Loch Ness, Glencoe & les Highlands
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Notre circuit “L’Ecosse en un jour” couvre la beauté majestueuse du Parc National de Loch Lomond, la Lande de Rannoch, Glencoe, la vallée glaciaire du Great Glen et le mystérieux Loch Ness.

Carte du circuit

Highlights

Nessie
Lochs
Mountains
National Parks
Film Locations
Boat Cruises

Endroits à découvrir


- Rannoch Moor

- Glencoe

- Great Glen

- Fort Augustus

- Boat Cruise on Loch Ness

- Loch Lomond

- Pitlochry


Votre voyage


Notre circuit “L’Ecosse en un jour” couvre la beauté majestueuse du Parc National de Loch Lomond, la Lande de Rannoch, Glencoe, la vallée glaciaire du Great Glen et le mystérieux Loch Ness.

Nous recommandons ce circuit à ceux qui n’ont pas beaucoup de temps et qui veulent goûter aux magnifiques Highlands. Imprégnez-vous d’Histoire dans le dramatique Glencoe et sautez sur l’occasion de rencontrer Nessie!

Les Détails

Departs From
  • Parish Hall, 266 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1QX
  • From 01/04/2020 (inclusive)
    Stance between 23 to 32, Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station, Killermont Street, Glasgow, G2 3NW
Departure Time
08:00
Retour
19:45
Bagage
Vous ne pouvez transporter que 14kg maximum de bagages par personne lors de nos circuits, sous la forme d'un bagage similaire à un bagage cabine pour avion (environ 55 cm x 45 cm x 25 cm) . Vous pouvez également garder avec vous un petit sac léger pour vos effets personnels.
Discounts

Étudiants, personnes plus de l'âge de 60, et enfants (entre 5 et 15 ans)

Important information
  • Emportez des vêtements imperméables et des chaussures de marche
  • Croisière du Loch Ness disponible de Pâques à Décembre
  • La croisière sur le Loch Ness peut ne pas être disponible pendant les heures de pointe
Tour inclusions
  • Transport par un minibus Mercedes de luxe à 16 places
  • Climatisation standard
  • Anecdotes et services d’un chauffeur-guide de Rabbie’s
Tour exclusions
  • Entrées dans tous les sites touristiques

Itinéraire

Votre itinéraire traverse la beauté isolée de la Lande de Rannoch et le site magnifique de Glencoe, où le Clan des MacDonalds fut massacré par celui des Campbell en 1692. Ensuite vous passez Fort William au début du “Great Glen” et du Canal Calédonien, que vous suivez jusqu’à Fort Augustus, niché sur les rives de Loch Ness.

Vous pouvez y déguster votre déjeuner avant de parcourir la longueur tout entière de Loch Ness jusqu’à Inverness. En chemin vous pouvez choisir par exemple de visiter l’ancienne forteresse , Urquhart Castle, ou de faire une croisière jacobite 5 étoiles sur le plus célèbre loch d’Ecosse, ce qui vous donne l’occasion d’aller à la recherche du monstre légendaire bien connu sous le nom de Nessie.

De là vous repartez vers le sud sur Glasgow en passant par le pays du “Monarch of the Glen” et le Parc National des Cairngorms, avec un arrêt à Pitlochry et un aperçu du château de Stirling en chemin.

Itinéraire (English)

Departing from Glasgow you travel towards the Highlands along the “bonnie, bonnie” banks of Loch Lomond. This is Scotland's largest loch and it takes its name from the mountain Ben Lomond on the eastern shore.

Crossing the ancient natural fault line that runs across Scotland you travel into the majestic Highlands where the scenery changes quickly and dramatically. The flat plains of the lowlands transform into shimmering lochs, rugged mountains and forest-filled glens. The alluring beauty makes it easy to forget this was once a battleground of the fiercely territorial Highland clans.

Travelling north through Breadalbane (meaning the 'High Country of Scotland'), you climb towards Rannoch Moor. This 1000ft plain is covered by heather, peat-bogs, and dozens of lochs. You’ll love how it contrasts with the spectacular mountain scenery of Buachaille Etive Mor (meaning 'the great shepherd of Etive').

You then head down to Scotland's most famous valley, Glencoe, where you’ll be mesmerised by the beautiful cliff faces and steep slopes.

