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Nessie-Hunting Cruise on Loch Ness.
Trossachs National Park.
Cairngorms National Park.
The Great Glen.
Drumochter Pass - highest road in UK.
Ben Nevis - highest mountain in the UK.
Lochs Ness, Lomond, Lubnaig, Leven,
Lochs Linnhe, Lockie, Laggan, Iubhair,
Lochs Achtriochtan & Oich.
Three Bridges on Firth of Forth.
Departing on your Loch Ness Day Trip from Edinburgh, we head west and make for the Scottish Highlands. We travel through the Trossachs National Park and stop at our first loch of the day, Loch Lubnaig. Here, there are restrooms, refreshments, and incredible views over the loch and surrounding mountains.
We continue onward and along the way you will take in the epic scenery. There are many historic castles, picturesque glens and tranquil lochs en route to the majestic sights of Glencoe.
You will be travelling on one of the most beautiful roads in the world. We will travel through the famous glen, past the Three Sisters of Glencoe, making stops at your leisure.
We will make an extended stop at the Glencoe Visitor Centre. Here, there is a wealth of info on the glen, it's geology, & mountaineering history. There are also various engaging exhibitions and a chance for some rest and refreshments (the cakes are divine!).
After Glencoe, we make for Loch Ness via more incredible scenery and arrive just in time for lunch. We make our lunch stop in the historic village of Fort Augustus. Home to a beautiful lock gate, it also has lots of quaint cafe's and shops with plenty of options for rest and refreshments. The village sits on the southerly tip of Loch Ness. There are epic views right up the loch into the distance. One can enjoy a boat tour on Loch Ness which lasts approx. 1 hour and has guides on board. They will entertain you with the stories and folklore of the mysterious loch and know all the best spots to see Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster. Helpfully, there is also a bar onboard!
Upon leaving Fort Augustus we head back via a different route and new scenery. We will head for Highland Perthshire via the beautiful Laggan road, through ancient Caledonian pine forest. We will be in Creag Megaigh nature reserve with epic views of the Cairngorm Plateau.
There are a variety of stops along the way. Your guide with tailor them to your interests and desires. We can make extended stops in a number of highland towns & villages or shorter stops for views and scenery.
Back in Edinburgh we will drop you at your accommodation or elsewhere if you prefer.
We do not say farewell - rather, haste ye back!
Private Day Trip from Edinburgh to Loch Ness & the Scottish Highlands
Luxury 4x4 Vehicle Transportation
Private Tour Guide
Personalised pick-up & drop-off
Loch Ness & The Highlands
Luxury Private Day Tour
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1 Person - from £325
2 People - from £350
3 People - from £375
4 People - from £399
We ordinarily carry a maximum of 4 passengers. If your party is more than 4, please get in touch. We will arrange extra space and provide you with a quote.
Where will we meet/drop-off?
We will meet you at your accommodation/port of arrival 15 mins before departure.
Private Tour Departure Time: 8.00 am.
Please provide details of your accommodation, flight or cruise ship arrival upon booking.
10-11 Hours (depending on daylight hours/time of year/preference).
All itineraries are improved for the winter. We have fewer daylight hours. We are flexible with return times if you have a cruise/flight to catch.
What to bring:
Please wear comfortable but practical clothing and footwear on your Loch Ness Tour. This is to accommodate for changeable Scottish weather and terrain.
If you would like any more info regarding our private tours please get in touch. We'll be happy to offer assistance.