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Mega Private Tour of the Highlands, Loch Ness,Dunrobin Castle from Inverness

Historic and Scenic Tours Inverness

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Whether you are looking for 1 day tours from Inverness or simply trying to take in as many of the beautiful sights as possible on your Highland adventure, our Loch Ness tour from Inverness is sure to captivate like no other. Our friendly local guide will pick you up from your place of stay and take you on a tour to remember around some of the most famous, historic and culturally significant sites anywhere in Scotland.
We designed our Highland tours to make sure there’s something for everyone, and that you see the very best of the Scottish Highlands and Inverness area has to offer. Our tours have it all – breathtaking scenery, historical landmarks, famous lochs, castles, gardens and distilleries. This tour will give you a real Scottish Highland experience. Remember your camera in case Nessie appears!

Always a personal tour experience guaranteed

Tours with that personal touch. We only take small groups of 4, 6 and 8 on our tours, which means you always get the very best experience.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Loch Ness, Scotland

Inverness to Loch Ness
From your place of stay in Inverness we will travel towards Loch Ness, with plenty of opportunities for photos at some of the most beautiful vantage points the loch has to offer on our Loch Ness tour from Inverness.

Duration: 10 minutes

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

Urquhart Castle and onwards to Beauly Priory
From there we move towards the famous Urquhart Castle and its visitor centre. The castle is a truly romantic ruin, perched on a rocky outcrop overlooking the loch, and surrounded on all sides by waters over 600-feet deep, where the legendary Loch Ness Monster is said to make her home. Take your time wandering the historic ruins and learn more about its amazing history, before the tour picks up again, this time towards Beauly Priory, a beautiful ancient monastery that now lies in ruins but retains an air of reverence and mystery.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Beauly Priory, Beauly IV4 7DY Beauly IV4, Beauly Scotland

Beauly Priory
From your place of stay in Inverness, we will travel towards Beauly Priory, a beautiful ancient monastery that now lies in ruins but retains an air of reverence and mystery.



Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Struie Hill, Tain IV19 1LD, UK

Millionaire’s View at Struie Hill
From there we travel to Millionaire’s View at Struie Hill, an elevated viewpoint overlooking the Dornoch Firth with spectacular views towards the mountains of Sutherland. We will spend around 30 minutes here, plenty of time to take a walk around and get some fantastic shots of the landscape.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Falls of Shin, Achany Glen, Lairg IV27 4EE Scotland

Lairg & Falls of Shin
We will then set off towards the village of Lairg, where the Falls of Shin are located. This beautiful waterfall is a must-see when visiting the area, especially in the summer and early autumn months when if you're lucky you might spot salmon can be seen leaping from the river below.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Golspie KW10 6SF Scotland

Dunrobin Castle
The tour then proceeds towards Dunrobin Castle, one of Scotland’s most impressive stately homes and the largest in the northern Highlands. Take some time to wander the castle, it’s gardens and grounds. We will spend around 1 hour 30 minutes here, plenty of time to take in the impressive museum collections and falconry demonstrations. An excellent opportunity to learn more about this gorgeous, historic estate and the Clan Sutherland, for whom this place is the family seat.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve, Golspie IV25 3JD Scotland

Whether you have a passion for plants, a fascination for birds or fancy doing some seal and otter spotting, Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve provides a place to experience nature's delights in a magnificent setting. Linger on the edge of the tidal basin at low tide to watch the intense feeding activity of hungry wading birds. Walk onto the sand dunes and you can enjoy the carpet of wildflowers that nestles on the dunes against a grey lichen backdrop. Or wander in the woodland and smell the fresh scent of pine needles, whilst searching out rare pinewood plants.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Dornoch Cathedral, High Street, Dornoch IV25 3SH Scotland

Dornoch Cathedral
From Dunrobin, it’s a short drive to the town of Dornoch, former royal burgh and home to some of the most gorgeous beaches and coasts in the Highlands. Famous for its 400 years of golfing history, Dornoch is a popular destination for visitors. The beautiful town centre and Cathedral are straight out of a painting and steeped in history. Spend some time perusing the many boutique shops offering the finest of local food and craft, as well as the 13th-century Cathedral, for around 1 hour.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Glenmorangie Distillery, on the A9 Ross-shire, IV19 1PZ Scotland

Glenmorangie Distillery
Finally, the road takes us to Glenmorangie Distillery, one of the most famous whisky distilleries in Scotland, also known as the ‘vale of tranquillity.’ Learn more about the whisky-making process perfected by the ‘Men of Tain,’ legendary craftsmen who make the famous blends using traditional methods passed down through the generations. Round off your adventure by tasting a dram of the award-winning whisky on offer, before heading back towards your place of stay in Inverness.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ness Islands, Great Glen Way, Inverness IV63 6TU Scotland

The Ness Islands
Finally we will take some time to relax in the tranquil surrounds of Ness Islands, a group of wooded islands close to the centre of Inverness connected by suspension bridges. Here you can reflect on your adventure before being dropped off back at your place of stay.



Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Inverness Cathedral, dedicated to St Andrew, Ardross St, Inverness IV3 5NN, UK

St Andrews Cathedral
The tour then turns back towards Inverness, to St. Andrew’s Cathedral, a beautiful cathedral church dating back to 1869 located near the centre of the city. The Anglican Cathedral is the most northerly in the UK, and is an excellent example of local architecture and the Gothic style. Take some time to admire the beautiful stained glass windows and intricately carved stonework.

Duration: 20 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • We’ve put measures in place to ensure the safety of our tour guests. Historic & Scenic Tours only conduct private Highland tours – meaning you won’t share a vehicle with people outside of your party. As part of our COVID-19 procedures, our vehicles are being sanitized regularly.
Inclusions
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Soda/Pop
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Urquhart Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Glenmorangie Distillery


Duration
8 to 9 hours

Voucher Info
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