A smorgasbord of Scotland's most outstanding characteristics. Learn about the bloody history of Stirling Castle, gaze at the wondrous Glencoe and peer up at Scotland's highest peak. Amidst the cultural and scenic delights we indulge in a feast of Scotland's finest smoked salmon, wild game and whisky. The world famous Loch Ness itself is just the cherry on top.
Cross the monumental Forth Road Bridge and enter the Highlands. Our first stop is Dunkeld Cathedral, where the ghoulish tales and beautiful architecture evoke a uniquely Scottish experience. The next step of the journey takes you over the Drumochter Pass, along the shimmering banks of Loch Laggen and into the Great Glen.
Arriving in Fort Augustus you are seated by the friendly staff at the award-winning restaurant at the Lovat Hotel and treated to our exclusive ‘Taste of Scotland’ lunch. Relish a 3 course lunch of Scotland’s finest fayre. Amidst the cultural and scenic delights we indulge in a feast of Scotland's finest smoked salmon, wild game and whisky. The world famous Loch Ness itself is just the cherry on top.
It’s a lunch that’ll satisfy even the most monstrous of appetites.
After lunch you have the chance to ‘Nessie hunt’ on a walk to the shoreline or just relax by the Caledonian Canal.Leaving the famous loch we embark on a journey through some of the most engrossing scenery that Scotland has to offer. You’ll feast your eyes on Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain; and then marvel at powerful Glencoe.
The final step of the tour takes us past Stirling Castle and the battlefields that have shaped Scotland’s history.
NB: Please advise us at check in for your tour of any specific dietry requirements so we can advise the chef. Thank you.
Loch Ness and Lunch Day Tour
Prices, Dates & What's Included:
2018 Departs: 08:00 | Returns: 20:00 approx
2019 Departs: 07:45 | Returns: 20:00 approx
Departure Point: 60 High Street, Edinburgh
Departs: Daily - All year round
Prices Per Person
Adult Price from £79 to £90 (GBP)
Senior (60+)/Student £79 to £90 (GBP)
Child ( 5-16) £79 to £90 (GBP)
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**children 5 years of age and under are not accepted. See below for more price notes
- 'Taste of Scotland' 3 course lunch
- Fort Augustus
- Caledonian Canal and the Great Glen
- Expert Scottish Guide
- Souvenir map
Foreign Language Audio Guides Available:
We are pleased to be the only tour company in Scotland to be able to offer foreign language audio translations on all scheduled tours. Tours will still be conducted in English, by our guides, however foreign language translations are available in German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, French and Polish, with more languages to follow. This service underlines our commitment to excellent customer service for ALL our customers and we hope that those who do not speak English will now enjoy the trips even more.
These are available to download for free, once you have purchased your tour. When you receive your e-ticket, there will be a link to a page where you can download the zipped file and load into onto your own MP3 player, ipod or iphone.
Also, there are a number of units available for hire on the day of departure, however these are issued on a first come first served basis at a cost of £5 per unit to hire. We will also take an additional £30 deposit by credit card, which will be refunded once the unit is returned to us after the tour. Please bring your own headphones if you can.
The audio guides provide customers who do not speak any English with the main stories which the guides will cover on the tour. Your guide will indicate which track to select as they are about to tell the story it relates to, so everyone on the tour can follow at the same time.