The Highlands, Whisky and Castles Private Day Tour in a Premium Minivan

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From $309.70

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This day trip from Edinburgh offers stunning views over the highlands and lochs of Scotland.

This tour offers some stunning scenery and plenty of photo opportunities as we 'get away from civilisation'. Travelling through glendevon, the sma' Glen, Glen Quaich and The Trossachs all of which have their own unique landscapes.

Visit Glenturret whisky distillery and learn how they make the 'water of life' before sampling a few drams.

We stop for lunch at the picturesque highland village of Kenmore at the eastern end of Loch Tay. Whitewash cottages make way to a sandy beach and loch view.

Visit Balquhidder, the resting place of local hero Rob Roy MacGregor and learn about his story from Sheep Rustler to fugitive and rise to prominence in the film of his life.

Our final stop of the day is at Doune Castle, a 15th century keep. The castle is full of history and has been used in many TV and film productions including Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Outlander and Game of Thrones.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Bottled water

Private transportation

WiFi on board

What's Not Included



Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 0 - 99

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Experienced Tours is 'Good To Go' and has passed the government Covid-19 assessment. We are now able to resume our private tours of Scotland. A private tour is the best way to travel whilst practicing social distancing without other passengers being in th
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Service animals allowed
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

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.

What To Expect

South Queensferry
We stop here to take in the view of 'The Three Bridges', a stunning collection of road and railway bridges with a long and interesting history.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Glenturret Distillery
After driving through a stunning highland landscape we arrive at the Glenturret Distillery for the tour. Learn about how they make 'The Water of Life' and sample a few drams before the journey back to Edinburgh

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

The Scottish Crannog Centre
We stop briefly to see the amazing Crannog, a recreation of a megalithic dwelling that was once commonplace in Scotland. The small roundhouse stands on piles driven into the loch bed.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

After driving along Loch Tay, we stop at the picturesque village of Kenmore at the eastern end of the loch. This quaint village offers scenic views and a beach.

We have lunch here.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Nestled into Balquhidder Glen, Balquhidder is the peaceful resting place of Rob Roy MacGregor, an outlaw sheep rustler who became local hero.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Doune Castle
We will visit medieval Doune Castle, arguably Scotland's most famous caslte. Doune has been used in Monty Python, Game of Thrones and Outlander. It also has an interesting past and notable architecture.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

The Kelpies & The Helix
A modern art installation designed by Scottish artist Andy Scott, the Kelpies are two mythological horses heads that rise 30 meters over The Helix Park.

• Admission Ticket Free

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