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Scottish Highlands

Scottish Highlands

As to my followers, I wish no man to follow me who is not sound at the heart in the cause of his country; and either at the head or in the ranks of these, I will always consider it my glory to be found.

- Sir William Wallace -

Explore the north of the United Kingdom, The Scotland Highlands, a wild and untamed land with great history. Its scenery of lochs and heathery glens, famous battle sites and fast-flowing rivers provides a fascinating background to historic castles, whisky distilleries and ancient ruins.

 

Enjoy the views from a 13th century castle dominating a tiny tidal island, set foot on royal grounds, discover why Queen Victoria & Prince Albert fell so in love with this area, and recreate the James Bond Skyfall scene down Glen Etive. Depart by helicopter and fly over the beautiful the west coast landscapes towards one of the most historical and beautiful castles of Scotland.

 

This journey is packed with adventure and romance. We will take you fishing on one of most remote and spectacular trout lochans in the crater of an extinct volcano. Lunch fresh-of-the-day locally caught seafood, from langoustines, and lobster to scallops and salmon. You will go clay-pigeon shooting by the most wonderful of settings, with a glass of single malt and great company of your hosts. The heritage architecture marked by the stones of time. An abundance of delicious fresh local produce foraged from the surrounding wilderness and vast swathes of the highlands, beautiful coloured by the seasons. This journey seers itself into your memories and will let you experience the magic of the highlands with great grandeur.

Best Time to Go
May &
October
Duration
8 Days
7 Nights
Price
From
€ XX XXX pp

Itinerary

Day 1 (Arrival):

Arrive in Edinburgh airport where you be awaited by your driver to will take you to the hotel. You are greeted by your personal concierge with a welcome drink.

 

Day 2 (Rannoch Moor):

Start your Journey to the majestic Highlands, drive through some of Scotland’s most dramatic and well-known landscapes, from crossing de desolate Rannoch Moor to the world-famous Glen Coe. At the end you will find yourself to one of Scotland’s most sought-after Castles where you will spend the night.

 

Day 3 (Ben Nevis):

Wake up at the foot of Britain’s highest mountain, it is time to jump in your range rover and strike out to discover the west coast, pass by the world famous Glenfinnan Viaduct and head out with your private guide for a full day marine safari and the isle of rum.

 

Day 4 (Isle of Skye):

Depart the Castle in style, with your Bell helicopter heading north to explore the west coast landscapes by air towards the Scotland’s best-known jewel. After an afternoon full of adventure with your dedicated naturalist, head towards your private highland lodge.

 

Day 5 (Caledonian Pine Forest):

Wake up at one of the most remote properties of Europe, take the range rover for a safari across the estate and enjoy the pre-arranged clay-pigeon range for some light competition. Learn much more about the amazing rewilding work going on at this massive area in Scotland.

 

Day 6 (The Liquid Gold):

Today we will leave the highland hideaway, head down the glen towards the east coast and ultimately Inverness, along the way we pop into a little town where you will find one of Scotland’s longest standing and traditional tailors. In the afternoon we will visit the famous Macallan Distillery and to finalize the day you will find yourself in one of the best hotels in the world.

 

Day 7 (Royal Heritage):

Waking up in this hotel is surely not to be forgotten. This is the day to experience the true Scotland that Queen Victoria and Prince Albert fell so in love with. Guided by an expert pony man you will get connected with the magnificent landscapes and scenery.

 

Day 8 (Back Home):  

After a traditional Scottish breakfast, you will head south through the beautiful Glenshee, where you will join the M90 back to Edinburgh. Enjoy a final stroll on historic Scottish soil before heading back to the airport.

Notes:

(1) Price per person based on double occupancy

(2) Detailed itinerary to be shared after first interactions with your Personal Travel Advisor