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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Overview
Explore Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Scottish Highlands on this 12-hour tour from Edinburgh. Depart from Edinburgh on a luxury mini-coach and travel out into the Scottish Highlands to Glencoe with your guide. Stop at Fort Augustus on the banks of Loch Ness at marvel at the spectacular scenery, then continue on to explore the Cairngorms National Park. Admire the majestic mountain of Craig Meagaidh and continue through the Drummochter mountain pass to visit the Victorian town of Pitlochry. Group size limited to 16 to ensure a personalised experience.
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You'll start at
Rabbie's Cafe Bar
6 Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3EG, UK
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  • 1
    Rabbie's Cafe Bar
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Glencoe Mountain
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Fort Augustus Abbey
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Loch Ness
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by Cairngorms National Park
You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Take a hassle-free day trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands
  • Let a guide bring the history of historic landmarks to life 
  • Travel comfortably in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach
  • Small-group tour for a more personalized experience
  • Upgrade upon arrival to include a sightseeing cruise on Loch Ness
What to Expect
Your tour begins with pickup from a central Edinburgh location. Board a top of the range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach destined for the Scottish Highlands. On the way to Loch Ness, pass landmarks such as the Wallace Monument, Stirling Castle, and Linlithgow Palace. Stop at Glencoe to learn about the history of the Clan Macdonald massacre from 1692 before you journey onward through the town of Fort William. On arrival at Fort Augustus, disembark to wander around Loch Ness, or take a sightseeing cruise depending on the option chosen at checkout. Following a break for lunch (own expense), travel through Cairngorms National Park for panoramic views of Loch Laggan. Return to your original departure point in Edinburgh.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Rabbie's Cafe Bar, 6 Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3EG, UK
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
12h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • The chance to see "Nessie", the Loch Ness monster
  • Modern Mercedes minivan with air conditioning (maximum 16 people)
Exclusions
  • Loch Ness Cruise
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Fort Augustus Abbey
  • Entry/Admission - Loch Ness
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 5 years
  • Check-in closes 15 minutes prior to departure
  • Luggage Allowance: You're restricted to 14kg (31lbs) of luggage per person on our tours. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items.
  • Near public transportation
  • In order to retain the integrity of the tour and try to ensure that all our customers have the best possible experience, we do cap bookings from any one party to 8 passengers.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We had Jim as our tour guide & he was a phenomenal tour guide! Do yourself a favor & book this tour. It's absolutely worth it. Price: Worth it for the quality of the bus (nice & clean, comfortable temperature, plenty of space), a passionate & knowledgable tour guide, & the
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I was in Edinburgh for the weekend and thought I'd make the most of being in Scotland by taking the Glencoe/ Loch Ness tour with Rabbie's. Best decision I've made in a long time! Dave was a wonderful tour guide, very knowledgeable and funny. I had booked mainly to see Loch Ness,
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Response from Rabbies_Aimee, Guest Relations Manager at Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
Responded 5 days ago
With such dramatic scenery and haunting history, Glencoe really is awe-inspiring and we're not at all surprised that this was a highlight for you. It sounds like a wonderful day with Dave, thanks so much for your feedback and recommendation. All the best, Aimee
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It’s a long day with a lot of walking but absolutely worthwhile. I was a bit hesitant considering it is mid January and the days are short here but we had low intense sun and dramatic clouds so we got some fabulous photos. Our driver/guide Billy went out of his way to find
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Response from Rabbies_Aimee, Guest Relations Manager at Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
Responded 5 days ago
There's not usually much opportunity for walks on this tour as there is a lot of distance to cover, so Billy must really have worked his magic here to fit this in to the agenda! We're glad it was such a great day, thanks very much for your feedback. All the best, Aimee
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Dave was a great guide, highly recommend. Long trip so be sure to be prepared but definitely worth it
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We set my wife's parents up for this tour, and they loved it. They revelled in the history explained by their guide Stefan, and couldn't say enough about how they enjoyed it. My Father-in-law had a knee injury and couldn't fully participate in all of the walks, but nevertheless
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Response from Rabbies_Aimee, Guest Relations Manager at Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
Responded 6 days ago
Many thanks for recommending us to your parents-in-law, we're delighted to hear that they enjoyed the history and commentary from Stefan. Kind Regards, Aimee
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By: Rabbie's
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HJI60
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
102
A Grand Day Out
An excellent tour with Henry G who was most informative and entertaining. Plenty of interesting stops and shorter
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pandey75
30
Mark is journalist not only a guide
Hello Mark thank you for nice and informative tour. Being a medical person great to know Alexander Fleming was
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pandey75
30
A day well spent
The trip to loch lomond reminded me of my country Nepal once again thank you Lensa and the friends from chicago
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leppinghaus
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
4223
Friendly staff and awesome views.
Love the tour itinerary, very friendly staff and really like because was a small group. I will definitely use that
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lenavll
20
1 day Outlander Tour
I really enjoyed the tour. The driver and the guide were very nice. I had chosen it not because I am a fan of
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Greta201190
51
Great tour. Very enjoyable!
We took this tour in October and really enjoyed it. It was a great route with lovely views from the Lowlands that
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TiffanyBeee
Cambridge, Massachusetts
11
Glencoe is a real treasure
We had Jim as our tour guide & he was a phenomenal tour guide! Do yourself a favor & book this tour. It's
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Shaunnamarie
33
Absolutely breathtaking views
I was in Edinburgh for the weekend and thought I'd make the most of being in Scotland by taking the Glencoe/ Loch
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Sann Rene G
Brussels, Belgium
12652
Glencoe is glorious, the highlight of the tour, even if Loch Ness is the main reason people book.
It’s a long day with a lot of walking but absolutely worthwhile. I was a bit hesitant considering it is mid
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DanielaS3236
10
Three wonderful days!!!
Amazing three days in Scotland! From the Highlands to the land of kelpies and fairies. Magical scenery and
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Passport827423
20
Lochness
Dave was a great guide, highly recommend. Long trip so be sure to be prepared but definitely worth it
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939donw
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
91
Superb Loch Ness, Glencoe, and Highlands tour!
We set my wife's parents up for this tour, and they loved it. They revelled in the history explained by their
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marcelofgnogueira
Assis, SP
91
Great tour for Outlander's fans!
Grant was our guide and he is very funny and able to lead the tour. It was my third Rabbie's experience so I am
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didier658
La Crosse, Wisconsin
30
All four seasons in one day!
Thank you Duncan for sharing a little slice of your beautiful country and some very entertaining stories! The
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tony70436
College Park, Maryland
10
Awesome tour with awesome guide!!!
Our guide Ashleigh was informative and very friendly. She knew a lot about Scottish history and also intriguing
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