Lochs and Bens

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  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Self-guided
  • Tour Code BM-16523
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Perth, Scotland
  • Ends Perth, Scotland
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Cycling through the heart of the Scottish Highlands
  • Follow the flow of the River Tay
  • Moderate cycling distances, allowing ample time for exploring
  • Exploring the quaint villages which are full of historical intrigue
  • Experiencing the timelessness of the lochs
  • Visiting castles and taking side trips to experience the landscape further on foot
  • Visit historic Dunkeld and peaceful lochside towns
  • Rest day in Killin: visit the Falls of Dochart or cycle into Glen Lochay & Glen Lyon
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Starting and ending in Perth, the "Lochs And Bens" trip is a self-guided bicycle trip that takes 8 days. You will travel through Dunkeld, Crieff and Killin in Scotland. "Lochs And Bens" is a private trip which includes accommodation, meals and others.

Cycle the picturesque Scottish Highlands enjoying the mountain peaks, lochs and glens of the Scottish Highlands. The Scottish Highlands have long been a favoured destination for cyclists and walkers keen to experience the mountain peaks, shimmering lochs and pretty glens. During this week long trip, you will take the backroads and country paths where cycle touring is pleasurable. Enroute you will visit charming historic towns such as Dunkeld, and the peaceful lochside towns of Kenmore, Lochearnhead, and Killin. A rest day at Killin is included to allow you time to visit the Falls of Dochart, sail the Loch or walk up Ben Lawers. En route there are opportunities to take a forest walk or visit one of the many castles and ancient monuments found along the way.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1 : Arrive Perth
  • Day 2 : Cycle to Dunkeld 28 km/17.5 miles or 42 km/26 miles
  • Day 3 : Cycle to Aberfeldy 29 km/18 miles or 31 km/19 miles
  • Day 4 : Cycle to Killin 39 km/24 miles
  • Day 5 : Rest day Killin or a 53 km/35 miles round trip
  • Day 6 : Cycle alongside Earn Loch to Crieff 45 km/28 miles
  • Day 7 : Cycle to Perth 45 km/32 miles
  • Day 8 : Arrangements end after breakfast
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • 7 nights in 3 or 4* guesthouses or private houses on a twin share basis
Meals
  • 7 full Scottish breakfasts
Others
  • One piece of luggage transfer between accommodation (up to 20kg) per person
  • Map, GPX files, travel documentation and emergency service
  • Quality 27-speed sport hybrid cycles are provided for 6 days. E-bikes available with a supplement. Helmets, rear pannier bags, tools, puncture repair kit, spare inner tube, lock, map holder, cycle computer, water bottle, reflective vests and lights are included.
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Travel to and from Perth
  • Drinks, lunches and dinners
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tour guide – this is a self guided trip
  • Entrance fees
  • Unscheduled transfers
  • Travel insurance
  • A supplement will apply if you are travelling solo or book a single room
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Lochs and Bens tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 25 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 June 2024, a deposit of 186 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 69 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Lochs and Bens 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.

Visa

For this Lochs and Bens 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.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
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