5 day independent rail tour return from Edinburgh, to Inverness.

Departures daily from Edinburgh Waverley Station.

Additional information

Double/Twin Share from$1088 per person

  • Scenic rail journey
  • Loch Ness & Nessie
  • Urquhart Castle

  • 4 nights 3 star accommodation
  • Meals as stated
  • Half day Loch Ness tour
  • Return rail journey from Edinburgh to Inverness in Standard Class seat
  • One way private Edinburgh Airport or train station transfer to Edinburgh accommodation

Day 1: Edinburgh

Arrive into Edinburgh and meet your driver for a private transfer to your hotel. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight Edinburgh.

Day 2: Edinburgh to Inverness (breakfast included)

This morning make your own way to Edinburgh’s Waverley Station. Board the train to Inverness and sit back and enjoy the Highland Mainline. Pass by small Highland towns such as Perth until you reach Inverness. On arrival in Inverness make your way to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day exploring the ‘Capital of the Highlands’. Visit the gothic-style St Andrew’s Cathedral with its stained glass. Explore Inverness Castle sitting on a cliff top overlooking the River Ness. Then stroll along the banks of the river and explore the Victorian Market. Spend the next two nights in Inverness.

Day 3: Inverness (breakfast included)

Enjoy a full day discovering Inverness and the surrounding area. This afternoon join a tour to Loch Ness where you will take a cruise to spot ‘Nessie’ the infamous monster, before visiting Urquhart Castle.

Day 4: Inverness to Edinburgh (breakfast included)

Depart Inverness by train for your return to Edinburgh. Check in to your hotel and spend the rest of the day soaking up the atmosphere of this world class city. Explore the beautiful capital city of Scotland. Browse the many shops, discover first class restaurants and enjoy a pint in one of the many traditional pubs.

Stroll through the New Town with its orderly streets and mansions. Admire the cobbled, medieval streets of the Royal Mile. Visit Edinburgh Castle, situated high above the city on an extinct volcano and home to of the Crown Jewels of Scotland. Discover the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Royal Family’s official residence in Scotland. For Whisky connoisseurs, don’t miss the Scotch Whisky Experience at the top of the Royal Mile. Overnight Edinburgh.

Day 5: Edinburgh (breakfast included)

Your tour concludes after breakfast.

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