Distillery Visits

This is a very unique tour! We start in the Upper Highlands and head to Orkney to visit Highland Park & Scapa. We then work our way down the West Coast of Scotland, island hopping to Talisker & Tobermory. We finish the journey going from Oban to Campbeltown.

On this tour we will visit Old Pulteney, Highland Park, Scapa, Talisker, Tobermory, Oban, Springbank and others.

Spectacular Beauty

Not only are we visiting some of the best distilleries in Scotland, but these distilleries will take us to some of the most beautiful parts of Scotland. This will be a beautiful trip along the coast, stopping to take in the majestic beauty found on these remote islands and locations.

We include a nice balance of whisky, history and culture on our Scotland journeys.

Your Guide

Charles Grabitzky has been taking groups to Scotland, Ireland, Japan and Kentucky on whisky tours for many years.  This trip will be the first Scottish Island Whisky Tour! He is super-excited to take people on this dream trip around some of the most beautiful parts of Scotland.

If you have never been to Scotland on a whisky tour, this is the best time to start.



  • Aberfeldy
  • Wolfburn
  • Highland Park
  • Scapa
  • Talisker
  • Tobermory
  • Oban
  • Springbank
  • And others


  • Historical Sites
  • Small hikes along the coast
  • Special Tastings
  • Other cultural sights

Saturday, August 3 – Arrive in Inverness for a 1-night stay. Group evening activity.

Sunday, August 4 – After breakfast at the hotel, we leave by private vehicle for Old Pulteney Distillery. We then ferry to the Orkney Islands for two nights. (B)

Monday, August 5 – A full day of distillery tours at Highland Park and Scapa. We will also visit the island and see some of the historical Viking areas. (B)

Tuesday, August 6 – After breakfast at the hotel, we ferry back to the Upper Highlands and make our way to Skye for 2 nights. (B)

Wednesday, August 7 – Morning hiking excursion followed by a distillery tour of Talisker. (B)

Thursday, August 8 – We drive and ferry to the island of Mull for one night. Here we visit the Tobermory distillery and some of the highlights of Mull. (B)

Friday, August 9 – We drive and ferry to Oban for a one night stay. Distillery Tour of Oban in the afternoon. (B)

Saturday, August 10 – Morning departure for Campbeltown where we visit both Glen Scotia and Springbank distilleries. (B)

Sunday, August 11 – Departure from Glasgow or Edinburgh back to the US.

Please note, this itinerary is subject to change based on availability and distillery visit times.

  • 8-night stay in Scotland
  • Transportation within Scotland
  • Distillery Tours and Tastings
  • 8 breakfasts (hotel)
  • Guides
Not Included
  • Transportation to or from Scotland (air) before/after tour
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks during included meals, unless noted
  • Tips to driver

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

$2495 USD Per Person

A deposit of $395 is due to secure a place on the trip. Reservations are taken on a first-come / first-serve basis.  Limited spaces available on this trip and it will fill up due to popularity of these distilleries.

Final payment is due 60 days prior to the start of the tour. Please contact us for a Reservation Form if you are interested in joining us on the tour.

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