Edinburgh Tattoo

DAY TOUR

Trip Info


Adult
from$210
Concession
from$205

A stunning day tour of the Highlands, a land of forests, mountains, rivers and glens. Visit a local whisky distillery and sample a warming dram of single malt whisky. The day concludes with our return to Edinburgh in time for an evening at the world-famous Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

Highlights

  • The World Famous Edinburgh Military Tattoo
  • Whisky distillery visit
  • Dunkeld Cathedral
  • Hermitage Forest Walk
  • Wallace Monument

Inclusions

  • Edinburgh Military Tattoo ticket
  • Free Souvenir Whisky Miniature
  • Local Scottish Guide
  • Whisky Distillery Tour 
  • Dunkeld Cathedral
  • Hermitage Forest Walk
  • Souvenir map
  • Audio Guides available

 

Explore more

  • Warehouse No 9 VIP Whisky Tasting*
    * reserve at the time of booking

 

The Famous Grouse Experience

The optional guided tour gives you an insight into how 'uisge beatha' (the 'water of life') is made and takes you on a journey to discover the history behind one of Scotland's most iconic exports. Enjoy our exclusive partnership with the Famous Grouse Experience by receiving a discounted entry fee and a free whisky miniature. Only available if reserved in advance.

 

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"This was a perfect day trip to get a taste of what Scotland has to offer, the best whisky distillery tour I've been on and the seats for the Tattoo were amazing. Would 100% recommend to anyone short on time in Edinburgh."

Michael & Laura, 2017

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Itinerary


We leave Edinburgh at 08.45am and pass Stirling with views of its impressive Castle and the Wallace Monument. Then it's into the Highlands through the scenic beauty, once home to the infamous cattle thief and rogue, Rob Roy MacGregor. We visit a local whisky distillery where you will learn how our national drink, the 'water of life' is made and sample a wee dram.

Nicely warmed by the whisky, we then explore a stretch of magical Perthshire forest; the peaceful Hermitage. Take a short woodland walk to see the Black Linn Falls on the River Braan and don't forget to look up! You can spot here the giant Douglas firs which are among the tallest trees in Britain. Travelling further south, we take in Dunkeld with its spectacular cathedral on the banks of the River Tay before returning to the Capital past the inspiring Forth Bridges.

We're back in Edinburgh for approximately 05.30pm with enough time to relax and explore the city before making your own way to the evening performance of the Military Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle.

(Routes are subject to change)

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'TASTE OF SCOTLAND' WAREHOUSE NO 9 VIP WHISKY TASTING

Upgrade your whisky experience to include an exclusive visit to Warehouse No 9. Enter the bonded warehouse to sample four premium whisky tastes from the exceptional Glenturret single malt range. Select at the time of booking.

Departure


Highland Explorer Tours Office

60 High Street (The Royal Mile)
Edinburgh
Scotland
EH1 1TB

Departure Time

Please check in at 08.30am for tour departure at 08.45am.

Return Time

Tour returns at 05.30 pm.

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