No need to touch the stones of Craigh na Dun to go back in time on this Outlander-inspired trail through the Scottish Highlands.
Trace the footsteps of Claire and Jamie to the ancestral home of Clan Fraser and visit Doune Castle, the setting for Clan Mackenzie's Castle Leoch, and the charming village of Fife that featured in several Outlander scenes.
A captivating tale of Redcoats and rugged Highlanders is revealed on this Outlander-inspired jaunt through the dramatic landscapes of Scotland. Join your fellow travelers and Travel Director for a hearty Scottish Welcome Reception. On arrival at Edinburgh Airport transfers will operate at 9 am, 11:30am and 2 pm. Guests arriving later should make
their own way to the hotel.
As the chapter closes on our Outlander-inspired journey through the wilds of Scotland and centuries of fascinating heritage, we say farewell to our newfound friends and prepare to return to reality. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Glasgow Airport at 7 am and 9 am.
|Depart Date||Return Date||Price||Discount||Availability||Price|
|20 May 18||2 Jun 18||$3,250$3,006pp||Early PaymentPay by Feb 28||Request Quote Book Now|
|27 May 18||9 Jun 18||$3,250$3,006pp||Early PaymentPay by Feb 28||Request Quote Book Now|
|3 Jun 18||16 Jun 18||$3,275$3,029pp||Early PaymentPay by Feb 28||Request Quote Book Now|
|17 Jun 18||30 Jun 18||$3,275$3,029pp||Early PaymentPay by Feb 28||Request Quote Book Now|
|24 Jun 18||7 Jul 18||$3,275$3,029pp||Early PaymentPay by Feb 28||Call 1-877-622-9109|
|8 Jul 18||21 Jul 18||$3,325pp||Request Quote Book Now|
|22 Jul 18||4 Aug 18||$3,325$3,076pp||Early PaymentPay by Feb 28||Request Quote Book Now|
|26 Aug 18||8 Sep 18||$3,395$3,140pp||Early PaymentPay by Feb 28||Request Quote Book Now|
|2 Sep 18||15 Sep 18||$3,250pp||Request Quote Book Now|
|16 Sep 18||29 Sep 18||$3,250$3,006pp||Early PaymentPay by Feb 28||Request Quote Book Now|
Price is per person and is based on two people sharing a room.
Single Room Supplement: $580 p.p.
Triple Room Discount: $10 p.p.
Shared Rooming: Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip.
Gratuities : Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, $124 per person.
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12 nights, 12 full breakfasts, 1 lunch, 5 dinners, On-trip transport, .
The currency in Scotland is the Pound (£). While it’s a good idea to bring some pounds for when you first arrive in Scotland, you’ll usually find a better exchange rate in your destination. The most convenient way to obtain cash is to use your ATM card at local banks. We recommend you also bring a valid credit card for purchases while you are traveling. It is important that you inform your financial institutions of your travel plans before you leave home so they don’t flag your purchases as potentially fraudulent charges.
Scotland’s culture is based on the country’s rich and colorful past, with a long-standing passion for festivals, myths, bagpipes, art, castles, and literature. Highlights to explore include the city of Edinburgh, St. Andrews, Glasgow, and Stirling Castle.
Food and drink in Scotland goes far beyond haggis, porridge, and whiskey. Other specialties to try include kippers, fish and chips, Scotch broth, smoked salmon, sausages, shortbread, and Dundee cake. For a meal that’s inexpensive and authentic, try a pub meal with a pint of Scottish ale.
The weather in Scotland is mild, moist, and quickly changeable. We suggest packing a variety of lightweight clothing items that can be layered to save space in your suitcase and give you more options for how to dress. Important items to bring include sturdy walking shoes and a waterproof jacket with a hood. For more helpful information please refer to our Packing Tips & Packing List.
Tipping is less common in Scotland than in the U.S. When dining in a restaurant, it’s appropriate, although not required, to leave a tip of 5-10 percent. Leave your gratuity on the table rather than adding it to your credit card receipt to ensure that your waiter receives it.
At the end of your guided vacation, it’s customary to offer your motor coach driver and Travel Director a gratuity. We recommend £2.50 per person/per day for your driver and £4.00 per person/per day for your Travel Director. Recommended gratuity for a Local Host and Local Specialist is 1-2 pounds per person, paid at the conclusion of each guided visit. A convenient option is to prepay your tips before your departure.
Baggage on our trips is restricted to one large suitcase per person with dimensions not exceeding 30x19x10 inches and a maximum weight of 50 pounds. You are also permitted one piece of hand luggage, which should be small enough to fit under your coach seat or on the small overhead shelf compartment. Please note that luggage with an adjustable handle and wheels will not fit in the overhead compartment of the coach. Hotel porterage is included in your vacation.
You will need to be comfortable on your feet, walking and standing for up to three hours in various weather conditions. All of our vacations involve walking, often on cobblestone and uneven surfaces in historic city centers. In order to get the most out of your vacation you need to be able to comfortably walk 1-3 miles unassisted in one day, be in good condition and be able to keep pace with the group.
If you need any medications, it is important that you bring enough to last you the whole trip and keep them in your carry-on bag while you travel.
We highly recommend our optional Travel Protection Plan, which allows you to cancel for any reason up to 24 hours before departure. The plan also includes trip interruption, baggage loss or delay, and medical and emergency assistance. Click here for a summary of coverage details, terms and conditions.
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