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2 Day Scottish Highland Tour

This is an amazing weekend trip to the Scottish Highlands, great for those short on time taking in all the famous sights - Loch Ness, Glencoe and Culloden Battlefield, a night partying in the Highland Capital Inverness and much more

All the famous sights are included - Loch Ness, Glencoe and Culloden Battlefield but you also get to spend a night partying in the Highland capital of Inverness


Price: £85
Edinburgh Departure
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The ultimate weekend trip to the Scottish Highlands


Tour Highlights:

Inverness, Capital of the Highlands
Loch Ness and the world famous monster
Eerie Glencoe, the 'Weeping Glen'
Culloden Battlefield, site of the last major battle on British soil
Have a dram at a local whisky distillery

Day 1: Edinburgh to Inverness
Heading north we pass the famous Forth Bridge and into Perthshire, surrounded by mountains, forests and salmon packed rivers. We stop in Dunkeld, heart of Macbeth country and its mighty cathedral
Hear tales of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the tragedy of his defeat on the eerie moor of lonely Culloden Battlefield, scene of the last major battle in Britain. The Highland Capital is our home for the night

Day 2: Inverness to Edinburgh
Winding our way down the west coast of Scotland, we'll visit the monstrous Loch Ness and the mysterious and haunting Glencoe, areas that formed the backdrop to the 'Harry Potter' movies, 'Braveheart' and 'Rob Roy'. We cross the wilds of Rannoch Moor (watch out for stags) and south, past historic Stirling, arriving back in Edinburgh early evening

Inverness: Capital of the Highlands

The most northerly city in the British Isles and surrounded by mountains, Inverness sits at the north-eastern edge of the Great Glen, where the River Ness meets the sea
Sight of many skirmishes throughout history, Inverness is now known for a great night out with loads of pubs, clubs and a local music scene that is hard to beat. You haven’t had a proper Saturday night out until you have one in Scotland

Departs, High Street Edinburgh
Check In 8.30am
Every Saturday

Accommodation: Where you stay on tour
Quality places to sleep are key to a great tour experience. We are not tied exclusively to any hostel chain, so are free to select the very best places to stay and choose ones packed full of character, from rustic cottages and farms to castles and country houses
All have great facilities, provide free linen, (you don't need a sleeping bag) and have top quality self-catering kitchens, security, and laundry facilities
Dorm accommodation is guaranteed, simply pay as you go. Below is a selection of some of the great places we stay. All are guaranteed (but optional) and range from £18 to £23 per night

Accommodation Upgrades
If you want to treat yourselves or enjoy more privacy, private, twin and double rooms are available in most locations. Please let us know when making your reservation as we cannot guarantee availability. The cost per person is £25 to £45 depending on the season

Additional Information
Free time
Live Scottish music in Inverness, Capital of the Highlands
Your legendary local Guide
Transport on one of the famous yellow buses

Are there any age restrictions
We are the leading youth travel tour operator in Scotland so the majority of our passengers are in the 18 to 35 age bracket and our style of travel reflects this
The minimum age on all tours is 17. There is no maximum age. As long as you are reasonably fit and have a good sense of fun, we are sure you will have a fantastic time

Will there be people travelling on their own
Whilst we regularly get couples and friends travelling together, every tour has loads of people travelling on their own and down to our style of travel, you'll get to know everyone soon enough

Discover the REAL Scotland.............

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