|See link for current pricing. From deep glacial lakes shrouded in mist to rugged highland hills, Scotland’s legendary landscape has always set a scenic stage for epic adventure. Through the centuries, an intricate blend of Celtic, Norse and Norman cultures have intermingled like the weave of a tartan plaid to fashion colorful seaside towns and fairytale castles. Discover the very best of Scotland by walking in the footsteps of freedom fighter William Wallace, tracing the pathways of Bonnie Prince Charlie and leaving your own footprints along the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. Discover the unique and storied culture of Scotland’s breathtaking Highlands and pastoral Lowlands, all regions steeped in Celtic mystery and lore. Delight in a private performance of Highland dance, bagpipe playing and a traditional Haggis Ceremony. See the historic homeland of William Wallace and visit Scotland’s noble castles. Attend a performance of the stirring Edinburgh Military Tattoo and learn the secrets of Scotland’s ancient whiskey artistry during a visit to The Famous Grouse. |
Day 1: In Transit
Day 2: Stirling
Day 3: Stirling - Excursion: Stirling Castle
Day 4: Loch Lomond / The Trossachs - Educational: The Stuart Line and the Jacobite Rebellions. Excursion: Loch Lomond, the Trossachs and Rob Roy McGregor.
Day 5: Scone Palace / Distillery - Educational: Scottish Literature. Excursion: Scone Palace and the Famous Grouse Experience.
Day 6: Edinburgh - Excursion: Edinburgh and the Military Tattoo
Day 7: Loch Ness - Excursion: Scottish Highlands and Loch Ness
Day 8: Stirling - Independent exploration
Day 9: In Transit
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- Seven-nights in Stirling, Scotland at the first-class Stirling Highland Hotel.
- Welcome and Farewell Receptions
- Enjoy 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 5 dinners; tea or coffee with all meals.
- Campus Director and expert English-speaking local guides throughout your stay.