DAY 01 : ARRIVAL EDINBURGH
Arrival transfer at Edinburgh Airport to Hotel. Check in to Hotel at 1400hrs. Free at own leisure. Overnight in Edinburgh.
DAY 02 : EDINBURGH TOUR (Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel restaurant. Hop On Hop Off Edinburgh Tour with 1 Day Ticket - make by own way to the starting point of the tour which is at Hanover Street. Edinburgh has been the Capital of Scotland since the 15th Century and stands proudly on seven hills creating the dramatic skyline of this cosmopolitan city. Compare Edinburgh's Old Town with the elegant Georgian New Town with its three main streets and a square at either end. Hear about the hangings that took place in the Grassmarket as marvel at the impenetrable Castle Rock above and hear about the attempts to capture Edinburgh Castle. Then see the Royal Mile which joins Edinburgh Castle to the Palace of Holyrood House. The tour will highlight all the things to do and see in Edinburgh as tour through the city street. Overnight in Edinburgh.
DAY 03 : EDINBURGH / LOCH NESS TOUR (Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel restaurant. Full Day Original Loch Ness Tour - make by own way to the starting point of the tour. Explore the beautiful Scottish Highlands, discover majestic Urquhart Castle and take a monster on Loch Ness. Then leave Edinburgh behind, head towards Stirling with its ancient castle. Stop for morning coffee at Kilmahog. Next it's Rob Roy Country and dramatic Rannoch Moor before arriving at the Weeping Glen - Glen Coe the infamous site of the 1692 Massacre of the resident MacDonalds by Government troops of the Campbell clan. Take a short drive to arrive at Fort Williams which sits in the shadow of Ben Nevis - Britain highest mountain. The after lunch, there's a photo stop at Spean Bridge before enter the scenic beauty of the famous Great Clen - a landscape of soaring mountains and shimmering lochs. Then journey follows the route of the Caledonian Canal to Loch Ness and the impressive ruins of Urquhart Castle. The Castles provide a superb vantage point to see the deepest part of loch. The last part of tour takes through the ancient Kingdom of Fife to the famous Forth Rail Bridge and the of tour in Edinburgh. Overnight in Edinburgh.
DAY 04 : EDINBURGH / HIGHLAND GLENS / CASTLE AND WHISKY TOUR (Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel restaurant. Highland Glens, Castles and Whisky Tour - make by own way to the starting point of the tour. First stop of the day at Dunfermline Abbey and Palace. The great abbey of Dunfermline (optional) was founded in the 11th century Romanesque style nave. The Abbey Church is the last resting place of many Scottish Kings and Queens including the great freedom fighter Robert the Bruce. Continue the tour through beautiful Glen Devon and pass the famous Gleneagles Hotel - the venue for the 2014 Ryder Cup. Next venture into the Highlands taking the picturesque route through the "Sma Glen" and Strathbaan. Here the scenery takes on a rugged splendor, which is a fine introduction to the Highlands of Scotland. The picturesque villages of Dunkled and Birnam are set on opposite banks of the River Tay in he heart of the Highland Perthshire and make a very pleasant stop. There's an opportunity for a gentle stroll when stop at The hermitage - an impressive wooded gorge. A pleasant walk reward with views an 18th Century folly overlooking the dramatic Falls of Black Linn. After leisurely stroll, head southwards and travel through the undulating hills towards Perth and then through the Kingdom of Fife. Watch out for Loch Leven - forever linked to the tragic story of Mary, Queen of Scots. Enjoy fine views of the Firth of Forth and the Fort Bridges when make a last stop of the day in pretty South Queensferry. It's a short drive back to Edinburgh. Overnight in Edinburgh.
DAY 05 : DEPART EDINBURGH (Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel restaurant. Free at own leisure until depart to Edinburgh Airport for flight departure home.
Package Includes :
- 04 Nights accommodation based on Twin Sharing at Holiday Inn Express City Centre or similar (3 star hotel)
- Daily Continental Breakfast
- Return Airport transfer
- Sightseeing Tours on Seat In Coach Tours as specified in the itinerary.
Package Excludes :
- International Air Ticket to Edinburgh
- Airport Taxes
- Tipping to Driver and Guide
- Travel Insurance
- Personal expenses