Best of Scotland 2017
Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain First Class 2017

The land of the ancients - cliff-top castles, standing stones and Rob Roy. Travel from Scotland's literary capital, Edinburgh, to feisty Glasgow, the heart and home of golf, St. Andrews, and the battlefields of Culloden and Glencoe, as your quest takes you past the lochs and glens of the Scottish Highlands and Glengoyne Whisky Distillery for a well-deserved 'wee dram'.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Edinburgh
  • Orientation of Glasgow and Stirling
  • View the 18th green at St Andrews, the Glenfinnan Monument, Eilean Donan Castle, Loch Ness, Glencoe, People's Palace and Winter Gardens and George Square in Glasgow
  • Visit Edinburgh Castle, Pitlochry, the Isle of Skye, Culloden Battlefield and Stirling Castle
Dining Highlights
  • 6 full breakfasts
  • 4 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Ferry from Mallaig to the Isle of Skye
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • Tickets are included for the world-famous Tattoo during the Edinburgh Festival
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights
Call (864) 225-5588 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13358139
Tour OperatorTrafalgar Tours
OfferOffer valid through 6/30/2017
Duration
7 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
Itinerary
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1EdinburghArrive Edinburgh (2 Nights): On arrival, relax and explore this fascinating capital city. This evening, meet your companions and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception, which includes a light meal and drinks.Welcome Reception
Novotel City Centre
Day 2EdinburghEdinburgh Sightseeing: This morning, your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of this wonderful city, including a visit to Edinburgh Castle, perched high above the city. See the Royal Mile, the elegant Palace of Holyroodhouse in the shadow of Arthur's Seat, and the new Scottish Parliament building. Admire the elegant Georgian architecture in the New Town. During the Edinburgh Festival, your visit will include tickets to the dazzling Edinburgh Tattoo.Full Breakfast
Day 3Scottish HighlandsEdinburgh - St. Andrews - Pitlochry - Scottish Highlands (2 Nights): Travel across the Firth of Forth to St. Andrews to view the celebrated ancient university and the home of golf. Continue north across the Tay at Dundee, to visit Pitlochry, a charming village on the banks of the River Tummel. Explore the village or join an Optional Experience to visit Blair Castle, ancestral home to the Dukes of Atholl. Dine tonight at your hotel.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Laggan Gaskmore
Day 4Scottish HighlandsIsle of Skye, Culloden and Scenic Highlands Excursion: This morning travel to the coast and take a ferry over the sea to Skye from Mallaig to Armadale. Drive up the Sleat Peninsula and admire the spectacular scenery before stopping for time to have lunch. Cross over a road bridge to view scenic Eilean Donan Castle back on the mainland. Continue your journey past the lochs and glens of the Scottish Highlands and visit Culloden battlefield. This site was where the final confrontation of the Jacobite rising of 1745 took place and also played a part in the religious civil war in Britain. Later return to your hotel in Newtonmore.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5GlasgowScottish Highlands - Glencoe - Glasgow (2 Nights): Stop at the Commando Memorial near Fort William for breathtaking views of Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis. Continue south through Glencoe, 'Glen of the Weeping', site of the infamous massacre of the Macdonald clan by the Campbells in 1692. Journey along the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond, immortalised in the well-known Scottish song, to the lively city of Glasgow.Full Breakfast
Radisson Blu/Hilton Strathclyde
Day 6GlasgowGlasgow Orientation and Stirling Castle Excursion: Start your day with an orientation of Glasgow including views of the magnificent People's Palace and Winter Gardens which was opened in 1898, the impressive George Square as well as the River Clyde, former heart of the shipbuilding industry. Enjoy some free time to explore this vibrant city. Later visit Stirling Castle, a symbol of national pride and once a place of great power. See the 'Stirling Heads' and visit the halls, chapels and bedrooms of this imposing castle. From the castle walls view the Wallace Monument - dedicated to Sir William Wallace and overlooking the battlefield of Stirling Bridge. Later travel into the Trossachs National Park. Here enjoy a Cultural Insight into whisky making with a visit to Glengoyne Whisky Distillery to sample a 'wee dram'. Tonight, experience a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner at a working hill farm on the banks of Loch Ard.Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day 7Depart GlasgowDepart Glasgow: After a hearty Scottish breakfast, bid farewell to your Travel Director and companions as your holiday in Scotland comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.Full Breakfast
Dates/Pricing
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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
July 02, 2017$1,725.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
July 09, 2017$1,725.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
July 16, 2017$1,725.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
July 23, 2017$1,725.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
July 30, 2017$1,725.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
August 03, 2017$1,925.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
August 06, 2017$1,925.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
August 10, 2017$1,925.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
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August 17, 2017$1,925.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
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August 27, 2017$1,795.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
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October 01, 2017$1,650.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
October 08, 2017$1,650.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
Disclaimer
Edinburgh Tattoo 04-26 August 2017: We've included Tattoo tickets when you're in Edinburgh on the departures 03 August, 06 August, 10 August, 13 August, 17 August and 20 August 2017.

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