Tours to Loch Ness
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Tours to Loch Ness are a popular option for visitors to Scotland. Loch Ness from Edinburgh and Loch Ness from Glasgow are only two private tour options with Scottish Guided Tours. Travellers want to see the beautiful Highlands but perhaps time is limited. As a result, private Loch Ness day tours are very popular and book up fast. Early booking is always recommended – Enquire about Guided Tours of Scotland
Book a tour from Edinburgh to Loch Ness or a Loch Ness day tour from Glasgow. You can be assured of an action-packed Scotland trip. Travel through magical and awe-inspiring scenery and share the experience of a private guided tour with your family and friends.
Edinburgh to Loch Ness Tour
Loch Ness Day Tours are the most popular tours on offer from Scotland’s major cities. Private tours can depart from any location. It’s one of the many benefits of private tours of Scotland with Scottish Guided Tours.
Private Scotland Trips
Flexible tour itineraries and small private groups. Tours are exclusively for your family and travelling companions.
Scottish Highlands Tour
A 12-hour action-packed private Loch Ness tour may not be for everyone. Because of this, we’ve included a selection of other private Scotland trips below. Some private tours of Scotland which include Loch Ness and some alternative private tour options. Please contact us for more info and flexible tour itineraries.
Loch Ness Day Tour
Tours to Loch Ness
Edinburgh to Loch Ness
Private Loch Ness Day Tours of Scotland depart at 08:00 hrs. But don’t worry as coffee is never far away !!
Our first stop on our Loch Ness Highlands tour is the incredible Doune Castle. Outlander fans may recognise it as Castle Leoch !! Doune Castle is a very unique Scottish Castle and as result, a great photo opportunity.
09:15 Loch Ness Trip
Our next stop is the highland village of Callander. Our first view of the Scottish Highlands is on the horizon. The historic highland village of Callander is called the “Gateway to the Highlands” for good reason.
After a comfort break and a wee bit of folklore and history, we cross the “Highland Line”
The ‘Highland Line or Highland fault line’ is a series of mountains and lochs that for centuries separated Highland Clans from Lowland Scots. The Scottish Clan system was the last of its kind in Europe and you’ll hear many tales of famous Scottish warriors and folk heroes on your tour to Loch Ness from Edinburgh.
Our tour of Scotland continues to the world-famous Glencoe. Scotlands most famous and infamous Glen is awe-inspiring and a must-see on any tour from Edinburgh to the Scottish Highlands. Hear the tragic tale of the Massacre of Glencoe as you actually stand in Scotlands most famous glen. A dark day in Scottish Clan history from 1692 that still casts a shadow over these lands. Glencoe is famous for its beauty and infamous for its history, resulting in a memorable experience on your private tour of Scotland.
In the afternoon we reach the world-famous Loch Ness. Its time to explore the highland village of Fort Augustus where you can join a great boat trip onto Loch Ness. Boat trips of the Loch are fun and one of the many highlights of our Loch Ness day tours. The cruise lasts around 45 minutes and can be booked on the day by your private guide.
Alternatively, highland shops, pubs and lunch options line the canal and are great to explore. The famous Caledonian Canal is fantastic for a relaxing walk and watching boats move through the 19th-century locks is a wonderful sight.
The Caledonian Canal Centre is located in the village and tells the incredible story of this mighty engineering undertaking from the early 1800s and as a result, is a great visitor attraction offering info, snacks and coffee.
Boat trips on Loch Ness
Experience Loch Ness from the water and search for the Loch Ness Monster on the family-friendly boat trips that depart on the hour. Loch Ness cruises are great fun and really informative too.
Nessie, as she is affectionately known was first spotted in Loch Ness in the 6th Century and is still spotted from time to time. Have your camera ready at all times 🙂
After the return of the Loch Ness boat Cruise, we depart Fort Augustus and continue on our Loch Ness day tour.
Cairngorm National Park
After leaving the famous Loch Ness behind, we travel into the boundaries of the Cairngorm National Park.
The largest of Scotlands two National Parks and home to the Cairngorm Plateau. Wild scenery, rare flora and fauna are all around as we travel across the wild moors.
Highland Perthshire, once a favoured holiday destination by Queen Victoria is next as we continue south.
Passing from highland Scotland to lowland Scotland, we gradually travel back to the River Forth and the famous rail bridge.
19:00 Forth Rail Bridge
Opened in 1890 and now Unesco protected, the Forth Rail is an incredible engineering feat and as such, a great photo opportunity. Our return from our fantastic Loch Ness Day Tour from Edinburgh is sadly, nearly over and the Capital city of Scotland is in the distance.
19:45 We return to your preferred drop off point.
Loch Ness Day Tour
Our Loch Ness Day Tour from Edinburgh are a superb way to see as much of Scotland as possible in one day.
Multiple photo stops, coffee breaks and lovely Scottish scenery on our private Loch Ness Day Tour of Scotland.
Tours from Edinburgh timings
8 am Departure
9 am Callander Village
9:45 Hairy Coos !! A visit to our famous Highland Cattle
10:30 am Loch Tulla Viewpoint
11:00 am Rannoch Moor photo stop
11:30 am Glencoe (multiple photos stops)
12:00 Glencoe Visitor Centre ( Coffee/restrooms)
13:30 Loch Ness ( Boat trip optional ) Lunch and explore Fort Augustus Village
15:30 Ben Nevis Viewpoint
17:00 Highland Perthshire Coffee stop
Forth rail Bridge
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