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Holiday in Scotland - Romantic Islands and The Castle Trails  

Available dates include: September 15th, visiting 9 castles - Glamis Castle , Dunnottar Castle ,Huntly Castle ,Urquhart Castle , Eilean Donan Castle , Dunvegan Castle , Dunstaffnage Castle , Inverlochy Castle , Kilchurn Castle .
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Our Rainbow Tour includes a visit to Glamis Castle , Edinburgh Castle , Urquhart Castle , Dunstaffnage Castle , Duart Castle , Inverary Castle and Culzean Castle .

Our Clan MacDonald tour runs on July 25th, 2003 and includes visits to Dunstaffnage Castle , Duart Castle , Glencoe , Armadale Castle , Dunvegan Castle , Fernie Castle , Scone Palace and Edinburgh Castle

Our Scottish cruise 2011 includes visits to Oban, Mallaig,' West Highland Line's to Fort William, Kyle of Lochalsh, Isle of Skye, Loch Gairloch, Inverewe Gardens, Loch Hourne & Nevis, Tobermory &endash; Isle of Mull, Isle of Iona and Loch Leven.

Romantic Islands and The Castle Trails

Day One - Depart Glasgow airport and head east and north across the Forth Road Bridge through the Kingdom of Fife, enjoying the beautiful countryside, with an afternoon visit to Glamis Castle and Meigle Stone Museum. Check into hotel in Fife. Welcome Dinner inc.

Dunnottar Castle
Dunnottar Castle

Day Two - Morning visit to Edradour, the smallest Distillery in Scotland before we continue north up the coast road towards Aberdeen, stopping for a visit to Dunnottar Castle, sitting 160 feet above the sea on a rocky piece of land. Continue on to tour the haunted Fyvie Castle. Check into Hotel in Whisky country. We attend a local ceiledh tonight, dinner inc.  

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Day Three - Visit to Speyside Cooperage where whisky barrels are made, and then we head to Keith for a visit to Strathisla Distillery, one of the most picturesque in Scotland, and a stop at Huntly Castle ruins, home of the Gordon Clan. Return to hotel with time to enjoy the whisky bar which boasts 350 single malts. Dinner on own.


Caledonian Canal , Loch Ness

Day Four - Depart after breakfast and head to Loch Ness where we pass Urquhart Castle nestled low on the banks of this famous Loch. Continue west towards the Isle of Skye, stopping for a tour of Eilean Donan Castle, home of the Clan MacKenzie, made famous by the Highlander movie and more recently new James Bond Movie, the World is not Enough. Continue across the "New Bridge" at Kyle of Lochalsh, and head north on Skye with a visit to Talisker Distillery before heading to our hotel. Dinner inc.

Day Five - Tour the Islands many sites, Inc. Dunvegan Castle, the artisan shops around the island, with a visit to Three Chimneys for lunch (not inc.) then afternoon to explore Portree before heading back to our hotel. Dinner on own.  

Day Six - Depart after breakfast around the top of the Trotternish peninsula with a stop at the Highland Life Museum and Flora MacDonalds grave, then we head to Uig for the ferry to Tarbet in the Western Isles, (Harris). We head south to Rodel, the very tip of Harris to visit a historical church, St Clements. Overnight on Harris, Dinner inc.

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Day Seven - We have a morning visit to a local Tweed weaver then we drive to Lewis, the northern Isle of the Western Isles, and see the contrast between the islands, with a visit to the Callanais standing stones and the Gearrannan Blackhouse Village, with our local guide, before we head back south to Rodel. Dinner Inc

Day Eight - After breakfast we head north to Stornoway where we have some time to explore the town before we get the early afternoon ferry to Ullapool  and we continue  on to Inverness to our hotel for the evening. Dinner inc. 

Day Nine - We head out with our local guide today to  the Made in Scotland shop in Beauly before we visit the Culloden Battlefield where Bonnie Prince Charlie and his army were defeated in 1746, followed by a visit to Urquhart Castle sitting on the banks of Loch Ness.  Dinner on own

 

Day Ten - Today we head south from Inverness, after a morning of shopping or further exploring, we stop at Ft William for a visit to the Ben Nevis Distillery, time for lunch and a tour of the ruins of Old Inverlochy Castle.  We head through the valley of Glencoe where the famous massacre happen in 1692.  We continue south to Oban, where we check into our hotel.  Dinner Inc.

