JOIN ME IN THE LAND OF ALBA
July 2-15, 2021
For Pricing – click link below
10% non-refundable deposit holds your place on the tour
20 seats available
Coach and Driver, various Guides, all visits according to itinerary,,accommodations with daily breakfast and dinner included, ferry travel to and from the islands and train tickets(if applicable)
7 day option Either July 2-9 OR July 9-15, 2021
Gratuities to Driver and Guide(s), Airfare
Meals not on itinerary, sundries, souvenirs and other personal effects,
DEPARTURE DAY: Thursday July 1, 2021
Group Flight to Glasgow from US airport to be determined *not included in cost*
Day 1: Friday July 2, 2021
Morning arrival into Glasgow
Depart immediately to the Isle of Mull
Overnight Craignure Isle of Mull
Welcome Dinner Included
Day 2: Saturday July 3, 2021
Day trip to the Isle of Iona with time for lunch *on your own* on the island. Breakfast and Dinner included at hotel in Craignure
Day 3: Sunday July 4, 2021
Morning departure to the picturesque town of Tobermory before we depart the island and head to Fort William where you can grab lunch to go at the supermarket before we board the Jacobite Steam Train to Mallaig (subject to availability). The coach will meet us and take us across to the Isle of Skye where we overnight. Breakfast and Dinner included at hotel. (This day subject to change according to the ferry timetable)
Day 4: Monday July 5, 2021
It’s a later departure after breakfast. We will spend the day on the Isle of Skye – visiting the Old Man of Storr. Possibly the Fairy Pools amongst other exciting and out of the way places before we land back at our hotel for dinner.
Day 5: Tuesday July 6, 2021
This morning we depart the island via the Skye Bridge. Morning coffee and visit to Eilean Donan Castle, the most photographed castle in all of Scotland. After a time here, we stop in the quaint town of Plockton, “the jewel of the hIghlands” well known for the BBC”s Hamish Macbeth series. After lunch we will head to our overnight location – the Dundonnell Hotel
Day 6: Wednesday July 7, 2021
We depart or hotel this morning and visit DunRobin Castle in Golspie Sutherland, family seat of the Earl of Sutherland and Clan Sutherland. After a walk around the grounds we take you to a fabulous beach for fun and sun (fingers crossed it IS Scotland after all) Dornoch Beach. Once the afternoon starts winding down it’s onward to Elgin for our overnight location for 3 nights.
Day 7: Thursday July 8, 2021
It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood so we will be giving our driver a very deserved day off. Today we hire another driver to take us around as Colin Guides. It’s a morning visit to Culloden Battlefield and Clava Cairns – what comes next is a surprise even to me, maybe a distillery. No matter what happens it’s going to be a fabulous day! Back to the hotel for the night.
Day 8: Friday July 9 2021
This morning we visit the Black Isle, afterward you’ll get to spend a well deserved day on our own in the “biggest city in the highlands” Inverness. Enjoy your day out then meet us at the local pub, our favorite nightspot, Johnny Foxes *subject to reservations* for a group dinner.
Welcome to the others joining us or Goodbye to those departing
Day 9: Saturday July 10, 2021
We leave the highlands today and head down the East Coast of Scotland. Stopping at Slains Castle east of Cruden Bay, Aberdeen, Stonehaven and Dunnottar Castle before we end our night in Dundee.
Day 10: Sunday July 11, 2021
It’s a full day in the Royal Deeside. Leaving this up to the discretion of our driver to take us to some fabulous locations. Enjoy the day before we end up back in Dundee for the night. Possible visits to include the V&A Museum and the Ship Discovery.
Day 11:Monday July 12, 2021
It’s the capital city today – Edinburgh. You will have the day on your own to explore and enjoy. We drop you at the castle and let you go. We will meet up in the early evening as we then take you to Rosslyn Chapel, of Da Vinci Code fame for a private visit. We evening at our hotel in Glasgow.
Day 12: Tuesday July 13, 2021
Day out to Stirling and Falkirk where we will visit Stirling Castle, the Wallace Monument as well as the majestic Kelpies Statues pictured above! Breakfast and Dinner included at hotel
Day 13: Wednesday July 14, 2021
It’s a day out on your own in the city of Glasgow. After breakfast take in a walking tour with our guide if desired, otherwise enjoy a fun filled day in MY favorite city! Farewell dinner at pub included
Day 14: Thursday July 15, 2021
As in all good things, this tour must come to an end. It will be sad to see ya’ll go, be sure to come back and join us again for another fun filled time in Scotland! Haste Ye back.