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
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided tour of the Highlands and Loch Ness
Pickup from your central Edinburgh hotel
Live tour commentary provided in English
Cleaning and safety practicesSee all
- Masks required
- Contactless tickets
- Vehicles and venues disinfected
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
- Contactless ticket redemption
- Social distancing measures in place
- Personal protective equipment worn by staff
- Temperature checks given to staff
- Masks required
- Hand sanitizer provided
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