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Scottish Highlands & Whisky Full-Day Tour from Edinburgh

Product ID: 27850
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Taste superb Scotch whisky and see the stunning sights of the famous Highlands on a full-day tour from Edinburgh. Visit the Wallace Monument to learn about Scotland’s greatest patriot, and wander through the woods of the Hermitage.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Drive through the majestic Highlands of Scotland
  • Visit the Glenturret Distillery, Scotland oldest whisky distillery, for a "tour and a taste" (optional)
  • Keep the kids entertained with a free Scotland Activity Pack for the journey
  • Enjoy a great narrative via audio guides in 6 languages
  • Visit the Wallace Monument to learn about Scotland's most famous patriot
  • Stroll through the woods of the Hermitage to view beautiful Black Linn Falls
  • See the stunning Forth Bridge and the castle at Stirling
Full description
Enjoy a fabulous day trip from Edinburgh to experience Scotland’s beautiful countryside just minutes from the capital. Drive to the stunning Highlands, and stop to sample a drop of the national drink to get a complete taste of Scotland.

Leaving Edinburgh, the tour makes its way to the ancient capital of Stirling, where the skyline is dominated by its castle on the rock, and the iconic Wallace Monument. Stop to hear of Scotland’s most famous patriot, and his part in the medieval Wars of Independence. Say hello to “Hamish the hairy coo,” before driving through the scenic Trossachs National Park. Heading further into the Highlands, pass the shimmering waters of Loch Earn, before stopping for lunch at The Famous Grouse Experience, one of Scotland’s best known whisky distilleries.

Once revived, enjoy a “wee dram” of Scotch whisky and drink the “Water of Life.” Continue to the Hermitage in the heart of Perthshire for a short woodland walk to see the spectacular Black Linn Falls on the River Braan. On the return journey, visit the quaint village of Dunkeld, an area associated with Macbeth, where the stunning cathedral sits on the banks of the River Tay. Pass the iconic Forth Bridge on the way back into Edinburgh, admiring the amazing 19th century feat of engineering.
Includes
  • Transportation
  • Guide
  • Audio guide MP3 player (subject to availability) including earphones
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Meals
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Tours depart from 60 High Street, Royal Mile, in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, not far from the intersection of the Bridges and the Royal Mile.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• Travel insurance is recommended
• Please be advised that children under 5 years old may not take part in the tour, while anyone under 17 must be accompanied by an adult. There are no maximum age restrictions
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.4 / 5
based on 20 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.2/5
Organization
4.6/5
Value for money
4.1/5
Safety
4.6/5

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Highland Explorer Tours

Product ID: 27850