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Best of Scotland (12 destinations) - Trafalgar
7 days

Best of Scotland (12 destinations)

From Edinburgh to Glasgow
Tour Highlights
Max group size:
50
Age range:
5 to 99 year olds
Operated in:
English
From
$1,875
-10%
US $1,688
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Places You’ll See

  • Edinburgh
    Edinburgh
  • St Andrews
    St Andrews
  • Pitlochry
    Pitlochry
  • Culloden
    Culloden
  • Loch Ness
    Loch Ness
  • Eilean Donan Castle
    Eilean Donan Castle
  • Isle of Skye
    Isle of Skye
  • Glencoe
    Glencoe
  • Glasgow
    Glasgow
  • Stirling
    Stirling
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Edinburgh (2 Nights)
  2. Day 2: Edinburgh Sightseeing and Free Time
  3. Day 3: Edinburgh – St. Andrews – Pitlochry – Scottish Highlands (2 Nights)
  4. Day 4: Culloden, Loch Ness, Eilean Donan Castle and Isle of Skye Excursion
  5. Day 5: Scottish Highlands – Glencoe – Glasgow (2 Nights)
  6. Day 6: Glasgow Orientation and Stirling Castle Excursion
  7. Day 7: Depart Glasgow
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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
    Berth / Cabin

      Customer Reviews

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      • Food
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      • C
        October 28, 2019
        Rose Brown made our trip wonderful. For the entire coach tour from October 12, 2019 through October 24, 2019, Rose was upbeat, personable and always made herself available. She took the time to get to know each of us personally and shared some fun... Show more
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        Trip date: October 2019
      • G
        October 26, 2019
        The final day of our trip BHLD, we were asked to fill a questionnaire about our trip impressions. I glanced through it and I felt it was insufficient to express our feelings. I believe a 1-10 rating was not fair for this case. In my mind, if a travel... Show more
        Trip date: October 2019
      • SC
        September 18, 2019
        We were impressed that we saw so much of scotland on this tour
        Trip date: August 2019
      • GM
        September 05, 2019
        Good itinerary and well organised. We were the only British couple on the tour which was otherwise an all north american affair.
        Trip date: August 2019
      • M
        August 26, 2019
        We enjoyed the whole experience. Very comprehensive tour and a huge thanks to Greg our tour guide and Wayne our driver for all their pleasant, witty and knowledgeable commentary, we learnt so much of the countries that we drove through.
        Trip date: August 2019
      • KL
        August 11, 2019
        Timing of some itineraries. eg having to journey on before Culloden Visitors Centre opened Too much time spent in tourist shops Too much time travelling from Carrbridge Hotel to Skye to back to Carrbridge Hotel. My suggestion : only one night at... Show more
        Trip date: July 2019
      • AS
        August 06, 2019
        Highly recommend. First time to Scotland, and saw a good portion of this beautiful country. Wish we had more time on Isle of Skye... but realize that 7 days just not long enough to do/see all we wanted. Great guide and coach driver, and terrific weather... Show more
        Trafalgar commented on this review
        At Trafalgar, we love connecting worlds, and one of the best ways to do that is through our passionate Travel Directors and Coach Drivers. With that in mind, we are delighted to read that you enjoyed our hand-picked destinations and activities, while... Show more
        Trip date: June 2019
      • Best of Scotland (12 destinations) reviewer 8
        July 27, 2019
        We had a wonderful time on tour!!! Sarah Rose was an awesome guide and our bus driver Allen was the Best!!!! Both of them were right there to take care if any problems arose and took care of it immediately. Our flight there was so delayed that we missed... Show more
        Trafalgar commented on this review
        Paying careful attention to special requirements allows us to ensure that all of our guests can share in the same comfort when travelling with us. Therefore, we are delighted that your vacation was made easier by the thoughtfulness of your Travel... Show more
        Trip date: June 2019
      • BC
        May 24, 2019
        Packed with interesting sites and informative background from the guide. We liked the tour options as well . . . and chose to participate in all of them.
        Trafalgar commented on this review
        Thanks for sharing your feedback on the Best of Scotland guided holiday with Trafalgar; we really appreciate hearing from our guests. Our itineraries, activities and destinations are all carefully curated by our Product and Quality Control teams, and so... Show more
        Trip date: May 2019
      • S
        December 30, 2018
        Our group booked the Best of Scotland tour with Brendan Vacations, who was then bought by Trafalgar Tours. That's when it went bad. None of our group will ever travel with Trafalgar Tours again. Our tour guide was Vanessa Susa. She became a constant... Show more
        Trip date: May 2018

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      Frequently asked questions

        • Are there any luggage restrictions?

          Each person is allowed to bring one suitcase weighing no more than 23kg (50lbs) and a small day pack on this tour. Your day pack must be small and light enough to be carried onto the coach and fit underneath your seat. Please be aware that luggage allowances vary from airline to airline and we highly recommend that you check with your chosen carrier for luggage restrictions before your tour.

        • When and where does the tour end?

          This tour ends after breakfast at Crowne Plaza in Glasgow. Please be aware that the hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

        • When and where does the tour start?

          Day 1 of this tour is an arrivals day, which means that you can arrive at Novotel Centre in Edinburgh anytime during the day. Spend the rest of your day exploring Edinburgh's rich history before joining your travel companions and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception with a light meal and drinks. Please be aware that the meeting hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

        • Do you arrange airport transfers?

          Airport transfers are included in the tour price, however, they are only available at certain times and are subject to change until your booking is confirmed. Arrival transfers in Edinburgh are available at 9 am, 11.30 am and 2 pm. Departure transfers from Glasgow are available at 7 am and 9 am.

          If you arrive or depart outside of these times we can arrange a transfer for you for an additional cost once you have a confirmed booking.

        • What are the optional excursions?

          The optional excursions for this tour are:

          Dinner And Drive To Historic Torphichen. Adult Price: £46.00
          Rosslyn Chapel. Adult Price: £18.00
          Scottish Show With Dinner. Adult Price: £60.00
          Highland Farm Experience. Adult Price: £14.00
          Pitlochry. Visit Of Blair Castle. Adult Price: Unknown
          Glasgow City Evening. Adult Price: £37.00
          Loch Lomond Boat Trip. Adult Price: £15.00

          Please note that this list is a guideline only and all prices are subject to change.

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        • Payment information
          • For any tour departing before 11 January 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 11 January 2020, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Trafalgar. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 50 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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