Darga Scottish Adventures V1

Sunday 7th July – Friday 12th July 2024

Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights

Day by Day

Day 1 - Sunday 7th July - Welcome To Scotland!

On arrival at Edinburgh Airport you will be met by your private driver/guide and head directly towards the peaceful Highland landscape. Depending on your arrival time there may be an opportunity for a hike or explorations along the way.

 

D1 – Arrive Edinburgh Airport. Met by their private Driver/Guide (also a qualified hiking guide) and head directly north to Fonab Castle Hotel in Pitlochry. Rooms in the original castle building (gorgeous setting overlooking the loch). Depending on arrival time there could be time for a hike or a visit to Scone Palace on the way north (drive time only approx 1.5hrs). Relaxing evening to spend time together.

Overnight: Pitlochry | Fonab Castle Hotel
Room Type: Castle Signature
Meals Included: None

Day 2 - Monday 8th July - Hiking & Exploring In The Highlands

D2 – One day hiking and exploring the local area with their guide, they could even bag a wee Highland summit if the weather is on board and they fancy it. Loads of superb hiking in the area! There are also options for a private tour of an ancient castle, canoeing on a loch, tasting of award-winning chocolate truffles, 4×4 Mountain Safari with a kilted ranger (if they want the views without the work!) or a tour of Aberfeldy Distillery.

Overnight: Pitlochry | Fonab Castle Hotel
Room Type: Castle Signature
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3 - Tuesday 9th July - Transfer To Edinburgh

D3 – Transfer back down to Edinburgh. Option for hike in the morning. And they could stop for a tour at the gorgeous Glenturret Distillery (if they like fine dining then this has a Michelin Starred restaurant). Options for stopping at Stirling Castle or something a little more off the beaten path on the way (like kayaking to have a picnic by a ruined castle on a loch). Or just head back to settle into their Edinburgh hotel and enjoy a chilled afternoon.

Overnight: Edinburgh | Kimpton Charlotte Square
Room Type: King Premium
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4 - Wednesday 10th July - Hike Fife Coastal Trail

D4 – Hike some of the Fife Coastal Trail with their guide today. Take them along the coastline between charming Fishing villages (with award-winning ‘fish & chips’), lovely views back to Edinburgh, could even finish with a look around St Andrews or land yachting on the beach there (and the option to finish with a tour of Kingsbarns Distillery). Then return to Edinburgh, where their guide will depart leaving them to enjoy the rest of the day themselves. Option for evening meal at the iconic Scottish Malt Whisky Society with matched drams.

Overnight: Edinburgh | Kimpton Charlotte Square
Room Type: King Premium
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5 - Thursday 11th July - Historic Edinburgh

D5 – Morning private walking tour of Edinburgh Highlights & Old Town (avoiding the crowds where possible) with an expert local guide. Finish at Edinburgh Castle. Free afternoon to chill and self-explore.

Overnight: Edinburgh | Kimpton Charlotte Square
Room Type: King Premium
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 6 - Friday 12th July - Depart - Farewell Scotland

A private transfer will collect you from your accommodation and take you to Edinburgh Airport to make your onward connections. Waving farewell for now but taking with you special memories and wonderful stories of your explorations.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • 5 nights accommodation, as stated in the itinerary above
  • Some meals, as stated in the itinerary above
  • The services of a qualified and experienced guide from Day 1 to Day 4 inclusive
  • All transfers in a private vehicle driven by our guide on guided days
  • Airport Transfer on Departure Day
  • All guided hikes mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary, specifically:
    • Morning Private Walking Tour of Historic Edinburgh with Expert Local Guide
    • Entry to Edinburgh Castle
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
  • 24/7 In-Country Support from the Wilderness Team
Exclusions Read More
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Activities and entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Gratuities for the main driver guide
Notes Read More
  • All suggested accommodations and services are subject to availability at the time of booking.
  • A 20% deposit is required before any accommodation and services will be confirmed.
  • This quote is valid for 14 days from the date quoted, after this time pricing may be subject to revision.
Optional Upgrades Read More
  • Room Upgrades are available in some locations, subject to availability. Pricing on request.
Pricing Read More

The NET price for this itinerary, based on 4 clients on a twin-share basis, and including a £12 per person conservation contribution is:

  • £XXXXXXX GBP per person

 

Conservation Contribution

This voluntary donation of £12 per person goes towards conservation projects in the locations we operate.  If you would like to opt out just let your trip designer know.

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