Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands 2-Day Tour from Glasgow

Cultural & Theme Tours in Glasgow

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Enjoy two days in the North West Highlands. Experience a dramatic landscape rich in history and natural beauty with an overnight stay in the Highland town of Fort William.
ItineraryDay 1: Travelling from Glasgow to Fort WilliamStop At: National Wallace Monument, Stirling, ScotlandWe visit the Wallace Monument, the towering stone testimonial to the Scottish legend William WallaceDuration: 1 hourStop At: Glencoe Lochan, Glencoe Village, Glencoe, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe then stop at Glencoe, site of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald Clan, for a brief walk and photos.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Glenfinnan Viaduct, Glenfinnan, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe then continue to the stunning Glenfinnan Viaduct, made famous by the Harry Potter films, for a photo opportunity (Apr-Oct).Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Old Fort of Fort William, Fort William, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, Scotland Our final stop on day one of the Eilean Donan tour is the Highland town of Fort William, where we check into our accommodation.Duration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Traveliing from Fort William to EdinburghStop At: Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh, Lochalsh, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandThe first stop will be at Eilean Donan Castle (interior closed in winter) for an optional visit, or to explore the castle and its beautiful setting.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Fort Augustus, Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe will then move on to the pretty loch-side village of Fort Augustus for lunch and views of Loch Ness.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Commando Monument, Spean Bridge, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandEnjoy a photo stop to admire Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain, at 1,344 metres.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: The Hermitage Woodland Walk, Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross, ScotlandWe travel via The Hermitage, stopping for a gentle forest walk in idyllic Scottish woodland,Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Forth Road Bridge, South Queensferry, Edinburgh, ScotlandOpened in 1890, the Forth Bridge is a Scottish icon that is recognised the world over as the most famous of cantilever designsNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Accommodation (unless selected)
  • Entry/Admission - National Wallace Monument
  • Entry/Admission - Eilean Donan Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Commando Monument

Itinerary

Day 1: Travelling from Glasgow to Fort William Stop At: National Wallace Monument, Stirling, Scotland We visit the Wallace Monument, the towering stone testimonial to the Scottish legend William Wallace Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Glencoe Lochan, Glencoe Village, Glencoe, Scottish Highlands, Scotland We then stop at Glencoe, site of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald Clan, for a brief walk and photos. Duration: 20 minutes Stop At: Glenfinnan Viaduct, Glenfinnan, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, Scotland We then continue to the stunning Glenfinnan Viaduct, made famous by the Harry Potter films, for a photo opportunity (Apr-Oct). Duration: 20 minutes Stop At: Old Fort of Fort William, Fort William, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, Scotland Our final stop on day one of the Eilean Donan tour is the Highland town of Fort William, where we check into our accommodation. Duration: 1 day No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: Traveliing from Fort William to Edinburgh Stop At: Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh, Lochalsh, Scottish Highlands, Scotland The first stop will be at Eilean Donan Castle (interior closed in winter) for an optional visit, or to explore the castle and its beautiful setting. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes Stop At: Fort Augustus, Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland We will then move on to the pretty loch-side village of Fort Augustus for lunch and views of Loch Ness. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Commando Monument, Spean Bridge, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, Scotland Enjoy a photo stop to admire Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain, at 1,344 metres. Duration: 10 minutes Stop At: The Hermitage Woodland Walk, Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross, Scotland We travel via The Hermitage, stopping for a gentle forest walk in idyllic Scottish woodland, Duration: 30 minutes Pass By: Forth Road Bridge, South Queensferry, Edinburgh, Scotland Opened in 1890, the Forth Bridge is a Scottish icon that is recognised the world over as the most famous of cantilever designs No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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