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Loch Ness and the Highlands Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Heart of Scotland Tours Ltd

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Join this small group tour (no more than 16 passengers) for a classic one day tour to Loch Ness. Traveling through spectacular Highland scenery, this tour is the perfect way to see lots of Scotland and search for the famous Loch Ness monster. Highlights include stunning Glen Coe and an optional boat cruise on Loch Ness, the world’s most mysterious stretch of water. This twelve hour adventure represents great value for money.

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Pass By: Linlithgow Palace, 9 Kirkgate Sulisker, Boghall, Linlithgow EH49 7AL Scotland

Catch a glimpse of Linlithgow Palace - birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots.

Pass By: Stirling Castle, Castle Esplanade Upper Castle Hill, Old Town, Stirling FK8 1EJ Scotland

Pass by historic Stirling Castle on its rocky crags.

Pass By: National Wallace Monument, Hillfoots Road Abbey Craig, Stirling FK9 5LF Scotland

The National Wallace Monument was built to honour our great Scottish hero - William Wallace.

Pass By: Doune Castle, Castle Hill, Doune, Stirling FK16 6EA Scotland

Doune Castle is famous for its appearance in Monty Python's Holy Grail, Game of Thrones and Outlander.

Stop At: Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, Balloch, Alexandria G83 8EG, UK

Enjoy a morning coffee stop within Scotland's first National Park. The options here include the Highland gateway village of Callander or the mountain views at beautiful Loch Lubnaig.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Glen Coe, Scotland

The notorious massacre of the MacDonald Clan was carried out amidst this beautiful and dramatic scenery on the 13th February 1692. You may recognise this part of the Highlands, used in the movie 'Skyfall' and 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban'. A majestic setting in any season!

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Rannoch Moor, Pitlochry Scotland

Travel across the wilderness of Rannoch Moor with wonderful views of the surrounding mountains.

Stop At: Commando Monument, Spean Bridge, Spean Bridge PH34 4EG Scotland

View Ben Nevis (highest mountain in Britain at 1344 m) from the famous Commando Memorial. Here you can admire the spectacular views over the rugged landscape of Lochaber.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Ben Nevis, Fort William Scotland

Enjoy views from the bus of Britain's highest mountain at 1344 m

Pass By: Caledonian Canal, Inverness Scotland

Travel alongside the Thomas Telford designed Caledonian Canal.

Stop At: Loch Ness, Scotland

Stop in Fort Augustus for lunch and to explore the largest loch in Scotland either from the shore or on an optional boat cruise (own expense).

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Cairngorms National Park, PH22 1QH Scotland

As you enter the Cairngorms National Park there may be time for a short woodland walk and talk.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Scottish Highlands, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

Our final stop is in the heart of the Highlands (Big Tree Country in Highland Perthshire) where you can enjoy an early evening stroll through one of the picturesque villages or a quick refreshment before the final journey home.

Pass By: Forth Road Bridge, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9SF Scotland

Return to Edinburgh crossing over the river Forth.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Small group tour - 13 passengers or less
  • Minimum age is 5 years old
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions (unless it is unsafe to do so), please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Please inform us 7 days in advance if you are bringing a service animal
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Small group tour - 16 passengers or less
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes mini-coach
  • Driver/guide

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Attraction Entrance Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Loch Ness

Departure Point
Waterloo Place, Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh, UK

Departure Time
7:45 AM

12 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.