Essential Scotland

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 8-95 yrs
  • max group size 35
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-38943
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Ends Glasgow, Scotland
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Travel to Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, to explore the Old Town and visit the Edinburgh Castle
  • Visit the Stirling Castle, a symbol of Scottish Independence, the residence of many Royal families
  • Head on a boat ride on Loch Ness Lake in search of Nessie, to uncover the mysteries
  • Bask in the beauty of the Scottish Highlands, home to the highest mountain peak in Fort William
  • Explore Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland, famous for its lively music, scene and culture
Starting in Edinburgh and ending in Glasgow, the trip "Essential Scotland" is a guided art and architecture tour that takes 7 days. You will be traveling through Glasgow, Inverness, Stirling and 5 other destinations in Scotland and England. "Essential Scotland" is a group trip which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

If you are ready to see some of the most breathtaking landscapes, extraordinary castles, and fascinating cities in the UK, this 10-day small-group tour of Scotland is for you! Your journey will begin in Edinburgh, the Scottish capital, known for its medieval streets, ancient buildings, and bustling atmosphere. Visit Edinburgh Castle, where you will uncover thousands of years of history and take in the incredible views of the city. From there you will travel to Stirling, where you will visit the Wallace Monument, built in honor of the 13th-century hero William Wallace, and see the Blair Castle in Pitlochry before you explore Inverness, the capital of the Highlands. Explore Fort Augustus, a charming town in Northern Scotland, from where you will board your boat to Loch Ness Lake. Learn about the legend of the Loch Ness Monster as you sail along the misty waters of the lake and see if you can spot the great creature. Next, you will explore the medieval ruins of the Urquhart Castle, which was once one of the largest castles in Scotland, before you drive to Fort William, the Gateway to Ben Nevis — the highest mountain peak in the UK. Head on a stroll around Lake Lamond, one of the most popular lakes in Scotland, before you make your way to Glasgow, known for its incredible music scene and fascinating festivals and events. Your small-group tour of Scotland will come to an end in this fascinating city!
  • Day 1: Edinburgh Arrival
  • Day 2: Edinburgh
  • Day 3: Edinburgh
  • Day 4: Edinburgh — Stirling — Pitlochry — Blair Castle - Inverness
  • Day 5: Inverness
  • Day 6: Inverness — Fort William — Inveraray - Loch Lomond — Glasgow
  • Day 7: Glasgow —
  • 06 nights accommodation on a twin-sharing basis at superior hotels or similar
  • Luggage handling at hotels
  • Daily breakfast
  • Arrival airport transfers
  • All Transportation in a modern AC Motor Coach
  • Service of Bilingual/English-speaking local tour guide
  • All Tours and Sightseeing as per the detailed itinerary
  • Whisky distillery in Pitlochry
  • Eilean Donan castle
  • Urquhart castle
  • Boat ride in Loch Ness Lake
  • City tour in Edinburgh
  • All local applicable taxes
  • All Entrance Fees as per the detailed itinerary inclusive of: Stirling castle
  • Items of a personal nature, tips, and gratuities
  • Departure airport transfer
  • Items not mentioned as included
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Essential Scotland tour. You can cancel the tour up to 78 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 77 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 13 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 13 August 2024, a deposit of 30% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 77 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Essential Scotland tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Essential Scotland tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.


All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Minimum age for children on escorted tours is 8. Minimum age on Safaris is 12. Minimum age for game drives in Kruger National Park (South Africa) is 12. Minimum age for Uganda programs is 15.Please note that many countries have adopted practices to prevent international abductions of children. If a person under the age of 18 years will be travelling with an adult other than his/her parents, or with only one parent, a notarized letter, granting authorization to travel, including the dates of travel should be carried.

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