Jacobite Steam Train,

Glenfinnan Viaduct, West Highlands

Spirit of Scotland

Encompassing Scotland's dramatic Highlands, great glens and idyllic islands, the 11-day Spirit of Scotland itinerary is packed with incredible experiences and led entirely by a Blue Badge National Escort - the highest of UK guiding accreditations.

From riding the iconic Jacobite steam train to cruising two of the country's greatest lochs and touring the Royal Yacht Britannia, discover the very best of Scottish heritage, culture, engineering and landscapes. Take in the full scale of Scotland's majesty, from energetic Edinburgh to magical Mull and scenic Skye, and immerse yourself in the dramatic history of this proud and spirited country, with visits to the castles and battlefields that shaped its tumultuous past.

All breakfast, lunches & dinners included

Day 1

  • Arrive in Edinburgh and enjoy time at leisure before a welcome dinner

Day 2

  • Edinburgh's Royal Mile
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • National Museum
  • Holyrood Distillery for whisky and gin tasting

Day 3

  • Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Falkirk Wheel

Day 4

  • Stirling Castle
  • Town of Aviemore

Day 5

  • Countryside of Inverness
  • 2 hour Loch Ness cruise
  • Culloden Battlefield

Day 6

  • Scenic drive to Isle of Skye through the Great Glen
  • See Eilean Donan Castle & the Five Sisters of Kintail
  • See the painted houses of Portree
  • Meet a local ghillie (wilderness guide) in Talisker
  • Fairy Pools of Glenbrittle

Day 7

  • Ride the Jacobite Steam Train (84-mile round trip)
  • Explore the seaside town of Mallaig

Day 8

  • Take the ferry from Oban to the Isle of Mull
  • Tobermory Distillery for whisky and gin tasting

Day 9

  • Tour of Oban town
  • Scenic cruise on Loch Lomond
  • Arrive in Glasgow

Day 10

  • Explore architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh around Glasgow, including lunch at The Willow Tearooms

Day 11

  • Departure

From £2490 per adult

Departure days

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

January — December

Contact details

Wendy Wu Tours

Cottons Centre
47-49 Tooley Street
United Kingdom

Tour information


  • Edinburgh


10+ Days


  • Boat
  • Coach
  • Train


  • Medium Group (17-30)


  • English


  • Architecture
  • Castles
  • City
  • Gin
  • History
  • Island Hopping
  • Landscapes
  • Whisky

Tour prices

From £2490 Per Adult

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Prices are subject to change depending on season

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Tour company information

Wendy Wu Tours

Wendy Wu Tours is one of the UK’s leading escorted tour operators having won the Globe Travel Awards’ ‘Best Specialist Tour Operator’ for 11 consecutive years. They have provided exceptional escorted group tours and tailormade holidays for over 20 years, offering a comprehensive range of itineraries to wonderful destinations including Asia, South America, the Middle East, and most recently, Europe. Every Wendy Wu Tour is led by a knowledgeable National Escort who can truly showcase the wonders of their homeland, and includes authentic experiences to fully immerse visitors in the local culture.

Opening times

Monday - Friday: 9:00 to 17:30

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