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Whisky and Highland Waterfalls Day Trip from Edinburgh provided by Highland Explorer Tours

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Overview
The Scottish Highlands is renowned for its idyllic scenery and traditional Scotch whisky. Experience both on this guided tour with included transportation from Edinburgh, as you explore Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, admire views of Hermitage forest, and enjoy a tour and tasting (own expense) at Glenturret whisky distillery.
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You'll start at
Highland Explorer Tours
60 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1TB, UK
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  • 1
    National Wallace Monument
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    The Glenturret Distillery
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    The Hermitage Woodland Walk
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 4
    Dunkeld Cathedral
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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You'll end at
Highland Explorer Tours
60 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1TB, UK
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Highlights
  • Magnificent views of Loch Lomond and Stirling Castle
  • Visit all the best Highlands viewpoints on this seamless guided tour
  • Sample authentic Scotch whisky (own expense) at Glenturret Distillery
  • Hassle-free round-trip transportation from Edinburgh
What to Expect
Meet your air-conditioned coach and driver in central Edinburgh for your trip into the Scottish Highlands. Along the way, make photo stops, including of the Stirling Castle—once home to Scottish royals such as Mary, Queen of Scots—and the William Wallace monument on Abbey Craig hill. Admire Highlands scenery as you drive through Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Stop for lunch and an optional tour (both at own expense) of the Glenturret distillery. If you opt for a tour, learn the whisky-making process and sample a dram of the popular whisky. In the afternoon, continue through the forests of the Hermitage and enjoy a short walk to see the Braan River, Ossian’s Hall, and Black Linn Falls. Make a final stop in Dunkeld village, which was made famous in Shakespeare’s Macbeth, before returning to Edinburgh. Your tour ends where it began.
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Departure Point
Highland Explorer Tours, 60 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1TB, UK
Duration
9h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Distillery tour
  • Dram of local whisky
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - National Wallace Monument
  • Entry/Admission - The Glenturret Distillery
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • As this tour celebrates whisky, it is unsuitable for those under the age of 18.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Outdoorsy123 wrote a review Dec 2019
Chicago, IL12 contributions1 helpful vote
Lovely trip o take us outside Edinburgh. Funny guide Kari. Worth your time to see William Wallace monument, the short hike was perfect to see some nature and stretch your legs and the whisky stop was a nice addition. Especially the watch cats.....
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Date of experience: December 2019
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lwagent wrote a review Nov 2019
Dunfermline, United Kingdom20 contributions4 helpful votes
We were collected promptly from the advertised departure stop. The guide Lee was a great driver and courteous and had lots of very interesting information to share, not just whisky or sport but history and fun facts with a bit of humour thrown in too. Wallace monument,
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Rosemarie L wrote a review Nov 2019
Ketchikan, United States8 contributions2 helpful votes
Caitlyn was an amazing tour guide. We enjoyed learning a bit of Scottish history from her. The first stop at the William Wallace tower was very interesting. We loved the distillery and learning how scotch was made. The trip into the forest to see the waterfall was nice, We love
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Date of experience: October 2019
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DG2209 wrote a review Oct 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
My partner and I did the whiskey and waterfalls tour with Caitlin - she was extremely knowledgeable, hilarious and made the whole day one to remember. Thanks so much to Caitlin for a great day!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Laura K wrote a review Sep 2019
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We had a really nice day exploring the Scotland Highlands, learning alot about the history of the area and getting an informative tour of the Glenturret distillery. Be warned, a few of the stops involved 'hiking' a bit. It wasn't especially challenging, but if someone in your
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Date of experience: September 2019
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reidanns
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The single best Highland tour you can take from Edinburgh. Period.
This was easily the highlight of my trip to Scotland. Myself and two friends were college students abroad, and we d
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nats-dk
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Fab trip, lovely people, simply awesome
Highly recommended, amazing fairytale-like tour. Would do it again in a heart beat! Wish we stayed longer!
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michaelpR6672IK
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Excellent one day tour
I was on the one day tour from Edinburgh to Loch Ness and it was a fantastic experience. I highly recommend this fo
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MBeee1
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Lovely Highland Experience
Absolutely beautiful. Every moment was breathtaking. Every location was grand and our tour guide was so packed with
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Annisa2020
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3 day Highlands Tour
Stevie P was a great guide and made the tour fun and entertaining the whole way through. Highly recommended!! Thank
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paulinekelly1518
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Visit to the Highlands
The trip from Edinburgh was very well organised from start to finish and as pensioners this is very important. Stev
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KatalinR63
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Wonderful experience
We wend on a full day trip to explore the Highlands and Loch Ness. The landscape was breathtakingly beautiful. We w
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Devashis B
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Best way around Scotland.
Well, we chose this tour as it was taking us to most of the interesting places around Scotland. In fact we took 2 o
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MarieClaudeForest
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Grrreat Times in the Highlands! :)
We absolutely loved this tour that brought us to some of the most beautiful and iconic sceneries of the Scottish la
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Nat90ascha
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Fantastic!!!
Our bus driver + guide was John S. Absolute pleasure listening to the historical facts, myths and sayings about Sco
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Maps652900
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Make the most out of a day tour!!
If you want to make the most out of a day tour, choose Highland Expreience Tours. Loch Ness&Glencoe tour was absolu
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gyorgykiss
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Highlands and Loch Ness Explorer tour with Stevie P.
Thank you for the fantastic tour at the Highlands and Loch Ness. Stevie P. is a great driver and a super knowledgea
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ghamerli
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Definitely something you should do!
Went on a the trip today, had a wonderful time with our driver Callum! Lots of stories and fun facts. Definitely so
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Eldadozz
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Great tour, great driver Stevie P.
Took the one day tour to the Loch Ness. Had a great time. The driver was very knowledgeable about Scottish history
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ERICMAU22
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Suggestions
There's no opportunity to take a picture on the way and we lost so many beautiful stuff. I hope i can have more cha
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