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.
This independent itinerary is fully customizable around your interests and budget.
Engaging Experiences These special places and experiences are considered tour highlights. Look for them in the daily itineraries.
Recommended Experiences: Edinburgh Hop-on Hop-off Tour, The Scotch Whisky Experience
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. Later enjoy a visit to The Scotch Whisky Experience to learn about this famous whisky’s production process, and of course sample a wee dram.
Recommended Experiences: Secrets of the Royal Mile Walking Tour, Edinburgh Castle
Market Street Hotel
Learn the Secrets of the Royal Mile and skip the lines at Edinburgh Castle with your Local Specialist 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 much more, all in the special company of your passionate local.
Recommended Experience: Walking Tour of St. Andrews
Ballathie Country House
Travel to St. Andrews, ‘the home of golf’. Explore this university town with a Local Specialist on a walking tour before continuing to beautiful Perthshire, famed for its dramatic mountains, glens, lochs and ancient castles.
Recommended Experience: 4x4 Safari in the Highlands
The Lovat Hotel Loch Ness
Climb aboard your 4x4 with your Safari Ranger and get close to nature to discover tracks, trails, views and clues. Great fun for all the family.
Recommended Experience: Cawdor Castle
The Lovat Hotel Loch Ness
Today, perhaps explore Inverness city or visit the 14th-century Cawdor Castle positioned among grand gardens and romantically linked by Shakespeare with Macbeth. Or 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.
Recommended Experiences: Jacobite Steam Train, Ben Nevis Distillery
Travel along the banks of Loch Ness, where you’ll see ancient ruins, stunning scenery and may even spot the famous monster! All aboard! Why not, hop on the Jacobite Steam Train, considered one of the greatest rail trips in the world. As you travel through the stunning countryside, watch for the Glenfinnan Viaduct, well known to Harry Potter fans familiar with the ‘Hogwarts Express.’ Disembark in Fort William (operates May to October). Perhaps a visit to the Ben Nevis Distillery, one of the oldest licensed distilleries in Scotland is a good way to end the day.
Recommended Experience: Cruise on Loch Lomond
Loch Lomond Arms Hotel
Take a cruise on the spectacular lake in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. This magical location is home to snow-capped mountains, lush greenery and shimmering waters.
Recommended Experience: Glasgow Food Tour
Discover Glasgow, set on the River Clyde and renowned for its culture, style and the friendliness of its people on a food tour with a Local Specialist. You’ll interact with the locals, visit independent restaurants, shops and bars enjoying a generous mix of food and drink tastings.
Depart from Glasgow Airport.
Price is per person, land only and based on double occupancy. Subject to availability; varies by inclusions and travel dates.
Pricing is per person,
land only, based on January 2, 2022 travel date.
International airfare is additional.
Call AAA for current airfare rates and availability. This independent itinerary is fully customizable around your interests and budget. Schedule a personal planning session with your AAA Travel Advisor..
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