From Edinburgh: Loch Ness, Glencoe, & the Highlands Day Tour

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986 Reviews

From Edinburgh: Loch Ness, Glencoe, & the Highlands Day Tour

From US$ 67.94 per person

If you've only got a day, but want to get to the heart Scotland's history and mystery, this tour is for you. It's the 'monster of all trips,' offering you some of the most famous sites and scenery that Scotland has to offer.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 12.5 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Experience

Itinerary
8.5 hours
  • Edinburgh

  • 2.0 hours
  • Pitlochry (coffee)

  • Loch Ness

  • Lunch

  • Boat cruise

    • Optional
  • Urquhart Castle

    • Optional
  • Commando Memorial (photo stop)

  • Glencoe (photo stop)

  • Coffee

  • 2.0 hours
  • Edinburgh

Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
Highlights
  • See the best of Scotland, all in one day
  • Learn the true story of William Wallace
  • Look for the Loch Ness monster
  • Drive through the beautiful Cairngorms National Park
Full description
Your day begins on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, where a coach will pick you up for your day of adventure. As you head towards the Highlands, you will see the amazing Forth Bridges. Then try some delicious home baking in the beautiful Highland town of Pitlochry. From there, continue on through the Cairngorms National Park, where you will enjoy stunning scenery amidst the unique wilderness of the National Park. Take a break for lunch at Loch Ness, which is famous all over the world for its beauty and mystery. From here, you will have the chance to take a 'monster spotting' cruise and visit Urquhart Castle (optional extra ticket) and look for the famous monster for yourself! After lunch, visit Glen Coe, a broodingly beautiful spot that is steeped in history. As you stand at the mouth of the glen, you'll feel the past come to life as your guide tells you about the terrible massacre of the Clan. On your way home, you pass by the beautiful city of Stirling, where you can see its stunning castle and learn more about the exploits of William Wallace that were dramatized in the film Braveheart.
Includes
  • Transportation
  • Driver
  • Guide
  • Entrance tickets
  • Loch Cruise
Not suitable for
  • Children under 3 years
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Meet at the check-in desk inside Caffé Nero, 1 Parliament Square, Royal Mile Edinburgh EH1 1RE.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Children under 3 years old are not allowed on the tour
  • Please note that on December 26 you will be unable to visit Urquhart Castle or take the Loch Ness cruise
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 986 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.6 / 5
  • Organization
    4.5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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The trip was interesting. Out guide who drove us safely was Steven B. He shared with us unforgettable stories about Scotland history and was able to entertain even 2 kids 3 years and 6 years old. We wipl recommend this guide tour to our friends and definitely we will.come back soon.

2 August 2020

The best excursion I could have chosen. The landscapes you see and the things you see, everything is beautiful. And the guide was Ivan, he told us a lot of things. The excursion lasted 12 hours, as he was telling stories for about 8 hours. I recommend it, you will love it!

29 February 2020

So very glad to book this tour, there was so much to see, the Highlands are breathtakingly beautiful, and we were lucky with a dry and sunny weather, our guide Morey told us many stories about rich Scottish history in an amazing scottish accent and drove us safely and comfortably for 12 hours. I recommend this tour to anybody who is perhaps short with time and want to experience Highlands.

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11 February 2020

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