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Published Feb 1, 2023
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Introducing: Scenic Scotland! Our brand new 11-day small group tour will show you how this breathtaking country easily captures travelers' hearts. Cities intertwined with medieval streets and dotted with well-known landmarks coexist with the mountainous Scottish Highlands and dramatic landscapes of the Isle of Skye. Taste your way through the historic towns with award-winning whisky while you ponder the mysteries lurking below the waters of Loch Ness. From the rich culture and smiling locals to the rolling countryside and quaint villages, Scotland is a destination waiting to give you memories that will last a lifetime.
Packed full of value, Scenic Scotland includes:
  • International, round-trip flights from New York
  • All ground transportation and transfers
  • Intimate touring group of no more than 16
  • 9 nights in Deluxe and First-Class Superior hotel accommodations
  • 15 Meals: 9 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 4 Dinners
  • Comprehensive touring program with English-speaking tour guide
Scenic Scotland
Discover the capital city of Edinburgh, charming St. Andrews & Aberdeen, the Scottish Highlands, historic Inverness, breathtaking Isle of Skye & the port city of Glasgow.
per person, double occupancy*
Why You’ll Love this Tour:
Explore Scotland's two most prominent cities: Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Cruise along Loch Ness and visit the ruins of Urquhart Castle, rumored to be the best place to spot the elusive Loch Ness Monster!
Enjoy a demonstration of a typical working day of a Highland sheepdog at a local farm.
Stop in Culross and Falkland, two stunning little villages featured in the hit television series, Outlander.
Explore the collegiate town of St. Andrews, known worldwide as The Home of Golf, and where the iconic opening sequence of Chariots of Fire was filmed.
Stand in the footsteps of William Wallace and Mary Queen of Scots at Dunnottor Castle.
Take part in a Scottish whisky tasting and learn how to make Cranachan, a typical Scottish dessert.
Cross the Skye Bridge and admire the dramatic panoramic views of the landscape.
Visit the Falkirk Wheel, the world's only rotating boat lift, before enjoying a boat ride along the canal below.
Admire the 22 themed, state-of-the-art galleries at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery, one of Scotland's most visited attractions.
Discover what life in the Iron Age was like at the Scottish Crannog Center.
* Advertised prices may include an "Instant Savings" discount and/or sale discount, available for a limited time. Prices reflect these discounts. Advertised prices are per person, based on double occupancy; single occupancy rooms may be available for an additional charge. Advertised prices are the best available based on the least expensive travel dates, departure city, and other options, and do not include optional excursions or other optional items. Your total price will vary based upon the dates, flights, and other options you select during the booking process. For packages including flights, prices include Airline Taxes, Fees & Sept. 11th Security Fee, but do not include excess baggage fees or advance seat reservations. Prices and availability subject to change. More about our prices.

† The Carefree Booking policy is not travel insurance and only applies to a new booking—defined as booking without the use of funds on file from a previous cancellation. With our Carefree Booking policy, if you book one of our scheduled departures and decide later not to travel for any reason, you can transfer all payments you've made excluding the cost of any issued flight tickets, towards another available departure date or package, with no change fees or penalties.

Alternately, you can choose to receive a future travel credit for all payments made, excluding the cost of any issued flight tickets; or you can choose to receive a refund for that same amount, minus the deposit, per person future travel credit.

You may use these credits anytime, however they must be used or transferred within 5 years of your booking.

The Carefree Booking policy only applies to your original booking—limiting rebookings to one. Subsequent bookings will be subject to standard cancellation penalties. Additionally, any coupon or discount (other than our Instant Savings) does not transfer from the cancelled booking and therefore will not be applied to the new booking.

Travel protection premiums may be credited to your new tour provided: no claim is filed; (no vendor penalties such as Air, sea or rail etc have been incurred); and your new trip departs within 1 year of the cancellation of your original tour.

Valid for bookings made on or after September 23, 2022 Offer may not be available on all packages, including private and custom group departures and Biblical Journeys. Changes or cancellations requested after final payment due date are subject to our regular change and cancellation fees & policies. For more information and some additional restrictions, see our terms & conditions.

†† $199 deposit available on select packages. Valid for new bookings only. Changes to your package, departure date, or flights may require an increased deposit. If you select our optional travel protection plan, the premium will be added to your deposit. See additional terms & conditions.

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