Scottish Highland Fling (GM)

10 Day Tour from Edinburgh to Glasgow

2023 Tour Details

Don’t be shy—you’re not the only daydreaming traveler with a major crush on Scotland. With its lush rolling hills, dramatic coastlines, tiny villages, and towering fairytale castles, what’s not to love? On this Undiscovered Tour of Scotland, you’ll feel your heart skip a beat as you journey through the breathtaking Highlands, ferry to its most beautiful islands, and immerse yourself in a world of haunting bagpipes, hallowed battlefields, and hoppy brews—the perfect choice for washing down traditional fish and chips at a Scottish chippy. With visits to the Neolithic village of Skara Brae, the legendary golf town of St. Andrews, and a famous whisky distillery for a tour and a wee dram, this Scotland vacation offers countless opportunities to raise a glass to your many passions. Making a spectacular scenic loop from Edinburgh to Glasgow, this Scottish Highland Fling tour is indeed an affair to remember.

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 Meals & Itinerary

Full Scottish breakfast daily, 2 lunches, 6 three-course dinners


Day 1

ARRIVE IN EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND Welcome to Edinburgh! Free time this afternoon. At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
Dinner Dinner

Day 2

EDINBURGH EDINBURGH Morning city sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the New Town and Old Town. Visit to Edinburgh Castle to see Scotland’s Crown Jewels. Free time this afternoon.
EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO Attend the world-renowned Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo performance. (Departures August 3 through August 24 only).
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 3

EDINBURGH–ST. ANDREWS–PITLOCHRY–INVERNESS ST. ANDREWS See the home of golf and famous university town.
PITLOCHRY Guided walk through the Victorian mountain resort. Scenic drive through the Grampian Mountains and Cairngorms National Park.
CULLODEN Visit the Culloden battlefield site and visitor center.
Breakfast Breakfast
201 mi / 323 km

Day 4

INVERNESS–DUNROBIN–THURSO ROSS-SHIRE LF Guided tour of a whisky distillery.
DUNROBIN Guided visit to the castle and walled gardens.
THURSO Free time before dinner.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner
110 mi / 177 km

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Thurso with an excursion to a local pub before dinner. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.

Day 5

THURSO. EXCURSION TO THE ORKNEY ISLANDS JOHN O’GROATS Scenic ferry crossing to the islands.
ORKNEY ISLANDS Sightseeing includes the four Churchill Barriers, Scapa Flow, Skara Brae, the Ring of Brodgar, and Kirkwall. LF Guided tour of The Orkney Brewery, light lunch at the Tasting Hall café, visit to Skaill House. Return to the mainland by ferry in the late afternoon.
Breakfast Breakfast Lunch Lunch
90 mi / 145 km

Day 6

THURSO–DURNESS–ULLAPOOL–GAIRLOCH Scenic drive along the North Coast 500 route via Durness and Scourie.
ULLAPOOL Visit to the fishing port includes LF a traditional fish & chips lunch at a local restaurant.
Breakfast Breakfast Lunch Lunch Dinner Dinner
194 mi / 312 km

Day 7

GAIRLOCH–ISLE OF SKYE–FORT WILLIAM–OBAN ISLE OF SKYE Drive across the Inner Hebridean island. Return to the mainland by ferry across the Sound of Sleat to Mallaig.
GLENFINNAN See the monument to fallen Jacobite clansmen and the famous viaduct.
FORT WILLIAM See the gateway to Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest peak.
GLEN COE Scenic drive en route to Oban.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner
234 mi / 376 km

Day 8

OBAN. EXCURSION TO THE ISLES OF MULL AND IONA OBAN Ferry crossing to the Isle of Mull.
ISLE OF MULL Scenic drive across the island.
ISLE OF IONA See the burial place of many Scottish kings and chiefs. Visit one of the first Christian monasteries in the British Isles.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner
94 mi / 151 km

Day 9

OBAN–LOCH LOMOND–GLASGOW Scenic drive through Loch Lomond & the The Trossachs National Park.
LOCH LOMOND Visit the lake.
GLASGOW Orientation drive to see the 12th-century cathedral, university buildings, and Georgian squares. Free time this afternoon before a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner
91 mi / 147 km

Day 10

GLASGOW GLASGOW Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Breakfast Breakfast


Escorting tours for more than 5 years

"I have always loved to share my passion and knowledge for the British Isles with friends from all over the world, showing them first my home town and then my country. Great Britain and Ireland offer you all you could imagine and more; hear about it whilst you admire their outstanding natural beauty."

Tour Director -  ANA SHAW


Escorting tours for more than 20 years

"I always tell people that I want them to go home having learned all about our beautiful and historic countries, but also having enjoyed themselves. You're among friends here, and I will look after you from arrival to departure!"

Tour Director -  MATTHEW BELL




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 Optional Excursions

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