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SCOTTISH ESCAPE - 2019

Tour Code - KAS 7 days - GLASGOW to EDINBURGH From $699 USD

Escape to the Scottish highlands on your guided tour of Scotland. This off-season tour is the perfect way to appreciate the beauty of Scotland’s rural landscapes, as well as the energy of its cities and iconic sites. Your escorted Scottish holiday begins in Scotland’s largest city—Glasgow. You’ll take a guided tour of a whisky distillery, visit Stirling Castle—home to Kings and Queens—and explore the sights of Glasgow as well. Travel along the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond, and see the awe-inspiring Rannoch Moor, Glen Coe, Loch Linnhe, and Fort William beneath Ben Nevis. Keep an eye out for the Loch Ness monster, and learn about historic legendary Scottish clan conflicts while on tour.

Spend the night in the Scottish highland capital of Inverness, and see the mountain resort of Pitlochry, and the legendary home of golf at St. Andrews. Cross the Forth Road Bridge to Edinburgh, to spend three nights to see the historic sites, such as Edinburgh Castle and stunning views. Make your escape to see the best of Scotland, while enjoying reduced crowds and prices on the off-season. You’ll enjoy your guided tour of Scotland all the more!


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A guided tour of a Whisky Distillery, where you hear about the ancient art of converting barley, water and yeast into a heart warming liquor

Standard Features

Destinations

  • GLASGOW
    Welcome dinner; orientation drive.
  • GLENGOYNE
    Guided tour of the whisky distillery.
  • STIRLING
    Visit Stirling Castle.
  • FORT WILLIAM
  • CULLODEN MOOR
    Visit the battle site's visitor centre.
  • PITLOCHRY
    Visit the Victorian mountain resort.
  • ST. ANDREWS
    Visit the home of golf.
  • EDINBURGH
    Guided sightseeing, visit Edinburgh castle, farewell dinner.
  • TRANSPORTATION
    Motorcoach.
  • FREE WI-FI
    Available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
  • MY ACCOUNT
    Personalise your tour ahead of time with additional excursions. Visit our website for details and conditions.

Meals

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
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3

Full Scottish breakfast (B) daily
3 three-course dinners (D) with wine and choice of menus, including a welcome dinner in Glasgow and a farewell dinner in Edinburgh.

Day by Day

  1. ARRIVE IN GLASGOW, SCOTLAND.
    Welcome to Glasgow! Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax in Scotland's largest city. At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)

  2. GLASGOW. STIRLING EXCURSION.
    Start your tour of Scotland with a guided tour of a WHISKY DISTILLERY, where you hear about the ancient art of converting barley, water, and yeast into a heart-warming liquor. Then, visit STIRLING CASTLE, a great symbol of Scottish independence and favored residence of Scotland's kings and queens. Back in vibrant Glasgow, an orientation drive takes in the fine 12th-century cathedral, imposing university buildings, and elegant Georgian squares built by wealthy tobacco barons. (B)

  3. GLASGOW-FORT WILLIAM-INVERNESS.
    On the way this morning: the "Bonnie Banks" of Loch Lomond, the awe-inspiring expanse of Rannoch Moor, scenic Glen Coe, lovely Loch Linnhe, and Fort William beneath Ben Nevis. In the afternoon, look out for signs of the mysterious Loch Ness monster. At CULLODEN VISITOR centre, hear the story of the crushing Hanoverian victory over Bonnie Prince Charlie's Scottish clans. Spend the night in Inverness, the Highland capital. (B,D)

  4. INVERNESS-PITLOCHRY-ST. ANDREWS-EDINBURGH.
    Today's main highlights are the Victorian mountain resort of Pitlochry; St. Andrews, whose Royal and Ancient Golf Club has given us the rules of golfing; and the Forth Road Bridge to Edinburgh. Tonight, consider an optional Scottish evening with Highland dancers, bagpipers, and the Ceremony of the Haggis. (B)

  5. EDINBURGH.
    Morning city sightseeing with a Local Guide introduces you to the 200-year-old "New Town" as well as the "Old Town." Drive up the narrow Royal Mile to EDINBURGH CASTLE to admire Scotland's Crown Jewels and the iconic Stone of Destiny, used to inaugurate monarchs for centuries, and take in the fantastic views over the city. Later, a unique optional experience: board the former Royal Yacht Britannia, once the perfect residence for glittering state visits and family holidays, and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. (B)

  6. EDINBURGH.
    Today is yours to enjoy the Scottish capital at your own pace. Alternatively, you could join an optional Outlander excursion, taking in sights and places featured in the popular TV series. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner at your hotel. (B,D)

  7. EDINBURGH.
    Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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Start Date End Date Twin Share Single Hotels Excursions Availability
10 Feb 2019 16 Feb 2019 $799 USD N/A View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
24 Feb 2019 02 Mar 2019 $699 USD N/A View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
Start Date End Date Twin Share Single Hotels Excursions Availability
03 Mar 2019 09 Mar 2019 $799 USD N/A View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
10 Mar 2019 16 Mar 2019 $799 USD N/A View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
17 Mar 2019 23 Mar 2019 $799 USD N/A View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
24 Mar 2019 30 Mar 2019 $799 USD N/A View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
31 Mar 2019 06 Apr 2019 $799 USD N/A View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
31 Mar 2019 06 Apr 2019 $799 USD N/A View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
Pre/Post City Start Date End Date Single Price
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Triple Price
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PRE GLASGOW 01 Jan 2019 31 Dec 2019 $142 USD $89 USD $83 USD
POST EDINBURGH 01 Jan 2019 31 Dec 2019 $122 USD $76 USD $71 USD
Charge Type Name Price
OPTIONAL Gratuity $67 USD

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