5-Day Highland Highlights Tour from Glasgow

Join us on a captivating 5-day Scottish journey, exploring Loch Lomond, and the mystical allure of Glencoe. Traverse the Great Glen to Fort Augustus, where you can choose between a serene boat trip on Loch Ness or a visit to historic Urquhart Castle. Discover historical marvels like Clava Cairns, Culloden Battlefield, and the majestic ruins of Elgin Cathedral, then set out to explore either the majestic Brodie Castle or the formidable Fort George. The adventure continues through Aviemore, the Highland Folk Museum, Dalwhinnie Distillery, and a refreshing walk in the splendour of Dunkeld, before returning to enchanting Glasgow.
Departing

Glasgow

From

2,500* p/p

Duration

5 Days

Tour Details

Day 1: A Picturesque Prelude

Our journey begins with exploring the serene beauty of Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, with a refreshing stop in the picturesque village of Luss. After a leisurely lunch in Inveraray, we delve into the historical depths of Loch Awe and Kilchurn Castle. The night concludes in the vibrant coastal town of Oban.

Day 2: Glencoe’s Mystique and Beyond

Our exploration starts in the haunting beauty of Glencoe, enhanced by a visit to its visitor center. Heading to Mallaig, we pause for a well-deserved lunch break. Marvel at the stunning Sands of Morar and the iconic Glenfinnan Viaduct before concluding our day in the cozy town of Fort William.

Day 3: Great Glen Grandeur and Loch Ness Secrets

We journey through the magnificent Great Glen, reaching Fort Augustus. Here, a choice awaits: a serene boat trip on Loch Ness to unravel its mysteries or a visit to historic Urquhart Castle by the loch’s shores. In the evening, relaxation reigns on the picturesque Dores beach, and the night unfolds in the welcoming city of Inverness.

Day 4: Historical Marvels and Gastronomic Delights

Our day starts with a historical immersion at Clava Cairns and Culloden Battlefield, followed by a visit to the awe-inspiring Elgin Cathedral. After a delightful lunch in Elgin (or nearby), our journey explores either the enchanting Brodie Castle or the historic Fort George, leading to another night in Inverness.

Day 5: The Final Stretch and Highland Beauty

Our adventure brings us through the vibrant town of Aviemore, offering a moment of relaxation at Loch Morlich. We then delve into Scotland’s heritage at the Highland Folk Museum, passing by the Dalwhinnie Distillery en route to Pitlochry for a delightful lunch break. Our grand finale takes us on a refreshing walk through the Hermitage in Dunkeld, leading us back to our starting point, Glasgow.

Itinerary

Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park with a delightful stop in Luss.

Savour a leisurely lunch amidst the picturesque surroundings of Inveraray.

Visit to Loch Awe and Kilchurn Castle will leave you awe-inspired.

Conclude your day in the coastal town of Oban, where you’ll enjoy a restful overnight stay in the charming Fort William.

Discover the mesmerising allure of Glencoe as you explore the Glencoe Visitor Centre.

Journey to Mallaig while savouring the breathtaking landscapes, pausing for a delightful lunch along the way.

Marvel at the otherworldly Sands of Morar and the iconic Glenfinnan Viaduct.

Enjoy a cosy overnight stay in Fort William, surrounded by nature’s splendour.

Explore the magnificent Great Glen, where adventure and serenity blend seamlessly.

Arrive in the charming Fort Augustus, where you can choose between a tranquil boat trip on Loch Ness or exploring the historic Urquhart Castle.

Relish a moment of relaxation on the picturesque Dores beach before settling in for the night in Inverness.

Embark on a journey through time with visits to Clava Cairns and the hallowed Culloden Battlefield.

Explore the awe-inspiring Elgin Cathedral, surrounded by tales of antiquity.

Indulge in a delightful lunch in Elgin (or a nearby locale) before immersing yourself in the grandeur of either Brodie Castle or the historic Fort George.

Rest your head in Inverness, a city where history and modernity meet harmoniously.

Discover the vibrant town of Aviemore and unwind at the serene Loch Morlich.

Immerse yourself in Scotland’s rich heritage with a visit to the Highland Folk Museum.

Pass by the renowned Dalwhinnie Distillery and take the time to explore Pitlochry during your lunch break.

Conclude your adventure with a refreshing walk at the Hermitage in Dunkeld before heading back to Glasgow, your heart brimming with unforgettable memories.

INCLUSIONS / EXCLUSIONS

5 Day private tour for up to 7 people
Expert tour driver with years of knowledge and experience.
Pick up from any central Glasgow location.
Luxurious, Mercedes-Benz MPV as your vehicle with 4G WiFi.
Group WhatsApp for communicating with your driver.
Access to attraction(s)
Accommodation (Bed & Breakfast)
Gratuities
Meals & Drinks (unless otherwise stated)
5 Day private tour for up to 7 people
Expert tour driver with years of knowledge and experience.
Pick up from any central Glasgow location.
Luxurious, Mercedes-Benz MPV as your vehicle with 4G WiFi.
Group WhatsApp for communicating with your driver.
Access to attraction(s)
Accommodation (Bed & Breakfast)
Gratuities
Meals & Drinks (unless otherwise stated)

Why book with Hopscotch Travel?

Important Information

*Accommodation
  • Includes 4-Star hotel or guest house accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Indicative price based on 2 adults sharing a standard double room for 4 nights.
  • Prices quoted are indicative and may be higher e.g. for last-minute bookings.
  • Please let us know if you require 5-Star accommodation prices.
Meeting point
  • We come to you! So once you have booked your tour our driver and guide will be with you at the specified time on the day of the trip!
  • Traveling by Sea? We can pick you up at the Cruise Terminals in and around Edinburgh or Greenock.
Contact
  • We typically reconfirm all details no later than 48 hours before your travel date. For extra reassurance our team will be pleased to help, so please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
  • Your guide who will typically aim to be with you 5-10 minutes before your departure time. Unless you tell us otherwise we will always provide the lead passenger’s details which will be used to co-ordinate meeting up or should there be any parking restrictions and/or delays at your pick-up point.
  • Upon request, we can arrange a WhatsApp group allowing you to co-ordinate with us and your fellow travellers.
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes and a waterproof jacket is recommended.​
Not allowed
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed).
Covid-19 precautions – Good to Go!
  • Safety measures in place including daily regular Lateral Flow Tests by all our guides.
  • Our vehicles are thoroughly cleaned and sanitised daily.
  • Based on current government guidelines masks are discretionary. ​

Please refer to our FAQ for any additional queries you may, alternatively feel free to contact us if you need to get in touch.

Looking for other tours from Glasgow? Check out our 4 Day Tour to Islay and our 3 Day Tour to the Isle of Mull!
*Indicative price based on 2 adults sharing a standard double room for 4 night(s) departing in 2024

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