2019 - 8 Day Scottish Lochs & Castles

8 Days/7 Nights

Tour Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Take a breathtaking journey on the Jacobite Steam Train featured in the Harry Potter movies
  • Come face to face with Britain's largest land mammal, the Red Deer, at Highland Safaris
  • Reserved seats for The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 2 - 16 departures.

    Trip Highlights:

  • Jacobite Steam Cruise
  • Loch Ness Cruise
  • Sheepdog demonstration
  • Stirling Castle
  • Blair Castle

    Dining Experiences

  • 7 hot 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 York Place, Edinburgh (2 nights)
  • Call (631) 757-8500 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14203811

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 3/31/2019
    Duration
    8 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1GlasgowGLASGOW & TALL SHIP : 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 famous for shipbuilding. On the River Clyde, climb aboard a Victorian tall ship. Enjoy a welcome drink with your Tour Director and fellow travelers before dinner at your hotel.
    (D)
    Day 2Fort WilliamSTIRLING CASTLE & TROSSACHS : Drive to the historic Stirling Castle, once home to Mary, Queen of Scots. Learn about the castle's history and enjoy the many interactive displays. Embark on a scenic drive through Trossachs National Park and Glencoe before arriving at your hotel in Fort William. Enjoy dinner with your group in the evening.
    (B, D)
    Day 3AviemoreHIGHLAND TRAIN RIDE & LOCH NESS CRUISE : Travel along the scenic shores of Loch Linnhe. Board the Jacobite Steam Train for a ride through some of Scotland's most picturesque scenery, including crossing the 21-arched Glenfinnan Viaduct, which was featured in some of the Harry Potter movies. Stop for free time in the fishing port of Mallaig. Continue your drive to Loch Ness, where you'll embark on a short cruise to admire enchanting scenic views and perhaps spot the famous monster. Your hotel tonight is in Aviemore.
    (B, D)
    Day 4PitlochrySHEEPDOG DEMONSTRATION & BLAIR CASLTLE : Continue your journey through majestic Highland scenery. Visit a farm for a demonstration of trained dogs herding sheep. Travel past the high peaks of the Grampian Mountains to the magnificent Blair Castle, the 700-year-old home of the Atholl family. Travel on to the Atholl Palace Hotel in Pitlochry, a gracious manor-style hotel near Pitlochry.
    (B, D)
    Day 5PitlochryHIGHLAND SAFARIS & PITLOCHRY : An interactive nature experience with Highland Safaris will introduce you to the local wildlife and habitat of the region. At the Red Deer Encounter learn about Britain's largest native land mammal. You will have an opportunity to pet, feed, and photograph the animals and take a trail 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", and 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 2 and 16 departures watch the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade.
    (B)
    Day 8EdinburghTOUR ENDS IN EDINBURGH : Your programs ends after breakfast.
    (B)
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    04/19/2019$1,949.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    05/22/2019$2,649.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    07/10/2019$2,949.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    08/02/2019$2,689.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    08/16/2019$2,689.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    08/30/2019$2,989.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    09/20/2019$2,559.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    10/16/2019$2,959.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Glasgow to EdinburghQuote
    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 York Place, Edinburgh (2 nights)

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