Highlights of Scotland

Cultural & Theme Tours, Glasgow AirportTraveler pickup is offered to Ingliston EH12 9DP, UK

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Enjoy our Highlights of Scotland with a small group luxury tour by Spirit Journeys Worldwide. This beautiful introductory tour to Scotland will showcase some of the best highlights, finest scenery and the many sights that Scotland has to offer. From Edinburgh to the white sands of Harris and the Highlands of Scotland. Enjoy and feel the Spirit of Scotland. This exclusive tour will take you on a journey of discovery with the people who really know Scotland well.  From Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, where you where hear all about our history, battles, the Jacobite’s, outlander and much more all the way up to the Isle of Harris and Lewis with the most magnificent sandy white beaches and the mystical Callanish Standing Stones.This tour will show you the Highlights of Scotland like no other tour, we will visit some hidden gems, take you off the beaten track, tell you unknown stories about the people and places of Scotland plus much much more.
 Day 1: Arrive Glasgow (-/-/D)Today you will arrive in Scotland’s largest city  – Glasgow also know as the “City of Smiles”, where you will stay for two nights.Tour of Glasgow Hidden GemsHighlights • Glasgow Cathedral • Kelvin Grove Art Gallery • Transport Museum • The Tenement House • Pollock Country Park • Glasgow Green Day 2: Discover Ayrshire (B/-/-) Spend today discovering Ayrshire.  The birth place of “Rabbie Burns” and fascinating castles, culture and history. Highlights • Culzean Country Park • Fishing Village of Dunure • Ayr – Birthplace of Rabbie Burns Day 3: Glasgow - Skye - Isle of Lewis (B/-/-) After breakfast we will start our journey to the Outer Hebrides. This stunning tour that takes us past film locations from movies such as Highlander, Local Hero, Skyfall and Harry Potter. Highlights • Glencoe • Glenfinnan • Isle of Skye Day 4: Discover the Isle of Lewis and Harris (B/-/-) From its white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, to its rich history and stunning scenery, a truly memorable day exploring the Outer Hebrides. Highlights • The magnificent Standing Stones of Callanish • Black houses – an insight in to past Western Isle life • Beautiful White beaches with crystal clear waters • Harris Tweed • Harris Gin Day 5: Lewis - Inverness (B/-/-)Travel to Inverness where you will spend the next two nights. During your stay in Inverness, you will have the opportunity to visit such sites as world famous Loch Ness.Highlights • Corrieshalloch Gorge • Rogie Falls Day 6: Discover Inverness (B/-/-)Explore Inverness and Loch Ness area.  After breakfast we will take a beautiful boat journey up Loch Ness to Urquhart Castle following by exploring some of the beautiful countryside around Loch NessHighlights • Loch Ness Boat trip • Urquart Castle • Strathglass • Highland village of Beauly Day 7: Inverness - Edinburgh (B/-/-) Journey to Edinburgh, where you will stay for the next 2 nights, the capital city of Scotland. Highlights • Rannoch Moor • Kelpies • Distillery visit Day 8: Discover Edinburgh (B/-/-) Discover Edinburgh with its stories and secrets as we take you on a walking tour of Edinburgh Highlights • Royal mile with its closes and secrets • Edinburgh Castle Day 9: Departure (B/-/-) Today you will say farewell to Scotland.  After breakfast we will transfer you to the airport for your departure home.

What’s included

  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Local guide
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Gratuities

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Glasgow (-/-/D) Today you will arrive in Scotland’s largest city  – Glasgow also know as the “City of Smiles”, where you will stay for two nights. Tour of Glasgow Hidden Gems Highlights • Glasgow Cathedral • Kelvin Grove Art Gallery • Transport Museum • The Tenement House • Pollock Country Park • Glasgow Green
Day 2: Discover Ayrshire (B/-/-) Spend today discovering Ayrshire.  The birth place of “Rabbie Burns” and fascinating castles, culture and history. Highlights • Culzean Country Park • Fishing Village of Dunure • Ayr – Birthplace of Rabbie Burns
Day 3: Glasgow - Skye - Isle of Lewis (B/-/-) After breakfast we will start our journey to the Outer Hebrides. This stunning tour that takes us past film locations from movies such as Highlander, Local Hero, Skyfall and Harry Potter. Highlights • Glencoe • Glenfinnan • Isle of Skye
Day 4: Discover the Isle of Lewis and Harris (B/-/-) From its white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, to its rich history and stunning scenery, a truly memorable day exploring the Outer Hebrides. Highlights • The magnificent Standing Stones of Callanish • Black houses – an insight in to past Western Isle life • Beautiful White beaches with crystal clear waters • Harris Tweed • Harris Gin
Day 5: Lewis - Inverness (B/-/-) Travel to Inverness where you will spend the next two nights. During your stay in Inverness, you will have the opportunity to visit such sites as world famous Loch Ness. Highlights • Corrieshalloch Gorge • Rogie Falls
Day 6: Discover Inverness (B/-/-) Explore Inverness and Loch Ness area.  After breakfast we will take a beautiful boat journey up Loch Ness to Urquhart Castle following by exploring some of the beautiful countryside around Loch Ness Highlights • Loch Ness Boat trip • Urquart Castle • Strathglass • Highland village of Beauly
Day 7: Inverness - Edinburgh (B/-/-) Journey to Edinburgh, where you will stay for the next 2 nights, the capital city of Scotland. Highlights • Rannoch Moor • Kelpies • Distillery visit
Day 8: Discover Edinburgh (B/-/-) Discover Edinburgh with its stories and secrets as we take you on a walking tour of Edinburgh Highlights • Royal mile with its closes and secrets • Edinburgh Castle
Day 9: Departure (B/-/-) Today you will say farewell to Scotland.  After breakfast we will transfer you to the airport for your departure home.
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