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Loch Ness and the Highlands Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Highlights
  • Hunt for Nessie on the shores—or waters—of Loch Ness
  • Enjoy some of Scotland’s most dazzling views from a Mercedes mini-coach
  • Hear tales of history, movies, and monsters from your friendly local guide
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Loch Ness and the Highlands Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
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Loch Ness and the Highlands Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
US$63.58
Overview

The Scottish Highlands are home to some of the most spectacular views in all the British Isles. On this Loch Ness small-group tour you’ll experience many of them. But you won’t need to worry about driving, parking, or identifying what you’re seeing: Your local driver-guide will do all that, while you just sit back and relax.

What to Expect

Meet your guide and small group in Central Edinburgh. As you journey past Linlithgow Palace, Stirling Castle, Doune Castle, and the National Wallace Monument, your guide will explain the true story behind the movie Braveheart.

After a short break in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, capture photos of Loch Tulla, Glen Coe, and 4,413-foot (1,344-meter) Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain, and travel the Caledonian Canal. At Loch Ness, hunt for Nessie from the shores of the loch or rent a boat to search the waters.

Travel back to Edinburgh through Glen Spean and along Loch Laggan: if time permits, enjoy a short escorted woodland walk in the Cairngorms National Park. Head south through the Grampian Mountains to Blair Castle, then stop in the Highlands for a village stroll.

After crossing the Forth Road Bridge, with views of the Forth Rail Bridge, your tour concludes at Waterloo Place.

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Reviewed yesterday
Fantastic Trip

I was very hesitant to book a 12 hour bus trip; however, it was one of the best tours we have taken. We only had one day and wanted to see as much as possible. Right from the start in Edinburgh, our guide, Keith, was...More

Thank dzw
WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Heart of Scotland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello there, Thank you for joining us recently on the Wee Red Bus. It sounds like you had a lovely day out with Keith. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the trip. Kind regards Helen and the HOST team

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Enjoyable snapshot of the Highlands

I had a wonderful time on this tour - I had been nervous because I was catching a fligjt at midnight straight after but had purposely waited to have my tour with Heart of Scotland after hearing great reviews from my hostel. It was an...More

Thank elisemarie26
WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Heart of Scotland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Elisemarie, Thank you so much for joining us on the Wee Red Bus recently and for taking the time to write such a great review. Paul will be delighted to read your lovely comments. Glad to hear that your onward travel all went smoothly...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Loch Ness and The Highlands

A lovely tour, but very tiring to do in one day. Our tour guide, Alan, was new but very good. Very knowledgable and friendly.More

Thank susans2506
WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Heart of Scotland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Susan, Thank you for joining us recently on the Wee Red Bus for the Loch Ness and the Highlands tour and for taking the time to write such a nice review. Yes, it is a long day but great to see so much of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Relaxed saunter through the highlands with stunning views

Having gone with Heart of Scotland in May 2017 to the stunning Isle of Skye (with George), I knew I had to book another of their tours when I again visited Scotland this August. Alan was a great guide who really seemed to know his...More

Thank Becca0850
WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Heart of Scotland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Becca, Many thanks for coming back for more adventures with us on the Wee Red Bus. So pleased to hear that you enjoyed your day out with Alan. We look forward to seeing you again next time! Kind regards Helen and the HOST team

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing tour and guide

This tour was fantastic! Our guide was Angela, and she re-energized our large group of weary travelers. I highly recommend this tour!!!

1  Thank Patty M
WeeRedBus, Guest Relations Manager at Heart of Scotland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Patty, Many thanks for the smashing review of Angela and your recent tour. Hope you might join us again on the Wee Red Bus for more adventures if you return to Scotland in the future. Kind regards Helen and the HOST team

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Mishua H
29 June 2018|
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Response from spitzy135 | Reviewed this property |
It leaves at 8:00am and returns at 8:00pm.
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richa j
17 June 2018|
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Response from Chinera L |
We will be arriving on the Zuderdam, which docks at 8:00 am. do you pick up at the pier?
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