Scotland

//Scotland
Scotland 2019-11-17T17:49:26+00:00

Project Description

Scotland, the U.K.’s northernmost country, is a land of mountain wildernesses such as the Cairngorms and Northwest Highlands, interspersed with glacial glens (valleys) and lochs (lakes). Its major cities are Edinburgh, the capital, with its iconic hilltop castle, and Glasgow, famed for its vibrant cultural scene. Scotland is also famous for golf, the game first played at the Old Course at St Andrews in the 1400s.

Scottish Highlands & Islands

14 Day Tour from Glasgow to Glasgow
From its historical castles to its stunning landscapes and from its exciting cities to its charming, small towns, Scotland has it all. On this comprehensive Scotland tour, you’ll overnight in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness, Thurso, Isle of Skye, and Isle of Mull. Along the way, you’ll visit some of its historical castles; witness its unspoiled, breath-taking scenery; experience its cities and some of its small towns; learn about its fascinating history; and much more. Scotland is known for its many castles, and you’ll have the opportunity to visit Edinburgh Castle, dating to the 12th century and home of the Scottish Crown Jewels; Brodie Castle, with its outstanding art collection and magnificent library; and Dunrobin Castle, where you’ll also visit the formal gardens. Scotland is also known for its interesting and often bloody history, and you’ll have an opportunity to visit some of its historical sights. On the Orkney Islands, visit Skara Brae, with remains from a 5,000-year-old Neolithic village. Learn about 13 centuries of clan history at the Museum of the Isles on the Isle of Skye. Outlander fans will be treated to visits of two prominent sites: Linlithgow Palace, and the Royal Burgh of Culross, once a port city on the River Forth. f course, no vacation to Scotland is complete without seeing the amazing scenery. Throughout this Scotland tour, sit back and enjoy as you witness Scotland at its best—the breathtakingly wild and unspoiled scenery and miles of yellow sandy beaches on Scotland’s northern coast; the waterfalls and jagged, dark peaks on the Isle of Skye; the inspiring hills, green woodlands, and spectacular beaches on the “Road to the Isles”; and much more—while being escorted by an expert Tour Director who will bring Scotland to life with in-depth knowledge of its history, customs, stories, and secrets.
2020: April 20 $4040 April 25 $4193 May 2 $4517 May 9, 16, $4580
May 23, 30, June 6, 13 20, 27, July departures, Aug 1 Sept 5, 12, 19 $4616
Aug 8, 15, 22 $5319 Sept 26 $4490

Scottish Highland Fling

10 Day Tour from Edinburgh to Glasgow
This 10-day escorted tour of Scotland’s highlands starts with two nights and sightseeing in Edinburgh before crossing Forth Road Bridge to St. Andrews—the home of golf. Then it’s off to the highlands through the grand Grampian Mountains to Culloden, where Scottish clans met their fate in the famous battle there. Spend the night in the Highland capital, Inverness, and take a guided tour of a whiskey distillery before heading on to the majestic Dunrobin Castle. Board a ferry from John o’Groats at Britain’s mainland most northerly tip for an excursion to the Orkney Islands. Cross the historic Churchill Barriers at Scapa Flow, then taste the local ale at the famed Orkney Brewery. Visit Skara Brae’s 5,000-year-old ruins of a Neolithic village, and the mystical stone circle of the Ring of Brodgar, regarded as the Orkneys’ “Stonehenge”. Travel along the rugged scenery of the North Coast 500 route, and pass through Durness and Scourie to enjoy traditional fish & chips in the old fishing port of Ullapool. Explore the beautiful Isle of Skye, then ferry across the Sound of Sleat back to the mainland. See the Jacobite monument in Glenfinnan and the viaduct made famous in the Harry Potter films. Travel through Fort William beneath Ben Nevis (the highest mountain in British Isles), and beautiful Glen Coe. Stay the night in Oban—gateway to Scotland’s Hebridean Islands, including the isles of Mull and Iona on today’s excursion. Travel through the Trossachs’ stunning landscapes, and stop at Loch Lomond en route to Glasgow to conclude your spectacular guided vacation in Scotland.
2020: April 23 $3212 April 30 $3659
Thursdays: May, June July $3293 August $3473 Sept  $3293 Oct 1 $3212
Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.
Single room supplement: $1016

