Day 1: Edinburgh.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Sightseeing tour.
Welcome to Scotland. Welcome to EDINBURGH. 13.00 hrs.- (approximate time) Sightseeing tourwith a local guide to the Scotland’s capital city and one of the most active cities in Northern Europe. Its monumental centre has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its castle overlooks the city, its steep streets and its parks. Free time after the tour. We will subsequently take our visitors to the hotel.
Free day. You can enjoy the charm of this city and explore and discover memorable places.
Day 3: Edinburgh- Stirling- Pitlochry- Blair Castle- Inverness.-
Total distance covered: 305 km
Countryside: Pretty scenery throughout the stage, especially in the afternoon when we go through the Cairngorms mountains.
08.00hrs - Edinburgh –Departure-. We travel to another historic city near Edinburgh.
09:15hrs- Stirling –Arrival-. Time for a stroll in its historic centre overlooked by its great castle. After this, in the bus, we will go to the Wallace Monument, erected in honour of William Wallace, a thirteenth century Scottish military hero. We get there along the path that climbs up to the base of the monument (tickets to the monument are not included, but you can walk up the path without having to pay).
11.00 hrs - Stirling/Wallace Monument –Departure-.
12:45 hrs - Pitlochry. - On our arrival, we include tickets to a traditional Whisky distillery: Blair Athol, where Bell´s is produced. After this, free time in this picturesque town for lunch.
15.00hrs - Pitlochry –Departure-.
15.15 hrs - Blair Castle. - Tickets are included to this beautiful palace with its impressive gardens. -
16.45 hrs - Blair –Departure-. We travel to the north of Scotland, pretty mountain scenery lining our way.
18.45hrs - INVERNESS, Arrival at the maritime city very near Loch Ness. Dinner includedand accommodation.
NB: The hotel infrastructure in the north of Scotland is highly limited. In some departures (normally in the month of August) accommodation may be offered in a town near Inverness. -
Day 4: Inverness- Eilean Castle- Fort Augustus- Loch Ness- Urquhart Castle- Inverness.-
Total distance covered: 250 km
Countryside: Magnificent scenery, lakes, high mountains sometimes with snowy peaks.
Notes: We recommend having some warm clothes to hand, you may need them to enjoy the boat trip more. The schedules of this stage may change depending on the time assigned for the Loch Ness crossing.
08.00 hrs - Inverness –Departure-. We have a stage loaded with thrills. Amidst very beautiful scenery, forests, lakes, empty lands and fields in the North of Scotland.
10:30 hrs - EILEAN CASTLE, a very picturesque castle in the waters of the fiord. We will remember the ghosts that fill the castles of Scotland. Tickets included.
11:30 hrs - Eilean Castle –Departure-. Mountings and lakes line our way.
12:45 hrs - FORT AUGUSTUS where we will see the lock system and have time to stroll and find a place for lunch.
14.00 hrs - Fort Augustus –Departure- . We go round LOCH NESS. We will see the mediaeval URQUHART Castle in ruins by the lake (tickets included).
At around 15:30 hrs we include a boat trip from Urquhart Castle in the dark waters of the lake, for around 30 minutes to Clansman.
16.45 hrs - Inverness. Arrival in the capital of the Highlands and the only city of the region on the mouth of the river Ness. Dinner included and accommodation in INVERNESS.
Day 5: Inverness- Fort William- Inveraray- Loch Lomond- Glasgow.-
Total distance covered: 370 km
Countryside: Once more, beautiful lake and mountain scenery, huge open spaces, isolated areas and thick forests.
07:30hrs - Inverness –Departure-. We travel back to Aviemore through isolated regions, subarctic flora and mountains. On our way, we will make a brief stop at Spean Bridge, by the monument to the commandos who trained here for the Normandy invasion in the Second World War. We photograph Ben Nevis, the highest peak in the British Isles.
10.00 hrs - Fort William –Time for a coffee in this tourist city.
10:45 hrs - Fort William –Departure-. We follow some sections of coastline, fjords by the ocean. - On our way we will pass Kilchurn Castle. A castle in ruins that projects its image over a beautiful lake.
13:30 hrs - Inveraray –Arrival-. A historic, picturesque small town by a lake with a beautiful castle (tickets not included). Time to have a stroll and for lunch.
15:30 hrs - Inveraray –Departure-. Our road takes us round part of Loch Lomond with its beautiful scenery,
17:30 hrs - Glasgow –Arrival-, free time in which we suggest a stroll around the centre of this Victorian capital. -
After breakfast, end of our services.
- Europamundo General Services: Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance and breakfast buffet.
- Includes arrival transfer
- City tour in: EDINBURGH
- Boat: loch Ness in Inverness
- Ticket admission: whisky distillery in Pitlochry in Pitlochry, Blair castle in Blair Palace, Eilean Donan castle, Urquhart castle in Inverness
- 2 dinner included in: Inverness, Inverness
HOLIDAY INN CORSTOPHINE ROAD8719429026
132 Corstorphine Road EH12 6UA Edimburgo
EH12 6UA EDIMBURGO
HAMPTON BY HILTON EDINBURGH WESTEND0315264530
166 Fountain Bridge EH3 9RX
EH3 9RX EDIMBURGO
BEST WESTERN INVERNESS PALACE1463223243
8 Ness Walk, Inverness, Inverness-shire
IV3 5NG Inverness
11 Culduthel Road, Inverness, IV2 4AG, Reino Unido
IV2 4AG Inverness
GOGLASGOW URBAN HOTEL1414273146
517 Paisley Road West
G51 1RW GLASGOW
37-39 Hope Street, Glasgow CP G2 6AE, GB
G2 6AE GLASGOW
MARRIOTT EDINBURG HOTEL1313349191
111 GLASGOW ROAD
EH12 8NF EDIMBURGO
Cornhill Castle, Coulter, Biggar, Biggar, ML12 6QE , Reino Unido
ML12 6QE EDIMBURGO
GLEN MHOR HOTEL1463234308
8-15 Ness Bank, Inverness, Inverness-Shire IV2 4SG, Reino Unido
IV2 4SG Inverness
Achnagairn Lodges, Kirkhill, Beauly,CP IV5 7PD INVERNESS
IV5 7PD Inverness
PREMIER INN CHARING CROSS8715278438
10 ELMBANK GARDENS
G2 4PP GLASGOW
Great Western Rd
G12 0XP GLASGOW
973 Sauchiehall St
G3 7TQ GLASGOW
NOVOTEL EDIMBURGO PARK1316192802
15 LOCHSIDE AVENUE
EH12 9DJ EDIMBURGO
INNKEEPER S LODGE EDINBURGH CORSTORPJINE1313348235
Edinburgh West Toby Carvery, St John´s Rd, Edinburgh EH12 8AX
EH12 8AX EDIMBURGO
63 Academy Street Inverness IV1 1LU,
JURYS INN INVERNESS1617742986
Millburn Rd, Inverness IV2 3TR,
IV2 3TR Inverness
IBIS GLASGOW CITY CENTRE1416199000
220 WEST REGENT STREET
G2 4DQ GLASGOW
IBIS STYLES GLASGOW CENTRE WEST1414284477
116 Waterloo Street Douglas House CP G27DN GLASGOW
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