A Scottish Journey

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A Scottish Journey - Back-Roads Touring
A Scottish Journey - Back-Roads Touring


  • Tour Scotland’s most enigmatic castles
  • Journey through the Cairngorms, past iconic lochs
  • Become an islander on the stunning Isle of Skye
  • Enjoy towering mountains and enchanting lochs
Age range
40 to 90 year olds
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Start and end in Edinburgh! With the discovery tour A Scottish Journey, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Edinburgh, Scotland and 11 other destinations in Scotland. A Scottish Journey is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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    4.0 - Good

    This was my first tour with Back-Roads and it was positive overall.. It is beautiful countryside and the pace was good o... Read more

  • Deborah Blyth's review about another Back-Roads Touring tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was a wonderful experience, going on the back roads you see so much more especially Hill Top Farm

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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1: Edinburgh - St Andrews - Glen Clova
  • Day 2: Glen Clova - Culloden - Inverness
  • Day 3: Inverness
  • Day 4: Inverness - Loch Ness - Plockton - Isle Of Skye
  • Day 5: Isle Of Skye
  • Day 6: Isle Of Skye - Fort William - Isle Of Mull
  • Day 7: Isle Of Mull - Isle Of Iona - Isle Of Mull
  • Day 8: Isle Of Mull - Stirling - Edinburgh

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  • Small Group Tours of Europe & the UK
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  • A Scottish Journey
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  • December 1, 2016

    How many people are on the tour? What type of van does the tour usually use, a minivan or a coach?

    This is a great tour with small-group specialists, Back-Roads Touring. The maximum group size is 18 people and the tour is carried out in a Mercedes mini-coach (usually a Sprinter).

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    Start and end in Edinburgh.
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    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Back-Roads Touring booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 December 2017 the full payment of $2,963 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2963 for A Scottish Journey, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 765 km.
    • Edinburgh (Scotland)
    • 49 km
    • St Andrews (Scotland)
    • 152 km
    • Culloden (Scotland)
    • 5 km
    • Inverness (Scotland)
    • 27 km
    • Loch Ness (Scotland)
    • 70 km
    • Plockton (Scotland)
    • 41 km
    • Isle of Skye (Scotland)
    • 104 km
    • Fort William (Scotland)
    • 50 km
    • Oban (Scotland)
    • 33 km
    • Isle of Mull (Scotland)
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