September 14 - 26, 2022
September 14 - 26
This tour will take you deeper and deeper into highlands of Scotland. Its nature and landscapes will take your breath away, just like Iceland and New Zealand. Go back in time when visiting castles. Appreciate the cultural hubs at Edinburgh and Inverness. Go far west into the mythical Isle of Skye. Plenty of stopovers to take countless of pictures with jaw-dropping views and wildlife. Dare to find the Loch Ness creature at the lake or make a hole-in-one putt on the famed St. Andrews public putting greens. Return home but you’ll want to return to the highlands of Scotland again soon.
- 12 nights in 3-star accommodations.
- 14 meals: Breakfast (12), Dinner (2)
- Services of a deaf Tour Leader on call 24 hours a day.
- Services of local deaf and/or hearing guides.
- ll transportation expenses.
- All admission fees for attractions and museums mentioned in the itinerary.
- Most tips, except for your Tour Leader.
- Informative travel preparation packet.
- Pre-tour and/or post-tour itinerary consultation.
- $100 discount per person on your next regular tour.
- Domestic and/or international airfares.
- ll other meals not mentioned in the itinerary and personal expenses.
- Travel Insurance
- Any COVID-19 related tests.
Per person, double occupancy.
SEE ICONIC SIGHTS
So many natural landmarks to behold upon, like the Old Man of Storr. Fall in love in the heart of Edinburgh with picturesque castle atop a hill.
WALK INTO HISTORY
Did you know that Scotland became known as a country during the 10th Century? Understand the world of clans and royal families. Learn its fate after the Battle of Culloden.
DIVE INTO CULTURE
Experience how Scottish live on a daily basis by staying in a classic inn as well as share a pint of ale with everyone. Shepherd's Pie is a must to eat.
EXPLORE HIDDEN GEMS
Back roads through the countryside brings unexpected moments to experience upon. See roaming farm animals, creekside Scottish home, unique fauna and flora, and more.
13 DAYS / 12 NIGHTS
DAY 1 - Arrive in Edinburgh. Meet guide and transfer to hotel. Rest and recover. Orientation meeting and welcome dinner. Sleep in Edinburgh for 2 nights.
DAY 2 - Visit all sights with a local deaf guide on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, including Edinburgh Castle, Abbey, Holyroodhouse, Grassmarket, St. Giles' Cathedral and Greyfriars Kirk.
DAY 3 - Get ready for a road trip in our private van. Head to visit the Stirling Castle. Swing by the cool Kelpies and fascinating Falkirk Wheel. Weave through the beautiful Loch Lomond and the Land of the Giants before arriving in Oban. Sleep in Oban for 2 nights.
DAY 4 - Hop on ferry and explore all day on Mull Island, especially, on Iona Island where the birthplace of Christianity started in Scotland. Check out the puffins (birds) colony and its beautiful landscapes, including the Fingal’s Cave.
DAY 5 - Drive through the most romantic, scenic glen of all, Glencoe. Stop by the historical town of Fort William which lies on the shores of stunning Loch Linnhe. Continue to the port of Mallaig. Overnight in Mallaig.
DAY 6 - Board on a ferry to the Isle of Skye. Arrive and explore the port town of Portree. Free time around town. Sleep in Portree for 3 nights.
DAY 7 - Explore the northwestern part of the Isle of Skye. Head to Neist Point Lighthouse for a nice walk and be in awe of nature. Visit the Dunvegan Castle and its gardens.
DAY 8 - Explore the northeastern part of the Isle of Skye. Short hike to see the Old Man of Storr. View the majestic Kilt Rock. Drive up to the jaw-dropping Quiraing and view Scotland from above!
DAY 9 - Cross the Skye Bridge and swing by the mystical Eilean Donan Castle. Weave upward through gorgeous Glen Shiel, take a glimpse of the Caledonian Canal and hunt for the Loch Ness creature in the lake. Arrive in Inverness by evening. Sleep in Inverness for 2 nights.
DAY 10 - A morning walkabout to sights in the city of Inverness. Free afternoon.
DAY 11 - Check out the important Culloden Battlefield, the last full-scale battle in UK. Stop by a couple of whiskey distilleries situated on the beautiful Speyside River. Overnight in countryside inn around Speyside region.
DAY 12 - Head inside Cairngorms National Park to visit the Balmoral Castle where Queen Elizabeth stay during summertime. Arrive in St. Andrews, home of the oldest golf course. Do a fun mini-putt contest on the famed golf course. Farewell dinner. Overnight in St. Andrews.
DAY 13 - Drop off at Edinburgh Airport or in city of Edinburgh for your next destination.