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Loch Ness, Highlands, Urquhart Casle , Whisky, Private Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Personalized experience of the Scottish Highlands on a small-group day trip from Edinburgh, limited to max 4 people. Ideal for visitors with limited time, this guided tour transports you to Loch Ness and other Highland highlights with ease and efficiency. Stop at Glencoe, Cairngorms National Park, Fort Augustus, Dalwhinney Distillery and Pitlochry along the way.• Full-day small group tour from Edinburgh • Personalised attention, private tour (no one apart from you and your family members, friends will attend this tour)• You have more free time for sightseeing compared to similar bus tours• Small group tour with a maximum of 4 passengers• Enjoy privileged, personalized attention from your driver/guide on this small group tour• Tour can be customised• Please note that tours stops and timings are flexible and for reference purposes only

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Spirit of Callander, 96 Main Street, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8BD Scotland

15 min stop-before proceeding to Glencoe

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Glencoe Massacre Monument, 8 Upper Carnoch, Glencoe Village PH49 4HU Scotland

Views of Loch Leven.
Glencoe Massacre Monument. The notorious massacre of the MacDonald Clan was carried out on the 13th February 1692.


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Fort Augustus Abbey, Fort Augustus Scotland

Stop for lunch and to explore the largest loch in Scotland either from the shore or on an optional boat cruise (own expense). You can also get souvenirs from local shops.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Urquhart Castle, A82 Road, Drumnadrochit IV63 6XJ Scotland

Discover more than 1,000 years of stirring history centred on the Great Glen. The magnificently situated Urquhart Castle, on the shore of Loch Ness, has seen some of the most dramatic chapters in our nation’s story.
Once one of Scotland’s largest castles, Urquhart saw great conflict during its 500 years as a medieval fortress. Control of the castle passed back and forth between the Scots and English during the Wars of Independence. The power struggles continued, as the Lords of the Isles regularly raided both castle and glen up until the 1500s.
The last of the government troops garrisoned here during the Jacobite Risings blew up the castle when they left. Urquhart’s iconic ruins remain, offering glimpses into medieval times and the lives of its noble residents.

What to see and do
• Admire the strategic setting of the castle, on a rocky promontory with an open outlook up and down Loch Ness
• Soak up the atmosphere of one of Scotland’s most famous lochs
• Take in the Grant Tower and the unmissable views from its battlements
• Imagine splendid banquets staged in the Great Hall
• Peer into the gloomy prison cell, said to have held legendary Gaelic bard Dòmhnall Donn
• See the Urquhart Ewer and other medieval artefacts left by castle residents
• View the full-sized trebuchet


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Dalwhinnie Distillery A885 Highland Village, Dalwhinnie PH19 1AA Scotland

Dalwhinnie Distillery, situated in the Highland village of Dalwhinnie in Scotland, produces Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Dalwhinnie refers to its own whisky as a Highland Whisky but as it is located within both the Highland and Speyside region it can legally be called either a Highland or Speyside whisky

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Forth Bridge, North Queensferry KY11 1HP Scotland

The Forth Bridge is a cantilever railway bridge across the Firth of Forth. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Duration: 10 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Driver as a guide
  • Bottled Water


Exclusions
  • Admission fees
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Fort Augustus Abbey
  • Entry/Admission - Urquhart Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Dalwhinnie Distillery


Departure Point
1 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4DR, UK

Traveler pickup is offered
Tour starts at 7:30 am
Can pick up from any hotel in Edinburgh



Departure Time
7:30 AM

Duration
12 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


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