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Best Of Scotland
07 NIGHT / 08 DAYS
 3N Edinburgh – 2N Inverness – 2N Glasgow
Tour Cost Starts with : INR 1,25,000/- per person on twin/ Dbl sharing basis.+ Visa + Air fare

Day 1     Arrive Edinburgh

Upon your arrival at Edinburgh Airport, meet and assist and transfer to the hotel (Hotel Check-in is as per the hotel timing and discretion). Rest of the day is yours to spend to explore this fascinating city.

Not only a capital city, Edinburgh is also the leading festival city in the world, home to the phenomenal summer festivals, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With a plethora of world-class visitor attractions, sightseeing in Edinburgh is pretty easy, and you can experience different centuries of history without even moving.

Head to the bottom of the famous Royal Mile and you’ll find the 17th century Palace of Holyroodhouse, the modern parliament building and the prehistoric extinct volcano famously known as Arthur’s Seat standing proudly next to each other. With an unparalleled range of events, fantastic shopping, top-class dining, including four Michelin star restaurants, a fabulous bar and café culture, vibrant nightlife, a varied arts scene, relaxing spas and beautiful green spaces to unwind at, a holiday in Edinburgh is a pure pleasure. Whether it’s a city break, weekend break or a romantic getaway, Edinburgh has it all!

Depending upon your arrival flight details, we encourage you to make the best of the “Royal Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off 48 Hour Bus Pass with Entry to Edinburgh Castle” Discover the best of Edinburgh without the stress of public transit and massive crowds on this hop-on hop-off bus tour. With your 48-hour pass, hop aboard the double-decker, open-top bus for a panoramic sightseeing excursion. Great for kids and adults, your ticket offers five route options with dozens of strategically placed stops. Have the added bonus of free entry to royal sites like Edinburgh Castle, Royal Yacht Britannia and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Overnight at Edinburgh hotel.

Day 2     Edinburgh

Loch Ness, Glenco and The Highlands from Edinburg:

After Breakfast at the hotel. Prepare yourself for a 12 Hour (Full Day sightseeing of Loch ness, Glencoe & Highlands)

See the best of Scotland in one action-packed day on this Glencoe, Loch Ness and the Highlands tour from Edinburgh. Pass Stirling Castle on route to Kilmahog with a guide, then continue through Rannoch Moor to the soaring Highland peaks of Glen Coe. Head along the banks of Loch Linnhe to Fort William and gaze over Ben Nevis — Scotland’s highest mountain. Enjoy free time to explore Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle, and learn the famous legend of Nessie, then travel through the mighty Grampian Mountains to Edinburgh.

  1. Discover Glencoe, Loch Ness and the Highlands in a day—ideal for travelers short on time
  2. Admire the iconic Stirling Castle and impressive Grampian Mountains as you journey through the wild landscape
  3. Learn some of Scotland’s rich history from your guide—ideal for history buffs
  4. Enjoy free time to explore Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle at your leisure

Overnight at Edinburgh hotel.

Day 3     Edinburgh

Ultimat Whisky Small – Group Day Tour:

Breakfast at the hotel.

Departing Edinburgh, the Ultimate Whisky tour begins with a journey north to Kinross and our first stop of the day; Loch Leven. We will spend a short while here for a refreshment break and enjoy views across the loch to Lochleven Island and Castle. Lochleven Castle was where Mary, Queen of Scots was imprisoned in 1567. She eventually escaped, never to see Scotland again.

The whisky tour then continues on to Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery for the first whisky themed stop of the day. Dewar’s world-renowned crafted Highland Single Malt Aberfeldy whisky has been produced at Aberfeldy Distillery since 1898. We spend 2 hours here for their Whisky and Chocolate tasting tour; comprising of a full guided tour of the distillery, warehouse and interactive heritage exhibition, and a tasting of Aberfeldy’s 12 year old single malt whisky, the premium Dewar’s 12 year old blended Scotch and super-premium Dewar’s 18 year old blended Scotch, matched with chocolate sourced from a local chocolatier. The tour costs for three whisky samples with paired chocolates are not included.

After a Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery tour, we continue to the village of Aberfeldy for lunch on your own. Spend time here exploring its streets, enjoy the scenery with plenty of time to grab a bite to eat before our whisky tour continues to Loch Lubnaig, and then to Deanston Distillery. Located on the River Teith, Deanston Distillery was a cotton mill for over 180 years and has been distilling whisky using traditional methods since the 1960s. We stop here to enjoy a whisky tasting (not included) and enjoy some refreshments in the cafe.

The final stop of the day is a short photo break at Doune Castle (famous for its appearances in Outlander, Game of Thrones and Outlaw King) before we return to Edinburgh where the Ultimate Whisky tour ends.

Overnight at Edinburgh.

 Day 4     Edinburgh – Inverness ( By Train – Approx 3 ½ Hrs – 4 Hrs):Post breakfast; check out and make your way to Edinburgh Train Station for your onward journey to Inverness. Train ticket price is included in this package. (Approx train journey will be 3 ½ hrs – 4 hrs).

Upon your arrival at Inverness train station, make your way to the hotel on your own. Explore the city…

Inverness really has got all the elements for a memorable city break. Discover its flourishing culinary scene, explore the Victorian Market or Eastgate Shopping Centre for a bit of retail therapy, catch one of the many events at Eden Court and other venues, or take your time to admire art exhibitions in the city’s gallery spaces.Just taking a wander through the handsome city centre is pretty enjoyable too; appreciate Inverness Castle and St Andrew’s Cathedral, then stroll along the banks of the River Ness, crossing the suspension bridge for some peace and relaxation on the Ness Islands. Ah, bliss.

