Scotland Grand Tour

 

Grand Tour of Scotland

A ten-day journey of discovery and local flavour through one of the most fascinating countries in the world.

Introduction to Edinburgh. A half day walking tour of this fascinating city and a guide to your-drive Scotland tour.1 – Explore the historic city of Edinburgh. Visit the Medieval Old Town including The Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, St Giles Cathedral, The Palace of Holyrood House, the Scottish Parliament, the Grass-market and Greyfriars Kirk. We also wander the many authentic closes and courtyards which are a fascinating feature of Edinburgh’s Old Town. We visit the elegant 18th century Georgian New Town and wind our way to the north side of the city to visit Edinburgh’s old port – Leith.

Day 1 – We travel northwest visiting an ancient palace and on through Glencoe, the Western Highlands to the Isle of Skye for two nights in lovely 4-star accommodation on this island of stunning beauty.

Day 3 – Touring the Isle of Skye. We visit a mixture of must-see sights and hidden gems on this beautiful and dramatic island. We have many recommendations for the best local food on the Isle of Skye.

Day 4 – We travel through the remote areas of Wester Ross and Sutherland through some of the most dramatic and jaw dropping scenery to the north coast of Scotland. Two nights in a four-star hotel by the coast.

Day 5 – Visiting coastal gems and historic glens we head off the beaten track to discover sights on and around the North Coast 500.

Day 6 – We board the ferry to the Orkney Isles for your two-night stay in one of our favourite hotels in Kirkwall. There’s a magic to the Orkneys both in the unique landscape and the Neolithic settlements spread around the Islands. We visit some of the most important ancient settlements in Western Europe and learn more about the culture of the northern Isles.

Day 7 – Travelling around the main island visiting the most memorable sights and enjoying time in the Island’s capital – Kirkwall.

Day 8 – Back to the mainland travelling the north east coast to the Capital of the Highlands – Inverness for your two-night stay in a beautiful 4-star guest house.

Day 9 – We travel the Moray coast to Speyside and Malt Whisky country visiting a fabulous distillery and a castle.

Day 10 – Travel through the Cairngorm National Park to beautiful Perthshire visiting some of our favourite local places and on to Edinburgh or Glasgow.

Price to include – 10 full days of touring with your own driver / guide visiting classic Scottish sights and some of the best off the beaten track places. Ferries to and from the Islands.

£2,150.00 per person based on two passengers

£1,350.00 per person based on four passengers

£1,050.00 per person based on six passengers

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