Avoid crowded tours & explore the highlights of the Scottish Highlands at your own pace on this private tour. Travel in a luxury Mercedes Benz, taking in the Cairngorms National Park & the Highland captial of Inverness enoute to the famed Loch Ness.
Avoid crowded tours and explore some of the highlights of the Scottish Highlands at your own pace (no waiting for other passengers) on this private tour from Edinburgh. Traveling in a comfortable Wi-Fi-equipped Mercedes Benz, take in such sights as the UNESCO-listed Forth Rail Bridge and the Cairngorms National Park, and make stops in the charming village of Pitlochry and Highland capital Inverness en route to the famed Loch Ness.
Your Loch Ness Private Tour starts from Edinburgh, ensuring a great start your chauffeur will do a full introduction and point out all the on-board facilities in the vehicle. Once the formalities are out of the way they will run through the itinerary for the day and ensure all the passengers are comfortable and answer any questions before setting off.
As your tour leaves Edinburgh admire magnificent views across the Firth of Forth as you drive north to Fife. Keep a look out for the UNESCO-listed Forth Bridge as you cross the Forth Road Bridge, then soak up the scenery as you wind through the countryside.
Your tour continues North passing through Kinross and to the west of Perth, you will cruise past the Tay Forest Park before stopping in Pitlochry.
Pitlochry is nestled amongst the stunning scenery of the Highland Perthshire, breathe in fresh air and stand back to admire the view. A traditional resort town you can take a stroll looking on local stores for gifts and crafts enjoy a drink in one of many Cafes or bistros. A favourite of Queen Victoria this stop is about soaking up the best of the Scottish Highlands.
You leave Pitlochry and enter the Cairngorms passing Blair Castle, up through Dalwhinnie and Aviemore towards Inverness.
Arrive in Inverness for some lunch and a walk around, with plenty of shops, Café and Restaurants it will not be difficult to find somewhere to eat. Appreciate Inverness Castle and stretch those legs along the banks of the Ness.
After Lunch you have a short journey south to Loch Ness and Clansman Harbour for your boat trip and hunt for Nessie on our famous Loch.
We recommend Jacobite Tours on the Loch, they have a great selection of cruises to suit all needs, the 2hr Tour of the Loch passing Urquhart Castle is ideal and will give you a great experience of the Loch and surrounding area. Please ensure you book this in advance to ensure you get on the boat trip as it becomes very busy.
Once your tour of the Loch is complete it is time to start your journey back towards Edinburgh, it is a long drive so the driver can schedule stops on the way for comfort breaks and to stretch those legs with Aviemore, Perth and Dunfermline all on the route home. Finally crossing the Forth and the home leg back into Edinburgh.
Your sightseeing tour finishes with all passengers being taken back to Edinburgh, the Door to Door experience helps you enjoy the full tour without the worry of finding you way back at the end of the day.
Private Tour (1 to 6 Passengers)
Door to Door Service from Any Edinburgh Location (Hotel, Cruise Port, Airport or Train)
Hotel Pickup and Drop-Off
Cruise Ship Pickup and Drop-Off
Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes Benz Minivan
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