After Glencoe, you enter a deep glacial valley, known as the Great Glen.

Passing through the town of Fort William you travel under Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis, before arriving at Fort Augustus on the shore of Loch Ness.

At 23 miles long and over 700ft deep, Loch Ness is the largest loch by volume in Scotland. The loch is best known for the legendary Loch Ness Monster ("Nessie") and you can take the opportunity to go in search of the monster on a fantastic boat cruise. Or you can simply enjoy the beautiful scenery on the banks.

Fort Augustus boasts the Caledonian Canal, which is a great spot relax and watch the boats sail by. You stop here for nearly 2 hours to give you time for lunch and and time to take in the scenery around Scotland's most famous loch. After lunch, you travel north the full length of the loch with the opportunity to take a 5 Star Jacobite boat cruise and view the ancient stronghold of Urquhart Castle.

Once one of Scotland’s largest castles, Urquhart’s remains include a tower house that commands splendid views of the famous loch and Great Glen. Urquhart witnessed considerable conflict throughout its 500 years as a medieval fortress and its history from the 13th to 17th centuries was particularly bloody. Following Edward I’s invasion, it fell into English hands and was then reclaimed and lost again. In the 14th century, it figured prominently in the Scots’ struggle for independence and came under the control of Robert the Bruce after he became King of Scots.

From Loch Ness, you head south through the mountains of the Cairngorms National Park. Your route takes travels alongside Loch Laggan (the setting for the BBC series 'Monarch of the Glen'), over the Drumochter Pass (1500ft above sea level) and past 13th century Blair Castle. You continue south through the forests of Perthshire and make a short refreshment stop on route, before returning to Glasgow.

Les Opinions

Great one tour with our knowledgeable and awesome tour guide (Garant Scott)

Pankaj Shegokar Posted on 23/12/2018

Our tour guide Garant Scott, made this trip memorable for me, not he gave us all the information or history behind all the places we visited but was equally very funny. Garant Scott would love to have one more such trip with you. Thank you very much.....

Great one tour with our knowledgeable and awesome tour guide (Garant Scott)

Pankaj Shegokar Posted on 23/12/2018

Our tour guide Garant Scott, made this trip memorable for me, not he gave us all the information or history behind all the places we visited but was equally very funny. Garant Scott would love to have one more such trip with you. Thank you very much.....

A pity we could not navigate the lake ness

virginia Olmos Posted on 16/09/2018

On August 30th, we did the highlands and loch ness tour, we were 5 friends, when we arrived at the lake, we went to buy the boat tickets, and they were sold out. In the ticket office told us that the guide should have called to book, we were 8 people from the 13 that we were at Van that we were interested in doing the boat ride. We look helplessly at the guide who name is Alan. When it came time to leave we complained to him for not having booked, he said he could not call because he was driving, very poor excuse, for us a shame from Uruguay we hardly came back to see it. Too many stops, at least 7 that were not so necessary and little time in each.

Most Amazing Day-July 6, 2018

Andrina Posted on 20/07/2018

Our tour guide, Grant, made mine my Daughters first full day in Scotland most memorable. Even though our tour started a wee bit late (through no fault of Grants), we had an awesome, wonderful day. Was a great start to our UK vacation. Thanks a million Grant, you were the best!!!!

Fantastic expirience

Kruti Sawant Posted on 06/03/2018

This was our second tour with Rabbies and as expected it was a lot of fun. Enjoyed taking lovely landscape pictures as I am a photography hobbyist. It was very enjoyable experience overall.

Wonderful day out in Highland Scitland!

MILIND KSHIRSAGAR Posted on 17/10/2017

Me and my wife took this tour on 10th October. It was thoroughly enjoyable experience! Graham, our tour guide was wonderful and very energetic, stocked with lot of stories about Scotland, places visited, Scottish people/culture and wonderful Scottish music! He made our day most memorable. Grahams candid views about the options as to Loch Ness Cruise and Loch Ness Cruise + Castle visit were certainly useful in we opting for combination of Cruise + Castle visit. It was very good to explore the Castle and then enjoy 30 min Cruise, probably only Cruise could have been a bit boring. We will certainly opt for 3/5 days tour with Rabbies ,in Scottish Highlands surrounding areas on our next trip to Scotland! With best wishes, Milind Kshirsagar

Great Tour Guide!

