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A Scottish Journey

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A Scottish Journey - Back-Roads Touring
A Scottish Journey - Back-Roads Touring
Excellent
2 reviews
Starts
Edinburgh
Destinations
+11
Ends
Edinburgh
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Highlights

  • Visit Scotland’s enigmatic castles
  • Journey through Inverness
  • Explore the stunning Isle of Skye
  • Marvel at enchanting lochs
Age range
40 to 90 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
15
Transportation
Mini-coach
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Coach / Bus
Start and end in Edinburgh! With the in-depth cultural 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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  • MJ
    Written on September 23, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    It was a wonderful trip. Our bus driver, Steve was excellent. Tom McGiver, our tour guide gave us a full background of the history of Scotland. We wound up in the tail end of Helene, so couldn't visit Iona because ferries weren't running but had a very nice experience shopping/sightseeing in ToberMorey. Really had a good time!
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  • MB
    Written on May 15, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    This was a very good and very thorough itinerary. The guide and driver were excellent, and the accommodations were largely decent. My main concern is with the coach itself. The seats are very tightly packed, and taller passengers might find comfort to be a challenge. I am very tall, and the guide and the group were gracious enough to let me have the one seat that I could sit straight ahead in. I get that this may be a necessary evil to keep the prices reasonable (and eliminating a few seats would necessarily increase the price per passenger),
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Edinburgh – St Andrews – Ballater
  2. Day 2: Ballater – Cawdor Castle – Culloden – Inverness
  3. Day 3: Inverness
  4. Day 4: Inverness – Loch Ness – Plockton – Isle Of Skye
  5. Day 5: Isle Of Skye
  6. Day 6: Isle Of Skye – Fort William – Isle Of Mull
  7. Day 7: Isle Of Mull – Isle Of Iona – Isle Of Mull
  8. Day 8: Isle Of Mull – Stirling – Edinburgh

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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Videos

  • Small Group Tours of Europe & the UK
  • The Road Less Travelled
  • A Scottish Journey
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
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Questions & Answers

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  • How many people are on the tour?

    This is a great tour with small-group specialists, Back-Roads Touring. The maximum group size is 18 people.

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What are people saying about TourRadar?

  • Carlos4th June 2018
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About the countries

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Location
Start and end in Edinburgh.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Back-Roads Touring to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
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 25 November 2018 the full payment of $0 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 $0 for A Scottish Journey, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Back-Roads Touring : Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

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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