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Outdoor Scotland Tour

Aviemore

Lead Name:

Outdoor Scotland

Tour No:

TRS1205

Arrival Date:

18th 25th July 2012

Package:

Stirling, Aviemore, Edinburgh

Accommodation Summary:

Dunblane Hydro ( nr Stirling)
Macdonald Highland Resort, Aviemore
Apex Waterloo Hotel, Edinburgh

Activities:

Off Road Safari in Perthshire Countryside
Trip on Cairngorm Mountain Railway
Guided walk with ranger and Archery/Clay Pigeon shooting on Rothiemurchus Estate in the Highlands
Boat trip on Loch Ness with visit to Urquhart Castle
Tour of ‘Malt Whisky Trial with tasting at Macallan Distillery & Speyside Cooperage
Sailing on River Forth on Private Yacht

Theme

This tour has been designed to appeal to those looking to experience a more active vacation at a relaxed pace as well touching on a bit of history.

Your tour will ensure that you will be seeing some of the country’s most breathtaking scenery and historic landmarks as well as allowing you to enjoy some of the many outdoor activities that Scotland is famous for.

Route

Your tour will commence on your arrival into Scotland where you will be met at the airport by your driver and transferred to your hotel. Depending on your flight arrival time there will be time to visit the historic city of Stirling before traveling to your hotel to check in and meet up with the rest of your group at a welcome dinner.

After a relaxing first evening travel to Aviemore in the highlands enjoying an off road safari in the Perthshire countryside en route.

You will then spend the next three days experience a variety of outdoor pursuits here and in the surrounding area.

From the highlands you will travel to South Queensferry to board a private yacht for a sail under the Forth Bridges . You will then head to Edinburgh to spend your final two nights in our magnificent capital city.

Food and drink

Everyone enjoys good food when on holiday and we can help you to select good places to eat and drink when you are here. There are many pubs and restaurants in interesting locations to choose from. You may prefer some simple bars or street cafes where you can watch the world go by, a wonderful lunch in a historic building or castle, or dinner at an award winning restaurant with an amazing wine cellar. You can mix casual dining with a few formal dining experiences. Each day dinner is not included. we will supply you with a dinner recommendation and you can make your selection…..

There is more to Scotland than tartan and pipers!

Suggested Itinerary

Date  

Itinerary

Overnight at

Wednesday 18th

Arrive Glasgow or Edinburgh International airport. Meet driver and travel to hotel. Sightseeing today includes

  • Stirling Castle
  • Bannockburn Heritage Centre
  • Welcome dinner included at hotel this evening

Dunblane

 

Thursday 19th

Check out of hotel. Travel to Aviemore. Sightseeing today includes

  • Off road Safari in Perthshire countryside
  • Trip on Cairngorm Mountain Railway

Aviemore

Friday 20th

Sightseeing today includes

  • Guided walk with ranger in Rothiemurchus Estate
  • Archery or Clay pigeon shooting in Rothiemurchus Estate
  • Free time in Aviemore

Aviemore

Saturday 21st

Sightseeing today includes

  • Boat trip on Loch Ness with visit to Urquhart Castle
  • Inverness Highland Games

Aviemore

Sunday 22nd

Sightseeing today includes

  • Panoramic tour of The Malt Whisky Trail
  • Tour and Tasting at Macallan Distilllery
  • Tour of Speyside Cooperage

Aviemore

Monday 23rd

Check out of hotel. Travel to Edinburgh. Sightseeing today includes

  • The Queens View at Loch Tummel
  • Private Yacht sail under Forth Bridges

Edinburgh

Tuesday 24th

Day sightseeing in Edinburgh. Sightseeing today include

  • Edinburgh Castle
  • The Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Free time in Edinburgh
  • Final Dinner at Scotch Malt Whisky Society

Edinburgh

Wednesday 25th

Check out of accommodation. Board coach and depart to airport, End of Scotland Tours service

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Package Details

  • 7 nights accommodation in 4 star Hotels in the areas specified
  • Breakfast each morning
  • 1 welcome dinner to be taken on first night of arrival in hotel
  • Final night dinner in the Scotch Malt Whisky Society
  • Entry fees to all sites/activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Based on 2 persons sharing 1 x double/twin room
  • 24hr emergency assistance from Scotland Tours

Items not included

  • Flights
  • Lunches and dinners (except where stated)
  • Drinks
  • Entrances to places of interest not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Incidentals charged to the room
  • Driver tips
  • Any other items not mentioned in the itinerary.

Your Vacation of a Lifetime Awaits…

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