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2-Day Loch Ness, Inverness and the Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

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    Day 1: Fom Edinburgh to Inverness

    Stop At: Luss Pier, Luss, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Scotland
    First stopping at the pretty conservation village of Luss, on the ‘Bonny Bonny Banks’ of Loch Lomond
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Glencoe Lochan, Glencoe Village Scotland
    We descend into the dramatic expanse of Rannoch Moor, passing the Black Mount, to dramatic Glencoe, site of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald Clan. Here we pause for a leisurely walk to soak in the atmosphere of this haunting glen,
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Old Fort of Fort William, Fort William Scotland
    We then drive before north towards Fort William for lunch and Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Fort Augustus Abbey, Fort Augustus Scotland
    After lunch in the Fort William area, your two day Inverness tour from Edinburgh traces the 24 mile shoreline of Loch Ness, passing Urquhart Castle,
    Duration: 45 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: From Inverness to Edinburgh

    Stop At: Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Culloden Moor IV2 5EU Scotland
    The first stop is the Culloden Battlefield, where the Jacobites and Bonnie Prince Charlie were defeated by the Duke of Cumbe
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Clava Cairns, National Grid Reference: NH 757 444 off the B9006, 6 km from Inverness Scotland
    Get a glimpse the ancient stones of the Neolithic Clava Cairns.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Ruthven Barracks, Kingussie, Newtonmore Scotland
    After a lunch stop at Aviemore we move south for a visit to the old military garrison of Ruthven Barracks, built by General Wade.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Hermitage Woodland Walk, Just off A9 at Dunkeld, Dunkeld Scotland
    We continue our return journey via The Hermitage, stopping for a gentle forest walk (this option will only be possible in the summer months),
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Forth Road Bridge, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9SF Scotland
    Opened in 1890, the Forth Bridge is a Scottish icon that is recognised the world over as the most famous of cantilever designs

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    the trip took almost 4-5 hours , we stopped for lunch in very average restaurant then when we reached the loch the asked us to either book ticket to visit castle or use the cruise and you have only 1:30 then directly you will return...More

    1  Thank rory11379
    Timberbush T, Manager at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

    Dear rory11379, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your tour with us. I'm sorry to hear that you found it to be a disappointing experience. Please note that we clearly explain the different options on our website so this shouldn't...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I decided to take this tour whilst on holiday from South Africa. I missed the meet up due to a Scotrail delay but managed to catch up with the group for day 2 from Inverness. Our guide, Gillian was most welcoming. The places we visited...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    2  Thank karenw5727
    Timberbush T, Front Office Manager at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hello karenw5727, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review for your Driver-Guide Gillian and your 2 Day Loch Ness tour. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your tour with us, and we are so glad you managed to catch up and join the...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We did this trip-wonderful country and good coach etc etc -but Saint Paul our driver/ guide was as good as we have ever had on heaps of trips like this. Informed,intelligent,funny and extremely competent! Well doneMore

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank grahamc408
    Timberbush T, Front Office Manager at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hello grahamc408, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review for your Driver-Guide Paul and your 2 Day Loch Ness tour. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your day with us! We agree that the tour is wonderful and am so pleased to her...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    What a great tour...Charlie was interactive, knowledgeable and extremely accommodating...clearly our most memorable time in the UKMore

    1  Thank V8730DCjennye
    Timberbush T, Manager at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi there! Thanks for taking the time to leave a review for your tour with Charlie. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your day with us exploring the Highlands of Scotland! I hope you took some lovely photos too :) Don't hesitate to contact us...More

    Reviewed 12 July 2019

    Absolutely excellent tour. Glencoe and the highlands were absolutely magical. Loch Ness was beautiful and we loved the fact that the company gave us options regarding what do when we arrived there (castle/boat cruise/hotel). The tour was very well organised, everything ran to time, and...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank ellieenglish
    Timberbush T, Manager at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2019

    Dear ellieenglish, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your tour, it is very much appreciated. We're pleased to hear that you found theLoch Ness, Glencoe & The Highlands tour enjoyable with Paul as your driver-guide. I am glad you enjoyed all...More

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