Destination Ireland - vacations and travel
|from $2,275* per person||9 Days||Year-round|
|Comfort accommodations||Exertion level: 3|
|Operator: Destination Ireland||24 people max|
- Edinburgh, scotland
- Culture & Nature trips
Scotland is a land filled with legend and romance. Enjoy luxury country manors while you visit castles, prehistoric ruins, medieval abbeys, unspoiled highlands and magnificent coastlines. In Edinburgh, stroll the Royal Mile, once reserved for royalty only. Perhaps even greet the monster at Loch Ness. From museums to legends and castles to scenery, Royal Scotland is a tour filled with spectacular splendor!
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"From our first phone call to Destinations Ireland & Beyond, our family knew we were in good hands. Their team custom designed what can only be described as our perfect dream tour of Ireland."5
"Our Family had a wonderful time, you arranged the perfect itinerary for each member. Your knowledge of Ireland was excellent."5
"You arranged a perfect getaway for the members of our department. It turned out to be a great success as well as worry free and superbly organised. We look forward to our next get away in Scotland."5
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- This is a custom departure, meaning this trip is offered on dates that you arrange privately with the provider. Additionally, you need to form your own private group for this trip. The itinerary and price here is just a sample. Contact the provider for detailed pricing, minimum group size, and scheduling information. For most providers, the larger the group you are traveling with, the lower the per-person cost will be.
ItineraryDay 1: Edinburgh
Arrive, Edinburgh. Visit Edinburgh Castleand see the Scottish Crown Jewels and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Take time to stroll down the Royal Mile, a street lined with shops, pubs and restaurants. (Balmoral Hotel,2-Nights)
Day 2: Edinburgh
Drive north to St. Andrews via Falkland Palace and Gardens. See Holy Trinity Church, and St. Andrews Cathedral.
Day 3: Inverness, Loch Garten
Today drive north to the city of Inverness. Visit Perth and the Palace of Scone, Pitlochry and Blair Castle, Loch Garten and Cairngorm Mountain. (Culloden House, 2-Nights)
Day 4: Inverness, Loch Garten
Tour the surrounding area including the Culloden Battlefield site, Clava Cairns, Cawdor and Brodie Castles and the Dallas Dhu Distillery.
Day 5: The Isle of Skye
Travel south via Loch Ness, include a visit to Urquhart Castle and see the Five Sisters of Kintail and the romantic Eileen Donan Castle. (Duisdale House, 2-Nights)
Day 6: The Isle of Skye
Explore Skye, with its famous rugged Cuillins and Quiraing Mountains. Visit the Talisker Whisky Distillery and Dunvegan Castle, take a boat trip to the seal rocks or spend a leisurely afternoon at one of the local museums.
Day 7: Loch Lomond
Drive south via the Mallaig car ferry and the Glenfinnan Memorial to Bonnie Prince Charlie, to Fort William, dominated by Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis. (Culcreuch Castle, 2-Nights)
Day 8: Loch Lomond
Explore the lovely Trossachs and take a ride on the Lake Steamer, walk part of the West Highland way skirting the loch, drive to Stirling and visit the Castle.
Day 9: Depart Scotland
Drive to Edinburgh or Glasgow airport, return your car and fly home.