Bonnie Scotland

7 Day Tour from Glasgow to Edinburgh
Famous for its historic castles, fascinating and often bloody history, breath-taking scenery, lively cities, charming villages, and the legendary Loch Ness monster, Scotland fills visitors with a sense of magic and delight. On this Scotland tour you’ll get an introduction to this enchanting country, starting with a guided tour of a whiskey distillery north of Glasgow and ending in fascinating Edinburgh. In between, you’ll experience some of Scotland’s most scenic areas and fascinating sights.
Stunning scenery awaits you on this tour. You’ll cruise along pretty islands on picturesque Loch Lomond, and follow the “Road to the Isles,” with its breath-taking hills, green woodlands, and spectacular beaches. You’ll visit the Isle of Skye, with some of Scotland’s most spectacular scenery, be on the lookout for the mysterious Loch Ness monster in the Highlands, and drive through Cairngorms National Park, with its sub-arctic mountains and varied wildlife.
Learn about Scotland’s fascinating history and visit one of the most famous battle sites, the Culloden Visitor Centre, where you’ll learn about the battle in 1746 when Bonnie Prince Charles was defeated. For those wanting to follow in the footsteps of royalty, this Scotland tour offers Edinburgh Castle, dating to the 12th century, once residence of Scottish monarchs, and today home to the Scottish Crown Jewels. You’ll also board and tour the Royal Yacht Britannia, home to Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family for over 40 years. This is just one of the out-of-the-ordinary, fascinating experiences offered by Globus on this fun-filled, exciting Scotland vacation.
2020: April 16 $2024 April 23 $2105, April 30 $222
May, June, July Aug 27, 30, Sept 6, 10, 13, 17, 20  $2294
Sept 24, $2222 Oct 1 $2379
Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.
Single room supplement: $449

Scottish Escape

7 Day Tour from Glasgow to Edinburgh
This off-season Scottish Escape tour is the perfect way to appreciate the beauty of Scotland’s rural landscapes, as well as the energy of its cities and iconic sites. Your escorted vacation begins in Scotland’s largest city—Glasgow. You’ll take a guided tour of a whisky distillery, visit Stirling Castle—home to Scotland’s Kings and Queens—and explore the sights of Glasgow as well. Travel along the “Bonnie Banks” of Loch Lomond, and see awe-inspiring Rannoch Moor, Glen Coe, Loch Linnhe, and Fort William beneath Ben Nevis. Keep an eye out for the Loch Ness monster, and learn about historic conflicts between Scottish clans.
Spend the night in the Scottish highland capital of Inverness, and see the mountain resort of Pitlochry, and the legendary home of golf at St. Andrews. Cross the Forth Road Bridge to Edinburgh, to spend three nights to see the historic sites, such as Edinburgh Castle and stunning views. Make your escape to see the best of Scotland, while enjoying reduced crowds and prices on the off-season. You’ll enjoy your guided tour of Scotland all the more!
2020: Jan 26, Feb 16, 23 $999 March 15 $1139
Prices are per person in single, double, or triple room occupancy.
The single supplement waiver and single room capacity is limited

ISLE OF ARRAN

Discover the diverse landscapes of the Isle of Arran and see some of mainland Scotland’s highlights, too!
On route to the wild and windswept island, visit impressive Culzean
Castle and spend time in ‘Burns Country,’ where Robert Burns (Scotland’s national poet) was born.
3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS
FROM $629 Per person based on double occupancy
LAND ONLY B&B OR 3-STAR ACCOMMODATION
INCLUSIONS:
Professional driver/guide, Transport by air-conditioned mini coach
Ferry transfer to and from Isle of Arran FROM  Edinburgh
Tour Highlights:
Culzean Castle – An 18th century castle with beautiful grounds and gorgeously elegant rooms.
Robert Burns Country – Discover the locations that inspired Scotland’s most famous poet.
Brodick and Brodick Castle – A quintessential Victorian castle that’s said to be haunted by a ‘grey lady’.
Kintyre Peninsula – Admire gorgeous coastal views in this hidden away part of Scotland.
Loch Lomond – One of Scotland’s largest lochs.
Admire the views and take postcard perfect photos to share with your friends and family.

