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  Improved Itinerary  

Key Features
Tour type: Coach Tour
Duration: 10 days / 9 nights
Tour feature: Full sightseeing programme - no extra excursion costs! Accommodation is in superior first class hotels. Leisurely pace, multiple two or three night stays.
Starting: Glasgow
Ending: Edinburgh
  1. Day 1 Glasgow Arrival and the Trossachs

    Arrive in to Glasgow and travel to your city centre hotel (airport transfer available from Glasgow Airport). Meet your tour director at 2:00pm and set out for a short drive. Glasgow is Scotland's largest city and we'll enjoy a panoramic tour of the city's main sites including the Victorian architecture of George Square and Glasgow Cathedral. In the leafy West End we'll see Kelvingrove Park and Glasgow University which featured in the popular TV series “Outlander.” By evening we enjoy a welcome drink with the group before dining together.

    Overnight: Hotel Novotel Glasgow Centre, Glasgow

    Meals: Dinner included

  2. Day 2 Stirling Castle and Glengoyne Distillery

    Today is dedicated to the impressive Stirling Castle, which rivals that of Edinburgh for its Royal history. We'll enjoy free-time in Stirling to wander the historic streets and take lunch. Later we head to a Glengoyne whisky distillery to learn about the process of whisky making and, of course, for a dram or two. We then return to Glasgow to dine independently.

    Overnight: Hotel Novotel Glasgow Centre, Glasgow

    Meals: Breakfast included

  3. Day 3 Glencoe and Eilean Donan Castle

    Today we pass north across the desolate Rannoch Moor and deep in to the majestic Highlands; journey through Glen Coe and hear haunting tales of the infamous 1692 clan massacre. Arriving in Scotland’s Northern Highlands we'll visit the romantic Eilean Donan Castle; an icon of Scotland, Eilean Donan was constructed at the meeting point of three lochs and is closely linked to the Mackenzie and Macrae Clans. Later we continue to our nearby Highland hotel.

    Overnight: Balmacara Hotel, near Kyle of Lochalsh

    Meals: Breakfast and dinner included

  4. Day 4 Dunvegan Castle and the Isle of Skye

    Leaving the Scottish mainland we cross to the Isle of Skye by bridge to explore the beautiful “Misty Isle”. First, we'll visit the enigmatic Dunvegan Castle, stronghold of MacLeod clan for nearly 800 years. Then to enjoy the island's dramatic natural scenery as we tour the Trotternish Peninsula; we'll pause to visit Kilt Rock, a spectacular sea cliff of huge, vertical basalt columns and Flora Macdonald’s grave at the remote Kimuir Graveyard in the far North of the Island.

    Overnight: Balmacara Hotel, near Kyle of Lochalsh

    Meals: Breakfast and dinner included

  5. Day 5 The Northern Highlands and Strathpeffer

    This morning we head for a scenic drive across breath-taking landscape of the Highlands and we stop at pretty lakeside village, Lochcarron, to take some photos. Then, we continue to Strathpeffer, where you can spend free time at this Victorian spa town with characteristic architecture. Before heading to Inverness, we visit Hugh Miller's Birthplace in Cromarty to discover one of Scotland's most famous 19th century figures. In the evening we enjoy a dinner together as a group in our Highlands hotel.

    Overnight: Glen Mhor Hotel, Inverness

    Meals: Breakfast and dinner included

  6. Day 6 Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle and Culloden Moor

    Today we explore the highlands surrounding Inverness; firstly, we head to the picturesque ruins of Urquhart Castle, once Scotland’s largest castle which was largely destroyed in the Jacobite wars. We then embark on a cruise on Loch Ness itself where we can keep an eye out for Nessie! By afternoon we visit the eerie moorland of Culloden Battlefield whose modern visitor centre offers an intriguing insight in to the story of the bloody battle of 1746 when the British forces defeated Bonnie Prince Charlie. Later we return to Inverness in time for dinner as a group.

    Overnight: Glen Mhor Hotel, Inverness

    Meals: Breakfast and dinner included

  7. Day 7 Johnstons of Elgin and Brodie Castle

    This morning we visit the magnificent Johnstons of Egin to discover the history and craftsmanship behind their traditional Scottish woollens. Then we visit Brodie Castle, a 16th century tower house with fairy-tale towers and turrets that is set in spacious grounds and housing fine collections of antique furnishings and artwork. Later we return to Inverness and enjoy some free time for independent dining.

    Overnight: Glen Mhor Hotel, Inverness

    Meals: Breakfast included

  8. Day 8 Sheepdog Trials and Culross Walk

    Our journey today takes us South to a traditional Highland working farm where we enjoy a unique experience seeing the farmer and his talented sheepdogs at work. We then continue to Culross, a traditional 16th century Scottish town; here we enjoy a walking tour of this charming settlement with highlights including the historic Town House and tower, Culross Palace and the picturesque hillside remains of Culross Abbey. Later we continue to Edinburgh to enjoy evening at leisure and dine independently.

