Scottish Highlands Day Trip and Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Cultural & Theme Tours in Edinburgh

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Tour the Scottish Highlands on a day trip from Edinburgh, and then watch the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo at night. Capturing the essence of Scotland in one day, the experience offers the perfect combination of Scottish Highland countryside, a whisky distillery tour with a sample and a guaranteed ticket to the Military Tattoo — where festival-style performances and marches take place at Edinburgh Castle’s historical esplanade.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: National Wallace Monument, Stirling, ScotlandWe stop to hear tales of Scotland’s most famous patriot and his part in the medieval Wars of Independence.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: The Glenturret Distillery, Crieff, Perth and Kinross, ScotlandWe visit a local whisky distillery where you will learn how our national drink, the 'water of life' is made with an informative tour and sample a wee dram.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: The Hermitage Woodland Walk, Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross, ScotlandExplore a stretch of magical Perthshire forest; the peaceful Hermitage. Take a short woodland walk to see the Black Linn Falls on the River Braan and don't forget to look up! You can spot here the giant Douglas firs which are among the tallest trees in Britain.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Dunkeld Cathedral, Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross, ScotlandTake in Dunkeld with its spectacular cathedral on the banks of the River TayDuration: 45 minutesPass By: Forth Bridge, North Queensferry, Fife, ScotlandReturn to Edinburgh via the inspiring Forth Bridges - Forth Rail Bridge, Forth Road Bridge and the Queensferry Crossing.Stop At: The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Edinburgh, ScotlandThe Tattoo is an iconic Edinburgh institution, and a sellout year after year after year. Music, dance and precision display with the Massed Pipes and Drums, the Massed Military Bands, cultural troupes, singers and the poignant refrain of the Lone Piper against the stunning backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Whisky distillery tour, dram of whisky included
  • WiFi on board coach
  • Entry/Admission - The Glenturret Distillery
  • Entry/Admission - The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entry/Admission - National Wallace Monument