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Whisky and Highland Waterfalls Day Trip from Edinburgh provided by Highland Explorer Tours

Whisky and Highland Waterfalls Day Trip from Edinburgh

Whisky and Highland Waterfalls Day Trip from Edinburgh
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Tour snapshot
Magnificent views of Loch Lomond and Stirling Castle
Duration:
9h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
30
Near public transportation
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
About
The Scottish Highlands is renowned for its idyllic scenery and traditional Scotch whisky. Experience both on this guided tour with included transportation from Edinburgh, as you explore Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, admire views of Hermitage forest, and enjoy a tour and tasting (own expense) at Glenturret whisky distillery.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, Chinese, Portuguese, English, Italian, Chinese, French, Spanish
Highlights
  • Visit all the best Highlands viewpoints on this seamless guided tour
  • Sample authentic Scotch whisky (own expense) at Glenturret Distillery
  • Hassle-free round-trip transportation from Edinburgh
What to expect
Meet your air-conditioned coach and driver in central Edinburgh for your trip into the Scottish Highlands. Along the way, make photo stops, including of the Stirling Castle—once home to Scottish royals such as Mary, Queen of Scots—and the William Wallace monument on Abbey Craig hill. Admire Highlands scenery as you drive through Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Stop for lunch and an optional tour (both at own expense) of the Glenturret distillery. If you opt for a tour, learn the whisky-making process and sample a dram of the popular whisky. In the afternoon, continue through the forests of the Hermitage and enjoy a short walk to see the Braan River, Ossian’s Hall, and Black Linn Falls. Make a final stop in Dunkeld village, which was made famous in Shakespeare’s Macbeth, before returning to Edinburgh. Your tour ends where it began.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
German, Chinese, Portuguese, English, Italian, Chinese, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Visit all the best Highlands viewpoints on this seamless guided tour
  • Sample authentic Scotch whisky (own expense) at Glenturret Distillery
  • Hassle-free round-trip transportation from Edinburgh
What to expect
Meet your air-conditioned coach and driver in central Edinburgh for your trip into the Scottish Highlands. Along the way, make photo stops, including of the Stirling Castle—once home to Scottish royals such as Mary, Queen of Scots—and the William Wallace monument on Abbey Craig hill. Admire Highlands scenery as you drive through Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Stop for lunch and an optional tour (both at own expense) of the Glenturret distillery. If you opt for a tour, learn the whisky-making process and sample a dram of the popular whisky. In the afternoon, continue through the forests of the Hermitage and enjoy a short walk to see the Braan River, Ossian’s Hall, and Black Linn Falls. Make a final stop in Dunkeld village, which was made famous in Shakespeare’s Macbeth, before returning to Edinburgh. Your tour ends where it began.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 5211WHISKY
Important information
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Distillery tour
  • Dram of local whisky
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - National Wallace Monument
  • Entry/Admission - The Glenturret Distillery
Duration
9h
Departure details
  • Highland Explorer Tours, 60 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1TB, UK
  • Waterloo Place, Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh, UK
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • As this tour celebrates whisky, it is unsuitable for those under the age of 18.
  • It is recommended to book transport to the departure point in advance. Please also allow extra time to get to the departure point for check-in. We advise you arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour departure to allow time to check-in for the tour. Unfortunately, we are unable to hold back the tour for late arrivals.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Distillery tour
  • Dram of local whisky
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - National Wallace Monument
  • Entry/Admission - The Glenturret Distillery
Departure details
  • Highland Explorer Tours, 60 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1TB, UK
  • Waterloo Place, Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh, UK
Duration
9h
Return details
  • Waterloo Place, Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh, UK
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • As this tour celebrates whisky, it is unsuitable for those under the age of 18.
  • It is recommended to book transport to the departure point in advance. Please also allow extra time to get to the departure point for check-in. We advise you arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour departure to allow time to check-in for the tour. Unfortunately, we are unable to hold back the tour for late arrivals.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Highland Explorer Tours
    60 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1TB, UK
    See address & details
  • 1
    National Wallace Monument
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 2
    The Glenturret Distillery
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 3
    The Hermitage Woodland Walk
    Stop: 45 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    Dunkeld Cathedral
    Stop: 45 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Waterloo Place
    Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh, UK
    See address & details
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SimiAmsterdam
8 contributions
Had a great day from admiring Kelpies, walking to waterfalls, good whisky and great ice cream.
Our tour guide had to think quick on his feet sine Mother Nature was against us.
Steve still made it a good day full of good memories! Thanks!! Will definitely see you again soon.
Written November 27, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thanks so much for the review! We're so pleased you had a great day despite the weather, our wonderful guides do know how to make the most of a dreich day! Best wishes, Charlie
Written November 28, 2021
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Fabi M
Sao Paulo, SP28 contributions
Absolutely amazing! We had a lovely day with Scott - our tour guide in the lovely countryside of Scotland - and Scott’s stories was the best part of the journey! It was quite a rainy day but we still had a lovely time checking out the William Wallace monument, beautiful waterfalls and a trip to the oldest running whisky distillery in Scotland. We got tales from William Wallace to queen mary of Scots as well as a bunch of details of the landscape. We even got some singing from scott on local songs - awesome voice! Super recommended! 5 stars!
