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Itinerary
Day 1:
Set out from Edinburgh by air-conditioned bus or coach and, after making a quick stop in Glasgow to pick up the rest of your group, continue into the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. Stop at Luss Beach to enjoy views across Loch Lomond and Ben Lomond Mountain, then continue to Loch Tulla, for more magnificent photo opportunities.

Continue north to Glen Coe, where you will have chance to admire the stunning scenery and learn more about the region’s history, including the 17th-century MacDonald Clan Massacre, from your guide. Next, make a stop in nearby Fort William to see Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the UK, and enjoy lunch (own expense).

In the afternoon, journey east to Loch Ness, where you will be dropped at your accommodation for the evening (depending on tour option selected).

Day 2:
Begin the day by exploring Loch Ness, where you can opt to take a cruise around the lake or tour the lakeside Urquhart Castle (both optional, at own expense). Continue to the notorious Culloden Battlefield (entrance fees not included), then visit a traditional Scotch whisky distillery, where you can tour the distillery and sample a dram of whisky (own expense).

Make a final stop at a picturesque village in Perth and Kinross, before returning to Edinburgh in the early evening.
Locations visited
Urquhart Castle
Loch Lomond
Culloden Battlefield
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Overview
The lakes, glens, and historic landmarks of the Scottish Highlands are an around three-hour drive from Edinburgh. On this overnight tour, explore further than you could on a day trip and enjoy more time to take photos and admire the region’s natural beauty. Visit Loch Lomond, Glen Coe, and Ben Nevis; discover the legend of Loch Ness, visit the Culloden Battlefield, and tour a whisky distillery (entrance fees not included).
Highlights
  • Magnificent views and photo opportunities in the Scottish Highlands
  • Optional activities: Loch Ness cruise, whisky tasting, Culloden Battlefield tour
  • Choice of accommodation to suit all budgets
  • Hassle-free round-trip transport from Edinburgh
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Love the trip

Our guide Sergio gave us a wonderful 2-day tour. He's fun, friendly and a great story teller. He also made sure we got beautiful photo stops. The coach was comfortable and clean, and Loch Ness Guesthouse provided cozy accommodation. I would say the most unforgettable...More

2  Thank Pak Ling L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Very interesting

The tour was very informative however sometimes the timeframe was to short. For example Urquhart castle and Culloden was way to little time. The other problem was our driver Chick. He was quite rude and telling dirty jokes.

1  Thank Hertha O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amazing trip with the perfect guide!

Our guide was named Sergio and he did a perfekt job of keeping us entertained and telling us about the regions we were in and the history of the place. The jacobite train trip was nice, loch ness was nice, but the moment that made...More

2  Thank Nicky V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great tour of the Highlands!

Our tour guide Sergio made this 2 day trip of the Highlands unforgettable. There were many stops along the way for photos, and lots of anecdotes about the area and the history. Very enjoyable. Sergio also made time to get to know all the passengers...More

1  Thank krism620303
Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kris, Thank you for your review of Sergio! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us Kind Regards, Megan

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Highly recommend!!!

Our guide was Garry "the legend". He was great! Very personable, historical facts and stories and current day facts. It is hard to single out what I liked best. Battle of Cullden, Lock New/Urquhart Castle ruins, Dunkeled Chapel/River Tay, Jacobite Train/viaduct seen in Harry Potter/...More

Thank nature1481
Ms-ClareD, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for your great review of Garry! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour with him Kind Regards, Megan

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21 June 2018|
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Response from Natalie S | Reviewed this property |
It’s a lot of driving so if they like long car rides then yes!
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naincy k
10 April 2018|
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Response from Mary-Ann M | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be tiring carrying an 18month old for the many stops and walks that are part of the tour. It may be worth checking whether the tour company can hire you a pusher for the trip. You could then carry your child... More
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