Highlander Loch Ness and Culloden Battlefield from Inverness

Cultural & Theme Tours in Scotland

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Enjoy an 8-hour trip to get a flavor of the lush hills and glens in and around the world famous and mysterious Loch Ness. Experience tastes of this unique culture, history and landscape. The small-group tour will be in a comfortable, air-conditioned bus that seats up to 8 people. Relax with your professional, Scottish, kilted tour guide as they take you on a journey to Loch Ness, the Black Isle, Chanonry Point (Dolphins), Glen Ord Distillery, Culloden Battlefield and Clava Cairns.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Happy Tours, Inverness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandMeet and Greet in front of the Columba Hotel for departure of all our toursMeet at 8:45am for tour departure ay 9:00amDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Loch Ness, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandPhoto stop to see this world famour loch that holds the most volume of water of any lochs. Perhaps you might see it's most famous inhabitant Nessie!Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Urquhart Castle, Drumnadrochit, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandStop here and admire the wonderful views of this iconic castle. Hear the history and folklore from your guide and take some photos of the castle and spectacular view down the lochDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Glen Ord Distillery, Muir of Ord, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandLearn about the single malt whisky produced at the distillery and take the Short Exhibition Tour and Tasting at £3 per personDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Clootie Well, Munlochy, Ross and Cromarty, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandHear about the traditions of the well and marvel at the cloths or "clooties" that are hanging there. Once you know the story you may want to leave your own Clootie.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Chanonry Point, Fortrose, Ross and Cromarty, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandThis is one on the best places to spot Bottlenosed Dolphin in the UK.See the Lighthouse and see views across the water to Inverness and Fort George. Hear about the legend of the Brahan Seer....Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Culloden Battlefield, Culloden Moor, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandExperience the feelings evoked by standing on the site of the last pitched battle fought on British mainland soil. Your guide will take you round around the battlefield showing you Memorial Clan Markers, the Memorial Cairn and much much moreDuration: 1 hourStop At: Clava Cairns, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandHave a guided tour around the prehistoric site and marvel at the Standing Stones and Burial Cairns, learning their history from your guide. Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Professional local guide
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry fees to attractions
  • Loch Ness cruise
  • Lunch
  • Glen Ord Distillery Tour and Tasting
  • Entrance to Urquhart Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Urquhart Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Glen Ord Distillery


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Day trip (destination A to B)