HIGHLIGHTS OF BRITAIN

15 day/14 night
See Yorkshire’s amazing scenery as you travel by vintage locomotive.
14 breakfasts and 10 dinners including a welcome dinner in Windsor, a Cardiff Castle Welsh banquet, a festive Scottish evening in Edinburgh, and dinner at a historic pub in York.
Trip Highlights:
Castle Howard, Lanhydrock House, North Yorkshire Steam Vintage Train, Roman Baths & Pump Room, Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Stonehenge, St Andrews, Tower of London, Windsor Castle
Authentic Local Experiences:
Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 28th – August 11th departures.
See Yorkshire’s amazing scenery as you travel by vintage locomotive.
Dining Experiences:
14 breakfasts and 10 dinners including a welcome dinner in Windsor, a Cardiff Castle Welsh banquet, a festive Scottish evening in Edinburgh, and dinner at a historic pub in York.
Trip Highlights:
Castle Howard
Lanhydrock House
North Yorkshire Steam Vintage Train
Roman Baths & Pump Room
Shakespeare’s Birthplace
Stonehenge
St Andrews
Tower of London
Windsor Castle

2020: May 24 $6540 June 14 $6605 July 5 $5880
Tattoo experience Aug 2 $7160 Aug 9 $6190 Aug 16, 23 $6655
Sept 6, 13, $5750 Sept 20 $6720

Scottish Dream


Immerse yourself in farm life at Leault Farm to see how a farmer works with highly-skilled dogs to herd sheep.
7 breakfasts, 5 dinners including a festive Scottish evening in Edinburgh
Trip Highlights: 8 days
Blair Athol Distillery, Blair Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Edinburgh Castle, Cruise on Loch Lomond, Inveraray Castle,  Isle of Skye, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, St Andrews
7 breakfasts, 5 dinners including a festive Scottish evening in Edinburgh

2020: Mar 15  $2425 Mar 22, April 22 $2515 April 4 $2555 April 12, 19 $2580
April 24 $2645 April  26, May 1, 3, 6, 10, 15 $2835

BRITISH ESCAPE WITH RETURN TO LONDON

8 DAY TOUR FROM LONDON TO LONDON
On this tour, the traditions and intrigue of Britain are calling you. Experience the fascinating cities and countryside of this beautiful land without the crowds—and even better—without the high-season prices. A concise Britain guided tour takes you to the historical must-see sites from London to Edinburgh. History buffs will delight in seeing mysterious, prehistoric Stonehenge (just imagine how those stones got there!); the Roman Baths in Bath, constructed around 70 AD and today one of the best-preserved Roman remains in the world; Liverpool, once a great Victorian city and Atlantic seaport, and renowned as the birthplace of the Beatles; and Edinburgh, home to many Scottish monarchs, including Queen Margaret, who died here in 1093.
Nov 3, 10, 17, 24 $1549
Dec 1,8, 15, 2019 Jan 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 9, 16, 2020 $1429
Feb 23, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 $1549

Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.

SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS

6 Day Tour from Edinburgh to Glasgow
Take an exciting Caledonian adventure through the highlands from Edinburgh to Glasgow on this guided vacation in Scotland! Enjoy the moors even more by visiting during the off season, with fewer crowds and lower prices. Begin in Edinburgh to visit the Castle and admire Scotland’s Crown Jewels. Visit the home of golf at St. Andrews. Stop in the Victorian mountain resort of Pitlochry and admire its Scottish Baronial architecture, then cross the battle ground at Culloden Moor. Spend the night in the Highland capital of Inverness, and prepare for a day of glorious Scottish scenery on your drive along the shores of Loch Ness. Keep an eye out for the elusive Nessie! Take a spirited tour of Ben Nevis whisky distillery, and admire even more beautifully rugged landscapes from Glen Coe to Oban on the western coast of Scotland.
March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2020 $1009
Dec 1, 8, 15, 2019 Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, 2020 $889

Prices are per person in single, double, or triple room occupancy.