Rabbie's - Speyside Whisky Tour (3 day)

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6 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 3EG

    Speyside Whisky Tour (3 day) A warm welcome awaits you in Speyside, home to more than half of Scotland's malt whisky distilleries. Your 3 day adventure allows you to sit back and let us do the driving whilst you enjoy!

    To book call 0131 226 3133 or email tours@rabbies.com

    Highlights:

    Dunkeld and the Hermitage Cairngorm National Park
    The River Spey Elgin
    Speyside Cooperage 4 Whisky Distilleries
    Royal Deeside  


    Because we believe in time off the bus and give you opportunities to take nature walks we recommend you bring suitable clothing and footwear for your tour. Scotland can be a wet place!!
     
    Tour Includes:
    *  2 nights in Grantown on Spey in the Cairngorm National Park.
    *  Choose from 3*  Guest house/B&B/Hotel accommodation
    *  Transportation by top of the range Mercedes minicoach
    *  Guaranteed Departure – no minimum numbers. You book, you go!
    *  Services of a professional Rabbie's driver/guide
    *  Rabbie's Discount Card - money off restaurants, shopping and attractions

    Tour Excludes:
    * Lunch, dinner and refreshments
    * Entrances to all visitor attractions
    * All items of a personal nature, telephone calls etc

    Itinerary:
    Day 1
    Departing from Edinburgh at 09.00 your three-day Scotch Whisky adventure starts with the journey north into the Highlands. The first stop will be the historic village of Dunkeld for a short walk through the forest to some atmospheric waterfalls. After lunch in Pitlochry you will make your first distillery visit at Dalwhinnie – the highest distillery in the country and the closest to the source of the River Spey. From here you follow the river north through the Cairngorm National Park to the small town of Grantown on Spey – your base for the next two nights.

    Day 2
    A whole day exploring Scotland’s most famous whisky region. After a scenic drive toward the coast your first stop of the day will be at the family owned Benromach Distillery for a personalised tour. From here it is a short distance to Elgin – home to Gordon and Macphail – one of the world’s leading specialist whisky bottlers and suppliers. From here you will travel back up the Spey to Craigellachie for a visit to the Speyside Cooperage where you will see another aspect of the whisky making process. After lunch here or in nearby Aberlour you will visit Cardhu Distillery. Cardhu is the most important whisky in Johnnie Walker Black Label. From here is back to Grantown on Spey.

    Day 3
    Takes you through the beautiful Cairngorm Mountains on route back to Edinburgh. In the morning you will explore Glenlivet – not just a distillery but also a beautiful glen with great walks and wonderful wildlife. Later you will pass by the famous Balmoral Castle and stop in the village of Braemar in the heart of the National Park. From here the route south passes over Scotland’s highest mountain pass then through the Perthshire before arriving back in Edinburgh around 18.30.

    Additional Information :
    Edinburgh Departure: 6 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EG - 9.00am

    Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled departure time to check in for tour
    We regret we do not carry any children on this tour. Minimum age is 18
    For the Friday departures - days 1 and 3 of the itinerary will be reversed.

    Rabbie's Tours Terms & Conditions

    Please refer to Rabbie's booking terms & conditions


     

    Opening Times
    Departs from Edinburgh 9am on Wednesdays weekly from 2nd April - 29th October, and Fridays fortnightly from 9th May - 26th September
    2 Apr 2014 - 29 Oct 2014

    Edinburgh Departure: 6 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EG

    Ticket Information
    Type
    Tariff
    Adult B&B £249.00 per ticket
    Adult Hotel £269.00 per ticket

    Children - We regret we do not carry any children on this tour. Minimum age is 18
    *Prices displayed are based on two people sharing a Twin/Double room
    **Single occupancy available on request

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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