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5-day Best Of Scotland Experience From Glasgow Tour

Country: United Kingdom
City: Glasgow
Duration: 5 Day(s) - 4 Night(s)
Tour Category: Nature Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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Overview

Discover the best of rural Scotland on this adventurous 5-day tour from Glasgow. Travel into the Trossachs National Park with a guide to Kilmartin Glen, and enjoy uninterrupted views over the iconic Loch Lomond. Explore the pretty coastal town of Oban, admire the soaring peaks of Glen Coe and hop aboard the Jacobite Steam Train for a rail journey to remember! Take the ferry to the Isle of Skye to explore Sligachan and the Trotternish Peninsula. Visit the coastal town of Portree and Corrieshalloch Gorge on route back to Glasgow. 5-day best of Scotland tour from Glasgow Explore the beautiful Trossachs National Park with a guide Gaze out over the tranquil waters of Loch Lomond Visit the pretty harbor town of Oban and take the Jacobite Steam Train Take in top sites including the Isle of Skye, the Trotternish Peninsula and Corrieshalloch Gorge Tour includes round-trip travel from Glasgow

Why Travelers Choose This Tour This tour crams as much as possible into five days, making it ideal for first-time visitors to Scotland.

What To Expect

On day one we’ll head west through the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park and on towards Kilmartin Glen. You’ll get lost in Scotland’s incredible nature before spending the evening in the incredible coastal town of Oban: Seafood capital of Scotland! Your second day takes you through some incredible mountain landscapes at Glencoe. At Fort Wiliam, where the highest mountain in the UK lies - Ben Nevis - you jump aboard the Jacobite Steam Train, to enjoy one of the greatest train journeys. Taste the best seafood at Mallaig and cross over the sea to the Isle of Skye on the ferry for your second night. Departures 13th May - Sep 12 will include the Jacobite Steam Train All other departure will include Loch Ness Cruise and Urquhart Castle instead. Day three is all about Skye! You’ll get the chance to enjoy Sligachan, unforgettable views of the Black and Red Cuillin Mountains. You’ll then head to explore the Misty Isle and for great photographs of the Old Man of Storr, the Trotternish Peninsula and visit the colourful harbour town of Portree. We’ll spend the second night on Skye. On our fourth day we’ll leave Skye and head straight to one of Scotland’s most photographed castles, Eilean Donan* which you’ll have ample time to explore. You’ll stop at the pretty Lochside village of Drumnadrochit for lunch, before having the option to cruise on Loch Ness, look out for Nessie and visit Urquhart Castle ruin. We’ll then head to the south end of the Loch for our overnight stop in Fort Augustus. Our final day begins with a Loch Ness cruise (entrance fee not included, except 21st March - 9th May & 5th September - 10th October) and and visit to Culloden Battlefield (entrance fee not included). You will then visit a whisky distillery (entrance fee not included), pass through the Cairngorm Mountains National Park and the picturesque town of Pitlochry as we journey south back to Glasgow.

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