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- Day trip (destination A to B)
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
- Small group ensures personal service
- Small-group tour by minibus
Head north towards the Highlands along the "bonnie, bonnie" banks of Loch Lomond - Scotland's largest Loch. Continue into the Highlands to reach the most dramatic of all Highland glens, Glencoe. This area is steeped in history, and you will hear the truth about the infamous 1692 massacre of Clan MacDonald.
Journeying through Fort William, site of the military post built during the Jacobite Rebellions in the 18th century, you'll continue up the Great Glen, between Fort William and Inverness.
After lunch at Fort Augustus on the shores of Loch Ness, you have the option of taking an hour-long cruise on the loch (not included).
Head back through Inverness, the Cairngorms National Park, and the countryside, where the TV series Monarch of the Glen was filmed. Continuing over the Drummochter Summit, where herds of red deer often graze, you'll visit the Victorian town of Pitlochry.
Continue through Perthshire and past Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument, commemorating Scotland's great hero William Wallace, played by Mel Gibson in the Oscar-winning movie Braveheart. Then just a short drive back to Glasgow.
The Scottish Highlands and Islands are Europe's last great wilderness! This personalized tour is as close as you can get to touring in your own car, with the added benefit of gaining intimate knowledge of Scotland. Traveling in a small group means you can take lots of stops and reach "out of the way" places, giving you more time off the bus to discover the real Scotland.
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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small Group Day Trip from Glasgow
- Professional driver/guide
- Modern Mercedes minvan with forced air ventilation (maximum 16 people)
- Loch Ness cruise
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- Minimum age is 6 years
- Wheelchair accessible for collapsible wheelchair only. Traveler must be able to get in/out off the coach on their own
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: doddsy.wilcox, Canada, October 2016
This was a beautiful day. It was wonderful to see the wondeerful sights of Scotland .Our tour guide Grant I believe was amazing.His knowledge of history was outstanding! I would say this is a must do trip .What else did you come to Scotland for other than to see the most beautiful Highlands and some of the best history you will ever encounter !
Reviewed by: jdonnachie, October 2016
This trip was by far one of the main highlights of our 3 week stay in Scotland. The views at the stops in the highland were amazing, really breathtaking. The cruise on Loch Ness was great and really gives you a nice view of the surrounding area and the history.
The best of the trip, however, was by far our tour guide Ian. Wow, if you have a chance to go on a tour with this guy, wherever it is in Scotland, you will not be disappointed. Ian is INCREDIBLY knowledgeable about historical and modern day Scotland. His knowledge was only surpassed by his story telling ability. This man has perfected storytelling, sharing stories of Scottish history in such an emotional and engaging manner. Ian is a hero and deserves all the praise he can ever possibly receive. Simply said, not all heros wear capes.
Well done, mate.