10 Day Classic Scotland

3 Edinburgh, 2 Inverness, 1 Fort William & 2 Glasgow
Round trip airfare from NYC, 8 nights accommodation, all transfers, most meals and sightseeing
Price Includes
  • Flights New York-Edinburgh, Glasgow-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 8 nights accommodations
    • 3 nights Edinburgh
    • 2 nights Aviemore
    • 1 night Fort William
    • 2 nights Glasgow
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 12 meals: 8 breakfasts, 4 dinners with wine
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

Special Features

  • Tour Edinburgh Castle, where you can see the Crown Room, Royal Palace and St. Margaret’s Chapel
  • Visit Culloden Moor Battlefield, where the Jacobite forces faced the British army in 1746
  • At a Whisky Distillery, learn the art of Scotch whisky making and enjoy a tasting
  • View Loch Ness, one of Scotland’s most storied sites, home of the Loch Ness monster
  • Exploration of the Highlands up into the Isle of Skye, passing Eilean Donan Castle
  • Cruise on the "bonnie banks" of Loch Lomond, with gorgeous vistas of tranquil scenery
  • Visit Stirling Castle, one of the largest and most important castles in Scotland

†Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

Day By Day Itinerary

DAY 1, Wednesday - Depart for Scotland
Depart for Scotland

DAY 2, Thursday - Arrive in Edinburgh
Arrive in Edinburgh and transfer to your hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure. This evening, your tour will begin with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 6 PM, followed by a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in your destination no later than 4 PM if possible
Overnight: Edinburgh
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Friday - Edinburgh City Tour
This morning join a local guide for a city tour of historic Edinburgh. The route will take you past the Scottish Parliament, the Museum of Scotland, the Royal Mile, Georgian New Town and Princes Street. Also included is a visit to Edinburgh Castle where you can see the Crown Room, St. Margaret's Chapel, and much more! The balance of the day is at leisure. Tonight, perhaps attend the optional Scottish Dinner with traditional entertainment
Optional: Scottish Dinner & Show (PM)
Overnight: Edinburgh
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Saturday - Full Day in Edinburgh
Spend a day at leisure in the Scottish capital. Shop for traditional handicrafts and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of this elegant city, known for its arts and military festivals. Catch one of the many museums or, join the optional morning tour* to the former Royal Yacht Britannia. Learn about life aboard this elegant ship which has seen so many historic occasions. Continue to Holyrood House, official residence of the royal family in Scotland; see the State Apartments, Throne Room and priceless collection of tapestries and paintings
*For May 21, 28, Jun 25 & Jul 2 departures, Holyrood Palace will not be visited.
Optional: Half Day Royal Yacht Britannia & Holyrood Palace (AM)
Overnight: Edinburgh
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Sunday - St. Andrews, Glamis Castle, Aviemore
Sightseeing begins in the town of St. Andrews, renowned for its famous golf course and the University where Prince William studied. Continue to Glamis Castle, childhood home of the Queen-Mother; visit this well-preserved ancient Scottish castle with its literary connections to Shakespeare's Macbeth. Despite local legends of mysterious monsters and ghosts, the castle is still home to the Lyon family. Next, scenic views await you as you travel farther north into the Scottish Highlands and through the mountainous Cairngorms National Park. Arrive in the winter sports resort of Aviemore in time for dinner
Overnight: Aviemore
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6, Monday - Carrbridge, Culloden Battlefield, Whisky Distillery & Tasting
Heading north from Aviemore you start the day with a photo stop in Carrbridge, a small Highland village which takes its name from the 18th century packhorse bridge which spans the local river. Continue to the site of the famous Culloden Battlefield near Inverness where the Jacobite forces faced the British army in 1746. This final battle marked the decisive collapse of the Jacobite uprisings and the beginning of the integration of the Highlands into the United Kingdom. Next, tour a whisky distillery and enjoy a tasting before returning to Aviemore. The rest of the day is at leisure
Overnight: Aviemore
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Tuesday - Loch Ness, Isle of Skye, Fort William
Today, drive to the most notorious site in all of Scotland, Loch Ness. There will be time to take pictures and try to spot the elusive Nessie in the largest lake in Scotland. The tour continues its exploration of the Highlands up into the Isle of Skye, passing Eilean Donan Castle and crossing Skye Bridge. Drive through the lush countryside to the Clan Donald Museum of the Isles before returning to the mainland. Arrive in Fort William in the late afternoon and enjoy dinner at the hotel
Overnight: Fort William
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Wednesday - Loch Lomond, Glasgow City Tour
Continue towards Loch Lomond and cruise on the lake, taking in the views of the surrounding Trossachs National Park. This afternoon, arrive in vibrant Glasgow, where you will enjoy a tour of the city sights. Spend your evening at leisure
Overnight: Glasgow
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Thursday - Stirling Castle
Begin the day with a visit to Stirling Castle, one of the largest and most important castles in Scotland. Then view the impressive "Kelpies", the world's largest equine sculptures and Scotland's latest iconic landmark rising majestically over the Forth & Clyde Canal. Return to Glasgow in the late afternoon. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travelers and Tour Manager
Overnight: Glasgow
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Friday - Depart Scotland
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Notes :
  • Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary
Not Included
  • Optional tours and gratuities

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.