2020 - Scottish Lochs & Castles

8 Days/7 Nights

Tour Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Enjoy reserved seats for The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 14 departure.
  • Find out how to storm a castle and fire a cannonball at Stirling Castle.
  • Come face to face with Britain's largest land mammal, the Red Deer, at Highland Safaris.

    Trip Highlights:

  • Loch Ness Cruise
  • Sheepdog Demonstration
  • Stirling Castle
  • Blair Castle
  • Highland Safaris
  • Riverside Transport Museum

    Dining Experiences

  • 7 breakfasts (B) and 6 dinners (D), including a traditional Scottish evening in Edinburgh

    Hotels:

  • Novotel Glasgow Centre, Glasgow (1 night)
  • The Moorings Hotel, Fort William (1 night)
  • Macdonald Highlands Hotel, Aviemore (1 night)
  • Atholl Palace Hotel, Pitlochry (2 nights)
  • Hotel Indigo Edinburgh York Place, Edinburgh (2 nights)
  • Call (603) 524-2500 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14499276

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2019
    Duration
    8 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1GlasgowGlasgow & Riverside Transport Museum : Tour begins 2:00 PM at your Glasgow hotel with a panoramic tour of central Glasgow including red sandstone Victorian buildings, delightful parks, Glasgow Cathedral, and the River Clyde, once important for shipbuilding. Explore historic trains, ships, cars and motorbikes at the interactive Riverside Transport Museum. Enjoy a welcome drink with your Tour Director and fellow travelers before dinner at your hotel.
    (D)
    Day 2Fort WilliamStirling Castle & Trossachs : Drive to historic Stirling Castle, the childhood home of some of the most famous people in Scottish history. Hear tales of Mary, Queen of Scots, and William Wallace - then learn how to storm a castle and fire a cannonball. Visit Bannockburn Heritage Centre and learn about the battle fought against the English in 1314, the most celebrated in Scottish history. Embark on a scenic drive through the lochs and wooded glens of Trossachs National Park and Glencoe before arriving at your hotel in Fort William. Enjoy dinner with your group in the evening.
    (B, D)
    Day 3AviemoreLoch Ness Cruise and Highland Games : Travel along the scenic shores of Loch Linnhe to Loch Ness where you'll embark on a short cruise to admire enchanting scenic views - see if you spot "Nessie", the legendary monster said to dwell in the lake. Next, have fun participating in a mini Highland Games, as you playfully compete in traditional Scottish fun. Your hotel tonight is in Aviemore.
    (B, D)
    Day 4PitlochrySheepdog Demonstration & Blair Castle : Continue your journey through majestic Highland scenery. Visit a farm to see trained dogs hard at work herding sheep. View the high peaks of the Grampian Mountains as you travel to magnificent Blair Castle, the 700-year-old home of the Atholl family; the furnishings of the castle give a unique glimpse into Scottish history. Travel on to the Atholl Palace Hotel in Pitlochry, a gracious manor-style hotel.
    (B, D)
    Day 5PitlochryHighland Sarfaris & Pitlochry : An interactive nature experience with Highland Safaris will introduce you to the local wildlife and habitat of the region. At the Red Deer and Barn Owl Encounter, learn about Britain's largest native land mammal. You will have an opportunity to pet, feed, and photograph the animals and go into the forest with a ranger. Have lunch there before enjoying a free afternoon in Pitlochry, a bustling resort town. Enjoy dinner at your hotel this evening.
    B, D)
    Day 6EdinburghBoat Cruise & Scottish Evening : Drive to St Andrews, known as the "Home of Golf," to enjoy some free time. On your way to Edinburgh, stop off for a relaxing boat cruise on the Firth of Forth, admiring the beautiful panoramic views of the Edinburgh skyline and the Three Bridges. Later, enjoy a Scottish evening with dinner, haggis, bagpipes, kilts, and Highland dancing.
    (B, D)
    Day 7EdinburghEdinburgh Castle & City Tour : Explore Edinburgh with a guide. Compare and contrast the wide streets and elegant mansions of the 200-year-old Georgian "New Town" with the narrow lanes and medieval townhouses along the Royal Mile, the oldest part of the city. Tour the imposing Edinburgh Castle with its splendid views of Edinburgh. August 14 departure tour enjoys the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade.
    (B)
    Day 8EdinburghTour Ends in Edinburgh : Your tour ends after breakfast.
    (B)

    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    04/17/2020$1,950.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    05/20/2020$2,650.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/08/2020$2,950.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/18/2020$2,560.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/14/2020$2,960.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Glasgow to Edinburgh : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    Lodging
    Novotel Glasgow Centre, Glasgow (1 night)
    The Moorings Hotel, Fort William (1 night)
    Macdonald Highlands Hotel, Aviemore (1 night)
    Atholl Palace Hotel, Pitlochry (2 nights)
    Hotel Indigo Edinburgh York Place, Edinburgh (2 nights)

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    • 2020 - Scottish Lochs & Castles

      From $1,950.00 (USD)

      Tour HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences:Enjoy reserved seats for The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 14 departure. Find out how to storm a castle and fire a cannonball at Stirling Castle.

     
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