Receive a $150CAD Per Person Air Credit on 2022 Choice Touring by Globus Vacations

    2022 Departure | Your Days. Your Way. | Edinburgh to Glasgow | Offer expires June 30, 2022

    Receive a $150CAD Per Person Air Credit on 2022 Choice Touring by Globus Vacations

    Price: $3,619CAD Per Person

    (Featured price is per person, land only, in Canadian dollars based on double occupancy, on the departure date indicated and includes taxes and fees.)

    Savings: Receive a $150CAD Per Person Air Credit

    Departure Date: September 19, 2022

    Return Date: September 27, 2022

    Video: Choice Touring by Globus

    More haggis or more history? More insider stories or Outlander scenery? Another dram of whisky or a dramatic, cascading waterfall? That’s the beauty of Scotland and now, you can choose how to rock your tartans on this 9-day vacation from Edinburgh to Glasgow with a menu of complimentary YourChoice Excursions.

    Why This Tour is Plaid to the Bone

    • An in-depth journey through the Lowlands and Highlands
    • A balance of Scotland’s bucket-list destinations and off-the-beaten-path delights
    • Included YourChoice Excursions in Edinburgh, Pitlochry, Inverness
    • Bagpipes, baby!

    Four Ways Globus Eliminates the Hassles 

    VIP Access

    Skip the lines and get special treatment at the must-see attractions.

    Perfect Hotels

    We’ve done the work to find just the right hotels in just the right locations.

    Tour Directors

    Take your heads out of the guidebook and let expert guides make every destination fascinating.

    Transportation

    Leave the navigating to us – and just sit back and enjoy the ride.

    Photo: Map of Hot Tam!: Scotland by Design Itinerary

    Hot Tam!: Scotland by Design Itinerary

    Day 1: Arrive in Edinburgh

    Welcome to Edinburgh! Free time this afternoon. At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

    Meals Included: Dinner

    Day 2: Edinburgh

    Morning city sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the New Town and Old Town. Visit Edinburgh Castle to see Scotland’s Crown Jewels. YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice: 

    Delve: Fit for a Crown

    For nearly half a century, the Royal Yacht Britannia carried Britain's royal family across the seas, logging more than a million nautical miles. Today, this last ship in the line of 83 royal yachts is retired, and permanently docked at Edinburgh's port of Leith. Explore this incredible floating palace, including the State Apartments and Drawing Room, Queen's Bedroom, Sun Lounge, and the crew's quarters. Afterward, enjoy a delicious dinner with wine and coffee at a local restaurant.

    Gaze: A Scottish Stroll

    Soak in the origins of traditional Georgian architecture on a walking tour of Edinburgh's New Town with a Local Guide through the largest Georgian planned town in the world. Stroll by the ordered symmetrical grid of Neoclassical houses and private gardens. Experience the spirit of the Scottish Enlightenment as you admire elegant ironwork of the New Town streets and squares including the architectural masterpiece of Charlotte Square regarded as an architectural masterpiece. Conclude your tour with a 3-course dinner with wine at a local restaurant.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Photo: Edinburgh Castle

    Day 3: Edinburgh - St. Andrews - Dundee - Pitlochry

    St. Andrews - See the home of golf and famous university town.

    Dundee - Visit Discovery Point and Royal Research Ship Discovery.

    Pitlochry - Take a Guided walk through the Victorian mountain resort.

    Meals Included: Breakfast/Dinner

    Day 4: Pitlochry

    YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:

    Chill: Pampered in Pitlochry

    Relax and rejuvenate in the restorative waters of the Pitlochry Spa. Take in the spectacular views of the Scottish landscape while luxuriating in the natural spring water flowing from Ben Vrackie Mountain above. Relax with some traditional afternoon tea, scones with cream, and a selection of delicious sandwiches and cakes.

    Gaze: Castle Stones & Tea with Scones

    Visit a small market town located in Highland Perthshire made famous by the Robert Burns' poem, The Birks Of Aberfeldy. Join a private tour and explore the spectacular 16th century castle Menzies, a splendid example of medieval Scottish fortresses. Enjoy a traditional Scottish afternoon tea with scones and a selection of delicious sandwiches and cakes.

    Play: Tee Time in Tummel Valley

    Enjoy a round of golf on one of Scotland's finest inland courses, complete with sweeping views and state-of-the-art clubhouse. Work on your putting game on Pitlochry Golf Club's perfectly groomed greens in this golfer's heaven.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Day 5: Pitlochry - Blair Atholl - Aviemore - Culloden - Inverness

    Blair Atholl - Visit Blair Castle. Scenic drive through the Grampian Mountains and Cairngorms National Park.

    Aviemore - Stop in the Highland resort with time for lunch on your own.

