Scotland Explorer Self Drive

Edinburgh, St. Andrews, Perthshire, Scottish Highlands, Glencoe, Loch Lomond, Glasgow

This trip offers the opportunity to see some of Scotland's most awesome sights – experience history and culture, big skies and mysterious lochs, vast untamed landscapes and breathtaking scenery - all at your own pace as you weave through this dramatically stunning country.

Our prices start from

$ 1,176 LAND ONLY

9 Days • INDEPENDENT • 8 Meals

Operated Tour

The Details

  • 8 nights accommodation
  • 8 breakfasts

Itinerary

Engaging Experiences These special places and experiences are considered tour highlights. Look for them in the daily itineraries.

Day 1 - Arrive In Edinburgh

A Hop-On, Hop-Off tour is a great introduction to this UNESCO World Heritage city, and you'll journey through cobblestone streets and courtyards as you lose yourself in its narrow lanes full of ancient heritage.

Market Street Hotel

Welcome to Scotland! You will be met and transferred to your city hotel. A Hop-On, Hop-Off tour is a great introduction to this UNESCO World Heritage city, and you'll journey through cobblestone streets and courtyards as you lose yourself in its narrow lanes full of ancient heritage.

Day 2 - Edinburgh Sightseeing

Learn the Secrets of the Royal Mile and skip the lines at Edinburgh Castle with your local guide on a walking tour.

Market Street Hotel

Breakfast Included

Learn the Secrets of the Royal Mile and skip the lines at Edinburgh Castle with your local guide on a walking tour. This grand sight is perched high atop a dormant volcano. Here you'll see the Scottish Crown Jewels, Mons Meg, the Great Hall, and more.

Day 3 - Edinburgh - St. Andrews - Perthshire

Atholl Palace Hotel

Breakfast Included

Travel to St. Andrews, "the home of golf." Explore this university town and its food culture with a local guide before continuing to beautiful Perthshire, famed for its dramatic mountains, glens, lochs and ancient castles.

Day 4 - Perthshire - Scottish Highlands

The Lovat Hotel Loch Ness

Breakfast Included

Step back into Scotland's past as you explore the Scottish Highlands. Why not visit the battlefields of Culloden to delve into our rich history? This site is where in 1746 the Jacobite cause, under Bonnie Prince Charlie's leadership, was crushed.

Day 5 - Scottish Highlands

The Lovat Hotel Loch Ness

Breakfast Included

Today, perhaps explore Inverness city or visit the 14th-century Cawdor Castle positioned among grand gardens and romantically linked by Shakespeare with Macbeth.

Day 6 - Scottish Highlands - Glencoe Area

Kingshouse Hotel

Breakfast Included

Travel along the banks of Loch Ness, where you'll see ancient ruins, stunning scenery and maybe even spot the famous monster!

Day 7 - Glencoe Area - Loch Lomond

Loch Lomond Arms Hotel

Breakfast Included

Take a cruise on the spectacular lake in Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. This magical location is home to snow-capped mountains, lush greenery, and shimmering waters.

Day 8 - Glasgow

Dakota Glasgow

Breakfast Included

Discover Glasgow, set on the River Clyde and renowned for its culture, style and the friendliness of its people on a cycling tour of the city. Explore at your own pace, enjoy the views and even stop and meet some of our lively locals.

Day 9 - Depart Glasgow

Breakfast Included

Depart from Glasgow Airport.

Pricing is per person International airfare is additional.

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