Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness and Glen Coe Day Trip from Edinburgh

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 12 hours

Departs: Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Immerse yourself in spectacular scenery, beguiling mystery and dramatic history on this day trip from Edinburgh. Traveling to the Scottish Highlands, witness the stunning vistas of Cairngorms National Park and cruise along world-famous Loch Ness in search of the Loch Ness Monster and tour Urquhart Castle ruins. Admire an ancient castle in Stirling as you pass by, learn about the massacre at Glen Coe and the adventures of Scottish legend William Wallace, whose life is depicted in the film ‘Braveheart.’ Be sure to bring your camera to capture stunning views and maybe even a glimpse of ‘Nessie’!

Please note on December 26 there will be no castle or cruise available

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Local live driver guide

Panoramic windows

What's Not Included

Children under 3 years not accepted

Food and drinks


Loch Ness Cruise & Urquhart Castle Tour, £25 cash

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 15
  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 59
  • SENIOR: Age: 60 - 99

Additional Info

  • On 26th December there will be no cruise or castle visit available.
  • English Only
  • Please note this tour may operate in reverse
  • Service animals allowed
  • Visit to Urquhart Castle & Loch Ness cruise £25 with Highland Experience discount, cash required. No need to pre book.
  • On 1st January there will be no cruise or castle visit available.
  • Check-in for the tour is 7.45am with departure at 8.00am sharp
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

The first stop of the day is in this charming little town - time to stretch your legs and grab that all important coffee or tea.

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Cairngorms National Park
Through the Cairngorms and the wild wilderness.

• Admission Ticket Free

Loch Ness
Highlight of the day is Loch Ness where you can enjoy an option cruise on then loch for some monster spotting.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Urquhart Castle
Enjoy clambering around the ruins of the castle perched overlooking Loch Ness.
Due to COVID 19 restrictions admission to the castle will not be possible for the time being.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Glencoe National Nature Reserve
Listen to the tale or murder and massacre from your driver/ guide before you stop for those all important photographic memories.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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