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Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Take the ultimate Scotland tour and see for yourself if the Loch Ness Monster is lurking under the water. During your journey you will catch views of Stirling Castle and The Wallace Monument
  • Save hours behind the wheel, as you explore Scotland's Highland heart
  • Hear the haunting tale of the Glen Coe massacre from your guide
  • Discover Loch Ness—an optional cruise features underwater imaging!
  • See glens, lochs, moors, and villages from a comfortable private coach
What to Expect
Your private coach will collect you from your central Edinburgh hotel and head straight for the north of Scotland. Break the journey at the pretty Highland hamlet of Kilmahog, where you’ll see long-haired Highland cattle. From here, head over rugged Rannoch Moor to Glen Coe, the beautiful valley where soldiers slaughtered the MacDonald clan in 1692.
On arrival at Loch Ness, choose whether to soak up the atmosphere in the village of Fort Augustus, explore the shores, or join an optional boat cruise—fans of the Loch Ness Monster will love the boat with sonar imaging.
From here, journey back to Edinburgh, savoring the scenery of Loch Laggan and stopping in the charming Victorian town of Pitlochry. Cross the Forth Road Bridge, with views of the rail bridge, to Edinburgh, where your coach drops you at a convenient central location.
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It was a lovely day with Brendan, our driver and guide.The tour shows you the beauty of the highlands and you learn a bit about Scottish history. The three sisters at Glen Coe were a highlight for me. The pick-up location was only a short...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Adjoa O
Reviewed yesterday

This was an excellent tour. They pick you up from your hotel and our guide Jamie was very knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. Would definitely recommend to visitors to Edinburgh.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Cassia W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took my kids on this as part of our holiday. My teenager wasn’t as impressed with the Nessie hunting part of the tour as my little one was, but we all had an enjoyable day and my youngest loved hunting for Nessie.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Melinda H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great experience, well worth the money. I was late booking the tour and was nevertheless warmly welcomed aboard. Tourguide Jamie was very friendly and told us lots about scottish lords and historical highland events in an entertaining way, spicing up the long bus ride with...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank ryene2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

The scenery was breath taking. Every where you looked there was another beautiful view. The bus was comfortable and our tour guide/driver Brandan was great.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kandk S
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Response from Hpstok | Reviewed this property |
We were picked up at the hotel Marriot.
Kandk S
11 July 2019|
Response from rajneesh2476 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on which tour operator u have chosen and what is their preferred routes. But almost all of them cover all major hotels.
7 August 2018|
Response from bartell2016 | Reviewed this property |
at around 6pm depending the stops and the traffic
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