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Driving Tour of Scotland - 6 Days

Duration
5 Nights / 4 Drives

Tour Region
Scotland

Driving Distance
1050 km

Availability
May till October

Luxury Driving Tour of Scotland

If you are dreaming of journeying through and discovering one of the most beautiful countries in the world, our 5 night driving tour of Scotland has it all.

Over 4 unique drives, we have planned out an incredible driving loop that starts and ends in the beautiful city of Edinburgh.  Day 1, takes you north from from the city, past Lochs and through the Glencoe (007 Skyfall) region and onto the Isle of Skye.  Day 2, you continue north into the heart of the highlands, driving stretches of the scenic Route 500 coastal road then up to the deserted Loch Torridon.  Day 3, takes you past Loch Ness, then follows the path of the River Spey and into Whiskey Country.  Drive 4 then takes you back to Edinburgh via the Cairngorms National Park, home to the Queens Balmoral Casle.  

Each day of our driving tour of Scotland brings with it unique landscapes and surprises, past castles of old, along Lochs full of mystery and sweeping valleys with old Military roads.  The loop also includes a visit to the Eilean Donan castle, a run to the west coast and a drive over the highest mountain pass in the UK, Bealach Na Ba.  All the way, you will be greeted with the famous and friendly Scottish hospitality, and the hotels selected are handpicked for their charm as well as perfect locations.

In our view, Scotland is truly one of the most beautiful countries in Europe, so buckle up, and be prepared to enjoy the wonder of this incredible country begind the wheel of something special - from the lastest performance SUVs, to performance cars from Porsche & Jaguar. 

5 day Driving Tour of Scotland - Day by Day Itinerary 

Day 1 - Arrival in Edinburgh / Day at Leisure

Transfer from Edinburgh airport downtown to The Dunstane Hotel, which is set right in the heart of the city. Later head out into Edinburgh for a spot of sightseeing and shopping.  At 18:00 your car will be delivered and you will be met at the hotel for full briefing and walkthrough of the three planned tours, this will include a breifing on your car and the GPS you will use to navigate the scenic drive - featuring all the best driving roads, and pre planned stops for sights, lunch and coffees along the way.

Overnight: 4* 24 Royal Terrace / Edinburgh

Day 2 - Into the Highlands and Glencoe

The following morning you will start your tours. The first tour takes you into the heart of the western Highlands.  The tour starts with a run along the scenic Sterling valley, and into the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park, where you will head over the beautiful Duke`s Pass, before taking morning coffees on the quiet Loch of Venacher.  From here, you will be heading toward the spectacular Glencoe / Ben Nevis region, location for many of the shoot scenes for the 007 Skyfall movie, as well as some of the most amazing sights and driver roads in Scotland, sweeping valley and lower mountain passes.  Lunch is taken in the heart of Glencoe, with views across the spectacular mountain ranges.  After lunch it is then a drive around Loch Leven, then onto Mallaig, where you will take the ferry to cross to Skye Island, location for your second evening.

Overnight:  The 5* Kinloch Lodge - Isle of Skye

Day 3 - The Highlands & Route 500 Coastal Road

Your second tour will will continue further north into the highlands, with a visit to the stunning Eilean Donan castle.  You then make a run to the west coast / Route 500 of Scotland, followed by a drive drive over the highest mountain pass in the UK, Bealach na Ba.  The tour then finishes on the shores of the beautiful Loch Torridon, staiyng at the Torridon Inn.

Overnight:  The Torridon Inn - Loch Torridon

Option to upgrade to the adjacent 5 stars Torridon Hotel for 250EUR

Day 4 - The Central Highlands & Loch Ness

Your third tour will take you into the heart of the central highlands, where you will be heading to the most famous Loch of them all, Loch Ness.  The drive starts with a loop around the scenic Glen Morriston.  Rather than following the more touristic western shores of Loch Ness, you will head along less well trodden eastern trail, and the old General Wades Military Road, which offers spectacular views across Lochness.  Here you will stop for lunch at The Dores Inn on the shores of Loch Ness.  After lunch, you then turn east head into the National Park Cairngorms  and then pick up one of our favorite drives of the tour, following the path of the River Spey, as it winds it’s way east towards the whiskey producing region by the same name.  Keep your eyes peeled for wild deer, grouse and other wildlife of this remote region.  The drive then ends in the small village of Dufftown at the Craigellachie Hotel / Inn, specializing in the finest malts from the region.  Later that afternoon we suggest you make a visit to the Glenfiddich distillery (5mins by cab), for a quick tasting tour, before returning to the Craigellachie  and dinning in the hotels charming bar-side restaurants.

Overnight: 4* The Craigellachie, specializing in the finest malts from the region.

Day 5 - The Whiskey Trail and Carnigorns National Park

Your final tour is broken into two main stages.  The first stage sees us following the whiskey trail, past some of the most prestigious whiskey producers in the land, stopping shortly at the Glenlivet distillery for a guided tour.  You then continue onto the stunning “old military road” which sweeps south through the Cairngorms National Park, past deserted ski resorts, across lower mountain passes, stop at the Balmoral Castle.  You then continue south through the park, sweeping along stunning valleys where the views are quite simply breathtaking.  The tour is completed with a run down into Edinburgh.

Overnight: 4* 24 The Royal Terrace

Day 6: Day at Leisure in Edinburgh

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Package Includes

  • Car Rental & Insurances
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Breakfasts & Parking
  • Day by Day Roadbook
  • Programmed GPS
  • Meet & Walkthrough
  • On Call Support when on tour

Price per person assumes 2 persons travel together and share the car.  Single traveller prices on request

Package Includes

  • Car Rental & Insurances
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Breakfasts & Parking
  • Day by Day Roadbook
  • Programmed GPS
  • Meet & Walkthrough
  • On Call Support when on tour

Price per person assumes 2 persons travel together and share the car.  Single traveller prices on request