2022 - 8 Day Scottish Dream
7 Nights / 12 Meals

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Scottish Dream - 8 Days/7 Nights
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Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 31 - August 21 departures.
  • Immerse yourself in farm life to see how a farmer works with highly-skilled dogs to herd sheep.

Trip Highlights:

  • Blair Athol Distillery
  • Blair Castle
  • Culloden Battlefield
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Cruise on Loch Lomond
  • Inveraray Castle
  • Isle of Skye Highlights
  • St Andrews
  • Scottish Evening*

Dining Experiences:

  • 7 hot breakfasts (B), 5 dinners (D).

* Meal counts vary on Tattoo departures, as the Scottish Evening is replaced with the Tattoo and an independent dinner

    Hotels - 7 Nights :

    • Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor | Glasgow (1 night)
    • Isles of Glencoe Hotel or Ballachulish Hotel  | Ballachulish (1 night) +
    • Muthu Newton Hotel | Nairn (1 night) +
    • Atholl Palace Hotel | Pitlochry (2 night) +
    • Norton House Hotel & Spa  | near Edinburgh (2 night) +
    • + Or alternate hotel of similar quality
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      Itinerary

      Day 1: Glasgow City Tour | Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum
      Your tour begins at 2:30 PM at your Glasgow hotel. Set out on a panoramic tour of central Glasgow's highlights including red sandstone Victorian buildings, delightful parks, Glasgow Cathedral and the River Clyde, once important for shipbuilding. Visit the extensive and varied art collections in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Chat with your Tour Director and fellow travelers over a welcome drink. The evening is free for you to dine independently.

      Day 2: Loch Lomond Cruise | Inveraray Castle
      Embark on a short cruise of Loch Lomond to appreciate the beauty of this famous loch and admire panoramic views. Browse around the town of Inveraray and have free time before taking a guided tour of Inveraray Castle, featured in “Downton Abbey”. Journey across Rannoch Moor and through Glencoe, often considered one of Scotland's most spectacular and beautiful places. Continue to Ballachulish on the shore of Loch Leven.
      (B, D)


      Day 3: Isle of Skye | Loch Ness
      Travel on the scenic "Road to the Isles", stopping for photos at the Glenfinnan Monument. Ferry to the Isle of Skye to visit Armadale Castle, a romantic ruin surrounded by magnificent gardens. Back on the mainland, travel along the shores of Loch Ness. End the day at your hotel in Nairn, a lovely manor house set on spacious grounds near the North Sea.
      (B, D)


      Day 4: Culloden Battlefield | Sheepdog Trials
      A short distance from Nairn is the Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre where the British government forces defeated the army of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, popularly known as Bonnie Prince Charlie. Walk around the battlefield and the visitor center. Continue through majestic Highland scenery to a local farm for a demonstration of trained dogs herding sheep. Travel through the high peaks of the Grampian Mountains to your gracious manor-style hotel near Pitlochry.
      (B, D)


      Day 5: Blair Castle | Whisky Tasting | Pitlochry
      Visit Blair Castle, home of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl. Delve into the history of Mary, Queen of Scots, Bonnie Prince Charlie, and how Queen Victoria's famous stay led to the creation of Europe's only private army, the Atholl Highlanders. Go behind the scenes at Blair Athol Distillery for a tour and sample of the finished product. Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring the gardens, hotel museum, or browsing around Pitlochry.
      (B, D)


      Day 6: Glamis Castle | St Andrews | Scottish Evening*
      Travel through lush countryside to visit Glamis Castle, the legendary setting of “Macbeth” and childhood home of the late Queen Mother. This majestic building is filled with priceless artifacts and furnishings. Head to St Andrews, the “Home of Golf,” to see the famous Royal and Ancient Clubhouse and the Old Course. Enjoy free time to browse around the medieval town. Departures on August 1, 8, and 15 enjoy the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade. All other departures from July 31 to August 21 will have an independent evening free to explore and dine as you wish.
      (B, D*)


      Day 7: Edinburgh Panoramic Tour | Edinburgh Castle
      Explore Edinburgh to compare and contrast the wide streets and elegant mansions of the Georgian 200-year-old “New Town” with the narrow lanes and medieval townhouses along the Royal Mile, the oldest part of the city. Tour the imposing Edinburgh Castle with its splendid views of the city. The rest of the day is free for independent exploring, shopping, and dining. Departures from July 31 to August 21 (except for those on August 1, 8, and 15) will experience the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade.
      (B)


      Day 8: Tour Ends in Edinburgh
      Your tour ends after breakfast.
      (B)


      B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

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      Sun Mar 13, 2022Sun Mar 20, 2022US$1950
       
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      Wed Apr 06 2022Wed Apr 13, 2022US$1895
       
       
       
       
      Sun Apr 24, 2022Sun May 01 2022US$1650
       
       
       
       
      Fri Apr 29, 2022Fri May 06 2022US$2125
       
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      Sun May 01 2022Sun May 08 2022US$2125
       
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      Wed May 04 2022Wed May 11, 2022US$2125
       
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      Fri May 20, 2022Fri May 27, 2022US$1855
       
       
       
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      Fri Jun 03 2022Fri Jun 10, 2022US$2295
       
       
       
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      Wed Jun 08 2022Wed Jun 15, 2022US$2295
       
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      Fri Jun 17, 2022Fri Jun 24, 2022US$2295
       
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      Sun Jul 10, 2022Sun Jul 17, 2022US$2025
       
       
       
       
      Fri Aug 05 2022Fri Aug 12, 2022US$2245
       
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      Fri Sep 02 2022Fri Sep 09 2022US$2295
       
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      Wed Sep 07 2022Wed Sep 14, 2022US$2025
       
       
       
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      Fri Sep 30, 2022Fri Oct 07 2022US$2125
       
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      Wed Oct 12, 2022Wed Oct 19, 2022US$1650
       
       
       
       
       

      Single room supplement: $565

       

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