Highlands Day Tour & Sightseeing - Luxury Private Chauffeur

Private & Custom Tours in Perth

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Your Journey into the Highlands of Scotland visiting the Victorian town of Pitlochry and taking the opportunity to sample a dram of our Scotch, using a luxury Mercedes Benz vehicle and a local chauffeur with years of Scottish experience. Your sightseeing excursion is planned to cover all the sights and attractions of the Scottish Highlands at your pace, with no waiting for other passengers and as it is your tour if there is something you really want to see we will ensure it is added to your itinerary. With so many places to visit our sightseeing excursion allows you to sit back and relax in luxury taking in the stunning views the Highlands have to offer, and if you want to stop you can. Just remember this is Your Day, Your Way!With Door to Door service from Edinburgh, complimentary Bottled Water and Wi-Fi Access you truly are getting that First Class experience.
Your sightseeing excursion starts from Edinburgh, ensuring a great start your chauffeur will do a full introduction and point out all the on-board facilities in the vehicle. Once the formalities are out of the way they will run through the itinerary for the day and ensure all the passengers are comfortable and answer any questions before setting off.You will travel over the famous Forth Road Bridge and north to Perth where you can visit Scone Palace, the crowning place of Scottish Kings, now the family home of the Earl of Mansfield. In the grounds of Scone Palace there is a replica of the Stone of Destiny and the chapel on Moot Hill where the coronations took place.Your journey continues north through the Highland town of Pitlochry, built on Victorian tourism and nestled amongst the mountains of Highland Perthshire, to reach Blair Castle, home of the Clan Murray family, who hold the title of Duke of Atholl. The Castle commands a strategic position on the main route through the Central Scottish Highlands.Nearby you will stop for refreshments or lunch at the House of Bruar, nestling at the side of the famous Bruar Falls, for a variety of shopping opportunities in Scotland’s most prestigious country store.After lunch starts with a short drive to Queens View, generally believed to be named after Queen Victoria who took tea here in 1866, the viewpoint commemorates Queen Isabella, wife of Robert the Bruce. The view across Loch Tummel to the Munro, Schiehallion is one of the most famous in Scotland.Alternatively, if you wish to try our Scotch then travel to Pitlochry where either Blair Athol or Edradour distillery awaits. You will complete the tour taking in the tradiional methods of Whisky making finishing off with a “wee dram” and some gift shopping.We then return south towards the beautiful town of Dunkeld where you can see Dunkeld Cathedral which stands on the north bank of the River Tay. The cathedral was begun in 1260 and completed in 1501. Although partly in ruins, the cathedral is in regular use today and is open to the public. The home stretch is back over the Forth Road Bridge to your accommodation. Your sightseeing excursion finishes with all passengers being taken back to Edinburgh, the Door to Door experience helps you enjoy the full tour without the worry of finding you way back at the end of the day.

What’s included

  • Private Excursion (1 to 6 Passengers)
  • Door to Door Service from Any Edinburgh Location
  • Cruise Ship Pickup and Drop-Off
  • Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes Benz
  • The Services & Stories of an Experienced Scottish Chauffeur
  • Wi-Fi Access
  • Bottled Water
  • Local Taxes

What’s not included

  • Entrance Fees to Visitor Attractions
  • Gratuities (Passenger Discretion)
  • Food and Drinks