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One-day Loch Ness Discovery Tour (Small Group) from Edinburgh

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    What to Expect
    The route north takes you past the beautiful city of Stirling and its stunning castle. You will learn more about the exploits of William Wallace, as dramatised in the film Braveheart, and the turbulent times in which he lived. Glen Coe is broodingly beautiful and steeped in history. As you stand at the mouth of the glen, you’ll feel the past come to life as our guide tells you about the terrible massacre of the MacDonald Clan. Loch Ness is justly famous all over the world for its beauty and mystery. We visit the pretty village of Fort Augustus perched on the south end of the world’s most famous loch. You’ll have the option to join a cruise* and take in stunning views of Loch Ness and journey past Cherry Island and the striking Fort Augustus Abbey. Enjoy the stunning scenery as you travel through the spectacular and unique wilderness of the Cairngorms National Park. Our last stop will be the beautiful Highland town of Pitlochry, lying on the River Tummel. On our way back into Edinburgh, we’ll see the amazing Forth Railway Bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    *Optional Extra Subject to Availability.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    192 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RW, UK
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional driver-guide
    • Transportation on a mini-coach with air-conditioning
    • USB charging, wifi & a bottle of water
    • Bottled water
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age is 3 years
    • Returns to Edinburgh approx 20:00
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Honestly? This was the most disappointing part of our entire trip. I was so looking forward to this tour and it was a disaster from start to end. Our guide was clearly displeased to have us on board with our children (he actually said "Oh, this will be fun." with sarcasm as we
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    Response from ExperienceTeam, Public Relations Manager at One-day Loch Ness Discovery Tour (Small Group) from Edinburgh
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hi there, I am sorry to hear you didn't have an amazing experience with us. We take all feedback we receive seriously in order to improve our tour services. We have received many positive comments about John before in which people have enjoyed his knowledge and storytelling during their tours. John has been involved in an intense programme of tour guiding in which we felt that he was ready to conduct this tour specifically. I have passed your comments onto our Transport Manager who will speak with your guide, John, and determine where further training is required, in order to provide a more in-depth commentary throughout. I can assure you that this behaviour is not acceptable or condoned within Highland Experience Tours and we are currently investigating the matter. Please note that at the time of your booking, it was specified on our website that the visit of the Urquhart Castle and the cruise on the Loch Ness were not included as they were offered an optional extra package together. I also understand that you have emailed us directly to discuss this further. Thank you for taking the time to review your tour. Once again, I apologise that you were unable to experience the beautiful Scottish Highlands with us. Kind Regards, Laurine
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    Had an amazing experience in this trip. Erin the your guide was fantastic - shared a lot of stories and information throughout the whole trip! Fran, the driver, was great too! Boat trip and castle are well worth the extra pennies - overall had a fantastic day!
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    Thanks to Lord John, we had a great time on this very long drive. His driving was perfect agains the odds of Scotlands back roads and his stories and humor kept us entertained during the long hauls. He was also a willing and good photographer! Take this trip! We added the
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    Was a fabulous day, run by Erin and driver Tim, so much to see and experience both on and off the bus. Highly recommend this tour. Ultimate highland experience
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    I was on a mini-bus tour with the guide and driver Lord John. Overall this tour is good value for money and gives a good insight what the nature in central Scotland and the Highland looks like. I really appreciated that John tried to avoid the more touristy places and had his
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