Our Scottish Highlands day trip from Edinburgh explores the magnificence of Rannoch Moor, Glencoe, the Great Glen, Loch Ness, and Highland Perthshire.
• Rannoch Moor
• Great Glen
• Fort Augustus
• Boat Cruise on Loch Ness (optional)
• Grampian mountains
• Highland Perthshire
The beauty of Rannoch Moor, Glencoe, the Great Glen, Loch Ness and Pitlochry is covered by our Scotland on a day tour.
For those who are short of time and want a great sample of the Highlands, we recommend this tour. Step into Glencoe’s dramatic history and the opportunity to see Nessie!
Your tour goes through the magnificent Glencoe, the scene of the 1692 Campbells ‘ clan massacre of the MacDonalds, and through Fort William, the beginning of the Great Glen and the Caledonian Canal, which you follow up to Fort Augustus, nestling on the banks of Loch Ness.
Here you can enjoy lunch, boat trip (Easter to December-depending on availability) or walk along the banks with spectacular views of Loch Ness. From here you return via the Glen Country Monarch and Highland Perthshire to Edinburgh south.
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Last Updated on April 10, 2022 by Tours Editor @ gotravelyourself.com