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Date
August 12 – 22, 2022
Length
11 days
Pricing from Toronto
$7,169 CAD*
Activity Level
Moderate
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Discover Scotland, from Highlands to an island. En route to Aberdeen, assist with a sheepdog demonstration before reaching the granite city on the North Sea. Tour Elgin Cathedral's romantic ruins and embark on some monster hunting on Loch Ness. Head to the majestic Highlands and board the Jacobite Steam Train for a trip across regally arching Glenfinnan Viaduct. Journey to the Isle of Skye and Britain's oldest continually-inhabited castle before gazing at the lofty peak of Ben Nevis. Sample mouth-watering smoked salmon and take a cruise on Loch Lomond. Explore Glasgow and a piping session at the Museum of Piping. Take in the Military Tattoo, tour the Royal Yacht Britannia and extend your pinkie over afternoon tea at Edinburgh Castle.

 

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  • $25 CAD Beverage card†
  • 50 CAA Dollars®^
  • 25% savings on CAA Travel Insurance◊

Daily Itinerary

Day 1

Depart from Toronto to Edinburgh

Day 2

Edinburgh – Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel and relax before a welcome dinner D

Day 3

Pitlochry – Full-day coach tour including Stirling Castle and a demonstration with Leault working sheepdogs B/D

Day 4

Inverness – Take a panoramic tour of Aberdeen and continue to Elgin. Visit a whisky distillery in the Spey Valley then drive to Inverness and enjoy a panoramic tour of the city B/T/D

Day 5

Fort William – Cruise Loch Ness and visit the ruins of Urquhart Castle. On the way to Fort William, visit Neptune’s Staircase B/L/D

Day 6

Isle of Skye – Ride the Jacobite Steam Train to Mallaig. Take a ferry toward Armadale, then a panoramic tour of the South of the Isle of Skye B/D

Day 7

Isle of Skye – Panoramic tour of Portee. Visit Dunvegan Castle and stop at Eilean Donan Castle for a photo opportunity B/D

Day 8

Glasgow − See the Commando Memorial and Ben Nevis Mountain. Learn about the Jacobite rebellion then visit Loch Fyne for smoked salmon tasting and details of the smoking process. Later cruise Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park B/L/T/D

Day 9

Edinburgh – Visit a piping museum and enjoy a piping session with a musician. Continue to Edinburgh to experience the Royal Military Tattoo B

Day 10

Edinburgh – Walking tour of Edinburgh followed by a visit to Edinburgh Castle and afternoon tea. Take a self-guided tour of the Royal Yacht Britannia. End the day with a Taste of Scotland 4-course dinner and show B/D

Day 11

Transfer to the airport for the return flight to Toronto B

B - Breakfast | L - Lunch | T - Tasting | D - Dinner

Scotland: Historic Highlands to Hebrides Island

From bagpipes and sheep dogs to steam trains, mysterious monsters and a military tattoo, discover the magic, warmth and breathtaking beauty of Scotland.

Package Includes

Travel accessories

• Return airfare from Toronto to Edinburgh

• Jacobite Steam Train from Fort William to Mallaig

• Ferry from Mallaig to Armadale

• 9-night stay in moderate-class accommodation

• Breakfast daily, 2 lunches, 8 dinners and 2 tastings

• 1 pint of beer or 1 glass of wine with lunch and dinners

• Land transportation via first-class motor coach

• Sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary

• Local English-speaking guides throughout

• Hotel porterage of 1 suitcase per person

• Pre-paid gratuities for guides and coach driver

• Destination transfers

• CAA Host (Requires a minimum number of participants)


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