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Scotland, United Kingdom

The Most Exquisite Hotels in Scotland meets the Best Tour Designers in Scotland. From initial tour design to our expert chauffeuring, this fantastic Scotland private tour will amaze you, allowing you to sit back and enjoy your vacation.

Think 5 Star castle, Michelin Star Restaurants, Executive Chauffeur Guide, Meticulous planning and attention to detail. From the moment you arrive in to Scotland you will enjoy the harmony of 5 star service and the local charm we are famed for.

6 Days
18+ Age
  • Departure

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Departure Time

  • Return Time

  • Dress Code

    Casual, comfortable, elegant
  • Included

    5 Star Accommodation
    Airplane Transport
    Departure Taxes
    Personal Guide
  • Not Included

    4 Star Accommodation
    Attraction Tickets
    Commemorative World Cup Gift Package
    Expert pre-trip Travel Planning
    Personalized Greeting
    Personalized Itinerary
    Qatar Welcome Kit
    Round Trip Transfer between Stadium and Hotel
    Shuttle Bus

Day 1: Loch Lomond Trossachs National Park- Old Military Road- Inveraray

  • Arrival: You will be met by your knowledgable private driver who will escort you to all your scheduled destinations.
  • Loch Lomond Trossachs National Park: You will weave round the bonnie banks Loch Lomond. You won't find a bigger loch or lake in the whole of Britain and you'll have a hard time finding a more beautiful one.
  • Old Military Road: Your driver will take you West via the highest point on the A83 road, 803 ft above sea level that divides Glen Kinglas from Glen Croe. Since much of this scenic road runs along the shores of Loch Fyne, the highest point is reached only ten miles after Tarbet at the famous pass called 'Rest and Be Thankful'. From the viewpoint of this famous beauty spot you can see the old valley road, engineered by General Wade during the subjection of Scotland following the Jacobite rebellion. A stone was erected to commemorate the completion of this military road in 1750.
  • Inveraray: Visit the beautiful and unforgettable town of Inveraray. Overlooking the still waters of Loch Fyne, Inveraray is a traditional county town of Argyll. Established in 1745 by the 3rd Duke of Argyll, head of the powerful Clan Campbell, the town is an absolute set piece of Scottish Georgian architecture. Key buildings that are worth visiting include the neoclassical church, and Inveraray Jail and courthouse, now an award-winning museum that graphically recounts prison conditions from medieval times up until the 19th century. A short walk north of the New Town, the neo-Gothic Inveraray Castle remains the family home of the Dukes of Argyll. The castle is set in extensive grounds which contain a number of marked walks, the most strenuous of which rises over 800 feet to the tower atop Dun Na Cuaiche from where there is a spectacular view over the castle, town and loch.
  • The Ugadale Hotel: The historic Ugadale Hotel is located just steps from the ocean and the 1st tee at Machrihanish Golf Club. The Ugadale Hotel features twenty-two spectacular guest rooms and suites, the Serenity Spa (view packages), and the Kintyre Restaurant + Bar, a warm and inviting atmosphere offering inspired dining and spirited good times. The Ugadale Hotel is surrounded by unparalleled natural beauty, with the grandeur of the Atlantic Ocean and the islands of the southern Hebrides right at your doorstep.

Day 2: Springbank Tour- Kilkerran Tour

  • Springbank Tour: The oldest independent and family owned distillery in Scotland. It also boast the added distinction of being the only distillery in Scotland to carry out the entire whisky production process
  • Kilkerran Tour: You will explore the history of the distillery before being guided through each stage of the whisky making process to discover what gives the Kilkerran whisky its unique character.
  • The Machrie Hotel &Golf Links: The Machrie Hotel features 47 beautifully designed rooms, suites and lodges, some with their own outdoor terraces and stunning views across the Links.

Day 3: American Monument- Classic Tour- Lagavulin Classic Distillery Tour

  • American Monument: The monument is shaped like a lighthouse and was built by the Government of The United States on the 400ft cliffs, seven miles from where the ship went down.
  • Classic Tour: An uncompromising, tough and determined group of people who work to ensure that this defining whisky has always remained true to its origins These origins can be found in Islay itself - its harsh climate and tough landscape have created a hardy people whose single-mindedness and honesty is as distinctive as Laphroaig.
  • Lagavulin Classic Distillery Tour: You will enjoy a tour and learn the art of whisky distilling before being treated to a complimentary dram at the end of the tour.

Day 4: McCaig's Tower Tour- Oban Chocolate Company- Oban Distillery

  • McCaig's Tower Tour: McCaig’s Tower is a prominent landmark in the resort town of Oban in Argyll on Scotland’s west coast.
  • Oban Chocolate Company: Made entirely by hand by the team of chocolatiers in front of your very eyes. There are two types of chocolates made at the Oban Chocolate factory. The first is the truffle. Made with a fresh cream ganache, the truffles are all rolled and coated in chocolate by hand –a very time consuming process but you can really taste the difference. Moulded chocolates are the other type produced.
  • Oban Distillery: During this immersive experience you will learn about the whisky making process and unique taste of Oban. At the end of the tour you will be treated to a couple of drams.
  • Isle Of Eriska Hotel: Located on the west coast of Scotland, the island boasts gorgeous views overlooking Loch Linnhe and the dramatic Morvern mountains beyond.

Day 5: Fort William- Glenfinnan Monument&Viaduct- Loch Ness- Urquhart Castle

  • Fort William: The nearby Nevis Range Mountain Resort has ski runs and forest trails. In the town centre, the West Highland Museum focused on regional life and history. To the northeast, Ben Nevis Distillery explores whisky production.
  • Glenfinnan Monument & Glenfinnan Viaduct: You will visit the iconic Glenfinnan monument honouring the fallen Jacobite clansmen, framed by spectacular Highland scenery.
  • Loch Ness: You will weave around the banks of Loch Ness, taking in the crystal clear waters. Loch Ness is one of Scotland’s largest and most famous lochs, known around the world thanks to its elusive monster Nessie.
  • Urquhart Castle: Discover 1,000 years of drama, experience a glimpse of medieval life and enjoy stunning views over Loch Ness from the ruins of the greatest castle in the Highlands.
  • Ness Walk Hotel: Originally a 19th century house, our lovingly restored Grade B listed building still retains many of its period features. But unified with modern design and architecture, providing a flawless balance between past and present. Situated on our upper hotel floors, the Laurel Rooms are luxurious 5-star hotel rooms

Day 6: Return

And so now is the time when your magical journey across Scotland comes to an end. Your driver will collect you and transport you to the Airport. On behalf of the team, we wish you a safe journey home, where you can reflect on an experience that will live long in the memory.

Tour Location

Experience Scotland’s national drink at the source on a specialised Scotch whisky tour. From single-malt aficionados to those who are still developing their whisky palate.

Travel on a malt whisky tour in Scotland

Experience some of the best Scotch Whisky on this 6-day private tour and learn more about the water of life as you visit a range of distilleries on the ‘Queen of the Hebrides’ the Isle of Islay. Whisky enthusiasts will love this tour that combines whisky tastings with sightseeing, including some of Scotland’s beloved sights such as Edinburgh and Loch Lomond and some interesting hidden gems.

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