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Scottish Highland’s & Castles

Tour Details

8 Days

Plot your own route throughout the countryside!

Enjoy this self-drive vacation with luxurious in Edinburgh, Inverness, and Ft. William. You’ll have included sightseeing to ensure you have the most authentic experience.

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Day 1,Welcome to Edinburgh!

After collecting your baggage, pick up your rental car and let your adventure begin! Your visit starts in Edinburgh; on the drive from the airport to your hotel, see the elegant Charlotte Square and the tree-lined crescents of the 18th century Georgian New Town – both fine architectural examples of the period. Leave your car at the hotel and visit Princes Street – the city’s main thoroughfare with many shops and peaceful gardens. Travel through the Old Town, steeped in history with its cobbled streets. High Street was the center of all activity in the city in centuries gone by. Pass St. Giles Cathedral, the City Chambers and John Knox House as you wander along the Royal Mile, which extends from Edinburgh Castle to the Palace of Holyrood House. While you’re at Edinburgh Castle, stop in visit and pick up your Scottish Heritage Pass, which you’ll use throughout the rest of your vacation (your documents will include a voucher that you will exchange for your Pass – and at the same time, it will grant you free admission to Edinburgh Castle!). Overnight in Edinburgh at the Royal Scots Club or similar.
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Day 2,Edinburgh

Enjoy the day at your leisure. The concept of afternoon tea dates back to the early 19th century, and has remained a favorite British tradition since. Afternoon Tea at Edinburgh Castle is held in the stylish and elegant Tea Rooms, located in the castle’s Crown Square. Enjoy a delicious traditional afternoon tea complemented by a wide selection of luxury tea, coffee and juice drinks. Treat yourself with individually potted whole-leaf tea, dainty sandwiches, and delicate scones with homemade strawberry jam and clotted cream, topped off with handmade cakes. It is recommended to reserve at least 3 hours for the Castle visit and afternoon tea experience.
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Day 3,Edinburgh - Inverness

Drive to Inverness and get settled into your beautiful castle hotel! Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure.
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Day 4,Inverness

No one can resist mythical Loch Ness: its beauty evokes a sense of wonder, while its monstrous depths are legendary. And on this tour, you explore all of it. You’ll enjoy incredible views from a cruise ship, learn about the historic ruins of Urquhart Castle and explore the less frequented south roads of the loch. And even if the monster doesn't show up, we can assure you that your guide will bring this loch to life with beastly tales and history. The tour begins with a boat trip, giving you gorgeous views of the Loch, as well as the famous Urquhart Castle.
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Day 5,Inverness - Ft. William

. Later today you will reach Fort William and have the rest of the day at your leisure. Explore the area or relax at the hotel. Perhaps you can take a trip to the dazzling Isle of Skye. Take the ‘Road to the Isles’ through some of Scotland’s loveliest scenery, stopping at Glenfinnan Monument for a photo opportunity.
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Day 6,Ft. William - Edinburgh

Head back to Edinburgh today. You'll enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Top attractions include the Edinburgh Castle, the Holyrood Palace and the Royal Mile. Dinner will be your choice tonight. There are several great Scottish restaurants in the town you can choose from.
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Day 7,Depart Scotland

After a week of exploring Scotland your way, you'll return home today.
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Tulloch Castle – 3 Star

In days of old, only the Laird or the Chief of the Clan could enjoy a relaxing stay in a Scottish highland castle. Thankfully, times have changed. Today, Tulloch Castle has 20 well-appointed en suite bedrooms, each with their own unique character and charm. Guests are given a warm welcome, and can expect splendid hospitality, comfortable surroundings and superb food. Tulloch Castle is pet friendly and welcomes dogs at the hotel. However, guests should note that they are not permitted in the Restaurant or Bar areas
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Dalhousie Castle Hotel – 4 Star

A real 13th century Scottish Castle 8 miles from Edinburgh's city centre, holding the title as 'Scotland's Oldest Inhabited Castle'.

Price shown are estimated prices from JFK, prices will vary depending on season and & departure city. Prices are per person. If traveler is under 13 please call in reservation. Subject to availability

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