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Highland Experience Tours

#8 of 192 Tours in Edinburgh
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Address: 1 Parliament Square, High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, Scotland
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The Best Way to Experience Scotland! 5 Star, luxury minibus tours of...

The Best Way to Experience Scotland! 5 Star, luxury minibus tours of Scotland. All tours depart from the Royal Mile, in the historic heart of Edinburgh's Old Town.

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Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness and Glen Coe Day Trip from Edinburgh
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Rosslyn Chapel, Dunfermline Abbey and Stirling Castle Day Tour from Edinburgh
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Loch Lomond, Stirling, and Glengoyne Distillery Tour from Edinburgh

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Amazing trip and fantastic guide Fergie

We went for a day trip on the highlands. Left from Edinburgh and visited the Glencoe, Inverness, Lochness and other wonderful places on the way. Our tour guide, Fergie, made the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went for a day trip on the highlands. Left from Edinburgh and visited the Glencoe, Inverness, Lochness and other wonderful places on the way. Our tour guide, Fergie, made the experience even more nice. He entertained us with the history of the places and with some jokes. Fergie was really kind and available, I dont know what the visit... More 

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HEXTours, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this review

Hi Ilaria, Thanks for choosing to travel with Highland Experience. We're so glad to read you had such a great time with Fergie! Thank you for recommending us! Kind Regards, Clare More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fergus was a wonderful tour guy. He gave us ample time at each stop to enjoy the scenery and have lunch. I recommend this tour. I work for the airlines and have been all over but this tour is a must do.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did a day trip from Edinburgh to Stirling, Dunfermline and Rosslyn Chapel. It was such a great experience to see outside Scotland with a knowledgeable tour guide. Our guide Jamie is passionate, has excellent knowledge of his homeland, very nice and approachable. He even took us to Culross that's not included in the tour. We'd surely do this again... More 

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HEXTours, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your kind review of our tour to Stirling, Dunfermline and Rosslyn Chapel - it sounds like you had the perfect day out with our driver-guide Jamie. I will be sure to pass on your wonderful feedback to him. Kind Regards, Clare More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While in Edinburgh two weeks ago, we took two trips. The first was the day tour through the Highlands with Fergie (he would not tell us how to spell his name!). It was incredible! You guys have found an absolute gem in him - his stories were compelling, his Red Hot Chili Pipers CD was phenomenal, and the laughs were... More 

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HEXTours, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this review

Hi there, It sounds like you had a great time with both Fergie (don't worry you spelt his name correctly) and Jamie! Glad to hear you enjoyed the fantastic Red Hot Chilli Pipers music and learned lots from both guides. Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience. Kind Regards, Clare More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a fantastic day . Surely recommended ! Our guide , Sergio was a great guide! Thank you a lot Sergio!

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HEXTours, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this review

Hi there, So glad to read that you enjoyed your time with Sergio! We will be sure to pass on your positive feedback. Kind Regards, Clare More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Tour with Fergie of ultimate Skye experience, 2 nights, highly worth it highly enjoyable. Great driver, strongly recommend. Fergie ya legend 👍🏼

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HEXTours, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this review

Thanks Georgina for sharing your awesome experience with Fergie - sounds like you had a great 3 days exploring the Scottish Highlands and the Isle of Skye! We hope to see you in Scotland again soon. Kind Regards, Clare More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've traveled with Highland Experience twice now, and both experiences were absolutely fantastic. The guides are knowledgeable and kind, the itineraries are well planned and executed, and the time allotted at the various sites are always perfect. I'd recommend Highland Experience Tours for anybody who wishes to see some beautiful landscapes while learning a lot in the process.

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HEXTours, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this review

Hi Brittney, Thank you so much for your kind review and for choosing to travel with Highland Experience on two occasions! We can't wait to see you again for another tour soon! Kind Regards, Clare More 

Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sir Jo (Sergio) was a great guide for this fantastic day out in the highlands. He made things very enjoyable and had a wealth of knowledge. The cruise on Lock Ness was lovely and we were lucky to be blessed with good weather in February!!!! If you have time to do this trip you will not be disappointed. FYI.... I... More 

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HEXTours, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to review your tour with Sergio - it sounds like you had a wonderful time and were lucky with the Scottish weather! We hope to see you in Scotland again soon. Kind Regards, Clare More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a comprehensive trip for those who'd want to capture the essence of Scotland with limited time. Stirling Castle was impressive and the nice downhill walk to Stirling Town was lovely. Loch Lomond cruise was fantastic with so many historic buildings dotting the lake banks but a heavy downpour dampened our spirits a little bit. Glengoyne Distillery completed a... More 

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HEXTours, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review of our Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle and Glengoyne Distillery tour. We're very happy you enjoyed your day trip with our guide Willie! We hope to see you in Scotland again soon. Kind Regards, Clare More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is really, really late. But a friend and I did the 2 day Highland Explorer tour in September 2015 and Rob was our tour guide. Not only did he bring the incredible history of the country to life with his vivid storytelling (The Wars Of Independence in 6 Parts LOL) but he absolutely kept us in absolute stitches... More 

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HEXTours, Guest Relations Manager at Highland Experience Tours, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for sharing your experience from 2015! We're delighted to read your lovely review and to let you know Rob is still guiding lucky visitors around Scotland. We can't wait to welcome you and your friends back soon! Thanks again, Clare More 

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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