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Scotland Tours from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and London

Official Sightseeing Tours of Scotland since 1907


  • Loch Ness
  • Edinburgh Tattoo
  • Royal Exchange Square
Taste of Scotland
See, Visit & Explore: Glasgow, Loch Lomond, Rannoch Moor, Glen Coe, Fort William, The Great Glen, Loch Ness, Nairn, Pitlochry, St Andrews, Edinburgh and Edinburgh Castle.

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5 day tour from £589

Sundays
05 March to 19 November, 2017
Tuesdays
04 April to 24 October, 2017
Fridays
17 March to 27 October, 2017

Hotel

Twin/Double/Family room from £ 589 per person
Children from £ 530 per child
Single room from £ 791 per person

Accommodation information

Notes

Child reduction applies to children aged 8 to 18 inclusive on the basis that they stay in a room with an adult.

We regret that children under the age of 8 are not carried on this tour.

Seasonal Price Range
£589 - £1,091

Product code: CIE 00763

Tour Summary

If you only have a limited amount of time available and want to see the highlights of Scotland then this is the tour for you. In just five days you'll discover Scotland's two great cities, tour the bonnie Scottish Highlands, take a cruise on Loch Ness, visit a whisky distillery and much, much more!

Day 1: Arrive in Glasgow. Afternoon City Tour including The Provands Lordship, Glasgowís oldest house.

Day 2: Travel along the banks of Loch Lomond before driving through Rannoch Moor and Glen Coe. Enjoy a cruise on Loch Ness before arriving in your Highland Hotel

Day 3: Travel through the Grampian Mountains to reach Pitlochry where youíll have a tour of a malt whisky distillery. Visit St Andrews before arriving in Edinburgh. This evening attend a lively Scottish show.

Day 4: Morning City Tour of Edinburgh then free time for shopping.

Day 5: Tour ends after breakfast. Airport transfer available.

Tour features:

  • Visit The Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness and Edinburgh
  • Overnight accommodation: Glasgow (1); Nairn (1) and Edinburgh (2)
  • Depart from Glasgow and return to Edinburgh
  • Tour duration: 5 days/4 nights
  • Premium Escorted Tour

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Day One
Glasgow Arrival & City Tour
Your Scottish trip starts at 2:30 pm when you meet your tour director at your Glasgow hotel and set out on an introductory tour of central Glasgow. This is a city that flourished in Victorian times due to the shipbuilding industry and international trade. Drive around George Square with its ornate City Chambers and visit Provandís Lordship, Glasgowís oldest house built in 1471. The house was originally part of a hospital and has been extensively restored and furnished. Join your tour director, guide and travel companions for a welcome drink before dinner.
Overnight: Doubletree by Hilton Glasgow Central Hotel, Glasgow (or similar)
Day Two
Glasgow - Loch Ness - Nairn
Travel alongside the famous banks of Loch Lomond, renowned for its unsurpassed beauty. Travel through the deep valley of Glen Coe, notorious for the Campbell massacre of the Clan Macdonald in 1692. Continue through Fort William and stop at a Woollen Mill, which offers a good selection of quality Scottish goods. At Fort Augustus embark on a short cruise on Loch Ness to keep an eye out for "Nessie.Ē Continue your journey north to Nairn for your next overnight stay.
Overnight: Newton Hotel, Nairn (or similar)
Day Three
Nairn - St Andrews - Edinburgh
Drive to Blair Athol Distillery in Pitlochry to see how whisky is distilled and then sample a "wee dramĒ. Continue south to St Andrews, renowned as the "Home of GolfĒ and for its university, Scotlandís oldest and spend some time to explore on your own. Drive south to Edinburgh and to your gracious manor house hotel, set on 1,000 acres with two golf courses and spa facilities a few miles from the city. Dine at a Scottish Evening on some excellent Scottish cuisine followed by a lively show with songs, stories and traditional dancing.
Overnight: Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club, Edinburgh (or similar)
Day Four
Edinburgh City Tour & Castle
This morning tour the principal sights of Edinburgh with a local guide. Drive along the bustling Princes Street and through the gracious, wide streets of the 200-year-old Georgian New Town. Walk along part of the Royal Mile where compact medieval houses reach 11 floors tall. Visit Edinburgh Castle, which dominates the city and contains the Scottish Crown Jewels and the Stone of Scone. The balance of the day is free.

On August 1 to 22 departures, seats are reserved for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
Overnight: Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club, Edinburgh (or similar)
Day Five
Tour Ends in Edinburgh
Your program ends after breakfast.

