From (AUD)$7,595
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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 $200pp pre-paid
Transport — Boat, Coach, Ferry & Gondola

Immerse yourself in Scotland’s vibrant capital city, where every twist and turn showcases the nation’s fascinating history.

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Discover Orkney, a northern Scottish archipelago, boasting stunning landscapes, a unique history and ancient Neolithic sites.

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

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Be enchanted by the Isle of Skye, with its rugged vistas, medieval castles, picturesque villages, and the magical beauty of the Cuillin mountains.

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Special Experiences

Discover the ancient Standing Stones of Stenness, a megalithic structure older than Stonehenge.
Taste the local drop at the Glen Moray Distillery. Established in 1897, we visit the whisky distillery and learn about the Scottish drink of choice.
Board the United Kingdom’s only mountain gondola for stunning aerial views of the Highlands, ascending to Scotland's Aonach Mor.
Incredible scenery awaits us at Trossachs National Park where we cruise the vast waters of Loch Lomond admiring its spectacular natural beauty.

Itinerary Scotland's Highlands & Orkney

Itinerary

Day

Inclusions Scotland's Highlands & Orkney

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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  • View main sights of St. Andrews
  • Visit the renowned Glamis Castle
  • Stop at Dunnottar Castle
  • Explore the Bishop’s and Earl’s Palaces
  • See the Churchill’s Barrier
  • Uncover the Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm
  • Marvel at the prehistoric village of Skara Brae
  • Be amazed by the Standing Stones of Stenness
  • See the Broch of Gurness
  • Explore the Brough of Birsay (subject to tidal times)
  • Visit the northernmost point of mainland Great Britain, Dunnet Head
  • Drive along the North Coast 500 scenic route
  • Entry to Culloden Battlefield and Exhibition Centre
  • Whisky tasting at Glen Moray Distillery
  • Walking Tour of Inverness
  • Drive along the shores of Loch Ness
  • Enter Urquhart Castle for views of Loch Ness
  • Photo stop at Eilean Donan Castle
  • See Black Cuillin Hills
  • Drive along the Trotternish Peninsula
  • See the sites of the Isle of Skye including Old Man of Storr and Kilt Rock
  • Walk part of the Quiraing Walk
  • Skye Museum of Island Life
  • Dunvegan Castle
  • See the Glenfinnan viaduct
  • Explore Fort William
  • 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 Aberdeen to Kirkwall (Orkney)
  • Ferry ride from Stromness (Orkney) to Scrabster
  • Ferry ride from Armdale to Mallaig
  • Gondola ride up to Aonach Mor
  • Boat cruise through Loch Lomond

Accommodation

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  • 10 nights in 3-4 star hotels

Properties include:

  • Hampton by Hilton West End Hotel, Edinburgh
  • The Ayre Hotel, Kirkwall (Orkney)
  • Manor House Hotel, Thurso
  • Caledonian Hotel, Ullapool
  • Glen Mohr Hotel, Inverness
  • Broadford Hotel, Isle of Skye
  • Colomba Hotel, Oban
  • Sandman Signature Hotel, Glasgow

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

Double for Single Use: Please note the single supplement you pay on our tours entitles you to sole use of a room.  A double for single use room is larger than a traditional single room offered in Europe. Often these rooms will be of the same size as a double/twin room, but in some cases they may be smaller.

Meals

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  • 10 breakfasts and 6 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners

Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based tour director
  • English-speaking locally based guides

Some things to note

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Please note:

  • 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 3:00pm in order to take part in your welcome dinner. 
  • Royal Military Tattoo: Performances are nightly throughout the month of August, a good reason to arrive early and attend this world renowned show! 
  • 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! 
  • A number of our travel dates connect with A Tale of Two Irelands tour, if you'd like to add on Ireland please speak to your Travel Specialist for further details.

Information Scotland's Highlands & Orkney

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

At Bunnik Tours, we pride ourselves on our ability to create unique, once in a lifetime small group tours that are filled with incredible experiences you might not be able to have on your own, or in a larger group. However, that does mean aspects of our itineraries can be challenging for some travellers.

We want to make sure all Bunnik Tours travellers enjoy their trip, not struggle through it, so let’s work together to ensure you’re on the right tour for your fitness level.

Fitness to Travel Requirements

Within seven days of making your booking, you will need to complete a Passenger Registration form, which also includes a fitness to travel declaration.

In this declaration, you must confirm you’re able to do the following:

  • Walk for a minimum of 2-3 hours daily at a group pace, on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid
  • Regularly walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  • Stand for extended periods of time without needing to sit down
  • Carry your own luggage
  • Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats
  • Drive along very bumpy, dirt and gravel roads for extended period of time

If you do not feel that you can confidently manage all of the requirements set out above, please work with our team of Travel Specialists to find an alternative that is better suited to your current level of fitness.

Please visit our Fitness to Travel page for full details on our fitness policy.

FITNESS TO TRAVEL

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates a particularly challenging day, where there will be extended periods of walking time, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

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Dates & Prices Scotland's Highlands & Orkney

Dates & Prices
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*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    
11 Apr 25
21 Apr 25
$7,595
Guaranteed Departure
23 May 25
02 Jun 25
$8,195
Available
06 Jun 25
16 Jun 25
$8,495
Guaranteed Departure
29 Aug 25
08 Sep 25
$8,295
Available
12 Sep 25
22 Sep 25
$8,195
Available

Additional Information

Booking Deposit
$500 per person
Tipping
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $200pp pre-paid
Single Supplement
From $1,950
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.

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