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A Week In... Scotland

Code: Tauck-SD2018

A 8-Day Tauck Tours tour starting from $4,290.00

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07/29/2018 08/05/2018 4,690.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
08/02/2018 08/09/2018 5,190.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
08/03/2018 08/10/2018 5,190.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
08/05/2018 08/12/2018 4,690.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
08/09/2018 08/16/2018 4,690.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
08/12/2018 08/19/2018 4,690.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
08/16/2018 08/23/2018 5,190.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
08/19/2018 08/26/2018 4,690.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
08/30/2018 09/06/2018 4,290.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
09/02/2018 09/09/2018 4,790.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
09/06/2018 09/13/2018 4,290.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
09/09/2018 09/16/2018 4,290.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
09/13/2018 09/20/2018 4,790.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
09/16/2018 09/23/2018 4,790.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
09/20/2018 09/27/2018 4,290.00 Get A Quote Best Value  
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All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

Escorted Tour Highlights

Countries Visited:

England

Cities Visited:

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Sightseeing Highlights

Private entertainment featuring Bagpipers and Highland dancers in Inverness; castle visits to Cawdor, Blair, Edinburgh & Holyroodhouse; private tour of Glennturret Distillery; private cruise on Loch Lomond; special performance of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo for tours departing July 30 - August 20

Overview

Tauck's enriching weeklong Scotland tour - from Rob Roy country to the Highlands... Edinburgh's eclectic blend of history and modern ingenuity... tranquil Loch Lomond... Stirling and Cawdor castles... a private distillery tour... Scottish music and dance... and the Highlands capital, Inverness.

What is Scotland... The haunting skirl of the bagpipes during a private evening in Inverness... family tartans... wee drams of single malt whiskies on a distillery tour... clan traditions... a cocktail cruise on fabled Loch Lomond... history at Stirling, Edinburgh, Cawdor and Blair castles... scenery in the Highlands and along Loch Ness... Palace of Holyroodhouse and a Royal Mile of pubs, shops, and historical sites... Edinburgh culture lovingly preserved. This is Scotland.


Year Round Offers

  • Special Savings for Single Travelers
  • Seasonal Price Savings for specific dates
  • Special Savings for Groups of 8, 10++

A Week In... Scotland Day 1: Arrive Glasgow
Tour begins: 5:00 PM, The Principal Blythswood Square Hotel, Glasgow. A transfer is included from Glasgow International Airport to The Principal Blythswood Square Hotel, a historic landmark property in the heart of Glasgow. Please join us for a welcome cocktail reception followed by dinner at the hotel this evening.
Overnight: The Principal Blythswood Square Hotel
Meals Included: D

Day 2: Stirling Castle & Glenturret Distillery
Visit Stirling Castle, an example of Scottish Renaissance architecture and a town that developed around the castle. At the historic Glenturret Distillery, a tour takes you behind-the-scenes in the Highland's oldest single malt distillery; witness the art of whisky making and enjoy a tasting. Experience a falconry presentation before journeying into the wilderness of the Trossachs, also known as Rob Roy country; return to your hotel for dinner at your leisure this evening.
Overnight: The Principal Blythswood Square Hotel
Meals Included: B, L, D

Day 3: The Great Glen to the Highlands & an evening steeped in Scottish traditions in Inverness
Travel through Highland moors, lochs, forests and craggy mountains, from Fort William to Loch Ness, where Scotland's 200-year-old network of inland waterways and canals connects the countryside. At Fort Augustus, you'll see the dramatic locks of the Caledonian Canal before continuing to Inverness. A lively Scottish evening lies ahead, with bagpipers, dancers, and a tartan and kilt making demonstration at dinner
Overnight: Kingsmills Hotel
Meals Included: B, L, D

Day 4: Culloden, Cawdor Castle & Scottish history
Delve into Scottish history on visits to Culloden, site of the battle of 1746 that divided families and clans, and the ancient burial site at Clava Cairns. At 14th-century Cawdor Castle, you'll find a medieval slate-roofed castle with magnificent gardens, woods and a complicated connection to Shakespeare's woeful tale of Macbeth, King of Scots. Return to your hotel in Inverness for dinner.
Overnight: Kingsmills Hotel
Meals Included: B, L, D

Day 5: Along the Yellow Roads to Blair Castle en route to Edinburgh
Visit a country farm today for a sheepdog demonstration then travel Tauck's Yellow Roads through the huge granite Cairngorm mountains and the soaring peaks of the Grampian range to Blair Atholl, the site of majestic Blair Castle. Your visit to the great white house, lying on forested slopes above the River Garry, contains more than 30 rooms superbly furnished with historical art and artifacts giving insights into seven centuries of Scottish life. Continue to Edinburgh; your hotel sits in the heart of the city on Princes Street.
Overnight: The Balmoral
Meals Included: B, D

Day 6: A day in Edinburgh including Edinburgh Castle and Holyroodhouse
Drive along the Royal Mile this morning to the Palace of Holyroodhouse for a private visit - the home of Mary, Queen of Scots and the Queen's official residence when in Edinburgh (subject to closure). City sightseeing continues on a visit to the medieval fortress of Edinburgh Castle, a witness to many defining moments in Scottish history including the "Stone of Destiny" on which Scottish kings were crowned. A special Tauck highlight: If you choose a departure date for your Scotland tour July 30 - August 20, you'll have the unforgettable thrill of attending the world-famous Edinburgh Military Tattoo, performed by Scottish military units against the magical backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.
Overnight: The Balmoral
Meals Included: B

Day 7: Edinburgh at leisure, or a visit to St. Andrews, ending the day with a banquet dinner
Today is yours to pursue what interests you most. In Edinburgh you'll find a treasure trove of atmospheric cobbled streets, Georgian architecture and hedged closes, along with museums, galleries and gardens. In seaside St. Andrews, where you can also go exploring, discover the coastal town known for having hosted some of the greatest names in golf and as the home of the third oldest university in the English-speaking world. Join us this evening for a toast and the warmth of Scottish camaraderie at a farewell cocktail reception and banquet dinner.
Overnight: The Balmoral
Meals Included: B, D

Day 8: Journey home
Tour ends: Edinburgh. Fly home anytime; a transfer is included from The Balmoral to Edinburgh Airport. Please allow a minimum of three hours for flight check-in.
Overnight:
Meals Included: B

All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

Tauck Tours

TAUCK’S YELLOW ROADS! A drive off-the-beaten path in the dramatic Scottish Highlands

Entertainment during dinner in Inverness, featuring Scottish bagpipers and Highland dancers

Private tour of Glenturret Distillery, the Highland’s oldest single malt distillery

Private cruise on Loch Lomond

Travel through scenic Glencoe, home to Highland moors, forests, mountains & Loch Ness

Castle visits steeped in history and lore: Cawdor, Blair, and Edinburgh

Private visit to Holyroodhouse (when the Queen is not in residence)

Sheepdog demonstration at a countryside farm

Special performance of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo for tours departing July 30 – August 20

Airport transfers upon arrival and departure as noted

16 meals, service charges, gratuities to local guides, admission fees, taxes and porterage



All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

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