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Highlander Loch Ness and Culloden Battlefield from Inverness

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Enjoy an 8-hour trip to get a flavor of the lush hills and glens in and around the world famous and mysterious Loch Ness. Experience tastes of this unique culture, history and landscape. The small-group tour will be in a comfortable, air-conditioned bus that seats up to 8 people. Relax with your professional, Scottish, kilted tour guide as they take you on a journey to Loch Ness, the Black Isle, Chanonry Point (Dolphins), Glen Ord Distillery, Culloden Battlefield and Clava Cairns.
  • Discover the sweeping landscapes and scenic lochs of the Scottish Highlands
  • See Loch Ness, Culloden Battlefield, prehistoric monuments, and a distillery
  • Look for bottlenose dolphins at Chanonry Point
  • Make the most of your local guide on a tour with no more than eight people
What to Expect
Greet your kilt-clad guide and small group in central Inverness and hop aboard the climate-controlled minibus for the ride to Loch Ness. Here you just might catch sight of Scotland’s most famous resident—Nessie, the Loch Ness monster. Admire the medieval ruins of Urquhart Castle on the shores of the loch.

Your next stop is the Glen Ord Distillery, where you might opt to sample some of the fine malt whisky crafted here. From here, head to Chanonry Point, where you’re likely to see some of the bottlenose dolphins that play in the Moray Firth.

At Culloden Battlefield, a must for Outlander fans, learn the dark story of how the Jacobite rising ended. Then travel back in time to 4,000-year-old Clava Cairns, a Bronze Age cemetery. Your guide will drop you back where you began.
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Reviewed yesterday

Bill was an amazing guide! We felt drawn in by his love for Scottish history. Best tour we have had on any vacation. The tour flew by and we left with a great sense of the history that Scotland holds.More

Date of experience: August 2019
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maninthekilt1, Owner at Happy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for a great review of your tour with Bill. It's humbling you consider this the best tour on any vacation you jave taken. Wow! Bill's love for this country shines like a beacon and most folks just can't fail to react to his...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had such a fun, informative and safe trip today it made Scotland come alive. We saw Nessie, met a Jamie Fraser. Tasted whiskey. Toured culloden battlefield and standing stones. Billie Grey. our guide, would even let others listen,people not on our tour, to hear...More

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maninthekilt1, Owner at Happy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Debera for leaving Billy such a great review. Jamie Fraser is a true wee star! Everyone falls for his charms. It's always nice that are guides are so knowledgeable and liked that even other folks stop to listen. We hope you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Our tour guide John is a great storyteller. As a Highlander John has an enormous knowledge about Celtic culture and language, about life in the Highlands and the clans. The four of us visited with John Loch Ness, the distillery Glen Ord, the battlefield of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Monica F
maninthekilt1, Owner at Happy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Monica for leaving such a great review for John. We love that you enjoyed the tour so much you recommend it to fellow travellers. John is a true highlander and has a vast knowledge to pass on. It's so interesting to learn the...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice tour. Mike the tour guide was social, informative, a very nice person to be in a car with for several hours. The places he took us and the information he shared was exactly what we wanted.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank seaneeboy1314
maninthekilt1, Owner at Happy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for leaving such a kind review for Mike. We are pleased you enjoyed your tour around the local area of Inverness and found Mike a congenial guide. It's great that we met your expectations. Haste ye back

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My tour guide was John. He is a highlander himself and this added to the overall experience as he told me all about the history and culture of the highland clans which brilliantly added to the tour’s historical sites. He met me off the ship;...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Richard L
maninthekilt1, Owner at Happy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Richard for such a fabulous review for John, and for Happy Tour too. We are so delighted you so enjoyed the authenticity of John and his love for our wonderful Highland Area. I'm sure John would have told you he is a poster...More

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26 June 2019|
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Response from maninthekilt1 | Property representative |
No Lianne, this tour does not include a boat trip on loch Ness
Ashleigh L
13 May 2019|
Response from maninthekilt1 | Property representative |
I'm afraid we don't have any tours shorter than 8 hours, but if you contact me direct we could look to providing a private tour for you!
4 May 2019|
Response from maninthekilt1 | Property representative |
This tour includes a stop at Urquhart Castle to view it. If you actually want to visit inside the Castle attraction we do a Loch Ness 360° tour which has a longer stop at this attraction
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