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5 Day Tour – 380034

Day 1 Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Mary King’s Close
  • Greyfriars Kirkyard

This stunning medieval city is the jewel in Scotland’s crown, and ever popular with visitors. Edinburgh Castle sits right in the centre on top of a craggy hill overlooking everything below, with Greyfriars Kirkyard and Mary King’s Close providing plenty more insights into this city’s spooky, creepy history. The Edinburgh arts festival in August is one of the best in the world and not to be missed.

Stay at Haymarket Hotel or Similar

http://www.exploringvacations.com/the-haymarket-hotel-edinburgh/

Day 2 Fort William

  • Ben Nevis
  • Jacobite Steam Train
  • Loch Linnhe cruise

Sandwiched between the stunning Loch Linnhe and the foothills of Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, Fort William is simply unforgettable. The town makes an excellent base for hiking either Ben Nevis or the surrounding Munroes, or for the less outdoorsy types, a cruise along Loch Linnhe is a great way to relax and spot some local wildlife (don’t worry, there’s no monster in this one). The Jacobite steam train to Mallaig is also a throwback to days gone by.

Stay at Alexander Hotel or Similar

http://www.exploringvacations.com/alexandra-hotel-fort-william/

Day 3 Fort Augustus

  • Caledonian Canal
  • Urquhart Castle
  • Loch Ness

This sleepy town in the heart of the Highlands is just what you need to get away from it all. It lies along the beautiful Calendonian canal, and walking along its banks spotting wildlife (or cruising along on a canal boat if you’re so inclined) is one of the greatest pleasures of this town. You can also take in the crumbling sight of Urquhart Castle or try your hand at spotting Nessie in the nearby Loch Ness.

Stay at The Lovat Hotel or Similar:

http://www.exploringvacations.com/the-lovat-hotel-fort-augustus

DAY 4 Inverness

  • Caledonian Canal
  • Loch Ness
  • Inverness Castle

Marketed as the ‘Gateway to the Highlands’, Inverness is a picturesque town on the banks of the river Ness. There are many walks to take along the leafy river bank, leading up to the magnificent Inverness castle and beyond to the Ness islands or the Calendonian Canal towpath. Golfing, cycling, and watersports are popular activities, and this town is also home to the biggest myth of all; the Loch Ness Monster. Go searching if you dare!

Stay at Culloden House or Similar:

http://www.exploringvacations.com/culloden-house-inverness/

Day 5 Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Mary King’s Close
  • Greyfriars Kirkyard

This stunning medieval city is the jewel in Scotland’s crown, and ever popular with visitors. Edinburgh Castle sits right in the centre on top of a craggy hill overlooking everything below, with Greyfriars Kirkyard and Mary King’s Close providing plenty more insights into this city’s spooky, creepy history. The Edinburgh arts festival in August is one of the best in the world and not to be missed.

Stay at Haymarket Hotel or Similar

http://www.exploringvacations.com/the-haymarket-hotel-edinburgh/

DAY 6 Departure



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