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Luxury Tailor Made Travel

Tailor Made Scotland: Edinburgh & the Highlands


11 days from $14,295 per person

Private Journey

Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way; you can even customize the itinerary to your interests.

Explore beautiful Scotland on a privately guided journey from its architecturally rich capital, Edinburgh, to its history-laden Highlands, where you discover the sites of great battles, visit the home of golf at St. Andrews, drive the scenic Road to the Isles, and sample fine single-malt whisky at a small, secluded distillery.

A&K Advantages

  • View the Honours of Scotland, the country’s crown jewels, when you explore impressive Edinburgh Castle
  • Venture into the Scottish Borders, riding through timeless landscapes
  • Sample whisky at the smallest distillery in Scotland
  • Discover an array of must-see sights, including Loch Ness, Culloden Moor and Ben Nevis, accompanied by your expert guide
  • Explore the Isle of Mull and the ruins of Iona Abbey, considered the cradle of Christianity in Scotland
  • Marvel at the stunning interiors of Inveraray Castle on a stop en route to Glasgow, where you see a building designed by leading Art Nouveau architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
ARRIVE EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
Day 2
EDINBURGH | Crown Jewels & the Queen’s Palace
Day 3
EDINBURGH | The Scenic Scottish Borders
Day 4
Inverness | Whisky Tasting in the Highlands
Day 5
Inverness | Across Stark, Scenic Countryside
Day 6
Inverlochy | MOORS, MONSTERS & RUINS
Day 7
Inverlochy | Ferry to the Isle of Skye
Day 8
Isle of Eriska | Views of Mighty Ben Nevis
Day 9
Isle of Eriska | Highlights of the Hebridean Islands
Day 10
Glasgow | Inveraray Castle & City Sights
Day 11
Depart Glasgow

Enhance Your Journey

Elevate your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.

Discover the Legacies of Braveheart & Rob Roy

Journey to the county of Stirlingshire, a region where Scotland's destiny was forged centuries ago. See where the armies of William Wallace (Braveheart) defeated invading forces from England in 1297, and discover majestic Stirling Castle, site of the crowning of Mary, Queen of Scots. Continue west to explore the Trossachs, a scenic landscape of mountains, forests and lochs often called Rob Roy country, for the outlaw and folk hero Rob Roy McGregor. Bask in the serenity of Loch Katrine, one of the most picturesque lochs in Scotland, cruising its placid waters aboard the historic ‘Sir Walter Scott.’

Visit St. Andrews, the Home of Golf

Venture to the Kingdom of Fife and St. Andrews, known as the home of golf. Stop outside the iconic Royal and Ancient Clubhouse to see the first tee and 18th green of the world-famous Old Course. See the evocative ruins of the largest cathedral ever built in Scotland as well as the oldest university in Scotland, where Prince William first met his wife, Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge. Next, explore the coastal East Neuk of Fife, with its traditional fishing villages.

Whisky Distillery Tours & Tastings

Head out to the Speyside region, east of Inverness, where the pure water of the streams and the superior quality of the mountain peat help create ideal single malt whiskies. Follow the fabled Whisky Trail that runs past many of the best-known distilleries. Stop at the Glenlivet distillery for a tour and visit the Glenfiddich distillery to see its on-site bottling plant. Alternatively, visit the homes of other well-known brands such as Macallan and Strathisla, the latter producing much of the Chivas Regal blend. If you prefer to visit another Speyside whisky distillery, ask about its availability at your time of booking.

Explore the Hills of Argyll

Wander through the picturesque hills and forests of Argyll, amid the grandeur of the Scottish Highlands. Drive through the Pass of Brander to Loch Awe, an area once dominated by the Campbell clan. Cross over to Loch Fyne, a long inlet of the sea. Take a circular route over Knapdale to reach the west coast, passing the impressive Arduaine Gardens en route. Proceed to Seil Island, and visit the Anglican and Roman Catholic Cathedrals of Argyll and neighboring isles.


Aug; Priced from $14,995
May–Jul, Sep; Priced from $14,295

Prices are per person, double occupancy for the itinerary as published for 2021 travel, and subject to availability.
Pricing reflects A&K's recommended months of travel of this itinerary. Supplements may apply over holiday periods, festivals and special events. International air not included. 

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