V1 - Jacada Travel - Feth Scottish Explorations

Saturday 25th May – Monday 3rd June 2024

Number of Travellers: 4
Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights

Overview

Discover the true flavours of Scotland with insights from your expert guide. Explore history in the twisty cobbled alleyways of Edinburgh, hike in atmospheric glens and mountain ranges, kayak on crystal seas next to curious seals and maybe celebrate it all with a wee dram packed full of the flavours of Scotland. From the city streets to the wild Highlands, you are sure to fall in love with every inch of this character packed country.

Highlights

  • Explore some of the most stunning landscapes in Scotland and discover hidden gems with your expert private guide
  • Discover hidden corners and history of Edinburgh’s streets, with local foodie treats along the way
  • Relax and get pampered in your luxurious 5* accommodations as you enjoy the scenic and unique locations

Day by Day

Day 1 - Saturday 25th May - Welcome To Scotland

Arrive into Edinburgh Airport where you will be met by a private driver and transferred to your city centre hotel. Depending on your arrival time you may wish to head out and explore the festival ambience of the city a little or you can choose to relax in your welcoming hotel.

Overnight: Edinburgh | Kimpton Charlotte Square
Room Type: King Suite
Meals Included: None

Day 2 - Sunday 26th May - Explore Historic & Foodie Edinburgh

This morning you will be met at your hotel by an expert local guide and head out to explore the historic cobbled streets of the Old Town with an expert local guide. Discover some delicious foodie delights, see some of the key attractions and hear the stories of days gone by in this unique capital city.

Overnight: Edinburgh | Kimpton Charlotte Square
Room Type: King Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3 - Monday 27th May - Meet Your Guide & Head North via St Andrews

This morning your private guide (who will also act as your driver) will meet you at your hotel, and together you will head to St Andrews as the first stage on your journey north. Discover the fascinating history of this historic university town. More recently the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge famously met during their studies here but St Andrews is much better known for being ‘the birthplace of golf’. You will then continue on to your castle hotel at Pitlochry where you can settle in and enjoy the views out of the loch.

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

Day 4 - Tuesday 28th May - Chocolate Tasting & North to Torridon

Enjoy a wonderfully indulgent private tasting with a Chocolate Master this morning, and savour the award-winning treats melting in your mouths. As your journey takes you even further north your guide will share tales of the local life as the landscape becomes more mountainous. Hopefully you will have time to stop in a traditional whisky distillery for a tour and tasting along the way.

Overnight: Torridon | The Torridon
Room Type: Grand Master or Torridon Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5 - Wednesday 29th May - West Coast Wonders

Today you have a full day exploring the gorgeous and unique West Coast landscape. Maybe visiting the tiny and enchanting village of Applecross or heading north to the fascinating Inverewe or Attadale Gardens. The choice is your and your private guide will discuss the best options to suit your interests and energy levels.

Overnight: Torridon | The Torridon
Room Type: Grand Master or Torridon Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 6 - Thursday 30th May - Transfer To Fort William Via Isle of Skye & 'Road To The Isles'

A longer driving day today, but the views are more than worth it! Your route heads onto the Isle of Skye to give you a flavour of this beautiful island. A short diversion will take you to the iconic Eilean Donan Castle before you make your way down to Armadale Castle gardens, where the bluebells may be out to greet you. After taking the short ferry back to the mainland from here, you’ll travel along the stunning Road to the Isles, this is frequently listed as one of the most beautiful drives in the world and it is easy to see why. This takes you past the silver sand beaches of Arisaig and then Glenfinnan Viaduct, which you may well recognise from the Harry Potter films. Stop to hear the Jacobite history of this area before you head onwards to your beautiful hotel.

Overnight: Near Fort William | Inverlochy Castle
Room Type: Large Double
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 7 - Friday 31st May - Explore Lochaber

Your luxurious castle hotel has a wonderful situation in the foothills of some of the highest mountains in Scotland, so there are endless options for fabulous scenic hikes with your guide. Or you could head north to the shores of infamous Loch Ness to check the waters for the monster yourselves. The choice is yours!

Overnight: Near Fort William | Inverlochy Castle
Room Type: Large Double
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 8 - Saturday 1st June - Transfer South Via Glencoe

Heading south with your guide today, your route takes you through the atmospheric valley of Glencoe. You may well recognise these soaring mountain ridges from various films and famous TV series. Stop to take a hike here as you hear the legends and stories of this place from your guide. Then continue onwards to your luxurious hotel on the shores of Loch Lomond.

Overnight: Loch Lomond | Cameron House
Room Type: Loch View One Bedroom Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 9 - Sunday 2nd June - Inspiring Glasgow

Today is your last day with your guide today, and you can choose if you would like to stay in the countryside with a boat trip on Loch Lomond. Or head into the centre of Glasgow to take in the highlights of the city, full or architectural inspirations, history and vibrant street art. At the end of today your guide will bid you farewell, leaving you to celebrate your final evening in Scotland, maybe raising a glass to your adventures.

Slainte Mhath!

Overnight: Loch Lomond | Cameron House
Room Type: Loch View One Bedroom Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 10 - Monday 3rd June - Depart

A private transfer will collect you from your accommodation and take you to Glasgow 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
  • All accommodation from Day 1 to Day 10
  • Most meals as indicated above
  • Services of an experienced and knowledgeable UK qualified guide from Day 3 to Day 9 inclusive
  • All transfers in a private vehicle driven by our guide on guided days
  • Airport Transfer on Arrival day (EDI to Edinburgh Hotel)
  • Airport Transfer on Departure Day (Cameron House to Glasgow Airport)
  • All Ferry Travel mentioned in the itinerary
  • All guided hikes mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary, specifically:
  • Full Day With Private Expert City Guide in Edinburgh, including Foodie Treats & 2 Entrance Fees
  • 2 Entrance Fees on St Andrew’s Day (variable as per interest)
  • Private Chocolate Tasting with Chocolate Master
  • Whisky Distillery Tour & Tasting
  • Entry to Inverewe Gardens
  • Entry to Eilean Donan or Armadale Castle
  • Cruise on Loch Ness or Loch Lomond (not private)
  • 2 Entry fees in Glasgow (variable as per interest)
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
  • 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
Notes Read More
  • All suggested accommodations and services are subject to availability at the time of booking
  • A 15% 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
Pricing Read More

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

  • £8,755 GBP per person +VAT
  • This is £10,506 GBP per person including VAT

Terms & Conditions Read More

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