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Loch Ness & the Highlands with Hotel Pickup from Edinburgh

By Gray Line Scotland
Price was $64, price is now $51
Free cancellation available
12h 30m
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  • Chance to look for the famous lake monster in Loch Ness

  • Untamed landscapes & misty hills of Scottish Highlands

  • Chance to check out centuries-old castles & sweeping estates

  • Engaging guide offers entertaining & informative commentary

  • Photo opportunities in lakeside towns & mountain passes

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September 2020
















About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of the Highlands and Loch Ness

  • What's included

    Pickup from your central Edinburgh hotel

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's excluded

    Admission fees

  • What's excluded


  • What's excluded

    Hotel drop-off

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Masks required
  • Contactless tickets
  • Vehicles and venues disinfected

Know Before You Book

  • Children 8 and younger are not allowed.

  • Children must purchase a ticket to travel

  • The section of the tour between Loch Ness and Pitlochry may be subject to change in the event of inclement weather or road conditions.

  • At least 8 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Hotel drop-off is not available; instead you will be dropped off at central point in Edinburgh.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Edinburgh hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Pickup is between 7:15 AM and 7:45 AM AM. Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

What you can expect

Find rolling hills shrouded in mist, listen to stories of Scottish legends and heroes, and uncover the secrets tucked away in the the Scottish Highlands. On this full-day guided tour, explore the region's acclaimed National Parks, pass by massive historic castles, and scan the waters of Loch Ness for its famed and elusive sea monster.

Begin your tour with a scenic drive toward the Highlands, passing by Stirling's castle and the Wallace Monument. Hear about the 13th-century hero the monument is dedicated to and then continue to the moody Pass of Glencoe. Stop for photos and listen to stories about the tragic massacre that took place here in 1692.

Crossing Loch Leven, reach Fort William, where you can enjoy free time to grab some lunch in the Highlands' second largest town. Scope out the surrounding mountains, get a bite to eat, and then continue on to Loch Ness. Consider a boat cruise or simply stroll the banks to look for Nessie, the mythical creature reputed to live in the deep waters.

Descend through Atholl Forest to catch views of the iconic Blair Castle, go for a walk in the Victorian Town of Pitlochry, and then head back to Edinburgh, passing over the Forth Bridge on the way.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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Activity Location

  • Loch Ness
  • The Highlands Scotland

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Hotel Pickup
  • Edinburgh Scotland
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