Loch Ness, Glen Coe and the Highlands tour from Edinburgh
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Loch Ness, Glen Coe and the Highlands tour from Edinburgh

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 12 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Admire some of the most stunning and unique scenery at Cairngorms National Park
  • Hunt for monsters as you take a cruise around Loch Ness
  • Discover the history and beauty of Glen Coe with the help of your driver-guide
What to expect

Leave the hustle and bustle of Edinburgh behind as you head north into the stunning Scottish countryside with your fantastic driver-guide. You'll hunt for Nessie at Loch Ness, admire the stunning scenery as you travel through Glen Coe and discover the magic of the Highlands as you take in the most iconic sites that Scotland has to offer!

You'll kick off your day travelling towards the Highlands and passing by some of Scotland's most famous attractions including the Forth Railway Bridge, Perth and Dunkeld before reaching your first stop of the day. Pitlochry is one of the gateways to the Highlands which lies on the River Tummel. Here, you'll be able to sample some delicious home baking and stretch your legs before heading further north.

As you travel through Cairngorms National Park, you'll discover some of the most spectacular and unique scenery in the the UK. It has five of the highest mountains in the UK within its limits which definitely makes it a must-see! Then, it's time for the second stop of the day, Loch Ness. Tuck into a tasty lunch at Drumnadrochit, take a cruise on the loch to hunt for the monster or follow in the footsteps of royalty and explore Urquhart Castle.

As you bid farewell to Nessie and pass through the Great Glen, you'll reach the Commando Memorial which was dedicated to the Royal Marine Commandos who trained there during WWII. You'll have a quick stop here to look at the monument and to snap some shots of Ben Nevis which is the UK's highest mountain. Then it's onto Glen Coe which is steeped in beauty and history. As you stand at the mouth of the glen, you'll feel the past come to life as your guide tells you about the terrible massacre of Glen Coe and the parts that the clans played in this brutal part of Scottish history.

As you leave the Highlands behind and head back to the city, you'll pass by the Stirling to salute William Wallace which is the perfect end to your Scottish adventure!

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • What's included
    • Professional driver/guide
    • Transport
    What's not included
    • Loch Ness boat cruise
    • Entrance to Urquhart Castle
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pick-up
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 3-15)
    • Seniors (age 65+)
    • Students (with valid ID)
    Where

    1 Parliament Square, Royal Mile/High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1RE

    Meeting point:

    Please meet your tour at the Cafe Nero at Parliament Square. Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start of the tour.

    What to remember
    • Please indicate if you are travelling with another booking at checkout so that the tour provider can ensure that you are in the same vehicle if there is more than one bus on a tour
    • The boat cruise on Loch Ness is around £13.50 per person. Entrance to Urquhart Castle is £9.60 for adults and £5.80
    • On 26 December there will be no cruise or castle visit available
    • No matter when you visit, the weather in Scotland can be changeable. Please bring suitable clothing for all conditions, including a waterproof jacket, sunglasses and plenty of layers. Ensure you bring shoes suitable for short walks on rough or uneven terrain
    • You don't need to bring your own meals as there will be stops throughout the day where you can purchase food, however you are more than welcome to bring along snacks or a packed lunch
    • Although most attractions and eating establishments visited accept card payments, it's recommended that you bring some cash with you
    • Please limit your luggage to 1 small/medium piece per person (no more than 15kg), and 1 small handbag or rucksack
    • This tour does not accept children under the age of 3
    • Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of this tour
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Highland Experience Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 3 days before the experience begins. If you cancel up to 2 days before, you can still receive a 50% refund.

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