Visit from Edinburgh the most spectacular landscapes of the Scottish Highlands with our excursion to Loch Ness, Glencoe and Highlands. Enjoy the forests of the Los Trossachs National Park. Crossing Glencoe, Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the United Kingdom, awaits us. Later, the Great Glen will welcome us. In its heart the waters of the great lakes of Scotland are immersed.
Go ahead and embark on a cruise on Scotland’s best-known lake, the home of the most mythical monster in the country: Nessie. To finish, he offers a pint in a pub in Pitlochry, a Victorian village on the banks of the River Tay.
A 190 High Street, The Royal Mile
Our meeting point is at 190 of High Street at The Royal Mile, Edinburgh where the tour to Loch Ness will start. After passing by Stirling, from the bus, you will be able to spot the impressive silhouette of the Stirling Castle and the monument of William Wallace. We will then go through The Trossachs National Park and after passing by Callander we will make a stop at the entrance of Loch Lomond National Park and The Trossachs: Kilmahog, where, if you’re lucky, you may see some Highland cattle.
We will arrive at Rannoch Moor, surrounded by mountainous landscapes, lochs and valleys. We will stop in one of the most beautiful and magical valleys in Scotland, Glencoe, where the bloody massacre of the MacDonald clan took place. You will be able to take some great photos of The Three Sisters and also try to spot some of the famous scenery from famous films such as Harry Potter and James Bond.
C Three Sisters Viewpoint
We will make another quick stop to admire the Three Sisters, three unusual rock formations. The pointy ridges are named Gearr Aonach (short ridge), Aonach Dubh (black ridge) and Beinn Fhada (long ridge).
D Fort Augustus
We will then continue with our trip to Loch Ness and pass through Fort William. This huge Scottish mountains and Ben Nevis will take us into The Great Glen. The Great Glen Fault divides the heart of The Highlands and takes in Loch Linhe, Loch Lochy, Loch Oich and Loch Ness. The Caledonian Canal and the Fort Augustus lock system will be our next destination. There’ll be plenty of time to visit the canal, to have lunch at any of the places available and to go on the Loch Ness cruise if you choose to do so. Don’t forget your camera, from this viewpoint you can get some amazong shots of the lake and its landscape.
The ticket for the one hour cruise on Loch Ness is not included in the price of the day trip. (Ticket price for clients of the Loch Ness Bus is just – £19 adults / £17 senior citizens (over 60)/ £12 children from 4 to 15 years old / Free children younger than 4 years old. There is no family discount available. Only card payments are accepted.
E Commando Memorial
After leaving Loch ness, we will make our way to the Commando Memorial, a monument dedicated to brave soldiers in World war Two. From here, if the mist allows, you can see the magnificent Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the United Kingdom.
Our journey will continue on Cairngorms National Park. Loch Lagann and Ardverikie Castle will be some of the places we will see on our way to Pitlochry. This village is full of beautiful Victorian houses and will be our last stop before our return to Edinburgh. You will have time to enjoy a drink in one of its many pubs.
From the 3rd November 2023 we will be stopping at Dunkeld instead of Pitlochry.
G Arrival to Edinburgh
On our journey back to Edinburgh you will be able to enjoy the change in scenery between the Highlands and the Lowlands and also see the 19th century Forth railway bridge that crosses the Firth of Forth, yet another of Scotland’s contributions to the World Heritage List. Once back in the Edinburgh there will still be time for us to offer you sometips on how to spend your time in Scotland’s capital city.
- 12 hours
- Transportation in vehicles of 16, 30 or 50 seats.
- Lowest Price Guarantee
- Departure Point
- 190 High Street (Royal Mile)
- Printed or mobile voucher accepted
- Free cancellation (up to 24 hours before tour departure)
- Departure time
- Return Details
- What's Included
- Professional driver and guide service.
- Life Guide in English or Audio Tour Guide in English for your smartphone.
- Transportation in vehicles of 16, 30 or 50 seats.
- New high-end bus.
- What's No Included
- Loch Ness Cruise (optional subjet to availability)
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- Food and drinks
Amazing tour guides, very affordable prices, and a comfortable bus. Aidan, who was our english tour guide, was the star of the show! Thank you guys for your professionalism, hospitality and support. Definitely recommended %uD83D%uDCAF
Enjoyed our trip with Loch Ness Bus, can recommend to anyone - picturesque route, well planned stops, clean bus. Cruise on the Loch Ness was a nice add on. Pablo did amazing job telling us about the sights and Scotland in general, also played some great music Thank you!
Keep this up! Our Guide Aiden was really good, we loved the old stories, folklore as well as the history lessons he gave.
05/10/ 23 Aidan- is the best tour guide ever, knows well the history of Scotland, and I love listening to his stories, the driver brings us to our destination with out delay and safely. Well done, I will rate them both 5/5