EATING

15%

DRINKING

55%

SIGHTSEEING

20%

FREE TIME

10%

Distillery Visits

Distillery tours and tastings are the heart of what we do in Scotland.  Each one is different and these slight changes in process make for a very different whisky.

On this tour we will visit Oban, Ben Nevis, Glenfiddich, Balvenie, Glenlivet, Aberlour, Macallan and Dalwhinnie

Unique Excursions

Not only are we getting to visit many of the famous Scotch Malt Whisky distilleries, but we will also visit many cultural and historical sights as well.

A tour of the Edinburgh Castle and St. Giles Cathedral, the Gold Tour at the Scotch Whisky Experience, a tour of the Inverary Castle and many other excursions are included.

Beautiful Scenery

Scotland is such a beautiful country. Whether we are driving along the famous Loch Ness or the rivers and streams that make the great whisky, it is always so amazing to see the lush landscape.

We will take our time on this trip to make sure to breathe in the spirit of Scotland.

Highlights

Distilleries

  • Oban
  • Ben Nevis
  • Tomatin
  • Glenfiddich
  • Glenlivet
  • Glenfarclas
  • Glenmorangie
  • Dalmore
  • Aberlour
  • Macallan
  • Dalwhinnie

Excursions

  • Edinburgh Castle
  • The Scotch Whisky Experience
  • St. Giles Cathedral
  • Rosslyn Chapel
  • Inverary Castle
  • Urquhart Castle
  • Speyside Cooperage
  • Many other treats
Itinerary

Friday, September 18 Day 1, Arrive in Edinburgh for 2 nights, Afternoon City Tour to St. Giles Cathedral and the Rosslyn Chapel

Saturday, September 19 Day 2, Edinburgh – Full Day City Tour including visits to Edinburgh Castleand the Scotch Whisky Experience (B)

Sunday, September 20 Day 3, Oban – Depart Edinburgh to Oban for 1 night, visit the Inverary Castle and Oban Distillery (B)

Monday, September 21 Day 4, Aberlour – Depart Oban to Aberlour for 4 nights, visit the Ben Nevis Distillery, the Urquhart Castle, and the Tomatin Distillery (B)

Tuesday, September 22 Day 5, Aberlour – visit the Glenfiddich, Glenlivet and Glenfarclas Distilleries, and Dufftown (B)

Wednesday, September 23 Day 6, Aberlour – head north and visit the Dalmore and Glenmorangie Distilleries (B)

Thursday, September 24 Day 7, Aberlour – visit the Aberlour and Macallan Distilleries, and the Speyside Cooperage (B)

Friday, September 25 Day 8, Edinburgh – Depart Aberlour to Edinburgh for 1 night, visit the Dalwhinnie Distillery (B)

Saturday, September 26 Day 9, Depart for home (B)

Included
  • 8 overnights at hotels and inns including breakfast
  • Private transportation within Scotland
  • Two tour leaders – Matt from 9 Maple and Charles from Rascal & Thorn
  • Visits to 11 single malt Scotch distilleries
  • Special Tastings
  • Comprehensive sightseeing including all admissions
  • Roundtrip transfers
  • All taxes
Not Included
  • Transportation to or from Scotland (air) before/after tour
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Drinks during included meals, unless noted
  • Tips to driver
Accomodations

We select the best hotels and inns for the group throughout Scotland within walking access to restaurants and local attractions.

$2400 USD Per Person

A deposit of $400 is due to secure a place on the trip. Reservations are taken on a first-come / first-serve basis.

Single Supplement $600

Final payment is due 60 days prior to the start of the tour

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