Scottish Highland Fling
10-Day Tour from Edinburgh to Glasgow
With its lush rolling hills, dramatic coastlines, tiny villages, and towering fairy tale castles, what’s not to love about Scotland? 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.
2,969 2,672 per person*
*Based on Sept 29 2022 departure, early booking fare offer, and subject to availability at time of booking. Pricing does not include international air travel. See also terms & conditions.
DAY 1 ARRIVE IN EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
Welcome to Edinburgh! Free time this afternoon. At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
DAY 2 EDINBURGH
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.
DAY 3 EDINBURGH–ST. ANDREWS–PITLOCHRY–INVERNESS
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
DAY 4 INVERNESS–DUNROBIN–THURSO
ROSS-SHIRE 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.
DAY 6 THURSO–DURNESS–ULLAPOOL–GAIRLOCH
Scenic drive along the North Coast 500 route via Durness and Scourie.
ULLAPOOL Visit to the fishing port includes a traditional fish & chips lunch at a local restaurant.
194 mi / 312 km
DAY 7 GAIRLOCH–ISLE OF SKYE–FORT WILLIAM–OBAN
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
DAY 8 OBAN. EXCURSION TO THE ISLES OF MULL AND IONA
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
DAY 9 OBAN–LOCH LOMOND–GLASGOW
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
DAY 10 GLASGOW
GLASGOW Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.