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Want to know the Best sightseeing tour for the Highlands

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Want to know the Best sightseeing tour for the Highlands

hi im planning to come to Edinburgh late July would like to go to the highlands which is the best and reasonable tours for highlands from Edinburgh

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Hitesh Sangani

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1. Re: Want to know the Best sightseeing tour for the Highlands

It depends on what you value? Scenery, price, crowds, privacy, exclusiveness, guiding, etc, etc

Again, there are thousands of reviews of tours on here and elsewhere, where people have spent time describing their experience. You could read them and then match your requirements with particular tours.

There are probably less than 6 main tour operators, so it shouldn't be difficult to narrow your choice down to one or two, and then ask specific questions here if you still can't make up your mind.

Just asking "which is the best", is unlikely to get you a simple answer. Better to say "I've looked at Macbackpackers and Haggis tours, but would like to know which would accommodate our party of 7 better?"

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2. Re: Want to know the Best sightseeing tour for the Highlands

Consider the Hairy Coo free tour of the Highlands from Edinburgh: http://thehairycoo.com/tour/FREE+Scottish+Highlands+Tour/2

I've also heard good things about Rabbies and Timberbush tours:

http://www.rabbies.com/

http://www.timberbush-tours.co.uk/

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3. Re: Want to know the Best sightseeing tour for the Highlands

One day trips or longer from Hairy Coo, Rabbie's and Timberbush and more. Without knowing your interests it's difficult to advise. What do you prefer, mountains, castles, whisky tasting, nessie fiction?

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4. Re: Want to know the Best sightseeing tour for the Highlands

I agree about Rabbie's and Timberbush, having gone on tours with them. I have not gone on a Hairy Coo tour but have seen good reports about them on this forum. Check out these companies' itineraries for ideas. They go to all the good places and they are small group tours. Do not go on a large bus tour as they are a waste of time and money.

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5. Re: Want to know the Best sightseeing tour for the Highlands

Today, and for the first time in ages I saw a Hairy Coo minibus on the Royal Mile. It was branded "Hairy Co, Wild and Sexy" If you're wild and sexy, then you know which company to look at. I think Rabbies and Timberbush get the most mentions however.

Edited: 7:50 pm, June 09, 2013
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6. Re: Want to know the Best sightseeing tour for the Highlands

Check out these reviews of the Hairy Coo Tours: tripadvisor.com.au/…REVIEWS

For other tour companies, look here: tripadvisor.com.au/Attractions-g186525-Activ…

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