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A fantastic tour from Edinburgh to Loch Ness visiting a diverse range of classic Highland scenery, including many 'must see' sites and the chance to go Monster hunting!
- The forests and rivers of Perthshire
- Rob Roy Country
- Rannoch Moor, Glencoe, Ben Nevis and The Great Glen
- Fort Augustus
- Loch Ness
- The Forth Railway Bridge
- Includes Complimentary Picnic Lunch!
- Optional Boat Cruise on Loch Ness
Heading north from Edinburgh we pass the imposing ramparts of Stirling Castle and then skirt the Trossachs (Rob Roy country). We cross the wilds of Rannoch Moor before stopping at dramatic Glencoe, scene of the infamous massacre in 1692. Our journey takes us past Fort William and Britain's highest mountain, the mighty Ben Nevis before following the Great Glen and stopping in the village of Fort Augustus by the shores of the mysterious Loch Ness. You have the option* to take a boat trip on Loch Ness, explore or simply relax by the Caledonian Canal in this gorgeous Highland village. Here you will receive your FREE locally produced picnic lunch.
Typical lunch includes: bottle of Scottish mineral water, a choice of freshly made sandwiches, fresh fruit and shortbread.
Our return journey passes through 'Monarch of the Glen' country, passing shimmering Loch Laggan before climbing over the wild and lonely Drumochter Pass. Heading south, we enter Perthshire, Big Tree Country and a land of forests, rivers and mountains. We then view the spectacular Forth Bridges before arriving back in the Capital around 8pm.
Loch Ness Cruise option
A cruise on the mysterious and beautiful Loch Ness is an unforgettable experience, offering the chance to catch a glimpse of Nessie. The Royal Scot is a locally owned custom built boat, designed specifically for sailing on Loch Ness. It's equipped with the very latest hi-tech colour sonar and Olex 3D underwater imaging system, giving you a fascinating view of the terrain and life underwater. You can relax with a coffee or beer in the on-board bar. Cruise duration is approximately 1 hour. You can purchase your cruise ticket from your guide on the day (approx £13)
This tour is not suitable for young children.
Prices and Departures
ED1: Loch Ness Explorer
Days of operation: Daily
Tour Starts: 8.00am, 60 High Street (Royal Mile), Edinburgh
Tour Finishes: 8.00pm
The minimum age for children travelling on our tours is 5.
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8.00am Highland Explorer Tours, 60 High Street (Royal Mile), Edinburgh EH1 1TB