Experience Scotland from coast to coast on a journey that explores the legacy of the clans amid spectacular landscapes, from Glencoe and the Highlands to the stark beauty of the Isle of Skye and from charming St. Andrews to the historic treasures of Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Starting at: $6,396 * Includes airfare, taxes & all fees Make a Reservation 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 and Loch Lomond
 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
 St. Salvator’s Quadrangle, the University of St. Andrews
 Pollok House, Glasgow
 Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow

Scotland's Treasures

Featuring the Royal Military Tattoo (on select dates)*

12 days from $6,396 | includes airfare, taxes and all fees

Experience Scotland from coast to coast on a journey that explores the legacy of the clans amid spectacular landscapes, from Glencoe and the Highlands to the stark beauty of the Isle of Skye and from charming St. Andrews to the historic treasures of Glasgow and Edinburgh.

or Call 855-330-1542

Tour Details

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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

Macdonald Aviemore Hotel

Inverness-shire, Scotland

The Macdonald Aviemore Hotel sits within Cairngorm National Park in the remote and beautiful Scottish Highlands.  The hotel is part of an extensive resort property, and guests are encouraged to take advantage of the wide range of amenities, including several dining and drinking options (one of which is a whisky bar), indoor swimming pool, on-site cinema, fitness center, championship golf course, full spa with a range of treatments (some at additional cost), complimentary Wi-Fi internet access, and laundry service (for a fee).  Each climate-controlled guest room has private bath with hair dryer, 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

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

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