Scottish Highlands Escape
Take an exciting Caledonian adventure through the highlands from Edinburgh to Glasgow on this guided vacation in Scotland! Enjoy the moors even more by visiting during the off season, with fewer crowds and lower prices. Begin in Edinburgh to visit the Castle and admire Scotland’s Crown Jewels. Visit the home of golf at St. Andrews. Stop in the Victorian mountain resort of Pitlochry and admire its Scottish Baronial architecture, then cross the battleground at Culloden Moor. Spend the night in the Highland capital of Inverness, and prepare for a day of glorious Scottish scenery on your drive along the shores of Loch Ness. Keep an eye out for the elusive Nessie! Take a spirited tour of Ben Nevis whisky distillery, and admire even more beautifully rugged landscapes from Glen Coe to Oban on the western coast of Scotland.Travel through the serene glens, lush forests, and rushing rivers of The Trossachs—Scotland’s first national park. Relish in the lovely views of Loch Lomond. Take a drive through Glasgow to see its 12th-century cathedral, stately university buildings, and elegant Georgian squares built in the heyday of the tobacco barons. Finally, gather with your traveling companions, and raise a glass to this bonnie jaunt of a guided vacation in Scotland.
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All Escapes by Globus tours and departures are excluded from the following Globus discounts: Book Early & Save, Welcome Back Credit, Second Tour discount and Small Group discount.
Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
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January & March 2020 Travel
Forth Road Bridge|Old and New Towns of Edinburgh
Globus offers Small-Group Discoveries on select dates. A Small-Group Discovery is limited to an average of just 24 guests per departure. 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 escorted 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 trip is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.
6 guests in a party: $1,002*18 guests in a party: $223*
Buffet breakfast daily; 3 three-course dinners
ARRIVE IN EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND Welcome to Edinburgh! Tonight, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
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. (B)ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Edinburgh with a Scottish evening of Highland dancers, bagpipers, and the Ceremony of the Haggis. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus.
EDINBURGH–ST. ANDREWS–PITLOCHRY–CULLODEN MOOR–INVERNESS Scenic drive over the elegant Forth Road Bridge and through the historic county of Fife.ST. ANDREWS See the home of golf and famous university town.PITLOCHRY Time in the Victorian mountain resort.CULLODEN MOOR Visit the Culloden battlefield site. (B) 200 mi / 325 km
INVERNESS–FORT WILLIAM–OBAN Scenic drive along the shores of Loch Ness.FORT WILLIAM [LF] Guided tour of a whisky distillery. (B,D) 114 mi / 180 km
OBAN–THE TROSSACHS–GLASGOWTravel through The Trossachs and past Loch Lomond.GLASGOW Orientation drive to see the 12th-century cathedral, university buildings, and Georgian squares. A farewell dinner at your hotel. (B,D) 99 mi / 160 km
GLASGOW Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
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|1||Leonardo Royal Hotel Edinburgh Haymarket||The Leonardo Royal Hotel Edinburgh Haymarket lies in the historical heart of the city, right next door to Haymarket station and a vast array of cafés, bars and restaurants. Discover the numerous sights and events in this lively city.||Edinburgh||1 Morrison Link||First-Class|
|2||Columba Hotel||Columba Hotel is a 4-star hotel boasting a perfect position in the very heart of Inverness, yet, is in a peaceful area offering marvelous views of Inverness Castle and the River Ness.||Inverness||Ness Walk||First-Class|
|3||Oban Bay Hotel||On the edge of Oban's picturesque esplanade in the heart of Argyll, Oban Bay Hotel is an ideal base for exploring Scotland's west coast and the Highlands. Following a multi-million pound investment the hotel and its restaurant have a fresh modern look. The remodelled spa area features a sauna, steam room, hydropool and treatments from organic Scottish skincare brand ishga. All rooms are en-suite and include a hospitality tray, Scottish toiletries and hairdryer, with front-facing rooms and the hotel's spacious sun lounge offering panoramic views of incredible sunsets over the bay.||Oban-Argyll, Scotland||Corran Esplanade||First-Class|
|4||Maldron Hotel Glasgow||Maldron Hotel Glasgow is a brand new centrally located hotel in Glasgow offering 300 brand new bedrooms and Grain & Grill Restaurant with dishes prepared from fresh, local produce. It is in walking distance to theaters, shops, restaurants/bars, and sightseeing attractions. All rooms are fully air-conditioned and offer all the modern amenities.||Glasgow||50 Renfrew Street||First-Class|