Frequently Asked Questions

What will I experience on this Premium Escorted Tour?
If you enjoy the art of travelling in comfort and style then a Premium Escorted Tour is for you. Youíll travel in a group that is restricted to around 40 fellow travellers. Travel is aboard a state of the art motorcoach with air-conditioning, on-board WiFi, reclining seats and oversized windows. For your comfort there is an emergency washroom on-board too.  An experienced tour manager will lead the tour and your coach will be expertly driven by a professional driver. In certain cities youíll be joined by a local guide who will provide local insight and show you the highlights. These tours are fully inclusive of accommodation, transportation, admission fees and most meals. Savvy travellers appreciate that these tours have no hidden extras Ė all the ingredients needed for a great tour are included in the tour price. There are no optional extras for you to budget for during your holiday. The group will stay together in first class/superior standard hotels. Each has been carefully selected for comfort, quality and ambiance located in the best locations close to the shopping areas and the key sights. In rural locations your accommodation will be in the best available hotels. Breakfast is usually a buffet, where you can choose from cereals, yoghurts and the bread basket. From the hot plate youíll be able to select from freshly grilled items and local specialities. A stop is usually made for lunch in a town or city where there is a choice of restaurants available.Dinner is usually enjoyed as a group and the menu will be table díhote, which means a selection of house specials. On some tours there will be a featured meal such as a Scottish evening, with bagpipers, dancing demonstrations and a taste of haggis!
What type of room should I choose?
Selecting the right sleeping arrangements can be a little bit confusing so here is a description of what you can expect from the hotel accommodation offered as part of your tour:
Single room - this is a room for one person sleeping in a single bed.
Twin room - this is a room for two people sleeping in two separate beds
Double room - this is a room for two people sharing one large bed
Family room - this is a room for three people sleeping in one large bed (2 people) and one single bed (1 person). Please note that a family room is normally a standard double or twin room with either a sofa bed or a rollaway bed. All room types other than twin rooms are subject to availability.
How much luggage can I bring?
You can bring one suitcase and one carry-on bag per person. The maximum weight allowance and luggage dimensions varies by tour so you should check the tour documentation for the luggage policy that applies to your tour.  
What meals are included?
One of the great things about travelling on a Premium Escorted Tour is the generous number of meals included as standard. Start the day with a freshly cooked breakfast or, if you prefer, thereís always a lighter continental option available too. Youíll find a number of evening dinners included which will give you the opportunity of sampling some local delicacies. Check the "Whatís IncludedĒ list for the exact number of meals that are featured on this tour.
Can you arrange pre-tour accommodation?
If you are flying internationally to reach Scotland then it is worth considering arriving a day early to relax and let the jet-leg subside. Please email us for a quotation at enquiries@scottishtours.co.uk
Can I reserve specific seats on the coach?
Seats cannot be pre-booked however your tour director will implement a seat rotation system which will allow all passengers the opportunity of experiencing spectacular views from different seats on the motorcoach. How many people will be on the tour?The number of people travelling on a Premium Escorted Tour will not normally be more than 40 passengers.
Are airport transfers included?
Complimentary transfers are included on day-one from Glasgow Airport to the Glasgow Hotel at 08:00 hrs, 10:00 hrs and 12:00 hrs and on day-five from the Edinburgh Hotel to arrive at Edinburgh Airport at 06:30 hrs and 09:00 hrs.

What's Included

  • 4 nights accommodation in rooms with private bath/shower
  • Full Scottish breakfast (days 2-5)
  • Welcome drink with your Tour Director
  • 2 table díhŰte dinners
  • Scottish Evening in Edinburgh
  • Admission to Provand's Lordship, Spean Bridge Woollen Mill and Edinburgh Castle
  • Tour and tasting at Blair Athol Distillery
  • Cruise on Loch Ness
  • City tours of Glasgow and Edinburgh
  • Tickets are included for the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on 01 to 22 August departures
  • Touring by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and a washroom onboard
  • All baggage handling and hotel tips are included
  • Services throughout of a professional Tour Director
  • Service charges and taxes

  • Not Included
  • Admission charges unless otherwise stated in the itinerary
  • Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
  • Gratuity to your driver and guide
  • Departure information

    You can check in to the Glasgow hotel at your leisure on day one
    The tour will commence at 14:30 hrs
    from the Doubletree by Hilton Glasgow Central Hotel, Cambridge Street, Glasgow, G2 3HN
    The tour will end after breakfast on day 5


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