Loch Ness and the Highlands Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Join this small group tour (13 passengers or less) for a classic one day tour to Loch Ness. Traveling through spectacular Highland scenery, this tour is the perfect way to see lots of Scotland and search for the famous Loch Ness monster. Highlights include stunning Glen Coe and an optional boat cruise on Loch Ness, the world’s most mysterious stretch of water. This twelve hour adventure represents great value for money.

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  • What's included :
    • Small group tour - 13 passengers or less
    • Live commentary on board
    • Local guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes mini-coach
    • Driver/guide
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Attraction Entrance Fees
    • Entry/Admission - Loch Ness
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Linlithgow Palace, 9 Kirkgate Sulisker, Boghall, Linlithgow EH49 7AL Scotland

    Catch a glimpse of Linlithgow Palace - birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots.

    Pass By: Stirling Castle, Castle Esplanade Upper Castle Hill, Old Town, Stirling FK8 1EJ Scotland

    Pass by historic Stirling Castle on its rocky crags.

    Pass By: National Wallace Monument, Hillfoots Road Abbey Craig, Stirling FK9 5LF Scotland

    The National Wallace Monument was built to honour our great Scottish hero - William Wallace.

    Pass By: Doune Castle, Castle Hill, Doune, Stirling FK16 6EA Scotland

    Doune Castle is famous for its appearance in Monty Python's Holy Grail, Game of Thrones and Outlander.

    Stop At: Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, Balloch, Alexandria G83 8EG, UK

    Enjoy a morning coffee stop within Scotland's first National Park. The options here include the Highland gateway village of Callander or the mountain views at beautiful Loch Lubnaig.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Glen Coe, Scotland

    The notorious massacre of the MacDonald Clan was carried out amidst this beautiful and dramatic scenery on the 13th February 1692. You may recognise this part of the Highlands, used in the movie 'Skyfall' and 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban'. A majestic setting in any season!

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Rannoch Moor, Pitlochry Scotland

    Travel across the wilderness of Rannoch Moor with wonderful views of the surrounding mountains.

    Stop At: Commando Monument, Spean Bridge, Spean Bridge PH34 4EG Scotland

    View Ben Nevis (highest mountain in Britain at 1344 m) from the famous Commando Memorial. Here you can admire the spectacular views over the rugged landscape of Lochaber.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Ben Nevis, Fort William Scotland

    Enjoy views from the bus of Britain's highest mountain at 1344 m

    Pass By: Caledonian Canal, Inverness Scotland

    Travel alongside the Thomas Telford designed Caledonian Canal.

    Stop At: Loch Ness, Scotland

    Stop in Fort Augustus for lunch and to explore the largest loch in Scotland either from the shore or on an optional boat cruise (own expense).

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Cairngorms National Park, PH22 1QH Scotland

    As you enter the Cairngorms National Park there may be time for a short woodland walk and talk.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Scottish Highlands, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

    Our final stop is in the heart of the Highlands (Big Tree Country in Highland Perthshire) where you can enjoy an early evening stroll through one of the picturesque villages or a quick refreshment before the final journey home.

    Pass By: Forth Road Bridge, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9SF Scotland

    Return to Edinburgh crossing over the river Forth.

  • Departure Point :
    Waterloo Place, Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh, UK
    Departure Time :
    7:45 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Small group tour - 13 passengers or less
    • Minimum age is 5 years old
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions (unless it is unsafe to do so), please dress appropriately
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Please inform us 7 days in advance if you are bringing a service animal
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Heart of Scotland Tours Ltd

Activity ID: V-9085P3

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