Day Eleven - After breakfast we head on into Oban with a stop at Dunstaffnage Castle for a tour of this historical ruined castle, then we head into town for a visit to the Oban Distillery for a tour and tasting.  We have a free afternoon in town or return to our hotel to enjoy the spa, play golf or relax at their pool.  Overnight at Oban.  Dinner on own.

Kilchurn castle
Kilchurn Castle

Day Twelve - We head west through the hills with a stop at Loch Awe to visit the historical St Conans church with a chance to take photos of Kilchurn Castle sitting out in Loch Awe before we head south to Inveraray where we tour this castle home of the Duke of Argyll.  Free time to explore the town inc a visit to the Invereraray jail before we continue south to Loch Lomond and our hotel for the evening.   Dinner Inc.

Day Thirteen - After breakfast we head south to Glasgow for a day on your own to shop or our scheduled visits to Glasgow Cathedral, the Provands Lordship and the oldest house in Glasgow.  Free time to shop before we return back to our hotel for our final night Gala Dinner inc.

This tour is a luxury tour. All hotels are 3 and 4 star Historical Hotels, Manors and guest houses. All have attractive rooms with private en-suite bathrooms, and all modern conveniences. A full Scottish breakfast is included every day, and all Dinners listed above. Continuous luxury travel with guide and driver, all taxes (VAT @ 17.5%) and entry into all planned historical sites and castles, and ferry crossings are also included. Not included is air fare to Glasgow, Lunches, dinners not listed above, drinks with dinners, and all personal items. Guests are responsible upon departure from each hotel to settle any charges charged to their rooms. Price for Tour: $3695 per person (based on double occupancy) Single Supplement: $450 per person. We strongly suggest you purchase Travel Insurance. You must have a valid US/Canadian Passport to travel to Scotland. Cost per person $3695. Rates based on double occupancy per room. Single supplement of $450.

All day trips are optional unless when in transit from one place to another. Most days driving is not more than 2 to 3 hours, while in transit, other than one day which is a bit more. This tour takes you all around Scotland, you see as much of the country as possible, while not being rushed and dragged out of bed early to head to the next town. Our pace is set for a relaxing and enjoyable Vacation! See Scotland.. As you've never seen it before!

Many of the hotels we use are non-smoking. If you are a smoker please advise us of that at time of booking and we will make every effort to accommodate you

To book a holiday in a Scottish castle , please fill in our online deposit / booking form . A deposit is required from $369 / £230 per person .
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Rainbow Tour - Cruise Scotland

Clan Macdonald tour of Scotland

To book a holiday in a Scottish castle , please fill in our online deposit / booking form . A deposit is required .

We operate our own tours, we do all the planning, we don't use ground handlers and tour operators, we do it all ourselves, offering you an opportunity to see Scotland...as you've never seen it before.  We don't just visit all the main tourist sites and we don't stay in tourist class hotels. 

What we do is take you around Scotland as a part of our family..... We are there with you every step of the way, from picking you up at the airport or your hotel, until we drop you off at the end of your tour. Along with your tour director (see owner) and our coach driver, we use local friendly guides who know their areas well, not because they have learned about them in books but because they live there and know the area and its people.  We use all privately or family owned small historical hotels, not large chains or tourist *first* class hotels, rated from 3 to 5 stars.  We dine in our hotel restaurant or a local restaurant renowned for good Scottish cuisine and you will have the chance to meet local people at dinner and in the pubs in each town.  You will experience surprise entertainment, historical castles, haunted ruins, the mystical Celtic music played on Highland Bagpipes and fiddles. You will see parts of Scotland most tourists don't see.  Of course we also visit the woolen mills, whisky distilleries and visitor centers of some of the more important sites in history. You will learn the meaning of the Massacre of Glencoe, the Callanais Standing stones and Culloden Battlefield.  On our tours you will have fun, learn about the country, meet interesting people and get to know the people of this beautiful, mystical country we call Scotland! 

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