Day trip

From Edinburgh: Loch Ness, Inverness, and Highlands Day Tour

From Edinburgh: Loch Ness, Inverness, and Highlands Day Tour

From US$ 58.32 per person

Visit places taken right out of a fairytale with a trip through the Scottish Highlands, conveniently leaving from Edinburgh. See the imposing Loch Ness and the magical Inverness, among other sites.

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Duration 12 hours
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Spanish, English

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the beauty of the Scottish Highlands with a visit to Glen Coe Valley
  • Take some free time to explore Callander in the lush Trossachs National Park
  • Stop in the town of Fort Augustus and have time to soak up views of Loch Ness
  • Step back in time on a panoramic tour of the charming town of Inverness
  • Stop in the quaint town of Pitlochry on the way back for a coffee break
Full description

Embark on a tour of the natural wonders of Scotland, visiting the shores of the infamous Loch Ness, the charming town of Inverness, and the Highlands. Enjoy a day of unparalleled scenery and views on this tour by airconditioned coach.

Depart from Edinburgh, and begin your scenic journey through the Scottish Highlands. Head first to Callander, a charming village that is located next to the Trossachs National Park.

Continue to the Glen Coe Valley. one of the most beautiful areas in the Highlands, considered part of the National Scenic Area. Admire the views of the grassy valley, peaks, and rolling foothills. 

Relax on the drive to Fort Augustus on the shore of the shimmering waters of Loch Ness. Have 2 hours of free time to explore this charming town of 700 inhabitants. Take your time to snap some fantastic photos from different viewpoints over the lake. 

Finally, visit the capital of the Highland region, the city of Inverness. Take a panoramic tour of the city, before heading to the small village of Pitlochry for a coffee. After this, return to Edinburgh.

Includes
  • Guide
  • Roundtrip bus transportation
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

The activity starts in front of the Scottish Government, outside the building. Look for guides with the Buendía Tours logo.

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Important information

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  • This tour includes a moderate amount of walking
  • The activity is offered in Spanish with explanations in English
  • If there are more than 6 participants, the tour will be offered with a guide in English
Customer reviews

Overall rating

2.4 /5

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First of all I would say that this tour is value for money! The view is magical although that I imagined better tour guidance! Our guide Didn’t give us any more infos on the places, just the basics! Our driver was fine! I thought that under 4 kids are not allowed, so the existence of a girl 3 years old surprised me not in a good way! The safe belt on the bus was too tight and annoying!

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August 4, 2022

Disappointment after disappointment, starting with the initial 45' delay at the start and the waiting in the rain. At the beginning of the tour we were encouraged to choose between taking a one-hour cruise on Loch Ness or visiting Urquhart Castle, as the tour offered two hours in Fort Augustus which would allow us to eat and do one of the two activities. But when we arrived at Fort Augustus we were only given an hour (and a quarter, after our protests) to eat and visit the town. The cruise was ruled out in one fell swoop, as was the visit to the castle and the walk through the town, since long queues had to be made to try to eat. We were offered to stop along the way to take a picture of the castle from afar, but the driver passed the viewpoint even though we protested. So we didn't see the castle. The tour of Inverness, from the bus, was very short and we didn't see anything. More than 10 hours sitting on the bus, and the feeling of not having seen a lake, a castle, or Inv

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August 25, 2022

The bus was delayed an hour. We saw everything running, without being able to stop in some of the best places. Too big a group. While other tours were less than 20 people, on this tour we were 45.

August 25, 2022

Product ID: 417829