Lovato Scottish Adventure

Lovato

Monday 24th June – Saturday 29th June 2024

Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights

Highlights

  • Delight in the tastes of Scotland on a unique food tour
  • Visit some of Scotland's most historic sites
  • Enjoy hiking and biking in some of the best Scottish scenery

Day by Day

Day 1 - Monday 24th June - Arrive - Welcome to Scotland & A Food Safari

Your private transfer will meet you at the airport and take you to your luxury accommodation.  You will have time to rest and refresh before you head out for a Scottish focused food tour, discovering places in the magnificent UNESCO Georgian New Town and vibrant Stockbridge village, while enjoying delights from the local area.  The evening is free for you to continue your explorations or enjoy some relaxation at your hotel.

Overnight: Edinburgh | The Bonham
Room Type: 2 x Townhouse Double, 1 for single occupancy
Meals Included: None

Day 2 - Tuesday 25th June - Highlights of Edinburgh

This morning you will meet your experienced local guide and together discover the unique city of Edinburgh.  Walk through some of the famous historic attractions, wander at the stories of the streets and discover the true character of the Old Town.  Edinburgh is a labyrinth of cobbled alleyways contrasted with Georgian townhouses and more modern architecture and this tour will give you a real insight into the history and character of this amazing city.  This afternoon you are free to relax at your luxury hotel or explore the popular sites of Edinburgh independently with some tips and recommendations picked up from your local guide this morning.

Overnight: Edinburgh | The Bonham
Room Type: 2 x Townhouse Double, 1 for single occupancy
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3 - Wednesday 26th June - Castles & Kings

Today you meet your driver/guide and together you will leave the bustling city behind.    As you travel through the lush landscapes of Perthshire you will make a stop to visit the Wallace Monument and Stirling Castle, iconic sites full of history and intrigue.  The Castle is also known as one of the grandest castles in Scotland with an imposing location overlooking the city of Stirling.  This afternoon, continue northwards.  There are options en-route to stop and enjoy a short hike, your guide will be on hand to choose the best location depending on weather and your preference of challenge.  Arriving at your stunning Castle home for the next few nights, why not relax and enjoy a warming dram.

Overnight: Pitlochry | Fonab Castle
Room Type: 2 x Castle Double, 1 for single occupancy
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4 - Thursday 27th June - Hiking & Exploring

Explore the spectacular Perthshire hills today, your guide will help you choose the best hiking route to ensure you have the best possible experience.  This afternoon, why not take to two wheels and see more of this stunning area by bike.  Enjoy scenic mountain trails and serene riverside paths as you navigate this spectacular countryside with your guide.  Your evening is free to continue exploring the area, or relax and take in the beautiful views at your luxurious castle hotel.

Overnight: Pitlochry | Fonab Castle
Room Type: 2 x Castle Double, 1 for single occupancy
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5 - Friday 28th June - Clans, Castles & Coffee

Today you will continue exploring the beautiful area of Perthshire.  Head to Castle Menzies, the seat of the chiefs of Clan Menzies for over 500 years.  The Castle has famously hosted both Bonnie Prince Charlie, who rested on his way to Culloden in 1746 and then, just four days later, the Duke of Cumberland.  This afternoon you can choose to do a short hike or enjoy the delights of a nearby Coffee Roaster company, famous for making delicious fresh roasts.  To end the day why not delight in some world-famous chocolate truffles at a local chocolatier.

Overnight: Pitlochry | Fonab Castle
Room Type: 2 x Castle Double, 1 for single occupancy
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 6 - Saturday 29th June - Depart - Transfer to Edinburgh

A private transfer will collect you from your hotel and transfer you to Edinburgh Airport in time for your flight, taking with you memories of a wonderful trip.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • All accommodation from Day 1 to Day 6
  • Most meals as indicated above
  • Services of an experienced and knowledgeable qualified guide from Day 3 to Day 5
  • Ground transportation from Day 3 to Day 5
  • Arrival and departure private transfers
  • All guided hikes and activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Activities, more specifically:
    • Edinburgh food safari – Eat Scotland
    • Half day blue badge guide – Edinburgh
    • Entrance fee – Edinburgh Castle
    • Entrance fee – Stirling Castle
    • Entrance fee – Wallace Monument
    • Half day bike hire & Guide
    • Chocolate Tasting
    • Entrance fee – Castle Menzies
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
  • Snacks throughout the trip
  • 24 hour 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
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