Discover Scotland's Highlands from Glencoe to Culloden, the legacy of its clans, the stark beauty of the Isle of Skye, and the historic treasures of Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Starting at: $5,796 * Includes airfare, taxes & all fees Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Skyline of Edinburgh with St. Giles Church  Edinburgh Castle  Victoria Street in Edinburgh's Old Town area  Military Tattoo, Edinburgh  Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh  The brooding landscape of Glencoe  Glenfinnan Monument  The Black Cuillan Hills with Sligachan Bridge, Isle of Skye  Village of Portree, Isle of Skye  Urquhart Castle, on the shore of Loch Ness  The memorial at Culloden   Wester Ross landscape  A Red Stag found in Scotland's Highlands  Dunrobin Castle, the Highlands  The gardens at Dunrobin Castle  Traditional whisky distillery   Traditional Scotch whisky  Pollok House, Glasgow  Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow

Scotland's Treasures

Featuring the Royal Military Tattoo*

12 days from $5,796 | includes airfare, taxes and all fees

Discover Scotland's Highlands from Glencoe to Culloden, the legacy of its clans, the stark beauty of the Isle of Skye, and the historic treasures of Glasgow and Edinburgh.

or Call 855-330-1542

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ACCOMMODATIONS

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Grand Central Hotel

Glasgow, Scotland

Dating to 1883 when it was built adjacent to the Central railroad station, 186-room Grand Central Hotel boasts a prime "style mile" location in the heart of Glasgow, close to local attractions, restaurants, and shopping. Amenities of the recently renovated hotel include two restaurants and two bars (including a champagne bar). Guest rooms have private bath, in-room safe, broadband Internet access (for a fee), TV, and phone.

Number of nights: 2

Nevis Bank Hotel

Fort William, Scotland

Perched near the River Nevis in the picturesque Fort William region just one mile north of the Fort William town center, this 20-room inn provides travelers comforts in a modern setting. An onsite restaurant and bar caters to all tastes with a wide range of food and drink, both contemporary and traditional. Guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, coffee- and tea-making facilities, complimentary wireless Internet access, TV, and phone. Please note that lodging alternatives are limited in this area of Scotland; while your stay in this locale should be enjoyable, the amenities at the hotel will be lower than elsewhere on your tour. Also, because of the unique nature of this hotel, room sizes and views vary.

Number of nights: 2

Royal Marine Hotel

Brora, Scotland

Originally built as a private country house in the early 1900s by renowned Scottish architect Sir Robert Lorimer, the Royal Marine Hotel is situated amidst glorious coastal scenery in the Scottish Highlands, approximately one hour north of Inverness. The hotel is close to a links golf course and a sandy beach, and its amenities include three restaurants and a fitness center with a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, spa, and gym. Each of the 21 guest rooms offers private bath with hair dryer, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, in-room safe, ironing facilities, tea- and coffee-making facilities, TV, and phone.

Number of nights: 2

Old Course Hotel

St Andrews, United Kingdom

The world-famous Old Course Hotel sits adjacent to the 17th fairway of the renowned Old Course at St. Andrews, the spiritual “home of golf.”  In fact, Phil Mickelson’s misplayed tee shot during the 2015 British Open came to rest on the balcony of room 130.  The elegant hotel offers six dining options (including the Jigger Inn, golf’s most famous 19th hole), fitness center, indoor swimming pool, spa, rooftop hot tub, laundry service, and complimentary Wi-Fi internet access.  Each air-conditioned guest room includes private bath with hair dryer, tea- and coffee-making facilities, minibar, TV, and phone. 

Number of nights: 1

Tigerlily

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Sitting in the heart of Edinburgh’s city center, the unique Tigerlily has become one of Edinburgh’s most talked-about hotels.  This contemporary hotel boasts stylish, comfortable common areas decorated in a variety of bright colors, and features a popular restaurant and bar, complimentary Wi-Fi internet access, and laundry service.  Each of the 33 air-conditioned guest rooms has private bath with hairdryer, minibar, in-room safe, TV, and phone.

Number of nights: 3