Speyside Whisky and Moray Firth Coast Day Tour from Inverness

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Elgin

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Whether you're a whisky lover or a whisky learner, you're bound to get a taste for it in the beautiful region of Speyside, in the comfort of a luxury, 16 seat mini-coach. The area is home to around 50% of all Scottish whisky distilleries, so there's almost too much to see and drink. Let your experienced driver-guide help you get the most out of the region by taking you to two distinct distilleries. It's a chance to learn about the incredible history, process, and flavors of Scotland's national drink. And if you're not a whisky lover, there's gorgeous scenery and a chance to explore the ruins of a stunning 12th century castle.There will be time for lunch on this full-day tour, however it is not included in the price. Please note that entrance fees for the distilleries are also not included.
The tour starts in the Inverness City Center at 9.15am where you will head to our first distillery of the day, in the comfort of a luxury, 16 seat mini-coach. Arriving at approximately 10:30am, the Benromach Distillery tour (approx. price £6) will teach you about the ancient process used to make whisky and offer you a chance to take an early morning dram.The next stop is Elgin, where you arrive at approximately 12:30pm and can have lunch, explore the ruins of Elgin Cathedral (approx. price £7.50), and look for whisky gifts at a world famous whisky shop.After lunch, at approximately 2pm, you will head to Glenfiddich Distillery (approx. price £10). You have the option to either do a distillery tour or view the nearby Balvenie Castle (approx. price £5). The distillery tour last approximately 1.5 hours.On your final leg of the journey to Inverness, you'll have a photo-stop at the Speyside Cooperage, one of the largest concentrations of whisky casks you'll ever see. You will arrive back in Inverness at approximately 6.30pm.

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees (Benromach Distillery approx. price £6, Glenfiddich approx. price £10)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Led by a local guide
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
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