United Kingdom – 5N / 6D

The  United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) is an island country that sits north-west of mainland Europe. It is made up of mainland Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland) and the northern part of the island of Ireland (Northern Ireland). It has numerous smaller islands.

Price

99

Duration

6 Days

Places

Edinburgh, Loch Ness

Travellers

5+

Infomation

The United Kingdom, made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, is an island nation in northwestern Europe. England – birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles – is home to the capital, London, a globally influential centre of finance and culture. England is also site of Neolithic Stonehenge, Bath’s Roman spa and centuries-old universities at Oxford and Cambridge.

Tour Plan

  • Upon arrival at Edinburgh Airport/Train Station, meet your car and transfer to the hotel.
  • Overnight at the hotel in Edinburgh.
  • Today Journey deep into the Highlands of Scotland on our monster-sized day tour.
  • You hear the legendary stories of the Jacobites, gaze into gorgeous Glencoe, and get a chance to spot the mythical Loch Ness Monster.
  • It’s a tour packed with bewildering beauty, and perfect if you’re short on time and want to see as much of Scotland as you can.
  • Rannoch Moor – Admire unforgettable views at this epic expanse of untouched wilderness.
  • Glencoe – Be moved by the sheer beauty and tragic tales of one of Scotland’s most famous landscapes. Great Glen – A humongous fault line through the Scottish Highlands; it’s a location that’s as historically important as it is beautiful.
  • Fort Augustus – This wee town of 650 inhabitants is a great spot to watch boats traversing the Caledonian Canal.
  • Loch Ness – Take a chance to go on an optional boat cruise or wander around this alluring and eerie loch.
  • Grampian Mountains – Enjoy classic views of one of Scotland’s most mesmerising mountain ranges.
  • Highland Perthshire – Travel through thick pine-clad slopes and take in views of fast-flowing rivers.
  • Overnight at the hotel in Edinburgh.
  • This morning take your transfer to Station.
  • Board the train and relax while you travel to Inverness station.
  • Meet your driver and transfer to your hotel.
  • Check in and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
  • After breakfast, you have a Hop on/off City Sightseeing Tour of Inverness.
  • The open top double-decker bus tour gives an insight into the development of the city from the original street between Castle and Kirk, with the oldest building Abertarff House, to the recently completed Highland Archive Centre.
  • Inverness has had 5 castles through the centuries with many famous visitors, not all welcome, McBeth, Robert the Bruce, Mary, Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie among them.
  • Plan your day from the top of a double-decker bus, with 360 degree panoramic views of the city.
  • Visit the many churches including St Andrews Cathedral which is probably one of Iocal architect Dr Alexander Ross’s finest buildings.
  • On the Western outskirts of the City the tour highlights Tomnahurich Hill and the Caledonian Canal, where you could hop off for a Jacobite Cruise on Loch Ness before taking the higher ground for great panoramic views of Kessock Bridge, The Black Isle and the Inverness Firth out to Fort George.
  • The tour introduces the flight of 5 locks at Muirtown constructed in 1822 by Thomas Telford to bring the Caledonian Canal to sea level.
  • The final section of the tour takes you by the South side of Inverness Castle to see Flora MacDonald’s statue, the 3 Graces, then along General Wades road by Bellfield Park to Holm Mills shopping village.
  • Overnight at the hotel in Inverness.
  • Today take your transfer to Station. Board the train and relax while you travel to Glasgow station.
  • Meet your driver and transfer to your hotel. Check in and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
  • Overnight at the hotel in Glasgow.
  • This morning after breakfast at the hotel the day is free at leisure until departure transfer to Airport or Train Station for your onward journey.

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More about this tour

The  United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) is an island country that sits north-west of mainland Europe. It is made up of mainland Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland) and the northern part of the island of Ireland (Northern Ireland). It has numerous smaller islands.The United Kingdom, made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, is an island nation in northwestern Europe. England – birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles – is home to the capital, London, a globally influential centre of finance and culture. England is also site of Neolithic Stonehenge, Bath’s Roman spa and centuries-old universities at Oxford and Cambridge.

Tour Amenities

Accepts Credit Cards
Entertainment
Outdoor Seating
Restaurant
Smoking Allowed
Wireless Internet