Pamela Posted on 22/07/2017

Fantastic tour, made more enjoyable by our entertaining guide, Gordon, who was not only knowledgable, but spoke fluent Gaelic!

Tour Through the Highlands with Graham

Danielle Carreiro Posted on 17/10/2016

This is a day I honestly will never forget. Not just because we had great weather a sunny day through Scotland and the Highlands, but because of the tour and our Guide Graham. It was amazing the stops through the Highlands and the fun facts that came with it. If we had a question it was answered and with a great story of history. I absolutely loved all I had to do that day, and eat!!! The stop in Inverness was great you had your selection of food for lunch for all. Whether it be fish and chips, to a salad, sandwich, and even haggis. It was a great way to experience another part of the culture. It was a great day and I looked forward to our second tour which went just as well.

Scotland in a day with Iain.

Aynsley Bell Posted on 22/04/2016

Born and raised in Glasgow and never seem further than Loch Lomond. Today I saw my amazing country with an amazing tour guide Iain. I could listen to his stories all day. Glad I got to do the tour, on an unexpected sunny day! Would recommend this to everyone I know.

Scotland in a day with Iain.

Aynsley Bell Posted on 22/04/2016

Born and raised in Glasgow and never seem further than Loch Lomond. Today I saw my amazing country with an amazing tour guide Iain. I could listen to his stories all day. Glad I got to do the tour, on an unexpected sunny day! Would recommend this to everyone I know.

Questions Fréquentes

Do you offer hotel pickups in the departure cities?

The UK and Ireland's historic city centres are full of narrow streets and winding roads. So, to speed up your departure, we only pick up from our central meeting points. What's more is leaving the city using the most direct route also reduces the carbon footprint of our tours.

Is there parking close to the departure point?

We don't recommend bringing your car into the centre of our departure cities. It can be hard to find parking, and there are excellent public transportation services.

When should I get to the departure point?

Arrive 15 minutes before your departure time. Due to waiting restrictions, we can't wait for you if you're late.

What happens if I'm late or miss the tour?

If you're late for your tour, our cancellation policy applies.

What are your cancellation policies?

We have a cancellation period of three days for our one day tours, and 21 days for longer tours. If cancelled outside this period, we'll give you a full refund minus a 10% admin charge. If you cancel inside this period, refunds are at our discretion. Click here to view full terms and conditions.

What is a guaranteed departure?

It's simple: you book, you go. This means we'll never cancel your tour because of a minimum numbers policy.

Can I pre-book a specific seat?

Due to logistical reasons, we're unable to let you pre-book a seat on the bus. But our comfortable 16-seat mini-coaches have huge windows. So, you'll always get a good view.

Are there toilets on the bus?

Unfortunately, we have no on-board toilet facilities, but you'll have regular comfort breaks.

How do you cater for people with accessibility needs?

We aim to accommodate everyone. To read more information on how we do this, click here to go to our accessibility guide.

Do you take children on your tours?

We regret we don't carry children under the age of five on our scheduled tours.

You can ask us about the tours we recommend for younger children. And if your child is less than 1.35m tall, you should let us know, so we can provide them with a suitable booster seat.

How much time do I get off the bus?

We want you to enjoy Britain and Ireland. And we believe the best way to do this is to get you off the mini-coach and out exploring. So, we give you plenty of time to take photos, go walking, and explore ancient ruins.

Why do you exclude visitor attractions?

We exclude visitor attractions in your tour price because it lets you travel your way. It means you can pamper yourself with a luxury lunch or skip an attraction whenever you feel like it.

Do we need to bring our own lunch?

You don't need to. We stop in small towns, villages, and rural eateries where you can choose whatever meal pleases both your taste buds and your budget.

Should I tip the driver-guide?

Let's be honest, our driver-guides would never refuse a cheeky bonus. But it's up to you, and the amount is entirely at your discretion.

What about travel insurance?

We advise you take out travel insurance.

What is ABTOT?

You're protected by ABTOT when you chose to let us reserve your accommodation on a multi-day tour. This means you can claim back anything you've paid us if we become bankrupt. Read our terms and conditions for more information.

I have more questions, who can help me?

If you have any more questions, call us on +44(0)131 226 3133, email tours@rabbies.com , or check out our full FAQs .

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