Full-Day Trip To Loch Ness And The Scottish Highlands - Edinburgh

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  • Duration: 12 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Royal Mile, Edinburgh
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point at approximately 8pm.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Go on a fantastic tour from Edinburgh to explore the legendary myths of Loch Ness and enjoy the diverse range of Scottish Highland scenery. Drive through the forests and rivers of Highland Perthshire and get a glimpse of dramatic Glen Coe the site of the Massacre of Glencoe. See Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles, and enjoy a typical Scottish picnic lunch before taking in magnificent views of the Forth Bridge.

Know More about this tour

Take a day trip from Edinburgh to discover the Scottish highlands and the famous Loch ness. Begin your journey by bus heading north from Edinburgh along the imposing ramparts of Stirling castle. Pass the Trossachs, cross Rannoch Moor, and stop at the dramatic Glen coe, the site of the infamous massacre in 1692. Pass through Fort William, one of the largest settlements in the Scottish Highlands, before driving through the Great Glen. All the while your guide will talk you through the most important and interesting sights of the region.

When you arrive at Fort Augustus, a charming Highland village on the banks of the famous Loch Ness, take a leisurely stroll through the village or simply relax by the Caledonian Canal. Enjoy a locally produced Taste of Scotland picnic lunch that includes a bottle of Scottish mineral water, a choice of freshly made sandwiches and shortbread. If you want to learn more about Scottish cuisine, your guide can direct you to some great local cafs for more tasty treats.

You also have the opportunity to take a 1-hour boat cruise on the loch (own expense). Discover the mysteries of the legendary Nessie monster on a custom-built boat designed specifically for sailing on this loch, equipped with the very latest underwater imaging technology, giving you a fascinating view of the terrain and life under the surface. Relax with a coffee or beer at the onboard bar.

Your journey continues past the shimmering Loch Laggan and then over the Pass of Drumochter, the main mountain pass connecting the northern and southern Scottish Highlands. Heading south, pass Perthshire and Big Tree Country, filled with lush forests, rivers and mountains, before getting an impressive view of Forth bridge. Your Loch Ness and Scottish Highlands day tour ends in Edinburgh around 8pm.

Inclusions

Local guide

Picnic lunch - sandwiches, shortbread and bottled mineral water

Exclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Food and drinks, unless specified

Optional boat cruise on Loch Ness (15 for an adult) - can be purchased at check-in.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Minimum age is 5 years

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