    Overnight: DoubleTree by Hilton Queensferry Crossing, Edinburgh

    Meals: Breakfast included

  9. Day 9 Edinburgh and the Palace of Holyroodhouse

    This morning we explore Edinburgh; a brief city drive will take us from the elegant avenues, town houses and mansions of the Georgian "New Town" to the winding alleys and the cobbled "Royal Mile" of the medieval old town. We then tour the impressive Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official Scottish residence of The Queen, and walk through the opulently furnished chambers. The balance of the day is free to explore the city independently. By evening we enjoy a farewell dinner with entertainment except for departures from July 29th to August 19th where we'll attend the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo at the Castle esplanade instead.

    Overnight: DoubleTree by Hilton Queensferry Crossing, Edinburgh

    Meals: Breakfast and dinner (at Scottish evening) included

  10. Day 10 Tour ends in Edinburgh

    Today our programme ends after taking a leisurely breakfast at the hotel. You are then free to return to the airport for a return flight to your home nation (shared airport transfers available), or to make your way in to central Edinburgh to explore further independently or to embark on your onward travel within Scotland or England.

    Meals: Breakfast included

*Journey times and distances are estimates and are based on the direct route between the start location and end location for each day of the itinerary, where applicable. They do not include detours or stops for sightseeing.

Unique experiences

  • Enjoy a traditional Scottish Evening in Edinburgh.
  • Keep an eye out for Nessie on a Loch Ness cruise.
  • Experience live sheep dog trials on a working farm.
  • Tour the Trotternish Peninsula, far North of the Isle of Skye.
  • Sample Scotch Whisky and tour a working distillery.

What's included

  • 9 nights accommodation in first class hotels, as detailed on itinerary
  • Full Scottish breakfast each morning
  • All transportation by luxury motor-coach
  • The services of your professional tour director
  • Ferry crossing from the Isle of Skye
  • 6 x evening dinners
  • Complimentary welcome drink on the first day of your tour
  • Full Sightseeing tour programme and admissions to include :
    • Stirling Castle
    • Whisky Distillery Tour and Tasting
    • Eilean Donan Castle
    • Loch Ness Cruise
    • Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre
    • Brodie Castle
    • Sheepdog trials at Highland Farm
    • Palace of Holyroodhouse
    • Reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on to Aug 6 to 28, departures
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person.
  • Expert local advice during the planning of your trip.
  • Postage of your vacation documents pack.

Tour feature

  • This tour includes a complete sightseeing programme - there are no unexpected costs for extra excursions during your tour!
  • Leisurely pace, all two or three-night hotel stays.

Optional extras

  • Pre or post tour hotel accommodation in Glasgow or Edinburgh or elsewhere in the UK.
  • Rail travel to Glasgow before your tour (from any other Britain destination).
  • Onward rail travel from Edinburgh after your tour.
  • Airport transfers.

Exclusions

  • Trip Insurance – we ask that our guests purchase suitable cover in case planned travel is affected or disrupted due to unforeseen circumstances. More information on the benefits of trip insurance can be found here.
  • Flights – adeo Travel do not book air travel but are happy to offer advice on where to seek competitive airfare.
  • Meals and/or sightseeing other than that outlined above.

Departure Dates 2021

Please select your preferred tour date from the list below.

Start DateEnd DateStatusPrice
(per person)*
 
April 1, 2021
April 10, 2021
Small group
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£
2055
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April 29, 2021
May 8, 2021
-
from
£
1735
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May 6, 2021
May 15, 2021
-
from
£
2215

Fully booked

May 20, 2021
May 29, 2021
Small group
from
£
2215
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May 27, 2021
June 5, 2021
-
from
£
1875
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June 3, 2021
June 12, 2021
-
from
£
2015
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June 10, 2021
June 19, 2021
-
from
£
2055

Fully booked

July 1, 2021
July 10, 2021
-
from
£
2375

Fully booked

July 15, 2021
July 24, 2021
Small group
from
£
2375
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July 29, 2021
August 7, 2021
-
from
£
2375

Fully booked

August 5, 2021
August 14, 2021
Tattoo tickets - Guaranteed
from
£
2335
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August 12, 2021
August 21, 2021
Tattoo tickets
from
£
2335
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August 19, 2021
August 28, 2021
-
from
£
2615
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August 26, 2021
September 4, 2021
-
from
£
2015
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September 9, 2021
September 18, 2021
-
from
£
2335

Fully booked

September 16, 2021
September 25, 2021
Small group
from
£
2335
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September 23, 2021
October 2, 2021
Small group
from
£
2335
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October 14, 2021
October 23, 2021
Small group
from
£
2055
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* Prices are per person based on two people sharing either a double room or twin room. A single supplement will apply for those bookings where a single room is required.

Pricing 2020/21

Single Supplement: from £880.

Small group departures have a maximum of 26 guests but travel aboard a full-size motor coach.

Pricing Notes

  • Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room.
  • Prices are for land only tours and all tours are subject to availability.
  • Prices are correct at the time of publishing to website but are subject to confirmation at time of booking.
  • Prices are in British Pounds Sterling (GBP£) for approximate costs in other currencies please contact us.
  • All trip details are correct at time of publishing to website however are subject to change.
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