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Cairngorms nationalpark - 1 day tour #10

Cairngorms nationalpark 1 day tour - departures from the Scottish Central belt 10 hour full day tour is £240 (if group of 8 is £30 per person), so a 5 hour half day tour works out £120 (if group of 8 is £15 per person)

For travel between 4th November 2021 - 18th February 2022

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Cairngorms nationalpark

1 day tour

-stops and route along the way flexible and personalised depending on your preferences, interests, the weather and your tour start off pick up/drop off location

Cairngorms nationalpark - 1 day tour #10

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1D#10 - Cairngorms nationalpark - 1 day tour - Unicorn Tours

Price for a full 1 day tour

  • 10 hour full day tour is £240

(if only 1 person = £240 for the tour / for a couple it is £120 per person / for 3 it is £80 per person / for a group of 4 is £60 per person / if 5 = £48 pp / if 6 = £40 pp / if 7 = £34 pp / for 8 passengers is £30 per person - these are the discounted winter prices up to February 2022)


  • Departures from the Scottish Central belt (Stirling, Falkirk, Dunfermline, etc. area & pick ups up to 1 hour drive away from our Alloa/Clackmannanshire base)



Around the Cairngorm national park, including the option to visit Royal Deeside

Sample itinerarySpectacular tour around Scotland’s largest nationalpark

We travel from Stirling through Perth and past Scone palace north past picturesque Blairgowrie and climb up the pass of Glenshee along the ski route.

We have a stop before we heading into Aberdeenshire and drive along Royal Deeside to the historic village of Braemar, home of the world famous Royal Highland gathering, where we will be stopping for a walk.

We drive past Braemar castle and the stately home of the Farquharson clan before at Crathie we are close to Balmoral castle and the the royal Crathie church.

The overall day, our timings, our activities, if more outdoor walking, having photostops up at the high Cairngorm mountain resort near the reindeer centre and stunning Loch Morlich and if we can take this or that high mountain pass route or not and if we have to take a diversion will very much depend on the weather.

In mid-April it could be anything from cold, wintry with a lot of snow up to warm, early summer has arrived, life, nature, the flowers, the spring blossoms, the lambs, etc. all being out and about. Some of what we will do and see will also depend on the preferences of the group.

We will have to play it by ear, but the plan is for a full circuit around the Cairngorm nationalpark.

We will visit Victorian Ballater, cross the Cock bridge and drive along stunning mountain passes up the Lecht ski resort and through Tomintoul and then head south along the A9 with stops at Carrbridge (300 year old military bridge) /Aviemore (when there is time and good weather a visit of stunning Loch Morlich/Cairngorm mountain ski resort past the reindeer centre is an option) plus if the group is into walking there are some more fantastic walks in the Newtonmore/Kingussie/Kincraig area or just having free time in Aviemore, plus you have the Kincraig wildlife park , or visit a working sheep dog form or Highland Folk museum (where some Outlander scenes were filmed) or can visit the Cairngorm reindeer herd and there is a lot more to do and see in the Cairngorm nationalpark

We drive past the Dalwhinnie distillery, Blair Atholl castle, Killiecrankie and have some more scenic stops before after a possible stop at the Victorian tourist town Pitlochry and Dunkeld and depending on time and weather possible more scenic routes and stops, we are heading back to Stirling again.

This route depending on the weather or specific requests for time sensitive visits, etc. can also be reversed.


Aviemore weather forecast

  • How to enquire, book & pay

If you are interested in this tour, you let us know by either emailing, use our enquiry form or text or phone us 07429251980. This also gives you a chance to ask any questions, you may have.


Guaranteed pick up/drop off always from the Stirling area, places along the way, anywhere on private tours & outwith the Forth Valley on request depending on distance & booking numbers


  • long distance multi-stop day tour
  • allowing for some limited free time, flexible activities, nature, walks, bens. lochs & glens, ski resorts, mountain views, wildlife, castles & more

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Price for short day tour:

  • 5 hour half day short day tour is half the price of a 1 day tour

(or more if the tour is longer/or less if the tour is shorter)

(see prices for full 1 day tours above)

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(* pick ups from anywhere in the Scottish Central belt & beyond. We are close to Stirling & its University, Falkirk & Dunfermline; * 45 minutes from Edinburgh, Glasgow & Perth; * just 1 hour from Dundee & St. Andrews)
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Unicorn Tours

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6am to 10pm
(06:00 - 22:00)

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