Loch Ness, Inverness & The Highlands - 2 Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Take two leisurely days and savour the delights of the Highlands with your Driver-Guide. See rivers, lochs and mountains; experience plenty of rich Highland history and spend overnight in the Highland capital of Inverness.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Timberbush Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Fom Edinburgh to Inverness

Stop At: Luss Pier

First stopping at the pretty conservation village of Luss, on the ‘Bonny Bonny Banks’ of Loch Lomond

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Glencoe Lochan

We descend into the dramatic expanse of Rannoch Moor, passing the Black Mount, to dramatic Glencoe, site of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald Clan. Here we pause for a leisurely walk to soak in the atmosphere of this haunting glen,

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Old Fort of Fort William

We then drive before north towards Fort William for lunch and Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Fort Augustus Abbey

After lunch in the Fort William area, your two day Inverness tour from Edinburgh traces the 24 mile shoreline of Loch Ness, passing Urquhart Castle,

Duration: 45 minutes

Day 2 From Inverness to Edinburgh

Stop At: Culloden Battlefield

The first stop is the Culloden Battlefield, where the Jacobites and Bonnie Prince Charlie were defeated by the Duke of Cumbe

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Clava Cairns

Get a glimpse the ancient stones of the Neolithic Clava Cairns.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ruthven Barracks

After a lunch stop at Aviemore we move south for a visit to the old military garrison of Ruthven Barracks, built by General Wade.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Hermitage Woodland Walk

We continue our return journey via The Hermitage, stopping for a gentle forest walk (this option will only be possible in the summer months),

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Forth Road Bridge

Opened in 1890, the Forth Bridge is a Scottish icon that is recognised the world over as the most famous of cantilever designs
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