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Loch Ness, Glencoe & Scottish Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

Product ID: 23993
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Explore some of Scotland's most iconic sites and stunning scenery, including the dramatic Glencoe, the mighty Ben Nevis and the infamous Loch Ness where you can go monster spotting! Enjoy a locally produced picnic lunch along the way.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the beautiful and historic Highland landmarks of Stirling, Glencoe and Loch Ness in this one-day tour
  • Feast on a locally produced picnic lunch
  • Learn about the area's history from one of our passionate local Guides, renowned as the best in the business
  • Stop at quaint Highland villages on the trip back to Edinburgh
  • Go monster-spotting on an optional Loch Ness boat cruise
Full description
Heading north from Edinburgh, pass the imposing ramparts of Stirling Castle and skirt the Trossachs (Rob Roy country) before crossing the wilds of Rannoch Moor and moving on to dramatic Glencoe, the site of the massacre of the McDonald clan in 1692. The tour takes you past Fort William and Britain's highest mountain, the mighty Ben Nevis, before following the Great Glen and stopping in the village of Fort Augustus by the shores of mysterious Loch Ness.

You then have the option to take a boat trip on mysterious Loch Ness and hunt for Nessie, explore the shores of the loch, or simply relax and enjoy your free locally produced picnic lunch. A typical lunch includes a bottle of Scottish mineral water, a choice of freshly made sandwiches, and shortbread. Your return journey passes south along Loch Laggan stopping at one of the quaint Highland villages along the way. After one last look at the spectacular Forth Bridges, arrive back in the capital at around 8:00 PM.

Loch Ness Cruise option:
A cruise on Loch Ness is an unforgettable experience, where you might just catch a glimpse of Nessie. Locally-owned custom-built boats are used, designed with sonar and underwater imaging systems, giving you a fascinating view of the terrain and life underwater. You can also enjoy the views with a coffee or beer from the onboard bar. The cruise lasts about 1 hour.

You can purchase your cruise ticket from your guide on the day of the tour. Tickets cost £12 (a savings of £1.00 on the standard ticket price) and allow you to board the boat immediately on arrival in the village without having to queue. The Loch Ness Cruise is subject to availability during winter months.
Includes
  • Transportation
  • Guide
  • Picnic lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Other meals
  • Loch Ness cruise fee (optional)

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Meeting point

Tours depart from 60 High Street, Royal Mile, in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town.

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Important information
Know before you go
Please note Loch Ness is a long drive from Edinburgh but well worth it! Not only do you get a great experience of Scotland's most famous loch but you will travel in style on bespoke midi-coaches, which have been custom built for your comfort. There are stops along the way to stretch your legs and take in some quality Highland air.

Travel insurance is recommended.

Please note that children under 5 years old cannot participate in this tour.
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Product ID: 23993