Land Journey

A Week In... Scotland

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Year, Departure Type

Select small group departures (averaging 24 Tauck guests), or classic departures, and the year you would like to travel.

Days
8
From
$5,590 AUD
Journey Type
Land
Time of Year
Sep
Cities & Landmarks
Edinburgh, Inverness, Loch Lomond, Glasgow
Week in Scotland Escorted Tour
Edinburgh, Scotland

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Tour Overview

EXPERIENCE WITH TAUCK

 

TAUCK’S YELLOW ROADS – A drive off-the-beaten path in the dramatic Scottish Highlands

 

TAUCK VALUE INCLUDES

 

Entertainment during dinner in Inverness, featuring Scottish bagpipers and Highland dancers

 

Private tour of Glenturret Distillery, Scotland’s oldest single Highland malt distillery

 

Private cruise on Loch Lomond

 

Travel through scenic Glencoe, home to Highland moors, forests, mountains & Loch Ness

 

Castle visits steeped in history & lore: Cawdor, Blair, and Edinburgh

 

Private visit to Holyroodhouse (when the Queen is not in residence)

 

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Activity

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Guests should be able to easily walk one to two miles, which may include climbing one or two flights of stairs and walking over uneven pavement, groomed hiking trails or cobblestones. Standing up to one hour or more may be required.

Pace

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Moderately paced, and may include some early morning hotel departures, one or two on-tour flights, and extended motor coach travel.

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A Week In... Scotland – the shortest of our Scotland tours inspires you amidst the landscapes that stirred the souls of poets and painters...

Along Europe's Scenic "Yellow Roads"

The haunting skirl of the bagpipes during a private evening in Inverness... treasured family tartans... wee drams of single malt whiskies on a private distillery tour... a cocktail cruise on fabled Loch Lomond... the strong traditions of the Clans...

This is Scotland. Tartans and kilts... the fields of Culloden where Bonnie Prince Charlie lost his chance at the crown and a piece of the nation’s heart... the Queen’s residence at Holyrood House... Cawdor Castle (home of Macbeth)... St. Andrews (the home of golf)... Edinburgh and the Royal Mile of pubs, shops, and enchanting historical sites... you'll become part of the a unique story of Scotland, today and yesterday...

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Special evening celebrating Scottish traditions

Day 4

Celebrate the best of Scotland at a lively evening of Scottish traditions

Bagpipers... Highland dancers... tartan and kilt making demonstration... iconic Scottish traditions that come to life on a special Scottish evening following dinner at Kingsmills Hotel.

Private tour of 244-year-old The Glenturret, one of Scotland's oldest distilleries

Day 2

Enjoy a privately guided tour at The Glenturret, Scotland's oldest working distillery

A tour and tasting at the Highlands' oldest single malt distillery reveals, in the words of The Glenturret, “Since its origins among the smugglers and illicit stills of the 18th century, The Glenturret has had some fascinating stories to tell. Whisky booms and prohibition might have ruffled its feathers, but The Glenturret scotch malt whisky, still made by hand in the traditional way, weathered all these challenges and has matured into an enduring brand that remains as the only traditionally hand mashed whisky in Scotland.”

Experience an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (seasonal)

Day 6

Attend a performance of the fabulous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Attend an outdoor evening performance of the annual Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, taking place on the esplanade of Edinburgh's iconic Castle. an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance. See Pricing & Availability for more details.

Tauck takes the worry out of travel and allows you to experience unique events that would be very difficult to arrange on your own.

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Small Group Departures

Our small group departures, averaging just 24 guests, are designed for travelers who want more time to experience each destination up close and personally. One of the benefits of small group travel is the personalized service and attention you’ll enjoy. Small groups enable our Tauck Directors to spend more time in the places you explore with more opportunities to connect with them. Smaller groups foster camaraderie and lasting friendships among like-minded travelers; you'll engage more closely with local experts and enjoy enhanced insider access, ease of travel and freedom to linger longer.

Solo Traveler Savings

Traveling solo doesn't mean traveling alone – with Tauck, it means camaraderie on a journey with like-minded travelers who share similar interests, enjoying the spirit of travel that makes exploring the world a necessary part of life – and sharing the special travel experiences found on Tauck’s guided land trips and cruises that create lifetime memories. For 90+ years, solo travelers have found a special "travel" home with Tauck in destinations the world over – and we’re offering solo travelers an additional reason to travel with Tauck – special Solo Traveler Savings on select departures.

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International Air is additional. Contact Tauck for rates on international air for travel originating in Australia (subject to availability).

What you need to know

Before You Go

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Travel Documents, Booking and Deposits, and more

No matter where your destination may be, you should bring identification with you; a valid passport is always an appropriate form of identification. Contact your booking agent for information about all necessary documents required for your journey, such as passport and visa information or documentation required for transportation security measures.

Important Information

Health and Activity

You'll find Activity and Pace Levels on all of our trips to give you a better idea of physical activity level – higher numbers mean a more active journey. To fully enjoy most journeys, you should be in good health and able to walk reasonable distances; some of the most memorable sightseeing can only be accomplished on foot and may include unpaved and uneven surfaces. Please consult your physician for pre-departure health advice.

Protect Your Travel Investment

Deposit Protection Plan

Deposit Protection Plan – Tauck provides a “Deposit Protection Plan” at a cost of AUD $75 per person per tour or cruise. The cost is non-refundable and non-transferable and must be paid at the time of booking with your deposit. It only applies when you cancel your tour or cruise prior to final payment date. The deposit held in credit will exclude fees imposed by third parties in relation to air, rail travel, hotels, transfer or applicable cruise cabins. When booking airfares through Tauck (including when taking advantage of a special offer that includes air travel), standard airline cancellation fees will apply. In some cases, airfares will be non-refundable. In the event of cancellation, these fees will be deducted from the deposit paid, and therefore the credit being held. We will only credit the remainder of deposit to a future tour or cruise booking if you book within 24 months of cancellation of the original Tauck tour or cruise. This offer expires after the 24 months. We will only credit the remainder of the deposit to a future tour or cruise booking Balance Due and it can’t be used as a credit for the initial deposit of a future tour or cruise booking. The Tauck “Deposit Protection Plan” only covers a Tauck tour or cruise and it does not replace Travel Insurance, which we recommend at the time of booking.
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