2-Day Loch Ness and Inverness Small Group Tour from Edinburgh

Cultural & Theme Tours in Inverness

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Spend two days exploring Loch Ness and Inverness, past and present, on a small-group trip to the Scottish Highlands from Edinburgh. As you enjoy scenic drives and historic landmarks, your eyes will pop at the dramatically beautiful landscape. With a maximum group size of 16 passengers, this leisurely two-day excursion allows you to have a memorable and personal experience in two of Scotland’s favorite locations.
ItineraryDay 1: Edinburgh - Fort Augustus - InvernessStop At: Loch Lubnaig, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, ScotlandEnjoy this wonderful landscape and perfect stop for great photos!Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Glencoe Mountain, Ballachulish, Glencoe, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandBe moved by the sheer beauty and tragic tale of one of Scotland’s most famous landscapes.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Urquhart Castle, Drumnadrochit, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandTake a chance to explore a ruined castle overlooking Loch Ness.Take a chance to explore a ruined castle overlooking Loch Ness.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Loch Ness, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandTake a chance to go on an optional boat cruise (April - October) or wander around the shores of this alluring and eerie loch.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Commando Monument, Spean Bridge, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandScenic views and quick photo stop at this inspirational memorial.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Inverness Cathedral, Inverness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandThe ‘Capital of the Highlands’ blends Victorian architecture with a lively modern lifestyle.Duration: 5 hoursStop At: Rabbie's Cafe BarMeet here for boarding 15 mins before the published departure time.Duration: 15 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in Inverness.Day 2: Inverness - Culloden - Pitlochry - EdinburghStop At: Culloden Battlefield, Culloden Moor, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandExperience the Battle of Culloden, admire Jacovite artefacts and visit the powerfully moving site of the final Jacobite RisingDuration: 35 minutesStop At: Clava Cairns, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandTravel through winding back roads and discover a 4,000 year old cemetery.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Dalwhinnie Distillery, Dalwhinnie, Scottish Highlands, Scotland(optional stop depending on the itinerary of the day - not guaranteed)Tour and tasting (with chocolate and free whisky glass)Duration: 45 minutesStop At: House of Bruar at Blair Atholl, Blair Atholl, Perth and Kinross, ScotlandOpportunity to either walk to a scenic waterfall or passengers can visit the shopping/food area.Duration: 45 minutesPass By: Cairngorms National Park, Aviemore and the Cairngorms, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandGaze in awe at Scotland’s most beautifully rounded peaks.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Overnight accommodation with private facilities in either a B&B or 3-star hotel
  • Small-group tour (maximum 16 passengers)
  • Transportation by top of the range 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach
  • Driver/guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Admission fees
  • Entry/Admission - Urquhart Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Loch Ness
  • Entry/Admission - Culloden Battlefield
  • Entry/Admission - Dalwhinnie Distillery

Highlights

  • Fully narrated tour
  • Breakfast included
  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Receive discounts at selected restaurants, shops and attractions

Itinerary

Day 1: Edinburgh - Fort Augustus - Inverness Stop At: Loch Lubnaig, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland Enjoy this wonderful landscape and perfect stop for great photos! Duration: 10 minutes Stop At: Glencoe Mountain, Ballachulish, Glencoe, Scottish Highlands, Scotland Be moved by the sheer beauty and tragic tale of one of Scotland’s most famous landscapes. Duration: 10 minutes Stop At: Urquhart Castle, Drumnadrochit, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland Take a chance to explore a ruined castle overlooking Loch Ness.Take a chance to explore a ruined castle overlooking Loch Ness. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Loch Ness, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland Take a chance to go on an optional boat cruise (April - October) or wander around the shores of this alluring and eerie loch. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Commando Monument, Spean Bridge, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, Scotland Scenic views and quick photo stop at this inspirational memorial. Duration: 10 minutes Stop At: Inverness Cathedral, Inverness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland The ‘Capital of the Highlands’ blends Victorian architecture with a lively modern lifestyle. Duration: 5 hours Stop At: Rabbie's Cafe Bar Meet here for boarding 15 mins before the published departure time. Duration: 15 minutes No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight in Inverness.
Day 2: Inverness - Culloden - Pitlochry - Edinburgh Stop At: Culloden Battlefield, Culloden Moor, Scottish Highlands, Scotland Experience the Battle of Culloden, admire Jacovite artefacts and visit the powerfully moving site of the final Jacobite Rising Duration: 35 minutes Stop At: Clava Cairns, Scottish Highlands, Scotland Travel through winding back roads and discover a 4,000 year old cemetery. Duration: 20 minutes Stop At: Dalwhinnie Distillery, Dalwhinnie, Scottish Highlands, Scotland (optional stop depending on the itinerary of the day - not guaranteed) Tour and tasting (with chocolate and free whisky glass) Duration: 45 minutes Stop At: House of Bruar at Blair Atholl, Blair Atholl, Perth and Kinross, Scotland Opportunity to either walk to a scenic waterfall or passengers can visit the shopping/food area. Duration: 45 minutes Pass By: Cairngorms National Park, Aviemore and the Cairngorms, Scottish Highlands, Scotland Gaze in awe at Scotland’s most beautifully rounded peaks. No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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