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Edinburgh and Scotland's national parks

6 days from CAD2,870pp

What is tailor made? 100% custom | Exceptional experiences | Hand-picked guides | Lodging with character | Designed to your schedule, budget & interests

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Itinerary highlights

  • Wander the cobbled streets of Edinburgh’s Old Town.

  • Explore Rothiemurchus Estate by land rover.

  • Enjoy a local wildlife walk.

  • Cruise on Loch Ness while searching for Nessie.

Price includes

Fully insured vehicle rental
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  • Edinburgh
  • The Cairngorms
  • Grantown-on-Spey
  • The Cairngorms
  • Grantown-on-Spey
  • The Cairngorms
  • Grantown-on-Spey
  • The Cairngorms

Itinerary idea in detail

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Day 1 Edinburgh


On arrival you’re met by your driver and transported to your centrally located hotel via a private car. In the afternoon meet your private guide for a walking tour of Edinburgh’s Old Town. Explore the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle and vibrant Grassmarket with your knowledgeable guide.

Day 2 Edinburgh


This morning further explore this fascinating city at your leisure. We recommend embarking on a leisurely hike to Arthur’s Seat and Duddingston Village, home to one of Scotland’s oldest pubs. Afterwards, enjoy a food tour that includes samples of everything from Scottish classics to unusual local delicacies.

Day 3 Grantown-on-Spey

Edinburgh , The Cairngorms , Grantown-on-Spey

Collect your rental car and drive north towards the Cairngorms stopping at a local whisky distillery for some tastings along the way. Upon arrival at your hotel, embark on a wildlife tour with a local expert.

Day 4 Grantown-on-Spey

The Cairngorms , Grantown-on-Spey

Drive across the stunning Scottish Highlands until you reach the Rothiemurchus Estate. Meet your guide here and embark on an exciting land rover tour of the property, where there are several opportunities to spot local wildlife. Afterwards, enjoy a leisurely hike of the estate grounds before returning to your hotel.

Day 5 Grantown-on-Spey

The Cairngorms , Grantown-on-Spey

Travel to the famed Loch Ness for a boat tour of this legendary waterway. During the cruise there will be time to step ashore and explore the ruins of Urquhart Castle.

Day 6 Return home

The Cairngorms

Drive to Inverness airport where you drop off your car before your onward flight home.

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The specialist who designs your trip to Scotland will have explored the country many times and, in some cases, lived there. Their first-hand knowledge gives us the belief that no other travel company can match our expertise in helping you plan your trip. Your dedicated specialist will take the time to understand your preferences and build them into an itinerary to match, working to your budget. He or she will keep perfecting it until you’re completely happy and ready to book.

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