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2-Day Highlands and Loch Ness Tour from Edinburgh

  • 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
2-Day Highlands and Loch Ness Tour from Edinburgh
From US$162.00
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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).
What to Expect
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.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Great Tour!

Great tour and really great driver/guide. Sergio had a lot of knowledge and made the trip fun and interesting ☺️

1  Thank Emily C
Reviewed 3 days ago
Great driver/guide

Very good tour with our amazing driver/guide Sergio (Sir Joe). The fact is that what made the difference was the guide.

1  Thank Hermann T
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great trip

We took this trip 10 days ago. It was great fun. I and my family thoroughly enjoyed it. Steven B was best. He made it memorable one.

Thank Rahul C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Such fun!

My father and I took the two day Highlands- Lochness tour with Steven B. Great guide, great time! A++

Thank Kristina D
Reviewed 18 May 2018
A wonderful experience

Steven B. our tour guide made this holiday. He was funny, knowledgeable and exceptionally friendly. Nothing was too much trouble for him. Amazing views and full of Scotland's wonderful history. The weather was beautiful too. Thank you.

Thank Kathleen I
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21 June 2018|
Response from Natalie S | Reviewed this property |
It’s a lot of driving so if they like long car rides then yes!
naincy k
10 April 2018|
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