Grand Tour of Scotland

Self-drive

16 Nights / 17 Days

Discover the Scottish Highlands and Island's Way of Life

Self-drive Tour

daily Departure
from April to October

This 17-day self-drive tour has been designed for those who want a complete experience of Scotland.

If you want beautiful scenic drives, the chance to explore mythical ruins and learn more about Scotland‘s rich history, this itinerary is for you. During this tour you get all the exciting adventures and highlights of our Complete Scotland tour, which goes from Edinburgh into Highlands, to the Orkney Islands, then west to the Isle of Harris and Lewis and down to the Isle of Skye, plus the chance to discover the stunning Isle of Mull.

Price p.p. from
2300
EUR
The amount will be charged in EUR
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What's Included

  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Edinburgh
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Aberdeen area
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Inverness area
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Kirkwall area
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Ullapool area
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Lewis or Harris
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Isle of Skye or nearby
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Fort William area
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Isle of Mull or in the Oban area
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Trossachs National Park area
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Edinburgh

Full cooked regional breakfast each morning.

Transfers & Rental Car

  • Private transfer by car from Edinburgh Airport to hotel.
  • A self-driven rental car for 15 days; inclusive of Insurance based on 4 persons sharing 1 car. Pick up and drop off at Edinburgh Airport.
  • All ferry crossings, as per itinerary.
  • Private transfer by car from Edinburgh hotel to Airport.

Tours & Activities Included

  • Edinburgh: Edinburgh Castle Ticket.
  • St. Andrews: Entrances to St Andrews Castle & St Andrews Cathedral.
  • Orkney: Entrances to Skara Brae & Maeshowe.
  • Loch Ness: Loch Ness Cruise and Urquhart Castle.
  • Isle of Iona: Entrance to Iona Abbey.
  • Trossachs National Park: Entrances to Doune Castle and Stirling Castle.

Optional Activities

  • No matter what you’re into:  food, wine, history, art, music or anything else, we give you the freedom to personalize your vacation with optional excursions that speak to your interests.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival in Edinburgh

Day 2 : Scotland’s Dramatic East Coast

Day 3 : Royal Deeside, Castles & Whisky

Day 4 : Journey to Orkney

Day 5 : The Wonders of Orkney

Day 6 : The North Coast 500 Route

Day 7 : Gaelic Culture & Neholithic Megaliths of Lewis

Day 8 : Harris & the Golden Road

Day 9 : Island Hopping to Skye

Day 10 : Dunvegan Castle & Coral Beach

Day 11 : The Magic of Skye

Day 12 : The Beauty of Loch Ness

Day 13 : Fort William to the Isle of Mull

Day 14 : Beautiful Isles of Iona & Staffa

Day 15 : Kilmartin Glen, Luss & Loch Lomond

Day 16 : Trossachs National Park to Edinburgh

Day 17 : Departure from Scotland

Download PDF - Detailed Itinerary

Accommodation

Wake up, in the accommodation type of your choice and enjoy another day of exploration.

COMFORT

These are in well-appointed comfort hotels. All rooms are with private shower or bath and WC. Breakfast is always provided and is included in the price.

QUALITY

These are in quality four-star hotels or the best hotels available at each location at the time of booking. All rooms are with private shower or bath and WC.

LUXURY

These are in luxury or charming hotels. All rooms are with private shower or bath and WC. Breakfast is always provided and is included in the price.

Not Included

  • Flights to/from Scotland.
  • City Tax and Meals & Beverages.
  • Entrance fees to Attractions (unless otherwise stated).
  • Fees for ferries, tunnels, toll roads, parking of any kind or any other miscellaneous driving expenses.
  • Personal Travel Insurance (highly recommended).
  • Tips and gratuities to drivers and local guides.

Price p.p. from
2300
EUR
The amount will be charged in EUR

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