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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh provided by Rabbie's

Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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A note from Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
• Face coverings are mandatory and must always be worn. • Infrared thermometer temperature check during check-in for tour. Passengers with temperature readings above 38 degrees will not be able to travel for health and safety reasons. • Simple Covid-19 health questionnaire upon arrival.
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Updated 20/07/23 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Opt for a personalized experience of the Scottish Highlands on a small-group day trip from Edinburgh, limited to 16 people. Ideal for visitors with limited time, this guided tour transports you to Loch Ness and other Highland highlights with ease and efficiency. Stop at Glencoe, Cairngorms National Park, and Fort Augustus along the way, and upgrade to include a cruise on the legendary Loch Ness. Plus, traveling in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach means you can feel comfortable throughout the journey to and from Edinburgh.
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You'll start at
Rabbie's Cafe Bar
6 Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3EG, UK
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  • 1
    Rabbie's Cafe Bar
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Glencoe Mountain
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Fort Augustus Abbey
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Loch Ness
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by Cairngorms National Park
You'll end at
Rabbie's Cafe Bar
6 Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3EG, UK
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Highlights
  • Take a hassle-free day trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands
  • Let a guide bring the history of historic landmarks to life 
  • Travel comfortably in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach
  • Small-group tour for a more personalized experience
  • Upgrade upon arrival to include a sightseeing cruise on Loch Ness
What to Expect
Your tour begins with pickup from a central Edinburgh location. Board a top of the range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach destined for the Scottish Highlands. On the way to Loch Ness, pass landmarks such as the Wallace Monument, Stirling Castle, and Linlithgow Palace. Stop at Glencoe to learn about the history of the Clan Macdonald massacre from 1692 before you journey onward through the town of Fort William. On arrival at Fort Augustus, disembark to wander around Loch Ness, or take a sightseeing cruise depending on the option chosen at checkout. Following a break for lunch (own expense), travel through Cairngorms National Park for panoramic views of Loch Laggan. Return to your original departure point in Edinburgh.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Rabbie's Cafe Bar, 6 Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3EG, UK
Duration
12h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • The chance to see "Nessie", the Loch Ness monster
  • Modern Mercedes minivan with air conditioning (maximum 16 people)
Exclusions
  • Loch Ness Cruise
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Fort Augustus Abbey
  • Entry/Admission - Loch Ness
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age to participate is 5 years old. We do not carry children under the age of 5.
  • Check-in closes 15 minutes prior to departure
  • Luggage Allowance: You're restricted to 14kg (31lbs) of luggage per person on our tours. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items.
  • Near public transportation
  • In order to retain the integrity of the tour and try to ensure that all our customers have the best possible experience, we do cap bookings from any one party to 8 passengers.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Irene24694 wrote a review 25 Sep
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It was a great experience! Jim Scott was an amazing driver and guide. He made the journey fun and pleasant. I highly recommend this tour for tourists that don’t have a lot of time but want a glimpse of the Highlands.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Luca wrote a review 24 Sep
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Great experience. It was my second time with Rabbie's tour. Our tour guide Nick A. was really entertaining, i would highly recommend him.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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martin p wrote a review 17 Sep
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Great trip, plenty of toilet and photo stops. Hard working and knowledgeable drivers. Aussie Pete our driver went over and way beyond what we could have ever expected. Nice small group of people and nice new bus very comfortable as we covered plenty of miles. Absolutely the best
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Resort48583632624 wrote a review 17 Sep
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Really great day. Michael, our guide was absolutely brilliant. He was funny, helpful and very knowledgeable about the places, the history and every village we stopped in. Really professional and great attention to details. We would travel with him again.
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Tarin 🌸 wrote a review 16 Sep
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom53 contributions5 helpful votes
Firstly I’d like to say what a wonderful day this was. We saw so many wonderful places, famous film spots, gorgeous scenery and all on one day! The trip was smooth, insightful and fun. Secondly I’d like to say that this trip was all of the above because of our tour guide
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Response from Rabbies_Aimee, Guest Relations Manager at Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
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It's lovely to hear that Fiona had such a positive impact on your experience. It sounds like a wonderful day, thanks so much for taking the time to share your thoughts. All the best, Aimee
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Perfect
Absolutely amazing! I got to explore the beauty Scotland has to offer in a really comfortable bus. Our guide Barbar
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Two fantastic trips to the Islands!
They were two excellent 3 day trips from Inverness, which covered so many amazing places. The tours were well plann
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Breathtakingly Beautiful
I lucked out on the weather for this tour as we had a warm sunny day to explore some of the great lochs and castles
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220kingsland
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Excellent experience
We have been on two tours with Rabbies and really enjoyed both. Very knowledgeable tour guides with a sense of humo
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Excellent tour
Excelent trip! Our guide Doug was great. I completely recommend this tour. My favourite moment was to swimm in the
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Memorable Trip and Experience with Rabbie's Tour!
We were lucky as it was only 3 of us for the whole 3 day trip experience to Isle of Skye and Highlands. Our guide K
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Fantastic trip to Scotland!
Just got back from this excellent 4-day West Highlands and Isle of Skye tour with Sean our tour guide / driver. The
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St Andrews and Loch Ness tours
Both guides (James and Robbie) were extremely knowledgable on Scottish history and ancestry. Safety was a main prio
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The best way to see the Scottish borders
We had a fantastic day made all the more special by Ewan our guide/driver who entertained us with his extensive kno
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Perfect choice for a day tour if you're in Scotland for the first time
We took this tour in early September. Even though there was only the two of us, the tour started, Rabbies guarantee
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Mary A
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Excellent 4 days
Great holiday driving through wonderful scenery and finding all the hidden gems that our driver took us to, off the
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saparella
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Amazing landscapes with a super guide
Enjoyed a lot this tour with Andy. He answered all the questions and explained us everything. Amazing landscape and
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Absolutely Wonderful
This was our second trip with Rabbie's. Our guide, Grant, made what would have been a nice trip into an exceptiona
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10 Stars for Devon/Cornwall
No car? Rabbie’s to the rescue. The Devon&Cornwall trip was near perfect. Our fantastic guide - Stuart - went abo
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  • Duration: 12h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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