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West Highland Lochs, Mountains & Castles

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 9 Hours
Adult Cost: GBP 10 Per Person ( INR 1011 )
Child Cost: GBP 43 Per Child ( INR 4347 )
Tour Start Time: Starts at: 0915 Hrs

Operational Days of sightseeing

Daily:

Departure Point - Outside the Ensign Ewart pub

Tour Details

Experience the natural beauty of the West Highlands: shimmering lochs, scenic mountain views, and romantic and historic castles. From Edinburgh we travel west, passing the historic and imposing Stirling Castle, high on its volcanic rock, and on to a visit at the magnificent Doune Castle (which featured in the cult movie 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail'). From there we drive into the Highlands, past the lovely Loch Lubnaig and up through impressive Glen Ogle, stopping nearby for lunch and beautiful views of the surrounding scenery. After lunch (not included) we drive further into the Highlands, passing one of the most photographed castles in Scotland, Kilchurn Castle, jutting into beautiful Loch Awe and stunningly framed by the surrounding mountains. Then it's on to Inveraray, a quaint small town built in the mid-18th century, on the shore of Loch Fyne. Explore the town and pick up some Highland souvenirs, or pay an optional visit to Inveraray Castle (April to October only), the historic home of the Duke of Argyll, chief of the Clan Campbell, which is set in large beautiful gardens overlooking Loch Fyne. We now start our homeward journey, driving over the Arrochar Alps, an attractive range of mountains, with a brief pause near the top of the Rest and Be Thankful Pass. A little later we reach enchanting Loch Lomond, where we stop at the pretty lochside village of Luss before returning to Edinburgh.

Tour Inclusions

  • Transport by coach and services of a highly knowledgeable professional Timberbush driver guide.

Cancellation

A 15% refund applies to completely untilized sightseeing (atleast 6 days prior to commencement of the tour).Within 6 days it is non refundable.

Additional Info

  • Children under the age of 5 are not allowed to join this tour.
  • Operational from 01st Apr 2019 - 31st Mar 2020 (Operating times are estimated only).
  • This tour is operated in air conditioned vehicles.

Note*: Please arrive at the departure point approximately 15 minutes before the departure time shown, as missed tours cannot be refunded. Children under 5 years of age cannot be carried, due to insurance reasons. Entrance to the attractions and lunch not included.*This tour visits Inveraray Castle from April - October and alternates to Dunstaffnage Castle from October-March.