This 12 hour tour across the Highlands was excellent in every way. Tour guide Eric was entertaining, knowledgeable, and helpful. Mini-coach was very comfortable, giant windows. Plenty of stops for restrooms and refreshment, but no time wasted. This tour was a bargain for all of...More
Your tour begins with pickup from a central Edinburgh location. Board an air-conditioned Mercedes minivan destined for the Scottish Highlands. On the way to Loch Ness, pass landmarks such as the Wallace Monument, Stirling Castle, and Linlithgow Palace.
Stop at Glencoe to learn about the history of the Clan Macdonald massacre from 1692 before you journey onward through the town of Fort William. On arrival at Fort Augustus, disembark to wander around Loch Ness, or take a sightseeing cruise depending on the option chosen at checkout.
Following a break for lunch (own expense), travel through Cairngorms National Park for panoramic views of Loch Laggan. Stop to explore the Victorian town of Pitlochry before returning to your original departure point in Edinburgh.