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Fort Augustus, The banks of Loch Ness
Fort Augustus © Highland Explorer Tours

1 Day Loch Ness & A Taste of The Highlands

From £88 per adult

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January — December

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A smorgasbord of Scotland's most outstanding characteristics. Amidst the cultural and scenic delights we indulge in a feast of your choice; Relish a 3-course lunch of Scotland’s fines The world-famous Loch Ness itself is then just the cherry on top.

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Heading north from Edinburgh at 08.00am we pass the imposing ramparts of Stirling Castle and drive through the Trossachs National Park, Rob Roy country. We cross the wilds of Rannoch Moor before stopping at dramatic Glencoe, the scene of the infamous massacre in 1692. Our journey takes us through Fort William and majestic Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest peak before arriving at the banks of Loch Ness.

Upon arrival in Fort Augustus you are seated by the friendly staff at the award-winning restaurant at the Lovat Hotel and treated to a delicious ‘Taste of Scotland’ lunch, which is the celebration of Scotland’s finest produce. You have an opportunity to indulge in the best local specialities like smoked salmon, haggis, wild game and whisky. After lunch you can go ‘Nessie hunting’ on a short walk to the shoreline or just relax by the Caledonian Canal.

On our journey back we travel east along the banks of shimmering Loch Laggan and witness more stunning Highland scenery. The next step of our journey takes us over the Drumochter Pass through the Cairngorms National Park and on to Perthshire, a land of forests, rivers and mountains. We view the spectacular Forth Bridges before arriving back in Edinburgh around 8.00pm.

Contact details

Highland Explorer Tours
Highland Explorer Tours
60 High Street
The Royal Mile
Edinburgh
Scotland
EH1 1TB

Key facilities

WiFi Wifi
Starting
Edinburgh Edinburgh & The Lothians Edinburgh - City Centre
Length
1
Day
Transport
Driver guide Small coach
Type
Large Group (31+) Medium Group (17-30)
Languages
Chinese English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish
Themes
Food and drink History Landscapes

Tour prices

From

  • £88 Per Adult
  • £85 Per child
  • £85 Concession
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Prices are subject to change depending on season

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Scotland's landscape is stunningly beautiful with a magnificent history and culture that deserves to be told by the Scottish experts, our Guides. They will bring this heritage to life while ensuring you get to explore our nation's most breathtaking landscapes. Whether you are planning a day trip or a longer visit, our range of tours will give you an unforgettable insight into our country and its people, leaving memories that will last a lifetime.

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