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2-Day Inverness and the Highlands Small Group Tour from Edinburgh - with unbiased reviews

2-Day Inverness and the Highlands Small Group Tour from Edinburgh

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See Scotland's best sites, including Loch Ness, Glencoe, and Culloden on this 2-day tour of Inverness and the Highlands from Edinburgh. This seamless trip takes the hassle out of travel planning, driving, and booking accommodations. Relax during easy transfers between movie locations, charming towns, and natural wonders, all while getting insight from your guide. Enjoy personalized attention in a small group of no more than 16.
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15 stops
Day 1
Edinburgh to Inverness
Day 2
Inverness to Edinburgh
  • Small-group tour ensures a more personal experience
  • 2-day tour of top Scotland sights: Loch Ness, Glencoe, Culloden, and more
  • Skip the hassle of driving and booking travel with this seamless trip
  • Get insights into local life and culture from your guide
What to Expect
Begin your Inverness 2-day tour by meeting your group in Edinburgh. On your first day, pack in stops at Doune Castle, Glencoe, Loch Ness, and Fort Augustus. You also get views of Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis. Tours running from April through October visit Glenfinnan, one of the areas featured in the 'Harry Potter' movies. At the end of the first day, you get dropped off at your Inverness accommodation (according to your choice at checkout) and can grab dinner (own expense). Day two begins with pickup at your accommodation, and a stop at Clava Cairns, one of Scotland's most popular prehistoric sites. Then, drive through Cairngorms National Park and stop for lunch (own expense) at one of the villages in the park. Other stops include Pitlochry and Dunkeld for a short riverside walk. If you like, you can visit the Blair Athol Distillery (own expense) while in Pitlochry. Your 2-day tour of Inverness ends with drop-off back in Edinburgh.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Waterloo Place, Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh, UK
2 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Small-group tour - maximum 16 passengers
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes mini coach
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Attraction Entrance Fees
  • Accommodation: See the Additional Info section below to select your preferred accommodation choice
  • Entry/Admission - Doune Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Urquhart Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Culloden Battlefield
  • Entry/Admission - Blair Athol Distillery
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Accommodation: Please let us know in the Special Requirements box when you check out which type of accommodation you would prefer. Please choose from: Hostel (£18 to £26 per person per night) Please confirm if passengers are male or female. En-suite B&B double/twin/family (£45 to £60 per person per night). B&B single (£45 to £90 per person per night). En-suite Hotel single/twin/double/family (£80+ per person per night)
  • Small group tour - maximum 16 passengers
  • Minimum age is 5 years old
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Operates in all weather conditions (unless it is unsafe to do so), please dress appropriately
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Please inform us 7 days in advance if you are bringing a service animal
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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By: Heart of Scotland Tours
Newark, Delaware
Take a trip on the Wee Red Bus
I was super happy with my choice of tours. 16 people is a nice size, especially since I was traveling by myself.
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Frankfurt, Germany
Stunning and splendid time for all!
I absolutely recommend this trip! 16 persons in a little bus is not too big as a group and small enough to have
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Trondheim, Norway
A nice getaway
It's been a dream of mine for a long time to see Hadrians wall, so as I found myself in Edinburgh for a couple of
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Rachel P
My favorite wee bus tour!
This is my second time on the Heart of Scotland tours, and it’ll be my go-to tour company anytime I’m in
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Katherine Hurlbut
Amazing tour!
This tour was so worth the money! I am a student from the United States currently studying in Wales and took a
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Ghent, Belgium
Splendid tour with topguide IAIN
On a snowy, wet and windy day, Iain entertained us on the way to Stirling Castle a lot with good historical and
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Great bus tour to get a flavour of the Highlands
Had a lovely time visiting the Highlands. Graham was a great tour guide, funny and knowledgable and I learned a
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London, United Kingdom
Fantastic tour with very friendly knowledgable guides / drivers
We did a one day trip from Edinburgh to Lochness and the highlands. The whole experience was wonderful! Lovely
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Stacy P
Woodstock, Georgia
A journey through the Scottish Highlands and Isle of Skye
We booked the 3 Day Isle of Skye and Highlands Tour. All of the tour information provided was accurate and
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Ben P
Decatur, Georgia
Great day in the Highlands
We had a wonderful trip with our tour guide, Alan despite heavily varied weather. Glencoe and the boat tour of
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Key Details
  • Stirling Castle, National Wallace Monument, and 16 more
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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