From (AUD)$4,195
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Step back in time and into the shoes of those who walked before us hundreds of years ago as we delve into Scotland’s rich history and explore medieval castles, villages and more. Be wowed by Scotland’s endless natural beauty and mingle with the locals of its vibrant cities on this small group tour that travels through Edinburgh, Inverness, Isle of Skye, Fort William and Glasgow.
Group Size — Max 20
Tips — Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $110pp pre-paid
Transport — Boat, Coach, Ferry & Gondola

Visit the infamous Edinburgh Castle, learning about its fascinating history while admiring spectacular views out over Scotland’s capital city.

Image credit: Julia Solonina

Travel along the shores of Loch Ness and visit one of Scotland’s largest castles, Urquhart Castle, to enjoy panoramic views across Loch Ness.

Image credit: Ramon Vloon

Witness the incredible beauty of the fairy pools of Glenbrittle in the Isle of Skye.

Image credit: Rob Bates

Step into the world of Harry Potter and view the viaduct in Glenfinnan that was featured in the popular movie series. 

Image credit: Jack Anstey

Special Experiences

Connect with a local family business in Dunkeld when we visit the Dunkeld Smoked Salmon Company and enjoy a tasting of the delicious smoked salmon.
Visit Leault Farm and watch as sheepdogs work together to manoeuvre sheep through various obstacles.
Taste the local drop at the Glenfiddich Distillery. Established in 1887, we visit the whisky distillery and learn about the Scottish drink of choice.
Take to the skies for panoramic views over the Highlands as we board the United Kingdom’s only mountain gondola and ride up to Aonach Mor, Scotland’s eighth highest mountain.
Incredible scenery awaits us at Trossachs National Park where we cruise the vast waters of Loch Lomond admiring its spectacular natural beauty.

Itinerary Scotland Discovery

Itinerary

Day

Inclusions Scotland Discovery

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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  • Edinburgh Sightseeing
  • Visit Edinburgh Castle
  • View main sights of St. Andrews
  • Scone Palace
  • Dunkeld Smoked Salmon Smokehouse
  • Drive through Cairngorms National Park
  • Leault Working Sheepdogs
  • Walking Tour of Inverness
  • Entry to Culloden Battlefield and Exhibition Centre
  • View Sueno's Stone
  • Glenfiddich Distillery
  • Drive along the shores of Loch Ness
  • Enter Urquhart Castle for views of Loch Ness
  • Photo stop at Eilean Donan Castle
  • Walk to the Glenbrittle Fairy Pools
  • Drive along the Trotternish Peninsula
  • Skye Museum of Island Life
  • Walk part of the Quiraing Walk
  • Kilt Rock
  • Old Man of Storr
  • Black Cuillin Hills
  • Portree
  • See the Glenfinnan viaduct
  • Travel on the UK's only mountain Gondola to view the Highlands
  • Photo stop at Inverayray Castle
  • Drive through Trossachs National Park
  • Loch Lomond Cruise

Touring

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  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Ferry ride from Armadale to Mallaig
  • Gondola ride up to Aonach Mor
  • Boat cruise through Loch Lomond
  • Tipping Made Easy, $110pp pre-paid

Accommodation

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  • 8 nights in 3-4 star hotels

Properties include:

  • Mercure Haymarket Hotel, Edinburgh
  • Penta Hotel, Inverness
  • The Inn @ Ài​rd a' Bhàsair, Isle of Skye
  • Brander Lodge Hotel, Taynuilt
  • Moxy Glasgow Merchant City Hotel, Glasgow

Hotels listed are an indication, and are subject to change without notice.

For single travellers - A note on our single supplement:
The single supplement you pay on our tours will provide you with sole use of a double room. We book the use of a double room on our European small group tours as typically the single rooms in this region are a lot smaller and in less favourable positions within the hotel themselves.

Meals

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  • 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 5 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners
  • Meal highlights:
    • Perth, traditional afternoon tea on grounds of Scone Palace
    • Dunkeld, enjoy a tasting of smoke salmon at the Dunkeld Smoked Salmon Company
    • Glenfiddich, learn about the process of brewing scotch and enjoy a tasting at the Glenfiddich Distillery

Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based national guide
  • English-speaking locally based guides

Some things to note

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Please note:

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

  • Tickets $145pp (mid-range seats - other seating options available). This option must be pre-booked, is subject to availability and is non-refundable.

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

  • In August the Fringe Festival takes over Edinburgh, why not arrive a little earlier and spend time enjoying the largest arts festival in the world!

Information Scotland Discovery

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates 2+ hours of walking, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging. 

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding. 

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking, minimum of 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation 

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in South America & Africa
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Africa & Central America
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk for a minimum of 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for a minimum of 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats 

Passengers 75 years or over must provide a signed Fitness to Travel declaration form (Part 2) from their doctor within one month of making their booking.

While we will still confirm your place on your tour, flight tickets cannot be issued until both completed forms have been received. Additional costs may be incurred if completed forms are not received by Bunnik Tours within these time frames.

Bunnik Tours generally does not accept bookings for single travellers 80 years of age and over without a travelling companion. Neither our Tour Director nor your fellow travellers are equipped to act as a carer. 

Passengers must inform us and the service provider of any medical conditions which may affect your ability to participate in the tour. 

At our discretion we, including the service provider, can exclude you from a tour or in any activity if we consider that you are unable to safely participate in that tour or activity or if we consider your participation may place the safety of other guests at risk. 

We reserve the right to cancel your booking if any changed or non-disclosed medical conditions mean that you will require special assistance from our personnel which we cannot reasonably provide. We strongly suggest that your travel insurance policy includes comprehensive cancellation coverage.

We will not be liable for any damage, injury, death or loss of any kind arising from your failure to fully disclose relevant medical information or resulting from any pre-existing medical condition.


Do you want to Travel with Confidence and be extra fit and healthy for your upcoming adventure? If so, check out our blog here, where we introduce you to Linda from Embracing Fitness, Food & Life and hear how she can get you feeling like you can take on the world!


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Dates & Prices Scotland Discovery

Dates & Prices
Select a tour to reserve your place.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
Per person
twin share
Status    
21 Apr 23
29 Apr 23
$4,195
Available
19 May 23
27 May 23
$4,195
Available
02 Jun 23
10 Jun 23
$4,395
Available
07 Jul 23
15 Jul 23
$4,495
Available
04 Aug 23
12 Aug 23
$4,595
Available
01 Sep 23
09 Sep 23
$4,595
Available

Additional Information

Booking Deposit
$500 per person
Tipping
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $110pp pre-paid
Single Supplement
From $1,325
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

All prices shown are per person based on twin share. Prices and itineraries correct at current time but are subject to change. Please call for more details. View our full terms & conditions here.

Arrival Time and International Flights
We don’t want you to miss out on any aspect of your small group tour. To ensure that you don’t, we recommend you arrive at your starting destination by 15:00h in order to take part in your welcome dinner. Return international airfares have not been included on this tour. Please speak to our friendly consultants if you would like assistance booking your international flights.

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