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

By: Rabbie's
  • 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 luxury Mercedes minivan 
Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Trip from Edinburgh
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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Trip from Edinburgh
Opt for a personalized experience of the Scottish Highlands on a small-group day trip from Edinburgh, limited to 15 people. Ideal for visitors with limited time, this guided tour transports you to Loch Ness and other Highland highlights with ease and efficiency. Stop at Glencoe, Cairngorms National Park, and Fort Augustus along the way, and upgrade to include a cruise on the legendary Loch Ness. Plus, traveling in a luxury Mercedes minivan means you can feel comfortable throughout the journey to and from Edinburgh.
What to Expect

Your tour begins with pickup from a central Edinburgh location. Board an air-conditioned Mercedes minivan 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. Stop to explore the Victorian town of Pitlochry before returning to your original departure point in Edinburgh.

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Reviewed yesterday
Beautiful scenery with a great guide.

Nik was fantastic! He made the trip entertaining and informative. Highly recommend for anyone interested in a great day trip outside Edinburgh.

Thank Greg W
Reviewed yesterday
Taste the magic of Scotland in 1 day

This is a trip you do not want to miss. Our experience guide, Arron, drive us for 12 hours through beautiful Scotland countryside, stopping in selected places for picture taking and trail walking, relating old stories and answering any question come to mind. You will...More

Thank Nestor S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you want to see a lot of the Scottish countryside in one day then this is the tour for you! Twelve hours with plenty of photo opportunities and lengthy stops in three locations including Loch Ness with the opportunity to pay for a boat...More

Thank Work2Travel1985
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Do yourself a favour and book it!

The best small group tour I've done. No gimmicks. It's not cheesy. There's no hidden costs. Rabbies came highly recommended by my travel agent and they did not disappoint. They communicate well before you go. Their check in process is efficient and they go on...More

Thank LilSips
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Family trip

A long day but a must trip. The scenery is spectacular. Mahri, our guide, is a lovely young lady who made it a much more pleasurable experience. Loch Ness was not the “ star” off the trip as I had initially expected. Want to come...More

1  Thank Michael C
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13 July 2018|
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Response from PandaGirl24 | Reviewed this property |
Although a lot of time is spent travelling, the fabulous and ever changing scenery makes the time spent in the bus pass very quickly. I would say around 6 of the 12 hours is spent travelling. However, all the photo stops and... More
Modou M
17 June 2018|
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Response from Johnny R | Reviewed this property |
As far as I am aware, Gambian nationals require a standard UK visitor visa unless they have family who are UK citizens. You can apply for a tourist visa on gov.uk.
15 June 2018|
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Response from Kerry G | Reviewed this property |
I think any kid under 12 would have a tough time sitting. It's nearly a 12-hour day, with lots of driving, even though there are frequent stops. In case it's relevant even to older kids, there's no wifi in the van, and very... More