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Meet your car and transport to the hotel upon arrival at Edinburgh Airport/Train Station. Overnight in an Edinburgh hotel.
Today Our monster-sized day excursion takes you deep into the Scottish Highlands. You'll hear epic Jacobite tales, look into stunning Glencoe, and get a chance to sight the fabled Loch Ness Monster. It's an enthralling trip that's ideal if you're short on time and want to see as much of Scotland as possible. Moorland of Rannoch – Take in breathtaking vistas from this vast area of pristine nature. – Glencoe Be inspired by the natural splendour and sad stories associated with one of Scotland's most iconic landscapes. Glen of the Great – A massive fault line that runs through the Scottish Highlands; this is a region that is both historically significant and picturesque. Fort Augustus — This little village of 650 residents is an excellent location for watching boats navigate the Caledonian Canal. Loch Ness - Take a boat trip or simply stroll around this intriguing and frightening loch. Grampian Mountains - Take in iconic vistas of one of the most mesmerising mountain ranges in Scotland. Highland Perthshire — Pass through densely forested hills and take in vistas of swift-moving rivers. Overnight in an Edinburgh hotel. (B)
This morning, you will be transferred to Station. Board the train and unwind as you make your way to Inverness station. Assemble with your driver and proceed to your hotel. Check in and then enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. (B)
Following breakfast, you'll embark on an Inverness Hop on/off City Sightseeing Tour. The open-top double-decker bus tour provides an overview of the city's growth, beginning with the original roadway between Castle and Kirk, which contains the city's oldest structure, Abertarff House, and ending with the recently constructed Highland Archive Centre. Inverness has had five castles over the years, welcoming several renowned guests, not all of whom were welcomed, including McBeth, Robert the Bruce, Mary, Queen of Scots, and Bonnie Prince Charlie. Plan your day from the top of a double-decker bus, with panoramic views of the city in all directions. Visit the several cathedrals, notably St Andrews Cathedral, which is perhaps the best work of Iocal architect Dr Alexander Ross. On the western outskirts of the city, the tour highlights Tomnahurich Hill and the Caledonian Canal, where you can hop off for a Jacobite Cruise on Loch Ness before ascending to the higher ground for spectacular panoramic views of Kessock Bridge, The Black Isle, and the Inverness Firth all the way to Fort George. The trip begins with an introduction of Thomas Telford's 1822 construction of a sequence of five locks at Muirtown to bring the Caledonian Canal to sea level. The trip concludes with a visit to Flora MacDonald's statue, the Three Graces, on the south side of Inverness Castle, followed by a walk down General Wades Road via Bellfield Park to Holm Mills retail area. Overnight in an Inverness hotel. (B)
Today, you will be transferred to the Station. Board the train and unwind as you make your way to Glasgow station. Assemble with your driver and proceed to your hotel. Check in and then enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. Overnight in a Glasgow hotel. (B)
After breakfast at the hotel, the remainder of the day is free to spend as you like until your departure transportation to the airport or train station for your onward trip.