Widjaja Family Scotland Adventure (v7)

Sunday 7th July – Saturday 13th July 2024

Number of Travellers: 6
Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights

Overview

This family adventure will see you finding some of the best fun in Scotland and enjoying it all together. Create special memories as you explore with expert guides and immerse yourselves in fun experiences. At the end of each day your luxurious hotels will ensure you are rested and pampered.

Day by Day

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

On arrival at Edinburgh airport you will be met by private drivers who will transfer you to your city centre hotel to drop your bags. The drivers will then take you to the neighbourhood of Leith, where you will be met by a private local guide for a foodie exploration of the local neighbourhood. Afterwards your guide will depart, leaving you to take your time exploring the opulent floating palace that is The Royal Yacht Britannia. The rest of the day is free for you to spend as you wish.

Note: Check In time will not be until 3pm

This itinerary requires an early-to-mid morning arrival in Edinburgh Airport. Later arrival time will mean that the itinerary will need to be reviewed.

The Foodie Tour serves in place of lunch.

Overnight: Edinburgh | Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
Room Type: 1 x King One Bedroom Suite with Castle View & 2 x Twin Premier Rooms with Castle View (each for 1 adult & 1 child)
Meals Included: Lunch

Day 2 - Monday 8th July - Magical Edinburgh & Transfer West

This morning you will be met at your hotel by your private guide (who will also act as your driver for your time together). Start your adventures exploring the historic Old Town where cars can’t reach on a private walking tour with an expert city guide. Discover the traces of magic that linger in all the cobbled streets and alleys and hear the stories and see the places where the Harry Potter books came to life as you discover hidden corners of this city.

Your guides will keep the distance covered short this morning and you will finish in the mighty Edinburgh Castle itself. Walk the ramparts atop castle rock and hear the tales of the One O’Clock gun and the stories of locals of times past. You can then choose to continue your explorations at your own pace and pick up souvenirs, or explore more with your main guide before you head west to your elegant and welcoming hotel.

Overnight: Loch Lomond | Cameron House
Room Type: 1 x Loch View Family Room with Balcony (Double & Bunkbeds) & 1 x Loch View With Balcony Double
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3 - Tuesday 9th July - Falconry & Exploring Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park

This morning admire the some fierce raptors and incredible owls at the local falconry centre. The ‘sport of kings’ dates back thousands of years and would astound you with the elegance of flight and the accuracy displayed. Spend the rest of the day exploring some of the beautiful Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park with your guide. Take a private 1 hr boat trip to explore the loch, maybe getting off on the other side or on one of the islands for a short stroll with your guide.

Overnight: Loch Lomond | Cameron House
Room Type: 1 x Loch View Family Room with Balcony (Double & Bunkbeds) & 1 x Loch View With Balcony Double
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4 - Wednesday 10th July - Transfer to Braemar. Visit Stirling Castle & Bannockburn Battlefield

Transfer East to Braemar today, enjoying the changing scenery as you explore with your guide on route. Stop to visit Stirling Castle on route, one of the grandest castles in Scotland with an imposing location. (Did you know that the world’s oldest football was found here?). Then take a journey through time with a visit to the site of The Battle Of Bannockburn. This was the greatest victory of Robert The Bruce and you can experience that day in history in thrilling 3D at the award-winning visitor centre.

Your guide will then take you onwards to the charming village of Braemar and your unique hotel.

Overnight: Braemar | The Fife Arms
Room Type: 2 x Victoriana Suite, each with a sofabed for one child
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5 - Thursday 11th July - Exploring The Cairngorms National Park

This morning visit enjoy a 2 hr off-road exploration with an Estate Ghillie on rough tracks in beautiful scenery. Then visit Balmoral Castle, the Highland residence of the Royal Family since it was bought for Queen Victoria in 1852. Full of elegant history in a beautiful mountain setting.

Your guide will share some of the highlights of this area as you explore. You can choose if you wish to have a free afternoon or maybe take a short walk with your guide to see the rushing waters under the bridge at the Lin of Dee gorge. The choice is yours.

Overnight: Braemar | The Fife Arms
Room Type: 2 x Victoriana Suite, each with a sofabed for one child
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 6 - Friday 12th July - Transfer to Gleneagles via Alpaca Experience

Today you explore the Kingdom of Fife on route to your luxurious resort hotel for your final night in Scotland. Here you will meet some of the cutest Alpacas in the country and maybe even try out the mini obstacle course with them!

There are many options for gentle strolls taking in the beautiful scenery in this area, which your guide will bring to life for you as you travel. You can choose if you want to discover the history of St Andrews, visit an Tall Ship which explored Antarctica, or discover some of the picturesque fishing villages along the Fife coastline. (We also highly recommend trying the award-winning Fish & Chips here!)

Your guide will depart this evening, leaving you to enjoy Gleneagles.

Overnight: Auchterarder | Gleneagles Hotel
Room Type: 3 x Estate Room (1 x Double & 1 Double interconnecting with 1 x Twin)
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 7 - Saturday 13th July - Depart

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
  • 6 nights accommodation, as stated in the itinerary above
  • Most meals, as stated in the itinerary above
  • The services of a qualified and experienced Scotland guide from Day 2 to Day 6 inclusive
  • All transfers in a private vehicle driven by your guide on guided days
  • VIP Airport Services For Each Flight
    • Arrival at Edinburgh
    • Departure from Edinburgh
  • Private Airport Transfer from Edinburgh Airport to Your Hotel on D1
    • Includes Meet & Greet
  • Private Airport Transfer from Gleneagles to Edinburgh Airport on Departure Day
  • All guided walks mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary, specifically:
    • D1 – Private Foodie Exploration of Leith with Expert Local Guide
    • D1 – Entry to Royal Yacht Britannia
    • D2 – Private Walking Tour with Expert Local City Guide in Edinburgh
      • (max duration 4 hours, but can be shorter if preferred)
      • Includes entry to Edinburgh Castle & guiding inside the castle
    • D3 – Entry to Falconry Display
    • D3 – Private Boat Cruise on Loch Lomond (approx 1 hr)
    • D4 – Entry to Stirling Castle
    • D4 – Entry to Bannockburn Battlefield Experience
    • D5 – Entry to Balmoral Castle
    • D5 – 2 Hour Off-Road Ghillie Explorations in Cairngorms National Park
    • D6 – 2 Additional Entry Fees in Fife as per interest
    • D6 – Alpaca Walk Experience
  • 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.
  • Activities are only private if so specified
Optional Upgrades Read More
  • Room Upgrades are available in some locations, subject to availability. Pricing on request.
  • Individual Falconry flying experience, adults only. Pricing on request.
Terms & Conditions Read More

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