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Highland Weekender - Haggis Adventures
Highland Weekender - Haggis Adventures
Anonymous "I had a magical experience in the Highlands. It was indescribable. I feel so fortunate that I got to see and hear about the history and culture from Caitlin. She is invested, communicative, genuine, knowledgeable, fun, and entertaining. Caitlin is truly a gem. And so is her pet, Derrick. I think the whole trip was authentic and eye opening. I wouldn’t have been able to appreciate it as much withou..."
Excellent
43 reviews
Starts
Edinburgh
Destinations
+11
Ends
Edinburgh
Map

Highlights

  • Explore the forests of Perthshire
  • Sample Scotland’s national drink
  • Visit Clava Cairns & Culloden Battlefield
  • Discover the mysterious “Weeping Glen”
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Max Group Size
25
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
Start and end in Edinburgh! With the discovery tour Highland Weekender, you have a 2 day tour package taking you through Edinburgh, Scotland and 11 other destinations in Scotland. Highland Weekender includes an expert guide, transport and more.

43 Reviews

Excellent
84%
Good
9%
Average
2%
Rather Poor
5%
Bad
0%
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  • Highland Weekender reviewer 1
    Written on October 7, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Best tour guide in the world

    Haggis Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Jackie! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our tour guide storytelling. Hope to see you back soon! All the best, Karolina
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  • C
    Written on October 7, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Caitlin was truly an amazing guide and host for our tour. Her live for Scotland pours out of her in her story telling. She has a plethora of history to share and a true gift for story telling. I truly recommend people go in any tour Caitlin leads!

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  • S
    Written on August 7, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    we had two guides Christie and Gill. Christie in the first day was excellent tour and very professional, had well structured plan and very good in explaining the history behind every site. Gill was very annoying and loud most of the time that i stopped... Read more

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  • C
    Written on July 13, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Caitlin was really an amazing tour guide! I learned so much from her, and really enjoyed the history, legends, and jokes that she told us!

    Haggis Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Collin, Thank you for the five-star rating. We are glad you enjoyed the Highland Weekender with Caitlin, she is a superstar! Hope to see you travel with us again soon. Best, Siiri
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  • Highland Weekender reviewer 5
    Written on July 8, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I truly do not believe I would have appreciated the experience of traveling throughout the Highlands if it had not been for the knowledgeable, personable, genuine, Caitlin, the amazing crew at the youth hostel and on the Loch Ness tour. I was entranced... Read more

    Haggis Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Azyia! Thank you so much for your amazing review for your trip with Caitlin. I am so pleased you had such a wonderful and moving experience in the Highlands. It is truly a magical place with some unbelieveable history. I hope you are able to come back again for another adventure with us in the future. Kind Regards, Stephanie
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  • A
    Written on July 8, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I truly do not believe I would have appreciated the experience of traveling throughout the Highlands if it had not been for the knowledgeable, personable, genuine, Caitlin, the amazing crew at the youth hostel and on the Loch Ness tour. I was entranced... Read more

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  • A
    Written on July 6, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had a magical experience in the Highlands. It was indescribable. I feel so fortunate that I got to see and hear about the history and culture from Caitlin. She is invested, communicative, genuine, knowledgeable, fun, and entertaining. Caitlin is truly a... Read more

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  • A
    Written on July 6, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had a magical experience and I am so grateful to have had a tour guide like Caitlin who was genuinely invested, entertaining, and knowledgeable. She is a gem.

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  • N
    Written on July 6, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Kirsty was a fantastic guide on our tour explaining history, playing music , surprising us with a bagpiper to the dance. It was great an I will highly recommend this tour to anyone going to Scotland we had such a great time!!

    Haggis Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Nadine, Thank you for such a wonderful review. It is great to hear you had a fantastic tour with Kirsty. We truly appreciate your recommendation. All the best for your future travels. Kind regards, Siiri
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  • K
    Written on June 28, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Caitlin was a fire cracker who made the adventure so enjoyable. She's professional, knowledgable, and positive. Miss her already

    Haggis Adventures commented on this review
    Hi Kellie, Thank you for your feedback. I will make sure Caitlin gets your message - she is such a star! Hope to see you on another adventure soon. Best regards, Siiri
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. DAY 1: EDINBURGH TO LOCH NESS
  2. DAY 2: LOCH NESS TO EDINBURGH

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  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
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  • Accommodation

  • Meals

Videos

  • HAGGiS Adventures Testimonials
  • Haggis Intro
  • HAGGiS Adventures - See Our Scotland
  • HAGGiS Adventures - 2 Day Weekender
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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • What type of Visa do I need to travel to Scotland?

      This would depend on what country you are from. Unfortunately, TourRadar is unable to give visa advice due to the vast number of nationalities which our customers represent. Wherever you travel in the world, it is always best to be aware of up-to-date visa information which may affect you. Some nationalities can travel freely over borders, where others require visa documents in advance in order to enter a country. There are also changes in requirements from time to time. We recommend checking your local embassy or consulate's website for the latest up to date information.

    • Can I bring my 8 year old son on this tour?

      Unfortunately not as the age range for this particular tour is 18-70 years of age.

    • We see that it is possible to pay for the accommodation on arrival. Would that increase the price or would it stay the same?

      There is no difference between the prices of the accommodation that I would be aware of. Some clients simply prefer to have the accommodation booked upfront and some prefer to book it directly in the destination.

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    Guides who have led this tour

    • Yvonne Richmond
      "I’m a passionate Scot who absolutely loves their country. I love travelling and meeting new people..."
    • Gill Renilson
      "In Scotland, no two days are the same and the landscapes I see every day always amaze me and keep me..."
    • Caitlin Burnett
      "I have been working for Haggis Adventures and Highland Explorer for a year and a half now, and it has..."
    • Mahri Stewart
      "Hello! I have been a guide for HAGGiS Adventures for almost 3 years now and I adore absolutely every..."
    • Lee Duncan
    • Steve Syme
    • Kirsty worden

    Review.io logo What are people saying about TourRadar?

    • Ellen22nd July 2018
      Booking on line was easy and all confirmation details, including invoice, deposit and final payment was informative.

    About the countries

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    Location
    Start and end in Edinburgh.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Haggis Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $170 to confirm this Haggis Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 29 January 2019 the full payment of $0 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 50 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $0 for Highland Weekender, but the deposit of $170 is non-refundable.
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    The following cards are accepted for Haggis Adventures tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 442 km.
    • Edinburgh (Scotland)
    • 73 km
    • Dunkeld (Scotland)
    • 2 km
    • The Hermitage (Scotland)
    • 72 km
    • Aviemore (Scotland)
    • 35 km
    • Clava Cairns (Scotland)
    • 4 km
    • Culloden (Scotland)
    • 50 km
    • Fort Augustus (Scotland)
    • 31 km
    • Spean Bridge (Scotland)
    • 14 km
    • Fort William (Scotland)
    • 15 km
    • Glencoe (Scotland)
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