Witness The True Beauty of Scotland With This Europe Vacation Package
Scotland might appear a small country on the map, but there are plenty of destinations to cover on your basic Scotland travel bucket list. From sipping whiskey to visiting castles and exploring the mystical places, there is enough to keep you entertained for weeks. In this Europe Vacation Package, you will be able to experience the very best of what this amazing country has to offer.
A Brief Look at the Scotland Tour
(Day 1): Arrival in Edinburgh
(Day 2): Exploring Edinburgh
(Day 3): Visiting Methven
(Day 4): A Day Tour of Grantown-on-Spey
(Day 5): Heading to Oban
(Day 6): More Time in Oban
(Day 7): Towards Port Ellen, Islay
(Day 8): A Day in Port Ellen, Islay
(Day 9): Enjoying Speedboat Ride in Loch Lomond
(Day 10): More Fun in Loch Lomond
(Day 11): Departure Back Home
Places To Visit
Edinburgh, Methven, Grantown-on-Spey, Oban, Port Ellen, Islay, Loch Lomond
Our private tours typically range from $500 - $1000 per person/per night depending on chosen hotels and room categories, vehicles used, types of tours, flight cost, time of year and other factors. Make an inquiry for a customized trip quote.
Today, your Scotland journey will begin as you board an international flight to Edinburgh. Upon arrival, you'll be met by your private guide at the airport and taken into the city to your luxurious hotel. After check-in, relax for sometime in the comforts of your hotel room and grasp the vibe of Scotland.
In the evening, take a short tour of the city, which will lead you through the alleys of the city and into vaults beneath the streets and learn about Edinburgh's spine-chilling past.
Day 2: Exploring Edinburgh
Today morning, after breakfast you’ll be exploring Edinburgh Castle all by yourselves. Later, you’ll get to meet a local food guide for a private food safari, customized as per your tastes. You'll visit a number of local producers, sampling different dishes and ingredients and hearing the tales of the people involved.
Day 3: Visiting Methven
This morning, your guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and then you’ll be driven north to Perth, in order to visit the Black Watch Castle Museum. You'll have a tour of this museum, which details the stories and history of the infamous Black Watch Highlanders' regiment. Later in the night, you'll stay in a castle located just outside Perth.
Day 4: A Day Tour of Grantown-on-Spey
Today, after the breakfast, you’ll continue north into the Cairngorms. Visit the Rothiemurchus Estate located in the heart of the Cairngorms. Undertake a private quad bike trek accompanied by a guide, then pick up your bicycles and start exploring the woodland trails all by yourselves.
Day 5: Heading to Oban
When you get ready, you’ll be heading north and west to Loch Ness. Here, you'll board a cruise of the loch, which will include entry to the atmospheric Urquhart Castle. You’ll continue your journey, heading across to the west coast to have a stay just outside Oban.
Day 6: More Time in Oban
Today morning, you’ll board a wildlife cruise, which departs from a small village situated on the coast just outside Oban. Witness the whales, dolphins, porpoise, seals, and otters, as well as goats and deer on the small islands that you will pass.
Day 7: Towards Port Ellen, Islay
Today, get ready to be driven through the prehistoric remains of Kilmartin Glen on the way south to board the ferry across to Islay. The ferry will take around two hours. When you land on Islay it will be a short drive to your hotel.
Day 8: A Day in Port Ellen, Islay
Today morning after breakfast, head out into the ocean on a wildlife boat trip accompanied by a local guide, who will take you along the coast to witness seal colonies, otters and dolphins (if you happen to be lucky). You'll dip in and out of isolated bays and view the coastline from an entirely different perspective. Later in the afternoon, you’ll visit the American monument located on the Oa Peninsula.
Day 9: Enjoying Speedboat Ride in Loch Lomond
This morning, you’ll leave Islay and board the ferry back to the mainland, and then driven to Loch Lomond. Later in the afternoon, you’ll be heading on a speedboat ride around the islands towards the south end of the loch. Your hotel is situated on the shores of the loch, overlooking the pristine water.
Day 10: More Fun in Loch Lomond
Today, you’ll venture towards the north of Loch Lomond and enjoy cycling along the shore towards Luss. This is a beautiful town and is good for exploring or for enjoying a peaceful traditional lunch. From here, you'll take the boat which takes you back up to your car in Tarbet.
Day 11: Departure Back Home
In the morning, when you get ready, your guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and will take you to Glasgow International Airport. From there, you’ll catch your international outbound flight back home taking with you a dozen memories of your Scotland journey.