Overnight at inverness.

 Day 5     Inverness

Isle Of Skye Day Trip From Iverness:

Breakfast at the hotel and get ready for a day of breathe taking views.

Explore the romantic Isle of Skye on a full-day trip from Inverness. Taking in spectacular Highland scenery, your tour passes Loch Ness and the ruins of Eilean Donan Castle before reaching Skye, where gnarly mountain peaks and hillsides swathed in purple heather are framed by soft, sandy beaches. Enjoy lunch in Portree and walks around Loch Slappin and the Strathaird Peninsula. Before returning to Inverness, pass the gorgeous little island of Eilean Ban.

Highlights:

  1. Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  2. Fully narrated tour
  3. Get inside tips from a local
  4. Informative, friendly and professional guide

Overnight at Inverness Hotel.

 Day 6 : Inverness to Glasgow (by Train – Approx 3 ½ Hrs – 4 Hrs)

Post breakfast; check out and make your way to Inverness Train Station for your onward journey to Glasgow. Train ticket price is included in this package. (Approx train journey will be 3 ½ hrs – 4 hrs).

Upon your arrival at Glasgow train station, make your way to the hotel on your own. Explore the city

Disarmingly blending sophistication and earthiness, Scotland’s biggest city has evolved over the last couple of decades to become one of Britain’s most intriguing metropolises

Glasgow is home to more than 20 museums and art galleries, including the magnificent Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and the Riverside Museum, a radical space designed by Zaha Hadid that reveals the history of transport in the city.

A UNESCO City of Music, Glasgow’s gig scene is red hot. Choose from hundreds of music events in pubs and clubs or head straight to King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, one of the city’s best-known music venues.

Style Mile, the area between Buchanan Street, Argyle Street and the Merchant City is packed full of independent boutiques and vintage fashion venues, while Sloans Market and Merchant Square Craft Market are a must for shopaholics. The vibrant Finnieston area is the city’s hippest new foodie quarter, with quirky bars, independent restaurants and a cool, laid-back vibe.

Overnight at Glasgow Hotel.

Day 7:  Glasgow 

Oban, Glenco and West Highlands Castles:

Post breakfast at the hotel, enjoy the must see sightseeing of Glasgow: Oban, Glencoe and West Highland Castles.

Leaving Glasgow the Oban tour will head west, crossing the Firth of Clyde, where we pass Dumbarton’s famous and imposing rock fortress with its equally impressive castle. We then reach Inveraray, a quaint town built in the mid-18th century on the shores of Loch Fyne. Here we can choose to visit Inveraray Castle* the historic home of the Duke of Argyll, chief of the Clan Campbell, nestled in large beautiful gardens overlooking Loch Fyne. Alternatively, explore the town’s white-washed Georgian houses, wide streets and breathtaking views across the loch.

The Oban tour will then climb further north into the Highlands through stunning scenery, and a route marked by several dramatic castles and beautiful lochs. We then pass Kilchurn Castle, one of Scotland’s most photographed castles, nestled on the banks of Loch Awe and beautifully framed by mountains.

Overnight at Glasgow.

Day 8     Glasgow – Hometown

Today, after breakfast you will be transferred at Glasgow airport for your departure flight. Bid farewell to this amazing country with fond memories. (B)

Tour Concludes! 

Tour Cost INR 1,25,000 /- Per Person on twin / double sharing Basis

Inclusions

  • 07 nights accommodation  in 3 Star Hotels.
  • Daily breakfast
  • One way airport transfers on Private basis (point to point: Arrival in Edinburgh)
  • One way airport transfers on Private basis (point to point: Departure from Glasgow)
  • Trains Ticket Cost based on 2nd Class fares and availability of seats at the time of booking. ( Edinburgh to Inverness & Inverness to Glasgow )
  • Ultimate Whisky Day Tour(shared – SIC basis)
  • City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour-48 hrs )
  • Lochness, Glencoe and the Highlands(shared – SIC basis)
  • Isle of Skye – Day Trip
  • Oban, Glencoe and West Highland Castles (shared – SIC basis)

Excludes

  • Airfare and taxes. – 45,000 /- Per Person ( Approx) Ex Bom.
  • Visa – 9,500 /- Per person
  • Lunch  & Dinner
  • All Optional Tours
  • All entrance fees and excursions not mentioned above
  •  Insurance fees
  • Any other meals other than specified above.
  • Any other sightseeing other than mentioned above
  • Any item of personal nature like tips, laundry, telephone calls etc. All entrance fees and excursions not mentioned above

Please Note :-

  •  High Season Surcharges Applicable during Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve.
  • 1 GBP = INR 92. The prevailing Rate of Exchange of the day of payment will be applicable.
  • The passport should be valid for at least 6 months from the date of departure. We are not holding any air seats and hotel bookings at this point of time
  • Confirmation of Hotels and other services is subject to availability. Alternate room category, hotels and air bookings may attract extra cost
  • Above price is not applicable during Convention Period, High season, Festivals or Fairs. Surcharge may be applicable
  • Hotel Check Inn Time 1500 Hrs Early check in and late check out subject to availability. Itineraries are subject to change
  • For Security Deposits, Credit card copy is required at the time of hotel check in. Prevailing rate of exchange will be applicable at the time of payment