The Original Loch Ness Tour
This is the Original Loch Ness and the Highlands tour. Created in 1985 and still the best! Explore the beautiful Scottish Highlands, discover majestic Urquhart Castle and take a monster cruise on Loch Ness. This fantastic tour is GREAT value for money!
Leaving Edinburgh behind we head towards Stirling with its ancient castle then stop for morning coffee stop at Kilmahog. Next it's Rob Roy Country and dramatic Rannoch Moor before arriving at the Weeping Glen - Glen Coe, the infamous site of the 1692 Massacre of the resident MacDonalds by Government troops of the Campbell Clan.
After a short drive we arrive at Fort William which sits in the shadow of Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain. After time for lunch there's a photo stop at Spean Bridge before we enter the scenic beauty of the famous Great Glen, a landscape of soaring mountains and shimmering lochs.
Our journey follows the route of the Caledonian Canal to Loch Ness and the impressive ruins of Urquhart Castle. The Castle provides a superb vantage point to see the deepest part of the loch. Here you can enjoy an optional visit to the castle and take a short cruise on the loch *.
On our homeward journey, we pass by Inverness then enter the wild beauty of the Cairngorm National Park. Our descent through the Grampian Mountains takes us into scenic Perthshire. We'll stop for refreshments in the heart of "Big Tree Country”. The last part of our tour takes us through the ancient Kingdom of Fife to the famous Forth Rail Bridge and the conclusion of our tour in Edinburgh.
* Admission fees extra