Scottish Highland Fling


  • 10 days

  • Scotland

tour : GM

Save 10% on 2021

Was from

£2,059pp

Now from

£1,853pp

Prices shown exclude flights and transfers

Overview

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Don’t be shy—you’re not the only daydreaming traveler with a major crush on Scotland. With its lush rolling hills, dramatic coastlines, tiny villages, and towering fairytale castles, what’s not to love? On this Undiscovered Tour of Scotland, you’ll feel your heart skip a beat as you journey through the breathtaking Highlands, ferry to its most beautiful islands, and immerse yourself in a world of haunting bagpipes, hallowed battlefields, and hoppy brews—the perfect choice for washing down traditional fish and chips at a Scottish chippy. With visits to the Neolithic village of Skara Brae, the legendary golf town of St. Andrews, and a famous whisky distillery for a tour and a wee dram, this Scotland vacation offers countless opportunities to raise a glass to your many passions. Making a spectacular scenic loop from Edinburgh to Glasgow, this Scottish Highland Fling tour is indeed an affair to remember.

Small Group Discovery

Select Globus 2021 Europe tours are limited to an average of just 24 guests per tour. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus European tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery Europe vacation is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.

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2021 Tour itinerary

Total meals included:

  • 9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 6 dinners

ARRIVE IN EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

Day
1

Welcome to Edinburgh! Free time this afternoon. At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

Meals included:

  • Dinner

EDINBURGH

Day
2

EDINBURGH Morning city sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the New Town and Old Town. Visit to Edinburgh Castle to see Scotland’s Crown Jewels. Free time this afternoon.
EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO Attend the world-renowned Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo performance. (Departures August 05 through August 26 only).

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

EDINBURGH–ST. ANDREWS–PITLOCHRY–INVERNESS

Day
3

ST. ANDREWS See the home of golf and famous university town.
PITLOCHRY Guided walk through the Victorian mountain resort. Scenic drive through the Grampian Mountains and Cairngorms National Park.CULLODEN Visit the Culloden battlefield site and visitor center.
201 mi / 323 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

INVERNESS–DUNROBIN–THURSO

Day
4

ROSS-SHIRE LF Guided tour of a whisky distillery.
DUNROBIN Guided visit to the castle and walled gardens.THURSO Free time before dinner.
110 mi / 177 km
ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Thurso with an excursion to a local pub before dinner. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

THURSO. EXCURSION TO THE ORKNEY ISLANDS

Day
5

JOHN O’GROATS Scenic ferry crossing to South Ronaldsay.
ORKNEY ISLANDS Sightseeing via a local coach with a driver-guide includes the four Churchill Barriers, Scapa Flow, Skara Brae, the Ring of Brodgar, and Kirkwall. LF Guided tour of The Orkney Brewery, light lunch at the Tasting Hall café, visit to Skaill House. Return to the mainland by ferry in the late afternoon. 90 mi / 145 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

THURSO–DURNESS–ULLAPOOL–GAIRLOCH

Day
6

Scenic drive along the North Coast 500 route via Durness and Scourie.
ULLAPOOL Visit to the fishing port includes LF a traditional fish & chips lunch at a local restaurant. 194 mi / 312 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

GAIRLOCH–ISLE OF SKYE–FORT WILLIAM–OBAN

Day
7

ISLE OF SKYE Drive across the Inner Hebridean island. Return to the mainland by ferry across the Sound of Sleat to Mallaig.
GLENFINNAN See the monument to fallen Jacobite clansmen and the famous viaduct.FORT WILLIAM See the gateway to Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest peak.
GLEN COE Scenic drive en route to Oban. 234 mi / 376 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

OBAN. EXCURSION TO THE ISLES OF MULL AND IONA

Day
8

OBAN Ferry crossing to the Isle of Mull.
ISLE OF MULL Scenic drive across the island.ISLE OF IONA See the burial place of many Scottish kings and chiefs. Visit one of the first Christian monasteries in the British Isles.
94 mi / 151 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

OBAN–LOCH LOMOND-GLASGOW

Day
9

Scenic drive through Loch Lomond & the The Trossachs National Park.
LOCH LOMOND Visit the lake.GLASGOW Orientation drive to see the 12th-century cathedral, university buildings, and Georgian squares. Free time this afternoon before a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.
91 mi / 147 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

GLASGOW

Day
10

GLASGOW Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

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