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Edinburgh to Loch Ness Day Tour
Adult Tickets: £45 Child Tickets Now: £29
Senior Concession: £41
Children under 2 Go FREE if they do not require a seat.
FAMILY DAY TOURS FROM EDINBURGH
The Loch Ness tour - 1 Day Tour
Loch Ness & Glencoe Highland Day Tour by Luxury Coach from Edinburgh
Join us for a great day out from Edinburgh into the Scottish Highlands! We offer a unique 1-day Loch Ness Tour guided by your driver to keep you well informed about Scottish culture and history along your journey.
Our luxury coaches feature free WiFi, USB charging points, Toilet, footrests and reclining seats.
Loch Ness Tour Itinerary
Leaving Edinburgh, we pass the memorable sight of The Kelpies – the world’s tallest horse sculpture, followed by Stirling Castle and The Wallace Monument, perched on their volcanic crags. Then Doune, the River Teith and Callander.
Stop 1: Kilmahog (30 Minutes)
Stop 2: Loch Tulla Viewpoint
(10 minute Photo Stop) where you can take in the spectacular views over the loch.
Stop 3: Glencoe
(10 minute Photo Stop)
Stand where the Massacre of Glencoe took place.
Stop 4: Loch Ness – Fort Augustus
We spend around 2 hours in Fort Augustus, a village that sits at the southernmost tip of Loch Ness. You can buy discounted tickets while on the bus if you wish to enjoy a 60 minute cruise on Loch Ness while visiting Fort Augustus (£14.50 adults, £8.50 children, £44 family ticket for two adults and two children). You have time to visit the local shops selling Nessie souvenirs, enjoy a leisurely meal and experience the lock system of the Caledonian Canal, which enables boats to move uphill and downhill.
Stop 5: Commando Memorial
(10 minute Photo Stop)
A statue dedicated to the men of the original British Commando Forces raised during World War II
Stop 6: The Victorian town of Pitlochry
Here you have time to explore the town and get a bite to eat before we return to Edinburgh.
Sights: Blair Castle and Dalwhinnie Distillery, Cairngorms National Park
As we head back towards Edinburgh, we return over the world famous Firth of Forth, where three bridges from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries run side by side.
Our full day Loch Ness and Scottish Highlands Coach Tour comes to an end as we return to Edinburgh city centre around 8:00 pm.
PLEASE NOTE that children are welcome on this tour. Children aged 2-15 must pay for a child ticket. Children under 2 years old sitting on an adult’s lap are free. Please pay for a child ticket if you wish to reserve a seat for children under 2 years old (highly recommended as it is a long day). We do not have nappy changing facilities and have lap belts at every seat.
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Important Loch Ness Tour Information
Bus stand ZH outside of Calton Burial grounds on Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EG
Please be at the departure point 15 minutes prior to departure to check in
Returns to original departure point
Transport by air-conditioned luxury coach
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Entrance fees for Cruise Loch Ness (available for purchase with cash: £14 per adult, £8 per child, and £42 for a family ticket, which is valid for 2 adults and 2 children)
The Loch Ness Day Tour – Additional Information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Infants age 0-1 are free provided they do not occupy a seat, please add a child ticket to your booking if you would like to reserve a seat for infants (highly recommended for this long tour).
Seats are first-come, first-served.
The tour will operate in all weather conditions, so please dress appropriately.
Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
Unfortunately, the tour is not wheelchair accessible.
Each traveller is allowed 1 carry-on bag size luggage. Please inform the tour operator prior to travel if you wish to store luggage or collapsible buggies in the storage under the coach.
Tours may be cancelled if numbers are too low, but passengers will be offered an alternative tour, another date or receive a full refund.
Please note: the timings of stops and between destinations are approximate and entirely dependent on traffic conditions.