Written August 21, 2021
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Hi Fabi, thanks so much for reviewing your tour with Scot. We're so glad you enjoyed your Whisky and Waterfalls tours. We're glad the rain didn't dampen your day and you enjoyed the local Scottish tales and songs. We hope you will join us on tour again in future. Best wishes, Charlie
Written August 22, 2021
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Jasmine C
1 contribution
Nov 2021 • Friends
Stephen was a very personable, fun, professional tour guide. Unfortunately due to construction as well as unforeseen circumstances, some parts of the trip were canceled and he had to improvise last minute to find alternatives. Sometimes the best adventures are the unexpected ones! Our group had fun laughing the entire time and making some great memories, keeping things flexible along the way. We even made a new friend that we booked a different tour with! Thank you Stephen. Hopefully you give the Outlander series another chance some day ;)
Written November 27, 2021
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We totally agree! You can't plan for every eventuality, but we can make the best of them, and certainly thanks to Steve's knowledge of the local area the day turned out great despite the circumstances. We hope you will travel with us again in future. Best wishes, Charlie
Written November 28, 2021
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Matt C
1 contribution
Nov 2021 • Couples
Steve was an amazing guide. Great stories and history during the bus ride. The distillery had issues due to the weather but Steve got us another distillery and tasting lined up. The weather wasn’t agreeable but Steve improvised for comparable experiences and it was fantastic. I wish I could give him a 6/5!
Written November 27, 2021
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Hi there! Thanks so much for your review. Where there's a will there's a way, and our Steve is determined! We're so glad you enjoyed the distillery visit and I hope you'll join us again when you return to Scotland. Best wishes, Charlie
Written November 28, 2021
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Doug Drake
2 contributions
Oct 2021
Great day , our driver was very good and knowledgable about Scottish history. I believe his name was Callum , a very funny guy. The Glen Turret Distillery is well worth a visit and the Waterfalls were spectacular especially seeing the Salmon jumping up stream. Lovely Countryside & Villages.
Written October 10, 2021
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Hi Doug, thank you for the feedback. I'm glad to hear you had a terrific time on your Whisky and Waterfalls tour with Calum and even got to see the salmons jumping up! Kind regards, Victoria
Written October 14, 2021
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Laura K
2 contributions
Sep 2019
We had a really nice day exploring the Scotland Highlands, learning alot about the history of the area and getting an informative tour of the Glenturret distillery. Be warned, a few of the stops involved 'hiking' a bit. It wasn't especially challenging, but if someone in your group is disabled of extremely out of shape it will be difficult for them to keep up.
Our guide (I think her name is Terry) kept us moving and entertained on the bus. She had much info about local history and threw in her own wit to keep us on our toes. We enjoyed her commentary.
The whiskey tour was very informative and interesting. There is a tasting afterwards, but it consists of sampling two different whiskeys, prepare to pay more if you want to try others.
Written September 7, 2019
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Outdoorsy123
Chicago, IL12 contributions
Dec 2019 • Solo
Lovely trip o take us outside Edinburgh. Funny guide Kari. Worth your time to see William Wallace monument, the short hike was perfect to see some nature and stretch your legs and the whisky stop was a nice addition. Especially the watch cats.....
Written December 31, 2019
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lwagent
Dunfermline, UK20 contributions
Nov 2019
We were collected promptly from the advertised departure stop. The guide Lee was a great driver and courteous and had lots of very interesting information to share, not just whisky or sport but history and fun facts with a bit of humour thrown in too.
Wallace monument, would of been nice if we had arrived with enough time to climb the structure but the views and hike were very impressive.
Glenturret was great and distillery tour was superb with lots of free whisky but cafe whilst they are refurbishing is to be desired, expensive and very little bland choice.
The hermitage is always worth a visit and is a beautiful place in Autumn. Dunkeld was a good wee stop to rest up with a pint before we carried on back to Edinburgh. All in all a 9.5 outta 10 - if only id got to the top of Wallace!
Written November 18, 2019
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Rosemarie L
Ketchikan, United States8 contributions
Oct 2019
Caitlyn was an amazing tour guide. We enjoyed learning a bit of Scottish history from her. The first stop at the William Wallace tower was very interesting. We loved the distillery and learning how scotch was made. The trip into the forest to see the waterfall was nice, We love being in nature and wished we could have stayed there longer. Overall it was a great day and a great tour.
Written November 9, 2019
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DG2209
3 contributions
Oct 2019 • Couples
My partner and I did the whiskey and waterfalls tour with Caitlin - she was extremely knowledgeable, hilarious and made the whole day one to remember. Thanks so much to Caitlin for a great day!
Written October 20, 2019
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