Scotland is part of the United Kingdom and comes under the third northern Island of Great Britain. The country has been blessed with a geographical topography which has everything from relief features to beaches in its northern side while having the Irish Sea in the south. Apart from its natural abundances, the country of Scotland has also been part of revolutionary history as the kingdom of Scotland had emerged as an independent sovereign state in Europe before being subjugated by Great Britain. This 7 days Scotland vacation would take you to many places inside the country starting from the capital city of Edinburgh while ending in Glasgow. Throughout the tour, you will be witness to various cultural and cuisine parties where you can localize yourselves with the indigenous population who are part of one of the earliest civilizations in the world. Get to know the history of Scotland through the historical remnants and its cultural hotspots in the museum visits which are included in your tour itinerary. Check out the highlights of the trip given here:–
Trip at a Glance
Start your Scotland vacation from the capital city of Edinburgh to end it in another beautiful city of Glasgow.
Visit various cathedrals, churches, and museums to understand the cultures and history of Scotland which in itself is incredible.
Get to know the history of Scotland through the historical remnants and its cultural hotspots in the museum visits.
Eat at the local cafes and learn the culinary skills from the locales to understand their skills
Visit 10 destinations including Glasgow and Edinburgh completely before scheduling your departure from Scotland.
Visit the battlefields of Culloden and Glencoe while visiting past the Lochs and Glens of the Scottish Highlands.
Start your Scotland vacation from the capital city of Edinburgh and visit more than 10 destinations across Scotland within 7 days. Take local ferries, trains and private transfers to these places before ending the tour in Glasgow. Check out the details of the trip from the day-wise itinerary given below –
Day 1: Arrival in Edinburgh
On the first day of the trip, you would be arriving in the beautiful and booming city of Edinburgh which is a complete business town. You would be meeting your tour operator who would take you to the pre-booked hotel. Depending upon your time of arrival, you can plan the itinerary for the day. But if you wish to come out, Edinburg would always be welcoming. Get lost all sense of direction in the tight paths of Edinburgh - the Scottish capital with an otherworldly air that consolidates antiquated legacy with the verve of an advanced city. Go through your day at recreation digging into its rich history and grasping the warm culture of the Scots, before joining your travel crew for a Welcome reception with a light supper and beverages.
Day 2: Exploring Edinburgh
On the second day of the tour, you will be on your toes in the morning to official stroll through the capital city to know about its history and culture. Join the local guide in the morning for a captivating touring voyage through the city. Get on the top of the Castle Rock and visit Edinburgh Castle, which looks out for the encompassing city from its elevated vantage point. Walk around the Old Town along the Royal Mile and see the staggering Palace of Holyroodhouse before getting a charge out of time at recreation to absorb the city's bubbly air. Visit many such local museums to know more about the history, culture and culinary prowess of the capital city before coming back to your hotel. Stay the night here and come out to visit some pubs and have some locally made wine.
Day 3: Visiting Scottish Highlands
On the third day of the tour, you will be visiting many places in the itinerary and starting with St Andrews which falls in the road to the Scottish Highlands. After morning meal, take a beautiful drive to visit the north and over the Firth of Tay, past the city of Dundee to Pitlochry. After lunch, appreciate some available time to investigate its waterway side setting or join an Optional Experience to Blair Castle, the familial home of the Clan Murray. Our day in lovely encompasses arrives at an end with a comfortable supper at our inn - one of Trafalgar's 'Remains With Stories' - situated inside the Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands.
Day 4: Visiting Isle of Skye, Culloden, and Excursion
The fourth day would be an adventurous one where you would visit Scottish highlands in complete delight. Voyage to the coast, landing in Mallaig where you will board a ship and cross to Armadale on the Isle of Skye. Heather-clad pinnacles give a dazzling background to your grand drive over the Sleat Peninsula. Enjoy some extra time for lunch before intersecting the extension back to the terrain. The rough magnificence of Eilean Donan Castle will leave you confused before you proceed with your voyage past Scotland's scandalous Loch Ness to the shocking combat zone of Culloden. Pay tribute to the valiant men who lost their lives in the Jacobite Uprising, at that point come back to your hotel tonight.
Day 5: Visiting Scottish Highlands, Glencoe and transfer to Glasgow
Today would be a hectic day as, after breakfast, you would be visiting a memorial site to commemorate World War II history. The place is called as Commando Memorial situated near the Fort William. From this place, you can see the spectacular views of Britain’s highest peak – Ben Nevis. After that, you will be visiting the Volcanic ruins and mountains which lie near to Glencoe to see the “Glen of the Weeping” where you would be remembering the MacDonald Clansmen who were massacred in 1692. After that, you would be visiting River Clyde before being transferred to the next location which is Glasgow.
Day 6: Visiting Glasgow and Stirling Castle
Today, you would be visiting the beautiful city of Glasgow which is the second-largest city of Scotland and also a very important one as far as education and culture go. Start your day seeing Glasgow's notable sights. Appreciate perspectives on the People's Palace and Winter Gardens, the lofty George Square and River Clyde, for more than 200 years the focal point of shipbuilding. Adventure to Stirling, to see its peak post, which stands as an image of national pride. Stirling Castle was before the seat of Scottish rulers including Mary, Queen of Scots. View the Wallace Monument from the stronghold dividers, paying tribute to the Scottish saint who battled for Scotland's autonomy. Afterward, you would 'Jump Into Culture' at Glengoyne Whisky Distillery and appreciate a small measure before joining the Wood family at their fifteenth-century ranch on the shores of Loch Ard to 'Interface With Locals' over a home-cooked Farewell Be My Guest dinner, in the midst of stories of Rob Roy and a couple of foot-tapping Ceilidh tunes.
Day 7: Departure from Glasgow
On the last day of the trip, you would be visiting some of the market areas before departing from this beautiful town of Glasgow taking into memory the beauty and warmth of Scotland with you. Depending upon the timing of your departure, visit some markets to buy some souvenirs to take as a token of love from Scotland.
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