Loch Ness + Inverness: Dunkeld on the banks of the River Tay, we expect our first stop. The small village with the remains of their abbey and cathedral were chosen by the first king of Scotland to house the relics of St. Columba. We will continue the route to Inverness, where we can see the mouth of the River Ness in the Moray Firth, the Cathedral of Saint Andrews, Inverness Castle and the university. This is the city in Scotland with higher standard of living, and the fastest growing population in recent times.
On our way to Fort Augustus after leaving Inverness we can enjoy Urquhart Castle, one of Scotland's jewelry has a privileged view over Loch Ness and is the place from which most times seen Nessie. The ruins of the castle dating from the thirteenth to the sixteenth century and played an important role in the battles of Scottish independence. After the castle we arrive at Fort Augustus, south of the lake, to see the system of locks of the Caledonian Canal. Later we expect the landscapes of the Cairngorms National Park and the Grampian mountains, the mountain range that is home to Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the UK.
Before returning to Edinburgh we will stop at Pitlochry, a Victorian village known for its High Street and fondness for fishing. The Firth of Forth with its iconic bridges wait before we get to Edinburgh. After 12 hours of travel back we are having seen most of the different landscapes that Scotland can offer.
Duration: 12 hours.
Start/opening time: Every Friday from November till 20th March at 7:45am. Costumers must arrive 15 minutes before.
-End/closing time: At 8pm, approximately.