edinburgh
Private Transfer Included
Transfer

After breakfast, you check-out of a hotel in Fort William and walk to the train station to take the train to Edinburgh. On your way, you admire the beauty of natural surroundings.

Upon your arrival, your driver meets you at the train station and drives you to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is at your own leisure.

  • Transport: train, train station car transfers
  • Meals included: breakfast
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Day 8
Departure
Private Transfer Included
Transfer

This is the last day of your journey! Following your breakfast, you check-out of a hotel in Edinburgh and meet the driver for transfer to the airport.

We hope you enjoyed your stay in lovely Scotland, wish you a safe trip back home and hope to work on your other journeys!

  • Transport: car transfer to the airport
  • Meals included: breakfast
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Market Street Hotel, Edinburgh
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Located in the heart of Edinburgh, the Market Street Hotel boasts cozy rooms decorated in modern style with a natural Scottish twist.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Stays at hand-picked hotels in Edinburgh, Inverness and Fort William
  • Delicious breakfasts at the hotels
  • Airport transfers with private drivers and all transportation according to the itinerary
  • Guided tours and day trips with local professional tour guides
  • Small group tour to Isle of Skye
  • Entrance tickets to Edinburgh Castle
  • Boat ride on Loch Ness and Wildlife Safari Cruise
  • Standard class round trip Jacobite Steam train ride
  • Support line available during your tour

Note: hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

Note: we include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses, gratuities.

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Tour Highlights

  • Customizable itinerary which can be tailored around your preferences
  • Accommodation options of your choice
  • Only reliable guides and drivers
  • Sightseeing tour of Edinburgh
  • Trips to Isle of Skye & Loch Ness
  • Wildlife Cruise
  • Exploring the Stirling Castle

What To Know

  • You can use your bank card to pay almost anywhere in Europe. If you need some local cash, it is best to use an ATM. When you withdraw cash from an ATM, the currency conversion will be done automatically by your bank, and the exchange rate will usually be much better than if you exchange currency at a local bank.
  • Water isn't free in the restaurants. Free public toilets are quite rare, we suggest you have some change with you as well.
  • You will find many places (restaurants and shops) closed on Sundays.
  • The tour program includes some walking tours, we recommend you to pack comfortable shoes. During your tour, be careful not to walk on the bike line.
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