Loch Ness, Inverness and Highlands 2-Day Tour from Edinburgh

4.8 / 5

12 reviews

Loch Ness, Inverness and Highlands 2-Day Tour from Edinburgh

From $117.59 per person

Experience the beauty of the Scottish Highlands on a relaxed 2-day tour from Edinburgh. Get back to nature and marvel at the rivers, lochs and mountains. Learn more about the rich history of the land and spend the night in Inverness.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration 2 days
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Spend the night in Inverness
  • Visit a single malt whisky distillery
  • Journey through the dramatic landscapes of the Scottish Highlands
Full description
Get back to nature in the Scottish Highlands and go for gentle walks. Spend the night in the city of Inverness and avail of a flexible itinerary on day 2. Day 1: Depart Edinburgh and head west to Glasgow before visiting the pretty village of Luss on the banks of Loch Lomond. Descend into Rannoch Moor and pass the Black Mount and Glencoe at the site of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald Clan. Go for a leisurely walk to soak up the atmosphere. Head north towards Fort William and get stunning views of Ben Nevis before traveling around Loch Ness after lunch. Pass historic Urquhart Castle before arriving in Inverness, where you will spend the night. Day 2: Choose to visit the Culloden Battlefield, where Bonnie Prince Charlie was defeated by the Duke of Cumberland. Glimpse the ancient stones of Clava Cairns and taste the whisky at Dalwhinnie Distillery. Go to the old military garrison of Ruthven Barracks. Return via the Hermitage and stop for a gentle forest walk in idyllic woodlands (summer only) before crossing the Forth Bridge to arrive back in Edinburgh.
Includes
  • Accommodation (if option selected)
  • Driver/guide
  • Transportation by modern air-conditioned coach
  • Written translations available on request
  • Meals
  • Entry fees to attractions
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 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 outside the Ensign Ewart on The Royal Mile, Edinburgh.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Accommodation roughly costs £18 to £25 per person at a youth hostel, £40 to £65 per person at a B&B, and £75 and over per person at a hotel
  • Tours require a minimum of 6 passengers to operate
  • Bring comfortable walking shoes and a waterproof jacket
  •  You are allowed 1 medium sized suitcase per person
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 12 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5.0/5
  • Transportation
    5.0/5
  • Value for money
    4.9/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5
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This tour was a great way to see the ins and outs of Scotland

We got a 2 day ticket, unfortunately missed the first day but were able to join the second. I wish they had refunds or credits for these type of things but unfortunately they don’t (make sure you don’t get lost) but It was an amazing experience, got to see lots of historical sights. Amish, our guide was super sweet, went above and beyond to make sure we could make it the second day. He was a great history teller and really funny. Would recommend :)

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September 9, 2018

January 23, 2020

Ourvdiguide Jim was very helpful. He made sure that everyone get the

The bed & breakfast facility (Kinnoch) was wonderful and the owner was very helpful & friendly. We had a very good night's sleep. Our guide Jim made sure that we had good time.

September 25, 2019

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