Bus tours

Day tour of Loch Ness from Edinburgh

Availability: Daily
Duration: 12 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover Glen Coe's wild landscape with history to match
  • Explore Pitlochry, knows as the gateway to the Highlands
  • See Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest mountain
  • Unravel the secrets of the Loch Ness during a river cruise, or explore Fort Augustus
  • Drive through the spectacular Highland scenery of the Cairngorm Mountains
What to expect

As you head towards the beautiful city of Stirling, you will enjoy beautiful nature as your experienced guide will tell you the dramatic tales of William Wallace, made famous by Braveheart, and the turbulent times he lived in. Next you will head through rugged scenery to an even wilder Glen Coe, where you’ll feel the past come to life as your guide tells you about the bloody massacre of the MacDonald Clan.

Loch Ness is world famous and you'll discover why as you head to quaint Fort Augustus located at the Loch's south end, taking in its immensity and learning about its mysterious past as you go. Why not take part in the sightseeing cruise of the loch, passing Cherry Island and Fort Augustus Abbey, and maybe even spotting the legendary monster who allegedly resides within its banks?

You'll then travel through wild and breathtaking Cairngorms National Park en route to gorgeous Pitlochry, a highland town on the banks of the River Tummel before heading back to Edinburgh via UNESCO World Heritage Site Forth Railway Bridge.

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What's included
  • Professional driver/guide
  • National Park entry
What's not included
  • Optional Loch Ness cruise
  • Hotel pick-up
Reduced price
  • Child (3-15 years): reduced
  • Senior (65+ years): reduced
  • Students (with valid ID): reduced
Where

1 Parliament Square, Royal Mile/High Street, EH1 1RE.

Meeting point:

In front of Cafe Nero. Please be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the start of the tour.

What to remember
  • As you travel in mini-coaches, luggage space is limited
  • You can bring one cabin-sized piece of luggage, 55cm x 40cm x 20cm, which cannot exceed 15kg, to be stored in the boot of the bus and one small handbag or rucksack to have on the bus with you
  • This tour does not accept children under the age of 3
  • If you have any mobility requirements, please state this at the point of booking
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When
  • Daily at 8.00am (from 6 April through 18 October)
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Provider
Highland Experience Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 3 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 2 days before, you can still receive a 50 % refund.

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