Take the ultimate day tour of Scotland and see for yourself if the Loch Ness Monster is lurking under the water! Covering over 500 km in one day, you will see some of the most amazing scenery Scotland has to offer. FREE morning hotel pickup service!
From Edinburgh, this tour heads towards Stirling, catching views of the castle and The Wallace Monument. We will continue towards Callander where we will have our morning coffee stop and the chance to meet “Hamish”, the Hairy Coo. Our journey continues northwards into the Highlands over Rannoch Moor until we come to the dark brooding Pass of Glencoe where we will stop for a photo opportunity, and hear the haunting story of the famous massacre of 1692.
After crossing Loch Leven at Ballachulish, we stop for lunch in the Fort William area before following the course of the Caledonian Canal up the Great Glen to Fort Augustus on Loch Ness. Here we will cruise on the loch for an hour or so, or enjoy the tranquil little village on the banks of Loch Ness. Please note, this part of the tour may be subject to change due to weather conditions in the winter months. After our stop at Fort Augustus and Loch Ness, the tour will begin it's return journey south. You will pass by Loch Laggan, the set for the internationally recognised 'Monarch of the Glen', before making a stop in picturesque Pitlochry, a delightful Victorian resort town. Journeying past Perth and through the Kingdom of Fife, we will cross the Forth Road Bridge alongside the magnificent Forth Railway Bridge before arriving back in Edinburgh with a million memories. Suitable relaxing music will be played during your comfortable drive home to Edinburgh for city centre drop-offs.
Our one day program departs daily with tours from Edinburgh. We offer 9 different sightseeing tours, from the dramatic Highlands of Scotland and Loch Ness to vibrant Cities like Glasgow or visits to Castles & Palaces we have a wide selection to suit all tastes. What’s more fans of film and TV can walk in the footsteps of characters from Game of Thrones, Outlander and Harry Potter with an Alnwick Castle Day Tour from Edinburgh or our full day inspired Magical Highlands Tour. We also offer a FREE morning pick up service from most hotels or guest houses in central Edinburgh.