9 or 12 days
Glasglow, West Highlands, Inverness, Edinburgh, extension to London

Around every loch, moor, and castle a Scottish story is waiting to be told.

Whether it’s from the mouth of a skilled storyteller, from the calloused hands of a hardworking Glaswegian, or from the well-worn cobbles of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile you can expect a vibrant story bursting with life. Go beyond seeing Scottish landmarks and experience the kingdom of the north through the stories of the Scots

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Scotland

  • Day 2: Glasgow

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a tour of Glasgow

    Visit the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery

  • Day 3: Glasgow

    Visit the Riverside Museum

    Visit the National Bagpipe Center

  • Day 4: Glasgow • West Highlands

    Participate in the Battle of Bannockburn Experience

    Visit Doune Castle

  • Day 5: West Highlands • Inverness

    Visit Fort William, where you'll explore

    • Neptune's Staircase
    • Old Inverlochy Castle
    • West Highland Museum

     Take a train ride from Fort William to Mallaig

    Visit the Glenfinnan Monument and Visitor Centre  

  • Day 6: Inverness • Loch Ness • Edinburgh

    Loch Ness Cruise and visit of Urquhart Castle

    Arrive in Edinburgh 

  • Day 7: Edinburgh

    Enjoy a unique EF-only guided tour of Edinburgh

    Visit Edinburgh Castle

    Explore Edinburgh on your own

  • Day 8: Edinburgh

    Explore Edinburgh on your own

    Visit the Scottish Storytelling Center

    Visit the National Museum of Scotland  

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Specters of Scotland

    Specters of Scotland

    A city that can inspire Robert Louis Stephenson—an Edinburgh native—to create the monstrous Mr. Hyde has to have a deep and dark past. On your ghost tour, experience the twisted, demented, and downright terrifying side of Edinburgh. See bricked over passages and caged crypts, then try to sleep wondering: who are they keeping out… or what are they keeping in?

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 9: Edinburgh • London

    Travel by train to London

    Take a walking tour of London

    Arrive in London

  • Day 10: London

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)

    Visit the Tower of London

    Explore London on your own

  • Day 11: London

    Visit the Knightsbridge Museums

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    London Eye

    London Eye

    Soar into the sky aboard the London Eye, a 40-story, 32-capsule observation wheel that offers spectacular views of the city. Also enjoy the 4D Experience, a 3D film complete with in-theater special effects like wind, snow and mist.

    Explore London on your own

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Scotland

  • Day 2: Glasgow

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a tour of Glasgow

    Visit the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery

  • Day 3: Glasgow

    Visit the Riverside Museum

    Visit the National Bagpipe Center

  • Day 4: Glasgow • West Highlands

    Participate in the Battle of Bannockburn Experience

    Visit Doune Castle

  • Day 5: West Highlands • Inverness

    Visit Fort William, where you'll explore

    • Neptune's Staircase
    • Old Inverlochy Castle
    • West Highland Museum

     Take a train ride from Fort William to Mallaig

    Visit the Glenfinnan Monument and Visitor Centre  

  • Day 6: Inverness • Loch Ness • Edinburgh

    Loch Ness Cruise and visit of Urquhart Castle

    Arrive in Edinburgh 

  • Day 7: Edinburgh

    Enjoy a unique EF-only guided tour of Edinburgh

    Visit Edinburgh Castle

    Explore Edinburgh on your own

  • Day 8: Edinburgh

    Explore Edinburgh on your own

    Visit the Scottish Storytelling Center

    Visit the National Museum of Scotland  

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Specters of Scotland

    Specters of Scotland

    A city that can inspire Robert Louis Stephenson—an Edinburgh native—to create the monstrous Mr. Hyde has to have a deep and dark past. On your ghost tour, experience the twisted, demented, and downright terrifying side of Edinburgh. See bricked over passages and caged crypts, then try to sleep wondering: who are they keeping out… or what are they keeping in?

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 9: Edinburgh • London

    Travel by train to London

    Take a walking tour of London

    Arrive in London

  • Day 10: London

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)

    Visit the Tower of London

    Explore London on your own

  • Day 11: London

    Visit the Knightsbridge Museums

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    London Eye

    London Eye

    Soar into the sky aboard the London Eye, a 40-story, 32-capsule observation wheel that offers spectacular views of the city. Also enjoy the 4D Experience, a 3D film complete with in-theater special effects like wind, snow and mist.

    Explore London on your own

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach

  • Hotels

    7 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (10 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    3 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides (4 with extension); 1 walking tour (2 with extension)

  • Entrances

    Kelvingrove Museum; Riverside Museum; Doune Castle; National Piping Center; Bannockburn Visitor Center; Train to Mallaig; Ferry to Skye; Loch Ness Cruise; Urquhart Castle; Edinburgh Castle; Scottish Storytelling Center; with extension: Tower of London; Knightsbridge Museum

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travellers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director and more.

Benefit from added flexibility of the risk-free enrolment period

If you are currently enrolled, or enrol before December 16, 2020, on a tour travelling on or after October 1, 2021, you will have the option to cancel your tour for any reason through March 31, 2021. EF will refund 100% of the money you paid to EF, including the $199 non-refundable deposit and the cost of the Global Travel Protection Plan if your payments are up to date and your account is in good standing.

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