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Highland Lochs, Glens and Whisky Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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    What to Expect
    Your full-day excursion sets off from Edinburgh in the morning. Meet your guide in the city center and take a comfortable seat in a top of the range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach. Enjoy morning views of the city as you cross the Forth Road Bridge, one of the world's longest cantilever bridges.

    Cruise through the Lowlands into the Highlands, where farmland gives way to mountains and thick forests, the setting for many historic tales such as ‘Birnam Wood’ in Macbeth. Your first stop is the Hermitage, a natural wonderland, for a stroll through fir-lined paths along the River Braan.

    After your nature walk, climb back in the coach for a drive through the River Tay valley. Admire the winding river—the longest in Scotland—as you make your way to the charming town of Pitlochry. Here, enjoy free time to explore this popular vacation destination. Admire the architecture as you stroll past small shops and eateries, then grab lunch (own expense), and pop into a local whisky distillery. 

    Next, enjoy tasting the 'water of life' at Dewar's Aberfeldy Distillery (or Glenturret Distillery if Dewar's is closed). The day finishes with a visit to Dunkeld Cathedral and the scenic areas of Dunkeld, Perth, and Kinross. After a day of sightseeing, relax for the ride back to Edinburgh, arriving at Waterloo Place in the evening.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Rabbie's Cafe Bar, 6 Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3EG, UK
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    10h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Professional driver/guide
    • Top of the range Mercedes mini-coach
    • Small Group Tour (16 people max)
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop off
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Entrance fees (Dewar's Aberfeldy Distillery)
    • Entry/Admission - Dewar's Aberfeldy Distillery
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Min. age 5 years old. We do not accept children under the age of 5 years.
    • In order to retain the integrity of the tour and try to ensure that all our customers have the best possible experience, we do cap bookings from any one party to 8 passengers.
    • Check-in closes 15 minutes prior to departure.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Went on this tour with Jim (the DIVINE!!) on a very sunny sunday... the tour was perfect and we had a great time. Jim is a great guy who can communicate his passion for Scotland and he always has a great story to tell. The...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Laurent C
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Duncan, our tour guide for the day, was exceptional. He was very knowledgeable of Scotland’s history, Entertaining and hilarious. We had such a great time visiting the highlands entertaining and hilarious. We had such a great time discovering the highlands and the distillery.

    Thank L4132XYkiml
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We had an amazing day out with our tour guide Gav. This tour blends a few different aspects of Scotland into a little bit of a "taster" and doesn't take too long driving out of Edinburgh to reach its destinations. What time there was on...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Jonathan H
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Nik gave us a wonderful tour with lot's of good humor, beautiful places and great explanations. The tour was much more than I anticipated and we got a little but excellent taste of your country, weather included! :)

    Thank alekmendez
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I really enjoyed this day trip and what the views lacked because of the rain, Grant and Henry made up with their knowledge and passion! All the stops were great - but the whisky tasting had to be my favourite and even Ed Sheeran had...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank hilifeliving
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    With Scotland you can expect every type of weather so bring waterproofs and layer up in case it gets too warm. You don't spend huge amounts of time outside but best be prepared.
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    They left on time. I would book another day
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