    Culloden - Visit the Culloden battlefield site and visitor center.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Day 6: Inverness

    YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:

    Gaze: Macbeth's Ghost & Grand Gardens

    Beware the Curse of Cawdor! Explore Cawdor Castle with a Local Guide to hear all about this legendary home of a noble Scottish family and how it is forever associated with Shakespeare's Macbeth. Admire beautiful antique furniture and fine portraits by famous painters such as Sir Joshua Reynolds and Sir Thomas Lawrence in a 600-year-old collection of intriguing artifacts and ornate tapestries. Spend free time wandering the castle's three unique gardens: the Walled Garden, the Flower Garden and the Wild Garden.

    Stroll: Out and About in Inverness

    Set out for a walking tour in the Scottish Highlands to discover the local history and beautiful coastal scenery and architecture. Hear the romantic tales which have shaped Inverness into the thriving city of today. Explore the quintessential sites, including the River Ness for which Inverness was named. Enjoy a leisurely walk alongside the river and learn about the history of Inverness' Town House, a Victorian baronial house; Inverness Castle; The Victorian Market, and its quaint little shops; breathtaking St Andrew's Cathedral; and the Old High Church and Graveyard, featured in the Outlander books.

    Pedal: Inverness on Two Wheels

    Enjoy the natural beauty of the Highland capital on easy-to-ride cruiser bikes. Pedal at a leisurely pace with your Local Guide to explore the scenic areas of Inverness. Follow the canal with views out to the Beauly Firth (estuary inlet) and ride through the Merkinch Nature Reserve out to the Moray Firth, while keeping watch for local dolphins. Head back to the city, once again along the River Ness.

    Free time this afternoon.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Photo: Loch Ness in Scotland

    Day 7: Inverness - Loch Ness - Oban

    Loch Ness - Drive the length of the legendary lake.

    Oban - YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:

    Feast: Castles, Clans & Catch of the Day

    A guided historical tour of Oban features unique, off-the-beaten-path insights into the history and culture of this charming resort town. See the 12th-century Dunstaffanage castle and St. Conan's Kirk, a uniquely famous church which holds the bones of Robert the Bruce. Enjoy photo opportunities at the 15th-century Kilchurn Castle, the original home of Scotland's large and powerful Clan Campbell. En route back to Oban, pass through Glen Lonan-the "road of kings" in a verdant valley of standing stones and highland cattle. Take an opportunity to get close to the meandering cows and their calves (seasonal), and arrive in Oban in time for a sumptuous seafood lunch with views of local fishing boats, and hear insights into the "Seafood Capital of Scotland".

    Sip: Chieftains, Cathedrals & Casks

    Hear the stories of Victorian entrepreneurs who developed the town known as the "Gateway to the Isles." Hear legendary tales of giants, maidens, Clan chieftains, and warriors, as well as the heroic Royal Air Force crewmen of World War II. Discover a wealth of noteworthy buildings and businesses, and visit two of Oban's historic cathedrals: St. John the Divine Episcopal Cathedral and St. Columba's Roman Catholic Cathedral, and hear about its third: the Cathedral of Trees. Learn about the history and artisanship behind legendary Oban whisky with a visit to the distillery's filling store, and sample traditional cask-drawn Oban single malt.

    Free time this evening.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Day 8: Oban - Loch Lomond - Glasgow

    Loch Lomond - Scenic cruise on the lake.

    Glasgow - Free time this afternoon. Farewell dinner this evening.

    Meals Included: Breakfast/Dinner

    Photo: Aerial view of Glasgow

    Day 9: Glasgow

    Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Discover Scotland your way! Offer expires June 30, 2022!

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    Book a select 2022 air-inclusive Globus, Cosmos, or Monograms vacation of 6-nights or more to Europe to receive a $150 per person air credit (excludes Escapes by Globus and Oberammergau). Must be booked, under deposit and discount applied between May 3, 2021 and June 30, 2022 for travel in 2022. Limited to new bookings for Canada originating travelers and all cabin classes. Offer does not apply to instant purchase air. Air promotions are not available to individual members of groups; Not applicable for Group Air of 10 or more passengers. Combinable with all applicable promotions. Air Credit will apply to the per person air price and is non-transferable. An additional $300 non-refundable deposit is required for air booked in conjunction with a land vacation. Once ticketed, airline reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket price; air tickets may not be eligible for frequent flyer mileage/point accrual; stopover costs are additional; pre-assigned seating is limited and may not be available for all flight segments. Promotional discounts do not carry forward on changed air bookings however other promotions at time of change may be available. We reserve the right to ticket passengers upon receipt of full land and air deposit. Additional airline fees for baggage may apply; contact your travel advisor for more details. Additional restrictions apply; contact your travel advisor for details. Air tickets are non-commissionable. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Offer is in Canadian dollars.

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