4.5 star rating: Recommended 21 Reviews

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  • Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Duration:  12 hours (approx.)

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2014

Great tour and great tour guide, Cameron! A full day of sightseeing galore! The Scottish Highlands are breathtaking; the boat ride on Loch Ness was so enjoyable with scenery that looked like a post card.
Cameron was able to provide very interesting details and history about Glen Coe and the MacDonald and Campbell clans.... and how a little of their 'feud' still continues on today. We especially enjoyed all the information about William Wallace and the 'insider extra' details that "Braveheart" left out! So glad we took this tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2014

This was our first trip to Scotland. I chose the trip to the Scottish Highlands and a very glad that I did. At least once in my life I wanted to see Loch Ness and was surprised and happy that a boat ride on the Loch was part of the tour. While we never saw "Nessie" we did see wonderful scenery and learned a lot about the Jacobite uprising and the tragedy of Glen Coe. My husband and I have a passion for history so having an opportunity to expand our knowledge of British history made it more interesting to us. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the area pointing out many things we would certainly have missed had we been on our own.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

This tour was amazing and exactly what I hoped for when I signed up! Kenny was a wonderful guide and bus driver. I had a business meeting in Edinburgh and then just one day after the meeting to see the Highlands--and how could I travel all the way to Scotland and not see Loch Ness? This tour was just like going on a "power walk" of the Highlands. Got to see so much and enjoy with one day limited time. I highly recommend purchasing the Loch Ness boat cruise. Plenty of time to snap lots of gorgeous photos, buy some gifts and try some great lunch food and snacks. If you want to see as much as you can, enjoy local history stories while driving by the relevant sites and also have time to cruise Loch Ness and look for "Nessie" this tour is for you! the landscape is breathtaking! so glad I was able to join this tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Shelley is the tour guide, she is superb, passionate about the Scotland!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

A very long day but a very good day. Loch Ness cruise was thoroughly enjoyable, Glen Coe was amazing and the driver/guide Kenny was outstanding and informative

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2014

Great day. Left at 8am and returned by 8/9pm. Mike the tour guide was excellent!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

Our trip to the Scottish Highlands was fantastic! It was a long journey, but I hardly noticed because the ride was beautiful, and we saw so many cool places. Our bus driver/guide, Mike, was great! Definitely the best guide of any of the day tours we've been on across Scotland and Ireland. A note: the boat trip at Loch Ness costs extra, but was definitely worth it in my book. You get a really lovely view of the land around the lake that you just won't get from the shore.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2014

A long day but a good one, really is two days worth of tour in one day, but I still highly recommend this trip. Fascinating history stories, nice, knowledgeable guide and driver, and the Highlands of Scotland are indescribably beautiful. I also recommend taking the Loch Ness cruise (cost is extra) as it is beautiful as well.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2014

Our tour guide, Kenny, was a great story teller. He was a stickler for keeping to the time schedule which allowed us to make a couple extra photo opportunity stops along the drive. The loch ness cruise was very nice, I get motion sickness pretty badly but had no problems on the cruise boat.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2014

very nice experience.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2013

Very good trip and the driver was exelent. Impressiv that the driver could holde the time and told stories about the area.

Deborah A
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2013

A long long day with most spent in the van but an excellent experience. Fantastic history stories from Ken our tour guide who comes across as a mean old buggar but he's really a big softy and a pushover who makes the day amazing. Windosr Castle is very busy in the summer so probably would not do that again but Glencoe was out of this world when it came to beauty and Lochness was very enjoyable. Well worth the money I would say with extra stops thrown in by Ken.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2013

Fantastic experience - brilliant guide. Comfortable sized group and bus - not to small for such a long journey. Only tour company offering this route - felt very personal as this company does not follow ALL the other tour companies to Loch Ness. Great value for the length of entertainment you get. 100% recommend this company for comfortable midi-coach (appropriate for the tour) excellent guide, unique route and the ticket price.

4 star rating: Recommended
December 2014

This tour was amazing!

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