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Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness and Glen Coe Day Trip from Edinburgh

Highlights
  • Combine the sights of the Scottish Highlands in a single tour from Edinburgh
  • Eliminate the need for renting a car with round-trip transportation
  • Focus on scenery and guide commentary while someone else drives
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Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness and Glen Coe Day Trip from Edinburgh
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Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness and Glen Coe Day Trip from Edinburgh
From US$59.00
Overview

Get acquainted with the must-see Scottish Highlands―home to Loch Ness, Cairngorms National Park, Stirling Castle, and Glen Coe―on this full-day tour from Edinburgh. It's a great way to see more Highland highlights in less time. Traveling aboard a coach with a guide means you won't have to worry about navigation, and you'll gain deeper insight than you would exploring on your own.

What to Expect

Meet your guide and group in central Edinburgh to board a coach bound for Inverness. Enjoy the fact that you don't have to puzzle over logistics or traffic. Pass the Forth Railway Bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and stop in Pitlochry for a snack (own expense).

Drive through Cairngorns National Park, where you can focus on taking in the views while your guide narrates information about the landscape. At Loch Ness, spend some free time exploring and eat lunch (own expense). Cruises on the loch are available at additional cost.

Move on to Glen Coe, a landscape composed of waterfalls, rivers, ridges, and mountain peaks. Your guide fills you in on the ancient MacDonald clan that resided here before turning back toward Edinburgh. Pass Stirling Castle, pausing for photos of the royal residence, and learn about its history with William Wallace and the Battle of Stirling Bridge.

Return to Edinburgh for drop-off.

Reviews (458)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Excellent

Excellent daytrip... 12 hours of scenic view.. NEIL was an exceptional driver and tour guide. A must if you are in the area..

Thank eim999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
I loved the trip

Took the trip from Edinburgh through the Highlands to Loch Ness. Beeing a Nessie fan I could’nt go to Scotland without paying mu favourite monster a visit. That’s what got me to get a ticket at all. Actually, what took my breath away was’nt the...More

Thank 860hannan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Best experience ever

I absolutely loved this trip. 12 hours of many jokes and laughs made by Brendan(I hope this is how his name written). And he knows so much history. He was right, you DO HAVE unicorns in Scottland, I saw them(please tell him). Sheep sheeps. Brendan...More

1  Thank adrianagM3462CG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Fun trip through the highlands

This was a 12 hr road trip tour with plenty of stops along the way for pictures, food, souvenirs, and bathrooms. The bus itself does not have a bathroom but you stop enough that it is not an issue. On this journey, you will see...More

Thank Samuel R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brilliant day made even better by a legend!

Absolutely stunning trip through the Highlands up to Loch Ness, with many beautiful stops along the way. Had the privilege of being driven by the legend that is Garry. He made the trip that much better with his knowledge, kindness and hilarious jokes. Thanks for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank KiwiTraveler93
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